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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29676809/prevalence-of-maternal-birth-trauma-in-nepali-women
#1
Friyan Turel, Delena Caagbay, Hans Peter Dietz
OBJECTIVES: Pelvic organ prolapse is very common among women in Nepal, especially uterine prolapse. This would suggest a high rate of levator trauma, which is a strong predictor of such prolapse in the Western world. Hence, we decided to study the prevalence of maternal birth trauma in Nepali women. METHODS: In November 2016, we offered an interview, clinical examination, and 4-dimensional translabial sonography to women attending a gynecology clinic. Of 129 women seen, 5 were excluded due to previous pelvic surgery...
April 20, 2018: Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine: Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29675632/factors-affecting-mortality-and-reoperations-in-high-energy-pelvic-fractures
#2
Peyman Bakhshayesh, Lars Weidenhielm, Anders Enocson
AIM: Factors affecting mortality during the first year following high-energy pelvic fractures has not been reported previously. Nor has surgical complications leading to reoperations been reported in a cohort with only high-energy pelvic trauma patients. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to report and analyse factors affecting outcome, in terms of mortality and reoperations, up to 1 year after the injury in patients with a traumatic pelvic ring injury due to a high-energy trauma...
April 19, 2018: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology: Orthopédie Traumatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29662732/institutional-review-of-hemorrhagic-pelvic-emergencies-effectively-managed-with-percutaneous-arterial-embolization
#3
Muhammad Azeemuddin, Raza Sayani, Nauman Turab, Syed M Mustahsan, Mohammad Hasan, Dawar B Khan, Fatima Mubarak
OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to review the results of pelvic arterial embolization (PAE) performed in the interventional radiology suite. METHOD: The data of all patients in whom pelvic angioembolization was performed was collected from July 2011 to June 2017. Procedures were performed by an experienced interventional radiologist. The clinical and laboratory data, as well as the outcome data, were obtained from the medical records of our hospital. The following parameters were collected for each patient, including the age, gender, presenting symptoms, site of bleeding, catheters used for embolization, material used for embolization, previous computed tomography (CT) scan and/or focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) ultrasound, average hemoglobin before the procedure, and patient clinical status on discharge...
February 15, 2018: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29658534/the-influence-of-osteoporotic-bone-structures-of-the-pelvic-hip-complex-on-stress-distribution-under-impact-load
#4
Katarzyna Arkusz, Tomasz Klekiel, Niezgoda Niezgoda, Romuald Będziński
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of bone mineral density (BMD) on the stress distribution in pelvic-hip complex (PHC) model which included bone structures and soft tissues. Bone mass changes in osteoporosis and osteopenia were considered in this analysis. In addition, the relations between force direction and stress distribution causing PHC fractures were determined. METHODS: This paper presents the development and validation of a detailed 3D finite element model with high anatomical fidelity of the PHC and BMD changes in trabecular and cortical bones, modelled based on CT scans...
2018: Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652785/clinical-prediction-rule-for-heterotopic-ossification-of-the-hip-in-patients-with-spinal-cord-injury
#5
Eduardo M Suero, Mustafa Citak
STUDY DESIGN: Case-control study; clinical prediction rule. OBJECTIVE: To construct and internally validate a clinical prediction rule to identify patients at high risk of developing heterotopic ossification (HO) after spinal cord injury (SCI). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: HO after SCI can lead to loss of joint mobility, loss of function, peripheral nerve entrapment, and pressure sores. HO is usually diagnosed based on clinical symptoms, as no laboratory tests are yet available to identify patients with early HO formation...
April 12, 2018: Spine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29651643/splenosis-a-great-mimicker-of-neoplastic-disease
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Yasmeen K Tandon, Christopher P Coppa, Andrei S Purysko
Splenosis is a benign condition that can occur after splenic trauma or after surgery involving the spleen. These splenic implants are most often seen within the abdominal and pelvic cavities. On imaging, splenosis can be confused with multiple additional entities including metastatic disease, peritoneal carcinomatosis, peritoneal mesothelioma, abdominal lymphoma, renal cancer, hepatic adenomas, or endometriosis depending on its distribution. In all patients with history of splenic surgery or trauma, splenosis should be on the differential diagnosis of soft tissue nodules in the abdomen and pelvis, especially in the absence of systemic symptoms, to avoid unnecessary biopsy, chemotherapy, or surgery...
April 12, 2018: Abdominal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644478/reconstruction-of-membranous-urethral-strictures
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Javier C Angulo, Reynaldo G Gómez, Dmitriy Nikolavsky
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Due to the proximity of the rhabdosphincter and cavernous nerves to the membranous urethra, reconstruction of membranous urethral stricture implies a risk of urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. To avoid these complications, endoscopic management of membranous urethral strictures is traditionally favored, and bulboprostatic anastomosis is reserved as the main classical approach for open reconstruction of recalcitrant membranous urethral stricture. The preference for the anastomotic urethroplasty among reconstructive urologists is likely influenced by the familiarity and experience with trauma-related injuries...
