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  • Michael S. Kavic
  • Medicine
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • 1993
  • SummaryIn this study, 101 consecutive laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal hernia repairs (LTPR) were performed in 62 patients by a single surgeon. The series began in April 1991 and involvedContinue Reading
  • Michael S. Kavic
  • Medicine
  • JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic…
  • 2009
  • Dr. Derrick Tilton Vail first proposed the notion of a specialty medical board in 1908 in his presidential address to the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. At that time, no wayContinue Reading
  • Michael S. Kavic
  • Medicine
  • JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic…
  • 2010
  • He replied that while on a previous surgical rotation in another state, residents were “mean to one another and mean to the medical students.” He went on to say that the surgical residency programContinue Reading
  • Michael S. Kavic
  • Medicine
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • 2007
  • Laparoendoscopic surgery is fueled by technology, and advances in medical imaging may bring about further progress. The application of three-dimensional ultrasound to minimally invasive surgeryContinue Reading
  • Michael S. Kavic
  • Medicine
  • JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic…
  • 2000
  • For Simeon and Anna it more than a New Year they had been praying for; it was the advent of a new era. It was the fullness of time. They had been praying so faithfully for so many years that they hadContinue Reading
  • Michael S. Kavic
  • Medicine
  • JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic…
  • 2002
  • 95 " The Congress has found the following: (1) The Federal government, through its Medicare program, pays approximately $8 billion per year solely to train resident-physicians in the United States,Continue Reading