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The Impact of One Week of Pre-stenting on Porcine Ureteral Luminal Circumference.

J Endourol 2022 Jan 19. Epub 2022 Jan 19.

University of California Irvine, 8788, Urology, Orange, California, United States;

Objectives: Larger ureteral access sheaths (UAS) have the potential to improve ureteroscopic stone removal outcomes, but are often avoided by surgeons due to concerns of ureteral injury. Using our novel UAS force sensor and previously defined force thresholds for ureteral injury, we sought to evaluate the impact of one week of stenting on the maximum safe dilation of ureteral luminal circumference.

Methods: Twelve juvenile female Yorkshire pigs (24 ureters) were evaluated. Read More

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January 2022

Palliative Radiotherapy for Esophageal and Gastric Cancer: Population-Based Patterns of Utilization and Outcomes in Ontario, Canada.

J Palliat Care 2022 Jan 19:8258597211072946. Epub 2022 Jan 19.

Cancer Care and Epidemiology, Queen's Cancer Research Institute, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Objective: Patients with incurable esophageal and gastric cancer may develop local symptoms for which palliative radiotherapy (PRT) may be considered. We sought to evaluate patterns in utilization and outcomes of patients receiving PRT for incurable esophageal and gastric cancer in Ontario, Canada using health administrative data.

Methods: Linked health administrative databases were used to identify patients receiving PRT for incurable esophageal and gastric cancer. Read More

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January 2022

Multiple endobronchial airway stents in a case of relapsing polychondritis - A rare entity.

Respir Med Case Rep 2022 6;36:101583. Epub 2022 Jan 6.

National Hospital Organization, Nagoya Medical Centre, Nagoya, Japan.

Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare multisystem condition. Nearly 50% of patients are suffering from airway involvement in RP and it can be fatal. Besides immunotherapies, endobronchial stenting has been found to be useful in the treatment. Read More

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January 2022

A case report of COVID-19 evoked cholangitic liver abscess.

Egypt Liver J 2022 11;12(1). Epub 2022 Jan 11.

Department Of Internal Medicine, Faculty of medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Background: Lately, the humanity has been being threatened by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The virus-related destructive motives can damage not only the lungs but also the brain, blood vessels, kidneys, and the heart.

Case Presentation: A middle-aged female presented with jaundice post-COVID-19 pneumonia. Read More

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January 2022

Impact of eliminating urethral catheterization following ureterorenoscopic lithotripsy.

Int J Urol 2022 Jan 13. Epub 2022 Jan 13.

Department of Urology, Toho University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Objectives: To show that elimination of a urethral catheter in ureterorenoscopic lithotripsy cases is not disadvantageous.

Methods: We reviewed 164 non-catheterized patients (experimental group) and 656 catheterized patients (control group) with renal or ureteral stones treated at our institution. Inclusion criteria were initial operation, patient age 18 to 75 years, no dysuria, and no preoperative febrile urinary tract infection due to calculi. Read More

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January 2022

Long-term clinical and angiographic outcome from angioplasty and stenting for intracranial stenosis.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2022 Jan 10. Epub 2022 Jan 10.

Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: Severe intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis (ICAS) is a major cause of stroke. Although percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting (PTAS) treatment methods have increased over the last decade as alternative therapies, there is debate regarding the best method of treatment, with medical and surgical therapies often suggested.

Methods: We analyzed the long-term follow-up results from 5 years of intracranial stenting for intracranial stenosis from three stroke centers. Read More

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January 2022

Fracture of self-expandable metallic stent inserted for unresectable gastric cancer at the esophagogastric junction: successful retrieval of distal fragment by gastrotomy.

Clin J Gastroenterol 2022 Jan 7. Epub 2022 Jan 7.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Nanto Municipal Hospital, 938 Inami, Nanto, Toyama, 932-0211, Japan.

Endoscopic stenting is useful for amelioration of gastrointestinal stenosis. This procedure benefits severely compromised patients who cannot afford surgery. Although the self-expandable metallic stent (SEMS) is safe, it is also associated with several complications such as perforation, migration, and fracture. Read More

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January 2022

A unique case report of mitral valve endocarditis associated with coronary stent infection.

Eur Heart J Case Rep 2021 Dec 30;5(12):ytab482. Epub 2021 Nov 30.

Department of Cardiology, Fiona Stanley Hospital, 11 Robin Warren Drive, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia.

