Thomas Auguste

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INTRODUCTION Laparoscopic rectopexy for complete rectal prolapse offers short-term advantages compared with operations performed by laparotomy. The aim of this prospective study was to report technical and functional outcome after laparoscopic rectopexy to the promontory in consecutive patients operated on by a single surgeon. PATIENTS AND METHODS From(More)
AIMS OF THE STUDY Percutaneous drainage of infected pancreatic necrosis is not always efficient and morbidity is high with open necrosectomy techniques. Minimally-invasive procedures have been developed to reduce this morbidity. We report our early experience with percutaneous video-assisted necrosectomy. METHODS Among 61 patients with acute pancreatitis(More)
The authors describe the case of a 56 year old woman 25 days status post laparoscopic gastric bypass who presented with an acute onset of severe epigastric pain with signs of inflammation and localized peritoneal irritation. Although her findings suggested a late anastomotic leak, an abdominal CT scan revealed only necrosis of the greater omentum beneath(More)
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