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Fig. 1 The cannula is kept steady by the 3 mm grasper and pierced by the needle.

Minimally invasive Morgagni-Larrey hernia repair in children: a new and simple trick in suturing technique

  ABSTRACT Background: Literature is littered with descriptions of the minimally invasive repair of  Morgagni-Larrey hernias in children. However, there are few reports about the diaphragmatic defect suture. The aim of this study is to describe a simplified trick to perform a simple and safe suturing technique. Methods: 2 children with left Morgagni-Larrey hernia underwent […]

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A New Robotic Platform for Endoscopic Skill Training

Introduction Nowadays, basic training in laparoscopy is executed in three ways: Trainings Based on real Animals (TBA), Laparoscopic Trainer Box (LTB) (Fig.1a), and Virtual Reality Simulators (VRS) (Fig.1b). The training on living animals represents the best solution in terms of force feedback and realism, but on the other hand it is very expensive and involves […]

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