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What influences medical students' choice of surgical careers.
BACKGROUND Recent emphasis in medical education has been to encourage students to pursue primary care careers. This could have a negative impact on applications to surgical residencies. METHODS To… Expand
Laparoscopic Pancreatic Cystogastrostomy
- R. Obermeyer, W. Fisher, J. R. Salameh, M. Jeyapalan, J. Sweeney, F. C. Brunicardi
- Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous…
- 1 August 2003
The purpose of the review was to evaluate the feasibility and outcome of laparoscopic pancreatic cystogastrostomy for operative drainage of symptomatic pancreatic pseudocysts. A retrospective review… Expand
Laparoscopic Management of Colonic Lipomas: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
- M. B. Peters, R. Obermeyer, +5 authors J. Sweeney
- JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic…
- 1 July 2005
Colonic lipomas are infrequent lesions, yet they are the second most common benign lesions of the colon after benign adenomatous polyps. Their treatment ranges from observation to segmental colectomy… Expand
101 laparoscopic splenectomies for the treatment of benign and malignant hematologic disorders.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) is the surgical approach of choice for patients with hematologic disorders requiring splenectomy. Patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) have… Expand
Necrotizing esophagitis presenting as a black esophagus
Abstract. A case of necrotizing esophagitis discovered during upper endoscopy is described. An 88-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with complaints of multiple episodes of coffee ground… Expand
Pectus excavatum repair after sternotomy: the Chest Wall International Group experience with substernal Nuss bars
- D. Jaroszewski, Paul J Gustin, +18 authors Mustafa Yüksel
- European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery…
- 1 October 2017
OBJECTIVES Patients with pectus excavatum (PE) after prior sternotomy for cardiac surgery present unique challenges for repair of PE. Open repairs have been recommended because of concerns about… Expand
Nuss bar procedure: past, present and future.
Repair of pectus excavatum began at the beginning of the 20 th century before endotracheal intubation was standard practice. Surgeons therefore developed techniques that corrected the deformity using… Expand
Acute pancreatitis secondary to isotretinoin-induced hyperlipidemia.
- M. Jamshidi, R. Obermeyer, S. Govindaraj, Armand Garcia, A. Ghani
- The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical…
- 1 February 2002
Isotretinoin is a vitamin-A derivative most commonly utilized in the treatment of severe recalcitrant nodulocystic acne. Derangement of lipid metabolism leading to increased triglyceride and… Expand
Our approach: MIS repair of pectus excavatum; Refinements that employ thoracoscopy, stabilizers, and new instruments have improved outcomes
Pancreatic pseudocyst masquerading as an incarcerated inguinal hernia.
We present a case in which a pancreatic pseudocyst dissected into the right inguinal region, thus masquerading as an incarcerated right inguinal hernia. Computed tomography (CT) confirmed the… Expand