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Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy for complicated appendicitis.

Medwave 2018 Dec 11;18(8):e7370. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Proyecto Epistemonikos, Santiago, Chile; Centro Evidencia UC, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; Departamento de Medicina Interna, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Email: Address: Centro Evidencia UC, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Diagonal Paraguay 476, Santiago, Chile.

Introduction: The treatment of acute appendicitis using laparoscopy reduces the risk of wound infection, hospitalization time and return to normal activity. However, it increases the risk of intra-abdominal abscess, which is one the main complications of complicated appendicitis.

Methods: We searched in Epistemonikos, the largest database of systematic reviews in health, which is maintained by screening multiple information sources, including MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, among others. Read More

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December 2018

Effective method of gallbladder retraction for single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Surgery, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Introduction: Recently, single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been accepted as an alternative to conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the safety and feasibility of unique gallbladder retraction methods using an ENDOLOOP® (Ethicon, Tokyo, Japan) and Lapaherclosure™ (Hakko Medical, Tokyo, Japan).

Materials And Surgical Technique: From May 2013 to April 2015, 77 patients underwent single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy with this retraction technique. Read More

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December 2018

Combination of electrohydraulic lithotripsy and laparoscopy for gallbladder access in type III Mirizzi syndrome.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Division of Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Medico Shunju Shiroyama Hospital, Osaka, Japan.

Introduction: A 50-year-old Japanese man presented with obstructive jaundice. We performed endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage before biliary decompression. CT showed a thickened gallbladder wall with low-density areas and a 35-mm gallstone; the stone was impacted in the gallbladder neck and cystic duct. Read More

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December 2018

Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmann's procedure: A single-center experience.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Morphology, Experimental Medicine and Surgery, Section of General and Thoracic Surgery, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy.

Introduction: Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmann's procedure (LHR) is considered a technically complex major surgical procedure. We present a retrospective analysis of a single-institution experience that assesses the treatment patterns and outcomes of patients who underwent LHR.

Materials And Surgical Technique: The study involved patients who underwent LHR between January 2004 and December 2017. Read More

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December 2018

Standardization of surgical procedures for laparoscopic Spiegel lobectomy: A single-institutional experience.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan.

Introduction: Surgical techniques for Spiegel lobectomy remain technically difficult because of its deep anatomical location. Laparoscopic Spiegel lobectomy has not yet been standardized or widely reported. In the current study, we introduce technical improvements, including the liver hanging maneuver, to laparoscopic Spiegel lobectomy. Read More

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December 2018

Single-incision laparoscopy-assisted gastric transposition combined with thoracoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal replacement.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey.

Introduction: We present a novel approach to single-incision laparoscopy-assisted gastric transposition combined with thoracoscopic esophagectomy in a child with long-segment corrosive esophageal stricture (CES).

Materials And Surgical Technique: A 2.5-year-old boy with a history of caustic ingestion underwent periodic esophageal dilatations at 3-week intervals, four sessions of topical mitomycin C application, and a strict antacid/H antagonist therapy for 8 months. Read More

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December 2018

Fruitful first experience with an 8K ultra-high-definition endoscope for laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

We performed laparoscopic surgery for three cases of colorectal cancer using an 8K ultra-high-definition endoscopic system, which offers 16-fold higher resolution than the current 2K high-definition endoscope. The weight of the camera has been successfully reduced to 370 g. To maximize the advantages of the 8K ultra-high-definition endoscope, surgery was performed by darkening the room and placing a large 85-in. Read More

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December 2018

Safe and easy technique for the laparoscopic application of Seprafilm® in gynecologic surgery.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

Introduction: Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery, and the rate of postoperative adhesions is low. Although Seprafilm® helps to reduce adhesions, its application in the abdominal cavity during laparoscopic surgery is difficult because of its material. Therefore, we propose an easy method for applying this adhesion barrier. Read More

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December 2018

Penetrating rectal injury: feasibility of laparoscopic primary repair - video vignette.

Colorectal Dis 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Hospital Universitario del Sureste.

Rectal injuries are rare but may have a high overall complication rate. The incidence of colorectal injuries in civilian literature is 1-3% (1). Laparotomy has been the main surgical approach for its treatment due to its advantages as adequate localization of perforations, and the possibility for peritoneal lavage. Read More

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December 2018

Useful technique for draining a large cystic tumor through the round ligament in laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Fukuyama City Hospital, Fukuyama, Japan.

Introduction: Some cystic liver tumors are huge when the diagnosis is made or surgery is needed. Although reducing tumor size by preoperative aspiration or drainage of the contents of the cystic tumor is helpful for liver resection, such procedures have a risk of tumor dissemination.

Materials And Surgical Technique: After the round ligament was dissected, a 12-Fr drainage catheter was inserted into the tumor via the round ligament under ultrasonography. Read More

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December 2018

Immediate versus delayed removal of urinary catheter after laparoscopic hysterectomy: a randomized-controlled trial.

BJOG 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Gynaecology, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Objective: To evaluate if immediate catheter removal (ICR) after laparoscopic hysterectomy is associated with similar retention outcomes compared to delayed removal (DCR).

Study Design: Non-inferiority randomized controlled trial.

Population: Patients undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy in six hospitals in the Netherlands. Read More

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December 2018

Point-of-care ultrasonography for diagnosing thoracoabdominal injuries in patients with blunt trauma.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 Dec 12;12:CD012669. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Centre for Clinical Research, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 12683.

Background: Point-of-care sonography (POCS) has emerged as the screening modality of choice for suspected body trauma in many emergency departments worldwide. Its best known application is FAST (focused abdominal sonography for trauma). The technology is almost ubiquitously available, can be performed during resuscitation, and does not expose patients or staff to radiation. Read More

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December 2018

Gut microbiota in patients after surgical treatment for colorectal cancer.

Environ Microbiol 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

Department of Oncological and Laparoscopic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China, 150001.

Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a common disease worldwide that is strongly associated with the gut microbiota. However, little is known regarding the gut microbiota after surgical treatment.

Methods: 16S rRNA gene sequencing was used to evaluate differences in gut microbiota among colorectal adenoma patients, CRC patients, CRC postoperative patients and healthy controls by comparing gut microbiota diversity, overall composition and taxonomic signature abundance. Read More

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December 2018

Laparoscopic artificial urinary sphincter implantation in women with stress urinary incontinence: update on 13 years experience in a single center.

BJU Int 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Clinique du Pré, Dept of Urology, Technopôle Université, 13 Avenue René Laennec, 72018, Le Mans, France.

Introduction: Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) mainly affects women as a result of pregnancies with laborious delivery, obesity, and pelvic floor dysfunctions. The first therapeutic approach includes life-style interventions, pelvic floor muscle or bladder training. The second-line treatment usually is surgical. Read More

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December 2018

Factors affecting non-operative management of uncomplicated appendicitis in children: Should laparoscopic appendectomy be immediate, interval, or emergency?

Asian J Endosc Surg 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Introduction: We conducted a prospective non-randomized comparison of children with uncomplicated appendicitis treated either by primary laparoscopic appendectomy (PLA) or by non-operative management (NOM) followed by interval laparoscopic appendectomy (ILA) if NOM was successful or emergency laparoscopic appendectomy (ELA) if NOM was unsuccessful.

Methods: Before 2015, all patients with uncomplicated appendicitis underwent PLA using a standard three-port technique. Postoperatively, piperacillin/tazobactam was administered until the white blood cell count was less than 10 000/μL and patients were afebrile. Read More

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December 2018

Effect of puboprostatic ligament reconstruction on continence recovery after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: our initial experience.

Minerva Urol Nefrol 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Urology, Ospedale Policlinico e Nuovo Ospedale Civile S.Agostino Estense, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy.

Background: Prostate cancer represents a serious health problem worldwide. Radical prostatectomy is the gold standard for management of localized prostate cancer. Urinary incontinence is among the most common complications affecting RALP patients' post-operative quality of life. Read More

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December 2018

Time Intervals Between Prior Cervical Conization and Posterior Hysterectomy Influence Postoperative Infection in Patients with Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia or Cancer.

