12,584 results match your criteria Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques[Journal]


The learning curve in pure laparoscopic donor right hepatectomy: a cumulative sum analysis.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 15. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 101 Daehakro, Jongrogu, Seoul, 03080, Republic of Korea.

Background: Although the use of pure laparoscopic donor hepatectomy (PLDH) is increasingly common, it remains limited to a few experienced centers and no data on the learning curve are currently available. The aim of this study is to evaluate the learning curve associated with the use of pure laparoscopic donor right hepatectomy (PLDRH).

Methods: Data from donors undergoing PLDRH performed by a single surgeon between November 2015 and October 2017 were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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February 2019

Pathologic findings of the removed stomach during sleeve gastrectomy.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 15. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Bariatric Surgery, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL, USA.

Background: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is the preferred surgical intervention to treat morbid obesity. Despite the rising popularity of LSG, little is known on the histopathologic findings of the resected partial stomach specimens. Our study aims to identify prevalent pathologic findings of the removed stomach and explore the association between patient characteristics and abnormal findings. Read More

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February 2019

European association for endoscopic surgery (EAES) consensus statement on single-incision endoscopic surgery.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 15. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Background: Laparoscopic surgery changed the management of numerous surgical conditions. It was associated with many advantages over open surgery, such as decreased postoperative pain, faster recovery, shorter hospital stay and excellent cosmesis. Since two decades single-incision endoscopic surgery (SIES) was introduced to the surgical community. Read More

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February 2019

Safety first: significant risk of air embolism in laparoscopic gasketless insufflation systems.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 15. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Surgery, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID, USA.

Background: Gasketless laparoscopic insufflator systems are marketed for the ability to prevent desufflation of pneumoperitoneum during laparoscopy. However, surgeons raised concern for possible introduction of non-absorbable room air, including oxygen (O), with these systems. A community-university collaborative was created to test this hypothesis. Read More

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February 2019

Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for the treatment of pediatric achalasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS), Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University St. Joseph's Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6, Canada.

Background: Achalasia is a rare primary esophageal dysmotility disorder in children. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a novel endoscopic technique which has shown promising results for treating achalasia in adults. However, limited data on efficacy and safety in pediatric patients are available. Read More

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February 2019

Mechanisms of age and race differences in receiving minimally invasive inguinal hernia repair.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 2800 Plymouth Road, Building 16, 1st Floor, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA.

Background: Black patients and older adults are less likely to receive minimally invasive hernia repair. These differences by race and age may be influenced by surgeon-specific utilization rate of minimally invasive repair. In this study, we explored the association between race, age, and surgeon utilization of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) with the likelihood of receiving MIS inguinal hernia repair. Read More

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February 2019

2018 Acknowledgment of reviewers.

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Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 14. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

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February 2019

Feasibility and safety of duodenal covered self-expandable metallic stent fixation: an experimental study.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 13. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Division of Next Generation Endoscopic Intervention (Project ENGINE), Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

Background And Aims: Migration of duodenal covered self-expandable metallic stents (C-SEMS) is the main cause of stent dysfunction in patients with malignant gastric outlet obstruction. However, the ideal method to prevent migration has not been clarified. We aimed to evaluate the feasibility and safety of duodenal C-SEMS fixation in this experimental study. Read More

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February 2019

Billroth-I reconstruction using an overlap method in totally laparoscopic distal gastrectomy: propensity score matched cohort study of short- and long-term outcomes compared with Roux-en-Y reconstruction.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 13. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Department of Surgery, Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center, 2-1-1 Bashaku, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu, 802-0077, Japan.

Background: Delta-shaped anastomosis is an established procedure for intracorporeal Billroth-I reconstruction (B-I). However, this procedure has several technical and economic problems. The aim of the current study was to present the technique of B-I using an overlap method (overlap B-I), which is a side-to-side intracorporeal gastroduodenostomy in laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (LDG), and to evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes of this overlap B-I procedure. Read More

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February 2019

Clinical outcomes of endoscopic resection for non-ampullary duodenal laterally spreading tumors.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 12. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

Department of Gastroenterology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, 28 Fuxing Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100853, China.

