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  1. [Patient safety in oncology surgery: experience of the São Paulo State Cancer Institute].

    Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP 44(3):827 (2010) PMID 20964064

    Patient safety concerns in surgery are increasing. The frequency of surgery-related adverse events and errors is high, and most could be avoided. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) proposed the Universal Protocol (UP-JCAHO) for preventing wrong site, wrong proc...
  2. Transarterial embolization of large complex arteriovenous fistula associated with hip joint surgery.

    Japanese Journal of Radiology 28(6):489 (2010) PMID 20661703

    We report herein the case of a 48-year-old woman with a previous history of hip joint surgery due to congenital hip dislocation who experienced massive bleeding during a second operation. Postoperative pelvic angiography revealed large, complex arteriovenous fistulas with combined venous aneurysm. S...
  3. Extended prophylaxis with bemiparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after abdominal or pelvic surgery for cancer: the CANBESURE...

    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 8(6):1223 (2010) PMID 20456751

  4. Acute Surgical Unit: a new model of care.

    Audio, Transactions of the IRE Professional Gro... 80(6):419 (2010) PMID 20618194

    The traditional on-call system for the management of acute general surgical admissions is inefficient and outdated. A new model, Acute Surgical Unit (ASU), was developed at Nepean Hospital in 2006. The ASU is a consultant-driven, independent unit that manages all acute general surgical admissions. T...
  5. Open intraperitoneal mesh repair for umbilical hernias. A technical note.

    Acta Chirurgica Belgica 109(4):555 (2009) PMID 19803280

    We describe both the surgical technique for adequate patch placement and the material characteristics of this device with associated pro's and con's. CONCLUSION: For small ventral hernia repair the Ventralex patch is a very elegant and quick to use mesh device. Although it is meant to be used intrap...
  6. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: A clinicopathologic study of six cases

    Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 57(1):7 (2007) PMID 17412451

    All patients had documented exposure to gadolinium-based contrast agents. Three of the 6 patients were treated with erythropoietin, and all patients underwent a previous surgical procedure. LIMITATIONS: This study is limited by its small size; therefore, the findings and results may not be applicabl...
  7. Surgical management of blunt thoracic and abdominal injuries in Quebec: a limited volume.

    Journal of Trauma 62(6):1421 (2007) PMID 17563659

    The incidence of blunt thoracic and abdominal injuries needing surgical intervention is low in Quebec tertiary trauma centers. The competence of general surgeons in trauma-related procedures might be compromised by such low patient volume unless they frequently perform non-trauma surgical procedures...
  8. [C.U.T. (Chirurgia d'Urgenza Tetraedrica): a data base for a high quality urgent surgery].

    Annali italiani di chirurgia 78(2):111 (2007) PMID 17583120

    C. U. T (Chirurgia d'Urgenza Tetraedrica = Tetrahedron Urgent Surgery) is the Data Base programmed and utilized since November 2004 in a "Urgent Surgery Unit" at high turnover of patients and surgeons. The aim of CU. T was to contribute in the management of delivery risk, to facilitate medical work,...
  9. [Chondroid syringoma: a clinical and histological review of eight cases].

    Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas 97(9):573 (2006) PMID 17173760

    Most of the cases occurred as well-defined nodular lesions, whose presumptive clinical diagnosis was adnexal or cystic pathology. All were treated surgically. The epiluminiscence microscopy showed a pattern of homogenous whitish-blue coloring. All the cases had a myxoid matrix and most also had a ch...
  10. Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting. Glasgow, United Kingdom, 13-15 April 2005. Abstracts.
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    British Journal of Surgery 92(S1):1 (2005) PMID 15810043