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Sigmoid volvulus: long-term clinical outcome and review of the literature
(South African Medical Association, 2012)
Objective. Little has been published regarding long-term surgical outcome after the initial management of acute sigmoid colon volvulus. Methods. Patients undergoing primary resection and anastomosis (PRA) or Hartmann's ...
Clinical diagnosis and complications of paratubal cysts: review of the literature and report of uncommon presentations
(Springer Heidelberg, 2012)
Paraovarian or paratubal cysts (PTCs) constitute about 10 % of adnexial masses. Although they are not uncommon; they rarely cause symptoms and are usually incidentally found. Actual incidence is not known. The symptoms ...
Sex difference in chronic obstructive lung disease. Does it matter? a concise review
(Taylor & Francis Inc, 2016)
Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) primarily affects men; however, its epidemiology has been changing because more women have become smokers. Recently, investigators found that although women and men were exposed to ...
Percutaneous laser disc decompression: retrospective analysis of 197 cases and review of the literature
(Turkish Neurosurgical Soc, 2015)
AIM: Percutaneous laser disc decompression (PLDD) is a one of the well-known minimal invasive treatment methods of disc herniations. The aim of this study is to present our clinical experience and to show the benefits of ...
Elastofibroma dorsi management and outcomes: review of 16 cases
(Oxford Univ Press, 2014)
Elastofibroma dorsi (ED) is a rare, benign lesion arising from connective tissue, usually found at the inferior pole of the scapula. To date, only a few small series have been reported in the English literature and there ...
Prolonged postpartum urinary retention: a case report and review of the literature
(South African Medical Association, 2015)
Postpartum urinary retention (PUR), which is defined as difficulty in emptying the bladder completely after delivery, may be clinically pronounced or silent. The incidence differs according to the definition. Although many ...