laparoscopes

Summary

Summary: ENDOSCOPES for examining the abdominal and pelvic organs in the peritoneal cavity.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The first laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    W Reynolds
    Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, Anniston, USA
    JSLS 5:89-94. 2001
  2. ncbi Use of fourth arm in da Vinci robot-assisted extraperitoneal laparoscopic prostatectomy: novel technique
    Michael P Esposito
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Urology 66:649-52. 2005
  3. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using conventional instruments: early experience in comparison with the gold standard
    Scott R Philipp
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:632-7. 2009
  4. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic surgery for cholecystectomy: a retrospective comparison with 4-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Andre Chow
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, England
    Arch Surg 145:1187-91. 2010
  5. ncbi Laparoscopic single port surgery in children using Triport: our early experience
    Ismael A Salas de Armas
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:985-9. 2011
  6. ncbi Ergonomic testing of two different types of handles via virtual reality simulation
    U Matern
    Department of Ergonomics, University of Tuebingen, Waldhoernlestrasse 22, D 72072 Tuebingen, Germany
    Surg Endosc 19:1147-50. 2005
  7. ncbi Ergonomic investigation of weight distribution of laparoscopic instruments
    Chiuhsiang Joe Lin
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taiwan, ROC
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:411-5. 2011
  8. ncbi Evaluation of a two cursor control device for development of a powered laparoscopic surgical tool
    S R Herring
    Innovative Design and Ergonomic Analysis Laboratory, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA
    Ergonomics 52:891-906. 2009
  9. ncbi Evaluation of four cursor control devices during a target acquisition task for laparoscopic tool control
    S R Herring
    Innovative Design and Ergonomic Analysis Laboratory, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:47-57. 2010
  10. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery and ergonomics: it's time to think of ourselves as well
    A Vereczkel
    Surg Endosc 17:1680-2. 2003

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  1. pmc The first laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    W Reynolds
    Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, Anniston, USA
    JSLS 5:89-94. 2001
    ..The other purpose is to give Mühe the recognition he deserves for being the developer of the laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedure...
  2. ncbi Use of fourth arm in da Vinci robot-assisted extraperitoneal laparoscopic prostatectomy: novel technique
    Michael P Esposito
    Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Urology 66:649-52. 2005
    ..In this report, we describe our modifications for the extraperitoneal approach for laparoscopic removal of the prostate using the four-arm da Vinci surgical system...
  3. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy using conventional instruments: early experience in comparison with the gold standard
    Scott R Philipp
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, MO, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:632-7. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic surgery for cholecystectomy: a retrospective comparison with 4-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Andre Chow
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, England
    Arch Surg 145:1187-91. 2010
    ..To report our experience with single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) for cholecystectomy and to perform a retrospective comparison with conventional 4-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  5. ncbi Laparoscopic single port surgery in children using Triport: our early experience
    Ismael A Salas de Armas
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, 6621 Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:985-9. 2011
    ..SILS/LESS is a safe, minimally invasive approach for appendectomy and cholecystectomy in children. This new approach is performed in an acceptable operative time with good outcomes and great cosmetic result...
  6. ncbi Ergonomic testing of two different types of handles via virtual reality simulation
    U Matern
    Department of Ergonomics, University of Tuebingen, Waldhoernlestrasse 22, D 72072 Tuebingen, Germany
    Surg Endosc 19:1147-50. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of a virtual reality (VR) simulator to determine the ergonomic properties of two different laparoscopic instrument handles...
  7. ncbi Ergonomic investigation of weight distribution of laparoscopic instruments
    Chiuhsiang Joe Lin
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung Li, Taiwan, ROC
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:411-5. 2011
    ..For this reason, the current experiment aimed at finding direct evidence of the weight distribution effect in an accurate task...
  8. ncbi Evaluation of a two cursor control device for development of a powered laparoscopic surgical tool
    S R Herring
    Innovative Design and Ergonomic Analysis Laboratory, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA
    Ergonomics 52:891-906. 2009
    ..The controls are tested in two hand positions to test how well the participants can manipulate the device while minimising perceived fatigue...
  9. ncbi Evaluation of four cursor control devices during a target acquisition task for laparoscopic tool control
    S R Herring
    Innovative Design and Ergonomic Analysis Laboratory, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:47-57. 2010
    ..Although studied in the application of laparoscopic surgery, the results can be generalized for the design of any hand-held device in which the speed and accuracy of the control device is critical...
