GE Port J Gastroenterol 2019 May 27;26(3):218-220. Epub 2018 Apr 27.
Department of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, SPS Hospital, Ludhiana, India.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Jul 27;85:106239. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Yamaguchi Ube Medical Center, 685 Higashikiwa, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-0241, Japan.
Introduction And Importance: Prolonged air leakage after pulmonary resection is a common complication, and fibrin glue is used as a sealant to reduce this. Fibrin glue-induced adverse events are generally rare. Herein, we describe a rare case of fibrin glue-induced eosinophilic pleural effusion (EPE). Read More
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2021 Jul 30. Epub 2021 Jul 30.
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:
Background & Aims: Symptoms of functional dyspepsia (FD) fluctuate over time but there is limited data on impact of factors on change in dyspepsia symptom severity over time. We aimed to evaluate the demographic, clinical and psychological factors associated with change in dyspepsia symptom severity.Methods: Consecutive patients with FD presenting to a tertiary care center completed questionnaires assessing clinical and psychological symptoms at the time of initial visit (baseline) and 3-6-month follow-up. Read More
ANZ J Surg 2021 Aug 2. Epub 2021 Aug 2.
Division of Gastroenterological, Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic, Transplantation and Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3-1-1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano, 390-8621, Japan.
Background: Adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO) is one of the major causes of postoperative morbidity. Non-surgical management is generally applied to non-strangulated ASBO. Several factors have been reported to affect the response to non-surgical management in patients with ASBO. Read More
Wien Klin Wochenschr 2021 Aug 2. Epub 2021 Aug 2.
Department of Gynecology, Center for Endometriosis, Hospital St. John of God Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Purpose: To assess whether C‑reactive protein (CRP), white blood cell count (WBC) and body temperature changes are suitable parameters for the early detection of septic complications following resection of colorectal deep endometriosis (DE).Methods: Retrospective data analysis of CRP, WBC and body temperature courses following colorectal surgery for DE at a tertiary referral center for endometriosis.Results: Out of 183 surgeries performed, 10 major surgical complications were observed, including 4 anastomotic leakages (AL 2%) and 2 rectovaginal fistulae (RVF 1%). Read More
Int Urogynecol J 2021 Aug 2. Epub 2021 Aug 2.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA.
Introduction And Hypothesis: This article from Chapter 1 of the International Urogynecology Consultation (IUC) on Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) establishes the prevalence of lower urinary tract disorders, bowel symptoms, vulvo-vaginal/lower abdominal/back pain and sexual dysfunction in women with POP.Methods: An international group of nine urogynecologists/urologists and one medical student performed a search of the literature using pre-specified search terms in Ovid, MEDLINE, Embase and CINAHL from January 2000 to March 2019. Publications were eliminated if not relevant or they did not include clear definitions of POP or the symptoms associated with POP. Read More