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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28508384/endoscopic-management-of-benign-esophageal-ruptures-and-leaks
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REVIEW
Milena Di Leo, Roberta Maselli, Elisa Chiara Ferrara, Laura Poliani, Sameer Al Awadhi, Alessandro Repici
Esophageal leaks (EL) and ruptures (ER) are rare conditions associated with a high risk of mortality and morbidity. Historically, EL and ER have been surgically treated, but current treatment options also include conservative management and endoscopy. Over the last decades, interventional endoscopy has evolved as an effective and less invasive alternative to primary surgery in these cases. A variety of techniques are currently available to re-establish the continuity of the digestive tract, prevent or treat infection related to the leak/rupture, prevent further contamination, drain potential collections, and provide nutritional support...
May 15, 2017: Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28383315/management-of-an-esojejunal-intrathoracic-leak-using-an-endoscopic-vacuum-assisted-closure-technique
#2
Gabriele Barabino, Alexandre Filippello, Amine Brek, Muriel Cuilleron, Olivier Dumas, Leslie Rinaldi, Jack Porcheron
Management of intrathoracic anastomotic leaks remains an important clinical challenge. We describe a case about a patient with intrathoracic esophageal anastomotic leaks after oesogastrectomy. Ndoscopic Vacuum-assisted closure technique today is an effective alternative in the treatment of anastomotic leaks after upper gastrointestinal tract surgery.
June 2017: Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28116696/endoscopic-management-of-esophageal-perforations-who-when-and-how
#3
REVIEW
Payal Saxena, Mouen A Khashab
Esophageal perforations can be spontaneous or iatrogenic. Although they are a rare occurrence, they are associated with a significant morbidity and mortality. Traditionally, management of esophageal perforation consisted of surgery. However, endoscopic management is now emerging as the primary treatment modality and is less invasive and morbid than surgery. Endoscopic modalities include through-the-scope clips (TTS), over-the-scope clips (OTSC), placement of covered stents, and suturing. Suturing can be used for primary closure of the perforation as well as anchoring of stents to prevent migration...
March 2017: Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28107761/pre-emptive-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-for-treatment-of-anastomotic-ischemia-after-esophageal-resections
#4
Philipp-Alexander Neumann, Rudolf Mennigen, Daniel Palmes, Norbert Senninger, Thorsten Vowinkel, Mike G Laukoetter
Background and study aims Endoscopic vacuum therapy (EVT) is a promising new approach for the treatment of anastomotic leakage in the gastrointestinal tract. Here, we present the first case series demonstrating successful use of EVT for the treatment of post-esophagectomy anastomotic ischemia prior to development of leakage. Patients and methods Between 2012 and 2015, intraluminal EVT was performed in eight patients with anastomotic ischemia following esophagectomy. The primary outcome measure was successful mucosal recovery...
May 2017: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28078463/endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-for-various-defects-of-the-upper-gastrointestinal-tract
#5
Florian Kuehn, Gunnar Loske, Leif Schiffmann, Michael Gock, Ernst Klar
BACKGROUND: Postoperative, iatrogenic or spontaneous upper gastrointestinal defects result in significant morbidity and mortality of the patients. In the last few years, endoscopic vacuum therapy (EVT) has been recognized as a new promising method for repairing upper gastrointestinal defects of different etiology. However, probably due to insufficient data and no commercially available system for EVT of the upper gastrointestinal tract, until the end of 2014, covering of esophageal defects with self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) were still the mainstay of endoscopic therapy...
January 11, 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072899/endoluminal-vacuum-therapy-as-treatment-for-anastomotic-colorectal-leakage
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Giovanni Milito, Giorgio Lisi, Dario Venditti, Michela Campanelli, Elena Aronadio, Simona Grande, Francesca Cabry, Michele Grande
BACKGROUND: The clinical leakage rate after anterior resection varies from 2.8-20%, with a 6-22% mortality rate and a 10-80% risk of permanent stoma. Endo-SPONGE® (B. Braun Melsungen AG, Melsungen, Germany) may treat extraperitoneal anastomotic leakage in the lesser pelvis. It consists of an open-pored sponge inserted into the cavity. A drainage tube fixed to a low vacuum drainage system is then connected to the sponge through the anus. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Between January 2007 and December 2014, 14 patients with anastomotic leakage following low anterior resection were treated with Endo-SPONGE® and were prospectively evaluated...
