All posts by Ana Cruz

PREPRINT RELEASE: Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (Cadaveric): Maxillary, Ethmoid, Sphenoid

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (Cadaveric): Maxillary, Ethmoid, Sphenoid
Duke University School of Medicine
David W Jang, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
C. Scott Brown, MD
Resident Physician

Dr. Jang instructs a cadaver lab to educate the residents at Duke University on the steps and technical aspects of various endoscopic sinus surgery procedures.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Resection of a Sphenoid Wing Meningioma

Resection of a Sphenoid Wing Meningioma
Charite Hospital Berlin
Marcus Czabanka PD Dr. Med.

Watch as Dr. Czabanka navigates delicate territory to expose and excise a meningioma from the sphenoid wing of a symptomatic patient. Use of the microscope becomes crucial to prevent damage to healthy tissue while devascularizing the tumor.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
Massachusetts General Hospital
David Rattner, MD
Chief of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Ozanan R Meireles, MD
General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. Rattner and Dr. Meireles endoscopically generate a submucosal tunnel to reach and release the circular muscles of the lower esophageal sphincter to help alleviate a patient’s achalasia.