The suturoscope. A preliminary report on the first clinical applications.

@article{Silva1994TheSA,
  title={The suturoscope. A preliminary report on the first clinical applications.},
  author={Elizabeth Goes da Silva and Argelina Figueiredo and ET. Morgado and Jos{\'e} Dion{\'i}sio},
  journal={Surgical endoscopy},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={1292-3}
}
One of the authors has developed a special device--the suturoscope--which allows endoscopic sutures with conventional suture material. After several modifications, in order to improve the prototype, the authors began its clinical application in 1992. Five bladder operations were performed--two antireflux operations, two meatotomies with meatoplasty, and an… CONTINUE READING