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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01048931
Verified January 2010 by Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Minimally invasive surgery has become the standard treatment for many gynecologic disease processes. In the last decade, numerous studies have demonstrated that laparoscopic approaches to various gynecologic oncology conditions-particularly for early-stage endometrial and cervical cancers as well as select pelvic masses-is feasible and results in shorter hospital stays, improved quality of life and comparable surgical and oncologic outcomes to abdominal staging [1-5].For instance, the typical gynecologic robotic surgical procedure will require Two to three 5-mm ports and one 12-mm laparoscopic ports. Recently, an even less invasive alternative to conventional laparoscopy surgery has been developed: laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS), also known as single-port surgery. Single port laparoscopy is an attempt to further enhance the cosmetic benefits of minimally invasive surgery while minimizing the potential morbidity associated with multiple incisions. However, to our knowledge, there are no randomize control trial to evaluate of single port or multiple ports laparoscopic surgery in gynecologic disorders. The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of SPA-LAVH in the treatment of benign uterine disease.
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