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Hand-Sewn Cystogastrostomy Using the Novel Single-Incision Laparoscopy with Flexible-Tip Laparoscope

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posted on 07.05.2011, 00:00 authored by Rami Lutfi, Brahm Jyot, Michael Rossi, Erin Jefferson, George Salti
Laparoscopy performed through a single incision has been increasingly reported as a novel technique implemented in a wide variety of surgical procedures. We report what we believe to be the first case of cystogastrostomy for treatment of a pancreatic pseudocyst using this technique. Patient developed pancreatic pseudocyst after severe biliary pancreatitis. The cyst was noted to increase in size on follow-up computed tomography scans. In addition, patient developed symptoms requiring intervention.

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This is a copy of an article published in the Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques © 2010 Copyright Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.; Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques is available online at: http://www.liebertonline.com. DOI: 10.1089/lap.2009.0421

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Mary Ann Liebert

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1092-6429

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01/11/2010

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