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Torsion of Wandering Spleen Attached to the Omentum: A Rare Case Report from Iran.

Int J Gen Med 2020 24;13:333-336. Epub 2020 Jun 24.

Imam Khomeini Educational & Remedial Center, Jiroft University of Medical Sciences, Jiroft, Iran.

Background: Wandering spleen is a rare condition with less than 0.2% prevalence, and it is the cause of 0.25% of total splenectomies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJGM.S248259DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7322114PMC

Huge omental lymphangioma with haemorrhage in children: case report.

Pan Afr Med J 2020 24;35:20. Epub 2020 Jan 24.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, CHU Hassan II, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco.

Omental cystic lymphangioma is a rare benign intraabdominal anomaly with uncertain etiology, predominantly occurring in children. Most cases of abdominal lymphangioma are asymptomatic. However, patients may occasionally present with acute abdomen because of an intestinal obstruction or peritonitis caused by infected cysts, hemorrhaging, and/or torsion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2020.35.20.8585DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7170737PMC
January 2020

A Progressive Huge Accessory Spleen in the Greater Omentum.

Case Rep Gastroenterol 2019 Sep-Dec;13(3):539-543. Epub 2019 Dec 19.

Department of Coloproctological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan.

Huge accessory spleen (AS) is a rare condition difficult to diagnose. We recently treated a Japanese woman with a progressive huge AS. She had a history of aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis 1 month prior. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000504433DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6959113PMC
December 2019

Fatty-falciform ligament appendage torsion (F-FLAT): Diagnosis and management in a pediatric patient.

Radiol Case Rep 2020 Mar 16;15(3):181-185. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Rd. Honolulu, HI 96859 USA.

Fatty-falciform ligament appendage torsion (F-FLAT) is a rare condition manifested by torsion of the extraperiotoneal fat within the falciform ligament. It is similar to intraperitoneal focal fatty infarctions, including omental infarction and epiploic appendagitis. We report herein the first case of F-FLAT in a pediatric patient that failed conservative management. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radcr.2019.11.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6923463PMC

A simple, novel laparoscopic feeding jejunostomy technique to prevent bowel obstruction after esophagectomy: the "curtain method".

Surg Endosc 2019 Dec 9. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Department of Surgery, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, 377-2 Ohnohigashi, Osaka-sayama, Osaka, 589-8511, Japan.

Background: Feeding jejunostomy (FJ) is a common treatment to support patients with esophageal cancer after esophagectomy. However, severe FJ-related complications, such as bowel obstruction, occasionally occur. We investigated the ability of our simple, novel FJ technique, the "curtain method," to prevent bowel obstruction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-019-07289-6DOI Listing
December 2019

The role of preoperative imaging and tumor markers in predicting malignant ovarian masses in children.

Pediatr Surg Int 2020 Mar 7;36(3):333-339. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Department of General Surgery, Shanghai Children's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200040, China.

Purpose: To investigate the clinicopathololgic characteristics and the predicting value of preoperative imaging and tumor markers in children with ovarian masses.

Methods: Patients admitted in Shanghai children's hospital with ovary neoplasms between 2010.01 and 2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00383-019-04591-1DOI Listing

Incarcerated recurrent inguinal hernia as a cause of secondary torsion of the greater omentum: a rare case report and literature review.

J Int Med Res 2019 Nov 3;47(11):5867-5872. Epub 2019 Oct 3.

Department of General Surgery, Chongqing Emergency Medical Center (Central Hospital of Chongqing University), Chongqing, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0300060519878372DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6862910PMC
November 2019
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Idiopathic segmental infarction of the omentum mimicking acute appendicitis: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2019 6;60:66-68. Epub 2019 Apr 6.

Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Sahloul Hospital, University of Medicine of Sousse, University of Sousse, Tunisia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Omentum is a well vascularized organ. Omentum infarction is uncommon. Most of the cases are secondary due to torsion, intra-abdominal infections and vascular thrombosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2019.03.050DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6580434PMC
April 2019
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Laparoscopic repair of an irreducible femoral hernia containing an epiploic appendage of the sigmoid colon.

