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Exploratory study on gastrostomy in patients with neurological diseases: usefulness and impact.

Neurologia (Engl Ed) 2022 Jul-Aug;37(6):428-433. Epub 2021 May 26.

Servicio Social de Cuidados Paliativos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico.

Introduction: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a useful intervention for patients with impaired swallowing and a functional gastrointestinal system. Neurological diseases that cause neuromotor dysphagia, brain tumors, and cerebrovascular disease are the most frequent indications; complications are rare, and morbidity and mortality rates are low.

Objective: To describe the usefulness of PEG in patients with neurological diseases, and its impact on care, survival, and costs and benefits. Read More

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A comparison between modified unilateral extrapedicular and bilateral transpedicular percutaneous kyphoplasty in the treatment of lumbar osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture.

World Neurosurg 2022 Jun 29. Epub 2022 Jun 29.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, No. 119, South 4th Ring West Road, Fengtai District, Beijing, 100070, China. Electronic address:

Background: Few researchers have verified the clinical efficacy and safety of modified unilateral extrapedicular approach (mUEP) applied to the percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) in comparative studies with other puncture techniques. Compared with bilateral transpedicular approach (BTP), whether mUEP PKP was a preferred treatment for lumbar OVCF remained unclear.

Methods: Patients treated by PKP for single-level lumbar OVCF in our institution from September 2019 to December 2020 were retrospectively enrolled. Read More

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Clinical efficacy of large channel percutaneous lumbar endoscopic decompression in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis secondary to old compression fractures.

World Neurosurg 2022 Jun 29. Epub 2022 Jun 29.

Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Hospital of Chengdu Office of People's Government of Tibetan Autonomous Reigion, Chengu, Sichuan.

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Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube replacement after head and neck surgery: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jun 18;96:107323. Epub 2022 Jun 18.

UPMC Harrisburg, Department of General Surgery, 205 S Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17104, United States of America. Electronic address:

Introduction: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has been available since the 1980s. Routine replacement is conducted at bedside with relatively few complications. Two replacement methods have come into practice: the percutaneous method and the endoscopic method. Read More

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Percutaneous cryoablation: a novel treatment option in non-visceral metastases of the abdominal cavity after prior surgery.

Abdom Radiol (NY) 2022 Jul 2. Epub 2022 Jul 2.

Department of Radiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Purpose: To assess the primary safety and oncological outcome of percutaneous cryoablation in patients with non-visceral metastases of the abdominal cavity after prior surgery.

Methods: All patients with non-visceral metastases after prior abdominal surgery, treated with percutaneous cryoablation, and at least one year of follow-up were retrospectively identified. Technical success was achieved if the ice-ball had a minimum margin of 10 mm in three dimensions on the per-procedural CT images. Read More

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A Case of Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) Prostate Abscess, Osteomyelitis, and Myositis Associated with MSSA Bacteremia in a 60-Year-Old Patient Presenting with Back Pain.

Am J Case Rep 2022 Jul 2;23:e936704. Epub 2022 Jul 2.

Department of Internal Medicine, Lincoln Medical Center, New York City, NY, USA.

BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is a rare cause of prostatic abscess. Risk factors include genito-urinary instrumentalization and immunocompromised states. Because of the lack of guidelines on the diagnosis, management, and follow-up of SA prostate abscess, the diagnosis can sometimes be challenging. Read More

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The Evolution of Percutaneous Right Ventricular Support and Development of a Right Ventricular Mechanical Support Team Led by Cardiac Anesthesiologists.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2022 May 27. Epub 2022 May 27.

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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Clinical Outcomes following Percutaneous Urinary Diversion for Hemorrhagic Cystitis.

J Vasc Interv Radiol 2022 Jul;33(7):841-844

Division of Interventional Radiology, Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Electronic address:

Hemorrhagic cystitis (HC) can lead to severe morbidity in treatment-refractory cases. Percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) drainage was first described in 1993 as a safe, nonoperative procedure to achieve supravesical urinary diversion and treat severe HC. Despite its early success, subsequent studies in the adult population have been limited. Read More

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Association of Histologic Parameters with Outcome in C3 Glomerulopathy and Idiopathic Immunoglobulin-Associated Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2022 Jul 1. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Department for Immunology and Inflammation, Centre for Inflammatory Disease, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Background And Objectives: C3 glomerulopathy and idiopathic Ig-associated membranoproliferative GN are kidney diseases characterized by abnormal glomerular complement C3 deposition. These conditions are heterogeneous in outcome, but approximately 50% of patients develop kidney failure within 10 years.

