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Changes in obesity-related diseases and biochemical variables after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a two-year follow-up study
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-11)
Background: To evaluate changes in obesity-related diseases and micronutrients after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG).Methods: We started the procedure in May 2007, and by December 2011, 117 patients could be evaluated ...
Latencies longer than 3.5 ms after vagus nerve stimulation does not exclude a nonrecurrent inferior laryngeal nerve
(BioMed Central, 2014-08-28)
Background: It has recently been reported that a signal latency shorter than 3.5 ms after electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve signify a nonrecurrent course of the inferior laryngeal nerve. We present a patient with ...
High cardiac background activity limits 99mTc-MIBI radioguided surgery in aortopulmonary window parathyroid adenomas
(BioMed Central, 2014-04-23)
Background: Radioguided surgery using 99m-Technetium-methoxyisobutylisonitrile (99mTc-MIBI) has been recommended for the surgical treatment of mediastinal parathyroid adenomas. However, high myocardial 99mTc-MIBI uptake ...