A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Changing an operative procedure from an endoscopic surgical procedure to an open approach during the INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
The asymmetrical segregation of genes during replication which leads to the production of non-reciprocal recombinant strands and the apparent conversion of one allele into another. Thus, e.g., the meiotic products of an Aa individual may be AAAa or aaaA instead of AAaa, i.e., the A allele has been converted into the a allele or vice versa.
Surgical insertion of BLOOD VESSEL PROSTHESES to repair injured or diseased blood vessels.
An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of the ABDOMINAL AORTA which gives rise to the visceral, the parietal, and the terminal (iliac) branches below the aortic hiatus at the diaphragm.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Operative procedures for the treatment of vascular disorders.
The tearing or bursting of the wall along any portion of the AORTA, such as thoracic or abdominal. It may result from the rupture of an aneurysm or it may be due to TRAUMA.
A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Excision of a portion of the colon or of the whole colon. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Minimally invasive procedures, diagnostic or therapeutic, performed within the BLOOD VESSELS. They may be perfomed via ANGIOSCOPY; INTERVENTIONAL MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING; INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHY; or INTERVENTIONAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
The duration of a surgical procedure in hours and minutes.
A surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and abnormalities of the COLON; RECTUM; and ANAL CANAL.
Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Device constructed of either synthetic or biological material that is used for the repair of injured or diseased blood vessels.
A painful disability in the hand affecting the finger or thumb. It is caused by mechanical impingement of the digital flexor tendons as they pass through a narrowed retinacular pulley at the level of the metacarpal head. Thickening of the sheath and fibrocartilaginous metaplasia can occur, and nodules can form. (From Green's Operative Hand Surgery, 5th ed, p2137-58).
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
Endoscopic surgery of the pleural cavity performed with visualization via video transmission.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.
The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.
Surgical procedures aimed at affecting metabolism and producing major WEIGHT REDUCTION in patients with MORBID OBESITY.
Devices that provide support for tubular structures that are being anastomosed or for body cavities during skin grafting.
Endoscopic surgical procedures performed with visualization via video transmission. When real-time video is combined interactively with prior CT scans or MRI images, this is called image-guided surgery (see SURGERY, COMPUTER-ASSISTED).
Loss of blood during a surgical procedure.
Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.
Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.
An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of the THORACIC AORTA. This proximal descending portion of aorta gives rise to the visceral and the parietal branches above the aortic hiatus at the diaphragm.
Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its parts in the male or female. For surgery of the male genitalia, UROLOGIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES, MALE is available.
Radiographic visualization of the aorta and its branches by injection of contrast media, using percutaneous puncture or catheterization procedures.
A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.
Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.
A sequence of successive nucleotide triplets that are read as CODONS specifying AMINO ACIDS and begin with an INITIATOR CODON and end with a stop codon (CODON, TERMINATOR).
The period following a surgical operation.
Procedures used to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, its articulations, and associated structures.
ENDOSCOPES for examining the abdominal and pelvic organs in the peritoneal cavity.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Reconstruction or repair of a blood vessel, which includes the widening of a pathological narrowing of an artery or vein by the removal of atheromatous plaque material and/or the endothelial lining as well, or by dilatation (BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY) to compress an ATHEROMA. Except for ENDARTERECTOMY, usually these procedures are performed via catheterization as minimally invasive ENDOVASCULAR PROCEDURES.
A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.
Stones in the URETER that are formed in the KIDNEY. They are rarely more than 5 mm in diameter for larger renal stones cannot enter ureters. They are often lodged at the ureteral narrowing and can cause excruciating renal colic.
Excision of kidney.
An area occupying the most posterior aspect of the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. It is bounded laterally by the borders of the quadratus lumborum muscles and extends from the DIAPHRAGM to the brim of the true PELVIS, where it continues as the pelvic extraperitoneal space.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
Surgery performed on the heart.
Pathological processes involving the URETERS.
Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
Pain during the period after surgery.
Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.
Surgical formation of an external opening (stoma) into the esophagus.
A disorder whose predominant feature is a loss or alteration in physical functioning that suggests a physical disorder but that is actually a direct expression of a psychological conflict or need.
Surgery performed on the female genitalia.
Stones in the URINARY BLADDER; also known as vesical calculi, bladder stones, or cystoliths.
Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.
Placement of one of the surgeon's gloved hands into the ABDOMINAL CAVITY to perform manual manipulations that facilitate the laparoscopic procedures.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Pathological processes involving any part of the AORTA.
Deliberate introduction of air into the peritoneal cavity.
Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.
Pathological processes consisting of the union of the opposing surfaces of a wound.
Nonexpendable apparatus used during surgical procedures. They are differentiated from SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, usually hand-held and used in the immediate operative field.
The branch of surgery concerned with restoration, reconstruction, or improvement of defective, damaged, or missing structures.
The course of learning of an individual or a group. It is a measure of performance plotted over time.
One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the KIDNEY PELVIS to the URINARY BLADDER.
Surgical procedures undertaken to repair abnormal openings through which tissue or parts of organs can protrude or are already protruding.
Percutaneous excision of a herniated or displaced INTERVERTEBRAL DISC by posterolateral approach, always remaining outside the spinal canal. Percutaneous nucleotomy was first described by Hijikata in Japan in 1975. In 1985 Onik introduced automated percutaneous nucleotomy which consists in percutaneous aspiration of the nucleus pulposus. It is carried out under local anesthesia, thus reducing the surgical insult and requiring brief hospitalization, often performed on an outpatient basis. It appears to be a well-tolerated alternative to surgical diskectomy and chymopapain nucleolysis.
Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.
The period during a surgical operation.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the ureter.
The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.
Mild to moderate loss of bilateral lower extremity motor function, which may be a manifestation of SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; MUSCULAR DISEASES; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; parasagittal brain lesions; and other conditions.
Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Aneurysm caused by a tear in the TUNICA INTIMA of a blood vessel leading to interstitial HEMORRHAGE, and splitting (dissecting) of the vessel wall, often involving the AORTA. Dissection between the intima and media causes luminal occlusion. Dissection at the media, or between the media and the outer adventitia causes aneurismal dilation.
An abdominal hernia with an external bulge in the GROIN region. It can be classified by the location of herniation. Indirect inguinal hernias occur through the internal inguinal ring. Direct inguinal hernias occur through defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL (transversalis fascia) in Hesselbach's triangle. The former type is commonly seen in children and young adults; the latter in adults.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
Acute inflammation of the GALLBLADDER wall. It is characterized by the presence of ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and LEUKOCYTOSIS. Gallstone obstruction of the CYSTIC DUCT is present in approximately 90% of the cases.
Surgical incision into the chest wall.
Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, although BRAIN DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; and MUSCULAR DISEASES may also cause bilateral leg weakness.
The removal of a cataractous CRYSTALLINE LENS from the eye.
Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)
Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
Excision of the whole (total gastrectomy) or part (subtotal gastrectomy, partial gastrectomy, gastric resection) of the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the pleural cavity.
The destruction of a calculus of the kidney, ureter, bladder, or gallbladder by physical forces, including crushing with a lithotriptor through a catheter. Focused percutaneous ultrasound and focused hydraulic shock waves may be used without surgery. Lithotripsy does not include the dissolving of stones by acids or litholysis. Lithotripsy by laser is LITHOTRIPSY, LASER.
The aorta from the DIAPHRAGM to the bifurcation into the right and left common iliac arteries.
The tearing or bursting of the weakened wall of the aneurysmal sac, usually heralded by sudden worsening pain. The great danger of a ruptured aneurysm is the large amount of blood spilling into the surrounding tissues and cavities, causing HEMORRHAGIC SHOCK.
Either of two large arteries originating from the abdominal aorta; they supply blood to the pelvis, abdominal wall and legs.
The performance of surgical procedures with the aid of a microscope.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
Surgical therapy of ischemic coronary artery disease achieved by grafting a section of saphenous vein, internal mammary artery, or other substitute between the aorta and the obstructed coronary artery distal to the obstructive lesion.
The flattened, funnel-shaped expansion connecting the URETER to the KIDNEY CALICES.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
Mobilization of the lower end of the esophagus and plication of the fundus of the stomach around it (fundic wrapping) in the treatment of GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX that may be associated with various disorders, such as hiatal hernia. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A nonparametric method of compiling LIFE TABLES or survival tables. It combines calculated probabilities of survival and estimates to allow for observations occurring beyond a measurement threshold, which are assumed to occur randomly. Time intervals are defined as ending each time an event occurs and are therefore unequal. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1995)
A dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries, and defects of the human oral and maxillofacial region.
Tumors or cancer of the RECTUM.
VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.
That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.
A surgical operation for the relief of pressure in a body compartment or on a body part. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of AORTA.
A hypoperfusion of the BLOOD through an organ or tissue caused by a PATHOLOGIC CONSTRICTION or obstruction of its BLOOD VESSELS, or an absence of BLOOD CIRCULATION.
A large vessel supplying the whole length of the small intestine except the superior part of the duodenum. It also supplies the cecum and the ascending part of the colon and about half the transverse part of the colon. It arises from the anterior surface of the aorta below the celiac artery at the level of the first lumbar vertebra.
First aid or other immediate intervention for accidents or medical conditions requiring immediate care and treatment before definitive medical and surgical management can be procured.
A vital statistic measuring or recording the rate of death from any cause in hospitalized populations.
The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
Techniques, procedures, and therapies carried out on diseased organs in such a way to avoid complete removal of the organ and preserve the remaining organ function.
A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Diversion of the flow of blood from the entrance of the right atrium directly to the aorta (or femoral artery) via an oxygenator thus bypassing both the heart and lungs.
The arterial trunk that arises from the abdominal aorta and after a short course divides into the left gastric, common hepatic and splenic arteries.
The portion of the descending aorta proceeding from the arch of the aorta and extending to the DIAPHRAGM, eventually connecting to the ABDOMINAL AORTA.
The artery supplying nearly all the left half of the transverse colon, the whole of the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, and the greater part of the rectum. It is smaller than the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) and arises from the aorta above its bifurcation into the common iliac arteries.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
Pathological processes in the COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).
Surgical excision, performed under general anesthesia, of the atheromatous tunica intima of an artery. When reconstruction of an artery is performed as an endovascular procedure through a catheter, it is called ATHERECTOMY.
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
Surgery performed on an outpatient basis. It may be hospital-based or performed in an office or surgicenter.
Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)
Patient care procedures performed during the operation that are ancillary to the actual surgery. It includes monitoring, fluid therapy, medication, transfusion, anesthesia, radiography, and laboratory tests.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Obstruction of the flow in the SPLANCHNIC CIRCULATION by ATHEROSCLEROSIS; EMBOLISM; THROMBOSIS; STENOSIS; TRAUMA; and compression or intrinsic pressure from adjacent tumors. Rare causes are drugs, intestinal parasites, and vascular immunoinflammatory diseases such as PERIARTERITIS NODOSA and THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS. (From Juergens et al., Peripheral Vascular Diseases, 5th ed, pp295-6)
A pathological mechanical process that can lead to hip failure. It is caused by abnormalities of the ACETABULUM and/or FEMUR combined with rigorous hip motion, leading to repetitive collisions that damage the soft tissue structures.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Interventions to provide care prior to, during, and immediately after surgery.
Solid crystalline precipitates in the BILIARY TRACT, usually formed in the GALLBLADDER, resulting in the condition of CHOLELITHIASIS. Gallstones, derived from the BILE, consist mainly of calcium, cholesterol, or bilirubin.
The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
Hospital department which administers all departmental functions and the provision of surgical diagnostic and therapeutic services.
The degree to which BLOOD VESSELS are not blocked or obstructed.
Surgery performed on the thoracic organs, most commonly the lungs and the heart.
An INTERVERTEBRAL DISC in which the nucleus pulposus has protruded through surrounding fibrocartilage. This occurs most frequently in the lower lumbar region.
Radiography of blood vessels after injection of a contrast medium.
A measure of the quality of health care by assessment of unsuccessful results of management and procedures used in combating disease, in individual cases or series.
The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.
Pathological outpouching or sac-like dilatation in the wall of any blood vessel (ARTERIES or VEINS) or the heart (HEART ANEURYSM). It indicates a thin and weakened area in the wall which may later rupture. Aneurysms are classified by location, etiology, or other characteristics.
Surgery performed on the nervous system or its parts.
Stones in the KIDNEY, usually formed in the urine-collecting area of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS). Their sizes vary and most contains CALCIUM OXALATE.
Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.
The removal of a limb or other appendage or outgrowth of the body. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.
Penetration of a PEPTIC ULCER through the wall of DUODENUM or STOMACH allowing the leakage of luminal contents into the PERITONEAL CAVITY.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
Fractures in which there is an external wound communicating with the break of the bone.
Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)
Excision of one or both adrenal glands. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
Tumors or cancer of the COLON or the RECTUM or both. Risk factors for colorectal cancer include chronic ULCERATIVE COLITIS; FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI; exposure to ASBESTOS; and irradiation of the CERVIX UTERI.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are invasive or surgical in nature, and require the expertise of a specially trained radiologist. In general, they are more invasive than diagnostic imaging but less invasive than major surgery. They often involve catheterization, fluoroscopy, or computed tomography. Some examples include percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, percutaneous transthoracic biopsy, balloon angioplasty, and arterial embolization.
Surgery performed on the eye or any of its parts.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.
The main artery of the thigh, a continuation of the external iliac artery.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
An alternative to amputation in patients with neoplasms, ischemia, fractures, and other limb-threatening conditions. Generally, sophisticated surgical procedures such as vascular surgery and reconstruction are used to salvage diseased limbs.
Conditions in which the KIDNEYS perform below the normal level in the ability to remove wastes, concentrate URINE, and maintain ELECTROLYTE BALANCE; BLOOD PRESSURE; and CALCIUM metabolism. Renal insufficiency can be classified by the degree of kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE.
The constant checking on the state or condition of a patient during the course of a surgical operation (e.g., checking of vital signs).
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Not an aneurysm but a well-defined collection of blood and CONNECTIVE TISSUE outside the wall of a blood vessel or the heart. It is the containment of a ruptured blood vessel or heart, such as sealing a rupture of the left ventricle. False aneurysm is formed by organized THROMBUS and HEMATOMA in surrounding tissue.
Complete or partial surgical removal of the prostate. Three primary approaches are commonly employed: suprapubic - removal through an incision above the pubis and through the urinary bladder; retropubic - as for suprapubic but without entering the urinary bladder; and transurethral (TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF PROSTATE).
Tumors or cancer of the ADRENAL GLANDS.
Pathological processes which result in the partial or complete obstruction of ARTERIES. They are characterized by greatly reduced or absence of blood flow through these vessels. They are also known as arterial insufficiency.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
A pathological condition manifested by failure to perfuse or oxygenate vital organs.
Use or insertion of a tubular device into a duct, blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity for injecting or withdrawing fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It differs from INTUBATION in that the tube here is used to restore or maintain patency in obstructions.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Procedure in which patients are induced into an unconscious state through use of various medications so that they do not feel pain during surgery.
The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.
Blockage in any part of the URETER causing obstruction of urine flow from the kidney to the URINARY BLADDER. The obstruction may be congenital, acquired, unilateral, bilateral, complete, partial, acute, or chronic. Depending on the degree and duration of the obstruction, clinical features vary greatly such as HYDRONEPHROSIS and obstructive nephropathy.
Surgical procedure in which the STOMACH is transected high on the body. The resulting small proximal gastric pouch is joined to any parts of the SMALL INTESTINE by an end-to-side SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS, depending on the amounts of intestinal surface being bypasses. This procedure is used frequently in the treatment of MORBID OBESITY by limiting the size of functional STOMACH, food intake, and food absorption.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect combined with real-time imaging. The real-time image is created by rapid movement of the ultrasound beam. A powerful advantage of this technique is the ability to estimate the velocity of flow from the Doppler shift frequency.
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
A method of hemostasis utilizing various agents such as Gelfoam, silastic, metal, glass, or plastic pellets, autologous clot, fat, and muscle as emboli. It has been used in the treatment of spinal cord and INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS, renal arteriovenous fistulas, gastrointestinal bleeding, epistaxis, hypersplenism, certain highly vascular tumors, traumatic rupture of blood vessels, and control of operative hemorrhage.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
The condition of an anatomical structure's being constricted beyond normal dimensions.
Tumors or cancers of the KIDNEY.
Aneurysm due to growth of microorganisms in the arterial wall, or infection arising within preexisting arteriosclerotic aneurysms.

A novel method for troubleshooting vascular injury during anatomic thoracoscopic pulmonary resection without conversion to thoracotomy. (1/26)

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Laparoscopic nephrectomy for xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis--are there predictive factors for success? (2/26)

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Early outcomes of colon laparoscopic resection in the elderly patients compared with the younger. (3/26)

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Systematic review of robotic liver resection. (4/26)

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Population-based study of laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery 2006-2008. (5/26)

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We present our experience of microsurgical treatment of pericallosal artery aneurysms (PCAA) in three neurosurgical centers in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) from 1990 to 2016. This present study aimed to evaluate characteristics of 6 patients with PCAA treated during a 26-year period and to establish the rate, clinical nuances, anatomical variations and respective microsurgical approaches of PCAA in Abidjan. We analyzed medical files of all 93 patients admitted for an intracranial aneurysm between 1990 and 2016 and focused on the 6 patients who were treated for a PCCA. The mean age of patients was 37 years, half of whom were less than 30 years old. They were 3 men and 3 women. The time from first symptom to admission was more than 3 days, but less than 16 days. Five out of six patients had ruptured aneurysms and the clinical condition on admission was WFNS grade 0 one patient (16.67%) and WFNS I-III five patients (83.33%). Analysis of radiological data revealed Fischer grade IV three patients and
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The pericallosal artery is the continuation of the anterior cerebral artery (ACA) and is named after the origin of the callosomarginal artery. As it courses over the superior surface of the corpus callosum (CC) in the pericallosal cistern, it giv...
A2 anterior cerebral artery aneurysm Also named Proximal pericallosal artery aneurysm. The A2 aneurysms are located between the anterior communicating artery complex and the genu of the corpus callosum on the frontobasal branches. Epidemiology They are very rare with an incidence of 0.2-1% of all intracranial aneurysms . In the
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PyData Amsterdam 2017. What percentage of your users will spend? Typically, analysts use the conversion rate to assess how successful a website is at converting trial users into paying ones. But is this calculation giving us results that are lower than reality? With a talk rich in examples, Tristan will show how Shopify reframes the traditional conversion questions in survival analysis terms.. Abstract What percentage of your users will spend? Typically, analysts use the conversion rate to assess how successful a website is at converting trial users into paying ones. But is this calculation giving us results that are lower than reality? With a talk rich in examples, Tristan will show how Shopify reframes the traditional conversion questions in survival analysis terms.. ...
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Open surgery may be done before, after, or instead of other treatments. This is usually done if the stone is very large, if you have a serious infection, or the kidney has blockage even after waiting for a while.
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Risk factors and prevention of rhabdomyolysis after laparoscopic nephrectomy. AU - Shaikh, Shafaque. AU - Nabi, Ghulam. AU - McClinton, Sam. PY - 2006/11. Y1 - 2006/11. KW - BMI. KW - Laparoscopic nephrectomy. KW - Pressure points. KW - Rhabdomyolysis. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=33749563081&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2006.06454.x. DO - 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2006.06454.x. M3 - Article. C2 - 17034598. AN - SCOPUS:33749563081. VL - 98. SP - 960. EP - 962. JO - BJU International. JF - BJU International. SN - 1464-4096. IS - 5. ER - ...
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In 1979, he underwent an open-heart surgery procedure from which he recuperated and shortly after returned to Puerto Rico. ... There he underwent conversion to Christianity and joined a Protestant church. After his conversion, he continued singing sacred ...
Mojon DS.Intraoperative conversion rate to a large, limbal opening in minimally invasive strabismus surgery (MISS). Graefes ... Pellanda N, Mojon DS: Minimally invasive strabismus surgery technique in horizontal rectus muscle surgery for esotropia. ... Minimally invasive strabismus surgery. Eye (Lond). 2015; 29: 225-33. doi:10.1038/eye.2014.281. Epub 2014 Nov 28. Mursch-Edlmayr ... Minimally invasive strabismus surgery for horizontal rectus muscle reoperations. Br J Ophthalmol 2008; 92: 1648-1652. Mojon DS ...
... conversion to open surgery, or unplanned additional major surgery, while complications from anesthesia itself may include ... Tubal ligation through blocking or removing the tubes may be accomplished through an open abdominal surgery, a laparoscopic ... Patients who had tubal occlusion surgeries have been found to be four to five times more likely to undergo hysterectomy later ... Patients are counseled to expect some soreness but to expect to be ready to perform daily activities 1-2 days after surgery. ...