Asian J Endosc Surg 2020 Apr 21;13(2):231-233. Epub 2019 May 21.

Department of Surgery, Aizu Medical Center, Fukushima Medical University, Aizuwakamatsu, Japan.

Here we present the first report of laparoscopic repair of an irreducible femoral hernia containing an epiploic appendage of the sigmoid colon. A 73-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of a left groin mass below the inguinal ligament with no abdominal symptoms. Abdominal CT demonstrated a 21 × 18-mm oval-shaped, fat-dense structure in the left groin area. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ases.12711DOI Listing
April 2020
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Laparoscopic omentectomy in primary torsion of the greater omentum: report of a case.

Surg Case Rep 2019 May 9;5(1):76. Epub 2019 May 9.

Department of Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Shunjukai Shiroyama Hospital, 2-8-1 Habikino Habikino-city, Osaka, 583-0872, Japan.

Background: Torsion of the greater omentum is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain in adults and children. It is very difficult to make a correct diagnosis of torsion clinically because it mimics other acute pathologies; however, the preoperative diagnosis can be easily confirmed with the use of computed tomography (CT). Herein, we report a case of laparoscopic omentectomy for primary torsion of the omentum, which was not improved by conservative treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40792-019-0618-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6509293PMC
May 2019
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Sigmoid volvulus: identifying patients requiring emergency surgery with the dark torsion knot sign.

Eur Radiol 2019 Oct 26;29(10):5723-5730. Epub 2019 Apr 26.

Department of Radiology, Ajou University School of Medicine, 206 Worldcup-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon, 443-749, South Korea.

Objectives: To determine which clinical or CT imaging factors can help accurately identify complicated sigmoid volvulus (SV), defined as irreversible bowel ischaemia or necrosis requiring emergent surgery in patients with SV.

Methods: We performed a retrospective study of 51 patients admitted consecutively to the emergency department for SV. All patients attempted endoscopic detorsion as the first treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-019-06194-9DOI Listing
October 2019
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Radiographic and CT features of colonic entrapment due to an omental rent in a dog.

Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2019 Feb 27. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

A 2-year-old female spayed Great Dane presented for inappetence and lethargy. Abdominal radiographs revealed a severely gas-distended segment of colon. Computed tomography was performed and characterized a 180° anticlockwise colonic torsion with entrapment in a mesenteric/omental rent without vascular compromise. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vru.12725DOI Listing
February 2019
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Gastrointestinal stromal tumor leading to acute abdomen and hypovolemic shock in a trauma patient.

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 2019 Jan;25(1):83-85

Department of General Surgery, İstanbul Medicine Hospital, İstanbul-Turkey.

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are among the rare tumors of gastrointestinal (GI) tract. GISTs occur respectively in the stomach, small intestines, colon and rectum, omentum and mesentery, esophagus, retroperitoneal space, and abdominal cavity. However, they may occur anywhere along the GI tract. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5505/tjtes.2018.35005DOI Listing
January 2019
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Primary omental torsion.

Authors:
Vipul D Yagnik

ANZ J Surg 2019 11 29;89(11):1515-1516. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of General Surgery, Ronak Endo-Laparoscopy and General Surgical Hospital, Patan, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14952DOI Listing
November 2019
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Primary greater omental torsion as a cause of acute abdomen-a rare case report.

J Surg Case Rep 2018 Aug 7;2018(8):rjy207. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Democritus University of Thrace, Dragana, Alexandroupolis, Greece.

Greater omental torsion is a rare entity that can cause acute abdominal pain, may mimick other abdominal pathologies, and is difficult to be diagnosed preoperatively. We present a case of a male patient with greater omental torsion mimicking the symptoms of acute appendicitis. A 31-year-old male patient presented with right scrotal pain, initially treated by the urologists, however, 24 h later, he presented right lower quadrant pain, with characteristics of acute appendicitis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjy207DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6080049PMC
August 2018
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Is laparoscopic approach for wandering spleen in children an option?

J Minim Access Surg 2018 May 4. Epub 2018 May 4.

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.

