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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28807726/the-value-of-venous-blood-gas-analysis-in-the-diagnosis-of-diabetic-ketoacidosis
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Jawad Ibrahim Rasheed, Manal Khudder Abdul Razak, Ahmed Amer Abdul Hussein
BACKGROUND & AIM: Newer blood gas analyzers have the ability to report electrolyte values and glucose in addition to pH, so this diagnostic process could be condensed in diagnosing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). We aimed to assess the accuracy of the venous blood gas (VBG) analysis with electrolytes for diagnosing DKA. METHODS: This study prospectively identified a convenience sample of (60 patients) presented with DKA and tested their VBG and serum electrolytes. The diagnosis of DKA was made according to American Diabetes Association criteria...
June 15, 2017: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28725510/a-critical-appraisal-of-vascularized-bone-grafting-for-scaphoid-nonunion
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Ram K Alluri, Christine Yin, Matthew L Iorio, Hyuma Leland, Wendy J Mack, Ketan Patel
Background  Vascularized bone grafting (VBG) has the potential to yield reliable results in scaphoid nonunion; however, results across studies have been highly variable. This study critically evaluates surgical techniques, fracture location, and patient selection in relation to radiographic, clinical, and patient-centered outcomes after VBG for scaphoid nonunion. Methods  We conducted a systematic review of the literature for the use of VBG in scaphoid nonunion. Physical examination, radiographic, and patient-centered outcomes were assessed...
August 2017: Journal of Wrist Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28511435/agreement-and-correlation-between-arterial-and-central-venous-blood-gas-following-coronary-artery-bypass-graft-surgery
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Masoumeh Esmaeilivand, Alireza Khatony, Gholamreza Moradi, Farid Najafi, Alireza Abdi
INTRODUCTION: Arterial blood sampling, used to assess patients in acute conditions, may result in complications such as thrombosis and embolism. However, it can be replaced by venous blood sampling, but there is a dearth of information on this. AIM: To assess the correlation and agreement between the arterial and central venous blood gases analyses in patients undergoing elective Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, 100 ICU patients undergoing elective CABG surgery were recruited...
March 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28345066/correlation-of-central-venous-pressure-with-venous-blood-gas-analysis-parameters-a-diagnostic-study
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Sima Rahim-Taleghani, Alireza Fatemi, Mostafa Alavi Moghaddam, Majid Shojaee, Abdelrahman Ibrahim Abushouk, Mohammad Mehdi Forouzanfar, Alireza Baratloo
OBJECTIVE: This study was conducted to assess the correlation between central venous pressure (CVP) and venous blood gas (VBG) analysis parameters, to facilitate management of severe sepsis and septic shock in emergency department. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This diagnostic study was conducted from January 2014 until June 2015 in three major educational medical centers, Tehran, Iran. For patients selected with diagnosis of septic shock, peripheral blood sample was taken for testing the VBG parameters and the anion gap (AG) was calculated...
March 2017: Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28168901/graft-free-maxillary-sinus-floor-elevation-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Deng-Hui Duan, Jia-Hui Fu, Wei Qi, Yi Du, Jie Pan, Hom-Lay Wang
AIM: This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to investigate survival rates of dental implants (ISR) placed simultaneously with graft-free maxillary sinus floor elevation. Factors influencing the amount of vertical bone gain (VBG), protruded implant length in sinus at follow-up (PILf), and peri-implant marginal bone loss (MBL) were also evaluated. METHODS: An electronic and manual search for human clinical studies on simultaneous implant placement and graft-free maxillary sinus floor elevation using the lateral window or transcrestal approach, published in the English language from January 1976 to March 2016, was conducted...
February 7, 2017: Journal of Periodontology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27573512/endoscopic-management-of-vertical-banded-gastroplasty-stricture-feasibility-safety-and-efficacy
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Chin Hong Lim, Stuart K Amateau, Sayeed Ikramuddin, Daniel B Leslie
BACKGROUND: Although vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) is no longer performed in the USA, due to its popularity in 1980s, many patients still possess this anatomy with its inherent complications. The stomal stenosis secondary to tight ring or mesh is traditionally treated with surgical removal of the silastic ring or a complex revision, which was hampered by complications, technical complexity, and invasiveness. We described our experience of endoscopic management of this complex problem and the early outcomes...
August 29, 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27283009/correlation-of-venous-blood-gas-and-pulse-oximetry-with-arterial-blood-gas-in-the-undifferentiated-critically-ill-patient
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Eli Zeserson, Ben Goodgame, J Daniel Hess, Kristine Schultz, Cynthia Hoon, Keith Lamb, Vinay Maheshwari, Steven Johnson, Mia Papas, James Reed, Michael Breyer
RATIONALE: Blood gas analysis is often used to assess acid-base, ventilation, and oxygenation status in critically ill patients. Although arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis remains the gold standard, venous blood gas (VBG) analysis has been shown to correlate with ABG analysis and has been proposed as a safer less invasive alternative to ABG analysis. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the correlation of VBG analysis plus pulse oximetry (SpO2) with ABG analysis...
