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Audio Bubbles: Employing Non-speech Audio to Support Tourist Wayfinding
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We introduce the concept of Audio Bubbles - virtual spheres filled with audio that are geocentered on physical landmarks, providing navigational homing information for a user to more easily locate the landmark. Expand
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Short- and Mid-term Changes in Bone Mineral Density After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
BackgroundBariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for achieving a significant weight loss. Morbidities present a significant reduction after bariatric surgery, but it may also result inExpand
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Acute appendicitis in an incarcerated crural hernia: analysis of our experience.
INTRODUCTION The finding of the vermiform appendix within a crural hernia (Amyand s hernia) is a rare entity whose incidence is not described in the literature. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study wasExpand
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Surgical treatment of esophageal leiomyoma: an analysis of our experience.
INTRODUCTION leiomyoma is the most common benign esophageal neoplasm. Surgical treatment (enucleation) has traditionally been the therapy of choice. The advent of minimally invasive techniques hasExpand
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[Hepatic hydatidosis. Radical vs. conservative surgery: 22 years of experience].
OBJECTIVES the incidence of hepatic hydatidosis has remarkably decreased in the last years due to the preventive measures adopted to stop the transmission of the parasite. However, surgery carries onExpand
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Long-term results of giant hiatal hernia mesh repair and antireflux laparoscopic surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
BACKGROUND The application of mesh-reinforced hiatal closure has resulted in a significant reduction in recurrence rates. The most debated issue is the risk of complications related to the use of theExpand
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Endoscopic treatment of oesophageal leiomyoma: four new cases
Background and study aims:The advent of endoscopic techniques in the last decades has produced a change in the approach of the oesophageal leiomyoma. The aim of the study is to explain our experienceExpand
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Portal Vein Thrombosis After Splenic and Pancreatic Surgery.
The portal vein is formed by the confluence of the splenic and superior mesenteric veins, which drain the spleen and small intestine respectively. Occlusion of the portal vein by thrombus typicallyExpand
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Duodenal fistula after gastrectomy: Retrospective study of 13 new cases.
INTRODUCTION Duodenal stump fistula (DSF) after gastrectomy has a low incidence but a high morbidity and mortality, and is therefore one of the most aggressive and feared complications of thisExpand
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Redo Surgery after Failure of Antireflux Surgery
Surgery for refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has a satisfactory outcome for most patients; however, sometimes redo surgery is required. The Outcome and morbidity of a redo areExpand
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