How Good is Cholecystectomy For Biliary Dyskinesia in Pediatric Patients?
Discussion Biliary disease includes gallstones, cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder), cholangiopathy and cholangitis (pathology of the bile ducts), biliary dyskinesia, gangrene, and cancer. Some are often overlapping as gallstones often contributing to cholecystitis and cholangitis. Biliary dyskinesia (BD) is well-recognized in adults. Adult criteria include: “abdominal pain located in the epigastrium and/or right upper quadrant along with; buildup of pain to a steady level and lasting 30 minutes or longer, pain occurring at different intervals and not daily, severe enough to interrupt activities or lead t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 30, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Costs, Effectiveness of Laparoscopic, Open Gastrectomy Similar
THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2022 -- After one-year follow-up, differences in the total costs and effectiveness of laparoscopic and open gastrectomy are minimal, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in JAMA Surgery. Arjen van der Veen, M.D., Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How is Endometriosis Diagnosed?
Discussion Endometriosis is classically defined as endometrial tissue occurring outside the uterine lining. It is a common cause of chronic pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea in adolescents. It can present differently in adolescents than adult women and usually can appear like many other common problems such as chronic constipation or gastrointestinal dysmotility. It is estimated that ~25-38% of adolescents with chronic pelvic pain have endometriosis. Use of clinical criteria versus laparoscopic documentation of disease makes the epidemiology of this problem more challenging. The cause is not wholly agreed upon but many believe ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 28, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

M-TAPA in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy M-TAPA in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Does an M-TAPA block performed before surgery in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy improve postoperative analgesia?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 21, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Electroacupuncture Cuts Risk for Prolonged Postoperative Ileus
FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2022 -- Electroacupuncture (EA) is effective in promoting gastrointestinal function recovery following laparoscopic resection of colorectal cancer, according to a study published online Nov. 2 in JAMA Surgery. Yu Wang, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intraperitoneal bladder rupture in a 1 year old: a very unusual accident - Shah A, Shah A.
We report an interesting case of a 1-year-old girl who had a laparoscopic re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Models Predicting Complications of Hysterectomy Developed
MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 -- Models have been developed and validated for predicting major complications of laparoscopic or abdominal hysterectomy for benign conditions, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Robotic Surgery Tops Laparoscopic Surgery for Middle and Low Rectal Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Robotic surgery resulted in better quality of resection for patients with middle and low rectal cancer compared with conventional laparoscopic surgery, a randomized trial in China showed. In a modified intention-to-treat analysis... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 10, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Black Women Less Likely to Get Laparoscopic Fibroid Surgeries
A recent study finds Black and Hispanic women tend to have traditional surgeries requiring a hospital stay. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Women Less Likely to Get Laparoscopic Fibroid Surgeries
TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2022 -- Surgery for uterine fibroids can often be done through minimally invasive techniques that avoid a hospital stay. But Black and Hispanic women may be less likely to receive these treatments, a recent study finds. Uterine... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 6, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Surgery Noninferior for Gastric Cancer at Five Years
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 -- Laparoscopic surgery is noninferior to open gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer (AGC) at five years, according to a study published online July 20 in JAMA Surgery. Sang-Yong Son, M.D., from the Ajou University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Endometriosis Linked to Greater Risk for Stroke
THURSDAY, July 21, 2022 -- Women with laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis may have an increased risk for stroke, according to a study published online July 21 in Stroke. Leslie V. Farland, Sc.D., from the University of Arizona in Tucson, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Laparoscopy Noninferior to Open Surgery in Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Five-year follow-up results from the KLASS-02 randomized trial confirmed that laparoscopic surgery is not inferior to open gastrectomy in patients with locally advanced gastric cancer. At a median follow-up of 69.4 months, 5... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Urinary Catheter Use During Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Does Not Prevent Urinary Retention Urinary Catheter Use During Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Does Not Prevent Urinary Retention
The common practice of placing a urinary catheter during laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair to protect against postoperative urinary retention may not be worthwhile, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 30, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Memic Announces Completion of First Patient Cases Using Hominis(R) Surgical System in Laparoscopic-Assisted Transvaginal Benign Gynecological Procedures
Patient procedures performed at HCA Florida Kendall Hospital and The Women's Hospital at Jackson Memorial with first and only FDA-authorized surgical robot with humanoid-shaped arms TEL AVIV, Israel and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 28, 2022 -- (Healthcar... Devices, Surgery Memic Innovative Surgery, Hominis , robotic surgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news