Tag Archives: laparoscopic surgery

Past, present and future management of low-lying rectal cancers

In recent decades, great strides have been made in the management of the hardest to treat rectal cancers. If diagnosed with a low rectal cancer in the 1970s or 1980s, it was likely that after surgery the

Pancreatic incidentalomas: is laparoscopic approach safe and feasible?

Pancreatic incidentaloma is an asymptomatic incidentally lesion detected on a radiologic imaging performed for unrelated indication. This definition has been proposed for adrenal mass but actually the term is used for asymptomatic masses discovered in different solid

Team collaborative behaviours unveiled during laparoscopic simulation

Laparoscopic surgery, a type of minimally invasive surgery performed in the abdominal area, has become a leading advance in surgery over the past decades. During the procedure, small incisions are made for placing the scope and surgical

Can surgeon operated ultrasound increase the safety of laparoscopic surgery?

Laparoscopic (aka minimally invasive or keyhole) surgery is a modern surgical technique that allows surgeons to perform complex abdominal surgery through much small incisions than conventional “open” surgery. When compared to open surgery, laparoscopic surgery offers patients