... was that his daughter Jayda had been diagnosed as having a hole in her heart that required open-heart surgery. However, before ... One part of his conversion to Christianity, omitted from Testimony but described in full on Testimony Live and later in the ... and a biographical album in the vein of Sola Scriptura based on the conversion and writings of Paul the Apostle (Sola Gratia, ... Jayda received surgery, the hole disappeared following a church service in which Morse's wife and others prayed for God's ...
"Laparoscopic colon resection trends in utilization and rate of conversion to open procedure: a national database review of ... although his overuse of the procedure called the wisdom of the surgery into question. List of surgeries by type Bucher P, Pugin ... To begin laparoscopic surgery for a colectomy typically 4 ports are placed in the abdomen to gain access to the peritoneal ... The use of NSAIDS for analgesia following gastrointestinal surgery remains controversial, given mixed evidence of an increased ...
Leeds opened the scoring with their left centre Chev Walker crossing around the five-minute mark. Kevin Sinfield's conversion ... The Sydnesiders were also without six senior players who stayed at home after off-season surgeries. ...
... the world's first broadcast of open heart surgery in 1983; and the station's wall-to-wall telecast of the Evan Mecham ... the station's lobbying for color conversion was aided when the staff delivered a color television set to university president G ... Schon, Noelle (March 20, 2019). "PBS NewsHour to open its western bureau at ASU's Cronkite school". State Press. Retrieved 2021 ... which opened in 2019. KAET produces several of its programs in-house, such as its current events program Arizona Horizon, its ...
... fewer conversions to an open surgery, less operating time required, and reduced time in hospital post operatively. The Swedish ... Open surgery through a larger incision is associated with more complications than surgery through small incisions. Surgery is ... In those who are unable to have surgery, medication to try to dissolve the stones or shock wave lithotripsy may be tried. As of ... 2007). Master of Surgery (5th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Duncan, C. B.; Riall, T. S. (Nov 2012). " ...
Artificial neural networks improve the prediction of conversion". World Journal of Surgery. 26 (1): 79-85. doi:10.1007/s00268- ... "Conversion of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy to open cholecystectomy in acute cholecystitis: ...
... conversion to open surgery, overall complications, severe complications, pancreatic fistula, severe pancreatic fistula, ICU ... Complications related to robotic surgeries range from converting the surgery to open, re-operation, permanent injury, damage to ... Major advances aided by surgical robots have been remote surgery, minimally invasive surgery and unmanned surgery. Due to ... Bone segment navigation Computer-assisted surgery Computer-integrated surgery Diagnostic robot Minimally invasive surgery ...
Usually, a conversion to a limbal opening as in classical strabismus surgery can be avoided. There are few reports, though, on ... Instead of one large opening of the conjunctiva as is done in conventional strabismus surgery, several small cuts are placed ... The technique's efficacy has been shown for surgery of the rectus muscles as well as for the surgery of the oblique muscles. A ... Minimally invasive strabismus surgery (MISS) is a technique in strabismus surgery that uses smaller incisions than the ...
... the most common reason for conversion to open surgery is inflammation that hides Calot's triangle. For delayed surgery, the ... or during surgery. Complications from surgery are rare. In people unable to have surgery, gallbladder drainage may be tried. ... There is no difference in terms of negative outcomes including bile duct injury or conversion to open cholecystectomy. For ... Velanovich V (2000). "Laparoscopic vs open surgery: A preliminary comparison of quality-of-life outcomes". Surgical Endoscopy. ...
ETS has both the normal risks of surgery, such as bleeding and infection, conversion to open chest surgery, and several ... Mineo, Tommaso (2010). Technical Advances in Mediastinal Surgery, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics. Elsevier Health ... Dumont, Pascal (2008). "Side Effects and Complications of Surgery for Hyperhidrosis". Thoracic Surgery Clinics. 18 (2): 193-207 ... Today, ETS surgery is practiced in many countries throughout the world predominantly by vascular surgeons. Harlequin syndrome ...
... conversion to open surgery, overall complications, severe complications, pancreatic fistula, severe pancreatic fistula, ICU ... These types of surgeries are associated with shorter hospital stays than open surgery, as well as less postoperative pain and ... Complications related to robotic surgeries range from converting the surgery to open, re-operation, permanent injury, damage to ... Major advances aided by surgical robots have been remote surgery, minimally invasive surgery and unmanned surgery. Due to ...
After his conversion, Kobayashi's healing philosophy mixed Buddhism and medicine. He moved back to Japan in 1908 and started a ... At first, he lived in Wailuku and became well-known for doing brain surgeries. He, fellow Cooper graduate Iga Mori, and ... Matsujiro Misawa opened a small hospital in central Honolulu in 1896. The hospital later expanded and moved to Liliha, a ...
The mainstay of treatment involves an open or laparoscopic surgery approaches to divide, or separate, the median arcuate ... the procedure would require conversion to an open approach. Endovascular methods such as percutaneous transluminal angioplasty ... According to Duncan, the largest and more relevant late outcomes data come from a study of 51 patients who underwent open ... Treatment is generally surgical, the mainstay being open or laparascopic division, or separation, of the median arcuate ...
... resulting in a need for conversion to open surgery after the initial attempt at laparoscopic approach. ... Laparoscopic surgery, also called minimally invasive surgery (MIS), bandaid surgery, or keyhole surgery, is a modern surgical ... Some surgeries (carpal tunnel for instance) generally turn out better for the patient when the area can be opened up, allowing ... There are a number of advantages to the patient with laparoscopic surgery versus an open procedure. These include:[medical ...
... a new primary care centre and the conversion of the old Edwardian Hospital into five dental surgeries. The centre was ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Doors open on £12m health care centre". The Inverness Courier. 27 July 2010. Retrieved ... The primary care centre has 22 consultation and treatment rooms, including a dedicated minor surgery suite and ultrasound room ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Scotland's newest community hospital officially opened by NHS Scotland Chief Executive ...
The conversion was noted as challenging for the staff involved and cost approximately US$45 million. In July 2020, Wyoming ... This facility opened in 2011 and offers outpatient services, including radiation treatment, diagnostic imaging, infusion ... The organization provides emergency and hospital care, hospice, long-term/home care, outpatient surgery, labs, rehabilitation ... Banner Gateway provides inpatient care such as surgery, interventional radiology, and stem cell transplantation. In March 2014 ...
Open... Finished 67th in the World Championship and just missed match play in the U.S. Open, finishing 30th. 2008-09: Carter ... Ranked 12th on Tour in single elimination match play multi-pin conversion rate (83.33). 2007-08: Competed in the first four ... events of the season before filing for an injury deferment... Had surgery on his right hand and was granted a deferment of his ... One of those finals appearances came in the 64th U.S. Open where he fell to Pete Weber, 267-192. Carter was on the opposite end ...
On the opening kickoff for the second half, a scary injury occurred to Bills TE Kevin Everett, as he suffered a cervical spine ... Everett later underwent surgery that day. On September 11, 2007, Everett showed significant movement in his arms and legs, ... They then attempted to tie the game with a two-point conversion but failed with an incomplete pass to Javon Walker. The fourth ... Oakland made a two-point conversion, making it 20-17 Oakland. Later in the quarter Elam kicked a 20-yard field goal with 2:12 ...
Eliminating the need for median sternotomy greatly reduces the trauma and pain associated with open-chest surgery and improves ... which found a low rate of conversion to sternotomy and low rate of complications. Assessing survival and adverse cardiac events ... Minimally invasive heart surgery has been used as an alternative to traditional surgery for the following procedures: Coronary ... Minimally invasive cardiac surgery, also known as MICS CABG (Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery/Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting ...
Additionally, the 'Cats opened on the road against a tough Purdue team that had won a bowl game the year before. Thorson got ... Senior quarterback Clayton Thorson was returning from off-season ACL surgery and it was unclear how much he would play in the ' ... Kentucky decided to go for the two point conversion and the lead but the Northwestern defense stood tough, knocking the pass ... Coach Fitzgerald decided to go for the two point conversion and the win but Sieman slipped after taking the snap and was downed ...
... may be performed laparoscopically (as minimally invasive surgery) or as an open operation. Over the 2010s, ... Most importantly, it is easy to convert SILS to conventional laparoscopy by adding a few trocars; this conversion to ... Surgery 2 Townsend, Courtney (2017). Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. Elsevier, Inc. pp. 241-280. Cheng, Yao; Zhou, Shiyi; Zhou, ... Open Appendectomy: Operative procedure video Laparoscopic Appendectomy Video (includes case presentation) Open & Laparoscopic ...
The Universal Grid's open plan is easily adaptable to changing equipment and service offerings. This approach facilities the ... The building was designed by Mehrdad Yazdani of CannonDesign and offers services for stroke care, cardiac surgery, and vascular ... installation of new technologies and conversion of building zones, as future needs determine, to entirely different functions ... "Gates Vascular Institute Opens on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus". University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical ...
Romo opened the season with a win over the New York Giants, passing for 263 yards and two touchdowns. He briefly left the game ... In the middle of April 2013, he underwent back surgery to remove a cyst. Although it was characterized as a minor procedure by ... With 5:50 left and down 21-10, Romo made a touchdown pass to Kevin Ogletree and two-point conversion pass to Dwayne Harris. ... Somehow, some way, he helped us win that ballgame." Romo underwent back surgery on December 27, 2013, and was placed on the ...
Surgery. History[edit]. The original Thomas D. Dee Memorial Hospital at 24th Street and Harrison Boulevard in Ogden opened on ... The conversion of wards into private rooms continued; the net result to be 87 new private rooms for patient comfort and ... The first open heart surgery performed in the Ogden area was done at the McKay in November 1970. Establishment of the unit and ... With the opening of the new Dee, a new principle of patient care was introduced to the community. Called "Multi-Level Care," it ...
Its building is a conversion from the Brazilian Imperial Family's old palace in "Paço de São Cristóvão" and it was founded by ... In the late-1970s, given a gradual political opening, academic centers such as the DCE were given permission to function once ... Together, these units are responsible for 566 410 treatments, 8 293 surgeries and 18 555 hospitalizations every year. ... The UFRJ keeps an "open-doors policy" regarding foreigners who arrive at it to disseminate or accumulate expertise; this also ...
