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JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29398900/evaluation-of-new-technologies-in-gastrointestinal-endoscopy
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REVIEW
Murat Akarsu, Cevher Akarsu
Gastrointestinal (GI) tumors are the most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. Endoscopy is the gold standard for diagnosis of GI cancers. Early diagnosis of GI tumors by endoscopy at the precancerous or early stage may decrease the prevalence and mortality rate of GI cancers. The preventive role of endoscopic interventions and the limitations of conventional white-light endoscopy have given rise to myriad innovations. Chromoendoscopy with dye injection can be used to detect lesions at an early stage...
January 2018: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29398899/clinical-characteristics-differentiating-uterine-sarcoma-and-fibroids
#2
Innie Chen, Bianca Firth, Laura Hopkins, Olga Bougie, Ri-Hua Xie, Sukhbir Singh
Background and Objectives: Uterine fibroids are a common indication for laparoscopy. Unsuspected sarcoma can pose a serious risk if morcellation is used in the procedure. We sought to determine the clinical factors associated with uterine sarcoma compared with uterine fibroids. Methods: We conducted a case-control study of 66 women who had hysterectomy for uterine sarcoma from April 1, 2007, to March 31, 2014. Sixty-six patients who had hysterectomy for fibroids were randomly selected as controls...
January 2018: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29398898/stomach-intestinal-pylorus-sparing-surgery-for-morbid-obesity
#3
Bo T Neichoy, Bleu Schniederjan, Daniel R Cottam, Amit K Surve, Hinali M Zaveri, Austin Cottam, Samuel Cottam
Background and Objective: The Roux-en-Y duodenal switch (RYDS) is one of the most efficient forms of bariatric surgery. However, diarrhea, malnutrition, ulcers, and internal hernias have hampered its widespread adoption. The stomach intestinal pylorus-sparing (SIPS) procedure was developed to alleviate these sequelae while retaining the same weight loss as the RYDS. In this study, we report our midterm experience with this novel technique. Methods: Retrospective analysis was performed on data from 225 patients who underwent a primary SIPS procedure by 2 surgeons at a single center from October 2013 through December 2016...
January 2018: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29326529/a-match-pair-analysis-of-open-versus-laparoscopic-liver-surgery
#4
Stefan Heinrich, Verena Tripke, Tobias Huber, Jens Mittler, Hauke Lang
Background and Objectives: In addition to general advantages of laparoscopic over open surgery, such as better cosmesis and faster recovery, laparoscopic liver surgery offers specific advantages. Improved liver function and potentially earlier postoperative oncologic treatment are suggested by the literature as benefits of laparoscopic over open liver surgery. The purpose of this analysis was to analyze the outcomes of laparoscopic liver surgery in our department. Methods: All laparoscopic liver resections (LLRs) performed from January 2011 through July 2016 were identified from the institutional database and matched 1:2 to open liver resections (OLRs)...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29279663/nerve-bundle-hydrodissection-and-sexual-function-after-robot-prostatectomy
#5
Hannah Wenger, Aria Razmaria, Scott Eggener, Jay D Raman
Background and Objectives: Loss of erectile function is common after prostatectomy, and surgeons have long sought techniques that reduce this adverse outcome. This study was conducted to assess erectile function after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, with and without hydrodissection (HD) of the neurovascular bundles (NVBs). Methods: Using a database of 335 consecutive RALP procedures conducted by 2 surgeons, we identified all nerve-sparing surgeries performed by HD or standard dissection (SD)...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29279662/ct-scan-reliability-in-detecting-internal-hernia-after-gastric-bypass
#6
Mohammad A Farukhi, Michael S Mattingly, Benjamin Clapp, Alan H Tyroch
Background and Objectives: Internal hernia (IH) after gastric bypass can be a life-threatening complication. Obstruction presents acutely or as chronic relapses, with symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Early detection and exploration of IH as the cause of small bowel obstruction (SBO) is critical in this surgical emergency and can reduce morbidity and mortality. We conducted a retrospective review of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y bypass (LRYGB) records to determine the specificity and sensitivity of computed tomography (CT) in identifying postoperative IH...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29279661/setting-benchmarks-for-the-new-user-training-on-the-robotic-simulator
