Amy, 26, has suffered from gallbladder problems since she was 10 years old. She opted to have her gallbladder removed through her vagina with a cutting-edge and highly experimental technique called Natural Orifice Surgery. Endoscopic tools are inserted through the body's orifices to reach a target organ and remove it.
The following video contains footage of actual medical procedures and is graphic in nature.
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Dr. Travis: 10 years ago 100% of all gallbladder removed by opening some ones abdomen, for there is a new ground breaking procedures called notes, were natural orifice surgery, really intreating stuff here. Speaker: That's early, early in the morning and I'm here for my notes procedure to get my gall balder remove. Santiago Horgan: we are in we are going put the patient for sleep and going to get these abdomen through the vagina, we were seemed for ever that the best way to do an operation is through an insertion where you cut the skin cut the muscles, and then get in to the belly cavity but this may be a better way to do it. We have to use 3 devices to out come of this operation, and when it is high definition endoscope then it's a long instrument and that allow us to reach the gall balder from the vagina. What we are doing now is mobilizing the gall bladder, and we are working from the abdomen and we are also working little bit from the belly button. Now we are placing the gall bladder inside the trocar so the gall balder is removed now, you see that there, it was a big operation with it within an hour as we promised and we are very happy. Dr. Travis: So thanks for being here, now I can tell you Lisa and I first fall was intrude by the surgery but before we have been get to that you and the experiences so that you went through for years and years suffering from gal balder disease, tell us the symptom you have. Speaker: Certain things always use to make me sick I couldn't eat fast food. Dr. Travis: And how long has been since the surgery. Speaker: less than a month. Dr. Travis: And no symptoms. Speaker: No Dr. Travis: If you rate a movie two thumbs up two thumbs down. Speaker: Definitely two thumbs up.

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