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Preventing mesh infections: What materials and techniques are available?

Presented by Shirin Towfigh at the Panel: Oy, What a Mesh! during the SAGES 2016 Annual Meeting.

V016 Robotic Spermatic Cord Lysis for Treatment of Post-operative Chronic Testicular Pain after Laparoscopic TEP Inguinal Hernia Repair with Mesh

V016 ROBOTIC SPERMATIC CORD LYSIS FOR TREATMENT OF POST-OPERATIVE CHRONIC TESTICULAR PAIN AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC TEP INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR WITH MESH Erfan Zarrinkhoo, BA Shirin Towfigh, MD, David Josephson, MD; Beverly Hills Hernia Center, Tower Urology pt story–11 sec Keyword(s): IHR, mesh, spermatic cord denervation, spermatic cord lysis, TEP, testicular pain

V016 Robotic Spermatic Cord Lysis for Treatment of Post-operative Chronic Testicular Pain after Lapa

V016 ROBOTIC SPERMATIC CORD LYSIS FOR TREATMENT OF POST-OPERATIVE CHRONIC TESTICULAR PAIN AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC TEP INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR WITH MESH Erfan Zarrinkhoo, BA Shirin Towfigh, MD, David Josephson, MD; Beverly Hills Hernia Center, Tower Urology pt hx–11 sec testicular US–53 sec pelvic MRI–1:03 procedural video–1:45 f/u–4:03 significance of findings–4:15 Keyword(s): adhesiolysis, lap TEP IHR, pelvic […]

Laparoscopic Revision of Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication in Three Patients with Unrecognized H

SAGES 2012 Bonus Video – Elliott R Brill, MD, Michael J Lee, MD, Scott A Cunneen, MD, Shirin Towfigh, MD, Edward H Phillips, MD, Miguel A Burch, MD case#1–50 sec Keyword(s): EsophyX, GERD, HH, lap revision, laparoscopy, partial fundoplication, plication, TIF, Toupet fundoplication

Inguinal Hernia – Laparoscopic vs. Open Debate: What is the BEST Practice? – laparoscopic

Shirin Towfigh, M.D. disclosures–22 sec citation–1:18 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15107485 major benefits of lap surgery–3:49 lap surgery myths–6:10 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16463074 Keyword(s): abdominal surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, balloon dissector, C-section, chronic pain, fibrin glue, foreign body, GA, hernia fixation, laparoscopy, laparotomy, LIHR, LND, lymphadenectomy, mesh, prostatectomy, robotic surgery, staples, TAPP, TEP, wound complications

Biologic Mesh Should NOT Be Widely Applied: Shirin Towfigh, M.D.

Hernia Debates Panel: What Has Happened and What Do We Have to Do? Keyword(s): Alloderm, bioactive prosthetic material, biologic grafts, biologic mesh, contaminated fields, FDA, gangrenous, hernia repair, infected field, Lichtenstein repair, mesh reaction, pus, recurrence rate, seroma, short-term outcomes, small intestinal submucosa, SSI, Surgisis, ventral abdominal hernias, xenograft