#7
Shayan M Dioun, Nicole D Fleming, Mark F Munsell, Joseph Lee, Pedro T Ramirez, Pamela T Soliman
Background and Objectives: Data showing the impact of the robotic simulator on fellowship training are limited. This study was conducted to determine whether simulator scores reflect the experience of the robotic gynecologic surgeon and to develop a simulator curriculum for trainees in gynecologic oncology. Methods: All faculty and fellows in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine were asked to participate. For phase 1, all participants were divided into 2 groups based on robotic surgical experience: beginner (0-50 cases) and experienced (>50 cases)...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238155/postoperative-pain-after-single-site-versus-multiport-hysterectomy
#8
Chris Kliethermes, Kelly Blazek, Kausar Ali, J Biba Nijjar, Stephanie Kliethermes, Xiaoming Guan
Background and Objectives: With advances in laparoscopic surgery, the goal of surgeons and patients is to minimize pain to allow for faster recovery and return to normal daily activities. One of these advances is single-site surgery. In this study, we compared postoperative pain in laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) to that in traditional multiple-incision hysterectomy. Methods: Seventy patients were selected for this prospective cohort study, with 35 undergoing multiple-incision and 35 undergoing LESS hysterectomy...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238154/internet-dilettantes-crowd-based-peer-review-an-exercise-in-mediocrity
#9
EDITORIAL
Douglas E Ott
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238153/risk-factors-for-open-conversion-in-minimally-invasive-cholecystectomy
#10
Antonio Gangemi, Richard Danilkowicz, Francesco Bianco, Mario Masrur, Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti
Background and Objectives: Open conversion (OC) occurs in 5 to 10% of laparoscopic cholecystectomies (LCs) and results in suboptimal outcomes. Herein, we report our experience with OC in cholecystectomy performed with the minimally invasive (MIS) approach. Methods: Data from 960 minimally invasive cholecystectomies performed in the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Division of General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery were retrospectively compiled. Patient demographics and outcomes were analyzed for the major indicators that may predispose to OC...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29162972/clinical-outcomes-of-upper-gastrointestinal-stents-and-review-of-current-literature
#11
Hasan Bektaş, Bünyamin Gürbulak, Yiğit Düzköylü, Şükrü Çolak, Esin Kabul Gürbulak, Ekrem Çakar, Savaş Bayrak
Background and Objectives: The self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) is an alternative for several possible surgical and palliative treatments of upper gastrointestinal obstructions that occur in several disease states. The present study was performed to describe a single-center experience with upper gastrointestinal stents. Methods: All patients at a single center who had an SEMS placed for the treatment of obstruction over a 3-year period were retrospectively evaluated...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29162971/long-term-patient-reported-outcomes-of-paraesophageal-hernia-repair
#12
Damien J Lazar, Desmond H Birkett, David M Brams, Heather A Ford, Christina Williamson, Dmitry Nepomnayshy
Background and Objectives: There is a lack of consensus on the optimal repair technique and the definition of good outcomes in paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair. We reviewed long-term patient-reported outcomes of open and laparoscopic PEH repair to assist with our future surgical consent process. Methods: This was a retrospective case-control study including all patients with PEH repair performed from 2000 through 2012 at a single center without the use of mesh...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29162970/fice-in-predicting-colorectal-flat-lesion-histology
#13
Cevher Akarsu, Nuri A Sahbaz, Ahmet C Dural, Osman Kones, Sinan Binboga, Hamit A Kabuli, Alpen Y Gumusoglu, Halil Alis
Background and Objectives: Colonoscopy is the gold standard for detection of polyps and is preventive against colorectal cancers. Flat adenomas are small, superficial lesions and have a high rate of going undetected during conventional white-light endoscopy. This article adds to the scant body of literature in English regarding in vivo detection and diagnosis of flat adenomas using Fujinon intelligent color enhancement (FICE) system. In this study, we investigated the diagnosis of flat lesions via the FICE endoscopy system and in vivo histologic diagnostic estimations of flat lesions...
