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Omar Toumi, Mohamed Ali Chaouch, Abdesslem Ghedira, Ibtissem Korbi, Mohamed Nasr, Faouzi Noomene, Khadija Zouari, Randa Salem, Badii Hamida, Mondher Golli
INTRODUCTION: Congenital bile duct cysts (CBDC) is a rare congenital malformation. It results from an anomaly of the biliopancreatic junction (AJBP). This condition is often diagnosed at a young age. Although, it can be asymptomatic and discovered only at an advanced age. The aim of our work was to describe the diagnosis, therapeutic and evolutionary aspects of BVCD through a series of 11 cases diagnosed in adult cases. METHODS: This is a descriptive, retrospective and monocentric study...
June 2017: La Tunisie Médicale
Sataa Sallami, Hassen Khouni, Hamza Ichaoui, Mahmoud Ben Atta, Sana Abou El Makarim, Sami Ben Rhouma
PURPOSE: The authors evaluated the usefulness of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) testis injury scale based on preoperative scrotal ultrasonography (US) and physical examination compared to peroperative findings. METHODS: A retrospective review was performed on 107 patients (mean age=29,2±5.8 years) with a testis blunt trauma treated between January 2005 and August 2015. All patients underwent surgical scrotal exploration. Preoperative US was performed in all cases...
May 2017: La Tunisie Médicale
Hichem Jerraya, Ali Gaja, Mehdi Khalfallah, Chadli Dziri
Primitive hydatid disease of diaphragm is very rare. The preoperative diagnosis of this hydatid location represents a challenge for the radiologist. We reported a case of primitive hydatid cyst of the diaphragm not associated with other hydatid localizations which was diagnosed preoperatively. A 70 year-old woman with no previous medical history, complained of abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant for 7 months. The physical exam and the laboratory tests were unremarkable. Abdominal ultrasound showed multiloculated cystic lesion which appeared to be located in the hepatic dome suggestive of hydatid cyst of the liver...
April 2017: La Tunisie Médicale
Mohamed Badri, Ghassen Gader, Kamel Bahri, Ihsen Zammel
BACKGROUND: Renal cell carcinomas represent 85% of malignant renal tumors. Typically, the tumor remains asymptomatic a long time before the appearance of urologic clinical signs. In some cases, metastasis can precede the manifestations of the primary tumor. Different sites are potential metastatic localizations for renal tumors, including skull metastases who represent a very rare location. CASE DESCRIPTION: We report the case of a 65-year-old man presented after the appearance of a skull mass...
February 10, 2018: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Manoj Kumar, Devbrata Adhikari, Vineet Kumar, Satish Dharap
Bilobed gallbladder is a rare form of duplication of gallbladder. Preoperative diagnosis is important to avoid peroperative complications; however, it is also a challenge as imaging reports are often confounding. A case of bilobed gallbladder managed successfully laparoscopically is presented.
February 11, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
M Raucau, H El Chehab, E Agard, C Lagenaite, C Dot
SUBJECT: The main objective of our study is to evaluate the contribution of automated conjunctival recognition in the alignment of toric implants by comparing the automatic alignment optimized with Callisto™ to the manual marking of the horizontal axis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed a prospective, descriptive, and monocentric study on patients undergoing cataract surgery with toric implantation (Asphina 709 Zeiss), operated by a surgeon with good experience in toricity, between September 2016 and March 2017...
February 6, 2018: Journal Français D'ophtalmologie
Hua-Jun Yu, Gou-Ping Ma, Qiao-Feng Guo, Xiao-Wen Zhang, Chun Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the middle-long-term clinical effects of unilateral and bilateral percutaneous kyphoplasty(PKP) for vertebral fragility fracture in the elderly. METHODS: The clinical data in elderly patients with vertebral fragility fracture treated by unilateral and bilateral PKP between January 2008 and January 2010 was retrospective analyzed. According to a unified criteria to divided into two groups for 104 patients(44 males and 60 females), of them, 50 cases were divided in unilateral group using unilateral pedicle surgical approach for PKP and 54 cases were in bilateral group using bilateral pedicle approach...
