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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29045026/feasibility-of-laparoscopic-surgery-after-stent-insertion-for-obstructive-colorectal-cancer
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Hideharu Shimizu, Ryoto Yamazaki, Hideo Ohtsuka, Itaru Osaka, Kunio Takuma, Yasuhiro Morita
INTRODUCTION: A growing number of patients with obstructive colorectal cancer are being treated with self-expanding metallic stents (SEMS) followed by laparoscopic resection. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of stent insertion and laparoscopic surgery for obstructive colorectal cancer and to compare these outcomes to regular laparoscopic surgery for non-obstructive colorectal cancer. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the outcomes of patients with a malignant colonic obstruction who underwent SEMS placement followed by elective laparoscopic resection...
October 17, 2017: Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29044578/factors-associated-with-local-recurrence-after-surgery-for-bone-metastasis-to-the-extremities
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Chandra Kumar Krishnan, Han-Soo Kim, Ji Yeon Yun, Hwan Seong Cho, Jong Woong Park, Ilkyu Han
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: With increasing life expectancy of patients with bone metastasis, durable surgical stabilization of bone metastasis is necessary. Local recurrence (LR) can compromise surgical stabilization and necessitate retreatment. We analyzed LR rate and factors associated with LR in patients undergoing surgery for bone metastasis. METHODS: Patients (n = 301) who underwent surgery for bone metastasis to the extremities were reviewed. Possible factors that might be associated with LR were investigated...
October 16, 2017: Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29039111/hooking-intestine-sign-a-typical-diagnostic-ct-finding-of-petersen-s-hernia
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Wataru Yamashita, Kenji Nishida, Shuichi Kawada, Kouichi Mori, Shinsuke Usui, Jun Oyama, Akira Toriihara, Ukihide Tateishi
PURPOSE: To clarify typical diagnostic computed tomography (CT) findings of Petersen's hernia for differentiation from other causes of internal hernia observed in patients having undergone gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed CT findings of internal hernia in patients who had undergone both gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y reconstruction and a second surgery for bowel obstruction. Thirteen patients with Petersen's hernia and 6 with internal hernia other than Petersen's hernia were investigated...
October 16, 2017: Japanese Journal of Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29039079/a-long-term-survivor-of-hilar-cholangiocarcinoma-with-resection-of-recurrent-peritoneal-dissemination-after-r0-surgery-a-case-report
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Tatsunori Miyata, Hirohisa Okabe, Akira Chikamoto, Takanobu Yamao, Naoki Umezaki, Masayo Tsukamoto, Yuki Kitano, Kota Arima, Shigeki Nakagawa, Katsunori Imai, Daisuke Hashimoto, Yo-Ichi Yamashita, Hideo Baba
BACKGROUND: Although hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA) has a very poor prognosis, there are cases in which long-term survival is rarely obtained by multidisciplinary treatment. CASE PRESENTATION: A 61-year-old man diagnosed with HCCA was referred to our hospital. We performed an extended left hemi-hepatectomy and caudate lobectomy with extrahepatic bile duct resection. The tumor stage was T2aN0M0, stage II, based on the TNM classification, seventh edition. R0 resection was successfully performed...
October 16, 2017: Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29038964/surgical-and-oncological-outcomes-after-complete-mesocolic-excision-in-right-sided-colon-cancer-compared-with-conventional-surgery-a-retrospective-single-institution-study
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Tommaso Zurleni, Alberto Cassiano, Elson Gjoni, Andrea Ballabio, Giovanni Serio, Luca Marzoli, Francesco Zurleni
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was whether complete mesocolic excision (CME) with central vascular ligation (CVL) is associated with a survival benefit compared with traditional procedure in right-sided colon cancer. METHODS: Overall, 251 consecutive patients underwent surgery for right colon cancer between 2007 and 2012. After exclusion, 95 subjects received non-CME surgery before 2010, and 97 subjects received CME surgery after January 2010, when we started to perform CME systematically...
