All Articles

Editorial Commentary 
Minimally invasive liver surgery: a field is maturing
Elisabeth Sucher, Robert Sucher
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
34  
Original Article 
Cumulative sum analysis of the robotic learning curve in the surgical management of malignant pelvic neoplasms
Daniel Cesar, Marcus Valadão, Eduardo Linhares, José Paulo de Jesus, Felipe Lott, Bernardo Nobrega, Franz Santos de Campos, Gustavo Guitmann, Erico Lustosa, Antonio Carlos Iglesias
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
33  
Editorial Commentary 
Laparoscopic liver resection for colorectal liver metastases: perspectives from patients
Edward Willems, Mathieu D’Hondt
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
32  
Editorial Commentary 
Advantages of robotic over laparoscopic liver surgery—lesson learned from a high-volume medical center
Iswanto Sucandy, Andres Giovannetti
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
31  
Review Article 
Adrenal malignancy: still a contraindication for laparoscopy?
Donatella Schiavone, Francesca Torresan, Silvia Negro, Amanda Belluzzi, Maurizio Iacobone
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
30  
Editorial Commentary 
The impact of minimally invasive surgery and robot-assisted surgery on distal pancreatic resection: a snapshot on literature review and future technical innovations
Aldo Rocca, Andrea Scacchi, Graziano Ceccarelli
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
29  
Editorial Commentary 
Spleen-preserving laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: is it worthwhile?
Luigi Bonavina
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
28  
Editorial Commentary 
Robotic vs. laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy—equipoise in current clinical practice?
Chris J. C. Johnston, Jaswinder S. Samra, Stephen J. Wigmore, Anubhav Mittal
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
27  
Editorial Commentary 
Laparoscopic liver resection in cirrhosis: the challenge of the posterosuperior segments
Auriel T. August, Brendan C. Visser
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
26  
Editorial Commentary 
Different inflow control methods in cirrhotic patients undergoing laparoscopic liver resection
Zhong Kai Wang, Ye Xin Koh, Chung Yip Chan, Ser Yee Lee
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
25  
Letter to the Editor 
Laparoscopic repair for bilateral inguinal hernia. A technique that may be the standard in the future
Benedetto Ielpo
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
24  
Original Article 
Retrospective evaluation of the crucial factor in total laparoscopic hysterectomy by using video review
Hiroaki Komatsu, Fuminori Taniguchi, Hiroki Nagata, Takaya Nakaso, Yohei Nagaya, Satoru Tsukihara, Masako Sarugami, Tasuku Harada, Yasunobu Kanamori
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
23  
Editorial Commentary 
How many cases are required to learn how to perform minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy?
Ajay Jain, Barish H. Edil
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
22  
Preface 
Historical evolution and current state of robotic liver surgery
Iswanto Sucandy, Andres Giovannetti
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
21  
Editorial Commentary 
Laparoscopic radiofrequency of liver metastasis: is its cost effectiveness a good reason to replace hepatic resection?
Roberto Santambrogio, Matteo Barabino, Elisa Galfrascoli, Marco Antonio Zappa
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
20  
Editorial Commentary 
Liver surgery—less is more
Kevin P. Labadie, Kevin M. Sullivan, Sara K. Daniel, James O. Park, Raymond S. Yeung
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
19  
Editorial Commentary 
Which is the best approach for liver resections of postero-superior liver segments?
Roberto Montalti, Mariano Cesare Giglio, Francesca Pegoraro, Giovanni Domenico De Palma, Roberto Ivan Troisi
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
18  
Editorial Commentary 
Real value of restaging laparoscopy for gastric cancer after preoperative therapy
Koshi Kumagai, Takeshi Sano
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
17  
Case Report 
Laparoscopic resection of hepatocellular carcinoma following liver transplantation: a video case report
Giovanni Vennarecci, Giammauro Berardi, Nicola Guglielmo, Mario Antonini, Giuseppe Maria Ettorre
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
16  
Editorial Commentary 
Can we overcome surgical difficulties of laparoscopic panceaticoduodenectomy by improving our learning curve?
Akira Umemura, Hiroyuki Nitta, Takeshi Takahara, Yasushi Hasegawa, Akira Sasaki
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
15  
Editorial Commentary 
Can newly developed device contribute to improve outcome of laparoscopic liver resection?
Yuichiro Otsuka, Hironori Kaneko
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
14  
Editorial Commentary 
Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for elderly patients
Ippei Matsumoto, Keiko Kamei, Atsushi Takebe, Yoshifumi Takeyama
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
13  
Editorial Commentary 
Trans abdominal patch plasty for bilateral groin hernia : is it a cost-effectiveness procedure?
