BMJ 2021 07 30;374:n1765. Epub 2021 Jul 30.
Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
Microsurgery 2021 Sep 18. Epub 2021 Sep 18.
Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.
Background: Unintentional swallowing of corrosive agents cause problems in the pediatric population. Swallowing dysfunction can be seen after injuring the pharynx and/or epiglottis which leads to the obstruction of esophagus. An algorithm was established taking into account the injury to the epiglottis and restoring gastrointestinal continuity with isolated or combine free and or supercharged jejunum flap, or supercharged colon transposition flap. Read More
Clin Nutr 2021 Aug 14;40(10):5278-5287. Epub 2021 Aug 14.
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Necker-Enfants Malades University of Paris-UFR Paris Descartes, Certified Center for Home Parenteral Nutrition, Reference Center for Rare Digestive Diseases in Children, Paris, France. Electronic address:
Background And Aims: Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) is the cornerstone management for children suffering from chronic intestinal failure (CIF). In France, HPN is organized from a network of 7 certified centers located in University Hospitals spread across the national territory. This study aims to review the data involving children on HPN over a 6-years period in France to outline the global and continuous improvement in care. Read More
Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Sep 15;87:106408. Epub 2021 Sep 15.
Department of Clinical Surgical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
Introduction: Lobular breast cancer (LBC) has an increased risk of gastrointestinal (GI) spread compared with ductal breast carcinoma. Breast cancer commonly metastasises to bone, lung, liver, central nervous system and rarely to the gastrointestinal tract. As the prognosis for breast cancer continues to improve with modern medical practice it is important to be aware of the various clinical presentations and the appropriate management of breast cancer metastases. Read More
Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Sep 13;87:106401. Epub 2021 Sep 13.
Alzaiem Alazhari University - Department of Surgery, Sudan.
Introduction And Importance: Abdominal cocoon syndrome is a rare condition characterized by small bowel encapsulation by a fibrous membrane or a cocoon-like sac. It is an uncommon cause of intestinal obstruction. Less than 300 cases have been reported from all over the world. Read More
Neurogastroenterol Motil 2021 Sep 16:e14259. Epub 2021 Sep 16.
Neurogastroenterology & Motility Unit, Gastroenterology Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK.
Background: Antroduodenal manometry (ADM) and histopathology are currently employed to aid the diagnosis of pediatric intestinal pseudo-obstruction (PIPO). Limited data are available on the reliability of ADM analysis and its correlation with histopathology. We aimed to develop a protocol for enhanced analysis of ADM contractile patterns, including a scoring system, and explore whether this provided better correlation with histopathology. Read More