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Abdominal pain and hematuria: duodenal perforation from ingested foreign body causing ureteral obstruction and hydronephrosis

Nina Kolbe, Kathleen Sisson and Renato Albaran.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1014 words.

Foreign body (FB) ingestion is a relatively common reason for visits to the emergency room. If the FB is symptomatic or damaging to the patient, either endoscopic or surgical intervention...

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Abdominal wall necrotising fasciitis secondary to fish bone ingestion

Samuel T.W. Lo, Siu Lan Leung and Chung Ngai Tang.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1044 words.

Abdominal wall necrotising fasciitis secondary to fish bone ingestion is extremely rare. We present a case of ingested fish bone complicated with self-sealing small bowel perforation and...

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Acute Chest Presentation following a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

Andrew Cai, Khurram Siddique, Michelle Hamer and Sanjoy Basu.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

August 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1204 words.

We describe a case of an acute paraoesophageal hernia in the early post-operative period following a laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. Patient developed intraoperative tension...

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Acute sleeve gastrectomy for a strangulated paraoesophageal hernia

PT Cheng, MM Ronald and GH Poole.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 732 words.

Gastric necrosis in association with strangulation of a paraoesophageal hernia is a rare but life-threatening condition. The present article reports a case of strangulated paraoesophageal...

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Adenocarcinoma in long-segment Barrett's esophagus 44 years after total gastrectomy

Yutaka Shimada, Tomoyuki Okumura, Shozo Hojo, Koshi Matsui, Takuya Nagata, Shinichi Hayashi, Kenichi Tazawa, Fuminori Yamagishi and Kazuhiro Tsukada.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1331 words.

Although Barrett's esophagus may occur without gastric acid, Barrett's adenocarcinoma after total gastrectomy is rare. Here, we present Barrett's adenocarcinoma in long-segment Barrett's...

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An alternative option in the management of blunt splenic injury

David Bodansky, Robert Jones and Olga N. Tucker.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1277 words.

Splenic injury is a preventable cause of mortality following blunt trauma. The majority of splenic injuries can be managed conservatively. Laparotomy is indicated in the haemodynamically...

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Aorto-conduit fistula developing four years after esophagectomy

S Strong, S Higgs, C Streets, D Titcomb, P Barham, J Blazeby and A Hollowood.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

February 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 966 words.

A 71 year old lady was treated for a squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus with neo-adjuvant chemotherapy followed by a two phase Ivor-Lewis oesophagectomy with two field...

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Appendiceal endometriosis presenting as a cecal mass

N Ehsani, J Rose and M Probstfeld.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

April 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 892 words.

Appendiceal intussusception is described, in the surgical literature, as a rare entity with a 0.01% incidence (1). Presenting symptoms can be vague, and preoperative diagnosis is difficult....

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Atraumatic splenic rupture secondary to metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

Uchechukwu Stanley Ogu, Garrett Keim, Andrew J. Cleary and Robert S. Bloch.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. 706 words.

Splenic metastasis of solid organ tumors is rare; even more so is splenic rupture from metastatic disease. We report a case of a 61-year-old male who presented with splenic rupture and...

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Bariatric surgery

M. Asif Chaudry, Sri G. Thrumurthy and Muntzer Mughal.

in Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Bariatric Surgery. 9044 words.

This chapter describes indications for bariatric surgery (i.e. in terms of body mass index or body mass index, etc.) followed by a detailed discussion on the metabolic syndrome and the role...

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