April 11, 2018: Current Urology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644270/importance-of-the-capability-for-complete-resuscitative-treatment-combining-surgery-and-interventional-radiology-for-potentially-lethal-multiple-injuries-a-case-report
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Hiroyuki Otsuka, Toshiki Sato, Keiji Sakurai, Hiromichi Aoki, Takeshi Yamagiwa, Shinichi Iizuka, Sadaki Inokuchi
Background: Recently, trauma management has been complicated owing to the introduction of damage-control strategies and interventional radiology. Here, we discuss important aspects regarding survival of patients with severe trauma. Case presentation: A 74-year-old Japanese woman experienced a traffic accident on a highway. On arrival, paramedics were unable to measure her blood pressure, and her condition deteriorated. The patient was immediately transferred to our hospital in a physician-staffed emergency helicopter, during which she was administered emergency blood transfusions...
October 2017: Trauma Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628670/bilateral-hip-dislocation-an-indicator-for-emergent-full-body-computed-tomography-scan-in-polytraumatized-patients-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Benjamin Rufer, Marius Johann Baptist Keel, Beat Schnüriger, Moritz Caspar Deml
We present a rare case of traumatic bilateral asymmetric hip dislocation with pelvic fractures and a traumatic diaphragmatic hernia. A 53-year-old machinist was transferred to our emergency department with the suspicion of a bilateral hip dislocation after he was trapped between an elevator and the roof. Immediate closed reduction of the hips was not performed because of the expected risk of increasing hemodynamic instability with muscular relaxation. An emergent full-body computed tomography (CT) scan was made to assess injuries with need for further operative treatment...
January 2018: Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29603845/vulvodynia-drug-research-heterogeneity-in-uncertainty-out
#10
Steven S Witkin
Vulvodynia is defined as an inability to experience pain-free vaginal penetration. It is a clinical diagnosis based on the exclusion of causative dermatological, infectious or endocrine factors. In the absence of objective laboratory criteria it is inevitable that multiple etiologies will be present in women with this diagnosis. It has been proposed that vulvodynia may be due to excessive local inflammation, sensitivity to a prior or current infection or dietary components, elevated local nerve fibre proliferation, hormonal alterations, central pain anomalies, pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, genetic factors or past psychological trauma (Lev-Sagie A and Witkin SS...
March 31, 2018: BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29602782/kite-surfing-epidemiology-of-trauma
#11
Lisa Dunne, Evelyn Murphy, Peter Hugh Dawson, Michael Leonard
Kite surfing has become an increasingly popular recreational activity worldwide. Thrill seekers can span the water at high speeds and reach great heights risking injury and death. We report the case of a young kite surfer who sustained a fracture dislocation of the right acetabulum that required specialised surgical management. We present this case with a review of the literature outlining the incidence of pelvic and acetabular fractures in the kitesurfing community. Overall, there is a low incidence of pelvic fractures in comparison with other orthopaedic traumas reported among kite surfers, and the most commonly injured sites are the foot and ankle...
March 29, 2018: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29582942/-fluoroscopic-based-navigation-in-orthopaedic-trauma-a-review-of-a-large-center-s-experience
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Yoram A Weil, Meir Liebergall, Rami Mosheiff, Amal Khoury
INTRODUCTION: Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS) was introduced in the late 1990's and early 2000's. Since then its application in orthopaedic trauma has been utilized mainly as augmented fluoroscopy for intraoperative navigation. From 2010 our center implemented an advanced system allowing further expansion of this technology. AIMS: The aim of this study was to describe the experience with an advanced fluoroscopic based CAOS system in our center. METHODS: The BrainLabTM Trauma 3...
March 2018: Harefuah
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29581630/minimally-invasive-management-of-delayed-recognition-iatrogenic-ureteric-injury
#13
Jessica Morrow, David Curry, Maeve Dooher, Siobhan Woolsey
Introduction: Iatrogenic ureteric injuries are a rare but serious complication of abdomino-pelvic surgery which can be associated with significant morbidity. 65-80% of ureteric trauma is only identified in the postoperative period. Current guidelines recommend stent insertion or urinary diversion via percutaneous nephrostomy. Good quality evidence on success and outcomes remains scant and the optimum treatment pathway unknown. Methods: A retrospective review of all delayed presentation ureteric injuries treated in our unit between 2005 and 2013 was performed...
September 2017: Ulster Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29580357/severe-bleeding-in-pelvic-fractures-considerations-in-planning-damage-control
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Jayun Cho, Elizabeth Benjamin, Kenji Inaba, Lydia Lam, Demetrios Demetriades
Severe bleeding due to pelvic fractures may require damage control procedures, such as preperitoneal packing. In many cases, preperitoneal packing is performed without full abdominal exploration. There are concerns that such an approach may miss major iliac vascular injuries or other intraabdominal injuries. This analysis assessed the incidence of iliac vascular and intraabdominal injuries in patients with pelvic fractures. The National Trauma Data Bank was queried for blunt trauma patients. Patients with severe pelvic fractures were observed...
