Category Archives: General Surgery

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: 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: 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.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Open Antrectomy, Duodenal Resection, and Gastrojejunostomy for a Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Tumor

Open Antrectomy, Duodenal Resection, and Gastrojejunostomy for a Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Tumor
David Berger, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Children’s Hospital Associate Professor of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital