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Laparoscopic Treatment of Hepatic Hydatid Disease

Lucian Panait, MD, Ionut E Iordache, MD, Octavian D Unc, MD Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania INTRODUCTION: The objective of this study is to present our experience with the laparoscopic treatment of hepatic hydatid disease and to discuss the benefits and limitations offered by this approach. METHODS: A… Continue Reading »

Minimally invasive colectomy for complicated diverticular disease in the emergency setting: A safe choice?

Francois Letarte, MD, Hallet Julie, MD, Roger C Gregoire, MD, FRSCS, Jean-Pierre Gagne, MD, FRSCS, Alexandre Bouchard, MD, FRSCS, Drolet Sebastien, MD, FRSCS, Philippe Bouchard, MD, FRSCS, Claude Thibault, MD, FRSCS Hôpital Saint-Francois d'Assise, CHUQ INTRODUCTION- Although minimally invasive surgery has now been proven to be the standard of treatment in elective cases of diverticular… Continue Reading »

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy and Robotic Thyroidectomy: Utilizing the thyroid space creator

Suthep Udomsawaengsup, MD, Kanokkan Tepmalai, MD, Ajjana Techagumpuch, MD, Suppa-ut Pungpapong, MD, Chadin Tharavej, MD, Patpong Navicharern, MD Chula Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand BACKGROUND: Endoscopic thyroidectomy has been accepted as an option for a benign small thyroid lesion. There are two endoscopic approaches in our center. First is trans-axillary technique for… Continue Reading »

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