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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28221166/prevalence-of-needlestick-injuries-attitude-changes-and-prevention-practices-over-12-years-in-an-urban-academic-hospital-surgery-department
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Jessica M Hasak, Christine B Novak, Jennifer Megan M Patterson, Susan E Mackinnon
OBJECTIVE: Needlestick injury prevalence, protection practices, and attitudes were assessed. Current medical students were compared with 2003 data to assess any changes that occurred with engineered safety feature implementation. BACKGROUND: Risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is elevated in the operating room particularly with surgeons in training and nurses. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was distributed to medical students (n = 358) and Department of Surgery staff (n = 247)...
February 17, 2017: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28213166/influence-of-clamping-stress-and-duration-on-the-trauma-of-liver-tissue-during-surgery-operation
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Jin Wang, Qing-Yuan Yu, Wei Li, Bing-Rui Wang, Zhong-Rong Zhou
BACKGROUND: Tissue grasping damage often occurs in minimally invasive surgery, which would increase the postoperative recovery time and the risk of surgical complications. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between liver tissue trauma and compression stress magnitude and duration during tissue clamping operation. METHODS: The clamping experiments of liver tissues in vivo were conducted by using a universal soft tissue mechanical testing machine under different clamping stress magnitudes and durations...
February 10, 2017: Clinical Biomechanics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28203555/surgical-resection-of-synchronous-and-metachronous-lung-and-liver-metastases-of-colorectal-cancers
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Shinseok Jeong, Jin Seok Heo, Jin Young Park, Dong Wook Choi, Seong Ho Choi
PURPOSE: Surgical resection of isolated hepatic or pulmonary metastases of colorectal cancer is an established procedure, with a 5-year survival rate of about 50%. However, the role of surgical resections in patients with both hepatic and pulmonary metastases is not well established. We aimed to analyze overall survival of these patients and associated factors. METHODS: Data retrospectively collected from 66 patients who underwent both hepatic and pulmonary metastasectomy after colorectal cancer surgery from August 2002 through August 2013 were analyzed...
February 2017: Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28192617/huge-hepatocellular-carcinoma-greater-than-10%C3%A2-cm-in-diameter-worsens-prognosis-by-causing-distant-recurrence-after-curative-resection
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Kenji Wakayama, Toshiya Kamiyama, Hideki Yokoo, Tatsuya Orimo, Shingo Shimada, Takahiro Einama, Hirofumi Kamachi, Akinobu Taketomi
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to evaluate the impact of huge (≥10 cm) hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to the recurrence pattern and the prognosis after hepatectomy. METHODS: 574 patients who underwent hepatectomy by 17 surgeons (Open 536 and Laparoscopic 38) for HCC without major vascular invasion from 1990 to 2013 at single institute were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS: Huge tumor, age, HCV, multiple tumors and microscopic portal invasion are independent risk factors for overall survival (OS), and huge tumor, ICGR15 ≥16%, multiple tumors, moderate/poor histology, microscopic portal invasion and a positive pathological margin are risk factors for relapse-free survival (RFS)...
February 13, 2017: Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166812/efficacy-of-high-intensity-focused-ultrasound-assisted-hepatic-resection-hifu-ar-on-blood-loss-reduction-in-patients-with-liver-metastases-requiring-hepatectomy-study-protocol-for-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Aurélien Dupré, David Pérol, Ellen Blanc, Patrice Peyrat, Valéria Basso, Yao Chen, Jérémy Vincenot, Anthony Kocot, David Melodelima, Michel Rivoire
BACKGROUND: Liver resection is the only potentially curative treatment for colorectal liver metastases (LM). It is considered a safe procedure, but is often associated with blood loss during liver transection. Blood transfusions are frequently needed, but they are associated with increased morbidity and risk of recurrence. Many surgical devices have been developed to decrease blood loss. However, none of them has proven superior to the standard crushing technique. We developed a new, powerful intra-operative high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) transducer which destroys tissue by coagulative necrosis...
