The Single Port Access (SPA) technique offers a novel approach to minimally invasive abdominal surgery. Using standard instrumentation, laparoscopic procedures can be performed entirely through the umbilicus in a similar fashion to standard multiport procedures.
Utilizing subcutaneous flaps, low profile trocars and standard instruments, we have demonstrated a platform that allows “independence of motion” for each of three instruments and a camera in a wide array or laparoscopic procedures including cholecystectomy, colon resection, GE jxn procedures, hysterectomy, splenectomy, adrenalectomy.
This technique allows the entire incision to be hidden within the umbilicus.
Session: Podium Video Presentation
Program Number: V029