The future of transanal NOTES
Epublication WebSurg.com, Jul 2012;12(07). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03enwhiteford003
Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is a new developing surgical approach and represents the next evolution in minimally invasive surgery. Transanal surgery has long been a common procedure lending a valuable clinical experience to the foundation of this field of research. Instances of preclinical and clinical research on transanal NOTES colorectal resections are here presented and discussed.