Smita Sihag, MD, David W Rattner, MD, Ozanan R Meireles, MD. Massachusetts General Hospital. Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) still represents a novel procedure that more and more high-volume centers are seeking approval to perform for the treatment of achalasia. Here, we present a video demonstration of a successfully completed POEM at our center. In… Continue Reading
Anthony M Gonzalez, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Christian Hernandez Mucia, MD, Pedro E Garcia Quintero, MD, Rey Romero, MD, Charan Donkor, MD, Jorge R Rabaza, MD, FACS, FASMBS. Baptist Health South Florida. BACKGROUND: Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG) has been adopted as a stand-alone treatment for morbid obesity due its low morbidity and effectiveness that rivals Roux en-Y-Gastric… Continue Reading
Martin A Berducci, MD, Jorge Nefa, MD, Pablo A Gomez, MD, Arnoldo Castro, MD, Mario A Masrur, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD, Pablo E Omelanczuk, MD. Hospital Italiano de Mendoza, Argentina. Laparoscopic myotomy is today the gold-standard for the treatment of esophagea; achalasia. Post operative esophageal mucosal leaks, can be treated using minimal invasive techniques in… Continue Reading
Transvaginal Hybrid-notes Anterior Resection Using an Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System
Sebastian H Lamm, MD, Andreas Zerz, MD, Daniel C Steinemann, MD. Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Department of Surgery, CH-4101 Bruderholz, Switzerland. In this instructive HD 3D video we present our technique of transvaginal hybrid-NOTES anterior resection in diverticular disease. The film combines intra- and extracorporal pictures, simultaneous taken during the operation in HD 3D quality with… Continue Reading
Giovanni Dapri, MD, PhD, FACS, Viola Zulian, MD, Maria Bortes, MD, Perrine Mathonet, MD, Guy-Bernard Cadiere, MD. European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Brussels, Belgium. Background: Single-access laparoscopy (SAL) has been reported for adrenal gland surgery. This technique can also be applied for patients presenting giant and symptomatic diseases such as pheochromocytoma. Video: A 17-year-old woman… Continue Reading
Francesco Stipa, MD, PhD, FACS, Emanuele Soricelli, MD, Pietro Delle Site, MD, Ettore Santini, MD. Department of Surgery, Colorectal Surgical Unit. San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital - Rome. Purpose: Since its introduction in the early 1980s, Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) has become a safe surgical option for large polyps and low risk rectal cancers . Recently… Continue Reading
Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for full-thickness excision of an upper rectal neoplasm, requiring laparoscopic assistance for suture closure of a peritoneal violation.
Beatriz Martin-Perez, MD, Francisco Quinteros, MD, Henry Schoonyoung, MD, Lawna Hunter, BA, George Nassif, DO, Matthew Albert, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Sam Atallah, MD, FACS, FASCRS. Florida Hospital. TAMIS is a rapidly developing approach to high-quality excision of rectal neoplasia. It is best suited for lesions in the lower and mid-rectum, but TAMIS can be used… Continue Reading
Dilendra H Weerasinghe, MD, MRCSEd, MRCS, Glasg, Bestoun Ahmed, MD, Ziad Awad, MD, FACS, FRCSI. Department of Surgery University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville. Totally Laparoscopic Right hepatic lobectomy is a technically challenging operation. However recent data suggests that this is a safe and an effective operation with a complication profile similar to that… Continue Reading
Total Laparoscopic Choledochal Cyst Excision with Roux-En-Y Hepaticojejunostomy. Safe and Feasible Techniques and Tips in Pediatric Age group.
Sendhil Kumar, PhD, Latif Bagwan, Dr, Piyush Patwa, Dr, Deepu Thyagraj, Dr. Gateway Clinics. Coimabtore. India. Choledochal cyst excision and biliary enteric reconstruction constitute the best therapy for choledochal cyst. With increased familiarity with the laparoscopic anatomy of the biliary tract and advances in minimally invasive techniques, surgeons have ventured further to operate on technically… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
Edward L Felix, MD. Clovis Community Medical Center. In the past the accurate diagnosis and treatment of small bowel obstruction relied on an open exploration of the abdomen. With the advent of minimally invasive techniques, the accuracy of of determining the underlying etiology of the obstruction has been increased while decreasing the morbidity of the… Continue Reading
Technical and Technological innovations of pure laparoscopic hepatectomy, especially for the tumor located anterosuperior and posterior segments.
Tetsuo Ikeda, MD, PhD, M Tomikawa, MD, PhD, T Iguchi, MD, PhD, Y Yamashita, MD, PhD, T Ikegami, MD, PhD, H Uchiyama, MD, PhD, A Oshita, MD, PhD, T Yoshizumi, MD, PhD, Y Soejima, MD, PhD, M Ninomiya, K Shirabe, MD, PhD, Y Maehara. Tel:092-642-5462Fax:092-642-5482Kyushu University. Background: Laparoscopic liver resection is a common treatment for… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
Matt Strickland, MD, BASc, Dan Abramowitz, MD, John Hagen, MD, David Starr, MD. University of Toronto. This video illustrates the management of a partial small bowel obstruction secondary to gastric band erosion and migration to the jejunum. This is a rare complication of laparoscopic gastric banding. A 53-year-old female presented five years after insertion of… Continue Reading
Jeronimo Monterrrubio, MD, Miguel A Zapata, MD, Julio C Gallardo, MD, Luis A Zavala, MD, Marco A Juarez, MD, Ulises Caballero, MD, Christian Cussin, MD, Enrique Cedillo, MD, Eduardo Ahumada, MD, Aurora Linares, RN. Christus Muguerza - Udem. WE PRESENT OUR TECHNIQUE AND RESULTS OF OUR EXPIRIENCE WITH SINGLE PORT SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY AT CHRISTUS MUGUERZA… Continue Reading