We present the case of a 47 years-old female with history of kidney transplantation, who underwent a paraesophageal hernia repair with mesh in 2009. The patient complained about progressive dysphag
Through this case we describe the importance of jejunojejunostomy laterality relative to the Petersen's defect of the Roux alimentary limb during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
Laparoscopic cystogastrostomy is an suitable procedure for the drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts if the cysts is present in the lesser sac (retro-gastric).
Hemangiomas are the most common liver lesions. They are blood filled cavities lined by endothelial cells, usually supplied by the hepatic artery. The documented frequency is found to be 7% at
Indocyanine Green (ICG) has an unquestionable versatility in the field of minimally invasive surgery. We postulate that ICG is an effective al
This is a 34-year old woman with no past medical or surgical history who presented with chronic right upper quadrant pain. A right upper quadrant ultrasound was initially obtained revealing a
This video demonstrates a novel approach to perform endoluminal surgery for a 3cm polyp in the distal sigmoid colon using a combined rigid and flexible endoscopic approach. The patient is a 56-year
There is a significant gender imbalance in academic medicine. Speaking invitations are used by faculty promotion and tenure committees as evidence of external recogniti
Multiple patient factors may convey increased risk of complications and death after bariatric surgery. Assessing the likelihood of short-term morbidity is useful for
The functional lumen imaging probe (FLIP) is a novel measurement catheter that can evaluate esophagogastric junction (EGJ) distensibility and esophageal peristalsis i
This is a 29 year old female with past medical history of severe Ulcerative Colitis, refractory to medical therapy, who in the past underwent a laparoscopic subtotal co
intraoperative measurement of anti-reflux surgery is not standardized and the Endoluminal Functional Lumen Imaging Probe (EndoFLIP) has the potential to se
Whipple procedures are one the most challenging surgeries due to the pancreas location and vascular relations. Bleeding control can be a difficult task to overcome le
A 26 year-old female presented with months of right upper quadrant pain. Diagnostic imaging showed a small fluid collection adjacent to the gastric antrum, initially suspected to be an abscess. A p
This report describes the benefits and drawbacks in the use of a novel articulating device (Artisential), which has a multi-degree wrist freedom like the Davinci endo
Optimal hiatal hernia repair technique has yet to be standardized. There is still no consensus on the multiple technical aspects of the procedure including: mesh fixation, division of short g
To demonstrate the safety and feasibility of robot-assisted right hepatectomy in a septuagenarian without the implementation of Pringle maneuver.
Complex incisional hernia repairs using component separation techniques can have associated wound complications as high as 57%. Major and minor flap and wound complicat
In patients with gastric dysfunction who require nutritional support, jejunal feeding is a safe method for providing enteral nutrition. There are several approaches to place gastrojejunostomy (GJ)
Magnetic sphincter augmentation (MSA) is an effective treatment for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. In early studies, patients with a hiatal hernia (HH
49-year-old female with 1-year history of worsening epigastricpai. Pain characterized as constant, dull and squeezing, worsened by oral intake, esp
Tracking and analyzing surgical tool movements, anatomical structures and bleeding in laparoscopic-surgical views are beneficial for training and safety. Furthermore,
This is a presentation of a robotic Heller Myotomy, showing both a partial anterior (Dor) and a posterior (Toupet) fundoplication. The first case is a 44 year old female who presents with dysphagia
Robotic distal pancreatectomy for trauma has never been reported. We present a case of blunt abdominal trauma resulting in a Grade III injury of the pancreatic body w