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Most Downloaded Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Robotic Surgery Articles

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2. Safe surgical zone during TORS radical tonsillectomy: An anatomical and radiological study

June 2020
J.G. Aishwarya | Ashish S. Shah | Satish Nair | Savith Kumar | Swetha Kumar | K.V.R. Brijith | Namrata Srivastava | Ameena Ibrahim

Parapharyngeal space contains intricate vascular anatomy (external and internal carotid arteries) that might be inadvertently injured during the dissection in this plane. None of the bony landmarks...

3. Wedge gastrectomy: Robot-assisted with a hand-sewn repair versus a laparoscopic linear stapler technique for gastric subepithelial tumors

March 2020
Chairat Supsamutchai | Thitipong Setthalikhit | Chumpon Wilasrusmee | Pornraksa Ovartchaiyapong | Jakrapan Jirasiritham | Pattawia Choikrua | Pitichote Hiranyatheb

Minimally invasive surgery has become common in surgical resections of gastric subepithelial tumors. An endostapler technique is simple and easy to perform when cutting the stomach. Gastrotomy using...

4. Minimally invasive approach for improving aesthetic in a patient with tetracycline-stained teeth by bleaching: A clinical evaluation

June 2019
Kunliang Luo | Jun He

To compare 16% carbamide peroxide (CP) with a higher concentration of hydrogen peroxide (HP) for bleaching teeth in office or at-home to erase tetracycline stains on teeth....

6. Surgical strategies for peripheral nerve schwannoma based on the intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring

September 2019
Xinwei Li | Guohua Zhong | Xueying Xu | Kun Wang | Yinxin Zhu | Xuchen Qi | Junhui Lv | Yirong Wang | Sen Shao

To present our classification for peripheral nerve schwannomas as well as explore the surgical strategies and operative management of peripheral nerve schwannomas based on the intraoperative neurophysiological...

7. Endoscopic sinus surgery plays an essential role in systematic treatment of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis

June 2018
Jing Ye | Sunhong Hu | Minxia Bian | Jie Yuan | Jianguo Tang

Odontogenic maxillary sinusitis (OMS) is frequently encountered in otorhinolaryngologists' clinical practice. Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) instead of surgeries in intraoral approach has been widely...

8. Endoscopic management of iatrogenic gastrointestinal perforations

June 2019
Kan Wang | Jihao Shi | Linna Ye

Iatrogenic perforation (IP) is a rare but severe complication of endoscopy, and occurrences grow with the expansion of interventional endoscopy. Apart from symptoms and physical signs, CT scans provide...

9. The cervical function and pregnancy outcomes after hysteroscopic resection of the complete uterine septum, duplicate cervix and vaginal septum

June 2019
Dong Huang | Lingyan Zhang | Jianmin Chen | Songying Zhang

To evaluate cervical function and pregnancy outcomes after hysteroscopic resection of the complete uterine septum, duplicate cervix and vaginal septum with Metzenbaum scissors....

10. Robotic rectal cancer surgery: Results from a European multicentre case series of 240 resections and comparative analysis between cases performed with the da Vinci Si and Xi systems

March 2020
Sofoklis Panteleimonitis | Oliver Pickering | Mukhtar Ahmad | Mick Harper | Tahseen Qureshi | Nuno Figueiredo | Amjad Parvaiz

Robotic systems are designed to address the limitations of laparoscopic surgery, leading to a growing interest in robotic rectal surgery. However, certain technical limitations associated with the previous...

11. The contemporary role of robotics in surgery: A predictive mathematical model on the short-term effectiveness of robotic and laparoscopic surgery

March 2019
Hari G. Dandapani | Kenneth Tieu

The goal of this research was to create a mathematical model to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of laparoscopic and robotic surgeries and to apply this model to surgeries with laparoscopic and...

12. Minimum invasive associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy

March 2020
Michal Kawka | Tamara MH. Gall | Long R. Jiao

Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) has gained interest, as the potential alternative to portal vein embolisation for inducing future liver remnant hypertrophy...

13. Successful outcome of massive carbon dioxide embolism during laparoscopic hepatectomy

June 2020
Jun Zhang | Jie Zhao | Yue Fei | Tieshuai Liu | Minjun Liu

Carbon dioxide embolism is a rare but severe complication of laparoscopic hepatectomy. We reported a case of massive carbon dioxide embolism that developed into a rare paradoxical gas embolism during...

