Items tagged “surgery”

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Case

Transsphenoidal hypophysectomy

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 10 May 2012
85% complete
Fluoroscopy
Case

Transsphenoidal hypophysectomy (endoscopic)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 10 May 2012
69% complete
Article

Transsphenoidal hypophysectomy

Transsphenoidal hypophysectomy is a commonly used surgical approach for pituitary region masses, with many significant advantages over open craniotomy.  History The transsphenoidal approach was first described in 1907 by Schloffer, modified by Halstead and subsequently popularized by Harvey Cu...
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Appleby procedure

The Appleby procedure is a type of pancreatic cancer resection.  For some patients with pancreatic cancer involving the body and tail of the pancreas, involvement of the celiac axis is a classic contraindication to pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure).  With the Appleby procedure, there...
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Senning repair

The Senning repair is one of two "atrial switch" procedures used to functionally correct transposition of the great arteries (the other being the Mustard repair).  The two repairs share a similar fundamental principle. Systemic blood flow is redirected away from the right ventricle and toward t...
Case

Cystgastrostomy stent

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 17 Jun 2015
89% complete
CT
Article

Glenn shunt

The Glenn shunt, also known as Glenn procedure, is a palliative surgical procedure for a variety of cyanotic congenital heart diseases. Rationale In this procedure, the systemic venous return is re-directed to the pulmonary circulation, bypassing the right heart 1-3. It can be used in a varie...
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Rastelli procedure

The Rastelli procedure is a surgical procedure to correct certain combinations of cardiovascular defects in patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease. Rationale The operation is based on a redirection of ventricular outflows using an intracardiac baffle that tunnels the left ventricle to...
Case

Acute cholecystitis with gallbladder neck calculus

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Derek Smith
Published 09 Feb 2016
98% complete
MRIUltrasound
Article

Total repair of tetralogy of Fallot

Total repair of tetralogy of Fallot is a corrective surgical procedure that involves closure of the ventricular septal defect (VSD) and relief of right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) obstruction. Procedure Most patients with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) undergo elective surgical repair between ...
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Unifocalisation procedure

A unifocalisation procedure is a corrective surgical technique used in patients with complete pulmonary artery atresia with major aortopulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCAs). In this technique, the collateral vessels supplying blood from the aorta directly to the lungs are brought into continuit...
Case

Lipomatosis of superficial peroneal nerve

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 16 Jun 2018
79% complete
PhotoUltrasound
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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy (plural: hysterectomies), the surgical resection of the uterus, is the most commonly performed gynecological procedure in the USA 3. It is usually performed electively. Epidemiology Approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States annually. After Cesarean se...

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