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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27888591/a-novel-approach-to-minimally-invasive-management-of-sigmoid-volvulus
#1
Alireza Tavassoli, Ghodratollah Maddah, Sadjad Noorshafiee, Maryam Salehi, Shima Imannezhad, Ehsanollah Ghorbanian
Resection is the most common treatment choice for sigmoid volvulus, a common complication in our region. A new minimally invasive technique for sigmoid resection with local anesthesia was done in this study. This method is invented to avoid general on regional anesthesia in high-risk patients. Nineteen patients were evaluated and then 14 were enrolled in this study. Sigmoidectomy with a left lower quadrant incision was performed and demographic data, the length of hospital stay, complications and procedure time were recorded...
October 2016: Acta Medica Iranica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27878593/re-evaluation-of-liver-transaminase-cutoff-for-ct-after-pediatric-blunt-abdominal-trauma
#2
Jessica A Zagory, Avafia Dossa, Jamie Golden, Aaron R Jensen, Catherine J Goodhue, Jeffrey S Upperman, Christopher P Gayer
PURPOSE: Current guidelines for computed tomography (CT) after blunt trauma were developed to capture all intra-abdominal injuries (IAI). We hypothesize that current AST/ALT guidelines are too low leading to unnecessary CT scans for children after blunt abdominal trauma (BAT). METHODS: Patients who received CT of the abdomen after blunt trauma at our Level I Pediatric Trauma Center were stratified into a high risk (HR) (liver/spleen/kidney grade ≥III, hollow viscous, or pancreatic injuries) and low risk (LR) (liver/kidney/spleen injuries grade ≤II, or no IAI) groups...
November 23, 2016: Pediatric Surgery International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27842595/long-term-survival-in-pseudo-meigs-syndrome-caused-by-ovarian-metastases-from-colon-cancer
#3
Yosuke Tajima, Hitoshi Kameyama, Saki Yamada, Ryoma Yagi, Masato Nakano, Masayuki Nagahashi, Yoshifumi Shimada, Jun Sakata, Takashi Kobayashi, Hajime Umezu, Toshifumi Wakai
BACKGROUND: Meigs' syndrome is defined as the co-existence of benign ovarian fibroma or fibroma-like tumor, ascites, and pleural effusion. In contrast, pseudo-Meigs' syndrome is defined as the co-existence of other ovarian or pelvic tumors, ascites, and pleural effusion. In Meigs' and pseudo-Meigs' syndromes, ascites and pleural effusion resolve promptly after the complete resection of the ovarian or pelvic tumor(s). Secondary ovarian tumors from colorectal gastrointestinal metastases rarely cause pseudo-Meigs' syndrome; only 11 cases of pseudo-Meigs' syndrome secondary to colorectal cancers have been reported in the literature...
November 14, 2016: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27821798/clinical-outcomes-of-laparoscopic-assisted-synchronous-bowel-anastomoses-for-synchronous-colorectal-cancer-initial-clinical-experience
#4
Zhengtian Li, Dawei Wang, Yunwei Wei, Peng Liu, Jun Xu
The primary aim of this study was to explore the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic-assisted synchronous bowel anastomoses (LSBA) for synchronous colorectal cancer (SCRC). All patients who underwent LSBA for SCRC were retrospectively reviewed and analyzed for clinical and pathological features, technical feasibility and short-term as well as long-term oncological outcomes. Between July 2008 and January 2012, a series of 11 consecutive SCRC patients underwent LSBA. Six patients underwent laparoscopic-assisted right hemicolectomy and anterior resection...
November 3, 2016: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27811832/laparoscopic-assisted-altemeier-s-procedure-for-recurrent-strangulated-rectal-prolapse-a-case-report
#5
Wael M Al-Ameen, Antonio Privitera, Amal Al-Ayed, Khalid Sabr
BACKGROUND Rectal prolapse is an uncommon disease that usually requires surgical intervention. Several techniques have been described with either an abdominal or perineal approach, the latter having a higher recurrence rate. In case of irreducible and strangulated full-thickness prolapse, a perineal approach is necessary, and efforts should be made to reduce recurrence rates. CASE REPORT A 39-year-old mentally retarded woman presented with a painful, recurrent, strangulated sigmoid prolapse following a perineal recto-sigmoidectomy (Altemeier's procedure) for strangulated rectal prolapse 2 months previously...
