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Single-incision laparoscopic surgery is a rapidly evolving field as a bridge between traditional laparoscopic surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. We report one of the initial clinical experiences from India for Laparoscopic Restorative Proctocolectomy and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (RPC IPAA) with this new technique. A SILSTM port(More)
AIMS To evaluate retrospectively the outcome of laparoscopic fundoplication in a cohort of patients with typical symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-two patients with typical symptoms of GERD, who were operated for laparoscopic Nissen's fundoplication from March 2001 to August 2008, were studied. The study was(More)
Colonic involvement in acute pancreatitis is associated with high mortality. Diagnosis of colonic pathology complicating acute pancreatitis is difficult. The treatment of choice is resection of the affected segment. The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of aggressive surgical approach when colonic complication is suspected. Retrospectively, 8(More)
Extraosseous osteogenic sarcoma is a very rare malignant neoplasm. The most common sites are the extremities, thorax, and the abdomen. Retroperitoneal osteosarcomas are rare and very few cases have been reported. They are similar in their biology to high-grade soft tissue sarcomas. R0 resection appears to be the best possible treatment for these tumors but(More)
AIMS To evaluate retrospectively the outcome of laparoscopic fundoplication in a cohort of patients with typical symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-six patients with typical symptoms of GERD, from March 2001 to November 2009, were studied. The study was limited to patients with positive findings on upper GI(More)
Although the advent of laparoscopic fundoplication has increased both patient and physician acceptance of antireflux surgery, it has become apparent that the laparoscopic approach is associated with an increased risk of some complications and as well as the occurrence of new complications specific to this approach. One such complication occurred in our(More)
Hydatid disease of the liver is one of the common cystic disease of the liver. Chemotherapy as well operative procedures are generally opted for the treatment of hydatid disease of the liver. Apart from open surgical intervention, (PAIR) Percutaneous Aspiration Injection & reaspiration, Laparoscopic hydatid cystectomy is also popularized. We have developed(More)
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