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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000485545
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
... Abstract Middle ear hearing reconstruction is unpredictable. Difficulties arise because of host factors, such as ventilation or scarring, surgical technique factors, such as prosthesis placement and stabilization, and design and mechanical factors influencing the properties of the prosthesis...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 16
Published: 15 July 2003
10.1159/000072635
EISBN: 978-3-318-00856-2
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 16
Published: 15 July 2003
10.1159/000072642
EISBN: 978-3-318-00856-2
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509622
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
..., dedicated hardware for these procedures has not yet been developed, thus relying on hardware designed for placement in the epidural space for spinal cord stimulation (SCS). This has led to a series of technical issues and device-related complications not traditionally seen with SCS. I will review...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258364
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Direct percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy is a method of placing a jejunal feeding tube directly into the small bowel in a manner similar to placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube. The advantages over other endoscopic methods of jejunal feeding include anchoring...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 178
Published: 30 May 2012
EISBN: 978-3-318-02163-9
... practice guidelines for peritoneal dialysis. 3. Peritoneal access. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2005;20:(suppl 9)ix8-ix12 9. Zappacosta AR, Perras ST, Closkey GM: Seldinger technique for Tenckhoff catheter placement. ASAIO Trans 1991;37:13-15 10. Washburn KK, Currier H, Salter KJ, Brandt ML: Surgical...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 178
Published: 30 May 2012
10.1159/000337882
EISBN: 978-3-318-02163-9
... Abstract There are many procedures for placement of an intraabdominal peritoneal catheter for peritoneal dialysis. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages. Although the blind technique with a trocar was the initial procedure utilized, over the years interventional nephrologists...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 96
Published: 30 June 2022
10.1159/000519384
EISBN: 978-3-318-07015-6
..., and progression of volumes between 18 and 30 mL/kg/day, without adverse impact on NEC, LOS, or mortality. Little evidence supports choosing between route of gastric tube placement, bolus, or continuous feed delivery. Individual infants may have specific features that require individualized feed management...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258362
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Anastomotic leaks are the most severe complication after upper gastrointestinal surgery and a major source for mortality and morbidity. Meanwhile, endoscopic procedures, especially the placement of self-expanding stents, are an attractive treatment option to close the leak...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323034
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... of the need to utilize surgical techniques to perform rather extensive dissections and paddle electrode placement [ 3 ] which usually required the collaboration with either a neurosurgeon, plastic surgeon or orthopedic surgeon. Intraoperative observations made by the author circa 1992 led...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258378
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract There are a variety of causes of benign biliary strictures including chronic pancreatitis, surgery, and primary sclerosing cholangitis, amongst others. The general treatment of these strictures is dilation followed by stent placement. For postoperative strictures the data shows...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323025
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... sensory nerves in the periphery [ 1 - 3 ]. Subcutaneous placement of leads in the region of named nerves in the head and neck has been more recently adapted to placement of leads subcutaneously in the trunk. First described by Paucius for treatment of low back pain after surgery several case studies have...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323023
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Since its inception in the 1970s, peripheral neuromodulation has become an increasingly common procedure to treat chronic neuropathic disorders. Historically, peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) originated with the placement of large surface cuff electrodes, which was refined...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258371
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... Abstract Colorectal self-expanding metal stents are a pillar for the palliative treatment of patients with advanced colon malignancies. The placement of stents can be fluoroscopic or non-fluoroscopic-guided. The use of stents is associated with significant reduction in hospital duration...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509574
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... sedation, allowing for an awake patient to confirm appropriate stimulation overlap with the painful areas after electrode placement. Although the permanent placement can also be performed with sedation, electrode tunneling step and IPG pocket creation can be painful. Some authors prefer to perform...