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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28071133/effect-of-transcutaneous-acupoint-electrical-stimulation-on-post-hemorrhoidectomy-associated-pain-anxiety-and-heart-rate-variability
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Mei-Ling Yeh, Yu-Chu Chung, Lun-Chia Hsu, Shuo-Hui Hung
Hemorrhoidectomy is the current best treatment for severe hemorrhoids, but it causes significant postoperative pain and anxiety, which is associated with heart rate variability (HRV). Transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation (TAES) was assumed to alleviate pain and anxiety, and modify the autonomic nervous system. This study aimed to examine the effects of TAES intervention on postoperative pain, anxiety, and HRV in patients who received a hemorrhoidectomy. A randomized-controlled trial with five repeated measures was conducted...
January 1, 2017: Clinical Nursing Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28065527/iron-deficiency-anemia-despite-effective-gluten-free-diet-in-celiac-disease-diagnostic-role-of-small-bowel-capsule-endoscopy
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Konstantinos Efthymakis, Angelo Milano, Francesco Laterza, Mariaelena Serio, Matteo Neri
BACKGROUND & AIM: Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is associated with celiac disease (CD). Although gluten-free diet (GFD) is an efficient treatment for CD, IDA remains an occasional finding during follow-up and correlates to inadequate gluten exclusion. Little is known regarding persistent IDA despite effective GFD. We aimed to evaluate the role of small bowel capsule endoscopy (SBCE) in this setting. METHODS: We prospectively included consecutive patients undergoing GFD for ≥24 months with persistent concomitant IDA...
December 21, 2016: Digestive and Liver Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28025708/lbet-88-a-new-device-for-outpatient-treatment-of-selected-grade-iii-hemorrhoids
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C Elbetti, I Giani, J Martellucci, F Feroci
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 26, 2016: Techniques in Coloproctology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28008401/rectal-blue-nevus-distinguishing-features-of-a-rare-entity
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Neena Mohan, Christina Tofani, Peter McCue, Daniel Quirk
A 26-year-old African American man with a history of depression and tuberculosis presented to the gastroenterology department after several months of rectal pain with bowel movements. Colonoscopy revealed hyperpigmentation in the distal rectum and internal hemorrhoids, which resulted in a diagnosis of blue nevi. This is only the third known description of a blue nevus involving the gastrointestinal mucosa.
August 2016: ACG Case Reports Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27999954/hemorrhoids-and-the-recurrent-attempts-to-destroy-them
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Carlo Ratto
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 20, 2016: Techniques in Coloproctology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27960130/is-the-severe-pain-after-milligan-morgan-hemorrhoidectomy-still-currently-remaining-a-major-postoperative-problem-despite-being-one-of-the-oldest-surgical-techniques-described-a-case-series-of-117-consecutive-patients
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Adrian Medina-Gallardo, Yuhamy Curbelo-Peña, Xavier De Castro, Pere Roura-Poch, Josep Roca-Closa, Enric De Caralt-Mestres
INTRODUCTION: Surgery is the only curative method of hemorrhoidal disease. Currently the Milligan-Morgan hemorrhoidectomy is still considered the "gold standard", since it is the best performing technique. However, postoperative pain remains a major problem. We analize the postoperative analgesic requirements for this procedure in 117 patients. PRESENTATION OF CASES: Between 2012 and 2013, 117 consecutive patients undergoing Milligan-Morgan hemorroidectomy, with an analysis of sex, age, total vascular anal cushions removed, hospital stay, complications, and relation with postoperative analgesic requirements...
November 15, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906086/massive-adrenal-vein-aneurysm-mimicking-an-adrenal-tumor-in-a-patient-with-hemophilia-a-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Richard Sleightholm, Steven Wahlmeier, Jeffrey S Carson, Andjela Drincic, Audrey Lazenby, Jason M Foster
BACKGROUND: Visceral venous aneurysms are exceedingly rare, and until now, there have been no reports of this phenomenon in the adrenal vasculature. This report details the first adrenal venous aneurysm reported in the literature. The aneurysm presented as an 18-cm mass that was initially suspected to be a hematoma or tumor on the basis of the complex medical history of the patient, which included hemophilia A and testicular cancer. After surgical excision, pathologic examination confirmed this mass to be a 15...
December 1, 2016: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27902953/rectal-free-perforation-after-stapled-hemorrhoidopexy-a-case-report-of-laparoscopic-peritoneal-lavage-and-repair-without-stoma
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Seokyong Ryu, Byung-Noe Bae
INTRODUCTION: Stapled hemorrhoidopexy is widely performed for treatment of prolapsed hemorrhoids because of advantages, including shorter hospital stay and less discomfort, compared with conventional hemorrhoidectomy. However, it can have severe adverse effects, such as rectal bleeding, perforation, and sepsis. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We report the case of a healthy 28-year-old man who presented to the emergency department with sudden-onset diffuse abdominal pain and hematochezia...
