BACKGROUND: There are still controversial data about the impact of rectal resection for malignancies on overall pelvic organ function and quality of life.
BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to evaluate prognostic factors and survival improvements in stage IV colorectal cancer patients who had all undergone resection of their primary tumor.
BACKGROUND: Video-assisted retroperitoneoscopy is a relatively new surgical technique for performing lumbar sympathectomies and is used increasingly for the treatment of primary plantar hyperhidrosis.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic total gastrectomy in gastric cancer. METHODS:
BACKGROUND: As meshes markedly reduce recurrence rates following surgery for inguinal hernia, surgical methods employing meshes have become increasingly popular among surgeons.
BACKGROUND: The epidemic of obesity assumes vast proportions with approximately estimated 2.3 billion overweight adults and more than 700 millions defined as obese according to the World Health Organization in 2015.