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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29215344/a-new-laparoscopic-manoeuvre-in-median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome
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Selçuk Gülmez, Ulaş Aday, Aziz Serkan Senger, Ebubekir Gündeş
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December 1, 2017: Balkan Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29209989/pancreaticoduodenal-artery-aneurysms-due-to-median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-what-we-need-to-know
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A Peyrottes, D Mariage, P Baqué, D Massalou
Median arcuate ligament (MAL) syndrome is a rare and poorly known cause of abdominal pain. MAL narrows the celiac artery (CA), resulting in true distal aneurysms, including pancreaticoduodenal artery (PDA) aneurysms. These aneurysms often have an aggressive course, as rupture can result in hemorrhagic shock. CT scan appears to be the most effective investigation for the diagnosis of PDA aneurysms and may reveal possible celiac artery compression. In this series, we describe four cases of PDA aneurysm: two ruptured aneurysms treated by an endovascular procedure and two non-ruptured aneurysms treated by surgery...
December 5, 2017: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy: SRA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29185149/laparoscopic-treatment-of-median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-analysis-of-long-term-outcomes-and-predictive-factors
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Javier A Cienfuegos, Mateo G Estevez, Miguel Ruiz-Canela, Fernando Pardo, Alberto Diez-Caballero, Isabel Vivas, Jose Ignacio Bilbao, Pablo Martí-Cruchaga, Gabriel Zozaya, Víctor Valentí, José Luis Hernández-Lizoáin, Fernando Rotellar
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic arcuate ligament release has been demonstrated a valid therapeutic option for arcuate ligament syndrome. Nevertheless, long-term follow-up and predictive factors have not been described for this treatment. METHODS: Clinical and surgical data and short- and long-term outcomes together with the impact of the degree of stenosis of the celiac trunk were analyzed in 13 consecutive patients who underwent laparoscopic arcuate ligament release between 2001 and 2013...
November 28, 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29183305/hemodynamic-benefits-of-celiac-artery-release-for-ruptured-right-gastric-artery-aneurysm-associated-with-median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-a-case-report
#4
Tetsuro Toriumi, Takuro Shirasu, Atsushi Akai, Yuichi Ohashi, Takatoshi Furuya, Yukihiro Nomura
BACKGROUND: It has been reported that median arcuate ligament syndrome is closely associated with gastric or pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms. Hemodynamic state plays an important role in the formation of the aneurysms. These aneurysms are treated with open resection or endovascular exclusion. However, whether revascularization of the celiac artery can prevent the aneurysm formation is unknown. This report indicated a possibility that prophylactic revascularization for celiac artery stenosis resulted in decreased shear stress on the collaterals, which may otherwise be susceptible to new aneurysms...
November 28, 2017: BMC Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29094361/arterial-anomalies-of-the-celiac-trunk-and-median-arcuate-ligament-compression-in-dogs-and-cats-assessed-by-computed-tomography-angiography
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Hélène M Le Pommellet, Brian A Scansen, Dimitria A Mathys, Dixie F Mollenkopf, Lauren Reeves, Melissa L Skinas, Mira Patel
OBJECTIVE: To identify abnormalities of the celiac artery (CA) and major branches in dogs and cats by computed tomography angiography (CTA). STUDY DESIGN: Multi-institutional retrospective case series. ANIMALS: Two hundred fifty-four dogs and 13 cats. METHODS: Abdominal CTA images from 2009 to 2017 were reviewed. Logistic regression models were used to evaluate the relationship between CA abnormalities and sex, age, size of dog, concurrent venous anomaly, or presence of gastrointestinal signs...
November 2, 2017: Veterinary Surgery: VS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29076481/-laparoscopic-decompression-of-celiac-trunk-in-children
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A Yu Razumovsky, Z B Mitupov, E V Feoktistova, A I Gurevich, E A Titova, A A Yusufov, V V Svetlov, Yu V Nagornaya
MATERIAL AND METHODS: For the period 2013-2016 four patients were treated at the Filatov Children's City Clinical Hospital #13. There were 2 children aged 14 years and 2 children aged 17 years. All patients have been diagnosed via anamnesis, complaints, pulse-wave doppler sonography, contrast-enhanced MDCT and angiography. After comprehensive examination 3 patients underwent laparoscopic decompression of celiac trunk. In all cases celiac trunk compression was predominantly caused by median arcuate ligament of the diaphragm combined with neurofibrotic tissue of celiac plexus...
2017: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29038827/is-routine-intraoperative-contrast-enhanced-ultrasonography-useful-during-whole-liver-transplantation
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Nicolas Golse, Simone Santoni, Vincent Karam, Oriana Ciacio, Gabriella Pittau, Marc-Antoine Allard, Daniel Cherqui, Antonio Sa Cunha, René Adam, Denis Castaing, Eric Vibert
BACKGROUND: Vascular complications following liver transplantation (LT) may result from technical deficiencies. Intraoperative diagnosis remains challenging but can prevent serious delayed complications. Intraoperative Doppler ultrasonography (IOUS) represents the gold standard for imaging, although it requires radiological skills. Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography has been reported during postoperative assessments, but never intraoperatively (CE-IOUS). The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of routine CE-IOUS, to evaluate its impact on surgical strategy and its usefulness...
