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Background & Aims: Haemorrhoidal disease is the most common anorectal pathology affecting 50% Irish and 36.4% UK population at some stage in their life. After conservative management with dietary modification and office procedures like rubber band ligation has failed formal haemorrhoidectomy needs to be done. Conventional haemorrhoidectomy has been replaced by new techniques like stapled haemorrhoidectomy (SH) and transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialization (THD) due to its serious complications. We performed this systematic review and meta-....[more]
Postoperative Movement of an Internal Stent Placed at the Anastomotic Site of Pancreaticojejunostomy During Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Teruyuki Usuba, Ryusuke Ito, Masashi Tsunematsu, Ryota Iwase, Yu Kumagai, Tomonori Iida, Masaichi Ogawa, Toru Ikegami
Article DOI: 10.21614/sgo-431
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Purposes: This study aimed to investigate the postoperative movement of an internal stentplaced at the anastomotic site of pancreaticojejunostomy during pancreaticoduodenectomy.
Methods: Of the 70 patients who underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy using an internalstent at the anastomotic site of pancreaticojejunostomy between January 2014 andDecember 2019, 64 patients (91%) were included in this study. Stent fall from the anastomoticsite, stent excretion from the body, and stent migration into the pancreatic and bileduct, as well as stent-r....[more]
Prognostic Factors of Recurrence and Survival After Living-donor Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Mansoura Experi....
Omar Fathi, Ahmad Sultan, Ahmed Shehta, Ahmed Monier, Tarek Salah, Amr Yassen, Mohamed Elshoubari, Ahmed Nabih Elghawalby, Rami Said, Mohamed Eldesoky, Mohamed Elmorshedi, Mohamed Elsadany, Ahmed Marwan, Osama Shiha, Khaled Zalata, Mohamed Abdel Wahab
Article DOI: 10.21614/sgo-409
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Background: To evaluate our center experience of living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients regarding recipients’ mortality and morbidity and study the various prognostic factor affecting tumor recurrence and its impact on patients’ survival.
Methods: This is a retrospective study including patients who underwent LDLT for HCC complicating liver cirrhosis in period from 2004 to 2020.
Results: The study included 252 patients. The mean age was 52 ± 6 years. All patients had unde....[more]
The Impact of the ERAS Protocol on Laparoscopic Gastric Cancer Surgery in the West. A Retrospective Study
Tomaz Jagric, Nenad Cubric, Tomislav Magdalenic, Rok Kolaric
Article DOI: 10.21614/sgo-411
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Background: We determined the feasibility of the ERAS protocol in laparoscopically operated patients for early and advanced gastric cancer.
Methods: Fifty-eight patients were included in the study (19 in the ERAS and 39 in the CC group). In both groups, only laparoscopic technique was used. Postoperative recovery parameters and serum CRP levels were compared.
Results: The CC group had significantly more complications (0% in the ERAS vs. 25.6% in the CC group; p=0.018). Patients in the ERAS group had a significantly ....[more]
Diamond Versus V-Y Advancement Flaps for Management of Anal Stenosis: Efficacy and Outcomes
Ahmed A. Darwish, Kareem A. Kame, Moheb S. Eskandaros
Article DOI: 10.21614/sgo-382
Read article Background: Anal stenosis is a weighty complication after anal and rectal surgery. Moderateand severe cases mostly require surgery.
Patients and Methods: This study included 45 patients with post-hemorrhoidectomy analstenosis; 23 patients underwent diamond flap anoplasty (group I), and 22 had V-Y flapanoplasty (group II). Patients were monitored for post-operative complications and followedup at 1, 3 and 6 months postoperatively for symptomatic improvement, pain visual analoguescale (VAS) and Wexner score for continence level.
Results: 31 patients were male....[more]
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