Single-port laparoscopic intragastric surgery using SILS port: a feasibility study on a porcine model.

@article{Zhu2012SingleportLI,
  title={Single-port laparoscopic intragastric surgery using SILS port: a feasibility study on a porcine model.},
  author={Jiang Zhu and Ying Xin and Ying Zhang Ma and Xiao Xian Li and H -M Hu},
  journal={Surgical innovation},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={236-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and efficiency of single-port laparoscopic intragastric surgery by using a single-port device. METHODS The single-port device was introduced into the anterior wall of the stomach through 2.5-cm long abdominal and gastric incisions. Gastric mucosa resection and suturing (group 1) and mucosa resection by using staplers (group 2) were performed with 3 pigs in each group. RESULTS The time for setting up the intragastric… CONTINUE READING