February 1, 2018: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29576819/effect-of-angioembolisation-versus-surgical-packing-on-mortality-in-traumatic-pelvic-haemorrhage-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#15
REVIEW
Ahmed El Muntasar, Ethan Toner, Oddai A Alkhazaaleh, Danaradja Arumugam, Nikhil Shah, Shahab Hajibandeh, Shahin Hajibandeh
BACKGROUND: The management of complex pattern of bleeding associated with pelvic trauma remains a big challenge for trauma surgeons. We aimed to conduct a comprehensive meta-analysis to compare the outcomes of angioembolisation and pelvic packing in patients with pelvic trauma. METHODS: We conducted a systematic search of electronic information sources, including MEDLINE; EMBASE; CINAHL; the CENTRAL; the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry; ClinicalTrials...
2018: World Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29574053/about-a-case-of-traumatic-separation-of-the-cervix-from-the-uterine-corpus-diagnosed-in-a-context-of-infertility
#16
J Vignolle, C Lefebvre, J P Lucot, C Rubod
This article reports a case of cervico-isthmic disjunction unnoticed during childhood, diagnosed in a context of primary infertility and endometriosis, and surgically treated. It is an uncommon condition. The diagnosis is most often made as part of an assessment of primary amenorrhea in a young woman with a history of severe pelvic trauma. It is suspected after imaging assessment and confirmed intraoperatively. The treatment consists in an anastomosis between the cervix and the uterine body, after individualizing these two structures, around a drain guiding healing...
March 21, 2018: Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29567091/non-contrast-mdct-for-ureteral-calculi-and-alternative-diagnoses-yield-in-adult-women-vs-in-adult-men
#17
Parisa Fani, Michael N Patlas, Sandra Monteiro, Douglas S Katz
PURPOSE: To determine the yield of non-contrast multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) of the abdomen and pelvis in diagnosing ureteral calculi as well as other alternative acute conditions in male vs in female adult patients presenting to the emergency department with new onset of symptoms. METHODS: Our institutional review board approved a retrospective review of the official reports of the non-contrast MDCT examinations of the abdomen and pelvis performed on adults (18 years and older) presenting to our emergency department with a suspected ureteral calculus from October 1, 2011 to October 30, 2013...
February 2, 2018: Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29566985/quality-of-life-after-pelvic-ring-fractures-a-cross-sectional-study
#18
L Brouwers, K W W Lansink, M A C de Jongh
BACKGROUND: Pelvic ring fractures might have consequences for health-related quality of life (HrQoL). The main purpose of this study was to evaluate patients' HrQoL after a pelvic ring fracture, considering the patients' characteristics. A cross-sectional study was conducted using the EuroQoL-5D (EQ-5D) and the Majeed pelvic score (MPS). METHODS: One hundred ninety-five patients (86%) with pelvic ring fractures who were conservatively or surgically treated in a level 1 trauma centre between 2011 and 2015 were included in this study (mean follow up: 29 months, range 6-61)...
March 14, 2018: Injury
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29566968/whole-body-computed-tomography-as-a-factor-associated-with-lower-mortality-in-severe-geriatric-trauma-with-thoracic-abdominal-pelvic-injury
#19
Y Peñasco, M J Sánchez-Arguiano, A González-Castro, J C Rodríguez-Borregán, R Jáuregui, P Escudero, M Ortiz-Lasa
OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between the use of whole-body computed tomography (WB-CT) and hospital mortality in elderly patients with thoracic-abdominal-pelvic injury requiring admission to an intensive care unit. PATIENTS AND METHOD: An observational, descriptive and retrospective study was conducted on 140 patients aged 65 years and older admitted to the intensive care unit after a thoracic-abdominal-pelvic injury. Two groups were established, depending on whether a WB-CT was performed as a routine part of the study or the diagnosis was established by conventional radiography or ultrasound...
March 19, 2018: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29564511/it-is-the-first-birth-that-does-the-damage-a-cross-sectional-study-20-years-after-delivery
#20
Ixora Kamisan Atan, Sylvia Lin, Hans Peter Dietz, Peter Herbison, Peter Donald Wilson
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Levator ani muscle (LAM) and anal sphincter tears are common after vaginal birth and are associated with female pelvic organ prolapse and anal incontinence. The impact of subsequent births on LAM and external anal sphincter (EAS) integrity is less well defined. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of LAM and EAS trauma in primiparous (VP1) and multiparous (VP2+) women who had delivered vaginally to assess if there were differences between the two groups...
March 21, 2018: International Urogynecology Journal
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