Concurrent bariatric surgery and surgical resection of massive localized lymphedema of the thigh. A case report

ConclusionMLL remains to be underdiagnosed. Due to the obesity epidemic, clinicians must be aware of this once rare disease. The role of concurrent bariatric surgery with surgical resection of MLL warrants further studies.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 8 November 2019Source: Food Research InternationalAuthor(s): Tao Wu, Yufang Gao, Junyu Hao, Jieting Geng, Jiaojiao Zhang, Jinjin Yin, Rui Liu, Wenjie Sui, Lingxiao Gong, Min ZhangAbstractThe present study investigated the anti-obesity effects and its mechanism of capsanthin (CAP) in high-fat diet-induced obese C57BL/6J mice. Compared with untreated mice on a high-fat diet for 12 weeks, CAP at 200 mg kg-1 reduced the body weight by 27.5%, significantly reversed glucose tolerance, effectively decreased the serum triglycerides, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and trim...
Source: Food Research International - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
ConclusionsOlder males who were regular alcohol drinkers were associated with intestinal anisakiasis, and often heart rate, total protein, and CRP were elevated compared to those of patients with gastric anisakiasis.
Source: Parasitology International - Category: Parasitology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The device, which combined 20 g of CELOX particles and 20 pieces of CELOX (8 g) sponge tablets with 50-mmHg intra-abdominal compression for 10 minutes, prolonged the ST by an average of 30 minutes with less BL. It was not markedly different from the full four quadrants gauze packing of liver in hemostatic effect, with no CELOX clot formation in other organs. PMID: 31711174 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Military Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Mil Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 November 2019Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Chen Xu, Xiang Chen, Mingjuan Yang, Xiaopeng Yuan, Aizhi Zhao, Hujing BaoAbstractAimsA combination of biomarker and instrument technology diagnosis methods, especially antigen-targeted imaging methods, is required to increase the accuracy of the diagnosis of cancer. Currently, the targeting efficiency is limited by the conjugation methods used for the conjugation of antibodies and imaging materials. Here, a simple strategy for the conjugation of a probe and a single-chain fragment antibody (scFv) that does not change the characteristics of t...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 November 2019Source: PeptidesAuthor(s): Nigel Irwin, Victor A. Gault, Finbarr P.M. O’Harte, Peter R. FlattAbstractGastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP) is a 42 amino acid hormone secreted from intestinal K-cells in response to nutrient ingestion. Despite a recognised physiological role for GIP as an insulin secretagogue to control postprandial blood glucose levels, growing evidence reveals important actions of GIP on adipocytes and promotion of fat deposition in tissues. As such, blockade of GIP receptor (GIPR) action has been proposed as a means to counter insulin resistance, and...
Source: Peptides - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
Authors: Goyushov S, Dursun E, Tözüm TF Abstract OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study is to evaluate normal ranges of cortical bone Hounsfield units (HU) indices through cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) images, and to investigate their relationships with age and sex. METHODS: Seven hundred adult human CBCT images were evaluated retrospectively, and divided into 4 age groups. Six different cortical bone HU measurements were applied bilaterally, where gender and age were recorded. Collected data were subjected to statistical analysis and ANOVA tests were used for various comparisons. RESULTS: T...
Source: Dentomaxillofacial Radiology - Category: Radiology Tags: Dentomaxillofac Radiol Source Type: research
Authors: Pierucci P, Di Lecce V, Marra L, Resta O PMID: 31709854 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Expert Rev Respir Med Source Type: research
Authors: Yoshida K, Miyamoto S, SMART-K Study Group Abstract With recent advances in medical treatments for carotid artery stenosis (CS), indications for carotid surgery should be more carefully considered for asymptomatic CS (ACS). Accurate stratification of ACS should be based on the risk of cerebral infarction, and subgroups of patients more likely to benefit from surgical treatment should be differentiated. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) offers a non-invasive, accurate modality for characterizing carotid plaque. Intraplaque hemorrhage (IPH) seems the most promising feature of vulnerable plaque detectable by M...
Source: Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) Source Type: research
Authors: Sorimachi T, Atsumi H, Yonemochi T, Hirayama A, Shigematsu H, Srivatanakul K, Takizawa S, Matsumae M Abstract Computed tomography angiography (CTA) immediately after diagnosis of intracerebral hematoma (ICH) on noncontrast CT in the emergency room has benefits, which consist of early diagnosis of secondary ICH and prediction of hematoma growth using the spot sign in primary ICH, but CTA also involves possible risks of acute kidney injury (AKI) and adverse reactions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the benefits and risks of CTA. A total of 1423 consecutive adult patients diagnosed with ICH who wer...
Source: Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) Source Type: research
Authors: Morris AL, Colbourne T, Kirkpatrick I, Banerji V Abstract Nontraumatic chylous pleural effusions (chylothorax) and pericardial effusions (chylopericardium) are rare. They can, however, accompany intrathoracic malignancies and, most commonly, lymphomas. An association of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (cll) with chylopericardium has rarely been reported. A 68-year-old woman with cll, previously treated with single-agent fludarabine in the community, developed pleuritic chest pain and a new pericardial effusion. Computed tomography (ct) imaging of her chest revealed a large pericardial effusion with progressiv...
Source: Current Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Curr Oncol Source Type: research
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