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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28601325/adoption-of-robotics-in-a-general-surgery-residency-program-at-what-cost
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J Hunter Mehaffey, Alex D Michaels, Matthew G Mullen, Kenan W Yount, Max O Meneveau, Philip W Smith, Charles M Friel, Bruce D Schirmer
BACKGROUND: Robotic technology is increasingly being utilized by general surgeons. However, the impact of introducing robotics to surgical residency has not been examined. This study aims to assess the financial costs and training impact of introducing robotics at an academic general surgery residency program. METHODS: All patients who underwent laparoscopic or robotic cholecystectomy, ventral hernia repair (VHR), and inguinal hernia repair (IHR) at our institution from 2011-2015 were identified...
June 1, 2017: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28597282/the-general-surgeon-s-perspective-of-rectus-diastasis-a-systematic-review-of-treatment-options
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Elwin H H Mommers, Jeroen E H Ponten, Aminah K Al Omar, Tammo S de Vries Reilingh, Nicole D Bouvy, Simon W Nienhuijs
BACKGROUND: Diastasis of the rectus abdominis muscles (DRAM) is characterised by thinning and widening of the linea alba, combined with laxity of the ventral abdominal musculature. This causes the midline to "bulge" when intra-abdominal pressure is increased. Plastic surgery treatment for DRAM has been thoroughly evaluated, though general surgical treatments and the efficacy of physiotherapy remain elusive. The aim of this systematic literature review is to evaluate both general surgical and physiotherapeutic treatment options for restoring DRAM in terms of postoperative complications, patient satisfaction, and recurrence rates...
June 8, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28569365/risk-adjusted-procedure-tailoring-leads-to-uniformly-low-complication-rates-in-ventral-and-incisional-hernia-repair-a-propensity-score-analysis-and-internal-validation-of-classification-criteria
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U A Dietz, A Fleischhacker, S Menzel, U Klinge, C Jurowich, K Haas, P Heuschmann, C-T Germer, A Wiegering
BACKGROUND: The usual approach in hernia surgery is to select the ideal repair method independent of the patient's characteristics. In the present study, we change the approach to ask which technique is best for the individual patient`s risk profile. For this, two criteria are important: does the patient need reconstruction of the abdominal wall? or does he or she need treatment of symptoms without being exposed to unnecessarily high perioperative risks? METHODS: In a heuristic selection procedure, 486 consecutive patients were classified according to their characteristics as low-risk or high-risk for postoperative complications...
May 31, 2017: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28553149/a-multicenter-prospective-study-of-patients-undergoing-open-ventral-hernia-repair-with-intraperitoneal-positioning-using-the-monofilament-polyester-composite-ventral-patch-interim-results-of-the-panacea-study
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Frederik Berrevoet, Carl Doerhoff, Filip Muysoms, Steven Hopson, Marco Gallinella Muzi, Simon Nienhuijs, Eric Kullman, Tim Tollens, Mark R Schwartz, Karl LeBlanc, Vic Velanovich, Lars Nannestad Jørgensen
PURPOSE: This study assessed the recurrence rate and other safety and efficacy parameters following ventral hernia repair with a polyester composite prosthesis (Parietex™ Composite Ventral Patch [PCO-VP]). PATIENTS AND METHODS: A single-arm, multicenter prospective study of 126 patients undergoing open ventral hernia repair with the PCO-VP was performed. Patient outcomes were assessed at discharge and at 10 days, 1, 6, 12, and 24 months postoperative. RESULTS: All patients had hernioplasty for umbilical (n = 110, 87...
2017: Medical Devices: Evidence and Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28547932/from-intraperitoneal-onlay-mesh-repair-to-preperitoneal-onlay-mesh-repair
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REVIEW
George Pei Cheung Yang
Laparoscopic repair for ventral and incisional hernias was first reported in the early 1990s. It uses intraperitoneal only mesh placement to achieve a tension-free repair of the hernia. However, in recent years, there has been greater concern about long-term complication involving intraperitoneal mesh placement. Many case reports and case series have found evidence of mesh adhesion, mesh fistulation, and mesh migration into hollow organs including the esophagus, small bowel, and large bowel, resulting in various major acute abdominal events...
May 2017: Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28511445/neoumbilicoplasty-in-a-laparoscopic-port-site-description-of-a-new-technique-and-review-of-literature
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Aravind Menon, Alagesan Ganapathi
The umbilicus contributes significantly to the cosmetic appearance of the abdomen especially in women. Loss of umbilicus may result not only in cosmetic disfigurement but also in significant psychological effects. Omphalectomy may accompany certain surgical procedures like ventral hernia repairs and abdominoplasty. For such patients, many techniques have been described by various authors in literature for creation of a neoumbilicus for good cosmetic appearance. In this report, we describe how a laparoscopic port site was utilized to create a neoumbilicus in a patient who required omphalectomy as a part of large umbilical hernia repair...
