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Surgical Science

Differences in the Length and Thickness of the Coracoacromial Ligament between Normal Shoulders and Shoulders with Rotator Cuff Tears

Authors: Manabu Watanabe, Hiroaki Kijima, Takayuki Yoshikawa, Kentaro Ohuchi, Yusuke Sugimura, Naohisa Miyakoshi, Yoichi Shimada ABSTRACT Although the relationship between the material properties of the coracoacromial ligament and rotator cuff tears has been clarified, it is difficult to evaluate these … Continue reading

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Continuous Gas Outflow Is More Effective Than Carbon Filters to Evacuate Smoke in Laparoscopic Colorectal Resections: A Comparative Study

Author(s): Enrique M. Balén, Javier Suárez, Begoña Oronoz, José M. Lera ABSTRACT Background: Carbon filters and expensive evacuation machines are available to evacuate surgical smoke in long-lasting laparoscopic operations and achieve good visibility and patient’s safety. Methods: This study was … Continue reading

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