Med Sci Monit 2018 Dec 14;24:9063-9072. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Gynecology, Maternal and Child Care Service Center, Zhenjiang 4th Hospital, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China (mainland).

BACKGROUND This study was conducted to observe the influence of different time intervals between prior cervical conization and posterior hysterectomy on postoperative infection in female patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS Medical records of 170 patients who underwent hysterectomy following cervical conization between November 2010 and September 2016 at the Zhenjiang 4th Hospital were reviewed. According to the interval between hysterectomy and cervical conization, patients were classified into 1-2-week, 4-5-week, and 6-week groups. Read More

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December 2018

Rapidly growing juvenile granulosa cell tumor of the ovary arising in adult: a case report and review of the literature.

J Ovarian Res 2018 Dec 14;11(1):100. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Radiology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki City, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan.

Background: Ovarian granulosa cell tumors (GCTs) are divided into adult GCT (AGCT) and juvenile GCT (JGCT). The AGCT is more common type, conversely, less than 5% of tumors are the JGCT and occur in mainly premenarchal girls and in women younger than 30 years. Although JGCT have different histologic features compared to AGCT, the two types have similar imaging features because they have similar gross appearance. Read More

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December 2018

Retroperitoneal fibrosis. Exceptional cause of renal artery thrombosis with secondary hypertension. A case from University Mohamed V, CheikhZaid Hospital, Rabat, March 2013.

J Cardiol Cases 2014 Jan 13;9(1):26-28. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

Urology, Avicene IBN SINA University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.

Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare cause of renal artery thrombosis, being the origin of renovascular hypertension, especially in patients less than thirty years old female, without particular medical history. A clinical case we present is a young 24 years old girl with no past history, hospitalized for the discovery of hypertension. She consulted for headache and progressive bilateral back pain, evolving for several months. Read More

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January 2014

Birth of the Japanese Monkey (Macaca fuscata) infant following in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.

Primates 2000 Jan;41(1):39-47

Faculty of Human Sciences, Osaka University, Suita, 565-0871, Osaka, Japan.

The first successful birth by in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and embryo transfer (ET) in the Japanese monkey was described. IVF was carried out by using oocytes collected after ovarian stimulation and sperms collected by rectal electro-ejaculation. The embryos were incubated for 36-66 hours and then transferred to the fallopian tube of the recipient via the fimbria under laparoscopic observations. Read More

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January 2000

Laparoscopic transanal minimally invasive surgery (L-TAMIS) versus robotic TAMIS (R-TAMIS): short-term outcomes and costs of a comparative study.

Surg Endosc 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville, 1934 Alcoa Highway, Bldg. D, Ste. 370, Knoxville, TN, 37920, USA.

Background: Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) has gained worldwide popularity as a method for the local excision of rectal neoplasms. However, it is technically demanding due to limited working space. Robotic TAMIS offers potential enhanced dexterity and ability while allowing for a more aggressive resection with a stable platform. Read More

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December 2018

Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Fistulo-Jejunostomy, a Preferred Technique after Failure of Endoscopic and Radiologic Management of Fistula Post Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Obes Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Digestive Surgery, Archet II Hospital, University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis, 151 Route de Saint-Antoine, 06200, Nice, France.

Background: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy represents the most performed bariatric procedure in France. Staple line leak is the major short-term complication of the procedure. Patients with persistent fistula after sleeve gastrectomy, after failure of endoscopic and radiological treatment, are candidates for salvage surgery. Read More

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December 2018

A rare presentation of appendicitis inside the femoral canal: case report and literature review.

Surg Case Rep 2018 Dec 13;4(1):143. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of General surgery, Redcliffe Hospital, Redcliffe, QLD, 4020, Australia.

Background: Femoral hernia accounts for 3% of all the hernias, and in 0.5-5% of cases, the appendix can migrate through the femoral hernia and is called de Garengeot hernia. It is a very rare condition, and the incidence of appendicitis in this type of hernia is as low as 0. Read More

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December 2018

1000 consecutive ablation sessions in the era of computer assisted image guidance - Lessons learned.

