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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28923655/coloduodenovesical-fistula-after-simultaneous-pancreas-kidney-transplant-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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A A Rahnemai-Azar, M Penna, S D Morrison, S C Rayhill, L Sibulesky, K A Muczynski, R Bakthavatsalam
BACKGROUND: Complicated diverticulitis after transplantation occurs in as many as 3.5% of cases and carries a 25% mortality rate. Diagnosis of complicated diverticulitis in this population can be challenging because of abnormal presentations caused by immunosuppression. Only 4 cases of fistulization after kidney transplantation are described in the literature; none occurred after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant. METHODS: We present a first case of a coloduodenovesical fistula in a patient 9 years after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant...
October 2017: Transplantation Proceedings
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918295/case-report-primary-aortosigmoid-fistula-a-rare-cause-of-lower-gastrointestinal-bleeding
#2
Chirin Khalaf, Kim C Houlind
INTRODUCTION: A primary aortoenteric fistula (PAEF) is a communication between aorta and the gastrointestinal tract. It is a rare condition that is difficult to diagnose and therefore associated with a high mortality. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We report a rare case of a 66-year old man with an unstable bleeding PAEF. A salvage procedure was performed with a covered stent. Later, a sigmoidectomy was performed with resection of the fistula. Postoperatively, the patient suffered an infection that was treated well with antibiotics and he was discharged two weeks later with complete resolution of the fistula...
September 2, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904677/-pulmonary-nocardiosis-in-immunocompetent-patients-about-2-cases
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Yasmina Rhofir, Rachida Zahraoui, Nabil Tiress, Hicham Naji-Amrani, Mouna Soualhi, Jamal Eddine Bourkadi
Nocardiosis is a rare but severe infection caused by bacteria of the genus nocardia, which belong to the order actinomycetales. If they can affect immunocompetent adult, nocardioses are pathologies affecting the individuals with weakened immune system. Pulmonary involvement is the most common manifestation, its correct management is based on diagnosis, which is often delayed due to non-specific symptoms and inconclusive specimens. We here report two cases of nocardiosis in immunocompetent patients. The first case concerns a 24-year old man with a history of smoking and alcoholism, hospitalized for chest pain and hemoptysis of low abundance evolving for two months, associated with the occurrence of dorsal subcutaneous fistulized abscess...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28892969/fistulating-richter-s-hernia-of-groin-with-necrotizing-soft-tissue-infection-a-lethal-combination
#4
Shibojit Talukder, Ashish Gupta, Basant Narayan Singh, Lileswar Kaman, P Abhinaya Reddy
Strangulation of groin hernia can result in significant morbidity and mortality. Spontaneous external fistulation following strangulation is rare and typically occurs with Richter's hernia. Spreading Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection (NSTI) secondary to Enterocutaneous Fistula (ECF) is an ominous sign, further worsening its prognosis. Early diagnosis and prompt surgical treatment is crucial to improve outcome. Herewith the authors are presenting a case of neglected inguinal hernia. It was complicated with ECF formation and rapidly spreading NSTI of flank...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888601/interaction-of-potassium-carbonate-and-soybean-oil-supplementation-on-performance-of-early-lactation-dairy-cows-fed-a-high-concentrate-diet
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A R Alfonso-Avila, E Baumann, É Charbonneau, P Y Chouinard, G F Tremblay, R Gervais
Potassium carbonate supplementation is known to improve milk fat synthesis and to modify milk mineral composition in dairy cows. The objective of the current experiment was to evaluate the effect of K2CO3 on production performance, biohydrogenation of fatty acids (FA), and mineral composition of milk in early-lactation dairy cows fed a high-concentrate diet with or without soybean oil (SBO), as a source of polyunsaturated FA. Twenty-eight ruminally fistulated Holstein cows were used in a randomized complete block design...
