Torsion of the testis with perineal ectopy

In this study, we present a rare case of testicular torsion with perineal ectopia in a boy of 18 months. To establish the anomaly, we used Doppler ultrasound and MRI. We performed inguinal exploration with subsequent detorsion testis and orchiopexy using the dartos pouch technique.
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

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Objectives Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a very aggressive tumor with a very low 5-year survival rate of 8%. The aims of this study are to determine reference values and physiologic confounders in healthy pancreas and to assess the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound time-harmonic elastography (THE) in the detection of PDAC. Materials and Methods From March 2017 through May 2019, a total of 54 study participants with healthy pancreas (n = 33, CTR) or PDAC (n = 21) were prospectively enrolled. Repeatability of THE was tested in a CTR subgroup (n = 5) undergoing repeat measurement on 4 different days. Interob...
Source: Investigative Radiology - Category: Radiology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Abstract Methods: Eighty-eight patients undergoing THA were randomized to receive 0.33% ropivacaine (Group QLB, n = 44) or saline (Group Con, n = 44) for QL3 block. Spinal anesthesia was then performed. Pain intensity was assessed using the visual analog scale (0: no pain to 10: worst possible pain). The primary outcome was pain scores recorded at rest at 3, 6, 12, 24, 36, and 48 h and on standing and walking at 24, 36, and 48 h postoperatively. Secondary outcomes were analgesic consumption, side effects, the 10-meter walking speed on day 6, and patient satisfaction after ...
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
Conditions:   COVID-19 Pneumonia;   Lung Ultrasound Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: Lung ultrasound Sponsors:   Hasselt University;   Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
We report a case of a 70-year-old Japanese man who presented with an incidentally discovered retroperitoneal mass without any evidence of excessive corticosteroid secretion. Laboratory and imaging studies, as well as transgastric endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration failed to establish a definitive diagnosis. Thus, the patient underwent surgical resection of the left-sided peritoneal tumor. Weiss score was positive in 6/9 points and the tumor met two major criteria of the Lin-Weiss-Bisceglia (LWB) system leading to a diagnosis of an oncocytic variant of ACC. Based on our findings in this patient, we conclude...
Source: Endocrine Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr J Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2020Source: Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 69Author(s): L. Roselli, G. Cicia, T. Del Giudice, C. Cavallo, R. Vecchio, V. Carfora, D. Caso, R. Sardaro, D. Carlucci, B. De Gennaro
Source: Journal of Functional Foods - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Authors: Zani G, Righetti R, Piraccini E, Santonastaso DP, Terenzoni M, Gecele C, Baccarini FD, Fusari M PMID: 32251576 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Anestesiologica - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Minerva Anestesiol Source Type: research
Authors: Teng L, Fu Z, Ma Q, Yao Y, Zhang B, Zhu K, Li P Abstract Background: Interactive echocardiography translation is an efficient educational function to master cardiac anatomy. It strengthens the student's understanding by pixel-level translation between echocardiography and theoretically sketch images. Previous research studies split it into two aspects of image segmentation and synthesis. This split makes it hard to achieve pixel-level corresponding translation. Besides, it is also challenging to leverage deep-learning-based methods in each phase where a handful of annotations are available. Methods: To...
Source: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine - Category: Statistics Tags: Comput Math Methods Med Source Type: research
Conclusions: Accurate risk stratification using the TCD/AC ratio could assist in managing patients with small-for-gestational-age fetuses at risk of developing MPS-associated adverse outcomes. PMID: 32248714 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Hypertension in Pregnancy - Category: OBGYN Tags: Hypertens Pregnancy Source Type: research
Recommendations look to bring needed imaging equipment to facilities faster.
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Infectious Diseases & Conditions/COVID-19 Technology Ultrasound X-Ray Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: This study supports the feasibility of NMES as an alternative mechanical prophylaxis worn in the postoperative phase until discharge and provides important findings for clinicians considering novel mechanical prophylaxis options. PMID: 32250444 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Surgical Technology International - Category: Surgery Tags: Surg Technol Int Source Type: research
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