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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28329100/long-term-cardiovascular-changes-following-creation-of-arteriovenous-fistula-in-patients-with-end-stage-renal-disease
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Yogesh N V Reddy, Masaru Obokata, Patrick G Dean, Vojtech Melenovsky, Karl A Nath, Barry A Borlaug
Aims: Short-term studies have reported left ventricular (LV) dilatation following surgical creation of arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) or arteriovenous grafts (AVGs), but chronic cardiac structural and functional changes have not been examined or related to clinical outcomes following AVF/AVG. We sought to characterize the long-term changes in cardiac structure and function in patients undergoing shunt creation for haemodialysis. Methods and results: A retrospective analysis was performed of patients undergoing echocardiography before and after surgical AVF/AVG creation for the initiation of haemodialysis...
March 6, 2017: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28319427/new-horizons-in-the-imaging-of-perianal-crohn-s-disease-transperineal-ultrasonography
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Cristina Bezzio, Robert V Bryant, Gianpiero Manes, Giovanni Maconi, Simone Saibeni
Perianal disease, most commonly manifest as fistula or abscess formation, affects up to 40% of patients with Crohn's disease. Perianal Crohn's disease is disabling, associated with poor outcomes, and represents a therapeutic challenge for physicians. Correct diagnosis and classification of perianal disease is the first crucial step for appropriate multidisciplinary management. Areas covered: A literature search was performed of the PubMed database using the terms "transperineal ultrasonography", "transperineal ultrasound", "perianal disease", "perianal fistula", "perianal abscess", "magnetic resonance", "endoanal ultrasonography", "endoscopic ultrasound" in combination with "Crohn's disease"...
March 20, 2017: Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28303871/-endoscopic-pancreatic-stenting-in-pancreatic-fistulas-management
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S A Budzinsky, S G Shapoval'yants, E D Fedorov, A V Shabrin
AIM: To present 18-year experience of endoscopic transpapillary stenting in patients with pancreatic fistula. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included 48 patients with pancreatic fistula resistant to conservative management. Pancreatic stenting was successful in 32 (66.7%) patients. In 30 (93.8%) of them stenting appeared as the final stage of pancreatic fistula treatment. RESULTS: Inclidence of complications after endoscopic treatment was 4...
2017: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28301429/results-at-up-to-30-years-after-ileal-pouch-anal-anastomosis-for-chronic-ulcerative-colitis
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Amy L Lightner, Kellie L Mathis, Eric J Dozois, Dieter Hahnsloser, Edward V Loftus, Laura E Raffals, John H Pemberton
BACKGROUND: Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) has become the surgical procedure of choice for patients with chronic ulcerative colitis. No study to date has examined functional and quality-of-life outcomes 30 years after pouch construction. METHODS: Using data from a prospectively maintained database with annually distributed questionnaires, functional outcomes, pouch complications, and quality of life after IPAA were determined. RESULTS: Overall, 93...
March 15, 2017: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28291300/-possible-relation-between-antenatal-venlafaxine-use-and-vacterl-association-in-a-newborn-a-case-report
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Muammer Özgür Çevik, Mustafa Çelik, İbrahim Hakan Bucak, Behice Han Almış, Mehmet Turğut
Major depressive disorder is common during antenatal period and many women are prescribed antidepressant drugs despite no antidepressant can be regarded as definitely safe in pregnancy. Previous studies have suggested links between gestational use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) or serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI) and certain birth defects. VACTERL association is a rare group of congenital malformations which were observed to occur together more often than would be expected by chance...
2017: Türk Psikiyatri Dergisi, Turkish Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28289595/case-report-of-a-novel-mutation-of-the-eya1-gene-in-a-patient-with-branchio-oto-renal-syndrome
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L Spahiu, B Merovci, V Ismaili Jaha, A Batalli Këpuska, H Jashari
Branchio-oto-renal (BOR) syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the coexistence of branchial cysts or fistulae, external ear malformation with pre-auricular pits or tags, hearing impairment and renal malformations. However, the presence of the main features varies in affected families. Here, we present a 16-year-old boy admitted to the Department of Nephrology at the Pediatric Clinic, University Clinical Center of Kosovo, Pristina, Republic of Kosovo because of severe renal insufficiency diagnosed 6 years ago, which progressed to end-stage renal failure...
