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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28212260/laparoscopic-approach-in-colonic-diverticulitis-dispelling-myths-and-misperceptions
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Panagiota Gralista, Demetrios Moris, Michail Vailas, Anastasios Angelou, Athanasios Petrou, Evangelos Felekouras, Alexandros Papalampros
BACKGROUND/AIM: Diverticular disease is a first-class health care problem and one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders in western industrialized countries, causing significant morbidity and mortality. In this review of the literature, we aim to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of the laparoscopic approach in both elective and emergency setting of diverticular disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A bibliographic search of articles was performed using the electronic database Medline from PubMed...
February 16, 2017: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28211788/hemolytic-uremic-syndrome-complicated-by-clostridium-septicum-bacteremia-and-new-onset-type-1-diabetes-mellitus-report-of-a-case%C3%A2
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Anna C Iddings, Asha N Shenoi, Alba Morales Pozzo, Stefan G Kiessling
We report the unusual case of a 5-year-old male hospitalized for management of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) who developed acute renal injury secondary to hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). He was diagnosed with Shiga toxin-producing entero-hemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) 0157:H7-positive HUS 48 hours after being diagnosed with new-onset T1DM/DKA. His hospital course was complicated by Clostridium septicum sepsis with colonic perforation. This patient's diagnosis of new-onset T1DM just prior to HUS is novel...
February 17, 2017: Clinical Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28209102/diverticulitis-in-the-young-population%C3%A2-reconsidering-conventional-recommendations
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U Syed, R Companioni, R Bansal, H Alkhawam, A Walfish
BACKGROUND: In the past diverticulitis was believed to be uncommon in the young population. However, there is growing concern suggesting that these patients develop more severe clinical symptoms and may require more frequent intervention. METHOD: We performed a retrospective chart review of patients with diverticulitis in individuals with age less than 40 years over an 8 year period (2007-2015). Diagnosis was confirmed with a CT scan. In addition to age we took into consideration race, gender, anemia (hematocrit< 41), leukocytosis (WBC > 12), BMI and whether it was an initial episode or recurrence...
July 2016: Acta Gastro-enterologica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28206924/perforated-transverse-colon-cancer-presenting-as-an-incarcerated-inguinal-hernia
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Kevin Diao, Arundhati Ghosh
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 1, 2016: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28194595/double-balloon-colonoscopy-has-a-higher-cecal-intubation-rate-than-conventional-colonoscopy-using-a-colon-simulator
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Keijiro Sunada, Satoshi Shinozaki, Tomonori Yano, Yoshikazu Hayashi, Hirotsugu Sakamoto, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Hironori Yamamoto
BACKGROUND/AIM: Cecal intubation using conventional colonoscopy (CC) requires substantial training. We hypothesized that double-balloon colonoscopy (DBC) facilitates cecal intubation by endoscopy naïve operators. The aim of this study is to evaluate the cecal intubation rate and learning curve of DBC compared with CC. METHODS: Eighteen endoscopy naïve medical students were allocated to two groups and attempted cecal intubation within 20 min using a colon simulator...
February 13, 2017: Digestive Diseases and Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28193645/not-your-usual-constipation-stercoral-perforation
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Matthew Marget, Hussam Ammar
Stercoral perforation is a rare cause of bowel perforation. It is caused by faecal impaction, which generates pressure against the colon wall, leading to ischaemic necrosis and subsequent perforation. Since diagnosis is often delayed, stercoral perforation is usually mistreated as constipation or faecal impaction, leading to high mortality. This report presents a case of stercoral perforation in a woman aged 34 years who was promptly diagnosed and successfully treated.
February 13, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28188417/the-efficacy-of-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-for-colorectal-tumors-extending-to-the-dentate-line
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Satohiro Matsumoto, Hirosato Mashima
PURPOSE: Although endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is becoming the mainstay of the treatment strategies, rather than surgical treatment, for colorectal tumors extending to the dentate line, ESD is technically more difficult. This study was aimed at assessing the usefulness of ESD for the treatment of colorectal tumors extending to the dentate line. METHODS: This study included 531 patients with colorectal tumors who underwent colorectal ESD between 2008 and 2015...
February 10, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28181097/the-efficacy-of-a-novel-tissue-grasper-clips-technique-for-large-perforations-of-the-sigmoid-colon-in-an-experimental-animal-model-video
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Jun Young Eun, Yunho Jung, Tae Hoon Lee, Young Sin Cho, Ho Sung Rhee, Young Kyu Jung, Joung-Ho Han, Duk Su Kim, Il Kwun Chung, Sang-Heum Park, Sun Joo Kim
BACKGROUND: The incidence of iatrogenic colonic perforation has been gradually increasing. In particular, sigmoid colon perforations are difficult to handle because of excess mobility. AIM: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the twin grasper-clips technique for large perforations of the sigmoid colon. METHODS: This study was designed as a prospective, randomized, experimental study using ex vivo porcine colorectal specimens...
