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Small bowel intussusception in marijuana users.

J Surg Case Rep 2020 Sep 30;2020(9):rjaa335. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

General Surgery Department, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Intussusception occurs when one portion of bowel 'telescopes' into another due to a lead point created by a range of benign or pathologic process. Intussusception mostly occurs in children. Although adult intussusception (AI) is rare, accounting for <5% of intestinal obstructions, it is more concerning in adults as malignancy accounts for nearly 65% of lead points in AI. Read More

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September 2020

Single-Instrument Thoracic and Abdominal Surgery in Children: Minimizing Minimally Invasive Surgery.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2020 Oct 20;30(10):1127-1130. Epub 2020 Jul 20.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal.

The use of single-port surgery is widely accepted in pediatric surgery, but the majority of reports are on its use for appendectomy or inguinal hernia repair using multiple instruments. The aim of this report is to demonstrate that both thoracic and abdominal single-instrument procedures are feasible and safe in children. The following cases were managed in our department for the past 12 months. Read More

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October 2020

[Ileocolonic intussusception in an adolescent patient with cystic fibrosis].

Arch Argent Pediatr 2020 06;118(3):e338-e341

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Facultad de Medicina y Hospital Universitario "Dr. José Eleuterio González".

Intestinal intussusception occurs when a proximal segment of the intestine telescopes into the lumen of an adjacent distal segment, causing intestinal obstruction. It is a common cause of acute abdomen in the first two years of life, but rare in older children. A 16-year-old male with a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis presented with symptoms compatible with distal intestinal occlusion syndrome. Read More

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Missed case of intussusception, a rare cause of abdominal pain in adults: A case report emphasizing the imaging findings and review of the literature.

Radiol Case Rep 2019 Aug 24;14(8):906-910. Epub 2019 May 24.

Launceston General Hospital, 274 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia.

Intussusception, a process whereby a segment of the intestine telescopes into the adjoining intestinal lumen, is a rare source of pain in adults that present with nonspecific abdominal pain. Imaging is the mainstay for diagnosis, which requires prompt and accurate interpretation to prevent complications. The following report details the misdiagnosis of intussusception in a 54-year-old male, whom presented to the emergency department with a 4-day history of nonrelenting abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. Read More

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Evaluation of single port access gastropexy and ovariectomy using articulating instruments and angled telescopes in dogs.

Vet Surg 2013 Oct 23;42(7):807-13. Epub 2013 Aug 23.

Department of Clinical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Objective: To describe in dogs, a technique for single port access gastropexy and ovariectomy (SPAGO) using a commercially available multitrocar port and to evaluate short-term outcome.

Design: Retrospective case series.

Animals: Dogs (n = 18). Read More

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October 2013

Jejuno-jejunal intussusception secondary to small-bowel lipomatosis: a case report.

S Afr J Surg 2012 Mar 29;50(2):43-4. Epub 2012 Mar 29.

Department of Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry.

Intussusception is usually a disease of children aged between 6 months and 4 years, in which a part of a bowel telescopes into another part of the bowel. We report a case in a 60-year-old man who required resection and anastomosis. Although intussusception is unusual in adults, awareness of the differences in symptoms and causes should be borne in mind when adults present with intestinal obstruction. Read More

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Intussuception at atypical ages in children and adults--11 years experiences.

Pol Przegl Chir 2011 Jun;83(6):304-9

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

Unlabelled: Intussusception is a curious anatomic condition characterized by the invagination of one segment of the gastrointestinal tract into the lumen of an adjacent segment. Once initiated, additional intestinal telescopes into the distal segment, causing the invaginated intestine to propagate distally within the bowel lumen. The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical manifestation, etiology, and outcome of intussuception at atypical ages. Read More

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Triple intussusception involving heterotopic pancreatic tissue: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2009 Nov 18;3:134. Epub 2009 Nov 18.

Lenval Fundation for Children, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Avenue de la Californie, 06200 Nice, France.

Introduction: Intussusception involving heterotopic pancreatic tissue is a rare condition where a portion of the bowel telescopes into an adjacent segment with intraluminal pancreatic tissue as the lead point. Cases of heterotopic pancreas are most often described in the upper intestinal tract, particularly the stomach.

Case Presentation: We present the case of a five-month-old boy of Caucasian ethnicity suffering acute abdominal pain and vomiting with an abdominal mass in the upper right quadrant. Read More

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November 2009

Intussusception of the appendix mimicking appendicitis during pregnancy: a case report.

J Reprod Med 2009 May;54(5):327-9

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, CBS 634F, Charleston, SC 29425, USA.

Background: Intussusception occurs when a segment of bowel and its associated mesentery telescopes into the lumen of the adjacent distal bowel. Appendiceal intussusception is a rare form of ileocoloc intussusception, is rarely diagnosed preoperatively, can mimic appendicitis and has not been previously reported during pregnancy.

Case: A 31-year-old gravid woman at 27 1/7 weeks' gestation presented with symptoms suggestive of acute appendicitis and was found at laparoscopy to have complete appendiceal intussusception. Read More

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Minimally invasive surgery in infants less than 5 kg: experience of 649 cases.

Surg Endosc 2008 Oct 23;22(10):2214-9. Epub 2008 Jul 23.

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Denver, CO, USA.

Introduction: With the development of advanced skills and the introduction of miniature laparoscopic tools, endoscopic procedures in infants and small children have become possible. This report documents our experience in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in infants under 5 kg.

Methods: A retrospective database review was performed from September 1993 to September 2007. Read More

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October 2008

Adult intussusception.

Am Fam Physician 1993 Feb;47(2):447-52

Intussusception occurs when one segment of bowel telescopes into an adjacent segment, resulting in obstruction and possible ischemic injury. The disorder is rare in adults. Most cases of adult intussusception have a demonstrable lead point. Read More

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February 1993
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