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E.A.E.S. multicenter prospective randomized trial comparing two-stage vs single-stage management of patients with gallstone disease and ductal calculi
AbstractBackground: The current management of patients with gallstone disease and ductal calculi consists of endoscopic stone extraction (ESE) followed by laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). FollowingExpand
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Randomized clinical trial of endoluminal locoregional resection versus laparoscopic total mesorectal excision for T2 rectal cancer after neoadjuvant therapy
In selected patients with early low rectal cancer, locoregional excision combined with neoadjuvant therapy may be an alternative treatment option to total mesorectal excision (TME).
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A prospective randomized study with a 5-year minimum follow-up evaluation of transanal endoscopic microsurgery versus laparoscopic total mesorectal excision after neoadjuvant therapy
BackgroundThis study aimed to compare the oncologic results for local excision via transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) and those for laparoscopic resection (LR) via total mesorectal excision inExpand
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Long‐term results in patients with T2–3 N0 distal rectal cancer undergoing radiotherapy before transanal endoscopic microsurgery
Local excision after radiotherapy for node‐negative low rectal cancer may be an alternative to radical excision. This study evaluated the results of local excision in patients with small (less than 3Expand
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Magnetic resonance-cholangiopancreatography in the diagnosis of biliopancreatic diseases.
BACKGROUND Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is a new, noninvasive imaging technique for the visualization of the biliary ducts with cholangiographic images similar to those obtainedExpand
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Transanal endoscopic microsurgery in rectal adenomas: experience of six Italian centres.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Transanal endoscopic microsurgery is a minimally invasive technique that allows the excision of benign and selected malignant tumours. We present a study for evaluating surgicalExpand
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Laparoscopic colorectal resection for endometriosis
BackgroundThe rectosigmoid colon is affected by deep pelvic endometriosis in 3–37% of cases. In the past, treatment of the affected gastrointestinal tract generally required conversion toExpand
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Long-term Results of Patients with pT2 Rectal Cancer Treated with Radiotherapy and Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgical Excision
AbstractAnterior resection and abdomino-perineal resection are the surgical techniques used most frequently in the treatment of rectal cancer. Local recurrence rates of 10% to 14% are described afterExpand
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Laparoscopic resection of colon Cancer: Consensus of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
BackgroundThe European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) initiated a consensus development conference on the laparoscopic resection of colon cancer during the annual congress in Lisbon,Expand
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