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Laparoendoscopic single-site and natural orifice surgery in gynecology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20850716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the current literature on the use of single port and natural orifice surgery in gynecology.
DESIGN: Appraisal of articles published on the use of this technology in gynecology.
RESULT(S): Most reports on single port and natural orifice surgery are case reports or case series. However, most have reported successful outcomes such as diagnostic or extirpative gynecologic procedures. The main limitation is the availability of instrumentation to successfully accomplish the task.
CONCLUSION(S): Single port and natural orifice surgery offers the potential for advancing the minimally invasive approach to gynecologic surgery.
Authors:
Pedro F Escobar; David Starks; Amanda Nickles Fader; Michelle Catenacci; Tommaso Falcone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-09-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  94     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-26     Completed Date:  2011-01-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2497-502     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Endoscopy / instrumentation,  methods*
Female
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures / instrumentation,  methods*
Humans
Laparoscopy / instrumentation,  methods*
Models, Biological
Robotics / instrumentation,  methods
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / instrumentation,  methods

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