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OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the application of tattooing for the intraoperative localization of posterior wall gastric leiomyoma during laparoscopic resection. The preoperative injection of Indian ink in the tumor-bearing area of the posterior gastric wall eliminates the need to perform anterior wall gastrostomy or intraoperative upper endoscopic tumor(More)
Objective: The conventional approach to resection of anterior mediastinal masses is median sternotomy. Advances in thora-coscopy have made it possible to perform excision of mediasti-nal parathyroid adenoma using minimally invasive techniques. Methods and Procedures: A 67 year old female was found to be hypercalcemic on routine chemistry analysis. Calcium(More)
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