Man has the world's largest hernia, weighing in at 5 STONE

Dean Carron, 42, from Mansfield, developed a large incisional hernia  as a result of complications during a routine appendix operation, which resulted in doctors fighting for hours to save his life.
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DiscussionSo my perceptions that the number of the sorts of legal settlements of interest to us has likely been diminishing was accurate.  Unfortunately, rather than the decrease being due to better behavior, decresed reporting, or my laxity in case-finding, it now looks that US government efforts to combat bad behavior by big health care corporations and to hold top leaders of these organizations accountable is getting even more lax.So once again, with feeling... We seem to be sliding backwards in efforts to make the leaders of large health care organizations accountable, and particularly to combat the worse man...
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The aim of this study is to test the diagnostic value of baseline and early change of C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations, evaluated separately or in combination with the modified Alvarado score (MAS), in ...
Source: BMC Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Stump appendicitis is inflammation of remnant appendix tissue due to incomplete removal of the appendix. Due to appendectomy history, stump appendicitis diagnosis is usually delay and that can cause increase m...
Source: World Journal of Emergency Surgery - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
The authors have confirmed a previously held impression that the time from emergency department presentation to operation (TTA) and operative duration (OD) for appendectomy in children with uncomplicated appendicitis are independently associated with increased hospital cost. The data, which come from 17 children's hospitals participating in both the NISQIP-Pediatric and the Children's Hospital Association Health Information System program, are well done and the conclusions are valid.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: New England surgical society article Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
AndersonDavid S., MillerRichard E.. Published by Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group), 1st edition, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-138-64744-2. Price: £34.99 (paperback), £110 (hardback). 258 pp. plus appendix plus index.
Source: Occupational Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
In the article “Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second Variability Helps Identify Patients with Cystic Fibrosis at Risk of Greater Loss of Lung Function” by Morgan et al (J Pediatr 2016;169:116-121.e2), the authors inadvertently included Nelson Turcios as part of The Epidemiologic Study of Cystic Fibrosis Inves tigators study group. The corrected Appendix is below.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Tags: Correction Source Type: research
Publication date: 15 September 2018 Source:Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 223 Author(s): A.B. Cunningham, J.A. Brinckmann, R.N. Kulloli, U. Schippmann Ethnopharmacological relevance Commiphora wightii is exploited in India and Pakistan for an oleo-resin (gum guggul) traditionally used in Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani medical systems. Processed C. wightii oleo-resin products are exported from India to 42 countries, including re-export to Pakistan, for anti-inflammatory use and as an anti-inflammatory and an anti-obesity treatment considered to lower cholesterol and lipid levels. The C. wightii export trade has particul...
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Publication date: Available online 19 May 2018 Source:Cirugía Española (English Edition) Author(s): Cristina Alejandre Villalobos, David Fernández-SanMillán, Eudaldo López-Tomassetti Fernández, Juan Ramón Hernández Hernández
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