A minimally invasive procedure, laparoendoscopic
single-site surgery involves a single retroperitoneal or abdominal incision in
order to access the abdominal cavity. Special articulating or bent tools are
used to provide a triangulated view of the surgical area.
laparoscopic surgery (SILS)
laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (U-LESS)
access laparoscopic surgery
access (SSA) laparoscopic surgery
umbilical surgery (OPUS)
Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery may be utilized
for conditions such as colorectal cancer, kidney failure, gallbladder stones,
urinary tract stones, abdominal diseases, pelvic cavity diseases, adrenal gland
tumors, gastrointestinal diseases and uretero-pelvic junction obstruction.
with Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery:
Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery is performed
under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely
unaware during the procedure.
Complications from Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery:
Possible risks following laparoendoscopic
single-site surgery include swelling, infection, bleeding, damage to nearby
organs and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible for there
to be an intraoperative switch to a more invasive type of surgery.
after Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
laparoendoscopic single-site surgery is good. There are fewer complications
when compared to traditional surgery, but more experience is needed with the