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Staging laparoscopy for pancreatic cancer should be used to select the best means of palliation and not only to maximize the resectability rate
Staging laparoscopy, based on the assumption that endobiliary stenting is the best palliation, allegedly saves an "unnecessary" laparotomy for incurable pancreatic cancer. Our aim was to determineExpand
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Radioactive and chemical contamination of the water resources in the former uranium mining and milling sites of Mailuu Suu (Kyrgyzstan).
An assessment of the radioactive and chemical contamination of the water resources at the former uranium mines and processing sites of Mailuu-Suu, in Kyrgyzstan, was carried out. A large number ofExpand
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Die vertikale Gastroplastik nach Mason zur Behandlung der morbiden Adipositas
Abstract. Morbid obesity (body mass index > 40 kg/m2) is a risk factor for cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, neoplastic, and psychologic sequelae. In the present prospective clinical study 65Expand
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[New approaches to the surgical treatment of diffuse peritonitis].
OBJECTIVE We intend to analyze if additional treatment concepts are necessary in any case as a part of the standard therapy next to the well established principle of source control in the treatmentExpand
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Serological and DNA-based evaluation of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in inflammatory bowel disease
Objectives Chlamydia has been associated with autoimmune diseases, but a link between chlamydial infection and the aetiopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) remains controversial. In thisExpand
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[Mason vertical gastroplasty in treatment of morbid obesity. Results of a prospective clinical study].
Morbid obesity (body mass index > 40 kg/m2) is a risk factor for cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, neoplastic, and psychologic sequelae. In the present prospective clinical study 65 patients (11Expand
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Apparent heterogenity in splanchnic vascular response to norepinephrine during sepsis
Sepsis alters vascular reactivity. We studied the impact of peritonitis and endotoxemia on hepatic and superior mesenteric arterial contractility.
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Perioperative Fluid Accumulation Impairs Intestinal Contractility to a Similar Extent as Peritonitis and Endotoxemia
Background: Perioperative resuscitation with large amounts of fluid may cause tissue edema, especially in the gut, and thereby impairing its functions. This is especially relevant in sepsis whereExpand
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