Background And Aims: Non-ampullary duodenal laterally spreading tumors (NAD-LSTs) mimic the morphological features and natural history of colorectal LSTs, even achieving a large size but lacking invasive behavior; thus, they are suited for endoscopic resection (ER). At present, the endoscopic therapeutic approach in NAD-LSTs has not been clearly established. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ER for NAD-LSTs and to evaluate the risk factors for delayed perforation after ER of NAD-LSTs. Read More

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February 2019

Development of a novel tool to assess skills in laparoscopic gastrectomy using the Delphi method: the Japanese operative rating scale for laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (JORS-LDG).

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery II, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita-15, Nishi-7, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-8638, Japan.

Background: Assessment of the performance of laparoscopic gastrectomy is yet unreported, likely because of the complexity of the procedure. We aimed to develop a tool to assess the skills required for laparoscopic distal gastrectomy (LDG) through cognitive task analysis (CTA) and expert consensus using the Delphi method.

Methods: CTA involved the listing of the knowledge and criteria required for completing each step of LDG as subtasks based on interviews by experts and novices and text book, instructional video, and procedural review. Read More

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February 2019

Endoscopic vacuum assisted wound closure (EVAC) device to treat esophageal and gastric leaks: assessing time to proficiency and cost.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.

Background: Endoluminal vacuum therapy (EVAC) is an emerging procedure used to treat anastomotic leaks and/or perforations that would otherwise require surgery. The aim of this study was to determine time to proficiency in EVAC and the cost effectiveness of the procedure.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed a prospectively maintained IRB approved database for all patients undergoing EVAC after esophageal and gastric complications between October 2013 and December 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Coagulation and deep vein flow changes following laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair: a single-center, prospective cohort study.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of General Surgery, Shanghai Tongren Hospital, JiaoTong University School of Medicine, 1111 Xianxia Road, Shanghai, 200336, China.

Background And Purpose: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious complication encountered in surgical practice. The purpose of this study was to identify changes in coagulation status and deep vein flow parameters, within 24 h postoperatively, for patients undergoing laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair (TEP).

Methods: For 144 patients undergoing TEP, coagulation markers including prothrombin time (PT), partial thromboplastin time, thrombin time, D-dimer, fibrinogen, fibrin degradation products (FDP), and international normalized ratio (INR) were monitored preoperatively and in the first morning postoperatively. Read More

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February 2019
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Ergonomics in handheld and robot-assisted camera control: a randomized controlled trial.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Surgery, Meander Medical Center, Maatweg 3, Amersfoort, The Netherlands.

Background: Laparoscopic surgery potentially increases the physical burden to operating theater personnel and can cause physical discomfort. This study aims to evaluate if a robotic camera holder (AutoLap™ system) can improve ergonomics for the surgeon and the camera assistant during laparoscopic procedures.

Methods: A total of thirty cases were included and randomized (15 AutoLap™, 15 control). Read More

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February 2019

Assessing the safety and outcomes of repeat transanal endoscopic microsurgery.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Background: Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) is the treatment of choice for benign rectal tumors and select early rectal cancers. This surgical approach has become ubiquitous and surgeons are seeing recurrent lesions after TEM resection. This study aims to outline the safety and outcomes of repeat TEM when compared to primary TEM procedures. Read More

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February 2019

Peri-operative, intravenous clindamycin may improve the resolution rate of hypertension after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8900 W Doyne Ave, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA.

Background: Recent studies have suggested that potential aberrant alterations in the gastrointestinal microbiome contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease, specifically hypertension. Bariatric surgery produces significant sustained weight loss and hypertension resolution likely through multiple mechanisms which includes beneficial changes in the gut microbiome. We hypothesized that the type of prophylactic antibiotic given for bariatric surgery could impact the resolution rate of hypertension by altering the post-operative gastrointestinal microflora. Read More

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February 2019

Predicting outcomes in colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection: a United States experience.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

Objective: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) allows for en bloc resection of superficial gastrointestinal neoplasms; however, US experience has been limited. We aimed to evaluate our clinical outcomes in colorectal ESD.

Design: This prospective study included consecutive patients undergoing colorectal ESD at a major US center. Read More

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February 2019
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EUS-guided gastroenterostomy versus enteral stent placement for palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Developmental Endoscopy Lab, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Background: EUS-guided gastroenterostomy (EUS-GE) is a novel procedure for palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction (GOO); however, data comparing EUS-GE to enteral stent placement are limited. We aimed to compare clinical outcomes between EUS-GE and enteral stent placement in the palliation of malignant GOO.

