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By Peter Vorwald Surgeon
Anne P Ehlers, David A Talan, Gregory J Moran, David R Flum, Giana H Davidson
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March 2016: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Carlos Augusto Gomes, Massimo Sartelli, Salomone Di Saverio, Luca Ansaloni, Fausto Catena, Federico Coccolini, Kenji Inaba, Demetrios Demetriades, Felipe Couto Gomes, Camila Couto Gomes
Advances in the technology and improved access to imaging modalities such as Computed Tomography and laparoscopy have changed the contemporary diagnostic and management of acute appendicitis. Complicated appendicitis (phlegmon, abscess and/ or diffuse peritonitis), is now reliably distinguished from uncomplicated cases. Therefore, a new comprehensive grading system for acute appendicitis is necessary. The goal is review and update the laparoscopic grading system of acute appendicitis and to provide a new standardized classification system to allow more uniform patient stratification...
2015: World Journal of Emergency Surgery: WJES
Hsiao-Wen Tsai, Yi-Jen Chen, Chiu-Ming Ho, Shu-Shya Hseu, Kuan-Chong Chao, Shen-Kou Tsai, Peng-Hui Wang
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of the pulmonary recruitment maneuver (PRM) and intraperitoneal normal saline infusion (INSI) in removing postlaparoscopic carbon dioxide from the abdominal cavity to decrease laparoscopy-induced abdominal or shoulder pain after surgery. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS: A prospective, randomized, controlled trial was conducted at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, from August 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010. One hundred fifty-eight women undergoing laparoscopic surgery for benign gynecologic lesions were randomly assigned to 3 groups: the PRM group (n = 53), the INSI group (n = 54), and the control group (n = 51)...
December 2011: Archives of Surgery
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