Submissions from 2023

A Case of Successful Surgical Management after Grill Brush Bristle Ingestion: An Unusual Differential to Consider for Abdominal Pain, Rupa Seetharamaiah

Ileocecal Intussusception and Obstruction Secondary to Metastatic Melanoma: A Case Report, Rupa Seetharamaiah

Incidental Finding of a Lipoleiomyoma During Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Case Report, Shohab Virk, Katrina Pardo, and Anthony Gonzalez

Submissions from 2021


Fanconi anemia repair pathway as a predictor of anti-tumor activity of pembrolizumab: interim analysis of open-label, single-arm phase II trial, John Paul Diaz, Troy Gatcliffe, Zuanel Diaz, Eric Schroeder, Nicholas Lambrou, Nicole Eiseler, and Thomas Morrissey

Immunotherapy in combination with PARP inhibition in advanced cervical cancer patients functionally competent or deficient for the Fanconi anemia repair pathway, John Paul Diaz, Nicholas Lambrou, Troy Gatcliffe, and Thomas Morrissey


Robotic Single-Site Cholecystectomy, Anthony Gonzalez


Robotic-assisted, laparoscopic, and open incisional hernia repair: early outcomes from the Prospective Hernia Study, Anthony Gonzalez and Juan-Carlos Verdeja

Submissions from 2020

Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair, David Edelman


Prospective, multicenter, pairwise analysis of robotic-assisted inguinal hernia repair with open and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: early results from the Prospective Hernia Study, Anthony Gonzalez

Submissions from 2019

Robotic Repair of Giant Inguinal Hernias, David Edelman

Determining the Best Bariatric Surgery for Older Patients, Jose Escobar-Dominguez, Michelle Gallas, Rupa Seetharamaiah, Jorge Rabaza, Christian Hernandez-Murcia, Anthony Gonzalez, and Gail Walker

Robotic Ventral and Incisional Hernia Repair: Management of Adverse Events, Anthony Gonzalez


Is the Caribbean ready for robotics?, Jorge Rabaza

Submissions from 2018


Does robotic-assisted transabdominal preperitoneal (R-TAPP) hernia repair facilitate contralateral investigation and repair without compromising patient morbidity?, Anthony Gonzalez


Open versus robotic-assisted transabdominal preperitoneal (R-TAPP) inguinal hernia repair: a multicenter matched analysis of clinical outcomes, Anthony Gonzalez


Early outcomes of robotic-assisted inguinal hernia repair in obese patients: a multi-institutional, retrospective study, Jorge Rabaza and Anthony Gonzalez

Submissions from 2017


How does endotracheal suctioning with normal saline affect mechanically ventilated patients?, Jamil Aboumansour, Kristina Del Rey, Danielle Herrera, Philip Huynh, Guadalupe Izaguirre, Hazel Lara, Elizabeth Magallon, Valeria Miranda, Arturo Pena, Angela Rabaza, and Naomi Rosa


Hybrid mesh for sports hernia repair, David Edelman


Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair, David Edelman


Cosmesis, patient satisfaction, and quality of life after da Vinci Single-Site cholecystectomy and multiport laparoscopic cholecystectomy: short-term results from a prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled trial, Anthony Gonzalez

Evolution of Why the Robot for Ventral Hernia, Anthony Gonzalez

Outcomes of Early Robotic Experience, Anthony Gonzalez

Resident Teaching of Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair, Anthony Gonzalez

Single Site Cholecystectomy: Overview of Technique and Outcomes Review from a Multicenter Trial, Anthony Gonzalez

Sleeve Gastrectomy: Totally Robotic Technique Using Robotic Stapler: Advantages and Limitations, Anthony Gonzalez


Robotic-assisted ventral hernia repair: a multicenter evaluation of clinical outcomes, Anthony Gonzalez, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Rey Romero, Gail Walker, Jacqueline Mejias, Michelle Gallas, and Jorge Rabaza

Submissions from 2016


Feasibility of robotic inguinal hernia repair, a single-institution experience, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Michael Gonzalez Ramos, Rupa Seetharamaiah, Charan Donkor, Jorge Rabaza, and Anthony Gonzalez

Cholangiogram vs. ICG in Robotic Single Site: Technique and Video, Anthony Gonzalez

