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Remote access laparoscopic (REAL) surgery: a novel approach for single-port surgery without a visible scar.

Authors
  • Iwashita, Y1
  • Kitano, S
  • Yasuda, K
  • Ogawa, T
  • Ohta, M
  • 1 Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Yufu, Oita, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Asian journal of endoscopic surgery
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2011
Volume
4
Issue
1
Pages
40–42
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1758-5910.2010.00068.x
PMID: 22776174
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our early experience shows that REAL surgery is feasible and safe. This novel access technique can preserve the native umbilicus and provides an invisible scar that is concealed within the pubic hair.

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