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ISRN Minimally Invasive Surgery
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 697946, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/697946
Clinical Study

Single-Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Using the Innovative E. K. Glove Port: Our Experience

1International Hospital, Guwahati, Assam 781005, India
2Diphu Civil Hospital, Diphu, Assam 782460, India

Received 24 March 2012; Accepted 22 April 2012

Academic Editors: F. Agresta and A. Umezawa

Copyright © 2012 Elbert Khiangte et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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