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Postoperative pancreatic fistula: an international study group (ISGPF) definition.
BACKGROUND Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is still regarded as a major complication. The incidence of POPF varies greatly in different reports, depending on the definition applied at eachExpand
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Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) after pancreatic surgery: a suggested definition by the International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery (ISGPS).
BACKGROUND Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is one of the most common complications after pancreatic resection. In the literature, the reported incidence of DGE after pancreatic surgery variesExpand
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The 2016 update of the International Study Group (ISGPS) definition and grading of postoperative pancreatic fistula: 11 Years After
Background. In 2005, the International Study Group of Pancreatic Fistula developed a definition and grading of postoperative pancreatic fistula that has been accepted universally. Eleven years later,Expand
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Postpancreatectomy hemorrhage (PPH): an International Study Group of Pancreatic Surgery (ISGPS) definition.
BACKGROUND Postoperative hemorrhage is one of the most severe complications after pancreatic surgery. Due to the lack of an internationally accepted, universal definition of postpancreatectomyExpand
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Massive transfusion practices around the globe and a suggestion for a common massive transfusion protocol.
BACKGROUND Massive transfusion, the administration of 10 to more than 100 units of red blood cells (RBC) in less than 24 hours, can be a life saving therapy in the treatment of severe injury. TheExpand
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Obesity surgery: Evidence-based guidelines of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
BackgroundThe increasing prevalence of morbid obesity together with the development of laparoscopic approaches has led to a steep rise in the number of bariatric operations. These guidelines intendExpand
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Classification and surgical treatment of incisional hernia
Abstract. Background: The treatment of incisional hernia (IH) is a current problem in modern surgery. Many important aspects of incisional hernia surgery are yet to be answered, especially the choiceExpand
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Postoperative radiation therapy does not increase survival after curative resection for squamous cell carcinoma of the middle and lower esophagus as shown by a multicenter controlled trial. French
In 1978, postoperative radiation therapy was suggested to be an additive treatment of carcinoma of the esophagus. In 1987, we began a multicenter trial of patients with epidermoid carcinoma of theExpand
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Treatment of Hydatid Cyst of the Liver: Where Is the Evidence?
Treatment of hydatid cyst of the liver ranges from surgical intervention (conventional or laparoscopic approach) to percutaneous drainage and to medical therapy. The aim of this systematic review wasExpand
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Laparoscopy for abdominal emergencies
BackgroundEmergency laparoscopic exploration can be used to identify the causative pathology of acute abdominal pain. Laparoscopic surgery also allows treatment of many intraabdominal disorders. ThisExpand
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