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SOURCE: Holy Cross Health

vNOTES (vaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery) is an advanced minimally invasive gynecologic procedure using the vagina as a surgical access route. The vNOTES technique is most commonly used for hysterectomy procedures, as well as salpingectomy, oophorectomy, and cystectomy procedures.

What is vNOTES?

vNOTES is the next advancement in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. vNOTES is performed by using the vagina as a surgical access route for the procedure, leaving the patient with no visible scarring.

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