Perforated gastric ulcer post mini gastric bypass treated by laparoscopy: A CASE report

CONCLUSIONThe perforated gastric ulcer is a complication of the mini bariatric bypasses, and the laparoscopic treatment of the perforation associated with thorough irrigation for of the abdominal cavity and omentoplasty present good results for management of this complication.
Source: Annals of Medicine and Surgery - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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Source: Korean J Gastroenter... - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Korean J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Conclusions: This study suggests that GPUs are strongly associated with H. pylori infection in Chinese children. Duodenal ulcers are the main type of GPU in patients older than 6 years. Appropriate diagnosis, treatment and follow-up are necessary for children with GPUs.
Source: The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Electronic Image of the Month Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We found no studies that provide the relative benefits and harms of medical versus surgical treatment for recurrent or refractory peptic ulcers. Studies that evaluate the natural history of recurrent and refractory peptic ulcers are urgently required to determine whether randomised controlled trials comparing medical versus surgical management in patients with recurrent or refractory peptic ulcers or both are necessary. Such studies will also provide information for the design of such randomised controlled trials. A minimum follow-up of two to three years will allow the calculation of the incidence of complica...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
Conclusion It can be concluded that the prophylactic effect of the fractions on gastric ulceration in rats is associated with its high antioxidant activity and its ability to effectively inhibit the inflammation mediators. Presence of several flavonoids and gallic acid explains the effectiveness of the fractions in affording protection against gastric damages. Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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