Elizabethkingia miricola bacteriemia in a young woman with acute alcoholic pancreatitis.

Elizabethkingia miricola bacteriemia in a young woman with acute alcoholic pancreatitis. Presse Med. 2015 Sep 1; Authors: Rossati A, Kroumova V, Bargiacchi O, Brustia D, Luigi Garavelli P PMID: 26337359 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Presse Medicale - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: Presse Med Source Type: research

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It was the middle of winter in downtown Chicago in 1995, and I was sitting across from an apologetic alcoholic holding a slimy NG tube. Mr. Smith, an emaciated man in his sixties, had been on my service for three days with acute pancreatitis, and this was the fifth nasogastric tube that had“slipped” out […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Policy Hospital-Based Medicine Medicare Public Health & Source Type: blogs
AbstractBackgroundEnteral nutrition plays a central role in managing necrotizing pancreatitis (NP). Although the nasojejunal (NJ) route is widely used, percutaneous gastrostomy (PEG-J) is an alternative technique that is also applied commonly. We hypothesized that NJ and PEG-J had similar morbidity in the setting of NP.MethodsAll patients receiving preoperative enteral nutrition before surgical debridement for NP (2005 –2015) were segregated into NJ or PEG-J.ResultsA total of 242 patients had complete data for analysis (155 men/87 women; median age 54 years; 47% biliary and 16% alcohol-related pancreatitis). NJ was u...
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Current evidence implicates a possible association between PEI and malnutrition in patients with CHF. Chronic pancreatic tissue hypoxic injury driven by prolonged splanchnic hypoperfusion is likely to contribute to malnutrition and cachexia in patients with CHF. On the other hand, CP and PEI seem to be an independent risk factor associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events. PMID: 31802835 [PubMed - in process]
Source: World Journal of Gastroenterology : WJG - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: World J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
This study lists the various anomalies on the basis of 504 references selected from a PubMed search in October 2018. RESULTS: The anomalies are grouped into three categories: anatomical anomalies: duodenal atresia and stenosis (3.9%), duodenal web and annular pancreas; aberrant right subclavian artery (12% of children with DS with cardiac anomaly); Hirschsprung's disease (2.76%); anorectal malformation (1.16%); congenital vascular malformations of the liver; orofacial cleft, bifid uvula (4.63%), and submucous orofacial cleft; esophageal atresia (0.5-0.9%); pyloric stenosis (0.3%); diaphragmatic hernia; malrotation of ...
Source: Archives de Pediatrie - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Arch Pediatr Source Type: research
Abstract Kras mutations are associated with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Although tobacco smoking, pancreatitis, and obesity are known environmental risk factors for PDAC, contribution of moderate alcohol intake to PDAC remains elusive. In the present study, we tested whether a combination of risk factors or moderate alcohol intake induces PDAC development in mice. Control Pdx1Cre and Pdx1Cre;LSL-KrasG12D mutant mice were fed a Western alcohol diet containing high levels of cholesterol and saturated fat, 3.5% alcohol, and lipopolysaccharide for 5 months. In addition, mice were treated with cerulein, fo...
Source: Am J Physiol Gastroi... - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our consensus expert guidelines provide a uniform approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric FPSD. Further research is necessary to determine the full contribution of FPSD to pediatric pancreatitis.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Article: Pancreatology Source Type: research
Abstract We monitored serum amylase level in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) prescribed either dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor or GLP-1 analog (GLP-1 group) as monotherapy. Patients were treated for a 36-month period. All subjects were non-smoker and did not take any alcoholic beverages. Forty-nine patients were prescribed DPP4is (DPP4i group), and 9 patients were prescribed GLP-1 analogs (GLP-1 group). The median of serum amylase levels in DPP4is group was 73 U/mL and the median of serum amylase levels in GLP-1 analog group was 76. Thus, there was no statistical significance between the two ...
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: J Health Popul Nutr Source Type: research
Chronic pancreatitis is the progressive inflammation of the pancreas resulting in the irreversible damage of pancreatic structure and function by means of fibrosis. Chronic pancreatitis is most commonly caused by alcohol consumption, although the direct molecular etiology is unknown. Recent studies suggest oxidative stress as a catalyst for pancreatic stellate cell activation leading to the deposition of collagenous extracellular matrix causing pancreatic fibrosis. We review the effect of oxidative stress on pancreatic fibrogenesis and indicate the molecular pathways involved in preventing oxidant-related cell damage. Like...
Source: Pancreas - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Reviews Source Type: research
Conclusions Because pfAVMs are associated with higher rates of hemorrhagic presentation, higher rates of morbidity and mortality when ruptured, and have a higher incidence of AAs compared with stAVMs, early curative treatment is recommended as soon as the diagnosis is established, regardless of rupture status. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Journal of Neurological Surgery Part A: Central European Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Authors: Pagliari D, Saviano A, Brizi MG, Mancarella FA, Cannone F, Musso M, Franza L, Attili F, Gasbarrini A Abstract OBJECTIVE: Cannabis is an illegal drug that has been under the spotlight in recent years, due to its vast array of effects on different biological systems. The role of cannabis has been investigated in the management of pain in acute pancreatitis (AP), even though some studies suggest that it may have a causative effect in this pathology and could be considered the underlying etiology in some cases of idiopathic AP. In this case report, we discuss the case of a young man who presented with three di...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
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