November 4, 2016: American Journal of Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27779971/robotic-colorectal-surgery-our-initial-experience
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Ahmed Dehal, Sunal Patel, Hanna Park, Patrick Nguyen, Robert Yuhan, Joseph Ruan
Robotic colorectal surgery was first performed at our institution in January 2014. The objective of this study is to present our initial experience with robotic colorectal surgery. This is a retrospective review of the prospectively collected data of all patients who underwent robotic colorectal surgery from January 2014 to April 2015. Baseline, perioperative, and postoperative data were obtained for analysis. A total of 101 patients with a mean age of 56 and a body mass index of 31 underwent robotic colorectal surgery between January 2014 and April 2015...
October 2016: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27775288/-video-assisted-sigmoidectomy-as-an-option-for-sigmoid-volvulus-management-in-the-pediatric-population
#7
S Castañeda, I Molina, P Jaimes, J Beltrán, J Valero, F Fierro
INTRODUCTION: The aim of the present study was to evaluate clinical presentation and management of sigmoid volvulus in children. Sigmoid volvulus is one of the three leading causes of acute obstruction of the colon and is between 50 and 90% of all large bowel volvulus. In the pediatric population only 3 to 5% of bowel obstructions are caused by volvulus and there are less than 100 cases reported in the literature. The presence of a redundant sigmoid with a narrow mesentery (dolicosigmoide) is a prerequisite for the volvulus formation...
April 15, 2015: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27757950/sarcoid-reaction-in-the-spleen-after-sigmoid-colon-cancer-resection-a-case-report
#8
Takafumi Shima, Yoshinori Tanaka, Kunihiro Katsuragi, Nagahisa Fujio, Shuichi Nakatani, Yasutsugu Kobayashi, Tadayuki Hida
BACKGROUND: A sarcoid reaction is a phenomenon characterized by histologically proven granulomatous lesions without evidence of sarcoidosis. This pathology is a benign tumor itself, but several reports have described sarcoid reactions accompanying malignant tumors. Sarcoid reactions occur in various cancers, such as skin, lung, ovary, stomach, and breast cancers. However, only a few published reports have described sarcoid reactions in patients with colorectal cancer. CASE PRESENTATION: A 76-year-old woman underwent laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for sigmoid colon cancer...
December 2016: Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27738544/colocutaneous-fistula-after-open-inguinal-hernia-repair
#9
Maria Isaia, Demetris Christou, Panayiotis Kallis, Nikolaos Koronakis, Panayiotis Hadjicostas
The plug-and-patch technique is frequently used for the open repair of inguinal hernias; however, serious complications may arise on rare occasions. We present the case of a 69-year-old patient who presented with a colocutaneous fistula with the sigmoid colon 9 years after the repair of a left sliding inguinal hernia with the plug-and-patch technique. The patient underwent sigmoidectomy and excision of the fistulous track. He was discharged on postoperative day 5 and had an uneventful recovery. Although such complications are reported rarely, the surgeon must be aware of them when deciding upon the method of hernia repair...
2016: Case Reports in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27709329/assessment-of-treatment-options-for-rectosigmoid-cancer-single-incision-plus-one-port-laparoscopic-surgery-single-incision-laparoscopic-surgery-and-conventional-laparoscopic-surgery
#10
Ruoyan Liu, Yanan Wang, Ze Zhang, Tingting Li, Hao Liu, Liying Zhao, Haijun Deng, Guoxin Li
BACKGROUND: The advantages of reduced-port laparoscopic surgery (RPLS) for rectosigmoid cancer treatment have been disputed. This study evaluated the outcomes of RPLS compared to conventional laparoscopic surgery (CLS) for rectosigmoid cancer. METHODS: Data from 211 patients who underwent a selective sigmoidectomy or anterior resection from August 2011 to June 2014 at a single institution were collected and analyzed via propensity score matching. Operative outcomes, inflammatory responses, pain intensity, oncologic outcomes, quality of life, and cosmetic results were compared between groups...
