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Surgeons' fear of getting infected by COVID19: A global survey
High risk country Yes 273 (64⋅8) 1⋅264 0⋅067 1⋅055 0⋅781-1⋅424 0⋅729 No 416 (59⋅3) Ref. Gloves easily get Yes 647 (60⋅8) 0⋅591 0⋅077 0⋅65 0⋅334-1⋅264 0⋅204 No 42 (72⋅4) Ref. Gowns easily get Yes 413Expand
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Case Report: Diffuse Cutaneous Leishmaniasis by Leishmania infantum in a Patient Undergoing Immunosuppressive Therapy: Risk Status in an Endemic Mediterranean Area.
This case report highlights the risk of severe cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) by Leishmania infantum in patients undergoing immunosuppressant therapy who either live in an endemic area or are visitingExpand
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Redo Surgery after Failure of Antireflux Surgery
Surgery for refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has a satisfactory outcome for most patients; however, sometimes redo surgery is required. The Outcome and morbidity of a redo areExpand
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Incidental in vivo detection of an isolated hemangioma of the aortic valve in a man with a history of renal transplantation
Hemangiomas of the cardiac valves are exceptional. To our knowledge, only ten cases of valve hemangiomas, six in the mitral and four in the tricuspid valve, have been reported in the EnglishExpand
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Cardiac intracavitary metastasis of a malignant solitary fibrous tumor: case report and review of the literature on sarcomas with left intracavitary extension.
BACKGROUND Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) of the pleura with malignant progression occurs uncommonly. Cardiac intracavitary extension of tumors is rarely seen, with left side location beingExpand
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Comparison of Laparoscopic Versus Open Gastrectomy for Treatment of Gastric Cancer: Analysis of a Textbook Outcome.
INTRODUCTION Open gastrectomy (OG) has long been the preferred surgical approach worldwide for treatment of gastric cancer (GC). Nowadays, several randomized prospective trials have confirmedExpand
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Screening policies, preventive measures and in-hospital infection of COVID-19 in global surgical practices
Background In a surgical setting, COVID-19 patients may trigger in-hospital outbreaks and have worse postoperative outcomes. Despite these risks, there have been no consistent statements on surgicalExpand
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Outcomes of the Learning Curve in Our First 100 Consecutive Laparoscopic Gastrectomies
Introduction: Laparoscopic surgery has been increasingly used for treatment of gastric cancer. However, standardization of this minimally invasive approach has not been reached yet because of itsExpand
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Tracheal oxalosis associated with Aspergillus niger tracheobronchitis
To the Editor: Aspergillus is a widespread mould that can cause a variety of human diseases, usually in the setting of immunosuppression. Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis is the most aggressiveExpand
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