Magnetic-Assisted Single-Port Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Conclusion. Single-port access sleeve gastrectomy assisted by magnetic forceps is feasible and safe in the hands of experienced laparoscopic surgeons, solving one of the problems associated to this type of surgery, that is, the need for an additional trocar and needles or sutures to retract the liver and stomach in order to perform the operation.
PMID: 22143751 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] (Source: Surgical Innovation)

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