October 5, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27671014/single-incision-and-natural-orifice-translumenal-endoscopic-surgery-in-switzerland
#11
Daniel C Steinemann, Andreas Zerz, Michel Adamina, Walter Brunner, Andreas Keerl, Antonio Nocito, Andreas Scheiwiller, Rene Spalinger, Stephan A Vorburger, Sebastian H Lamm
BACKGROUND: Single-incision laparoscopy (SIL) and natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) aim at reducing surgical access trauma. To monitor the introduction of emerging technologies, the Swiss Association for Laparo- and Thoracoscopic Surgeons launched a database in 2010. The current status of SIL and NOTES in Switzerland is reported, and the techniques are compared. METHODS: The number and type of procedures, surgeon experience, their impressions of performance, conversion, and complications between 2010 and 2015 are described...
September 26, 2016: World Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27665187/silk-suture-granuloma-with-false-positive-findings-on-pet-ct-accompanied-by-peritoneal-metastasis-after-colon-cancer-surgery
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Sohei Matsuura, Kazuhito Sasaki, Hiroshi Kawasaki, Hideki Abe, Hideo Nagai, Fuyo Yoshimi
INTRODUCTION: Suture granuloma is a rare benign tumor caused by suture material, which usually appears several months or years after surgery. PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 71-year-old man underwent sigmoidectomy and partial hepatectomy (S6) for sigmoid colon cancer and synchronous liver metastasis at a previous hospital. At 4 postoperative months, surveillance computed tomography (CT) revealed a suspicious tumor at the hepatic resection stump. He was referred to our hospital for further examinations and treatments...
September 17, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27648336/successful-resection-of-isolated-para-aortic-lymph-node-recurrence-from-advanced-sigmoid-colon-cancer-following-156-courses-of-folfiri-regimen
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Kaoru Takeshima, Kazuo Yamafuji, Atsunori Asami, Hideo Baba, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Hidena Takahashi, Chisato Takagi, Kiyoshi Kubochi
Isolated para-aortic lymph node (PLN) recurrence from colorectal cancer (CRC) is rare, with no currently validated treatments. Few reports have described the successful resection of isolated PLN involvement from CRC following chemotherapy. We report the case of a 63-year-old man who underwent sigmoidectomy for sigmoid colon cancer at our hospital. Pathological examination demonstrated advanced sigmoid colon cancer with metastatic involvement in both of the tested PLNs. Palliative chemotherapy was initiated four weeks after surgical resection, with administration of the FOLFIRI regimen...
2016: Case Reports in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27631772/laparoscopic-lavage-in-the-management-of-hinchey-grade-iii-diverticulitis-a-systematic-review
#14
James R Marshall, Pamela L Buchwald, Jamish Gandhi, Johannes K Schultz, Phil N Hider, Frank A Frizelle, Timothy W Eglinton
OBJECTIVE: To compare the outcomes of laparoscopic lavage and sigmoid resection in perforated diverticulitis with purulent peritonitis. BACKGROUND: Peritonitis secondary to perforated diverticulitis has conventionally been managed by resection and stoma formation. Case series have suggested that patients can be safely managed with laparoscopic lavage, resulting in reduced mortality and stoma formation. Recently, 3 randomized controlled trials have published contradictory conclusions...
September 14, 2016: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27556088/primary-micropapillary-carcinoma-of-the-colon-with-submucosal-invasion-a-case-report
#15
Youichi Miyaoka, Aya Fujiwara, Satoshi Kotani, Kosuke Tsukano, Sayaka Ogawa, Satoshi Yamanouchi, Ryusaku Kusunoki, Hirofumi Fujishiro, Naruaki Kohge, Tomohiko Yamamoto, Yuji Amano
We present a case of invasive micropapillary carcinoma (IMPC) of the colon treated by endoscopic resection following magnifying endoscopy. A 47-year-old woman visited our hospital for follow-up of a positive fecal occult blood test. Colonoscopy revealed a semi-pedunculated reddish polyp, the surface of which showed gentle irregularity, and mild tension in the sigmoid colon. Magnifying colonoscopy with narrow band imaging revealed an irregular surface pattern with heterogeneity in vascular diameter and distribution...