Giuseppe Piccinni
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
12  
Editorial Commentary 
Reducing conversion in minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy: patient selection, training, and robotics
Camille Stewart, Yuman Fong
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
11  
Letter to the Editor 
Role of laparoscopic liver resection in the elderly: promising results but more high-level evidence needed
Tousif Kabir, Brian K. P. Goh
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
10  
Letter to the Editor 
Long-term outcome of laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
Kuei-Yen Tsai, Ming-Te Huang
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
9  
Editorial 
Robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a safe minimally invasive option
Jack Wecowski, Sharona Ross, Iswanto Sucandy, Alexander Rosemurgy
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
8  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic inguinal bilateral hernia repair: a cost-effective procedure?
Jose Manuel Ramia
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
7  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic liver resection: what are we doing? Where are we going?
Taizo Hibi
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
6  
Letter to the Editor 
Laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma, is the size nodule a limitation?
Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
5  
Editorial 
Exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of robotic-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy with modified Blumgart pancreaticojejunostomy: a look beyond the technology
Mauro Podda, Salomone Di Saverio, Adolfo Pisanu
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
4  
Letter to the Editor 
Minimally invasive pancreatic enucleation—the need for further evidence
Francesco Guerra
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
3  
Original Article 
Laparoscopic treatment versus open treatment of gastroduodenal perforations: our decades of retrospective experience and literature review
Salvatore Ragazzi, Raffaele Minardi, Maurizio Carnazza
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
2  
Letter to the Editor 
Robotic-assisted versus laparoscopic liver surgery: is it the correct direction?
Marco Vito Marino
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2019,  
3:
1  
Editorial 
Long term outcome of laparoscopic liver resection for HCC—is the jury still out?
Daniel Seehofer, Robert Sucher
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
72  
Editorial 
The role of laparoscopy in perforated peptic ulcer: a comment on the Australian cohort study
Simone Guadagni, Niccolò Furbetta, Niccolò Furbetta
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
71  
Editorial 
Liver hanging maneuver in laparoscopic right hepatectomy—still to be standardized
Laura Llado, Kristel Mils, Emilio Ramos
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
70  
Original Article 
Laparoscopic umbilical herniorrhaphy: a novel technique of hernia neck closure and outcomes in the first 19 cases
Cheyenne Vetter, Yagan Pillay
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
69  
Editorial 
The role of pancreatic enucleation in the minimally invasive era
Eugenia Yiannakopoulou
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
68  
Letter to the Editor 
Pure laparoscopic donor right hepatectomy: brightening the dark side of the moon in the era of space travel
Suk Kyun Hong, Kwang-Woong Lee, Nam-Joon Yi, Kyung-Suk Suh
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
67  
Case Report 
Laparoscopic liver resection with an 80-degree articulating advanced bipolar device
Francesco Ardito, Alessandro Coppola, Fabio Longo, Felice Giuliante
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
66  
Case Report 
Successful laparoscopic treatment of iatrogenic distal esophageal perforation during sleeve gastrectomy
Emanuele Bevilacqua, Alberto Aiolfi, Stefania Tornese, Domenico Tringali, Valerio Panizzo, Giancarlo Micheletto, Davide Bona
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
65  
Editorial 
Is laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with well-preserved liver cirrhosis superior to conventional open liver resection?
Toru Beppu, Hiromitsu Hayashi, Tastunori Miyata, Nobutaka Sato, Yasushi Yoshida
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
64  
Original Article 
Laparoscopic approach to ventral incisional hernia: absorbable or non-absorbable tacks? —a meta-analysis
Mirko Barone, Paolo Raimondi, Francesco Caldaralo, Annadomenica Cichella, Mouner Tannous, Franco Ciampaglia, Giuseppe Cipollone, Roberto Cotellese, Felice Mucilli, Paolo Innocenti, Nicola Di Bartolomeo
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
63  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic liver resection for large hepatocellular carcinoma
Kuei-Yen Tsai, Ming-Te Huang
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
62  
Editorial 
Contemporary techniques commonly adopted for performing laparoscopic liver resection
Tousif Kabir, Brian K. P. Goh
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
61  
Original Article 
Effect of position and pneumoperitoneum on respiratory mechanics and transpulmonary pressure during laparoscopic surgery
Amit Lehavi, Boris Livshits, Yeshayahu Katz
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
60  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic liver resection in the aging society
Hiroyuki Nitta, Yasushi Hasegawa, Takeshi Takahara, Akira Sasaki
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
59  
Review Article 
Minimally invasive gastrectomy for cancer: a review
Katelin Mirkin, Rebecca Kowalski, Joyce Wong
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
58  
Editorial 
Indication of laparoscopic liver resection
Zenichi Morise
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
57  
Editorial 
Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy with splenic vessel preservation: challenges in measuring the learning curve
Alex B. Blair, Jonathan G. Sham
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
56  
Case Report 
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with only two 5 mm trocars in a pregnant woman with biliary pancreatitis
Hugo Bonatti