Design, Setting, Participants, & Measurements: To improve identification of patients with poor prognosis, we performed a detailed analysis of percutaneous kidney biopsies in a large cohort of patients. Read More

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The ongoing saga of the evolution of percutaneous coronary interventions: From balloon angioplasty to recent innovations to future prospects.

Can J Cardiol 2022 Jun 28. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Interventional Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada.

The advances in percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) have been, above all, dependent on the work of pioneers in surgery, radiology and interventional cardiology. From Grüntzig's first balloon angioplasty, PCI has expanded through technology development, improved protocols, and dissemination of best-practice techniques. We can nowadays treat more complex lesions in higher-risk patients with favourable results. Read More

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Interventional oncology of liver tumors: How it all started and where are we now.

Br J Radiol 2022 Jul 1:20220434. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Executive Advisor to President,Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan.

Liver was the very first organ for which interventional procedures were applied for the local treatment of primary and secondary malignancies. In this paper the history of Interventional Oncology of liver, from the very beginning to the current situation, is summarized, including both percutaneous and intravascular procedures, and together with the evolution of the techniques for image guidance. The main ongoing developments, such as new techniques, combined interventional treatments and association of local interventions with new drugs are briefly described, too. Read More

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Percutaneous transhepatic obliteration for rupture of varices in the small intestine: a case report.

Clin J Gastroenterol 2022 Jul 1. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Kansai Medical University, 2-5-1 Shin-machi, Hirakata, Osaka, 573-1010, Japan.

Rupture of ectopic varices is a rare but serious complication of portal hypertension. A 65-year-old woman with liver cirrhosis caused by primary biliary cholangitis visited the emergency department with several episodes of melena. Computed tomography revealed varices in the small intestine. Read More

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Association between opportunistic vertebral bone density measurements and new vertebral fractures after percutaneous vertebral cementoplasty: a case-control study.

Eur Radiol 2022 Jul 1. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Guilloz Imaging Department, Central Hospital, University Hospital of Nancy (CHRU-Nancy), 29 avenue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, 54035, Nancy Cedex, France.

Objectives: To study the relationship between opportunistic CT bone density measurements and the occurrence of new vertebral fractures after percutaneous vertebral cementoplasty (PVC) of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCF).

Methods: A prospective analysis of retrospective data of 275 patients with OVCF treated by PVC between 2014 and 2019 with a clinico-radiological follow-up one year after treatment was conducted. Opportunistic bone density measurements were obtained at the trabecular bone of the L1 or an adjacent vertebra in Hounsfield units performed on the preoperative CT study. Read More

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Worldwide practice patterns of percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

World J Urol 2022 Jul 1. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

EAU Young Academic Urologists (YAU) Urolithiasis and Endourology Working Group, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Purpose: To evaluate the current practice of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), conducting a worldwide survey among urologists with a special interest in endo-urology.

Methods: A 22-question survey was specifically developed by the European Association of Urology (EAU) young academic urologists (YAU) and uro-technology (ESUT) groups and globally distributed via SurveyMonkey to almost 2000 members of Endourology Society. The questionnaire included questions dedicated to the demographics and general practice of the participating urologists. Read More

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Prospective, single-centre evaluation of the safety and efficacy of percutaneous coronary interventions following a decision tree proposing a no-stent strategy in stable patients with coronary artery disease (SCRAP study).

Clin Res Cardiol 2022 Jul 1. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Clinical Trials Unit, Centre Hospitalier La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France.

Aim: We evaluated a decision algorithm for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) based on a no-stent strategy, corresponding to a combination of scoring balloon angioplasty (SCBA) and drug-coated balloon (DCB), as a first line approach. Stents were used only in unstable patients, or in case of mandatory bailout stenting (BO-stent).

Methods: From April 2019 to March 2020, 984 consecutive patients, including 1922 lesions, underwent PCI. Read More

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Percutaneously placed lumbar interspinous stabilization devices - a review of current clinical research.

