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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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Pre-emptive infiltration of Bupivacaine in laparoscopic total extraperitoneal hernioplasty: a randomized controlled trial
AimTo investigate the effectiveness of pre-emptive preperitoneal infiltration of 0.5% Bupivacaine in postoperative pain control in laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) hernioplasty.MethodWeExpand
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Two-port versus four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Background: Two-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been reported to be safe and feasible. However, whether it offers any additional advantages remains controversial. This study reports aExpand
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Flavored anesthetic lozenge versus Xylocaine spray used as topical pharyngeal anesthesia for unsedated esophagogastroduodenoscopy: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
BackgroundThe use of Xylocaine spray has been the common practice in many endoscopy centers, but scientific evidence is not conclusive on its superiority over other forms of topical anesthesia. ThisExpand
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Two-port needlescopic cholecystectomy: prospective study of 100 cases.
OBJECTIVE To test the feasibility of needlescopic cholecystectomy using a two-port technique with 3-mm miniaturised instruments. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Regional hospital, Hong Kong. Expand
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Fine-needle aspiration cytology of thyroid nodules--how well are we doing?
OBJECTIVES To review the accuracy of fine-needle aspiration cytology in diagnosing non-toxic thyroid nodules and determine what factors are predictive of malignancy in patients with indeterminateExpand
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Phakomatoses. Part I: Neurofibromatosis type 1: common and uncommon neuroimaging findings.
Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1) belongs to a family of diseases named phakomatoses, which are characterized by congenital malformations of ectodermal structures. Neurofibromatosis type I affects 1 inExpand
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Outcome of neoadjuvant chemoradiation in MRI staged locally advanced rectal cancer: Retrospective analysis of 123 Chinese patients.
BACKGROUND For advanced rectal cancer with involved or threatened mesorectal fascia (MRF), current standard is pre-operative long course chemoradiotherapy (PLCRT) with either capecitabine orExpand
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