March 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28438090/laparoscopic-ventral-hernia-repair-using-a-composite-mesh-with-polypropylene-and-expanded-polytetrafluoroethylene-a-prospective-multicentre-registry
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Wen Wen, Bernard Majerus, Marijke Van De Moortel, Salvatore Lobue, Didier Fobe, Patrick Philippart, Luc Berwouts, Joris Coteur, Karen Gabriels, Kurt Van der Speeten
BACKGROUND: Abdominal wall hernias are a common problem. Composite meshes placed intraperitoneally for abdominal wall hernia repair are widely used. This registry evaluated the safety and efficacy of one specific composite mesh with polypropylene and expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (Intramesh(®) T1) in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. METHODS: A prospective multicentre registry with data from seven centres was collected between January 2013 and September 2014...
April 25, 2017: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28403427/new-persistent-opioid-use-after-minor-and-major-surgical-procedures-in-us-adults
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Chad M Brummett, Jennifer F Waljee, Jenna Goesling, Stephanie Moser, Paul Lin, Michael J Englesbe, Amy S B Bohnert, Sachin Kheterpal, Brahmajee K Nallamothu
Importance: Despite increased focus on reducing opioid prescribing for long-term pain, little is known regarding the incidence and risk factors for persistent opioid use after surgery. Objective: To determine the incidence of new persistent opioid use after minor and major surgical procedures. Design, Setting, and Participants: Using a nationwide insurance claims data set from 2013 to 2014, we identified US adults aged 18 to 64 years without opioid use in the year prior to surgery (ie, no opioid prescription fulfillments from 12 months to 1 month prior to the procedure)...
June 21, 2017: JAMA Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28378079/primary-fascial-closure-during-laparoscopic-ventral-hernia-repair-does-not-reduce-30-day-wound-complications
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Christina M Papageorge, Luke M Funk, Benjamin K Poulose, Sharon Phillips, Michael J Rosen, Jacob A Greenberg
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) is associated with decreased wound morbidity compared to open repair. It remains unclear whether primary fascial closure (PFC) offers any benefit in reducing postoperative seroma compared to bridged repair. We hypothesized that PFC would have no effect on seroma formation following LVHR. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed using data from the prospectively maintained Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative...
April 4, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28376488/laparoscopic-versus-hybrid-approach-for-treatment-of-incisional-ventral-hernia
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Mirella Ahonen-Siirtola, Tero Rautio, Fausto Biancari, Pasi Ohtonen, Jyrki Mäkelä
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of a hybrid approach (HA) versus laparoscopy in reducing the risk of complications related to complex adhesiolysis in incisional ventral hernia repair (IVHR). METHODS: This study included 269 adult patients who underwent laparoscopic IVHR at the Oulu University Hospital, Finland during 2006-2012. Baseline, operative and postoperative data was collected and compared between the treatment groups; that is, a comparison was made between the laparoscopic approach (LA, 38 patients) and the hybrid approach (HA, 24 patients)...
April 5, 2017: Digestive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28374261/outcomes-after-laparoscopic-ventral-hernia-repair-does-the-number-of-previous-recurrences-matter-a-prospective-study
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Joaquín Picazo-Yeste, Carlos Moreno-Sanz, Cristina Sedano-Vizcaíno, Antonio Morandeira-Rivas, Francisco Sánchez-De Pedro
BACKGROUND: It is not yet clearly known whether laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) is superior to the open approach in recurrent hernias. The aim of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic technique for ventral hernias and investigate whether these outcomes are affected by the number of previous failed repairs. METHODS: Data from 124 consecutive patients who underwent LVHR using a standardized technique between September 2007 and June 2014 were collected prospectively...
April 3, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28342133/is-old-age-a-contraindication-to-elective-ventral-hernia-repair
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Ruel Neupane, Mojtaba Fayezizadeh, Arnab Majumder, Yuri W Novitsky
BACKGROUND: Ventral hernia repair (VHR) is a frequent problem in the expanding aging population. However, advanced age is often viewed as a contraindication to elective hernia surgery. We aimed to analyze outcomes of VHR in a large cohort of elderly patients. We hypothesized that elective VHR is safe and effective even in patients over 70 years old. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of consecutive patients over the age of 70 who underwent VHR at a at a tertiary care hospital...
March 24, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28322104/feasibility-of-laparoscopic-abdominal-wall-reconstruction-in-an-outpatient-community-hospital-setting-using-cptfe-prosthetic-mesh-a-prospective-multicenter-case-series
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Terry Unruh, Joseph Adjei Boachie, Eduardo Smith-Singares
Objective This study investigated the use of prosthetic condensed polytetrafluoroethylene (cPTFE) for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) in an outpatient community-hospital setting. Methods Patients underwent LVHR with cPTFE at one of three community hospitals. Primary endpoint was hernia recurrence at 1-year postoperatively. Secondary endpoints included pain, surgical site infection, medical/surgical complications, and patient-reported outcomes. Results This study included 65 females and 52 males, aged 46...
