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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29683912/acog-technology-assessment-no-13-hysteroscopy
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Hysteroscopy is performed to view and treat pathology within the uterine cavity and endocervix. Diagnostic hysteroscopy allows visualization of the endocervical canal, endometrial cavity, and fallopian tube ostia. Operative hysteroscopy incorporates the use of mechanical, electrosurgical, or laser instruments to treat intracavitary pathology and perform hysteroscopic sterilization procedures. Selection of a distending medium requires consideration of the advantages, disadvantages, and risks associated with various media as well as their compatibility with electrosurgical or laser energy...
May 2018: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29683907/acog-technology-assessment-no-13-summary-hysteroscopy
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Hysteroscopy is performed to view and treat pathology within the uterine cavity and endocervix. Diagnostic hysteroscopy allows visualization of the endocervical canal, endometrial cavity, and fallopian tube ostia. Operative hysteroscopy incorporates the use of mechanical, electrosurgical, or laser instruments to treat intracavitary pathology and perform hysteroscopic sterilization procedures. Selection of a distending medium requires consideration of the advantages, disadvantages, and risks associated with various media as well as their compatibility with electrosurgical or laser energy...
May 2018: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29683115/timing-and-mode-of-breast-care-nurse-consultation-from-the-patient-s-perspective
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Janie Brown, Gay Refeld, Alannah Cooper
OBJECTIVES: To understand what, if any, differences exist in the perception of a breast care nurse (BCN) consultation between women who experienced a preoperative, face-to-face counseling and education opportunity with a BCN, and those who required a telephone consultation or were unable to experience a preoperative BCN consultation. SAMPLE & SETTING: A convenience sample of women in a private hospital in Western Australia who had breast surgery for breast cancer, BRCA gene mutation, or breast cancer risk reduction, and who experienced face-to-face contact, telephone contact, or no preoperative contact with a BCN...
May 1, 2018: Oncology Nursing Forum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29680005/the-transobturator-suburethral-sling-a-safe-and-effective-option-for-all-degrees-of-post-prostatectomy-urinary-incontinence
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John F Sullivan, Paul N Stassen, Diarmuid Moran, Eva M Bolton, Lisa G Smyth, Cliodhna M Browne, James C Forde, Raanan Tal, Thomas H Lynch
INTRODUCTION: Male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) after radical prostatectomy (RP) is common. The surgical standard of care traditionally has been placement of an artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) but since its introduction the transobturator male sling has been shown to have particular unique advantages. Our aim was to assess outcomes of a consecutive series of suburethral sling insertions in men presenting with all degrees of post RP SUI. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A consecutive cohort of men undergoing AdVance sling insertion following RP were studied...
April 2018: Canadian Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29676053/increasing-success-in-outpatient-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-by-an-optimal-clinical-pathway
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Tristan Greilsamer, François Orion, Fabrice Denimal, Benoît De Kerviler, Marc-Henri Jean, Jérôme Dimet, Michel Comy, Emeric Abet
BACKGROUND: The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of more convincing and reassuring remarks from the surgeon in the preoperative consult associated with a dedicated outpatient facility to increase our rate of success in outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS: A one-centre prospective clinical study was conducted between February 2013 and May 2015. During the first time period (February 2013-March 2014), patients were hospitalized in conventional care unit and given the possibility to choose an outpatient procedure...
April 19, 2018: ANZ Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675061/comorbidities-with-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-is-there-an-interdisciplinary-consensus-needed-to-qualify-patients-for-surgical-treatment
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Marta Lembicz, Piotr Gabryel, Beata Brajer-Luftmann, Wojciech Dyszkiewicz, Halina Batura-Gabryel
INTRODUCTION: Radical surgical treatment is the preferred action for patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Qualification for surgical treatment should consider a risk associated with the effect of comorbidities on the general condition of the patient. The aim of this article was an attempt to identify the risk factors for postoperative complications in patients treated for NSCLC, with a special focus on the coexisting diseases. METHODS: A total of 400 patients with NSCLC were included in this retrospective study...
April 2018: Annals of Thoracic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629206/enhanced-recovery-pathways-in-thoracic-surgery-the-quebec-experience
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Julien Hubert, Etienne Bourdages-Pageau, Charles Antoine Paradis Garneau, Catherine Labbé, Paula A Ugalde
Background: Canada has a universal public health system where all resources must be allocated to optimize cost-effectiveness. Rapid diagnostic assessment programs (DAPs) and enhanced recovery protocols (ERPs) may improve timeliness of care and postoperative outcomes and thus reduce costs. The use of DAPs and ERPs in lung cancer patients who undergo lobectomy via video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is still controversial. This study measured the time between preoperative workup and treatment with a DAP and evaluated the impact of an ERP postoperatively in patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who received a VATS lobectomy...
