22,163 results match your criteria Diverticulosis Small Intestinal
Parasitol Res 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.
Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G2W1, Canada.
Differentiating the Eimeria species causing cecal coccidiosis in turkeys is challenging. To obtain benchmark biological data for Eimeria gallopavonis Hawkins 1952 and Eimeria meleagridis Tyzzer 1929 and to support the stability of the species concept for each, genetically typed, single oocyst-derived lines of E. gallopavonis Weybridge strain and E. Read More
Surg Obes Relat Dis 2018 Nov 6. Epub 2018 Nov 6.
University of Illinois - Chicago Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois.
Eur J Intern Med 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.
First Department of Internal Medicine, San Matteo Hospital Foundation, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.
Background: Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is burdened by high mortality rate that increases with aging. Elderly patients may be exposed to multiple risk factors for GIB. We aimed at defining the impact of GIB in elderly patients. Read More
Rev Gastroenterol Peru 2018 Jul-Sep;38(3):289-292
Armed Forces Hospital. Brasília-DF, Brazil.
This case study describes a 71-year-old man with signet-ring cell gastric adenocarcinoma and malignant sigmoidal polyp; and typical features of Saint's triad and Heyde syndrome. He had digestive bleeding, two types of hernia, diverticulosis, arterial hypertension, malignant polyp, and antecedent of smoking, lung tuberculosis, and surgical correction of aortic valve stenosis. There is a hypothetical inverse relationship between herniosis and development of malignancy; however, the patient herein described presented gastric and sigmoidal cancers. Read More
Arq Bras Cir Dig 2018 Dec 6;31(4):e1409. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Centro Hospitalar de São João, Gastroenterologia, Porto, Portugal.
Endoscopy 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Department of Gastroenterology, Hiroshima City Asa Citizens Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan.
Rom J Morphol Embryol 2018 ;59(3):833-837
Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Iaşi, Romania;
Aim: The aim of our study was to compare baseline characteristics and clinical data as well as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) results in patients with and without periampullary diverticulum (PAD).
Patients, Materials And Methods: A single center retrospective analysis was conducted from June 2016 to June 2017 and the patients that had undergone ERCP were divided into two groups, according to the presence (Group A, 43 patients) or absence (Group B, 55 patients) of PAD.
Results: Mean age of patients with PAD was significantly higher than the ones in the control group (69. Read More
Case Rep Cardiol 2018 11;2018:5839432. Epub 2018 Nov 11.
Medical Director, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, 101 W. 8th Avenue Spokane, Washington 99204, USA.
A pouch protruding from the free wall of the left ventricle may be either a congenital ventricular diverticulum (CVD) or aneurysm (CVA). Being aware of these rare congenital anomalies is critical in making the diagnosis. Differentiating the two is important for treatment decisions. Read More
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2018 Dec 10. Epub 2018 Dec 10.
Department of Radiology, Suzhou Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Suzhou.
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the computed tomography enterography (CTE) characteristics of bleeding Meckel diverticulum.
Methods: The CTE images of 35 patients with Meckel diverticulum and gastrointestinal bleeding were retrospectively evaluated.
Results: Meckel diverticulum was visualized in 33 of 35 patients and located in the right lower abdomen (20/33), midline lower abdomen (8/33), left lower abdomen (3/33), or paramedially near the umbilicus (2/33). Read More
Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Athens Medical Center, Distomou 5, Amaroussio 151 25.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Center for Congenital Heart Diseases, Groningen the Netherlands. Electronic address:
Acta Histochem 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Department of Animal Physiology and Reproduction, University of Rzeszow, Werynia 502, 36-100, Kolbuszowa, Poland.
It is suggested that due to the several stomach modifications, Otocinculus affinis (dwarf sucking catfish) possess the ability to breathe air during hypoxia, however, the exact mechanism remains unknown. The aim of this study was detailed analysis of the expression of EGFR in the stomach and diverticulum of the O. affinis at the mRNA and protein levels together with the immunohistochemical localization of EGFR in these organs. Read More
Cir Esp 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Servicio de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital General Universitario Santa Lucía, Cartagena, Murcia, España.
Folia Med Cracov 2018 ;58(3):83-87
Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital of Veria, Veria, Greece.
