hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery
hand-assisted laparoscopic surgerySurgery A type of surgery which combines open surgery and minimal invasion/rapid recovery of laparoscopy Applications Minimally invasive kidney donation; repair of renal, ureteral, and bladder defects; partial nephrectomy, gastrectomy, splenectomy, nephrectomy, sigmoidectomy. See Laparascopic surgery.
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