Type: Video Channel

Laparoscopic Bochdalek Hernia Repair

David A Santos, MD, Nina N Bowman, DO, Clifford C Eke, MD, FACS. Kaiser Permanente Southern California Fontana/Ontario Medical Center. Background: Bochdalek hernias are rare entities in adults and usually present as bowel obstruction.  Asymptomatic hernias, as diagnosed on computed tomography,  have an incidence of 0.17% in the general population.  The optimal repair of a […]

Petersen’s Space Hernia After Gastric Bypass in a Pregnant Patient

Milan Ernjakovic, MD, FRCSC, John Hagen, MD, FRCSC. University of Toronto, Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, Canada.   This video summarizes the case of a Petersen’s space hernia in a 27 weeks pregnant woman who presented 2 years after a laparoscopic gastric bypass. An urgent exploratory laparoscopy was performed and the diagnosis of a Petersen’s […]

Robotic-assisted Re-do gastrojejunostomy for a giant ulcer

Raquel Gonzalezh-Heredia, MD, PhD, Mario Masrur, MD, Enrique Elli, MDFACS. University of Illinois at Chicago. Gastric ulcer after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a challenging situation that bariatric surgeons face. A revisional procedure is indicated when medical treatments fail to improve symptoms. A minimally invasive approach is always worth the attempt. Robotic system allows for an […]

Through One Hole to Fix Another: Transgastric Ventral Hernia Repair in a Porcine Model

Rebecca Kowalski, MD, John Romanelli, MD, David Desilets, MD, David Earle, MD. Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine. This video highlights the techniques we are using to perform NOTES transgastric ventral hernia repair in a porcine model. This is a pilot study to show that we are able to deliver a mesh into […]

Laparoscopic Morgagni Hernia Repair

Adrian Park, MD, FACS, Courtney Doyle, MD. Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland. This video represents repair of a Morgagni hernia, a rare congenital diaphragmatic hernia. The technique employed is repair without mesh implantation, utilizing transabdominal interrupted sutures.

Cystojejunostomy-an ideal treatment for pancreatic pseudocyst located distant to the stomach

C Palanivelu, MS, MCh, FACS, P Sethilnathan, MS, R Parthasarathi, MS, P Praveen Raj, MS, Vp Nalankilli, MS, S Sumonth, MS. GEM Hospital & Research Centre, Coimbatore, INDIA. Pancreatic Pseudocysts are a common sequelae of acute pancreatitis. It accounts for 75% of the cystic neoplasms of the pancreas. In case of symptomatic cysts, rapidly enlarging […]

Laparoscopic Management of Perforated Gastric Ulcers after Gastric Bypass with a combined Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Technique

Benjamin Clapp, MD. Providence Memorial Hospital. This video demonstrates the combined laparoscopic and endoscopic management of perforated ulcers after gastric bypass. The first segment shows a perforated ulcer at the gastrojejunostomy and the laparoscopic management with an omental patch. The second segment shows the management of an antecolic antegastric bypass with a perforated prepyloric ulcer. […]

Robot Assisted Management of Complex Choledocholithiasis Using Holimum Laser

Omaira Rodriguez, MD, Renata Sanchez, MD, Luis Medina, MD, Oriana Salamo, MD, Valentina Baez, MD, Alexis Sanchez, MD, MSc. Robotic Surgery Program – University Hospital Of Caracas, Robotic And Minimally Invasive Surgery Center – La Floresta Medical Institute. Introduction The holmium laser is a useful tool in the management of complex choledocholithiasis. It allows safe […]

Robotic Adrenalectomy of Giant Pheochromocytoma

Alexander Ramirez Valderrama, MD, Robert M Dickanson, MD, Gerald J Wang, MD. New York Hospital Queens. INTRODUCTION The definitive treatment of pheochromocytoma is surgical resection. The viability and success of laparoscopic removal of large pheochromocytoma are questionable. We present a video of a successful laparoscopic robotic resection of a 9 cm pheochromocytoma using the da […]

Spleen preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy

Francesco Stipa, MD, PhD, FACS, Emanuele Soricelli, MD, Antonio Burza, MD, Pietro Delle Site, MD. Department of Surgery, Colorectal Surgical Unit. San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital – Rome.  Purpose: Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP) may represent an effective surgical option for the management of small cystic neoplasms in the body or tail of the pancreas in selected […]