Recanalization using Direct Stenting before Bowel Resection for Acute-on-chronic Superior Mesenteric Artery Occlusion: A Case Report

ConclusionThis case suggests prompt recanalization using direct stenting can minimize subsequent bowel resection in patients with ACMI.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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ConclusionGOO caused by phytobezoar can occur in patients without history of previous gastric surgery or diabetes mellitus. Urgent laparotomy may be indicated.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionDutch and Belgian urogynaecologists estimate success and adverse effect rates of MUS in line with the literature. Their patients most cited worries were fear of chronic pain and exposure. Only half of respondents had ever performed a colposuspension. They were older and performed the procedure via laparotomy.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionIt is important to include splenic rupture as a differential diagnosis for acute abdominal pain, especially in patients with hematologic malignancy, since early recognition and treatment increases patient survival and improves prognosis.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
​BY FAHAD SHAH &AHMED RAZIUDDIN, MDA 68-year-old woman presented with acute abdominal pain that had started three hours earlier. She said she had constant upper abdominal pain that was sharp and stabbing, and she rated her pain as 8/10.The patient said the pain did not radiate, and she was clearly in acute distress. She reported that her last meal had been four hours before and that she was nauseated and had had three to four episodes of dry heaves.She had no other concerning symptoms, and her pain was unaffected by eating, drinking, or position. She had a paraesophageal rolling hiatal hernia and was aware of her chr...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
DiscussionIntestinal TB most commonly affected region is the ileocaecal, accounts for 64% of the incidence of gastrointestinal TB. The main reasons for the predilection of ileocaecal region are due to relatively longer faecal static, the abundant of lymphoid tissue, a neutral pH environment and absorptive transport mechanisms that allow swallowed mycobacterium to be absorbed. Intestinal TB may pose similar symptoms as those found in pulmonary TB, yet patients most commonly presenting with abdominal pain. Bacteriological signs and histopathological findings are gold standard for ITB diagnosis. Therapy for ITB includes pharm...
Source: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionSub-cutaneous and/ or intra-peritoneal anesthesia were not effective in reducing post-operative pain.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Conclusion: Idiopathic retroperitoneal cysts can slowly grow to giant proportions and subsequently lead to chronic vague abdominal symptoms. Complete surgical excision is curative and should be pursued. PMID: 31462181 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Chirurgica Belgica - Category: Surgery Tags: Acta Chir Belg Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn conclusion, LLPJ seems to be a safe, feasible and effective technique in patients with chronic pancreatitis. However, the number of descriptions published to date is very small, and there are no studies with high scientific evidence comparing LLPJ with open surgery or with endoscopic treatment that would allow us to draw firmer conclusions at the present time.
Source: The Surgeon - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
We report here a case of successful treatment for abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm (AAP) and SMA occlusion in a complicated vasculo-BD using two-stage procedure, including endovascular intervention for AAP and hy brid approach with laparotomy and retrograde canalization and revascularization for SMA occlusion.
Source: Annals of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 July 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Insiyyah Patanwala, Chensi Ouyang, Matthew Fisk, Georgine LamvuAbstractStudy ObjectiveTo compare the amount of opioids (tablets and morphine milligram equivalents-MME) prescribed by physicians and used by patients, after benign gynecologic surgery.DesignProspective Cohort StudySettingTertiary Center- Main Hospital Operating Room and Outpatient Surgery CenterPatientsWomen undergoing benign gynecologic surgeryInterventionsMajor and minor gynecologic surgeriesMeasurementsThe surgery groups were: 1) minor laparoscopy (Mino...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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