  10. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery and ergonomics: it's time to think of ourselves as well
    A Vereczkel
    Surg Endosc 17:1680-2. 2003
  11. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a surgeon's initial experience with 56 consecutive cases and a review of the literature
    Kurt E Roberts
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:506-10. 2010
    ..We describe the results of a single surgeon's initial experience with single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy through his first 56 cases and provide a brief literature review on the development of this technique...
  12. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus total laparoscopic hysterectomy for the management of endometrial cancer: a randomized clinical trial
    Fabio Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital Varese, Verona, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:114-20. 2006
    ..To compare laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) for the treatment of endometrial cancer...
  13. ncbi Early experience with single-port laparoscopic surgery in children
    Todd A Ponsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:551-3. 2009
    ..This may lead to less pain and improved cosmetic outcome. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) has recently been described in adults. In this article, we report our preliminary experience of SILS in children...
  14. ncbi Transumbilical single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy : scarless cholecystectomy
    Tae Ho Hong
    Department of Surgery, Incheon St Mary s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 665 Bupyung 6 dong, Bupyung gu, Incheon, 403 720, South Korea
    Surg Endosc 23:1393-7. 2009
    ..We performed transumbilical single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy (TUSPLC) in 15 patients with cholelithiasis by using a special "single-port" with virtually no scar...
  15. ncbi Transumbilical laparoscopic urological surgery: are special devices strictly necessary?
    Anibal W Branco
    Department of Urology, Cruz Vermelha Hospital and Vita Batel Hospital, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    BJU Int 104:1136-42. 2009
    ..To evaluate the safety and feasibility of transumbilical laparoscopic surgery using conventional laparoscopic instruments and ports...
  16. ncbi Assessment of fatigue, monitor placement, and surgical experience during simulated laparoscopic surgery
    M L Uhrich
    Human Performance Laboratory, Barnes Jewish Hospital, 4555 Forest Park Parkway, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:635-9. 2002
    ..This study assessed the level of muscle activity and compared the effects of fatigue, monitor placement, and surgical experience during simulated laparoscopic surgery...
  17. ncbi Temperature safety profile of laparoscopic devices: Harmonic ACE (ACE), Ligasure V (LV), and plasma trisector (PT)
    F J Kim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 777 Bannock Street MC0206, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1464-9. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi Homemade transumbilical port: an alternative access for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS)
    Huai Ching Tai
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Surg Endosc 24:705-8. 2010
    ..However, this technique requires a specialized multichannel port for introducing laparoscope and instruments. We present our preliminary experience of using a homemade transumbilical single-port access for performing LESS...
  19. pmc Objective classification of residents based on their psychomotor laparoscopic skills
    Magdalena K Chmarra
    Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 24:1031-9. 2010
    ..This study introduces a classification method for recognizing residents' level of experience in laparoscopic surgery based on psychomotor laparoscopic skills alone...
  20. pmc Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial evaluation of a large series of patients
    Homero Rivas
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 8819, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1403-12. 2010
    ..The authors have pioneered a two-trocar SILC technique at the University of Texas Southwestern. Their results for 100 patients are presented...
  21. ncbi Low-cost reusable instrumentation for laparoendoscopic single-site nephrectomy: assessment in a porcine model
    Riccardo Autorino
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44194, USA
    J Endourol 25:419-24. 2011
    ..To test different sets of prebent instruments and a new reusable access device for laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) surgery...
  22. ncbi The role of single-incision laparoscopic surgery in abdominal and pelvic surgery: a systematic review
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital Campus, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 25:378-96. 2011
    ..This review aimed to determine the role of single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) in abdominal and pelvic operations...
  23. ncbi Construct validation of the ProMIS simulator using a novel laparoscopic suturing task
    K R Van Sickle
    Emory Endosurgery Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:1227-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the ProMIS augmented reality simulator could objectively distinguish between levels of performance skills on a complex laparoscopic suturing task...
  24. ncbi Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery versus standard laparoscopic simple nephrectomy: a prospective randomized study
    Volkan Tugcu
    Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Endourol 24:1315-20. 2010
    ..Our aim was to compare LESS simple nephrectomy (LESS-SN) and conventional transperitoneal laparoscopic simple nephrectomy (CTL-SN)...
  25. ncbi Single port transumbilical (E-NOTES) donor nephrectomy
    Inderbir S Gill
    Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 180:637-41; discussion 641. 2008
    ..In a similar manner the umbilicus, an embryonic (E) natural orifice, permits abdominal access with hidden scar of entry. We propose the term E-NOTES for embryonic natural orifice transumbilical endoscopic surgery...
