Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Direct Portal Pressure Measurement Using a Digital Pressure Wire with Real-Time Remote Display: A Survival Study

Journal of Laparoendoscopic&Advanced Surgical Techniques , Vol. 0, No. 0.
Source: Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 10 November 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Dongfang Liao, Zhibo Xiao, Furong Lv, Jinyun Chen, Lanyu QiuAbstractPurposeTo examine non-contrast enhanced MRI value to evaluate necrotic area and ablation rate of uterine fibroids after high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) thermal ablation.MethodIn total, 508 patients with 598 fibroids who underwent HIFU treatment were enrolled. Contrast-enhanced MRI (CE-MRI) with diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)were performed before treatment and within two days post-treatment. DWI signal performance of post-operative fibroids was obs...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2019Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Fabrice Ferré, Jean-Mathieu Mastantuono, Charlotte Martin, Anne Ferrier, Philippe Marty, Pierre Laumonerie, Nicolas Bonnevialle, Vincent MinvilleAbstractBackground and objectivesThe frequent onset of hemidiaphragmatic paralysis during interscalene block restricts its use in patients with respiratory insufficiency. Supraclavicular block could be a safe and effective alternative. Our primary objective was to assess the incidence of hemidiaphragmatic paralysis following ultrasound-guided supraclavi...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
SCIENTISTS say they can fight breast cancer by using ultrasound. Doctors would inject minute cell-like bubbles of drugs to travel through the lymphatic system, where the disease spreads.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2019Source: Materials Science and Engineering: AAuthor(s): Xuan Liu, Zhichao Guo, Jilai Xue, Changwei ZhuAbstractsThe effects of cooling rate on the preparation of casting Al–Cu-Sc ternary alloys by ultrasound-assisted molten salt electrolysis (US-MSE) have been investigated in this work. Increasing cooling rate can strongly refine the microstructures and improve the mechanical properties of the prepared alloy. The average grain diameter and secondary dendrite arm space (SDAS) of the quenched alloy are approximately 198 μm and 4.84 μm, and the values are reduce...
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: A - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Baranda-Tovar FM Abstract The use of echocardiography is very useful in the evaluation, treatment, and follow-up of the patient in critical condition. Along with clinic and the stethoscope, it is a tool that complements the act of the physician faced with the diversity of etiologies that determine the state of shock and increase morbidity and mortality, especially in post-cardiac surgery patients, in whom there are no management emergency post-surgical algorithms. In view of this situation, at the National Institute of Cardiology Ignacio Chávez, a management algorithm has been made and improved in cardiac ...
Source: Archivos de Cardiologia de Mexico - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Arch Cardiol Mex Source Type: research
Authors: Anttinen M PMID: 31701789 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Scand J Urol Source Type: research
This study was registered with Japan Registry of Clinical Trials (jRCTs052190026). PMID: 31701044 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Contemp Clin Trials Commun Source Type: research
Current clinical guidelines for surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are primarily based on maximum diameter assessment. From a biomechanical point of view, not only the diameter but also peak wall stresses will play an important role in rupture risk assessment. These methods require patient specific geometry which typically uses computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging. Recently, wall stress analysis based on 3D ultrasound (US) has been proposed, and shows promising results.
Source: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Neither contrast-enhanced computed tomography nor magnetic resonance imaging can monitor changes in the pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma microenvironment during therapy. We hypothesized that shear wave elastography could overcome this limitation. To test this hypothesis, we measured the shear modulus of two groups of murine pancreatic tumors (KCKO, n  = 30; PAN02, n = 30) treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). The mean shear modulus of KCKO tumors was 7.651 kPa higher than that of PAN02 tumors (p
Source: Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Original Contribution Source Type: research
We present a case of ectopic insertion of the whole tendon of the pectoralis minor muscle associated with impingement syndrome. Based on this case, we performed a review of the literature focused on the association between this ectopic tendon insertion and anterior shoulder pain.
Source: Journal of Ultrasound - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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