In this video, we present a patient with a recurrent paraesophageal hernia who underwent robot-assisted laparoscopic re-do paraesophageal hernia repair with Nissen fundoplication.
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April 7, 2021
April 2, 2021
This study analyzes the medication Ketorolac when used for acute kidney injury or bleeding after surgery.
March 25, 2021
This study analyzes surgery versus chemoradiation for esophageal cancer in older patients.
March 19, 2021
In this video, the authors present the clinical case of patient diagnosed with a giant oesophageal leiomyoma (>10cm) which was successfully enucleated through a robotic approach.
Endoscopic Transnasal Drainage for Management of Iatrogenic Esophageal Perforation and Mediastinal Abscess
March 5, 2021
The authors present a video illustrating the endoscopic management and drain placement for an iatrogenic proximal esophageal perforation with uncontrolled mediastinal sepsis.
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy After Pediatric Nissen Fundoplication for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
February 22, 2021
The authors present a clinical video highlighting the technique used to perform a completely minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy for a patient with a history of open Nissen fundoplication performed as an infant for GERD who developed esophageal adenocarcinoma as an adult.
February 19, 2021
A transgastric laparoscopic-assisted endoscopic technique facilitated complete excision of a GIST near the gastroesophageal junction without need for more extensive gastric or esophageal resection.
#6: CTSNet Beat Podcast: A Day in the Life, a Simple Way to Manage Sternal Dehiscence, and Dr Mark Orringer's Esophageal Simulator
November 23, 2020
This Beat episode, featuring Brian Mitzman, general thoracic surgeon with the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, as the host, discusses recent highlights submitted to CTSNet, along with a look at a new esophagogastric anastomosis simulator in this month's JTCVS.
August 3, 2020
This video demonstrates the diverticulectomy and the myotomy of the cricopharyngeus muscle by means of a six centimeter neck incision.
Implementation of Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy From a Randomized Controlled Trial Setting to National Practice
June 27, 2020
The previous randomized study of minimally invasive esophagectomy vs open esophagectomy (TIME trial) conducted in the Netherlands demonstrated reduced pulmonary complications and LOS with MIE. Compared to the benefits of MIE in those selected high volume centers, national use of MIE was associated with increased overall complications, increased pulm