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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28414995/case-report-of-an-intracaval-leiomyomatosis-10-months-after-complete-hysterectomy
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Hannah Maria Schäfer, Andrej Isaak, Lorenz Gürke
INTRODUCTION: Intravenous leiomyomatosis (IVL) is a rare smooth muscle tumor, usually found in women with tumors of the reproductive organs, such as uterus myomatosous. Surgically, this case belies the call for sternotomy and two-stage surgery in caval IVL extending to the right atrium: we suggest one-stage median laparotomy as a minimal procedure with maximal benefit. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We present the case of a 60-year-old postmenopausal woman with suspected intravenous leiomyomatosis of the right internal iliac vein...
March 31, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28333337/tubal-anastomosis-after-previous-sterilization-a-systematic-review
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Jacoba A H van Seeters, Su Jen Chua, Ben W J Mol, Carolien A M Koks
BACKGROUND: Female sterilization is one of the most common contraceptive methods. A small number of women, however, opt for reversal of sterilization procedures after they experience regret. Procedures can be performed by laparotomy or laparoscopy, with or without robotic assistance. Another commonly utilized alternative is IVF. The choice between surgery and IVF is often influenced by reimbursement politics for that particular geographic location. OBJECTIVE AND RATIONALE: We evaluated the fertility outcomes of different surgical methods available for the reversal of female sterilization, compared these to IVF and assessed the prognostic factors for success...
February 22, 2017: Human Reproduction Update
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28282004/five-year-retrospective-review-of-blunt-renal-injuries-at-a-level-i-trauma-center
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Jessica Burns, Megan Brown, Zakaria I Assi, Eric J Ferguson
We report the experience of a Level I trauma center in the management of blunt renal injury during a 5-year period, with special attention to those treated using angiography with embolization. The institutional trauma registry was queried for all patients with blunt renal injury between September 1, 2009 and August 30, 2014. Each injury was graded using the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma guidelines. Patients that underwent angiography with embolization were reviewed for case-specific information including imaging findings, treatment, materials used, clinical course, and mortality...
February 1, 2017: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28228201/five-year-retrospective-review-of-blunt-renal-injuries-at-a-level-i-trauma-center
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Jessica Burns, Megan Brown, Zakaria I Assi, Eric J Ferguson
We report the experience of a Level I trauma center in the management of blunt renal injury during a 5-year period, with special attention to those treated using angiography with embolization. The institutional trauma registry was queried for all patients with blunt renal injury between September 1, 2009 and August 30, 2014. Each injury was graded using the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma guidelines. Patients that underwent angiography with embolization were reviewed for case-specific information including imaging findings, treatment, materials used, clinical course, and mortality...
February 1, 2017: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28209949/-surgical-treatment-of-retroperitoneal-masses
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A G Kriger, S V Berelavichus, A I Son, D S Gorin, E A Akhtanin, A R Kaldarov, A V Smirnov, P I Davydenko, D V Kalinin
AIM: To improve the results of treatment of patients with retroperitoneal tumors. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included 83 patients with retroperitoneal tumors including 57 cases of benign tumors and 26 patients with malignancies. Laparotomy (Lt), robot-assisted (RA) and laparoscopic (Ls) techniques were used in 35, 34 and 14 patients respectively. Median tumor sizes in the largest dimension were 102 mm, 75 mm and 81.5 mm in Lt, RA and Ls groups respectively...
2017: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28192892/opioid-sparing-effect-of-nefopam-in-combination-with-paracetamol-after-major-abdominal-surgery-a-randomized-double-blind-study
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Philippe Cuvillon, Lana Zoric, Christophe Demattei, Sandrine Alonso, Francoise Casano, Joel L'hermite, Jacques Ripart, Jean-Yves Lefrant, Laurent Muller
BACKGROUND: Because nefopam's morphine-sparing is debated when combined with paracetamol, this study aimed to assess pain relief by IV nefopam in combination with paracetamol after major abdominal surgery. METHODS: This was a prospective, double-blinded randomized controlled study including patients (ASA I-III, > 18 y) scheduled for elective colectomy surgery by laparotomy. Patients were randomized into the nefopam group (n = 37, continuous IV 120 mg nefopam) or control group (N...
