Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery

Sergey V. Kantsevoy, Douglas G. Adler, Bipan Chand, Jason D. Conway, David L. Diehl, Richard S. Kwon, Petar Mamula, Sarah A. Rodriguez, Raj J. Shah, Louis Michel Wong Kee Song, William M. Tierney

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Translumenal endoscopic surgery is currently at a very early stage in its development. NOTES™ has the potential to decrease the invasiveness of surgical and laparoscopic interventions by eliminating skin incisions, potentially reducing anesthesia requirements, and improving cosmetic results. Numerous issues must be resolved before NOTES™ can be integrated into clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-620
Number of pages4
JournalGastrointestinal endoscopy
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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