Nagaru Thairu

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The benefits of laparoscopic procedures over the traditional open technique for esophagectomy in the management of esophageal cancer are well documented. A disadvantage of the laparoscopic technique is longer surgery, particularly in the early part of a surgeon’s “learning curve.” In a two-stage (Ivor-Lewis) procedure, performance of the esophagogastric(More)
There is little information available on recurrence rates following primary open inguinal hernia repair in women. Women are less prone to inguinal hernias than men; for the same reason, recurrences after hernia repair may also be lower so that the well-known advantage of using mesh could be lost on them. Women having primary open inguinal hernia repair(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about the expression of stem cell markers in normal liver and colorectal liver metastases (CLM). The aim of this paper is to assess whether patterns of stem cell marker expression differ between normal liver tissue and CLM and to determine whether a clinical model of liver regeneration induced by portal vein embolization (PVE) has(More)
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