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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29615311/mr-imaging-of-hemorrhage-associated-with-acute-pancreatitis
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Meng Yue Tang, Tian Wu Chen, Thomas L Bollen, Yi Xiang Wang, Hua Dan Xue, Zheng Yu Jin, Xiao Hua Huang, Bo Xiao, Xing Hui Li, Yi Fan Ji, Xiao Ming Zhang
PURPOSE: To study MRI findings of hemorrhage in acute pancreatitis (AP) and correlate the presence and extent of hemorrhage with the MR severity index (MRSI), Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II scores, and clinical outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study included 539 patients with AP. Hemorrhage was defined as areas of hyperintensity in or outside the pancreas on liver imaging with volume acceleration flexible (LAVA-Flex)...
March 27, 2018: Pancreatology: Official Journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29534214/short-term-and-long-term-outcomes-of-patients-with-solid-tumours-following-non-surgical-intensive-care-admission
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Katherine Murphy, Tim Cooksley, Phil Haji-Michael
Background: There has been a significant increase in the number of patients presenting with cancer related emergencies and potentially requiring critical care admission. Aim: To analyse the short and long term outcomes of patients with solid tumours requiring unplanned medical admission to a specialist cancer intensive care unit (ICU). Design: An unplanned cohort study. Methods: A retrospective analysis of patients admitted to a United Kingdom specialist tertiary oncology CCU between September 2009 and September 2015...
March 9, 2018: QJM: Monthly Journal of the Association of Physicians
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29518744/circulating-cd14-cd163-cd115-m2-monocytes-are-associated-with-the-severity-of-new-onset-severe-acute-pancreatitis-in-chinese-patients
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Manli Zhang, Lili Ding, Xinrui Wang, Jie Hou, Man Li, Yanfang Jiang, Xiuting He, Meizi Cui, Feng Hu, Xiuna Zhang, Jingyuan Yang, Xiaohe Guo, Huiying Zhao, Pujun Gao
BACKGROUND: Despite the role of monocytes in the pathogenesis of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP), it remains unclear how different subtypes of monocytes regulate and contribute to this pathogenesis. METHODS: We examined the numbers of different subsets of monocytes by flow cytometry in 21 SAP, 15 mild acute pancreatitis (MAP) and 13 healthy controls (HC). The concentrations of plasma cytokines were assessed by cytometric bead array. Disease severity was evaluated based on the acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE) II score and plasma C-reactive proteins (CRP) levels...
March 5, 2018: International Immunopharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29505517/evaluation-of-hvhf-for-the-treatment-of-severe-acute-pancreatitis-accompanying-mods
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Alimujiang Abulimiti, Aierhati Husaiyin, Yalikun Sailai
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) prevention is key to severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) treatment and the assessment of high-volume hemofiltration (HVHF) for treating SAP accompanying multiple organ dysfunction syndromes.In this prospective controlled study, 40 SAP patients were divided into 2 groups: control (n = 22, treated with fasting, decompression, and intravenous somatostatin) and HVHF (n = 18, HVHF administration in addition to the treatment in the control group) groups; and were assessed for serum and urine amylase, WBC, C-reactive protein (CRP), and hepatic and renal functions...
January 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29473354/-clinical-observation-on-severe-acute-pancreatitis-treated-with-electroacupuncture-at-dachangshu-bl-25-and-shangjuxu-st-37-combined-with-ulinastatin
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Li Zhao, Xueqing Li, Zhimin Shi
OBJECTIVE: To observe the clinical therapeutic effects on severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) treated with electroacupuncture (EA), sparse-dense wave and 2 Hz/15 Hz, at Dachangshu (BL 25) and Shangjuxu (ST 37) assisting ulinastetin and explore the effective therapeutic method for SAP. METHODS: A total of 120 patients of SAP were randomized into an observation group and a control group, 60 cases in each one. In the control group, the routine western medicine was adopted with the intravenous drip with ulinastatin...
