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ISSN: 2468-9009
CN: 33-1421/R
p-ISSN: 2542-3614

Timing of early laparoscopic cholecystectomy after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

This study was performed to compare the effect of different time intervals between endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and early laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) on the operation...

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Successful delivery of unicornuate uterus pregnancy after laparoscopic cervical cerclage: A case report

There are few reports of the successful delivery of unicornuate uterus pregnancy after laparoscopic cervical cerclage. Here, we report a 32-year-old woman, gravida 2 para 1, who had been admitted for...

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Laparoscopic myomectomy versus open myomectomy in uterine fibroid treatment: A meta-analysis

Uterine fibroids are the most commonly occurring benign solid tumors in women, and laparoscopic or open myomectomy constitutes the primary option for treatment. However, both methods are under debate...

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Perioperative psychological issues and nursing care among patients undergoing minimally invasive surgeries

Minimally invasive surgeries, including laparoscopic, endoscopic, and robotic surgeries, have gained great popularity and have gradually replaced conventional open surgeries. Commonly, patients may...

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Endoscopic management of iatrogenic gastrointestinal perforations

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...

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

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...

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Predictive analytics with ensemble modeling in laparoscopic surgery: A technical note

Predictive analytics have been widely used in the literature with respect to laparoscopic surgery and risk stratification. However, most predictive analytics in this field exploit generalized linear...

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Robotic-assisted cholecystectomy: Current status and future application

Robotic-assisted cholecystectomy (RC) is increasingly common. However, its exact role remains undefined, with multiport conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) being regarded as the established...

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Robotic cardiac surgery training during residency: Preparing residents for the inevitable future

Unlike other surgical residency training programs including thoracic surgery, robotic cardiac surgery skill training is minimal or absent in residency curricula. A review was conducted to identify residents'...

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Use of the ulcerative colitis endoscopic index of severity and Mayo endoscopic score for predicting the therapeutic effect of mesalazine in patients with ulcerative colitis

The ulcerative colitis endoscopic index of severity (UCEIS) and the Mayo endoscopic score (MES) are developed as objective methods of evaluating endoscopic severity in patients with ulcerative colitis...

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Interventional bronchoscopic treatment of lung cancer

Interventional bronchoscopy has developed rapidly in the management of lung cancer. Besides ablative resection of various modalities and balloon dilation/stent placement, which have been widely used...

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Management of major vascular injury in laparoscopic urology

During the past three decades, laparoscopy has played a significant role in the management of urological disorders. This study aims to standardize the management of major vascular injury, which is a...

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Emergency robotic colorectal surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: A retrospective case series study

While interest in elective robotic surgery is growing, use in emergency setting remains limited due to challenges posed by sicker patients, advanced pathology and logistical issues. During the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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A review of the current evidence for the role of minimally invasive pancreatic surgery following neo-adjuvant chemotherapy

Surgical resection of pancreatic cancer remains the only potentially curative treatment for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. The robotic platform has been introduced to surgical practice and recent...

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Safety assessment of dextrin hydrogel adhesion barrier (AdSpray®) for elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Adhesion barriers have not traditionally been used during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (lap-chole), and so there are no data confirming the safety of the dextrin hydrogel adhesion barrier (AdSpray®)...

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Factors associated with level III lymph nodes positive and survival analysis of its dissection in patients with breast cancer

Surgical resection remains the mainstream radical therapy in patients with breast cancer. Given that no consensus has been reached on the exact indication for level III lymph node dissection, the aim...

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Variations in the bifurcation level of the abdominal aorta, formation level of the inferior vena cava, and insertion level of the left renal vein into the inferior vena cava and their clinical importance in laparoscopic surgery

It is important to minimize the risk of major vascular injury during pneumoperitoneum establishment in laparoscopic surgeries for patients with unusual variations in the levels of the abdominal aorta,...

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Laparoscopic management of ventral hernia repair using intraperitoneal synthetic mesh: A 10-year retrospective observational study

Ventral hernia is an anterior abdominal wall hernia, with an incidence of 2%–13%. Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair is the preferred method worldwide with all the advantages of the laparoscopic technique...

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Induction of total laparoscopic hysterectomy adopted the marionette technique in peri-menopausal and post-menopausal CIN3 patients

When performing cervical conization in post-menopausal cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 (CIN3) patients, the positive rate of endocervical cone margin and the incidence of postoperative cervical...

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Evolution of techniques in robotic kidney transplantation with perspectives on future developments

Robotic kidney transplantation (RKT) has brought the benefits of minimally invasive surgery to the field of renal transplantation. Techniques across the globe have varied and there is a need for standardization...

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Heminephrectomy for a large renal mass in a horseshoe kidney: A case report outlining a robotic assisted laparoscopic approach

With an incidence of 1/500, a horseshoe kidney is not uncommon. Tumours discovered in horseshoe kidney however are quite rare, and prove difficult to surgically manage due to complex vascular anatomy....

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Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy could be an important tool in the diagnostic dilemma inherent in perforated peptic ulcer: A case report

Acute abdomen is a common and sometimes dramatic clinical condition, which can be fatal if diagnosis is not made in time. Perforated peptic ulcer is a cause of an acute abdomen, which can be diagnosed...

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A multi-screen collaboration-based low-cost portable dry-lab simulator for basic laparoscopic skills training: A technical note

Laparoscopic skills training has always been crucial for novice surgeons. Readily accessible equipment, as well as structured training curriculum should be provided to guarantee adequate practice hours...

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Transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: A novel gasless technique to hysterectomy

Transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES), as a minimally invasive surgery technique, applies CO2 for creating pneumoperitoneum, and uses a closed system to through smoke...

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Using laparoscopy and hysteroscopy to treat cesarean scar defects: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Rising cesarean section rates have led to an increase in cesarean scar defects. However, there is no consensus regarding the gold standard for treating cesarean scar defects. This study aims to compare...

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