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Laparoscopic Exploration and Psoas implantation of the Genitofemoral Nerve for Post-herniorrhaphy Neuralgia

Peter S Wu, MD, Jennifer A McLellan, MD, Pranay M Parikh, MD, John R Romanelli, MD Baystate Medical Center Inguinodynia after inguinal hernia repair is a difficult clinical problem that has been gaining increasing recognition. Amongst the commonly involved nerves, the anatomic course of the genitofemoral nerve as it travels along the psoas muscle lends… Continue Reading

Development Of An Autonomous Smart Graspers To Prevent Tissue Slip During Laparoscopic Surgery

A Brown, S I Brown, PhD, Z Wang, PhD, D I Maclean, PhD, A Cuschieri, Prof University of Dundee ObjectiveDuring laparoscopic surgery it is often necessary to retract tissue to expose the operative site. We propose a retraction device which will automate this process by detecting slip and modulating the necessary force to retain tissue… Continue Reading

Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Nigeria: giant stride in a resource poor setting

Olusegun Alatise, MD, Anthony Arigbabu, MD, Oladejo Lawal, MD, Adewale Adisa, MD, Augustine Agbakwuru, MD Department Of Surgery, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife, Nigeria Introduction: Gastrointestinal endoscopy started in Ile-Ife, Nigeria in the early 1970s. Essentially the endoscopy unit provides an open access diagnostic endoscopy service to patients from many states in Nigeria.… Continue Reading

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