Aim: Wandering spleen present generally as an acute abdomen after twisting of the splenic vascular pedicle. This study aimed to review the literature with regard to the management and outcomes of the laparoscopy in children with wandering spleen.

Methods: The literature was reviewed for articles on PubMed with regard to the following search terms 'laparoscopy', 'wandering', 'spleen' and 'children'. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jmas.JMAS_14_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6438076PMC
May 2018
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Omental fat necrosis without torsion mimicking ovarian cyst torsion.

Authors:
Sang Wook Yi

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2018 06 16;225:261-262. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Gynecological Laparoendoscopy, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gangneung Asan Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Gangwon, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2018.04.018DOI Listing
June 2018
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Torsion of the Omentum: A Rare Cause of Acute Abdomen in a 14-Year-Old Boy.

Case Rep Surg 2018 31;2018:7257460. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Surgery, Midland Regional Hospital, Longford Road, Robinstown (Levinge), Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland.

Acute abdominal pain is a common surgical presentation, and most often, the first line of consideration is to rule out acute appendicitis; this is more so when the patient is an adolescent or within younger age group. In most cases, other differentials are considered before omental torsion. Omental torsion is a cause of acute abdominal pain and sometimes mimics acute appendicitis in its presentation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/7257460DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5831312PMC
January 2018
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A resected case of medullary carcinoma of the ascending colon followed by infarction of the greater omentum mimicking anastomotic leakage.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 21;41:456-460. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

Department of Surgery, Kinki Central Hospital, 3-1 Kurumaduka, Itami, Hyogo 664-8533, Japan.

Introduction: Medullary carcinoma is a rare type of colorectal adenocarcinoma, and omental infarction is a rare cause of acute abdomen.

Presentation Of Case: A 72-year-old woman underwent single-incision laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for ascending colon cancer. Pathological examination showed a medullary carcinoma (MC) of T4aN0M0 Stage IIB. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.11.027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5712804PMC
November 2017
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Secondary omental torsion as a cause of acute abdomen in a patient with long-standing right-sided inguinal hernia.

Indian J Med Res 2017 08;146(2):288

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_422_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5761042PMC
August 2017
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Primary Omental Torsion in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2018 Feb;34(2):e32-e34

Primary omental torsion is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain with a clinical presentation resembling acute appendicitis. Here, we report the case of a 7-year-old child presenting with right lower quadrant pain. Primary omental torsion was discovered upon laparoscopy, and the torsed omentum was excised without postoperative complications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000001230DOI Listing
February 2018
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Torsion of a Giant Antimesenteric Lipoma of the Ileum: A Rare Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain.

Am J Case Rep 2017 May 27;18:589-592. Epub 2017 May 27.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

BACKGROUND Torsion of an intra-abdominal lipoma is rarely the cause of acute abdominal pain. Most of the previously reported cases of intra-abdominal lipoma torsion originated in the mesentery or omentum. However, an antimesenteric lipoma of the ileum with torsion has not been reported before. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5455808PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/ajcr.903574DOI Listing
May 2017
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[RARE CASE OF HUGE OMENTAL DERMOID].

Harefuah 2016 Oct;155(10):615-617

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya.

Introduction: Ovarian dermoid cyst is a benign germ cell tumor usually occurring during fertile age. In contrast, giant omental dermoid is extremely rare and is thought to originate from ovarian torsion, detachment and omental implantation. We present a case of a 73 year old patient with 26 cm giant omental dermoid weighing more than 6 kg. Read More

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October 2016
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Omental torsion: an infrequent cause of abdominal pain.

Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2017 May;109(5):372

Cirugía General y de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz.

Omental torsion is an infrecuent cause of acute abdomen. It is related to obesity, abdominal surgery and abdominal trauma. Urgent exploratory laparotomy allows diagnosis and prevents complications as intrabdominal abcess. Read More

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May 2017
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Omenal torsion and infarction: An unusual complication after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.

Cir Esp 2017 Oct 28;95(8):483-484. Epub 2017 Jan 28.

