Liver Diseases pp 559-565 | Cite as

Minilaparoscopy and Conventional Laparoscopy

  • Guido FiorentiniEmail author
  • Francesca Ratti
  • Federica Cipriani
  • Luca Aldrighetti


Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) is a subspecialty of laparoscopic surgery aimed to limit the number of accesses to one only, which is both used for the insertion of instruments and for specimens’ retrieval. Due to a limited number of instruments that can be inserted contemporarily, and their proximity to each other, exposing the operative field can result challenge in SILS, limiting the applicability of this technique only to selected procedures.


Mini-laparoscopy Liver surgery Minimally-invasiveness Single incision 



Multiport laparoscopy


Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery—Liver Resection




Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Fiorentini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Francesca Ratti
    • 1
  • Federica Cipriani
    • 1
  • Luca Aldrighetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Hepatobiliary Surgery DivisionSan Raffaele University HospitalMilanItaly

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