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Vessel Sealer for Robotic Colectomy

Robert K Cleary, MD, Yu-Hsin Lin, MD St Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the Vessel Sealer when performing robotic colorectal operations. Methods and Procedures: The Vessel Sealer in this video was utilized by the surgeon through the robotic dissecting port (D1) during a… Continue Reading »

Fasting Insulin as a Surrogate Marker for Cardiac Risk in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Zeenat Hasan, MD, Dan Eisenberg, MD Stanford school of medicine and Palo Alto VA HCS Introduction The Framingham risk score has been shown to correlate with future risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Morbid obesity is known to increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, while bariatric surgery has been shown to decrease markers of cardiovascular risk.… Continue Reading »

Comparison of Tissue Response to Flat and Stepped Design Linear Stapler Cartridges

Marisha L Godek, PhD, MS, Elizabeth M Contini, Jennifer M Diederich, MS, Vit Novacek, PhD, Frederic Turquier, PhD, Dwight G Bronson, MS Covidien Surgical Solutions OBJECTIVE: This study examined the effects of stapler cartridge design on tissue deformation and correlated these observations to an existing finite element analysis model. DESCRIPTION AND METHODS (1): Upon closure,… Continue Reading »

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