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2022 Jun;26(12):4244-4251

Department of Orthopedics, Dalian Municipal Central Hospital Affiliated of Dalian Medical University, Dalian City, Liaoning Province, China.

Objective: There are generally two categories of interspinous stabilization devices widely used in clinics: (1) Static spacing systems, such as X-STOP, Wallis. (2) Dynamic stabilization systems, such as Coflex, DIAM, stenofix. However, with the advancement of minimally invasive techniques, interspinous stabilization devices paced through percutaneous minimally invasive approach have been invented and applied in daily clinic. Read More

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[Endoscopic intraluminal treatment of pancreatic fluid collections after pancreas transplantation].

Khirurgiia (Mosk) 2022 (7):19-23

Sklifosovsky Research Institute for Emergency Care, Moscow, Russia.

Objective: To improve the outcomes after pancreas transplantation complicated by pancreatitis using percutaneous drainage and endoscopic stenting of the main pancreatic duct.

Material And Methods: There were 64 transplantations of the pancreatoduodenal complex between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2021 at the Sklifosovsky Research Institute for Emergency Care. In 11 (17. Read More

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Clinical outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention in high-risk patients turned down for surgical revascularization.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2022 Jul 1. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Cardiothoracic Department, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Aims: There are limited data on outcomes of PCI in surgical turndown patientsespecially in those presenting with ACS.

Methods And Results: A retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data of patients who were turned down for CABG and had PCI between 2013 and 2020. All consecutive patients (449), ACS (n = 245) and no-ACS (n = 204) were included. Read More

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Infectious aortitis from pyogenic spondylitis and psoas abscess: Case report.

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 2022 Jul;28(7):1016-1019

Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul-Republic of Korea.

Infectious aortitis has various causes, presents mainly with an aneurysm, and is fatal without surgical intervention. This case report describes an 89-year-old woman who developed fever and back pain which initially diagnosed infectious aortitis confirmed through contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT). Pyogenic spondylitis and psoas abscess, which were not visible through CT at admis-sion, were identified as the cause of infectious aortitis confirmed through positron emission tomography (PET). Read More

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Factors Determining Occurrence of Arrhythmias in Patients Post-closure of Atrial Septal Defects.

J Saudi Heart Assoc 2021 2;33(3):221-227. Epub 2021 Aug 2.

Cardiovascular Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.

Objectives: This study aimed to determine the risk factors for the occurrence of arrhythmias after either transcatheter or surgical closure of atrial septal defect.

Methods: This prospective study included 150 patients admitted for transcatheter or surgical closure of atrial septal defect. Transthoracic echocardiography together with a twelve-leads ECG were done during 1 and 3 months follow up. Read More

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Percutaneous extraction of a malpositioned subclavian arterial pacing lead using the retained wire technique and a vascular closure device: a case report.

Eur Heart J Case Rep 2022 Jun 10;6(6):ytac234. Epub 2022 Jun 10.

Department of Cardiology, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Australia.

Background: Inadvertent lead malposition (ILM) in the left ventricle (LV) via the subclavian artery is a rare complication during the insertion of cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED). If not identified, there is a risk of systemic thromboembolism. Transarterial pacing lead extraction often requires surgical removal and carries high risks of bleeding and thromboembolism, but percutaneous extraction has also been previously described. Read More

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Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia: Epidemiology, Risk factors, Pathophysiology, Differential diagnosis, and Treatment Options.

Health Psychol Res 2022 28;10(3):36042. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Louisiana State University Shreveport.

Purpose Of Review: This is a comprehensive review of the most recent literature on glossopharyngeal neuralgia (GPN), a relatively rare form of neuropathic facial pain. It covers the epidemiology, risk factors, pathophysiology, and differential diagnosis given that glossopharyngeal neuralgia can often be confused with other facial pain syndromes. Finally, we extensively review recent findings regarding medical or conservative measures, minimally invasive, and surgical options for potentially treating and managing glossopharyngeal neuralgia. Read More

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Urinothorax: A Rare Cause of Pleural Effusion.

Cureus 2022 May 27;14(5):e25392. Epub 2022 May 27.