June 9, 2016: Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26826917/medico-legal-analysis-of-legal-complaints-in-bariatric-surgery-a-15-year-retrospective-study
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Lucile Tuchtan, Radwan Kassir, Bernard Sastre, Christian Gouillat, Marie-Dominique Piercecchi-Marti, Christophe Bartoli
BACKGROUND: Bariatric surgery for severe obesity has become an effective and accepted treatment for sustained weight loss. OBJECTIVES: The aim of our study was to analyze the complications and issues raised by the experts on which jury or judges' decisions were made for the different types of bariatric surgery. SETTING: University Hospital, France. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We have carried out a retrospective study of 59 expert review dossiers over a period of 15 years (1999-2014) on the different types of bariatric surgery (laparoscopic adjustable gastric band [LAGB], sleeve gastrectomy [SG], Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [RYGB], vertical banded gastroplasty [VBG], and gastric plication [GP])...
May 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26640060/arteriovenous-blood-gas-agreement-in-intensive-care-patients-with-varying-levels-of-circulatory-compromise-a-pilot-study
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Daniel Hynes, Samantha Bates, Ashley Loughman, Sharon Klim, Craig French, Anne-Maree Kelly
OBJECTIVE: Venous blood gas (VBG) analysis is suggested as an alternative to arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis. In haemodynamically stable patients, there is clinically acceptable arteriovenous (AV) agreement for pH and bicarbonate (HCO3-) concentration, but in haemodynamically unstable patients, evidence is conflicting. We aimed to evaluate the level of AV agreement for the values of pH, PCO2, base excess, HCO3- and lactate between ABGs and VBGs in critically ill patients with varying degrees of hypotension...
December 2015: Critical Care and Resuscitation: Journal of the Australasian Academy of Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26365660/the-correlation-between-computed-tomography-and-duplex-evaluation-of-autogenous-vein-bypass-grafts-and-their-relationship-to-failure
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Jonathan Rehfuss, Salvatore Scali, Yong He, Bradley Schmit, Kenneth Desart, Peter Nelson, Scott Berceli
OBJECTIVE: Duplex ultrasound (DUS) imaging for vein bypass graft (VBG) surveillance is confounded by technical and physiologic factors that reduce the sensitivity for detecting impending graft failure. In contrast, three-dimensional computed tomography angiography (CTA) offers high-fidelity anatomic characterization of VBGs, but its utility in detecting at risk grafts is unknown. The current study analyzed the correlation between DUS and CTA for detection of vein graft stenosis and evaluated the relationship of the observed abnormalities to VBG failure...
December 2015: Journal of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26205217/conversion-of-open-vertical-banded-gastroplasty-to-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass-a-single-center-single-surgeon-experience-with-6-years-of-follow-up
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Ben Gys, Filip Haenen, Michael Ruyssers, Tobie Gys, Thierry Lafullarde
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to assess feasibility, relief of complications and mid- and long-term weight loss results following the conversion of open vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective analysis of patients undergoing conversion of open VBG to RYGB (open and laparoscopic) between 1 April 2000 and 1 January 2015 was performed. (Post)operative complications were listed. Weight loss was assessed using excess weight (EW), percentage excess weight loss (%EWL) and body mass index (BMI) at 1-year intervals after surgery...
April 2016: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25552544/can-vbg-analysis-replace-abg-analysis-in-emergency-care
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REVIEW
Anne-Maree Kelly
Blood gas analysis is an integral part of the assessment of emergency department (ED) patients with acute respiratory or metabolic disease. Traditionally ABG analyses have been used, but increasingly, emergency clinicians are using venous blood gas (VBG) analyses. This has been challenged, especially by respiratory physicians, as being too inaccurate. This clinical review, using case examples, summarises the evidence supporting use of VBG to guide management decisions. Arteriovenous agreement for pH is such that values are clinically interchangeable and agreement for bicarbonate is also close...
February 2016: Emergency Medicine Journal: EMJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25519773/long-term-results-of-primary-vertical-banded-gastroplasty
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M R van Wezenbeek, J F Smulders, J P J G M de Zoete, M D Luyer, G van Montfort, S W Nienhuijs
BACKGROUND: The vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) used to be a common restrictive bariatric procedure but has been abandoned by many due to a high failure rate, a high incidence of long-term complications, and the newer adjustable gastric band (AGB) and sleeve. However, potential favorable long-term results and the upcoming banded gastric bypass, with a similar mechanical outlet restriction and control of the pouch size, renewed our interest in the VBG. Therefore, we investigated the long-term outcome of primary VBG at the Catharina Hospital in the Netherlands...
