Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) can also be used for hysterectomies. It is also commonly referred to as “scarless” surgery. Generally, laparoscopic procedures are performed via two or more incisions. Single incision laparoscopic procedures are performed via a single incision in the umbilicus representing a significant evolution in the field of surgery. Laparoscopic procedures offer better patient outcome compared to open operative procedures, including less pain and faster recovery period and SILS procedures can provide even more of these benefits.
A SILS port is a single, flexible port that is fitted through a small
Gynaecological operations that have so far being performed using SILS include: