Robotic Bariatric Surgery Lessons Learned From the First 150 Cases


Dr. Arun Prasad, MS, FRCS, from Indraprathsa Apollo Hospital Delhi, uses an example of a difficult sleeve gastrectomy case to show how surgeons need to listen to their team in the OT/OR when potential problems arise. “When we are doing surgery,” he says, “the eyes see what the mind wants to see.” He then explains how for this case- in which a couple of pieces of a NG tube were inadvertently stapled into a patient- how he resolved the issue successfully and safely, with the help of his team. Lecture, with PPT’s, diagrams and excellent robotic surgery video. 05:16