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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875815/wang-s-forceps-assisted-catheter-reposition-and-fixation-an-easy-and-reliable-rescue-method
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Huiming Wang, Yujuan Wang, Xinghua Chen, Jili Zhu
Catheter migration and omental wrap are the most common causes of catheter malfunction, which usually result in catheter removal or replacement. The conventional open surgery for catheter reposition has many disadvantages. A new tunnel is needed throughout the procedure of catheter replacement causing more pain and frustration to the patients. Another drawback is that the incidence of catheter migration after conventional catheter reposition surgery is still as high as it was before the procedure. Wang's forceps, an instrument commonly used in our peritoneal dialysis center, is easy and effective in catheter insertion and fixation...
November 23, 2016: Blood Purification
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27725856/differentiate-into-urothelium-and-smooth-muscle-cells-from-adipose-tissue-derived-stem-cells-for-ureter-reconstruction-in-a-rabbit-model
#2
Zhankui Zhao, Honglian Yu, Chengjuan Fan, Qingsheng Kong, Deqian Liu, Lin Meng
Ureter reconstruction is still a tough task for urologist. Cell-based tissue engineering serves a better technique for patients with long segments of ureter defect who need ureter reconstruction. In this study, we sought to evaluate the differentiation potential of adipose derived stem cells (ADSCs) into urothelial lineage and smooth muscle lineage and to assess the possibility of ureter reconstruction using differentiated cells seeded vessel extracellular matrix (VECM) in a rabbit model. ADSCs were isolated from adipose tissue and identified in vitro...
2016: American Journal of Translational Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27680763/clinical-outcomes-of-peritoneal-dialysis-in-end-stage-renal-disease-patients-with-liver-cirrhosis-a-propensity-score-matching-study
#3
Su Mi Lee, Young Ki Son, Seong Eun Kim, Won Suk An
♦ Background: Clinical results of long-term peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy in patients with liver cirrhosis (LC) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are controversial. This study evaluated the clinical outcomes of LC patients undergoing PD. ♦ Methods: Clinical records were retrospectively collected from a single center between January 2007 and December 2014. An analysis of PD patients with LC and without liver disease was performed using propensity score matching. We further restricted matching by age, gender, and the presence of diabetes mellitus...
September 28, 2016: Peritoneal Dialysis International: Journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27635164/chronic-peritoneal-dialysis-in-children-the-role-of-ultrasound-in-the-diagnosis-of-peritoneal-catheter-obstruction
#4
Francesco Esposito, Marco Di Serafino, Concetta Ambrosio, Maria Rita Panico, Francesca Malacario, Carmela Mercogliano, Carmine Pecoraro, Patrizia Oresta
PURPOSE: Over the past two decades, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis has emerged as the first-choice dialysis modality in children awaiting for transplantation. Despite the improvements observed in catheter survival over the past several years, the obstruction is one of the reasons for immediate catheter non-function. This study assessed usefulness of ultrasound (US) in visualizing the obstruction of chronic peritoneal dialysis (CPD) catheter and identifying the etiology. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between January 2000 and November 2012, 38 patients (20 M, 18 F) were treated with CPD and examined with US...
September 2016: Journal of Ultrasound
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27551561/long-ureteric-stricture-replacement-by-buccal-mucosa-graft-an-armenian-experience-case-series-report
#5
Arman Tsaturyan, Kristina Akopyan, Arthur Levonyan, Ashot Tsaturyan
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study is to demonstrate the results of a case series concerning the replacement of long ureteric strictures using buccal mucosa grafts. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Five patients (3 men, 2 women), with a mean age of 35 years old, underwent reconstructive ureteral surgery using buccal mucosa graft with omental wrapping during the period of 2010-2013. In all cases, the location of strictures was in the proximal ureters with the length of strictures varying from 2...
2016: Central European Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27542859/ureteral-endometriosis-preoperative-risk-factors-predicting-extensive-urologic-surgical-intervention
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Kyle H Gennaro, Jennifer Gordetsky, Soroush Rais-Bahrami, John P Selph
OBJECTIVE: To identify risk factors for urologic reconstruction during surgery for endometriosis PATIENTS AND METHODS: We retrospectively identified patients in a surgical pathology database undergoing surgery for endometriosis at our institution from 2010-2015 and subsequently identified those patients with ureteral involvement. Patients were categorized as requiring minimal urologic surgery (e.g. ureterolysis only) or more extensive urologic surgery (e.g. ureteral reimplant). All patients were undergoing surgery for endometriosis, and preoperative risk factors were then identified to predict the need for intraoperative extensive urologic surgery...
August 16, 2016: Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27499954/mediastinal-transposition-of-the-omentum-reduces-infection-severity-and-pharmacy-cost-for-patients-undergoing-esophagectomy
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Peng Ye, Jin-Lin Cao, Qiu-Yuan Li, Zhi-Tian Wang, Yun-Hai Yang, Wang Lv, Jian Hu
BACKGROUND: The greater omentum has been found to be immunologically competent in protecting abdominal organs from inflammation. Anastomotic omentoplasty has been used and proven effective in preventing anastomotic leaks after an esophagectomy. However, pulmonary complications are still a substantial problem after an esophagectomy. This study investigated the benefits of mediastinal transposition of the omentum, a modification of the conventional omental wrapping technique, in controlling overall postoperative intrathoracic complications...
