Is It Safe To Perform SIL-Cholecystectomy As A Teaching Procedure?

Katharina Pimpl, Schirnhofer Jan, Matthias Biebl, Christof Mittermair, Christian Obrist, Walter Brunner, Robert Frass, Nicolas Waldstein & Helmut Weiss
Introduction: While learning single incision transumbilical laparoscopy (SIL), the surgeon is constrained by the intersection of the instruments and the modified angles. Materials and methods: We report on a comparison of SI-CHE performed by senior surgeons (A, n=20), fellows (B, n=20)[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]