Methods: Retrospective analysis of a prospectively collected database on patients who underwent EUS-GE or enteral stent placement for palliation of malignant GOO from 2014 to 2017 was conducted. Read More

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February 2019
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Exploring the possibility of endoscopic submucosal dissection for clinical submucosal invasive early gastric cancers.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Internal Medicine and Liver Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 103 Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, 03080, Republic of Korea.

Background: The current standard treatment modality for clinical submucosal invasive (cT1b) early gastric cancer (EGC) is surgery. However, there are discrepancies in T staging between pre- and post-operative findings, and in cases of overestimation, patients may lose the opportunity to preserve the stomach. The aim of this study was to analyze surgical outcomes of cT1b EGC and determine the pre-treatment factors favoring ESD. Read More

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February 2019

Robotic gastrectomy versus laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis of prospective observational studies.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 4. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610041, China.

Background: To evaluate short- and long-term outcomes of robotic gastrectomy (RG) in patients with gastric cancer to determine whether RG is an acceptable alternative to laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG).

Methods: PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Library, and Chinese Biomedical Database were searched for prospective observational studies (POSs) comparing RG with LG for gastric cancer until October 2017. We compared short-term and long-term outcomes using systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis (TSA). Read More

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February 2019
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Spotting malignancies from gastric endoscopic images using deep learning.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 4. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

Department of Gastroenterology, Gachon-Gil Hospital, College of Medicine, Gachon University, Incheon, South Korea.

Background: Gastric cancer is a common kind of malignancies, with yearly occurrences exceeding one million worldwide in 2017. Typically, ulcerous and cancerous tissues develop abnormal morphologies through courses of progression. Endoscopy is a routinely adopted means for examination of gastrointestinal tract for malignancy. Read More

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February 2019
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Three-dimensional versus two-dimensional high-definition laparoscopy in cholecystectomy: a prospective randomized controlled study.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University of Helsinki and HUS Helsinki University Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland.

Background: While 3D laparoscopy increases surgical performance under laboratory conditions, it is unclear whether it improves outcomes in real clinical scenarios. The aim of this trial was to determine whether the 3D laparoscopy can enhance surgical efficacy in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LCC).

Method: This prospective randomized controlled study was conducted between February 2015 and April 2017 in a day case unit of an academic teaching hospital. Read More

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February 2019

Near-infrared fluorescence image-guidance in anastomotic colorectal cancer surgery and its relation to serum markers of anastomotic leakage: a clinical pilot study.

Surg Endosc 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, P. Debyelaan 25, 6229 HX, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Objective: Near-infrared fluorescence (NIRF) imaging using indocyanine green (ICG) might help reduce anastomotic leakage (AL) after colorectal surgery. This pilot study aims to analyze whether a relation exists between measured fluorescence intensity (FI) and postoperative inflammatory markers of AL, C-reactive protein (CRP), Intestinal fatty-acid binding protein (I-FABP), and calprotectin, to AL, in order to evaluate the potential of FI to objectively predict AL.

Methods: Patients scheduled for anastomotic colorectal cancer surgery were eligible for inclusion in this prospective pilot study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-06673-6DOI Listing
February 2019

Risk factors and impact of conversion from VATS to open lobectomy: analysis from a national database.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Thoracic Surgery Unit, University Hospital Careggi, Largo Brambilla, 1, 50134, Florence, Italy.

Objective: The objective of the study is to analyse the causes and impact of conversion from VATS to thoracotomy identifying any possible pre-operative risk factors and related consequences.

Methods: Data from patient who underwent VATS lobectomy (VATS-L) for NSCLC at VATS Group participating centres were retrospectively analysed and divided in two groups: patients treated with VATS-L and patients who suffered from conversion. Predictors of conversion were assessed with univariate and multivariable exact logistic regression. Read More

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January 2019

Does intraoperative endoscopy decrease complications after bariatric surgery? Analysis of American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Riad El Solh, PO Box 11-0236, 1107 2020, Beirut, Lebanon.

Background: Intraoperative endoscopy (IOE) has been proposed to decrease serious complications following bariatric surgeries such as leaks, bleeding, and stenosis. Such complications can lead to sepsis and eventually can be fatal. We aim to compare major postoperative complications in patients with and without IOE. Read More

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January 2019
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Does adherence to perioperative enhanced recovery pathway elements influence patient-reported recovery following colorectal resection?

