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NOTES transgastric cholecystectomy: our technique

B Dallemagne, MD S Perretta, MD, PhD Gf Donatelli, MD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jul 2009;09(07). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2616

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Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is an emerging field in minimally invasive surgery that is driving the development of new technology and techniques. There are several benefits of the NOTES approach, decreased abdominal pain, wound infections, and hernia formation. This video demonstrates the technique by which we perform transgastric NOTES cholecystectomy in human patients.