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[Paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome as cause of refractory hypokalemia].

Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2020 Jun 3;145(11):783-786. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Abteilung für Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Metabolismus, Medizinische Universitätsklinik, Kantonsspital Aarau, Schweiz.

History:  A 58-year-old man presented with refractory hypokalemia and rapid weight gain. On examination, he had high blood pressure, central obesity and bilateral pitting edema.

Findings And Diagnosis:  Biochemical tests showed hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis due to ACTH-dependent hypercortisolism. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-1163-9873DOI Listing

[What is new in the diagnosis and therapy of renal cell carcinoma?]

Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2020 Jun 3;145(11):734-739. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Medizinische Klinik 2, Hämatologie und Onkologie, Universitätsklinikum der Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main.

Renal cell carcinomas (RCC) include different tumor entities, of which clear cell RCC is the most common tumor with approx. 75 % followed by the papillary RCC with 10-15 %. RCC are increasingly being diagnosed incidental in the context of abdominal diagnostics from other indications using sonography or cross-sectional imaging. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-0982-4331DOI Listing

Influence of Clinical Expertise Between Clinician-Instructors Versus Student-Instructors on the Effectiveness of Ultrasound Courses.

Ultraschall Med 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Radiology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland.

Purpose:  To investigate how the extent of an ultrasound instructor's clinical expertise influences the level of hands-on ultrasound competency achieved by clinicians after three-day ultrasound courses in abdominal and emergency ultrasound. The second goal was to determine how physicians in residency rate the sonographic and didactic skills of student instructors compared to medical staff instructors.

Method:  A total of N = 100 residents participating in a 3-day ultrasound workshop were randomly trained either by 15 student instructors or by clinical staff physicians, both with > 2 years of teaching experience. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-1176-0622DOI Listing

Acute Kidney Injury Caused by TAFRO Syndrome in a Chinese Patient: Efficacy of Long-Term Corticosteroids Combined with Bortezomib and Cyclophosphamide.

Kidney Blood Press Res 2020 Jun 3:1-7. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Nephrology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China,

Introduction: Thrombocytopenia, ascites, myelofibrosis, renal dysfunction, and organomegaly (TAFRO) syndrome is a newly recognized and rare clinical subtype of Castleman disease. Renal involvement in TAFRO syndrome usually presents with mild proteinuria, microscopic hematuria, and acute renal injury requiring temporary renal replacement. There is no standard therapy available and treatment failures are common, leading to a poor prognosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000505458DOI Listing

Superior lumbar hernia after gastrectomy repaired via an open approach in the prone position: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 May 29;71:331-334. Epub 2020 May 29.

Department of Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal Division, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan.

Introduction: Lumbar hernia is a rare hernia in the posterolateral abdominal wall and only about 310 cases are known to have been reported to date. Laparoscopic hernioplasty is a common surgical approach but is unsuitable for patients who have previously undergone laparotomy and are expected to have extensive visceral adhesions.

Presentation Of Case: An 84-year-old woman who had undergone an open distal gastrectomy was referred to our hospital with an enlarging but easily reducible bulge in the right upper back. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2020.05.046DOI Listing

Bouveret's syndrome as a rare complication of cholelithiasis: Disputes in current management and report of two cases.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 May 25;71:315-318. Epub 2020 May 25.

General Surgery Department, San Salvatore Hospital, Paternò, Catania, Italy.

Introduction: Bouveret's syndrome is a rare complication of cholelithiasis that determines an unusual type of gallstone ileus, secondary to an acquired fistula between the gallbladder and either the duodenum or stomach with impaction of a large gallbladder stone. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult because of its rarity and the absence of typical symptoms. Adequate treatment consists of endoscopic or surgical removal of obstructive stone. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2020.05.019DOI Listing

Intrahepatic pseudoaneurysm following penetrating abdominal injury: Surgical and endovascular management of 2 complicated cases.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 May 21;71:250-256. Epub 2020 May 21.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, King Fahad Central Hospital, Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

Introduction: Post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the hepatic artery is a rare complication of abdominal injury. Prompt intervention is essential to avoid a life-threatening hemorrhage. We report two complicated cases of intrahepatic pseudoaneurysm (IHPA). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2020.05.017DOI Listing

Incidental CT findings in the lungs in COVID-19 patients presenting with abdominal pain.

Clin Imaging 2020 May 28;67:1-4. Epub 2020 May 28.

Icahn School of Medicine, Department of Diagnostic, Molecular, and Interventional Radiology, 1 Gustave Levy Place, Box 1234, NY, New York 10029, United States of America.

As the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread, some patients are presenting with abdominal symptoms without respiratory complaints. Our case series documents four patients who presented with abdominal symptoms whose abdominopelvic CT revealed incidental pulmonary parenchymal findings in the imaged lung bases and were subsequently confirmed positive for COVID-19 via laboratory testing. It remains to be seen whether these patients will eventually develop respiratory symptoms. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.05.021DOI Listing

What is this vaginal bulge? An atypical case of vaginal paraurethral leiomyoma. A case report and literature systematic review.