Departamento de Cirugía General y del Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ciresp.2016.12.002DOI Listing
October 2017
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Torsion of a bifid omentum as a rare cause of acute abdomen: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2016 Oct 19;10(1):289. Epub 2016 Oct 19.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, GZA Hospitals, Campus Sint Vincentius, Sint Vincentiusstraat 20, 2018, Antwerp, Belgium.

Background: Omental torsion is a rare and very unusual cause of acute abdominal pain. If often mimics other acute pathologies and it is very difficult to diagnose preoperatively, which can lead to deterioration of the patient. It is seldom reported in the literature. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-016-1070-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5070124PMC
October 2016
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Acute abdomen caused by greater omentum torsion: A case report and review of the literature.

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 2016 Jul;22(4):391-4

Department of Emergency Surgery Unit, Università Di Pisa, Pisa-Italy.

Torsion of the greater omentum is a rare cause of acute abdomen. Based on etiopathogenesis, it can be classified as primary or secondary. However, regardless of the cause, segmentary or diffuse omental necrosis will follow. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5505/tjtes.2015.74944DOI Listing
July 2016
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Autoamputation of an ovarian mature cystic teratoma: a case report and a review of the literature.

World J Surg Oncol 2016 Aug 17;14(1):217. Epub 2016 Aug 17.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 222 Banpo-daero Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06591, Republic of Korea.

Background: Torsion is known to be the most frequent complication of ovarian teratomas. Torsion of the adnexa usually manifests with severe abdominal pain and is treated as an acute surgical emergency. However, it may be asymptomatic. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-016-0981-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4989355PMC
August 2016
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Primary Torsion of Lesser Omentum Presented with Acute Abdomen and Successfully Managed with Laparoscopic Surgery.

Chin Med J (Engl) 2016 Jul;129(13):1625-6

Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Konkuk University Chungju Hospital, Chungju-si, Chungbuk 380-704, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0366-6999.184469DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4931273PMC
July 2016
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[Primary omental torsion in preschool girls case report].

Rozhl Chir Spring 2016;95(5):200-2

Introduction: Primary omental torsion is a rare finding in cases of suspected acute abdomen. It is more common in children. Secondary omental torsion is typical for adults. Read More

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January 2017
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[Skręt sieci większej jako przyczyna dolegliwości bólowych miednicy mniejszej u pacjentki po cięciu cesarskim - trudności diagnostyczne].

Wiad Lek 2016 ;69(1 Pt 2):85-6

I Klinika Ginekologii Onkologicznej i Ginekologii, Uniwersytet Medyczny Lublin.

Spontaneous torsion of the greater omentum is a rare cause of the acute abdomen or pain complaints of the pelvis minor. It can imitate an severe inflammatory conditions rolling in the peritoneal cavity like e.g. Read More

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June 2016
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Omental Torsion after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Mimicking Appendicitis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Case Rep Surg 2016 25;2016:7985795. Epub 2016 Feb 25.

Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital Baden, Dättwil, 5404 Baden, Switzerland.

Introduction. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) is a common procedure in obesity surgery. The aim of an antecolic approach is to reduce the rate of internal herniation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7985795DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4785252PMC
March 2016
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The internal mammary artery perforator flap and its subtypes in the reconstruction of median sternotomy wounds.

Authors:
Ruben Y Kannan

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Jul 24;152(1):264-8. Epub 2016 Feb 24.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

Objective: To determine the feasibility of using the internal mammary artery perforator (IMAP) flap for superficial and deep sternal wound breakdowns.

Methods: This was a retrospective case review of 9 patients with sternal wound dehiscence over an 18-month period between 2013 and 2015. Seven of the 9 patients received a single IMAP flap to cover full-length sternal wounds, including 4 with a fasciocutaneous flap and 3 with a musculocutaneous flap. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.01.053DOI Listing
July 2016
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Primary omental gangrene mimicking appendicular perforation peritonitis-A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2016 2;21:67-9. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Department of Surgery, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Introduction: Primary omental torsion is a rare cause of acute abdomen in adults and presents with variable signs and symptoms. Establishing a preoperative diagnosis may be difficult in the emergency setting. It is rarely diagnosed preoperatively as it mimics common surgical emergencies such as acute appendicitis, appendicular perforation, acute cholecystitis and perforated peptic ulcers and can lead to the clinical deterioration of patient if missed

Presentation Of Case: A 47 years old male was taken to the operating room with a diagnosis of appendicular perforation peritonitis and during surgery was found to have a primary omental gangrene with pyoperitoneum, for which omentectomy and peritoneal lavage was performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.02.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4802291PMC
April 2016
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Torsion of an accessory spleen: a rare case preoperatively diagnosed and cured by single-port surgery.

