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Background: Transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) provides an alternative to traditional multiport laparoscopic surgery. The technique may also avoid some of the difficulties surrounding laparoscopic Hartmann reversal. This case represents the first SILS Hartmann reversal via...
Objective. This study aimed to assess the feasibility of a totally endoscopic enteral bypass using a self-orienting, dual ring, magnetic anastomosis system (MAGNAMOSIS) guided by a magnetic tracking system (3D METRIS). Materials and methods. In an anesthetized pig, 2 endoscopes were advanced, one...
Laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) has rapidly evolved into the technique of choice compared with open splenectomy (OS) because of the advantages of the minimally invasive approach. Splenomegaly increases the technical difficulties of LS. LS for massive splenomegaly has generally been found to fail in...