February 13, 2017: Minerva Anestesiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28139109/-distal-pancreatectomy-with-splenic-preservation-in-pediatric-patient-with-blunt-abdominal-trauma
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J T Palacios-Zertuche, J G Martínez-Flores, Q Gilte-Limas, M A Pinzón-Uresti, F J Reyna-Sepúlveda, G E Muñoz-Maldonado
INTRODUCTION: Traumatic injuries of the pancreas occur in 3 to 12% of cases of blunt abdominal trauma in children and these are associated with a mortality of 30%. CASE REPORT: A four-year-old girl was brought to the emergency room after an automobile accident. On physical examination, she was stable with abdominal pain and signs of peritoneal irritation. An abdominal CT scan showed a grade II liver lesion, a grade II splenic lesion, and a grade III pancreatic lesion...
April 10, 2016: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28108931/systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-surgicaltreatment-of-non-zenker-s-oesophageal-diverticula
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David S Y Chan, Antonio Foliaki, Wyn G Lewis, Geoffrey W B Clark, Guy R J C Blackshaw
BACKGROUND: Oesophageal diverticula are rare outpouchings of the oesophagus which may be classified anatomically as pharyngeal (Zenker's), mid-oesophageal and epiphrenic. While surgery is indicated for symptomatic patients, no consensus exists regarding the optimum technique for non-Zenker's oesophageal diverticula. The aim of this study was to determine the outcome of surgery in patients with non-Zenker's oesophageal diverticula. METHODS: PubMed, MEDLINE and the Cochrane Library (January 1990 to January 2016) were searched for studies which reported outcomes of surgery in patients with non-Zenker's oesophageal diverticula...
January 20, 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28070723/anorectal-malformations-definitive-surgery-during-adulthood
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M P J Lopez, V I Encila, S G Alamo, H J Monroy Iii, M F T Roxas
BACKGROUND: Anorectal malformations (ARMs) are rarely seen in adults, since majority of cases are corrected in infancy or childhood. The aim of this study was to describe the profile of patients who underwent definitive surgery to correct their ARM in adulthood, and to discuss the outcomes of surgery (morbidity, mortality, and function). METHODS: This retrospective study included patients 18 years old and above, managed surgically by the Division of Colorectal Surgery at the Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines, Manila, from January 1, 2004, to December 31, 2012...
January 9, 2017: Techniques in Coloproctology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27742301/long-time-choledochal-clamping-in-wistar-rats-causes-biliary-obstruction-progressing-to-hepatic-fibrosis
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G D L Jorge, R R Tártaro, C A F Escanhoela, I D F S F Boin
BACKGROUND: Biliary complications are important causes of morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing hepatic surgery. The aim of the study was to evaluate late liver alterations after a long period of choledochal clamping in Wistar rats. METHODS: Ten male Wistar rats, weighing 304 grams, anesthetized with sodium thiopental (25 mg/kg) and xylazine (10 mg/kg) intravenously, were distributed into 2 groups: the choledochal clamping group (CCG) and the operation sham group (OSG), with 5 animals each submitted to an abdominal incision...
September 2016: Transplantation Proceedings
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27638294/rectus-sheath-block-for-postoperative-analgesia-in-gynecological-oncology-surgery-resons-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Sumitra G Bakshi, Amol Mapari, T S Shylasree
BACKGROUND: Opioid-sparing pain management is important for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. Rectus sheath (RS) blocks are emerging as a promising modality for pain relief following midline laparotomy; however, there are limited prospective clinical trials testing their efficacy. The purpose of this randomized-controlled trial is to assess the morphine-sparing effect of local anesthetic (LA) boluses through RS catheters following elective gynecological oncology surgery. METHOD: After patients' informed consent, bilateral RS catheters were placed intraoperatively in 74 females (American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I-II) undergoing elective midline laparotomy under general anesthesia...