December 1, 2016: Balkan Journal of Medical Genetics: BJMG
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28281511/-efficacy-of-adalimumab-for-crohn-s-disease-in-real-clinical-practice
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O V Knyazev, A V Kagramanova, I N Ruchkina, N A Fadeeva, A A Lishchinskaya, O N Boldyreva, E Yu Zhulina, P L Shcherbakov, N V Orlova, M V Kirova, A I Parfenov
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of adalimumab (ADA) in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) treated at the Department of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Moscow Clinical Research and Practical Center, and to determine the predictors of a therapy response. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: All the patients with CD treated with ADA were followed up for at least 6 months or until the drug was discontinued. Therapeutic effectiveness was evaluated at 4 weeks and 6 months after the initiation of treatment and at the end of a follow-up...
2017: Terapevticheskiĭ Arkhiv
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271046/tuberculosis-presenting-as-bronchoesophageal-fistula
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Santhosh Narayanan, Shiji P V, Abdul Majeed K A, Udayabhaskaran V
We report a case of bronchoesophageal fistula associated with tuberculosis. A 25 year old woman presented to us with 3 month history of cough worsening with deglutition. Radiological examination revealed mediastinal lymphadenopathy and bronchoscopy with esophagoscopy confirmed the presence of fistulous communication with features of endobronchial tuberculosis. Histological examination of bronchial biopsy specimen showed non necrotic granuloma with the PCR positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in her bronchial secretions...
2017: IDCases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28263032/impact-of-arteriovenous-fistula-cannulation-on-the-quality-of-dialysis
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Michelle Elias, Erika Nnang-Obada, Bernard Charpentier, Antoine Durrbach, Severine Beaudreuil
INTRODUCTION: Adequate hemodialysis directly improves health. Puncturing an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) and the amount of blood recirculation greatly affect the quality of dialysis. Few studies have assessed the method to cannulate a fistula and its influence on efficiency of hemodialysis. METHODS: This prospective pilot study included 14 patients with end-stage renal failure receiving regular intermittent hemodialysis. Patients received three consecutive treatments with both needles directed upstream then three consecutive treatments with the venous needle directed upstream and the arterial needle directed downstream...
March 6, 2017: Hemodialysis International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28254193/ct-findings-of-complications-after-abdominal-wall-repair-with-prosthetic-mesh
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M Lacour, C Ridereau Zins, C Casa, A Venara, V Cartier, S Yahya, J Barbieux, C Aubé
Postoperative complications following prosthetic mesh repair are relatively rare and depend on the type and location of prosthetic mesh. They include abscess, hematoma, seroma, fistula, bowel obstruction, mesh retraction, granuloma and recurrent hernia. Computed tomography (CT) is the imaging examination of choice for the diagnosis of such complications. This pictorial review illustrates the CT presentation of the most and less common postoperative complications following prosthetic mesh repair of the abdominal wall...
February 18, 2017: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28251329/spinal-cord-arteriovenous-shunts-of-the-ventral-anterior-sulcus-anatomical-clinical-and-therapeutic-considerations
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Luca Roccatagliata, Shushi Kominami, Antonin Krajina, Robin Sellar, Michael Soderman, René Van den Berg, Hubert Desal, Stephanie Condette-Auliac, Georges Rodesch
INTRODUCTION: Ventral sulcus spinal cord arteriovenous shunts (SCAVS) are rare vascular lesions that are located outside the spinal cord, are exclusively vascularized by the anterior spinal axis, and drain exclusively through the anterior spinal vein. We report the anatomical, clinical, and neuro-radiological features of SCAVS managed by our team. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study of patients with SCAVSs evaluated by the senior author of this report (GR) between 1981 and 2014...
March 1, 2017: Neuroradiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250901/over-the-scope-clip-closure-of-long-lasting-gastrocutaneous-fistula-after-percutaneous-endoscopic-gastrostomy-tube-removal-in-immunocompromised-patients-a-single-center-case-series
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Henriette Heinrich, Christoph Gubler, Piero V Valli
Over-the-scope-clips (OTSC(®)) have been shown to be an effective and safe endoscopic treatment option for the closure of gastrointestinal perforations, leakages and fistulae. Indications for endoscopic OTSC(®) treatment have grown in number and also include gastro cutaneous fistula (GCF) after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube removal. Non-healing GCF is a rare complication after removal of PEG tubes and may especially develop in immunosuppressed patients with multiple comorbidities. There is growing evidence in the literature that OTSC(®) closure of GCF after PEG tube removal is emerging as an effective, simple and safe endoscopic treatment option...
