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Editorial: Urinary tract laparoscopic reconstructive surgery.

[Editorial: Urinary tract laparoscopic reconstructive surgery.] Arch Esp Urol. 2017 May;70(4):377-378 Authors: Castillón-Vela IT PMID: 28530631 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research

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AbstractBackgroundPostoperative adhesions are the major cause of postoperative complications including intestinal obstruction, infertility, and chronic pelvic pain. In order to reduce postoperative adhesions, Terumo Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) has developed an adhesion barrier system (TCD-11091) which is easy to use at the treatment site in various surgical procedures including laparoscopic surgeries. We conducted a prospective randomized single-blind study in patients who underwent laparotomy with ileostomy.Methods and ResultsOne hundred twenty-six patients were randomly assigned to TCD-11091 group (n = 62) or no...
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionEven though there is no strong evidence to support its use, utilization rates of mesh for laparoscopic PEHR remained high and stable between 2011 and 2014 in the USA. The use of mesh was not associated with a higher incidence of postoperative complications.
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: DS can provide faster symptom relief but LapGJ can provide improved oral intake, better compliance to chemotherapy, and longer survival. Therefore, LapGJ should be the first choice in gastric outlet obstruction patients for long-term and better quality of life. PMID: 28932728 [PubMed]
Source: Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research - Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Surg Treat Res Source Type: research
Authors: Lee KH, Kim JY, Sul YH Abstract We experienced 3 cases of manometry-induced colon perforation. A 75-year-old man (case 1) underwent anorectal manometry (ARM) 3 years after radiotherapy for prostate cancer and a laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for rectal cancer. A 70-year-old man (case 2) underwent ARM 3 months after conventional neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and a laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer. A 78-year-old man (case 3) underwent ARM 2 months after a laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for rectal cancer. In all cases, a colon perforation with fecal peritonitis occurred....
Source: Annals of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Coloproctol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: HALS is a versatile, minimally invasive technique, which is independent of the patient's BMI, for performing a colorectal resection. PMID: 28932720 [PubMed]
Source: Annals of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Coloproctol Source Type: research
Authors: Kim CN PMID: 28932717 [PubMed]
Source: Annals of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Coloproctol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: To improve surgical planning, we recommend the practice of endoscopic tattooing of all colon lesions at a location just distal to the lesion using multiple injections to cover the circumference of the bowel wall. PMID: 28930050 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Can J Surg Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS PBET is an effective method which both shortens the operation time and decreases the rate of uncompleted operations. PMID: 28928358 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Acute procedural interventions for children with IAI from BAT are rare, predominantly for HVI, are performed early in the hospital course and have excellent clinical outcomes. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Prognostic/epidemiologic study, level III; therapeutic study, level IV.
Source: The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Abstract Recently, the incidence of upper third gastric cancer has increased, and with it the number of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) procedures performed has been increasing. However, if ESD is not indicated or non-curable, surgical treatment may be necessary. In the case of lower third gastric cancer, it is possible to preserve the upper part of the stomach; however, in the case of upper third gastric cancer, total gastrectomy is still the standard treatment option, regardless of the stage. This is due to the complications associated with upper third gastric cancer, such as gastroesophageal reflux after...
Source: Korean J Gastroenter... - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Korean J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
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