Laparoscopic Management of Gallstone Ileus This is a 75 years old female who presented to the emergency room with 2 days history of generalized abdominal pain and found to have abdominal distention and generalized abdominal tenderness with her ct scan showing abnormal connection between gallbladder and first portion of duodenum called fistula as well as…Details
Laparoscopic News – Robotic News
Welcome to our Surgical Oasis Laparoscopic News and Surgical Robotic News.
In this blog I’d like to share the latest news and information in regards to robotic and laparoscopic surgery. The mission of this website is to fully educate the patients and discuss their most common questions and concerns about minimally invasive surgery. Since the deterioration of patient physician relationship in our new medical system was the main reason to create this site, my goal is to restore the trust and loyalty among us by being extremely informative, caring and truthful. Enjoy!
Dr Iraniha Laparoscopic Technique for Placement of a Gastrostomy Tube This is a 61 years male patient with multiple admissions to the hospital for aspiration pneumonia due to inability to swallow. He failed swallow study and therefore required a feeding tube. An attempt for an endoscopic surgery guided percutaneous placement of the gastrostomy tube by…Details
Robotic Splenectomy by Dr. Iraniha This is a 22 years old male with history of ITP which was not responsive to conservative medical therapy and required robotic splenectomy surgery. This patient was placed in a right lateral position and 5 trochars were inserted for four robotic arms and one as an assist trochar. The robotic…Details
Robotic Assisted Mini Tummy Tuck by Dr. Iraniha For the first time in Southern California and perhaps in the United States, I am presenting a Mini Tummy Tuck or mini abdominoplasty with floating umbilicus technique with Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Systems. This is a 45 years old female who after two pregnancies developed abdominal wall…Details
Groin hernias in women: “an ignored diagnosis” by Dr.Iraniha Groin Hernias in women are weaknesses or defects in the groin region where the intraabdominal structures such as fat or bowel could protrude through and cause bulge and/or pain or lead to life threatening complications such as incarceration or strangulation of the bowel requiring emergent operation.…Details
Laparoscopic removal of a toothpick from the large intestine by Dr Iraniha This is a 56 years old male who presented to the emergency room with three days history of persistent right lower quadrant abdominal pain, fever and an abdominal wall bulge in the right side of his abdomen.Dr Iraniha robotic surgery expert obtained a…Details
This is a 32-year old male who presented with a large bulge in his right scrotum for more than a year with on and off pain and discomfort during straining and exercise and found to have a large right scrotal hernia.Details
This is a 52 year old male with history of right inguinal hernia repair 10 years ago who presented with a painful bulge in the right groin. Patient underwent a robotic assisted repair of recurrent right inguinal hernia with mesh. There was an evidence of recurrent right inguinal hernia on the most medial aspect of the pervious hernia repair with incarcerated pre-peritoneal fat in the hernia defect.Details
Hernia repair without using mesh by Dr. Iraniha Hernias are one of the most common anatomical problems in human species that have been reported in the human history for thousands of years. In the past, different surgical and non-surgical treatments were offered to the patients with hernias for hundreds of years but like most surgical…Details
Hernia and pregnancy by Dr. Iraniha Hernia is a weakness or defect in the abdominal wall musculature which could be congenital or acquired. Any condition, such as pregnancy that increases the intraabdominal pressure repeatedly or constantly could cause or aggravate an abdominal wall hernia. The development of a hernia during pregnancy is not uncommon. Hernia…Details
Robotic inguinal hernia repair, long-term quality of life & outcomes by Dr Iraniha Five years ago if someone asked my opinion about the robotic surgery, as a laparoscopic surgeon, I would say that I was extremely skeptical and saw no real value. But I am so grateful to one of the great nurses who encouraged…Details
This is 80 years old male who presented with a right groin bulge with on and off pain and discomfort. Six months prior to this visit, he underwent a right inguinal hernia repair with patch and plug technique by another surgeon.Details