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There are many different types of Uveitis. This is because: * The Uvea is made up of different parts. So if the iris is affected, the condition and its treatment could be totally different to when...
After a national quality-improvement program for bariatric surgery was implemented in 128 hospitals, 30-day hospital readmission rates fell, especially for sleeve gastrectomy. Postop information w...
(HealthDay)—Surgical glue is safe and cost-effective, compared to standard stapling, during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, according to a study published online March 21 in the Journal of Evaluati...
Distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer prolongs long-term survival in women 85 years and older, but older men do not appear to derive a survival benefit from the operation, researchers from Japan repor...
Two widely used tests to analyze the genetics of tumors often don’t come to the same conclusions, according to head-to-head analyses. Authors of two recent studies comparing these tests say doc...
It is like being in a dirty glass jar, unable to reach out and with acquaintances passing by without saying hello. New research from the Sahlgrenska Academy paints a merciless picture of life with acq...
How do the surgical techniques for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies compare in terms of outcomes and complications? Annals of Surgery
Bone remodeling activation is significantly higher after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery compared with surgical sleeve gastrectomy, researchers in Finland report. Reuters Health Information
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study, published in Annals of Surgery, examining whether there is any justification for performing splenectomy in patients with proximal gastric cancer. Medscape General S...
Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy has become an established minimally invasive treatment for gastric cancer since it was first reported in 1994.
A novel double-flap esophagogastrostomy technique developed to prevent reflux after proximal gastrectomy was applied to laparoscopic proximal gastrectomy (LPG), and the clinical outcomes of this techn...
Total gastrectomy (TG) has shown to be superior regarding low risk of recurrence and readmission to distal subtotal gastrectomy (DG) for treatment of distal stomach cancer, but the incidence of postop...
Gastrectomy is a known risk factor for decreased bone mass. We aimed to evaluate the cumulative incidence and predictive factors of fracture in gastric cancer patients who underwent gastrectomy.
An 80-year-old man who had undergone distal gastrectomy and Billroth-II gastrojejunostomy 38 years previously, for a benign gastric ulcer, was diagnosed with remnant gastric cancer based on upper gast...