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Mechanical evaluation of articulating instruments and cross-handed manipulation in laparoendoscopic single-site surgery.

Authors
  • Xu, An An
  • Zhu, Jiang Fan
  • Xie, Xiaofeng
  • Su, Yuantao
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical innovation
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2014
Volume
21
Issue
4
Pages
398–402
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1553350613509727
PMID: 24270604
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Compared with conventional devices and maneuvering techniques, articulating instruments and cross-handed manipulation are associated with longer operation time and higher workload. Instruments with better maneuverability should be developed in the future for LESS.

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