February 6, 2017: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28145662/unsuspected-duplicated-gallbladder-in-a-patient-presenting-with-acute-cholecystitis
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Woohyung Lee, Dae Hyun Song, Jin Kwon Lee, Ji Ho Park, Ju Yeon Kim, Seung Jin Kwag, Taejin Park, Sang Ho Jeong, Young Tae Ju, Eun Jung Jung, Young Joon Lee, Soon Chan Hong, Sang Kyung Choi, Chi Young Jeong
Duplicated gallbladder (GB) is a rare congenital disease. Surgical management of a duplicated GB needs special care because of concurrent bile duct anomalies and the risk of injuring adjacent arteries during surgery. An 80-year-old man visited an emergency room with right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Computed tomography (CT) revealed cholecystitis with a 2-bodied GB. Because of this unusual finding, magnetic resonance choledochopancreatography was performed to detect possible biliary anomalies. The 2 GB bodies were unified at the neck with a common cystic duct, a so-called V-shaped duplicated GB...
March 2017: Journal of Korean Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28134003/development-of-a-patient-specific-3d-printed-liver-model-for-preoperative-planning
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Marta J Madurska, Matthieu Poyade, David Eason, Paul Rea, Angus J M Watson
INTRODUCTION: Liver surgery is widely used as a treatment modality for various liver pathologies. Despite significant improvement in clinical care, operative strategies, and technology over the past few decades, liver surgery is still risky, and optimal preoperative planning and anatomical assessment are necessary to minimize risks of serious complications. 3D printing technology is rapidly expanding, and whilst appliactions in medicine are growing, but its applications in liver surgery are still limited...
January 1, 2017: Surgical Innovation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28132735/robotic-hepatic-arterial-infusion-pump-placement
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Motaz Qadan, Michael I D'Angelica, Nancy E Kemeny, Andrea Cercek, T Peter Kingham
BACKGROUND: Hepatic artery infusion pump (HAIP) placement is associated with improved outcomes in the treatment of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM). In this study, we examined outcomes following robotic HAIP placement, which were compared with open and laparoscopic placement. METHODS: A retrospective review of HAIP placements by 2 surgeons at a single institution was carried out. All statistical tests were 2-sided and p < 0.05 was considered significant. RESULTS: There were a total of 53 open HAIP cases, 21 laparoscopic cases, and 24 robotic cases...
January 26, 2017: HPB: the Official Journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28129610/aberrant-subvesical-bile-ducts-identified-during-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-a-rare-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Theodoros Mariolis-Sapsakos, Maria Zarokosta, Menelaos Zoulamoglou, Theodoros Piperos, Ioannis Papapanagiotou, Markos Sgantzos, Konstantinos Birbas, Ioannis Kaklamanos
INTRODUCTION: Aberrant subvesical bile ducts are a scarce anatomical variation, consisted by a network of bile ducts located in the peri-hepatic capsule of the gallbladder fossa. These rare ducts are usually discovered intraoperatively and their presence poses the risk of bile injury and clinically significant bile leak. PRESENTATION OF CASE: Aberrant subvesical bile ducts were unexpectedly identified in a young woman during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. These three ducts were clipped carefully for avoidance of bile duct injury and subsequent bile leak...
January 16, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28119271/cystobiliary-communication-in-hepatic-hydatid-cyst-predictors-and-outcome
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Ayman El Nakeeb, Ali Salem, Mohamed El Sorogy, Youssef Mahdy, Mohamed Abd Ellatif, Ahmed Moneer, Rami Said, Ahmed El Ghawalby, Helmy Ezzat
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Cystobiliary communication (CBF) with hepatic hydatid disease is responsible for postoperative bile leakage after surgical management. This study aims to detect various predictors of CBF and its outcome after surgical management. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective, cohort study of all patients who underwent surgical management for hydatid disease of the liver. Patient data were recorded on an internal web-based registry system supplemented by paper records...
