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Outcomes and predictors of mortality and stoma formation in surgical management of colonoscopic perforations: a multicenter review.
OBJECTIVES To perform a retrospective review of all patients with colonoscopic perforations managed in hospitals within the Eastern New Territories region of Hong Kong and to determine the predictorsExpand
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EUS-guided gall bladder drainage with a lumen-apposing metal stent: a prospective long-term evaluation
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gall bladder drainage (EUS-GBD) has been shown to be comparable with percutaneous gall bladder drainage (PTGBD) in terms of technical feasibility and clinical efficacyExpand
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Tokyo Guidelines 2018: diagnostic criteria and severity grading of acute cholecystitis (with videos)
The Tokyo Guidelines 2013 (TG13) for acute cholangitis and cholecystitis were globally disseminated and various clinical studies about the management of acute cholecystitis were reported by manyExpand
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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage reduces adverse events compared with percutaneous cholecystostomy in patients who are unfit for cholecystectomy.
Background and study aim There are no data comparing endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided gallbladder drainage (EGBD) with percutaneous cholecystostomy as a treatment for patients with acuteExpand
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A case-controlled comparison of single-site access versus conventional three-port laparoscopic appendectomy
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to compare patients who underwent single-site access laparoscopic appendectomy (SSALA) to those who underwent conventional three-port laparoscopic appendectomyExpand
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Peroral endoscopic myotomy for treatment of achalasia: from bench to bedside (with video).
BACKGROUND Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a novel approach to performing esophageal myotomy through a long submucosal tunnel. OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate the feasibility andExpand
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A Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial of Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Access Versus Conventional 3-Port Appendectomy
Objective:The aim of the current study was to perform a multicentered prospective double-blinded randomized controlled trial comparing laparoendoscopic single-site access (LESS) versus conventionalExpand
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Endoscopic ultrasonography‐guided biliary and pancreatic duct interventions
Drainage of obstructed bile duct and pancreatic duct under endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) guidance has evolved into viable techniques suitable for patients with failed endoscopic retrogradeExpand
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Randomized trial of endoscopic sphincterotomy with balloon dilation versus endoscopic sphincterotomy alone for removal of bile duct stones.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Limited endoscopic sphincterotomy with large balloon dilation (ESBD) is an alternative to endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) for removing bile duct stones, but it is not clear whichExpand
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Similar Efficacies of Endoscopic Ultrasound Gallbladder Drainage With a Lumen‐Apposing Metal Stent Versus Percutaneous Transhepatic Gallbladder Drainage for Acute Cholecystitis
Background & Aims Acute cholecystitis in patients who are not candidates for surgery is often managed with percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage (PT‐GBD). Endoscopic ultrasound‐guidedExpand
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