Reversal of left-sided colostomy utilizing single-port laparoscopy: single-center consolidation of a new technique.

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Summary of "Reversal of left-sided colostomy utilizing single-port laparoscopy: single-center consolidation of a new technique."

Considerable morbidity (10-14%) and even mortality (4-30%) have been reported after reversal of intestinal continuity following Hartmann's procedure. Feasibility of and advantages in reducing peri- and postoperative morbidity by utilizing single-port techniques through the colostomy site have been suggested before in small case series. The purpose of the present prospective observational study is to evaluate the outcomes of reversal of intestinal continuity using single-port access in a relatively large consecutive cohort.


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Name: Surgical endoscopy
ISSN: 1432-2218


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