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Two-as-one monolateral dual kidney transplantation.
OBJECTIVES Dual kidney transplantation (DKT) of marginal kidneys could offer transplant candidates a very satisfactory kidney transplantation in terms of renal function. However, DKT might beExpand
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Incisional hernia in the elderly: risk factors and clinical considerations.
OBJECTIVE Ventral incisional hernia is a common complication of abdominal surgery. The marked improvements in medical technology and healthcare, lead to an increasing number of elderly patients toExpand
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The role of obesity in kidney transplantation outcome.
BACKGROUND The number of obese kidney transplant candidates has been growing. However, there are conflicting results regarding to the effect of obesity on kidney transplantation outcome. The aim ofExpand
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Cystic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: To date a diagnostic challenge.
OBJECTIVE Cystic PNETs are an uncommon neoplasms increasingly detected in current clinical practice which often present a diagnostic challenges to both the experienced radiologist and pathologist.Expand
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Psoas Abscess: a Rare Complication of Crohn’s Disease
Abstract Psoas abscess is a rare complication of Crohn’s disease. Methods and materials: We evaluated the incidence of psoas abscess on 312 patients with Crohn’s disease, seen at our institutionExpand
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[Role of nutritional support in the treatment of enteric fistulas].
Enteric fistulas are nowadays considered an important therapeutic challenge. Artificial, total parenteral and enteral nutrition have allowed an improvement in the healing of these fistulas and aExpand
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[Laparoscopic treatment of benign ovarian cysts].
Laparoscopic surgery is the most frequent indication for the management of benign ovarian cysts in the obstetric and gynaecological field. On the basis of their experience the authors address theExpand
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Living kidney transplantation: a starting experience.
INTRODUCTION We present our initial experience with living kidney transplantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS From January 2001 to December 2002, we performed 27 living kidney transplants usingExpand
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New-onset diabetes mellitus after kidney transplantation: the role of immunosuppression.
BACKGROUND Complications related to posttransplantation immunosuppressive therapy remain common. New-onset diabetes mellitus after transplantation (PTDM) is a well-recognized complication associatedExpand
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[Plug-technique for umbilical hernia repair in the adult].
BACKGROUND Umbilical hernia represents 6% of all abdominal wall hernias in the adult. Surgical repair should always be carried out due to possible occurrence of complications. Aim of this paper is toExpand
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