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'My designer belly button looks good'


Estelle Rolinson is one of the latest patients to undergo pioneering "scarless" surgery.

She has had part of her kidney removed through her belly button at Eastbourne General District Hospital. Once the belly button is sewn up, only the tiniest scar remains.

The technique is known as single incision laparoscopic "key-hole" surgery (SILS).


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