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A E Kulchikov, E A Grinenko, V K Emelyanov, S G Morozov
We included 19 patients with a different intensity postoperative pneumocephalus and an inadequate postoperative awakening. Intracranial CT excluded postoperative complications (oedema, haematoma, hidrocephalus) and diagnosed a pneumocephalus (above the frontal and temporal lobes and in the cerebral ventricular system). In two hours after operation we found systolic linear blood flow velocity (BFV syst.) decrease in the extracranial part of internal carotic artery (ICA) (p < 0.001) in patients with pneumocephalus and inadequate postoperative awakening...
January 2015: Patologicheskaia Fiziologiia i èksperimental'naia Terapiia
O Alimoglu, M Sahin, M Akdag
Wandering spleen is a rare condition characterized by increased splenic mobility due to the absence or laxity of its suspensory ligaments that may present as acute abdomen when it is twisted on its pedicle. Herein we report a case of torsion of a wandering spleen in a 17-year-old male patient with communicating hidrocephalus and ventriculoperitoneal shunt. The patient presented with suspicious clinical findings of acute abdomen, a laparotomy was performed and the infarcted spleen was removed. Although wandering spleen is a rare clinical entity, the possibility of torsion should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen...
April 2004: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
F Morales, M Julia, P Albert
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November 1973: Revista Española de Oto-neuro-oftalmología y Neurocirugía
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