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CASE REPORT
Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using conventional instruments in situs inversus totalis
  1. Rajinder Singh Jhobta,
  2. Archit Gupta,
  3. Balwant Negi and
  4. Kapil Negi
  1. Department of Surgery, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Archit Gupta, archit9th{at}gmail.com

Abstract

Situs inversus totalis is a rare genetic disorder. Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) in situs inversus totalis has been reported rarely. SILC has an advantage of being easier than conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy in addition to better cosmesis and reduced postoperative pain. We report a case of single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy done in a young woman with situs inversus totalis using conventional laparoscopic instruments.

  • gastrointestinal surgery
  • surgery
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  • Contributors RSJ has done definition of intellectual content and manuscript review, BN has searched the literature, KN has edited the manuscript and AG has prepared the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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