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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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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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A controlled randomized multicenter trial of pancreatogastrostomy or pancreatojejunostomy after pancreatoduodenectomy.
BACKGROUND Only 2 large (more than 100 patients) prospective trials comparing pancreatogastrostomy (PG) with pancreatojejunostomy (PJ) after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) have been reported until now.Expand
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Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: Lessons Learned in China and Italy
Min Hua Zheng 1 MD, Luigi Boni 2 MD FACS, Abe Fingerhut 1,3 MD FACS 1 Department of General Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Minimally InvasiveExpand
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Management of Cystic Echinococcosis Complications and Dissemination: Where is the Evidence?
This systematic review was designed to provide “evidence-based” answers to identify the best treatment for a complicated hydatid cyst of the liver and the appropriate management of disseminatedExpand
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