PREPRINT RELASE: Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Excision Biopsy of a Cystic Mass in the Right Breast (Male)


Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Excision Biopsy of a Cystic Mass in the Right Breast (Male)
Romblon Provincial Hospital

Chito Cruz, MD
Perpetual Help Medical Center

Jim Villamin, MD
Makati Medical Center

Dinesh Ranjan, MD
Roseburg, VA Health Care System

Marcus Lester R. Suntay, MD, FPCS, FPSPS, FPALES
Philippine Children’s Medical Center

Jaymie Ang Henry, MD, MPH
Florida Atlantic University, G4 Alliance

In this case, Drs. Cruz, Villamin, Ranjan, and Suntay perform a fine-needle aspiration biopsy and an excision biopsy followed by histological examination, which revealed a benign lesion. This case was filmed in the Philippines, during a surgical mission through the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Left Lumpectomy with Wireless Seed Localization


Left Lumpectomy with Wireless Seed Localization
Massachusetts General Hospital

Michelle C. Specht, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

On screening mammogram, the patient in this case was found to have ductal carcinoma in situ with calcifications and an area of concern measuring around 2.5 cm. In this video, Dr. Specht performs and narrates a left lumpectomy and explains how to use wireless seed localization in order to more accurately excise the affected area and reduce the risk of recurrence.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Laparoscopic Appendectomy and Open Umbilical Hernia Repair


Laparoscopic Appendectomy and Open Umbilical Hernia Repair
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Noelle N. Saillant, MD
Instructor in Surgery

Thomas O’Donnell, MD
Resident Physician

Naomi Sell, MD
Research Fellow

In this case, Dr. Saillant performs a laparoscopic appendectomy on a 24-year-old female who initially presented with perforated appendicitis that was managed conservatively with antibiotics. The patient elected for an interval appendectomy scheduled 6-8 weeks following her presentation. She also had an umbilical hernia, which was repaired upon removal of the laparoscopic ports.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Orchiopexy and Circumcision


Orchiopexy and Circumcision
Romblon Provincial Hospital

Domingo Alvear, MD
Founder, World Surgical Foundation

Lissa Henson, MD
Philippine Society of Pediatric Surgeons

Jaymie Ang Henry, MD, MPH
Florida Atlantic University, G4 Alliance

We’re back with another case with Dr. Alvear and the World Surgical Foundation! Here, he performs an orchiopexy and circumcision on a young male patient who presented with an undescended testicle and phimosis.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Anal Fistulotomy


Anal Fistulotomy
Romblon Provincial Hospital

Marcus Lester R. Suntay, MD, FPCS, FPSPS, FPALES
World Surgical Foundation, Philippines
Training Officer of the Division of Pediatric Surgery
Philippine Children’s Medical Center

Jaymie Ang Henry, MD, MPH
Florida Atlantic University, G4 Alliance

A 1-year-old male developed an anal fistula as a result of a recurrent infection. Here, Dr. Suntay performs an anal fistulotomy while on a surgical mission in the Philippines with the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Vaginal Hysterectomy, Uterosacral Ligament Suspension, Anterior Repair, and Perineorrhaphy


Vaginal Hysterectomy, Uterosacral Ligament Suspension, Anterior Repair, and Perineorrhaphy
Massachusetts General Hospital

Emily C. Von Bargen, DO
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Associate Fellowship Director
Harvard Medical School

Patricia L. Hudson, MD
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow
Harvard Medical School

Lori R. Berkowitz, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School

This is the case of a 75-year-old multiparous female with stage 3 uterovaginal prolapse. Here, Dr. Emily Von Bargen performs a vaginal hysterectomy, uterosacral ligament suspension, anterior repair, and perineorrhaphy in order to alleviate this patient’s symptoms.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Myringoplasty & Tympanostomy Tube


Myringoplasty & Tympanostomy Tube
Duke University Medical Center

David M. Kaylie, MD, MS
Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

C. Scott Brown, MD
Resident Physician
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

A patient with eustachian tube dysfunction and a history of multiple pressure equalization tubes presents to an otolaryngology clinic with complaints of hearing loss. Her eardrum was found to be hyperinflated on exam. Dr. David Kaylie demonstrates a myringoplasty technique using a CO2 laser, along with placement of a tympanostomy tube.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Zenker’s Diverticulectomy (Endoscopic)


Zenker’s Diverticulectomy (Endoscopic)
Duke University Medical Center

Seth M. Cohen, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

David Straka, MD
Resident Physician
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

C. Scott Brown, MD
Resident Physician
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

A patient presented to an Otolaryngology clinic with symptoms of dysphagia and frequent regurgitation of undigested food. Workup revealed a large Zenker’s diverticulum. In this video, Dr. Seth Cohen instructs one of the residents in the techniques of an endoscopic staple diverticulectomy for treatment of this condition.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Anal Fistulectomy


Anal Fistulectomy
Romblon Provincial Hospital

Eric de Leon, MD
Department of Surgery
Perpetual Help Hospital
Philippine College of Surgeons

Jaymie Ang Henry, MD, MPH
Florida Atlantic University, G4 Alliance

The patient in this case was an 18-year-old male who had developed a fistula-in-ano as a complication from a perianal abscess. Watch as Dr. Eric de Leon performs and narrates an anal fistulectomy on this patient while on a surgical mission in the Philippines with the World Surgical Foundation.