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Table 1 Literature review of cases of situs inversus and laparoscopic cholecystectomy techniques

From: Simplified technique of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with situs inversus: a case report and review of techniques

Ref. Country Number of cases Diagnosis Patient position Number of ports Dominant hand of the surgeon Hand using dissection Comments Operative time (minutes)
Fernandes [7] Brazil 1 SGS Supine 3 Left Left hand via epigastric port Grasping infundibulum by right hand via left mid-clavicular port N/A
Eisenberg [3] United states 1 SGS Supine 4 Left Left hand via epigastric port Grasping infundibulum by right hand via left mid-clavicular port 85
Hall [9] United Kingdom 1 SGS Supine 4 Right Right hand via left mid-clavicular port Grasping infundibulum by left hand of the surgeon via epigastric port 65
Patle [4] India 6 SGS and acute cholecystitis (1 case) Lithotomy (supine in the first case) 4 Right Right hand via left mid-clavicular port (left hand via epigastric port in the first case) Grasping infundibulum by left hand of the surgeon via epigastric port (by right hand via left mid-clavicular port in the first case) 65
Lochman [5] Czech Republic 1 Acute cholecystitis Supine 4 Right Right hand via epigastric port The assistant grasped both fundus and infundibulum 70
Arya [2] India 1 SGS Supine 4 Right Right hand via epigastric port The assistant grasped infundibulum 95