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Category General Surgery

Chilaiditi syndrome

Chilaiditi syndrome: symptomatic hepatodiaphragmatic interposition associated with abdominal pain, nocturnal vomiting, anorexia, and abdominal distension.
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Pierre Eugène Ménétrier

Pierre Eugène Ménétrier (1859 – 1935) was a French surgeon, oncologist and pathologist. Eponymously affiliated with Maladie de Ménétrier (1888)
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Ramstedt Operation

The history of pyloric stenosis and the Ramstedt Operation (1912) for pyloromyotomy - surgical correction of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, involving longitudinal splitting of the hypertrophic pylorus and leaving the defect open.
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Hirschsprung disease

Hirschsprung disease is a developmental disorder characterized by the absence of ganglia (aganglionosis) in the distal colon, resulting in functional obstruction
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Henri Hartmann

Henri Albert Hartmann (1860-1952) was a French surgeon.True General surgeon. Hartmann procedure, Hartmann pouch.
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Boerhaave syndrome

Boerhaave syndrome: spontaneous oesophageal rupture resulting from sudden increased intra-oesophageal pressure. Most commonly associated with emesis with incomplete cricopharyngeal relaxation.