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Otto Mauro Dos Santos-Rosa, Henrique Simonsen Lunardelli, Marcelo Augusto Fontenelle Ribeiro-Junior
Background: The pyogenic liver abscess has an incidence of 1.1/1,000 habitants. Mortality can reach 100%. The use of less invasive procedures diminish morbidity and hospital stay. Aim: Identify risk factors in patients who underwent percutaneous drainage guided by ultrasound as treatment. Method: Were analyzed 10 patients submitted to the method. Epidemiological characteristics, laboratory markers and imaging exams (ultrasound and CT) were evaluated...
July 2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
Amanda Pereira Lima, Felipe José Vieira, Gabriela Procópio DE Moraes Oliveira, Plínio Dos Santos Ramos, Marielle Elisa Avelino, Felipe Garcia Prado, Gilson Salomão, Francisco Campos Silva, João Vicente Linhares Rodrigues
OBJECTIVE: to describe the clinical and epidemiological profile of acute appendicitis (AA) of the patients treated at a referral center in the Juiz de Fora macro-region, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. METHODS: we conducted a retrospective, observational study in the Dr. Mozart Geraldo TeixeiraEmergency Hospital. We selected 638 patients diagnosed with AA, and analyzed the variables gender, age, evolutionary phase, length of hospital stay, pathological diagnosis, use of antibiotics, use of drains, complications and mortality...
July 2016: Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
Ronald Reverdito, André DE Moricz, Tércio DE Campos, Adhemar Monteiro Pacheco, Rodrigo Altenfelder Silva
OBJECTIVE: : to evaluate the epidemiology and outcomes of surgical treatment of patients with Mirizzi Syndrome (MS) grades III and IV, the most advanced according to Csendes classification. METHODS: : we conducted a retrospective, cross-sectional study by reviewing records of thirteen patients with grades III and IV MS operated from December 2001 to September 2013, among the 3,691 cholecystectomies performed in the period. RESULTS: : the incidence of MS was 0...
July 2016: Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
J Feisthammel, J Mössner, A Hoffmeister
HISTORY AND CLINICAL FINDINGS: A 55-year-old man suffered from severe acute abdominal pain. 10 years previously he had been diagnosed with acute pancreatitis. On palpation, there was pronounced abdominal tenderness and guarding. INVESTIGATIONS: Emergency CT revealed signs of intra- and extrahepatic cholestasis and biliar sludge; serum-lipase was increased. TREATMENT AND COURSE: Acute biliary pancreatitis was diagnosed. After admission the patient's condition deteriorated; acute renal failure and respiratory insufficiency developed...
September 2013: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
Fátima Ortega, Antonio Quintana, Elena Suárez, John C Lukas, Nerea Jauregizar, Leire de la Fuente, Maria Luisa Lucero, Ana Gonzalo, Aurelio Orjales, Rosario Calvo
PURPOSE: The twofold aim of this study was to characterize in vivo in rats the pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of L6-OH, a metabolite of lerisetron with in vitro pharmacological activity, and evaluate the extent to which L6-OH contributes to the overall effect. METHODS: The PK of L6-OH was determined directly postmetabolite i.v. dose (PK-1), and also simultaneously for L (lerisetron concentration) and for generated L6-OH after lerisetron dose (200 microg kg(-1), i...
November 2005: Pharmaceutical Research
B M Ure, F Schier, A I Schmidt, R Nustede, C Petersen, N K Jesch
BACKGROUND: The feasibility of laparoscopic resection of choledochal cyst and hepaticojejunostomy in children is still unclear. This report presents the author's experience with a first series of patients. METHODS: Data from 11 consecutive children (median age 17.5 months, SD 22, range 2 to 70) with choledochal cyst scheduled for laparoscopy were collected prospectively. There were nine type I and 2 type V cysts according to Todani's classification. All except one patient had intermittent jaundice or recurrent pancreatitis...
August 2005: Surgical Endoscopy
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