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
55  
Editorial 
Expanding the role of laparoscopic hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with portal hypertension
Peter A. Than, Brendan C. Visser
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
54  
Editorial 
Less is more for laparoscopic ultrasound-guided liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
Luca Gianotti, Simone Famularo
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
53  
Editorial 
Augmented reality during laparoscopic liver resection: a work in progress that is terribly necessary
Alexis Laurent
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
52  
Editorial 
Challenges of minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy: whether to preserve or not the spleen and splenic vessel
Traian Dumitrascu
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
51  
Editorial 
Duodenal adenocarcinoma: more questions than answers
Apeksha Dave, Jason T. Wiseman, Jordan M. Cloyd
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
50  
Editorial 
Minimally invasive liver resections: a changing landscape and the rise of the robot
Rachel E. Beard, Allan Tsung
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
48  
Editorial 
Open vs. minimally invasive cost of distal pancreatectomy
Benedetto Ielpo
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
47  
Editorial 
Challenges in consolidating the evidences of robotic surgery for primary hepatobiliary malignancies
Po-Da Chen, Yao-Ming Wu
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
46  
Editorial 
Assessment of applicability of laparoscopic liver resection after previous abdominal surgery
Lavanya Yohanathan, Sean Cleary
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
45  
Editorial 
Single-incision trocar-less endoscopic management of giant liver hydatid cyst: a step beyond?
Jose Manuel Ramia
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
44  
Editorial 
Is laparoscopic liver surgery really safe in elderly patients?
Ricci Claudio, Alberici Laura, Casadei Riccardo, Minni Francesco, Nardo Bruno
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
43  
Editorial 
Use of laparoscopic hepatectomy by recognizing disadvantages and difficulty level of operative procedure
Yoshikuni Kawaguchi
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
42  
Editorial 
Left split grafts in pediatric liver transplantation: an unexploited resource open to a multiple scenario evolution
Umberto Cillo, Alessandra Bertacco, Francesco Enrico D’Amico
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
41  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration, does real life practice mirror the evidence?
Travis Ackermann, Paul Cashin, Daniel Croagh
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
40  
Letter to the Editor 
Robotic versus laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
Gian Piero Guerrini, Paolo Magistri, Roberto Ballarin, Fabrizio Di Benedetto
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
39  
Editorial 
The appropriate Pringle maneuver procedure in laparoscopic and robotic hepatectomies
Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Akihko Soyama, Susumu Eguchi
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
38  
Editorial 
Pure laparoscopic donor right hepatectomy: exploring the dark side of the moon
Riccardo Pravisani, Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Umberto Baccarani, Susumu Eguchi
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
37  
Letter to the Editor 
Pancreatic morbidity following laparoscopic radical gastrectomy
Francesco Guerra, Giuseppe Giuliani
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
36  
Original Article 
A multi-institutional analysis of minimally invasive liver resections
Alison Smith, Ioannis T. Konstantinidis, Yuman Fong, John Martinie, David Iannitti, Joseph F. Buell
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
35  
Editorial 
The need for “practical guidelines” of laparoscopic liver resection enabling appropriate patient selection
Takeaki Ishizawa, Kiyoshi Hasegawa
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
34  
Case Report 
A previously undescribed hernia containing an acutely inflamed appendix—case report and review of management on hernias containing the vermiform appendix
Kevin Bain, Nicholas Morin, Vadim Meytes, Galina Glinik
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
33  
Editorial 
Minimally invasive liver resection for gastric cancer liver metastases
Clifford Akateh, Jordan M. Cloyd, Timothy M. Pawlik
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
32  
Editorial 
Contribution of the Glissonian approach for laparoscopic anatomical liver resection
Marcel A. Machado
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
31  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic liver resection for metastatic melanoma: a tale of caution and reason for optimism
Gregory C. Wilson, David A. Geller
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
30  
Editorial 
Near-infrared intraoperative imaging of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: a new era in laparoscopic pancreatic surgery
Ryuichiro Doi, Eiji Toyoda, Kazuhiko Kitaguchi, Yusuke Abe, Tetsuro Hirose
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
29  
Editorial 
Pancreas-related complications following gastrectomy
Joyce Wong
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
28  
Editorial 
The impact of obesity on laparoscopic liver surgery: a critical reappraisal
Nikolaos Machairas, Georgios C. Sotiropoulos
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
27  
Editorial 
Challenges of a minimally invasive approach to posterior liver segments
Paolo Magistri, Francesco Maria Carrano, Cristiano Guidetti, Fabrizio Di Benedetto
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
26  
Editorial 
Minimally invasive gastrectomy and the risk of pancreas-related morbidity
Clifford Akateh, Jordan M. Cloyd
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
25  
Editorial 
Insights in laparoscopic surgery of mucinous cystic neoplasm of the liver
Giovanni Vennarecci, Nicola Guglielmo, Giuseppe Maria Ettorre
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
24  
Editorial 
The challenge in determining difficulty of laparoscopic liver resection: are we there yet?
