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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 60-64

Upper tract urologic LaparoEndoscopic Single-Site surgery


The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY, USA

Correspondence Address:
Soroush Rais-Bahrami
The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, 450 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.94959

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LaparoEndoscopic Single-Site (LESS) surgery has been developed as an extension of conventional laparoscopy to provide a minimally invasive option with fewer incisions, minimizing scars and potentially improving postoperative convalescence. These techniques have been adopted in the practice of urologic surgery, and largely employed to date for upper tract surgery by urologists in specialized centers with advanced laparoscopic practices. Herein, we review the current experience with upper tract urologic LESS surgery.


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