Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus multi-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

BACKGROUND Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) is theoretically supposed to be associated with better cosmetic results and less surgical-site pain than multi-incision laparoscopic cholesystectomy (MILC). So far, several relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have been reported, but the results are conflicting. MATERIALS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING