Cleveland Clinic is the first hospital in the world to use a recently FDA-approved ablation technology that can destroy large liver tumors.
World-renowned transplant surgeon David Kwon, MD, recently joined Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute as Director of Laparoscopic Liver Surgery. He and Koji Hashimoto, MD, PhD, Director of Living Donor Liver Transplantation, discuss what Dr. Kwon’s arrival means for Cleveland Clinic’s LDLT program.
Robotic surgery may be sexy, but it’s no better or worse than traditional laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis when performed by an experienced surgeon.
Watch Cleveland Clinic surgeon Steven Wexner, MD, perform laparoscopic abdominoperineal pouch excision followed by ileostomy construction. He offers guidance on port placement, dissection and transanal delivery.
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Discharging patients within 48 hours after colorectal surgery lowers the risk of complications and readmission. An enhanced recovery pathway protocol makes identification of appropriate patients possible.