Eur J Radiol Open 2019 5;6:1-8. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Dept of Surgery and Urology, Danderyd University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Background: Ablation therapies for tumours are becoming more used as ablation modalities evolve and targeting solutions are getting better. There is an increasing body of long-term results challenging resection and proving lower morbidities and costs. The aim of this paper is to share the experiences from a high-volume centre in introducing computer assisted targeting solutions and efficient ablation modalities like microwave generators and irreversible electroporation. Read More

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December 2018

Live birth following laparoscopic fertility-sparing surgery for papillary thyroid carcinoma arising from mature ovarian cystic teratoma: A case report.

Mol Clin Oncol 2018 Dec 5;9(6):613-616. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hashimoto Municipal Hospital, Hashimoto, Wakayama 648-0005, Japan.

Papillary thyroid carcinoma arising from ovarian mature cystic teratoma is clinically rare. We herein present a case of live birth following two laparoscopic surgeries for papillary thyroid carcinoma arising in a mature ovarian cystic teratoma. A 30-year-old female patient, gravida 1 para 1, was treated by laparoscopic bilateral ovarian cystectomy for suspicion of bilateral mature cystic teratoma. Read More

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December 2018

Morbidity in open versus minimally invasive hybrid esophagectomy (MIOMIE): Long-term results of a randomized controlled clinical study.

Eur Surg 2018 7;50(6):249-255. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

1Department of Surgery, Upper-GI-Service Comprehensive Cancer Center, GET-Unit Medical, University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

Background: The minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) for esophageal cancer was introduced assuming a reduction of morbidity and operation time. After implementation of MIE at our institution, a randomized controlled trial was designed.

Methods: This is a prospective randomized controlled study comparing open (OE) and laparoscopic gastric tube (MIE) formation in Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. Read More

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Internal Hernia Associated with Colostomy After Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Malignancy: A Report of 3 Thought-Provoking Cases.

Am J Case Rep 2018 Dec 14;19:1488-1494. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Digestive Surgery, Tenri Hospital, Tenri, Nara, Japan.

BACKGROUND Colostomy creation via intraperitoneal route is often performed during laparoscopic Hartmann's operation or abdominoperineal resection (APR). Herein, we report 3 rare cases of internal hernia associated with colostomy (IHAC). CASE REPORT The first case involved a 70-year-old man with IHAC after laparoscopic APR. Read More

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December 2018

Comparative evaluation of dexmedetomidine and labetalol for attenuating hemodynamic stress responses during laparoscopic cholecystectomy in borderline hypertensive patients.

Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

Objective: Various pharmacological agents have been tried to attenuate the pressor response in laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients. We have compared single pre-induction intravenous injection of dexmedetomidine with labetalol for attenuation of haemodynamic stress response.

Methods: A total of 160 patients were considered for this prospective, randomized, double blind clinical study done in a single tertiary care institution. Read More

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December 2018

The original Ivor Lewis two stage esophagectomy revisited in the era of minimally invasive surgery.

Am J Surg 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

St. John Hospital & Medical Center, 22101 Moross Rd, Detroit, MI, 48236, USA.

Background: Esophagectomy has high cardiac and pulmonary complication rates that can reach 43% and 58% respectively. The original Ivor Lewis esophagectomy was a two-stage procedure. We revisited this procedure using a hybrid minimally-invasive approach. Read More

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December 2018

Double collecting system with ectopic ureterocele masquerading as an ovarian torsion.

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Dec;57(6):867-870

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hsin-Chu Br, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Objective: Ureterocele in a duplex system is rare and commonly presented with urinary tract infection at neonatal age, infant or childhood. Symptomatic ureterocele in reproductive-age is a diagnostic challenge and should be highly awarded to avoid miss-diagnosis.

Case Report: An adolescent girl with right ectopic ureterocele presented as acute abdomen that mimicked ovarian torsion received emergent laparoscopic surgery. Read More

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December 2018

The outcomes of transvaginal NOTES hysterectomy in various uterine sizes.

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Dec;57(6):842-845

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Objectives: Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is an emerging technique in the area of minimally invasive procedures. Preliminary reports have confirmed transvaginal NOTES to be a safe and feasible method for performing hysterectomy and adnexal procedures. However, there are limitations regarding the feasibility of performing transvaginal NOTES hysterectomy in various uterine sizes. Read More

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December 2018

Thymoma with an isolated splenic metastasis eight years after extended thymectomy: a case report.

