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Long-term Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Suture Versus Mesh Repair of Incisional Hernia
Objective:The objective of this study was to determine the best treatment of incisional hernia, taking into account recurrence, complications, discomfort, cosmetic result, and patient satisfaction.Expand
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Adjuvant radiotherapy and 5-fluorouracil after curative resection of cancer of the pancreas and periampullary region: phase III trial of the EORTC gastrointestinal tract cancer cooperative group.
OBJECTIVE The survival benefit of adjuvant radiotherapy and 5-fluorouracil versus observation alone after surgery was investigated in patients with pancreatic head and periampullary cancers. Expand
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Laparoscopic surgery versus open surgery for colon cancer: short-term outcomes of a randomised trial.
BACKGROUND The safety and short-term benefits of laparoscopic colectomy for cancer remain debatable. The multicentre COLOR (COlon cancer Laparoscopic or Open Resection) trial was done to assess theExpand
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Meta‐analysis of techniques for closure of midline abdominal incisions
Various randomized studies have evaluated techniques of abdominal fascia closure but controversy remains, leaving surgeons uncertain about the optimal method of preventing incisional hernia.
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Survival after laparoscopic surgery versus open surgery for colon cancer: long-term outcome of a randomised clinical trial.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer has been proven safe, but debate continues over whether the available long-term survival data justify implementation of laparoscopic techniques inExpand
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Total Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair Compared With Lichtenstein (the LEVEL-Trial): A Randomized Controlled Trial
Background:This randomized controlled trial was designed to compare the most common technique for open mesh repair (Lichtenstein) with the currently preferred minimally invasive technique (totalExpand
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An evaluation of risk factors in incisional hernia recurrence.
In the present study, generally accepted risk factors for developing a primary incisional hernia are reviewed for their influence on the development of recurrent incisional hernia. The records of 417Expand
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Evaluation of new prosthetic meshes for ventral hernia repair
BackgroundIn hernia repair, particularly laparoscopic hernia repair, direct contact between mesh and abdominal organs cannot always be avoided. Several mesh materials and composite meshes have beenExpand
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Randomized clinical trial of the impact of early enteral feeding on postoperative ileus and recovery
Postoperative convalescence is mainly determined by the extent and duration of postoperative ileus. This randomized clinical trial evaluated the effects of early oral feeding on functionalExpand
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Abdominal Wound Dehiscence in Adults: Development and Validation of a Risk Model
BackgroundSeveral studies have been performed to identify risk factors for abdominal wound dehiscence. No risk model had yet been developed for the general surgical population. The objective of theExpand
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