27,070 results match your criteria Bowel Trauma

Clinical Impact of Rectal Hyposensitivity: A Cross-Sectional Study of 2,876 Patients With Refractory Functional Constipation.

Am J Gastroenterol 2021 Apr;116(4):758-768

1National Bowel Research Centre and GI Physiology Unit, Blizard Institute, Centre for Neuroscience, Surgery & Trauma, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK; 2Department of Gastroenterology, Alfred Health and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 3Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.

Introduction: Normal bowel function requires intact sensory pathways. Diminished rectal sensation (rectal hyposensitivity [RH]) is associated with constipation, although its clinical importance remains unclear.

Methods: Consecutive patients (aged 18-80) attending a tertiary center (2004-2016) for investigation of refractory functional constipation (Rome IV core criteria defined, applied post hoc) were included. Read More

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Surgical management of endometriosis-associated pain.

Minerva Obstet Gynecol 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Latifa Hospital, Dubai, Unated Arab Emirates.

Endometriosis and pelvic pain are associated. However, only half of the subtle and typical, and not all cystic and deep lesions are painful. The mechanism of the pain is explained by cyclical trauma and repair, an inflammatory reaction, activation of nociceptors up to 2. Read More

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[Features and choice of surgical strategy in patients with gastrointestinal fistulas].

Khirurgiia (Mosk) 2021 (5):58-62

Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia.

Objective: To evaluate the features and choice of surgical strategy in patients with gastrointestinal fistula based on classification of their types.

Material And Methods: There were 398 patients with gastrointestinal fistula. Fistula type 1 was found in 126 (31. Read More

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Cyanoacrylate glue for closure of proximal enterocutaneous fistula: a case report.

J Surg Case Rep 2021 May 5;2021(5):rjab165. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Surgery, Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital, Faculty of Medicine in Jeddah, Jeddah University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Enterocutaneous fistula (ECF) is a distressing complication. Commonly, it follows abdominal operations that require extensive adhesiolysis. Its management is challenging, burdening health systems. Read More

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Effects of Systemic Lidocaine on Postoperative Recovery Quality and Immune Function in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Radical Gastrectomy.

Drug Des Devel Ther 2021 3;15:1861-1872. Epub 2021 May 3.

Jiangsu Province Key Laboratory of Anesthesiology, Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China.

Objective: This study aimed to explore the effects of lidocaine on postoperative quality of recovery (QoR) and immune function in patients undergoing laparoscopic radical gastrectomy.

Methods: In total, 135 patients were enrolled and were equally randomized to receive low-dose lidocaine (Group LL: 1.5 mg/kg bolus followed by an infusion at 1. Read More

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WSES-AAST guidelines: management of inflammatory bowel disease in the emergency setting.

World J Emerg Surg 2021 May 11;16(1):23. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Surgical Sciences, Policlinico Sant'Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy.

Background: Despite the current therapeutic options for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, surgery is still frequently required in the emergency setting, although the number of cases performed seems to have decreased in recent years. The World Society of Emergency Surgery decided to debate in a consensus conference of experts, the main pertinent issues around the management of inflammatory bowel disease in the emergent situation, with the need to provide focused guidelines for acute care and emergency surgeons.

Method: A group of experienced surgeons and gastroenterologists were nominated to develop the topics assigned and answer the questions addressed by the Steering Committee of the project. Read More

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Abdominal compartment syndrome among surgical patients.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2021 Apr;13(4):330-339

Department of Medicine, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX 78405, United States.

Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) develops when organ failure arises secondary to an increase in intraabdominal pressure. The abdominal pressure is determined by multiple factors such as blood pressure, abdominal compliance, and other factors that exert a constant pressure within the abdominal cavity. Several conditions in the critically ill may increase abdominal pressure compromising organ perfusion that may lead to renal and respiratory dysfunction. Read More

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Risk factors for readmission for early small bowel obstruction following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: an MBSAQIP analysis.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2021 Mar 8. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Section of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California; Center for Obesity and Metabolic Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California; Center for Advanced Surgical & Interventional Technology, University of California, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

Background: Small bowel obstruction (SBO) following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is associated with significant morbidity.

