Specialties: GS, Surgery General   Last updated on August 19, 2005

FRSS, Forward Resuscitative Surgery System [Archives of Surgery; Vol. 140; No. 1; 2005];

FTP, Flexible Transgastric Peritoneoscopy [General Surgery News; Vol. 32; No. 8; 2005];

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PPH, Procedure for Prolapse and Hemorrhoids; GE;

SLNBX, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy;  

TNM, Tumor Node Metastasis;

Laparoscopy:

Colorectal surgery: Open vs. Laproscopy; (((B-lymphocyte cell quantity) (C-reactive protein level) (Cytotoxic T-cell quantity) (Helper T-cell quantity) (Interleukin no. level) (Natural killer cell quantity) (T-lymphocyte cell quantity)) by flow cytometry CDnumbers );

EGD, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy [Archives of Surgery; Vol. 140; No. 1; 2005];

Harmonic ACE, Ethicon Endo Surgery, up to 5mm vessel sealing, real time hemostasis  maintenance, minimal tissue damage, [Contemporary Surgery; Vol. 61; No.8; 2005];

LARS, Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery [Archives of Surgery; Vol. 140; No. 1; 2005];  

MATT, Minimal Access Therapy Technique;  

MAVH, Microlaparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy;  

MMVR, Medicine Meet Virtual Reality;

Robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [Archives of Surgery; Vol. 140; No. 8; 2005]; GE;

TIVR, Total Immersion Virtual Reality [Laparoscopy Today; Vol. 3; No. 2; 2004];

Weight Loss Surgery:

60 mm Endo Path Stapler for endo-surgery;