IMTN Study- International Prospective Multicenter Trial on Clinical NOTES

2014-07-23 21:12:27 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Gastrointestinal Surgery


Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy


Hospital Municipal Lourenco Jorge
Rio de Janeiro




IMTN NOTES Research Group

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:27-0400

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Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the gastrointestinal tract.

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