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Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29470163/abdominal-exploration-in-neonates-using-transumbilical-exposure-compared-with-transverse-laparotomies
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Hanna Alemayehu, Richard Sola, Nhatrang H Le, David Juang, Pablo Aguayo, Jason D Fraser, Shawn D St Peter
INTRODUCTION: The vertical transumbilical incision (TU) technique during neonatal abdominal exploration involves dissection and ligation of umbilical vessels, which allow access to all quadrants of the abdomen and complete bowel evisceration with minimal violation to the anterior abdominal wall. We compared patient characteristics and outcomes for neonates undergoing TU with standard transverse exploration. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A single-center retrospective review of neonates who underwent abdominal exploration between January 2010 and September 2015 was conducted after obtaining Institutional Review Board approval...
February 22, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29466120/a-modified-technique-to-create-a-standardized-floppy-nissen-fundoplication-without-a-bougie
#2
Petrus S S Castelijns, Marcel C G van de Poll, Johannes F Smulders
INTRODUCTION: Nissen fundoplication is frequently applied in the surgical treatment of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). When the gastroesophageal junction remains too large or becomes too narrow, persistent GERD or dysphagia may occur. To assure a correct size of the gastroesophageal junction, the fundoplication can be created over a bougie. However, this increases the risk of esophageal perforation. Therefore, we have modified a previously described technique to create a standardized fundoplication without the use of a bougie...
February 21, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29466083/laparoscopic-nissen-fundoplication-an-excellent-treatment-of-gerd-related-respiratory-symptoms-in-children-results-of-a-multicentric-study
#3
Ciro Esposito, Amulya Saxena, Sabine Irtan, Holger Till, Maria Escolino
INTRODUCTION: Respiratory manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), particularly chronic cough, are being recognized with increased frequency in children. This survey aimed to investigate the efficacy of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for treatment of GERD-related respiratory symptoms not responsive to medical therapy in neurological normal children. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We collected data of children with GERD-related respiratory complaints not responsive to medical therapy who underwent laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in four European centers of Pediatric Surgery over a 10-year period...
February 21, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29466072/a-novel-auxiliary-device-for-preventing-band-slippage-after-laparoscopic-adjustable-gastric-banding-infra-band-fixation-using-s-loop
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Sang-Yong Son, Yun Chan Park
BACKGROUND: Band slippage is known to be a troublesome complication of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB), often requiring surgical intervention. To prevent band slippage, a new auxiliary device "S-loop" was developed. METHODS: From July 2010 to January 2014, a total of 814 LAGBs were performed by a single surgeon. The patients were divided into two groups based on the application of S-loop: conventional LAGB group (n = 378) and S-loop group (n = 436)...
February 21, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29461914/comparison-of-open-versus-laparoscopic-versus-hand-assisted-laparoscopic-nephroureterectomy-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#5
Akbar Nouralizadeh, Shahin Tabatabaei, Abbas Basiri, Nasser Simforoosh, Mohammad Soleimani, Babak Javanmard, Anahita Ansari, Hamidreza Shemshaki
BACKGROUND: A systematic analysis of the evidence regarding oncological, perioperative and postoperative outcomes of open nephroureterectomy (ONU), laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (LNU), and hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (HALNU) was designed. METHODS: The summarized data were abstracted from 52 original research articles representing 19,195 patients. PubMed/Medline, Scopus, Google Scholar, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library were reviewed in March 2017, following PRISMA framework...
February 20, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29451422/intraperitoneal-onlay-mesh-technique-for-spigelian-hernia-in-an-outpatient-and-short-stay-surgery-unit-whats-new-in-intraperitoneal-meshes
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María Carmen Fernández-Moreno, Elena Martí-Cuñat, Guillermo Pou, Joaquín Ortega
BACKGROUND: Spigelian hernia (SH) is a rare entity, but its surgical treatment is essential because of its high complication risk. Laparoscopic approaches have become the option in elective surgery because it has less morbidity and requires a shorter stay. Several laparoscopic techniques have been employed, but there is no gold standard technique for this kind of hernia. We report, in this study, our experience with intraperitoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) repair. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifteen patients underwent elective surgery for SH between 2008 and 2015 in a Short-Stay Surgical Unit...
February 16, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29451415/clinical-and-economic-impact-of-an-enhanced-recovery-pathway-for-open-and-laparoscopic-rectal-surgery
#7
Richard Garfinkle, Marylise Boutros, Gabriela Ghitulescu, Carol-Ann Vasilevsky, Patrick Charlebois, Sender Liberman, Barry Stein, Liane S Feldman, Lawrence Lee
BACKGROUND: The short-term benefits of laparoscopy for rectal surgery are equivocal. The objective of this study was to determine the clinical and economic impact of an enhanced recovery pathway (ERP) for laparoscopic and open rectal surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All patients who underwent elective rectal resection with primary anastomosis between January 2009 and March 2012 at two tertiary-care, university-affiliated institutions were identified. Patients who met inclusion criteria were divided into four groups, according to surgical approach (laparoscopic [lap] or open) and perioperative management (ERP or conventional care [CC])...