Surg Case Rep 2015 Dec 7;1(1):100. Epub 2015 Oct 7.

Department of General and Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-cho, Takatsuki, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan.

We report a very rare case of acute abdomen caused by torsion of an accessory spleen that was preoperatively diagnosed and cured by single-port surgery. A 31-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with severe left abdominal pain. Physical examination revealed a left upper quadrant abdominal tenderness with voluntary guarding. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40792-015-0101-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4596154PMC
December 2015
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Torsion of a parasitic myoma that developed after abdominal myomectomy.

Obstet Gynecol Sci 2016 Jan 15;59(1):75-8. Epub 2016 Jan 15.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.; Institute of Health Science, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.

Iatrogenic parasitic myomas are rare. The condition is defined by the presence of multiple smooth-muscle tumorous nodules in the peritoneal cavity. This may be attributable to seeding of myoma particles during uterine surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5468/ogs.2016.59.1.75DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4742482PMC
January 2016
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Torsion of omental fibrous pseudotumour mimicking acute appendicitis.

J Surg Case Rep 2016 Jan 24;2016(1). Epub 2016 Jan 24.

St. Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia University of Notre Dame Australia, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia.

Unusual pathologies are occasionally found at laparoscopy when appendicitis is suspected. We present a case of strangulated inflammatory fibrous pseudotumour of the omentum presenting in a similar fashion to appendicitis. The infarcted omentum was excised, facilitating prompt resolution of symptoms. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjv170DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4724786PMC
January 2016
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[Omental torsion. Case Report].

Cir Cir 2017 Jan - Feb;85(1):49-53. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Escuela de Medicina, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México; Escuela de Ingeniería, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. Electronic address:

Background: Omental torsion is an infrequent cause of acute abdomen and its symptoms are non-specific, often presenting with pain at the right iliac fossa as the only symptom. Its aetiology remains unknown, but different risk factors have been associated with the disease, including obesity, congenital malformations, and tumours. These risk factors have been classified as predisposing or triggering, primary or secondary, and external or internal. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.circir.2015.08.008DOI Listing
November 2017
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Bilateral Ovarian Teratoma: One Parasitic Twisted In-situ and Another Parasitic at the Hepato Renal Space.

J Nepal Health Res Counc 2015 May-Aug;13(30):166-8

Department of Pathology, Civil Service Hospital, Minbhawan, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Parasitic ovarian dermoid cysts are very rare. We report a rare case of bilateral ovarian dermoid cysts with parasitic teratoma at the hepato renal space measuring 11x11x6 cm while the other was twisted measuring 10x6x5 cm.Right ovary and tube were absent. Read More

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October 2016
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Omental torsion, a rare cause of acute abdomen.

BMJ Case Rep 2016 Jan 5;2016. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

Department of General Surgery, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, London, UK.

Omental torsion is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain. We report a case of omental torsion in a 7-year-old girl, who presented with right iliac fossa pain. The patient underwent an open appendicectomy, during which a normal appendix was identified and a diagnosis of omental torsion was made. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2015-213118DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4716363PMC
January 2016
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Torsion of Fatty Appendage of Falciform Ligament: Acute Abdomen in a Child.

Case Rep Radiol 2015 18;2015:293491. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Department of General Surgery, Northeast Health Wangaratta, Wangaratta, VIC 3677, Australia.

Torsion of the fatty appendage of the falciform ligament is an extremely rare condition that leads to severe abdominal pain and raised inflammatory markers. It can be recognised on ultrasound or CT scan. The pathophysiology is the same as that involved in the more common torsion and/or infarction of the greater omentum or epiploic appendages. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/293491DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4667055PMC
December 2015
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Gastric remnant twist in the immediate post-operative period following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2015 Nov;7(11):345-8

Gokulakkrishna Subhas, Anupam Gupta, Mubashir Sabir, Vijay K Mittal, Department of Surgery, Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Southfield, MI 48075, United States.