The two-point conversion was no good, but Dallas got a successful onside kick. With only 3 seconds left, Folk came out for a 53 ... On the opening kickoff for the second half, a scary injury occurred to Bills TE Kevin Everett, as he suffered a cervical spine ... He was carted off the field, and was rushed to Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital for an emergency surgery. It was due to the ... The opening game of the season was notable in that tight end Kevin Everett was injured on a kickoff. Everett sustained a ...
An example of a placebo is an inert pill, but it can include more dramatic interventions like sham surgery. The placebo effect ... 2003). "Open versus hidden medical treatments: The patient's knowledge about a therapy affects the therapy outcome". Prevention ... or anesthetics during surgery, among other problems.[37][114][33] An example of these dangers was reported by Associate ... has created the opening into which alternative therapists have stepped. "People are told lies. There are 40 million websites ...
... known as a blackhead or open comedo).[1][10][20] In contrast, if the microcomedone occurs deep within the hair follicle, this ... which catalyzes the conversion of arachidonic acid to leukotriene B4 (LTB4).[45] LTB4 promotes skin inflammation by acting on ... Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 35 (2): 68-73. doi:10.12788/j.sder.2016.027. PMID 27416311.. ... Salicylic acid opens obstructed skin pores and promotes the shedding of epithelial skin cells.[145] Dry skin is the most ...
a b c d August 17, 2015, Christian Post, Comedian John Oliver Lampoons Televangelists on 'Last Week Tonight' Show; Opens Our ... Tilton also claimed that he needed plastic surgery to repair capillary damage to his lower eyelids from ink that seeped into ... According to Tilton's autobiographical materials, he had a conversion experience to evangelical Christianity in 1969[4] and ... In the opening to White's act in the first Blue Collar Comedy Tour movie, Ron claims that "while sitting in a beanbag chair ...
This allows the octopus to squeeze through tiny gaps; even the larger species can pass through an opening close to 2.5 cm (1 in ... Due to their intelligence, octopuses are listed in some countries as experimental animals on which surgery may not be performed ... Octopuses have a food conversion efficiency greater than that of chickens, making octopus aquaculture a possibility.[146] ... "Octopus intelligence: Jar opening". BBC News. 25 February 2003. Retrieved 4 February 2014.. ...
Chiropractors are not normally licensed to write medical prescriptions or perform major surgery in the United States,[61] ( ... Besides the full-time paths, they also suggest a conversion program for people with other health care education and limited ... are more open to mainstream views and conventional medical techniques, such as exercise, massage, and ice therapy.[21] ... Chiropractors emphasize the conservative management of the neuromusculoskeletal system without the use of medicines or surgery, ...
... which is responsible for the conversion of pregnane steroids into androgens, as well as the conversion of mineralocorticoids ... feminization in transgender women who are undergoing hormone therapy and who have not undergone sex reassignment surgery or ... which is responsible for the conversion of cholesterol into pregnenolone and by extension the production of all steroid ...
... which opened in 1832. At first the entire upper floor of the building was devoted to the museum collections, which were open to ... History of surgery museum[edit]. On the ground floor a mock anatomy theatre is the venue for a short video which recounts the ... At the start of the 20th century the College's need for a large meeting and ceremonial hall led to the conversion of about half ... In 1989 a grant from the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust resulted in a permanent exhibition entitled "500 Years of Surgery in ...
"Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition. 3 (3): 126-39. doi:10.3978/j.issn.2304-3881.2014.05.04 (inactive 2017-01-31). PMC 4073323 ... Provitamin carotenoids - such as beta carotene - are "largely impossible" to cause toxicity, as their conversion to retinol is ... as conversion from carotenoids to the active form of vitamin A is regulated by the body to maintain an optimum level of the ...
All of the pavilions are identical, two-story rectangular structures.[86][92][93] Each pavilion floor had a spacious open ward ... The conversion of the wards and other work was also done by these two agencies.[55] ... Eventually, the hospital boasted 22 wards, including separate wards for men, women, children, surgery patients, and the insane. ... Wards were open, and had lots of windows for ventilation and natural light. Each ward was also provided with a south-facing ...
During late 1944 Gorton went to Heidelberg Hospital for surgery which could not fully repair his facial injuries; he was left ... Gorton was invited to open the Liberal Party's campaign headquarters for the 1993 election. He endorsed Hewson's Fightback! ... 2 Operational Conversion Unit RAAF. Battles/wars. World War II. Gorton was born out of wedlock and had a turbulent childhood. ...
... the eyes open later. One example is the rabbit. In humans, the eyelids are fused for a while before birth, but open again ... They allow, using standard or specific programs, screen magnification and conversion of text into sound or touch (Braille line ... after pediatric cataract surgery because the cataracts prevented the normal maturation of vision prior to operation.[32] ... "BMJ Open. 4 (2): e004015. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004015. ISSN 2044-6055. PMC 3927710. PMID 24525390.. ...
The first time I had acid, it just opened up something in my head that was inside of me, and I realized a lot of things. I ... Before his religious conversion, Cliff Richard had been the only British performer known for similar activities; Richard's ... where his daughter was undergoing emergency brain surgery. Harrison, who was very weak, quipped: "Do you want me to come with ... selected as the album's opening track, "Love You To" and "I Want to Tell You".[48] His drone-like tambura part on Lennon's " ...
Louis Rams as well as the regular season opening game against the Baltimore Ravens when Cassel was still unable to play.[56][57 ... He was replaced by Tyler Palko, and had surgery on the injured hand on November 14.[72] On November 21, he was placed on ... He finished 30-for-51 passing, with 400 yards, 3 touchdowns (and a pass for a two-point conversion), and no interceptions for a ... In 2010, Cassel had a resurgent season starting with a 21-14 victory over the San Diego Chargers in the opening week's Monday ...
"World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES. 11: 25. doi:10.1186/s13017-016-0082-5. PMC 4908702. PMID 27307785.. ... Open cholecystectomy is performed via an abdominal incision (laparotomy) below the lower right ribs. Recovery typically ... enhances the conversion of cholesterol to bile, and is an antioxidant, which is able to reduce oxidative stress to the ... editors, Ronnie A. Rosenthal, Michael E. Zenilman, Mark R. Katlic (2011). Principles and practice of geriatric surgery (2nd ed ...
Retrieved August 12, 2016 - via Open Library.. *^ a b Pauling L (1976). Vitamin C, the Common Cold, and the Flu. W.H. Freeman ... "British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery. 22: 295-305.. ... In plants, this is accomplished through the conversion of mannose or galactose to ascorbic acid.[114][115] ... In advanced scurvy there are open, suppurating wounds and loss of teeth and, eventually, death. The human body can store only a ...
... although electronic repeaters are still widely used as transponders for wavelength conversion. ... An underground fiber optic splice enclosure opened up. The choice between optical fiber and electrical (or copper) transmission ...
Corneal Surgery (see refractive surgery). Femtosecond lasers can be used to create bubbles in the cornea. A line of bubbles can ... Such findings open the way to phase locking of light sources integrated onto chip-scale photonic circuits and applications, ... Nonlinear optics, such as second-harmonic generation, parametric down-conversion, optical parametric oscillators, and ... "open". If the modulation rate f is synchronised to the cavity round-trip time τ, then a single pulse of light will bounce back ...
"Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital; Mehmet H. Akay, MD, Moritz ... floaters and the like, functional disorders-conversion hysteria, malingering, hiperventilasi. Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma ( ... "Gelatinase B modulates selective opening of the blood-brain barrier during inflammation". Department of Neurology, University ... "American Heart Association; American Stroke Association Stroke Council; Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia; ...
An open trial of interpersonal psychotherapy[171] reported high rates of remission from PTSD symptoms without using exposure.[ ... "Henry IV, Part I, Act II, Scene 3 : ,: Open Source Shakespeare". Opensourceshakespeare.org. Archived from the original on 27 ... Trauma surgery. *Trauma center. *Trauma team. *Damage control surgery. *Early appropriate care ...
... and conditions impairing vitamin D conversion into active metabolites-including certain liver, kidney, and hereditary disorders ... "Guidelines on vitamin D replacement in bariatric surgery: Identification and systematic appraisal". Metabolism. 65 (4): 586-97 ...
a b ULRICH R S. VIEW THROUGH A WINDOW MAY INFLUENCE RECOVERY FROM SURGERY. Science (Washington D C) [serial online]. 1984;224( ... James L. Kirtley (5 July 2011). Electric Power Principles: Sources, Conversion, Distribution and Use. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 11 ... Many newer control systems are using wireless mesh open standards (such as ZigBee),[39] which provides benefits including ... The best applications for passive infrared occupancy sensors are open spaces with a clear view of the area being scanned. ...
... so that surgery is again being used in people with advanced PD for whom drug therapy is no longer sufficient.[88] Surgery for ... open vs. closed).[94] Strengthening exercises have shown improvements in strength and motor function for people with primary ... and benserazide are dopa decarboxylase inhibitors which do not cross the blood-brain barrier and inhibit the conversion of ... 2006). "Surgery for Parkinson's disease". Parkinson's Disease. London: Royal College of Physicians. pp. 101-11. ISBN 978-1- ...
... and found that men in an affiliative priming condition are more open to engaging in homoerotic behaviour. This effect is most ... Sex reassignment surgery. *Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures. *Social construction of gender ...
This conversion remains a major industrial process (10M kg/y).[12] The process proceeds via the initial complexation of ... the opening of flowers, and the abscission (or shedding) of leaves. Commercial ripening rooms use "catalytic generators" to ... "Annals of Surgery. 86 (2): 260-7. doi:10.1097/00000658-192708000-00013. PMC 1399426. PMID 17865725.. ... Clockwise from the upper right: its conversions to ethylene oxide, precursor to ethylene glycol; to ethylbenzene, precursor to ...
Numerous forced conversions to Catholicism, or exile, followed. Evidence of these conversions can be found in many Maltese ... The School of Anatomy and Surgery was established by Grand Master Fra Nicolas Cotoner at the Sacra Infermeria in Valletta, in ... The Crimean War and the opening of the Suez Canal further enhanced Malta's importance as a supply station and as a naval base. ... Francesco Abela recount the conversion to Christianity of the Maltese population at the hand of St. Paul.[29] It is suggested ...
