Daryl K A Chia

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BACKGROUND Associating liver partition with portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) and conventional staged hepatectomy (CSH) are options for patients with unresectable liver tumors due to insufficient future liver remnant (FLR). METHODS A retrospective comparison of clinical data, liver volumetry and surgical outcomes between 10 ALPPS and 29(More)
  • Thang Duc Vu, Min Htet Zaw, +6 authors Theodoros Kofidis
  • Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals
  • 2014
BACKGROUND Controversies have arisen about the risks of discontinuing antiplatelets prior to coronary artery bypass grafting. METHODS We retrospectively studied the effects of different strategies of antiplatelet discontinuation prior to coronary artery bypass on perioperative bleeding and major adverse cardiovascular events in Asian patients in a single(More)
INTRODUCTION Intra-procedural acute thrombosis (IPAT) is a complication of endovascular procedures. We aim to identify risk factors for IPAT and compare the outcomes of patients with or without IPAT. METHODS Paired T test and χ (2) test were used to identify risk factors and short-term outcomes. Kaplan-Meier survival analysis was used for mid-term(More)
This study aims to demonstrate the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic management of complicated foreign body (FB) ingestion in a series of 5 patients. We present the merits of a minimally-invasive approach in this clinical setting from our series as well as published case reports. FB ingestion is occasionally complicated by abscess formation or(More)
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