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Research & Reviews  82 results

Early Drain Removal is Safe in Patients With Low or Intermediate Risk of Pancreatic Fis...
Annals of Surgery; Dai M, Liu Q et. al.

Jun 13th, 2021 - This multi-center randomized controlled trial (RCT) was designed to test the hypothesis that early drain removal (EDR) could decrease the incidence of grade 2-4 complications for patients undoing pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) with low or intermedia...

Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis is a frequent complication in patients with severe fev...
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Xu Y, Shao M et. al.

Mar 1st, 2021 - Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) usually occurs in immunocompromised hosts. It has recently been reported that patients with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) can also develop IPA. The aim of this study was to determine the ...

A giant biliary cyst of Todani IA in a young woman: A case report.
Medicine Mrowiec S, Jabłońska B et. al.

Jan 21st, 2021 - Biliary cysts (BC) are rare dilatations of various parts of a biliary tract. They account for approximately 1% of all benign biliary diseases. Total cyst excision and Roux-Y hepaticojejunostomy is the treatment method of choice in most patients. I...

Early Drain Removal Regardless of Drain Fluid Amylase Level Might Reduce Risk of Postop...
Anticancer Research; Kawaida H, Kono H et. al.

Jan 10th, 2021 - Drains are frequently placed at the time of distal pancreatectomy (DP) to evacuate pancreatic juice and intra-abdominal exudate and obtain information on abdominal cavity status. However, the timing of drain removal remains debatable. Meanwhile, p...

Dynamic prediction for clinically relevant pancreatic fistula: a novel prediction model...
BMC Surgery; Liu R, Cai Y et. al.

Jan 6th, 2021 - With the recent emerge of dynamic prediction model on the use of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and renal failure, and its advantage of providing timely predicted results according to the fluctuation of the condition of the patients, we aim to ...

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News  6 results

Raised Serum Amylase in COVID-19 Patients May Not Be Acute Pancreatitis

Feb 16th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A higher-than-normal serum amylase level in patients with COVID-19 does not necessarily indicate acute pancreatitis or clinically important pancreatic injury, as has been proposed in the literature, say clinicians in th...

An unusual complication of peritoneal dialysis
Mohamad Hanouneh, MD, Pranav Damera et. al.

May 1st, 2018 - A 45-year-old man with end-stage renal disease secondary to hypertension presented with abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. He had been on peritoneal dialysis for 15 years.

Nausea and Vomiting in the First Trimester

Mar 26th, 2012 - Diagnosis The patient was diagnosed with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. She was counseled on dietary changes, which included a bland diet and smaller, more frequent meals. She was prescribed vitamin B6 (25 mg every 8 hours) and doxylamine for u...

A 31-year-old man with abdominal pain and a rectal nodule
Jacqueline Chu, BA, J. Harry Isaacson, MD

Jan 1st, 2011 - A 31-year-old man presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and diarrhea, which began 4 days ago. The pain is in both of the lower quadrants, is crampy and persistent, and is relieved with bowel movements.

Pancreatic Duct Disruption Treated With Endoscopic Transpapillary Pancreatic Duct Stent Placement

Nov 13th, 2001 - Case History A 35-year-old woman with a history of chronic pancreatitis secondary to alcohol use presented with diffuse abdominal discomfort and ascites. The ascitic fluid had an amylase level of 3000 IU. The patient was placed NPO and received to...

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