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Yousif Mahmoud ◽  
Daniel Lee ◽  
Emad Rezkallah

Background: It is well known that most of the healthcare centers have redistributed their material and human resources to face the health issues associated with COVID-19 pandemic. Aims: In the current study, we aimed to investigate the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on gall stone patients. Methods: Comparison was conducted in our own center regarding gallstones related activities before, during and after the pandemic. We reviewed also the number of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomies during these periods. Data were obtained from the hospital recording system. Results: We found a significant increase in the number of gall stones related complications during the COVID-19 pandemic when compared with non-pandemic periods. Conclusion: It is recommended that laparoscopic cholecystectomies should be considered whenever possible, taking all relevant measures to avoid contagion of patients and the health team.

2021 ◽  
Vol 12 ◽  
pp. 100511
Colleen M. Peterson ◽  
Joseph E. Gaugler ◽  
Toben F. Nelson ◽  
Mark A. Pereira

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2021 ◽  
pp. 86-96
Xinyu Yuan

This article is devoted explores the lexicographic description of functional words. The object of this research is the lexicographic interpretation of functional words. The subject is the interpretations of the particle “just” in various types of dictionaries, namely explanatory and etymological dictionaries of the Russian language, as well as dictionaries developed foreign scholars. The goal is set to systematize the existing information on the particle “just” in the dictionaries, as well as present the material for complementing its lexical entry based on the analysis of factual material in order to create a comprehensive portrait of this unit. For achieving the set goal, the article employs descriptive, comparative, and analytical methods. Comparison of the dictionary data allows determining the similarities and differences in interpretation of the word “just”, establish the invariant meaning of this particle, outline the discrepancies in classification of the types of its use. Leaning on the analysis of factual material of the particle “just” in relation to its syntagmatic and paradigmatic characteristics, the author offers a new interpretation of the meanings of this particle and division of modifications of its meanings. The novelty of this work consists in the proposed material for complementing the lexical entry of the particle “just”.

2021 ◽  
Vol 304 ◽  
pp. 124612
Chiara Coletti ◽  
Alessandro Borghi ◽  
Roberto Cossio ◽  
Maria Chiara Dalconi ◽  
Giorgia Dalla Santa ◽  

2021 ◽  
Devon A. DeRaad ◽  
Marlon E. Cobos ◽  
Abdelghafar Alkishe ◽  
Uzma Ashraf ◽  
Ahadji‐Dabla Koffi Mensah ◽  

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