Video Author: Schwaitzberg S

Approaching the difficult gallbladder: Preoperative decision-making

Presented by Steven D Schwaitzberg at the PG Course: Preventing Bile Duct Injuries; Creating a Culture of Safety in Cholecystectomy at the SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting on 3/17/2016 Keyword(s): ABD, abdomen, abdominal pain, ABX, AC, access, ACS, acute care surgery, acute cholecystitis, air, anatomy, antibiotics, aspiration, bile duct obstruction, biliary tree, cardiac heart failure, cardiac […]

Infection control perspective

Presented by Cathy Bauer at the Session: OR Team – Duodenoscopes, Infections and Reprocessing. What have we learned? at the SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting on 3/19/2016 Keyword(s): 3D visualization, anastomoses, box trainer, camera, colon, colon resection, complications, conversion, da Vinici robot, daVinci Surgical System, EFTR, endoluminal surgery, ergonomics, ESD, feedback, flex endo, gallbladder, general surgery, […]

Advances in Simulator Training

Presented by Steven D Schwaitzberg at the Panel: Hot Topics in Japan as Compared with the United States (joint panel with JSES) during the SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting.


Presented by Steven D Schwaitzberg at the PG Course: Introduction to the SAGES University Masters Program – Assuring Competency From the Get-Go during the SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting.

Approaching The Difficult Gallbladder: Preoperative Decision-Making

Dr. Steven Schwaitzberg, MD disclosures–43 sec are you a master at CCX?–1:50 optimizing the difficult case–4:05 anticipating problems–4:33 acute cholecystitis–13:35 chronic cholecystitis–14:20 cirrhosis–15:10 know when to call for help–15:55 optimizing outcomes–16:09 Keyword(s): ABS, acute cholecystitis, chronic cholecystitis, cirrhosis, conversion rate, CT, CVS, dilated CBD, ERCP, GB, GB disease, GBP, hydrox, imaging, informed consent, IOCs, jaundice, […]

Transition from Military to Civilian Practice

Transition from Military to Civilian Practice MAJ USAR (ret) Steven Schwaitzberg, MD options for transition to civilian practice–2:22 fellowship–4:22 issues–5:07 employment model–10:00 payment reform–13:36 evolution vs revolution–13:54 follow the $ & fee for service–14:52 incentives–15:05 Medicare–16:00 healthcare reform–16:32 financing reform–16:41 payment model–17:58 death of private practice surgeon–18:13 FFS–19:05 priorities–19:45 reorganization–20:22 ACO–22:07 technology access–23:00 what about […]

Prospective Randomized Trial of NOTES® Cholecystectomy Versus Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF NOTES® CHOLECYSTECTOMY VERSUS LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY Steven D Schwaitzberg, MD Michael L Kochman, MD disclosures–37 sec 1st NOSCAR white paper–44 sec Human NOTES CCX–1:31 NOSCAR–1:51 NOVEL trial aims–2:12 NOVEL trial design–2:44 NOVEL trial fund raising–3:13 NOVEL trial protocol approval–4:14 NOVEL trial grants & contracts–4:33 NOVEL trial study administration–5:53 NOVEL trial criteria–6:09 […]

Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (fuse) Certification Validation and Predictors of Success

FUNDAMENTAL USE OF SURGICAL ENERGY (FUSE) CERTIFICATION VALIDATION AND PREDICTORS OF SUCCESS Thomas N Robinson J Olasky, P Young, L S Feldman, P R Fuchshuber, S B Jones, A Madani, Michael Brunt, D Mikami, G P Jackson, J Mischna, S Schwaitzberg, Daniel B Jones intro–53 sec purpose–1:49 methods–2:09 results–3:11 conclusion–6:17 Q&A session–6:47 Keyword(s): certification validation, […]

SAGES Magical Mystery Tour

SAGES 2014-2015 President, L. Michael Brunt, MD gives the Presidential Address at the SAGES 2015 Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN Points of interest: Dr. Brunt begins his lecture–4:40 Acknowledgements–8:15 1989 SAGES board–9:35 Train the Trainer courses–11:16 sentinel evenT in the life of SAGES–14:11 another sentinel Keyword(s): 10,000 hour rule, 6 step program, aberrant anatomy, abstract, […]

VR Simulation Research at RPI

Presented by Ganesh Sankaranarayanan, PhD at the SAGES 2014 Meeting; Panel – Emerging Frontiers in Simulation-Based Surgical Education VR simulation research–3:11 VBLaST–4:05 VBLaST PC–5:53 VBLaST LP–6:33 V-Band simulator–7:12 V-Band training tasks–7:44 LAGB simulation begins–7:54 VTEST demo begins–9:34 VR2–11:10 VE Keyword(s): 3D interactive display interface, academic institutions, artificially control, blunt dissection, CeMSIM, clinical partners, clinicians, coag […]