Meckel's diverticulum represents a remnant of the proximal end of the omphalomesenteric duct, which constitutes a connection between the middle intestine and the vitelline vesicle. It is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract and is found in approximately 0.3-2% of the general population. Read More
Case Rep Urol 2018 4;2018:6183618. Epub 2018 Nov 4.
West Virginia University, Department of OB/GYN, Morgantown, WV, USA.
A urethral diverticulum is a relatively uncommon finding. The estimated prevalence is approximately 1-5% in the general population. While the definitive treatment is surgical correction, there are limited studies guiding the best approach to repair. Read More
Hernia 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.
Department of Anatomy and Surgical Anatomy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
Purpose: A hernia containing Meckel's diverticulum is called a Littre's Hernia. It's a rare entity and its diagnosis is often incidental during routine hernia repair surgery. The objective of this study is the evaluation of the current evidence on Littre's hernias regarding their clinical presentation and optimal treatment approach. Read More
VideoGIE 2018 Dec 22;3(12):373-374. Epub 2018 Nov 22.
Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy.
Transl Androl Urol 2018 Dec;7(6):907-911
1Department of Urology, 2Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
Background: To evaluate the feasibility of use of rectal mucosal grafts for augmentation urethroplasty.
Methods: A series of five patients who underwent rectal mucosal graft urethroplasty for urethral stricture disease were identified. Descriptive statistics were used to describe these patients. Read More
World J Clin Cases 2018 Nov;6(14):791-799
Gastroenterology Service and Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital "Dr. José E. González", Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey 64700, Nuevo León, México.
Background: Meckel's diverticulum (MD) occurs predominantly in children and adolescents. It is rarely diagnosed in adults. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult due to low sensitivity of the radiological imaging studies. Read More
BJU Int 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.
Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
Objectives: To describe the step-by-step techniques for robotic ureteral reimplantation performed by using the Vinci SP surgical system (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA). Different case-scenarios were included with an educational purpose.
Materials And Methods: Three consecutive patients diagnosed with distal benign ureteral strictures were counseled for ureteral reimplantation and accepted to undergo surgery performed by using the da Vinci SP surgical system. Read More
ANZ J Surg 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
Department of Surgery, SSR Medical College, Belle Rive, Mauritius.
Colorectal Dis 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
Surgery department of Hospital da Luz Arrábida, Vila Nova de Gaia.
A giant colonic diverticulum (GCD) is a rare disease with less than 200 cases reported in the literature. By definition, a GCD is larger than 4cm in diameter with close sigmoid colon relationship in more than 90% of the cases. En bloc resection of the diverticulum with anterior sigmoid-rectal segment with primary anastomosis is the best treatment approach. Read More
Am J Case Rep 2018 Nov 29;19:1422-1424. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
3rd Department of Surgery, AHEPA University Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece.
BACKGROUND Amyand's and Littre's hernias are 2 rare types of inguinal hernias, which constitute less than 1% of all types of hernias. Amyand's hernia is characterized mainly by the presence of a vermiform appendix in an inguinal hernia sac, whereas Littre's hernia includes a protrusion of a Meckel's diverticulum into the hernial sac. CASE REPORT In this article, we report a case of co-existence of Amyand's and Littre's hernia in the same sac of a groin hernia. Read More
J Surg Case Rep 2018 Nov 22;2018(11):rjy312. Epub 2018 Nov 22.
Department of Surgery, Epworth Health, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia.
Prolapsing mucosal folds are uncommon benign colonic lesions that when inflamed may macroscopically resemble, and be confused with, an adenomatous or hyperplastic polyp. They are usually small and rarely cause symptoms. We report the case of a 55-year-old female admitted to hospital following six episodes of significant rectal bleeding. Read More
Eur Heart J 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shenzhen Sun Yat-sen Cardiovascular Hospital, No. 12 Langshan Road, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China.
Med Clin North Am 2019 Jan;103(1):101-110
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390-9151, USA.
