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Daniel Cherqui, Go Wakabayashi, David A Geller, Joseph F Buell, Ho-Seong Han, Olivier Soubrane, Nicholas O'Rourke
In this article, we present the rationale for creating a new society aiming at organizing laparoscopic liver surgery. It has been named International Laparoscopic Liver Society (ILLS). Its main mission is to facilitate the diffusion and education of laparoscopic liver resection for meaningful improvements in patient care. This will include organization of a biannual congress dedicated to laparoscopic liver resection, coordination of international registries, helping in the education of surgeons wishing to learn these techniques including travel grants, provide a website serving as a forum supporting collaboration between surgeons interested in the advancement of laparoscopic liver resection techniques (http://www...
October 21, 2016: Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Sciences
Terry C Lairmore
BACKGROUND: The last 200 years have seen remarkable achievements in the art and clinical practice of surgery. These advances include the introduction of antisepsis, anesthesia, vascular anastomosis, antimicrobials, organ transplantation, and the widespread application of minimally invasive operative procedures. Very recently, a surgical procedure has been shown to cure diabetes, representing the most effective treatment of a metabolic disorder by surgeons. METHODS: The author reviewed the major surgical milestones in the modern surgical era and prepared this monograph for presentation as the Claude H...
September 30, 2016: American Journal of Surgery
Oktay Üçer, Ali Can Albaz, Elif Atag, Aziz Karaoglu, Talha Muezzinoglu
PURPOSE: To investigate the proportion of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) use in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer before radical cystectomy and the approach of urologists to this subject. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We invited 242 urologists during the 12th International Urooncology Congress in Turkey to answer a self-administered questionnaire. The questionnaire included questions related to radical cystectomy, lymph node dissection and neoadjuvant chemotherapy that had been performed in patients with muscle invasive bladder cancer by the urologist...
October 10, 2016: Urology Journal
Josemberg Marins Campos, Almino Cardoso Ramos, Ricardo Cohen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
Giustino Varrassi, Antonella Paladini
Professor Giustino Varrassi and Antonella Paladini speak to Jade Parker, Commissioning Editor: Professor Giustino Varrassi is Full Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine in the LUdeS University, Valletta, Malta. He graduated at the Medical School of the University 'La Sapienza' (Rome, Italy) in 1973, and became board certified in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care in 1976 and in Pneumology in 1978, both in the same Medical School. He is currently President of the European League Against Pain and of the Paolo Procacci Foundation, and is a founding member of both of these...
September 19, 2016: Pain Management
John S Kuo, Garni Barkhoudarian, Christopher J Farrell, Mary E Bodach, Luis M Tumialan, Nelson M Oyesiku, Zachary Litvack, Gabriel Zada, Chirag G Patil, Manish K Aghi
BACKGROUND: Numerous technological adjuncts are used during transsphenoidal surgery for nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs), including endoscopy, neuronavigation, intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion, and dural closure techniques. OBJECTIVE: To generate evidence-based guidelines for the use of NFPA surgical techniques and technologies. METHODS: An extensive literature search spanning January 1, 1966, to October 1, 2014, was performed, and only articles pertaining to technological adjuncts for NFPA resection were included...
October 2016: Neurosurgery
Joshua William Lucas, Mary E Bodach, Luis M Tumialan, Nelson M Oyesiku, Chirag G Patil, Zachary Litvack, Manish K Aghi, Gabriel Zada
BACKGROUND: Nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs) are among the most common pituitary lesions and may present clinically with vision loss and hypopituitarism. OBJECTIVE: To characterize the existing literature as it pertains to the initial management of NFPAs. METHODS: A systematic literature review was conducted to identify and screen articles assessing primary treatment options (surgical, medical, radiation based, or observation) for NFPAs...
