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Akar and colleagues used a single-port, subxyphoid approach for mediastinal surgery in 38 patients, with no conversions to thoracotomy or added ports and few postoperative complications. The report supports the use of minimally invasive approaches for mediastinal resection when an oncologically sound resection by a skilled surgeon is possible.
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Name: Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
The trans-subxiphoid thoracoscopic approach is an ideal method for thoracoscopic thymectomy. We introduce a simple method to establish the subxiphoid approach. We made an incision and inserted a homem...
Thymectomy is increasingly being performed via minimally invasive approaches. The present study aimed to assess the safety and feasibility of the subxiphoid approach to video-assisted thoracic surgery...
Minimally invasive thymectomy (MIT) has demonstrated improved short-term outcomes compared with open thymectomy (OT). While adoption of MIT for thymoma is increasing, oncologic outcomes have not been ...
Whether thymectomy is beneficial in elderly patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) is unclear. Thus, we assessed whether conducting thymectomy in MG patients aged ≥ 50 years is beneficial. This r...
Parathyroidectomy can be subtotal or total with an autograft for the treatment of renal hyperparathyroidism. In both cases, it may be extended with bilateral thymectomy and total or partial thyroidect...
Extended thymectomy is the main treatment for thymoma and other anterior mediastinal diseases. Video-assisted thoracic surgery(VATS) plays an important role in the surgery of extended thym...
Objective: To comparatively analyze long-term results and complications of transcervical (TCT) and transsternal thymectomy (TST) in a randomized controlled trial with a mean follow-up of t...
The purpose of this trial is to determine if thymectomy combined with prednisone therapy is more beneficial in treating non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis than prednisone therapy alone.
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS (MG) is an autoimmune disease characterized by varying degrees of muscle weakness and fatigability worsened with exertion and relieved with rest。Thymectomy plays an imp...
This study is a prospective cohort study.The main study content is the feasibility and advantages of tubeless uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in total thymectomy,divided int...
Expected weight of a healthy normal individual based on age, sex, and height. Thus, a malnourished person would weigh less than their ideal body weight.
Surgical removal of the thymus gland. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Any situation where an animal or human is trained to respond differentially to two stimuli (e.g., approach and avoidance) under reward and punishment conditions and subsequently trained under reversed reward values (i.e., the approach which was previously rewarded is punished and vice versa).
A nondirective psychotherapy approach originated by Carl Rogers. The goals of therapy are to promote the client’s congruence, self awareness, and self acceptance. This approach views the client as naturally directed toward self actualization, and only needing facilitative conditions in order to promote this tendency.
Brief therapeutic approach which is ameliorative rather than curative of acute psychiatric emergencies. Used in contexts such as emergency rooms of psychiatric or general hospitals, or in the home or place of crisis occurrence, this treatment approach focuses on interpersonal and intrapsychic factors and environmental modification. (APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 7th ed)
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...