December 2016: Journal of International Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28274707/concurrent-ventral-hernia-repair-in-patients-undergoing-laparoscopic%C3%A2-bariatric-surgery-a-case-matched-study-using-the-national-surgical-quality-improvement-program-database
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Zhamak Khorgami, Ivy N Haskins, Ali Aminian, Amin Andalib, Michael J Rosen, Stacy A Brethauer, Philip R Schauer
BACKGROUND: There is no consensus regarding the optimal management of ventral hernias encountered during bariatric surgery. OBJECTIVES: To compare early patient morbidity and mortality between those patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery only and those patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery with concomitant ventral hernia repair. SETTING: American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database (NSQIP)...
January 6, 2017: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28264592/two-criteria-optimisation-problem-for-ventral-hernia-repair
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Czesław Szymczak, Izabela Lubowiecka, Katarzyna Szepietowska, Agnieszka Tomaszewska
Two-criteria optimisation problem related to laparoscopic ventral hernia repair is formulated in this paper. An optimal implant from a given set and its orientation is sought. The implant is subjected to kinematic extortions due to a patient's body movement and intra-abdominal pressure. The first criterion of the optimisation problem deals with the reaction force in the implant fastener, while the deflection of the implant constitutes the second criterion. A two-stage optimization procedure is proposed and the optimal solution is determined with the aid of minimization of an additional objective function...
May 2017: Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28219819/laparoscopic-ventral-hernia-repair-with-composite-mesh-analysis-of-risk-factors-for-recurrence-in-185-patients-with-5-years-follow-up
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Mario Nardi, Paolo Millo, Riccardo Brachet Contul, Riccardo Lorusso, Antonella Usai, Manuela Grivon, Fabio Persico, Elisa Ponte, Paolo Bocchia, Salvatore Razzi
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair is widely used although its clinical indications are often debated. The aim of this study is to describe our surgical experience in order to establish the safety, efficacy, feasibility of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair and to identify the factors that influence the risk of recurrence in a group of patients treated with only one type of prosthetic mesh and by the same surgical team. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 2007 and December 2016, 512 patients were admitted to the General and Urgent Surgery Unit, with diagnosis of ventral hernia...
April 2017: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28188621/the-analgesic-efficacy-of-pre-operative-bilateral-erector-spinae-plane-esp-blocks-in-patients-having-ventral-hernia-repair
#17
K J Chin, S Adhikary, N Sarwani, M Forero
Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair is an operation associated with significant postoperative pain, and regional anaesthetic techniques are of potential benefit. The erector spinae plane (ESP) block performed at the level of the T5 transverse process has recently been described for thoracic surgery, and we hypothesised that performing the ESP block at a lower vertebral level would provide effective abdominal analgesia. We performed pre-operative bilateral ESP blocks with 20-30 ml ropivacaine 0.5% at the level of the T7 transverse process in four patients undergoing laparoscopic ventral hernia repair...
April 2017: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28078462/assessment-of-predictive-factors-for-recurrence-in-laparoscopic-ventral-hernia-repair-using-a-bridging-technique
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P Hauters, J Desmet, D Gherardi, S Dewaele, H Poilvache, P Malvaux
AIM: To assess the long-term incidence and predictive factors for recurrence after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair using a bridging technique. METHODS: The study group consisted of 213 consecutive patients operated by laparoscopy for primary ventral (n = 158) or incisional hernia (n = 55) between 2001 and 2014. Patients had a repair without fascia closure by intra-peritoneal onlay placement of a Parietex(®) composite mesh centred on the defect with an overlap of at least 3 cm...
January 11, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072903/laparoscopic-treatment-of-giant-ventral-hernia-experience-of-35-patients
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Michele Grande, Giorgio Lisi, Michela Campanelli, Simona Grande, Dario Venditti, Casimiro Nigro, Francesca Cabry, Massimo Villa
BACKGROUND: Minimal access surgery for incisional hernia repair is still debated, especially for giant wall defects. Laparoscopic repair may reduce pain and hospital stay. This study was designed to evaluate the feasibility of the laparoscopic technique in giant hernia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From 2007 to 2013, 35 consecutive patients with giant ventral hernia, according to the Chevrel classification, underwent laparoscopic repair. Fourteen patients were obese, with a body mass index (BMI) > 30 and in 21 patients the mean BMI was 24 (range 22-28)...
January 10, 2017: Surgical Technology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28038715/research-residents-perceptions-of-skill-decay-effects-of-repeated-skills-assessments-and-scenario-difficulty
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Grace F Jones, Katherine Forsyth, Caitlin G Jenewein, Rebecca D Ray, Shannon DiMarco, Carla M Pugh
INTRODUCTION: Skills decay is a known risk for surgical residents who have dedicated research time. We hypothesize that simulation-based assessments will reveal significant differences in perceived skill decay when assessing a variety of clinical scenarios in a longitudinal fashion. METHODS: Residents (N = 46; Returning: n = 16, New: n = 30) completed four simulated procedures: urinary catheterization, central line, bowel anastomosis, and laparoscopic ventral hernia repair...
April 2017: American Journal of Surgery
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