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Most Downloaded Laparoscopic, Endoscopic and Robotic Surgery Articles

The most downloaded articles from ScienceDirect in the last 90 days.

1. Transition from open to robotic assisted liver resection: A retrospective comparative study. Is experience of laparoscopic liver resections needed?

December 2019
Sanjay Goja | Sanjay Kumar Yadav | Rohan Jagat Chaudhary | Manoj Kumar Singh | Arvinder Singh Soin

The authors present outcomes of robotic liver resections in comparison with open technique questioning the need to have experience of laparoscopy for such procedures before transition to robotic as...

2. Minimally invasive approach for improving aesthetic in a patient with tetracycline-stained teeth by bleaching: A clinical evaluation

June 2019
Kunliang Luo | Jun He

To compare 16% carbamide peroxide (CP) with a higher concentration of hydrogen peroxide (HP) for bleaching teeth in office or at-home to erase tetracycline stains on teeth....

3. The cervical function and pregnancy outcomes after hysteroscopic resection of the complete uterine septum, duplicate cervix and vaginal septum

June 2019
Dong Huang | Lingyan Zhang | Jianmin Chen | Songying Zhang

To evaluate cervical function and pregnancy outcomes after hysteroscopic resection of the complete uterine septum, duplicate cervix and vaginal septum with Metzenbaum scissors....

4. The contemporary role of robotics in surgery: A predictive mathematical model on the short-term effectiveness of robotic and laparoscopic surgery

March 2019
Hari G. Dandapani | Kenneth Tieu

The goal of this research was to create a mathematical model to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of laparoscopic and robotic surgeries and to apply this model to surgeries with laparoscopic and...

5. Endoscopic sinus surgery plays an essential role in systematic treatment of odontogenic maxillary sinusitis

June 2018
Jing Ye | Sunhong Hu | Minxia Bian | Jie Yuan | Jianguo Tang

Odontogenic maxillary sinusitis (OMS) is frequently encountered in otorhinolaryngologists' clinical practice. Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) instead of surgeries in intraoral approach has been widely...

6. Surgical strategies for peripheral nerve schwannoma based on the intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring

September 2019
Xinwei Li | Guohua Zhong | Xueying Xu | Kun Wang | Yinxin Zhu | Xuchen Qi | Junhui Lv | Yirong Wang | Sen Shao

To present our classification for peripheral nerve schwannomas as well as explore the surgical strategies and operative management of peripheral nerve schwannomas based on the intraoperative neurophysiological...

7. Endoscopic management of iatrogenic gastrointestinal perforations

June 2019
Kan Wang | Jihao Shi | Linna Ye

Iatrogenic perforation (IP) is a rare but severe complication of endoscopy, and occurrences grow with the expansion of interventional endoscopy. Apart from symptoms and physical signs, CT scans provide...

8. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy for obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review and meta-analysis

September 2019
Hussein Al-Rubaye | Emma Rose McGlone | Borna Farzaneh | Livyar Mustafa | Mae Johnson | Ajit Kayal | Caroline-Louise English | Vasha Kaur | Myutan Kalendran | Marcus Reddy | Omar A. Khan

Bariatric surgery has been shown to be an effective method of treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with long-term benefits, however, the mechanisms of action and the optimum operative procedure...

9. Sugammadex is associated with better respiratory recovery than neostigmine following reversal of anaesthesia-associated neuromuscular blockade in the morbidly obese patients following elective laparoscopic surgery

September 2018
M. Johnson | O.A. Khan | E.R. McGlone | A.A. Roman | J.S. Qureshi | A. Kayal

Complete and reliable neuromuscular reversal is important to successful anaesthetic recovery in the morbidly obese patient undergoing laparoscopic surgery. Our goal was to determine whether sugammadex,...

10. Innovations promote the development of minimally invasive surgery

September 2019
Jin Wang

For helping millions of patients to live longer and possess higher quality life, the innovation of novel surgical procedures is very necessary and urgent. This paper introduces a series of innovations...

11. Comparison of the efficacy of drug-eluting balloon for de novo lesions and in-stent restenosis lesions of the femoropopliteal arteries

September 2019
Yuefeng Zhu | Guohua Hu | Xueying Ke | Kai Liang

To compare the efficacy of drug-eluting balloons for de novo and in-stent restenosis (ISR) for lesions of the femoropopliteal arteries during 12-month follow-up....

12. Safety and efficacy of wireless capsule endoscopy in patients with surgically altered upper gastrointestinal anatomy

June 2018
Eric Sellers | Andrew Brock

Wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) is an effective, minimally invasive tool used for evaluation of the small intestine. To date, there are no studies evaluating the diagnostic yield of WCE in patients...

