September-October 2017| Vol 50| Issue 5
Common bile duct exploration for elderly patients with choledocholithiasis: Is laparoscopic method better?
Background: Choledocholithiasis is the most common cause of acute cholangitis which resulted in potentially life-threatening infection. The prevalence of common bile duct (CBD) stone increase...
Introduction: Shah-Waardenburg syndrome (SWS) is WS associated with Hirschsprung's disease. It is very rare with <80 cases reported in the literature.
Aim: The aim of this stu...
A retrospective comparison of two-, three-, and four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomies
Purpose: A total of 1276 laparoscopic cholecystectomies (LCs) using two-, three-, and four-port methods were analyzed to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of two and three-port LCs i...
Contralateral breast lesions detected by breast MRI study - An analysis of 735 Taiwanese women with primary operable breast cancer
Purpose: Women with unilateral breast cancer are at an increased risk for the development of contralateral breast cancers. In this study, we evaluated the incidence and pathology of contralat...
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Direct intraoperative measurement of residual pressure gradient after resection of discrete subaortic stenosis
Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) plays an important role for congenital cardiac surgery, such as measurement of residual shunt, residual regurgitation, residual pressure gradient (PG), and so ...
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