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Current Status of Single-incision Laparoscopic Surgery: European Experts' Views

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  • Irfan Ahmed
  • Fabio Ciancio
  • Vincenzo Ferrara
  • Jørgensen, Lars Nannestad
  • Oliver Mann
  • Salvador Morales-Conde
  • Paraskevas Paraskeva
  • Boris Vestweber
  • Helmut Weiss
Recent advances in minimally invasive surgery have centered on reducing the number of incisions required, which has led to the development of the single-incision laparoscopic technique. A panel of European single-incision laparoscopy experts met to discuss the current status of, and the future expectations for, the technique. The experts reached agreement on a number of statements and recommendations, which will support surgeons in adopting the technique. The panel agreed that the single-incision technique may offer a number of benefits to patients; however, further clinical data need to be published to confirm its value. An ideal training route for surgeons who are adopting the technique was agreed upon, as was the need for a single, large clinical registry of data.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftSurgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
Vol/bind22
Udgave nummer3
Sider (fra-til)194-199
Antal sider6
ISSN1530-4515
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2012

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