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Laparoscopic anterior hemifundoplication and hiatoplasty for the treatment of upside-down stomach: mid- and long-term results after 40 patients
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Laparoscopic treatment of type 4 hiatal hernia using a minimally invasive approach is safe and effective and with respect to the quality of life, anterior hemifundoplication is highly effective. Expand
The challenge of pancreatic anastomosis
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The surgeon’s experience with one or the other technique of pancreatic anastomosis appears to be more important than the technique itself, and pancreaticogastrostomy is a reasonable alternative. Expand
Volume of Resected Stomach as a Predictor of Excess Weight Loss After Sleeve Gastrectomy
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The VRS can be used as an indicator of excess weight loss 1 year after LSG and Removal of >1,100 ml of gastric volume was associated with a sensitivity and specificity of 75.5 and 46.2 %, respectively, for achieving a %EWL of ≥50 %. Expand
Gastric perforation secondary to metastasis from ovarian cancer: Case report.
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Gastric metastasis should be kept in mind in patients with a well-known ovarian cancer who present with gastric lesions, ulcers, bleeding or perforation. Expand
Splenic Abscess Secondary to Sleeve Gastrectomy Leak
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A 34-year-old male patient with a body mass index of 69.9 was admitted to hospital four months after sleeve gastrectomy with epigastric pain and fever and was found to have a leak at the gastroesophageal junction demonstrated on CT scan. Expand
Wound infiltration with bupivacaine 0.5% with or without adrenaline does not decrease pain after thyroidectomy
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Local wound infiltration with bupivacaine 0.5% does not decrease pain perception after thyroidectomy performed under general anesthesia, and adding adrenaline does not enhance its effect. Expand
[Management of cholecysto- and choledocholithiasis--survey and analysis of 16 615 cholecystectomies and common bile duct explorations in bavaria].
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These results allow an estimation of the frequency and overall risks in surgical therapy for gallstones and the management of cholecysto- and choledocholithiasis in Bavaria, Germany. Expand
Early Weight Loss as a Predictor of 2-Year Weight Loss and Resolution of Comorbidities After Sleeve Gastrectomy
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Early postoperative weight loss can be used to identify and target poor responders and resolution of comorbidities was associated with higher %EWL achieved at 1 year, but early postoperatively weight loss did not have a significant effect on comorebidity resolution. Expand
The Magnitude of Antral Resection in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and its Relationship to Excess Weight Loss
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Radical antral resection in association with LSG safely potentiates the restrictive effect achieved and may result in greater and better maintained weight loss. Expand
Helicobacter pylori Does not Affect Postoperative Outcomes After Sleeve Gastrectomy
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There is no clear association between HP infection at the time of surgery and postoperative complications, especially leaks. Expand
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