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Salpingo-Oophorectomy by transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery

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dc.contributor.author Jallad, Karl
dc.contributor.author Siff, Lauren
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Tonya
dc.contributor.author Paraiso, Marie Fidela R
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-28T11:36:36Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-28T11:36:36Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1873-233X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10679
dc.description.abstract BACKGROUND: Vaginal hysterectomy is the preferred route of hysterectomy in benign gynecologic disease; however, a vaginal salpingo-oophorectomy can sometimes be technically challenging. Even the most skilled vaginal surgeon will occasionally have to convert to an abdominal approach to complete the procedure. TECHNIQUE: After a vaginal hysterectomy, if the surgeon is struggling to safely complete a salpingo-oophorectomy, a natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) approach could be considered. A single port is placed in the vagina and after achieving pneumoperitoneum, an endoscope is introduced to perform a survey of the pelvis and lower abdomen. The salpingo-oophorectomy can then be completed under direct visualization by using conventional laparoscopic instruments through the vaginal port. EXPERIENCE: Salpingo-oophorectomy was successfully completed in six unembalmed cadavers and in two live patients. CONCLUSION: At the time of difficult vaginal salpingo-oophorectomy, the use of a NOTES approach could circumvent the need to convert to an abdominal route. It provides clear visualization of the entire pelvic and abdominal area and is technically feasible. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Salpingo-Oophorectomy by transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200100999 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Obstetrics & Gynecology en_US
dc.journal.volume 128 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 293-296 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000001513 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Jallad, K., Siff, L., Thomas, T., & Paraiso, M. F. R. (2016). Salpingo-oophorectomy by transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 128(2), 293-296. en_US
dc.author.email karl.jallad@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://oce.ovid.com/article/00006250-201608000-00011/HTML en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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