Type: Podium Presentations

Impact of Previous Midline Laparotomy On the Outcomes of Laparoscopic Intestinal Resections: A Case-matched Study

Erman Aytac, Luca Stocchi, Julie DeLong, Meagan M Costedio, Emre Gorgun, Hermann Kessler, Feza H Remzi. Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. INTRODUCTION: The effectiveness of laparoscopic intestinal resection in patients with previous midline laparotomy (PML) is controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of laparoscopic surgery […]

Laparoscopic Partial Splenectomy Is Safe and Effective in Patients with Focal Benign Splenic Lesion

Xin Wang, PhD, Yongbin Li, PhD, Hua Zhang, PhD, Bing Peng, PhD. Department of Hepatobiliopancreatic surgery, West China Hospital, Chengdu, China. Background: Traditionally, splenectomy is considered the treatment of choice for splenic lesions. The risk of early and late complications and the awareness of pivotal immunologic function of spleen, has pushed the development of spleen […]

Cost Analysis Comparing Intraoperative Fluorescent Cholangiography with Fluoroscopic Cholangiogram

Fernando Dip, MD, Domenech Asbun, MS, Armando Rosales-Velderrain, MD, Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, Conrad H Simpfendorfer, MD, Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS. Cleveland Clinic Florida. Introduction: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) remains the gold standard approach for symptomatic cholelithiasis. Despite its standardization, the rate of bile duct injury (BDI) has risen from 0.2 […]

Improved Survival Following Minimally Invasive Oesophagectomy Compared to Open Surgery

Oliver C Burdall, James Fullick, Alexander P Boddy, Jane Blazeby, Richard Krysztopik, Christopher Streets, Andrew Hollowood, Christopher P Barham, Daniel R Titcomb. Bristol Royal Infirmary. INTRODUCTION Oesophageal cancer is one of the top ten most common cancers and increasing in incidence worldwide. As with other areas of surgery, minimally invasive techniques have been used to […]

Assessment and Reduction of Diaphragmatic Tension During Hiatal Hernia Repair

Brian E Louie, MD, Daniel Davila Bradley, MD, Peter Baik, MD, Alexander S Farivar, MD, Ralph W Aye, MD. Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center. Background: During hiatal hernia repair both axial tension along the esophagus and radial tension on the diaphragmatic hiatus need to be reduced in order to effect a successful repair and […]

A Multi-Center Study of Using Carbon Nanoparticles to Track Lymph Node Metastasis in T1-2 Colorectal Cancer

Jun Yan, MD, Fangqin Xue, MD, Hui Zhang, MD, Gang Chen, MD, Jianping Lu, MD, Lisheng Cai, MD, Mingzhi Cai, MD, Gao Xiang, MD, Yunfeng Hong, MD, Wenbo Chen, MD, Guoxin Li, MD. Department of General Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University. Background: There are approximately 10 percent patients with lymph node metastasis in T1 […]

Does The Cost Of Robotic Cholecystectomy Translate To A Financial Burden?

Sharona Ross, MD, Richard Klein, Carrie Ryan, MS, Paul Toomey, MD, Prashant Sukharamwala, MD, Alexander Rosemurgy, MD. Florida Hospital Tampa; Tampa, Florida. Introduction: Robotic application to cholecystectomy has dramatically increased, though its impact on cost of care and reimbursement has not been studied. We undertook this study to evaluate and compare cost of care and […]

Comparison of FLS Surgical Skills Performance Using a Motorised Instrument by Conventional Laparoscopy and by Single Port Access

Patrice Crochet, MD, Rajesh Aggarwal, PhD, Sophie Knight, MD, Karine Baumstarck, MD, Maxime Marcelli, MD, Jean-Philippe Estrade, MD, Eric Lambaudie, PhD, Alexandre Lazard, MD, Aubert Agostini, MD. 1. Department of Gynecology, La Conception Hospital, Assistance Publique des Hopitaux de Marseille, France. 2. Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Introduction : Single […]

Age, Gender, and Vitamin D Use Predict Regression of Barrett’s Esophagus – Results From a Retrospective Cohort of 2563 Patients

Craig S Brown, Chi Wang, PhD, Jay L Goldstein, MD, John G Linn, MD, Ervin W Denham, MD, Stephen P Haggerty, MD, Mark S Talamonti, MD, John A Howington, MD, Michael B Ujiki, MD. NorthShore University Health Systems, Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. Introduction: Barrett’s esophagus is the most predictive risk […]

A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial to Compare Single-port Endo-laparoscopic Surgery vs Conventional Tep Inguinal Hernia Repair

Sujith I Wijerathne, MBBS, MRCS, Narendra Agarwal, MBBS, MS, Ahmad Ramzi, MD, Davide Lomanto, MD, PhD, FAMS. Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre, Department of Surgery; National University Health System, Singapore. The success of laparoscopic surgery was due to the less surgical trauma, including less operative pain, complications and better cosmetics. Evolution in the last decades has […]

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