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Alessandra Isola, Davide Cattano, Stefano Madrigali, Antonio Marioni, Piero Buccianti
The introduction of new surgical techniques, that allow rapid functional recovery, and short-lasting anesthetics has made it possible to include a wider range of procedures in day surgery regimes. Videolaparoscopic colecistectomy (VLC) , a video-assisted surgical model, is one of these. The University Hospital of Pisa has responded to the growing needs of clients by creating an autonomous unit for this purpose, the Day Surgery Service for general surgery, in order to identify an efficient model in terms of organization, management and quality...
October 2008: Professioni Infermieristiche
E Balén, J Herrera, C Miranda, A Tarifa, C Zazpe, J M Lera
Abdominal emergencies can also be operated on through the laparoscopic approach: the approach can be diagnostic laparoscopy, surgery assisted by laparoscopy or laparotomy directed according to the findings of the laparoscopy. The general contraindications refer above all to the state of haemodynamic instability of the patient and to seriously ill patients (ASA IV). In the absence of any specific counter-indications for the specific laparoscopic procedure to be carried out, many abdominal diseases requiring emergency surgery can be performed with the laparoscopic approach...
2005: Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra
Pablo Rojo, Jesus Ruiz-Contreras, Maribel Gonzalez-Tome, Carmelo Serrano, Miguel Angel Marin
UNLABELLED: We report the outpatient management of acalculous colecistitis in an 18-y-old male with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease. The patient complained of abdominal pain and the initial ultrasound showed a gallbladder with a thickened wall. CONCLUSION: In chronic granulomatous disease, pain from a thickened gallbladder disappears after oral treatment with glucocorticoids and antibiotics.
November 2005: Acta Paediatrica
E Bonfante Ramírez, R Bolaños Ancona, L Juárez García, A Estrada Altamirano, E Castelazo Morales
UNLABELLED: Cholecystectomy during pregnancy happens to be the second most common cause of laparotomy. The reported incidence of the procedure is I of every 1250 to 12,500 pregnancies. We have done a retrospective study from january 1989 to december 1994, at Instituto Nacional de Perinatología, having 35,080 deliveries registered, four of them with reported cholecystectomy during pregnancy. The average of maternal age resulted in 20.2 years, varying from 16 to 23 years. Three patients were multigravidas, and just one primigravida...
June 1998: Ginecología y Obstetricia de México
R Monaco, E Durante, M Pampolini, P Tioli
It is often difficult to differentiate acute pancreatitis (A.P.) from some other acute abdominal diseases, when there is an elevated serum amylase. In contrast, the renal clearance of amylase, expressed as a percentage of creatinine clearance, can separate patients with A.P. from patients with acute colecistitis, common duct stone without pancreatitis, hyperamylasemia after biliary surgery, acute peptic ulcer and acute salivary diseases.
May 31, 1981: Minerva Chirurgica
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