J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2021 Nov 21. Epub 2021 Nov 21.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecology Oncology, Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Hospital Christus Muguerza Del Parque, Chihuahua México (all authors).
Surg Endosc 2021 Nov 30. Epub 2021 Nov 30.
Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Clinica Portoazul, 30 Carrera, Corredor Universitario #1-850, Consultorio 411, Barranquilla, Colombia.
Background: More than 20 million inguinal hernia repair (IHR) procedures are performed worldwide every year. The critical view of the myopectineal orifice (CV of the MPO) is a stepwise guide to the achievement and standardization of minimally invasive IHR (MI IHR). We propose a scoring system as an objective method for fulfillment of the CV of the MPO. Read More
Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2021 Dec 17;72:103064. Epub 2021 Nov 17.
Department of Internal Medicine, Syrian Private University, Damascus, Syria.
Amyand's hernia is a rare case of inguinal hernia where the hernia sac contains the appendix, and depending on the condition of the appendix, this type is classified into under types where the appendix can be normal, inflamed, or even perforated. Accordingly, the patient's condition can be good or bad. In our case, we have a 13-year-old child who suffers from abdominal pain and discomfort. Read More
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2021 Nov 14. Epub 2021 Nov 14.
Deapartment of Plastic Surgery, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU, United Kingdom. Electronic address:
Background: Despite government restrictions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cosmetic tourism continued to occur. The authors present the impact of cosmetic tourism on their plastic surgery unit.Methods: Retrospective case note review of two cohorts was performed: COVID-19 (March 2020-April 2021) and a pre COVID-19 comparator (January 2019-February 2020). Read More
J Comorb 2021 Jan-Dec;11:26335565211056136. Epub 2021 Nov 17.
General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK.
Background/aims: Upper gastrointestinal cancers (oesophageal/stomach) have high mortality rates and are often diagnosed after the disease has progressed, making it important to identify populations at greater risk of upper gastrointestinal (UGI) cancer to promote earlier diagnosis. This study aims to determine if there is an association between a broad range of long-term conditions (LTCs) and incidence of UGI cancers.Method: A prospective-based cohort of 487,798 UK Biobank participants (age 37-73 years) after excluding previous UGI cancer. Read More