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Emergency surgical treatment of bleeding duodenal ulcer, the importance of periduodenal arterial ligation: A retrospective analysis

Hamdy S Abad-Allah, Ph, D, Mohammad H Abu- Raya, PhD Gastrointestinal Surgery Unit, General Surgery Department, Faculty Of Medicine, Tanta University Background: Because of the new understanding and management of peptic ulcer such as the discovery of Helicobacter pylori and the use of high-dose proton pump inhibitors, the role of definitive surgery has changed within… Continue Reading »

Single-site Robotic Cholecystectomy (SSRC): Early Experience in a Community Hospital

Rafael Sierra, MD, FACS, J Wagnon, RN, L Boykin RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INTRODUCTIONTo present our initial experience using the DaVinci single-site platform for cholecystectomy in a 281 bed community hospital. METHODS AND PROCEDURESAll patients requiring cholecystectomy between 8/1/12 and 9/28/12 where offered single-site robotic cholecystectomy. Patient demographics, BMI, diagnosis, operative times and complications where… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Partial Splenectomy: 1 Case Report

Hu Sanyuan, MD, PhD, Zhang Guangyong, MD, PhD, Yu Wenbin, MD, PhD Department of General Surgery, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University INTRODUCTION Spleen palys an important role in immune defense, especially for children. Splenectomy may result in severe postoperative complications such as overwhelming postsplenectomy infection(OPSI). Laparoscopic partial splenectomy, as a minimally invasive technique that could… Continue Reading »

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