Minimally access surgery: current and future prospects
Minimal access surgery has been recognized as friendlier surgery for patients due to its advantages on faster recovery, improved cosmetic results, and reduced postoperative pain. Since its first practice on 1985, by Prof. Muhe in Germany, laparoscopic cholecystectomy has now been a gold standard. Indonesia started this minimal invasive approach in 1991. Since then, many procedures were done laparoscopically, in line with those of done in developed countries. The presentation will show current achievements of minimal access surgery. It will also discuss advancements in minimal access surgeries and its future prospects.