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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29220082/benefits-of-multimodal-enhanced-recovery-pathway-in-patients-undergoing-kidney-transplantation
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Kevin A Espino, J Reinier F Narvaez, Michael C Ott, Liise K Kayler
BACKGROUND: Use of Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways to accelerate functional recovery and reduce length of stay (LOS) has rarely been investigated in kidney transplantation (KTX). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Consecutive adult isolated KTXs between 7/2015-7/2016 (ERAS, n=139) were compared with a historical cohort between 1/2014-7/2015 (HISTORIC, n=95). RESULTS: ERAS recipients were significantly more likely to receive kidneys that were non-local (56...
December 8, 2017: Clinical Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29218832/necrotizing-enterocolitis-in-the-setting-of-milk-allergy-after-pediatric-living-donor-liver-transplantation
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Soichi Narumoto, Seisuke Sakamoto, Hajime Uchida, Kengo Sasaki, Takanobu Shigeta, Akinari Fukuda, Shunsuke Nosaka, Rie Irie, Takako Yoshioka, Mureo Kasahara
NEC is an idiopathic intestinal mucosal injury that may progress to transmural bowel necrosis without mesenteric ischemia. NEC usually affects 7- to 10-day-old neonates following enteral feeding. A 10-month-old girl with no history of laparotomy underwent LDLT for acute liver failure. After starting enteral feeding on postoperative day 5, she developed abdominal distention. Diffuse PVG and PI were detected by radiologic modalities. Exploratory laparotomy revealed patchy necrosis of the intestine without perforation...
December 7, 2017: Pediatric Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29218132/portal-vein-thrombosis-in-adult-omani-patients-a-retrospective-cohort-study
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Khalid Al Hashmi, Lamya Al Aamri, Sulayma Al Lamki, Anil Pathare
OBJECTIVES: We sought to study the occurrence of portal vein thrombosis (PVT) in adult Omani patients. Methods: We conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study in patients diagnosed with PVT, which was confirmed by radiological imaging, from two tertiary hospitals over a 10-year period. Results: Amongst the 39 patients enrolled in the study, 15 (38.4%) had cirrhosis of the liver, and 24 (61.5%) were non-cirrhotic. In the non-cirrhotic PVT patients, 15 (62.5%) had acute PVT, whereas nine (37...
November 2017: Oman Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29217008/endovascular-versus-surgical%C3%A2-revascularization-for-chronic%C3%A2-mesenteric%C3%A2-ischemia-insights-from-the-national-inpatient-sample-database
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Fabio V Lima, Dhaval Kolte, Kevin F Kennedy, David W Louis, J Dawn Abbott, Peter A Soukas, Omar N Hyder, Shafiq T Mamdani, Herbert D Aronow
OBJECTIVES: This study sought to compare in-hospital major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events (MACCE) following endovascular therapy with open surgery for chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI). BACKGROUND: There are limited contemporary data on in-hospital cardiovascular outcomes among patients with CMI undergoing revascularization via endovascular therapy versus open surgery in the United States. METHODS: Patients with CMI undergoing endovascular or surgical (mesenteric bypass or endarterectomy) revascularization between 2007 and 2014 were identified from the National Inpatient Sample...
December 11, 2017: JACC. Cardiovascular Interventions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29206752/rather-than-surgical-technique-dedicated-stroke-centers-improve-bowel-and-life-outcomes-in-acute-mesenteric-ischemia
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Alexandre Nuzzo, Maxime Ronot, Leon Maggiori, Olivier Corcos
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 4, 2017: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29198548/embolization-of-arterial-gastrointestinal-hemorrhage-with-fuaile-medical%C3%A2-adhesive
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Min Xu, Xiaoli Zhu, Yizhi Liu, Zhi Li, Tianzhi An, Tianpeng Jiang, Jie Song, Lizhou Wang, Shi Zhou, Caifang Ni
BACKGROUND: To investigate the safety and effectiveness of Fuaile medical adhesive (FAL) with superselective catheterization in endovascular embolotherapy for the treatment of gastrointestinal hemorrhage (GIH) that was unresponsive to internal medicine treatment and gastroscopy management. METHODS: A total of 25 patients with GIH, confirmed using angiography but with failed results after internal medicine treatment or gastroscopy were retrospectively analyzed. A mixture of lipiodol and FAL (1:1) was used to embolize the bleeding vessels...
November 30, 2017: Journal of the Chinese Medical Association: JCMA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188271/a-rare-cause-of-small-bowel-ischemia
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Hubert Y Luu, Munveer S Bhangoo, Matthew Y C Lin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 29, 2017: JAMA Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29179680/stercoral-colitis-complicated-with-ischemic-colitis-a-double-edge-sword
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Maliha Naseer, Jenil Gandhi, Noor Chams, Zain Kulairi
BACKGROUND: Stercoral colitis is a rare inflammatory process involving the colonic wall secondary to fecal impaction with high morbidity and mortality; especially if complicated with ischemic colitis, stercoral ulcer formation and subsequent perforation. There are several case reports published on abdominal perforation resulting from stercoral colitis. However, stercoral colitis complicated by ischemic colitis is rare. The purpose of this case report is to describe the potential challenges in the diagnosis and management of stercoral colitis with ischemic colitis...
