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Predictive Factors for Postoperative Complications in Elective Laparoscopic Sigmoid Resections Due to Diverticulitis

Shota Takano, MD, Cesar Reategui, MD, Giovanna da Silva, MD, Eric G Weiss, MD, Steven D Wexner, MD Cleveland Clinic Florida INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy has been universally accepted as the standard surgical treatment for sigmoid diverticulitis. Reported postoperative complication rates range from 7-25%. Predictive factors of complications remain unclear. The aim of this study… Continue Reading »

A new animal training model for thoracoscopic esophagectomy in a prone position

Soji Ozawa, MD, PhD, Takashi Akaishi, MD, PhD, Haruhiro Inoue, MD, PhD, Masayuki Higashino, MD, PhD, Takashi Kamei, MD, PhD, Natsuya Katada, MD, PhD, Tatsuyuki Kawano, MD, PhD, Yuko Kitagawa, MD, PhD, Masahiko Murakami, MD, PhD, Shunichi Okushiba, MD, PhD, Nobuo Omura, MD, PhD, Harushi Osugi, MD, PhD Japan Study Group for Endoscopic Esophageal Surgery… Continue Reading »

No differences in short term morbidity and mortality in patients operated with Robot-Assisted laparoscopic colectomy for colonic cancer compared with laparoscopic colectomy: A case-controled study of 263 patients

Neel M Helvind, MS, Jens Ravn Eriksen, Phd, Anders Mogensen, MS, Buket Tas, MS, Jesper Olsen, MD, Henrik Loft Jakobsen, MD, Ismail Gogenur, DSc Dept. Surgical Gastroenterology. Copenhagen University Hospital, Herlev, Denmark BackgroundRobotic-assisted laparoscopy has been reported to be a safe and feasible alternative to traditional laparoscopy. The aim of this study was to compare… Continue Reading »

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