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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30036505/long-term-recurrent-bleeding-risk-after-endoscopic-therapy-for-definitive-colonic-diverticular-bleeding-band-ligation-versus-clipping
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Naoyoshi Nagata, Naoki Ishii, Mitsuru Kaise, Takuro Shimbo, Toshiyuki Sakurai, Junichi Akiyama, Naomi Uemura
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Very few prospective studies with over 100 samples have evaluated the long-term outcomes of endoscopic therapy for colonic diverticular bleeding (CDB). This study sought to elucidate the recurrent bleeding risk of endoscopic band ligation versus clipping for definitive CDB based on stigmata of recent hemorrhage (SRH). METHODS: Patients emergently hospitalized for acute lower GI bleeding and examined by high-resolution colonoscopy were enrolled...
July 20, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29733010/nonelective-left-sided-colon-cancer-resections-are-associated-with-worse-postoperative-and-oncological-outcomes-a-propensity-matched-study
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Mircea Beuran, Ionut Negoi, Mihaela Vartic, Alexandru Runcanu, Cezar Ciubotaru, Adelina Cruceru, Alina Prodan
Background: Emergency general surgery patients are at significant risk of postoperative complications and mortality compared with their elective counterparts. Although challenged by some studies, increasing evidence shows that emergency colectomy for cancer is associated with worse early postoperative and long-term outcomes. Methods: We have included all patients with colon cancer admitted to the Emergency Hospital of Bucharest between January 2011 and January 2016. SELECTION CRITERIA: (1) colon tumor; (2) left-sided localization of the tumor; (3) pathology exam revealing adenocarcinoma...
March 2018: Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29665882/effects-of-antibiotic-resistance-ar-and-microbiota-shifts-on-campylobacter-jejuni-mediated-diseases
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Phillip T Brooks, Linda S Mansfield
Campylobacter jejuni is an important zoonotic pathogen recently designated a serious antimicrobial resistant (AR) threat. While most patients with C. jejuni experience hemorrhagic colitis, serious autoimmune conditions can follow including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the acute neuropathy Guillain Barré Syndrome (GBS). This review examines inter-relationships among factors mediating C. jejuni diarrheal versus autoimmune disease especially AR C. jejuni and microbiome shifts. Because both susceptible and AR C...
December 2017: Animal Health Research Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650907/-cases-of-oncologic-emergency-associated-with-colorectal-cancer
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Yukihisa Nishimura, Masayuki Yubakami, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Yutaka Kondo, Kazuto Ujiie, Momoko Todo, Yoshitaka Nakamura, Kiyoto Atsuji, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Naoki Kakihara, Osamu Ikawa, Hiroki Taniguchi
The clinical condition of oncologic emergency associated with colorectal cancer includes hemorrhage, perforation and obstruction. Obstructive colorectal cancer is an oncologic emergency commonly observed in our daily clinical practice. Colonic stent placement for obstructive colorectal cancer is relatively easy and safe and may be considered as an effective treatment method that enables favorable intestinal decompression preoperatively and one-stage resection. Colonic stent use can be a bridge to surgery, enabling shorter duration of hospitalization, and reduced postoperative complications, and colostomy rates, as compared to emergency surgery...
March 2018: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29413215/management-of-acute-gastrointestinal-bleed
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REVIEW
Francisca Cisneros Farrar
Acute gastrointestinal bleeding is a common problem found in critically ill patients that can range from self-limited bleeding to a hemorrhaging emergency. Patients can quickly develop shock and altered mental status when they develop hemodynamic instability. Therefore, it is essential that the frontline critical care nurse develop self-efficacy for management of these disorders. This article overviews standards of practice for the management of upper and lower acute gastrointestinal bleeding. Common bleeding disorders are reviewed with expanded focus on peptic ulcer, acute variceal hemorrhage, colonic diverticular bleeding, and angiodysplasias, which are commonly found in the critical care setting...
March 2018: Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29375943/penetrating-obturator-artery-injury-after-gunshot-wounds-a-successful-multidisciplinary-trauma-team-approach-to-a-potentially-lethal-injury
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Tareq I Maraqa, Ji-Sun J Shin, Ismael Diallo, Gul R Sachwani-Daswani, Leo C Mercer
Obturator artery injury (OAI) from pelvic gunshot wounds (GSW) is a rarely reported condition. Hemorrhages from pelvic trauma (PT) are mostly venous. Arterial hemorrhages represent about 10-20% of PTs. When arterial hemorrhages from PT occur, they are a severe and deadly complication often causing significant hemodynamic instability and eventual shock. A  23-year-old male presented to our emergency service via a private vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds to both thighs and to the lower back, resulted in rectal and obturator artery (OA) injuries...
November 17, 2017: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29325982/multiple-cerebral-infarct-with-cerebral-vasculitis-in-a-young-patient-with-ulcerative-colitis
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Maeng Real Park, Mun Ki Min, Ji Ho Ryu, Dae Sub Lee, Kang Ho Lee
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic and debilitating disorder, characterized by inflammation of the colonic mucosa. UC can be considered a systemic disorder but UC-related manifestations in the central nervous system (CNS) are quite rare. A 29-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department with repeated generalized tonic-clonic (GTC) type seizures. Based on brain CT, brain metastasis or hemorrhagic infarct was suspected. Diffusion-weighted image of brain MRI showed high signal in the left thalamus and heterogenous enhancement in the right parietal and left frontal lobes...