When he and Aldrin were ready to go outside, Eagle was depressurized, the hatch was opened, and Armstrong made his way down the ... Doctors diagnosed the problem as a bony growth between his fifth and sixth vertebrae, requiring surgery.[95] Lovell took his ... " ("The Resonant Sound of the Call to Prayer on the Moon"), describing Armstrong's conversion; the song was discussed widely in ... This time, selection was open to qualified civilian test pilots.[57] Armstrong visited the Seattle World's Fair in May 1962, ...
Process cyan is not an RGB color, and there is no fixed conversion from CMYK primaries to RGB. Different formulations are used ... because it is the complement of red and thus reduces the emotional response to blood red that occurs when doing surgery on ... Using HSL color space#Conversion from RGB to HSL or HSV, v=247/255 ...
Paul N, Springsteen G, Joyce GF (March 2006). "Conversion of a ribozyme to a deoxyribozyme through in vitro evolution". ... and open doors for use of these nucleic acid based enzymes for many other applications without the need for heating. ... effectively respond to current UC treatment strategies exhibit serious drawbacks one of which may lead to colorectal surgery, ...
Conversion to phosgeneEdit. Chloroform converts slowly in air to phosgene (COCl2), releasing HCl in the process.[51] ... The use of chloroform during surgery expanded rapidly thereafter in Europe. In the 1850s, chloroform was used during the birth ...
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  • Women who undergo a laparoscopic hysterectomy with the help of a robotic surgical platform are less likely to require conversion to an abdominal, or "open" laparotomy due to unforeseen complications that might arise during surgery, a University of Michigan study has found. (uofmhealth.org)
  • We know the benefits of minimally invasive surgery," says Courtney Lim, M.D. , an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at U-M. "The benefits include decreased pain and blood loss as well as decreased complications. (uofmhealth.org)
  • Rates of 30-day postoperative complications (42% vs 27%), Clavien-Dindo score ≥3 (22%vs 11%), intensive care unit care (31% vs 15%), and transfusion (37% vs 21%) were significantly higher in the late conversion group. (elsevier.com)
  • Clinical outcomes including operative time, estimated blood loss, need for additional ports, conversion to open surgery, intraoperative complications, postoperative complications, and postoperative hospital stay were compared by the two groups. (sages.org)
  • However many European countries is continuing the procedure with hospital admission post-operatively (inpatient surgery), due to risk of complications. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Keyhole surgery may lead to a more rapid recovery, less pain, fewer complications and a shorter hospital stay. (rxpgnews.com)
  • and individuals who had their operation converted had the most complications from surgery. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Although this is not a high rate, malfunction can lead to serious complications resulting in conversion to open surgery or sometimes death [1,6,7].An ideal approach for management of bleeding during laparoscopic nephrectomy is not yet defined. (urotoday.com)
  • Operative time, blood loss, size of incisions, complications during and after surgery were evaluated. (scielo.br)
  • Laparoscopic surgery showed fewer complications of the surgical wound. (scielo.br)
  • Endpoints were complications after surgery (mean follow-up of 12.3 months [SD 1.2]), conversion rates, operative time, and hospital costs (ClinicalTrial.gov ID: NCT00562900). (uzh.ch)
  • Two hundred and thirty-five patients in 17 series were analysed and outcomes such as operative time, estimated blood loss, length of hospital stay, complications, conversion rate, and costs were described. (ecancer.org)
  • We concentrated on graft function and postoperative surgical complications in the recipient population, and compared outcomes to a similar recipient group who had received kidneys procured by open living-donor nephrectomy (OLDN). (scielo.org.za)
  • The aim of this study was to retrospectively review 100 transplants, and to compare the incidence of delayed graft function (DGF) and postoperative surgical complications in the recipients of kidneys harvested by either hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (HALDN) or open living-donor nephrectomy (OLDN). (scielo.org.za)
  • Even in surgeons' initial robotic-assisted prostatectomy cases, robotic-assisted prostatectomies resulted in fewer complications and shorter hospital stays than open surgery. (cnbc.com)
  • The study shows that even in the first 25 cases, robotic-assisted prostatectomies resulted in fewer complications and shorter hospital stays than open surgery," said Myriam Curet, MD, Chief Medical Advisor, Intuitive Surgical. (cnbc.com)
  • Serious complications may occur in any surgery, up to and including death. (cnbc.com)
  • This conversion is neither a failure nor a complication, but an attempt to avoid complications. (ispub.com)
  • Twenty-four patients who underwent conversion because of anesthetic complications and presence of other co-morbidities were excluded from the study. (ispub.com)
  • Robotic-assisted surgery can help standardize procedures, which, at a minimum, will help remove those outlier cases, and minimize complications, revisions, or the need for additional surgery. (medtronic.com)
  • The main outcome measures were excess weight loss (EWL) at 6 and 12 months after surgery, improvement in medical comorbidities, and complications. (bvsalud.org)
  • We included eleven randomised clinical trials with 1664 participants who were mostly at low anaesthetic risk , low frequency of co-morbidities, low risk of conversion to open surgery, and low risk of infectious complications. (cochrane.org)
  • Major complications from laparoscopic surgery may include need for blood transfusion , infection , conversion to open surgery, or unplanned additional major surgery, while complications from anesthesia itself may include hypoventilation and cardiac arrest . (wikipedia.org)
  • [5] These complications are more common for patients with a history of previous abdominal or pelvic surgery, obesity, and/or diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • To evaluate the influence of timing of open conversion on short-termand oncologic outcomes after minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer. (elsevier.com)
  • These procedures may be done with open surgery or minimally invasive surgery. (silvercross.org)
  • Thoracoscopy , also called video-assisted thoracic surgery or VATS, is one minimally invasive surgery. (silvercross.org)
  • Our aim was to evaluate use of a simple method of laparoscopic gastric tube construction as minimally invasive surgery for patients with esophageal cancer. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The da Vinci Surgical System has been used to help doctors perform complex, minimally invasive surgery on more than three million patients worldwide. (drugwatch.com)
  • Given that surgery is a rapidly evolving field, we hypothesized that racial disparities exist in access to minimally invasive surgery (MIS), which importantly influences outcome. (nih.gov)
  • Laparoscopic procedures are considered a form of minimally-invasive surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major advances aided by surgical robots have been remote surgery , minimally invasive surgery and unmanned surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared with other minimally invasive surgery approaches, robot-assisted surgery gives the surgeon better control over the surgical instruments and a better view of the surgical site. (wikipedia.org)
  • The surgery is performed through three small (1 cm) incisions made in the abdomen. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Hernias at incision sites rarely occur since all keyhole incisions are closed carefully at the completion of your surgery. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The surgery is performed through 3 - 4 small (1cm) incisions made in the abdomen. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Instead of a large abdominal incision used in open surgery, da Vinci® surgeons make a few small incisions - similar to traditional laparoscopy. (austinregionalclinic.com)
  • Small incisions, often less than 1 cm, scar healthy tissue to a lesser extent in comparison with open surgery. (scirp.org)
  • 6 VATS allows the doctors to view the chest cavity by opening small incisions and is a form of minimal invasive surgery. (spiedigitallibrary.org)
  • The robotic technology is designed to be used in complex, minimally invasive surgeries requiring smaller incisions. (drugwatch.com)
  • Traditional keyhole surgery involves making small incisions, while the surgeon manually operates instruments on poles, up to 2ft long. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Sihag S, Kosinski AS, Gaissert HA et al (2016) Minimally invasive versus open esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: A comparison of early surgical outcomes from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database. (springer.com)
  • Some of these patients required an open surgery due to a surgical complication, while others may have been due to unforeseen issues such as excess scar tissue or unexpected findings. (uofmhealth.org)
  • In prior studies elsewhere, no difference was found in conversion rates between the use of the robotic surgical platform and traditional laparoscopy, Lim says. (uofmhealth.org)
  • There is likely a complex relationship between surgical volume, use of the robotic platform and risk of conversion in patients undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy, but the goal should be balancing these to achieve high-quality surgical care for patients. (uofmhealth.org)
  • When compared to the conventional open surgical technique, laparoscopic pyeloplasty has resulted in significantly less post-operative pain, a shorter hospital stay, earlier return to work and daily activities, a more favorable cosmetic result and outcomes identical to that of the open procedure. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • this surgical procedure may require conversion to the standard open operation if extreme difficulty is encountered during the laparoscopic procedure. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Background: Since the mid-1990s, there has been an evolution in surgical practice from traditional open approaches to minimally invasive means of treating operative lesions. (journalcra.com)
  • These data provide an argument for TAVR to be a reasonable alternative for bicuspid AS patients who are intermediate or high-risk for surgical aortic valve replacement" and "provide a sound basis to conduct a randomized clinical trial in young patients with bicuspid AS who are at low-risk for surgery," he concluded. (medscape.com)
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Cyst Ablation is a minimally invasive surgical technique, which provides patients with less discomfort and equivalent results when compared to the traditional open surgery. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Pooled local recurrence rates were tabulated by 5 percentile levels, stratified according to TNM stage (I,II,III) and surgical technique (total mesorectal excision or standard), as well as laparoscopic versus open. (omicsonline.org)
  • Keyhole surgery for colon cancer has not been adopted as quickly by the surgical community as other keyhole procedures. (rxpgnews.com)
  • In an accompanying Comment Myriam J Curet (Stanford University, California, USA) states: Keyhole surgery for colon cancer has not been adopted as quickly by the surgical community as other keyhole procedures. (rxpgnews.com)
  • In practice, this includes all the components of a surgical suite with high-quality fluoroscopy (generally with flat-panel imaging), and operating tables that can accommodate both angiography and open operations. (ahajournals.org)
  • The Medtronic Dissection Trial was designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Valiant thoracic stent graft in the treatment of acute, complicated Type B dissection, as determined by all-cause mortality within 30 days of the index procedure, compared to a performance goal based on TEVAR and open surgical repair outcomes. (medtronic.com)
  • RALP is a viable option in select patients with recurrent UPJO after previous endoscopic or open surgical repair. (medscape.com)
  • 3. Carmichael JC, Mills S. "Surgical Management of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis" Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery. (uci.edu)
  • Currently, TEM is the only endoscopic technique that uses a natural opening to reach the target organ, and is a valuable surgical technique with a low complication rate for patients with early rectal cancer. (aetna.com)
  • The da Vinci® Surgical System offers an alternative to the traditional open surgery method. (austinregionalclinic.com)
  • da Vinci® Surgery is a minimally invasive surgical option for adult patients facing abdominal hernia surgery. (austinregionalclinic.com)
