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Meckel's diverticulum is reported in only 1 or 2% of the population. In most cases, it is free of clinical symptoms. The diagnostic modalities are effective in only 60-70% of all cases. The diagnostic laparoscopy is a safe and effective method for patients suffering from unclear abdominal pain with the option of a definitive surgical therapy. We describe(More)
INTRODUCTION Laparoscopic therapy of complicated appendicitis is still discussed controversially. This retrospective study compared the clinical results of open and laparoscopic appendectomy in a single centre. PATIENTS AND METHODS Within a period of three years (1999 to 2001) 493 patients with suspected acute appendicitis were operated prospectively at a(More)
INTRODUCTION We report on our results of MIVAT operations. METHOD Nineteen Patients including 15 females and 4 males were operated with MIVAT, corresponding to 11 % of all patients undergoing an operation for benign goitre in our hospital. A single node of the thyroid gland within 30 mm and enlargement of a thyroid lobe up to 25 ml were the selection(More)
The benefit of laparoscopic appendicectomy is under debate. To study the beneficial clinical effects of laparoscopic appendicectomy during the introductory phase we analysed, retrospectively, 493 patients from one district general hospital. During a period of 3 years 250 patients were operated on prospectively by open appendicectomy, and 243 patients were(More)
Defäkationsobstruktionen aufgrund einer Sigma- oder Rektumschleimhautintussuszeption in Kombination mit einem vaginalen Prolaps stellen eine schwere Form der Beckenbodeninsuffizienz dar. Die Kombination der laparoskopischen Resektionsrektopexie mit einer vaginalen Netzkolposuspension kann diesen Defekt in einer Operation korrigieren. In einer ersten Serie(More)
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