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OR Excellence Awards 2015 - September 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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Patient pleaser It may be hard to quantify all the benefits, but if a microlaparoscopic pro- cedure ultimately takes about the same amount of time as a standard laparoscopic procedure, while resulting in less pain, less scarring and less risk, assessing the benefits is a matter of common sense. One thing I know for sure is that patients love it. They're up and out faster (which also saves money) and more and more are asking for it. As word spreads, there's a good chance more of your patients will be asking, too. OSM 1 2 1 S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 5 | O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y . N E T Dr. Pryor (aurora.pryor@stonybrookmedicine.edu) is a professor of surgery, vice chair for clinical affairs and chief of bariatric, foregut and advanced GI surgery at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York.

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