Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA
To describe a surgical technique in correcting valgus deformity during total knee replacement and evaluate medium-term clinical outcomes. This was a retrospective consecutive series of total knee replacement for severe valgus deformity of patients who underwent a lateral ligament complex release with a sliver osteotomy of the lateral femoral condyl...
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery
Here, we describe cardiac hemi-autotransplantation as a novel technique to mobilize the heart substantially, facilitating resection of complex left atrial paraganglioma with negative margins in a young patient. © The Author(s) 2019. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. All rights re...
Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR
Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques
Aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic endovascular aortic repair is a rare but fatal complication, and no clear guidelines exist in the literature for optimal management. Herein, we report a complex case of a patient with an infected thoracic endograft that led to an aortoesophageal fistula. The treatment comprised a two-stage open surgical approa...
The Urologic clinics of North America
This article describes the operative technique of autologous fascial pubovaginal sling (AFPVS) surgery, examines the senior author's outcomes with AFPVS, compares these outcomes with those of other large studies and meta-analyses, and compares the safety and efficacy of AFPVS with those of the synthetic midurethral sling (SMUS). Recently, the SMUS ...
Journal of Medical Ultrasonics
Aortic valvuloplasty (AVP) has been performed less frequently than mitral valvuloplasty. The survival benefit of AVP over replacement has been demonstrated. Therefore, standardization of AVP is crucial for its widespread adoption. The hemodynamic advantage of AVP of preserving the native aortic valve may be one reason for the survival benefit. Rece...
Zeitschrift für Herz-,Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie
In den letzten Jahren unterlag kein kongenitaler Herzfehler einem grundlegenderen Wandel hinsichtlich prä- und perinataler Diagnostik, perioperativem Management, im Besonderen der chirurgischen Technik, sowie kurz- und langfristigem Outcome als das hypoplastische Linksherzsyndrom (HLHS). In der Vergangenheit variierte das Überleben der betroffenen ...
Indian Journal of Surgery
Robotic surgery can help to overcome some technical limitations of laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy thanks to EndoWrist instrumentations and the 3D view. Despite the potential benefits, its employment is still low and controversial. We focused on some important technical details crucial for a safe robotic pancreatectomy. After performing 52 rob...
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery