Open your mouth so I can take out your appendix.
April 20, 2008 6:07 AM Subscribe
Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery
(or NOTES) became a reality for humans when in 2006, Rao and Reddy 9 of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India, stunned the medical fraternity when they presented 7 cases of successful transoral, transgastric appendicectomies.”
Natural orifices include all orifices naturally enough. The newer transvaginal procedures surgeons like Christina Ren find “repulsive
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It wasn’t so long ago that people were “iffy” about minimally invasive surgeries
and the list of possible procedures has increased rapidly. It’s only a matter of technique and instruments before many more procedures are done through natural orifices.