Veress Needle: A Simple Liver Retraction Technique for Lap Band Positioning in (Single Incision Laparoscopic Technique) SILS

@article{Gianni2011VeressNA,
  title={Veress Needle: A Simple Liver Retraction Technique for Lap Band Positioning in (Single Incision Laparoscopic Technique) SILS},
  author={Segato Gianni and Maurizio De Luca and Banzato Oscar and Ceoloni Andrea and Busetto Luca and Ashton David and Favretti Franco},
  journal={Obesity Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={22},
  pages={190-191}
}
To the Editor:Sir,We read with interest the recent articles of Nguyen et al. [ 1]and of Reavis et al. [ 2] reporting their experience withadjustable gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy, respec-tively, utilizing a novel minimally invasive surgical approach:single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS).Recent publications confirm the rapid increase in the useof SILS, not only for bariatric surgery but for a wide rangeof routine laparoscopic procedures [3–10]. In most of thepublished reports, it… 
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