November 21, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895851/evaluating-the-safety-efficacy-and-complications-of-electrotherapy-and-its-comparison-with-conventional-method-of-hemorrhoidectomy
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Payam Nikooiyan, Hamzeh Mohammadi Sardo, Bahram Poursaeidi, Motahareh Zaherara, Bijan Ahmadi
AIM: This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy, safety and complications of electrotherapy compared with conventional hemorrhoidectomy (Ferguson technique). BACKGROUND: Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy is always associated with considerable pain and postoperative complications. Still, the electrotherapy method in which the hemorrhoidal tissue is not removed may not improve critical complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This randomized clinical trial was performed on patients with hemorrhoids referring to hospitals affiliated to the Kerman University of Medical Sciences during 2014-2015...
2016: Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895678/prostate-brachytherapy-in-ghana-our-initial-experience
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James Edward Mensah, Joel Yarney, Verna Vanderpuye, Evans Akpakli, Samuel Tagoe, Evans Sasu
PURPOSE: This study presents the experience of a brachytherapy team in Ghana with a focus on technology transfer and outcome. The team was initially proctored by experienced physicians from Europe and South Africa. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 90 consecutive patients underwent either brachytherapy alone or brachytherapy in combination with external beam radiotherapy for prostate carcinoma between July 2008 and February 2014 at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana...
October 2016: Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27888438/transanal-hemorrhoidal-dearterialization-with-mucopexy-versus-open-hemorrhoidectomy-in-the-treatment-of-hemorrhoids-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-control-trials
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L Xu, H Chen, G Lin, Q Ge, H Qi, X He
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to analyse the outcomes of transanal hemorrhoidal dearterialization with mucopexy (THDm) versus open hemorrhoidectomy (OH) in the management of hemorrhoids. METHODS: Randomized controlled trials in English were found by searching PubMed, Web of science, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library database. Trials that compared THDm with OH were identified. Data were extracted independently for each study, and a meta-analysis was performed using fixed and random effects models...
December 2016: Techniques in Coloproctology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27885392/imaging-of-acute-anorectal-conditions-with-ct-and-mri
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REVIEW
Preethi Guniganti, Sara Lewis, Ally Rosen, Sarah Connolly, Constantine Raptis, Vincent Mellnick
Anorectal disorders are a common cause of presentation to the emergency department (ED). While the most frequently encountered anorectal conditions, such as hemorrhoids and anal fissures, are relatively benign and do not require imaging for diagnosis or management, there are multiple potentially life threatening anorectal conditions for which imaging is an important component of evaluation, diagnosis, and management. Although computed tomography (CT) is the most commonly used imaging modality for evaluation of anorectal pathology in the ED, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has an increasingly important role in the detection, characterization and management of specific anorectal conditions...
November 24, 2016: Abdominal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27873508/are-hemorrhoids-associated-with-false-positive-fecal-immunochemical-test-results
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Nam Hee Kim, Jung Ho Park, Dong Il Park, Chong Il Sohn, Kyuyong Choi, Yoon Suk Jung
PURPOSE: False-positive (FP) results of fecal immunochemical tests (FITs) conducted in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening could lead to performing unnecessary colonoscopies. Hemorrhoids are a possible cause of FP FIT results; however, studies on this topic are extremely rare. We investigated whether hemorrhoids are associated with FP FIT results. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study was conducted at a university hospital in Korea from June 2013 to May 2015...
January 2017: Yonsei Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27865796/bletilla-striata-medicinal-uses-phytochemistry-and-pharmacological-activities
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REVIEW
Xirui He, Xiaoxiao Wang, Jiacheng Fang, Zefeng Zhao, Linhong Huang, Hao Guo, Xiaohui Zheng
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Bletilla striata (Thunb.) Reichb. f. (Orchidaceae), also known as Hyacinth Orchid and Baiji (Simplified Chinese: ), not only has been widely used for the treatment of hematemesis, hemoptysis, and traumatic bleeding due to the efficacy of arresting bleeding with astringent action, but also has been applied topically to overcome ulcers, sores, swellings, and chapped skin due to the efficacy of dispersing swelling and promoting tissue regeneration. Additional medical applications include the treatment of tuberculosis, malignant ulcers, hemorrhoids, anthrax, eye diseases, and silicosis...
