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Port-Site Hernia Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

By David Mark Bunting


The incidence of port-site hernia is variable, but evidence suggests that awareness of risk factors and modification of technique can minimize risk

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Publisher: Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
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