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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29674851/gastrointestinal-obstruction-caused-by-solidification-and-coagulation-of-enteral-nutrition-pathogenetic-mechanisms-and-potential-risk-factors
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Grazia Leonello, Antonio Giacomo Rizzo, Viviane Di Dio, Antonio Soriano, Claudia Previti, Grazia Giulia Pantè, Claudio Mastrojeni, Sebastiano Pantè
Enteral nutrition (EN) is preferred in order to provide nutrition and reduce catabolism in critically ill patients. Recent studies suggest that the use of EN is successful and complications are rare. However, an underestimated mechanical complication of tube feedings seen in critically ill patients is the coagulation and solidification of the EN causing gastrointestinal obstruction. This report describes two clinical cases (1.23% of all cases seen at our clinic) of obstruction and perforation of the small bowel secondary to the solidification of EN...
2018: International Medical Case Reports Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672294/endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-choledocho-enterostomy-by-using-lumen-apposing-metal-stent-in-patients-with-failed-endoscopic-retrograde-cholangiopancreatography-a-literature-review
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Deepanshu Jain, Manan Shah, Upen Patel, Abhinav Sharma, Shashideep Singhal
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has been the cornerstone in the management of malignant jaundice to provide symptomatic relief and/or to allow chemotherapy. Difficult biliary cannulation or the presence of concomitant duodenal obstruction may lead to its failure. METHOD: An extensive English literature search was done via PubMed and Google Scholar to identify 13 peer-reviewed original articles. RESULTS: Of 92 patients, 98...
April 19, 2018: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668968/outcomes-of-endoscopic-resections-of-large-laterally-spreading-colorectal-lesions-in-inflammatory-bowel-disease-a-single-united-kingdom-center-experience
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Shraddha Gulati, Andrew Emmanuel, Margaret Burt, Patrick Dubois, Bu'Hussain Hayee, Amyn Haji
Background: The SCENIC consensus statement recommends endoscopic resection of all visible dysplasia in inflammatory bowel disease, but patients with large or complex lesions may still be advised to have colectomy. This article presents outcomes for large nonpolypoid resections associated with colitis at our institution. Methods: Data including demographics, clinical history, lesion characteristics, method of resection, and postresection surveillance were collected prospectively in patients with visible lesions within colitic mucosa from January 2011 to November 2016...
April 13, 2018: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668604/sonographic-and-ct-imaging-features-of-intestinal-perforation-from-a-pill-and-packing-a-case-report
#4
Ze-Hui Gou, Yulan Peng, Kun Yang
RATIONALE: Sharp foreign bodies such as toothpicks or chicken bones can lead to intestinal perforation. Small intestinal perforation secondary to foreign body ingestion is usually manifested as an acute abdomen without a history of trauma. Here we describe the diagnosis and treatment of a case of small bowel perforation caused by an ingested pill and its outer packing. PATIENT CONCERNS: An 84 years old male patient complained of right lower abdominal pain for 4 days and the pain was becoming progressively worse...
April 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29667607/blunt-abdominal-trauma-following-gunshot-wound-case-report-and-literature-review
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Myftar Torba, Arben Gjata, Francesco Rulli, Ilir Kajo, Sotir Ceka, Afron Mici
Blunt abdominal trauma following gunshot wound. Case report and literature review Introduction: Similarly to blast weapons, every firearm produces explosion at the moment of shooting, which can cause injuries in every region of the body. The aim of this paper is to present the mechanism of blunt abdominal injury following gunshot wounds, bringing this uncommon disease to the clinicians' attention and to review the literature available. CASE REPORT: A patient developed a delayed bowel perforation following a gunshot injury of the abdomen without breaking of the peritoneum...
April 20, 2018: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29662682/delayed-intestinal-perforation-secondary-to-blunt-force-abdominal-trauma-in-a-cat
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A Taylor, E Cooper, K Ham
Case summary: A 7-month-old intact male domestic shorthair cat was presented 4 h after being hit by a car. It had bilateral inguinal hernias and a mesenteric rent that were repaired surgically and a hematoma in the left retroperitoneal space. No other intra-abdominal abnormalities were identified on abdominal surgical exploration. Approximately 72 h after presentation, the cat started vomiting and developed severe abdominal discomfort. A sudden decrease in mentation and elevation of respiratory rate and effort ensued...
January 2018: JFMS Open Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649951/biliary-ascariasis-presenting-with-gangrenous-perforation-of-the-gall-bladder-report-of-a-case-and-brief-review-of-literature
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Ankush Sharma, Priyansh Jariwala, Navneet Kaur
The most common cause of gallbladder perforation is calculous cholecystitis. Rarer causes include trauma, iatrogenic injuries, biliary stasis and gall bladder ischemia. We report a case of gall bladder gangrene with perforation, secondary to extensive ascariasis. A 45-year-old woman presented with acute intestinal obstruction and jaundice. She had abdominal distension and right hypochondrial tenderness. Abdominal radiography showed dilated bowel loops and ultrasonogram showed worms in the small intestine and biliary tree...
