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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28530627/-laparoscopic-treatment-of-retroperitoneal-fibrosis
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Carlos Hernández Fernández, David Subirá Rios, Mercedes Moralejo Gárate, Elena Rodríguez Fernández, Jorge Caño Velasco, Felipe Herranz Amo
Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a disease that may condition a severe involvement of various organs, mainly upper urinary tract, even causing renal insufficiency. It was first described by Albarran in 1905 and it is also known as Ormonds disease. The correct diagnosis includes, in many cases, the performance of one or more tests: CT scan, MRI, renal scan, etc. It is often necessary the insertion of double J catheters on percutaneous nephrostomy tubes with the aim to preserve renal function. Initial treatment is medical, based on corticoids, and , less frequent, immunosuppressive or chemotherapy drugs...
May 2017: Archivos Españoles de Urología
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28502887/open-surgical-treatment-of-secondary-aorto-esophageal-and-aortobronchial-fistula-after-thoracic-endovascular-aortic-repair-and-esophagocoloplasty-in-a-second-procedure
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Milos Sladojevic, Milos Bjelovic, Nikola Ilic, Perica Mutavdzic, Igor Koncar, Marko Dragas, Lazar Davidovic
INTRODUCTION: Aorto-esophageal (AEF) and aortobronchial fistula (ABF) after TEVAR are rare complications with catastrophic consequences without treatment. In this case report we presented a patient with AEF and ABF after TEVAR successfully treated with endograft explantation and replaced by Dacron graft followed by esophagectomy and left principal bronchus repairing. CASE REPORT: We report a patient with AEF and ABF after TEVAR who was evaluated due to dysphagia and chest pain followed by hematemesis and hemoptysis...
May 11, 2017: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28502080/the-contemporary-role-of-ureterolysis-in-retroperitoneal-fibrosis-rpf-treatment-of-last-resort-or-first-intent-an-analysis-of-50-cases
#3
Tim O'Brien, Archie Fernando
OBJECTIVE: To determine the outcomes of open ureterolysis in a contemporary cohort of patients presenting with ureteric obstruction secondary to retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Prospective analysis of 50 patients undergoing open ureterolysis and omental wrap between January 2012 and January 2016 in a single centre managed by a multi-disciplinary RPF team. Minimum follow up of 1 year. Indications were: nephrostomy-dependent drainage (n=5); stent failure as evidenced by persistent hydronephrosis (n=20); severe stent symptoms (n=22); and patient choice/pre-emptive (n=3)...
May 14, 2017: BJU International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501912/idiopathic-retroperitoneal-fibrosis-clinical-features-and-long-term-renal-function-outcome
#4
Mohamed H Zahran, Yasser Osman, Mohamed A Soltan, Ahmed Elhussein Abolazm, Mostafa K Ghazy, Ahmed M Harraz, Ahmed A Shokeir, Hassan Abol-Enein, Bedeir Ali-El-Dein
PURPOSE: To evaluate the long-term renal function outcome of management of retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF)-induced ureteral obstruction. METHODS: Thirty-six patients with idiopathic RPF-induced ureteral obstruction were classified according to the management type into two groups, group A; managed by indwelling JJ stent and group B managed by ureterolysis and omental wrapping (UOR). The primary outcome was to define the long-term outcome of management on RF. It was evaluated by changes in serum creatinine and estimated GFR (eGFR) using Modification of Diet in Renal Disease equation where 20% changes in eGFR is considered significant...
May 13, 2017: International Urology and Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28500662/application-of-a-novel-bioreactor-for-in-vivo-engineering-of-pancreas-tissue
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Javad Hashemi, Parvin Pasalar, Masoud Soleimani, Reza Khorramirouz, Kiarad Fendereski, Seyed Ehsan Enderami, Abdol-Mohammad Kajbafzadeh
Type 1 diabetes is characterized by autoimmune destruction of pancreatic cells. Organ transplantation is an acceptable treatment for native organ failure. However, it is associated with several problems due to a number of reasons, such as the lack of appropriate donors and immunosuppression. In our present study, a novel model is presented for in vivo recellularization of acellular pancreas by implanting between the host pancreas and the adjacent omental flap. In this study, the pancreases were harvested and cannulated via the common bile duct and then, the scaffolds were acellularized by a detergent-based protocol...
May 13, 2017: Journal of Cellular Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28284758/urgent-start-peritoneal-dialysis-complications-prevalence-and%C3%A2-risk-factors
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Damin Xu, Tianjiao Liu, Jie Dong
BACKGROUND: Mechanical complications are of particular concern in urgent-start peritoneal dialysis (PD) because of the shorter break-in period. However, risk factors have been reported inconsistently and data in urgent-start PD populations are limited. STUDY DESIGN: Observational cohort study. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS: All patients treated with urgent-start PD, defined as PD therapy initiated within 1 week after catheter insertion, January 2003 to May 2013...
July 2017: American Journal of Kidney Diseases: the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28100153/long-term-survival-after-coverage-with-prevertebral-fascia-for-abdominal-aortic-stump-closure
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Takehiro Inoue, Masato Imura, Toshio Kaneda, Toshihiko Saga
Abdominal aortic graft-enteric fistula is an uncommon but grave complication. Acceptable early results of its management have been reported in recent years, but aortic stump disruption remains a dreaded problem in the remote period. This report describes a case of a 71-year-old male with graft-enteric fistula following after a distant abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. The patient underwent 1-stage operation with extra-anatomic bypass preceding the complete removal of the infected aortic graft and intestinal repair...
January 2017: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28057996/a-case-report-on-buccal-mucosa-graft-for-upper-ureteral-stricture-repair
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Vilas Pandurang Sabale, Naveen Thakur, Sharad Kumar Kankalia, Vikram Pramod Satav
Management of ureteric stricture especially long length upper one-third poses a challenging job for most urologists. With the successful use of buccal mucosa graft (BMG) for stricture urethra leads the foundation for its use in ureteric stricture also. A 35-year-old male diagnosedcase of left upper ureteric stricture, postureteroscopy with left percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) in situ. Cysto-retrograde pyelography and nephrostogram done simultaneously suggestive of left upper ureteric stricture of 3 cm at L3 level...
October 2016: Urology Annals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875815/wang-s-forceps-assisted-catheter-reposition-and-fixation-an-easy-and-reliable-rescue-method
#9
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...
2017: 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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Patrick 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 to 2015 and subsequently identified those patients with ureteral involvement. Patients were categorized as requiring minimal urologic surgery (eg, ureterolysis only) or more extensive urologic surgery (eg, ureteral reimplant)...
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
#17
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
#18
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
#19
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
#20
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
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