Bethany Desroches's research while affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center and other places

Publications (7)

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Partial cystectomy is an option when considering bladder preservation in the management of a solitary bladder tumor and may be performed in conjunction with pelvic lymphadenectomy. Multifocal disease is a contraindication to partial cystectomy. Bladder diverticulectomy can be performed for oncological causes or in the setting of benign disease. The...
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Objective To use a randomized, prospective, multi-institutional study to compare the safety and efficacy of conventional insufflation (CIS) and valveless insufflation (AirSeal Insufflation – AIS) at the conventional pressure of 15 mmHg in robot-assisted partial nephrectomy – a surgery where AIS has gained popularity for maintaining visualization de...
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Omental wrap is commonly performed after ureterolysis to prevent ureteral obstruction from recurrence of periureteral adhesions and fibrosis. We present the case of a 37-year-old Caucasian woman with a history of two cesarean sections and laparotomy for the treatment of endometriosis. She subsequently developed right flank pain caused by a right di...

Citations

... Extra assistant ports and fanshaped retractor may be needed to help retracting the bowel. Valveless system (Airseal, ConMed, Largo, FL, USA) can be considered as this can maintain a stable pneumoperitoneum at a relatively low intra-abdominal pressure, typically at 12 mmHg [66,67]. This system also provides constant smoke evacuation and allows easy passage of gauze, specimens, and needles, which may potentially reduce the risk of SCE. ...