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Background: Neurologically impaired children (NIC) have a high risk of recurrence of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) following fundoplication. A postpyloric feeding tube may be useful when gastric emptying disorders occur; however, dislocation and difficulty in feeding management often require more...
Introduction: Outcomes after endoscopic sphincterotomy (ES) and subsequent laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) versus laparoscopic bile duct exploration (LBDE) during LC are comparable in fit patients with choledocholithiasis. This randomized, clinical trial aimed to determine the optimum treatment...
Hand-assisted laparoscopy (HAL) has been in vogue since 1994. The major advantages are tactile sensation, quicker dissection, and easy removal of specimen. These advantages could not be availed in developing countries due to the cost of the available HAL devices. This has initiated the use of HAL...