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The importance of pyramidal lobe in thyroid surgery.
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The intraoperative frequence of PL is 12%, and it is considered a normal component of the thyroid, and the whole anterior cervical region has to be investigated very carefully during thyropidectomy not to overlook a long or thin pyramidal lobe or other ectopic thyroid tissue.
Permanent stenting in “unextractable” common bile duct stones in high risk patients. A prospective randomized study comparing two different stents
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Endoprosthesis insertion as a permanent therapy is an effective alternative to surgery or dissolution therapy and biliary stenting should preferably be restricted to high-risk patients unfit for operative treatment and with a short life expectancy.
Acute onset of esophageal duplication cyst in adult. Case report.
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A case of esophageal duplication with acute clinical presentation, treated successfully with surgical resection, and the pathological diagnosis of oesophagal duplication requires the presence of the Ladd and Gross criteria is reported.
[Complication of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy. Literature review].
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Flexible bronchoscopy is an extremely safe procedure as long as some basic precautions are taken: complications incidence may be reduced by accurate patient selection, correct indication to bronchoscope with an adequate anaesthesia or analgosedation and the correct endoscope.
Trocar-related abdominal wall bleeding in 200 patients after laparoscopic cholecistectomy: Personal experience.
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The advantage of Hasson technique is that peritoneal cavity access is gained under direct vision, preventing most severe injuries and the open technique with radial expanding trocars is recommended for secure access to the abdominal cavity in videolaparoscopy.
Cholangitis prevention in endoscopic Klatskin tumor palliation: air cholangiography technique
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The air contrast cholangiography is a safe and effective method, and it appears justified as a routine procedure to prevent or reduce the risk of post-ERCPCholangitis, specially in Klatskin patients.
Treatment of complications of hepatic hydatid disease by ERCP: our experience.
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Endoscopic sphincterotomy with positioning of naso-biliary drain or biliary endoprosthesis is a safe and effective treatment for preoperative and postoperative biliary complications of hepatic hydatid disease.
Herpes Simplex Esophagitis in Immunocompetent Host: A Case Report
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HSE should be suspected in case of esophagitis without evident cause, even if the patient is immunocompetent, says this case of HSE in a 53-year-old healthy man.
[Mechanical versus manual anastomoses in colorectal surgery. Personal experience].
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At present does not exist clinical trial that shows the superiority of mechanical stapling versus manual suture in the colorectal anastomosis, even if not statistically significant.
[Fournier's gangrene: case report and review of recent literature].
TLDR
Fournier's gangrene is an uncommon and aggressive synergistic fasciitis of the perineum and genital organs, which may bring the patient to death and with early recognition, prompt treatment, improved wound care and reconstructive efforts, the mortality rates and cosmetic results should continue to improve.
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