Food plays an essential role in normal cellular processes; however, certain foods may also trigger or worsen certain disease states. This article focuses particularly on the role of food in common gastrointestinal and liver diseases, and discusses the current evidence that either supports or debunks common dietary recommendations. Nutrition topics discussed include the use of artificial sweetener for weight loss, avoidance of all dairy products in the setting of lactose intolerance, dietary recommendations for diverticular disease, and dietary management in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy. Read More
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Dec;16(12):2001-2002
Gastroenterology Service, Azienda Sanitaria Locale Barletta-Andria-Trani, Andria, Italy; Clinical Pharmacology and Digestive Pathophysiology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.
Am Surg 2018 Jan;84(1):e33-e35
Am Surg 2017 Nov;83(11):e455-e458
Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Jena, Jena, Germany.
Endoscopy 2018 Nov 19. Epub 2018 Nov 19.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Background: The aim of this study is to report a novel, multicenter experience with the diverticular peroral endoscopic myotomy (D-POEM) technique in the management of esophageal diverticula.
Methods: This is a multicenter, international, retrospective study involving three centers. D-POEM was performed using the principles of submucosal endoscopy. Read More
Dig Endosc 2018 Nov 18. Epub 2018 Nov 18.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, 1-6, Kanda-Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, 101-8309, Tokyo, Japan.
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is standard treatment for early esophageal cancer (EEC). Cancer located within the diverticulum, which has a thin or nonexistent muscular coating, is extremely rare. We describe successful ESD of esophageal diverticular cancer with a high risk of perforation. Read More
J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2018 Oct-Dec;23(4):206-211
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Context And Aim: The aim of this study is to highlight the rarity of this disorder and its associated anomalies and our objective was to review our experience in the management of colonic atresia (CA) with respect to staged surgery versus one-step procedure for a better outcome of the disease.
Settings And Design: A randomized, controlled, single-center study conducted over a period of 4 years from October 2013 to 2017.
Subjects And Methods: Nine cases were operated for CA of which three underwent primary anastomosis and six underwent initial colostomy followed by definitive surgery. Read More
J Rheumatol 2018 Nov 15. Epub 2018 Nov 15.
From the Rheumatology Unit, and the Gastroenterology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi, Verona, Italy. C. Caimmi, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; E. Bertoldo, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; A. Venturini, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; P. Caramaschi, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; L. Frulloni, MD, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; R. Ciccocioppo, MD, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; S. Brunelli, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; L. Idolazzi, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; D. Gatti, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; M. Rossini, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi; O. Viapiana, MD, Rheumatology Unit, University of Verona, Policlinico G.B. Rossi. Address correspondence to Dr. C. Caimmi, Unità di Reumatologia, Policlinico G.B. Rossi, Piazzale Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy. E-mail: Accepted for publication August 15, 2018.
Objective: To evaluate the relationship between fecal calprotectin (FC) and interstitial lung disease (ILD) in systemic sclerosis (SSc).
Methods: The study enrolled 129 outpatients with SSc. Data about disease characteristics, in particular lung involvement, were collected and FC was measured. Read More
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2018 Nov 15. Epub 2018 Nov 15.
From the Departments of Radiology (D.C.M., J.I.L.)
Background And Purpose: Bony internal auditory canal diverticula are relatively common, occurring in approximately 5% of temporal bone CTs. Internal auditory canal diverticula have historically been considered incidental; however, a recent publication reported that internal auditory canal diverticula are associated with sensorineural hearing loss. The objective of this study was to further characterize this potential association in a large cohort of patients. Read More
Rozhl Chir 2018 ;97(8):399-401
Intussusception due to an inverted Meckel's diverticulum in adults is rare. We present a case report of a 28-year-old man with Meckel's diverticulum as a cause of ileo-ileal intussusceptions and lower gastrointestinal bleeding. The patient was admitted to the hospital with incomplete small bowel obstruction, abdominal pain and massive rectal bleeding. Read More
Tunis Med 2018 Jun;96(6):391-392
Urethral diverticulum of the male is uncommon. We report a case of bulbar urethraldiverticulum with contained giant calculus presenting as left inguino-scrotal swellingsecondary to peri-urethral abscess in a 40 year-old male. In the light of this case Weemphasize the importance of investigation for the presence of urethral diverticulum in youngmale individuals presenting with voiding disturbances to preventrelated complications. Read More
World J Clin Oncol 2018 Oct;9(6):119-122
Division of Digestive Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Genève 1211, Switzerland.
