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Factors that predict outcome of abdominal operations in patients with advanced cirrhosis.
- D. Telem, T. Schiano, +5 authors C. Divino
- Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the…
- 1 May 2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with cirrhosis have an increased risk of complications during surgery that is relative to the severity of liver disease; it is a challenge to determine which patients are… Expand
Non-physician practitioners' overall enhancement to a surgical resident's experience.
PURPOSE The Mount Sinai Surgical Residency program uses physician assistants and nurse practitioners, jointly termed non-physician practitioners (NPPs), to adhere to the 80-hour work-week… Expand
Current Recommendations on Diagnosis and Management of Right-Sided Diverticulitis
- D. Telem, K. Buch, S. Nguyen, E. Chin, K. Weber, C. Divino
- Gastroenterology research and practice
- 24 March 2009
We present the case of a 52-year-old female with recurrent symptomatic ascending colon diverticulitis who ultimately underwent elective laparoscopic right hemicolectomy. The following is a case… Expand
Laparoscopic antrectomy for the treatment of type I gastric carcinoid tumors.
- Junko J Ozao-Choy, K. Buch, J. Strauchen, R. Warner, C. Divino
- The Journal of surgical research
- 1 February 2009
BACKGROUND While the optimal treatment for type I gastric carcinoid tumors remains controversial, there is evidence to suggest that in multifocal disease, antrectomy may not only control local… Expand
Postoperative Pain After Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: a Prospective Comparison of Sutures Versus Tacks
- S. Nguyen, C. Divino, +6 authors D. Herron
- JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic…
- 1 April 2008
Background and Objectives: Mesh fixation in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair typically involves the use of tacks, transabdominal permanent sutures, or both of these. We compared postoperative pain… Expand
Integration of a formalized handoff system into the surgical curriculum: resident perspectives and early results.
HYPOTHESIS The Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation model (SBAR) provides an excellent framework for communication in daily resident handoffs. OBJECTIVE To evaluate implementation… Expand
Management of Hernias in Pregnancy
Background Even though groin and umbilical hernias are rare in adult women, the rarer cases of pregnant women presenting with hernias create distinct challenges to treatment planning. The course of… Expand
Recurrence after Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: A Prospective Pilot Study of Suture versus Tack Fixation
- A. Greenstein, S. Nguyen, K. Buch, E. Chin, K. Weber, C. Divino
- The American surgeon
- 1 March 2008
Mesh fixation in laparoscopic ventral hernia repair requires the use of tacks and/or permanent transabdominal sutures. Sutures pass through all fascial and muscle layers of the anterior abdominal… Expand
Management of hernias in pregnancy.
BACKGROUND Even though groin and umbilical hernias are rare in adult women, the rarer cases of pregnant women presenting with hernias create distinct challenges to treatment planning. The course of… Expand
Hemoperitoneum following inguinal hernia repair: a case report
Traditional inguinal herniorrhaphy continues to be one of the most common surgeries performed in the USA today. The procedure has developed into a straightforward, ambulatory procedure with… Expand