Minimally Invasive Right Hemicolectomy for Kyphotic Patients

Si-Yuan Yao, MD, Atsushi Ikeda, MD, Teppei Murakami, MD, PhD, Eiji Tanaka, MD, PhD, Tatsuo Okumoto, MD, PhD. Kobe City Medical Center West Hospital

Abdominal surgery in patients with severe kyphosis is still a challenge for surgeons because of their altered habitus However, less invasive surgery should be also considered to these patients. To overcome the difficulties, we introduced umbilical single incisional approach plus one port for right hemicolectomy and achieved good perioperative outcomes. 

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