Objectives: To evaluate the rate of and risk factors for readmission for SBO within 30 days of LRYGB.

Setting: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)-accredited centers. Read More

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A case report and literature review of heterotopic mesenteric ossification.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 27;82:105905. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Department of General Surgery, Al-Hada Armed Forces Hospital, Taif, Saudi Arabia.

Introduction And Importance: Heterotopic mesenteric ossification is a benign bony tissue growth in the mesentery that mostly follows repetitive or severe abdominal injuries leading to reactive bone formation in the mesentery. There are only 73 cases (51 publications) identified in the literature up to the beginning of 2020.

Case Presentation: 45-year-old Saudi male underwent multiple laparotomies to manage complicated appendicitis which ended with a diverting ileostomy and a colostomy as a mucus fistula. Read More

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How to learn the International Standards to document remaining Autonomic Function after Spinal Cord Injury (ISAFSCI) content: Self-study through booklet is not enough.

J Spinal Cord Med 2021 May 7:1-8. Epub 2021 May 7.

Clinic for Spinal Cord Injuries, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

To investigate the baseline knowledge of autonomic functions and specifically the International Standards to document remaining Autonomic Function after Spinal Cord Injury (ISAFSCI) among medical students and to present the effective methods in learning of the ISAFSCI Interventional training session A tertiary hospital. 37 medical students Before training, a self-rating questionnaire including 24 concepts extracted from the ISAFSCI was administrated to the students. Then students were divided into two groups. Read More

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[Intestinal and appendicular ureteral substitution].

Urologiia 2021 May(2):14-20

Department of Urology of FGBOU VO North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Aim: To present the technical features and results of intestinal and appendicular ureteral replacement.

Material And Methods: From 1998 to 2020, a total of 196 patients aged 18 to 77 years (mean age 49.5 +/- 1. Read More

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Massive traumatic abdominal wall hernia with significant tissue loss: challenges in management.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 5;14(5). Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Toronto, Unity Health Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A 41-year-old woman presented to our trauma centre following a high-speed motor vehicle collision with a seatbelt pattern of injury resulting in extensive rupture of her abdominal wall musculature and associated hollow viscus injuries. The abdominal wall had vertical separation between transected rectus, bilateral transverse abdominis and oblique muscles allowing evisceration of small and large bowel into the flanks without skin rupture. Intraoperatively, extensive liquefaction and tissue loss of the abdominal wall was found with significant retraction of the remaining musculature. Read More

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Safety and Suitability of the SmartPill® after Abdominal Surgery: Results of the Prospective, Two-Armed, Open-Label PIDuSA Trial.

Eur Surg Res 2021 May 5:1-9. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.

Introduction: Postoperative ileus (POI) is a common complication after abdominal surgery. Until today, an evidence-based treatment of prolonged POI is still lacking, which can be attributed to the poor quality of clinical trials. Various different surrogate markers used to define POI severity are considered to be the cause of low-quality trials making it impossible to derive treatment recommendation. Read More

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Bullet retrieval from the cauda equina after penetrating spinal injury: A case report and review of the literature.

Surg Neurol Int 2021 14;12:163. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Department of Neurosurgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, United States.

Background: When gunshot injuries occur to the spine, bullet fragments may be retained within the spinal canal. Indications for bullet removal include incomplete spinal cord injury, progressive loss of neurologic function including injury to the cauda equina, and dural leaks with impending risk of meningitis.

Case Description: Here, we present a 34-year-old male with a missile penetrating spinal injury to the cauda equina. Read More

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Utility of enteric contrast material in abdominal penetrating trauma: A narrative review.

Diagn Interv Imaging 2021 Apr 28. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Radiology, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8L 2X2.

Penetrating trauma is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. With the possibility of conservative management for hemodynamically stable trauma patient, computed tomography (CT) has become an important tool in diagnosis and management of penetrating trauma. There have been multiple studies examining the utility and lack of perceived benefit of using enteric contrast material in the initial CT evaluation. Read More

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Xanthine oxidase activity in thiopurine curative Chinese inflammatory bowel disease patients.

