Topic: Endolumenal / NOTES

Natural Orifice Specimen Extraction in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: Transvaginal Specimen Extraction

Miguel A Hernandez, MD, Morris E Franklin, MD, FACS, Zanndor Del Real Romo, MD, Guillermo Peralta, MD, Denisse L Sepulveda, MD, David Martinez, MD. Texas Endosurgery Institute. Background: Since the first laparoscopic approach for colonic disease, minimal access techniques have revolutionized colonic surgery. Natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE) offers the advantages of laparoscopic surgery and […]

Stress Response and Well-being After Open, Laparoscopic and Notes Transgastric Uterine Horne Resection – An Experimental Study in a Porcine Model

Maria Bergstrom, MD, PhD, Asghar Azadani, MD, Jorge Alberto Arroyo Vazquez, MD, Per-Ola Park, Professor. Dept of Surgery, South Alvsborg Hospital, Boras, Sweden and Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden. Introduction The aim of this study was to investigate whether a NOTES procedure induces less inflammatory response than corresponding open and laparoscopic surgery. Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic […]

Gastric Bacterial Colonisation in a Swedish Population, with and Without PPI. – Is There a Need for Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Transgastric Notes Procedures?

Per-Ola Park, Professor, Caroline Rydmarker, MD, Anders Lundqvist, MD, PhD, Maria Bergstrom, MD, PhD. Dept of Surgery and Dept of Infectious disease, South Alvsborg Hospital, Boras, Sweden, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden. Introduction The aim of this study was to investigate and characterise the gastric bacterial flora in patients with or without PPI treatment. There is […]

A Diverse Range of Applications of Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery

Jung Myun Kwak, MD, PhD, Jin Kim, MD, PhD, Seon Hahn Kim, MD, PhD, Sung Ock Suh, MD, PhD. Korea University College of Medicine. INTRODUCTION: Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) has been used increasingly for local excision of neoplasm in the rectum, but can be useful for other various clinical or pathological situations. The aim […]

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 […]

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