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Comparison of Three-Dimension and Two-Dimension Vision Systems in Acquiring Laparoscopic Suturing Skills in Surgical Trainees- A Cross-over Trial

Walid Elbakbak, MBBCh, MSc, Badria S Alaraimi, MD, Shah-Jala Sarker, Phd, Richie Goriparthi, MD, MSc, Sundus Makkiyah, MSc, Bijendra Patel, MBBS, MS, FRCS, Ed, FRCS, GenSurg Queen Mary University of London, Bart Cancer Institute Introduction: To objectively evaluate and compare surgical trainee’s performances in laparoscopic intracorporeal suturing using 2D and 3D vision systems in terms… Continue Reading »

Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis using Pressurized Aerosol as an Alternative to Liquid Solution: First Evidence for Efficacy and Tolerability

Wiebke Solass, MD, Urs Pabst-Giger, MD, Thomas Murdter, PhD, Reinhold Kerb, MD, Matthias Schwab, MD, Jurgen Zieren, MD, Marc A Reymond, MD, MBA Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany With authorization of the IRB, we applied a pressurized aerosol of doxorubicin 1.5 mg/m2 and cisplatin 7.5 mg/m2 during 17 laparoscopies in 8 end-stage patients with therapy-resistant peritoneal carcinomatosis… Continue Reading »

A Rare and Unusual Case of Falciform Ligament Hernia and a Review of the Literature

Akram Alashari, MD, R Kimball, MD, I Daoud, MD, FACS Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT; University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT Introduction: Internal abdominal hernias develop when one or more viscera extrude through an intraperitoneal orifice but remain within the peritoneal cavity. Internal hernia through an… Continue Reading »

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