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By Saud Almotrafi Surgeon
Odd Langbach, Ida Bukholm, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Ola Røkke
AIM: To compare long term outcomes of laparoscopic and open ventral hernia mesh repair with respect to recurrence, pain and satisfaction. METHODS: We conducted a single-centre follow-up study of 194 consecutive patients after laparoscopic and open ventral hernia mesh repair between March 2000 and June 2010. Of these, 27 patients (13.9%) died and 12 (6.2%) failed to attend their follow-up appointment. One hundred and fifty-three (78.9%) patients attended for follow-up and two patients (1...
December 27, 2015: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Daniel I Chu, Christopher R Schlieve, Dorin T Colibaseanu, Paul J Simpson, Amy E Wagie, Robert R Cima, Elizabeth B Habermann
BACKGROUND: Stoma reversals (SRs) are commonly performed with potentially significant postoperative complications including surgical site infections (SSIs). Our aim was to determine the incidence and risk factors for SSIs in a large cohort of SR patients. DESIGN: We reviewed our institutional 2006-2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) database for 30-day SSIs in patients undergoing SR. Records were additionally reviewed for 10 non-ACS-NSQIP variables...
February 2015: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
F E Muysoms, S A Antoniou, K Bury, G Campanelli, J Conze, D Cuccurullo, A C de Beaux, E B Deerenberg, B East, R H Fortelny, J-F Gillion, N A Henriksen, L Israelsson, A Jairam, A Jänes, J Jeekel, M López-Cano, M Miserez, S Morales-Conde, D L Sanders, M P Simons, M Śmietański, L Venclauskas, F Berrevoet
BACKGROUND: The material and the surgical technique used to close an abdominal wall incision are important determinants of the risk of developing an incisional hernia. Optimising closure of abdominal wall incisions holds a potential to prevent patients suffering from incisional hernias and for important costs savings in health care. METHODS: The European Hernia Society formed a Guidelines Development Group to provide guidelines for all surgical specialists who perform abdominal incisions in adult patients on the materials and methods used to close the abdominal wall...
February 2015: Hernia: the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery
Pamela L Owens, Marguerite L Barrett, Susan Raetzman, Melinda Maggard-Gibbons, Claudia A Steiner
IMPORTANCE: Surgical site infections can result in substantial morbidity following inpatient surgery. Little is known about serious infections following ambulatory surgery. OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of clinically significant surgical site infections (CS-SSIs) following low- to moderate-risk ambulatory surgery in patients with low risk for surgical complications. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Retrospective analysis of ambulatory surgical procedures complicated by CS-SSIs that require a postsurgical acute care visit (defined as subsequent hospitalization or ambulatory surgical visit for infection) using the 2010 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project State Ambulatory Surgery and State Inpatient Databases for 8 geographically dispersed states (California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, and Tennessee) representing one-third of the US population...
February 19, 2014: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
John D Birkmeyer, Jonathan F Finks, Amanda O'Reilly, Mary Oerline, Arthur M Carlin, Andre R Nunn, Justin Dimick, Mousumi Banerjee, Nancy J O Birkmeyer
BACKGROUND: Clinical outcomes after many complex surgical procedures vary widely across hospitals and surgeons. Although it has been assumed that the proficiency of the operating surgeon is an important factor underlying such variation, empirical data are lacking on the relationships between technical skill and postoperative outcomes. METHODS: We conducted a study involving 20 bariatric surgeons in Michigan who participated in a statewide collaborative improvement program...
October 10, 2013: New England Journal of Medicine
M Kääriäinen, H Kuokkanen
"Open abdomen" is a strategy used to avoid or treat abdominal compartment syndrome. It has reduced mortality both in trauma and non-trauma abdominal catastrophes but also has created a challenging clinical problem. Traditionally, open abdomen is closed in two phases; primarily with a free skin graft and later with a flap reconstruction. A modern trend is to close the abdomen within the initial hospitalization. This requires multi-professional co-operation. Temporary abdominal closure methods, e.g. negative pressure wound therapy alone or combined with mesh-mediated traction, have been developed to facilitate direct fascial closure...
2013: Scandinavian Journal of Surgery: SJS
Derek C Angus, Tom van der Poll
New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 369, Issue 9, Page 840-851, August 2013.
August 29, 2013: New England Journal of Medicine
B Campbell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2014: British Journal of Surgery
D Vicente, B K Potter, E Elster
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2013: American Journal of Transplantation
Willy Arung, Michel Meurisse, Olivier Detry
Peritoneal adhesions represent an important clinical challenge in gastrointestinal surgery. Peritoneal adhesions are a consequence of peritoneal irritation by infection or surgical trauma, and may be considered as the pathological part of healing following any peritoneal injury, particularly due to abdominal surgery. The balance between fibrin deposition and degradation is critical in determining normal peritoneal healing or adhesion formation. Postoperative peritoneal adhesions are a major cause of morbidity resulting in multiple complications, many of which may manifest several years after the initial surgical procedure...
November 7, 2011: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
Pietro Caironi, Gianni Tognoni, Serge Masson, Roberto Fumagalli, Antonio Pesenti, Marilena Romero, Caterina Fanizza, Luisa Caspani, Stefano Faenza, Giacomo Grasselli, Gaetano Iapichino, Massimo Antonelli, Vieri Parrini, Gilberto Fiore, Roberto Latini, Luciano Gattinoni
BACKGROUND: Although previous studies have suggested the potential advantages of albumin administration in patients with severe sepsis, its efficacy has not been fully established. METHODS: In this multicenter, open-label trial, we randomly assigned 1818 patients with severe sepsis, in 100 intensive care units (ICUs), to receive either 20% albumin and crystalloid solution or crystalloid solution alone. In the albumin group, the target serum albumin concentration was 30 g per liter or more until discharge from the ICU or 28 days after randomization...
April 10, 2014: New England Journal of Medicine
Lillian S Kao, Darrell Boone, Rodney J Mason
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2013: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
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