Pharmacol Res Perspect 2021 May;9(3):e00764

Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, PR China.

Xanthine oxidase (XO) competes with thiopurine S-methyltransferase (TPMT) and hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyltransferase (HPRT) to metabolize azathioprine (AZA)/6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) in vivo. A retrospective investigation was performed to detect the activity of XO in thiopurine curative Chinese inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. We also evaluated whether a relationship between XO activity and incidence of thiopurine-induced adverse effects (AEs) existed. Read More

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Pediatric volvulus induced thyroid storm: A case report.

Am J Emerg Med 2021 Apr 24. Epub 2021 Apr 24.

Department of Emergency Medicine, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, 3551 Roger Brooke Dr, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, United States.

Thyroid storm is an unusually rare but life-threatening pediatric occurrence, carrying significant mortality. Skewed towards the adolescent population, thyroid decompensation occurs due to inciting factors ranging from infection, trauma, surgery, burns, medications, direct thyroid trauma, and rarely volvulus. Emergent care focuses on both reversing the inciting event as well as quelling the metabolic hyperactivity associated with thyroid storm. Read More

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Emergency surgery for splenic flexure cancer: results of the SFC Study Group database.

World J Emerg Surg 2021 Apr 29;16(1):20. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Unit of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Digestive Surgery, General Regional Hospital F. Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy.

Background: The effectiveness of surgical treatment for splenic flexure carcinomas (SFCs) in emergency settings remains unexplored. This study aims to compare the perioperative and long-term outcomes of different alternatives for emergency SFC resection.

Method: This multicenter retrospective study was based on the SFC Study Group database. Read More

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Effect of Obesity on the Expression of Nutrient Receptors and Satiety Hormones in the Human Colon.

Nutrients 2021 Apr 13;13(4). Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Centre for Neuroscience, Surgery and Trauma, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 2AT, UK.

Background: Receptors located on enteroendocrine cells (EECs) of the colon can detect nutrients in the lumen. These receptors regulate appetite through a variety of mechanisms, including hormonal and neuronal signals. We assessed the effect of obesity on the expression of these G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) and hormones at both mRNA and protein level. Read More

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USP22 Suppresses Expression in Acute Colitis and Inflammation-Associated Colorectal Cancer.

Cancers (Basel) 2021 Apr 10;13(8). Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Gene Regulatory Mechanisms and Molecular Epigenetics Laboratory, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.

As a member of the 11-gene "death-from-cancer" gene expression signature, ubiquitin-specific protease 22 (USP22) has been considered an oncogene in various human malignancies, including colorectal cancer (CRC). We recently identified an unexpected tumor-suppressive function of USP22 in CRC and detected intestinal inflammation after deletion in mice. We aimed to investigate the function of USP22 in intestinal inflammation as well as inflammation-associated CRC. Read More

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum After Hand Surgery: A Case Report.

Wounds 2021 Feb;33(2):E14-E16

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria.

Introduction: Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare, neutrophilic dermatosis that can be triggered after minor trauma or surgery and mimics a fulminating infection. It is commonly associated with a systemic disease, such as inflammatory bowel disease, metabolic syndrome, rheumatologic or hematological disorders, and malignancies. The typical clinical appearance is hemorrhagic nodules, which rapidly progress into extremely painful, irregular, red to violaceous ulceration with undermined border and purulent necrotic bases. Read More

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February 2021

Superior mesenteric artery syndrome caused by acute weight loss in a 16-year-old polytrauma patient: A rare case report and review of the literature.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2021 May 10;65:102284. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Radiology, Kabul University of Medical Sciences, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Introduction: Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is a rare entity, caused by compression of the duodenum between the superior mesenteric artery and the aorta.

Case Presentation: A 16-year-old male in the inpatient service of our hospital complained of vomiting for two weeks. The patient had a long hospital stay in our center for the management of trauma-related complications, which resulted in significant weight loss despite the parenteral nutrition as he was unable for taking the enteral nutrition due to severe facial traumatic injury. Read More

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Complicated abdominal wall hernia mimicking an abdominal wall abscess: A case report.

