Advanced Surgical Techniques

  • Prakash Gatta
  • Lee L. Swanstrom


Rectal Cancer Rectal Prolapse Minimally Invasive Surgery Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery Advancement Flap 
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    Transanal endoscopic versus total mesorectal laparoscopic resections of T2-N0 low rectal cancers after neoadjuvant treatment: a prospective randomized trial with a 3 years minimum follow up period. Surgical Endoscopy, 19(6): 751–756, June 2005. Lezoche E., Guerrieri M., Paganini A.M., D’Ambrosio G., Baldarelli M., Lezoche G., Feliciotti and De Sanctis.Google Scholar
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    Full thickness intraperitoneal excision by transanal endoscopic microsurgery does not increase short term complications. American Journal of Surgery, 187(5): 630–634, May 2004. Gavagan J.A., Whiteford M.H., Swanstrom L.L.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Transanal mucosal sleeve resection for the treatment of rectal proplapse in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 25(7): 715–8, July 1990. Chwals W.J., Brennan L.P., Weitzman J.J., Woolley M.M.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Long Term follow up of the Modified Delorme procedure for Rectal Prolapse. Archives of Surgery, 138(5): 498–503, May 2003. Watkins B.P., Landercasper J., Belzer G.E., Rechner P., Knudson R., Bintz M., Lambert P.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Video endoscopic transanal rectal tumor resection. American Journal of Surgery, 173: 383–385, 1997. Swanstrom L.L., Smiley P., Zelko J., Cagle L.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Experimental studies of transgastric gallbladder surgery: cholecystectomy and cholecystogastric anastomosis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 61(4): 601–606, April 2005. Park P.O., Bergstrom M., Ikeda K., Fritscher-Ravens A., Swain P.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Transcolonic endoscopic abdominal exploration: a NOTES survival study in a porcine model. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 65(2): 312–318, Feb 2007. Fond D.G., Pai R.D., Thompson C.C.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Insertability and safety of a shape locking device for colonoscopy. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 100(4): 817–820, April 2005. Rex D. K., Khashab M., Raju G.S., Pasricha J., Kozarek R.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    ASGE/SAGES working group on Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery. White Paper, Surgical Endoscopy, 20: 329–333, 2006.Google Scholar
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    Endoluminal methods of gastrotomy closure in natural orifice transenteric surgery. Surgical Innovation, 13(1): 23–30, March 2006. Sclabas G.M., Swain P., Swanstrom L.L.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for cancer: 11-year experience. Rev Gasroenterol Mex, 69(1 Suppl):65–72, Aug 2004. Franklin M.E JR, Gonzalez J.J. JR, Miter D.B., Mansur J.H., Trevino J.M., Glass J.L., Mancilla G., Abrego-Medina D.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prakash Gatta
  • Lee L. Swanstrom
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  1. 1.Minimally Invasive SurgeryLegacy Health System and Oregon ClinicPortlandUSA

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