May 25, 2017: Zhongguo Gu Shang, China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Q Reboul, A Mehdi, C Chauleur
OBJECTIVES: To study the feasibility and patient satisfaction for vaginal hysterectomy in a new outpatient procedure. METHODS: This retrospective study was directed in CHU de Saint-Étienne, Loire, France. All patient who underwent a vaginal hysterectomy in outpatient procedure were included from January 2014 and January 2017. Descriptive data were collected and all patients were called back for satisfaction study. RESULTS: Sixty-five patients were included...
February 2, 2018: Gynecologie, Obstetrique, Fertilite & Senologie
S Albert, F Simon, A-J Tasman, D Chua, R Grigg, A Jaklis, T Wang, F Disant
During the 2017 IFOS international congress in Paris, a roundtable discussion on the topic of functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty was organised. Five experts, from the five continents and renown in the field of rhinoplasty, were brought together to discuss the issue from an international perspective and to put forward a consensus or on the contrary practical differences. Five questions were put to the experts beforehand to guarantee independent answers, which were then discussed during the roundtable. The questions were the following: - What are the age limits for achieving a rhinoplasty? - Do you use objective measurements before, during and after surgery? (facial landmarks, airflow, peroperative measurements) - How do you manage the preoperative general information and computer imaging of the patient? - What are the indications in your practice to perform a CT-scan or endoscopic examination before doing a rhinoplasty? - What kind of graft or prosthesis do you use for an augmentation rhinoplasty? This paper offers a synthesis of the roundtable based on the experts' answers to the different questions...
January 27, 2018: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
Nils J Strøm, Olav Reikerås
Purpose: This study examines the accuracy of digital templating in uncemented total hip arthroplasty (THA), i.e., whether the templated components where actually inserted during surgery. The surgical outcome was evaluated on the basis of limb length equality. Methods: We retrospectively examined digital x-rays of 41 patients scheduled for uncemented THA. These were templated using templating software. The template was compared to the surgical choice of implant registered in the patients' journal...
March 2018: Journal of Orthopaedics
Numan Karaarslan, Ibrahim Yilmaz, Hanefi Ozbek, Mehmet Sabri Gurbuz, Kadir Oznam, Ozkan Ates, Ilknur Erdem
AIM: The aim of this study was to determine whether the washing of implants and autogenous bone grafts with rifampicin, and the irrigation of the surgical field using diluted rifampicin, have any significant effect on the prevention of spinal implant infections. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 166 consecutive lumbar stenosis and spondylolisthesis patients undergoing lumbar instrumentation between 2012 and 2016 were analyzed retrospectively. The patients were divided into two groups...
December 11, 2017: Turkish Neurosurgery
C Overs, J B Beauval, L Mourey, P Rischmann, M Soulié, M Roumiguié, Nicolas Doumerc
INTRODUCTION: Surgical treatment of post-chemotherapy residual mass of germ cell tumor (GCT) may be performed in various techniques. We assess the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of single-docking with lateral approach robot-assisted retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (R-RPLND) in residual mass of GCT in our center. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective review of patients undergoing R-RPLND for residual mass of CGT was performed between January 2014 and April 2017...
January 20, 2018: World Journal of Urology
Nicolas Poinot, Jean-Francois Fils, Hélène Demanet, Hugues Dessy, Dominique Biarent, Pierre Wauthy
BACKGROUND: Repair of congenital heart defects involving the right ventricular outflow tract may require the implantation of a right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit. This conduit is likely to be replaced during childhood. This study compares the operative outcomes of the replacement procedure of Contegra® and homografts in pulmonary position. METHODS: From 1999 to 2016, 82 children underwent 87 right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit replacements (60 Contegra® and 27 homografts)...
January 17, 2018: Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fraukje Anna-Marie Ponds, André J P M Smout, Paul Fockens, Albert J Bredenoord
OBJECTIVE: Distal esophageal spasm (DES) is a rare motility disorder characterized by premature and rapidly propagated contractions of the distal esophagus. Treatment options are limited and often poorly effective. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) seems an effective and attractive new treatment option for DES. In this case report we describe some of the difficulties that could arise. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A 84-year old man with therapy-refractory DES and complaints of severe dysphagia and chest pain underwent a POEM procedure under general anesthesia...
