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DiscussionL-CRS/HIPEC can be performed when patients are unexpectedly found to have disease, provided the appendiceal pathology is low grade and the PCI score is low. There are potential benefits to this approach, with a shorter length of hospital stay and faster functional recovery when compared with traditional open surgery.
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Authors: Wu SM, Lu KC, Lin EK, Chen CH, Huang CJ PMID: 31026184 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Conclusion We have reviewed the literature and identified blood biomarkers with the highest discriminative abilities as determined by operating characteristics in four commonly encountered clinical situations: diagnosing concussion, predicting the need for a CT scan after mTBI, predicting delayed recovery after mTBI, and predicting poor outcome after sTBI. The top performers in each category may provide insight into pathogenic mechanisms of TBI that most influence the measured endpoint. Nonetheless, many challenges remain before these biomarkers can be incorporated into clinical practice. In particular, it remains unclear...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
This study hypothesized that similar VOCs might be detected after HBOT. Methods: Ten healthy volunteers of the Royal Netherlands Navy underwent six HBOT sessions (95 min at 253 kPa, including three 5-min “air breaks”), i.e., on five consecutive days followed by another session after 2 days of rest. At 30 min before the dive, and at 30 min, 2 and 4 h post-dive, exhaled breath was collected and followed by PFT. Exhaled breath samples were analyzed using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). After univariate tests and correlation of retention times, ion fragments could be identified using a reference data...
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Hongye Zhao1,2, Tiezheng Zheng1, Xiaohan Yang1, Ming Fan3, Lingling Zhu3, Shuhong Liu3, Liying Wu3 and Changkai Sun1,4* 1Department of Physiology and Key Laboratory of Brain Diseases of Liaoning Province, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China 2Department of Physiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Qiqihar Medical University, Qiqihar, China 3Department of Brain Protection and Plasticity, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Academy of Military Medical Sciences, Beijing, China 4Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineerin...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In this population-based study, the incidence of GEP-NETs has not changed significantly over the last decades. The incidence of metastatic disease has remained stable and overall prognosis has not improved in recent years. PMID: 30638086 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
ConclusionDespite the advancement in visualization of anatomy with CT scan and laparoscopic appendicectomy there is still a role for screening colonoscopy in patients greater than 50 years of age with appendicitis particularly if they have associated bowel symptoms or risk factors for CRC.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: Although surgical intervention should be reserved for specific complications, its delay increases the incidence of NEC related mortality. Though rare, fungal infection should be suspected especially in cases with worsening signs of typhlitis despite broad antimicrobial coverage. Early management and better supportive care of underlying Co-morbid conditions can decrease NEC related mortality.DisclosuresNo relevant conflicts of interest to declare.
Source: Blood - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: 613. Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Clinical Studies Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONAlthough colonic metastases from a primary breast ductal carcinoma are rare, a low level of suspicion must be maintained in a patient with such a history presenting with abdominal symptoms.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
​BY ARJUN BHARAD​WAJ​ &AHMED RAZIUDDIN, MD​A 41-year-old man who recently immigrated from Africa came to the ED with abdominal pain. The patient primarily spoke Tigrinya, and an interpreter was used in taking a history. The patient's abdominal pain had started four hours earlier, which he described as squeezing or cramping mid-epigastric and umbilical pain. The pain did not change or radiate.He had also had three episodes of nonbloody emesis. This was a new problem for him, and he hadn't encountered anyone sick or with similar symptoms. His last bowel movement was the previous night, and no changes in bowel or ...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
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