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Single-incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy Versus Traditional 3-port Laparoscopic Appendectomy: An Analysis of Outcomes at a Single Institution

Sharon Monsivais, BA, Hannah Vassaur, MS, PAC, Daniel Jupiter, PhD, John Eckford, MD, Rob Watson, MD, F. Paul Buckley III, MD Division of General Surgery, Scott and White Healthcare Purpose: The largest retrospective review to date comparing single-incision laparoscopic (SILS) appendectomy and traditional 3-port laparoscopic (LAP) appendectomy was conducted to assess the safety and feasibility… Continue Reading »

A Case of Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma Arising in the Endometriosis of the Rectum Treated by Laparoscopic Surgery

Yu Okazawa, Rina Takahashi, Kousuke Mizukoshi, Kazuhiro Takehara, Shun Ishiyama, Kiichi Sugimoto, Makoto Takahashi, Yutaka Kojima, Michitoshi Goto, Atsushi Okuzawa, Yuichi Tomiki, Kazuhiro Sakamoto Juntendo University Fucalty of Medicine We report a very rare case of clear cell adenocarcinoma arising from endometriosis of the rectum. An 83-year-old woman was admitted for the chief complaint of… Continue Reading »

The Rate of Conversion based on the level of the trainee surgeon

Bhavna Gami, BScHonsMScMBBS, Kumran Qurashi, MD Ealing Hospital, London UK Introduction Laparoscopic surgery is known to be advantageous over open surgery; however, the effectiveness of the approach depends on the conversion rate. The aim of our audit was to find out whether the rate of conversion is based on the level of training by the… Continue Reading »

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