January 10, 2017: Surgical Technology International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058229/systematic-review-of-the-negative-pressure-wound-therapy-in-kidney-transplant-recipients
#7
Badri Man Shrestha
AIM: To review negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) as an important addition to the conventional methods of wound management. METHODS: A systematic review, performed by searching the PubMed, EMBASE and Cochrane Library databases, showed 11 case reports comprising a total of 22 kidney transplantation (KT) patients (range, 1 to 9), who were treated with NPWT. Application of NPWT was associated with successful healing of wounds, leg ulcer, lymphocele and urine leak from ileal conduit...
December 24, 2016: World Journal of Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27981372/first-report-of-urinary-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-for-large-bladder-defect-after-abdomino-perineal-excision-of-the-rectum-video-paper
#8
G Loske, T Schorsch, R U Kiesow, C T Müller
PURPOSE: The technique of active urinary endoscopic vacuum therapy (uEVT) is described. The surgical technique is demonstrated in detail with the help of a video of the operation, which is available online. Vesical fistulas are a rare complication following rectal surgery. The EVT technique is a novel method for the treatment of gastrointestinal leakage. This endoscopic procedure has been adapted to treat a large bladder defect after abdomino-perineal resection of the rectum with urine flowing out of the perineal wound...
January 2017: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27981370/-first-report-of-urinary-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-for-large-bladder-defect-after-abdomino-perineal-excision-of-the-rectum-video-paper-german-version
#9
G Loske, T Schorsch, R U Kiesow, C T Müller
PURPOSE: The technique of active urinary endoscopic vacuum therapy (uEVT) is described. The surgical technique is demonstrated in detail with the help of a video of the operation and which is available online. Vesical fistulas are a rare complication following rectal surgery. The EVT technique is a novel method for treatment of gastrointestinal leakage. This endoscopic procedure has been adapted to treat a large bladder defect after abdominoperineal resection of the rectum with urine flowing out of the perineal wound...
January 2017: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27860126/indications-and-efficacy-of-endoscopic-vacuum-assisted-closure-therapy-for-upper-gastrointestinal-perforations
#10
Geraldine Ooi, Paul Burton, Andrew Packiyanathan, Damien Loh, Richard Chen, Kalai Shaw, Wendy Brown, Peter Nottle
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic vacuum-assisted closure (EndoVAC) therapy is a recent innovation described for use in upper gastrointestinal perforations and leaks, with reported success of 80-90%. It provides sepsis control and collapses the cavity preventing stasis, encouraging healing of the defect. Whilst promising, initial reports of this new technique have not established clear indications, feasibility and optimal technique. METHODS: We analysed all patients who underwent EndoVAC therapy between 2014 and 2016...
November 15, 2016: ANZ Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27757949/-rendezvous-technique-for-intraluminal-vacuum-therapy-of-anastomotic-leakage-of-the-jejunum
#11
K Krajinovic, S Reimer, T Kudlich, C T Germer, A Wiegering
BACKGROUND: Anastomotic leakage (AL) is one of the most common and serious complications following visceral surgery. In recent years, endoluminal vacuum therapy has dramatically changed therapeutic options for AL, but its use has been limited to areas easily accessible by endoscope. CASE PRESENTATION: We describe the first use of endoluminal vacuum therapy in the small intestine employing a combined surgical and endoscopic "rendezvous technique" in which the surgeon assists the endoscopic placement of an endoluminal vacuum therapy sponge in the jejunum by means of a pullback string...
December 2016: Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27709328/successful-closure-of-defects-in-the-upper-gastrointestinal-tract-by-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-evt-a-prospective-cohort-study
#12
Mike G Laukoetter, Rudolf Mennigen, Philipp A Neumann, Sameer Dhayat, Gabriele Horst, Daniel Palmes, Norbert Senninger, Thorsten Vowinkel
BACKGROUND: Perforations and anastomotic leakages of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract cause a high morbidity and mortality rate. Only limited data exist for endoscopic vacuum therapy (EVT) in the upper GI tract. METHODS: Fifty-two patients (37 men and 15 women, ages 41-94 years) were treated (12/2011-12/2015) with EVT for anastomotic insufficiency secondary to esophagectomy or gastrectomy (n = 39), iatrogenic esophageal perforation (n = 9) and Boerhaave syndrome (n = 4)...
