This article provides an overview of the currently available animal data on natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) on the topics of translumenal access and closure, iatrogenic intraperitoneal complications, especially infection and overinsufflation, spatial orientation, and the development of enabling technologies. Human trials to date are also reviewed and discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Surgical Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Oct 2008|
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