  26. ncbi Single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experience
    John R Romanelli
    Department of Surgery, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1374-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to ascertain whether these devices allow safe and reliable access for laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  27. ncbi Robotics may overcome technical limitations of single-trocar surgery: an experimental prospective study of Nissen fundoplication
    Pierre Allemann
    Institut de Recherche contre les Cancers de l Appareil Digestif European Institute of TeleSurgery, University Hospital of Strasbourg, 1 Place de l Hopital, Strasbourg, France
    Arch Surg 145:267-71. 2010
    ..Robotic-assisted surgery may overcome these difficulties owing to its capability of dissociating the hands of the surgeon from the instruments...
  28. ncbi Single incision approach for splenic diseases: a preliminary report on a series of 8 cases
    Eduardo M Targarona
    Service of Surgery, Hospital de Sant Pau, UAB, Mas Casanovas 90, Barcelona, Spain
    Surg Endosc 24:2236-40. 2010
    ..We describe our initial experience using SILS for the management of splenic diseases...
  29. ncbi Robotic single-site surgery
    Michael A White
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 20:86-91. 2010
    ..Such laparoscopic procedures are technically challenging and require an experienced laparoscopic surgeon due to the lack of port placement triangulation and instrument clashing...
  30. ncbi Transumbilical single-port surgery: evolution and current status
    David Canes
    Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Eur Urol 54:1020-9. 2008
    ..Within a short span, several clinical reports have emerged in the urologic literature. As this field is poised to move forward, a complete understanding of its evolution and current status is timely...
  31. ncbi Single-incision, umbilical laparoscopic versus conventional laparoscopic nephrectomy: a comparison of perioperative outcomes and short-term measures of convalescence
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1198-204. 2009
    ..Recent reports have suggested that single-port or single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is technically feasible...
  32. ncbi Trocar injuries in laparoscopic surgery
    S Bhoyrul
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 192:677-83. 2001
    ..Retroperitoneal vascular injuries should be largely avoidable by following safe techniques. Bowel injuries often went unrecognized, in which case they were highly lethal. Device malfunction was rarely a cause of trocar injuries...
  33. ncbi Three-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy by harmonic dissection without cystic duct and artery clipping
    Giovanni D Tebala
    Department of Surgery, Laparoendoscopic Unit, Aurelia Hospital, Via Aurelia 860, 00165 Rome, Italy
    Am J Surg 191:718-20. 2006
    ..The risk of tissue injury caused by repeat blind extraction and insertion of various instruments in and out of the abdomen may be decreased by the use of the multipurpose harmonic dissector...
  34. ncbi Single-port laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair with the TriPort system: initial experience
    S Agrawal
    Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit MATTU, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Egerton Road, Guildford, GU2 7XX, UK
    Surg Endosc 24:952-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess the safety and feasibility of the single-port approach for laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair of inguinal hernia and to report the authors' initial experience using the TriPort system...
  35. ncbi Transperitoneal laparoscopic renal surgery using blunt 12-mm trocar without fascial closure
    Arieh L Shalhav
    Methodist Urology and Kidney Stone Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Endourol 16:43-6. 2002
    ..We retrospectively assessed the safety of fascial nonclosure (FNC) after 12-mm blunt port insertion...
  36. ncbi Problems with technical equipment during laparoscopic surgery. An observational study
    E G G Verdaasdonk
    Department of Surgery, Reinier de Graaf Group, Delft, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 21:275-9. 2007
    ..This study was designed to investigate the incidence of technical equipment problems during laparoscopic procedures...
  37. pmc Minilaparoscopy-assisted natural orifice surgery
    Daniel A Tsin
    The Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Long Island City, New York 11102, USA
    JSLS 11:24-9. 2007
    ..Until current technical limitations are overcome, minilaparoscopy-assisted natural orifice surgery (MANOS) provides a solution. The aim of this study was to examine our clinical and experimental experience with MANOS...
  38. ncbi Laboratory and clinical development of single keyhole umbilical nephrectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 70:1039-42. 2007
    ..To describe our initial experience with single keyhole nephrectomy in a porcine model and in human subjects...
  39. ncbi Effect of handle design and target location on insertion and aim with a laparoscopic surgical tool
    Adriana Trejo
    Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, 175 Nebraska Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588 0518, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:745-53. 2007
    ..For physical workload, the method of gripping the tools was the most important factor. The scissors-type tool caused the largest wrist flexion, in contrast both free styles hand postures with the Intuitool showed the least wrist flexion...
