Department of Surgery - University of Southern California

Department of Surgery - University of Southern California

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1520 San Pablo Street
90033 Los Angeles
United States
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2012-09-05
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The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing quality patient care and advanced educational programs, and to conducting innovative research that will advance the future of surgical practice. The department is comprised of 10 divisions and offers numerous prominent surgical residency training programs.

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GERD Treatment - LINX Procedure

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At present, GERD may be treated using the new method - the LINX device. This mini-invasive procedure assists in preventing a reflux using the force of magnetic beads, making the lower esophageal sphincter...

Achalasia Treatment - Heller Myotomy And Dor...

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A mini-invasive Heller myotomy with Dor fundoplication is demonstrated in this material. This laparoscopic procedure is executed for patients with achalasia - a disorder where patients have difficulty...

Video Assisted Thoracosopic Surgery (VATS)

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VATS - a Video Assisted Thoracosopic Surgery is a method where the surgeon uses a small camera introduced into the patient's chest via a scope, letting him to assess the anatomy and with other surgical...

Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (OPCABG)

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Off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) is a form of coronary artery bridge graft (CABG). The main difference between those two procedures is the lack of necessity for stopping the heart and for cardiopulmonary...

Broken Mitral Valve Chordae - Treatment

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Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene sutures have been used for replacement of chordae tendineae since 1985. They have been used for correction of prolapse of mitral and tricuspid valve leaflets as well as...

Tumor In Posterior Mediastinum

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A robotic-assisted tumor removal is shown in this video. Firstly, surgeons have placed small incisions, instead of the traditional large one. Through them a video camera as well as robotic arms were inserted....

Intrathoracic Stomach Surgery - Laparoscopy

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A mini-invasive repair of a large hiatal hernia is shown in this video. The next step to prevent of GERD occuring is a Nissen fundoplication. The whole surgery takes about 90 minutes with an only one-day...

Atrial Fibrillation Treatment With Microwave...

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a arrhythmia characterized by completely disorganised depolarisation of atria and rapid, irregular rhythm of the ventricles. It is linked to many cardiovascular diseases, such...

Vagal Sparing Resection Of Esophagus

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A mini-invasive procedure of vagal sparring esophagectomy is presented in the following video. It removes the pathologically changed esophagus while preserving the vagus nerves important in respiratory...

Aortic Valve Replacement With A Tissue Valve...

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Two main reasons for aortic valve replacement are aortic valve stenosis and aortic valve regurgitation. During this procedure damaged valve is replaced with artificial one - mechanical or biological....

Vein Obtaining - Endoscopy

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The following video demonstrates an endoscopic vein obtaining from the inside of the leg through a small incisions (only several inches). To view and remove the vein, an endoscope (or video camera) is...

GIST Resection - Laparoscopy

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The following material demonstrates a laparoscopic resection of a large gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). Minimally invasive technique of excision of these lesions allows a faster patient's regeneration.

Pulmonary Artery Repair

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The following material presents a robotic-assisted repair of a pulmonary artery.

Pulmonary Adhesion - Procedure

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This material demonstrates a cardiothoracic surgeon dividing some connective tissue holding a lung down to the rib cage with the da Vinci Surgical System assist.

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