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PREPRINT RELEASE: Cochlear Implant

Cochlear Implant
Duke University Medical Center

Calhoun D. Cunningham III, MD
C. Scott Brown MD

Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Dr. Cunningham demonstrates the round window approach for placement of an Advanced Bionics Cochlear Implant into the right ear of a patient with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. Emphasis on surgical anatomy and technique is emphasized as he performs this delicate neurotological procedure.

PREPRINT RELEASE: DCR and Nasolacrimal System (Cadaver)

DCR and Nasolacrimal System (Cadaver)
Duke University Medical Center
Matthew D Ellison MD
Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Dr. Ellison leads the residents at Duke University in performing a dacryocystorhinostomy
while identifying the relevant nasolacrimal anatomy. Use of picture-in-picture offers our viewers insight into how the lower canaliculus probe is managed with endoscopic assistance.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Microsurgical Resection of an Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistula

Microsurgical Resection of an Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
Charite Hospital Berlin
PD Dr. med. Marcus Czabanka

A patient suffering from an AV fistula fed by the external carotid artery, who has failed occlusion via embolization, is being operated on by Dr. Czabanka to definitively treat the fistula. With the help of CT navigation and ICG angiography, Dr. Czabanka is able to microscopically devascularize the problematic malformation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Laproscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ozanan R Meireles MD
General and Gastrointestinal Surgeon

Dr. Meireles expertly conducts the world’s most commonly performed bariatric surgery for weight loss in this JoMI production on textbook sleeve gastrectomies.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Parotid Dissection (Cadaver)

Parotid Dissection (Cadaver)
Duke University Medical Center
Ramon M Esclamado MD, MS
Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Dr. Esclamado instructs a cadaver lab at Duke University Hospital to assist resident training on a standard parotid dissection. The approach should be adjusted depending on tumor malignancy, as Dr. Esclamado explains.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Frontal Sinus Dissection (Cadaver)

Frontal Sinus Dissection (Cadaver)
Duke University Medical Center
Ralph Abi-Hachem MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Dr. Abi Hachem engages the ENT residents at Duke University Hospital, instructing them on how to dissect the nasal cavity to expose the frontal sinus, and identifying relevant anatomy along the way.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Ethmoid Artery Anatomy

Ethmoid Artery Anatomy
Duke University Medical Center
Dr. Jeevan Ramakrishnan
Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Dr. Ramakrishnan explores a cadaveric ethmoid sinus to identify clinically relevant arterial anatomy for the ENT residents at Duke University Hospital.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Thyroidectomy (Cadaver)

Thyroidectomy (Cadaver)
Duke University Medical Center
Daniel J. Rocke MD, JD,
Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
C. Scott Brown MD,
Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

Dr. Rocke instructs a cadaver lab at Duke University to train the residents on the finer points of a standard thyroidectomy. Anatomy is better visualized with the help of overlaying illustrations during the procedure.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Extraventricular Drainage and Hematoma Evacuation to Treat Hydrocephalus Following Lysis of MCA Embolism

Extraventricular Drainage and Hematoma Evacuation to Treat Hydrocephalus Following Lysis of MCA Embolism
Charite Hospital Berlin
Dr. med. Vincent Prinz,

PD Dr. med. Marcus Czabanka

A patient develops signs of hydrocephalus after receiving systemic thrombolysis for a MCA embolism. Dr. Prinz and his team react to the increased intracranial pressure by placing an extraventricular drain followed by manual evacuation of the hematoma.

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.