July 2016: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27543725/solitary-colon-metastasis-from-renal-cell-carcinoma-nine-years-after-nephrectomy-a-case-report
#16
Elaine Vo, Carlos H Palacio, Ronald Omino, Richard E Link, Yvonne Sada, Artinyan Avo
INTRODUCTION: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common renal malignancy in adults. Metastatic disease is relatively common at presentation and frequently involves the lung, bone, brain, liver and adrenal glands. After curative resection, there is a 30-40% risk of recurrence, and a 10% risk of developing metastatic disease after 5 years. The gastrointestinal tract, particularly the colon, represents a very uncommon site of late metastatic disease. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We present a case of a 67 year-old-male who underwent a left radical nephrectomy for RCC 9 years before presenting with a metastatic large bowel obstruction...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27500781/depressed-type-submucosal-invasive-colorectal-cancer-in-a-patient-with-lynch-syndrome-diagnosed-using-short-interval-colonoscopy
#17
Kazuya Inoki, Takeshi Nakajima, Shigeki Sekine, Kokichi Sugano, Shunsuke Tsukamoto, Masayoshi Yamada, Michihiro Mutoh, Taku Sakamoto, Takahisa Matsuda, Masau Sekiguchi, Mineko Ushiama, Teruhiko Yoshida, Hiromi Sakamoto, Yukihide Kanemitsu, Yutaka Saito
Although regular colonoscopy surveillance is recommended for patients with Lynch syndrome (LS) who underwent partial colectomy, the appropriate interval has not been determined. We report a case of colorectal cancer (CRC) detected by short-interval surveillance colonoscopy (SC) in a patient with LS having a past history of partial colectomy. A 65-year-old man underwent sigmoidectomy for advanced CRC. His family history revealed that his two younger brothers had CRC in their twenties and thirties, respectively, and the patient met with the criteria in the Revised Bethesda Guidelines...
November 2016: Digestive Endoscopy: Official Journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27484428/-a-woman-with-abdominal-pain-and-retroperitoneal-free-air
#18
M H B C Stenstra, F M G Looijmans, J H W de Wilt
A 62-year-old female was admitted to the hospital with pain in the lower abdomen and fever since 1 week. A CT scan showed retroperitoneal air around the inferior mesenteric vein and diverticulitis of the sigmoid. We made the diagnosis of intramesocolic diverticular perforation of the sigmoid, a rare phenomenon, and performed an emergency sigmoidectomy.
2016: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27448227/colonic-stenting-for-malignant-colonic-obstruction-with-pneumatosis-intestinalis-a-case-report
#19
Natthawut Phothong, Jirawat Swangsri, Thawatchai Akaraviputh, Vitoon Chinswangwatanakul, Atthaphorn Trakarnsanga
INTRODUCTION: Pneumatosis intestinalis is one of serious conditions following mechanical bowel obstruction. Emergency surgery is generally required to be a definite treatment in these patients of pneumatosis intestinalis, because of its risk of bowel ischemia and perforation. Since the operation in unprepared colon usually resulted in unfavorable outcome, the use of colonic stent is considered one of potential options as a bridge to definitive surgery. Presently, there is no widely published report of using colonic stent in these patients, particularly for stepping to curative surgery...
2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27431639/-a-case-of-portal-vein-thrombosis-occurring-during-capeox-and-bevacizumab-combination-therapy-for-liver-metastasis
#20
Yasuo Uno, Kenji Tsuboi, Mitsuya Shimizu, Toshihide Tomosugi, Michita Shoka, Soki Hibino, Hidenobu Matsushita, Takuji Takahashi, Osamu Okochi, Yoshihisa Kawase
A73 -year-old man underwent a sigmoidectomy for sigmoid colon cancer with liver metastasis. After the operation, he received CapeOX combined with bevacizumab therapy. After 6 courses, the liver metastasis was undetectable on computed tomography scans. After 15 courses, computed tomography revealed ascites, and chemotherapy was discontinued. Two months later, computed tomography revealed portal vein thrombosis. Owing to the chronic nature of the thrombosis, thrombolytic therapy was not initiated. However, preservation therapy using antiplatelet drugs for 1 month resolved the ascites and the thrombosis...
July 2016: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
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