Twist of stomach remnant post sleeve gastrectomy is a rare entity and difficult to diagnose pre-operatively. We are reporting a case of gastric volvulus post laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, which was managed conservatively. A 38-year-old lady with a body mass index of 54 underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4663389PMC
November 2015
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Reimplantation of an autoamputated ovary in the omentum: A case report.

Turk J Obstet Gynecol 2015 Dec 15;12(4):248-250. Epub 2015 Dec 15.

Etlik Zübeyde Hanım Women's Health Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Gynecologic Oncology, Ankara, Turkey.

Autoamputation is one of the complications of ovarian torsion. In many cases, ovarian torsion develops as a result of mature cystic teratoma. Herein, we present a woman aged 27 years whose right ovary was autoamputated and reimplanted in the omentum. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5563534PMC
December 2015
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[Differential diagnosis of abdominal cysts in children].

Orv Hetil 2015 Sep;156(37):1509-13

Gyermekklinika, Gyermeksebészeti Osztály, Pécsi Tudományegyetem, Klinikai Központ Pécs, József A. u. 7., 7623.

19 children were diagnosed with abdominal cysts of different origin in the Surgical Unit of the Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Pécs, Hungary between 2010 and 2013. The authors discuss the details of representative cases of a parovarial cyst, an intestinal duplication, and an omental cyst with emphasis on the clinical symptoms, diagnostic tools, and surgical interventions. The authors conclude that abdominal cysts often cause mild symptoms only, and they are discovered accidentally by ultrasound imaging performed for other reasons. Read More

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September 2015
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Infarction of the greater omentum. Case report.

Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2015 Nov;107(11):706-7

Hospital Campo Grande. Valladolid.

The case of a 65 year old woman presented symptoms of acute abdomen secondary to full torsion of the greater omentum is presented, diagnosed preoperatively by CT, thus avoiding emergency surgery due to good evolution with conservative attitude. This disease is a rare cause of abdominal pain, but we include it in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen. Currently imaging techniques allow preoperative diagnosis to avoid emergency surgery, and maintain an expectant attitude to act on patient evolution. Read More

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November 2015
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Anemia as One of Presenting Symptoms in an Adult with Cyst and Torsion of the Omentum - A Case Report.

Chirurgia (Bucur) 2015 Sep-Oct;110(5):474-7

Background: Torsion is an uncommon disorder of the omentum and cysts are one of the rarest causes of omental torsion. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a case of an omental cyst presenting with both omental torsion and anemia.

Case Presentation: We herein present a case report of a 41 year old indian female patient who presented with anemia (hemoglobin concentration 6. Read More

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March 2016
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Laparoscopic Management of Primary Segmental Omental Infarction Mimicking Acute Appendicitis.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2015 Oct;25 Suppl 2:S89-90

Department of General Surgery, Combined Military Hospital, Multan.

Primary Segmental Infarction (PSI) of the greater omentum is rare. It usually presents as acute appendicitis and the diagnosis is made per operatively. We report a case of 22 years male who presented with history and clinical features suggestive of acute appendicitis. Read More

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October 2015
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The Integration of Adult Acute Care Surgeons into Pediatric Surgical Care Models Supplements the Workforce without Compromising Quality of Care.

Am Surg 2015 Sep;81(9):854-8

Department of Surgery, West Virginia University/Charleston Division, Charleston, West Virginia, USA.

Acute care of children remains a challenge due to a shortage of pediatric surgeons, particularly in rural areas. In our institutional norm, all cases in patients age six and older are managed by dedicated general surgeons. The provision of care to these children by these surgeons alleviates the impact of such shortages. Read More

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September 2015
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Omental torsion mimicking perforated appendicitis in a pediatric patient: emergency bedside sonography.

Am J Emerg Med 2016 Mar 29;34(3):684.e3-4. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Maimonides Medical Center, New York, NY 11219.

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March 2016
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