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Kim J. Burchiel: Handbook of pain surgery

-Aviv University School of Medicine , 49100 Petah Tikva , Israel - The Handbook of Pain Surgery is viewed by its editor, Dr. Kim Burchiel, as an abbreviated highlight of his encyclopedic reference book

Advances in stereotactic navigation for pelvic surgery

Background Stereotactic navigation could improve the quality of surgery for rectal cancer. Critical challenges related to soft tissue stereotactic pelvic navigation include the potential difference ... , Amsterdam , The Netherlands 2 IRCAD/ EITS, Department of General, Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, Nouvel Hôpital Civil, University Hospital of Strasbourg , Strasbourg , France 3 A. R. Wijsmuller 4 IHU

The Society of European Robotic Gynaecological Surgery (SERGS) Pilot Curriculum for robot assisted gynecological surgery

Purpose To set forth experiences in the context of the SERGS Pilot Curriculum—the first standardized educational program for robotic use in gynecological surgery—in terms of feasibility ... Surgery Institute (ORSI) cvba , Melle , Belgium 5 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universitat da Barcelona , Barcelona , Spain 6 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Skane University Hospital

Is Bariatric Surgery a Prophylaxis for Pelvic Floor Disorders?

Introduction Obesity is one of the well-documented risk factors of pelvic floor disorders (PFDs). The PFDs include urinary and fecal incontinence (UI, FI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Surgery

18F-Fluorocholine PET/CT as a second line nuclear imaging technique before surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism

Timone University Hospital, CERIMED, Aix-Marseille University , Marseille , France Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common endocrine disorder for which parathyroid surgery is the only curative ... diagnosed at an asymptomatic stage. Guidelines for surgical decision making in asymptomatic patients have been established [1]. Parathyroid surgery requires expertise as the surgeon faces three difficulties

Immunonutrition within enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS): an unresolved matter

Preoperative malnutrition because of poor oral intake significantly increases the risk of adverse events after surgery and leads to increased length of stay. While immunonutrition has been utilized ... both minimally invasive surgery and ERAS pathway procedures remain poorly defined. There are at least ten meta-analyses regarding the assessment of immunonutrition, but virtually, all of these were

Alexander R. Vaccaro and Todd J. Albert (Eds.): Spine surgery

important divisions: decompressions and fusions cervical, thoracic, lumbar, scolioses, hyperkyphoses, treatment of the pain, protection of operated irradiations, mini-invasive surgery, vertebral tumors

Laparoscopic surgery for locally advanced T4 colon cancer: the long-term outcomes and prognostic factors

-term outcomes and to identify the prognostic factors in laparoscopic surgery for pT4 colon cancer. Methods The study group included 130 patients who underwent laparoscopic radical resection for pT4 colon

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

procedures in the shoulder or knee to a specialty dominated almost entirely by the arthroscope. However, many fields of surgery have seen a less dramatic, more gradual transition. Spinal surgery has trended ... , satisfactory patient outcomes may be jeopardized. Complications associated with minimally invasive spine surgery such as violation of the cranial (non-fused) facet joint during placement of percutaneous pedicle

Virtual reality simulation for surgery: from video games to transanal total mesorectal excision

could be considered as the ideal form of training as it involves a direct and active participation of the trainee in the surgery. However, taking part in the surgery is frequently impossible or ... ]. Hence, multiple medical specialties have already started to incorporate these innovations into their daily practice, mostly in surgery, resulting in many positive outcomes for surgical planning and

The Author Reply to Comment on “A Simple Method for International Standardization of Photographic Documentation for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Standards 1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ilsan Hospital, Dongguk University College of School of Medicine , 27 Dongguk-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang City, Kyounggi-Do 410-773 , Republic of

Correction to: Contraception, Menstruation, and Sexuality after Bariatric Surgery: a Prospective Cohort Study

Medicine, KU Leuven , Leuven , Belgium 4 Roland Devlieger 5 Department of Abdominal Surgery, St-Niklaas Hospital , Moerlandstraat 1, 9100 St-Niklaas , Belgium 6 Department of Abdominal Surgery, University

Use of methylene blue and near-infrared fluorescence in thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Purpose Intraoperative localisation and preservation of parathyroid glands improves outcomes following thyroid and parathyroid surgery. This can be facilitated by fluorescent imaging and methylene ... phase 1b, interventional study (NCT02089542) involving 41 patients undergoing thyroid and/or parathyroid surgery. After exposure of the thyroid and/or parathyroid gland(s), intravenous boluses of between

Kolonstent als „bridge to surgery“ vs. notfallmäßige Resektion bei Patienten mit maligner Kolonstenose

procedure for the treatment of colorectal neoplastic obstructions. Dis Colon Rectum 37(11):1158-1159 Originalpublikation Arezzo A et al (2017) Stent as bridge to surgery for left-sided malignant colonic ... obstruction reduces adverse events and stoma rate compared with emergency surgery: results of a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Gastrointest Endosc 86:416–426 Hintergrund

Advancing Global Surgery: Moving Beyond Identifying Problems to Finding Solutions

of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , Chapel Hill, NC , USA 2 & Anthony G. Charles - Over the past two decades, global surgery has evolved into a well-recognized surgical discipline. This has come about ... for several reasons beyond the moral imperative. With the emphasis in global health shifting from communicable to non-communicable diseases, global surgery is now uniquely positioned to expand and take

Endocrine surgery: an update

Surgery, Catholic University , Policlinico Gemelli, Rome , Italy 2 Department of Endocrine and Metabolic Surgery, Catholic University , Policlinico Gemelli, Rome , Italy - The endocrine diseases are ... surgery, high cure rate with lower morbidities. In Italy, more than 40,000 thyroidectomies are yearly performed, mostly in about 80% of centers, performing no more than ten cases per year. In addition, for

Safety in the operating room during orthopedic trauma surgery—incidence of adverse events related to technical equipment and logistics

Background Safety in the operating room is widely debated. Adverse events during surgery are potentially dangerous for the patient and staff. The incidence of adverse events during orthopedic trauma

Primary surgery (Volume one : Non trauma)

Primary Surgery (Volume one : Non Trauma)* B. Yersin 0 Service des urgences, CHUV Lausanne , 1011 Suisse e-mail : - Les activités chirurgicales des pays en voie de développement doivent être ... simples, en raison de leurs ressources limitées, que ce soit en équipements ou en compétences spécialisées. Il s’agit du concept de base du livre Primary Surgery, initialement publié et édité en 1980 par le

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Patients with Advanced-Stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Reply

Cancer Institute , Buffalo, NY , USA TO THE EDITORS: - In response to the letter to the Editor by Cao et al. pertaining to our recent report describing outcomes for video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS

Ocular biometric measurements in cataract surgery candidates in Portugal

Objective Describe the ocular biometric parameters and their associations in a population of cataract surgery candidates. Methods A cross-sectional study of 13,012 eyes of 6,506 patients was ... Availability Statement: Data cannot be made publicly available to protect patient privacy. Data are available upon request from the 1 Department of Refractive Surgery, Hospital da Luz , Lisbon , Portugal , 2