Two-port laparoscopic appendectomy as transition to laparoendoscopic single site surgery

  title={Two-port laparoscopic appendectomy as transition to laparoendoscopic single site surgery},
  author={Jos{\'e} Gustavo Olijnyk and Guilherme Gonçalves Pretto and Omero Pereira da Costa Filho and Fernando Koboldt Machado and Sidney Raimundo Silva Chalub and L. T. Cavazzola},
  booktitle={Journal of minimal access surgery},
BACKGROUND According to the precepts of reduced surgical trauma and better cosmesis, an intermediate laparoscopic appendectomy technique between the conventional three-trocar procedure and Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS) was performed, based on literature review and experience of the surgical team. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with early stage acute appendicitis and a favourable anatomical presentation were selected. The procedure was performed with two ports: A 10 mm trocar at… CONTINUE READING
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