Category Archives: Announcement

PREPRINT RELEASE: Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

0126-blog-shotLaparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
David Rattner MD
Chief of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Rattner tackles a problematic paraesophageal hernia, systematically retracting the stomach into the abdominal cavity. He finishes the procedure by performing both a toupet fundoplication and gastropexy.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair – Part 2

0109b-screenshotThoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair – Part 2
Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency; Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Patel continues repairs on this thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm in Part 2 of this two part series. Watch as he works against the clock during visceral ischemia time until blood flow from the graft is restored to all the dependent organs! (Pre-print, Part 2 of 2).

This article follows a previously released Part 1.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Transcervical Vocal Fold Injection (in-office)

0149-screenshotTranscervical Vocal Fold Injection (in-office)
Seth M. Cohen, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Division of Head and Neck Surgery
Duke Voice Care Center

Dr. Cohen performs an in-office vocal cord injection for a patient suffering from idiopathic unilateral vocal cord paralysis.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair – Part 1

0109AThoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair – Part 1
Virendra I. Patel, MD, MPH
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency; Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Watch Dr. Patel as he performs a Type 1 thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair with distal aortic perfusion through an atriofemoral bypass circuit. (Pre-print, Part 1 of 2).

PREPRINT RELEASE: Subtalar Arthrodesis for Post-Traumatic Subtalar Arthritis

0122_-_digiovanni_feature_image_720Subtalar Arthrodesis for Post-Traumatic Subtalar Arthritis
Christopher W. DiGiovanni
Chief, Foot & Ankle Service
Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. DiGiovanni fuses the subtalar joint of a patient suffering from posttraumatic arthritis.

The video-article includes an Introduction, Exposure (via Ollier approach), Preparation of the Articular Surface (with emphasis on proper articular denuding procedure), Bone Grafting (autograft from proximal tibia), the actual Fusion procedure, Closure and closing remarks by Dr. DiGiovanni about the importance and future direction for this particular arthritic pain relieving procedure.

Fullstopp Invests in JoMI

FullStoppLogoWe are excited to announce that the Berlin-based company Fullstopp invested in JoMI, Journal of Medical Insight.

Fullstopp (http://fullstopp.com), founded by Dr. Sven Fund (LinkedIn) in 2015, provides consulting and advisory services to innovative and fast-growing companies involved in technology-based publishing. This transatlantic partnership has tremendous potential to impact the venture: between Fullstopp’s expertise in digital publishing and JoMI’s quality of execution, this investment is a key step in propeling JoMI onto the international arena with the goal of having a global impact on quality of clinical care and education.

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PREPRINT RELEASE: Closed Cephalomedullary Nailing of a Diaphyseal Femur Fracture on a Fracture Table

0121-feature-imageClosed Cephalomedullary Nailing of a Diaphyseal Femur Fracture on a Fracture Table
Michael J. Weaver MD
Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Weaver treats a periprosthetic femur fracture with the patient positioned supine on a fracture table using a cephalomedullary nail. The fracture table provides adequate traction to assist in reduction of the fracture.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Cloacal Exstrophy Repair

0102b-feature-imageCloacal Exstrophy Repair
Jeremy B Wiygul 
MD
Chief, Pediatric Urology; Assistant Professor Tufts Medical Center

Dr. Wiygul and colleagues take a multidisciplinary approach to treating a cloacal exstrophy, a rare congenital defect that is part of the OEIS complex: omphalocele, exstrophy of the cloaca, imperforate anus, and spine deformities.