Single-Incision Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy for a Colon Mass

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PURPOSE:Single-incision laparoscopy is being performed for a wide variety of procedures. We describe our technique of single-incision laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for a colon mass.METHODS:The dissection was performed in a medial-to-lateral fashion with intracorporeal anastomosis.RESULTS:The length of stay was three days, and there were no postoperative complications.CONCLUSIONS:Single-incision laparoscopic colectomy with an intracorporeal anastomosis can provide satisfactory oncologic resection.

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