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Laparoscopic reversal of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass into normal anatomy with or without sleeve gastrectomy
ObjectiveThis study was designed to describe and analyze the outcomes after laparoscopic reversal to normal anatomy (NA) with or without concomitant “sleeve gastrectomy” (SG), after Roux-en-Y gastricExpand
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Long-term (11+years) outcomes in weight, patient satisfaction, comorbidities, and gastroesophageal reflux treatment after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
BACKGROUND More than 10 years of outcomes for sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) have not yet been documented. OBJECTIVES Analysis of>11 years of outcomes of isolated LSG in terms of progression of weight,Expand
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Single-Port Transumbilical Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A Preliminary Multicentric Comparative Study in 87 Patients with Acute Appendicitis
Introduction. Laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) has been performed in many approaches such as open, laparoscopic and recently Single Port Access (SPAA). In order to elucidate its potential advantages,Expand
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European association of endoscopic surgeons (EAES) consensus statement on the use of robotics in general surgery
Following an extensive literature search and a consensus conference with subject matter experts the following conclusions can be drawn: 1. Robotic surgery is still at its infancy, and there is aExpand
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Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation.
Outcome after liver transplantation (OLT) clearly depends on recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). After recurrence, patient outcome will depend on the time and site of appearance. The aim ofExpand
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Tacrolimus for myasthenia gravis: a clinical study of 212 patients.
Tacrolimus is a macrolide T cell immunomodulator that is used in myasthenia gravis (MG) patients to affect muscle contraction (ryanodine receptor by modulating intracellular calcium-release channelsExpand
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The Initial Learning Curve for Robot-Assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Surgeon's Experience While Introducing the Robotic Technology in a Bariatric Surgery Department
Objective. Robot-assisted sleeve gastrectomy has the potential to treat patients with obesity and its comorbidities. To evaluate the learning curve for this procedure before undergoing Roux en-YExpand
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A comparison of long-term post-thymectomy outcome of anti-AChR-positive, anti-AChR-negative and anti-MuSK-positive patients with non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis.
OBJECTIVE A single-centre, non-randomized, non-controlled study was designed to compare the long-term post-thymectomy clinical outcome in anti-AChR-positive, anti-AChR-negative and anti-MuSK-positiveExpand
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Influence of ectopic thymic tissue on clinical outcome following extended thymectomy in generalized seropositive nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis.
OBJECTIVE We determined the effect of detecting ectopic thymic tissue in thymectomy specimens on the long-term outcome of patients with myasthenia gravis. METHODS A total of 83 consecutive patientsExpand
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