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Steinberg-Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Ave, E19-125, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada.

Introduction: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are pivotal to promote patient-centered perioperative care. Adherence to enhanced recovery programs (ERPs) is associated with improved clinical outcomes (i.e. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-06684-3DOI Listing
January 2019

Hierarchical task analysis for identification of interrelationships between ergonomic, external disruption, and internal disruption in complex laparoscopic procedures.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Austin Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Background: Traditionally, hierarchical task analysis (HTA) in surgery examines observable disruption in a predefined set of tasks as performed, rather than examining the ergonomics requirements, which may predispose surgical teams to act erroneously. This research aims to address this gap in the literature. It develops a HTA protocol taking into consideration surgical team actions, observable external disruption, internal disruption, and ergonomic goals required for safer conducting procedures. Read More

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January 2019

Open versus minimally invasive liver surgery for colorectal liver metastases (LapOpHuva): a prospective randomized controlled trial.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Liver Surgery and Transplantation, Virgen de la Arrixaca Clinic and University Hospital, IMIB, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain.

Objective: To present surgical and oncological outcomes using a prospective and randomized trial (LapOpHuva, NCT02727179) comparing minimally invasive liver resection (LLR) versus open liver resection (OLR) in patients with colorectal liver metastases (CRLM).

Methods: Between February 2005 and March 2016, 204 selected patients with CRLM were randomized and 193 were included: LLR (n = 96) and OLR (n = 97). The primary endpoint was to compare postoperative morbidity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-06679-0DOI Listing
January 2019

Long-term oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic versus open resection following stent insertion for obstructing colon cancer: a multi-center retrospective study.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keimyung University and Dongsan Medical Center, 194 Dongsan-Dong, Jung-Gu, Daegu, 700-712, Republic of Korea.

Background: This study compared oncologic outcomes between open and laparoscopic surgery following self-expanding metallic stents insertion for obstructing colon cancer.

Methods: This retrospective study included 50 patients who underwent open surgery and 44 patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for obstructing left-sided colon cancer at four tertiary referral hospitals between June 2005 and December 2013.

Results: The median follow-up periods were 48 months and 47 months in the open and laparoscopic groups, respectively. Read More

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January 2019

Long-term outcomes following endoscopic stenting in the management of leaks after foregut and bariatric surgery.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Surgery, Northwell Health, Achelis Hall 8th Floor 100 E. 77th St, 10075, New York, NY, USA.

Introduction: Endoscopic stenting has been shown to be effective in treating leaks after bariatric surgery. However, concerns remain regarding its long-term efficacy. The purpose of this study was to assess the evolution of endoscopic stenting and its efficacy over time, as well as the impact of stent fixation on migration rates and long-term outcomes. Read More

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January 2019

Risk factors for the recurrence of stones after endoscopic minimally invasive cholecystolithotomy in China: a meta-analysis.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of General Surgery, The Third Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

Background: The recurrence of stones after endoscopic minimally invasive cholecystolithotomy (EMIC) remains a hazardous problem in patients with cholelithasis. We sought to evaluate the risk factors for recurrence after cholecystolithotomy and to provide a theoretical basis for the indication for cholecystolithotomy.

Methods: We searched the Cochrane Library, PubMed, EMBASE, WanFang Data, CNKI and VIP Data to identify controlled trials related to cholelithasis that were published between 2007 and 2016. Read More

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January 2019

Insights in work rehabilitation after minimally invasive esophagectomy.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 29. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Surgery, Hospital Group Twente, Almelo, The Netherlands.

Background: Little is known about work rehabilitation after totally minimally invasive esophagectomy. The goal of this study was to further objectify the postoperative work rehabilitation. Not only duration of sick leave, but also the extent of return to work will be assessed. Read More

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January 2019

Novel device to detect enterotomies in real time during laparoscopy: first in human trial during Roux-en-y gastric bypass.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA.

Background: Undetected bowel perforations occur in 0.3-1% of laparoscopic surgical procedures with an associated mortality rate of 5.3%. Read More

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January 2019

Liver resection for extra-pancreatic biliary cancer: what is the role of laparoscopic approach?

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Digestive, Oncological and Metabolic Surgery - Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, 42 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014, Paris, France.

Background: Laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) has evolved over time, yet its role in extra-pancreatic biliary cancer has been limited due to several factors. We aimed to evaluate the short-term outcome of LLR in extra-pancreatic biliary tract cancer.

