Nicolas Christian Buchs

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reliability of robotic system during general surgical procedures in a university hospital
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:84-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Learning tools and simulation in robotic surgery: state of the art
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    World J Surg 37:2812-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Augmented environments for the targeting of hepatic lesions during image-guided robotic liver surgery
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Surg Res 184:825-31. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Real-time near-infrared fluorescent cholangiography could shorten operative time during robotic single-site cholecystectomy
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Geneva, University of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 27:3897-901. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint [Robotic general surgery: where do we stand in 2013?]
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Departement de Chirurgie, HUG, Universite de Geneve, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 9:1317-22. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Impact of robotic general surgery course on participants' surgical practice
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Department of Surgery, Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 27:1968-72. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Robot-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for super obese patients: a comparative study
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil 4, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 23:353-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Intra-operative fluorescent cholangiography using indocyanin green during robotic single site cholecystectomy
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Med Robot 8:436-40. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Intestinal obstruction following use of laparoscopic barbed suture: a new complication with new material?
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 21:369-71. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint [Robotic single site surgery: current practice and future developments]
    N C Buchs
    Service de chirurgie viscérale et de transplantation, Département de chirurgie HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 8:1316-20. 2012

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Reliability of robotic system during general surgical procedures in a university hospital
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:84-8. 2014
    ..Data concerning the reliability of robotic systems are scarce, especially for general surgery. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence and consequences of robotic malfunction in a teaching institution...
  2. doi request reprint Learning tools and simulation in robotic surgery: state of the art
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    World J Surg 37:2812-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this article was to review the various methods and tools involved in the training of surgeons in robotic surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Augmented environments for the targeting of hepatic lesions during image-guided robotic liver surgery
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Surg Res 184:825-31. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the implementation of such a system for the targeting of hepatic tumors during robotic liver surgery...
  4. ncbi request reprint Real-time near-infrared fluorescent cholangiography could shorten operative time during robotic single-site cholecystectomy
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Geneva, University of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 27:3897-901. 2013
    ..The study purpose is to report our experience with ICG RSSC and compare the outcomes to standard RSSC...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Robotic general surgery: where do we stand in 2013?]
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Departement de Chirurgie, HUG, Universite de Geneve, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 9:1317-22. 2013
    ..Still, clear clinical indications remain to be determined in the field of general surgery. The study aim is to review the current literature on robotic general surgery and to give the reader an overview in 2013...
  6. doi request reprint Impact of robotic general surgery course on participants' surgical practice
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Department of Surgery, Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 27:1968-72. 2013
    ..However, for general surgery, this approach is poorly reported. The study purpose was to evaluate the impact of robotic general surgery course on the practice of participants...
  7. doi request reprint Robot-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for super obese patients: a comparative study
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil 4, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 23:353-7. 2013
    ..Robot-assisted RYGB can be performed safely for SO, with complication rates and functional results at 1 year comparable to MO, yet this approach for SO has been associated with a slightly increased conversion rate and length of stay...
  8. doi request reprint Intra-operative fluorescent cholangiography using indocyanin green during robotic single site cholecystectomy
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Med Robot 8:436-40. 2012
    ..This paper presents the first report of ICG imaging during a RSSC...
  9. doi request reprint Intestinal obstruction following use of laparoscopic barbed suture: a new complication with new material?
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 21:369-71. 2012
    ..Barbed suture has the risk of entrapping the small bowel. The surgeon should keep in mind this hypothetical problem and a high index of suspicion is needed to diagnose and treat quickly this potentially severe complication...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Robotic single site surgery: current practice and future developments]
    N C Buchs
    Service de chirurgie viscérale et de transplantation, Département de chirurgie HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 8:1316-20. 2012
    ..This article reviews the different devices available and the indications of robotic single site surgery. Moreover, the future developments of this new technology are discussed as well...
  11. doi request reprint Value of performing routine postoperative liquid contrast swallow studies following robot-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 142:w13556. 2012
    ..According to the introduction of robotic technology associated with a hypothetical decrease of anastomotic complications, we aim to assess the validity and cost effectiveness of early routine UGI following robot-assisted RYGB...
  12. doi request reprint Learning curve for robot-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Rue Gabriel Perret Gentil, 4, 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 26:1116-21. 2012
    ..However, the specific learning curve associated with this new approach remains poorly investigated. This study aimed to evaluate the learning curve for robot-assisted RYGBP...
  13. ncbi request reprint Robotic pancreatic resection: how far can we go?
    N C Buchs
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Minerva Chir 66:603-14. 2011
    ..Further randomized and controlled studies are required to support a routine use of the robotic technology for pancreatic resection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer: evaluation of endoscopic ultrasonography, computed tomography, ultrasonography, and angiography
    N C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:286-91. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the value of current imaging modalities in determining vascular invasion by pancreatic cancer...
