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Introduction of thoracoscopic esophagectomy in prone position

Hiroyuki Kitagawa, Tsutomu Namikawa, PhD, Michiya Kobayashi, PhD, Kazuhiro Hanazaki, PhD Kochi Medical School BACKGROUND: We have introduced thoracoscopic esophagectomy (TSE) in prone position since July 2009. The aim of this retrospective study is to investigate the short-term result of TSE. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 37 consecutive patients who underwent esophagectomy by TSE between July… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Panproctocolectomy and Ileo-Anal Pouch in Ulcerative Colitis

N Siddiqi, Mr, S Zeidan, Mr, B Barry, Mr, J Khan, Mr, A Parvaiz, Professor Queen Alexandra Hospital We present our technique of laparoscopic panproctocolectomy and ileo - anal pouch formation in patient with ulcerative colitis. By standardizing the technique we are able to achieve good clinical outcomes in non-selective patient group requiring pouch surgery.… Continue Reading »

Comparison of Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration and ERCP/S LC for Choledocholithiasis: A prospective randomized study

Bora Koc, MD, Servet Karahan, prof, Gokhan Tolga Adas, MD, Ayhan Ozsoy, MD, Furat Tutal, MD Department of Surgery, Okmeydan Training and Research Hospital Background: Choledocholithiasis develops in about 10-20% of patients with gallbladder stones and at least 3-10% of patients undergoing cholecystectomy will have common bile duct (CBD) stones. ERCP and laparoscopic common bile… Continue Reading »

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