March 2018: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29622307/preoperative-evaluation-and-patient-selection-for-office-based-oral-surgery-anesthesia
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REVIEW
Stuart Lieblich
Provision of an outpatient anesthetic requires careful review of the patient's medical history along with salient aspects of the physical examination. The oral and maxillofacial surgeon may need to consult with the patient's medical providers to gain an understanding of the patient's potential risks for an adverse event. This article reviews key aspects of the patient evaluation so that an informed determination of suitability for an office anesthetic can be made.
May 2018: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607251/pseudotumor-from-metal-on-metal-total-hip-arthroplasty-causing-unilateral-leg-edema-case-presentation-and-literature-review
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REVIEW
Caleb W Grote, Paul C Cowan, David W Anderson, Kimberly J Templeton
Metal-on-metal (MoM) total hip arthroplasty (THA) can be associated with adverse metal reactions, including pseudotumors. This case report describes a 58-year-old female with an MoM THA-related pseudotumor that caused unilateral leg edema from compression of her external iliac vein. After thorough preoperative workup to rule out infection and deep vein thrombosis and consultation with a vascular surgeon, the patient underwent revision THA and excision of her pseudotumor. She had complete resolution of her swelling at 4 years after surgery...
2018: BioResearch Open Access
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29600257/developing-a-comprehensive-perioperative-education-curriculum-for-internal-medicine-residency-training
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David Raslau, Mary Jo Kasten, Esayas Kebede, Arya Mohabbat, Basem Ratrout, Michael Mikhail
Background: Patients undergoing surgery are becoming increasingly complex and internists are becoming more involved in their perioperative care. Therefore, new requirements from the ACGME/ABIM necessitate education in this area. We aim to discuss how our institution adapted a perioperative curriculum to fill this need. Methods: Perioperative education is primarily given to the residents during their one month rotation through the General Internal Medicine Consult Service rotation...
July 2017: Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine: JEPM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29598850/evaluation-of-risk-factors-for-complications-after-bariatric-surgery
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D Quilliot, M-A Sirveaux, C Nomine-Criqui, T Fouquet, N Reibel, L Brunaud
The decision to perform a bariatric surgical procedure, the conclusion of a clinical pathway in which management is individually adapted to each patient, is taken after multidisciplinary consultation. Paradoxically, the patients who would most benefit from surgery are also those who have the highest operative risk. In practice, predictive factors of mortality and severe postoperative complications (Clavien-Dindo>III) must be used to evaluate the benefit/risk ratio most objectively. The main risk factors are age, male gender, body mass index, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, insulin resistance and diabetes, tobacco abuse, cardiovascular disease, ability to lose weight before surgery, hypoalbuminemia and functional disability...
March 26, 2018: Journal of Visceral Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29595722/comparison-of-cartilage-scoring-and-cartilage-sparing-otoplasty-a-retrospective-analysis-of-complications-and-aesthetic-outcome-of-1060-ears
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Marije N Smittenberg, Martijn Marsman, Nic J G M Veeger, Chantal M Moues
BACKGROUND: Various techniques are used to correct prominent ears. The authors describe their experience with four different otoplasty techniques in 565 patients with congenital deformities of the ears (1060 ears) that were performed in their hospital during an 11-year period (2002 to 2012). METHODS: The authors divided the techniques into two groups: group I, cartilage-sparing techniques (i.e., IA, Mustardé; and IB, Furnas); and group II, cartilage-cutting techniques (i...
April 2018: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29594319/outcome-of-rolled-fortified-vaginal-flap-operation-on-female-patients-with-intrinsic-sphincteric-deficiency-2-year-follow-up
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Mohamed Shoukry, Mostafa Elmissiry, Mohamed Hassouna, Haitham Abdelmoteleb
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: We evaluate the 2-year outcome of the rolled fortified vaginal flap (RFVF) operation for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) due to intrinsic sphincteric deficiency (ISD). METHODS: A prospective study of 20 women suffering from SUI due to ISD was conducted. All patients were subjected to history-taking, clinical examination, cough stress test, and urodynamics. Symptom severity and quality of life (QoL) were assessed using the Arabic version of the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire Urinary Incontinence Short Form (ICIQ-UI-SF)...
March 28, 2018: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29564692/a-systematic-review-of-pfe-pre-prostatectomy
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REVIEW
S S Goonewardene, D Gillatt, R Persad
Male Stress Urinary Incontinence is a complication post robotic radical prostatectomy. This is a major problem that needs to be solved, since it has great impact on quality of life affecting the patient's physical activity and social well-being. A systematic review relating to literature on impact of preoperative PFE on continence outcomes for patients undergoing prostatectomy was conducted. The search strategy aimed to identify all references related to pelvic floor exercises and post-prostatectomy. Search terms used were as follows: (Pelvic floor exercises) AND (incontinence) AND (prostatectomy)...
