Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site (LESS) with Transanal Natural Orifice Specimen Extraction (NOSE) Sigmoidectomy: A New Step before Pure Colorectal Natural Orifices Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES (R)) JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY Leroy, J., Diana, M., Wall, J., Costantino, F., D'Agostino, J., Marescaux, J. 2011; 15 (8): 1488-1492


We present the first human case of laparo-endoscopic single-site sigmoidectomy with transanal natural orifice specimen extraction.This technical achievement is a new step toward pure colorectal Natural Orifices Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery. It is the product of a gradual development with critical steps being conceived and standardised in years of experimental and clinical procedures.

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