February 12, 2018: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29443733/serial-evaluation-of-the-sofa-score-is-reliable-for-predicting-mortality-in-acute-severe-pancreatitis
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Yu-San Tee, Hsin-Yueh Fang, I-Ming Kuo, Yann-Sheng Lin, Song-Fong Huang, Ming-Chin Yu
Acute severe pancreatitis caused high mortality, and several scoring systems for predicting mortality are available. We evaluated the effectiveness of serial measurement of several scoring systems in patients with acute severe pancreatitis.We retrospectively obtained serial measurements of Ranson, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Assessment (APACHE) II, and Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) scores of 159 patients with acute severe pancreatitis.The overall mortality rate was 20%, and early mortality (in the first 2 weeks) occurred in 10 (7...
February 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409663/penta-therapy-for-severe-acute-hyperlipidemic-pancreatitis-a-retrospective-chart-review-over-a-10-year-period
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Jian Lu, Yun Xie, Jiang Du, Mei Kang, Wei Jin, Yan Li, Hui Xie, Ruijie Cheng, Rui Tian, Ruilan Wang
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of our study is to evaluate the efficacy of penta-therapy for HL-SAP in a retrospective study. METHODS: Retrospective study between January 2007 and December 2016 in a hospital intensive care unit. HL-SAP patients were assigned to conventional treatment alone (the control group) or conventional treatment with the experimental protocol (the penta-therapy group) consists of blood purification, antihyperlipidemic agents, low-molecular weight heparin, insulin, covering the whole abdomen with Pixiao (a traditional Chinese medicine)...
February 3, 2018: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29395619/development-and-validation-of-a-multivariate-prediction-model-for-patients-with-acute-pancreatitis-in-intensive-care-medicine
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Felix Zubia-Olaskoaga, Enrique Maraví-Poma, Iratxe Urreta-Barallobre, María-Rosario Ramírez-Puerta, Mónica Mourelo-Fariña, María-Pilar Marcos-Neira, Miguel Ángel García-García
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Development and validation of a multivariate prediction model for patients with acute pancreatitis (AP) admitted in Intensive Care Units (ICU). METHODS: A prospective multicenter observational study, in 1 year period, in 46 international ICUs (EPAMI study). PATIENTS: adults admitted to an ICU with AP and at least one organ failure. INTERVENTIONS: Development of a multivariate prediction model, using the worst data of the stay in ICU, based in multivariate analysis, simple imputation in a development cohort...
March 2018: Pancreatology: Official Journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29361439/emergency-endoscopic-needle-knife-precut-papillotomy-in-acute-severe-cholangitis-resulting-from-impacted-common-bile-duct-stones-at-duodenal-papilla
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Mingwei Zheng, Xufeng Liu, Ning Li, Wei-Zhi Li
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of emergency endoscopic needle-knife precut papillotomy in acute severe cholangitis resulting from impacted common bile duct stones at duodenal papilla. METHODS: Between January 2010 and January 2015, 118 cases of acute severe cholangitis with impacted common bile duct stones at the native papilla underwent emergency endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and early needle-knife precut papillotomy in a tertiary referral center...
March 2018: Digestive and Liver Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29312869/gastrointestinal-tract-involvement-in-acute-pancreatitis-initial-findings-and-follow-up-by-magnetic-resonance-imaging
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Yi-Fan Ji, Xiao-Ming Zhang, Don G Mitchell, Xing-Hui Li, Tian-Wu Chen, Yong Li, Zhi-Guo Bao, Wei Tang, Bo Xiao, Xiao-Hua Huang, Lin Yang
Background: To study the initial and follow up patterns of gastrointestinal tract involvement in acute pancreatitis (AP) using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Methods: A total of 209 patients with AP undergoing abdominal MRI on 1.5 T MRI were compared to 100 control patients selected from our daily clinical caseload who underwent MRI over the same recruitment period and had no other disease which can cause abnormality of gastrointestinal tract. Initial and follow up MRI examinations of gastrointestinal tract abnormalities were noted for AP patients...
