Single-incision multiport laparoscopic cholecystectomy for a patient with situs inversus totalis: Report of a case

Hyung Joon Han, Sae Byeol Choi, Chung Yun Kim, Wan Bae Kim, Tae Jin Song, Sang Yong Choi

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Abstract

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard treatment for symptomatic cholelithiasis in patients with situs inversus totalis (SIT). Nowadays, singleincision multiport laparoscopic surgery is safe and feasible for treating benign gallbladder disease. We report a case of successful single-incision multiport laparoscopic cholecystectomy for a patient with SIT, and describe its technical advantages.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)877-880
Number of pages4
JournalSurgery Today
Volume41
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun

Keywords

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Single incision
  • Situs inversus totalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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