Angel Martín Jiménez

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To review the laparoscopic staging procedure in a series of patients with early ovarian cancer and compare results with the literature. DESIGN A prospective single-center study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING A hospital in Spain. PATIENTS A total of 20 patients with apparent early stage ovarian cancer from January(More)
Operative laparoscopy has progressed rapidly in recent years, and this alternative to the conventional approach for abdominal surgery has allowed the description of new planes, spaces, and anatomic references as a result of the artificial rupture of the "anatomical continuum." Magnified laparoscopic views and the ability to deeply explore anatomic features(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate laparoscopic dissection methodology for exposing the anatomical references necessary to achieve total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy. DESIGN Retrospective single-center study. Video records of total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy were reviewed. The classic works of surgical anatomy and the most recent works on pelvic(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of two microbiologic methods: viral culture and serology for the etiologic study of acute respiratory infections in children under 14 years of age admitted to our hospital. PATIENTS From January 1992 to December 1993, a prospective study was carried out in 87 patients with a mean age of two(More)
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BACKGROUND In this report, we discuss the feasibility of laparoscopy for the resection of recurrent invasive vulvar cancer involving the vagina and anus (stage IVA), requiring radical surgical treatment. METHODS Successive steps of surgery are discussed: laparoscopic mobilization of the uterus, colon, and rectum for a posterior compartment exenteration(More)
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