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Laparoscopic liver resection for F4 liver cirrhosis in Hepatocellular carcinoma

Shinjiro Tomiyasu, MD, Ryuma Tokunaga, MD, Hiroshi Tanaka, MD, Shinji Ishikawa, MD, Hiroki Sugita, MD, Tetsumasa Arita, MD, Yasushi Yagi, MD, Masahiko Hirota, MD, Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, MD, Toru Beppu, MD, Hideo Baba, MD Kumamoto Regional Medical Center Introduction: Laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) was published insurance by partial resection and left lateral segmentectomy in Japan. Progress… Continue Reading »

Laparoscopic Approach to Repair Traumatic Diaphragmatic Injuries: A National Trauma Databank Comparison

Wissam Raad, MD, MRCS, J. Alexander Palesty, MD, FACS Saint Mary's Hospital, The Stanley J. Dudrick Department of Surgery, Yale Affiliate INTRODUCTION – Traumatic diaphragmatic Injury (TDI) usually occurs secondary to multiple trauma. Prompt diagnosis and repair of those injuries is important. Multiple approaches to repairing the diaphragmatic hernia have been described in the literature.… Continue Reading »

Assessment of Manual Skills Proficiency of Medical Students Considering Surgical Training

Salim S Abunnaja, MD, Shohan Shetty, MD, Andrew Kelsey, J.Alexander Palesty, MD, FACS The Stanley Dudrick Department of Surgery, Saint Mary's Hospital BACKGROUND: Manual skill proficiency and ability to attain skills are not currently employed in selecting residents for surgical training programs. The study objective was to assess whether the technical skill levels and ability… Continue Reading »

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