J Vasc Interv Radiol 2019 Jul 22;30(7):1140-1143. Epub 2019 May 22.
Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, 101 Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03080, Korea.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Jun 16;84:106064. Epub 2021 Jun 16.
Department of Surgery, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka 589-8511, Japan.
Introduction And Importance: Chylous ascites (CA) is an infrequent, intractable complication that may arise after abdominal surgery. Although various attempts at treatment have been adopted, to date, none of them have been consistently effective. We describe the successful treatment of CA using lymphangiography and embolization with lipiodol. Read More
Thorac Cancer 2021 Jun 21. Epub 2021 Jun 21.
Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitama, Japan.
Chyle leaks are attributed to damage to the thoracic duct itself or its tributaries during surgery. Chylothorax after lung cancer surgery can occur due to damaged thoracic duct tributaries; however, little is known of the mechanism involved. A 71-year-old female underwent a left upper lobectomy with hilar and mediastinal lymphadenectomy for a 1. Read More
Eur Surg 2021 Jun 15:1-5. Epub 2021 Jun 15.
IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Piazza Edmondo Malan 1, San Donato Milanese, 20097 Milan, Italy.
Background: Breast cancer may present with distinct cutaneous manifestations that may be paraneoplastic or secondary to direct skin infiltration, distant skin metastases, or dermal lymphatic tumor embolization (inflammatory breast carcinoma).Case Report: A 51-year-old Asian woman visited the emergency care department during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Northern Italy. About 6 months before, she had noted the onset of right breast swelling accompanied by skin redness and itching. Read More
BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 21;14(5). Epub 2021 May 21.
Division of Trauma Surgery and Critical Care, Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Chylothorax is generally seen due to iatrogenic injury to the thoracic duct during thoracic or neck surgery. It can also be encountered secondary to chest trauma either blunt or penetrating. Percutaneous thoracic duct embolisation is an alternative to surgical treatment and is considered an effective and safe minimally invasive treatment option for chylothorax with a success rate of about 80%. Read More
J Vasc Interv Radiol 2021 05;32(5):766-768
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Heart Center, Children's Hospital, University of Bonn, Venusberg-Campus 1, 53105 Bonn, Germany.