  40. ncbi Single-port laparoscopic surgery in urology: initial experience
    Jihad H Kaouk
    Section of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Urology 71:3-6. 2008
    ..To present our initial experience with single-port laparoscopic urologic surgery using the Uni-X Single Port Access Laparoscopic System, a single port, multichannel cannula, with specially designed curved laparoscopic instrumentation...
  41. pmc Safety and efficacy of single incision laparoscopic surgery for total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair
    Hanh Tran
    The Sydney Hernia Specialists Clinic, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    JSLS 15:47-52. 2011
    ..Comparable success can be obtained while negating the risks of bowel and vascular injuries from sharp trocars and achieving improved cosmetic results...
  42. ncbi Safe and novel technique for peritoneal access in urologic laparoscopy without prior insufflation
    Liam Hickey
    Department of Urology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Endourol 20:622-6. 2006
    ..When the technique was described initially, capnoperitoneum was obtained prior to trocar insertion. We describe the results of our series using the EndoTIP port without prior capnoperitoneum...
  43. pmc Cost-effective laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    M Slater
    Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:670-2. 2009
    ....
  44. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopic living donor nephrectomy: a retrospective comparison to the open approach
    Alexander Bachmann
    Department of Urology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Transplantation 78:168-71. 2004
    ..As a result of the direct access, RLDN is superior in terms of operation time, even to the open access on our series, while maintaining the advantage of minimal invasiveness...
  45. ncbi Real-time thermography during energized vessel sealing and dissection
    P A Campbell
    Department of Surgery and Molecular Oncology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee University, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland
    Surg Endosc 17:1640-5. 2003
    ..The thermal imaging measurements were then correlated with histopathologic studies. The overall value of in situ thermography as an adjunct to energized surgical dissection systems was also assessed...
  46. ncbi Endoscopic threaded imaging port (EndoTIP) for laparoscopy: experience with different body weights
    A M Ternamian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Obes Surg 9:44-7. 1999
    ..The fascia and then the muscle fibers spread radially and are transposed onto the cannula's outer thread. The thin peritoneum transilluminates; bowel, vessels, and/or adhesions are visualized before entry into the peritoneum...
  47. ncbi Precision in stitches: Radius Surgical System
    M Waseda
    Section for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Surg Endosc 21:2056-62. 2007
    ..This study aimed to compare the performance of laparoscopic suturing tasks with the use of the Radius Surgical System and CLIs, respectively...
  48. ncbi The trade-off between flexibility and maneuverability: task performance with articulating laparoscopic instruments
    Danny V Martinec
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:2697-701. 2009
    ..Although these instruments offer the flexibility needed to perform complex tasks in a constricted surgical site, their control may be hampered by their increased complexity...
  49. ncbi Forces and displacements in colon surgery
    H de Visser
    Minimally Invasive Surgery and Interventional Techniques, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628CD Delft, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 16:1426-30. 2002
    ..Since the experiment was performed in an open-surgery setup without any movement restrictions, the results are relevant to general surgery as well as laparoscopic...
  50. ncbi Evaluation of a laparoscopic grasper with force feedback
    T Hu
    Program for Robotics, Intelligent Sensing, and Mechatronics PRISM Laboratory, Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut Street, MEM Department, Room 2 115, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:863-7. 2004
    ..Hence, our goal was to incorporate force sensing into existing laparoscopic tools for use in robot-assisted surgery...
  51. ncbi A new device for the detection and recognition of blood vessels in laparoscopic surgery
    Z Glavic
    General County Hospital, Osjećka bb, HR 34000 Pozega, Croatia
    Surg Endosc 16:1197-200. 2002
    ..The instrument uses an accelerometer to detect a pulse, and it is inexpensive and simple to use. The aim of this study was to investigate the performance and possibilities of the new instrument...
  52. pmc Randomized trial comparing a radially expandable needle system with cutting trocars
    J R Feste
    Texas Women s Hospital, Houston 77054 1989, USA
    JSLS 4:11-5. 2000
    ..The radially expanding access system demonstrates statistically improved patient postoperative comfort and improved patient safety...
  53. ncbi The influence of experience and camera holding on laparoscopic instrument movements measured with the TrEndo tracking system
    M K Chmarra
    Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 21:2069-75. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi Grasping and dissecting instrument for hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery: development and early clinical experience
    A Pietrabissa
    Divisione di Chirurgia Generale e Trapianti, Dipartimento di Oncologia, dei Trapianti e delle Nuove Tecnologie in Medicina, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1332-5. 2002
    ..These tools will have to meet specific requirements of shape, function, and safety of use...
