Transumbilical laparoscopically assisted appendectomy in children: the results of a single-port, single-channel procedure

@article{Ohno2011TransumbilicalLA,
  title={Transumbilical laparoscopically assisted appendectomy in children: the results of a single-port, single-channel procedure},
  author={Yasuharu Ohno and Toshiya Morimura and Shin-ichi Hayashi},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={523-527}
}
Even for pediatric patients, the use of laparoscopic appendectomy has been widely accepted, and three trocars usually are necessary to perform a laparoscopic appendectomy. However, single-port appendectomy for children represents an attractive alternative. To reduce the number of incisions and trocars, the authors have adopted a transumbilical laparoscopically assisted single-port appendectomy (TULAA) approach. This study aimed to evaluate the results of their single-channel, single-port… CONTINUE READING

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