Julio Jimenez, MD Victor Turrado, MD Dulce Momblan, MD Gastrointestinal Surgeons Hospital Clinic, Barcelona The number of metastasic lymph nodes in gastric cancer is one of the most important prognostic factors. Despite it importance, the extent of lymph node dissection during gastrectomy for gastric cancer is still debated, and different types of lymph node dissection […]
Julio Jiménez Lillo, MD Beatriz Martín-Pérez, MD Gastrointestinal Surgeons Hospital Clínic, Barcelona Open thyroidectomy is currently the standard surgery option for thyroid diseases. However, this approach unavoidably leaves a visible neck scar. Many modified techniques have been developed to reduce the size of the neck scar, including minimally-invasive open thyroid surgery and video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT). […]
Julio Jimenez Lillo, Gastrointestinal Surgeon Victor Turrado, Gastrointestinal Surgeon Hospital Clinic (Barcelona, Spain) A barbed suture is a suture with small helical spines along its entire surface. These sutures have a sort of teeth or barbs along them. Once the suture line is applied, each of the teeth or barbs of the thread in this suture […]
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