October 16, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29037157/gastrointestinal-motility-following-thoracic-surgery-the-effect-of-thoracic-epidural-analgesia-a-randomised-controlled-trial
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Argyro Zoumprouli, Aikaterini Chatzimichali, Stamatios Papadimitriou, Alexandra Papaioannou, Evaghelos Xynos, Helen Askitopoulou
BACKGROUNDS: Impairment of gastrointestinal (GI) motility is an undesirable but inevitable consequence of surgery. This prospective randomised controlled study tested the hypothesis that postoperative thoracic epidural analgesia (TEA) with ropivacaine or a combination of ropivacaine and morphine accelerates postoperative GI function and shortens the duration of postoperative ileus following major thoracic surgery compared to intravenous (IV) morphine. METHODS: Thirty patients scheduled for major thoracic surgery were randomised to three groups...
October 16, 2017: BMC Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29037017/preoperative-chemoradiotherapy-versus-postoperative-chemoradiotherapy-for-stage-ii-iii-resectable-rectal-cancer-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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Jin Ho Song, Jae Uk Jeong, Jong Hoon Lee, Sung Hwan Kim, Hyeon Min Cho, Jun Won Um, Hong Seok Jang
PURPOSE: Whether preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is better than postoperative CRT in oncologic outcome and toxicity is contentious in prospective randomized clinical trials. We systematically analyze and compare the treatment result, toxicity, and sphincter preservation rate between preoperative CRT and postoperative CRT in stage II-III rectal cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We searched Medline, Embase, and Cochrane Library from 1990 to 2014 for relevant trials...
September 2017: Radiation Oncology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29034042/description-of-the-surgical-strategy-used-for-the-treatment-of-a-complex-disease-report-of-a-case
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Kazuki Kihara, Miwa Tashiro, Kohei Miyashita, Masaki Yamamoto, Hironobu Hirose, Takashi Fukutomi, Hideaki Nishimori, Kazumasa Orihashi
We report a rare case in which a patient required three surgeries with competing priorities. In a 68-year-old man diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), computed tomography (CT) revealed an infrarenal AAA, unusual thickening of the sigmoid colon that suggested cancer, and a filling defect in the left atrium. We considered the disease stage, which affects prognosis, and the risk of complications that could interfere with the treatment of the other pathologies and developed a three-stage surgical strategy: (i) endovascular aortic repair, (ii) sigmoid colectomy, and (iii) resection of the left atrial mass...
June 25, 2017: Annals of Vascular Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033770/acinar-cell-cystadenocarcinoma-of-the-pancreas
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Keita Aoto, Tatsuo Shimura, Yasuhide Kofunato, Ryo Okada, Rei Yashima, Yuichiro Kiko, Seiichi Takenoshita
Acinar cell cystadenocarcinoma is a rare malignant epithelial neoplasm of the pancreas with a diffusely cystic, gross architecture in which the cysts are lined with neoplastic epithelial cells that demonstrate evidence of pancreatic exocrine enzyme production. This is the 10th case that has been reported in the literature. A 77-year-old male complaining of left hypochondrial pain was referred to our hospital for treatment of a pancreatic tumor. A huge, honeycomb-structured tumor was detected in the pancreatic tail...
May 2017: Case Reports in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033552/therapy-preferences-of-patients-with-lung-and-colon-cancer-a-discrete-choice-experiment
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Katharina Schmidt, Kathrin Damm, Arndt Vogel, Heiko Golpon, Michael P Manns, Tobias Welte, J-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg
OBJECTIVES: There is increasing interest in studies that examine patient preferences to measure health-related outcomes. Understanding patients' preferences can improve the treatment process and is particularly relevant for oncology. In this study, we aimed to identify the subgroup-specific treatment preferences of German patients with lung cancer (LC) or colorectal cancer (CRC). METHODS: Six discrete choice experiment (DCE) attributes were established on the basis of a systematic literature review and qualitative interviews...
