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Laparoscopic treatment of Mirizzi syndrome: a systematic review
BackgroundThis article reviews the feasibility of the laparoscopic treatment of Mirizzi syndrome and determines the associated risks and complications of this technique.MethodsAn electronic search ofExpand
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Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review
BackgroundLaparoscopic techniques induced a tremendous revolution in surgery of the biliary tract, mainly due to improved results compared with the open approach and secondary because of theirExpand
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A meta-analysis of outcomes of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with hostile and friendly neck anatomy.
BACKGROUND An increasing number of abdominal aortic aneurysms with unfavorable proximal neck anatomy are treated with standard endograft devices. Skepticism exists with regard to the safety andExpand
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European Hernia Society guidelines on the closure of abdominal wall incisions
AbstractBackgroundThe material and the surgical technique used to close an abdominal wall incision are important determinants of the risk of developing an incisional hernia. Optimising closure ofExpand
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Late Rupture of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm After Previous Endovascular Repair
Purpose: To report a systematic literature review of late rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and the results of a pooled analysis of causes,Expand
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Endoscopic full-thickness plication versus laparoscopic fundoplication: a prospective study on quality of life and symptom control
BackgroundEndoscopic antireflux techniques have emerged as alternative therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Endoscopic plication receives continuing interest as an effective and safeExpand
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Outcome after endovascular stent graft repair of aortoenteric fistula: A systematic review.
BACKGROUND Aortoenteric fistula (AEF) is a critical clinical condition, which may present with gastrointestinal hemorrhage, with or without signs of sepsis. Conventional open surgical repair isExpand
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European Hernia Society guidelines on prevention and treatment of parastomal hernias
BackgroundInternational guidelines on the prevention and treatment of parastomal hernias are lacking. The European Hernia Society therefore implemented a Clinical Practice Guideline developmentExpand
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Robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery of the colon and rectum
IntroductionLaparoscopic techniques have induced a tremendous revolution in the field of general surgery. Recent multicenter trials have demonstrated similar patient-oriented and oncologic outcomesExpand
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Contralateral occlusion of the internal carotid artery increases the risk of patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy.
BACKGROUND Controversy exists about whether occlusion of the contralateral internal carotid artery in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is associated with a worse perioperativeExpand
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