  55. ncbi Sequence and task analysis of instrument use in common laparoscopic procedures
    N Y Mehta
    Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania State University, Post Office Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:280-5. 2002
    ..If we could gain a better understanding of these phenomena, we could improve the design of the instruments themselves...
  56. ncbi A new instrument, the "Perfore-Aspirator" for laparoscopic treatment of hydatid cysts of the liver
    Kagan Zengin
    Department of General Surgery, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:80-2. 2003
    ..The average hospitalization period was 5 +/- 1.69 days. No major morbidity or mortality was seen. All patients were treated with albendazole preoperatively and postoperatively...
  57. ncbi [Usefullness of the Da Vinci robot in urologic surgery]
    C Iselin
    Departement de Chirurgie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2766-8, 2770, 2772. 2007
    ..This increases healthcare costs in comparison to open surgery, however not dramatically since patients stay less time in hospital and go back to work earlier...
  58. ncbi [Laparoscopy technical tip: inexpensive scope holder]
    A Bracq
    Service d urologie et transplantation, CHU Hopital Sud, Avenue Rene Laennec, 80054 Amiens Cedex 1, France
    Prog Urol 18:323-6. 2008
    ..This laparoscope holder provides an economic solution that can be used in all laparoscopy units and which liberates the assistant's two hands...
  59. ncbi Development and testing of a compact endoscope manipulator for minimally invasive surgery
    Peter Berkelman
    TIMC IMAG Laboratory, Faculte de Medecine de Grenoble, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    Comput Aided Surg 10:1-13. 2005
    ..In contrast to typical endoscope manipulators, the described robot is particularly compact and lightweight, is simple to set up and use, occupies no floor or operating table space, and does not limit access to the patient in any way...
  60. ncbi Two-trocar laparoscopic varicocelectomy: cost-reduction surgical technique
    Adel Al-Hunayan
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Mubarak Teaching Hospital, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat, Kuwait
    Urology 67:461-5. 2006
    ..To describe the technique of two-trocar laparoscopic varicocelectomy and compare it with the standard three-trocar laparoscopic technique in terms of effectiveness, morbidity, and cosmesis...
  61. ncbi Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with "on-demand" clamping reduces warm ischemia time
    Renaud Bollens
    Department of Urology, Erasme Hospital, University Clinics, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Urol 52:804-09. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of "on-demand" clamping during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy on warm ischemia time...
  62. ncbi In vivo robotics for natural orifice transgastric peritoneoscopy
    Amy C Lehman
    University of Nebraska, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:236-41. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi Early experience of tele-robotic surgery in children
    A Najmaldin
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Int J Med Robot 3:199-202. 2007
    ..The application of robotic technology in paediatric and adult surgery is limited. We report our early experience in children...
  64. ncbi Preoperative planning system for surgical robotics setup with kinematics and haptics
    M Hayashibe
    Institute for High Dimensional Medical Imaging, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Med Robot 1:76-85. 2005
    ..Results from simulation using clinical patient data verify the effectiveness of the proposed system...
  65. ncbi Tonatiuh II: assisting manipulator for laparoscopic surgery
    Arturo Minor Martinez
    Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica Sección de Bioelectrónica, Mexico City, Mexico
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 16:310-3. 2007
    ..The manipulator went through several stages before reaching its final version. Surgical trials have shown the robot to be useful in the operating room and as a training assistant in specialty microsurgery...
  66. ncbi Ultrashort intracorporeally maneuverable cryoprobes for laparoscopic renal cryoablation in the porcine model
    Dan Leibovici
    Department of Urology, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, 70300, Israel
    Surg Endosc 22:1519-24. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility and efficacy of laparoscopic renal cryosurgery using a novel ultrathin ultrashort intracorporeal cryoprobe in a porcine model...
  67. ncbi Novel technique for hand assisted laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy
    Rizk El-Galley
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Urol 178:2062-6. 2007
    ..We present our experience with a new technique for hand assisted laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy...
  68. ncbi Installation of telerobotic surgery and initial experience with telerobotic radical prostatectomy
    Anthony J Costello
    Department of Urology, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BJU Int 96:34-8. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi Concurrent upper and lower urinary tract robotic surgery: strategies for success
    Daniel Eun
    Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA
    BJU Int 100:1121-5. 2007
    ..To assess the feasibility of combined upper and lower urinary tract robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery (RALS) during one operative session...
  70. ncbi Direct trocar insertion vs Veress needle in nonobese patients undergoing laparoscopic procedures: a randomized prospective single-center study
    F Agresta
    Unità Operativa di Chirurgia Generale, Ospedale Civile, Via Forlanini 71, Vittorio Veneto TV, 31029, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:1778-81. 2004
    ..Direct trocar insertion (DTI) has been reported as an alternative to the VN for creation of the pneumoperitoneum...
