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Many surgical procedures have been described for the management of full-thickness rectal prolapse. Currently, the three procedures most frequently used are anterior resection with or without suture rectopexy, transabdominal mesh fixation without resection, and perineal proctosigmoidectomy. Only...
One-hundred-thirty-five laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs were performed in 110 patients over an 18 month period. In all, 75 indirect, 24 direct, 23 bilateral, 5 scrotal, and 7 recurrent hernias were repaired. Types of repairs included plug only (4%), plug and patch (19%), and large stapled...
A case is presented in which a curved needle became lost during extracorporeal suturing in laparoscopic surgery. Maneuvers to find the needle were fruitless until an intraoperative x-ray showed it was stuck in the flapper mechanism of a laparoscopic cannula. Caution is given against the use of...
Laparoscopic-assisted excision of a solitary cecal ulcer that presented with right lower quadrant pain in a 61-year-old male is described. The patient benefited from complete surgical excision of his disease and he experienced a rapid postoperative recovery similar to that of other laparoscopic...
Paraesophageal hernias represent a distinct group of hiatal hernias characterized by their potential for devastating complications. Between 1976 and 1992, a total of 270 surgeries were performed for hiatal hernias at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California, of which 33 were pure paraesophageal,...
Cavernous hemangiomas are the most common benign tumor of the liver. A patient presented several hours after sustaining blunt trauma to the abdomen. A CT scan of the abdomen demonstrated blood in the peritoneal space and several cavernous hemangiomas of the liver. Laparoscopy confirmed the liver...
This study was a post-hoc evaluation of laparoscopic versus open wedge biopsy of the liver performed as part of prospective phase I antibiotic trial. Consenting patients undergoing elective cholecystectomy were enrolled in a protocol which required samples of bile, blood, the gallbladder, and 1...
Subtotal cholecystectomy is a definitive and safe operation to treat diseases of the gallbladder, whenever there are major difficulties in dissection from the liver. Described herein is successful experience with 6 patients using this technique, through the laparoscopic approach. In cases with...
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