October 16, 2017: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904981/median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-it-is-not-always-gastritis
#8
Aneesh Kuruvilla, Ghulam Murtaza, Ayesha Cheema, Hafiz Muhammad Sharjeel Arshad
Median arcuate ligament syndrome is a rare disorder that is clinically characterized by the triad of postprandial abdominal pain, weight loss, and often an abdominal bruit due to compression of the celiac artery by the median arcuate ligament. Given the nonspecific symptoms, this is a rare and difficult diagnosis to obtain. We present a patient with nonspecific abdominal pain in whom etiology was ultimately determined to be median arcuate ligament syndrome.
July 2017: Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28892965/dunbar-syndrome-a-rare-cause-of-foregut-ischemia
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Tagore Sunkara, Megan E Caughey, Kevin Cai Zhen, Brian Chiong, Vinaya Gaduputi
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS) is a condition that can result from an anatomical aberration. If the median arcuate ligament is located too inferiorly in relation to the celiac axis, it can impede circulation and lead to vascular compromise. Here, we present the case of a 63-year-old woman, who came to the hospital complaining of continuous epigastric pain and who was ultimately found to have MALS. Her epigastric pain could be the result of the ischemia caused by MALS that made it difficult for the duodenal ulcer to heal properly...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28859519/intraoperative-measurement-of-pressure-gradient-in-median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-as-a-rationale-for-radical-surgical-approach
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Tomas Grus, Lukas Lambert, Tomas Vidim, Gabriela Grusova, Tomas Klika
BACKGROUND: Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) describes clinical symptoms in patients with stenosis of the celiac artery due to external compression by the ligament. There is an ongoing debate, whether sole release of the median arcuate ligament warrants long-term relief of the symptoms. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eight patients diagnosed with MALS underwent open surgical treatment beginning with the release of the ligament. Systemic pressure and pressure in the left gastric artery were measured before and after division of the median arcuate ligament and release of the celiac artery...
August 31, 2017: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28851450/open-vascular-treatment-of-median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome
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Mansur Duran, Florian Simon, Neslihan Ertas, Hubert Schelzig, Nikolaos Floros
BACKGROUND: Median arcuate ligament syndrome is a rare condition with abdominal symptoms. Accepted treatment options are open release of median arcuate ligament, laparoscopic release of edian arcuate ligament, robot-assisted release of median arcuate ligament and open vascular treatment. Here we aimed to evaluate the central priority of open vascular therapy in the treatment of median arcuate ligament syndrome. METHODS: We conducted a monocentric retrospective study between January 1996 and June 2016...
August 29, 2017: BMC Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28744083/imaging-features-of-vascular-compression-in-abdomen-fantasy-phenomenon-or-true-syndrome
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Sitthipong Srisajjakul, Patcharin Prapaisilp, Sirikan Bangchokdee
Vascular structures in the abdomen can compress or be compressed by adjacent structures. Classic imaging findings of vascular compressions, including median arcuate ligament syndrome, superior mesenteric artery syndrome, nutcracker syndrome, portal biliopathy, May-Thurner syndrome, and ureteropelvic junction obstruction will be discussed here. It is important to correlate imaging findings and clinical data to identify asymptomatic vascular compression which requires no treatment, intermittent vascular compression with nonspecific or vague clinical manifestation, and the subset of patients with true syndromes who will benefit from treatment...
April 2017: Indian Journal of Radiology & Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28738298/laparoscopic-treatment-of-dunbar-syndrome-a-case-report
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Orlando Jorge M Torres, Ozimo Pereira Gama-Filho, Camila Cristina Salazar Torres, Ricardo Mary Medeiros, Caio Márcio Barros Oliveira
BACKGROUND: Dunbar syndrome is a rare disorder due to external compression of the celiac trunk by the median arcuate ligament. The symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Laparoscopic treatment was suggested as a safe procedure. The aim of this study is to present a case of Dunbar syndrome underwent laparoscopic treatment. CASEPRESENTATION: A 17-year-old female patient presented at emergency room with upper abdominal pain and dyspepsia, related to food intake...
2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28535930/ruptured-pancreaticoduodenal-artery-aneurysm-due-to-a-median-arcuate-ligament-treated-solely-by-revascularization-of-the-celiac-trunk
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Lucie Salomon du Mont, Fanny Lorandon, Julien Behr, Betty Leclerc, Emilie Ducroux, Simon Rinckenbach
Pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms (PDAAs) are rare, but rupture can occur at any time regardless of the size. We describe here the case of 53-year-old woman who presented with a ruptured PDAA associated with compression of the celiac trunk by the median arcuate ligament. We first performed revascularization of the celiac trunk without intervening on the PDAA because of surgically hostile conditions. We observed complete regression of the PDAA, probably due to the dramatic decrease in inflow to the PDAA, thanks to the revascularization procedure...