November 28, 2017: BMC Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29177162/surgical-treatment-of-small-intestinal-neuroendocrine-tumors-g1-g2
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Andreas Selberherr, Martin B Niederle, Bruno Niederle
Although the majority of neuroendocrine tumors of the small intestine (siNETs) classified as low-grade G1 or G2 show slow local growth, they are frequently diagnosed at an advanced stage of metastatic disease. The surgical treatment is curative in stages I-III or palliative in stage IV in an attempt to avoid local complications of bowel obstruction and ischemia of the small bowel by unremoved lymph node metastases. Individualized surgical procedures performed by experienced surgeons considering tumor multifocality and the primary extent of lymph node metastases along the mesenteric vessels are recommended to remove as much tumor volume as possible, while avoiding major complications intraoperatively and small bowel syndrome postoperatively...
October 2017: Visceral Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29156231/acute-organoaxial-gastric-volvulus-a-massive-problem-with-a-twist-case-report
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Fadi Al Daoud, Gul Sachwani Daswani, Vinu Perinjelil, Tina Nigam
INTRODUCTION: Gastric volvulus (GV) is a rare and life threatening condition if not treated promptly or wrongly diagnosed. The main complication of gastric volvulus is foregut obstruction. The extreme rotation can cut off blood supply to the stomach and even distal organs, which can lead to ischemia and necrosis of the affected area. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We report a case of a 41yo female that complained of severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting for approximately 3days after eating a large meal...
November 13, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146096/ten-year-review-of-isolated-spontaneous-mesenteric-arterial-dissections
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Courtney E Morgan, Neel A Mansukhani, Mark K Eskandari, Heron E Rodriguez
OBJECTIVE: Isolated spontaneous dissection of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and celiac artery (CA) remains a rare condition; however, it has been increasingly noted incidentally on diagnostic imaging. The purpose of this study was to examine the natural history and outcomes of patients presenting with isolated spontaneous mesenteric artery dissection (SMAD). We hypothesized that most SMADs can be treated nonoperatively. METHODS: This was a single-center retrospective review of patients presenting with the diagnosis of SMAD between 2006 and 2016...
November 13, 2017: Journal of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29142520/predictive-factors-for-malignancy-in-undiagnosed-isolated-small-bowel-strictures
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Ujjwal Sonika, Sujeet Saha, Saurabh Kedia, Nihar Ranjan Dash, Sujoy Pal, Prasenjit Das, Vineet Ahuja, Peush Sahni
Background/Aims: Patients with small bowel strictures have varied etiologies, including malignancy. Little data are available on the demographic profiles and etiologies of small bowel strictures in patients who undergo surgery because of intestinal obstruction but do not have a definitive pre-operative diagnosis. Methods: Retrospective data were analyzed for all patients operated between January 2000 and October 2014 for small bowel strictures without mass lesions and a definite diagnosis after imaging and endoscopic examinations...
October 2017: Intestinal Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29124121/patients-comorbidities-reduce-the-clinical-value-of-emergency-colonoscopy-results-of-a-retrospective-cohort-study
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Cristiano Cremone, Anouk Esch, Charlotte Gagniere, Alessandro Fugazza, Faria Mesli, Michael Levy, Aurelien Amiot, Alexis Laurent, Yann LeBaleur, Francois Hemery, Nicolas De'Angelis, Francesco Brunetti, Iradj Sobhani
Background and study aims:  Urgent endoscopy is often used to diagnose and sometimes treat acute upper gastrointestinal syndromes (hemorrhage, toxic ingestion, and occlusion). However, its suitability concerning the management of lower gastrointestinal conditions in emergency circumstances is controversial. Patients and methods:  We studied the role of emergency colonoscopy in diagnosis and treatment of all consecutive patients presenting with acute lower gastrointestinal symptoms referred to our hospital on an emergency basis...
November 2017: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29078904/surgeon-attitudes-and-practice-patterns-in-managing-small-bowel-obstruction-a-qualitative-analysis
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Lucas W Thornblade, Anjali R Truitt, Giana H Davidson, David R Flum, Danielle C Lavallee
BACKGROUND: Historical training instructs surgeons to, "never let the sun set on a small bowel obstruction (SBO)" due to concern for bowel ischemia. However, the routine use of computed tomography scans for ruling out ischemia provides the opportunity for trial of nonoperative management, allowing time for resolution of adhesive SBO. In light of advances in practice, little is known about how surgeons manage these patients, in particular, whether there is consistency in the stated duration for safe nonoperative management...