October 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026282/hybrid-single-port-cholecystectomy-vs-four-port-cholecystectomy-in-children
#14
Federico G Seifarth, Michael H Liu, Dimaris Ayala, Sarah Worley, Maitham A Moslim
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Evidence is increasing that single-port or single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a safe and feasible alternative for cholecystectomy in children. In this study, we sought to compare the single-port hybrid technique, which we originally reported in 2012, with the conventional 4-port approach, in regards of complications, outcome, operative time and cost. METHODS: A retrospective, single-center comparison of hybrid single-port versus conventional 4-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy was performed in 98 consecutive pediatric patients between January 2010 and October 2014...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951658/robotic-ventral-hernia-repair-and-endoscopic-component-separation-outcomes
#15
Rodolfo J Oviedo, Jarrod C Robertson, Apurva Sunder Desai
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Robot-assisted hernia repair, combined with endoscopic component separation, has reduced recurrence and complication rates and allowed immediate intervention in obese patients. We sought to study surgical outcomes in this high-risk group of patients in a community hospital. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective chart review of ventral, incisional, and umbilical hernia repairs performed at a small community hospital by a single surgeon from March 2014 through November 2016, with statistical analysis of the surgical outcomes...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951657/sleeve-gastrectomy-and-left-ventricular-assist-device-for-heart-transplant
#16
Joseph Greene, Tung Tran, Timothy Shope
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Heart failure (HF) is a severe obesity-related comorbidity. Many patients with end-stage HF eventually require cardiac transplantation for long-term survival. These patients may be precluded from enrollment in heart transplant programs secondary to morbid obesity. We propose a pathway involving sleeve gastrectomy (SG) for patients with morbid obesity and HF to afford cardiac transplantation eligibility. METHODS: Three patients with HF and morbid obesity underwent implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and SG at an academic tertiary care institution in Washington, DC...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951656/virtual-laparoscopy-simulation-a-promising-pedagogic-tool-in-gynecology
#17
Joalee Paquette, Madeleine Lemyre, Chantale Vachon-Marceau, Emmanuel Bujold, Sarah Maheux-Lacroix
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Virtual simulators have played a vital role in preparing surgeons for laparoscopic and robotic procedures in gynecologic surgery. The efficacy of the simulator was evaluated to improve basic (trainee) laparoscopic skills and assess training levels. METHODS: This prospective, comparative study was conducted in volunteer residents in the obstetrics and gynecology training program of Université Laval. Study participants performed 9 laparoscopic simulator tasks on 2 different occasions...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951655/impact-of-a-fellowship-trained-minimally-invasive-gynecologic-surgeon-on-patient-outcomes
#18
Nisse V Clark, Harneet S Gujral, Kelly N Wright
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: As the performance of minimally invasive hysterectomy has increased in the United States, the need to apply outcomes measures has also increased. This study was conducted to determine the impact of a fellowship-trained minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS) specialist on patient outcomes after laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) in a gynecology department. METHODS: This is a retrospective review of 218 patients who underwent a laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign indications at a suburban academic-affiliated tertiary care hospital with a broad patient base from 2010 to 2014...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951654/the-routine-use-of-cholangiography-for-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-in-the-modern-era
#19
Evangelos S Photi, Ahmed El-Hadi, Stephanie Brown, Leyla Swafe, Sarah Ashford-Wilson, Jennifer Barwell, Imogen Koopmans, Michael P N Lewis
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The use of routine versus selective intra-operative cholangiogram (IOC) for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) remains an area of debate. In this study, we investigated the routine use of IOC in a single center, to determine whether it confers a reduced risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury and improved patient outcomes. We also identified several preoperative predictive factors for CBD stone detection on IOC to investigate the feasibility of a predictive model...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951653/symptomatic-fibroid-management-systematic-review-of-the-literature
#20
REVIEW
Yelena Havryliuk, Robert Setton, John J Carlow, Barry D Shaktman
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Symptomatic uterine fibroids are a societal and healthcare burden with no clear consensus among medical professionals as to which procedural treatment is most appropriate for each symptomatic patient. Our purpose was to determine whether recommendations can be made regarding best practice based on review and analysis of the literature since 2006. DATABASE: A systematic search of journal articles relevant to the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids was performed within PubMed, clinical society websites, and medical device manufacturers' websites...
July 2017: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
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