BMC Cancer 2018 Dec 13;18(1):1249. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Surgery, Jichi Medical University, 3311-1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan.

Background: Thymomas are typically slow-growing tumors and AB type thymomas are considered no/low risk tumors with a better prognosis. Extra-thoracic metastases are extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, no patient with an isolated splenic metastasis from a thymoma has been reported. Read More

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December 2018
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Perioperative surgery- and anaesthesia-related risks of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass - a single centre, retrospective data analysis.

BMC Anesthesiol 2018 Dec 13;18(1):190. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

Background: Conservative obesity treatment often leads to limited results. Bariatric surgery is highly efficient, but the candidates are at risk of developing perioperative complications. Bariatric outcomes have been well described in the past, but there are only few reports of perioperative outcomes. Read More

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December 2018

Laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal technique versus open surgery with the ULTRAPRO Hernia System for the repair of female primary femoral hernias-an observational retrospective study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(49):e13575

Department of General Surgery, Linyi People's Hospital, Linyi, Shandong Province, China.

Femoral hernias (FHs), predominantly seen in females, require surgery for cure. To date, surgical repair of primary FHs in female patients with either open surgery or laparoscopic operation has been poorly documented. We retrospectively investigated the treatment of female primary FHs with open surgery using the ULTRAPRO Hernia System (UHS procedure) or the laparoscopic procedure, namely, the transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) technique. Read More

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December 2018

Laparoscopic extracorporeal repair without a mesh of parasternal diaphragmatic hernia in an elderly woman: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(49):e13546

Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Affiliated People's Hospital of Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China.

Rationale: The case of parasternal diaphragmatic hernia is relatively rare in adults. The best way for the treatment of diaphragmatic hernia is to receive operation, yet which surgical method is the best remains unclear.

Patient Concerns: An elderly woman in the hospital was complaining about upper abdominal pain that was complicated by the parasternal diaphragmatic hernia. Read More

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December 2018

Minimally invasive surgery for inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the urinary bladder: Three case reports.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(49):e13474

Department of Urology, Institute of Urology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University.

Rationale: Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors of the urinary bladder (IMTUB) is exceptionally rare. Currently, no standardized treatment has been established for IMTUBs.

Patient Concerns: Herein we report three cases presenting with hematuria and anemia. Read More

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December 2018

Impact of hospital care volume on clinical outcomes of laparoscopic radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(49):e13445

Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Irvine Medical Center, University of California, Orange, CA.

Background: In cervical cancer, the impact of hospital volume of laparoscopic radical hysterectomy (LRH) has not been investigated systematically as in ovarian cancer.The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of hospital care volume of LRH on treatment outcomes of patients with cervical cancer.

Methods: The PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library databases were searched with the terms "cervical cancer," "radical hysterectomy," and "laparoscopy. Read More

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December 2018

Obstructive ileus caused by metal staples 6 years after the initial surgery: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(49):e13426

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Rationale: Complete small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a common surgical emergency often resulting from adhesive bands installed after a surgical procedure. However, SBO caused by surgical staples used in a previous operation is unusual. Herein, we report a rare case of adhesive ileus induced by surgical staples. Read More

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December 2018

Comparison of oncological benefits of deep neuromuscular block in obese patients with gastric cancer (DEBLOQS_GC study): A study protocol for a double-blind, randomized controlled trial.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(49):e13424

Department of Surgery.

Purpose: Many studies have demonstrated the advantage of maintaining intraoperative deep neuromuscular block (NMB) with sugammadex. This trial is designed to evaluate the impact of muscle relaxation during laparoscopic subtotal gastrectomy on the oncological benefits, particularly in obese patients with gastric cancer.

Materials And Methods: This is a double-blind, randomized controlled multicenter prospective trial. Read More

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December 2018

[Two Cases of Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Urinary Bladder].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2018 Nov;64(11):445-450

The Department of Urology, Kobe City Nishi-Kobe Medical Center.