13. Comparison of tympanostomy tubes for endoscopic placement in adults with otitis media with effusion

September 2019
Mao Jin | Ke Sun | Xuan Li

To compare the therapeutic effects of two types of tympanostomy tube, in terms of extrusion time and recurrence rate, after endoscopic ventilation tube placement in adults with otitis media with ef...

14. Emerging concepts in the management of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

December 2019
Sanket Srinivasa | Rowan Parks

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is characterised by poor oncological outcomes with curative treatment only possible for a minority. Symptoms are dependent on the stage of the disease and location within...

15. Effect of modified laparoscopic salpingectomy on ovarian reserve: Changes in the serum antimüllerian hormone levels

March 2019
Dong Huang | Yunshan Zhu | Jianmin Chen | Songying Zhang

To retrospectively estimate the impact of modified laparoscopic salpingectomy on the ovarian reserve in infertile women....

16. Utility of the Surgical Apgar Score in pancreatic cancer and modification

December 2019
Guoping Ding | Liangjing Zhou | Wenchao Chen | Zhengrong Wu | Tao Shen | Liping Cao

The Surgical Apgar Score (SAS) can predict the incidence of complications in different surgical fields. However, it is rarely studied in pancreatic cancer. The aim of the present study was to assess...

17. Minimum invasive associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy

Available online 6 September 2019
Michal Kawka | Tamara MH. Gall | Long R. Jiao

Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) has gained interest, as the potential alternative to portal vein embolisation for inducing future liver remnant hypertrophy...

18. Laparoscopic retrieval of two intragastric spoons at least seven years after ingestion

September 2019
Adeel Ahmed Shamim | Muhammad Maaz Zuberi | Amir Hafeez Shariff

Foreign body ingestion is a commonly encountered presentation. The majority of foreign bodies pass in stool spontaneously within one week or are managed endoscopically within the first 24–48 hours....

19. Prevention, diagnosis, and management of interstitial pregnancy: A review of the literature

March 2019
Jianmin Chen | Dong Huang | Libing Shi | Songying Zhang

The incidence of interstitial pregnancy (IP) has increased by using assisted reproductive technology, especially after ipsilateral salpingectomy. This review aimed to examine the current state of prevention,...

20. Chronic cornual ectopic pregnancy presenting as large cornual mass after in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer: A case report

December 2019
Cuiyu Yang | Dong Huang | Songying Zhang

Chronic cornual ectopic pregnancy is rare. A 37-year-old woman, G1P0, presented with cornual mass, mild vaginal bleeding, and low serum human chorionic gonadotropin. Cornuostomy and cornual repair were...

21. Promoting rapid development of Chinese minimally invasive medicine journals

June 2019
Li Ma | Xiaojun He | Yuanqiang Lu

In recent years, the development of Chinese scientific journals does not match the scientific development in China, especially in the field of minimally invasive surgery medicine. Scientific journals...

22. Harnessing macrophages in thermal and non-thermal ablative therapies for urologic cancers – Potential for immunotherapy

June 2018
Vinodh-Kumar-Adithyaa Arthanareeswaran | Mandy Berndt-Paetz | Roman Ganzer | Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg | Abinaya Ravichandran-Chandra | Annegret Glasow | Jochen Neuhaus

Prostate and bladder cancers are one of the cancers occurring worldwide. In addition to radical surgery, the past decade has also focused on targeted therapy of overexpressed cancer proteins that are...

23. Conservative laparoscopic surgery of adnex torsion for fertility preservation

December 2018
Wei Wei | Lingxiu Huang | Baijia Li | Shaohan Zou | Guanghui Song

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of conservative laparoscopic surgery for adnexal torsion and the feasibility of secondary operation....

24. Comparison of combined laparoscopic ureterolithotomy and flexible ureteroscopy with percutaneous nephrolithotomy for removing large impacted upper ureteral stones with concurrent renal stones

September 2018
Liwei Xu | Youyu Zhang | Zhenghui Wang | Gonghui Li | Shicheng Yu

The present study compared the safety and efficacy of combined laparoscopic ureterolithotomy (LU) and flexible ureteroscopy with percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for removing large impacted upper...

25. Septate uterus with cervical duplication and longitudinal vaginal septum: A two case series

March 2019
Noa Ndoua Claude Cyrille | Ayissi Grégory | Mendibi Sandrine | Belinga Étienne | Metogo Junie | Kasia Onana Yves Bertrand | Kasia Jean-Marie

Müllerian duct anomalies consist of a set of structural malformations resulting from abnormal development of the paramesonephric or Müllerian ducts. Failures in lateral fusion may result in uterus didelphys,...

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