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National Disparities in Laparoscopic Procedures for Colon Cancer

Monirah Al Nasser, MD, Eric Schneider, PhD, Susan Gearhart, MD, Elizabeth Wick, MD, Sandy Fang, MD, Adil Haider, MD, MPH, Jonathan Efron, MD Johns Hopkins University INTRODUCTION: Racial disparity in the treatment of colorectal cancer has been cited as a potential cause for differences in mortality. This study compares the rates of laparoscopic procedures performed… Continue Reading »

3D Imaging in Laparoscopy: Improving Training and Skill Acquisition for Junior Trainess

Yuk Man Kan, MB, ChB, FRCSedin, FRCSgensurg, Chin Li Lee, MBBS, MRCS, Wei Keat Cheah, MBBS, FRCS, Choon Sheong Seow, MBBS, FRCSgensurg, Daniel E Tan, MBBS, FRCS, Jonathan S Foo, MBBS, MRCS Department of General Surgery, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore Introduction:Conventional laparoscopic camera consists of a 2-Dimensional (2D) system and although there is improvement in graphics… Continue Reading »

Efficacy and Safety of Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Thrombocytopenia Secondary to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Jin Zhou, PhD, Zhong Wu, PhD, Bing Peng, PhD West China Hospital Objective. To investigate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) in the management of refractory thrombocytopenia associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Methods. From January 2003 to February 2012, 20 patients underwent splenectomy for thrombocytopenia associated with SLE. Of these, 11 underwent… Continue Reading »

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