September 6, 2017: Journal of Dairy Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28883813/a-structural-and-functional-elucidation-of-the-rumen-microbiome-influenced-by-various-diets-and-microenvironments
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Simon Deusch, Amélia Camarinha-Silva, Jürgen Conrad, Uwe Beifuss, Markus Rodehutscord, Jana Seifert
The structure and function of the microbiome inhabiting the rumen are, amongst other factors, mainly shaped by the animal's feed intake. Describing the influence of different diets on the inherent community arrangement and associated metabolic activities of the most active ruminal fractions (bacteria and archaea) is of great interest for animal nutrition, biotechnology, and climatology. Samples were obtained from three fistulated Jersey cows rotationally fed with corn silage, grass silage or grass hay, each supplemented with a concentrate mixture...
2017: Frontiers in Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879210/gastroduodenal-artery-psuedoaneurysm-bleed-through-a-spontaneous-pancreaticoduodenal-fistula-as-a-result-of-acute-necrotizing-pancreatitis
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Sherman Picardo, Kenji So, Suresh Navadgi
Spontaneous pancreaticoduodenal fistulization and arterial psuedoaneurysm formation are both complications of acute pancreatitis. We present a 27-year-old man with hematemesis who was found to be bleeding from a gastroduodenal artery psuedoaneurysm through a spontaneous pancreaticoduodenal fistula as a result of severe alcohol-related necrotizing pancreatitis. This is the first reported case in the literature to describe this occurrence.
2017: ACG Case Reports Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28874183/urethral-calculi-with-a-urethral-fistula-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Mingqiang Zeng, Fanchang Zeng, Zhao Wang, Ruizhi Xue, Liang Huang, Xuyu Xiang, Zhi Chen, Zhengyan Tang
BACKGROUND: To explore and summarize the reasons why urethral calculi cause a urethral fistula. CASE PRESENTATION: We retrospectively studied 1 patient in Xiangya hospital and all relevant literature published in English between 1989 and 2015. The patients (including those reported in the literature) were characterized by age, origin, location of calculus, size of calculus, fistulous track, and etiological factors. Most of urethral calculi associated with a urethral fistula were native generated...
September 6, 2017: BMC Research Notes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28867817/vesico-adnexal-fistula-treated-with-transurethral-embolization-under-fluoroscopic-guidance
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Ma'moon H Al-Omari, Aws Shawkat Hamid
BACKGROUND Vesico-adnexal fistulae are rare. Potential causes of such fistulae include infection, endometriosis, and iatrogenic causes following pelvic surgeries. To the best of our knowledge, only 3 cases of vesico-adnexal fistulae have been reported, and all these patients were treated surgically by removing the involved adnexa, excising the fistulous duct, and suturing the bladder. We describe the first case of vesico-adnexal fistula that developed after pelvic surgery, and it was successfully treated by transurethral embolization under fluoroscopic guidance...
September 4, 2017: American Journal of Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28859892/fistulous-complications-following-radical-cystectomy-for-bladder-cancer-analysis-of-a-large-modern-cohort
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Zachary L Smith, Scott C Johnson, Shay Golan, J Riley McGinnis, Gary D Steinberg, Norm D Smith
PURPOSE: Fistula formation is a rare and poorly described complication following radical cystectomy with urinary diversion. We sought to identify patients who experienced any type of fistulous complication and analyze the risk factors for formation as well as management outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed a retrospective review of patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer at our institution. Patients who experienced any fistula were identified...
August 28, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28858069/comparison-of-health-care-utilization-and-costs-between-patients-with-perianal-fistulizing-crohn-s-disease-treated-with-biologics-with-or-without-previous-seton-placement
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David A Schwartz, Anthony Wang, Burak Ozbay, Martha Skup, Samantha F Eichner, Jay Lin, Jingdong Chao
BACKGROUND: Fistulas are a common and often debilitating complication of Crohn's disease (CD). Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and/or seton drainage are effective treatment options. We compared health care utilization and costs for patients with perianal CD who had setons placed before treatment with biologics versus those who did not. METHODS: Patients with CD (≥18 yr) were identified from the Truven Health MarketScan Database by ICD-9 code 555.x (January 1, 2006-March 31, 2015); those with external fistulas were identified by ICD-9 codes 565...
