Anaesthetic priorities in pre-hospital trauma care
Publication date: Available online 29 June 2020Source: Anaesthesia &Intensive Care MedicineAuthor(s): Sarah Fadden, Kate Prior
Abstract Endometrial polyps have a reported prevalence from 7.8% up to 30% and are one of the most cost-consuming gynecological conditions for our specialty. There are strong practitioner beliefs that surgical removal of endometrial polyps is highly beneficial, particularly for those with abnormal uterine bleeding and infertility. Additionally, polypectomy is indicated to reduce the risk of malignancy. Transvaginal ultrasound is the first-line diagnostic option for detection of endometrial polyps, while sonohysterography has similar accuracy as hysteroscopy in the diagnostic confirmation. Blind dilatation and cure...
The new surgical technique requires fewer staff and Instead of being put to sleep, the patient has an injection containing a local anaesthetic and adrenaline.
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: International Journal of Surgery Case ReportsAuthor(s): Philippe Hantson, Catherine Hubert, Audrey Dieu, Diego Castanares-Zapatero, Julie Lelotte, Pierre-François Laterre
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CONCLUSIONS: HFNO provides a hands-free induction of general anaesthesia and yields adequate preoxygenation and peroxygenation, with a significant improvement in the quality of care. PMID: 32643359 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: Interfascial dexmedetomidine adjuvant to QLB provided better postoperative analgesia in terms of less morphine consumption, better pain scores and longer time to first analgesic request when compared with the IV dexmedetomidine. PMID: 32643358 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: VIS was feasible in clinical routine. Compared to the other evaluated blocks, the VIS for the infragluteal access to the sciatic nerve was rated worst. VIS is found to be worse in obese patients. Further research is needed to evaluate VIS and its suitability for specific questions as for instance anesthetists' learning curves, comparison of different patient populations, ultrasound devices or different nerve blocks. PMID: 32643357 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Fraser J Abstract Invasive fungal infections are becoming increasingly more prevalent in clinical practice. This corresponds with more patients living with immunosuppression and improved techniques to identify fungal infections. Subcutaneous fungal masses can often masquerade and imitate common dermatological lesions such as cysts. Querying a fungal aetiology of a mass is important, as fungal elements can be missed on histological examination, and special stains may be needed to identify spores and hyphae to make the diagnosis. Skin trauma with inoculation of fungal elements contained in soil and vegetable...
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Maxime Volff, David Tonon, Jeremy Bourenne, Pierre Simeone, Lionel Velly
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Ségolène Mrozek, Julie Gobin, Jean-Michel Constantin, Olivier Fourcade, Thomas Geeraerts