Scientific inquiry why don't surgeons practice what they preach?
Imaging for the diagnosis and staging of periampullary carcinomas
A prospective analysis of 211 robotic-assisted surgical procedures
Fundamental principles of validation, and reliability rigorous science for the assessment of surgical education and training
Long-term results of laparoscopic versus open resections for rectal cancer for 124 unselected patients
Transperitoneal laparoscopical iliac lymphadenectomy for treatment of malignant melanoma
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for massive superobesity ( > 60 body mass index kg/m2)
Incisional hernia repair
The effect of indwelling endoprosthesis on stone size or fragmentation after long-term treatment with biliary stenting for large stones
Ambulatory long-term pH monitoring in pigs
Comparison of objective outcomes following laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication versus laparoscopic gastric bypass in the morbidly obese with heartburn
Transition from open to laparoscopic adrenalectomy
Octreotide lowers gastric mucosal blood flow in normal and portal hypertensive stomachs
Laparoscopic treatment for Mirizzi syndrome
Endoscopic treatment of benign gastrointestinal anastomotic strictures using argon plasma coagulation in combination with diathermy
A study to validate the colonoscopy simulator
Laparoscopic choledochoduodenostomy
A performance study comparing manual and robotically assisted laparoscopic surgery using the da Vinci system
Laparoscopic management of symptomatic achalasia associated with epiphrenic diverticulum
Video-assisted thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid carcinoma
Reduced hospitalization cost for patients with pectus excavatum treated using minimally invasive surgery
Laparoscopic esophagogastric devascularization in bleeding varices
Prevalence and severity of chronic groin pain after endoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernioplasty
Two-port versus four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
The impact of carbon dioxide and helium insufflation on experimental liver metastases, macrophages, and cell adhesion molecules
Effect of carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum on tissue blood flow in the peritoneum, rectus abdominis, and diaphragm muscles
Laparoscopic intervention for intrathoracic stomach in infants
Real-time thermography during energized vessel sealing and dissection
Earlier appearance and higher incidence of the rectoanal relaxation reflex in patients with imperforate anus repaired with laparoscopically assisted anorectoplasty
Results of the laparoscopic Heller-Dor procedure for pediatric esophageal achalasia
Influence of different gases used for laparoscopy (helium, carbon dioxide, room air, xenon) on tumor volume, proliferation, and apoptosis
Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
Port site metastasis after laparoscopy for uterine cervical carcinoma
Video-assisted laparoscopic procedures in peritoneal dialysis
Accuracy of diagnostic laparoscopy for early diagnosis of abdominal complications after cardiac surgery
Laparoscopic infracolic necrosectomy for infected pancreatic necrosis
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder lymphangiomas
Hand-assisted laparoscopic hepatectomy after partial splenic embolization
Laparoscopy in the diagnosis and management of a complicated paraovarian cyst
Subcutaneous emphysema after associated colonoscopy and transanal excision of rectal adenoma
Pyogenic cholangitis after inadvertent submucosal contrast injection in the papilla of Vater in a patient with cholestatic hepatitis
Penetrating chest gunshot wounds
Colonoscopically placed hemoclips as treatment for massive appendiceal stump bleeding
Transcervical endoscopic-assisted mediastinal parathyroidectomy with intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring
Prevention of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy stoma metastases in patients with active oropharyngeal malignancy
Video-assisted anatomic mediobasal segmentectomy of lung
A laparoscopic approach to small bowel obstruction secondary to endometriosis
Recurrent small bowel obstruction after laparoscopic surgery for gallstone ileus
Laparoscopic surgery and ergonomics It's time to think of ourselves as well
Management of peritoneal tear during endoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernioplasty
Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair
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