General Surgery

 

Neurofibroma of the Gallbladder Not Associated with Neurofibromatosis
Tsutomu Namikawa, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Yasuhiro Kawanishi, MD, Medical Staff, Department of Surgery, Yuki Fujieda, MD, Medical Staff, Department of Surgery, Kazune Fujisawa, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Eri Munekage, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Masaya Munekage, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Hiromichi Maeda, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cancer Treatment Center, Hiroyuki Kitagawa, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Michiya Kobayashi, MD, PhD, Professor, Cancer Treatment Center, Department of Human Health, and Medical Sciences, Kazuhiro Hanazaki, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Surgery, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan

 

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Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy as Treatment for Anastomotic Colorectal Leakage

Giovanni Milito, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, Giorgio Lisi, MD, Resident, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Borgo Roma, Verona, Italy, Dario Venditti, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, Michela Campanelli, MD, Resident, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy, Elena Aronadio, MD, Resident, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, Simona Grande, Intern, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Messina, Messina, Italy, Francesca Cabry, MD, Researcher, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy, Michele Grande, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

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Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach (TOETVA): From A to Z
Gianlorenzo Dionigi, MD, FACS, Matteo Lavazza, MD, 1st Division of General Surgery, Research Center for Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences and, Human Morphology, University of Insubria (Varese-Como), Varese, Italy, Alessandro Bacuzzi, MD, Division of Anesthesia, Ospedale di Circolo, Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy, Davide Inversini, MD, Vincenzo Pappalardo, MD, 1st Division of General Surgery, Research Center for Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences and, Human Morphology, University of Insubria (Varese-Como), Varese, Italy, Ralph P. Tufano, MBA, MD, Division of Head and, Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head, and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, Hoon Yub Kim, MD, PHD, Department of Surgery, KUMC Thyroid Center, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Angkoon Anuwong, MD, Minimally Invasive and, Endocrine Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Police General Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

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Radiofrequency Procedure (SECCA®) for Fecal Incontinence: One-Year Experience
Marco Frascio, MD, Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Methodologies, School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, Cesare Stabilini, MD, PhD, Research Fellow, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Methodologies, School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, Marco Casaccia, MD, Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Methodologies, School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, Tommaso Testa, MD, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Methodologies, School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, Rosario Fornaro, MD, Research Fellow, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Methodologies, School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, Maria Caterina Parodi, MD, Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy, Ciro Marrone, MD, Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy, Ezio Gianetta, MD, Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Methodologies, School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy, Francesca Mandolfino, MD, PhD, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Methodologies, School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

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The Role of Fluorescent Angiography in Anastomotic Leaks
Sarath Sujatha-Bhaskar, MD, Resident Physician, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, Mehraneh D. Jafari, MD, Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, Michael J. Stamos, MD, Interim Dean/ Professor of Surgery, John E. Connolly Endowed Chair, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California

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Surgical Treatment of Rectovaginal Fistula in Crohn’s Disease:  A Tertiary Center Experience
Giovanni Milito, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata “PTV”, Rome, Italy, Giorgio Lisi, MD, Resident, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Borgo Roma, Verona, Italy, Dario Venditti, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata “PTV”, Rome, Italy, Michela Campanelli, MD, Resident, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy, Elena Aronadio, MD, Intern, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata “PTV”, Rome, Italy, Michele Grande, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Tor Vergata “PTV”, Rome, Italy

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Case History Review of 2.467 Anal Fistulae Surgically Treated with the Method of Arnous’s French School
Massimo Giordano, MD, Digestive Surgeon, Proctologic Unit, Villa Igea Private Hospital, Acqui Terme, Italy, Graziella Estienne, MD, Digestive Surgeon, Proctologic Unit, Villa Igea Private Hospital, Acqui Terme, Italy, Francesca Mandolfino, MD, PhD, Digestive Surgeon, Proctologic Unit, Villa Igea Private Hospital, Acqui Terme, Italy

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Three-Port Laparoscopic Adjustable, Gastric Banding (LAGB): Surgical, Technique and Three Years Follow-Up
Dr. Vincenzo Consalvo, MD, Director, Bariatric Surgery Department, Clinique Clementville, Montpellier, France, Vincenzo Salsano, MD, Director, Bariatric Surgery Department, Clinique du Parc, Montpellier, France, Gerardo Sarno, MD, Surgeon, General Surgery Department, San Giovanni Di Dio e Ruggi D’Aragona, Salerno, Italy

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Endoluminal Sphincter Augmentation with the MUSE™ System and GERDX™ System in the Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A New Impact?
Dr. Suyu He, MD, The Fourth Department of the Digestive Disease Center, Suining Central Hospital, Sichuan, China, Dr. Hubertus Feussner, MD, Chirurgische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Germany, Munich, Germany, Dr. Simon Nennstiel, MD, Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, Dr. Monther Bajbouj, MD, Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, Dr. Norbert Hüser, MD, Chirurgische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Germany., Munich, Germany, Dr. Dirk Wilhelm, MD, Chirurgische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Germany, Munich, Germany

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Safety and Cost-Effectiveness in Thyroidectomy Using the HARMONIC Scalpel Compared to Traditional Hemostasis: A Controlled Clinical Assay
Erich O.P. Basurto-Kuba, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Staff Surgeon, Servicio de Cirugía General, Neck Surgery Clinic, Hospital General de México OD, México D.F., México, Maybelline Robles-Estrada, MD, General Surgery Resident, Neck Surgery Clinic, Hospital General de México OD, México D.F., México, Luis Mauricio Hurtado-López, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, General Surgery Department, Neck Surgery Clinic, Hospital General de México OD, México D.F., México, Edgar Montes de Oca-Duran, MD, MSc, Staff Surgeon General Surgery Department, Neck Surgery Clinic, Hospital General de México OD, México D.F., México, Carlos Campos-Castillo, MD, MSc, Staff Surgeon, General Surgery Department, Neck Surgery Clinic, Hospital General de México OD, México D.F., México, Felipe Rafael Zaldívar-Ramírez, MD, MSc, Staff Surgeon, General Surgery Department, Neck Surgery Clinic, Hospital General de México OD, México D.F., México, Abraham Pulido-Cejudo, MD, MSc, Chair of General Surgery Department, Neck Surgery Clinic, Hospital General de México OD, México D.F., México

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