October 2016: Neurosurgery
Manish K Aghi, Clark C Chen, Maria Fleseriu, Steven A Newman, Joshua William Lucas, John S Kuo, Garni Barkhoudarian, Christopher J Farrell, Jason Sheehan, Mateo Ziu, Ian F Dunn
BACKGROUND: Nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPAs) are the most frequent pituitary tumors. OBJECTIVE: To create evidence-based guidelines for the initial management of NFPAs. METHODS: A multidisciplinary task force composed of physician volunteers and evidence-based medicine-trained methodologists conducted a systematic review of the literature relevant to the management of NFPAs. To ascertain the class of evidence for the posttreatment follow-ups, the task force used the Clinical Assessment evidence-based classification...
October 2016: Neurosurgery
Lee L Q Pu, Kotaro Yoshimura
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
Hannah Dobson, Steven Wall
BACKGROUND: The proportion of presentations achieving publication in a peer-review journal has been suggested to demonstrate the quality of research presented at a conference. No data is available examining the publication rate of research presented at Craniofacial Surgery meetings. OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to examine the publication rate of abstracts presented at the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery Biennial Congresses from 2003 to 2011...
September 9, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Roohi Sharifah A, Shalimar Abdullah
A report on the 10(th) Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for the Surgery of the Hand and 6(th) Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Hand Therapists is submitted detailing the numbers of attendees participating, papers presented and support received as well the some of the challenges faced and how best to overcome them from the local conference chair and scientific chair point of view.
October 2016: J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol
Francesco Rubino, David M Nathan, Robert H Eckel, Philip R Schauer, K George M M Alberti, Paul Z Zimmet, Stefano Del Prato, Linong Ji, Shaukat M Sadikot, William H Herman, Stephanie A Amiel, Lee M Kaplan, Gaspar Taroncher-Oldenburg, David E Cummings
BACKGROUND: Despite growing evidence that bariatric/metabolic surgery powerfully improves type 2 diabetes (T2D), existing diabetes treatment algorithms do not include surgical options. AIM: The 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II), an international consensus conference, was convened in collaboration with leading diabetes organizations to develop global guidelines to inform clinicians and policymakers about benefits and limitations of metabolic surgery for T2D. METHODS: A multidisciplinary group of 48 international clinicians/scholars (75% nonsurgeons), including representatives of leading diabetes organizations, participated in DSS-II...
July 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
R E Giunta
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2016: Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, Plastische Chirurgie
Zehra Yilmaz, Cemal Ucer, Edwin Scher, Jon Suzuki, Tara Renton
BACKGROUND: Dental implant-related iatrogenic trigeminal nerve (TG) injuries are proportionally increasing with dental implant surgery. This study, which is presented in greater detail over a series of articles, assessed the experience of implant-related TG nerve injuries among UK dentists. Incidence and cause of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN), mental nerve (MN), and lingual nerve (LN) injuries, together with preoperative assessment and the consent process, are presented in this article...
October 2016: Implant Dentistry
Pierfrancesco Franco, Alba Fiorentino, Francesco Dionisi, Michele Fiore, Silvia Chiesa, Stefano Vagge, Francesco Cellini, Luciana Caravatta, Mario Tombolini, Fiorenza De Rose, Icro Meattini, Gianluca Mortellaro, Giuseppina Apicella, Lorenza Marino, Daniela Greto
PURPOSE: Combined modality therapy is a mainstay option for thoracic malignancies and head and neck cancers. The integration of different strategies is based on the multidisciplinary approach of modern clinical oncology. Radiation oncologists have to be educated, trained, and updated to provide state-of-the-art care to cancer patients and thus educational meetings are crucial. METHODS: The Italian Association of Radiation Oncology Young Members Working Group (AIRO Giovani) organized its 8th national meeting, focused on combination therapy in lung, esophageal, and head and neck cancer (with a specific focus on larynx-preservation strategies for larynx/hypopharynx tumors), involving young professionals working in Italy...
