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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29915792/gastrointestinal-polyps-and-hemorrhage-as-a-presentation-of-primary-systemic-light-chain-amyloidosis
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Sakolwan Suchartlikitwong, Pakpoom Tantrachoti, Thammasak Mingbunjerdsuk, Passisd Laoveeravat, Ariwan Rakvit
Light-chain amyloidosis is caused by deposition of immunoglobulin light chains within multiple organs, including the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Gastrointestinal hemorrhage is a less frequent presentation. Endoscopic findings are nonspecific, and bleeding mucosal polyps are rare. We report a 59-year-old Hispanic woman with a history of gastric polyps who presented with recurrent GI hemorrhage from mucosal polyps. She had periorbital purpura and macroglossia. Biopsy of the gastric polyp confirmed amyloid deposition...
2018: ACG Case Reports Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29874954/prolonged-use-of-eptifibatide-as-a-bridge-to-maintain-drug-eluting-stent-patency-in-a-patient-receiving-extracorporeal-membrane-oxygenation
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Payal K Gurnani, Allison Bohlmann, Robert J March
BACKGROUND: Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) has been used as a bridge to cardiac recovery in patients following a major cardiac event. There is a lack of literature surrounding prolonged use of eptifibatide and optimal dosing during ECMO. This case report describes our experience with extended durations and standard dosing of eptifibatide in the setting of ECMO. CASE: A 40-year-old male with a history of Marfan's syndrome, aortic root and ascending aortic aneurysm status post a modified Bentall with a St...
June 1, 2018: Perfusion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29859483/massive-hematemesis-after-radiofrequency-ablation-of-metastatic-liver-tumor-with-successful-hemostasis-achieved-through-transarterial-embolization
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Chien-An Liu, Nai-Chi Chiu, Yi-You Chiou
Hemorrhagic complications are the most common major complications that occur after radiofrequency ablation, but hematemesis as a complication after radiofrequency ablation for hepatic tumor has not been mentioned before. A hepatogastric fistula as a delayed complication is also rare. We present the case of a 77-year-old man with severe hematemesis that occurred 2 months after radiofrequency ablation of a liver metastasis of gastric cancer. A ruptured hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm and a hepatogastric fistula were confirmed through serial imaging examinations...
March 3, 2018: Clinical Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29803194/open-surgery-for-aneurysms-of-the-splenic-artery-at-the-hilum-of-the-spleen-report-of-three-cases
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Giulio Illuminati, Giulia Pizzardi, Rocco Pasqua
INTRODUCTION: Aneurysms of the splenic artery (SAA) located at the hilum of the spleen are not well fit for endovascular or laparoscopic treatment. Open surgery may still be the best option of treatment. PRESENTATION OF CASES: We report the cases of 3 female patients of a mean age of 59 years (range, 45-68 years) with a hilar (n = 2) or parahilar (n = 1) SAA undergoing successful open surgical resection, through a short left subcostal access. Recovery was uneventful and mean, postoperative length of stay was 4 days (range, 3-5 days)...
May 18, 2018: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29765485/spontaneous-hemoperitoneum-resulting-from-segmental-arterial-mediolysis
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Emily Olivares, Harlan Vingan, Qiao Zhou
Segmental arterial mediolysis is a rare but potentially life-threatening arteropathy of medium to large arteries that can be managed with endovascular treatment for patients who are hemodynamically unstable. We present a case of segmental arterial mediolysis in a 73-year-old woman who developed spontaneous hemoperitoneum in the emergency department after initially presenting with unrelated upper respiratory complaints. Her initial computed tomography revealed an aneurysm arising off the right hepatic artery...
