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hand-assisted laparoscopy

Placement of one of the surgeon's gloved hands into the abdominal cavity to perform manual manipulations that facilitate the laparoscopic procedures.
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  • hand-assisted laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery
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