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A Novel Robotic Technique in Repair of Bile Duct Leak After Gallbladder Surgery

Bile duct leak can be caused by several reasons but the most common reason is a complication for gallbladder removal surgery, called laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Since the beginning of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the early 1990’s, a leak from biliary duct is a known issue which can be originating from surgeon’s misperception
A Novel Robotic Technique in Repair of Bile Duct Leak After Gallbladder Surgery

Robotic Liver Resection Is Better Than Laparoscopic Liver Resection For Treatment of Liver Cancer Based on A Recent International Study

Minimally invasive liver surgery has shown proven benefits when compared to the traditional open liver surgery for many types of liver tumors, including by several randomized clinical trials.  Advantages such as less pain, lower blood loss, less postoperative complications, shorter hospitalization and earlier return to work are well documented, as
Robotic Liver Resection Is Better Than Laparoscopic Liver Resection For Treatment of Liver Cancer Based on A Recent International Study

Robotic Klatskin Tumor Treatment

Klatskin tumor is a type of bile duct cancer that often occurs in patients above age 60-70 years old presenting with yellowing of the eyes (jaundice) and skin itchiness. The cancer originates from the inner lining of the bile duct and eventually obstruct the bile duct itself causing bile from
Robotic Klatskin Tumor Treatment

Dr. Iswanto Sucandy Presented at International Asian Laparoscopic HPB Surgery Conference

As professional medical conferences have moved to virtual formats due to COVID pandemic, many surgeons including Dr. Sucandy participate via remote conferences. In early 2021, Dr Sucandy was invited to present at the 3rd Annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Laparoscopic Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Surgery Conference. He was initially expected
Dr. Iswanto Sucandy Presented at International Asian Laparoscopic HPB Surgery Conference

Dr. Sucandy Presented at Virtual SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) 2020 Conference

At the annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Dr Sucandy presented his technique in Robotic Liver Surgery with his Colleagues. The meeting was originally scheduled to be held in Cleveland Ohio but was later switched to Virtual platform due to Covid Pandemic. Robotic Surgery
Dr. Sucandy Presented at Virtual SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) 2020 Conference

Benefits of Robotic Surgery

In the early 2000, traditional technique for abdominal operation has been challenged with introduction ofnew minimally invasive method, known as laparoscopy. Many of the gastrointestinal operationsshifted from open operation to laparoscopic operation, due to clear benefits such as decreased postoperative complications, lower blood loss, less pain, less narcotic requirement, shorter
Benefits of Robotic Surgery

The Effect of Diabetes on Outcomes of Major Liver Surgery. Benefits of Robotic Liver Resection in The Modern Era

Diabetes is a chronic disease which is diagnosed through blood work indicating abnormally high levels of blood sugar. The incidence is increasing with age and body mass index. Older and overweight individuals are more prone to diabetes when compared to their counterparts. Diabetes is a very common disease in America
The Effect of Diabetes on Outcomes of Major Liver Surgery. Benefits of Robotic Liver Resection in The Modern Era

Care Patients with Gallbladder Mass Gallbladder Cancer

Gallbladder removal, or cholecystectomy, is the most common operation in the United States, with more than 400,000 undertaken every year. Even though gallbladder surgery is commonly performed by general surgeons, it matters where patients have this particular operation done.  Dr. Sucandy provides distinct advantages to patients who require gallbladder surgery,
Care Patients with Gallbladder Mass Gallbladder Cancer

10 Early Signs of Liver Cancer

The majority of liver cancers are actually presenting without symptoms. In fact, they are usually found incidentally on an abdominal ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI for other intra-abdominal diseases. When a liver cancer is causing symptoms, the following are the most common early signs reported by patients. 1. Right Sided
10 Early Signs of Liver Cancer

Educating Others Through Invited Webinars Facilitated by SAGES

SAGES is a large national surgical association for gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgeons, which was founded in America in the late 1980s.  One of its main goals is to advance education for surgeons and to improve outcomes for patients through minimally invasive surgical techniques.  The organization now has more than 5000
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