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Conventional laparoscopic and robot-assisted spleen-preserving pancreatectomy: does da Vinci have clinical advantages?
BackgroundFunction-preserving minimally invasive pancreatectomy is thought to be an ideal approach for pancreatic benign and borderline malignant lesions requiring pancreatectomy. However, it is not… Expand
How Respiratory Muscle Strength Correlates with Cough Capacity in Patients with Respiratory Muscle Weakness
Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate how respiratory muscle strength correlates to cough capacity in patients with respiratory muscle weakness. Materials and Methods Forty-five… Expand
Fractional photothermolysis for the treatment of acne scars: a report of 27 Korean patients.
OBJECTIVES Atrophic post-acne scarring remains a therapeutically challenging condition despite various currently available technologies. Fractional photothermolysis (FP) is a novel concept of… Expand
Initial experiences using robot-assisted central pancreatectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy: a potential way to advanced laparoscopic pancreatectomy
BackgroundBenign and borderline malignant pancreatic tumors are increasing. Function-preserving and minimally invasive pancreatectomy may be an ideal approach for these tumors.MethodsThe authors… Expand
Comparison between febrile and afebrile seizures associated with mild rotavirus gastroenteritis
PURPOSE We aimed on identifying the differences of febrile and afebrile seizures associated with mild rotavirus gastroenteritis (RVGE) in the pediatric population. METHOD Medical charts of… Expand
Efficacy of Microneedling Plus Human Stem Cell Conditioned Medium for Skin Rejuvenation: A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded Split-Face Study
- H. Lee, E. Lee, Sangjin Kang, Jong-Hyuk Sung, H. Chung, D. Kim
- Annals of dermatology
- 26 September 2014
Background The use of growth factors in skin rejuvenation is emerging as a novel anti-aging treatment. While the role of growth factors in wound healing is well established, their use in skin… Expand
Prominent Langerhans’ cell migration in the arthropod bite reactions simulating Langerhans’ cell histiocytosis
Background: Epidermal Langerhans’ cells (LCs) play pivotal roles in cutaneous immune responses. An encounter with antigens or other stimuli causes the mobilization and migration of LCs. Therefore,… Expand
Ten years of experience with resection of left-sided pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: evolution and initial experience to a laparoscopic approach
BackgroundWith increasing laparoscopic experience, laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with or without splenectomy is being regarded as a safe and effective treatment for benign and borderline… Expand
Preliminary results of endovascular stent-assisted angioplasty for symptomatic middle cerebral artery stenosis.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Stent placement for intracranial atherosclerosis has become an alternative treatment technique; however, stent placement for middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis remains a… Expand
Predictors of mortality in cirrhotic patients undergoing extrahepatic surgery: comparison of Child–Turcotte–Pugh and model for end‐stage liver disease‐based indices
Underlying liver cirrhosis is associated with high morbidity and mortality after surgery. Previous studies have reported conflicting results about the value of Child–Turcotte–Pugh (CTP) and model for… Expand