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Ectopic hepatic tissue misdiagnosed as a tumor of lung
The ectopic or accessory liver lobe is an uncommon congenital anatomic abnormality. It is considered to be the outcome of an abnormal development of liver tissue during embryologic period. In someExpand
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Fundoplication after heller myotomy: a retrospective comparison between nissen and dor.
OBJECTIVE A retrospective comparison between Nissen and Dor fundoplication after laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 1998 to 2004 a first group of 48 patientsExpand
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Reasons for conversion during VATS lobectomy: what happens with increased experience.
Although controlled studies have demonstrated the benefits of a minimally invasive approach for pulmonary lobectomy over thoracotomy, reports have also documented that significant complications canExpand
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Three-dimensional (3D) Printed Model to Plan the Endoscopic Treatment of Upper Airway Stenosis
Background: Endoscopic management of tracheal stenosis may be challenging, especially in the case of complex stenosis placed near the vocal folds, and needing stent placement. Herein, we evaluatedExpand
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[Our experience on surgical treatment of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma].
The papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) is a subtype of the papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) 1 cm or less in diameter, bilateral and multifocal in a percentage of 15-20%. We describe ourExpand
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Solitary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Trachea: A Case Report
The extramedullary plasmacytomas is a plasma cell tumour arising outside the bone marrow and constitutes around 4 % of all plasma cell neoplasms. The Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Trachea (EPT)Expand
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Robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery thymectomy.
In recent decades, mediastinal surgery has undergone radical innovations. In fact, introduction of minimally invasive methods, such as video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), showed severalExpand
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Antero mediastinal retrosternal goiter: surgical excision by combined cervical and hybrid robot-assisted approach.
Most intrathoracic goiters are located in the anterior mediastinum. Surgical resection is usually recommended in case of morbidity associated with the goiter's mass effect or for suspicion ofExpand
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