August 29, 2017: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28857374/histology-with-immunohistochemistry-of-the-fistula-region-in-female-anorectal-malformation-can-it-be-used-for-neo-anus-reconstruction
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Anand Pandey, Pinky Pandey, Shailendra P Singh, Savita Agarwal, Vipin Gupta, Rajesh Verma
AIM: Female anorectal malformation is characterised by communication to the exterior by a fistula. There are conflicting reports of the presence of normal anus in the fistula region. This study was undertaken to assess the histopathology and immunohistochemical correlation of the terminal portion of the fistula in female patients and suitability of fistula incorporation in the reconstruction of the neo-anus. METHODS: This prospective study included 13 patients of female anorectal malformation...
August 30, 2017: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28852521/perioperative-use-of-immunosuppressive-medications-in-patients-with-crohn-s-disease-in-the-new-biological-era
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Amy L Lightner, Bo Shen
Crohn's disease (CD) is characterized by transmural inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract leading to inflammatory, stricturing and/or and fistulizing disease. Once a patient develops medically refractory disease, mechanical obstruction, fistulizing disease or perforation, surgery is indicated. Unfortunately, surgery is not curative in most cases, underscoring the importance of bowel preservation and adequate perioperative medical management. As many of the medications used to treat CD are immunosuppressive, the concern for postoperative infectious complications and anastomotic healing are particularly concerning; these concerns have to be balanced with preventing and treating residual or recurrent disease...
August 2017: Gastroenterology Report
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28851611/the-efficacy-of-infliximab-combined-with-surgical-treatment-of-fistulizing-perianal-crohn-s-disease-comparative-analysis-according-to-fistula-subtypes
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Eun Jung Park, Ki-Hwan Song, Seung Hyuk Baik, Jae Jun Park, Jeonghyun Kang, Kang Young Lee, Ja Il Goo, Nam Kyu Kim
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Infliximab is regarded as an effective therapeutic to treat Crohn's disease. This study aimed to assess the efficacy of infliximab combined with surgery and to analyze clinical manifestations according to fistula subtypes in patients with fistulizing perianal Crohn's disease. METHODS: From April 2013 to December 2015, 47 patients with perianal Crohn's disease in two hospitals of South Korea (Goo Hospital, Gangnam Severance Hospital) were evaluated retrospectively...
August 26, 2017: Asian Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28846952/mesh-erosion-to-urinary-bladder-causing-fistulation-to-abdominal-wall-resulting-in-necrotizing-fasciitis-a-case-report-of-late-complication-of-incisional-hernia
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Amy S Y Kok, Tommy S H Cheung, Dennis C T Lam, Wilson H C Chan, Sharon W W Chan, T L Chow
INTRODUCTION: Incisional hernia is not an uncommon complication after abdominal operation, and laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with mesh is commonly performed nowadays. It is thought to have less complication compare to the traditional open repair, yet late complication is still observed occasionally and can be disastrous. CASE REPORT: We hereby report a case of abdominal wall necrotizing fasciitis 21 months after laparoscopic incisional hernia repair in lower midline with dual mesh, due to mesh migration and erosion into urinary bladder, resulting in fistulation between bladder and abdominal wall...
August 18, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28840291/augmented-pressure-distal-colostogram-the-most-important-diagnostic-tool-for-planning-definitive-surgical-repair-of-anorectal-malformations-in-boys
#16
Steven J Kraus, Marc A Levitt, Alberto Peña
There is little current literature on the augmented-pressure distal colostogram, the single most important diagnostic study performed in boys with imperforate anus prior to definitive repair. Accurate understanding of the anatomy of the anorectal malformation including an associated fistulous communication between the rectum and the urogenital tract is essential for optimal surgical management. Specifically, the position of the rectal pouch and recto-urinary fistula relative to posterior sagittal structures of the perineum, especially the sacral spine, dictates the operative approach...