  71. ncbi Editorial Comment on: laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with "on-demand" clamping reduces warm ischemia time
    Herve Baumert
    Eur Urol 52:809-10. 2007
  72. ncbi Single port access renal cryoablation (SPARC): a new approach
    Raj K Goel
    Section of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Eur Urol 53:1204-9. 2008
    ..Cryoablation has been performed laparoscopically for small renal masses using 3-4 ports with promising oncologic results...
  73. ncbi Friction dynamics of trocars
    J J van den Dobbelsteen
    Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, NL 2628, CD, Delft, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 21:1338-43. 2007
    ..It is unknown how the different sealing mechanisms of currently available trocars influence the friction forces. The current study investigated the dynamic changes in friction for various trocars at different instrument velocities...
  74. ncbi Artificial tactile sensing in minimally invasive surgery - a new technical approach
    Sebastian Schostek
    IHCI Institute of Healthcare Industries, Steinbeis University Berlin, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 15:296-304. 2006
    ..The tactile data turned out to be a useful supplement to the minimal amount of haptic feedback that is provided by current endoscopic instruments and the endoscopic image under certain conditions...
  75. ncbi 3-D ultrasound guidance of surgical robotics: a feasibility study
    Eric C Pua
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 53:1999-2008. 2006
    ..The rms error for these measurements was 1.34 mm using optical alignment and 0.76 mm using ultrasound alignment...
  76. ncbi Long-term results of robotic assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy for the treatment of high grade vaginal vault prolapse
    Daniel S Elliott
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Urol 176:655-9. 2006
    ..However, it is associated with increased morbidity compared with vaginal repairs. We describe a minimally invasive technique of vaginal vault prolapse repair and present our experience with a minimum of 1 year followup...
  77. ncbi Evaluation of a new vascular suture system for aortic laparoscopic surgery: an experimental study on pigs and cadavers
    A Millon
    Service de Chirurgie Vasculaire, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:730-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and efficacy of a new laparoscopic vascular suturing device...
  78. ncbi Novel method for open-access laparoscopic port insertion using the killian nasal speculum: the lister technique
    James Adshead
    Department of Urology, Lister Hospital, London, England
    J Endourol 22:317-9. 2008
    ..The Killian nasal speculum is available in all hospitals that offer an ear, nose, and throat service, and comes in four different sizes and lengths to suit all types of patients...
  79. ncbi A family of new instruments for laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of malignant liver lesions
    M C Raggi
    Department of Surgery, Hospital Rechts der Isar, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 15:42-7. 2006
    ..It is demonstrated that this set of specially designed instruments is indeed applicable and facilitates the targeting of liver lesions of any localization. Accordingly, it could significantly enlarge the applicability of LRFA...
  80. ncbi Use of the Endoholder device during robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the "poor man's" fourth arm equivalent
    Kevin C Zorn
    Section of Urology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Endourol 22:385-8. 2008
    ..Due to muscle fatigue and inability of the operator to see the operative field, frequent repositioning of the second assistant is often required...
  81. ncbi Compact forceps manipulator using friction wheel mechanism and gimbals mechanism for laparoscopic surgery
    Takashi Suzuki
    Institute of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 8:81-8. 2005
    ..2 [mm] in longitudinal translation of forceps. As future works, we will modify mechanism for sterilization and safety improvement, and also integrate this manipulator with robotized forceps to build a surgery assisting robotic system...
  82. ncbi Effect of pneumoperitoneum on hemodynamics and inspiratory pressures during natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): an experimental, controlled study in an acute porcine model
    S von Delius
    2nd Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:854-61. 2007
    ..This experimental study assessed the effect of pneumoperitoneum induced by endoscope air pump on hemodynamics and inspiratory pressures during transgastric peritoneoscopy...
  83. ncbi Preliminary pneumoperitoneum facilitates transgastric access into the peritoneal cavity for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a pilot study in a live porcine model
    C W Ko
    Division of Gastroenterology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Endoscopy 39:849-53. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to develop alternative safe transgastric access to the peritoneal cavity...
  84. ncbi Development of a vision integration framework for laparoscopic surgical robot
    Jung W Shin
    National Cancer Center, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:347-9. 2006
    ..This paper documents the implementation of the framework and preliminary results of the image segmentation using Watersheds algorithm. Finally the real-time processing capability of our vision system is discussed...
