GASTROENTEROLOGY

Colon, Rectum, and Appendix

Jun 5, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Colon, Rectum, and Appendix

Fig. 4.1 Instrument table Instruments and Cables 30° 5 mm laparoscope Cold light source cable CO2 pipe and filter Monopolar electrocautery Patient return electrode (REM) Sterile instrument bag Monopolar and…

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Abdominal Wall Surgery

Jun 5, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Abdominal Wall Surgery

, Umberto Bracale2  , Ristovich Lidia1, Lever Michele1 and Giusto Pignata1   (1) Department of General Surgery, “San Camillo” Hospital, Trento, Italy (2) Department of Surgical Specialities and Nephrology, University “Federico II” of Naples, Naples, Italy…

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Esophagus and Stomach

Jun 5, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Esophagus and Stomach

Fig. 1.1 Equipment and patient position during hiatal hernia Specific surgical drapes are used. Laparotomic Instrument Table Must Be Always Ready for Use Surgical Steps 1. Hernia reduction   2….

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Gynecology

Jun 5, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Gynecology

Fig. 8.1 (a, b) Equipment and patient position during hysterectomy or myomectomy Specific surgical drapes are used. Laparotomic Instrument Table Must Be Always Ready for Use. Myomectomy Surgical Steps 1….

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Spleen and Pancreas

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Fig. 6.1 (a, b) Equipment and patient position during splenectomy Specific surgical drapes are used. Laparotomic Instrument Table Must Be Always Ready for Use Surgical Steps 1. Landmark recognition  …

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Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tree

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Figs. 2.1 and 2.2 Equipment and patient position Surgical Steps 1. Adhesion dissection   2. Calot triangle opening   3. Cystic duct and artery exposition and dissection   4. Cholecystectomy…

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“My Medications Are Not Working, What Can I Try Now for My Crohn’s Disease?” Options for Refractory Crohn’s Disease

Jun 5, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on “My Medications Are Not Working, What Can I Try Now for My Crohn’s Disease?” Options for Refractory Crohn’s Disease

Low drug level; + positive evidence of inflammation  Loss of anti-TNF activity due to antidrug antibodies  Interminable inflammation “consuming” anti-TNFs Ab  Noncompliance to therapy  Loss of anti-TNF activity due to…

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Does Stress Play a Role in My Disease? The Role of Stress and Psychiatric Issues in IBD

Jun 5, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Does Stress Play a Role in My Disease? The Role of Stress and Psychiatric Issues in IBD

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015Daniel J. Stein and Reza Shaker (eds.)Inflammatory Bowel Disease10.1007/978-3-319-14072-8_30 30. Does Stress Play a Role in My Disease? The Role of Stress and Psychiatric Issues in IBD Eva Szigethy1   (1) Division…

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