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Natural Orifice Surgery: Surgical Procedures Through Natural Body Openings

  • Michael Stark
  • Tahar Benhidjeb
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Abstract

The art of surgery has a long history in human culture, and it is important to follow its development to understand its current state. Different surgical procedures were practiced in ancient times, as can been shown by archaeological findings in countries with a rich history of high culture, such as China and Egypt.

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Vaginal Hysterectomy Uterine Fibroid Veress Needle Single Port 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Stark
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tahar Benhidjeb
    • 3
    • 1
  1. 1.The New European Surgical Academy (NESA)BerlinGermany
  2. 2.The USP Hospital Palmaplanas of MallorcaMallorcaSpain
  3. 3.Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic SurgeryUniversity Medical Center Hamburg-EppendorfHamburgGermany

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