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Prospective randomized study of stapled versus unstapled mesh in a laparoscopic preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair.
TLDR
A prospective randomized study of the need for stapling in laparoscopic extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernias with 1-year and 3-year followup with no significant differences in recurrence or complication rates between the stapled and unstapled groups. Expand
Non-lymphoid cancer after liver transplantation.
TLDR
Skin cancer is the most common type of tumor discovered after liver transplantation (The transplant does not change the occurrence in lung transplants with a positive smoking history), and a lower incidence of tumors was found after liver transplants as compared to kidney transplantation. Expand
Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernia.
TLDR
The authors have used various prototypes of a laparoscopic utility belt to reduce the physician requirement to the surgeon and a first assistant and the outcome in their series of patients is described. Expand
Are We Closer to Finding the Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Morbid Obesity? Are the Incretins the Key to Success?
  • E. Frezza
  • Medicine
  • Obesity surgery
  • 1 August 2004
TLDR
The interaction between the secretion of incretins and bariatric surgery for the cure of diabetes is assessed and the role ofincretins after bariatrics surgery is addressed. Expand
Parvovirus B19 in anemic liver transplant recipients
TLDR
The patients with circulating B19 DNA were not easily distinguished from those without the virus by their laboratory results, which should spur the search for this virus in the liver transplant population. Expand
Venous thromboembolism in morbid obesity and trauma. A review of literature.
TLDR
The aims of this paper are to start from the basic knowledge that the authors have about DVT and to tailor the knowledge to the treatment and diagnosis of thromboembolism in obese patients and trauma patients, which are among the patients who have a high risk of developing DVT. Expand
Local and General Anesthesia in the Laparoscopic Preperitoneal Hernia Repair
  • E. Frezza, G. Ferzli
  • Medicine
  • JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic…
  • 1 July 2000
TLDR
The laparoscopic repair under local anesthesia represents an advantage in the repair of the inguinal hernia, particularly in the population where general anesthesia is contraindicated. Expand
Water, sodium, potassium, and D-xylose absorption in canine small bowel transplantation.
TLDR
The goal of the present study was to determine the absorptive function of ileum and jejunum after SBT. Expand
Parenteral antibiotics and selective intestinal decontamination do not prevent enteric bacterial overgrowth or translocation observed in a swine model of small bowel transplantation.
TLDR
The aim of this investigation was to examine the effects of cyclosporine A (CsA) and SID upon bacterial overgrowth and translocation in a swine model of SBT. Expand
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