Michael Feretis

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PURPOSE Open component separation (CS) has traditionally been a popular method for management of complex abdominal wall hernias. However, it has been associated with significant wound complications. The aim of this systematic review was to examine the evidence in the literature on modern CS techniques (endoscopic and minimally invasive) for the management(More)
OBJECTIVE The current literature does not provide unequivocal evidence on prognostic factors of patients' response to biofeedback for management of faecal incontinence. The aim of this study was to identify independent predictors of patient response to biofeedback. MATERIAL AND METHODS Baseline demographic characteristics, symptomatology and anorectal(More)
AIM Obstructed defaecation syndrome is a common condition of multifactorial aetiology and requires specialized evaluation. Accurate and reproducible pelvic floor imaging is imperative for multidisciplinary decision-making. Evacuation proctography (EP) and magnetic resonance defaecography (MRD) are the main imaging modalities used to assess dynamic pelvic(More)
Postoperative ascites is a very rare complication of laparoscopic surgery. Significant iatrogenic injuries to the bowel, the urinary tract, and the lymphatic system should be excluded promptly to avoid devastating results for the patient. In some cases, in spite of investigating patients extensively, no definitive causative factor for the accumulation of(More)
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