Methods: From January 2002 to 2016, all patients who underwent LLR for extra-pancreatic biliary tract cancer including gallbladder cancer (GBC), intra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC), and peri-hilar cholangiocarcinoma (PHC) with curative intent (R0 or R1) at Institute Mutualiste Montsouris were identified from prospectively collected databases. Read More

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January 2019
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The oncological and surgical safety of robot-assisted surgery in colorectal cancer: outcomes of a longitudinal prospective cohort study.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of gastro-intestinal and oncologic surgery, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Background: Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Laparoscopic colorectal surgery (LCRS) is a frequently used modality. A new development in minimally invasive surgery is robot-assisted colorectal surgery (RACRS). Read More

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January 2019

Characterization of device-related interruptions in minimally invasive surgery: need for intraoperative data and effective mitigation strategies.

Surg Endosc 2019 Mar 28;33(3):717-723. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Background: The burden of device-related interruptions is expected to increase as modern surgical practices adopt complex minimally invasive surgery devices. Currently, there is a paucity of empiric data that examined the nature of device-related interruptions using comprehensive intraoperative data.

Methods: We performed a cross-sectional study of consecutive elective laparoscopic general surgery cases performed in one operating room (OR) at a referral center between April 2014 and April 2016. Read More

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Endoscopic enhanced-view totally extraperitoneal retromuscular approach for ventral hernia repair.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Department of Endoscopic Surgery, Military Medical Academy - Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Background: Primary or incisional ventral hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures, addressed to general surgeons. The enhanced view-totally extraperitoneal technique (eTEP) was first described by Deas for inguinal hernias, but lately it has been applied to ventral hernias by Belyansky et al. So far, results are promising and data about the procedure are rising. Read More

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January 2019
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Internal hernia after laparoscopic colorectal surgery: an under-reported potentially severe complication. A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Independent Statistician, Solagna, Italy.

Background: Internal hernia following laparoscopic colorectal surgery is often under-reported. The aim of this review was to evaluate the occurrence rate of internal hernia following laparoscopic colorectal surgery, and to describe clinical presentation and management strategies.

Methods: A comprehensive literature review was conducted including MEDLINE/Pubmed, EMBASE, SCOPUS, clinicaltrials. Read More

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January 2019
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Correction to: Facilitating endoscopic submucosal dissection: double balloon endolumenal platform significantly improves dissection time compared with conventional technique (with video).

Surg Endosc 2019 Mar;33(3):992

Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1300 York Ave, New York, NY, 10065, USA.

Gerd Silberhumer's name was misspelled in the original publication; it is correct as displayed here. Read More

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March 2019
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Mid-term safety profile evaluation of Bio-A absorbable synthetic mesh as cruroplasty reinforcement.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Division of General Surgery and Bariatric Centre of Excellence, Department of Medical-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy.

Purpose: The aim of the present paper is to report the results of a single institution series of hiatal hernia repair (HHR) with augmented mesh hiatoplasty focusing on safety and efficacy profile of Bio-A absorbable synthetic mesh.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective evaluation of prospectively maintained database showed 120 consecutive patients submitted to HHR reinforced with bio-absorbable synthetic mesh. The study populations included two groups: (A) 92 obese patients-reinforced hiatoplasty concurrent with bariatric procedure; (B) 28 non-obese patients-reinforced hiatoplasty concurrent with antireflux surgery. Read More

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January 2019
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Early anastomotic complications in colorectal surgery: a systematic review of techniques for endoscopic salvage.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Chester, UK.

Background: Anastomotic complications following colorectal surgery are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. For patients in whom systemic sepsis is absent or well controlled, minimal access techniques, such as endoscopic therapies, are being increasingly employed to reduce the morbidity of surgical re-intervention. In this review, we aim to assess the utility of endoscopic management in the acute setting of colorectal anastomotic complications, focusing on anastomotic leak. Read More

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January 2019
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Comparison of outcome and cost between the open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical treatments for colon cancer: a propensity score-matched analysis using nationwide hospital record database.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

Background: There are limited studies that compare the cost and outcome of robotic-assisted surgery to open and laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer treatment. We aimed to compare the three surgical modalities for colon cancer treatment.

Methods: We performed a cohort study using the population-based Nationwide Inpatient Sample database. Read More

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January 2019
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The current state of the transanal approach to the ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Surgery, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel, 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain.