December 2016: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal Canadien D'anesthésie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27567562/laparoscopic-staging-for-apparent-stage-i-epithelial-ovarian%C3%A2-cancer
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Alexander Melamed, Nancy L Keating, Joel T Clemmer, Amy J Bregar, Jason D Wright, David M Boruta, John O Schorge, Marcela G Del Carmen, J Alejandro Rauh-Hain
BACKGROUND: Whereas advances in minimally invasive surgery have made laparoscopic staging technically feasible in stage I epithelial ovarian cancer, the practice remains controversial because of an absence of randomized trials and lack of high-quality observational studies demonstrating equivalent outcomes. OBJECTIVE: This study seeks to evaluate the association of laparoscopic staging with survival among women with clinical stage I epithelial ovarian cancer. STUDY DESIGN: We used the National Cancer Data Base to identify all women who underwent surgical staging for clinical stage I epithelial ovarian cancer diagnosed from 2010 through 2012...
January 2017: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27489742/prostate-tissue-retrieval-after-holmium-laser-enucleation-of-the-prostate-assessment-of-non-morcellation-approaches
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Ahmed M Elshal, Yasser Eldemerdash, Ramy Mekkawy, Diaa-Eldin Taha, Mahmoud Laymon, Ahmed R El-Nahas, Ahmed El-Assmy
OBJECTIVES: To review non-morcellation approaches for tissue retrieval after holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) and whether these approaches demolish the advantages of the HoLEP procedure. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We reviewed our prospectively maintained laser prostate database for HoLEP procedures where non-morcellation approaches were used for retrieval of the enucleated adenoma. Non-morcellation approaches were adopted in cases of morcellator malfunction or whenever concomitant pathology indicated laparotomy...
June 2016: Arab Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27452940/isolated-ileum-perforation-following-veal-attack-in-a-pacient-with-an-undiagnosed-inguinal-hernia-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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REVIEW
G N Andrei, B I Diaconescu, B V Martian, M Beuran
We present a rare case of a 74 year old man admitted by ambulance to our department following a blunt minor abdominal trauma (veal attack). He complained of pain in the left abdominal flank and in the lower abdomen. The lower abdomen was tender, moderate distended but not rigid. He also had a left inguinal uncomplicated hernia. Because he was hemodynamic stable we performed a CT - scan who revealed several pockets of free air anteriorly in the midline. One hour and a half after admission the pacient underwent exploratory laparotomy, revealing a antimesostenic perforation of the ileum about 120 cm from the ileo-cecal valve...
May 2016: Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27296126/-surgical-site-infections-after-open-appendectomy-and-effectiveness-of-complex-approach-to-their-prevention
#15
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
A V Golub, R S Kozlov, V G Pleshkov, A P Moskalev, R A Alibegov, M A Chelombitko
AIM: To assess an incidence rate of surgical site infections (SSI) after open appendectomy and effectiveness of combined preventive measures (CPM). MATERIAL AND METHODS: This study was performed at three surgical departments of Smolensk hospitals. A total of 150 consecutive patients (50 at each department) hospitalized since January 2012 were included into the retrospective observation (period I). In order to perform prospective evaluation of CPM, a total of 66 consecutive patients (randomized 1:1) hospitalized since December 2012 (period II) were followed up at each of the departments...
2016: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27239912/-endoscopic-treatment-of-intestinal-malrotation-in-newborns-and-infants
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Yu A Kozlov, V A Novozhilov, A A Rasputin, G P Us, N N Kuznetsova, A Pakel'chuk
AIM: To compare treatment of intestinal malrotation in newborns and infants using laparoscopy and laparotomy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: For the period from January 2004 to December 2013 34 Ladd's procedures were performed. Children were divided into 2 groups by 17 patients: laparoscopic (group I) and open treatment (group II). RESULTS: Both groups had similar demographic and other preoperative parameters. There were significant differences in duration of operation between both groups (61 vs...
