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Instruments for Gasless Single-Incision Lift Laparoscopic Surgery: Making Laparoscopic Surgery Available to the Poor

The advent of laparoscopic surgery using small cameras in the late 1980s revolutionized general surgery, allowing operations to be viewed by more than just the operating surgeon. The new technology further improved with higher-quality miniature cameras, monitors, three-dimensional scopes, and increasing use of disposable equipment. An even further revolution came… 

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Single-Incision Lift Laparoscopic Trans-Abdominal Pre-Peritoneal Herniorrhaphy: A Low-Cost Technique for Rural Surgeons

An inguinal hernia is a common surgical problem with many possible methods of repair available. Kulacoglu found that mesh repairs are superior to “nonmesh” tissue-suture repairs, and he reviewed studies showing similar efficacy between Lichtenstein repair…

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Lift Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Ideal for New Converts to Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is one of the surgeries that can offer a significant advantage over open surgery, and many centers all over the world have converted to laparoscopic methods. Within 5 years from 1990 to 1995, the percentage of

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MIS in rural areas: Solutions to problems for minimally invasive surgery in remote regions

In rural India, 40% of surgical patients have to borrow money or sell their assets to have treatment, and three fourths of them are impoverished by it [1]. The advantages, such as less pain, quick recovery, short hospital stay and less blood loss make minimally invasive surgeries like laparoscopic surgeries… 

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