  85. ncbi Use of optical dilating trocar for initial access during extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Tine Hajdinjak
    Department of Urology, Maribor Teaching Hospital, Maribor, Slovenia
    J Endourol 21:1089-92. 2007
    ..This takes quite some time, so with the availability of trocars that combine optical control and radial dilation, an easier and faster technique was tested...
  86. ncbi Hand port use for extraction during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
    Costas D Lallas
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona 85257, USA
    Urology 67:706-8. 2006
    ..Early in our experience, we used a specimen extraction bag to assist in graft removal, but encountered some complications. We subsequently changed our technique to include a hand port for specimen extraction...
  87. pmc Robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Michael D Stifelman
    Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    JSLS 9:83-6. 2005
    ..Herein, we describe our technique of robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. This approach may have potential advantages of including easier excision and suturing. Moderate training is required...
  88. ncbi Resection of isolated fossa recurrence of renal-cell carcinoma after nephrectomy using hand-assisted laparoscopy
    Stephen Y Nakada
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue, G5 339 CSC, Madison, WI 53892 3236, USA
    J Endourol 16:687-8. 2002
    ..6 had an apparently isolated renal fossa recurrence of a Grade II, Stage T(3) renal-cell carcinoma. The lesion was resected using hand-assisted laparoscopy with rapid recovery and good short-term results...
  89. ncbi Preliminary report of multi degrees of freedom forceps for endoscopic surgery
    Shinsuke Usui
    Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:66-72. 2004
    ..All clinical applications were successfully achieved. With the increased degree of freedom for forceps, the operability for endoscopic surgery was improved...
  90. ncbi Prospective comparison of hand-assisted laparoscopic devices
    Michael Stifelman
    Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Urology 59:668-72. 2002
    ..To evaluate and compare the three commercially available first-generation hand-assisted laparoscopic (HAL) devices in a prospective, randomized fashion. HAL nephrectomy has become an increasingly popular surgical modality...
  91. ncbi Hand-assisted urological laparoscopy
    Paul K Pietrow
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Section of Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 12:233-7. 2002
    ..The recent literature regarding this topic is reviewed and evaluated here...
  92. ncbi Gynecologic laparoscopic surgery with a palm-controlled laparoscope holder
    Roland Polet
    Department of Gynaecology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Louvain en Woluwe, Belgium
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:73-8. 2004
    ..It was tested in gynecologic surgery, where it restored vision and instrument manipulation and allowed laparoscopic surgery to be performed with fewer personnel...
  93. ncbi The relationship between hand size and difficulty using surgical instruments: a survey of 726 laparoscopic surgeons
    R Berguer
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, 4301 X Street, Rm 2310, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:508-12. 2004
    ..This study investigates the correlation between surgical glove size, preexisting musculoskeletal problems, and difficulty using laparoscopic instruments...
  94. ncbi Letter: In-line vs pistol-grip handles in a laparoscopic simulator
    M Moont
    Surg Endosc 17:1865; author reply 1866. 2003
  95. ncbi Prospective experience with a second-generation hand-assisted laparoscopic device and comparison with first-generation devices
    Abhay Rane
    Department of Urology, East Surrey Hospital, Canada Avenue, Redhill, Surrey RH1 5RH, UK
    J Endourol 17:895-7. 2003
    ..K. in September 2001. We compared our experience with this second-generation device with that of first-generation devices; i.e., the Handport, launched in 1999, and the Intromit, first marketed in 1998...
  96. ncbi The pitfalls of laparoscopic surgery: challenges for robotics and telerobotic surgery
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:1-5. 2002
    ..The articles presented in this issue suggest that robotics and telerobotics offer solutions to these nagging pitfalls of laparoscopic surgery...
  97. ncbi Dilating missile trocar for primary port establishment: a cadaver study
    Tanvaa Tansatit
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:S320-6. 2002
    ..The trocar accessed into the peritoneal cavity at every attempt without intestinal penetration. The missile trocar may be an alternative device for establishment of the primary port. Its efficacy and safety still has to be proved...
  98. ncbi Intraabdominal pressure and incision parameters associated with a pyramidal laparoscopic trocar-cannula system and the EndoTIP cannula
    Karen B Glass
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Los Angeles, CHS Room 27 177 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1740, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 9:508-13. 2002
    ..To compare intraabdominal pressure and incision characteristics associated with insertion of a disposable pyramidal trocar-cannula system (T-CS) and the EndoTIP threaded cannula, a trocarless, reusable laparoscopic access device...