Ser Yee Lee, Kah Heng Chiow, Brian Kim-Poh Goh, Chung Yip Chan
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
23  
Editorial 
Editorial: pancreatic resection in the era of laparoscopy: state of art—a systematic review
Daniel Skubleny, Shahzeer Karmali
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
22  
Editorial 
Which is the optimal minimally invasive approach for distal pancreatectomy—robotic assisted or conventional laparoscopy?
Mikel Prieto, Brian K. P. Goh
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
21  
Editorial 
Comment on: “A comparison of outcomes between open, laparoscopic and robotic pancreaticoduodenectomy”, Zimmerman et al., 2017, HPB
Aude Merdrignac, Damien Bergeat, Fabien Robin, Michel Rayar, Laurent Sulpice
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
20  
Editorial 
Laparoendoscopic single-site and robotic distal pancreatectomy
Ippei Matsumoto
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
19  
Editorial 
Minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary disease: it’s time for a randomized control trial!
Alessandro Esposito, Matteo De Pastena, Roberto Salvia
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
18  
Review Article 
Minimally invasive right hepatectomy for living liver donation: a systematic review of the literature
Francesco Giovanardi, Quirino Lai, Fabio Melandro, Zoe Larghi Laureiro, Anna Di Tomaso, Fabio P. Curci, Redan Hassan, Massimo Rossi, Gianluca Mennini
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
17  
Editorial 
Repeat laparoscopic liver resection
Zenichi Morise
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
16  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary tumors
Daniel Delitto, Steven J. Hughes
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
15  
Editorial 
Diffusion of laparoscopic liver resections: are we there yet?
Nikolaos Machairas, Georgios C. Sotiropoulos
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
14  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy—it’s time to shift our focus and randomize our studies
Rachel E. Beard, Kevin P. Charpentier
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
13  
Editorial 
Bile duct mapping: Achilles heel for a safe laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Martín de Santibañes, Juan Pekolj
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
12  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic versus robotic distal pancreatectomy
Benedetto Ielpo
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
11  
Editorial 
Totally laparoscopic 95% gastrectomy for gastric cancer: how to reduce complications while maintaining oncological radicality
Aingeru Sarriugarte Lasarte, Luca Arru, Juan Santiago Azagra
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
10  
Editorial 
The current role of staging laparoscopy for patients with radiographically resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma
Yo-ichi Yamashita, Hideo Baba
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
9  
Editorial 
Laparoscopic ultrasound and cholecystectomy: a small but vital parade
Daniel J. Deziel
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
8  
Editorial 
Clinical value of intra-operative ultrasonography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Antonio Pesce, Teresa Rosanna Portale, Biagio Di Stefano, Salvatore Costa, Fernando Cammisuli
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
7  
Case Report 
Total laparoscopic management of lesions involving liver superior-posterior segments
Nadir Adnan Hacim, Muharrem Oner, Kursat R. Serin
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
6  
Editorial 
When do we need to consider robotic-assisted radical nephrectomy?—repercussion to the health care cost between 2003 to 2015
Hugo H. Davila, Karisa M. Brown, Raul E. Storey
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
5  
Editorial 
Pancreatic morbidity following minimally invasive radical gastrectomy
Francesco Guerra, Claudio Rabuini, Giuseppe Cuticone, Emilio Eugeni, Alberto Patriti
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
4  
Editorial 
Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery in treatment of rectal cancer
Katarina Levic, Orhan Bulut
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
3  
Editorial 
Minimally invasive versus open distal pancreatectomy for ductal adenocarcinoma (DIPLOMA)—a difficult question to answer
Jonathan Ghing-Chi Sham, Michele Maiko Gage, Jin He
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
2  
Editorial 
Is it possible to predict conversion during minimally invasive pancreatectomy?
Edoardo Rosso, Giuseppe Zimmitti, Alberto Manzoni
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2018,  
2:
1  
Review Article 
The one hundred most-cited articles on laparoscopic liver surgery
Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, Gabriele Spoletini Gabriele Spoletini
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2017,  
1:
3  
Editorial 
Robotic versus laparoscopic surgery of the liver
Benedetta Pesi, Francesco Guerra, Andrea Coratti
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2017,  
1:
2  
Foreword 
Welcome to the Laparoscopic Surgery!
Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri
Laparoscopic Surgery  
2017,  
1:
1