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Single access transumbilical laparoscopic appendectomy and cholecystectomy with curved instruments

G Dapri, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS, Hon FPALES, Hon SPCMIN, Hon BSS, Hon CBCD, Hon CBC
Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2010;10(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03endapri001

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Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) has the potential advantages of reduced postoperative pain and reduced port-site complications. In this lecture, Dr. Giovanni Dapri presents new curved instruments for single access laparoscopic surgery and shows the feasibility of this approach for appendectomy and cholecystectomy in selected cases.