Laparoscopic cholecystectomy “SAMIT style” – Lessons from a human surgeon - Webinar

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The Study Group of Small Animal Minimal Invasive Treatment (SAMIT) was launched in 2013, and has been investigating laparoscopic cholecystectomy in dogs, applying the expertise from human laparoscopic techniques. In this presentation, we will explain the current status of canine lap chole from the perspective of a human endoscopic surgeon and describe our basic techniques for safe laparoscopic cholecystectomy and present various cases.

Study group of Small Animal Minimal Invasive Treatment (SAMIT)
Toshihide Aso, DVM
Ken Hagiwara, MD
Hiroo Kanai, DVM
Motoki Kondo, DVM, PhD
Aya Nukaya, DVM

Toshihide Aso, DVM
After graduating from Kitasato University in 1991, Dr. Aso opened the Aso Animal Hospital in 1998. Currently the director of Aso Animal Hospital and Animal Medical Center ALOHA. He is focusing on urology such as hemodialysis and urologic surgery. He has recently established the Animal Kidney Disease Center.

Ken Hagiwara, MD
Dr. Hagiwara is a board-certified surgeon in gastroenterology and qualified surgeon of the endoscopic surgical skills qualification system. He graduated from Nihon University in 1999, where he became an assistant professor in 2017. His focus is laparoscopic surgery for upper GI.

Hiroo Kanai, DVM
Dr. Kanai graduated from Gifu University in 1991 and established Kanai Animal Hospital in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture in 1995. In endoscopic surgery, he is studying laparoscopic cholecystectomy and idiopathic chylothorax. Other areas of special interest include percutaneous laser disc decompression (PLDD), arthroscopic surgery, and microscopic surgery.

Motoki Kondo, DVM, PhD
Dr. Kondo graduated from Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University in 1991, obtained PhD in 1995, established Apple Tree Animal Hospital in 1998, and has been teaching endoscopic surgery at Gifu University since 2012. He started practicing MIS in 2007.

Aya Nukaya, DVM
Dr. Nukaya graduated from Gifu University in 1991 and established Aya Animal Hospital in Nara in 1995 and CAMIS (Center for Animal’s Minimally Invasive Surgery) in 2018. He is ISVPS GPCert of Small Animal Surgery and studying laparoscopic adrenalectomy and cholecystectomy In endoscopic surgery.

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