2016: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26995493/laparoscopic-versus-laparotomic-surgical-staging-for-early-stage-ovarian-cancer-a-case-control-study
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Valerio Gallotta, Marco Petrillo, Carmine Conte, Giuseppe Vizzielli, Anna Fagotti, Gabriella Ferrandina, Francesco Fanfani, Barbara Costantini, Vittoria Carbone, Giovanni Scambia
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the oncologic outcomes of patients with early-stage ovarian cancer (eOC) managed by laparoscopy or laparotomy in a single high-volume gynecologic cancer center. DESIGN: Retrospective case-control study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth, Rome, Italy. PATIENTS: Data of consecutive women with eOC undergoing comprehensive laparoscopic staging between 2007 and 2013 were matched with a cohort of patients undergoing open surgery between 2000 and 2011...
July 2016: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26987042/management-of-peptic-pyloroduodenal-stenosis-in-sylvanus-olympio-teaching-hospital-in-lome-togo
#18
I Kassegne, E V Sewa, K K Kanassoua, F Alassani, K Adabra, K Amavi, K G Azialey, K Attipou
This study's aim was to describe the management of ulcerous pyloroduodenal stenosis in Sylvanus Olympio teaching hospital of Lomé (Togo). It was a retrospective study of medical files of all patients managed for peptic pyloroduodenal stenosis at the visceral surgery department of Sylvanus Olympio teaching hospital in Lomé (Togo) from january 1(st), 2002 to december 31(th), 2011. Twenty-five patients were selected. Mean age was 38 ± 7.4 years. Sex-ratio was 5. Twenty four patients underwent upper digestive tract endoscopy, completed by upper gastrointestinal series in 18 cases...
May 1, 2016: Médecine et Santé Tropicales
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26955809/preoperative-radiochemotherapy-versus-immediate-surgery-for-resectable-and-borderline-resectable-pancreatic-cancer-preopanc-trial-study-protocol-for-a-multicentre-randomized-controlled-trial
#19
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Eva Versteijne, Casper H J van Eijck, Cornelis J A Punt, Mustafa Suker, Aeilko H Zwinderman, Miriam A C Dohmen, Karin B C Groothuis, Oliver R C Busch, Marc G H Besselink, Ignace H J T de Hingh, Albert J Ten Tije, Gijs A Patijn, Bert A Bonsing, Judith de Vos-Geelen, Joost M Klaase, Sebastiaan Festen, Djamila Boerma, Joris I Erdmann, I Quintus Molenaar, Erwin van der Harst, Marion B van der Kolk, Coen R N Rasch, Geertjan van Tienhoven
BACKGROUND: Pancreatic cancer is the fourth largest cause of cancer death in the United States and Europe with over 100,000 deaths per year in Europe alone. The overall 5-year survival ranges from 2-7 % and has hardly improved over the last two decades. Approximately 15 % of all patients have resectable disease at diagnosis, and of those, only a subgroup has a resectable tumour at surgical exploration. Data from cohort studies have suggested that outcome can be improved by preoperative radiochemotherapy, but data from well-designed randomized studies are lacking...
March 9, 2016: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26805472/a-systematic-review-of-the-role-of-re-laparoscopy-in-the-management-of-complications-following-laparoscopic-colorectal-surgery
#20
REVIEW
K H Chang, M G Bourke, D O Kavanagh, P C Neary, J M O'Riordan
The benefits of laparoscopic versus open surgery for patients with both benign and malignant colorectal disease have been well established. Re-laparoscopy in patients who develop complications following laparoscopic colorectal surgery has recently been reported by some groups and the aim of this systematic review was to summarise this literature. A literature search of PubMed, Medline and EMBASE identified a total of 11 studies that reported laparoscopic re-intervention for complications in 187 patients following laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
October 2016: Surgeon: Journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland
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