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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28929316/mucinous-adenocarcinoma-on-perianal-fistula-a-rising-entity
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C J Alvarez-Laso, S Moral, D Rodríguez, A Carrocera, E Azcano, A Cabrera, R Rodríguez
INTRODUCTION: Mucinous adenocarcinoma on perianal fistula is a rare entity; it could be underdiagnosed because it behaves often as a regular perianal fistula. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We have recently treated four cases in our unit. We present them and review the literature, emphasizing on clinical characteristic and therapeutic options. The four patients were male with a mean age of 64. Three of them were classified as locally advances cases and therefore treated with neoadjuvant therapy...
September 19, 2017: Clinical & Translational Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28925783/laparoscopic-assisted-resection-for-advanced-colorectal-cancer-in-solid-organ-transplant-recipients
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Ze-Nan Xia, Rui Hou, Wei Zhu, Ru Yao, Zhao Lu, Hui-Zhong Qiu, Guo-Le Lin
AIM: To evaluate the feasibility, short- and long-term outcomes, and safety of laparoscopic resection for advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) in solid organ transplant recipients. METHODS: Between September 2001 and April 2016, five patients who underwent laparoscopic-assisted resection for CRC after solid organ transplantation were included in this study. Their clinical data were retrospectively analyzed with regard to patient demographics, immunosuppressive therapy, tumor characteristics, surgical outcomes, and follow-up data...
September 19, 2017: Journal of Investigative Surgery: the Official Journal of the Academy of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28919031/a-pilot-study-to-assess-near-infrared-laparoscopy-with-indocyanine-green-icg-for-intraoperative-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-in-early-colon-cancer
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A C Currie, A Brigic, S Thomas-Gibson, N Suzuki, M Moorghen, J T Jenkins, O D Faiz, R H Kennedy
BACKGROUND: Previous attempts at sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping in colon cancer have been compromised by ineffective tracers and the inclusion of advanced disease. This study evaluated the feasibility of fluorescence detection of SLNs with indocyanine green (ICG) for lymphatic mapping in T1/T2 clinically staged colonic malignancy. METHODS: Consecutive patients with clinical T1/T2 stage colon cancer underwent endoscopic peritumoral submucosal injection of indocyanine green (ICG) for fluorescence detection of SLN using a near-infrared (NIR) camera...
August 23, 2017: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912997/laparoscopic-repair-of-diaphragmatic-rupture-a-case-report-with-radiological-and-surgical-correlation
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Patrick Nguyen, Bonnie Davis, Daniel D Tran
The leading cause of diaphragmatic rupture is penetrating abdominal trauma, including gunshot- and stab-related wounds; however, diaphragmatic rupture can also result from blunt trauma to the abdomen. The diagnosis can be difficult to make as the physical examination may be unremarkable, and imaging, that is, a conventional chest X-ray and/or CT imaging, may initially fail to reveal the injury. Failure to recognize diaphragmatic rupture can result in a delayed presentation, sometimes years later, with a potential catastrophic outcome...
2017: Case Reports in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28900123/effects-of-low-intraperitoneal-pressure-and-a-warmed-humidified-carbon-dioxide-gas-in-laparoscopic-surgery-a-randomized-clinical-trial
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Sachiko Matsuzaki, Lise Vernis, Martine Bonnin, Celine Houlle, Aurelie Fournet-Fayard, Giuseppe Rosano, Anne Laure Lafaye, Christian Chartier, Agnes Barriere, Brigitte Storme, Jean-Etienne Bazin, Michel Canis, Revaz Botchorishvili
Laparoscopic surgery technology continues to advance. However, much less attention has been focused on how alteration of the laparoscopic surgical environment might improve clinical outcomes. We conducted a randomized, 2 × 2 factorial trial to evaluate whether low intraperitoneal pressure (IPP) (8 mmHg) and/or warmed, humidified CO2 (WH) gas are better for minimizing the adverse impact of a CO2 pneumoperitoneum on the peritoneal environment during laparoscopic surgery and for improving clinical outcomes compared to the standard IPP (12 mmHg) and/or cool and dry CO2 (CD) gas...