April 2018: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29290506/thigh-emphysema-as-the-initial-presentation-of-colon-ischemia
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Chin-Chuan Hsu, Ping-Yuan Chen, Chih-Cheng Lai
The incidence of colon ischemia has increased in recent years, and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. The typical presentations of colon ischemia include abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, and in severe case, ileus, fever and peritonitis. Here, we document a rare case of colon ischemia presenting with subcutaneous and intramuscular emphysema of the thigh. A 76-year-old woman presented to the emergency department for left thigh pain for three days. Physical examination revealed tenderness without obvious crepitus, erythema or swelling over the left groin area and a soft abdomen without tenderness...
March 2018: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29286030/-urgent-surgical-care-for-patients-with-colon-cancer-complicated-by-hemorrhage
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A V Shabunin, Z A Bagateliya, I Yu Korzheva, S S Lebedev
AIM: To evaluate an effectiveness of various hemostatic methods in patients with colon and rectal cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 77 urgent patients with colon and rectal cancer complicated by bleeding were enrolled. Medication was effective in 11 patients (group 1), endoscopic hemostasis in 47 patients (group 2), vascular embolization in 2 cases (group 3), internal iliac arteries ligation in 2 patients (group 4), 15 patients underwent emergency resection (group 5)...
2017: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29283964/the-american-association-for-the-surgery-of-trauma-uniform-grading-of-hemorrhagic-emergency-general-surgery-diseases
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Gail T Tominaga, Carlos V R Brown, John T Schulz, Ronald R Barbosa, Suresh Agarwal, Nathaniel McQuay, Garth Utter, Marie Crandall
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2018: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29124121/patients-comorbidities-reduce-the-clinical-value-of-emergency-colonoscopy-results-of-a-retrospective-cohort-study
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Cristiano Cremone, Anouk Esch, Charlotte Gagniere, Alessandro Fugazza, Faria Mesli, Michael Levy, Aurelien Amiot, Alexis Laurent, Yann LeBaleur, Francois Hemery, Nicolas De'Angelis, Francesco Brunetti, Iradj Sobhani
Background and study aims:  Urgent endoscopy is often used to diagnose and sometimes treat acute upper gastrointestinal syndromes (hemorrhage, toxic ingestion, and occlusion). However, its suitability concerning the management of lower gastrointestinal conditions in emergency circumstances is controversial. Patients and methods:  We studied the role of emergency colonoscopy in diagnosis and treatment of all consecutive patients presenting with acute lower gastrointestinal symptoms referred to our hospital on an emergency basis...
November 2017: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29076478/-urgent-surgical-care-for-patients-with-colon-cancer-complicated-by-hemorrhage
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A V Shabunin, Z A Bagateliya, I Yu Korzheva, S S Lebedev
AIM: Comparative evaluation of the effectiveness of various hemostatic methods in patients with colon and rectal cancer complicated by bleeding. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We examined 77 hospitalized patients with colon and rectal cancer complicated by bleeding. Conservative therapy was effective in 11 patients (group I), endoscopic hemostasis in 49 cases (group II), 17 patients underwent emergency surgery (bowel resection/ internal iliac arteries ligation) (group III)...
2017: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28982246/application-of-microwave-ablation-in-the-emergent-control-of-intraoperative-life-threatening-tumor-hemorrhage-during-hepatic-surgeries
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Haoming Zhou, Jindao Wu, Wei Ling, Deming Zhu, Ling Lu, Xuehao Wang, Liyong Pu, Lianbao Kong
PURPOSE: This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of microwave ablation (MWA) in the treatment of intraoperative life-threatening tumour haemorrhage during hepatic surgeries. METHODS: Three cases of MWA application in the emergent control of life-threatening hepatic tumour haemorrhage were analysed and reported. RESULTS: Satisfactory hemostasis for hepatic tumour rupture was achieved by MWA in all three cases. No major complications, such as post-operative haemorrhage, bile duct injury, liver abscess, colon perforation, skin burns, tumour seeding or renal dysfunction, were identified...
November 2018: International Journal of Hyperthermia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912636/should-emergency-endoscopy-be-performed-in-all-patients-with-suspected-colonic-diverticular-hemorrhage
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Takeshi Uehara, Satohiro Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Miyatani, Hirosato Mashima
OBJECTIVE: We attempted to develop a scoring system for facilitating decision making regarding the performance of emergency endoscopy in patients with colonic diverticular hemorrhage. METHODS: This study involved analysis of the data of 178 patients who presented with hematochezia and were diagnosed as having colonic diverticular hemorrhage by colonoscopy. The patients were divided into 2 groups depending on whether the bleeding source was identified or not at the initial endoscopy (source-identified and source-not-identified groups), and on the basis of the results obtained, we established a scoring system for predicting successful identification of the bleeding source...
