Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: does it work? A systematic review

@article{Lirici2016SingleincisionLC,
  title={Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: does it work? A systematic review},
  author={Marco Maria Lirici and Simone Maria Tierno and Cecilia Ponzano},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={4389-4399}
}
BackgroundSingle-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) has been widely introduced into the clinical practice, but the real clinical benefits for patients still remain a matter of debate. We conducted a systematic review, according to the PRISMA guidelines comparing clinical and peri-operative outcomes of SILC and conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy (CLC).MethodA literature search, including only randomised controlled trials (RCTs), was performed via PubMed, Google Scholar, Cochrane… 

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Optimal indication of single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using Konyang Standard Method in benign gallbladder diseases

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Patient preference matters: cholecystectomy for uncomplicated gallbladder diseases should be performed by single port laparoscopy

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A Comparative Study of Needlescopic Grasper Assisted Single Incision versus Three-Port versus Pure Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

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