• Management of the normal-appearing appendix during laparoscopy for clinically suspected acute appendicitis in the pediatric population

    One year ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    The widespread use of laparoscopy has brought forth the question of how to manage a macroscopically normal-appearing appendix in cases of clinically suspected appendicitis. This study aimed to determine the current practices of pediatric general surgeons in Canada regarding this matter.
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  • NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

    One year ago - By News Medical

    Results from the NRG Oncology clinical study NRG-CC001 concluded that lowering radiotherapy dose to hippocampal stem cells improves cognitive and patient-reported outcomes for patients with brain metastases.
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  • EVALUATION OF NASAL PATHOLOGIES ACCOMPANYING RHINOPLASTY CASES AT OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY AND PLASTIC, RECONSTRUCTIVE & AESTHETIC SURGERY CLINICS

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Rhinoplasty is a frequently performed surgical procedure. Besides an aesthetically successful outcome, determination of additional nasal pathologies and making a simultaneous intervention on these are essential for also a successful functional outcome. This study aims to determine the rates of accompanying nasal pathologies in patients undergoing rhinoplasty and reveals whether any additional interventions were performed during operation.
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  • Robotic versus conventional nipple sparing mastectomy and immediate gel implant breast reconstruction in the management of breast cancer- A case control comparison study with analysis of clinical outcome, medical cost, and patient-reported cosmetic

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    : Robotic nipple sparing mastectomy and immediate gel implant breast reconstruction in the management of breast cancer had comparable clinical outcome with conventional nipple sparing mastectomy and IGBR. R-NSM was associated with favorable patients' satisfaction of aesthetic outcome, however, at the price of longer operation time and more medical expanse if compared with C-NSM.
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