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Objectives: Since 2007, natural orifice surgery evolved from theory and animal research to clinical applications, but is still limited in the literature to small casuistic reports. A preliminary prospective evaluation of postoperative results of the early casuistic of Natural orifice Surgery for many indications may show advantages and disadvantages of the methods. The IMTN Multicenter Trial for Clinical NOTES was and early results are described.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Hospital Municipal Lourenco Jorge
Rio de Janeiro
IMTN NOTES Research Group
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:27-0400
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Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the gastrointestinal tract.
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.
Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
Drugs used for their effects on the gastrointestinal system, as to control gastric acidity, regulate gastrointestinal motility and water flow, and improve digestion.
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