Transvaginal NOTES Cholecystectomy: Key Technical Points

Presented by Lucian Panait, MD

Ports Used:
  • Most part of the operation is performed using 5mm Umbilical Port.
  • 12mm Vaginal Camera 
Patient is placed in Trendelenburg's position so that the bowel loops can be mobilised cranially for safe entry from vagina.

Transfascial sutures are used for retraction of the gall bladder.

The Critical View of safety is reversed when visualized through transvaginal scope.