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Research & Reviews  278 results

Weight Loss Following Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery. How Much is Too Much? A Retrospec...
Surgical Innovation; Zhang BH, Ghazi Faisal S et. al.

Jul 20th, 2021 - Background & Aims. Postoperative weight loss is common following hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) surgical resections; however, the extent of weight loss and the association with poor outcomes have not been well described. We assessed the average pe...

CT evaluation of self-induced and retained foreign bodies in the abdomen and pelvis.
Clinical Imaging; Lugo-Fagundo C, Ghodasara N et. al.

Jul 6th, 2021 - Computed tomography (CT) can both locate and identify foreign bodies as well as pinpoint complications to help direct treatment. Retained foreign bodies in the abdomen and pelvis can lead to perforation, obstruction, intussusception, fistula forma...

Tofacitinib Therapy in Children and Young Adults with Pediatric-Onset Medically-Refract...
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Moore H, Dubes L et. al.

Jun 7th, 2021 - Tofacitinib, a selective Janus kinase inhibitor, effectively induces and maintains remission in adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but data are limited in children. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of tofacitinib for...

Prophylactic postoperative antibiotics after emergent cesarean delivery and risk of pos...
The Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine : the O... Dellapiana G, Levian C et. al.

May 20th, 2021 - Emergent cesarean delivery (CD) carries a high risk for postpartum infection. In cases with a "splash" povidone-iodine (PI) skin preparation, prophylactic postoperative antibiotics (PP-Abx) are sometimes utilized, but the benefit is unclear. To ev...

Prophylactic Drainage after Appendectomy for Perforated Appendicitis in Adults: A Post ...
Surgical Infections; Qian S, Vasileiou G et. al.

Apr 21st, 2021 - Background: We sought to assess the efficacy of prophylactic abdominal drainage to prevent complications after appendectomy for perforated appendicitis. Methods: In this post hoc analysis of a prospective multi-center study of appendicitis in adul...

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Drugs  115 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

FDG-PET Imaging in Complicated Diabetic Foot

Mar 17th, 2020 - FDG-PET imaging is a promising imaging technique, which has the potential to overcome many of the shortcomings mentioned previously with regard to radiologic and scintigraphic methodologies. FDG is a diagnostic tracer utilized to measure the metab...

Antibiotic Irrigations for Intra-Abdominal Drains

Jun 28th, 2018 - People with an abdominal abscess who undergo drain placement will have those drains irrigated twice/day with either normal saline (placebo group) or with the above antibiotic solution for a total of 7 days or less if the drain were to be removed e...

Blue Light Therapy in Reducing Inflammation During Sepsis

Apr 17th, 2018 - Our data suggest that modulating the characteristics of light carries the potential to modify the host response to injury and critical illness and thus, improve outcome. The ability to modify the host response to the stress of major operations and...

Ultrafast MRI Imaging to Exclude Constipation

Oct 13th, 2017 - In haematological malignancy and in immunocompromised patients, constipation is a common symptom caused by a number of factors during treatment. Chemotherapy and certain analgesic medications are major contributory factors in addition to inadequat...

Abdominal SepsiS Study: Epidemiology of Etiology and Outcome

Jun 29th, 2017 - To investigate microbiology and/or drug resistance patterns related to: Geographical region, Source of IAI, Upper GI tract perforation (stomach & duodenum), Lower GI tract perforation (jejunum, ileum, colon, rectum), Primary peritonitis, Peritonea...

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News  13 results

Sometimes medication is enough for a Crohn’s abscess
M. Alexander Otto

Feb 18th, 2020 - MAUI, HAWAII – If an intra-abdominal abscess in a recently diagnosed Crohn’s disease patient is less than 6 cm across with no downstream stenosis, involves only a short segment of bowel, and the patient has no perianal disease, then infliximab and.

Farewell to Hartmann's Procedure?

Jun 10th, 2019 - In patients with perforated diverticulitis and peritonitis, primary anastomosis proved superior to Hartmann's procedure for 12-month stoma-free survival and overall morbidity after stoma reversal, European researchers found. Nor were there any sig...

Pouch Creation a Winner After Total Gastrectomy

Oct 30th, 2018 - Pouch creation improved long-term functional and nutritional outcomes after total removal of the stomach with no increase in perioperative morbidity, researchers in Singapore reported. Their systematic review and meta-analysis examined 17 randomiz...

Does Rushing Kids to the OR Prevent Complicated Appendicitis?

Nov 8th, 2017 - Delays in Appendectomy and Risk for Complicated Appendicitis Although appendicitis is among the more common surgical conditions of childhood, complicated appendicitis requires considerably more resources and intervention. Delays in seeking care ca...

Series supports viability of ambulatory laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
ACS Surgery News; Richard Mark Kirkner

Apr 25th, 2017 - HOUSTON – An ambulatory approach to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a safe and viable option to improve patient satisfaction and soften the economic blow of these procedures on patients, based on a large series at one surgery center in Cincinna.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →