- Mustafa Cikirikcioglu, University Hospital of Geneva
- Mark Hammerberg, Denver Health Medical Center
- Oliver Thomusch, University of Freiburg
- Maurits de Brauw, Slotervaart Hospital
- Guangde Tu, BioMed Central
An auxiliary tool, the femoral neck osteotomy guide, is introduced to increase the accuracy of bone resection in arthroplasty, which can alleviate discrepancies in postoperative leg length.
Benefiting from urgency-based organ allocation criteria and optimal recipient-donor matching, the 1-, 3-, and 5-year survival rates of patients receiving lung transplantation in a low-volume center in Taiwan are 88%, 72%, and 72% respectively.
Retrospective analysis of 1715 patients with thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) indicated that the 5 year survival rates were not different for patients with cervical lymph node metastasis (LNM) in different regions.
Compared to conventional multi-port laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy, a transumbilical single-incision approach is a better choice for experienced laparoscopic surgeons with excellent cosmetic effect, less postoperative pain and shorter post-operation lengths of hospital stay
BMC Surgery 2015, 15:62
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