August 2015: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25191435/correlation-of-arterial-blood-gas-measurements-with-venous-blood-gas-values-in-mechanically-ventilated-patients
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Ebrahim Razi, Omid Nasiri, Hossein Akbari, Armin Razi
BACKGROUND: Arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis is useful in evaluation of the clinical condition of critically ill patients; however, arterial puncture or insertion of an arterial catheter may cause many complications. The aim of this study was to determine whether venous blood gas (VBG) values can be used as an alternative to arterial blood gas measurements in patients under mechanical ventilation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was carried out on patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Kashan Beheshti Hospital...
2012: Tanaffos
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24892020/arterial-vs-venous-blood-gas-differences-during-hemorrhagic-shock
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Kristopher Burton Williams, Ashley Britton Christmas, Brant Todd Heniford, Ronald Fong Sing, Joseph Messick
AIM: To characterize differences of arterial (ABG) and venous (VBG) blood gas analysis in a rabbit model of hemorrhagic shock. METHODS: Following baseline arterial and venous blood gas analysis, fifty anesthetized, ventilated New Zealand white rabbits were hemorrhaged to and maintained at a mean arterial pressure of 40 mmHg until a state of shock was obtained, as defined by arterial pH ≤ 7.2 and base deficit ≤ -15 mmol/L. Simultaneous ABG and VBG were obtained at 3 minute intervals...
May 4, 2014: World Journal of Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24648106/gender-influence-on-long-term-weight-loss-after-three-bariatric-procedures-gastric-banding-is-less-effective-in-males-in-a-retrospective-analysis
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Mohamed Bekheit, Khaled Katri, Mohamed Hany Ashour, Bruno Sgromo, Galal Abou-ElNagah, Wael Nabil Abdel-Salam, Jean-Marc Catheline, El-Said El Kayal
BACKGROUND: Identifying factors that influence weight loss after bariatric surgery is one way to predict a successful surgical outcome. Knowledge of the effect of gender on weight loss after bariatric surgery has not been well demonstrated in the literature despite being noted in every day practice. The aim of this study was to find the influence of gender on long-term weight loss after bariatric surgery. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of data retrieved from a prospectively maintained bariatric database was conducted...
August 2014: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24209875/bariatric-surgery-trends-in-france-2005-2011
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Andrea Lazzati, Rodolphe Guy-Lachuer, Vincent Delaunay, Karine Szwarcensztein, Daniel Azoulay
BACKGROUND: Bariatric surgery underwent a dramatic change in the past decade in France. The objective of this study was to examine elective bariatric surgical procedures from 2005 to 2011 in France and to determine trends in the use of the procedure. METHODS: Data were extracted from the National Hospital Database. All admissions involving a bariatric surgery procedure were included. Procedures authorized by the Public Health Authority for the treatment of morbid obesity, including the adjustable gastric banding (AGB), vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG), gastric bypass (GB), sleeve gastrectomy (SG), and biliopancreatic diversion (BPD), either by laparotomic or laparoscopic approach, were retrieved...
March 2014: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23906178/clinical-utility-of-sequential-venous-blood-gas-measurement-in-the-assessment-of-ventilatory-status-during-physiological-stress
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P D Wallbridge, L M Hannan, S A Joosten, L B Irving, D P Steinfort
BACKGROUND: Venous blood gases (VBG) are commonly utilised, particularly in the emergency setting, to assess and monitor patients at risk of ventilatory failure with limited evidence regarding their clinical utility in the assessment of ventilatory status over time. AIMS: This study aims to assess agreement between arterial and venous pH and partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2) both before and after physiological stress, at each time point, and within the same subject between paired samples before and after bronchoscopy...
October 2013: Internal Medicine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23903783/the-role-of-venous-blood-gas-in-the-emergency-department-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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REVIEW
Benjamin M Bloom, Johann Grundlingh, Jonathan P Bestwick, Tim Harris
The aim of this study is to provide a systematic review of the literature reporting agreement between arterial and venous pH, partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PCO2), bicarbonate (HCO3⁻), base excess and lactate; and to perform a meta-analysis of the differences. Medline and Embase searches using Eduserv Athens from 1950 to present were conducted using the terms 'VBG', 'ABG', 'arterial', 'venous', 'blood', 'gas', 'lactate', 'emergency' and 'department'. References of the published papers were hand searched and full-text versions of those deemed helpful to the question were obtained...
April 2014: European Journal of Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23747188/a-preliminary-study-of-a-video-intervention-to-inform-solid-organ-transplant-recipients-about-skin-cancer
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L J Loescher, C Hansen, J T Hepworth, L Quale, J Sligh
PURPOSE: To obtain preliminary evidence on the effect of a skin cancer prevention video for adult solid organ transplant recipients (SOTR) and informational brochures on outcomes of skin cancer knowledge, beliefs, prevention and detection behaviors, and personal agency (self-confidence/personal control) for behaviors. BACKGROUND: SOTR have a high risk of skin cancer potentiated by life-long immunosuppressive therapy posttransplantation. Skin cancer in SOTR is aggressive and difficult to treat...
November 2013: Transplantation Proceedings
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