Background: Despite increasing use of percutaneous coronary intervention and stenting, septic complications such as coronary stent infections are rare. We report a unique case of mitral valve infective endocarditis and associated coronary stent infection which emerged 6 months after index stent insertion.

Case Summary: A 56-year-old previously healthy man underwent percutaneous coronary intervention and stenting of left circumflex (LCx) coronary artery in the setting of non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Read More

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December 2021

Self-Expanding Metal Stents Do Not Adversely Affect Long-term Outcomes in Acute Malignant Large-Bowel Obstruction: A Retrospective Analysis.

Dis Colon Rectum 2022 Feb;65(2):228-237

Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Background: Self-expanding metal stents as a bridge to surgery in acute malignant large-bowel obstruction has gained popularity. However, long-term oncologic outcomes have not been well established.

Objective: To investigate long-term oncologic outcomes of patients undergoing curative resection after the placement of a colonic stent compared with emergency surgery for acute malignant large-bowel obstruction. Read More

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February 2022

Endoscopic Internal Drainage with Double Pigtail Stents for Upper Gastrointestinal Anastomotic Leaks: Suitable for All Cases?

Clin Endosc 2022 Jan 6. Epub 2022 Jan 6.

Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Service, Department of General Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

Background/aims: Surgeons and endoscopists have started to use endoscopically inserted double pigtail stents (DPTs) in the management of upper gastrointestinal (UGI) leaks, including UGI anastomotic leaks. We investigated our own experiences in this patient population.

Methods: From March 2017 to June 2020, 12 patients had endoscopic internal drainage of a radiologically proven anastomotic leak after UGI surgery in two tertiary UGI centers. Read More

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January 2022

Clinical Significance of Surgical Resection Timing from Endoscopic Stenting for Left-Sided Large-Bowel Obstruction in Colorectal Cancer.

Dig Dis Sci 2022 Jan 4. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

Department of Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, 164, World cup-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon, 16499, Korea.

Background: The optimal interval between self-expanding metallic stent (SEMS) insertion and surgery remains controversial in malignant left-sided large-bowel obstruction (MLLO), especially with respect to oncologic aspects.

Aims: The aim of this study is to examine whether the time interval to surgery is related to oncologic outcomes.

Methods: Prospectively collected database of MLLO between January 2005 and December 2017 were reviewed. Read More

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January 2022

Stent insertion for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a meta-analysis of comparison between unilateral and bilateral stenting.

Prz Gastroenterol 2021 6;16(4):383-389. Epub 2021 Apr 6.

Department of Radiology, Xuzhou Central Hospital, Xuzhou, China.

Introduction: Metal stenting can be used as a primary treatment option for alleviating malignant hilar biliary obstruction (MHBO) symptoms. Although many studies have focused on the topic of unilateral or bilateral stenting for MHBO, there is a clear need for a study comparing these two stenting types in patients with a single type of cancer.

Aim: This meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the relative clinical efficacy of unilateral and bilateral metal stent insertion for hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA). Read More

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Tumor stent for chronic ureteral obstruction: Which are predictors of stent failure?

J Endourol 2021 Dec 31. Epub 2021 Dec 31.

UniversitätsSpital Zürich, 27243, Urologie, Zurich, Switzerland;

Purpose: To identify predictors of UROSOFT® tumor stent failure. According to the manufacturer, this reinforced ureteral stent has a maximal dwell time of 6 months. Nonetheless, stent failure may reduce this maximal dwell time. Read More

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December 2021

Colonic diverticular perforation by a migrated biliary stent: A case report with literature review.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Dec;100(52):e28392

Division of Gastroenterology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Rationale: Plastic endobiliary stents, after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, can get spontaneously dislocated from the common bile duct and migrate intothe distal bowel. Most migrated biliary stents are removed with the passing of stool. However, migrated biliary stents can cause bowel perforation, albeit rarely, and surgical intervention may be required. Read More

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December 2021

Isolated clival subdural haemorrhage from a dolicoectactic vertebrobasilar aneurysm: Case report and overview of endovascular treatment strategies.

J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg 2021 Dec 29;23(4):365-371. Epub 2021 Dec 29.

Interventional Neuroradiology, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Posterior fossa aneurysms presenting with isolated subdural haemorrhage (SDH) have scarcely been described with no cases attributed to a vertebrobasilar (VB) location. Non-saccular VB aneurysms are a distinct sub-group and in this report we also discuss the pathophysiology and treatment options for these difficult-to-manage lesions. We present a case of a 49 year-old man who presented with a 7-day history of severe headaches who was found to have an isolated acute clival SDH. Read More

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December 2021

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography-related adverse events in Korea: A nationwide assessment.