September 12, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895089/bilateral-salpingo-oophorectomy-versus-gnrh-analogue-in-the-adjuvant-treatment-of-premenopausal-breast-cancer-patients-cost-effectiveness-evaluation-of-breast-cancer-outcome-ovarian-cancer-prevention-and-treatment
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Gabriella Ferrandina, Giulia Amadio, Andrea Marcellusi, Elena Azzolini, Anna Puggina, Roberta Pastorino, Walter Ricciardi, Giovanni Scambia
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: There is no available evidence to recommend gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogue-based ovarian suppression versus bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) in the adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer, since the two approaches are considered equivalent in terms of oncologic outcome. The role of surgical ovarian ablation has been revitalized based on the advances of minimally invasive surgery, and a better understanding of clinical and molecular basis of hereditary breast/ovarian cancer syndromes...
September 11, 2017: Clinical Drug Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28892186/investigating-the-impact-of-innate-dexterity-skills-and-visuospatial-aptitude-on-the-performance-of-baseline-laparoscopic-skills-in-veterinary-students
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Mathew R A MacCormick, Jessica J Kilkenny, Meagan Walker, Alex Zur Linden, Ameet Singh
OBJECTIVE: To determine if manual dexterity and visuospatial skills can be used to predict baseline laparoscopic surgery skills in veterinary students. STUDY DESIGN: Pilot study. METHODS: Veterinary students (n = 45) from years 1-4 volunteered for this study. An hour-long electronic questionnaire was completed by participants. The first section was used to collect demographics and information about prior nonsurgical experiences. The second section included 3 tests of visuospatial skills, including the Purdue Visualization of Rotations Test, Mental Rotations Test, and Raven's Advanced Progressive Matrices Test...
September 11, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28890675/dominant-hand-non-dominant-hand-or-both-the-effect-of-pre-training-in-hand-eye-coordination-upon-the-learning-curve-of-laparoscopic-intra-corporeal-knot-tying
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Carlos Roger Molinas, Maria Mercedes Binda, Rudi Campo
BACKGROUND: Training of basic laparoscopic psychomotor skills improves both acquisition and retention of more advanced laparoscopic tasks, such as laparoscopic intra-corporeal knot tying (LICK). This randomized controlled trial (RCT) was performed to evaluate the effect of different pre-training programs in hand-eye coordination (HEC) upon the learning curve of LICK. RESULTS: The study was performed in a private center in Asunción, Paraguay, by 60 residents/specialists in gynaecology with no experience in laparoscopic surgery...
2017: Gynecological Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879419/experience-and-dissection-device-are-more-relevant-than-patient-related-factors-for-operation-time-in-laparoscopic-sigmoid-resection-a-retrospective-8-year-observational-study
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Dirk Weyhe, Verena Nicole Uslar, Navid Tabriz, Ina Burkowski, Ralf Heinzel, Andreas Müller, Annette Belling, Ferdinand Köckerling
PURPOSE: Surgical outcome is influenced by multiple patient-specific factors and operative expertise of the surgeon. Clinical relevance of medical technical innovations often remains unclear even though laparoscopic surgical procedures are characterized by continual advancement of various devices. Lately, in dissection and sealing technology, fast-cutting ultrasonic scissors are combined with simultaneous bipolar coagulation (bimodal dissection device (BDD)). We investigated how this new technology, operative expertise, and patient-specific factors (body mass index, age) influence operation time in laparoscopic-assisted sigmoid resection...
