Haytham Al-Tayar

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BACKGROUND There are no randomized studies that compare outcomes after single-incision (SLC) and conventional multi-incision (MLC) laparoscopic cholecystectomy under an optimized perioperative analgesic regimen. METHODS This patient- and assessor-blinded randomized three-centre clinical trial compared SLC and MLC in women admitted electively with(More)
Congenital internal hernias (CIAHs) are a rare cause of small bowel obstruction in adults. We present a case of transmesenteric CIAH in a 32-year-old male. The clinical examination and computed tomography scan were interpreted as intestinal obstruction, and only an emergency laparotomy revealed that 1 m of small bowel herniated through a 2 cm defect in the(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Specially designed surgical instruments have been developed for single-incision laparoscopic surgery, but high instrument costs may impede the implementation of these procedures. The aim of this study was to compare the cost of operative implements used for elective cholecystectomy performed as conventional laparoscopic 4-port(More)
INTRODUCTION Recent development of minimally invasive surgery has raised interest in laparoscopic surgery through a single abdominal incision. The most common names for this technique is single incisional laparoscopic surgery (SILS) or laparoscopic endoscopic single-site surgery (LESS). This article describes the first experiences at our department with(More)
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