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transluminal

(trăns-lo͞o′mə-nəl, trănz-)
adj.
Passing or occurring across a lumen, as of a blood vessel.
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transluminal

(trănz-lū′mĭ-năl)
Within or through the internal bore or cylindrical channel within a blood vessel.
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PMI's Intelligent Surgical Instruments have applications in open surgery, minimally invasive surgery and the emerging field of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)," said Michael Whitman, president and chief executive officer of PMI.
29 operation is one of a family of new surgical procedures called natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgeries (NOTES) that use a natural body opening to remove organs and tissue, according to Anthony Kalloo, M.D., the director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the pioneer of NOTES.
Even though there continues to be a decrease in usage across the United States, vaginal hysterectomy still is the gynecologist's ultimate NOTES (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery) option.
NOTES (natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery) and SALS are at the cutting edge of these techniques.
Objective: To identify and resolve procedural issues during transgastric access for the Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), where feasibility and safety is established in animals and humans.
Nomenclature of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) procedures in urology.
Horgan's technique, known as natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery, is performed entirely through the mouth in less than 90 minutes.
Additionally, we are excited about the potential role that the iDrive IPU, Intelligent Surgical Instruments and iConsole may play in enabling the emergence of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgeries which are conducted through the body's natural openings, minimizing incisions, pain and recovery time," said Michael Whitman, president and chief executive officer of Power Medical Interventions (PMI).
This new procedure is Incisionless Surgery, which is also referred to as Natural Orifice Surgery (NOS) or Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES[TM]).
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists have made new advances in a technology-called Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)-that could pave the way for scarless gastroenterology and surgery.
This has the potential to advance laparoscopic surgery, as well as the emerging Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES field.