June 2018: Radiology Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757147/analysis-of-weight-changes-after-left-gastric-artery-embolization-in-a-cancer-naive-population
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David J Kim, Hari S Raman, Amber Salter, Raja Ramaswamy, Andrew J Gunn, Clifford R Weiss, Olaguoke Akinwande
PURPOSE: We aimed to evaluate weight changes after left gastric artery (LGA) embolization in a retrospective cancer-naive cohort. METHODS: A retrospective study was conducted to identify patients who underwent LGA embolization for gastrointestinal bleeding (GI). Patients with known cancer diagnoses at the time of LGA embolization were excluded. Pre- and postprocedure weights were assessed. Statistical analysis was performed using paired t-test and Wilcoxon signed-rank test...
March 2018: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology: Official Journal of the Turkish Society of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29725977/gastrosplenic-fistula-with-gastrointestinal-bleeding-a-rare-and-potentially-fatal-complication-after-sleeve-gastrectomy
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Laura Montana, Laurent Genser, Alexandre Cortes, Eric Poupardin, Christophe Barrat, Sergio Carandina
BACKGROUND: Although the surgical technique is safe and standardized, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is associated with serious and potentially life-threatening complications, such as gastric leak and bleeding. METHODS: In this retrospective study, three French university hospitals reviewed their experience with LSG. Between September 2014 and May 2016, three cases of gastrosplenic fistula complicated by massive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (UGIH) were recorded...
May 3, 2018: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671058/transcatheter-arterial-embolization-for-bleeding-peptic-ulcers-a-multicenter-study
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Stavros Spiliopoulos, Riccardo Inchingolo, Pierleone Lucatelli, Roberto Iezzi, Athanasios Diamantopoulos, Alessandro Posa, Bryan Barry, Carmelo Ricci, Marco Cini, Chrysostomos Konstantos, Konstantinos Palialexis, Lazaros Reppas, Artemis Trikola, Michele Nardella, Andreas Adam, Elias Brountzos
PURPOSE: To investigate the outcomes of transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) for the treatment of peptic ulcer bleeding (PUB). MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective, multicenter study, which investigated all patients who underwent TAE for the treatment of severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage from peptic ulcers in five European centers, between January 1, 2012 and May 1, 2017. All patients had undergone failed endoscopic hemostasis. Forty-four patients (male; mean age 74...
April 18, 2018: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29510734/large-gastric-intramural-hematoma-mimicking-a-visceral-artery-aneurysm-a-case-report
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Yuki Yoshioka, Kazuo Yoshioka, Shizuo Ikeyama
BACKGROUND: Gastric hematoma is a rare disorder. Here we report a case of a large gastric intramural hematoma mimicking an impending rupture of a visceral artery aneurysm. CASE PRESENTATION: A 60-year-old Japanese woman complained of left flank pain. Computed tomography with intravenously administered contrast agent showed a solid mass of 5 × 5 × 8 centimeter in the left middle abdominal quadrant. On completion of computed tomography, the working diagnosis was an impending rupture of an aneurysm located in a branch of the superior mesenteric artery...
March 7, 2018: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29507532/thromboembolic-events-in-cancer-patients-on-active-treatment-with-cisplatin-based-chemotherapy-another-look
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Hikmat Abdel-Razeq, Asem Mansour, Hazem Abdulelah, Anas Al-Shwayat, Mohammad Makoseh, Mohammad Ibrahim, Mahmoud Abunasser, Dalia Rimawi, Abeer Al-Rabaiah, Rozan Alfar, Alaa' Abufara, Alaa Ibrahim, Anas Bawaliz, Yousef Ismael
Background: The risk of thromboembolic events is higher among cancer patients, especially in patients undergoing chemotherapy. Cisplatin-based regimens claim to be associated with a very high thromboembolic rate. In this study, we report on our own experience with thrombosis among patients on active cisplatin-based chemotherapy. Methods: Medical records and hospital databases were searched for all the patients treated with any cisplatin-based regimen for any kind of cancer...