Radiol Case Rep 2021 Jun 11;16(6):1451-1453. Epub 2021 Apr 11.

Department of Radiology, Oncology National Institute, Rabat, Morocco.

Abdominal wall hernias are a common imaging finding. Their most common complications include bowel obstruction, incarceration, strangulation and trauma. We report an exceptional case of spigelian hernia in 55 years old women complicated by perforation and massive subcutaneous emphysema which was correctly diagnosed by CT scan. Read More

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Indications and Outcome of Patients who had Re-Laparotomy: Two Years' Experience from a Teaching Hospital in a Developing Nation.

Ethiop J Health Sci 2020 Sep;30(5):739-744

Department of Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Background: Complications from abdominal surgery may necessitate a second or more surgeries, re-laparotomy. It is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Data on relaparotomy from the developing nations is limited. Read More

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September 2020

Surgical Admissions and Treatment Outcomes at a Tertiary Hospital Intensive Care Unit in Ethiopia: A Two-Year Review.

Ethiop J Health Sci 2020 Sep;30(5):725-732

Department of Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College.

Background: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a special unit where critically ill patients who require advanced respiratory or hemodynamic support are admitted. Little has been published about surgical intensive care unit patients in Ethiopia. The aim of this study was to assess the pattern of admission and treatment outcomes of adult surgical patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at St. Read More

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September 2020

Body Packer Syndrome.

J Emerg Trauma Shock 2021 Jan-Mar;14(1):51-52. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Max Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi, India.

"Body packers" are persons who voluntarily or through coercion, swallow or insert drug-filled packets into body cavity, generally in an attempt to smuggle them across secure borders. The drugs most often involved in body packing are heroin and cocaine. Body packers can present in the emergency department as a result of ruptured drug packets, bowel obstruction, or for medicolegal purposes. Read More

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Segmental Bowel Hypoenhancement on CT Predicts Ischemic Mesenteric Laceration After Blunt Trauma.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2021 Apr 28:1-7. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201.

The objectives of this study were to examine the performance of CT in the diagnosis of ischemic mesenteric laceration after blunt trauma and to assess the predictive value of various CT signs for this injury. In this retrospective study, consecutive patients with bowel and mesenteric injury diagnosed by CT or surgery from January 2011 through December 2016 were analyzed. Two radiologists evaluated CT images for nine signs of bowel injury. Read More

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Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Children: Implementation and Key Diagnostic Applications.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2021 Apr 28. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) utilization is expanding rapidly, particularly in children, in whom the modality offers important advantages of dynamic evaluation of the vasculature, portability, lack of ionizing radiation, and lack of need for sedation. Accumulating data establish an excellent safety profile of ultrasound contrast agents in children. Although only FDA-approved for IV use in children for characterizing focal liver lesions and for use during echocardiography, growing off-label applications are expanding the diagnostic potential of ultrasound. Read More

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Traumatic damage to the liver capsule: an unusual cause of small bowel obstruction.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 26;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 26.

General Surgery, Worthing Hospital, Worthing, West Sussex, UK.

A 61-year-old man presented to the emergency department with severe abdominal pain. Three months prior to presentation, he had sustained blunt trauma to his right side while cycling, but had not sought medical attention. On admission, a CT scan showed small bowel obstruction (SBO) and he underwent an emergency open laparotomy. Read More

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Surgical Complications Requiring Intervention in Open versus Minimally Invasive Radical Prostatectomy.

Urol Int 2021 Apr 26:1-5. Epub 2021 Apr 26.

Division of Urologic Surgery and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Introduction: Injuries to surrounding structures during radical prostatectomy (RP) are rare but serious complications. However, it remains unknown if injuries to intestines, rectum, or vascular structures occur at different rates depending on the surgical approach.

Methods: We compared the frequency of these outcomes in open RP (ORP) and minimally invasive RP (MIS-RP) using the national American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database (2012-2017). Read More

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