Robotic Hysterectomy/Cholecystectomy

Robotic Hysterectomy/Cholecystectomy

This video depicts the use of Da Vinci Si High Definition Robotic System to perform Hysterectomy with Cholecystectomy in the same patient. This pre-menopausal female presented with large fundal uterine myoma with cholelithiasis. It explains the port placement, OR configuration, docking, various steps and instruments required for Total Robotic Hysterectomy. The patient cart was redocked after changing the patient position for cholecystectomy once hysterectomy was completed. Video provided by: Parveen...

The Effect of Pregnancy on Common Surgeries

Postoperative maternal morbidity after appendectomy and cholecystectomy does not appear to be increased with pregnancy, according to a review of data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. The analysis found that composite 30-day major morbidity rates were 3.9% and 3.1% for pregnant and non-pregnant women, respectively, following appendectomy. Following cholecystectomy, the morbidity rate was 1.8% for both pregnant and non-pregnant women. Abstract: Obstetrics & Gynecology, December...