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Specimen removal after laparoscopic appendectomy: a cheap trick.

  title={Specimen removal after laparoscopic appendectomy: a cheap trick.},
  author={Giovanni Domenico Tebala},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  volume={12 1},
  • G. Tebala
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
Laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) has gained worldwide acceptance as an effective surgical treatment of acute appendicitis. One of its main advantages is the almost total absence of cosmetic sequelae. Obviously, this relates with the use of little sized trocars. Whereas the whole dissection can be performed by means of two 5-mm operative ports, other than the 10-mm laparoscope one, usually the dissected appendix cannot be removed through a 5-mm trocar. As in most cases a 5-mm camera is not… 
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