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Thrombosis of the splenoportal axis after splenectomy
Background and aimsThrombosis of the portal system is a potentially life-threatening complication after splenectomy. The reported incidence is low (≅1%), however may be underestimated due toExpand
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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and unsuspected gallbladder cancer.
Gallbladder cancer is a relatively uncommon malignancy. Its presentation is similar to that of gallstone disease and sometimes with non-specific symptoms. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become theExpand
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Hepatic Surgery Using the Ligasure Vessel Sealing System
Blood loss, a well-known risk factor for morbidity and mortality during liver resection, occurs during parenchymal transection, so many approaches and devices have been developed to limit bleeding.Expand
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Immunodeficiency in different histotypes of radically operable gastrointestinal cancers.
Cell-mediated immunodeficiency, with Total and T lymphocytes count decrease, is well established in cancer patients and it predicts a poor prognosis and poor survival rates. Furthermore, majorExpand
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Surgical treatment of liver metastases of gastric cancer: state of the art
BackgroundThe prognosis of patients with liver metastases from gastric cancer (LMGC) is dismal, and little is known about prognostic factors in these patients; so justification for surgical resectionExpand
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of sutures coated with triclosan for the prevention of surgical site infection after elective colorectal surgery according to the PRISMA statement
Background:Several randomized clinical trials (RCTs) conducted to evaluate the effect of triclosan-coated suture on surgical site infection (SSI) yield to controversial results. The primary purposeExpand
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Colorectal cancer with neuroendocrine differentiation in a child
Colorectal cancer is extremely rare in children and presents with a poor prognosis because of the delay in diagnosis and lack of histological differentiation. We report a case of a sigmoid colonExpand
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Surgeons' fear of getting infected by COVID19: A global survey
High risk country Yes 273 (64⋅8) 1⋅264 0⋅067 1⋅055 0⋅781-1⋅424 0⋅729 No 416 (59⋅3) Ref. Gloves easily get Yes 647 (60⋅8) 0⋅591 0⋅077 0⋅65 0⋅334-1⋅264 0⋅204 No 42 (72⋅4) Ref. Gowns easily get Yes 413Expand
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Surgical approach to the intraabdominal infections.
AIM The term intraabdominal infectioncomprises a broad of variety of pathological conditions which are characterized by signs of systemic infection as a response to an abdominal source of infectionExpand
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Is expertise in pediatric surgery necessary to perform laparoscopic splenectomy in children? An experience from a department of general surgery
Splenectomy is frequently required in children for various hematologic pathologic findings. Because of progress in minimally invasive techniques, laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) has become feasible.Expand
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