Removing organs through the rectum?

June 2007
Same-Day Surgery;Jun2007, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p74
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the use of the technique called natural orifice translumental endoscopic surgery (NOTES) to remove a woman's gall bladder through her vagina by surgeons at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.


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