This special series on “Natural Orifice Specimen Extraction in Colorectal Surgery” is edited by Dr. Cuneyt Kayaalp.
Dr. Cuneyt Kayaalp is currently the Chairman of the Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery and the Director of Abdominal Transplantation at Yeditepe University Hospitals. He specializes on gastrointestinal surgery and particularly on minimal invasive surgical techniques. He is the vice-president of Turkish Bariatric Metabolic Surgery Society. He is the vice-president of Turkish Society of Hydatidology. He is an Executive Board Member of Turkish Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery Association. Apart from these three, he is a member of seven other societies (Turkish Surgical Society, Turkish Association of Laparoscopic Endoscopic Surgery,Turkish Association of Gastrointestinal Surgery, International Federation of Surgical Obesity, International Society of Liver Surgerons, International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologists Oncologists and International Alliance of Natural Orifice Surgery). He is the co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Echinococcoses. He is in the Editorial Board of 10 medical journals (Turkish Journal of Surgery, Journal of Liver, Frontiers of Surgery, Turkish Journal of Colorectal Disease, Annals of Laparoscopic Endoscopic Surgery, World Journal of Hepatology, Iranian Journal of Colorectal Research, Azerbaijan Medical Association Journal (AMAJ), Journal of Eurasian Medical Science, Gastrointestinal Endoskopi). He has more than 300 publications and four book chapters.
- Natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE) following laparoscopic colorectal surgery
- Classification of natural orifice specimen extraction surgery (NOSES) for colorectal procedures
- Right sided laparoscopic colon resections combined with natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE)
- Left sided laparoscopic colon and rectum resections combined with natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE)
- Laparoscopic total colectomy with natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE)
- Transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME)
- Comparison of natural orifice and conventional transabdominal specimen extraction
- Combined resections with colorectal surgeries and their combined natural orifice specimen extractions (NOSE)
- Transanal vs. transvaginal extractions
- Benign and malign colorectal pathologies for natural orifices specimen extraction surgery (NOSES)
- Complications of colorectal natural orifice specimen extraction surgery (NOSES)
- Sigmoid volvulus and natural orifice specimen extraction surgery (NOSES)
- Appendectomy through natural orifices
The series “Natural Orifice Specimen Extraction in Colorectal Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Cuneyt Kayaalp is serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.