Ravi Aggarwal, MRCS, Jasmine Winter-Beatty, MRCS, James Kinross, PhD, FRCS, Alexander C Von Roon, PhD, FRCS, Ara W Darzi, MD, FRCS, FACS, Sanjay Purkayastha, MD, FRCS. Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College LondonIntroduction: The TransEnterix Senhance™ Surgical Robotic System is a novel system that has recently received FDA clearance. With this clearance, the Senhance™ became… Continue Reading
Atul Kumar1, Kai-Che Liu1, Benjamin Niay2, Shih-Wei Huang1, Yen-Yu Wang3, Yi-Chun Lee4. 1Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Changhua, 2Télécom Physique Strasbourg, France, 3National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, 4Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, ChanghuaObjective: Augmented reality (AR) has been recently applied in endoscopic surgery [1, 2]. In AR a virtual object is superimposed on a real… Continue Reading
Waiting three minutes after application of alcohol-based skin preparation does not reduce operating room fires.
Peter M Einersen, MD1, Jason M Samuels, MD1, Krzysztof J Wikiel, MD2, Heather Carmichael, MD1, Douglas M Overbey, MD1, John T Moore, MD2, Carlton C Barnett, MD1, Thomas N Robinson, MD, MS2, Teresa S Jones, MD, MS2, Edward L Jones, MD, MS2. 1University of Colorado - Denver, 2VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare SystemIntroduction: Operating room fires… Continue Reading
Yuanyuan Feng1, Hannah McGowan1, Azin Semsar1, Hamid R Zahiri2, Ivan M George2, Timothy Turner2, Adrian Park2, Andrea Kleinsmith1, Helena M Mentis1. 1University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2Anne Arundel Medical CenterObjective of the Technology: Gaze pattern is demonstrated to be an indicator for a surgeon's competency in laparoscopic surgery. Eye-tracking studies have showed that experienced surgeons concentrate their… Continue Reading
Nobuyuki Sakurazawa, MD1, Masao Miyashita1, Shigeki Yokomuro1, Satoshi Matsumoto1, Youichi Kawano1, Akihisa Matsuda1, Kazuya Yamahatsu1, Eriko Shinozuka1, Junichiro Harada1, Kumiko Sekiguchi1, Fumihiko Ando1, Hiroki Masuda1, Manpei Kawashima1, Shintaro Kanaka1, Hiroshi Makino2, Eiji Uchida3. 1Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusou Hospital, 2Nippon Medical School Tama Nagayama Hospital, 3Nippon Medical School Main HospitalBackground: Endoscopic surgery has been widely… Continue Reading
Jared M McAllister, MD, Jeffrey A Blatnik, MD, Shuddhadeb Ray, MD, Sara Feaman, MA, CCRP, Margaret M Frisella, RN, L. Michael Brunt, MD. Washington University in St. LouisIntroduction: Enhanced imaging systems have been developed to alter laparoscopic camera output to facilitate visualization during laparoscopic surgery using several novel imaging modes: Clara mode reduces overexposure and… Continue Reading
Use of a Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure Device to Treat Colorectal Leaks: An Institutional Experience
Seagal Dauglas, MS, IV1, Christopher Melton, MSIII1, Leeds Steven, MD2, Fleshman James, MD2, Walter Peters, MD2, Katerina Wells, MD2. 1Texas A&M Health Sciences, 2Baylor University Medical Center, Dept. of SurgeryObjective of the technology or device: Anastomotic leak is one of the most challenging complications resulting from gastrointestinal surgery, as it is associated with significant patient morbidity… Continue Reading
Zeev Zalevsky, Prof, Asaf Shahmoon, PhD. Zsquare MedicalObjective of the technology Currently the world of endoscopy faces the following problems which are the objectives for our technology: 1. Patient risks – Existing endoscopic procedures mostly rely on re-usable endoscopes, taking up to 95% of the market share. Re-using an endoscope requires it to be sterilized… Continue Reading
Tumor ablation using 3-dimensional electromagnetic guided ultrasound versus standard ultrasound in a porcine model
B Krasnick1, D Sindram2, K Simo3, R Goss4, J Bharadwaj4, K Howk4, K Herdina4, C Hammill1. 1Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Department of Surgery, 2Novant Health, Winston-Salem, NC, Department of Surgery, 3Pro Medica Physicians, Toledo, OH, Department of Surgery, 4Medtronic, Boulder, COObjective: The objective of this study was to compare the placement of ablation needles… Continue Reading
Trocar site closure with a novel anchor based (Neoclose®) system versus standard suture closure: Preliminary results from a prospective randomized controlled trial.
