Laparoscopic Single Incision Right Hemicolectomy

R Parthasarathi, MD, P Praveen Raj, MD, P Senthilnathan, MD, FACS, S Rajapandian, MD, N Anand Vijay, MD, C Palanivelu, MD, FACS

GEM Hospital Hospital & Research Centre

Background:
Laparoscopy is gaining acceptance as evidenced by increasing number of reported literature. Single incision right hemicolectomy is indicated mainly in benign and malignant diseases of cecum, ascending colon. we present a video of Laparoscopic single incision right hemicolectomy done at our institution.

Materials and methods:
The video shows the various steps of the surgery, technical issues and safety precautions.

Conclusion :
Laparoscopic single incision right hemicolectomy is feasible & safe procedure in the hands of experienced laparoscopic surgeon. It is especially attractive to young patients because of cosmesis, less post op pain & earlier return to recovery.


Session: Podium Presentation

Program Number: V025

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