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Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28632073/clinical-characteristics-and-laparoscopic-treatment-of-supravesical-hernia
#1
Sung Ryul Lee
AIM: Inguinal hernias may be direct or indirect, and supravesical hernias, a subtype of inguinal hernias, are often mistaken as direct hernias as their symptoms are similar. The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics of supravesical hernias and to introduce a minimally invasive surgical method as a treatment for supravesical hernias. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-seven patients with supravesical hernias were treated using laparoscopic herniorrhaphy and wall defect suture with a mesh implant from September 2012 to December 2016 at Damsoyu hospital, Seoul, Korea...
June 20, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631946/stented-versus-stentless-laparoscopic-ureterolithotomy-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#2
Mohammad Hossein Soltani, Hamidreza Shemshaki
INTRODUCTION: This systematic review and meta-analysis were designed to evaluated the efficacy and safety of stented versus stentless laparoscopic ureterolithotomy (LU). METHODS: We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis that included six trials that investigated the outcomes, including the rate of prolonged urine leakage, operative time, time to drain removal, and estimated blood loss, between stented versus stentless LU. RESULTS: Four studies with 289 participants were included in the study...
June 20, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622085/c-reactive-protein-as-a-predictor-of-difficult-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-in-patients-with-acute-calculous-cholecystitis-a-multivariate-analysis
#3
Aarón Díaz-Flores, Eduardo Cárdenas-Lailson, Adolfo Cuendis-Velázquez, Andrés Rodríguez-Parra, Mario E Trejo-Ávila
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the treatment of choice for mild and moderate acute cholecystitis. The aim of this study was to analyze the utility of C-reactive protein (CRP) as a predictor of difficult laparoscopic cholecystectomy (DLC) in patients with acute cholecystitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a prospective study. All patients included were treated with emergency LC. Patients were analyzed as DLC and nondifficult laparoscopic cholecystectomy (NDLC)...
June 16, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622078/a-feasibility-study-and-technical-tips-for-the-use-of-an-articulating-bipolar-vessel-sealer-in-da-vinci-robot-assisted-gastrectomy
#4
Seong-Ho Kong, Tae Han Kim, Yeon Ju Huh, Seung-Young Oh, Hye Seong Ahn, So Yong Park, Yun Suk Choi, Yun-Suhk Suh, Hyuk-Joon Lee, Han-Kwang Yang
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a new articulating bipolar energy device, the EndoWrist(®) One™ Vessel Sealer (VS), in da Vinci(®) robot-assisted gastrectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients (n = 17) with cT1/2 gastric cancer who underwent robotic gastrectomy using the VS were prospectively enrolled in the study group (VS group). The clinicopathological outcomes, including operative time, intraoperative blood loss, amount of postoperative drainage, postoperative biochemical analysis results, and complication rates, were prospectively collected and compared with those of patients who underwent robotic gastrectomy using conventional ultrasonic shear force ([US] group, n = 52) during the same time period...
June 16, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28609220/reconstruction-options-for-pancreaticoduodenectomy-in-patients-with-prior-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
#5
Mihir M Shah, Benjamin M Martin, Jamil L Stetler, Ankit D Patel, S Scott Davis, Juan M Sarmiento, Edward Lin
BACKGROUND: Patients with prior Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) operations for weight loss present reconstruction challenges during a pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). With over 60,000 RYGB performed annually, the increasing odds of encountering such patients during a PD make it imperative to understand the RYGB anatomy and anticipate reconstruction options. This article describes the possible reconstruction options and their rationale. METHODS: We reviewed our PD reconstruction options, compared them to what have been described in the literature, and derived a consensus from internal conferences comprising bariatric and hepatopancreatobiliary surgeons to describe known reconstruction options...
