Tag Archives: tumor

PREPRINT RELEASE: Right Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy

Right Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven

Tobias Carling, MD, PhD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Yale School of Medicine

One of the early adaptors of the approach, Tobias Carling, MD, PhD, FACS, performs a right posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy on a patient that presented with subclinical Cushing's syndrome. Specifically, she had elevated urinary cortisol, failed a dexamethasone suppression test, and had a growing adrenal tumor as revealed by serial imaging. Due to the patient’s anatomy, Dr. Carling used a lateral approach to ligating the right adrenal vein; this video includes his usual medial approach as an additional module.

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: 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: 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.

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