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Omental pedicle flaps following proctectomy: a systematic review
Abdominoperineal excision (APR) for cancer carries significant morbidity of the perineal wound. An omental pedicle graft has been used to fill the pelvis and limit attendant complications afterExpand
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Surgical management of complicated and medically refractory inflammatory bowel disease during pregnancy
The medical management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in pregnancy and the puerperium is well defined. Data on surgical management of complicated IBD in this setting are lacking. This studyExpand
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Complete mesocolic resection and extended lymphadenectomy for colon cancer: a systematic review
Complete mesocolic excision (CME) and extended lympha‐denectomy (EL) have been proposed as safe procedures for improving colon cancer survival outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate theExpand
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Decontamination and sterilization
Abstract Decontamination is the reduction or elimination of microorganisms from medical devices, surfaces and environment such that they cannot reach vulnerable sites to cause infection. With theExpand
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Clostridium difficile enteritis: a new role for an old foe.
BACKGROUND Small bowel involvement of Clostridium difficile is increasingly encountered. Data on many management aspects are lacking. AIM To synthesis existing reports and assess the frequency,Expand
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Complete mesocolic excision and central vessel ligation for right colon cancers
Lateral to medal mobilization: The dissection commences lateral by identifying Toldt’s line [1]. This embryonic fusion plane facilitates mesofascial and retrofascial separations. Anatomically andExpand
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Omentoplasty to assist perineal defect closure following laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection
This technical note describes laparoscopic production of a well vascularized, omental flap of adequate size to fill the pelvic floor defect in the course of laparoscopic abdominoperineal resectionExpand
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