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Long-term outcomes of biological mesh repair following extra levator abdominoperineal excision of the rectum: an observational study of 100 patients.
BACKGROUND: Current evidence suggests that pelvic floor reconstruction following extralevator abdominoperineal excision of rectum (ELAPER) may reduce the risk of perineal herniation of intra-abdominal contents. Options for ...
'Real-world' experience of colonic stents for obstructive colon cancer-feasible and safe with low morbidity and mortality
Aim: To define the 'real-world' incidence of technical and clinical success, morbidity and mortality in consecutive patients undergoing self-expanding metallic stent (SEMS) implantation for obstructive colonic cancer. ...
Non-invasive assessment of Portal Hypertension Using Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) measurement is currently the only validated technique to accurately evaluate changes in portal pressure. In this study, we evaluate the use of non-contrast ...
MRI in T staging of rectal cancer: How effective is it?
BACKGROUND: Rectal cancer constitutes about one-third of all gastrointestinal (GI) tract tumors. Because of the high recurrence rates (30%) in rectal cancer, it is vitally important to accurately stage these tumours ...
Adequacy of percutaneous non-targeted liver biopsy under real-time ultrasound guidance when comparing the Biopince™ and Achieve™ biopsy needle.
AIM: The purpose of this study was to compare the adequacy rates of percutaneous liver biopsies, in parenchymal liver disease, using the Biopince™ 16G and Achieve™ 18G biopsy needles in relation to the Royal College of ...