January 25, 2017: Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology: the Official Journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28117230/the-safety-of-the-early-removal-of-prophylactic-drainage-after-liver-resection-based-solely-on-predetermined-criteria-a-propensity-score-analysis
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Daisuke Hokuto, Takeo Nomi, Satoshi Yasuda, Chihiro Kawaguchi, Takahiro Yoshikawa, Kohei Ishioka, Shinsaku Obara, Takatsugu Yamada, Hiromichi Kanehiro
BACKGROUND: Prophylactic drainage after liver resection remains a common practice amongst hepatic surgeons. However, there is little information about the optimal timing of drain removal. METHODS: From April 2008 to December 2012 (conventional group), the drains were removed based on the treating surgeon's view. From January 2013 to April 2016 (ERP group), the drains were removed on POD 3 if the bile concentration of the drain discharge was less than three times the serum bilirubin on POD 3, and the amount of drain discharge was <500 ml on POD 3...
January 20, 2017: HPB: the Official Journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28111859/cancer-control-a-global-perspective
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I Olver
Disparities in cancer control exist in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Many countries do not have cancer registries to record incidence, mortality and prevalence and are reliant on Globocan estimates of their cancer burden. Poorer cancer control within and between countries occurs in those living remotely from urban centres, those in a low socioeconomic group and some ethnic groups who have lifestyle and belief systems which impact on cancer control. High-income countries generally have population screening programmes for cervix, breast and bowel cancer...
January 2017: European Journal of Cancer Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28109616/hammer-versus-swiss-army-knife-developing-a-strategy-for-the-management-of-bilobar-colorectal-liver-metastases
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REVIEW
Jordan M Cloyd, Thomas A Aloia
For patients with bilobar colorectal liver metastases, the recent increase in surgical approaches has resulted in more opportunities to extend the benefits of surgery to patients who were previously deemed unresectable. Surgical options now include anatomic hepatectomy, 1-stage parenchymal sparing hepatectomy, traditional 2-stage hepatectomy with or without portal vein embolization, associated liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy, local ablative techniques, and hepatic arterial infusion therapy...
January 18, 2017: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058010/protocol-for-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-is-it-rocket-science
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REVIEW
Tomohide Hori, Fumitaka Oike, Hiroaki Furuyama, Takafumi Machimoto, Yoshio Kadokawa, Toshiyuki Hata, Shigeru Kato, Daiki Yasukawa, Yuki Aisu, Maho Sasaki, Yusuke Kimura, Yuichiro Takamatsu, Masato Naito, Masaya Nakauchi, Takahiro Tanaka, Daigo Gunji, Kiyokuni Nakamura, Kiyoko Sato, Masahiro Mizuno, Taku Iida, Shintaro Yagi, Shinji Uemoto, Tsunehiro Yoshimura
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) does not require advanced techniques, and its performance has therefore rapidly spread worldwide. However, the rate of biliary injuries has not decreased. The concept of the critical view of safety (CVS) was first documented two decades ago. Unexpected injuries are principally due to misidentification of human factors. The surgeon's assumption is a major cause of misidentification, and a high level of experience alone is not sufficient for successful LC. We herein describe tips and pitfalls of LC in detail and discuss various technical considerations...
December 21, 2016: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045238/secure-low-cost-technique-for-laparoscopic-hepatic-resection-using-the-crush-clamp-method-with-a-bipolar-sealer
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Takatsugu Yamamoto, Takahiro Uenishi, Kazuhisa Kaneda, Masato Okawa, Shogo Tanaka, Shoji Kubo
INTRODUCTION: Laparoscopic hepatectomy is difficult because surgeons must perform the transection using many (four and more) energy devices and without direct manual maneuvers. Here we introduce hepatic transection by the classical method with a few (two or three) energy devices. MATERIALS AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE: We performed laparoscopic hepatectomy for 40 patients with hepatic tumor and liver dysfunction. For parenchymal transection, we used bipolar radiofrequency coagulation forceps connected to a voltage-controlled electrosurgical generator and ultrasonic dissector...
February 2017: Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28012340/role-of-computed-tomography-in-predicting-prognosis-of-hepatic-portal-venous-gas
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Makram Moussa, Inès Marzouk, Kais Abdelmoula, Amira Manamani, Nadida Dali, Leila Charrada Ben Farhat, Lotfi Hendaoui
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to report through 13 cases the particularities of abdominal computed tomography (CT) aspects of hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG) and its correlation with patient prognosis. METHODS: We analyzed abundance of HPVG and its association with pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) in correlation with fatal outcome using chi-square tests. RESULTS: Etiologies were mesenteric infarction (n=5), sigmoid diverticulitis (n= 1), septic shock (n=1), postoperative peritonitis (n=1), acute pancreatitis (n=1), iatrogenic cause (n=3) and idiopathic after a laparotomy (n=1)...
December 2, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28012335/is-the-absence-of-right-hepatic-vein-opening-into-inferior-vena-cava-a-contraindication-for-right-lobe-liver-donation-in-living-donor-liver-transplantation-common-hepatic-venous-trunk-a-rare-hepatic-vein-anomaly-a-case-report-and-review
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Samrat Ray, T Anila, Sandeep Kumar Jha, Saumitra Rawat, Kishan Singh Rawat, Suresh Kumar Singhvi
INTRODUCTION: In majority of the living liver donors, the left and the middle hepatic veins form a common trunk and the right hepatic vein drains by a separate trunk into the IVC forming two ostial openings. PRESENTATION OF CASE: This report presents a rare challenge to the operating surgeon in which the three major hepatic veins form a common trunk and drain into the IVC through a single ostial opening. It was detected preoperatively by the routine donor imaging studies...
November 18, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27995452/an-optimal-approach-for-laparoscopic-d3-lymphadenectomy-plus-complete-mesocolic-excision-d3-cme-for-right-sided-colon-cancer
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Daxing Xie, Chaoran Yu, Chun Gao, Hasan Osaiweran, Junbo Hu, Jianping Gong
BACKGROUND: It is common knowledge that high ligation of blood vessels at the D3 level and complete mesocolic excision (CME) are two critical points of right hemicolectomy for right colon cancer (RCC). (1-5) To date, a safe strategy for completing these two procedures under laparoscopic surgery has not been extensively described. The authors provide a video to demonstrate laparoscopic right hemicolectomy (D3 + CME) with an optimal mesentery-defined approach. By identifying three "tri-junctions," this approach facilitates dissection of the entire mesocolon along the embryologic planes as far centrally as possible and enables the high tie of feeding vessels at bifurcation...
December 19, 2016: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27932200/the-seroprevalence-of-hepatitis-b-hepatitis-c-and-human-immunodeficiency-virus-in-patients-undergoing-septoplasty
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Ozlem Onerci Celebi, Ela Araz Server, Bahtiyar Hamit, Özgür Yiğit
INTRODUCTION: Worldwide, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus are major health problems. Healthcare workers are at risk of transmitting blood-borne viruses, and surgeons have a higher risk of exposure to blood and higher rates of percutaneous injury than other healthcare workers. Septoplasty is among the 3 most commonly performed otolaryngological surgeries worldwide. OBJECTIVE: To determine the seroprevalence of Hepatitis B surface antigen, Hepatitis C virus antibody, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus antibody in patients undergoing septoplasty with and without turbinate surgery under general anesthesia, and to determine if preoperative testing should be performed in such patients...
November 17, 2016: Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27926548/liver-transplantation-for-hepatocellular-carcinoma-current-update-on-treatment-and-allocation
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Leigh Anne Dageforde, Kathryn J Fowler, William C Chapman
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review discusses the current imaging modalities and criteria used to diagnose, and the role of liver transplantation as well as nonsurgical hepatic-directed therapies to treat hepatocellular carcinoma in the setting of chronic liver disease. RECENT FINDINGS: There has been continual evolution of guidelines, policies, and algorithms for the imaging diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, particularly the Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System...
December 6, 2016: Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation
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