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Background and Purpose: In 1992, Ochsner Foundation Hospital was among the first institutions in which laparoscopic splenectomy was performed. The aim of this study is to review our experience and discuss the lessons learned. Methods: A retrospective review of 33 cases of laparoscopic splenectomy...
Background: Minimally invasive video-assisted techniques are currently used for thoracic and lumbar spine surgery with the aim of reducing the morbidity. Recently, an endoscopic approach has been used for endocrine neck surgery, with reduced pain and improved cosmetic results. Purpose: To develop...