2018: Thrombosis Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29492271/ruptured-hepatic-aneurysm-as-first-presenting-symptom-of-polyarteritis-nodosa
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Maria Roberto, Vadim Meytes, Shinban Liu
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is an inflammatory vasculitis that creates regions of stenosis and aneurysm formation. The authors describe a 66-year-old female with hepatic artery rupture as the first presentation of undiagnosed PAN, presenting with abdominal pain followed by hemorrhagic shock. This aneurysm was suture ligated with a successful outcome. A mesenteric arteriogram demonstrated lesions consistent with PAN including aneurysms of the left gastric branches, right and left hepatic arteries, and beaded appearance of the iliac artery...
February 2018: Oxford Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29467124/gastric-and-duodenal-ischaemia-after-transarterial-chemoembolisation-for-hepatocellular-carcinoma-an-unexpected-but-significant-complication
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Sai Pavan Chintalapati, Arpan Patel, Hari Conjeevaram
Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) is commonly used for unresectable intermediate-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). TACE is usually well-tolerated. We report a case of a patient who presented with a gastrointestinal bleed from TACE. A 64-year-old man presented with chronic hepatitis C cirrhosis and multifocal bilobar HCC. He had previously undergone multiple TACE sessions, radiofrequency ablation and stereotactic body radiation therapy. In the evening of his TACE procedure, he developed abdominal pain and haematemesis...
February 21, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29459004/does-gastric-conditioning-decrease-the-incidence-of-cervical-oesophagogastric-anastomotic-leakage
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Mónica Miró, Leandre Farran, Fernando Estremiana, Jordi Miquel, Elena Escalante, Humberto Aranda, Carla Bettonica, Maica Galán
INTRODUCTION: Oesophageal reconstruction by gastroplasty with cervical anastomosis has a higher incidence of dehiscence. The aim of the study is to analyse the incidence of anastomotic leakage in patients undergoing gastroplasty with cervical anastomosis following angiographic ischaemic conditioning of the gastric conduit. METHODS: Prospective analysis of patients who underwent gastric conditioning two weeks prior to oesophageal reconstruction, from January 2001 to January 2014...
February 2018: Cirugía Española
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29427752/diagnosis-and-treatment-efficacy-of-digital-subtraction-angiography-and-transcatheter-arterial-embolization-in-post-pancreatectomy-hemorrhage-a-single-center-retrospective-cohort-study
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Yuan Fang, Xu Han, Lingxiao Liu, Wenhui Lou
BACKGROUND: To evaluate the diagnostic and treatment efficacy of digital subtraction angiography (DSA), transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) in post-pancreatectomy hemorrhage (PPH). MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a single-center retrospective cohort study. Clinicopathological data of 23 patients with PPH from August 2009 to November 2016 were collected. We observed (1) DSA procedures and hemorrhagic sites (2) TAE: successful rate and complications (3) Follow-up...
March 2018: International Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394820/-a-case-involving-the-re-application-of-tae-for-the-rupture-of-recurrent-dissemination-lesion-after-initial-tae-and-hepatectomy-was-performed-for-a-previous-rupture-of-hcc
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Shigeru Ueda, Hirofumi Hasegawa, Dai Kitagawa, Kotaro Shibahara, Masayuki Kitamura
The patient was a 65-year-old man who had been previously diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B, but the patient had discontinued treatment while in his thirties. The patient was admitted to the emergency department after losing consciousness due to abdominal pain. Emergency contrast CT was performed in the shock state, and the diagnosis was hemorrhagic shock due to rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma(HCC). Emergency TAE was performed, and hemostasis was successful due to left hepatic arterial embolism. The tumor was confined to the liver lateral area and it was judged to be resectable curatively, upon state restoration...
