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Name: Annals of surgery
The most frequent and severe complication after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is gastric leak. Nowadays, there is no specific standard recommendation for its management, but the endoscopic placement...
Tracheobronchial (TB) lumen narrowing may require prolonged positive-pressure ventilation, endotracheal tube intubation or even surgical interventions. Therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy (TFB) of ballo...
and Purpose: In this study, we present our experiences of the feasibility of rescue permanent Solitaire stent placement for failed mechanical thrombectomy (MT) and our protocol to avoid useless stent ...
The placement of a self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) is widely used in patients with unresectable malignant biliary obstructions, but SEMSs are susceptible to occlusion by tumor ingrowth or overgr...
1. Biliary duct injury are a relatively frequent complication of hepatobiliary surgery, most comonly laparoscopic cholecystecomy. 2. Prior to the development of more sophisticated ...
Standard endoscopic management for anastomotic bile leaks following OLT has been endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with placement of a temporary plastic biliary endopro...
This study is written to evaluate our experience treating esophageal fistulas with occlusive self-expanding covered metal stents. The long-term outcomes of patients treated with this new ...
The study is a multicenter, randomized (1:1), open-label, parallel-arm, Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of portal irradiation stent placement plus TACE compared ...
More than half of patients with esophageal cancer are inoperable because of late stage cancer or metastasis and they have to undergo palliative treatments. Dysphagia is the major symptom o...
The new and thickened layer of scar tissue that forms on a PROSTHESIS, or as a result of vessel injury especially following ANGIOPLASTY or stent placement.
Postoperative hemorrhage from an endovascular AORTIC ANEURYSM repaired with endoluminal placement of stent grafts (BLOOD VESSEL PROSTHESIS IMPLANTATION). It is associated with pressurization, expansion, and eventual rupture of the aneurysm.
A condition characterized by recurring episodes of fluid leaking from capillaries into extra-vascular compartments causing hematocrit to rise precipitously. If not treated, generalized vascular leak can lead to generalized EDEMA; SHOCK; cardiovascular collapse; and MULTIPLE ORGAN FAILURE.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, practicability, etc., of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The management of all procurement, distribution, and storage of equipment and supplies, as well as logistics management including laundry, processing of reusables, etc.
A stent is a small mesh tube that's used to treat narrow or weak arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to other parts of your body. A stent is placed in an artery as part of a procedure called angioplasty. &...