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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Oct 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging