Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

Editor(s): Anthony N. Kalloo, Jacques Marescaux, Ricardo Zorron

Published Online: 4 JUL 2012 07:02AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470671030

Online ISBN: 9781118307915

DOI: 10.1002/9781118307915

About this Book

Are you interested in using NOTES to treat your patients? Do you need a multimedia tool to guide you through all aspects of clinical management?  

Just as laparoscopic surgery revolutionized surgical practice in the 1980's and 90's, offering genuine competition to traditional open surgery, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) presents a genuinely different alternative for surgeons and patients alike as we move forward in the 21st century.  Advantages over laparoscopic surgery include lower anesthesia requirements, faster recovery and shorter hospital stays, avoidance of transabdominal wound infections, less immunosuppression, better postoperative pulmonary and diaphragmatic function and of course, the potential for "scarless" abdominal surgery.

Combining high-level text with a superb companion website, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES): Textbook and Video-Atlas provides you with a hands-on, in-depth and practical multimedia tool on this exciting breakthrough, to consult either on the ward or in surgery. Highlights include:

  • Full coverage of the fundamentals of NOTES, its current clinical applications and techniques, and future perspectives
  • Over 50 outstanding videos illustrating NOTES being performed by the experts
  • Full-color throughout and superbly illustrated with over 250 figures
  • Edited by global leaders and pioneers in the field, who have recruited a world-class contributor team

 As well being a valuable text for gastroenterologists, GI surgeons and general surgeons, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES): Textbook and Video-Atlas will also appeal to urologists, urologic surgeons, gynecologists, gynecologic surgeons, thoracic and ENT surgeons.

Table of contents

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  1. Section 1: Development of the NOTES Concept

    1. Chapter 8

      Single-Port Surgery (pages 80–93)

      Ricardo Zorron, Katherine Gash and Anthony R. Dixon

  2. Section 2: Current Clinical Applications and Techniques

    1. Chapter 12

      NOTES Appendectomy (pages 127–140)

      Jörn Bernhardt, Holger Steffen, Sylke Schneider-Koriath and Kaja Ludwig

    2. Chapter 13

      NOTES Applications in Colorectal Surgery (pages 141–150)

      Joël Leroy, Michele Diana, James Wall and Jacques Marescaux

    3. Chapter 15

      Bariatric NOTES Procedures (pages 162–171)

      Michel Vix, Michele Diana, James Wall and Jacques Marescaux

    4. Chapter 16

      Urologic Applications of NOTES (pages 172–181)

      Candace F. Granberg, Mitchell R. Humphreys and Matthew T. Gettman

    5. Chapter 17

      Gynecologic Applications of NOTES (pages 182–187)

      Antoine Watrelot, Géraldine Chauvin and Arnaud Wattiez

  3. Section 3: Perspectives on NOTES

    1. Chapter 26

      Training the Surgeon for NOTES (pages 287–290)

      Silvana Perretta, Bernard Dallemagne and Jacques Marescaux

    2. Chapter 27

      Simulator-Based Training of NOTES Procedures (pages 291–307)

      Kai Matthes, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, Woojin Ahn and Suvranu De

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