Background: The transanal approach to pelvic dissection has gained considerable traction and utilization continues to expand, fueled by the transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME) for rectal cancer. The same principles and benefits of transanal pelvic dissection may apply to the transanal restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA)-the TaPouch procedure. Our goal was to review the literature to date on the development and current state of the TaPouch. Read More

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January 2019
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Laparoscopic bilateral anterior transperitoneal adrenalectomy: 24 years experience.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties "Paride Stefanini", Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, Italy.

Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility, safety, advantages and surgical outcomes of laparoscopic bilateral adrenalectomy (LBA) by an anterior transperitoneal approach.

Methods: From 1994 to 2018, 552 patients underwent laparoscopic adrenalectomy, unilateral in 531 and bilateral in 21 patients (9 females and 12 males). All patients who underwent LBA were approached via a transperitoneal anterior route and form our study population. Read More

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January 2019
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Evaluation of hyperspectral imaging (HSI) for the measurement of ischemic conditioning effects of the gastric conduit during esophagectomy.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Visceral, Thoracic, Transplant and Vascular surgery, University Hospital of Leipzig, Liebigstr. 20, 04103, Leipzig, Germany.

Background: Hyperspectral imaging (HSI) is a relatively new method used in image-guided and precision surgery, which has shown promising results for characterization of tissues and assessment of physiologic tissue parameters. Previous methods used for analysis of preconditioning concepts in patients and animal models have shown several limitations of application. The aim of this study was to evaluate HSI for the measurement of ischemic conditioning effects during esophagectomy. Read More

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January 2019
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Assessment of surgical performance of laparoscopic benign hiatal surgery: a systematic review.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Steinberg-Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Background: Operative skills correlate with patient outcomes, yet at the completion of training or after learning a new procedure, these skills are rarely formally evaluated. There is interest in the use of summative video assessment of laparoscopic benign foregut and hiatal surgery (LFS). If this is to be used to determine competency, it must meet the robust criteria established for high-stakes assessments. Read More

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January 2019
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After laparoscopic liver resection for colorectal liver metastases, age does not influence morbi-mortality.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Department of Digestive, Oncological and Metabolic Surgery - Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, 42 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014, Paris, France.

Background: Hepatectomy remains the only curative option in patients presenting with colorectal liver metastases (CLM). Although laparoscopic approach has improved postoperative morbidity and mortality rates, its suitability for patients of all age groups has yet to be confirmed. The aim of this study was to analyze postoperative outcomes following laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) in different age groups of patients presenting with CLM. Read More

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January 2019
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Construct, content and face validity of the eoSim laparoscopic simulator on advanced suturing tasks.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Radboud University Medical Centre - Amalia Children's Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Background: The purpose of this study was to validate the eoSim, an affordable and mobile inanimate laparoscopic simulator with instrument tracking capabilities, regarding face, content and construct validity on complex suturing tasks.

Methods: Participants recruited for this study were novices (no laparoscopic experience), target group for this training (surgical/gynaecologic/urologic residents, > 10 basic and < 20 advanced laparoscopic procedures) and experts (> 20 advanced laparoscopic procedures). Each participant performed the intracorporeal suturing exercise (Task 1), an upside down needle transfer (Task 2, developed for this study) and an anastomosis needle transfer (Task 3). Read More

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January 2019
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Outcome of peroral endoscopic myotomy in children with achalasia.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, 6-3-661, Somajiguda, Hyderabad, 500 082, India.

Background And Aims: Achalasia cardia is rare in children and optimum endoscopic management options are not well known. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a novel treatment modality for achalasia with excellent results in adult patients. The long-term outcomes of POEM are not well known in children. Read More

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January 2019
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Innovation in surgery/operating room driven by Internet of Things on medical devices.

Surg Endosc 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Division of Next Generation Endoscopic Intervention (Project ENGINE), Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.

Background: With the improvement of sensor technology, the trend of Internet of Things (IoT) is affecting the medical devices. The aim of this study is to verify whether it is possible to "visualize instrument usage in specific procedures" by automatically accumulating the digital data related to the behavior of surgical instruments/forceps in laparoscopic surgery.

Methods: Five board-certified surgeons (PGY 9-24 years) performed laparoscopic cholecystectomy on 35-kg porcine (n = 5). Read More

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January 2019
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