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Laparoscopic pancreatic resection: single-institution experience of 19 patients.
BACKGROUND The number of laparoscopic pancreatic resections reported in the surgical literature has been remarkably low. Few substantive data are available concerning current indications and outcomesExpand
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Laparoscopic Splenectomy: A Selected Retrospective Review
Previous investigators have suggested that laparoscopic splenectomy should be the procedure of choice for the treatment of benign hematologic disorders unresponsive to medical therapy. To evaluateExpand
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Postoperative Pain After Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: a Prospective Comparison of Sutures Versus Tacks
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 painExpand
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Erratum to: The use of self-gripping (Progrip™) mesh during laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair: a prospective feasibility and long-term outcomes study
Background The use of self-gripping mesh during laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repairs may eliminate the need for any additional fixation, and thus reduce post-operative pain without the addedExpand
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Nonoperative management of distal fingertip amputations in children.
Success with the uncommonly recognized technique of nonoperative management of fingertip amputations in children has prompted presentation of four cases so treated in our institution. Previously,Expand
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Laparoscopic Surgery for Diverticular Disease Complicated by Fistulae
Objectives: Elective laparoscopic surgery for recurrent, uncomplicated diverticular disease is considered safe and effective; however, little data exist on complicated cases. We investigatedExpand
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Primary aortoduodenal fistula. Case presentation and review of literature.
One hundred and twelve cases of primary aortoduodenal fistulas were reviewed. The most common etiological agent was an atherosclerotic infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm. There was a male to femaleExpand
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Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the gastrointestinal tract in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) of the gastrointestinal tract is extremely rare. A case of MFH of the colon associated with neurofibromatosis is presented. MFH is a high-grade soft-tissueExpand
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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 withExpand
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A simple method for drain placement in celioscopic cholecystectomy.
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