The development of laparoscopic surgery has provided minimally invasive surgeons with advanced laparoscopic instrumentation and high definition imaging. The resulting surgical expertise and technology has now been extended to endolumenal surgery.
Authors: Sergio Rojas-ortega, MD , Gerardo Reed, MD, Octavio Gomez-escudero, MD, Eduardo Marin, MD
Picture from the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy including future indications for NOTES presentation at SAGES 2011.
This is the view from a trocar passed through the abdominal waall into the stomach of the endoscope coming down the espohagus in order to perform a laparoscopic-endoscopic cyst-gastrostomy