Immunofluorescence for Biliary Surgery, Anthony Gonzalez

Robotic Abdominal Wall Relapse Hernia, Anthony Gonzalez

Robotic Cholecystectomy, Anthony Gonzalez

Robotic Surgery for Giant Paraesophageal Hernias, Anthony Gonzalez

Single-Site Gallbladder Surgery: Indications and Techniques, Anthony Gonzalez

Sleeve Gastrectomy: Technique and Literature Review, Anthony Gonzalez


A multicenter study of initial experience with single-incision robotic cholecystectomies (SIRC) demonstrating a high success rate in 465 cases, Anthony Gonzalez, Christian Hernandez-Murcia, Rey Romero, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Garcia Quintero, Gail Walker, Michelle Gallas, Jorge Rabaza, and Don Parris


Arteriovenous malformation of the inferior mesenteric artery presenting as ischemic colitis, Muhammad Noor, Kyle Cooper, Henry Lujan, and Constantino Pena


The Effectiveness of a Worksite Lifestyle Intervention Program on High-Risk Individuals as Potential Candidates for Bariatric Surgery: My Unlimited Potential (MyUP), Emeka Osondu, Ehimen Aneni, Sameer Shaharyar, Lara Roberson, Maribeth Rouseff, Sankalp Das, Adnan Younus, Henry Guzman, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Joseph Mora, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Shoshana Sherriff, Thinh Tran, Anthony Gonzalez, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

Updates on Management of Hiatus Hernia, Jorge Rabaza

Submissions from 2015

Inguinal Hernia Past and Present, Charan Donkor

Inguinal Hernia Past and Present, Charan Donkor

Laparoscopic Repair of Sports Hernias in 135 Patients, David Edelman

Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair of 100 Consecutive Patients, David Edelman


Robotic inguinal hernia repair, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Anthony Gonzalez, and Charan Donkor


Description of robotic single site cholecystectomy and a review of outcomes, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Christian Hernandez-Murcia, and Anthony Gonzalez


Gastropleural fistula after bariatric surgery: a report of two cases, Pedro Emilio Garcia Quintero, Christian Hernandez-Murcia, Rey Romero, John DeRosimo, and Anthony Gonzalez

A MultiCenter Review of Outcomes for Single Port Robotic Cholecystectomy, Anthony Gonzalez

Complications in Robotic Surgery: How to Avoid and Fix, Anthony Gonzalez

Does the Robot Change the Conversation about SILS?, Anthony Gonzalez

Future Robotic Single-site Devices, Anthony Gonzalez

How to Perform a Robotic-assisted Closure of the Ventral Hernia Defect, Anthony Gonzalez

Preliminary Results of Robotic Single-Site Cholecystectomy vs. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Anthony Gonzalez

Robotic Hiatal Hernia with Nissen Fundoplication, Anthony Gonzalez

Robotic Single-site Gallbladder Surgery: Indications and Techniques, Anthony Gonzalez

Robotic Ventral Hernia Repair: Why the Robot?, Anthony Gonzalez

Sleeve Gastrectomy: Advantages of the Robotic Approach and Technique, Anthony Gonzalez

The Use of Fluorescence in Single Port Cholecystectomy, Anthony Gonzalez

When and Why and Limitations of Robotic Ventral Hernia Repair, Anthony Gonzalez


Intravenous acetaminophen in bariatric surgery: Effects on opioid requirements, Anthony Gonzalez, Rey Romero, Maria Ojeda, and Jorge Rabaza


Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with primary closure versus no primary closure of the defect: potential benefits of the robotic technology, Anthony Gonzalez, Rupa Seetharamaiah, Michelle Gallas, Julie Lamoureux, Jorge Rabaza, and Rey Romero


A comparative retrospective study of robotic sleeve gastrectomy vs robotic gastric bypass, Radomir Kosanovik, Rey Romero, Charan Donkor, Armando Sarasua, Jorge Rabaza, and Anthony Gonzalez

Robotics in General Surgery, Henry Lujan

Submissions from 2014

The Laparoscopic Repair of Sports Hernias, David Edelman

Robotics for General Surgeons – Single Incision Robotic Surgery – Is It Worth It?, Anthony Gonzalez

Strategies to optimize the performance of Robotic-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy, Nicholas Lambrou, Robert E Diaz, and Don Parris

