Plasmacytoma as a cause of small bowel obstruction in a virgin abdomen in a patient with multiple myeloma: a case report
ConclusionsMultiple myeloma has myriad presentations. Gastrointestinal involvement, although rare, can manifest as small bowel obstruction for which early recognition and appropriate surgical management are key to improving outcome. Intussusception is the most common mechanism of obstruction from extramedullary plasmacytoma causing small bowel obstruction and this has been seen in five of six case reports, including this case. It is important to recognize and consider the risks of immunosuppression, venous thromboembolism, and malnutrition in the surgical management of gastrointestinal complications of multiple myeloma.
Conclusion: The instrument proposed in the study exhibited content validity for most of its items and emerges as a practical strategy for the management of the daily interruption of sedation of critical patients.
Leading suicide theories and research in adults suggest that pain can exacerbate the suicidal risk of an individual. Although pain and suicidality (including suicidal ideation, behaviour, and death by suicide) both increase in prevalence during adolescence...
80 something yr old lady with left V1 phn. she failed all neuropathic agents you can think of. also failed capsaicin. i recently did supratrochlear and supraorbital block and got 100% relief for few days and still doing better but obviously block not lasting long. what do u guys do next? RF? pulsed RF? peripheral stim? any thoughts/experience appreciated
CONCLUSIONS We demonstrated that RSV can contribute to progenitor cells angiogenesis via miR-542-3p by targeting ANGPT2, subsequently enhanced recanalization of thrombi. PMID: 31606730 [PubMed - in process]
There has been a growing interest among both patients and surgeons in preserving the uterus during the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. In this video we are demonstrating a novel surgical approach towards the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. This surgical procedure simplifies the laparoscopic sacrohysteropexy procedure by significantly reducing endoscopic suturing and knot tying, without the need for a combined laparoscopic and vaginal surgical approach.
Demonstrate a surgical technique variation for the laparoscopic radical trachelectomy by initiating the procedure through the development of the pararectal space and the identification of the hypogastric nerve.
To demonstrate techniques to regulate and improve the safety and completeness of laparoscopic and robotic radical hysterectomy/radical trachelectomy (L-RH/RT+R-RH/RT=MI-RH/RT) for early invasive cervical cancer. We will present our techniques and skills as well as data on our long-term outcomes for MI-RH/RT patients.
Uterine leiomyosarcoma (uLMS) is aggressive mesenchymal neoplasm and is associated with a high risk of recurrence and poor prognosis. The 5year overall survival rate is about 60% even in FIGO stage I disease. There is no firm evidence of chemotherapy, so surgical resection should be considered to control the disease in case of localized recurrence. We will report a case underwent total laparoscopic complete resection for recurrent mass involved sigmoid colon and right ureter.
Determine effect of length of surgery (LOS) on risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) after hysterectomy and determine if differences exist based on age, body mass index (BMI), and surgical approach.
The aim of this video is to demonstrate the use of laparoscopic ultrasound guidance during hysteroscopic resection of a congenital uterine and vaginal septum.