February 8, 2017: Digestive Diseases and Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161256/cecal-perforation-associated-with-clostridium-difficile-infection-a%C3%A2-case-report
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Sarah Kyuragi Luthe, Ryota Sato
BACKGROUND: Various complications are reported with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), including fulminant CDI. Fulminant CDI is an underappreciated life-threatening condition associated with complications such as toxic megacolon and bowel perforation. CASE REPORT: A 79-year-old woman presented to the Emergency Department with altered mental status. She was admitted and conservatively treated for a left thalamic hemorrhage. While hospitalized, she developed watery diarrhea due to Clostridium difficile...
February 2, 2017: Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28160358/imaging-diagnosis-radiography-ultrasonography-and-computed-tomography-of-a-giant-fecaloma-causing-stercoral-perforation-of-the-colon-in-a-dog-with-a-prostatic-abscess
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Jaehwan Kim, Hakyoung Yoon, Kidong Eom
A mixed-breed dog presented with tenesmus, hematochezia, and abdominal distension of 2 weeks duration. Radiography showed a large round mass with a "soap-bubble" appearance and shell-like mineralization in the caudal abdomen. Computed tomography revealed a lamellate mineralized mass 8 cm in diameter and containing air in the descending colon and prostatic abscess. Heterogeneously contrast-enhanced, irregularly thickened colonic wall with intramural and peritoneal free gas indicated stercoral colonic perforation...
February 4, 2017: Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28149153/subcutaneous-facial-and-neck-emphysema-as-first-sign-of-intestinal-perforation-in-a-female-patient-after-a-routine-colonoscopy
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Dimitrios Anyfantakis, Miltiades Kastanakis, Paraskevi Karona, Alexandros Papadomichelakis, Emmanouil Bobolakis
Colonoscopy is a safe procedure for the diagnosis and management of colorectal diseases. Colonic perforation due to colonoscopy represents an uncommon complication. Here we present an unusual case of iatrogenic bowel perforation resulting in subcutaneous facial and neck emphysema, pneumomediastinum and pneumoretroperitoneum. Taking a detailed recent medical history information is always required when encountering patients with subcutaneous emphysema after invasive examination procedures. Alertness on iatrogenic complication eventualities may improve prognosis and avoid life-threatening conditions...
October 2016: Eurasian Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28147401/necrotising-scleritis-and-peripheral-ulcerative-keratitis-associated-with-rheumatoid-arthritis-treated-with-rituximab
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S Hardy, K Hashemi, M Catanese, M Candil, P Zufferey, E Gabison, Y Guex-Crosier
Background Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic and common inflammatory autoimmune disease. This primarily involves the synovia of the joints, but can cause many extra-articular manifestations as well, including peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) and necrotising scleritis. These are often a threat to vision; they significantly compromise not only the eye's structural integrity but are also important for prognosis and need urgent management. History and signs Three cases of peripheral ulcerative keratitis associated with rheumatoid arthritis were recorded in the electronic databank of the Jules Gonin Uveitis Clinic, two with necrotising scleritis and peripheral ulcerative keratitis and one with only peripheral ulcerative keratitis...
February 1, 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133297/-a-case-where-rectal-cancer-ileus-caused-perforation-in-the-ascending-colon
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Tomohiko Machida, Masayoshi Kobayashi, Kazuki Sakai, Kunihiko Hiraoka, Takao Ichihara
The patient was a 65-year-old man. He had not defecated for a week in early December 2015, and had noticed abdominal pain and abdominaldistension from 4 days prior. The pain and distension worsened, and the patient was rush transported to our hospital. Via abdominal CT we found free air in the upper abdomen, expansion of the small and large intestines, and notably, significant intestinal tract expansion and a gas reservoir in the ascending colon. We found significant narrowing as well as hypertrophy along the entire circumference of the rectum and suspected gastrointestinal perforation due to rectal cancer ileus...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133296/-a-case-of-malignant-colonic-obstruction-bearing-another-synchronous-obstructive-lesion-in-the-anal-side-of-the-colon
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Minoru Murayama, Osamu Nakashima, Satoko Murakami, Katsuo Yamazaki, Kazuo Koizumi, Asako Shimazaki, Shinichi Asaka, Kentaro Yamaguchi, Hajime Yokomizo, Shunichi Shiozawa, Kazuhiko Yoshimatsu, Takeshi Shimakawa, Takao Katsube, Yoshihiko Naritaka
There are several reasons for failure in the insertion of a self-expandable metallic stent(SEMS)into a malignant colonic obstruction(MCO)including difficulty in insertion of the catheter or guidewire through the stenotic lumen into the oral side or perforation relatedto the technique. Herein, we report a case of MCO bearing another synchronous obstructive lesion in the anal side of the colon that couldhave explainedthe difficulty in the insertion of the SEMS into the stenosis locatedin the oral side, which might have indicated the need for an emergency operation for relieving the obstruction...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133271/-case-of-colon-metastasis-from-early-gastric-cancer-4-years-after-laparoscopic-assisted-distal-gastrectomy