Peter Walker, MD, John Hall, MD, Kulvinder Bajwa, MD, Sheilendra Mehta, MD, Todd Wilson, MD, Brad Snyder, MD, Angelyn Rivera, BS, Connie Klein, MS, Shinil Shah, DO, Erik Wilson, MD. University of Texas - HoustonIntroduction: Laparoscopic port sites are associated with a significant incidence of long-term hernia formation. In addition, closure with closed loop suture… Continue Reading
Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication TIF 2.0 for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease Using the Latest Iteration and Recently FDA Cleared EsophyX Z Report of First Worldwide Prospective Series of 10 patients Treated with EsophyX Z.
Adrian Lobontiu, MD, FACS1, Mircea Beuran, MD, FACS2, Matei Bratu, MD2, Bogdan Diaconescu, MD2, Mihaela Vartic, MD2, Ionut Negoi, MD, PhD2. 1Academic Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, Paris, France, 2Academic Emergency Hospital BucharestObjective: TIF 2.0 with the latest iteration of EsophyX Z is an endoluminal approach for patients with GERD, creating a partial fundoplication. Description of… Continue Reading
Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) for Rectal Lesions: Clinical and Oncological Outcomes of 130 Consecutive Patients at a Single Center
Arman Erkan, MD, Abdul Waheed, MD, Matthew R Albert, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Justin Kelly, MD, FRCS, John R Monson, MD, FACS, FRCS, FASCRS. Surgical Health Outcomes Consortium, Florida Hospital Medical CenterIntroduction: Transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME) is a novel emerging technique to facilitate pelvic dissection in low rectal lesions. This technique is still in its… Continue Reading
Trans-stomal Single Port Laparoscopic Hartmann’s Reversal is an efficacious and efficient procedure A case control study
Elie Chouillard. Paris West Medical CenterBackground: Nearly a century after its first description, the Hartmann’s procedure (H1), consisting in a left colonic resection and concomitant terminal colostomy, is still popular worldwide. Laparoscopy may lower the mortality and morbidity rates of the Hartmann’s procedure reversal (H2). However, H2 remains a challenging operation mainly due to adhesions… Continue Reading
Jason M Samuels, MD1, Peter Einersen, MD1, Krzysztof J Wikiel, MD2, Heather Carmichael1, Douglas M Overby1, John T Moore2, Carlton C Barnett2, Thomas N Robinson, MD2, Teresa S Jones2, Edward L Jones, MD2. 1University Of Colorado Denver, 2Denver VA Medical CenterIntroduction: The PURPOSE of our study was to evaluate the impact of smoke evacuation devices… Continue Reading
The Ureters Are Lit: Intraureteral Injection of Indocyanine Green for Identification of Ureters in Laparoscopic Surgery
Brian Bassiri-Tehrani, MD, Netanel Alper, MD, Jeffrey S Aronoff, MD, Yaniv Larish, MD. Lenox Hill HospitalUreteral stents have historically been used in pelvic surgery when anatomical or clinical considerations warrant urological expertise to aid in identifying the ureters. In the colorectal and gynecologic surgery literature, prophylactic ureteral stents appear to increase the ability to detect… Continue Reading