August 24, 2017: Pediatric Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28834078/the-prevalence-and-fate-of-the-defunctioning-stoma-in-patients-with-anal-cancer-a-regional-experience-following-the-act-ii-trial
#17
Liam R Poynter, Rakesh Raman, Henk Wegstapel, Jeffrey Summers, Daniel A Lawes
BACKGROUND: UK guidance advises the creation of a defunctioning stoma for anal tumours infiltrating the vagina, impending obstruction or significant faecal incontinence. Other patients may be offered a defunctioning stoma at the discretion of the clinician. The purpose of this study was to establish the prevalence and fate of defunctioning stomas in a regional anal cancer service, with reference to the results from the recent ACT II trial. METHODS: Oncological treatment was standardised as described in the ACT II trial All patients from 2010-2013 inclusive were included...
August 21, 2017: Colorectal Disease: the Official Journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828116/chronic-sialadenitis-with-sialolithiasis-associated-with-parapharyngeal-fistula-and-tonsillolith
#18
Bharat A Panuganti, Randall L Baldassarre, Julie Bykowski, Jacob Husseman
Sialolithiasis is a common salivary pathology, suggested to affect over 1% of the population by postmortem studies. An uncommon complication of sialadenitis and sialolithiasis is the formation of fistulous tracts to other cervicofacial compartments. Submandibular gland sialocutaneous and sialo-oral fistulae have been sparsely described, but a sialo-pharyngeal fistula manifesting as a tonsillolith has yet to be described. We present an unusual case of a 35-year-old male presenting with recalcitrant neck pain and a presumed tonsillolith in the background of chronic submandibular sialadenitis, subsequently demonstrating a salivary fistula through the parapharyngeal space...
September 2017: Radiology case reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28823134/effects-of-roughage-quality-period-of-day-and-time-lapse-after-meal-termination-on-rumen-digesta-load-in-goats-and-sheep
#19
Mehluli Moyo, Rasheed Adekunle Adebayo, Ignatius Verla Nsahlai
Objective: This study ascertained effects of roughage quality, period of day at meal termination and time lapse after feeding on digesta load in the rumen. Methods: Veld hay was untreated (PRQ), improved (IRQ) by treating with urea or semi-improved by spraying with urea (SIRQ). Experiment 1a used four rumen fistulated sheep to determine in-sacco degradability. Twelve sheep (56.3 ± 4.59 kg) were blocked by weight and randomly allocated to IRQ (n=6) and PRQ (n=6) to determine solid and liquid passage rates...
August 16, 2017: Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28822441/-clinical-characteristics-of-bronchopulmonary-foregut-malformation
#20
J Liu, J Yin, X Y Liu, Y H Hu, X L Ma, R Zhang, Q Zeng, B P Xu, K L Shen
Objective: To analyze the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of bronchopulmonary foregut malformation(BPFM). Method: The clinical manifestations, imaging findings and treatment of 8 patients with BPFM were analyzed retrospectively from January 2006 to May 2016 in Beijing Children's Hospital. Result: The age of children varied from 2 months to 7 years and 3 children were male while 5 female. Symptoms showed cough in 6 cases, fever in 4 cases, bucking when intaking of fluids or foods in 3 cases, tachypnea in 1 case, wheezing in 1 case, vomiting in 1 case, haematemesis in 1 case Pulmonary signs were decreased breath sounds in 4 cases, phlegm rale in 3 cases, shortness of breath in 2 cases, wheeze in 1 case, and retraction in 1 case...
August 2, 2017: Zhonghua Er Ke za Zhi. Chinese Journal of Pediatrics
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