|Year : 2011 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 17-23
Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: How I do it?
Deepraj Bhandarkar1, Gaurav Mittal1, Rasik Shah2, Avinash Katara1, Tehemton E Udwadia1
1 Department of Minimal Access Surgery, Hinduja Hospital, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016, India
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hinduja Hospital, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai - 400 016, India
Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) is a relatively new technique that is being increasingly used by surgeons around the world. Unlike the multi-port cholecystectomy, a standardised technique and detailed description of the operative steps of SILC is lacking in the literature. This article provides a stepwise account of the technique of SILC aimed at surgeons wishing to learn the procedure. A brief review of the current literature on SILC follows.
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