October 13, 2016: Tumori
Massimo Sartelli, Fausto Catena, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Ewen A Griffiths, Fikri M Abu-Zidan, Salomone Di Saverio, Jan Ulrych, Yoram Kluger, Ofir Ben-Ishay, Frederick A Moore, Rao R Ivatury, Raul Coimbra, Andrew B Peitzman, Ari Leppaniemi, Gustavo P Fraga, Ronald V Maier, Osvaldo Chiara, Jeffry Kashuk, Boris Sakakushev, Dieter G Weber, Rifat Latifi, Walter Biffl, Miklosh Bala, Aleksandar Karamarkovic, Kenji Inaba, Carlos A Ordonez, Andreas Hecker, Goran Augustin, Zaza Demetrashvili, Renato Bessa Melo, Sanjay Marwah, Sanoop K Zachariah, Vishal G Shelat, Michael McFarlane, Miran Rems, Carlos Augusto Gomes, Mario Paulo Faro, Gerson Alves Pereira Júnior, Ionut Negoi, Yunfeng Cui, Norio Sato, Andras Vereczkei, Giovanni Bellanova, Arianna Birindelli, Isidoro Di Carlo, Kenneth Y Kok, Mahir Gachabayov, Georgios Gkiokas, Konstantinos Bouliaris, Elif Çolak, Arda Isik, Daniel Rios-Cruz, Rodolfo Soto, Ernest E Moore
Acute left sided colonic diverticulitis is one of the most common clinical conditions encountered by surgeons in acute setting. A World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) Consensus Conference on acute diverticulitis was held during the 3rd World Congress of the WSES in Jerusalem, Israel, on July 7th, 2015. During this consensus conference the guidelines for the management of acute left sided colonic diverticulitis in the emergency setting were presented and discussed. This document represents the executive summary of the final guidelines approved by the consensus conference...
2016: World Journal of Emergency Surgery: WJES
Svetozar Antovic, Aleksandar Mitevski, Aleksandar Karagozov, Biljana Kuzmanovska, Nikola Jankulovski
AIM: Clinical evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of compression anastomosis with ColonRing™ for large-bowel end-to-end anastomosis for rectal cancer and explanation of the procedure and the device itself since this device is used for the first time in our clinic. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In November, 2012, a team of surgeons from our clinic attended the Clinical practice workshop in Belgrade, Serbia which was organized by the World Congress of Compression Anastomosis (WCCA) and held by its President Prof...
2016: Prilozi (Makedonska Akademija Na Naukite i Umetnostite. Oddelenie za Medicinski Nauki)
Rafael Denadai, Gustavo Henrique Araujo, Andre Silveira Pinho, Rodrigo Denadai, Hugo Samartine Jr, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this bibliometric study was to assess the discrepancies between plastic surgery meeting abstracts and subsequent full-length manuscript publications. METHODS: Abstracts presented at the Brazilian Congress of Plastic Surgery from 2010 to 2011 were compared with matching manuscript publications. Discrepancies between the abstract and the subsequent manuscript were categorized as major (changes in the purpose, methods, study design, sample size, statistical analysis, results, and conclusions) and minor (changes in the title and authorship) variations...
October 2016: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Mikhail Betekhtin, Denis Gudanovich
Nikolai Nikolaevich Petrov was a Russian surgeon, the founder of Russian oncology and the author of many important scientific publications. N. N. Petrov enriched the medical science with a number of valuable experimental studies, which significantly advanced the knowledge of the etiology and pathogenesis of malignant tumors. He discovered the carcinogenic effects of sunlight and the influence of photometrically established doses of ultraviolet (UV) rays on the occurrence of malignancies. He organized a laboratory of experimental cancer in Sukhumi, where one of the most important experiments on the production of malignant tumors in monkeys was carried out...
June 14, 2016: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
Rafael Denadai, Andre S Pinho, Hugo S Junior, Rodrigo Denadai, Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral
OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this study were to assess trends in the level of evidence of the abstracts presented at a major Brazilian plastic surgery annual meeting, and evaluate the factors associated with a higher level of evidence. METHODS: Abstracts (n = 400) presented at the 2010 to 2013 Brazilian Congresses of Plastic Surgery were analyzed for level of evidence (levels I-V). All abstracts were also classified into a higher (levels I and II) or lower (levels III, IV, and V) level of evidence...
July 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
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