Laparoscopic Surgery: Current Status, Challenges, and Novel Advances

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Applied Biosciences and Bioengineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 June 2024 | Viewed by 228

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Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: general surgery in toto; liver and biliary tract; laparoscopy; suture; infections in surgery

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Dear Colleagues,

Laparoscopic surgery has revolutionized medicine with minimally invasive procedures, offering many benefits. Surgeons can now operate on internal organs with precision and efficiency through small incisions and specialized instruments. Patients experience reduced pain, shorter hospital stays, and faster recovery times compared to traditional open surgery. Laparoscopic surgery's roots date back over a century, with pioneers such as Kelling and Jacobaeus paving the way for modern techniques. In Italy, the tireless dedication of prominent surgeons such as Professors Morino, Rendano, Novellino, and Corcione has led to the rapid expansion of laparoscopic surgery in Naples and beyond [1]. Ongoing research focuses on improving outcomes, reducing complications, and expanding the range of indications for laparoscopic surgery [1]. Advancements in technology and skilled surgeons ensure the bright future of laparoscopic surgery [1].

  1. Morino, M., Pellegrino, L., Castagna, E., Farinella, E., & Mao, P. Laparoscopic surgery in Italy: reflections after 20 years. Surgical Endoscopy, 24(3), 487-492.

Prof. Dr. Carlo De Werra
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  • surgery
  • miniinvasive technology
  • medicine

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