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Kosuke Ikeda, Tsutomu Sato, Yukio Maezawa, Kazuki Kano, Tetsuta Satoyoshi, Kenki Segami, Tetsushi Nakajima, Takashi Ogata, Haruhiko Cho, Takaki Yoshikawa
A 69-year-old woman who underwent laparoscopic assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer(pathological T1bN1M0)in June 2011was admitted to the hospital because of abdominal pain in May 2015.A n abdominal CT scan showed ileus caused by a transverse colon tumor and ascending colon perforation.We performed emergency right hemicolectomy and diverting ileostomy.The postoperative pathological findings revealed poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma and signetring cell carcinoma similar to the gastric cancer resected 4 years ago...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133259/-two-episodes-of-colostomy-associated-intestinal-perforation-during-chemotherapy-for-metastatic-rectal-cancer
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Hiroshi Tamura, Ayaka Otani, Mizuki Tsukui, Koji Toge, Takahiro Otani, Yuki Hirose, Yuta Morimoto, Kei Yoshino, Tomoki Kido, Kazuhiko Endo, Hitoshi Kameyama, Takashi Kobayashi, Toshifumi Wakai
A 77-year-old woman with rectal cancer and synchronous liver metastasis underwent a Hartmann operation with D3 lymph node dissection in June 2014. mFOLFOX6 plus bevacizumab(bev)was then administered to treat the liver metastasis.In February 2015, multiple liver metastases were detected and the regimen was changed to FOLFIRI plus bev.After 3 courses, peritonitis due to intestinal perforation around the descending colostomy occurred, and an emergency operation(partial resection of the descending colon and transverse colostomy)was performed...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133248/-a-case-of-long-term-survival-after-repeated-peritoneal-recurrences-of-perforated-sigmoid-colon-cancer-treated-with-systemic-chemotherapy-and-r0-resection-of-peritoneal-tumors
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Takaoki Watanabe, Takashi Kobayashi, Atsuhiro Wakai, Ryoma Yagi, Kana Tanaka, Kohei Miura, Yosuke Tajima, Masayuki Nagahashi, Yoshifumi Shimada, Jun Sakata, Hitoshi Kameyama, Takashi Kobayashi, Toshifumi Wakai
We report here a case of long-term survival with repeated peritoneal recurrences after resection of perforated sigmoid colon cancer. A 65-year-old man presented with diarrhea and abdominal pain. Computed tomography(CT)revealed diffuse peritonitis caused by perforated sigmoid colon cancer. We performed sigmoidectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy and descending colostomy. Postoperatively, S-1 was administered for 12 months as adjuvant chemotherapy. CT showed peritoneal nodules 56 months after the surgery. After 10 courses of mFOLFOX6 plus bevacizumab, the tumors decreased in size (reduction rate of 34...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133146/-damage-control-surgery-for-perforation-of-colon-cancer
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Takeshi Ebihara, Motohiko Yamada, Katsushu Simizu, Koji Amano, Masahiro Kawada, Genta Sawada, Yusuke Tsunetoshi, Ken Nakata, Akihiro Usui, Masaki Tujie, Yutaka Kimura, Satoru Munakata, Yasuki Nakata, Junya Fujita
Perforation due to colon cancer maycause peritonitis and septic shock. In these cases, we maynot be able to rescue the patients in spite of emergencysurgical intervention; in these conditions, owing to limitations of operation time, it is difficult for us to assess the state or extent of the disease and to perform an ideal oncological surgerywith dissection of lymph nodes. To overcome these limitations, we introduce the concept of "damage control surgery" developed in the trauma region to treat perforations of colon cancer...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133111/-unresectable-stage-iv-sigmoid-colon-cancer-with-extended-resection-for-primary-tumor-a-case-report
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Yuta Kimura, Nobuaki Suzuki, Shinobu Tomochika, Yuka Inoue, Hironori Tanaka, Yoshihiro Tokuhisa, Michihisa Iida, Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Shigeru Takeda, Tomio Ueno, Shigeru Yamamoto, Shigefumi Yoshino, Shoichi Hazama, Hiroaki Nagano
A 65-year-old woman who was diagnosed with unresectable Stage IV sigmoid colon cancer underwent transverse colostomy with double orifices. Although KRAS gene mutation was observed, we could not administer bevacizumab because of the risk of bleeding from the primary tumor and peritumoral abscess. We started bi-weekly XELOX therapy but bloody bowel discharge continued. We planned extended resection of the primary tumor in order to control the bleeding and perforation. Sigmoidectomy, partial resection of the left ureter and small intestine, partial hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and umbilical tumor resection were performed and the patient was discharged on the 10th day after surgery...
November 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28124541/urologic-surgery-laparoscopic-access-vascular-complications
#20
Anibal Wood Branco
Vascular injury in accidental punctures may occur in large abdominal vessels, it is known that 76% of injuries occur during the development of pneumoperitoneum. The aim of this video is to demonstrate two cases of vascular injury occurring during access in laparoscopic urologic surgery. The first case presents a 60-year old female patient with a 3cm tumor in the superior pole of the right kidney who underwent a laparoscopic partial nephrectomy. After the Verres needle insertion, output of blood was verified...
January 2017: International Braz J Urol: Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
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