June 13, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28604246/is-portomesenteric-vein-thrombosis-after-laparoscopic-sleeve-gastrectomy-related-to-short-course-prophylaxis-of-thromboembolism-a-monocentric-retrospective-analysis-about-an-infrequent-but-not-rare-complication-and-review-of-the-literature
#6
Francesco Caruso, Giovanni Cesana, Laura Lomaglio, Stefano Cioffi, Francesca Ciccarese, Matteo Uccelli, Stefano Olmi
BACKGROUND: Portomesenteric vein thrombosis (PMVT) is considered a rare and potentially fatal complication of bariatric surgery. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is one of the most performed bariatric procedures in the world. PMVT in LSG was first reported in 2009 by Berthet et al. in a thrombophilic patient. No data exist regarding the real prevalence of this complication specifically after LSG. METHODS: We examined retrospectively all the clinical records of patients who underwent LSG for morbid obesity from January 2011 to December 2016...
June 12, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28594628/three-dimensional-versus-two-dimensional-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-a-systematic-review
#7
Iman Komaei, Giuseppe Navarra, Giuseppe Currò
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: In the last decades, the three-dimensional (3D) imaging systems have been introduced in an attempt to improve depth perception and image quality during laparoscopic cholecystectomy interventions. The goal of our systematic review was to provide enough convincing evidences on superiority and benefits of 3D over two-dimensional (2D) imaging systems, from both surgeon's and patient's point of view, justifying the cost-effectiveness of newly developed 3D systems. METHODS: Two authors separately performed a full literature search aiming to find randomized controlled trials evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of 3D versus 2D laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures...
June 8, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28594594/laparoscopic-assisted-extravesical-ureteral-reimplantation-and-extracorporeal-ureteral-tapering-repair-for-primary-obstructive-megaureter-in-children
#8
Manuel Lopez, Romy Gander, Gloria Royo, François Varlet, Marino Asensio
BACKGROUND: Open surgery is a preferred treatment for primary obstructive megaureter (POM) in cases where the conservative treatment fails, with reported success rates of 90%-96%. OBJECTIVE: To describe our initial experience in the treatment of POM by laparoscopic-assisted extracorporeal ureteral tapering repair (EUTR) and laparoscopic ureteral extravesical reimplantation (LUER) by following Lich Gregoir technique as an alternative to open surgery. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: A total of 7 patients with POM underwent laparoscopic-assisted extracorporeal ureteral tapering repair and ureteral extravesical reimplantation by following Lich Gregoir technique between 2011 and 2014...
June 8, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28594583/impact-of-surgeon-specialty-on-perioperative-outcomes-of-surgery-for-benign-esophageal-diseases-a-nsqip-analysis
#9
Zeyad Khoshhal, Joseph Canner, Eric Schneider, Miloslawa Stem, Elliott Haut, Francisco Schlottmann, Arianna Barbetta, Benedetto Mungo, Anne Lidor, Daniela Molena
BACKGROUND: Surgery for benign esophageal disease is mostly performed either by general surgeons (GS) or cardiothoracic surgeons (CTS) in the United States. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of surgeon specialty on perioperative outcomes of surgery for benign esophageal diseases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We have conducted a retrospective analysis using the ACS-NSQIP during the period of 2006-2013. Patients who underwent paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair, gastric fundoplication, or Heller esophagomyotomy were divided into two groups according to the specialty of the surgeon (GS or CTS)...
June 8, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28594581/learning-curve-analysis-of-laparoscopic-kasai-portoenterostomy
#10
Zhihan Li, Yongqin Ye, Zhouguang Wu, Bin Wang
OBJECTIVE: To compare the surgical outcomes of Kasai Portoenterostomy (PE) and investigate the learning curve of laparoscopic Kasai Portoenterostomy (Lap-PE). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective chart review of 80 cases of biliary atresia (type III) undergoing Lap-PE at Shenzhen Children's Hospital from January 2011 to June 2015, all of which were performed by the same surgical team. According to the operative sequences, the cases were equally divided into four phases (Phase I, II, III, and IV), which contain 20 cases in each...
