Access for endoluminal gastric surgery.
Insertion of the Innerdyne gastric cannula into inflated stomach. Thereafter, the radially expandable polymer sheath is stretched by an 11.0-mm port for intragastric insertion of the operating laparoscope.
Trocar sites for endoluminal gastric surgery. The laparoscope is first placed through an umbilical port and initial inspection of the peritoneal cavity performed. The two additional left upper quadrant trocars are placed under direct vision and an operati