September 6, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879395/a-comparison-of-laparoscopic-and-open-d3-lymphadenectomy-for-transverse-colon-cancer
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Han Deok Kwak, Jae Kyun Ju, Soo Young Lee, Chang Hyun Kim, Young Jin Kim, Hyeong Rok Kim
PURPOSE: The type of surgery or surgical approach for transverse colon cancer treatment largely depends on the tumor location or surgeon's preference. However, extensive lymphadenectomy appears to improve the long-term outcomes of locally advanced colon cancers. This study was designed to compare the short- and long-term outcomes after surgery via the laparoscopic or open approach with radical D3 lymph node dissection in patients with stage II and III transverse colon cancer. METHODS: Patients were treated for stage II and III transverse colon cancer between May 2006 and December 2014...
September 7, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28874957/evolution-of-stereoscopic-imaging-in-surgery-and-recent-advances
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Katie Schwab, Ralph Smith, Vanessa Brown, Martin Whyte, Iain Jourdan
In the late 1980s the first laparoscopic cholecystectomies were performed prompting a sudden rise in technological innovations as the benefits and feasibility of minimal access surgery became recognised. Monocular laparoscopes provided only two-dimensional (2D) viewing with reduced depth perception and contributed to an extended learning curve. Attention turned to producing a usable three-dimensional (3D) endoscopic view for surgeons; utilising different technologies for image capture and image projection. These evolving visual systems have been assessed in various research environments with conflicting outcomes of success and usability, and no overall consensus to their benefit...
August 16, 2017: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28870939/clinical-and-oncological-outcomes-of-laparoscopic-lateral-pelvic-lymph-node-dissection-in-advanced-lower-rectal-cancer-single-institution-experience
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Takashi Nonaka, Akiko Fukuda, Kyoichiro Maekawa, Shigeki Nagayoshi, Takayuki Tokunaga, Mitsutoshi Takatsuki, Tomoo Kitajima, Ken Taniguchi, Hikaru Fujioka
AIM: The aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes of laparoscopic versus open surgery for total mesorectal excision (TME) with lateral pelvic lymph node dissection (LPLD) in advanced lower rectal cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Forty-four patients who underwent TME with LPLD for lower rectal cancer (pStage II/III) between January 2008 and December 2014 were divided into two groups according to the type of surgical approach as follows: open LPLD group (OLD, n=17) and laparoscopic LPLD group (LLD, n=27)...
September 2017: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28867583/-hybrid-operating-room-for-what
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M Benoit, A Bouvier, P Bigot
Hybrid operating rooms (HOR) are rooms that mix interventional radiology and surgical equipments. They are usually used in heart, vascular, orthopedic and neurosurgery, and make it possible to consider new minimally invasive procedures in urology. Thanks to these, we developed a new partial nephrectomy technique without renal pedicle clamping and without ischemia. Renal cancer is now diagnosed at localized stage in most of the cases, and its treatment is mostly based on nephron sparing surgery. However, the hemorrhagic character of this intervention requires a renal pedicle clamping whose long-term consequences on renal function are discussed...
August 31, 2017: Progrès en Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28845013/-progress-in-preoperative-evaluation-methods-regarding-cytoreduction-in-patients-with-advanced-ovarian-cancer
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Jinyang Liu, Keqiang Zhang
Primary cytoreductive surgery followed by platinum-based chemotherapy represents the standard treatment for patients with advanced ovarian cancer. But some patients with advanced ovarian cancer still have suboptimal residual disease after the primary debulking surgery. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy has been suggested as an alternative strategy to achieve no residual disease. It is important to find methods to estimate the likelihood that cytoreductive surgery will leave no residual disease. A number of studies have evaluated the use of serologic markers (such as CA-125), imaging modalities (such as CT, PETCT, MRI), and laparoscopic surgery to determine which patients are ideal predictors for neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
July 28, 2017: Zhong Nan da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Central South University. Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28842796/oncologic-outcomes-following-laparoscopic-colon-cancer-resection-for-t4-lesions-a-case-control-analysis-of-7-years-experience
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Piera Leon, Michele Giuseppe Iovino, Fabiola Giudici, Antonio Sciuto, Nicolò de Manzini, Diego Cuccurullo, Francesco Corcione
BACKGROUND: According to many Societies' guidelines, patients presenting with clinical T4 colorectal cancer should conventionally be approached by a laparotomy. Results of emerging series are questioning this attitude. METHODS: We retrospectively analysed the oncologic outcomes of 147 patients operated on between June 2008 and September 2015 for histologically proven pT4 colon cancers. All patients were treated with curative intent, either by a laparoscopic or open "en bloc" resection...
