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Laparoscopic versus open surgery for suspected appendicitis.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery has been proposed to have diagnostic and therapeutic advantages over conventional surgery. OBJECTIVES To compare the diagnostic and therapeutic effects ofExpand
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Laparoscopic versus open surgery for suspected appendicitis.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery for acute appendicitis has been proposed to have advantages over conventional surgery. OBJECTIVES To compare the diagnostic and therapeutic effects of laparoscopicExpand
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Laparoscopic versus open surgical techniques for ventral or incisional hernia repair.
BACKGROUND There are many different techniques currently in use for ventral and incisional hernia repair. Laparoscopic techniques have become more common in recent years, although the evidence isExpand
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The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery clinical practice guideline on the pneumoperitoneum for laparoscopic surgery
Background: The pneumoperitoneum is the crucial element in laparoscopic surgery. Different clinical problems are associated with this procedure, which has led to various modifications of theExpand
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Diagnosis and treatment of diverticular disease: results of a consensus development conference. The Scientific Committee of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery.
BACKGROUND With the aim of resolving the current controversy over the diagnosis and treatment of diverticular disease, this consensus development conference set out to summarize the actual state ofExpand
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Laparoscopic splenectomy: the clinical practice guidelines of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
BackgroundAlthough laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) has become the standard approach for most splenectomy cases, some areas still remain controversial. To date, the indications that precludeExpand
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Comparison of endoscopic procedures vs Lichtenstein and other open mesh techniques for inguinal hernia repair: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
BackgroundFor the scientific evaluation of the endoscopic and open mesh techniques for the repair of inguinal hernia, meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials (RCT) are necessary. TheExpand
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Obesity surgery: Evidence-based guidelines of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
BackgroundThe increasing prevalence of morbid obesity together with the development of laparoscopic approaches has led to a steep rise in the number of bariatric operations. These guidelines intendExpand
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Classification and surgical treatment of incisional hernia
Abstract. Background: The treatment of incisional hernia (IH) is a current problem in modern surgery. Many important aspects of incisional hernia surgery are yet to be answered, especially the choiceExpand
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