July 2016: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27430555/collagen-conjugated-tracheal-prosthesis-tested-in-dogs-without-omental-wrapping-and-silicone-stenting
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Yu Liu, Tao Lu, Yongxing Zhang, Yulei Qiao, Junjie Xi, Qun Wang
OBJECTIVES: Artificial tracheas fabricated from collagen-conjugated mesh appear to overcome fatal postoperative complications, namely anastomotic dehiscence and prosthesis dislocation. Such prostheses are incorporated by host tissue, provided they are wrapped in omentum (necessitating an additional abdominal procedure) and a silicone tube is used as a stent (to be extracted several weeks postoperatively). To mitigate related host impact (i.e. injury, pain and distress), we investigated the feasibility of implanting this type of tracheal prosthesis (∼5 cm in length) alone, without omental wrapping and use of a silicone stent...
November 2016: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27385808/the-enigmatic-fallopian-tube-a-more-common-cause-of-catheter-malfunction-than-previously-recognized
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Prakash S Gudsoorkar, Todd Penner, S Vanita Jassal, Joanne M Bargman
Successful performance of peritoneal dialysis (PD) depends on a properly functioning PD catheter. Catheter malfunction remains a significant cause of technique failure, especially early in the course of therapy. Common causes of catheter malfunction include catheter displacement, omental or bowel wrapping, and fibrin clots. Less commonly, various intraperitoneal structures have been reported to lead to obstruction, including appendices epiploicae of sigmoid colon and the fallopian tube. Peritoneal dialysis catheter blockage due to fimbriae of the fallopian tube is being recognized as an important cause of catheter malfunction in females due to the increasing availability of diagnostic laparoscopy...
July 2016: Peritoneal Dialysis International: Journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27250921/pudendal-neuralgia-after-pelvic-surgery-using-mesh-case-reports-and-laparoscopic-pudendal-nerve-decompression
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Eyup Burak Sancak, Egemen Avci, Tibet Erdogru
Persistent pain after vaginal mesh surgery is a rare and agonizing entity that has devastating consequences for the patient's quality of life. Many etiologies have been blamed including nerve injuries and entrapments. Pudendal neuralgia is a rare chronic neuropathic pain syndrome in the anatomical territory of the pudendal nerve. Various treatment options, such as medication management, physiotherapy, nerve blocks, decompression surgery and neuromodulation, have been used, but the most appropriate treatment for pudendal neuralgia has not yet been determined...
September 2016: International Journal of Urology: Official Journal of the Japanese Urological Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27069945/two-stage-procedure-for-infected-aortic-graft-pseudoaneurysm-10-year-follow-up-after-omental-prosthesis-wrapping
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Konstantin von Aspern, Christian D Etz, Friedrich W Mohr, Roberto R Battellini
Prosthetic graft infections with mediastinitis following aortic surgery are rare, yet represent grave complications yielding high morbidity and mortality. We present the case of a 57-year-old female patient with past history of emergent surgery for iatrogenic Type A dissection treated by supracoronary ascending aortic replacement. Four months after the initial surgery, a sternal fistula had formed and due to severe bleeding emergent reoperation was required. Imaging and pathology on admission revealed an infected pseudoaneurysm at the distal aortic prosthesis and mediastinitis with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus...
August 2015: Aorta (Stamford, Conn.)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26665118/mycotic-abdominal-pseudoaneurysm-due-to-psoas-abscess-after-spinal-fusion
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Dae Woong Ryu, Sam Youn Lee, Mi Kyung Lee
A 36-year-old man, who had undergone thoracoscopic anterior spinal fusion using the plate system and posterior screw fusion three months previously, presented to our hospital with left flank pain and fever. Computed tomography indicated the presence of a psoas muscle abscess. However, after two days of percutaneous catheter drainage, a mycotic abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm was detected via computed tomography. We performed in situ revascularization using a prosthetic graft with omental wrapping. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus was identified on blood and pus culture, and systemic vancomycin was administered for one month...
December 2015: Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26176065/improvement-of-surgical-records-and-outcomes-after-hepatectomy-at-a-single-academic-institute-in-japan
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Atsushi Nanashima, Takafumi Abo, Goushi Murakami, Tetsurou Tominaga, Hiroaki Takeshita, Shigekazu Hidaka, Masaki Kunizaki, Hirofumi Matsumoto, Kazuo To, Takuro Miyazaki, Tomoshi Tsuchiya, Naoya Yamasaki, Takeshi Nagayasu
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To clarify improvement of hepatic resection in the recent years, we examined surgical records of 544 patients who underwent hepatectomy in 3 periods between 1994 and 2011 at a single academic institute. METHODOLOGY: Subjects were divided into 3 groups: group 1 (1994-1999, n = 156), group 2 (2000-2006, n = 228) and group 3 (2007-2011, n = 160). Clinical factors, surgical records and post-hepatectomy outcomes during hospitalization were compared between groups...