14. Comparison of tympanostomy tubes for endoscopic placement in adults with otitis media with effusion

September 2019
Mao Jin | Ke Sun | Xuan Li

To compare the therapeutic effects of two types of tympanostomy tube, in terms of extrusion time and recurrence rate, after endoscopic ventilation tube placement in adults with otitis media with ef...

15. Prevention, diagnosis, and management of interstitial pregnancy: A review of the literature

March 2019
Jianmin Chen | Dong Huang | Libing Shi | Songying Zhang

The incidence of interstitial pregnancy (IP) has increased by using assisted reproductive technology, especially after ipsilateral salpingectomy. This review aimed to examine the current state of prevention,...

16. Comparison of the surgical outcomes of McKeown minimally invasive esophagectomy and Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy for the treatment of middle esophageal cancer: A single-center retrospective study

March 2020
Raojun Luo | Zhengfu He | Yong Xu | Ziyi Zhu

In China, the esophageal cancer is the most common tumor type, and the main treatment is still surgical treatment. Over the past decade, thoracic laparoscopy combined with esophageal cancer resection...

17. Timing of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

June 2020
Min Zhang | Wenyi Hu | Mingjie Wu | Guoping Ding | Songmei Lou | Liping Cao

This study was performed to compare the effect of different time intervals between endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and early laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) on the operation...

18. Minimally invasive pancreatic surgery: An upward spiral

June 2020
Ruizhe Zhu | Zhe Cao | Jiangdong Qiu | Taiping Zhang

Minimally invasive techniques have been widely applied in general surgery for decades, but the generalization in pancreatic resection underwent a hard process for the complexity of the procedure. The...

19. Endoscopically managed sunflower bezoar

June 2020
Samih Hwalla | Elias Saikaly | Melissa Kyriakos Saad | Ihab El Hajj

Rectal bezoar is rare. It is important to admit the patient with huge colorectal phytobezoars to hospital for monitoring, especially if patient needs several endoscopic trials for evacuation. We presented...

20. Sugammadex is associated with better respiratory recovery than neostigmine following reversal of anaesthesia-associated neuromuscular blockade in the morbidly obese patients following elective laparoscopic surgery

September 2018
M. Johnson | O.A. Khan | E.R. McGlone | A.A. Roman | J.S. Qureshi | A. Kayal

Complete and reliable neuromuscular reversal is important to successful anaesthetic recovery in the morbidly obese patient undergoing laparoscopic surgery. Our goal was to determine whether sugammadex,...

21. Effect of modified laparoscopic salpingectomy on ovarian reserve: Changes in the serum antimüllerian hormone levels

March 2019
Dong Huang | Yunshan Zhu | Jianmin Chen | Songying Zhang

To retrospectively estimate the impact of modified laparoscopic salpingectomy on the ovarian reserve in infertile women....

22. Safety and efficacy of wireless capsule endoscopy in patients with surgically altered upper gastrointestinal anatomy

June 2018
Eric Sellers | Andrew Brock

Wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) is an effective, minimally invasive tool used for evaluation of the small intestine. To date, there are no studies evaluating the diagnostic yield of WCE in patients...

23. Robotic esophagectomy in Colombia: A step forward in a developing country

Available online 15 May 2020
Raúl E. Pinilla | Eric E. Vinck | Ricardo Oliveros | Carlos Carvajal

Surgical advancements in developing countries involve many challenges pertaining to health care coverage and management of limited resources. Although developed countries have successfully reached medical...

24. Transition from open to robotic assisted liver resection: A retrospective comparative study. Is experience of laparoscopic liver resections needed?

December 2019
Sanjay Goja | Sanjay Kumar Yadav | Rohan Jagat Chaudhary | Manoj Kumar Singh | Arvinder Singh Soin

The authors present outcomes of robotic liver resections in comparison with open technique questioning the need to have experience of laparoscopy for such procedures before transition to robotic as...

25. Laparoscopic reduction and repair of acute traumatic diaphragmatic hernia: A video review

March 2020
Adeel Ahmed Shamim | Muhammad Maaz Zuberi | Daniel Tran | Terrance Fullum

Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia is one of the sequela of thoraco-abdominal injury, occurring in about 0.5%–5% of patients presenting post major trauma. Motor vehicle collision is the leading blunt trauma...

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