United European Gastroenterol J 2021 Dec 24. Epub 2021 Dec 24.

Department of Internal Medicine, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea.

Background: Although endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a pivotal procedure for the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of pancreatobiliary diseases, it has been known that the risk of procedure-related adverse events (AEs) is significant.

Objective: We conducted this nationwide cohort study since there have been few reports on the real-world data regarding ERCP-related AEs.

Methods: Patients who underwent ERCP were identified between 2012 and 2015 using Health Insurance Review and Assessment database generated by the Korea government. Read More

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December 2021

Insertion of I-125 seed-loaded stent for inoperable hilar cholangiocarcinoma.

Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne 2021 Dec 20;16(4):678-685. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China.

Introduction: Stent insertion is the most frequently used option to treat malignant biliary obstruction (MBO) patients. Hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA) is the most common disease that causes hilar MBO.

Aim: To assess the clinical efficacy and long-term outcomes of I-125 seed-loaded stent (ISS) insertion for HCCA patients. Read More

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December 2021

I-125 seed-loaded versus normal stent insertion for obstructive esophageal cancer: a meta-analysis.

Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne 2021 Dec 8;16(4):633-640. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Department of Interventional Vascular Surgery, Binzhou People's Hospital, Binzhou, China.

Introduction: Malignant esophageal obstruction is usually caused by esophageal and other chest cancers. More than 80% of cases of obstructive esophageal cancer (OEC) have lost the chance of curative resection. Stent insertion is a first-line palliative approach used to treat incurable OEC. Read More

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December 2021

A novel treatment for supraglottic stenosis secondary to immunoglobulin G4-related disease.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2021 Dec 23. Epub 2021 Dec 23.

Aintree University Hospital, UK.

Although immunoglobulin G4-related disease (IgG4-RD) has a predilection for the head and neck region, laryngeal pathology is rare. We report a case of supraglottic stenosis due to IgG4-RD together with a novel treatment strategy of employing a laryngeal stent. A 69-year-old man was referred with longstanding dyspnoea and worsening inspiratory stridor. Read More

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December 2021

Botulinum toxin and occlusal splints for the management of sleep bruxism in individuals with implant overdentures: A randomized controlled trial.

Saudi Dent J 2021 Dec 10;33(8):1004-1011. Epub 2021 Jul 10.

Department of R.Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, October University for Modern Sciences and Arts, Egypt.

Background: The available treatment options fail to provide definitive or curative management for bruxer patients rehabilitated with implant overdentures (OD). The data regarding Botulinum toxin (BTX) injection as a management strategy for bruxism remains unclear. This randomized, single-blinded, control-group, pretest-posttest prospective trial evaluated the occlusal guard and Botox injections (BTX) effectiveness in managing sleep bruxism (SB) in subjects whose one of the edentulous arches had been restored with the implant-supported OD. Read More

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December 2021

Use of long term aprepitant as a treatment for refractory nausea following oesophageal stent insertion - a case report.

Palliat Med 2021 Dec 21:2692163211065276. Epub 2021 Dec 21.

Palliative Care, Central Coast Local Health District, Gosford Hospital, Gosford, NSW, Australia.

Background: Aprepitant, a substance P neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist, is licenced for the prevention of acute and delayed nausea and vomiting associated with highly and moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy.

Case: A 33 year-old male with metastatic gastro-oesophageal cancer had multiple admissions for refractory nausea and vomiting following insertion of an oesophageal stent.

Action: Mechanical issues with the stent, stent removal and central causes were excluded. Read More

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December 2021

Bronchoesophageal Fistula in a Patient with Crohn's Disease Receiving Anti-TNF Therapy.

Clin Endosc 2021 Dec 21. Epub 2021 Dec 21.

Department of Gastroenterology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Tuberculosis is an adverse event in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy. However, tuberculosis presenting as a bronchoesophageal fistula (BEF) is rare. We report a case of tuberculosis and BEF in a patient with CD who received anti-TNF therapy. Read More

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December 2021

Retroperitoneal robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty: A 10 year experience in a single institution.

J Endourol 2021 Dec 21. Epub 2021 Dec 21.

