Tag Archives: SILS

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)

I tried out a SILS instrument set in the expo area of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in San Francisco last week. While I’ve yet to try it on living tissue, I found the technique compelling.
While pretending to …

Pushing the Envelope

Opinion – Dr Christopher Roseberry
Complacency is extraordinarily common in every line of work. This is no different in surgery. Surgeons will commonly learn new techniques only after they have been widely published with prospective randomized placebo controlled trials. Less often, …

Single-Port Surgery: Standard Instruments May Do the Trick

Paul Curcillo, MD, and other pioneers of the single-port technique comment in this piece from General Surgery News.
Innovator Curcillo, at Drexell University in Philladephia, was approached by device companies four years ago for collaboration in instrument design for single-incision procedures.¬† …