Single port entry - are there any advantages?

  title={Single port entry - are there any advantages?},
  author={Luca Mencaglia and Liliana Mereu and Giada Carri and Ilaria Arena and Hind Khalifa and Saverio Tateo and Stefano Angioni},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={27 3},
Minimal-invasive, single-port laparoscopic surgery is a recent innovation that may improve surgical outcomes. In this chapter, we review published research on single-port surgery in gynaecology, and the different surgical instruments available. Challenges, advantages, indications and potential future rules of this new approach are also discussed. Sixty-five studies were available for review: 17 case reports, 32 case studies, 13 retrospective comparative studies, and three randomised-controlled… CONTINUE READING