  15. pmc Vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer: Imaging modalities, preoperative diagnosis and surgical management
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    World J Gastroenterol 16:818-31. 2010
    ..The aim of this article is to provide a complete review of the different imaging modalities in the detection of vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer...
  16. pmc Segmental duodenectomy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the duodenum
    Nicolas Christian Buchs
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    World J Gastroenterol 16:2788-92. 2010
    ..To evaluate the results of segmental duodenectomy (SD) and pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and help clinicians with surgical management...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Anal canal cancer]
    Nicolas Christian Buchs
    Service de Chirurgie Viscerale, Unité de proctologie HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 4:859-63. 2008
  18. doi request reprint Robot-assisted oncologic resection for large gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor: a preliminary case series
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:411-5. 2010
    ..e., close to pylorus or cardia). Its use in oncologic gastric surgery has been poorly defined and has never been reported for GIST...
  19. pmc Spontaneous dissection of the superior mesenteric artery and the right hepatic artery: a case report
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Med Case Reports 4:87. 2010
    ..Isolated spontaneous dissection of the superior mesenteric artery is a very rare condition. Endovascular stent placement has been proposed recently for selected cases, which has led to some good clinical results...
  20. doi request reprint Value of contrast-enhanced 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in detection and presurgical assessment of pancreatic cancer: a prospective study
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:657-62. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the performance of FDG PET associated with contrast-enhanced CT in detection of pancreatic cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted gastrectomy for cancer
    N C Buchs
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 57:33-42. 2011
    ..Randomized controlled trials with long-term follow up are needed before this promising approach can eventually be generalized...
  22. doi request reprint Outcomes of robot-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients older than 70 years: a comparative study
    Nicolas C Buchs
    Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 S Wood Street, Suite 435 E, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    World J Surg 34:2109-14. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to demonstrate that robot-assisted PD can be safely performed in patients aged 70 years and older...
  23. doi request reprint Robot-assisted versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: is there a difference in outcomes?
    Subhashini M Ayloo
    Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 S Wood Street, Suite 435 E, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    World J Surg 35:637-42. 2011
    ..The authors present a comparative study between laparoscopic and robot-assisted Roux-en-Y gastric bypass performed at a specialized institution for robotic surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Robotic extended pancreatectomy with vascular resection for locally advanced pancreatic tumors
    Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti
    Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pancreas 40:1264-70. 2011
    ..We evaluate the safety, feasibility, and outcomes of robotic extended pancreatectomy with vascular resection...
  25. doi request reprint Totally robotic right hepatectomy: surgical technique and outcomes
    Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti
    Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Surg 146:844-50. 2011
    ..Robotic surgery for performance of right hepatectomy is safe and effective...
  26. doi request reprint Robotic liver surgery: results for 70 resections
    Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti
    Department of Surgery, Division of General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Surgery 149:29-39. 2011
    ..Robotic surgery is gaining popularity for digestive surgery; however, its use for liver surgery is reported scarcely. This article reviews a surgeon's experience with the use of robotic surgery for liver resections...
  27. doi request reprint Console-integrated stereoscopic OsiriX 3D volume-rendered images for da Vinci colorectal robotic surgery
    Francesco Volonte
    Department of Surgery, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Surg Innov 20:158-63. 2013
    ..Total immersion in the operative field helped compensate for the lack of tactile feedback specific to robotic intervention. This innovative tool is a step forward toward augmented-reality robot-assisted surgery...
  28. doi request reprint Robotic thyroidectomy: an initial experience with the gasless transaxillary approach
    Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti
    Division of General, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:387-91. 2012
    ..Thyroid surgery has recently emerged as one of the most promising fields for the application of robotic surgery. We report the results of the first year of experience with a gasless transaxillary thyroidectomy...
  29. doi request reprint Robotic versus open pancreaticoduodenectomy: a comparative study at a single institution
    Nicolas Christian Buchs
    Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 S Wood Street, Suite 435 E, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    World J Surg 35:2739-46. 2011
    ..To date, few data are available comparing a minimally invasive approach to open PD. The aim of the present study is to compare the robotic and open approaches for PD at a single institution...
  30. ncbi request reprint Monoquadrant Robotic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
    Subhashini M Ayloo
    Division of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 840 S Wood Street, Suite 435 E, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:2299. 2011
    ..However, the technique is not firmly established with single robotic docking. The objective of this video is to demonstrate the technical details of performing a standardized monoquadrant robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RRYGB)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Optimizing electrode implantation in sacral nerve stimulation--an anatomical cadaver study controlled by a laparoscopic camera
    N C Buchs
    Unit of Proctology, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:85-91. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the best insertion angles of the electrode under laparoscopic visualization of the sacral nerves...