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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27299918/septotomy-and-balloon-dilation-to-treat-chronic-leak-after-sleeve-gastrectomy-technical-principles
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Josemberg Marins Campos, Flávio Coelho Ferreira, André F Teixeira, Jones Silva Lima, Rena C Moon, Marco Aurélio D'Assunção, Manoel Galvão Neto
BACKGROUND: Chronic leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) are often difficult to treat by endoscopy metallic stent. Septotomy has been indicated as an effective procedure, but the technical aspects have not been detailed in previous publications (Campos JM, Siqueira LT, Ferraz AA, et al., J Am Coll Surg 204(4):711, 2007; Baretta G, Campos J, Correia S, et al., Surg Endosc 29(7):1714-20, 2015; Campos JM, Pereira EF, Evangelista LF, et al., Obes Surg 21(10):1520-9, 2011). We herein present a video (6 min) demonstrating the maneuver principles of this technique, showing it as a safe and feasible approach...
August 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26226471/comparison-of-corneal-biomechanical-characteristics-after-surface-ablation-refractive-surgery-and-novel-lamellar-refractive-surgery
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Rui Dou, Yan Wang, Lulu Xu, Di Wu, Wenjing Wu, Xiaojing Li
PURPOSE: To investigate and compare corneal biomechanical changes in the form of corneal hysteresis (CH) and corneal resistance factor (CRF) after small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) and laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK). METHODS: In this retrospective observational study, patients who underwent either SMILE (36 eyes, 21 patients) or LASEK (35 eyes, 19 patients) were included. Data were collected preoperatively and at 1 and 3 months postoperatively, which included corneal topography and Ocular Response Analyzer values of CH, CRF, and intraocular pressure (IOP)...
November 2015: Cornea
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25363858/bimanual-microincision-versus-standard-coaxial-small-incision-cataract-surgery-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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Chong Chen, Minjiao Zhu, Yong Sun, Xinhua Qu, Xun Xu
PURPOSE: This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the outcomes of bimanual microincision cataract surgery (B-MICS) through a 1.2- to 1.5-mm incision versus standard coaxial small-incision cataract surgery (C-SICS) through a 2.8- to 3.2-mm incision. METHODS: A comprehensive literature search was performed according to the Cochrane Collaboration methodology to identify randomized controlled clinical trials comparing B-MICS with standard C-SICS. Main outcome measures were mean surgical time, mean phacoemulsification power, effective phacoemulsification time, best-corrected visual acuity, surgically induced astigmatism (SIA), mean laser flare photometry values, mean endothelial cell loss, mean increased central corneal thickness, and intraoperative and postoperative complications...
March 2015: European Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22437895/sternum-sparing-thoracotomy-incisions-in-lung-transplantation-surgery-a-superior-technique-to-the-clamshell-approach
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Hartmuth Bruno Bittner, Sven Lehmann, Christian Binner, Jens Garbade, Markus Barten, Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr
OBJECTIVE: : Bilateral anterior transsternal thoracotomy incision (clamshell technique) is the standard approach used for bilateral sequential lung transplantation (LTX). The morbidity and wound complications of this large incision can be considerable and costly. Muscle sparing anterior thoracotomies without division of the sternum may lead to decreasing the sequelae of wound complications. The objective of this study was to determine the rate of wound complications in the nonsternal incising lung transplant patients...
March 2011: Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/16317602/microscopic-stucture-of-the-lamina-terminalis-implications-for-microsurgical-third-ventriculostomy
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A Taraszewska, J Andrychowski, Z Czernicki
OBJECTIVE: The neurosurgical approach through the lamina terminalis (LT) is a commonly used technique for management of the third ventricle region pathology. Furthermore, LT fenestration is a recommended procedure during surgery of ruptured intracranial aneurysms. Though the LT is a rudimentary structure in adult human brain, its neurosurgical significance is eliciting increasing interest. The aim of the presented study is to characterize the LT histologically, with special attention to the previously recommended area of LT fenestration and to the localization and structure of the organum vasculosum lamina terminalis (OVLT)...
November 2005: Zentralblatt Für Neurochirurgie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12701192/-lateral-tunnel-versus-extracardiac-cavopulmonary-connections
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
S Sano, M Kawada, K Ishino, A Itou, K Yoshizumi, K Minami, S Kasahara, S Arai, S Ohtsuki
To examine the mid term outcome of the lateral tunnel Fontan and the result is to be compared to extracardiac Fontan operation. Between March 1991 and May 2002, 72 lateral tunnel (LT) and 28 extracardiac conduit (EC) total cavopulmonary connection (TCPC) were performed. Right atrium was incised parallel to the sulcus terminalis and LT was created by using autologous right atrial wall. Lateral tunnel size was determined 1-2 mm larger than normal half pulmonary artery (PA) size according to the body weight. There were 1 early and 1 late death, both initial LT group...
April 2003: Kyobu Geka. the Japanese Journal of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/9866354/-a-case-of-intrathoracic-lipoma-arising-from-the-chest-wall-resected-by-video-assisted-thoracoscopic-surgery
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Y Umemori, S Makihara, T Fukuhara, K Nakashima, T Maeda, K Sakae
We present a case of lipoma arising from the chest wall spreading into the thoracic cavity. Although asymptomatic, a 65-year-old female was pointed out an abnormal shadow on the chest X-ray film taken at the mass survey. The tumor, measuring 3.4 x 3.0 x 2.0 cm in diameter, was surgically removed under thoracoscopic visualization through a small thoracotomy incision of lt. 1st intercostal space, and the diagnosis of lipoma was confirmed postoperatively by histopathologic examination.
December 1998: Kyobu Geka. the Japanese Journal of Thoracic Surgery
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