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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy using a novel single-incision surgical platform through a standard 15mm trocar: initial experience and technical details.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 08-23-2014
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Single-incision minimally invasive surgery has previously been associated with incisions 2.0-3.0 cm in length. We present a novel single-incision surgical platform compatible for insertion through a standard 15-mm trocar. The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of the platform.
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Magnetic lower esophageal sphincter augmentation device removal.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 08-14-2014
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Implantation of a magnetic lower esophageal sphincter augmentation device is now an alternative to fundoplication in the surgical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Although successful management of GERD has been reported following placement of the device, there are instances when device removal is needed. The details of the technique for laparoscopic magnetic lower esophageal sphincter device removal are presented to assist surgeons should device removal become necessary.
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Laparo-endoscopic transgastric resection of gastric submucosal tumors.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 03-03-2014
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Laparoscopic and endoluminal surgical techniques have evolved and allowed improvements in the methods for treating benign and malignant gastrointestinal diseases. To date, only case reports have been reported on the application of a laparo-endoscopic approach for resecting gastric submucosal tumors (SMT). In this study, we aimed to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and oncologic outcomes of a laparo-endoscopic transgastric approach to resect tumors that would traditionally require either a laparoscopic or open surgical approach. Herein, we present the largest single institution series utilizing this technique for the resection of gastric SMT in North America.
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Reoperation rates after laparoscopic fundoplication.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 02-06-2014
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Current literature on redo antireflux surgery has limitations due to small sample size or single center experiences. This study aims to evaluate the reoperation rate of laparoscopic fundoplication in a large population database.
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Outcomes of robotic-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy for esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiation.
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A
PUBLISHED: 01-08-2014
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We previously reported our experience performing robotic-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy (RATE) in patients with early-stage esophageal cancer who had had no preoperative treatment. The purpose of this report was to determine if RATE could be performed safely with good outcomes for esophageal cancer in a more recent series of patients, the majority of whom were treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation.
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Transvaginal organ extraction: potential for broad clinical application.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 04-21-2013
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Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery procedures have evolved over the past few years. A transvaginal approach is a promising alternative for intraperitoneal procedures. Our objective was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of transvaginal organ extraction.
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Screening pre-bariatric surgery patients for esophageal disease with esophageal capsule endoscopy.
World J. Gastroenterol.
PUBLISHED: 04-08-2013
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To determine if esophageal capsule endoscopy (ECE) is an adequate diagnostic alternative to esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in pre-bariatric surgery patients.
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Transesophageal endoscopic myotomy (TEEM) for the treatment of achalasia: the United States human experience.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 03-23-2013
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From our early experience with NOTES, our group has acquired familiarity with transesophageal submucosal dissection and myotomy in swine model, which allowed us to perfect a model to perform purely endoscopic transesophageal myotomy (TEEM) for the treatment of achalasia and apply it into clinical practice. This study was designed to assess the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of TEEM in a series of patients with achalasia.
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Broad clinical utilization of NOTES: is it safe?
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 03-12-2013
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Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has been the focus of several studies as a less invasive alternative to conventional laparoscopy to access and treat intracavitary organs. For the last 5 years, much has been accomplished with animal studies, yet the clinical utilization of this novel technique is still modest. After 2 years of experience in the laboratory, we started our clinical experience. We report our experience with clinical utilization of NOTES procedures from 2007 to 2010.
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Human experience with an endoluminal, endoscopic, gastrojejunal bypass sleeve.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 03-11-2011
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This report describes the authors experience with a unique endoluminal, endoscopically delivered and retrieved gastroduodenojejunal bypass sleeve, including short-term weight loss and changes in comorbidities.
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Antireflux action of Nissen fundoplication and stretch-sensitive mechanism of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation.
Gastroenterology
PUBLISHED: 07-21-2010
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Surgical fundoplication is an effective treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease. One of the proposed mechanisms for its antireflux action is that it reduces lower esophageal sphincter (LES) relaxation. We investigated whether fundoplication works through a stretch-sensitive mechanism of LES relaxation.
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Video. Magnetic retraction for NOTES transvaginal cholecystectomy.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 02-23-2010
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Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has the potential to decrease the burden of an operation on a patient. Limitations of the endoscopic platform require innovative solutions to provide retraction and create an operation comparable with the gold standard, laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
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Video. NOTES: transvaginal cholecystectomy with assisting articulating instruments.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 03-13-2009
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Transvaginal cholecystectomy has been performed at several institutions using hybrid natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) techniques.
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Natural orifice surgery: initial clinical experience.
Surg Endosc
PUBLISHED: 02-11-2009
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Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has moved quickly from preclinical investigation to clinical implementation. However, several major technical problems limit clinical NOTES including safe access, retraction and dissection of the gallbladder, and clipping of key structures. This study aimed to identify challenges and develop solutions for NOTES during the initial clinical experience.
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Transgastric large-organ extraction: the initial human experience.
Surg Endosc
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In laparoscopy, it often is the case that port sites are enlarged for specimen extraction. This leads to higher risk of trocar site complications, such as infection or incisional hernia. Natural orifice surgery (NOTES) is beneficial for minimizing these complications, and this is emphasized when the extracted specimen is of large volume. We have been using transgastric technique for appendectomy, cholecystectomy, and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). Of these transgastric operations, we focus on the one with relatively large-organ extraction: LSG with transoral remnant extraction (TORE). We describe the details and feasibility of this procedure and compare the outcomes to conventional LSG.
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NOTES transvaginal hybrid cholecystectomy: the United States human experience.
Surg Endosc
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"Pure" NOTES and "hybrid" NOTES procedures have gained popularity during the past few years. However, most of these published series have been documented outside the United States.
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JoVE Visualize is a tool created to match the last 5 years of PubMed publications to methods in JoVE's video library.

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