Endoscopic transgastric pure NOTES cholecystectomy with naso-gallbladder drainage tube placement and injection of a hyaluronic acid mixture (with Video).

@article{Isayama2011EndoscopicTP,
  title={Endoscopic transgastric pure NOTES cholecystectomy with naso-gallbladder drainage tube placement and injection of a hyaluronic acid mixture (with Video).},
  author={Hiroyuki Isayama and Hirofumi Kogure and Kazuhiko Koike},
  journal={Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={106-11}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic transgastric pure natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) cholecystectomy is a difficult procedure, and most human female cases are performed as hybrid NOTES, using a transvaginal route. We tried a transgastric pure NOTES procedure without laparoscopic procedure in an animal study after placing an endoscopic naso-gallbladder drainage (ENGBD) tube and injecting a hyaluronic acid (HA) mixture. METHODS We performed the method in four pigs, using a standard… CONTINUE READING