Surgery Clinical Articles

1 Advanced age as an independent predictor of perioperative risk after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) Obesity Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

2 A comparative study of single-port laparoscopic surgery versus robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer Surgical Innovation, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Newly designed, fully covered metal stents for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided transmural drainage of peripancreatic fluid collections: a prospective randomized study Endoscopy, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Stimulation of the efferent limb before ileostomy closure: a randomized clinical trial Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Polyglycolic acid sheet application to prevent esophageal stricture after endoscopic submucosal dissection for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma Endoscopy, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Endoscopic submucosal dissection for large superficial colorectal tumors using the clip-flap method Endoscopy, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Venous coupler use for free-flap breast reconstructions: Specific analyses of TMG and DIEP flaps Microsurgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Effect of reoperation on long-term outcome of pT1b/T2 gallbladder carcinoma after initial laparoscopic cholecystectomy Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Open repair of asymptomatic popliteal artery aneurysm is associated with better outcomes than endovascular repair Journal of Vascular Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

10 Involvement of dietary fatty acids in multiple biological and psychological functions, in morbidly obese subjects Obesity Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Pediatric chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction is a rare, serious, and intractable disease: A report of a nationwide survey in Japan Journal of Pediatric Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Clinical predictors of major adverse cardiovascular events during long-term follow-up after carotid endarterectomy Annals of Vascular Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Minimal-access video-assisted thyroidectomy for benign disease: A retrospective analysis of risk factors for postoperative complications International Journal of Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Comparison of reported outcomes with percutaneous versus surgical closure of ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm The American Journal of Cardiology, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery via minithoracotomy and direct cannulation Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Dexmedetomidine as an adjunctive analgesic with bupivacaine in paravertebral analgesia for breast cancer surgery Pain Physician, November 21, 2014    Free full text    Clinical Article

17 Initial hematocrit predicts the use of blood transfusion in the pediatric trauma patient Journal of Pediatric Surgery, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Fifteen year experience with carotid artery stenting (from the carotid artery stenting [CAS] – registry of the arbeitsgemeinschaft leitende kardiologische krankenhausärzte [ALKK]) The American Journal of Cardiology, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Prognostic value of rubidium-82 positron emission tomography in patients after heart transplant Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Right ventricular remodeling in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: adaptive versus maladaptive morphology The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article