March 2018: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
I Issoufou, M Lakranbi, L Belliraj, F Z Ammor, H Harmouchi, Y Ouadnouni, M Smahi
INTRODUCTION: Tuberculous pyothorax or empyema is one of the serious forms of tuberculosis and still poses public health problems. Through a series of patients who undergone pleuropulmonary decortication, we propose our model of management and determine the main factors prognostic. METHOD: We retrospectively retrieved for 8 years 93 cases of patients with pleuropulmonary decortication for tuberculous pyothorax confirmed by histological examination pre- or postoperatively...
December 28, 2017: Revue de Pneumologie Clinique
Cenk Şahan, Zerrin Sungur, Emre Çamcı, Nükhet Sivrikoz, Ömer Sayin, Hakan Gurvit, Mert Şentürk
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Postoperative cognitive dysfunction is common after cardiac surgery. Adequate cerebral perfusion is essential and near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can measure cerebral oxygenation. Aim of this study is to compare incidence of early and late postoperative cognitive dysfunction in elderly patients treated with conventional or near infrared spectroscopy monitoring. METHODS: Patients undergoing coronary surgery above 60 years, were included and randomized to 2 groups; control and NIRS groups...
December 26, 2017: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia
Nidhi Gupta, Jagdish Joshi, Javed Hussain Farooqui, Umang Mathur
PURPOSE: This study aimed to report the long-term outcomes of autologous Simple Limbal Epithelial Transplantation (SLET) performed for unilateral limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD) following chemical burn at a tertiary eye center in North India. METHODS: This was a single-center prospective interventional case series of patients who developed unilateral LSCD after suffering from ocular surface burns and who underwent SLET between October 2012 and May 2016 with a follow-up period of at least 6 months...
January 2018: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Qiang Ji, LiMin Xia, YunQing Shi, RunHua Ma, JinQiang Shen, Hao Lai, WenJun Ding, ChunSheng Wang
This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility and the mid-term efficacy of an in situ skeletonized right internal mammary artery (IMA) bypass grafting to a left anterior descending artery (LAD), and to determine risk factors for IMA graft failure in a single-center study.From January 2012 to December 2015, 189 patients (173 males, 50.6 ± 6.0 years old) undergoing first isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery with the in situ skeletonized right IMA grafting to the LAD were included in this study. Baseline characteristics, peroperative data, and follow-up outcomes were investigated and analyzed...
December 27, 2017: International Heart Journal
Marc Guénot, Axel Lebas, Bertrand Devaux, Sophie Colnat-Coulbois, Georg Dorfmuller, Aileen McGonigal, Nicolas Reyns, Vianney Gilard, Stéphane Derrey, Jean-Christophe Sol, Stéphane Clémenceau
In SEEG, as for any surgical procedure, the benefit/risk ratio is a key-point. This implies rigorous clinical practice in terms of indication, information delivered to the patient, and surgical technique. Numerous technical options may be used to achieve this goal. All are valuable, as long as they are executed with rigor and consistency. Intracranial bleeding represents the main risk of the procedure (1-4% of cases). The procedure also carries a risk of infection (0.8%), death (total of 6 reported cases in all the literature, <0...
December 19, 2017: Neurophysiologie Clinique, Clinical Neurophysiology
Piyush Tripathi, Shivani Nautiyal
Both type of CSOM, tubotympanic which is considered safe as well as atticoantral which is considered unsafe may lead to erosion of the ossicular chain. Discontinuity of the ossicular chain is typically confirmed only during an operation. Knowing before surgery whether the patient has an ossicular discontinuity is important because it allows the surgeon to know the possibility of performing an ossiculoplasty and obtaining patient consent. The aims is to (1) study the incidence of incus necrosis in safe and unsafe CSOM...
December 2017: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
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