2017: Clinical Medicine Insights. Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28798146/bloody-stools-in-a-3-day-old-term-infant
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Amelia Bray-Aschenbrenner, L Richard Feldenberg, Amelia Kirby, Colleen M Fitzpatrick, Justin B Josephsen
A 3-day-old term, male infant presented to the emergency department for evaluation of bloody stools. The infant was born after an uncomplicated pregnancy followed by a normal spontaneous vaginal delivery. The mother was group B Streptococcus colonized, and received antenatal penicillin prophylaxis. The infant received routine delivery room care, and was given ophthalmic erythromycin and intramuscular vitamin K. Circumcision was performed without bleeding and he was discharged from the newborn nursery and the hospital after 48 hours...
September 2017: Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28765569/locus-of-adhesion-and-autoaggregation-laa-a-pathogenicity-island-present-in-emerging-shiga-toxin-producing-escherichia-coli-strains
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David A Montero, Juliana Velasco, Felipe Del Canto, Jose L Puente, Nora L Padola, David A Rasko, Mauricio Farfán, Juan C Salazar, Roberto Vidal
Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are a group of foodborne pathogens associated with diarrhea, dysentery, hemorrhagic colitis (HC) and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Shiga toxins are the major virulence factor of these pathogens, however adhesion and colonization to the human intestine is required for STEC pathogenesis. A subset of STEC strains carry the Locus of Enterocyte Effacement (LEE) pathogenicity island (PAI), which encodes genes that mediate the colonization of the human intestine. While LEE-positive STEC strains have traditionally been associated with human disease, the burden of disease caused by STEC strains that lacks LEE (LEE-negative) has increased recently in several countries; however, in the absence of LEE, the molecular pathogenic mechanisms by STEC strains are unknown...
August 1, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28700843/autochthonous-crimean-congo-hemorrhagic-fever-in-spain
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Anabel Negredo, Fernando de la Calle-Prieto, Eduardo Palencia-Herrejón, Marta Mora-Rillo, Jenaro Astray-Mochales, María P Sánchez-Seco, Esther Bermejo Lopez, Javier Menárguez, Ana Fernández-Cruz, Beatriz Sánchez-Artola, Elena Keough-Delgado, Eva Ramírez de Arellano, Fátima Lasala, Jakob Milla, Jose L Fraile, Maria Ordobás Gavín, Amalia Martinez de la Gándara, Lorenzo López Perez, Domingo Diaz-Diaz, M Aurora López-García, Pilar Delgado-Jimenez, Alejandro Martín-Quirós, Elena Trigo, Juan C Figueira, Jesús Manzanares, Elena Rodriguez-Baena, Luis Garcia-Comas, Olaia Rodríguez-Fraga, Nicolás García-Arenzana, Maria V Fernández-Díaz, Victor M Cornejo, Petra Emmerich, Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit, Jose R Arribas
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a widely distributed, viral, tickborne disease. In Europe, cases have been reported only in the southeastern part of the continent. We report two autochthonous cases in Spain. The index patient acquired the disease through a tick bite in the province of Ávila - 300 km away from the province of Cáceres, where viral RNA from ticks was amplified in 2010. The second patient was a nurse who became infected while caring for the index patient. Both were infected with the African 3 lineage of this virus...
July 13, 2017: New England Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501245/emergency-presentations-of-colorectal-cancer
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REVIEW
Canaan Baer, Raman Menon, Sarah Bastawrous, Amir Bastawrous
Many colorectal carcinomas will present emergently with issues such as obstruction, perforation, and bleeding. Emergency surgery is associated with poor short- and long-term outcomes. For abnormality localizing to the colon proximal to the splenic flexure, surgical management with hemicolectomy is often a safe and appropriate approach. Obstructions are more common in the distal colon, however, where there is an evolving spectrum of surgical and nonsurgical options, most notably by the development of endoluminal stents...
June 2017: Surgical Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28344132/management-of-anticoagulants-and-antiplatelet-agents-during-colonoscopy
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REVIEW
Linda Anne Feagins
Colonoscopy frequently is performed for patients who are taking aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antiplatelet agents, and other anticoagulants. These colonoscopies often involve polypectomy, which can be complicated by bleeding. The risks of precipitating thromboembolic complications if anticoagulants are stopped must be weighed against the risk of postpolypectomy bleeding if these agents are continued. This article systematically reviews the management of anticoagulation during elective and emergency colonoscopy...
July 2017: American Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28255383/subserosal-hematoma-of-the-sigmoid-colon-after-vaginal-delivery
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N Bacalbașa, R E Bohîlțea, M Dumitru, N Turcan, M M Cîrstoiu
Postpartum hemorrhage is an obstetrical emergency that represents the leading cause of maternal mortality. Severe hemorrhagic complications that could appear postpartum are the abdomino-pelvic hematomas, which result from the rupture of the pelvic vessels. We reported a very rare case of puerperal retroperitoneal subserosal hematoma of sigmoid colon following vaginal delivery, which was successfully managed by conservative methods. As far as we know, there are only a few case reports of intramural hematoma of sigmoid colon in literature, having other etiologies than vaginal delivery trauma...
January 2017: Journal of Medicine and Life
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