November 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394680/-a-case-of-gastric-cancer-with-splenic-artery-aneurysm-intraoperative-icg-fluorography-is-useful-in-evaluating-the-blood-flow-of-stomach-and-spleen
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Kenji Usui, Kaoru Sakamoto, Kentaro Akabane, Kazuki Hayasaka, Toru Mizuki, Yutaka Yagi, Yasuhiro Shirahata, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Takaaki Hanyu, Takashi Ishikawa, Hitoshi Kameyama, Satoshi Suzuki, Kiyohiro Saito, Toshifumi Wakai
An 81-year-oldwoman with advancedgastric cancer was referredto our hospital. Preoperative contrast-enhancedCT revealeda roundcalcification of the splenic hilum with 15mm in diameter as a splenic artery aneurysm. She underwent transcatheter arterial embolization(TAE)for the splenic artery aneurysm. Celiac artery angiography showedcollateral arterial network of the spleen from left gastric artery. Surgery for the gastric cancer was performed1 4 days after TAE. We cut the right gastric andbilateral epigastric arteries...
November 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383678/hepatic-intra-arterial-therapies-in-metastatic-neuroendocrine-tumors-lessons-from-clinical-practice
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S Grozinsky-Glasberg, G Kaltsas, M Kaltsatou, N Lev-Cohain, A Klimov, V Vergadis, I Uri, A I Bloom, D J Gross
BACKGROUND: Liver metastases are common in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), having a negative impact on disease prognosis. The options for selective therapy in patients with unresectable multiple liver metastases are limited to TACE (transarterial chemoembolization), TAE (transarterial embolization), or SIRT (selective internal radiation therapy). AIM: To explore the clinical outcome, survival and safety of these therapies in NETs patients. METHODS: Retrospective case series of consecutive patients (mean age 56...
January 30, 2018: Endocrine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29288848/repeated-short-term-recurrence-of-chronic-subdural-hematoma-associated-with-metastasis-to-hematoma-capsule-originating-from-extracranial-malignant-tumor
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Hiroyuki Ikeda, Norio Nakajima, Tsuyoshi Terashima, Yasuhiro Kawabata, Hidenori Miyake, Susumu Miyamoto
BACKGROUND: The recurrence rate of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) after trepanation is relatively high and involves various factors. We encountered an extremely rare case in which metastasis of an extracranial malignant tumor to the hematoma capsule was thought to be causing short-term repeated recurrences of CSDH. CASE DESCRIPTION: The patient was a 74-year-old man who had undergone bur hole evacuation of left CSDH 7 months earlier and had been receiving chemotherapy for stage IV gastric cancer for the preceding 6 months...
March 2018: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29273073/pulmonary-tumor-thrombotic-microangiopathy-successfully-treated-with-corticosteroids-a-case-report
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Shinichi Miyazaki, Takuya Ikeda, Genshi Ito, Masahide Inoue, Keiji Nara, Yuko Nishinaga, Yoshinori Hasegawa
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy is a special type of tumor thromboembolism. We report the case of a patient who developed pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy with alveolar hemorrhage. Almost all patients with pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy die within 1 week of the onset of dyspnea; however, the prognosis in this case was better, with 10 weeks of survival from presentation. CASE PRESENTATION: A 62-year-old Japanese man was referred to our hospital with a 4-week history of dyspnea on exertion and severe pulmonary hypertension...
December 23, 2017: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29108336/prognostic-factors-influencing-the-survival-of-patients-with-carcinoma-of-the-gastric-cardia-receiving-preoperative-interventional-embolization-chemotherapy
#20
Hai-Li Cao, Shu-Qiang Jin, Kai-Bing Wang, Bin Bai
The purpose of this study was to analyze the characteristics of patients with gastric cardia cancer (GCC) to identify the main factors the influence the survival rate after interventional embolization chemotherapy (IEC). One hundred and fifty-six patients with advanced GCC were treated with IEC via the left gastric artery. Survival time was defined as from the date of diagnosis until death or the end of this study in June 2015. The median survival time was 15 months (range 3 to 29 months). The Cox proportional hazard model found that patients' age ( p < 0...
October 3, 2017: Oncotarget
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