May 2014: Hepato-gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26063034/omental-flaps-reduces-complications-after-pancreaticoduodenectomy
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Omar J Shah, Sadaf A Bangri, Manmohan Singh, Reyaz A Lattoo, Mohammad Y Bhat
BACKGROUND: Major complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy are usually caused by a leaking pancreaticojejunal anastomosis. Omental flaps around various anastomoses were used to prevent the formation of fistula. METHODS: We reviewed 147 patients who had undergone pancreaticoduodenectomy between March 2006 and March 2012. The patients were divided into 2 groups according to the application of omental flaps around various anastomoses: group A (101 patients) who underwent omental wrapping procedure; group B (46 patients) who did not undergo the omental wrapping procedure...
June 2015: Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International: HBPD INT
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26019975/optimising-the-outcome-after-anastomotic-posterior-urethroplasty
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REVIEW
Mamdouh M Koraitim
OBJECTIVES: To develop a plan that would optimise the outcome after an anastomotic repair of a pelvic fracture urethral injury (PFUI). METHODS: Data on the delayed repair of PFUI from reports in English were critically reviewed. The search criteria included reports by high-volume surgeons and those from tertiary centres of reconstructive urethral surgery. RESULTS: The delayed repair of a PFUI should not be attempted within 4-6 months of the initial trauma...
March 2015: Arab Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26019974/the-combined-perineo-abdominal-transpubic-urethroplasty
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REVIEW
Mamdouh M Koraitim
Research pertaining to transpubic urethral surgery is described. The operative technique of the perineo-abdominal transpubic approach for pelvic fracture urethral injury (PFUI) is reported in detail. Under all circumstances the operation should be started by a perineal exposure and liberal circumferential mobilisation of the bulbar urethra. The operation proceeds to an abdominal exposure only when a tension-free urethral anastomosis cannot be made from the perineal approach. An omental wrap of the urethral anastomosis is mandatory to guard against the surrounding fibrosis and callus formation...
March 2015: Arab Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26011210/our-contrivances-to-diminish-complications-after-pylorus-preserving-pancreaticoduodenectomy
#17
Tatsuo Shimura, Hideki Suzuki, Kenichiro Araki, Tsutomu Kobayashi, Rei Yashima, Yasuhide Kohunato, Ryou Okada, Masahiko Shibata, Hiroyuki Kuwano, Seiichi Takenoshita
The objective of this study is to diminish postoperative complications after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy. Pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy is still associated with major complications, especially leakage at pancreatojejunostomy and delayed gastric emptying. Traditional pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy was performed in group A, while the novel procedure, an antecolic vertical duodenojejunostomy and internal pancreatic drainage with omental wrapping, was performed in group B (n = 40 each)...
May 2015: International Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25852887/minimally-invasive-fluoroscopic-percutaneous-peritoneal-dialysis-catheter-salvage
#18
Rajeev Narayan, Terrance Fried, Gerardo Chica, Mathew Schaefer, Daniel Mullins
BACKGROUND: Peritoneal dialysis catheter (PDC) dysfunction can often be treated fluoroscopically by manipulation with wire, balloon or stiff stylet, saving surgical intervention for refractory cases. We describe an enhanced percutaneous approach to PDC salvage that can lead to a more definitive intervention and salvage for cases refractory to fluoroscopic manipulation. METHODS: In five cases of PD catheter malfunction, the deep cuff was dissected free after a 0...
June 2014: Clinical Kidney Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25720806/wrapping-in-pancreatic-surgery-a-systematic-review
#19
REVIEW
Jose M Ramia, Roberto de la Plaza, Farah Adel, Carmen Ramiro, Vladimir Arteaga, Jorge Garcia-Parreño
BACKGROUND: Wrapping in pancreatic surgery involves the use of the omentum or falciform ligament (FL) to wrap the local retroperitoneal vessels, the pancreatojejunal anastomosis or the pancreatic section of distal pancreatectomy. However, there is no clear evidence that wrapping in fact provides benefits. We have performed a systematic review of the literature about this topic. METHODS: We conducted a literature search in the PubMed/MEDLINE database (1966-2012) for any language using various combinations of the following terms: wrapping, omental, omentum, pancreas, pancreatoduodenectomy and falciform ligament...
December 2014: ANZ Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25452084/cryptococcal-aortitis-presenting-as-a-symptomatic-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm
#20
Joseph Karam, Athanasios Tsiouris, Jose Vazquez, Alexander Shepard
We report a case of cryptococcal aortitis in a 59-year-old man presenting as a symptomatic suprarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). The patient underwent repair of his aneurysm using a rifampin-soaked graft with omental wrapping. Intraoperative Gram stains showed yeast organisms, the cultures eventually grew Cryptococcus neoformans with results available 43 days postoperatively. He was started on antifungal therapy intraoperatively and will be on lifelong antifungal treatment. Our case is the first report of cryptoccocal aortitis presenting as a symptomatic AAA; the diagnosis of a true mycotic aneurysm was made intraoperatively...
February 2015: Annals of Vascular Surgery
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