January 1, 2018: Tropical Doctor
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628008/abdominal-drainage-after-laparoscopic-appendectomy-in-children-an-endless-controversy
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B Aneiros Castro, I Cano, A García, P Yuste, E Ferrero, A Gómez
BACKGROUND: Routine prophylactic abdominal drains after laparoscopic appendectomy for perforated appendicitis in children are still controversial. Throughout the history of surgery, potential benefits of the abdominal drains have been described. However, in recent studies, no benefits were observed and serious complications have been reported. METHODS: From January 2000 to December 2013, all charts of the pediatric patients who underwent laparoscopic appendectomy in our tertiary center were revised...
April 1, 2018: Scandinavian Journal of Surgery: SJS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29624550/urgent-pelvic-exenteration-should-the-indication-be-extended
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Charnjiroj Thiptanakit, Irin Chowchankit, Sirinya Panya, Prapon Kanjanasilp, Songphol Malakorn, Jirawat Pattana-Arun, Chucheep Sahakitrungruang
BACKGROUND: Pelvic exenteration carries significant risks of morbidity and mortality. Preoperative management is therefore crucial, and the exenteration procedure is usually performed in an elective setting. In cases of rectal cancer, however, tumor-related complications may cause a patient's condition to deteriorate rapidly, despite optimal management. Urgent pelvic exenteration then may be an option for these patients. OBJECTIVE: This study aims to compare the outcomes of pelvic exenteration between the urgent and elective settings...
May 2018: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29624512/gastrointestinal-tract-vasculopathy-clinicopathology-and-description-of-a-possible-new-entity-with-protean-features
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Christine Y Louie, Michael A DiMaio, Gregory W Charville, Gerald J Berry, Teri A Longacre
Noninfectious gastrointestinal (GI) vasculopathic disorders are rare and are often overlooked in histopathologic examination or when forming differential diagnoses due to their rarity. However, involvement of the GI tract may lead to serious complications, including ischemia and perforation. Since awareness of the types of vasculopathy that may involve the GI tract is central to arriving at a correct diagnosis, we reviewed our institutional experience with GI tract vasculopathy in order to enhance diagnostic accuracy of these rare lesions...
April 5, 2018: American Journal of Surgical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29614986/rapunzel-syndrome-an-infrequent-cause-of-severe-iron-deficiency-anemia-and-abdominal-pain-presenting-to-the-pediatric-emergency-department
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Giuseppe Cannalire, Luigi Conti, Maurizio Celoni, Carmine Grassi, Andrea Cella, Giulia Bensi, Patrizio Capelli, Giacomo Biasucci
BACKGROUND: Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and abdominal pain are commonly seen in a pediatric emergency department (8 and 18% incidence respectively in our center). They are manifestations of a wide variety of diseases ranging from benign to immediately life-threatening. Trichobezoar is an under-diagnosed entity that has to be considered in children and adolescents, expecially female, suffering from trichotillomania (compulsion to pull hair) and trichophagy (compulsion to swallow hair)...
April 4, 2018: BMC Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607270/risks-of-colon-injuries-in-extreme-lateral-approaches-to-the-lumbar-spine-an-anatomical-study
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Emre Yilmaz, Joe Iwanaga, Marc Moisi, Ronen Blecher, Amir Abdul-Jabbar, Tamir Tawfik, Rod J Oskouian, R Shane Tubbs
Introduction
 The extreme lateral interbody fusion technique (XLIF) is a modification of the retroperitoneal approach to the lumbar spine. This is a minimally invasive technique allowing direct access to the disc space without peritoneal or posterior paraspinal musculature damage. Nevertheless, the retroperitoneal part of the colon can be injured in this operative technique. To our knowledge, a study analyzing the anatomical considerations of the extreme lateral interbody fusion technique with regards to potential colon injuries has not been previously performed...
January 29, 2018: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602990/safety-of-laparoscopic-fundoplication-in-children-under-5-kg-a-comparative-study
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Jean-Baptiste Marret, Claire Dupont-Lucas, Thierry Petit, Benjamin Menahem, Camille Godet, Philippe Ravasse, Julien Rod
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic fundoplication in children under 5 kg is still debated. Our objective was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic fundoplication (LF) in children under 5 kg. METHODS: We reviewed the cases of 96 children treated by laparoscopic fundoplication between 2005 and 2014. Thirty-five patients had a weight of 5 kg or less at the time of LF (Low Weight Group) and 61 patients had a weight between 5.1 and 10 kg (High Weight Group). The pre-operative, peri-operative, post-operative data regarding surgery and anesthesia were compared between groups...
