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Laparoscopy-assisted single-port appendectomy in children

Sesia, Sergio B. and Haecker, Frank-Martin and Kubiak, Rainer and Mayr, Johannes. (2010) Laparoscopy-assisted single-port appendectomy in children. Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques, Vol. 20, H. 10. pp. 867-871.

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Official URL: http://edoc.unibas.ch/dok/A6003597

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Abstract

In childhood, laparoscopy-assisted single-port appendectomy (SPA), including the advantages of open and laparoscopic surgery, is not widely used. However, there is debate whether the retrieval of the infected appendix via the umbilicus results in a higher infection rate compared with other laparoscopic or open techniques. The aim of the study was to determine the postoperative infection rate and possible risk factors for infection after SPA in children.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde (Klinik) > Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde (UKBB) > Kinderchirurgie (Holland-Cunz)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde (Klinik) > Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde (UKBB) > Kinderchirurgie (Holland-Cunz)
UniBasel Contributors:Mayr, Johannes and H├Ącker, Frank-Martin
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Mary Ann Liebert
ISSN:1092-6429
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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