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    Introducing JSLS Anywhere®

    Free for all SLS Members Recognized around the world as the leading MIS publication, JSLS has repeatedly placed in the top 100 of 15,000 scientific publications on IngentaConnect for full-text downloads. And now the highly respected SLS journal is conveniently within your reach at all times. Thanks to the new JSLS Anywhere® you can view, […]

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    Medical Society Digitizes its Journal For Easy Use on Apple Technology

    The Launch of “JSLS Anywhere” will Affect Its 5,000 Members Worldwide Miami, FL (November 14, 2016)–The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) will now provide its members who have Apple or Android technology with its journal research in minimally invasive surgery via a new app called JSLS Anywhere. Smartphones have been shown to offer significant benefits […]

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    Surgeons Debate Core Causes of Chronic Pain After Hernia Repair

    By Christina Frangou Michael Kavic, MD, a hernia surgeon and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, is calling on practicing surgeons, surgical educators and medical device manufacturers to re-evaluate their approach to inguinal hernia repair, recommending less reliance on synthetic mesh repair as the go-to method for repairing inguinal hernias. In […]

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    Debunking five myths about minilaparoscopy

    By Alice Goodman NEW YORK – The next big advance in gynecologic minimally invasive surgery could be the wider adoption of minilaparoscopy using newer, frictionless instruments. Minilaparoscopy is commonly used in cholecystectomy, but is making inroads in gynecology. Minilaparoscopy performed with the newer, smaller instruments is especially well suited for fertility procedures and endometriosis surgery, […]

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    Mini laparoscopy gaining adherents as instruments continue to improve

    By Jeffrey Berg NEW YORK — The annual meeting of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons (SLS; Miami) drew attendees from more than 47 countries. Laparoscopic surgery has undergone a range of modifications in minimally invasive access since its initial entry into general surgery over 25 years ago. These include mini laparoscopy, computer-assisted robotic surgery, single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and […]

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