Single-Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

TitleSingle-Incision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsHua J, Gong J, Xu B, Yang T, Song Z
JournalJournal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Date Published2013 Sep 4
Abstract

Single-incision laparoscopic appendectomy (SILA) has gained enormous popularity worldwide. We conducted a meta-analysis to assess feasibility, safety, and benefits of SILA as compared with conventional laparoscopic appendectomy (CLA).

DOI10.1039/c3cp52823e
Alternate JournalJ. Gastrointest. Surg.