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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 347 from International journal of surgery (London, England)

Lugol's iodine in Graves' disease - Revisited.

The efficacy of intraoperative autologous platelet gel in total knee arthroplasty: A meta-analysis.

Autologous platelet gel, developed from fresh autologous blood, is a breakthrough in the promotion and acceleration of soft tissue and bone repair. The application of autologous platelet gel has been reported to improve haemostasis and promote function recovery. We screened the randomized controlled trials and controlled clinical trials of high quality to investigate whether autologous platelet gel makes a better performance for postoperative bleeding and functional recovery in patients after total knee art...

Evaluation of the surgical outcome and complications of total laparoscopic hysterectomy in patients with enlarged uteruses.

The aim of this study was to investigate whether uterine weight has a deleterious effect on the operation time, complication rates, length of hospital stay and incidence of intraoperative haemorrhage during total laparoscopic hysterectomy operation.

Preferred reporting of case series in surgery; the PROCESS guidelines.

Case series have been a long held tradition within the surgical literature and are still frequently published. Reporting guidelines can improve transparency and reporting quality. No guideline exists for reporting case series and our recent systematic review highlights key data being missed from such reports. Our objective was to develop reporting guidelines for surgical case series.

Pancreaticogastrostomy have advantages over pancreaticojejunostomy on pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

To examine whether pancreaticogastrostomy (PG) or pancreaticojejunostomy (PJ) is the best reconstruction method to reduce occurrence of postoperative complications, especially pancreatic fistula (PF), after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD).

Letter to the Editor on the article "Adductor canal block versus continuous femoral nerve block in primary total knee arthroplasty: A meta-analysis".

Procalcitonin in Crohn's Disease with fever episodes, a variable to differentiate intra-abdominal abscess from disease flares.

Crohn's Disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory disease accompanied by many complications, such as intra-abdominal abscess (IAA). A frequent problem in CD is the discrimination of fever caused by exacerbated bowel inflammation or IAA.

Is Contralateral Exploration Justified in Endoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Repair of Clinical Unilateral Groin Hernias- A Long-term Control Cohort Study.

data: Laparoscopic adult hernia repair has the clinical advantage of allowing the surgeon to explore asymptomatic contralateral inguinal hernia. We conduct a retrospective study to compare the occurrence of contralateral metachronous inguinal hernia (CMIH) after laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) repair with or without contralateral exploration.

Could an abdominal drainage be avoided in complicated acute appendicitis? lessons learned after 1300 laparoscopic appendectomies.

Complicated appendicitis (CA) may be a risk factor for postoperative intra-abdominal abscess formation (IAA). In addition, several publications have shown an increased risk of postoperative collection after laparoscopic appendectomy. Most surgeons prefer to place a drain to collect contaminated abdominal fluid to prevent consequent abscess formation. We aimed to evaluate the utility of placing an intra-abdominal drain in laparoscopic appendectomy for complicated acute appendicitis.

Can specialized surgical simulation influence resident career choice?

Our institution began Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) simulation course in 2007 for senior residents with the aim of increasing opportunities for surgical trainees to gain operative trauma experience. The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of the ATOM simulation course on residents' choice of trauma as a career as demonstrated by entrance into surgical critical care (SCC) fellowships.

Liposomal bupivacaine infiltration versus femoral nerve block for pain control in total knee arthroplasty: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) usually results in postoperative pain. The objective of this meta-analysis was to compare the effectiveness and safety of liposomal bupivacaine (LB) infiltration and femoral nerve block (FNB) for pain control in total knee arthroplasty.

The role of perioperative inflammatory-based prognostic systems in patients with colorectal liver metastases undergoing surgery. A cohort study.

We aim to evaluate the prognostic value of preoperative and postoperative inflammatory systems in patients who had undergone surgery for colorectal liver metastases, focusing our analysis on the role of C-reactive protein-to-albumin ratio (CAR) and Glasgow prognostic score (GPS).