February 16, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29446703/use-of-the-5-mm-endoscopic-stapler-for-ligation-of-fistula-in-laparoscopic-assisted-repair-of-anorectal-malformation
#8
Bethany J Slater, Saundra Kay, Steven S Rothenberg
OBJECTIVE: Laparoscopic anorectoplasty (LARRP) for the treatment of select anorectal malformations has gained popularity due to enhanced visualization of the fistula and the ability to place the rectum within the sphincter complex while minimizing division of muscles and the perineal incision. However, given the technical challenges and reported complications of ligation, a number of techniques have been described, including using clips, suture ligation, endoloops, or division without closure...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29446701/endoscopic-excision-of-benign-facial-masses-in-children-a-review-of-outcomes
#9
Deshka Foster, Tiffany J Sinclair, Jordan S Taylor, Sanjeev Dutta, Hermann P Lorenz, Matias Bruzoni
PURPOSE: Benign masses of the eyebrow and forehead are common in pediatric patients and can result in facial asymmetry, discomfort, or super-infection. Excision is classically conducted via an incision directly over the mass, which can produce sub-optimal cosmesis. Recently, an endoscopic approach using pediatric brow-lift equipment has been adopted. We reviewed our center's experience with endoscopic removal of benign facial lesions and compared these cases with an equivalent series of open cases...
February 15, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432055/minimally-invasive-pediatric-cholecystectomy-a-comparison-of-robotic-and-laparoscopic-single-and-multiport-techniques
#10
Heather Nolan, Joshua Glenn
BACKGROUND: Pediatric laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the current standard of care for gallbladder pathology. Single-incision and multiport procedures, as well as robotic and minimally invasive platforms, have been described; however, there is no head-to-head assessment of these interventions in the existing literature. The purpose of our study was to directly compare the minimally invasive cholecystectomy techniques of laparoscopic multiport (LMP), laparoscopic single incision (LSI), robotic multiport (RMP), and robotic single incision (RSI)...
February 12, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432050/preventing-rescue-surgeries-by-endoscopic-clipping-a-valuable-resource-in-the-surgeon-toolbox
#11
Shanglei Liu, Garth R Jacobsen, Bryan J Sandler, Thomas J Savides, Syed Fehmi, Hans Fuchs, Ran B Luo, Jonathan C Delong, Alisa M Coker, Caitlin Houghton, Santiago Horgan
AIM: Over-the-scope-clip (OTSC) System is a relatively new endoluminal intervention for gastrointestinal (GI) leaks, fistulas, and bleeding. Here, we present a single center experience with the device over the course of 4 years. METHODS: Retrospective chart review was conducted for patients who received endoscopic OTSC treatment. Primary outcome is the resolution of the original indication for clip placement. Secondary outcomes are complications and time to resolution...
February 12, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29424636/early-experience-with-video-assisted-thoracoscopic-anatomic-segmentectomy
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Fei Yao, Jian Wang, Ju Yao, Lei Xu, Junling Qian, Yongke Cao
BACKGROUND: Anatomic segmentectomy for stage I nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has potential advantages such as preserving pulmonary function and reducing postoperative complications. However, many surgeons are deterred from this procedure for its anatomical complexity. Therefore, we presented our early experience with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) anatomic segmentectomy compared with our most recent VATS lobectomy cases. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Forty patients with cT1aN0M0 (ground-glass opacity [GGO] rate >50%) NSCLC underwent VATS segmentectomy from January 2015 to December 2016...
February 9, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29424624/algorithm-of-laparoscopic-technique-in-pediatric-inguinal-hernia-results-from-experience-of-10-years
#13
Sherif M Shehata, Mohamed A Attia, Ashraf A El Attar, AbdelMotaleb E Ebid, Mohamed M Shalaby, Akram M ElBatarny
BACKGROUND: Many laparoscopic techniques have been evolved along years for pediatric inguinal hernia (PIH) with no standardization of technique. No single technique suits all varieties of hernia. PURPOSE: To propose an algorithm for allocation of PIH to laparoscopic technique based on internal ring (IR) diameter to improve outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Along 10 years, 459 cases with unilateral PIH were treated in Tanta University Hospital...
February 9, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29412753/comparison-of-adult-and-pediatric-surgeons-insight-into-simulation-based-tools-that-may-improve-expertise-among-experts
#14
Maeve O'Neill Trudeau, Brian Carrillo, Ahmed Nasr, Justin Ted Gerstle, Georges Azzie
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic models are increasingly recognized as important tools in surgical training. The purpose of this study was to compare pediatric and adult laparoscopic surgical skills, and gain insight into the upskilling in both groups. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Adult- and pediatric-sized laparoscopic simulators were fitted with custom-built motion tracking hardware and software. Participants were recruited at the Education Booth of the 2012 combined SAGES/IPEG meeting...