December 2017: Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29287582/acute-pancreatitis-a-rare-but-serious-complication-for-living-liver-donors-risk-factors-and-outcomes
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Adil Baskiran, Metin Kement, Bora Barut, Oguzhan Ozsay, Serdar Karakas, Cemalettin Koç, Sezai Yilmaz
OBJECTIVES: The purposes of this study were to determine the incidence of acute pancreatitis after living donor hepatectomy and to investigate potential risk factors and outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Clinical data of all donors who underwent donor hepatectomy between January 2015 and December 2016 in our liver transplant institute were reviewed. Donor data were obtained from a prospectively maintained database. The donors were divided into 2 groups according to whether they developed postoperative pancreatitis...
December 29, 2017: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29260533/-effect-of-proton-pump-inhibitors-on-severe-acute-pancreatitis-a-prospective-randomized-trial
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Xiao Ma, Cheng-Wei Tang, Zhi-Yin Huang, Ming-Guang Zhang, Fang Liu, Chun-Hui Wang, Rui Wang, Huan Tong, Ling Liu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) therapy on severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) patients. METHODS: Forty five patients with SAP recruited in our center from October 2015 to October 2016,were randomly assigned into two groups: convention group (C group, n =21) and convention+esomeprazole group (C+E group, n =24). C+E group received esomeprazole 40 mg/d intravenously for 1 week,whereas C group only received baseline treatment. Serum C-reactive protein (CRP),interleukin-6 (IL-6) and interleukin-8 (IL-8),tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) and procalcitonin (PCT) were detected by ELISA on the first day (baseline) and the seventh day...
November 2017: Sichuan da Xue Xue Bao. Yi Xue Ban, Journal of Sichuan University. Medical Science Edition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29215536/comparison-of-various-scoring-systems-and-biochemical-markers-in-predicting-the-outcome-in-acute-pancreatitis
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Sreejith Vasudevan, Pooja Goswami, Ujjwal Sonika, Bhaskar Thakur, Vishnubhatla Sreenivas, Anoop Saraya
OBJECTIVE: Early risk assessment is important in acute pancreatitis (AP). The primary objective of this study was to compare various scores and biochemical markers done on the day of admission in predicting the outcome. METHODS: Demographic, clinical, and laboratory data of patients presenting within 2 weeks of onset were collected. Various scores were calculated and biochemical markers were measured on the day of admission. Optimum cutoffs were identified through receiver operating curve analysis...
January 2018: Pancreas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29209119/how-severe-is-moderately-severe-acute-pancreatitis-clinical-validation-of-revised-2012-atlanta-classification
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Povilas Ignatavicius, Aiste Gulla, Karolis Cernauskis, Giedrius Barauskas, Zilvinas Dambrauskas
AIM: To explore the outcomes and the appropriate treatment for patients with moderately severe acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS: Statistical analysis was performed on data from the prospectively collected database of 103 AP patients admitted to the Department of Surgery, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2008-2013. All patients were confirmed to have the diagnosis of AP during the first 24 h following admission. The severity of pancreatitis was assessed by MODS and APACHE II scale...
November 21, 2017: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29201763/role-of-clinical-biochemical-and-imaging-parameters-in-predicting-the-severity-of-acute-pancreatitis
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Dina Zerem, Omar Zerem, Enver Zerem
Aim: The assessment of the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP) is important for proper management of the disease and for its prognosis. The aim was to correlate clinical, biochemical, and imaging diagnostic parameters and evaluate their prognostic values in the early assessment of severity of AP. Materials and methods: We prospectively studied 128 consecutive patients with AP. The predictors were clinical, biochemical, and imaging diagnostic parameters. The outcome measure was the occurrence of complications...
