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A prospective, randomized trial of Roux-en-Y reconstruction with isolated pancreatic drainage versus conventional loop reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy.
BACKGROUND Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is a major and serious complication after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). There have been no prospective randomized trials evaluating POPF rates in… Expand
Comparing T2 and T2–T3 ablation in thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis: a randomized control trial
- A. Katara, J. P. Domino, W.-K. Cheah, J. So, C. Ning, D. Lomanto
- Surgical Endoscopy
- 3 April 2007
BackgroundThoracoscopic sympathectomy is a useful therapeutic option for palmar hyperhidrosis. Surgeons differ in the level of the sympathetic chain ablated. This study aimed to compare the blockade… Expand
Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation for Large Subcapsular Hepatic Hemangiomas: Technical and Clinical Outcomes
Objectives The aim of this study was to evaluate the technical and clinical outcomes of using laparoscopic radiofrequency (RF) ablation for treating large subcapsular hepatic hemangiomas. Methods We… Expand
Radiofrequency ablation for single hepatocellular carcinoma 3 cm or less as first-line treatment.
AIM To evaluate long-term outcomes of radiofrequency (RF) ablation as first-line therapy for single hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) ≤ 3 cm and to determine survival and prognostic factors. METHODS… Expand
Laparoscopic vs computerized tomography-guided radiofrequency ablation for large hepatic hemangiomas abutting the diaphragm.
AIM To compare safety and therapeutic efficacy of laparoscopic radiofrequency (RF) ablation vs computed tomography (CT)-guided RF ablation for large hepatic hemangiomas abutting the diaphragm. … Expand
Repeated Radiofrequency Ablation Combined With Ablated Lesion Elimination and Transarterial Chemoembolization Improves the Outcome of Solitary Huge Hepatocellular Carcinomas 10 cm or Larger
AbstractThis study investigated the effectiveness of a new strategy, repeated radiofrequency (RF) ablation combined with ablated lesion elimination following transarterial chemoembolization… Expand
Anisodamine accelerates spontaneous passage of single symptomatic bile duct stones ≤ 10 mm.
AIM To investigate the rate of spontaneous passage of single and symptomatic common bile duct (CBD) stones ≤ 10 mm in diameter in 4 wk with or without a 2-wk course of anisodamine. METHODS A… Expand