March 21, 2018: Journal of Robotic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560394/intraoperative-bladder-perforation-during-primary-total-hip-arthroplasty
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Andrew Konopitski, Anthony Boniello, Patrick Wang, Mitesh Shah, Andrew Old, Kevin Gingrich
We present a unique case of bladder perforation occurring intraoperatively during primary total hip arthroplasty. It is suspected that the patient's aberrant bladder anatomy, with idiopathic erosion of the quadrilateral space, predisposed the patient to bladder injury. Several preoperative risk factors for bladder injury were identified in the literature. These factors include cemented acetabular components, previous history of hip arthroplasty, history of pelvic trauma or intrapelvic surgery, and poor bone quality...
March 2018: Arthroplasty Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560278/the-importance-of-preoperative-tissue-sampling-for-mobile-spine-chordomas-literature-review-and-report-of-two-cases
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Jeffrey A Zuccato, Christopher D Witiw, Julia Keith, Erin Dyer, Arjun Saghal, Leodante da Costa
Introduction: Pre-operative biopsy and diagnosis of chordomas of the mobile spine is indicated as en bloc resections improve outcomes. This review of the management of mobile spine chordomas includes two cases of unexpected mobile spine chordomas where a preoperative tissue diagnosis was decided against and may have altered surgical decision-making. Case presentation: Two lumbar spine chordomas thought to be metastatic and primary bony lesions preoperatively were not biopsied before surgery and eventual pathology revealed chordoma...
2018: Spinal Cord Series and Cases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29559406/working-party-approved-by-the-french-society-of-anaesthesia-and-intensive-care-medicine-sfar-and-the-french-society-for-the-study-of-diabetes-sfd
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Gaëlle Cheisson, Sophie Jacqueminet, Emmanuel Cosson, Carole Ichai, Anne-Marie Leguerrier, Bogdan Nicolescu-Catargi, Alexandre Ouattara, Igor Tauveron, Paul Valensi, Dan Benhamou
In diabetic patients undergoing surgery, we recommend assessing glycaemic control preoperatively by assessing glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) levels and recent capillary blood sugar (glucose) levels, and to adjust any treatments accordingly before surgery, paying particular attention to specific complications of diabetes. Gastroparesis creates a risk of stasis and aspiration of gastric content at induction of anaesthesia requiring the use of a rapid sequence induction technique. Cardiac involvement can be divided into several types...
March 17, 2018: Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29556707/a-randomized-prospective-comparison-of-the-needleless-mini-sling-hammock-and-u-shape-configurations-for-management-of-stress-urinary-incontinence-18-month-follow-up-results
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Ozan Dogan, Alper Basbug, Aski Ellibes Kaya, Cigdem Pulatoglu, Murat Yassa
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of needleless mini-sling placed either retropubic (U-shape) or trans-obturator (hammock-shape) to treat stress urinary incontinence. SETTING: One hundred and twenty six women were randomized in a 2:1 ratio to receive hammock-shaped or U-shaped of Contasure-NDL. METHODS: All surgical procedures were performed by one senior surgeon experienced in anti-incontinence surgery with mesh. Cough-stress test was considered for objective outcome...
March 19, 2018: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29534714/lumbar-spine-epidural-abscess-and-facet-joint-septic-arthritis-due-to-streptococcus-agalactiae-a-case-report
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Costansia Bureta, Hiroyuki Tominaga, Takuya Yamamoto, Takao Setoguchi, Hideki Kawamura, Satoshi Nagano, Ichiro Kawamura, Masahiko Abematsu, Hironori Kakoi, Yasuhiro Ishidou, Setsuro Komiya
BACKGROUND: Here we report a rare case of lumbar spine epidural abscess and facet joint septic arthritis caused by Streptococcus agalactiae, which had spread to the iliopsoas muscles, leading to urine retention. CASE PRESENTATION: A 68-year-old woman with low back pain experienced a sudden onset of bilateral lower limb weakness, it was followed 14 days later by urine retention. At consultation, magnetic resonance imaging and identification of serum β-hemolytic streptococci provided a diagnosis of Streptococcus agalactiae infection...
March 13, 2018: BMC Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530735/anterior-pedicle-temporalis-muscle-flap-interposition-in-the-treatment-of-tmj-disorders
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A Moreau, M-A Benassarou, L Benslama, P Goudot, T Schoumann
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are a common reason for consultation. Failure of medical treatments sometimes leads to the need for one of many surgical alternatives. Our purpose was to evaluate the results of anterior pedicle temporalis muscle flap interposition in the treatment of TMJ disorders. MATERIAL AND METHODS: For this prospective study, we selected 18 patients who underwent TMJ surgery involving the interposition of a temporalis muscle flap according to a standardized technique, between January 1, 2009 and August 31, 2014...
March 9, 2018: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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