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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 notExpand
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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-fiveExpand
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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 ofExpand
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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 authorsExpand
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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 ofExpand
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Efficacy of Microneedling Plus Human Stem Cell Conditioned Medium for Skin Rejuvenation: A Randomized, Controlled, Blinded Split-Face Study
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 skinExpand
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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
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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 borderlineExpand
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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 aExpand
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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 forExpand
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