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Laparoscopic plication for diaphragmatic eventration in adults: Unveiling the mystery of eventration

Diaphragm eventration is the permanent elevation of a hemidiaphragm and can be due to congenital or acquired causes. It is a rather uncommon condition in adults and causes a spectrum of symptoms, ranging...

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Results of selective decontamination with oral neomycin and metronidazole for major colorectal surgery in Australia: A cohort study

The role of selective decontamination with oral antibiotics (OABs) and mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) prior to elective colorectal surgery is still widely debated. The objective of this study was...

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Robotic complete mesocolic excision for right colon cancer: Learning curve, training, techniques, approach, platforms, and future perspectives

Colon cancer has the fifth highest incidence worldwide and has the sixth highest mortality. Compared with rectal cancer, colon cancer currently has the worst 5-year overall survival for patients with...

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Endoscopic submucosal dissection and endoscopic mucosal resection for esophageal and gastric lesions: A comparison of procedures

Esophageal and gastric lesions are effectively managed with minimally invasive upper endoscopic procedures such as endoscopic mucosa resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), offering...

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Laparoscopic central pancreatectomy with gastro-pancreatic anastomosis for symptomatic serous cystadenoma: A case report and literature review

Surgery for lesions of the proximal part of the pancreatic body or neck can be challenging, and when enucleation is not possible, central pancreatectomy is an option. Laparoscopic central pancreatic...

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Comparison of da Vinci 5 with previous versions of da Vinci and Sina: A review

Robotic systems have become popular in modern surgical procedures. The option of telesurgery has effectively addressed geographic limitations. These systems are offered by numerous companies worldwide....

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Interlayer repair with porcine small intestinal submucosa versus internal repair with tragus cartilage in endoscopic tympanoplasty

Endoscopic tympanoplasty includes various surgical methods, such as internal repair, interlayer repair, and external overlay. This technique requires autologous materials, allografts, and xenografts,...

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Assessing a complex patient with both colorectal cancer and diverticulitis of the sigmoid colon: A case report and literature review

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Minimally invasive management of parapharyngeal space tumors: Introducing a decision-making algorithm and radiologic tool

Traditionally tumors of the parapharyngeal space (PPS) are resected through transcervical approaches. More recent approaches include endoscopic approaches or transoral robotic surgery (TORS) without...

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Managerial perspectives of scaling up robotic-assisted surgery in healthcare systems: A systematic literature review

Robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) is a minimally invasive technique practiced in multiple specialties. Standard training is essential for the acquisition of RAS skills. The cost of RAS is considered to...

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A new abdominal drainage tube fixation method for 3-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy improves patients’ postoperative quality of life

Laparoscopic surgery has become a routine general surgery with many advantages, such as alleviating abdominal pain. However, postoperative pain caused by abdominal drainage tubes has attracted little...

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The clinical application and advancement of robot-assisted McKeown minimally invasive esophagectomy for esophageal cancer

Robotic surgery systems, as emerging minimally invasive approaches, have been increasingly applied for the treatment of esophageal cancer because they provide a high-definition three-dimensional surgical...

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Thoracoscopic resection of giant left atrial appendage aneurysm: A case report

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Robotic-assisted versus laparoscopic repair of type II, III and IV hiatal hernias: A retrospective study comparing adverse outcomes

Robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) is continuing to expand in use in surgical specialties, including foregut surgery. The available data on its use in large hiatal hernia (HH) repair are limited and conflicting....

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Construction and validation of a risk-prediction model for anastomotic leakage after radical gastrectomy: A cohort study in China

Anastomotic leakage (AL) stands out as a prevalent and severe complication following gastric cancer surgery. It frequently precipitates additional serious complications, significantly influencing the...

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Identification of clinical subphenotypes of sepsis after laparoscopic surgery

Some patients exhibit septic symptoms following laparoscopic surgery, leading to a poor prognosis. Effective clinical subphenotyping is critical for guiding tailored therapeutic strategies in these...

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“A stitch in time”: Intraoperative diaphragmatic injury during laparoscopic nephrectomy - A case of immediate recognition and expert management

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Laparoscopic management of remnant gall bladder with stones: Lessons from a tertiary care centre's experience

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is currently the gold standard for treating symptomatic gallstone disease. Despite its success, approximately 10% of patients may experience persistent biliary symptoms,...

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Gastric leiomyoma presenting as an endophytic growth of cardia of the stomach: A case report

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A degradable intestinal diversion device

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Short-term outcomes of single-incision compared to multi-port laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Single-incision laparoscopic surgery has emerged as a safe and less invasive approach to conventional multi-port laparoscopy. The present meta-analysis aimed to assess the collective outcomes of single-incision...

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Operating room black box: Scrutinizer of theatre practices

Adverse surgical events are a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and disability worldwide. The cause of many such events can be attributed to interruptions in the operating room (OR), multitasking...

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