June 8, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28590826/minimally-invasive-treatment-of-pediatric-extrinsic-ureteropelvic-junction-obstruction-by-crossing-polar-vessels-is-vascular-hitching-a-definitive-solution-report-of-a-multicenter-survey
#11
Salvatore Fabio Chiarenza, Cosimo Bleve, Paolo Caione, Maria Escolino, Simona Gerocarni Nappo, Rosa Perretta, Angela La Manna, Ciro Esposito
BACKGROUND: This article aimed to evaluate the outcome of laparoscopic vascular hitch (VH) as an effective alternative to dismembered pyeloplasty in the treatment of children with extrinsic ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) by crossing vessels (CVs), by reporting the experience of three Italian centers of Pediatric Surgery. METHODS: From 2006 to 2014, 54 children (18 girls and 36 boys, average age 10.7 years) affected by suspected extrinsic UPJO by CV were treated in three different institutions: 51 patients underwent laparoscopic VH, while 3 patients, in which a coexisting intrinsic etiology of UPJO was doubtful, underwent laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty...
June 7, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28586287/esophageal-penetration-of-the-magnetic-sphincter-augmentation-device-history-repeats-itself
#12
Renato Salvador, Mario Costantini, Giovanni Capovilla, Lino Polese, Stefano Merigliano
BACKGROUND: An alternative approach to the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has recently been introduced in clinical practice, involving the implantation of a magnetic sphincter augmentation device (MSAD). This "magnetic ring" is implanted laparoscopically around the lower esophageal sphincter to improve its barrier function. The literature is still limited on the midterm results achieved in controlling reflux because the MSAD is a very new procedure. So far, only a few cases of the MSAD causing erosion of the esophagus have been reported...
June 6, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28586262/effect-of-laparoscopic-peritoneal-lavage-and-drainage-and-continuous-venovenous-diahemofiltration-on-severe-acute-pancreatitis
#13
Guiliang Wang, Hai Liu, Linfang Xu, Ping Wen, Jianbo Wen, Shu-Feng Zhou, Xianzhong Xiao
BACKGROUND: Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP), one severe and fatal disease, the therapy of which is pretty hard. This study aimed to study the effect of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage and drainage (LPLD) and continuous venovenous diahemofiltration (CVVDH) on SAP. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Two hundred forty-five patients with SAP in total were randomly assigned into four groups according to the therapeutic plan: basic treatment; LPLD; CVVDH; or LPLD+CVVDH. Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) scores, the ratios of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), mortality, hospitalization time, hospitalization cost, ratios of complications, the abdominal distention relief time, abdominal pain relief time, plasma concentration of endotoxin, tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), interleukin (IL)-6, and IL-8 were evaluated...
June 6, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28586260/laparoscopic-ventral-rectopexy-versus-laparoscopic-wells-rectopexy-for-complete-rectal-prolapse-long-term-results
#14
Khaled M Madbouly, Mohamed Youssef
BACKGROUND: There is no agreement about which laparoscopic rectopexy technique is best for treating complete rectal prolapse. Purpose was to compare functional outcome, the recurrence rate, and quality of life in patients treated with laparoscopic ventral rectopexy (LVR) versus the laparoscopic Wells rectopexy (LWR) for complete rectal prolapse. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective review of a prospectively maintained database of consecutive patients who presented with complete rectal prolapse...