March 30, 2018: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602257/neonatal-oesophageal-perforation-the-role-for-non-operative-management
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Kate Hodgson, Andrea Togo, Aideen M Moore, Amanda Moody, Sebastian K King, Augusto Zani
AIM: Isolated oesophageal perforation in neonates is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition. Although management has historically been operative, conservative management (antibiotics, bowel rest, parenteral nutrition) is now more routinely used. The aim of this study was to evaluate the management of this condition in two large neonatal surgical centres. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was conducted for neonates admitted to The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, Canada) or The Royal Children's Hospital (Melbourne, Australia) with a diagnosis of oesophageal perforation, from 2006 to 2016...
March 30, 2018: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602176/wang-s-forceps-assisted-percutaneous-insertion-and-fixation-of-peritoneal-dialysis-catheter
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Huiming Wang, Yujuan Wang, Jili Zhu, Xinghua Chen, Cheng Chen, Cuizhi Xiang, Houjun Jia, Guohua Ding
Percutaneous insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheters is theoretically most preferred by nephrologists because of the advantages of bedside performing, surgery independence, and minimal injury over other procedures of catheter placement such as open surgical dissection or laparoscopic operation. However, blindly placing catheters in the percutaneous procedure brings the risk of catheter malposition or bowel perforation; this largely retarded it's implementation. We had previously developed a novel technique termed "Wang's forceps-assisted catheter insertion and fixation," which had been successfully applied in the open surgical catheter insertion and displaced catheter reposition in our center...
March 30, 2018: Artificial Organs
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29595689/single-port-surgery-sps-strategy-for-small-bowel-obstruction-sbo-caused-by-postoperative-internal-hernia-a-series-case-report
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Kohei Taniguchi, Ryo Iida, Koshi Ota, Mitsuhiro Asakuma, Kazuhisa Uchiyama, Akira Takasu
RATIONALE: Internal hernia due to postoperative adhesions sometimes causes small bowel obstruction (SBO) and requires emergency surgery. The difficulties in the management of SBO with internal hernia include accurate diagnosis and estimation of its ischemic degree and of the risk of SBO recurrences following the surgical procedure. Laparoscopic surgery is a noninvasive to reduce postoperative adhesions and therefore has been widely used recently. However, surgeons often tend to hesitate in applying laparoscopic surgery for SBO because of some situational disadvantages such as poor operating space or iatrogenic bowel injury...
March 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29590669/colonoscopic-perforations-in-the-english-national-health-service-bowel-cancer-screening-programme
#17
Edmund Derbyshire, Pali Hungin, Claire Nickerson, Matthew D Rutter
BACKGROUND: Perforation is the most serious adverse event associated with colonoscopy. In this study of data from the English National Health Service Bowel Cancer Screening Programme, we aimed to describe the presentation and management of perforations, and to determine factors associated with poorer outcomes post-perforation. METHODS: The medical records of patients with a perforation following the national screening colonoscopy were retrospectively examined. All colonoscopies performed from 02/08/2006 to 13/03/2014 were studied...
March 28, 2018: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29589458/laparoscopic-treatment-of-bowel-perforation-after-blunt-abdominal-trauma-bat-in-children
#18
P Zahradnikova, J Babala, Ľ Sýkora, J Trnka, M Vidiscak, P Sinka, L Fedorová
Minimally invasive techniques have now become standard for the treatment of many surgical conditions in children. There are a few studies that describe the utility of laparoscopy in BAT in children. In this article, we describe the complete laparoscopic surgical treatment of two patients after a single blunt abdominal trauma, both with bowel perforation. In both cases, the perforation was identified and closed, one laparoscopically with an ongoing suture, the second jejune perforation was closed by laparoscopic-assisted techniques...
2018: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29589457/-hirschsprungs-disease-in-adults-two-case-reports-and-review-of-the-literature
#19
R Škába, J Hoch, Z Jech, M Kynčl, V Campr
Hirschsprungs disease (HD) in adults is extremely rare, only three publications in Czech and Czechoslovak journals making reference to the condition after childhood. We present two cases of adult patients with HD. The first case is a 46-year-old male patient suffering from chronic constipation since childhood and diagnosed with megacolon at the age of 16; however, no further detailed diagnosis was done. At the age of 41, he developed a sigmoid perforation due to fecaloma and underwent urgent rectosigmoid resection and colostomy...
2018: Rozhledy V Chirurgii: Měsíčník Československé Chirurgické Společnosti
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29581691/transmural-migration-of-gossypiboma-a-rare-cause-of-acute-abdomen
#20
Himanshu Agrawal, Nikhil Gupta, Umesh Krishengowda, Arun Kumar Gupta, Dipankar Naskar, C K Durga
Gossypiboma is the retained foreign body which is generally a cotton sponge/gauze after surgery. Incidence of gossypiboma is around one in 3000 to 5000 surgeries. This low incidence is mainly attributed to a low case reporting due to an associated medicolegal aspect. We are reporting a case of a 38 years old male, who presented with signs and symptoms of peritonitis. The patient had a history of open cholecystectomy 2 years back. A working diagnosis of perforation peritonitis was made, and the patient underwent exploratory laparotomy...
February 2018: Indian Journal of Surgery
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