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Volume 2012, Article ID 415430, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/415430
Clinical Study

Glove Technique in Single-Port Access Laparoscopic Surgery: Results of an Initial Experience

Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Azienda Ospedaliera, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, 21100 Varese, Italy

Received 19 December 2011; Revised 18 January 2012; Accepted 18 January 2012

Academic Editor: Luigi Boni

Copyright © 2012 Lorenzo Livraghi 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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