  99. ncbi The effect of using laparoscopic instruments on muscle activation patterns during minimally invasive surgical training procedures
    N E Quick
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, University of Kentucky, 800 Rose Street, Room MN 258, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:462-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, determining how surgical task or instrument selection influences the duration of muscle activation may provide insight into the relationship between laparoscopic instrumentation and muscle fatigue...
  100. ncbi Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery
    Gordie K Kaban
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Surg Technol Int 11:63-70. 2003
    ..For the experienced laparoscopic surgeon, it may allow them to complete operations laparoscopically they might otherwise have to convert. In time, HALS may have a larger role in many advanced surgical procedures...
  101. ncbi Development of an ultrasonically activated trocar system
    D Gossot
    Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, 42 Bd Jourdan, F 75014 Paris, France
    Surg Endosc 16:210-4. 2002
    ..Most of these injuries are due to the high puncture force applied to the trocar. We present the results of an animal laboratory evaluation of a newly developed ultrasonically activated trocar...

Research Grants21

  1. Use of Electrostatic Actuators for 3D Laparoscopy
    Scott Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Integration of the two technologies is conceptually feasible and would provide the most effective bioengineering method to achieve the visual imaging modalities surgeons require for their daily laparoscopic and endoscopic operation. ..
  2. Super-Zoom Endoscope (SuZE)
    MIKHAIL A GUTIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As a result, the image quality is significantly lower compared to laparoscopes and other imaging tools that now routinely offer high- resolution output...
  3. Development of a Novel Laser Instrument for Advanced Medical Applications
    Claus Peter Richter; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  4. A laparoscopically-deployable HIFU device for tissue ablation
    Lawrence A Crum; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, performing this surgery through laparoscopes requires significant training and advanced skills of the attending physician...
  5. Development of a Multi-Resolution Foveated Laparoscope
    Hong Hua; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We overcome the limitations of existing laparoscopes by optically coupling a wide-angle system with an actively foveated, high-resolution probe...
  6. Development of a Novel Laser Instrument for Advanced Medical Applications
    Claus Peter Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This concern would be alleviated by the flexibility of this new laser tool. Minimal access improves patient outcomes by reducing the morbidity and complications of brain manipulation. ..
  7. Registered Ultrasound-Endoscope
    Sharif Razzaque; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  8. Micro-Robotics for Minimally-Invasive Neurosurgery
    JAMES GOLDIE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The Phase I activities will be limited to prototype development and testing in the laboratory, whereas the Phase II would move onto to cadaver and animal testing. ..
  9. Micro-Robotics for Minimally-Invasive Neurosurgery
    JAMES GOLDIE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  10. A HIGH SPEED MEDICAL INSTRUMENT STERILIZATION PROCESS
    DAVID BOYERS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..These include rigid and flexible endosocopes (such as angioscopes, gastroscopes, colonscopes, uretheoscopes, bronchoscopes, laparoscopes), dental instruments, and microsurgical tools.
  11. ENDOSCOPE BASED B-SCAN SCANNING ACOUSTIC MICROSCOPE
    PREMINDRA CHANDRARATNA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: The proposed commercial application of the endoscope based acoustic microscope is screening for early malignancy in conditions such as Barrett's esophagus. ..
  12. Insertable Imaging and Effector Platform for Surgery
    Dennis Fowler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Miniaturized Real-Time Volumetric Ultrasound Imaging System
    Butrus T Khuri-Yakub; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  14. IN SITU, HIGH SPEED SCANNING ACOUSTIC MICROSCOPE
    ROBERT KLINE SCHODER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In addition, it has the potential to revolutionize the practice of nondestructive testing and evaluation for the semiconductor industry. ..
  15. AUTOMATED LAPAROSCOPE POSITIONING SYSTEM
    Yulun Wang; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..This phase l effort would allow us to build upon AESOP by testing a new human-interface idea which would significantly improve its usability and acceptance...
  16. Nanoparticulate Enabled Surgical Instruments
    MARY FRECKER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. A COMPARISON OF IN VIVO AND VITRO TISSUE ENGINEERING
    Bradley Kropp; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If in vivo and/or in vitro tissue engineering techniques prove to be useful clinically, they will revolutionize urologic reconstructive surgery and have wide ranging applications. ..
  18. Chitosan hemostatic device for laparoscopic applications
    Hua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. HISTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF PREMALIGNANT ENDOMETRIAL LESIONS
    Francisco Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Na Channels in Afferents after Bladder Obstruction
    William Steers; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Insight into these cellular processes could be exploited to develop afferent based treatments for OAB employing pharmacologic, molecular or gene based strategies. ..