October 5, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27652297/two-sided-sponge-tss-treatment-description-of-a-novel-device-and-technique-for-endoscopic-vacuum-treatment-evt-in-the-upper-gastrointestinal-tract
#13
Andreas Fischer, Robert Thimme, Ulrich T Hopt, Hans-Jürgen Richter-Schrag
Endoscopic vacuum treatment (EVT) is increasingly used in the treatment of anastomotic leakages and perforations in the upper gastrointestinal tract. However, sponges often have to be mounted individually on a gastric tube and endoscopic introduction of the latter into an infected extraluminal cavity is challenging. In order to facilitate this procedure in some anatomical situations, we developed the prototype of a new sponge for EVT called a two-side sponge (TSS).
September 2016: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27581507/endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-was-omitted
#14
Gunnar Loske, Tobias Schorsch, Christian T Müller
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 8, 2016: Deutsches Ärzteblatt International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27571898/endoscopic-closure-for-full-thickness-gastrointestinal-defects-available-applications-and-emerging-innovations
#15
REVIEW
Nobuyoshi Takeshita, Khek Yu Ho
Full-thickness gastrointestinal defects such as perforation, anastomotic leak, and fistula are severe conditions caused by various types of pathologies. They are more likely to require intensive care and a long hospital stay and have high rates of morbidity and mortality. After intentional full-thickness opening of hollow organs for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery, safe and secure closure is urgently required. The currently available advanced endoscopic closing techniques have a major role in the treatment of full-thickness gastrointestinal defects...
September 2016: Clinical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27470015/iatrogenic-oesophageal-perforation-during-placement-of-an-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-device
#16
Edwin Halliday, Anant Patel, Andrew Hindmarsh, Vijay Sujendran
Endoscopic vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) is increasingly being used as a means of managing perforations or anastomotic leaks of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Published outcomes are favourable, with few mentions of complications or morbidity. We present a case in which the management of a gastric perforation with endoscopic vacuum therapy was complicated by cervical oesophageal perforation. The case highlights the risks of such endoscopic therapeutic procedures and is the first report in the literature to describe significant visceral injury during placement of a VAC device for upper GI perforation...
July 28, 2016: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27259548/-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-for-boerhaave-s-syndrome
#17
G Loske, T Schorsch
INTRODUCTION: Operative and interventional treatment of Boerhaave's syndrome include closure of the esophageal defect and drainage of the septic focus. Initial reports on the use of endoscopic vacuum therapy (EVT) of Boerhaave's syndrome are now available. This article describes the experiences gained from the clinical application in two patients using this new surgical endoscopic procedure. The current literature regarding treatment of Boerhaave's syndrome is presented. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Open-pore drainage is endoscopically placed either through the transmural defect in the extraluminal wound cavity (intracavitary EVT) or overlapping the defect into the esophageal lumen (intraluminal EVT)...
August 2016: Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift Für Alle Gebiete der Operativen Medizen
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27178614/management-of-gastric-leaks-after-sleeve-gastrectomy-with-endoluminal-vacuum-e-vac-therapy
#18
Steven G Leeds, James S Burdick
BACKGROUND: Sleeve gastrectomy has become a popular weight loss procedure, but it is associated with staple line leak resulting in high morbidity and mortality. Current management options range from endoscopic techniques (predominantly stent placement) to surgical intervention. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to recognize endoluminal vacuum (E-Vac) therapy as a viable option for use in anastomotic leaks of sleeve gastrectomies. SETTING: This study took place at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Texas...
August 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27116095/spontaneous-perforation-of-an-intramural-esophageal-pseudodiverticulosis-treated-with-intraluminal-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-using-a-double-lumen-vacuum-drainage-with-intestinal-feeding-tube
#19
Gunnar Loske, Josef Aumiller, Frank Rucktäschel, Tobias Schorsch
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2016: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27116092/transgastric-endoscopic-vacuum-therapy-with-a-new-open-pore-film-drainage-device-in-a-case-of-infective-pancreatic-necrosis
#20
Gunnar Loske, Tobias Schorsch, Olaf Gobrecht, Eckhard Martens, Frank Rucktäschel
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2016: Endoscopy
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