Single Port
Also Known As
  • Single Port access surgery
  • Laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery (LESS)
  • Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS)
  • One port umbilical surgery (OPUS)

Single Port Surgery is an advanced key-hole surgery in which the colorectal surgeon performs surgery through a very small cut in the abdomen. Since the entire surgery is performed through the navel, it does not leave any visible scar like a traditional keyhole surgery which consists of several small scars.

Single Port Surgery
Types of procedure
suitable for Single Port Surgery
Benefits of
Single Port Surgery
  • Less post-operative pain
  • Faster recovery time
  • Fewer complications
  • Very good cosmetic result
  • Overall increased patient satisfaction
Colorectal Surgery
- Keyhole Single Port Anterior Resection
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  • KH Ng et al. Single Site laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: an oncological feasible option. World Journal of Surgical Oncology.
  • KH Ng et al. Evaluation of Current Devices in Single-Incision Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: A Preliminary Experience in 32 Consecutive Cases. World Journal of Surgery.
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