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RESEARCH ARTICLE

A Review of Randomized Controlled Trials comparing Single Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Chukwuemeka Chukwunwendu Osuagwu

Citation Information : Osuagwu CC. A Review of Randomized Controlled Trials comparing Single Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. World J Lap Surg 2013; 6 (2):93-97.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1189

Published Online: 00-08-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aim

To determine the safety and benefits of single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Materials and methods

A search for randomized controlled trials comparing single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy with conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy was conducted using Google scholar, HighPress and SCOPUS.

Results

Single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy has a longer operating time, with equivocal postoperative pain, and offers better cosmetic result with low morbidity.

Conclusion

Single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy is at least as safe as conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy in carefully selected patients.

How to cite this article

Osuagwu CC. A Review of Randomized Controlled Trials comparing Single Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. World J Laparosc Surg 2013;6(2):93-97.


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