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Simultaneous Gastric and Duodenal Erosions due to Adjustable Gastric Banding for Morbid Obesity
Erosion is an uncommon but feared late complication of adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity. A high index of clinical suspicion is required, since symptoms are usually vague and nonspecific.Expand
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Impact of Nesiritide on Renal Function and Mortality in Patients Suffering from Heart Failure
IntroductionAcutely decompensated congestive heart failure is a major public health problem, with constantly rising prevalence, morbidity, mortality and need for hospitalization in both America andExpand
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Pilot Study of Ambulatory Inguinal Hernia Repair under Ultrasound-guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Anesthesia Plus Conscious Sedation
Aim: Transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block is mainly used as part of multimodal postoperative analgesia regimens in a wide variety of abdominal operations. Our purpose was to evaluate feasibilityExpand
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