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‘Treatment of the Sportsman's groin’: British Hernia Society's 2014 position statement based on the Manchester Consensus Conference
Introduction The aim was to produce a multidisciplinary consensus to determine the current position on the nomenclature, definition, diagnosis, imaging modalities and management of Sportsman's groinExpand
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Antioxidant therapy does not reduce pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis: the ANTICIPATE study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS We investigated whether antioxidant therapy reduces pain and improves quality of life in patients with chronic pancreatitis. METHODS We performed a double-blind, randomized,Expand
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Cardiopulmonary exercise testing for preoperative risk assessment before hepatic resection
Contemporary liver surgery practice must accurately assess operative risk in increasingly elderly populations with greater co‐morbidity. This study evaluated preoperative cardiopulmonary exerciseExpand
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Perioperative Enteral Immunonutrition Modulates Systemic and Mucosal Immunity and the Inflammatory Response in Patients With Periampullary Cancer Scheduled for Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Randomized
Objectives Nutritional deficiencies and immune dysfunction in cancer patients may contribute to postoperative septic morbidity. This trial compared the effects of perioperative enteralExpand
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Quality of life assessment in patients with chronic pancreatitis receiving antioxidant therapy.
AIM To undertake a baseline study comparing quality of life (QoL) in patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) on Antox to those with CP, matched for disease duration, who were not on this medication.Expand
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Mesh Fixation at Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Meta-Analysis Comparing Tissue Glue and Tack Fixation
AbstractBackgroundThe aim of this study was to conduct a comprehensive systematic review comparing tissue glue (TG) against tacks/staples for mesh fixation in laparoscopic (totally extra-peritonealExpand
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Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing for Preoperative Risk Assessment before Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Cancer
ObjectivePancreaticoduodenectomy is the standard of care for tumors confined to the head of pancreas and can be undertaken with low operative mortality. The procedure has a high morbidity,Expand
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A Small Bowel Volvulus Caused by a Mesenteric Lipoma: Report of a Case
A 31-year-old man underwent a laparotomy for acute intestinal obstruction symptoms, which he had intermittently experienced for 14 years. The cause of the obstruction was due to a volvulus of theExpand
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Accreditation and certification requirements for hernia centers and surgeons: the ACCESS project
IntroductionThere is a need for hernia centers and specialist hernia surgeons because of the increasing complexity of hernia surgery procedures due to new techniques, more difficult cases and aExpand
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Mycotic Common Iliac Artery Aneurysm Complicating Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: An Unusual Cause of Ureteric Obstruction
A 60-year-old man presented with ureteric obstruction secondary to a mycotic right common iliac artery aneurysm complicating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia. TheExpand
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