We describe two cases of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) of the urinary bladder. Case 1 : A 55-year-old man complained of urinary frequency. Transurethral biopsy of the bladder tumor was performed ; pathological examination revealed IMT. Read More

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November 2018

[A Case of Renal Cell Carcinoma withIpsilateral Renal Pelvic Metastasis Mimicking Double Cancer].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2018 Nov;64(11):439-443

The Department of Urology, Rakuwakai Otowa Hospital.

A 71-year-old man with left flank pain was referred to our hospital. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a left renal tumor, left renal pelvic wall thickening, bilateral adrenal gland swelling, multiple pulmonary nodules, and a bone metastatic tumor. Further, positron emission tomography/CT revealed increased 18F fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in the left renal tumor, multiple pulmonary nodules, and bone metastatic tumor. Read More

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November 2018

[A Case Report : FDG Uptake to Brown Adipose Tissue Activated by Elevated Serum Catecholamine in a Patient with Pheochromocytoma].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2018 Nov;64(11):435-438

The Department of Urology, Osaka National Hospital.

A 69-year-old woman was admitted to the previous hospital because of a right adrenal tumor detected by a medical checkup. Although the tumor was diagnosed as non-functional adrenal adenoma, abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed a left renal mass which was suspected to be renal cell carcinoma. Chest CT seeking for metastatic lesions revealed lung cancer of the left lung. Read More

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November 2018

Is vaginally assisted laparoscopic sacrohystero/colpopexy a feasible technique?

Turk J Med Sci 2018 12 12;48(6):1372-1374. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Health Sciences, Etlik Zübeyde Hanım Women’s Health Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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December 2018

A New Protocol for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Bariatric Surgery.

Obes Surg 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

BAU Medical Park Göztepe Hospital, 23 Nisan Sok. No: 17, Merdivenköy, 34732, Kadıköy/İstanbul, Turkey.

Background: Morbidly obese patients are at high risk for developing venous thromboembolism (VTE). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a new VTE prophylaxis protocol (low dosage, low-molecular-weight heparin [LMWH]) with a pneumatic compression device (PCD) in patients undergoing bariatric surgery.

Materials And Methods: Between November 2015 and December 2017, 368 patients underwent surgery due to obesity. Read More

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December 2018

Changes in Sex Hormones After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Chinese Obese Men: a 12-Month Follow-Up.

Obes Surg 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, School of Medicine, Tongji University, No. 301 Middle Yanchang Road, Shanghai, 200072, China.

Background: To examine changes in sex hormones after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) in Chinese obese male patients and their correlation with metabolic parameters including serum uric acid (SUA) METHODS: A total of 56 obese men with body mass index (BMI) 41.9 ± 5.8 kg/m undergoing LSG were selected. Read More

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December 2018
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A rare indication of robot-assisted uretero-ureterostomy: ovarian vein syndrome.

J Robot Surg 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Urology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.

Ovarian vein syndrome is a rare cause of ureteral obstruction. Most of these cases occur during pregnancy likely from the gravid uterus causing ovarian vein dilatation and valvular incompetence. Hormonal changes associated with pregnancy also affect the muscular wall of ureter, causing decrease in tone and may facilitate compression as well. Read More

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December 2018

Tuberculous peritonitis diagnosed using laparoscopy with assistance of a central venous catheter.

Exp Ther Med 2018 Dec 12;16(6):5265-5271. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

Department of Gastroenterology, Shenzhen People's Hospital, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518020, P.R. China.

Laparoscopy with peritoneal biopsy is a tool for rapid and accurate diagnosis of tuberculous peritonitis (TBP). However, laparoscopic procedures are not risk-free; complications include injuries to the gastrointestinal tract and major blood vessels. The purpose of the present study was to introduce a novel method for safe and straightforward laparoscopic diagnosis of TBP. Read More

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December 2018

Replication and extension of dietary adherence as a predictor of suboptimal weight-loss outcomes in postbariatric patients.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2018 Nov 6. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Stanford, California. Electronic address:

Background: Sarwer et al. found that poor dietary adherence at 6 months postoperatively predicted lower weight loss.

Objectives: To replicate and extend these findings. Read More

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November 2018