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Single-Incision or Multiport Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

  • Bill Ran Luo
  • Nathaniel J. SoperEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach book series (DDSURGERY)

Abstract

This chapter reviews the current body of literature comparing multi-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy; specifically differences between complications, conversion rates, pain, cosmesis, quality of life, cost, and rate of hernia formation.

Keywords

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy Single-incision Multi-port Morbidity Pain Cosmesis Cost 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryNorthwestern MedicineChicagoUSA

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