Single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy using conventional instruments: an initial experience using a novel technique


Laparoscopic appendectomy has gained wide acceptance. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and cosmetic results of a novel technique: single incision laparoscopic (SIL) appendectomy. The study enrolled consecutive patients undergoing appendectomy for acute appendicitis. Appendectomy was performed using three trocars and conventional… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-010-1332-3

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