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BACKGROUND Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a rare primary soft tissue sarcoma arising from the inferior vena cava (IVC). For LMS involving the retrohepatic portion of IVC there are limited published data about tumor features, surgical strategies, and IVC replacement. STUDY DESIGN Clinical data, surgical procedures, and pathologic features of five consecutive… (More)
OBJECTIVE To describe a case of hepatic endometriosis. DESIGN Case report. SETTING University hospital. PATIENT A 34-year-old woman with a 2-year history of cyclic right subcostal pain. INTERVENTIONS Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH-a) therapy followed by surgical resection. RESULTS Ultrasonography, computed tomography scan, and… (More)
After radical resection of cancer of the right colonic flexure, a parietal defect can be created in case of duodenal invasion. In this paper the authors describe an "easy and safe" duodenoplasty surgical technique using an ileal patch.
OBJECTIVE To validate the feasibility and tolerance of an intensive rehabilitation protocol initiated during the postoperative period in an intensive care unit (ICU) in liver transplant recipients. DESIGN Prospective randomized study. SETTING ICU. PARTICIPANTS Liver transplant recipients over a period of 1 year (N=40). INTERVENTIONS The "usual… (More)
This report describes an unusual case of right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia discovered fortuitously in a 45-year-old woman. Herniation was characterized by intrathoracic protrusion of the right liver and other abdominal viscera, left intrahepatic biliary dilatation, and anicteric cholestasis. Surgical repair was performed.