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Ankur Bansal, Rahul Janak Sinha, Ankur Jhanwar, Gaurav Prakash, Bimalesh Purkait, Vishwajeet Singh
OBJECTIVE: The incidence of ureteral stricture is showing a rising trend due to increased use of laparoscopic and upper urinary tract endoscopic procedures. Boari flap is the preferred method of repairing long- segment ureteral defects of 8-12 cm. The procedure has undergone change from classical open (transperitoneal and retroperitoneal) method to laparoscopic surgery and recently robotic surgery. Laparoscopic approach is cosmetically appealing, less morbid and with shorter hospital stay...
September 2017: Turkish Journal of Urology
A Schiavone Panni, S Cerciello, M Vasso
Cartilage defects represent a common problem in orthopaedic practice. The knee is frequently involved and the medial femoral condyle is the most common localization. Predisposing factors are: traumas, inflammatory conditions and biomechanics alterations. Several surgical options are available once correct diagnosis is given and accurate patient evaluation has been performed. The aim of our study was to prospectively evaluate functional results of modified autologous matrix induced chondrogenesis (AMIC) technique in a population of patients affected by focal cartilage defects A population of 17 patients was enrolled in this study...
January 2011: International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology
A Win, J O Pastore, D Coletta, R J Junda
An 18-year-old woman underwent the repair of traumatic lacerations of the mitral valve, tricuspid valve, and interventricular septum. At the time of surgery, an indwelling left atrial catheter was placed for postoperative hemodynamic manangement. An attempt to remove the catheter completely several days following surgery was unsuccessful, but it was initially assumed by the surgeon that the tip of the catheter had been withdrawn from the left atrium. When the patient developed neurologic signs suggesting a cerebral embolism, an echocardiogram was performed...
January 1980: American Heart Journal
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