2017: Patient Preference and Adherence
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033046/eschar-removal-by-bromelain-based-enzymatic-debridement-nexobrid-%C3%A2-in-burns-an-european-consensus
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Christoph Hirche, Antonella Citterio, Henk Hoeksema, Ján Koller, Martina Lehner, José Ramón Martinez, Stan Monstrey, Alexandra Murray, Jan A Plock, Frank Sander, Alexandra Schulz, Benjamin Ziegler, Ulrich Kneser
Early debridement and/or eschar removal is regarded as a significant step in the treatment of deep partial and full thickness burns. It aims to control wound bioburden and allows early wound closure by conservative treatment or skin grafting. Preservation of viable dermis accompanied by early wound closure, is regarded as a necessary step to reduce scar related complication, e.g. functional limitations and/or unaesthetic scar formation. Aside from the classical techniques of surgical excision as tangential excision for eschar removal, hydro-surgery, maggot therapy, laser, enzymatic debridement have been described as additional techniques in the burn surgeon's armamentarium...
October 12, 2017: Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29032694/short-term-outcome-of-patients-with-colon-cancer-diagnosed-by-symptoms-and-screening
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Javier A Cienfuegos, Jorge Baixauli, José Luis Hernández Lizoain
Colon cancer diagnosed as part of a screening program, showed better short-term outcomes following surgery. These advantages seem to have impact on long-term outcomes as well.
October 16, 2017: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29030683/preoperative-alkaline-phosphatase-elevation-was-associated-with-poor-survival-in-colorectal-cancer-patients
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Hsin-Yuan Hung, Jinn-Shiun Chen, Chien-YuhYeh, Reiping Tang, Pao-Shiu Hsieh, Wen-SyTasi, Yau-Tong You, Jeng-Fu You, Jy-Ming Chiang
PURPOSE: Purpose To assess preoperative serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) levels in colon adenocarcinomapatients with various clinical features and determine its prognostic value. METHODS: Between 2000 and 2013, 10,800 stage I-IV colon cancer patients who underwent surgery wereretrospectively enrolled. The relationship between ALP level and variables, including age, gender,carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA) levels, aspartate aminotransferase (AST) level, bilirubin level, tumor size,liver cirrhosis, hepatitis, albumin level, histological type, and TNM-stage, were evaluated...
October 13, 2017: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029440/colorectal-carcinoma-with-osseous-metaplasia
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Xibo Liu, Jinghong Xu, Lirong Chen
Osseous metaplasia (OM) is rarely observed in colorectal cancer (incidence < 0.4% in rectal cancer), where it has a non-specific clinical presentation and unknown pathogenesis. Here, we report three cases of colorectal carcinoma with OM and propose a new hypothesis. All three patients (two males and one female) were Chinese and had different sites of colorectal carcinoma with OM: rectum, sigmoid colon, and appendix. The pathologic diagnoses were serrated adenocarcinoma; moderately to poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma with micropapillary carcinoma and cribriform comedo-type adenocarcinoma; and mucinous adenocarcinoma, respectively...
September 12, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29025530/intensive-follow-up-after-curative-surgery-for-colorectal-cancer
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Rita Vale Rodrigues, João Pereira da Silva, Isadora Rosa, Isabel Santos, Nuno Pereira, Carla Soares, António Dias Pereira
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of postoperative surveillance programs after curative treatment for colorectal cancer is to detect asymptomatic recurrences with the premise that an important rate will be eligible for curative resection, improving overall survival. We have implemented a surveillance program for patients with colorectal cancer, stages II-III, with periodic clinical, carcinoembryonic antigen and cancer antigen-19-9 assessment, computed tomography and colonoscopy. The aim of this study was to assess the rate of curative treatment of recurrence, colorectal cancer mortality and clinical characteristics associated with non-resectable recurrence...
