PREPRINT RELEASE: Direct Microlaryngoscopy and Excision of Vocal Cord Lesion

Direct Microlaryngoscopy and Excision of Vocal Cord Lesion
Duke University Medical Center

Seth M. Cohen, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

C. Scott Brown, MD
Resident Physician
Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

In this case, Dr. Brown and Dr. Cohen perform a direct microlaryngoscopy and excise a vocal cord lesion.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Ankle-Brachial Index, CT Angiography, and Proximal Tibial Traction for GSW Femoral Fracture

Ankle-Brachial Index, CT Angiography, and Proximal Tibial Traction for GSW Femoral Fracture
UChicago Medicine

Jack Kent, MD
Resident Physician
General Surgery

James Jeffries, MD
Resident Physician
Radiology

Andrew Straszewski, MD
Resident Physician
Orthopaedics

Kenneth Wilson, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery

In another trauma case with UChicago Medicine, Drs. Kent, Jeffries, Straszewski, and Wilson evaluate and treat a patient with a gunshot wound and femoral fracture. An ABI was obtained, CT angiography was evaluated, and proximal tibial traction was performed for pain management.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Chest Tube Placement for Possible Hemothorax

Chest Tube Placement for Possible Hemothorax
UChicago Medicine

Ashley Suah, MD
Resident Physician

Abigail Clarkson-During, MD
Resident Physician

Jennifer Cone, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

In our second trauma case with UChicago Medicine, Drs. Suah, Clarkson-During, and Cone place a chest tube in a female patient with a possible hemothorax. 

PREPRINT RELEASE: Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax

Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax
UChicago Medicine

Elliot Bishop, MD
Resident Physician

Peter Bendix, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

This is the first case in our new trauma section with several surgeons over at UChicago Medicine. The patient in this case is a 51-year-old male who was involved in a motor vehicle collision. Chest X-ray and subsequent CT scan showed an expanding pneumothorax. Here, Dr. Bishop and Dr. Bendix perform a left tube thoracostomy.

Keep an eye out for more trauma content coming soon! 

PREPRINT RELEASE: Open Cholecystectomy for Gallbladder Disease

Open Cholecystectomy for Gallbladder Disease
Hospital Leonardo Martinez, Honduras

Peter F. Rovito, MD
General Surgeon
World Surgical Foundation

Yoko Young Sang, MD
Resident Physician
World Surgical Foundation

The patient in this case is a 50-year-old male with a long history of gallbladder disease. Here, Dr. Rovito performs an open cholecystectomy on this patient during a surgical mission in Honduras with the World Surgical Foundation.

Why are JOMI Video-Articles So Long?

On occasion, we get an inquiry along the lines of “Why are JOMI’s video-articles so long? Why don’t you make shorter videos? That would be so helpful!”

Short videos are tremendously helpful. Eventually, we may begin offering shorter content alongside the long-form articles. However, the goal of JOMI is not to do quick reviews, but to offer long-form virtual shadowing experiences. JOMI is a unique resource offering a deeper educational experience.

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SERIES RELEASE: Basic Skills for the OR

Basic Skills for the OR
Lamar State College Port Arthur (TX)

Brandon Buckner, CST, CRCST
Program Director, Surgical Technology
Lamar State College Port Arthur (TX)

This series covers some of the basic skills, surgical instruments, and sterile techniques commonly used in the operating room. Topics include scalpels, sutures, staplers, laparoscopic instruments, and how to open sterile surgical packs and instrument containers.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Open Proctocolectomy for Hirschsprung’s Disease

Open Proctocolectomy for Hirschsprung’s Disease
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 a proctocolectomy on a 4-year-old male with Hirschsprung’s disease while on a surgical mission in the Philippines with the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Loop Ileostomy Closure

Loop Ileostomy Closure
Massachusetts General Hospital

Richard Hodin, MD
Professor of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

The patient in this case is a 29-year-old female who had a long history of medically refractory ulcerative colitis. Three months ago, she underwent a laparoscopic proctocolectomy with ileoanal J-pouch reconstruction and loop ileostomy. Here, Dr. Richard Hodin at MGH reverses the ileostomy.