Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

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

Table 1

Results of the study on the efficiency of insertion of various devices for conventional laparoscope through the flexible port.

Transrectal routeTransrectal vaginal route

7 mm port 12 mm port 18 mm port 7 mm port 12 mm port

InsertionTmes the device got stuckAir leakageInsertionTmes the device got stuckAir leakageInsertionTmes the device got stuckAir leakageInsertionTmes the device got stuckAir leakageInsertionTmes the device got stuckAir leakage

5 mm devicesForceps [Karl dtorz *1] [Covidien *2] [Novare *3] nonenone nonea little nonesevere nonenone nonea little
Endo Clip [Covidien] nonenone nonea little nonesevere nonenone nonea little
Harmonic scalpel [Johnson & Jonson] 2/10none nonea little nonesevere 1/10none nonea little
LigaSureAdvance [Covidien] nonenone nonea little nonesevere nonenone nonea little
ENDO CATCH [Covidien] 3/10none nonea little nonea little 1/10none nonea little

10 mm devicesEndoscope 240i [Olympus] 4/10none nonenone 2/10none
LigaSure [Covidien] 1/10none nonea little 1/10none
Anvil holder [Karl storz] nonenone nonea little nonenone
Stapler i60 [Power Medical] nonenone nonenone nonenone

15 mm devicesENDO CATCH II [Covidien] 2/10none

*1 Scissors; Intestinal usage; Maryland, *2 Roticulator, *3 Real Hand (Maryland).

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