Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has moved from the realm of laboratory experiments to the realm of human clinical trials. This paper reviews the spectrum of NOTES procedures currently available in the United States and worldwide. It also discusses the limitations and avenues for further development of these procedures, particularly those involving the transgastric approach.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Gastroenterology and Hepatology|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2012|
- Natural orifice surgery
- Translumenal endoscopy
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