Totally Transumbilical Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

  title={Totally Transumbilical Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy},
  author={Andrew A. Gumbs and Luca Milone and Prashant Sinha and Marc Bessler},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
A recently convened Consortium at the Cleveland Clinic agreed on the term Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site (LESS) surgery to describe minimally invasive techniques that use a single incision to accomplish laparoscopic procedures. These procedures are done by using either a single port through one fascial incision or multiple ports placed through separate fascial incisions. Because of cost containment issues and the lack of widespread availability of a single port, we currently use multiple… CONTINUE READING
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