1Robotic versus laparoscopic intersphincteric resection for low rectal cancer: Comparison of the operative, oncological, and functional outcomesAnnals of Surgical Oncology  Clinical Article
2Stapled versus handsewn intestinal anastomosis in emergency laparotomy: A systemic review and meta-analysisSurgery  Clinical Article
3Totally laparoscopic 95 % gastrectomy for cancer: technical considerationsLangenbeck's Archives of Surgery  Clinical Article
4One-stage dual latissimus dorsi muscle flap transfer with a pair of vascular anastomoses and double nerve suturing for long-standing facial paralysisJournal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery  Clinical Article
5Randomized clinical trial of skin closure by subcuticular suture or skin stapling after elective colorectal cancer surgeryBritish Journal of Surgery  Clinical Article
6Single-incision laparoscopic excision of pancreatic tumor in childrenJournal of Pediatric Surgery  Clinical Article
7Radioguided parathyroidectomy for tertiary hyperparathyroidismJournal of Surgical Research  Review Article
8Long-term results of ORIF of condylar head fractures of the mandible: A prospective 5-year follow-up study of small-fragment positional-screw osteosynthesis (SFPSO)Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery  Clinical Article
9Results from a novel modification to the ligation intersphincteric fistula tractThe American Journal of Surgery  Review Article
10Emerging techniques in minimally invasive surgery. pros and consJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery  Clinical Article
1WHO calls for worldwide use of "smart" syringesWHO news
2Revolutionary new probe zooms in on cancer cellsMontreal Neurological Institute and Hospital News
3For facial transplantation patients, blink assessment is essential to protect long-term visionNYU Langone Medical Center
4Prescription opioid analgesic use among adults: United States, 1999–2012U.S. National Center for Health Statistics News
5One in every three women could potentially be spared chronic pain after breast cancer surgerySt. Michael's Hospital
6NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center develops new procedure to alleviate common side effects for gastric bypass patientsNewYork-Presbyterian
7NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center participates in national clinical trial for heart pump deviceNewYork-Presbyterian
8A new bright light source to speed up cancer diagnosisUniversity of Nottingham News
9Bariatric surgery affects risk of pregnancy complicationsKarolinska Institutet
10Chemotherapy before a breast cancer operation increases the likelihood of a breast-preserving procedure - rather than mastectomy - for some patientsAmerican College of Surgeons News

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