A case of infectious pancreatic necrosis after aortic aneurysm surgery effectively treated by trans accessory papillary drainage

A man in his 60s underwent replacement of an artificial blood vessel for abdominal aortic aneurysm. After surgery, low back pain and elevated serum amylase level were noted. Post operative days (POD)5, he developed fever. He was diagnosed with catheter-related bloodstream infection ;antibiotic administration was initiated. POD 7, computed tomography (CT)showed severe acute pancreatitis and he was referred to us. His low back pain disappeared and amylase levels decreased. However, as his fever was prolonged, antibiotics were continuously administered.
Source: Pancreatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS This study contributed to the knowledge on the profile of confirmed cases of high severity yellow fever. The main factors associated with death were changes in renal excretion and elevated serum transaminases, especially ALT. High lethality emphasizes the need for early diagnosis and treatment, and the importance of increasing vaccination coverage.RESUMO OBJETIVO Descrever o perfil cl ínico-epidemiológico dos casos confirmados de febre amarela internados em hospital geral de referência para doenças infecciosas no estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, de 11 de março de 2017 a 15 de ...
Source: Revista de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Locations - National Spine &Pain Centers treatingpain.com Hey all, anyone familiar with the National Spine and Pain practices operating out of the maryland and northern virginia area? A good practice to work for? Any idea what the compensation is for the pain docs working there?
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ConclusionsThere is an interaction effect of the statuses of both TT and SSC on the thickness of the RGF, instead of an independent effect of the TT status. When RGF dehiscence is found, TT and SSC statuses should be assessed, to discard associated dehiscences.
Source: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy - Category: Anatomy Source Type: research
Arizona will receive $2.8 million of a nearly $117 million settlement that Johnson&Johnson has reached over safety concerns and misleading marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said. The nationwide settlement involved transvaginal surgical meshes implanted to treat a variety of pelvic floor issues. But state prosecutors in 41 states and the District of Columbia said it caused pain, incontinence,…
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Objective: To compare the rate of malreduction after high fibular fractures associated with syndesmosis injury treated with open reduction and internal fixation, with either 2 screws or 1 knotless TightRope device. Design: Prospective randomized controlled multicenter trial. Setting: Eleven academic and community hospitals including Level 1 and Level 2 trauma centers across Canada. Patients/Participants: One hundred three patients with OTA/AO 44-C injuries with demonstrated radiographic syndesmosis diastasis or instability after malleolar bony fixation were followed for 12 months after treatment. Methods: Ope...
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Conclusions: Results suggest TCC may have a small positive effect on early outcomes, but use of the services was highly variable among sites. Level of Evidence: Therapeutic Level I. See Instructions for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence.
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Publication date: Available online 20 October 2019Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Daniel I Sessler, Lijian Pei, Yuguang Huang, Edith Fleischmann, Peter Marhofer, Andrea Kurz, Douglas B Mayers, Tanja A Meyer-Treschan, Martin Grady, Ern Yu Tan, Sabry Ayad, Edward J Mascha, Donal J Buggy, Gang Tan, Zhiyong Zhang, Helen Keane, Maurice Stokes, Oliver Zotti, Michael Gnant, Silvia Perez-ProttoSummaryBackgroundThree perioperative factors impair host defence against recurrence during cancer surgery: the surgical stress response, use of volatile anaesthetic, and opioids for analgesia. All factors are ameliorated by regional anaesthesia...
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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