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Dual-Ports Laparoscopy-Assisted Anterior Resection Compared with Conventional Laparoscopy-Assisted Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer

Shigenori Homma, MD, N Minagawa, MD, T Shimokuni, MD, H Sakihama, MD, N Takahashi, MD, A Taketomi, MD, Prof Hokkaido University Hospital, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery I, Sapporo, Japan Background: Reduced port laparoscopic surgery for acute appendicitis or GB stones was reported which was better cosmetic result, because of invisible scar, less invasive than conventional… Continue Reading »

Women’s Attitudes on Transvaginal Surgery

Yueyang Fei, Mario Salazar, MD, Jeffrey W Hazey, MD The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center BackgroundPast studies comparing transvaginal NOTES (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery) to laparoscopic surgery have produced a wide variety of conflicting results. Varying results have been presented from those that demonstrated a preference for or positive perception of TVC to… Continue Reading »

Mechanical Evaluation of Three Access Devices for Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site Surgery

Jiangfan Zhu, MD, Xiaofeng Xie, MD, Chengli Song, PhD, Dongsheng Zhang, PhD, Qianlin Zou, PhD East Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine Background: Many kinds of port access devices were developed for laparo-endoscopic single site surgery (LESS) during recent years. Which port is best suitable for this relatively new technique needs to be investigated. The… Continue Reading »

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