Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) have similar long-term weight-loss and comorbidity-improvement among obese patients with chroni
We present the first known comparative analysis of robotic left-sided colorectal resection using natural orifice-assisted intracorporeal anastomosis (ICA) and removal
Although laparoscopic approach has been indicated widely in treatment of colorectal cancer with synchronous liver metastasis, safety and efficacy of laparoscopic simult
The current standard of care does not include prophylactic doses of an alpha-adrenergic blocker in preventing post-operative urinary retention among patients undergoi
The utility of biologically derived surgical meshes relies on their capacity to integrate with host tissue and remodel over time. However, development of mesh attachment to viscera after intraperit
Aim of this study was to show early clinical outcome compared with previous proximal gastrectomy (PG) cases.
Background: PG has been performed
Heller myotomy is the standard surgical treatment for achalasia. Although robotic surgery is increasingly utilized in general surgery, the literature provides few gui
The increasing use of flexible endoscopy as a minimally invasive tool has generated demand for a model which can easily train users on basic flexible endoscopic skills.
Previous abdominal surgery (PAS) may affect the operative time and intra-operative bowel injury, and can also influence the postoperative complications including post
Recently, the opportunity to perform laparoscopic intersphincteric resection (ISR) has been increased to preserve the anus. Temporary feacal diversion reduces the con