Robotic colostomy take-down in a patient with extensive ventral hernias and adhesive disease

ConclusionRobotic-assisted colostomy take-down and anastomosis of descending colon to rectum were successfully performed. While there is a paucity of literature examining this technique within gynecologic surgery, general surgery literature has supported laparoscopic Hartmann's reversal and have demonstrated improved rates of postoperative complications and incisional hernia, while lowering the length of hospitalization (1). Minimally invasive technique is a feasible alternative to laparotomy for gynecologic oncology patients with colostomy, as long as they are recurrence-free.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 17 September 2020Source: Computational and Structural Biotechnology JournalAuthor(s): Mohammed S. Razzaque, Azeddine Atfi
Source: Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS LDPPHRt is a time-saving procedure with short-term outcomes comparable to those of LPD for the management of benign or low-grade malignancies of the pancreatic head. PMID: 32935663 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Findings based on CT scans and a new evolutionary map More at https://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=301250&WT.mc_id=USNSF_1 This is a Research News item.
Source: NSF Discoveries - Category: Science Source Type: research
Condition:   Nutritional Disorder Intervention:   Procedure: laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy Sponsor:   Alexandria University Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Abdominal Pain Interventions:   Procedure: Ultrasound guided QL block;   Procedure: Ultrasound guided TAP block Sponsor:   Fayoum University Hospital Completed
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Conditions:   Gastric Cancer;   Gastroesophageal Cancer Interventions:   Drug: KH903 + Paclitaxel;   Drug: Placebo + Paclitaxel Sponsor:   Chengdu Kanghong Biotech Co., Ltd. Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Colon Polyp;   Colon Neoplasm;   Colon Adenoma Intervention:   Device: EndoVigilant Software Sponsor:   EndoVigilant Inc Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Cryptococcosis;   Lung Adenocarcinoma Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: A scoring system Sponsor:   Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Esophageal Adenocarcinoma;   Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma;   Resectable Carcinoma Interventions:   Drug: Tocilizumab 20 Mg/mL Intravenous Solution;   Drug: Paclitaxel;   Drug: Carboplatin;   Radiation: External beam radiotherapy Sponsors:   Academisch Medisch Centrum - Universiteit van Amsterdam (AMC-UvA);   Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Background: High tibial osteotomy (HTO) aims to realign the knee joint and is a useful surgical option for medial tibiofemoral osteoarthritis in younger, more active patients. The procedure is technically challenging as accurate correction in multiple planes is essential for optimal effectiveness. This cadaveric study evaluated the accuracy of a novel system (TOKA ®) for open wedge high tibial osteotomy (OWHTO), which uses CT scan data to create 3D printed patient specific cutting jigs and titanium fixation plate.
Source: The Knee - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: 135 Source Type: research
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