Drug-eluting balloon versus standard percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in infrapopliteal arterial disease: A meta-analysis of randomized trials.

Drug-eluting balloon(DEB) and standard percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) are commonly used endovascular therapeutic procedures for the revascularization of infrapopliteal arterial occlusive disease. However, which procedure is more beneficial for patients is unknown.

Minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy: a comprehensive review.

While an increasing number of open procedures are now routinely performed laparoscopically or robotically, minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy (MIPD) remains one of the most challenging operations in abdomen. The aim of this study is to evaluate the current status and development of MIPD.

Credentialing in Surgical Specialities: Recommendations by the Association of Surgeons in Training.

The General Medical Council (GMC) has conducted a consultation process on its proposals for "credentialing" in postgraduate medical practice in the UK. It has been suggested that these may be used to provide formal accreditation of a doctor's competency in a certain area of practice. There are 5 main issues being consulted upon: (a) the time point in a doctor's career at which credentialing should be undertaken, (b) the scope of practice that should be included in credentials and whether this should include...

The Evolving Use of ECMO: The Impact of the CESAR Trial.

To compare characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy as well as medical research activities related to ECMO before and after release of preliminary results of the CESAR trial.

Nomogram for 5-year relapse-free survival of a patient with advanced gastric cancer after surgery.

Prognoses vary substantially among patients with advanced gastric cancer following curative surgery. The aim of the current study was to develop and verify the validity of a novel nomogram that predicts the probability of 5-year relapse-free survival (RFS) in patients who underwent curative resection for stage II/III gastric cancer.

Patient-reported adverse events after hernia surgery and socio-economic status: A register-based cohort study.

The aim of the present study was to assess how socio-economic background influences perception of an adverse postoperative event after hernia surgery, and to see if this affects the pattern of seeking healthcare advice during the early postoperative period.

Dosage Effects of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in Early Hip Necrosis.

This study investigated the effects of different dosages of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) in early osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH).

Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on the efficacy and safety of ondansetron in preventing postanesthesia shivering.

Considerable controversy exists regarding the efficacy of ondansetron in preventing postanesthesia shivering (PAS). We performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to examine the controversy.

Anterior corpectomy versus posterior laminoplasty for the treatment of multilevel cervical myelopathy: A meta-analysis.

To compare the effectiveness between anterior corpectomy (CORP) and posterior laminoplasty (LAMP) for the treatment of multilevel cervical myelopathy.

Risk factors for contrast-induced nephropathy and their association with mortality in patients with blunt splenic injuries.

Although angioembolization increases the success rate of non-operative management in patients with blunt splenic injuries (BSI), the issue of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) due to serial administration of contrast medium remains unclear. We aimed to examine the risk factors of CIN and their clinical effect on mortality in patients with BSI.

The SCARE Statement: Consensus-based surgical case report guidelines.

Case reports have been a long held tradition within the surgical literature. Reporting guidelines can improve transparency and reporting quality. However, recent consensus-based guidelines for case reports (CARE) are not surgically focused. Our objective was to develop surgical case report guidelines.

Prognostic value of Tissue Transition Projection 3D transparent wall CT reconstructions in bowel ischemia.

Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) represents the gold standard in patients with acute abdomen syndrome and suspected bowel ischemia. It provides a correct diagnosis and contributes to appropriate treatment planning. This study aims to evaluate the role of 3D Tissue Transition Projection (TTP) transparent wall CT reconstruction for detecting the degree of bowel dilatation and to correlate this finding with the aetiology and prognosis in patients affected by mesenteric infarction.

Laparoscopy versus Laparotomy for the management of penetrating abdominal trauma: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Controversy exists regarding the role of laparoscopy in the evaluation of patients with penetrating abdominal trauma (PAT). Our objective was to perform a comprehensive review of the literature and conduct a meta-analysis to compare outcomes of laparoscopy and laparotomy in PAT.

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