January 4, 2017: Journal of Ethnopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27856110/role-of-gastrointestinal-motility-inhibition-and-antioxidant-properties-of-myrtle-berries-myrtus-communis-l-juice-in-diarrhea-treatment
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Mohamed-Amine Jabri, Kais Rtibi, Mohsen Sakly, Lamjed Marzouki, Hichem Sebai
INTRODUCTION: The myrtle (Myrtus communis) belongs to the Myrtaceae family; it is one of the central plants as part of the list of medicinal plants in the Tunisian Pharmacopoeia. Myrtle berry was used for its astringent, tonic, and antiseptic properties, to treat diarrhea, hemorrhoids, and gastrointestinal injury. METHODS: Adult male wistar rats were used to evaluate the normal gastro-intestinal transit and gastric emptying as well as castor oil-induced diarrhea, enteropooling tests, and small intestine oxidative stress...
December 2016: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27845508/may-radiofrequency-be-the-best-choice-for-iii-iv-degree-hemorrhoids-results-of-a-large-series-of-patients
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Giovanni Milito, Giorgio Lisi, Elena Aronadio, Michela Campanelli, Dario Venditti, Simona Grande, Michele Grande
BACKGROUND: Haemorrhoidectomy is considered the most efficient method to treat haemorrhoids of III and IV grades. The aim of this study is to compare conventional diathermy haemorrhoidectomy and radiofrequency haemorrhoidectomy based on a large series of patients. METHODS: Between June 2001 and June 2014, 1000 patients have been treated with radiofrequency haemorrhoidectomy (Group A) and 500 patients have been treated with diathermy (Group B) as a day-case procedure...
November 15, 2016: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27845307/laparoscopic-abdomino-perineal-resection-for-patients-with-anorectal-malignant-melanoma-a-report-of-4-cases
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Jun Han, Chuanbing Shi, Xiaogang Dong, Jie Wang, Hao Wen, Baolin Wang, Zhenyu He
Anorectal malignant melanoma is a very rare but lethal disease. Patients with anorectal malignant melanoma commonly complain for changes in bowel habits and rectal bleeding. Therefore, anorectal malignant melanoma is often misdiagnosed as hemorrhoids, polyp or rectal cancer. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment for patients with anorectal malignant melanoma. However, whether abdominoperineal resection or wide local excision is the most appropriate surgical approach is still a controversial issue. Recently, with the great development of laparoscopic techniques, more and more operations can be performed by laparoscopic techniques...
September 2016: Journal of Biomedical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27842662/in-bore-transrectal-mri-guided-prostate-biopsies-are-there-risk-factors-for-complications
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Michael Meier-Schroers, Rami Homsi, Guido Kukuk, Karsten Wolter, Georges Decker, Stefan Fischer, Christian Marx, Frederic Carsten Schmeel, Wolfgang Block, Alois Martin Sprinkart, Frank Traeber, Hans Heinz Schild, Winfried Willinek
PURPOSE: To systematically analyze risk factors for complications of in-bore transrectal MRI-guided prostate biopsies (MRGB). MATERIALS AND METHODS: 90 patients, who were scheduled for MRGB were included for this study. Exclusion criteria were coagulation disorders, therapy with anticoagulant drugs, and acute infections of the urinary and the lower gastrointestinal tract. Directly after, one week and one year after the biopsy, we assessed biopsy related complications (e...
December 2016: European Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27819645/supradentate-transmucosal-hemorrhoidopexy-original-technical-variant
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Ștefan Voiculescu, Elena Gabriela Voiculescu, Răzvan Scăunaşu, Cristian Bălălău
Symptomatic hemorhoidal disease is a serious issue affecting the quality of life. The multiplicity of current interventional procedures reflects the failure of covering all pathological aspects, thus justifying the quest for other operative solutions. Any new operative procedure is challenged by the need for broad applicability and less invasive attributes and should fit inside the frame of reasonable costs, fair efficacy, low morbidity and recurrence rate based on a procedural technique that is simple enough, reproducible and easy-tolearn...
2016: Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27815700/effect-of-a-mixture-of-diosmin-coumarin-glycosides-and-triterpenes-on-bleeding-thrombosis-and-pain-after-stapled-anopexy-a-prospective-randomized-placebo-controlled-clinical-trial
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Michele Schiano di Visconte, Francesco Nicolì, Roberto Del Giudice, Tommaso Cipolat Mis
PURPOSE: We evaluated the efficacy of oral administration of a mixture of diosmin, coumarin glycosides, and Centella asiatica (Venoplant®) in preventing bleeding, pain, and thrombosis of internal and external hemorrhoids after stapled anopexy (SA). METHODS: SA was conducted in 182 patients with third-degree hemorrhoids. Preoperatively, patients were randomized evenly into two groups. Group A patients were administered Venoplant for 30 days post-SA, and group B received a placebo for 30 days post-SA...
November 4, 2016: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
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