Comparison of pain and postoperative stress in dogs undergoing natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic, and open oophorectomy.

@article{Freeman2010ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of pain and postoperative stress in dogs undergoing natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic, and open oophorectomy.},
  author={Lynetta J. Freeman and Emad Y Rahmani and Mohammad Al-Haddad and Stuart T Sherman and Michael V. Chiorean and Don J. Selzer and Paul W. Snyder and Peter D Constable},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={
          373-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Few studies are available to compare the potential benefits of natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) approaches to traditional surgery. OBJECTIVE To compare complications, surgical stress, and postoperative pain. DESIGN Prospective study in dogs. SETTING Research laboratory. SUBJECTS Thirty dogs. INTERVENTIONS Oophorectomy procedures were performed via NOTES and laparoscopic and traditional open surgery. MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS Operative time, pain… CONTINUE READING
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