NOTES (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery)
NOTES Transanal Endoscopic Resection of Rectal Cancer
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancer
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
Transanal excision of Rectal Cancer
Sylla P et al. Evaluation of one-stage laparoscopic-assisted restorative proctocolectomy at a specialty center: comparison with the open approach. 2009. DCR;52:394.
Sylla P et al. Survival study of NOTES rectosigmoid resection using TEM with or without transgastric endoscopic assistance in a swine model. 2010. Surg Endosc.
Sylla P et al. Notes transanal rectal cancer resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery and laparoscopic assistance. 2010. Surg Endosc 24:1205.
Video: NOTES: The Next Phase in Minimally Invasive Surgery
MGH Hotline 09.18.09 There was a strong sense of community as faculty and guests warmly greeted each other during a Sept. 10 welcome and recognition ceremony hosted by the MGH Multicultural Affairs Office (MAO) and MGH President Peter L. Slavin, MD.
Mass General surgeon Patricia Sylla, travels to Barcelona to perform the first-ever rectal cancer surgery on a human using natural orifice surgery (NOTES).
With the help of coordinated, multidisciplinary care provided by physicians in the MGH Pelvic Floor Disorder Service, 39-year-old patient Nicole Ortuno is once again living a normal, healthy life.
In General Awards and Honors
Massachusetts General Hospital is partnering with the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and Coaches vs. Cancer to promote screening and treatment for colorectal cancer.
General Surgery News spotlights Patricia Sylla, MD, surgeon in the Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.