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Systematic review of chimney and periscope grafts for endovascular aneurysm repair
Conventional endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) needs a proximal aortic seal zone that is free from aortic branch vessels. The modified application of conventional EVAR devices using adjuvantExpand
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Fenestrated aortic endografts for juxtarenal aortic aneurysm: medium term outcomes.
AIMS The utility of fenestrated-endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR) remains uncertain. This study examines the medium term outcomes of patients undergoing FEVAR for asymptomatic juxtarenal abdominalExpand
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Predictors of Outcome After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture: Edinburgh Ruptured Aneurysm Score
BackgroundMany surgeons adopt a selective policy of intervention for a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). This study aimed to develop an objective method of identifying patients suitable forExpand
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Outcome and Survival of Patients Aged 65 Years and Younger after Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture
Advanced age (> 80 years) confers a survival disadvantage after operative repair of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). This study aimed to determine if young age (≤65 years) confers aExpand
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Ruptured inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm: insights in clinical management and outcome.
BACKGROUND Ruptured inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is relatively rare, and little has been written on the outcome of operative treatment. METHODS Patients undergoing attempted repairExpand
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Cardiac troponin I predicts outcome after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
Cardiac troponin I (cTnI) is a highly sensitive and specific marker for myocardial injury that predicts mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes. This study examined the relationshipExpand
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Outcome of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Patients 80 Years and Older
Advanced age is associated with an increase in postoperative complications. This study assesses the indications and outcome for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in patients aged 80 years or older.Expand
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POSSUM scoring for laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the elderly
Background:  Physiological and operative severity score for the enumeration of mortality and morbidity (POSSUM) scoring is a validated scoring system in the audit of surgical outcomes; however,Expand
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Attitudes of Medical Students toward Careers in General Surgery
BackgroundChanges to general surgical undergraduate curricula, alongside changes in work force and postgraduate training, may be associated with a decline in interest in surgical careers. This studyExpand
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