A case report of septic shock and splenic abscess formation secondary to gastric band erosion: A rare complication of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: International Journal of Surgery Case ReportsAuthor(s): Victoria Lu, Harsh Kanhere
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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A psoas abscess is a rare but potentially devastating condition that is associated with risks of neurological deficits, septic shock, and even death. The current first-line treatment is percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD) under imaging guidance, combined with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Surgical drainage should be considered if PCD fails or is impossible. Although many studies on PCD and open surgical drainage have appeared, the outcomes of laparoscopic drainage have rarely been reported. Thus, we laparoscopically drained the psoas abscesses of 6 patients; drainage was complete and we encountered no recurrence or complic...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Observational Study Source Type: research
We report a case of ureteral diverticulum due to ureterosciatic hernia in an 85-year-old woman admitted for septic shock. Computed tomography and retrograde ureterography revealed obstructive ureterosciatic hernia. During intraoperative laparoscopic mesh repair for the hernia after urosepsis treatment, we noted ureteral diverticulum that was also detected endoscopically at the herniated ureter wall.
Source: Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: IMAGES IN CLINICAL UROLOGY Source Type: research
Authors: Fernández Conesa M, Milena Muñoz A, Valero González MÁ Abstract We read with interest the article by Guido Villa-Gómez, Manuel Alejandro Mahler and Dante Manazzoni "A new case of pseudoaneurysm of the right hepatic artery secondary to laparoscopic cholecystectomy". A 57-year-old cholecystectomized female was admitted due to abdominal pain with an analytical pattern of cholestasis and liver enzyme alterations, with cholangitis that progressed to septic shock of a biliary origin with gradual anemia and hypotension. PMID: 32054281 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Rev Esp Enferm Dig Source Type: research
This study examined the association of preoperative serum albumin with outcomes for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.MethodsThe American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program was retrospectively analyzed from 2005-2016 for adult patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Patients were stratified into four groups:
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionA high index of suspicion is important in detection of rare complications after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy including gastrocolic fistula. Complete laparoscopic resection of gastrocolic fistula is preferred. Gastrectomy might be the definitive surgery.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
This study evaluates the impact of EA on postoperative recovery after colectomy using recent multicenter data.MethodsPatients who underwent elective colectomy from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) data (2014 –2015) were identified. Demographics, comorbidities, diagnosis, procedure type and approach, and postoperative complications associated with EA were assessed. Impact of EA on postoperative ileus, length of stay (LOS), and prolonged LOS (defined as LOS >  75 percentile) was evaluated for all, open, and laparoscopic cases using univariable...
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion The impact of sepsis on the gut is manifold, e.g., sepsis mediated alteration of the gut-blood barrier and increase in the intestinal permeability, which may correlate with the phenomena of bacterial translocation and lymphatic activation (“toxic-lymph”). Systemic consequences of sepsis are widespread and concern to the coagulative system, the microbiome as well as enzymes, such as pancreatic proteases, MMPs and IAPs. Nevertheless, the therapeutic approaches for modulating the mucosal immune system are still rarely effective in daily routine. Recent published studies showing that treatment with FMT,...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: MCAs represent a rare pancreatic pathology with challenging diagnostic and therapeutic implications. Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scan, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)∕magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) are useful in the differential diagnosis with other pancreatic fluid collections and treatment. Oncological surgical resections are recommended. Histopathological examination establishes the final diagnosis. The most common postoperative complication is pancreatic fistula. PMID: 30845296 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONSAll 3 surgical approaches carry low morbidity among the sick, elderly. PR remains the predominant approach nationally. A paradigm shift accepting the safety of abdominal approaches is needed. There should also be less focus on age in the decision-making process of surgical treatment.
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsLTG-ERCP is a safe and feasible alternative for gallstone cholangitis management in patients with RYGB. This procedure should be recommended for cases of cholangitis rather than laparoscopic choledocoscopy or a percutaneous transhepatic approach, especially in cases of prior cholecystectomy, or in patients where the BMI remains high. LTG-ERCP should be performed in a referral center by a skilled endoscopist and surgeon following a standardized technique.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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