June 6, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28574801/direct-gallbladder-indocyanine-green-injection-fluorescence-cholangiography-during-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy
#15
Claire Graves, Sora Ely, Olajire Idowu, Christopher Newton, Sunghoon Kim
BACKGROUND: Intravenous injection of indocyanine green (ICG) is used to illuminate extrahepatic biliary anatomy. Fluorescence of biliary structures may lower surgical complications that can arise due to inadvertent injury to the common bile duct. We describe a method of injecting ICG directly into the gallbladder to define the cystic duct and common bile duct anatomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy was performed using a laparoscope with near-infrared imaging capability...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28574749/significance-of-upper-mediastinal-lymph-node-dissection-with-video-assisted-thoracic-surgery-in-the-treatment-of-middle-thoracic-esophageal-carcinoma
#16
Wen-Qiang Lv, Wu-Zhi Wei, Wei-Bin Wu, Gui-Qing Zeng, Rui-Xin Huang, Long-Sheng Zhang
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to explore the significance of upper mediastinal lymph node dissection performed by video-assisted thoracic surgery in the treatment of middle thoracic esophageal carcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The clinical and pathological data from 128 patients with middle thoracic esophageal carcinoma who underwent surgery from January 2013 to December 2015 using a right chest-abdomen-neck approach combined with thoracoscopy and laparoscopy in the Jieyang People's Hospital of Huangdong province were analyzed retrospectively...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28570140/does-conversion-to-open-of-laparoscopically-attempted-rectal-cancer-cases-affect-short-and-long-term-outcomes-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#17
Nikolaos Gouvas, Panagiotis A Georgiou, Christos Agalianos, Georgios Tzovaras, Paris Tekkis, Evaghelos Xynos
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopy for rectal cancer is a challenge as it presents many technical difficulties and requires high level of expertise. That is the reason for the high conversion rate. Reports on outcomes of converted cases after laparoscopic rectal resection for cancer are conflicting. AIM: The present meta-analysis compares short- and long-term outcomes between converted rectal cancer cases with both open and laparoscopically completed cases. METHOD: All studies reporting on outcomes separately for the converted cases were reviewed systematically...
June 1, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28562171/modular-uniportal-video-assisted-thoracoscopic-lobectomy-and-lymphadenectomy-a-novel-pattern-of-endoscopic-lung-cancer-resection
#18
Yixin Cai, Ying Han, Ni Zhang, Shengling Fu, Yu Deng, Xiangning Fu
BACKGROUND: Since the development of the uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) technique, the use of uniportal VATS has become increasingly popular for the surgical resection of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The objective of this study is to introduce a novel modularly designed surgical pattern for uniportal VATS for lung cancer resection and to investigate the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of this novel method. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The clinical data of NSCLC patients who underwent a curative uniportal VATS lobectomy between March 2015 and April 2016, including via the modular pattern (MP) and the conventional pattern (CP), were retrospectively collected and analyzed...
May 31, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28557643/trends-in-the-prevalence-of-severe-obesity-and-bariatric-surgery-access-a-state-level-analysis-from-2011-to-2014
#19
Dana S Henkel, Maria Mora-Pinzon, Patrick L Remington, Sally A Jolles, Corrine I Voils, Jon C Gould, Shanu N Kothari, Luke M Funk
BACKGROUND: Understanding what proportion of the eligible population is undergoing bariatric surgery at the state level provides critical insight into characterizing bariatric surgery access. We sought to describe statewide trends in severe obesity demographics and report bariatric surgery volume in Wisconsin from 2011 to 2014. METHODS: Self-reported data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) were used to calculate prevalence rates of severe obesity (class II and III) in Wisconsin...
May 30, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28557566/psychosocial-factors-are-associated-with-quality-of-life-after-laparoscopic-antireflux-surgery
#20
Alexa K Statz, Andrea M Stroud, Sally A Jolles, Jacob A Greenberg, Anne O Lidor, Amber L Shada, Xing Wang, Luke M Funk
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) is the gold standard treatment for refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Traditional surgical outcomes following LARS are well described, but limited data exist regarding patient-reported outcomes. We aimed to identify preoperative characteristics that were independently associated with a high GERD health-related quality of life (GERD-HRQL) following LARS. METHODS: Clinical data from our single institution foregut surgery database were used to identify all patients with GERD who underwent primary LARS from June 2010 to November 2015...
May 30, 2017: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
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