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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 2010, Article ID 473080, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/473080
Research Article

Usefulness of a Flexible Port for Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery by the Transrectal and Transvaginal Routes

1Department of Advanced Medicine and Innovative Technology, Kyshu University Hospital, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan
2Department of Endoscopy, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
3Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
4Department of General Surgery, The Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan

Received 7 November 2009; Revised 16 March 2010; Accepted 23 March 2010

Academic Editor: Pedro F. Escobar

Copyright © 2010 Takeshi Ohdaira et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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