Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES): Patients’ Perceptions and Attitudes

  title={Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES): Patients’ Perceptions and Attitudes},
  author={Wen Li and Hong Xu and Zi-kai Wang and Zhi-Ning Fan and Shan-Duo Ba and Duo-wu Zou and Xu Ren and Bing Hu and Yong-hui Huang and Ming-jun Sun and Jie Liu and Ping Xu and Qi Zhu and Side Liu and Jiehao Xiao},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has generated a surge of enthusiasm among researchers by virtue of its challenge to the dogma and potential benefits. However, no data is available in the medical literature about NOTES' acceptance by patients in Asia. The aim of the study is to survey patients’ perceptions and attitudes towards NOTES. It is a questionnaire-based multi-center study on inpatient subjects with various gastrointestinal disorders from 14 hospitals in 12 cities… CONTINUE READING


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