February 16, 2017: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28248052/-endoscopic-removal-of-papillary-tumors-of-upper-urinary-tract
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G N Akopyan, Yu G Alyaev, A Z Vinarov, L M Rapoport, M A Gazimiev, D G Tsarichenko, E V Shpot, N I Sorokin, A M Dymov, A M Pshikhachev, V Yu Lekarev, G S Akopyan
AIM: To assess the results of organ-sparing endoscopic treatment of patients with tumors of the upper urinary tract (UUT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty four patients underwent percutaneous and ureteropyeloscopic interventions for tumors of the upper urinary tract and were followed up at the Urology Clinic, I.M. Sechenov First MSMU. Retrograde removal of benign tumors of the renal pelvis and ureter (tumors sized from 5 to 35 mm), percutaneous removal of papillary carcinoma of renal pelvis of a solitary kidney, percutaneous removal of papillary carcinoma of renal pelvis of only one functioning kidney and percutaneous removal of papillary carcinoma of the lower calyx of the L-shaped kidney were performed in 21, 1, 1 and 1 patients, respectively...
December 2016: Urologii︠a︡
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28248029/-large-urethral-stones-a-case-report
#14
O V Teodorovich, A V Krasnov, M N Shatokhin, G G Borisenko, M I Abdullaev
The article describes a clinical observation of a 68 y/o patient with large stones of the urethra, reaching 5 cm in length and located in the penile urethra. The patient underwent a three-stage treatment: the first stage consisted of drainage of the urinary bladder, the second stage of the urethrolithotomy and a double-barreled fistula, the third was an anastomotic urethroplasty. After removing the cystostomic drainage tube, normal urination was restored.
November 2016: Urologii︠a︡
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28229896/-99-m-tc-mebrofenin-hepatobiliary-scintigraphy-in-a-patient-with-a-bilio-pleural-bronchial-fistula
#15
V Marín-Oyaga, K Cohen-Castillo, C Gutierrez-Villamil, S Arevalo-Leal
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 17, 2017: Revista Española de Medicina Nuclear e Imagen Molecular
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28211593/higher-infliximab-trough-levels-are-associated-with-perianal-fistula-healing-in-patients-with-crohn-s-disease
#16
A J Yarur, V Kanagala, D J Stein, F Czul, M A Quintero, D Agrawal, A Patel, K Best, C Fox, K Idstein, M T Abreu
BACKGROUND: Infliximab has been found to be efficacious in the treatment of fistulas in the setting of Crohn's disease, even though some patients do not benefit from therapy. AIM: To assess the correlation between perianal fistula healing and trough levels of infliximab. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, we identified patients with Crohn's disease who had perianal fistulas and were treated with infliximab for at least 24 weeks. We excluded patients who underwent a faecal diversion procedure or proctectomy...
April 2017: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28209959/-principles-%C3%A2-cliff%C3%A2-pancreatic-necrosis-in-a-first-aid-hospital
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M D Dibirov, L V Domarev, E A Shitikov, A I Isayev, G S Karsotiyan
INTRODUCTION: Pancreatic necrosis - acute surgical disease accompanying high rates of mortality and complications. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The analysis of the treatment of 256 patients with pancreatic necrosis moderate and severe degrees. In the control group was conducted basic therapy, the main (n=158), which further were administered high doses of octreotide and endoscopic stenting of the main pancreatic duct to decrease the intraductal pressure, prevention and treatment of internal pancreatic fistula...
2017: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205736/p-15-a-specialized-multi-disciplinary-clinic-for-children-with-esophageal-atresia-tracheoesophageal-fistula-ea-tef
#18
M C Chiang, V S Scaini, P M Marcon, P C Chiu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 1, 2016: Diseases of the Esophagus: Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205729/p-23-quality-of-life-in-children-with-eosinophilic-esophagitis-associated-with-esophageal-atresia-and-tracheoesophageal-fistula
#19
U K Krishnan, L M McLennan, J C Li Chan, C C Clarkson, J M Menzies, J H Hughes, M S Soma, V V Varjavandi, A J Jiwane, S A Adams, C W Wu, Y B Belessis
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 1, 2016: Diseases of the Esophagus: Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28205715/p-22-intraoperative-localization-of-type-c-tracheoesophageal-fistula-using-bronchoscopic-cannulation
#20
K P Q Oomen, V K Modi, B J Stater, N A Spigland
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 1, 2016: Diseases of the Esophagus: Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
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