August 25, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28842726/laparoscopic-d2-total-gastrectomy-and-en-mass-splenectomy-and-distal-pancreatectomy-for-locally-advanced-proximal-gastric-cancer
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Bin Chet Toh, Jaideepraj Rao
BACKGROUND: Safety and efficacy of laparoscopy surgery in locally Advanced Gastric Cancers (AGC) have not been proven by randomized control trials. Therefore, standard of care for AGC is still open surgery. Here, we are presenting a 64-year-old female with proximal gastric adenocarcinoma (close to cardio-oesophageal junction) adherent to tail of pancreas, who underwent D2 total gastrectomy en-mass distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy. METHODS: Five ports are entered into the peritoneal cavity (Three 10-12 mm and two 5 mm ports)...
August 25, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28840380/implementation-of-a-novel-efficacy-score-to-compare-sealing-and-cutting-devices-in-a-porcine-model
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Lea Brecht, Markus Wallwiener, Sarah Schott, Christoph Domschke, Christine Dinkic, Michael Golatta, Florian Schuetz, Herbert Fluhr, Albrecht Stenzinger, Marietta Kirchner, Christof Sohn, Joachim Rom
BACKGROUND: In general surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures have been steadily increasing over the last decade. The application of advanced bipolar and ultrasonic energy devices for sealing and cutting of blood vessels plays a vital role in routine clinical procedures. The advantages of energy-based instruments are enhanced sealing capability combined with both fast sealing time and minimal thermal injury. The purpose of this study was to compare the safety and efficacy profiles of nine laparoscopic sealing and cutting devices in a porcine model, with a new scoring system...
August 24, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28836986/robotic-versus-laparoscopic-gastrectomy-for-gastric-cancer-a-systematic-review-and-updated-meta-analysis
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Ke Chen, Yu Pan, Bin Zhang, Hendi Maher, Xian-Fa Wang, Xiu-Jun Cai
BACKGROUND: Advanced minimally invasive techniques including robotic surgery are being employed with increasing frequency around the world, primarily in order to improve the surgical outcomes of laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG). We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of robotic gastrectomy (RG). METHODS: Studies, which compared surgical outcomes between LG and RG, were retrieved from medical databases before May 2017...
August 24, 2017: BMC Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28836258/-application-of-transanal-total-mesorectal-excision-in-radical-surgery-for-rectal-cancer
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Liu He, Yi Xiao
Transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME) is a novel operative approach of the radical surgery for rectal cancer, and has been a hot topic in colorectal surgery for years. TaTME aims to solve some problems from previous TME, such as exposure of peripheral mid-lower rectal space, judge of distal cutting margin, and to carry out completely minimal invasive operation. According to the degree of completion of different surgical approach, taTME can be divided into laparoscopic assisted taTME (hybrid taTME) and fully through the anal approach to complete the taTME (pure taTME)...
August 25, 2017: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28836242/-discussion-on-standardized-implementation-of-laparoscopic-radical-lymphadenectomy-for-distal-gastric-cancer
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Zejian Lyu, Junjiang Wang, Yong Li
Laparoscopic radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer has been widely applied in clinical practice, and its indications have been extended from early gastric cancer to advanced gastric cancer. It is acknowledged that laparoscopic radical gastrectomy is technically challenging because of the complexity of anatomy, rich blood supply, and extensive lymph node dissection. This paper primarily intends to share the experience of laparoscopic radical D2 gastrectomy for distal gastric cancer with details of choosing the location of Trocar, surgical approaches and the sequence of lymph node dissection...
August 25, 2017: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
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