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Laparoscopic partial liver resection for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma patients with underlying Child-Pugh B and C liver cirrhosis

Mitsuo Miyazawa, MD, FACS, Masayasu Aikawa, MD, Katsuya Okada, MD, Yukihiro Watanabe, MD, Kojun Okamoto, MD, Shigeki Yamaguchi, MD, Isamu Koyama, MD Saitama Medical University International Medical Center BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Liver resection by open surgery remains the treatment of choice for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, open surgery with a large skin incision carries the… Continue Reading »

Achalasia After Bariatric Surgery

Andrea Zelisko, MD, Hector Romero Talamas, MD, Ali Aminian, MD, Esam Batayyah, MD, Kevin El-Hayek, MD, Stacy Brethauer, MD, FACS, Philip Schauer, MD, FACS, Thomas Rice, MD, FACS, Matthew Kroh, MD, FACS Department of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic INTRODUCTION Obesity is an exceedingly common chronic disease-a disease for which the incidence continues to rise and… Continue Reading »

A Proficiency Based Skills Training Curriculum for the Sages Step (surgical Training for Endoscopic Proficiency) Program

Victor T Wilcox, MD, Ted Trus, MD, Jose M Martinez, MD, Brian J Dunkin, MD The Methodist Hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the University of Miami INTRODUCTION The STEP program is a collaborative project between SAGES and Olympus America Inc. dedicated to providing flexible endoscopy equipment and a curriculum for training to all surgical residency programs in the… Continue Reading »

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