AimThe aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic management for strangulated groin hernias.
Patients and MethodsFrom January 2007 to December 2009, the perioperative and long‐term results of a consecutive series of patients who underwent laparoscopic repair of strangulated groin hernia were retrospectively analysed. The demographic data of patients, types of hernia, levels...
AimThe aim of the present study was to describe intraoperative underwater colonoscopy (IUC) and recommend the use of this new technique in emergency settings for the management of acute left‐sided colonic obstruction.
Patients and MethodsIUC was performed with a laparoscope attached to a video‐camera system after in‐sleeve, on‐table colonic irrigation. The colon was transected proximally to the tumour,...
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