Colorectal cancer constitutes an important burden on the healthcare system. Screening at-risk populations to reduce colorectal cancer-related morbidity and mortality has become part of good clinical practice. However, recommendations regarding subgroups of patients with diverticular disease are subject to controversy. Read More
Postgrad Med J 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Nov/Dec;34(6):599-600
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2018 Nov 11:218492318813786. Epub 2018 Nov 11.
1 Cardiothoracic Section, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
Tracheal diverticula are rare benign entities characterized by small air-filled invaginations in the paratracheal area. They may be single or multiple, and usually present with nonspecific symptoms. Ideally, computed tomography imaging studies are used to confirm the diagnosis, followed by surgical resection as the treatment of choice. Read More
Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Oct;97(43):e13004
The Department of Nuclear Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
Rationale: Meckel's diverticulum (MD) is common congenital abnormality of gastrointestinal tract, only about 6.4% of patients become symptomatic. A smaller minority develop potential fatal complications such as hemorrhage, perforation, abscess, and bowel obstruction. Read More
Neurourol Urodyn 2018 Nov 9. Epub 2018 Nov 9.
Department of Urology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at Westmoreland Street, Marylebone, London.
Aims: The complexity of urethral diverticulectomy depends on location, size, and degree of circumferential involvement. MRI features were examined to predict functional outcome after surgery for urethral diverticulum (UD).
Methods: A prospectively acquired database was of all patients who have had surgical excision of UD at a tertiary center since 2004 was reviewed. Read More
Ann Transplant 2018 Nov 9;23:782-788. Epub 2018 Nov 9.
Department of Nephrology, Transplantology, and Internal Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland.
BACKGROUND Screening colonoscopy is not obligatory in kidney pre-transplant work-up guidelines. According to recommendations, only transplant recipients over age 50 years should be screened. The aim of this study was to characterize endoscopic findings revealed as part of pre-transplant work-up. Read More
Turk Thorac J 2018 Jun 19:1-3. Epub 2018 Jun 19.
5th year Student, Alfaisal University, School of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The occurrence of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising in a Zenker's diverticulum is a very rare incident. Complete excision of the diverticulum is considered as the procedure of choice for SCC in the pharyngeal pouch. Histopathological assessment of the pouch is the only modality to rule out SCC. Read More
Pediatr Surg Int 2018 Nov 7. Epub 2018 Nov 7.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS, UK.
Choledochal malformations (CMs) represent a spectrum of relatively rare and complex congenital anomalies, characterized by abnormal dilatation of the biliary tract in the absence of any acute obstruction. Today, almost 20% of CMs can be detected in-utero using maternal ultrasonography. Formal scientometric analysis was used to identify where modern CM research is taking place and perhaps where our attention should be directed in the future. Read More
Urol Case Rep 2019 Jan 23;22:42-43. Epub 2018 Oct 23.
Department of Urology, KLES Kidney Foundation, KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi, 590010, India.
Cureus 2018 Aug 27;10(8):e3206. Epub 2018 Aug 27.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Affiliate of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA.
Diverticula and calcification of tissue are both common processes; however, when occurring synergistically, they present a rare phenomenon. Our case of a 62-year-old female with frank blood per rectum revealed calcified diverticula on a non-contrast computed tomography (CT) scan. This is a diagnosis of exclusion having ruled out differentials such as calcified fecaliths, ingestion of radiopaque liquids, pills or objects, calcified infectious cysts, and neoplastic masses. Read More
Med Sci (Paris) 2018 Oct 7;34 Focus issue F1:47-51. Epub 2018 Nov 7.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Fujian Province Maternity and Children's Hospital, affiliated hospital of Fujian Medical University, No.18 Anshan Road, Gulou District Fuzhou City, Fujian Province 350001, PR China.
Objective: The postmenstrual bleeding with cesarean-induced diverticulum is a bothersome symptom and can be confused with other abnormal-uterine bleeding disease. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic combined with hysteroscopic repair vs operative hysteroscopy in treatment of symptomatic cesarean-induced diverticulum.
Methods: Eighty-two women with cesarean-induced diverticulum who underwent either laparoscopic combined with hysteroscopic repair or operative hysteroscopy between January 2012 and September 2015 were retrospectively included in the study. Read More