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Present Comparison of over 12,000 Patients who Underwent Open, Laparoscopic, and Robotic Nissen Fundoplications

Benjamin Owen, Anton Simorov, MD, Andy Siref, Jeremy Parcells, MD, Dmitry Oleynikov, MD, FACS University of Nebraska Medical Center Background: Conventional laparoscopic fundoplications have been the gold standard for Nissen fundoplications for two decades. The advent of a robotic approach for fundoplication procedures creates a potential alternative. Thus, we used a national database to examine… Continue Reading »

Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (notes) Using Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (esd) for a Large Left Colon Lesion in a High-risk Patient

I. Emre Gorgun, MD, Erman Aytac, MD, Feza H Remzi, MD Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Introduction Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) with endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) provides en bloc resection of large tumors in the upper gastrointestinal tract. However, this technique can be challenging in the colon due… Continue Reading »

Technical and Physiologic Analysis of a Laparoscopic Fundoplication Learning Curve.

Antonio Ramos-De la Medina, MD, Carmina Diaz-Zorrilla, MD, Roberto Lagunes, PhD, Jose M Remes-Troche, MD, Maria F Gonzalez-Medina, MD, Miguel A Zavala, MD Veracruz Regional Hospital IntroductionLaparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication (LNF) is a technically demanding procedure that has a defined learning curve. Most studies dealing with LNF learning curves analyze operation time, hospital stay and complications… Continue Reading »

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