  • In the most common fields of intestinal surgery (cholecystectomy, appendectomy, colo-rectal resection) limitations of MAS shook dogma for surgical strategy and procedure. (scirp.org)
  • With conventional open surgery the surgical access must allow open vision and direct mechanical access to the operation site. (scirp.org)
  • However for open surgical access damage of skin, muscles and other tissue is necessary and may sometimes cause more injury to the body than the surgical therapy itself. (scirp.org)
  • At the same time surgical access is downsized to a 2 mm port diameter (needlescopic surgery) or a single port technique with access for several instruments through one port and also realised through various natural orifice of the human body [4-6]. (scirp.org)
  • And limited access surgery also means narrow visualisation, reduced surgical skill, increased stress and risk for mistakes. (scirp.org)
  • In contrast to most scientific essays of MAS this review will focus the limitations of MAS and its influence on diagnostic standards, indication for surgery and mode and quality of the surgical therapy. (scirp.org)
  • The surgical company, noted for "moving surgery forward" with its creation of the one-of-a-kind da Vinci robotic system, states that da Vinci technology is "changing the experience of surgery for people around the world. (drugwatch.com)
  • To determine the effect of race on the use of MIS techniques and morbidity and mortality, we controlled for patient characteristics, comorbidity, and hospital characteristics including surgical volume and MIS conversion to open surgery. (nih.gov)
  • Twenty four patients who underwent conversion because of non-surgical reasons were excluded. (ispub.com)
  • Is Surgical Cholecystectomy Better than Percutaneous in Treatment of Acute Cholecystitis in Patients Unfit for Surgery? (ebscohost.com)
  • Described the first laparoscopic adrenalectomy (al), this minimally invasive surgical approach almost replaced open adrenalectomy in handling small and medium-adrenal lesions. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
  • In addition, difficulties with open surgical exposure and the small size of the adrenal gland makes the body ready for minimally invasive techniques. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
  • Based upon the findings of this largest-ever series on the role of robotic surgery in rectal cancer resection, the [robot-assisted procedure] is certainly a feasible technique and oncologically safe surgical intervention but failed to demonstrate any superiority over [the conventional laparoscopic approach] for many surgical outcomes," the investigators wrote. (mdedge.com)
  • However, other topics remain: indications of surgery, technical details of fundoplication, and surgical approach. (isciii.es)
  • Robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) is an emerging medical technology with the potential to help standardize surgical procedures and enable minimally invasive procedures that may improve patient outcomes and reduce health system costs. (medtronic.com)
  • Elective gallbladder surgery is the most common elective surgical procedure in the abdomen. (cochrane.org)
  • Laparoscopic surgery offers some advantages related to less manipulation and shorter length of surgical wound, so antibiotic prophylaxis effect could be lower than in open surgery. (cochrane.org)
  • Robotic surgery are types of surgical procedures that are done using robotic systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Robotically-assisted surgery was developed to try to overcome the limitations of pre-existing minimally-invasive surgical procedures and to enhance the capabilities of surgeons performing open surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • [4] The existing open surgery technique has many flaws like limited access to the surgical area, long recovery time, long hours of operation, blood loss, surgical scars, and marks. (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] During the training phase, minimally invasive operations can take up to twice as long as traditional surgery, leading to operating room tie-ups and surgical staffs keeping patients under anesthesia for longer periods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finally, the surgical robot can continuously be used by rotating surgery teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a separate study, researchers found that robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery for resection of rectal adenocarcinoma does not significantly reduce the risk of conversion to open surgery when compared with conventional laparoscopy. (pri-med.com)
  • Utilization of laparoscopy in colorectal surgery for cancer at academic medical centers: does site of surgery affect rate of laparoscopy? (uci.edu)
  • All patients were discharged within 24 h of surgery.Conclusion: Laparoscopy provides for a better management of NPT by combining diagnosis and intervention in the same sitting with a good success rate and minimal postoperative morbidity. (who.int)
  • The expected fact was confirmed that large bowel surgery and greater BMI mean greater risk of conversion, whereas there is no reason to refuse laparoscopy for a patient with higher ASA classification. (termedia.pl)
  • The objectives were to determine factors associated with conversion to open surgery in patients with esophageal cancer who underwent minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE, including laparo-thoracoscopic and robotic) and the impact of conversion to open surgery on patient outcomes. (springer.com)
  • Facility minimally invasive cumulative volume and robotic approach were associated with decreased conversion rates. (springer.com)
  • A traditional laparoscopic hysterectomy, which does not use the robotic platform, has a 5.4 percent predicted risk of conversion compared to 0.8 percent with use of the robotic platform, according to the study. (uofmhealth.org)
  • This finding should not be taken as a recommendation for all patients to undergo robotic surgery," Lim says. (uofmhealth.org)
  • The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital performs the most thoracic robotic surgeries in the Chicago area. (silvercross.org)
  • Thoracic surgeons affiliated with the Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital are specially trained to treat the most common lung cancer - non-small cell lung cancer. (silvercross.org)
  • Talk to your doctor to decide if robotic surgery is right for you. (silvercross.org)
  • There was an increase in use of robotic-assisted surgery from 1.5 percent in 2003 to 27 percent in 2015. (pri-med.com)
  • David Jayne, M.D., from St. James's University Hospital in the United Kingdom, and colleagues compared randomized 471 patients with rectal adenocarcinoma to resection with robotic-assisted or conventional laparoscopic surgery. (pri-med.com)
  • These findings suggest that robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, when performed by surgeons with varying experience with robotic surgery, does not confer an advantage in rectal cancer resection," Jayne and colleagues write. (pri-med.com)
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery increases the applicability of laparoscopic pyeloplasty by facilitating laparoscopic dissection and suturing. (medscape.com)
  • BACKGROUND: Technical benefits of robotic-assisted surgery are well documented. (uzh.ch)
  • Robotic surgery of the liver: Italian experience and review of the literature. (ecancer.org)
  • The most commonly performed procedures were wedge resection and segmentectomy, but the predominance of major hepatectomies performed with robotic surgery is likely due to the superior control achieved by the robotic system. (ecancer.org)
  • a survey was carried out on robotic surgery, which showed that it is perceived as a significant advantage for operators and a consistent gain for the patient. (ecancer.org)
  • Robotic liver surgery is feasible and safe in trained and experienced hands. (ecancer.org)
  • SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New findings from a large, population-based study show that robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (removal of the prostate and surrounding tissue) results in a shorter average hospital stay and lower overall complication rate compared to open surgery. (cnbc.com)
  • Researchers further documented that key proficiency measures, such as surgery time, complication rates and length of hospital stay, continued to improve as a surgeon's robotic-assisted case volume increased. (cnbc.com)
  • In addition, unknown patient selection differences may exist between the open and robotic-assisted groups. (cnbc.com)
  • In this study, researchers used a patient database to identify 71,312 radical prostatectomies performed between 2004 and 2010 by 3,739 surgeons at more than 300 U.S. hospitals, using either open or robotic-assisted techniques. (cnbc.com)
  • The study found that, compared to open prostatectomy, robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy was associated with a shorter average hospital stay, lower overall complication rate and fewer blood transfusions. (cnbc.com)
  • The study also found that as surgeons completed more robotic-assisted surgeries, there were decreases in overall surgery time, with less experienced surgeons averaging 5.0 hours for a case and more experienced surgeons averaging 3.9 hours. (cnbc.com)
  • Our analysis shows that outcomes of robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy improve as surgeons gain more experience with the procedure, and generally can be favorable relative to open surgery," said lead study author John W. Davis, M.D., of the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. (cnbc.com)
  • Mere advantage of robotic surgery was noted in only three postoperative outcomes, that is early passage of flatus, lower risk of conversion, and shorter hospitalization. (mdedge.com)
  • Dave Anderson, Vice President and General Manager of Neuromodulation at Medtronic, discusses the future of robotic-assisted surgery. (medtronic.com)
  • While robotic surgery has been used for some time to remove prostate and gynaecological tumours, and in heart and even brain surgery, this is the first time such procedures have been attempted on colorectal cancers. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Now experts at Leeds plan to examine rates of survival and recurrence of the disease by comparing outcomes after robotic and conventional keyhole surgery in 400 patients. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • The procedure is commonly carried out via keyhole, but consultant surgeon David Jayne believes that robotic surgery has a number of advantages. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • A telemanipulator is a remote manipulator that allows the surgeon to perform the normal movements associated with the surgery whilst the robotic arms carry out those movements using end-effectors and manipulators to perform the actual surgery on the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Robotic surgery has been criticized for its expense, with the average costs in 2007 ranging from $5,607 to $45,914 per patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laparoscopic pyeloplasty is a way to perform reconstructive surgery of a narrowing or scarring where the ureter (the tube that drains urine from the kidney to the bladder) attaches to the kidney through a minimally invasive procedure. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • For now, there is consensus that some patients (high risk of bleeding) will require inpatient procedure, and in carefully selected groups of patients outpatient thyroid surgery is already performed, as the inclusion criteria below. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Open procedure. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The laparoscopic hiatoplasty with antireflux surgery is a safe and effective procedure to repair giant hiatal hernia. (medigraphic.com)
  • However, several major problems with this procedure have been reported, including longer operative time than open surgery and the need for a sufficiently experienced surgeon [1,3,4]. (urotoday.com)
  • After the kidney was completely dissected under laparoscopic procedure, it was delivered en bloc with ureter from the skin incision in the lower abdomen. (go.jp)
  • In 1979, he underwent an open-heart surgery procedure from which he recuperated and shortly after returned to Puerto Rico. (wikipedia.org)
  • There were no cases of conversion to open surgery during the procedure. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The purpose of the current study was to describe a laparoscopic splenectomy technique and the alterations due to this access, and compare it to the open procedure in dogs. (scielo.br)
  • Regarding the procedure itself, details pediatric surgery including successful repair about the anatomy of the defect and its of CDH whether with the use of laparoscope location (Fig. 1a, 1b ), the residual muscle or thoracoscope. (who.int)
  • Today, MAS surgery is a daily routine and a standard procedure in many fields of general surgery. (scirp.org)
  • In 1998, the Nuss procedure was introduced as a minimally invasive alternative to the classic open Ravitch operation ( 1 ). (amegroups.com)
