Type: Podium Video Presentation

Use of Chemical Components Separation for Primary Wound Closure in an Open Abdomen

Natasza M Posielski, BS, Clayton C Petro, MD, Yuri W Novitsky, MD, Hooman T Soltanian, MD, Michael J Rosen, MD. University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Introduction: A 58-year-old male with gallstone pancreatitis developed abdominal compartment syndrome requiring a decompressive laparotomy at an outside hospital. Ten days later his fascial defect remained >30cm wide and he […]

Total Laparoscopic Living Donor Right Hepatectomy: World First Report

Ho-Seong Han, Jai Young Cho, Yoo-Seok Yoon, Dae Wook Hwang, Young Ki Young Ki Kim, Hong Kyung Shin, Woohyung Lee. Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine. Background Right lobe living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is the predominant form of adult-to-adult LDLT. Accordingly, cosmetic and functional demand by young donors is […]

Sleeve Esophageal Endoscopic Mucosectomy “SEEM”

Ahmed Sharata, MD, Christy M Dunst, MD, Radu Pescarus, MD, Eran Shlomovitz, MD, Ashwin Kurian, MD, Kevin M Reavis, MD, Lee L Swanstrom, MD. Providence Portland Medical Center, The Oregon Clinic. The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma is increasing rapidly in the western world. The treatment of the early esophageal cancer (high grade dysplasia & intra […]

Hybrid Laparoscopic-Robotic Management of Type IVa Choledochal Cyst in the setting of prior Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Julietta Chang, MD, R. Matthew Walsh, MD, Kevin El-Hayek. Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Choledochal cysts are rare congenital lesions of the biliary system. The recommended treatment is surgical excision with biliary enteric reconstruction. In patients with normal anatomy, Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy is preferred. However, different options in biliary reconstruction must be entertained in those with altered anatomy. […]

THE SURGEON AND THE SCOPE: TALES FROM THE EARLY DAYS Tales from the Early Days of Laparoscopy at McGill

Katherine M McKendy, MD, Yusuke Watanabe, MD, Ekaterina Lebedeva, MLIS, Liane S Feldman, MD, Gerald M Fried, MD, Melina C Vassiliou, MD, MEd. McGill University Health Centre, Jewish General Hospital. This video is a compilation of interviews with the surgeons who pioneered the implementation of laparoscopic surgery at McGill. Using semi-structured interviews, we collected the […]

The nightmare of the GI surgeon

Radu Pescarus, MD, Ahmed Sharata, MD, Eran Shlomovitz, MD, Kevin M Reavis, MD, Christy M Dunst, MD, Lee L Swanstrom, MD. Oregon Clinic and Providence Portland Medical Center; Portland, Oregon. Perforations of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract represent a major challenge for all surgeons. Various endoscopic tools are increasingly part of the armamentarium of the GI […]

Foramen of Winslow Hernia: A Minimally Invasive Approach

Cristina R Harnsberger, MD, Elisabeth C McLemore, MD, Ryan C Broderick, MD, Peter Yu, MD, Martin A Berducci, MD, Catherine Beck, MD, Hans F Fuchs, MD, Garth R Jacobsen, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD. University Of California, San Diego. Hernias through the Foramen of Winslow have traditionally been managed via an open surgical approach. The case […]

Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair with Collis Gastroplasty and Diaphragmatic Relaxing Incision

Geoffrey Chow, MD, Ezra N Teitelbaum, MD, Nathaniel J Soper, MD, Eric S Hungness, MD. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. This video shows a laparoscopic repair of a type III paraesophageal hernia. Despite full mobilization, a short esophagus was present and a stapled Collis-type wedge fundectomy was performed as an esophageal lengthening procedure. Additionally, […]

Removal of Magnetic Les Augmentation Device

Cristina R Harnsberger, MD, Ryan C Broderick, MD, Martin A Berducci, MD, Catherine Beck, MD, Alberto S Gallo, MD, Moneer Almadani, MD, Bryan J Sandler, MD, Garth R Jacobsen, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD. University Of California, San Diego. Magnetic lower esophageal sphincter (LES) augmentation devices are being placed in patients for management of gastroesophageal reflux […]

Using a Functional Lumen Imaging Probe to Assess the Effect of Variable Myotomy Length During Poem and Heller

Ezra N Teitelbaum, MD, Nathaniel J Soper, MD, Eric S Hungness, MD. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. This video demonstrates the use of a functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP) to evaluate esophagogastric junction (EGJ) distensibility in real-time during operations for achalasia. FLIP is additionally used to test the physiologic effect of variable myotomy length […]

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