Impact of Fellowship During Single-Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Rey Romero, Radomir Kosanovik, Julie Lamoureux, and Anthony Gonzalez


Gastric Bypass Postoperative Clinical Parameters Using Fibrin Sealant, Rey Romero, Julie Lamoureux, Rupa Seetharamaiah, Pedro Emilio Garcia Quintero, Jorge Rabaza, and Anthony Gonzalez

Submissions from 2013

Sports Hernia Repair, David Edelman

Umbilical Hernia Repair, David Edelman

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity, Anthony Gonzalez

Robotic Foregut & Bariatric Surgery and Robotic Single Port Surgery, Anthony Gonzalez


Single-incision cholecystectomy: a comparative study of standard laparoscopic, robotic, and SPIDER platforms, Anthony Gonzalez, Jorge Rabaza, Charan Donkor, Rey Romero, Radomir Kosanovik, and Juan-Carlos Verdeja

Right Colon, Intracorporal Anastomosis, Henry Lujan


Robotic sleeve gastrectomy: experience of 134 cases and comparison with a systematic review of the laparoscopic approach, Rey Romero, Radomir Kosanovik, Jorge Rabaza, Rupa Seetharamaiah, Charan Donkor, Michelle Gallas, and Anthony Gonzalez


Robotic repair of giant paraesophageal hernias, Rupa Seetharamaiah, Rey Romero, Radomir Kosanovik, Michelle Gallas, Juan-Carlos Verdeja, Jorge Rabaza, and Anthony Gonzalez

Submissions from 2012

Pearls, David Edelman

The Concept and Development of a Single Access Port for Single Access Laparoscopy, David Edelman

Overview of Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Our Experience at South Miami Hospital, Anthony Gonzalez

Transition from Lap-Stapled & Sutured Gastrojejunostomy to Robotic Stapled & Robotic Sutured Gastrojejunostomy, Anthony Gonzalez

Port Placement and Docking: Lower Abdomen Approaches, Henry Lujan

Robotic Right Colectomy, Henry Lujan

Robotic Right Colectomy with Intracorporeal Anastomosis, Henry Lujan

A Large Series of Single Surgeon Experience with Robotic Ventral Hernia Repair with Fascial Closure & Intracorporeal Mesh Fixation, Rupa Seetharamaiah

Largest Experience of Robotic Incisional and ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh, Rupa Seetharamaiah

Submissions from 2011

Update on Bioactive Prosthetic Material for the Treatment of Hernias, David Edelman

Submissions from 2010


Umbilical herniorrhaphy reinforced with biologic mesh, David Edelman

Submissions from 2009


A phase I study of docetaxel as a radio-sensitizer for locally advanced squamous cell cervical cancer, Nicholas Lambrou

Submissions from 2008


Fibrin glue fixation of bioactive extracellular matrix mesh compared with soft prolene mesh for laparoscopic hernia repair, David Edelman

Submissions from 2006

Bioactive prosthetic material for treatment of hernias, David Edelman


"Sports" hernia: treatment with biologic mesh (Surgisis): a preliminary study, David Edelman and Harlan Selesnick

Submissions from 2002

Laparoscopic herniorrhaphy with porcine small intestinal submucosa: a preliminary study, David Edelman

Submissions from 2001


Laparoendoscopic approaches to enteral access, David Edelman


Extraperitoneal laparoscopic hernia repair with local anesthesia, David Edelman, E.P. Misiakos, and K. Moses


Helicobacter pylori infection in patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity, Andrew Renshaw, Jorge Rabaza, Anthony Gonzalez, and Juan-Carlos Verdeja

Submissions from 1999


Gastroscopic-assisted laparoscopic wedge resection of B-cell gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma, David Edelman


Intestinal volvulus following laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Henry Lujan

Submissions from 1998


Eosinophilic enteritis. A case for diagnostic laparoscopy, David Edelman

Submissions from 1997


Laparoscopic appendectomy versus open appendectomy: a single institution study, David Edelman

Submissions from 1995


Bipolar versus monopolar cautery scissors for laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized, prospective study, David Edelman


Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair with mesh, David Edelman

Submissions from 1994


Alternative laparoscopic technique for cholecystectomy during pregnancy, David Edelman