Topic: HPB

Fibrin sealants for the prevention of postoperative pancreatic fistula following pancreatic surgery (A Cochrane review)

Nansheng Cheng, MD, Xianze Xiong, MD, Su Peng, MD, Yao Cheng, MD. West China Hospital, Sichuan University. Background: Postoperative pancreatic fistula is one of the most frequent and potentially life-threatening complications following pancreatic resections. Fibrin sealants are introduced to reduce the incidence of pancreatic fistula by some surgeons. Methods: The Cochrane Library (Issue 10, 2012), […]

Telaprevir with Adjusted dose of Ribavirin in naive CHC-G1: Efficacy And Treatment in CHC in Hemodialysis population. TARGET C Trial- A Placebo Randomized Control Clinical Trial

P Patrick Basu, MD, MRCP, FACG, AGAF, Niraj J Shah, MD, Md Ashfique, MD, Sakina Farhat, MD, Ravi Siriki, MD. 1. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY 2. NSLIJHS/ Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, NY 3. James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY. Objective: The prevalence […]

Laparoscopic TG necrosectomy for infected pancreatic necrosis

David J Worhunsky, MD, Monica M Dua, MD, Jeffrey A Norton, MD, Brendan C Visser, MD. Stanford University Medical Center. Open pancreatic necrosectomy remains associated with significant morbidity. In this video, we present a case of a laparoscopic transgastric necrosectomy, a novel minimally invasive technique for debridement of pancreatic necrosis. Two laparoscopic ports are placed […]

Gallstone Ileus in the setting of Situs Inversus

Heidi J Miller, MD, MPH, Nadia Awad, MD, Jihan Hegazy, MD, FACS. Albert Einstein Healthcare Network. We present the case of a 42 year old male who presented to the emergency room with 2 days of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. He complained of sharp, epigastric pain that radiated to the umbilicus and was associated […]

Natural Course of Intra-abdominal Fluid Collections Following Minimally Invasive Left Sided Pancreatectomy

Sung Hwan Lee, MD, Chang Moo Kang, MD, Ho Kyoung Hwang, MD, Sung Hoon Choi, MD, Woo Jung Lee, MD. Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine.  Introduction Intra-abdominal fluid collections (IFC) at operative bed were frequently founded after minimally invasive left sided pancreatectomy. However, natural course of IFC following minimally invasive left sided […]

Extra-Glissonian Mass Ligation of the Left Portal Pedicle During Laparoscopic Left Hepatectomy

Cory Johnston, MD, Pippa Newell, MD, Chet Hammill, MD, Ronald Wolf, MD, Paul Hansen. Providence Portland Cancer Center, The Oregon Clinic, Foundation for Surgical Innovation and Education. Extra-Glissonian mass ligation of the left portal pedicle is an efficient technique for inflow control during laparoscopic left hepatectomy that is safe and time-saving. We demonstrate the techique in video […]

Importance of the Node of Calot in Gall Bladder Neck Dissection: A Novel Standardized Approach to the Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Michael Timoney, MD, Sharique Nazir, MD, David Swedler, MD, George S Ferzli, MD, FACS. Lutheran medical Center,Brooklyn ,New York. Introduction Bile duct injury (BDI) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy is one of the most feared complications in General Surgery. Iatrogenic BDI can result in the need for major reconstructive surgery, poor quality of life and increased mortality […]

Laparoscopic Whipple procedure

Dilendra H Weerasinghe, MD, Bestoun Ahmed, MD, Ziad Awad, MD, FACS, FRCSI. University of Florida-Department of Surgery.   Laparoscopic pancreatectomy is a technically difficult operation to perform. However with advancing laparoscopic training and experience this will be the standard of care for treating tumors of the head of the pancreas in the near future. Recent […]

Cholangiocarcinoma in hepatic hemangioma with hepatitis B infection

Yao Cheng, MD, Nansheng Cheng, MD, Xianze Xiong, MD. Department of Bile Duct Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University. The simultaneous occurrence of hepatic hemangioma and cholangiocarcinoma is very rare. The development of cholangiocarcinoma in the location of hepatic hemangioma is even more rarely seen. A 59-year-old woman presented to our hospital for evaluation of […]

Romiplostim’s Effect to Optimize SVR with Telaprevir, Ribavirin, And Peg Interferon-alfa 2a in Thrombocytopenic Cirrhotics with Chronic Hepatitis C. A Placebo Controlled Prospective Clinical Trial: RESTRAINT C Trial

Prithwijit Basu, MD, MRCP, FACG, AGAF, Niraj J Shah, MD, Ravi Siriki, MD, Md Ashfique, MD, Sakina Farhat, MD. 1Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY; 2 NSLIJHS/ Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, NY, 3 James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY. Objectives: Treating CHC (Chronic hepatitis […]

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