Sketch of Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)
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Single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is developed based on that of conventional laparoendoscopic surgery with a better cosmetic outcome and more minimal invasiveness. Compared with natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery(NOTES), SILS is more applicable and practical at present for surgeons. In the recent 3 years, we have finished more than 1,000 cases of SILS operations (more than 40 types) of general surgery. General anesthesia and herringbone position is often used during SILS. Though the so-called “Chopsticks effect”exists during the surgery, we believe most of the operations performed by us during our daily clinic practice can be successfully completed by SILS technique. More experience accumulation and learning curve training are needed to further develop this technique. We expect this technique would be a powerful weapon of our surgeons in the near future.