Topic: Endolumenal / NOTES

Defining the learning curve for Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

Henry Schoonyoung, MD, Francisco Quinteros, MD, Beatriz Martin-Perez, MD, Lawna Hunter, BA, George Nassif, DO, Teresa deBeche-Adams, MD, Sergio Larach, MD, Matthew Albert, MD, Sam Atallah, MD. Florida Hospital. Introduction: TAMIS is a new approach for local excision of rectal neoplasms. It is technically demanding, and the number of cases required to gain competency has […]

MANOS proctocolectomy and ileo pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis

Marta M Tasende Presedo, MD, Salvadora Delgado, MD, Gabriel G Diaz Del Gobbo, MD, Maria Fernandez, MD, Jaume Balust, MD, Dulce Momblan, MD, Raquel Bravo, MD, Antonio M de Lacy, PhD, MD. Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red de Enfermedades Hepaticas y […]

Video demonstration of successful per oral endoscopic myotomy with key technical considerations

Smita Sihag, MD, David W Rattner, MD, Ozanan R Meireles, MD. Massachusetts General Hospital. Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) still represents a novel procedure that more and more high-volume centers are seeking approval to perform for the treatment of achalasia. Here, we present a video demonstration of a successfully completed POEM at our center. In […]

Natural Orifice Endoscopic Drainage of Perforated Duodenal Ulcer

Sam Pakraftar, MD, Chris Dwyer, MD, Harry W Sell, MD, Kurt Stahlfeld, MD. UPMC Mercy. Objective of the study/technique: To determine whether natural orifice drainage of perforated ulcer disease is feasible. Description of the methods: To treat a peforated duodenal ulcer associated with a large abcess cavity in the lesser sac in a patient who […]

Through One Hole to Fix Another: Transgastric Ventral Hernia Repair in a Porcine Model

Rebecca Kowalski, MD, John Romanelli, MD, David Desilets, MD, David Earle, MD. Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine. This video highlights the techniques we are using to perform NOTES transgastric ventral hernia repair in a porcine model. This is a pilot study to show that we are able to deliver a mesh into […]

Tricks to Decrease the Suture Line Dehiscence Rate During Endoluminal Locoregional Resection (ELRR) by Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)

Emanuele Lezoche, MD, FACS, Silvia Quaresima, MD, Andrea Balla, MD, Giancarlo D’Ambrosio, MD, Alessandro M Paganini, MD, PhD, FACS. Department of General Surgery, Surgical Specialties and Organ Transplantation “Paride Stefanini”, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. INTRODUCTION – ELRR by TEM is a valid alternative to TME in selected patients with early low rectal cancer, with […]

Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) resection of early rectal cancer

Francesco Stipa, MD, PhD, FACS, Emanuele Soricelli, MD, Pietro Delle Site, MD, Ettore Santini, MD. Department of Surgery, Colorectal Surgical Unit. San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital – Rome.  Purpose: Since its introduction in the early 1980s, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) has become a safe surgical option for large polyps and low risk rectal cancers . Recently […]

Endoscopic Rescue of Dislodged Trans-Abdominal Decompressive Esophagostomy Tube

Ryan M Juza, MD, Tung T Tran, MD, Eric M Pauli, MD. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Transabdominal tube drainage is a well described surgical technique for drainage of a blind-ending luminal structure particularly in the emergent setting. A potentially serious complication of transabdominal drainage includes dislodgement of the tube leading to free perforation and […]

Transperineal NOTES-Inspired Approach to the Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) in Patients with Rectal Neoplasia A preliminary experience

Elie K Chouillard, MD, PhD. Department of General Surgery, POISSY SAINT GERMAIN MEDICAL CENTER. Background: Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) is an emerging surgical approach. In humans, “pure” NOTES is still slowed down by technical hurdles. However, “Hybrid” variants have been increasingly reported. Total mesorectal excision (TME) is the best treatment for patients with […]

Single Incision Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection combined with Natural Orifice Surgery using prolapsing technique

Goutaro Katsuno, MD, PhD, Masaki Fukunaga, MD, PhD, Yoshifumi Lee, MD, PhD, Kunihiko Nagakari, MD, PhD, Masahiko Sugano, MD, PhD, Masaru Suda, MD, PhD, Yoshito Iida, MD, PhD, Seiichirou Yoshikawa, MD, PhD, Masakazu Ouchi, MD, PhD, Yoshitomo Itou, MD, PhD, Yoshinori Hirasaki, MD, PhD, Daisuke Azuma, MD, Shintaro Kohama, MD, Jun Nomoto, MD. Department of […]

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