Type of Surgery

Laparoscopic mesh repair of a large epigastric (ventral) hernia

This video shows what a surgeon sees during a ventral hernia repair performed using a laparoscope. The various anatomical landmarks are identified by the narrator. Note that surgery is performed on actual human tissue in this video


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PreOp® Patient Education Hernia Hiatal Laparoscopic Surgery3

When gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD is not well controlled through lifestyle or medical interventions, surgery may be required. One surgical treatment for GERD is called a Nissen fundoplication. The steps involved in a Nissen fundoplication are discussed in this narrated animation.

Laparoscopic Colon Resection

This video shows how the large intestine or colon is removed through laparoscopic surgery. The perspective is that of the surgeon performing the colectomy or colon resection. A note to viewers, this video shows surgery on an actual patient. The anatomical landmarks are not labeled, but described by the surgeon narrator.