Frimley Park Hospital NHS Trust, 2133, Urology, Frimley, Surrey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland;

Introduction Pelvi-ureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction was traditionally treated with open pyeloplasty. In recent decades the development of minimally invasive techniques; including laparoscopic and later robotic surgery, has transformed treatment. The transperitoneal approach has most commonly been undertaken with few institutions reporting outcomes of the retroperitoneal approach. Read More

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December 2021

Percutaneous insertion of bilateral double J in pelvic cancer patients: Indications, complications, technique of antegrade ureteral stenting.

Gynecol Oncol Rep 2021 Nov 24;38:100864. Epub 2021 Sep 24.

Interventional Radiologist, Radiology Department, Heart Institute (InCor), University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Background: Antegrade percutaneous insertion of a double J seems to be a good alternative when retrograde insertion fails. Malignant ureteral obstruction occurs due to occlusion of the ureter secondary to tumor invasion, extrinsic compression, which prevents intermittent urine flow, leading to acute renal failure, increased morbidity, mortality and interruption of cancer treatment.

Case: A 26-year-old woman with endometrial carcinoma with internal invasion of pelvic structures due to urosepsis and acute renal failure. Read More

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November 2021

Obstructed kidney secondary to a benign renal fibroepithelial polyp: A rare and interesting case.

Urol Case Rep 2022 Mar 29;41:101961. Epub 2021 Nov 29.

Department of Urology, Box Hill Hospital, 8 Arnold St, Box Hill, VIC, Australia.

Renal fibroepithelial polyp (FEP) is a very rare tumour and we describe a case causing acute ureteric obstruction. A 56 year old lady presented with presumed pyelonephritis and left hydronephrosis, without calculi. She was transferred to a tertiary hospital urology service where after an unsuccessful retrograde attempt at stent insertion, a nephrostomy was inserted. Read More

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Arterial Wall Imaging in Angiographically Occult Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage : New Insight into the Usual Suspect.

J Korean Neurosurg Soc 2021 Dec 20. Epub 2021 Dec 20.

Department of Neurosurgery, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Objective: The etiology of angiographically occult spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (AOsSAH) is unclear. Threedimensional (3D) high-resolution vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging (HVM) might be useful in detecting the hidden arterial wall angiopathy in patients with AOsSAH. We aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of HVM for detecting the arterial cause of AOsSAH. Read More

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December 2021

Association Between Ureteral Double J Stent Colonization and Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Severity: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Cureus 2021 Nov 8;13(11):e19354. Epub 2021 Nov 8.

Indus Hospital Research Center, The Indus Hospital, Karachi, PAK.

Introduction Double J stents (DJS) are commonly used in urological practice, but they do have a risk of complications, such as infection and hematuria. This study explored the association between ureteral double J stent colonization and lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS) severity. Methodology This cross-sectional study was conducted from January 2021 to June 2021 in patients admitted to a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, who required double J stent (DJS) insertion. Read More

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November 2021

Factors associated with in-stent stenosis after cerebral aneurysm embolization using a Pipeline embolization device.

Interv Neuroradiol 2021 Dec 13:15910199211066368. Epub 2021 Dec 13.

Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair, 7831University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA.

Background: Flow-diverting (FD) stents, with or without coiling, are a mainstay in endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms (IAs). One observed complication from flow diverter stent (FDS) insertion has been in-stent stenosis. Though previously studied in the short-term period, the long-term history of this complication has yet to be described. Read More

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December 2021

The safety and efficacy of the Neuroform EZ stent for the treatment of symptomatic atherosclerotic stenosis in the middle cerebral artery.

Clin Imaging 2022 Feb 4;82:210-215. Epub 2021 Dec 4.

Department of Neurology, Jining No. 1 People's Hospital, Jining, China. Electronic address:

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Neuroform EZ stent placement for patients with symptomatic atherosclerotic stenosis of the middle cerebral artery (MCA).

Method: We retrospectively reviewed the clinical data of 70 patients (36 males and 34 females; mean age: 62.5 ± 1. Read More

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February 2022

Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow (HeRO) graft creation in upper extremities abandoned due to stent obstruction via recanalization and HeRO outflow component insertion across stent interstices.

J Vasc Access 2021 Dec 10:11297298211048061. Epub 2021 Dec 10.

Division of Interventional Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility and outcomes of recanalization and subsequent HeRO graft outflow component insertion across stent interstices in patients with an otherwise abandoned upper extremity.

Methods: Over a 10-year period, 15 patients underwent central venous recanalization by interventional radiology across the interstices of one or more occluded stents for the purpose of subsequent HeRO graft creation. A tunneled central venous catheter was left across the stent and occlusions with tip in right atrium. Read More

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December 2021