August 2017: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28493483/preoperative-imaging-and-prediction-of-oesophageal-conduit-necrosis-after-oesophagectomy-for-cancer
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P Lainas, D Fuks, S Gaujoux, Z Machroub, A Fregeville, T Perniceni, F Mal, B Dousset, B Gayet
BACKGROUND: Oesophageal conduit necrosis following oesophagectomy is a rare but life-threatening complication. The present study aimed to assess the impact of coeliac axis stenosis on outcomes after oesophagectomy for cancer. METHODS: The study included consecutive patients who had an Ivor Lewis procedure with curative intent for middle- and lower-third oesophageal cancer at two tertiary referral centres. All patients underwent preoperative multidetector CT with arterial phase to detect coeliac axis stenosis...
September 2017: British Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28473083/acr-appropriateness-criteria-%C3%A2-radiologic-management-of-mesenteric-ischemia
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Nicholas Fidelman, Ali F AbuRahma, Brooks D Cash, Baljendra S Kapoor, M-Grace Knuttinen, Jeet Minocha, Paul J Rochon, Colette M Shaw, Charles E Ray, Jonathan M Lorenz
Mesenteric vascular insufficiency is a serious medical condition that may lead to bowel infarction, morbidity, and mortality that may approach 50%. Recommended therapy for acute mesenteric ischemia includes aspiration embolectomy, transcatheter thrombolysis, and angioplasty with or without stenting for the treatment of underlying arterial stenosis. Nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia may respond to transarterial infusion of vasodilators such as nitroglycerin, papaverine, glucagon, and prostaglandin E1. Recommended therapy for chronic mesenteric ischemia includes angioplasty with or without stent placement and, if an endovascular approach is not possible, surgical bypass or endarterectomy...
May 2017: Journal of the American College of Radiology: JACR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28462569/exercise-induced-median-arcuate-ligament-syndrome-in-athletes-case-series
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Yasmin Grant, Sarah Onida, Brahman Dharmarajah, Emma B Davies, Alun H Davies
The median arcuate ligament (MAL) is a fibrous arch connecting the right and left diaphragmatic crura; this usually lies superior to the origin of the coeliac axis. Occasionally, the ligament crosses anterior to the aorta, at the level of the coeliac trunk; leading to mechanical compression of the coeliac artery, resulting in the clinical condition of MAL syndrome (MALS). Symptomatic patients characteristically present with post-prandial pain associated with unintentional weight loss, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea...
April 28, 2017: Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28395788/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-chronic-mesenteric-ischemia-an-update
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REVIEW
Jeroen J Kolkman, Robert H Geelkerken
Although the prevalence of mesenteric artery stenoses (MAS) is high, symptomatic chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI) is rare. The collateral network in the mesenteric circulation, a remnant of the extensive embryonal vascular network, serves to prevent most cases of ischemia. This explains the high incidence of MAS and relative rarity of cases of CMI. The number of affected vessels is the major determinant in CMI development. Most subjects with single vessel mesenteric stenosis do not develop ischemic complaints...
February 2017: Best Practice & Research. Clinical Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28381781/a-case-report-of-duodenal-obstruction-due-to-retroperitoneal-bleeding-after-the-rupture-of-a-lower-pancreaticoduodenal-artery-aneurysm
#19
REVIEW
Nobuhiro Takeuchi, Kazumasa Emori, Yusuke Nomura
We report a case of a patient with duodenal obstruction due to retroperitoneal bleeding after the rupture of a lower pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm. An 80-year-old female was admitted to our hospital because of nausea and vomiting. During hospitalization, she developed hemorrhagic shock. Enhanced computed tomography revealed retroperitoneal bleeding. Abdominal angiography revealed an 8-mm aneurysm of the lower pancreaticoduodenal artery, stenosis at the trunk of the celiac artery, and increased blood flow through the pancreaticoduodenal arcades from the superior mesenteric artery...
2017: Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi, the Japanese Journal of Gastro-enterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28302657/vascular-challenges-from-pancreatoduodenectomy-in-the-setting-of-coeliac-artery-stenosis
#20
Joal D Beane, Roderich E Schwarz
Coeliac artery stenosis due to median arcuate ligament compression or atherosclerotic disease is a frequently unrecognised challenge to recovery after pancreatoduodenectomy. The described case illustrates management with intraoperative superior mesenteric artery to hepatic artery bypass graft that led to haemorrhagic challenges postoperatively but ultimately a good recovery. Aspects of preoperative diagnosis, preoperative intervention and intraoperative management options are reviewed. Surgeons need to possess these tools to prevent complications from coeliac artery stenosis when pancreatoduodenectomy is required...
March 16, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
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