  • It can also be used Hasson open procedure peumoperitoneum. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
  • In contrast to the ROLARR findings, this meta-analysis found that the risk of conversion favored the robot-assisted procedure (z = 5.51, P = .00001). (mdedge.com)
  • Although the use of laparoscopic resection for colon cancer (LRC) has been increasing, conversion to open surgery sometimes becomes necessary because of intraoperative difficulties. (springer.com)
  • Impact of conversion on short and long-term outcome in laparoscopic resection of curable colorectal cancer. (nih.gov)
  • This study aimed to evaluate the impact of conversion on the perioperative outcome and on long-term survival in patients who underwent laparoscopic resection for curable colorectal cancer. (nih.gov)
  • Of the 466 patients who completed the study, the overall rate of conversion to open laparotomy was 10.1 percent, and the overall circumferential resection margin positivity was 5.7 percent. (pri-med.com)
  • rectal cancer surgery is known as a low anterior resection. (austinregionalclinic.com)
  • En bloc removal of the whole thymus, perithymic fatty tissue, both epiphrenic fat pads, and the sheets of right and left anterior mediastinal pleura is important for a radical resection of the tumor. (ctsnet.org)
  • The high-volume surgeons in the study (those in the top third of surgeons) were almost half as likely to face conversion (at a rate of 1.4 percent versus 2.25 percent, respectively). (uofmhealth.org)
  • Mastering the Art of Surgery At the 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery and 2018 SAGES Meeting April 11th-14th in Seattle, WA The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) will kick off its 2018 Annual Meeting as part of the 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery. (sages.org)
  • However, this trial suggests that in appropriately selected patients who are operated on by experienced surgeons, keyhole surgery for colorectal cancer may be the new gold standard. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Most surgeons use open Hasson technique for retroperitoneal approach. (laparoscopyhospital.com)
  • The main object of such smart instruments is to reduce or eliminate the tissue trauma traditionally associated with open surgery without requiring more than a few minutes' training on the part of surgeons. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, surgeons no longer have to stand throughout the surgery and do not get tired as quickly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2013;145(1):6-23. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • General thoracic surgery. (medigraphic.com)
  • MDEs include: device-related secondary procedures, device-related mortality, conversion to open surgery, thoracic aortic aneurysm rupture. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Enabled by the small size and the high efficiency of LED chips, the lighting assembly is compact, flexible, and disposable while providing direct and high brightness lighting for more uniform background illumination in video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). (spiedigitallibrary.org)
  • 5 In this work, we have developed a foldable and flexible LED lighting module using white light LED chips to serve as auxiliary lighting for video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS), which is widely adopted in thoracoscopy procedures. (spiedigitallibrary.org)
  • This approach seeks to improve open surgeries, particularly cardio-thoracic, that have so far not benefited from minimally-invasive techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mean operative time was longer in the early conversion group. (elsevier.com)
  • Mean operative time was longer in the late conversion. (elsevier.com)
  • Mean operative time was 29 min shorter in the open group ( p = 0.002). (springer.com)
  • The table shows local recurrence stratified by tumor biology (stage), operative technique (total mesorectal excision vs. standard) and operative approach (open vs. laparoscopic). (omicsonline.org)
  • 0,05) when compared with open surgery: Longer operative time, smaller abdominal access, decrease in blood loss, lower concentrations of CRP, higher levels of CK and ALP, and lower scores in the pain scale. (scielo.br)
  • Laparoscopic surgery is usually associated with less operative trauma, more favourable post-operative course and lower morbidity than open surgery. (termedia.pl)
  • Seesing MFJ, Gisbertz SS, Goense L et al (2017) A propensity score matched analysis of open versus minimally invasive transthoracic esophagectomy in the Netherlands. (springer.com)
  • From November 2011 to November 2017, 18 patients underwent surgery for primary lesions of the pancreas by means of a laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. (elsevier.es)
  • Open hepatectomy was performed on 68 patients with cirrhosis from January 2010 to May 2017. (springermedizin.at)
  • Patient-, tumor-, and facility-related characteristics as well as short-term and oncologic outcomes were compared between patients who were converted to open surgery and those who underwent successful MIE without conversion to open surgery. (springer.com)
  • Patients undergoing attempted MIE requiring conversion to open surgery had significantly worse short-term outcomes including postoperative mortality. (springer.com)
  • Decisions about open conversion need be made within 60 minutes of the beginning of surgery as early conversion does not worsen short-term and oncologic outcomes. (elsevier.com)
  • To compare the outcomes of laparoscopic versus open surgery in patients with psychiatric comorbidity. (sages.org)
  • Trends in the use of laparoscopic surgery and its influence on outcomes were examined. (biomedsearch.com)
  • DALLAS, June 26 -- Older age and a greater comorbidity burden don't increase the risks of bariatric surgery or worsen the outcomes, a retrospective comparison of older and younger patients showed. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In a comparative 5-year study, the outcomes of 211 children who underwent MAS were compared with age-matched controls with similar diagnoses who underwent open surgery. (medscape.com)
  • Professor Guillou concludes: For cancer of the colon, little difference seems to exist between keyhole surgery and open surgery and there is no reason to expect long-term cancer outcomes to be different. (rxpgnews.com)
  • However, impaired short-term outcomes after keyhole surgery for rectal cancer do not yet justify its routine use. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Outcomes of laparoscopic and open appendectomy for acute appendicitis in patients with AIDS" The American Surgeon. (uci.edu)
  • Comparison of outcomes of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in adults: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2006-2008. (uci.edu)
  • Outcomes of laparoscopic and open appendectomy for acute appendicitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. (uci.edu)
  • 12. Kang CY, Chaudhry OO, Halabi WJ, Nguyen V, Carmichael JC, Stamos MJ, Mills S. Outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2009. (uci.edu)
  • These outcomes differences remained despite adjustment for hospital volume, the use of MIS, and MIS conversion to open surgery. (nih.gov)
  • Robot-assisted rectal surgery is gaining acceptance but, with some exceptions, outcomes are not significantly improved over the conventional laparoscopic approach, a meta-analysis has found. (mdedge.com)
  • Background Conversion and anastomotic leakage in colorectal cancer surgery have been suggested to have a negative impact on long-term oncologic outcomes. (rug.nl)
  • [2] This technique has not been approved for cancer surgery as of 2019 with concerns that it may worsen rather than improve outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nigerian Journal of Surgery, ISSN 2278-7100 , num. (who.int)
  • If you develop any signs or symptoms of infection after the surgery (fever, drainage from your incision, urinary frequency, discomfort, pain or anything that you may be concerned about) please contact us at once. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • This could result in a larger standard open incision and possibly a longer recuperation period. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Open Surgery is performed through a long chest incision. (silvercross.org)
  • Hernia repair can be performed using traditional open surgery, in an incision is made in your abdomen which must be large enough for your surgeon to fit his or her hands inside your body to access your organs. (austinregionalclinic.com)
  • Minimal access surgery (MAS) includes conventional minimally invasive laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES). (scirp.org)
  • Standards for Local Recurrence Rates in Both Open and Laparoscopic Rectal Cancer Surgery. (omicsonline.org)
  • Liang J, Church JM (2015) Standards for Local Recurrence Rates in Both Open and Laparoscopic Rectal Cancer Surgery. (omicsonline.org)
  • The aim of this study in a large Dutch national cohort was to analyze the influence of conversion and anastomotic leakage on long-term oncologic outcome in rectal cancer surgery. (rug.nl)
  • Conclusion Technical difficulties during laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery, as reflected by conversion, as well as anastomotic leakage have a negative prognostic impact, underlining the need to improve both aspects in rectal cancer surgery. (rug.nl)
  • Even though laparoscopic surgery had longer operating time, there was no difference in the length of stay, complication and mortality between laparoscopic and open surgery in patients with psychiatric comorbidity. (sages.org)
  • Concerns about increased risks of morbidity and mortality have held back the use of bariatric surgery in older obese patients. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Predictive factors of in-hospital mortality in colon and rectal surgery. (uci.edu)
  • The five-year data demonstrate a high rate of freedom from aneurysm-related mortality and rare incidences of rupture or conversion to open surgery. (ptca.org)
  • Robots have been credited with reducing mortality in areas such as bladder cancer, where death rates following surgery have been reduced by 15 per cent in recent years. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • A comparison of early conversion and nonconverted groups showed that history of prior abdominal surgery and pT4 tumor was more common in the early conversion group. (elsevier.com)
  • Similar symptoms of gastrointestinal dysfunction, including ileus, diarrhea and vomiting, can be observed in postoperative patients after abdominal surgery [2]. (termedia.pl)
  • There was no conversion to open abdominal surgery. (who.int)
  • Bischof told MedPage Today that the increase was accomplished without significant change in morbidity -- 24% with a D2 dissection compared with 30.4% with the less extended lymph node surgery. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In Nigeria, the management of NPT has largely been by open surgery with consequent high morbidity. (who.int)
  • In Nigeria, the trend is changing from a largely open management with its attendant high morbidity, to laparoscopic management which is the current worldwide gold standard of care. (who.int)
  • Its application to general surgery began when Muhe performed the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy in 1985. (medscape.com)
  • Department of General Surgery. (isciii.es)
  • In general surgery the technique of MAS was established when video-assistance was introduced. (scirp.org)
  • Service of General Surgery. (isciii.es)
  • For general surgery, you really need RAS to help with the telemanipulation of tissue. (medtronic.com)
  • That's why we've purposefully built RAS solutions for general surgery, spine surgery, and cranial neurosurgery, each with their own requirements. (medtronic.com)
  • We see ourselves as a partner with our customers in general surgery, and spine procedures, and cranial neurosurgery procedures. (medtronic.com)
  • Objective To estimate the conversion rate and evaluate preoperative risk factors for conversion. (ebscohost.com)
  • However, the hospital stay was shorter for children who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, nephrectomy, splenectomy, and surgery for intra-abdominal testis than for those who underwent open surgery. (medscape.com)
  • We included 536 patients of chronic cholecystitis who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy and 64 required conversion. (ispub.com)
  • Timing of percutaneous cholecystostomy affects conversion rate of delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for severe acute cholecystitis. (ebscohost.com)
  • It is associated with high conversion rate to open surgery, when cholecystectomy is held later on. (ebscohost.com)
  • According to the literature, the conversion rate for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) after endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) for cholecystodocholithiasis reaches 20%, at least when LC is performed 6 to 8 weeks afterward. (ebscohost.com)