September 29, 2017: Acta Médica Portuguesa
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020690/cold-forceps-avulsion-with-adjuvant-snare-tip-soft-coagulation-cast-is-an-effective-and-safe-strategy-for-the-management-of-non-lifting-large-laterally-spreading-colonic-lesions
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David J Tate, Farzan F Bahin, Lobke Desomer, Mayenaaz Sidhu, Vikas Gupta, Michael J Bourke
Background and aims Non-lifting large laterally spreading colorectal lesions (LSLs) are challenging to resect endoscopically and often necessitate surgery. A safe, simple technique to treat non-lifting LSLs endoscopically with robust long-term outcomes has not been described. Methods In this single-center prospective observational study of consecutive patients referred for endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of LSLs ≥ 20 mm, LSLs not completely resectable by snare because of non-lifting underwent standardized completion of resection with cold-forceps avulsion and adjuvant snare-tip soft coagulation (CAST)...
October 11, 2017: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29019891/study-protocol-for-a-randomized-controlled-pilot-trial-on-the-semiocclusive-treatment-of-fingertip-amputation-injuries-using-a-novel-finger-cap
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Jurek Schultz, Susann Leupold, Xina Grählert, Roland Pfeiffer, Uta Schwanebeck, Percy Schröttner, Barbara Djawid, Wladislav Artsimovich, Karol Kozak, Guido Fitze
INTRODUCTION: Fingertip amputation injuries are common in all ages. Conservatively treated fingertips can regenerate skin and soft tissues to form a functionally and cosmetically excellent new fingertip. Little is known about this ability that, in humans, is confined to the fingertips. Even less is known about the role of the bacteria that regularly colonize these wounds without negative impact on regeneration and healing.As an alternative to surgery, self-adhesive film dressings are commonly used to establish a wet chamber around the injury...
October 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29019575/colon-cancer-surgery-in-patients-operated-on-an-emergency-basis
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Rodrigo Felippe Ramos, Lucas Carvalho Santos Dos-Reis, Beatriz Esteves Borgeth Teixeira, Igor Maroso Andrade, Jaqueline Suelen Sulzbach, Ricardo Ary Leal
OBJECTIVE: to study the epidemiological profile of patients with colorectal cancer operated on an emergency basis at the Bonsucesso Federal Hospital. METHODS: this is a retrospective study of patients operated between January 1999 and December 2012. We analyzed the following variables: age, gender, clinical data, TMN staging, tumor location, survival and types of surgery. RESULTS: we evaluated 130 patients in the study period. The most frequent clinical picture was intestinal obstruction, in 78% of cases...
September 2017: Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018012/colonic-gallstone-ileus
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Lee Sigmon, Jared Rejeski, Brandon Marion, Michael Fina
Gallstone ileus is a rare aetiology of bowel obstruction and very infrequently occurs in the colon. Typically, colonic gallstone ileus carries a high morbidity and mortality and requires surgery. This case report describes a cholecystocolonic fistula in a patient with ulcerative colitis with resulting colonic gallstone ileus, which was successfully intervened on via an endoscopic approach.
October 10, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28993920/laparoscopic-lymph-node-dissection-around-the-inferior-mesenteric-artery-for-left-sided-colon-and-rectal-cancer
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Hidekazu Takahashi, Naotsugu Haraguchi, Junichi Nishimura, Taishi Hata, Chu Matsuda, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Tsunekazu Mizushima, Yuichiro Doki, Masaki Mori
Lymph node dissection is a critical part of surgery for colorectal cancer. Japanese D3 and complete mesocolic excision are two unique principles for lymph node dissection in colorectal cancer. Laparoscopic surgery magnifies the targets and provides insight about the micro-anatomy through high-quality, high-definition imaging, which benefits the surgeon. Although laparoscopic colorectal resection is feasible, there is no universal procedure. We describe in detail the anatomy viewed during lymph node dissection around the inferior mesenteric artery...
October 9, 2017: Surgery Today
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