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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 ...
A survey of surgical team members' perceptions of near misses and attitudes towards Time Out protocols
(BioMed Central, 2013-10-09)
Background: Medical errors are inherently of concern in modern health care. Although surgical errors as incorrect surgery (e.g., wrong patient, wrong site, or wrong procedure) are infrequent, they are devastating events ...
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 ...