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PREPRINT RELEASE: Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava: Resection and Reconstruction

Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava: Resection and Reconstruction
Massachusetts General Hospital
Madhukar S. Patel, MD, MBA, ScM

Department of Surgery, MGH
Jahan Mohebali, MD, MPH
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, MGH
Parsia A. Vagefi, MD, FACS
Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery, MGH
Alex B. Haynes, MD, MPH, FACS
Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, MGH

A woman presented with back pain, and when biopsied, she was found to have an inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma - specifically involving the infrahepatic vena cava, the origin of the left renal vein, and the hilum of the right kidney. After undergoing preoperative proton beam radiation, the patient has her tumor resected en bloc by Dr. Vagefi and Dr. Haynes. They will also reconstruct the vena cava with a ringed synthetic graft covered by an omental pedicle flap.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Intraventricular Tumor Resection

Intraventricular Tumor Resection
Charite Hospital Berlin
PD Dr. med. Marcus Czabanka

Neurosurgeon Marcus Czabanka treats an intraventricular tumor found in a patient with persistent headaches by resecting the tumor via an interhemispheric transcallosal approach.

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: Resection of a Sphenoid Wing Meningioma

Resection of a Sphenoid Wing Meningioma
Charite Hospital Berlin
Marcus Czabanka PD Dr. Med.

Watch as Dr. Czabanka navigates delicate territory to expose and excise a meningioma from the sphenoid wing of a symptomatic patient. Use of the microscope becomes crucial to prevent damage to healthy tissue while devascularizing the tumor.