Single-incision laparoscopic-assisted surgery for colon cancer via a periumbilical approach using a surgical glove: initial experience with 9 cases.

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Our initial experience of performing a single-incision laparoscopic-assisted (SILS) colectomy using a "home-made" multichannel port system is presented. Nine patients (5 women) with a median age of 67 years (range, 55-72 years) and a median body mass index of 21.2 kg/m(2) (range, 17.8-26.7 kg/m(2)) underwent the SILS colectomy for colon cancer between… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2010.10.010

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