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Research & Reviews  260 results

Aspiration versus peritoneal lavage in appendicitis: a meta-analysis.
World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES; Burini G, Cianci MC et. al.

Sep 8th, 2021 - Acute appendicitis is one of the most frequent abdominal surgical emergencies. Intra-abdominal abscess is a frequent post-operative complication. The aim of this meta-analysis was to compare peritoneal irrigation and suction versus suction only wh...

Vedolizumab combined with surgical resection successfully treated perforating Crohn's d...
BMC Gastroenterology; Chung MW, Chen CM et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - Intestinal perforations and fistulas are common complications of Crohn's disease. However, chronic perforation with peritoneal space to rectal and vaginal fistulas have not been previously reported. A 38-year-old female suffered from progressive l...

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...

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...

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News  11 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.

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.

Low phosphate linked to postop infection risk
Neil Osterweil

Mar 17th, 2016 - BOSTON – Phosphate levels following colorectal surgery are predictive of risk for intra-abdominal infections, and can be helpful in identifying low-risk patients who may be suitable for early discharge after surgery, investigators say. “The associ.

Thumbs-up on laparoscopic splenectomy for malignancies
Bruce Jancin

Nov 4th, 2014 - LAS VEGAS – Laparoscopic splenectomy for hematologic malignancies involving the spleen is an effective surgical strategy, although the operator must expect a higher rate of conversion to laparotomy than when laparoscopic splenectomy is performed f.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →