Therapeutics Advances
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Apr 16, 2014; 6(4): 101-104
Published online Apr 16, 2014. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v6.i4.101
Figure 1
Figure 1 Surgical steps for video-assisted transumbilical appendectomy. A: Umbilical access for 10 mm port and operative camera; B: The appendix (phlegmonous) is externalized through the umbilicus; C: Open “classic” appendectomy; D: Skin closure: the umbilicus is closed with rapid 4/0 absorbable stitches.