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Objectives: To evaluate the feasibility, safety, and patients' satisfaction of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) with a 2-mm miniport using a standard trocar and instruments. Methods: Between November 2008 and October 2009, we performed LESS for benign gynecologic conditions with a 2-mm...
Whereas the majority of foreign bodies are managed endoscopically, complex objects, or those associated with significant injury, may require open removal. However, with the advent of newer, minimally invasive techniques, these objects can be successfully removed by using laparoscopic instruments....
Introduction: Total colectomy, performed either with proctecomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis or with ileorectostomy, is standard for pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis or familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome, respectively. The complication rates from adult series have been reported...