January 2017: Euroasian Journal of Hepato-Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29101565/comparison-of-clinical-efficacies-and-safeties-of-lumen-apposing-metal-stent-and-conventional-type-metal-stent-assisted-eus-guided-pancreatic-wall-off-necrosis-drainage-a-real-life-experience-in-a-tertiary-hospital
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Siu Tong Law, Carlos De La SernaHiguera, Paula Gil Simón, Manuel Pérez-MirandaCastillo
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided drainage of pancreatic wall-off necrosis (WON) with transmural stent is regarded as firstline therapy. We aimed at comparing its efficacy and safety with using fully covered self-expandable metal stent (FCSEMS) and lumen-apposing metal stent (LAMS). METHODS: A retrospective review was performed on all consecutive patients with pancreatic WONs who underwent EUS-guided drainage by either FCSEMS or LAMS. RESULTS: From 2011 to 2016, 68 patients (66...
November 3, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080144/association-of-systemic-inflammatory-and-anti-inflammatory-responses-with-adverse-outcomes-in-acute-pancreatitis-preliminary-results-of-an-ongoing-study
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Deepesh Sharma, Aparna Jakkampudi, Ratnakar Reddy, Panyala Balakumar Reddy, Aasish Patil, H V V Murthy, G Venkat Rao, D Nageshwar Reddy, Rupjyoti Talukdar
INTRODUCTION: This paper reports preliminary data of an ongoing study that evaluates the association of systemic inflammatory response (SIRS) with early severe acute pancreatitis (ESAP) and compensatory anti-inflammatory response syndrome (characterized by HLA-DR down-regulation) with infected pancreatic necrosis (IPN). METHODS: Consecutive patients presenting within 72 h of symptom onset with organ dysfunction and/or local complications were included. Following parameters were recorded: demographics, etiology, SIRS, APACHE II, creatinine, BUN...
December 2017: Digestive Diseases and Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28984788/concurrent-diabetic-ketoacidosis-in-hypertriglyceridemia-induced-pancreatitis-how-does-it-affect-the-clinical-course-and-severity-scores
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Yuchen Wang, Bashar M Attar, Keiki Hinami, Palashkumar Jaiswal, John Erikson Yap, Radhika Jaiswal, Kalpit Devani, Carlos Roberto Simons-Linares, Melchor V Demetria
OBJECTIVES: Concurrent diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is highly prevalent in patients with hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis (HP). Diabetic ketoacidosis could potentially complicate the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of HP. This study aimed to directly compare the clinical course of HP with and without DKA and assess the outcomes of frequently used severity-prediction scores in such population. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed 140 patients with HP; 37 patients (26...
November 2017: Pancreas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951375/-value-of-neutrophil-monocyte-product-combined-with-serum-creatinine-in-assessing-the-severity-of-acute-pancreatitis
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Jiang Liu, Yang Bai, Aziguli Aziguli, Ya-Li Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the value of neutrophil-monocyte product (NMP) combined with serum creatinine (Scr) in the assessment of the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS: The clinical data of 120 Uighur patients with AP were retrospectively analyzed, including 104 with non-severe AP (non-SAP group) and 16 with severe AP (SAP group). The correlation of NMP combined with Scr with ICU admission and in-hospital death were analyzed. The receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves were plotted to compare the efficiency of acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE-II), neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and NMP combined with Scr in determining the severity of AP...
September 20, 2017: Nan Fang Yi Ke da Xue Xue Bao, Journal of Southern Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28948335/damage-control-surgery-for-non-traumatic-abdominal-emergencies
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Edouard Girard, Julio Abba, Bastien Boussat, Bertrand Trilling, Adrian Mancini, Pierre Bouzat, Christian Létoublon, Mircea Chirica, Catherine Arvieux
BACKGROUND: Damage control surgery (DCS) was a major paradigm change in the management of critically ill trauma patients and has gradually expanded in the general surgery arena, but data in this setting are still scarce. The study aim was to evaluate outcomes of DCS in patients with general surgery emergencies. METHODS: Between 2005 and 2015, 164 patients (104 men, age 66) underwent DCS for non-traumatic abdominal emergencies. The decision to perform DCS was triggered by the presence of at least one trauma DCS criterion: hypotension (<70 mmHg), hypothermia (<35 °C), acidosis (pH < 7...
April 2018: World Journal of Surgery
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