November 2017: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056349/clinical-characteristics-of-spontaneous-isolated-visceral-artery-dissection
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Yoshihiro Tanaka, Tsuyoshi Yoshimuta, Keiichi Kimura, Kenji Iino, Yudai Tamura, Kenji Sakata, Kenshi Hayashi, Hirofumi Takemura, Masakazu Yamagishi, Masa-Aki Kawashiri
OBJECTIVE: Spontaneous isolated visceral artery dissection (SIVAD) involving the celiac artery or superior mesenteric artery is rare, but it can be fatal. Given its rare incidence, the clinical characteristics of SIVAD are not fully understood. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the clinical characteristics and prognosis of SIVAD. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 39 consecutive patients diagnosed with SIVAD from January 2007 to December 2016...
October 19, 2017: Journal of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29045179/clinical-relevance-of-the-feces-sign-in-small-bowel-obstruction-due-to-adhesions-depends-on-its-location
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Wassef Khaled, Ingrid Millet, Lucie Corno, Isabelle Bouley-Coletta, Mohamed Amine Benadjaoud, Patrice Taourel, Marc Zins
OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to evaluate if the feces sign can be used to predict successful nonoperative treatment or progression to ischemia in patients with small-bowel obstruction (SBO) due to adhesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: For this single-center retrospective observational study involving a blinded independent review by two radiologists of 237 consecutive CT examinations of 216 patients with SBO due to adhesions (age: mean, 70.9 years; median, 74 years; interquartile range, 62-84 years), the location of the transition zone (TZ), number of TZs, and presence and location of the feces sign relative to the TZ were recorded...
October 18, 2017: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29037200/spontaneous-isolated-dissection-of-the-superior-mesenteric-artery-and-aneurysm-formation-resulting-from-segmental-arterial-mediolysis-a-case-report
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Nobuhiro Akuzawa, Makoto Kurabayashi, Tsukasa Suzuki, Daisuke Yoshinari, Mitsunobu Kobayashi, Yoshifumi Tanahashi, Fujio Makita, Ryusei Saito
BACKGROUND: Spontaneous isolated dissection of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) can lead to bowel ischemia, aneurysm rupture, or even death. Studies have suggested that mechanical or hemodynamic stress on the vascular wall of the SMA may be a contributor, but its pathogenesis is unclear. CASE PRESENTATION: A 57-year-old Japanese man with a history of untreated hypertension and hyperuricemia was admitted to our hospital with the sudden onset of severe epigastric pain...
October 16, 2017: Diagnostic Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033516/primary-endovascular-intervention-for-acute-mesenteric-ischemia-performed-by-interventional-cardiologists-a-single-center-experience
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Tsung-Yan Chen, Chih-Horng Wu, Wen-Feng Hsu, Lin Lin, Ren-Huei Wang, Chao-Lun Lai, Kuei-Chin Tsai, Li-Ta Keng, Chih-Cheng Wu, Mu-Yang Hsieh
The current standard care for acute mesenteric ischemia (AMEI) involves urgent revascularization and resection of the necrotic bowel. Since 2012, we have used an AMEI protocol of our own design, which focused on early treatment and allowed interventional cardiologists to become involved when interventional radiologist was not available. A total of 8 patients were treated, and two interventional cardiologists performed all the stenting procedures. The procedure success rate was 100% in patients with non-calcified lesions (6/8)...
July 2017: Acta Cardiologica Sinica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28986677/split-bolus-single-scan-cta-for-evaluation-of-mesenteric-ischemia
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Patricia C Jo, Fernanda C Cabral, Azize Sahin, Andrés Camacho, Alexander Brook, Olga R Brook
PURPOSE: To evaluate split-bolus single scan CTA protocol for evaluation of acute mesenteric ischemia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this HIPAA-compliant IRB-approved study, consecutive patients evaluated for mesenteric ischemia between 11/2015 and 10/2016 were included. Patients scanned prior to 4/2016 were scanned with multiphasic CTA protocol and after with split-bolus single scan CTA. Objective and subjective evaluation was performed by three board-certified readers...
October 6, 2017: Abdominal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28972809/non-occlusive-mesenteric-ischaemia-ct-findings-clinical-outcomes-and-assessment-of-the-diameter-of-the-superior-mesenteric-artery
#20
Carlos Pérez-García, Enrique de Miguel Campos, Adriana Fernández Gonzalo, Carlos Malfaz, Jesus Javier Martín Pinacho, Carmen Fernández Álvarez, Raquel Herranz Pérez
OBJECTIVE: Review of the experience of a tertiary care centre for almost 10 years in the CT diagnosis of non-occlusive mesenteric ischaemia (NOMI). Analysis of CT findings, correlation with clinical outcomes and evaluation of the usefulness of measuring the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) diameter for the diagnosis of NOMI. METHODS: 106 patients were diagnosed with NOMI in a biphasic CT examination from 2008 to 2017 in our hospital. Clinical outcomes and CT findings were reviewed...
October 27, 2017: British Journal of Radiology
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