Internal Medicine, Bassett Healthcare Network, Cooperstown, USA.

Urinothorax is a rare cause of pleural effusion, which is seen in patients with obstructive uropathy, blunt trauma, or ureteric injury during abdominal surgical procedures. Clinical symptoms may include dyspnea, chest pain, cough, fever, abdominal pain, and decreased urine output. Diagnosis is made by thoracentesis, which would reveal fluid with a urine-like odor, and pleural fluid analysis, which would show if fluid is transudative in nature with a pH lower than 7. Read More

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Effect of Body Mass Index on Outcomes of Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Front Surg 2022 14;9:922451. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Outpatient Operating Room, Wenzhou Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Wenzhou, China.

Objective: The current study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in obese and overweight individuals based on body mass index (BMI).

Methods: We electronically explored the databases of PubMed, CENTRAL, ScienceDirect, Embase, and Google Scholar databases for all types of comparative studies investigating the role of BMI on PCNL outcomes. Only studies defining obesity as >30 kg/m were included. Read More

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Different Antiplatelet Strategies for Radial Artery Protection After Transradial Coronary Angiography-A Prospective Observational Cohort Study.

Front Cardiovasc Med 2022 14;9:913008. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Department of Cardiovascular, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

Introduction: Radial artery occlusion (RAO) after transradial access is a common thrombotic complication. A meta-analysis has proven that RAO incidence in transradial coronary angiography (TRCA) settings was significantly higher than that in percutaneous coronary intervention settings. This prospective observational cohort aimed to evaluate radial artery protection after TRCA with different antiplatelet strategies. Read More

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Editorial: MINOCA: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Clinical Management and Evolution Towards Precision Medicine.

Front Cardiovasc Med 2022 14;9:928515. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Clinic for Heart and Vascular Diseases, University Hospital of Split, Split, Croatia.

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Efficacy of Shexiang Tongxin Dropping Pills in a Swine Model of Coronary Slow Flow.

Front Physiol 2022 14;13:913399. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Department of Cardiology, Wuhan Fourth Hospital, Puai Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Preliminary clinical studies have confirmed that Shexiang Tongxin dropping pills (STDPs) could improve angina pectoris and attenuate vascular endothelial dysfunction in patients with slow coronary flow, but the underlying mechanism is not fully unclear. We aimed to investigate the impact of STDP in a swine model of coronary slow flow (SF) and related mechanisms. SF was induced by coronary injection of microspheres, and pigs were randomly divided into the SF group and SF plus STDP group. Read More

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Clinical predictors for nondiabetic kidney diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a retrospective study from 2017 to 2021.

BMC Endocr Disord 2022 Jun 30;22(1):168. Epub 2022 Jun 30.

Department of Nephrology, The Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, Guiyi Street, Yunyan District, Guiyang, 550004, China.

Background: Nondiabetic kidney disease (NDKD), which is prevalent among patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), is considerably different from diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in terms of the pathological features, treatment strategy and prognosis. Although renal biopsy is the current gold-standard diagnostic method, it cannot be routinely performed due to a range of risks. The aim of this study was to explore the predictors for differentiating NDKD from DKD to meet the urgent medical needs of patients who cannot afford kidney biopsy. Read More

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Comparison of mini endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery and multitract minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy specifically for kidney staghorn stones: a single-centre experience.

BMC Urol 2022 Jun 30;22(1):93. Epub 2022 Jun 30.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, No. 901, Zhonghua Rd. Yongkang Dist., Tainan City, 71004, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Background: Staghorn stones require surgical treatment to prevent serious complications. Multitract percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) causes great renal parenchymal injury and blood loss. One-stage endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery (ECIRS) entails the combined use of antegrade nephroscope and retrograde flexible ureteroscope to clear the staghorn stone, which may overcome the limitations of multitract PNL. Read More

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Percutaneous osteosynthesis for the treatment of traumatic odontoid fractures in elderly patients.

Diagn Interv Imaging 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Department of Interventional Radiology, Saint-Etienne University Hospital, 42055 Saint-Etienne, France; CREATIS Université Lyon 1, CREATIS-LRMN, CNRS/UMR/5220-INSERM U630, 69100 Villeurbanne, France. Electronic address:

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