  • The Conversion Rate in Laporascopic Cholecystectomy in Patients Complaining of Acute and Chronic Cholecystitis. (ebscohost.com)
  • Background Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard in the treatment of cholelithiasis, but there are still some patients requiring conversion to open cholecystectomy for several factors. (ebscohost.com)
  • In the open cholecystectomy area, antibiotic prophylaxis showed beneficial effects, but it is not known if its benefits and harms are similar in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. (cochrane.org)
  • To two year follow-up, no aneurysm rupture, conversion to open surgery or stent graft migration has been observed. (medgadget.com)
  • If you are still interested in autologous blood transfusion (donating your own blood) prior to your surgery, you must make your surgeon aware. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • These types of surgeries are associated with shorter hospital stays than open surgery, as well as less postoperative pain and scarring and lower risks of infection and need for blood transfusion . (wikipedia.org)
  • Another minimally invasive option for lung cancer patients facing lobectomy is robotically-assisted da Vinci® Surgery. (silvercross.org)
  • If you are facing colorectal surgery, ask your doctor about minimally invasive da Vinci® Surgery. (austinregionalclinic.com)
  • All surgery presents risk, including da Vinci Surgery. (cnbc.com)
  • Aim and Objectives: This study is carried out to study rate & indication of conversion to open surgery in pyonephrosis using retroperitonel and trans peritoneal laproscopic nephrectomy. (journalcra.com)
  • Conclusion: In our study, retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy has to be considered equal to transperitoneal laproscopic nephrectomy in terms of conversion to open surgery. (journalcra.com)
  • The options for control of bleeding during laparoscopic nephrectomy are more limited than they are during the open surgery approach [1]. (urotoday.com)
  • 7,8 Patients have an improved experience with the donation process, and present for assessment for donation in greater numbers, when compared to those presenting for open donor nephrectomy. (scielo.org.za)
  • Evaluation of our prospective in-hospital collected data of patients who underwent laparoscopic surgery for curable colorectal cancer over a 5-year period. (nih.gov)
  • The source data file contained information about 649 patients who underwent laparoscopic colorectal surgery between 2001 and 2009 at the University Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic. (termedia.pl)
  • Surgery Collaborative Mission Statement" Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery. (uci.edu)
  • Predictive factors of acute renal failure in colon and rectal surgery. (uci.edu)
  • Population-based study of laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery 2006-2008. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. (rug.nl)
  • That could be an important distinction for hysterectomy patients, as open surgery like laparotomy can harbor a greater number of hazards. (uofmhealth.org)
  • The animals were distributed into three groups: Group IA of open splenectomy (laparotomy) using double ligation of the vessels of the splenic hilum with poliglicolic acid, Group IB of open splenectomy (laparotomy) with bipolar electrocoagulation of the splenic hilum, and Group II of laparoscopic access with bipolar electrocoagulation of the splenic hilum. (scielo.br)
  • Laparoscopic versus Open Surgery in patients with psychiatric comorbidity: A retrospective study at the largest psychiatric center in Japan. (sages.org)
  • Pure laparoscopic hepatectomy versus open hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma in 110 patients with liver cirrhosis: a propensity analysis at a single center. (springermedizin.at)
  • RxPG] Keyhole surgery for colon cancer is as effective as open surgery in the short term, concludes a randomised trial published in this week s issue of The Lancet. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Pierre Guillou (St. James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK) and colleagues undertook a trial to compare keyhole surgery with open surgery, involving around 730 colorectal cancer patients, from 27 centres around the UK. (rxpgnews.com)
  • 253 patients received open surgery and 484 received keyhole surgery. (rxpgnews.com)
  • 143 patients underwent conversion from keyhole surgery to open surgery. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Based on detailed pathological examination of the resected bowel, which contained the tumour, the investigators found that local recurrence rates were unlikely to be higher for keyhole surgery than for local surgery. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Keyhole surgery of any kind is challenging, and particularly for bowel cancer, which involves removing a tumour from deep within the body,' he says. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • But sometimes we have to convert to open surgery midway through the operation and make a large cut in the patient's stomach to get to the cancer, if we find it is too hard to reach with the keyhole instruments. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Normally with keyhole surgery we use a single camera, but this provides a very flat image with no depth of field,' says Mr Jayne. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • conventional laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer were studied for risk of conversion to open surgery. (mdedge.com)
  • In order to reduce this conversion rate, adequate patient selection is required. (springer.com)
  • Conversion rate was 12.1 % (20/165) for transperitoneal procedures while 12.9 % (7/54) for retroperitoneal approach. (journalcra.com)
  • When the results of both decades (1991-2000 vs. 2001-2007) were compared, we observed differences in the number of procedures performed by residents (31.7 vs. 51.1%, p = 0.00001), number of laparoscopic cholecystectomies for cholecystitis (4.9 vs. 7.53%, p = 0.001), conversion rate (5.46 vs. 11%, p = 0.000001), and mean hospital stay (2.43 vs. 3.7 days, p = 0.001). (isciii.es)
  • The lower conversion rate and mean hospital stay in the first decade of the learning curve are amazing, although this could be related to better patient selection and a lower number of cholecystites operated using a laparoscopic approach in the initial series. (isciii.es)
  • This retrospective study also showed that open prostatectomies performed at multiple hospitals with a robotics program exhibited an overall lower complication rate than open prostatectomies performed at hospitals without a robotics program (15.8 percent versus 17.9 percent, respectively). (cnbc.com)
  • Decreases in complication rate (from 11.75 percent to 8.95 percent), and conversion rate (from 1.13 percent to 0.18 percent) were also found. (cnbc.com)
  • Aim: Our aim was to evaluate the rate of laparoscopic surgery in elderly patients with gallstones and to compare it with their younger counterparts. (tubitak.gov.tr)
  • The relation between age and the rate of conversion was also evaluated. (tubitak.gov.tr)
  • Age, sex, type of operation and rate of conversion were all recorded for both groups and analyzed. (tubitak.gov.tr)
  • Conversion rate and reasons for conversions were also noted. (ispub.com)
  • The conversion rate in males (10.41%) was also not significantly different from that in females (7.18%, p = 0.456). (ispub.com)
  • To verify this hypothesis, we conducted a retrospective cohort study to investigate whether the preoperative GPS in patients with colon cancer is predictive of conversion from laparoscopic to open surgery. (springer.com)
  • As with any surgery, there are risks. (silvercross.org)
  • However, conversion is connected with some risks according to some authors. (termedia.pl)
  • While both hysterectomy (the removal of the uterus) or bilateral oophorectomy (the removal of both ovaries) can also accomplish this goal, these surgeries carry generally greater health risks than tubal ligation procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laparoscopic and open treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis. (springermedizin.at)
  • The proportion of patients with GPS 2 who required conversion was 27.2% (6/22), which was significantly higher than for those with GPS 0 or 1. (springer.com)
  • Conversion rates decreased significantly over the study period ( p trend = 0.010). (springer.com)
  • Though technical improvements of laparoscopic colorectal surgery and perioperative care in recent years [3-5] have significantly reduced the incidence of AGI correlated symptoms, resulting in improved clinical recovery after colorectal surgery [6-8], continuous insufflation of CO2 into the peritoneal cavity still results in elevated intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) for several hours during surgery. (termedia.pl)
  • That trial findings showed that robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery did not significantly reduce the risk of conversion. (mdedge.com)
  • OS and DFS were significantly shorter in the conversion compared to the laparoscopic group (p = 0.025 and p = 0.001, respectively) as well as in anastomotic leakage compared to patients without anastomotic leakage (p = 0.002 and p = 0.024, respectively). (rug.nl)
  • Patients were divided into laparoscopic group (LG) (n=55) and open group (OG) (n=72). (sages.org)
  • Five of these underwent successful conversion to open repair. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Three of them died, and 1 underwent successful conversion to open surgery. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Four of them underwent successful conversion to either open or endovascular reintervention. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Two other patients underwent successful conversion to open repair because of secondary aortic enlargement below the stent graft. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Retrocolic or Antecolic Roux-en-Y Reconstruction after Distal Gastrectomy: Which Is More Effective in the Prevention of Postoperative Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease? (karger.com)
  • Violette A, Velanovich V. Quality of life convergence of laparoscopic and open anti-reflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease. (medigraphic.com)
  • given the demonstrated effectiveness of medical treatment together with the eminent acceptance of the laparoscopic approach, the indications of surgery in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are currently subject to continuous controversy. (isciii.es)
  • Trullenque Juan R, Torres Sánchez T, Martí Martínez E, Martínez Abad M, Trullenque Peris R, Delgado Gomis F. Surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease: a comparative study between the open and laparoscopic approaches. (isciii.es)
  • NEW ORLEANS - Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) offers patients with bicuspid aortic stenosis survival similar to TAVR patients with tricuspid stenosis, albeit with an uptick in conversion to open-heart surgery, aortic root injury, and 30-day stroke risk, new registry data show. (medscape.com)
  • Central pancreatectomy is a parenchyma-sparing surgery which conserves the exocrine and endocrine functions of the pancreas. (springer.com)
  • Although the Glasgow prognostic score (GPS) is well known to be a predictor of outcome in patients with various cancers, it is unclear whether the preoperative GPS can predict the need for conversion from laparoscopic to open surgery. (springer.com)
  • Long-term outcome of patients following conversion during laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer is not often reported. (nih.gov)
  • Conversion in laparoscopic surgery for curable colorectal cancer is associated with a worse perioperative outcome and worse disease-free survival. (nih.gov)
  • The appearance of laparoscopic surgery (LS) in modern surgery has represented an authentic revolution: it is now known to represent a smaller aggression for patients (1), which translates into better postoperative outcome (2) with less pain, shorter recovery time (3), and better cosmetic results. (isciii.es)
  • p = 0.001) were independent factors predictive of conversion from laparoscopic to open surgery. (springer.com)
  • Those aneurysms that are detected before rupturing can usually be effectively treated with stent grafts or invasive surgery. (ptca.org)
  • None of the patients in this series required re-intervention to correct obstruction and the results are comparable with open surgery. (uzh.ch)
  • Results: No additional trocars or conversion to open surgery were necessary. (websurg.com)
  • This is especially true in Marfan patients, who tend to exhibit poor short- and long-term results after conventional surgery. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Results Out of a database of 2095 patients, 638 patients were eligible for inclusion in the laparoscopic, 752 in the open, and 107 in the conversion group. (rug.nl)
  • the results of the 360° short and floppy laparoscopic fundoplication are similar to those of the open approach, but favor the former approach with a better postoperative tolerance. (isciii.es)