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Prospective randomized trial comparing Robotic against laparoscopic suture for closure of gastric perforation in ex-vivo model

Liu Liu, PhD, Philip Chiu, MD, Anthony Teoh, FRCSEd, Simon Wong, FRCSEd, Shirley Liu, FRCSEd, Cch Lam, RN, Enders Ng, MD Dept of Surgery and CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Center, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Aims: To compare the performance of Da Vinci Surgical Robotic suturing (DVSS) against laparoscopic suturing (LS)… 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 »

Treating Morbid Obesity in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis: Experience with Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

Thomas Schnelldorfer, David M Brams, Lelan F Sillin, Pamela J O'Brien, Sara J Tortorici, Dmitry Nepomnayshy Department of General Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Burlington, MA Introduction: Liver cirrhosis is increasingly diagnosed in morbidly obese patients. The indication of bariatric surgery in these high-risk patients with morbid obesity and liver… Continue Reading »

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