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J. M. van Rij, J. S. Lindholt and J. J. Earnshaw
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Abstract Background Chewing gum may enhance intestinal motility after surgery. This trial studied whether chewing gum could lead to a further reduction in ileus in patients who had a laparoscopic colorectal resection and followed an enhanced recovery programme. Methods Patients undergoing laparoscopic colorectal resection were randomized to a control or...
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures.
Background The safety and feasibility of laparoscopic hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with a diameter of 5 cm or less is well recognized. The role of laparoscopy in treating large HCC (5–10 cm) remains controversial. This prospective cohort study was undertaken to assess the short‐ and long‐term outcomes of laparoscopic hepatectomy for large HCC and to compare this approach with open...