What are the surgical options to repair the “diastasis recti” By Dr. Iraniha Diastasis recti means separation of rectus muscles. There are two vertical muscles located in the midline of the anterior abdominal wall (called six-pack) that act as the main anterior abdominal wall muscles. These two muscles are covered in a strong fibrous sheath…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!
What is the difference between Open Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery by Dr. Iraniha Open Surgery Normally, surgeons need to make a big incision in the abdominal wall to enter the abdominal cavity, in order to perform any surgical tasks, including removal, repair or reconstruction of the intra-abdominal structures. This technique is called “open surgery”,…Details
Laparoscopic repair of giant inguinal hernia by Dr. Iraniha This video demonstrates my technique of hernia surgery for removal of extremely large hernia sac and incarcerated fat from the hernia defect during the laparoscopic hernia repair of a giant inguinal hernia. The large hernia sac is always adhered to the main structures like testicular blood…Details
What is the bowel adhesion to surgical mesh by Dr. Iraniha? How Dr. Iraniha managed this mesh complication? Surgical mesh is an implant used for repairing the hernia defect. The mesh is designed to create exaggerated scar tissue in the location of hernia defect to strengthen that region. The correct placement of the surgical mesh…Details
Dr. Iraniha Laparoscopic management of gallstone ileus This is a 76 years old female patient who presented to the emergency room with severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting and her ct scan showed small bowel obstruction due to a large gallstone ileus that stuck in the small bowel. This rare condition is called gallstone ileus.…Details
Laparoscopic resection surgery of the right colon with primary anastomosis by Dr. Iraniha This video clip demonstrates my technique for laparoscopic surgery resection of the right colon with primary anastomosis. This patient presented with abdominal pain and anemia and underwent a colonoscopy and found to have a right colon mass suspicious for cancer. The mass…Details
Dr. Iraniha Small bowel resection laparoscopy surgery This video clip demonstrates my technique for laparoscopic surgery resection of a rare small bowel gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). This video was a 48 years old male who presented to the emergency room with severe abdominal pain for one day and his ct scan showed a large tumor…Details
What is the adhesion band and how does Dr. Iraniha release the adhesion band? The adhesion bands is the scar tissue that could develop in the abdominal cavity after any type of inflammatory process including infection, neoplasm or previous intra-abdominal surgical intervention. This scar tissue could wrap around the intestine and create bowel obstruction or…Details
What is internal hernia by Dr. Iraniha Internal Hernia is essentially a defect or a hole. This defect internal hernia can be in the abdominal wall, diaphragm or pelvic wall which are called abdominal wall hernia, diaphragmatic hernia, or pelvic wall hernia, respectively. However, there is a condition called internal hernia when due to previous…Details
What is incarcerated bowel? The loops of bowel are in the abdominal and pelvic cavity. They are surrounded by abdominal wall and pelvic floor where they can freely move. If there is any defect in the abdominal wall or pelvic floor (abdominal wall hernia or pelvic floor hernia) or any abnormal opening/hole inside the abdominal…Details
How to perform laparoscopic bowel anastomosis surgery by Dr. Iraniha Performing bowel anastomosis Complex surgical procedures with laparoscopic technique or robotic technology have revolutionized the surgical field. They have offered the patients significant advantages such as less complications, less pain, faster recovery, less hospital stay and faster return to work. This video clip demonstrates how…Details
Dr. Iraniha secured surgical mesh to abdominal wall Minimally invasive inguinal hernia repair including laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery techniques, is the best way to repair the inguinal hernia. However, to ensure the safety of this surgery, improve the patient outcome and minimize the potential complications, the hernia repair surgeon must be precise and follow…Details