Category Archives: Fundamentals

PREPRINT RELEASE: Sebaceous Cyst Excision


Sebaceous Cyst Excision
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

In this case, Dr. Lester Suntay performs an excision of a 2-year-old sebaceous cyst from the face of an adult male.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Lipoma Excision


Lipoma Excision
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

In this case, Dr. Lester Suntay excises an 8-year-old lipoma from the upper back of an adult male.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Aspiration of Ganglion Cyst on Right Wrist


Aspiration of Ganglion Cyst on Right Wrist
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

This case centers around a 51-year-old female with a ganglion cyst on her right wrist. Here, Dr. Lester Suntay performs an aspiration of the cyst while on a surgical mission with the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Excision of Epidermal Inclusion Cyst


Excision of Epidermal Inclusion Cyst
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

Here, Dr. Lester Suntay with the World Surgical Foundation performs an excision of an epidermal inclusion cyst on the upper back of a 64-year-old male.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Pediatric Excision of Ganglion Cyst from Right Wrist


Pediatric Excision of Ganglion Cyst from Right Wrist
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

In this case, Dr. Lester Suntay excises a ganglion cyst from the right wrist of a pediatric patient while on a surgical mission with the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Drainage of Cystic Mass on First Left Toe


Drainage of Cystic Mass on First Left Toe
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

In this case, Dr. Lester Suntay drains a cystic mass on the first left toe of a 12-year-old male.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Ulnar Nerve Transposition

Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University
Asif Ilyas, MD, FACS
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Program Director of Hand Surgery

In this cadaveric case, Dr. Asif Ilyas demonstrates the ulnar nerve transposition method for treating cubital tunnel syndrome, showing both the subcutaneous and submuscular techniques.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Cubital Tunnel Release

Cubital Tunnel Release
Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University
Asif Ilyas, MD, FACS
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Program Director of Hand Surgery

Cubital tunnel syndrome, the second most common compressive neuropathy, causes tingling and numbness in the ring and small fingers and can be treated with either a cubital tunnel release or an ulnar transposition. In this case, Dr. Asif Ilyas demonstrates the former on a cadaveric hand.

PREPRINT RELEASE: De Quervain’s Release

De Quervain’s Release
Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University
Asif Ilyas, MD, FACS
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Program Director of Hand Surgery

Instead of conducting a De Quervain's release on a patient with stenosing extensor tenosynovitis, Dr. Asif Ilyas walks through the procedure on a cadaver, demonstrating the approach to the first dorsal extensor retinaculum and providing tips to release it without injuring the radial sensory nerve.