Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): assessment of peritoneal bacterial load after intraperitoneal antimicrobial wash and evaluation of hemodynamic changes in a porcine model Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Soweid, Assaad; Yaghi, Shadi; Kobeissy, Abdallah; El Majzoub, Nadim; Khreiss, Mohammad; Alaeddine, Mohammad; Ayoub, Chakib; Seoud, Muhieddine; Matar, Ghassan; Jamali, Faek


  • Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is a promising newly developed procedure; however, it is associated with many complications. The main aim of our study is to assess whether peritoneal wash with antibiotics decreases the bacterial load contamination related to the transgastric approach.

publication date

  • 2012

start page

  • 265

end page

  • 70


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