February 7, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29406817/evaluation-of-surgical-devices-using-an-artificial-pediatric-thoracic-model-a-comparison-between-robot-assisted-thoracoscopic-suturing-versus-conventional-video-assisted-thoracoscopic-suturing
#15
Shinya Takazawa, Tetsuya Ishimaru, Kanako Harada, Kyoichi Deie, Akinari Hinoki, Hiroo Uchida, Naohiko Sugita, Mamoru Mitsuishi, Tadashi Iwanaka, Jun Fujishiro
BACKGROUND: Pediatric robot-assisted surgery is increasingly being performed, but it is difficult to perform this procedure in infants. A pediatric thoracoscopic model of a 1-year-old patient was developed in our previous study, and this model was used to evaluate the use of a surgical robot for infant surgery. METHODS: Eight pediatric surgeons performed an intracorporeal suturing and knot-tying task using the da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System. The task completion time, number of needle manipulations, and force applied during suturing of the robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) group were compared with those of the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) group whose data had been collected from the same 8 surgeons in our previous study...
February 6, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29406808/application-of-three-dimensional-visualization-technology-in-laparoscopic-surgery-for-pheochromocytoma-paraganglioma-a-single-center-experience
#16
Bo Zhang, Zhi Chen, Xiheng Hu, Yao He, Minghao Li, Peihua Liu, Yongchao Du, Yuhang Liu, Xiang Chen
OBJECTIVE: To compare the feasibility of three-dimensional visualization technology (3DVT) with that of routine computed tomography (CT) examination during planning of laparoscopic surgery for pheochromocytoma (PHEO) and paraganglioma (PGL) and the effects on operative and postoperative outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The clinical data for 36 patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for PHEO/PGL in our department from January 2016 to April 2017 were analyzed retrospectively...
February 6, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29406807/quantifying-the-additional-difficulty-of-pediatric-robot-assisted-laparoscopic-re-do-pyeloplasty-a-comparison-of-primary-and-re-do-procedures
#17
Minki Baek, Mesrur Selcuk Silay, Jason K Au, Gene O Huang, Rodolfo A Elizondo, Kathleen Puttmann, Nicolette K Janzen, Abhishek Seth, David R Roth, Chester J Koh
BACKGROUND: Re-do pyeloplasty after failed open or laparoscopic ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction correction can be a challenging procedure because of scar formation at the previous anastomosis site and decreased vascularity of the ureter. This study compared the perioperative parameters for pediatric robot-assisted laparoscopic (RAL) primary and re-do pyeloplasties with an emphasis on the intra-operative parameters. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We compared the perioperative parameters of pediatric RAL procedures performed by a single surgeon at a tertiary care children's hospital for both primary ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) and recurrent UPJO after a previous open or laparoscopic procedure over 2013-2015...
February 6, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29406806/laparoscopic-versus-conventional-open-abdominoperineal-resection-for-rectal-cancer-an-updated-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#18
Xubing Zhang, Qingbin Wu, Tao Hu, Chaoyang Gu, Liang Bi, Ziqiang Wang
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection (LAPR) for rectal cancer (RC) treatment is still controversial, so we conducted this meta-analysis comparing LAPR with conventional open abdominoperineal resection (OAPR) to explore the safety and feasibility of LAPR for RC treatment. METHODS: A systematic literature search with no limits was performed in PubMed, and Ovid. The last search was performed on June 6, 2017. The outcomes of interests included intraoperative outcomes, pathological outcomes, postoperative outcomes, and survival outcomes...
February 6, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29406799/management-of-pediatric-urolithiasis-using-a-combination-of-laparoscopic-lithotomy-and-pyeloscopy
#19
Sergio Landa-Juárez, Bárbara M Rivera-Pereira, Ana M Castillo-Fernández
BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive procedures have become the standard option for treatment of urinary stones; the use of more invasive techniques is not a common practice currently. This emergent technology is not always available and laparoscopy is the alternative option. There are few reports of laparoscopic management for urinary lithiasis in pediatric patients. This study is about the use of laparoscopic surgery combined with pyeloscopy as a feasible first-line treatment for pediatric urolithiasis in renal and proximal ureteral locations...
February 6, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29393818/comparison-of-intraperitoneal-nebulization-of-ropivacaine-with-ropivacaine-fentanyl-combination-for-pain-control-following-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-a-randomized-double-blind-placebo-controlled-trial
#20
Nidhi Bhatia, Swati Mehta, Vikas Saini, Babita Ghai, Lileshwar Kaman
PURPOSE: Intraperitoneal local anesthetic nebulization is a new and novel technique for providing pain relief following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We compared the analgesic efficacy of intraperitoneal ropivacaine-fentanyl nebulization with ropivacaine nebulization alone for providing pain relief following laparoscopic cholecystectomy Materials and Methods: This prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial included 75 American Society of Anesthesiologists I/II patients, 18-60 years old, scheduled to undergo laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia...
February 2, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
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