J Gynecol Obstet Hum Reprod 2020 May 31:101822. Epub 2020 May 31.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Del Ponte Hospital, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.

Aim: Vaginal paraurethral leiomyomas are uncommon benign tumors of the female genitourinary tract. We report a case of anterior vaginal paraurethral leiomyoma. Furthermore, we performed a systematic review of the literature to provide information that can help the physicians in the diagnosis and management of women with this rare pathology. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jogoh.2020.101822DOI Listing

Risks, Benefits, and Effects on Management for Biopsy of the Papilla in Patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 May 31. Epub 2020 May 31.

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States. Sanford R. Weiss, MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, United States.

Background & Aims: Ampullary and duodenal cancer are the leading causes of death in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) after colectomy has been performed. Risk of duodenal cancer is determined based on Spigelman stage (SS) of duodenal polyposis. Guidelines recommend endoscopic surveillance of the duodenum and visualization of the papilla to stage duodenal polyposis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2020.05.054DOI Listing

Gigantic mediastino-abdominal hydatic cyst through esophageal hiatus.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 May 31. Epub 2020 May 31.

Institutions Université de Tunis El Manar, Faculté de Médecine de Tunis, 1007, Tunis, Tunisie; Institutions Hôpital militaire principal d'instruction de Tunis, Mont Fleury, 1008 Tunis, Tunisie; Institutions cardio-thoracic surgery department.

Hydatid disease is one of the most widespread and endemic infections causing a substantial health and economic burden. The liver and lungs remain the most affected viscera. We report, herein, the case of 41 years old men with a very atypical presentation: an hydatid cyst of the liver with a huge extension to the mediastinum through the esophagus hiatus . Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.04.045DOI Listing

Triatoma brasiliensis species complex: characterization of the external female genitalia.

J Vector Ecol 2020 Jun;45(1):57-68

Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, Campus Araraquara, São Paulo, Brasil.

The Triatoma brasiliensis complex is composed of six species (Triatoma bahiensis, T. juazerensis, T. lenti, T. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvec.12373DOI Listing

Ceftriaxone-associated biliary pseudolithiasis in children: do we know enough?

Fundam Clin Pharmacol 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Pediatric Clinic, Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy.

Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic agent frequently used in paediatric hospital practice for the treatment of severe bacterial infections. The use of this agent can result in cholelithiasis and/or biliary sludge, more commonly in children than in adults. This systematic review was aimed at analyzing available literature concerning ceftriaxone-associated biliary pseudolithiasis in paediatric patients, with a special emphasis on the clinical aspects. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fcp.12577DOI Listing

Rare Extracardiac Anomalies Presented with Right Heterotaxy Syndrome in a Newborn Baby: A Case Report.

Am J Case Rep 2020 Jun 3;21:e923341. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Cardiology, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

BACKGROUND Heterotaxy is a syndrome of abnormal arrangement of the internal thoracic-abdominal structures across the left-right axis of the body. It is a primary disorder with 2 main settings - bilateral left sidedness (polysplenia syndrome) or right sidedness (asplenia syndrome) - although some overlapping or uncertainties may occur. Patients with right heterotaxy typically present with asplenia, complex heart disease, and other thoracoabdominal organ situs abnormalities. Read More

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Reliability of acoustic radiation force impulse shear wave elastography in the evaluation of liver stiffness in morbidly obese patients.

J Clin Ultrasound 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Purpose: To evaluate technical and patient-related factors that can affect the reliability of acoustic radiation force impulse shear wave elastography (ARFI-SWE) in morbidly obese patients.

Methods: A prospective single-center study was performed on 41 patients (32 females, 78%) presenting for preoperative evaluation for bariatric surgery. ARFI-SWE was performed using a 6 to 1. Read More

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Assessment of the abdominal fat index by ultrasonography in patients with rosacea.

Australas J Dermatol 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Dermatology, Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajd.13337DOI Listing

Emergency abdominal surgery in COVID-19 patients: a note of caution from Wuhan.

Br J Surg 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Wuhan, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11722DOI Listing

Determination of Diagnostic Reference Level in Routine Examinations of Digital Radiography in Mazandaran Province.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Medical Physics Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, School of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.

Introduction: The main purpose of this study was to determine the diagnostic reference level (DRL) for routine digital radiography examinations in Mazandaran province.

Materials And Methods: Thirteen digital radiographic examinations at 18 high-patient-load radiography centres were investigated. The indirect dosimetry method was performed based on the IAEA report. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncaa074DOI Listing

Estimates of Patient doses and Kerma-Area Product Monitoring in Digital Radiography.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2020 Jun 3. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of Radiology, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India.

The application of the kerma-area product (PKA) meter is increased rapidly in dosimetry. This study presents measurements of PKA in adherence to the International Atomic Energy Agency protocol for 300 adult patients in digital radiographic procedures. Effective doses (ED) were calculated from PKA measurements and conversion coefficients (E-103/PKA) obtained from the International Commission on radiological protection 103. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncaa072DOI Listing