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Abbé flap

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

[R. Abbé (1851–1928), American surgeon; J. A. Estlander (1831–81), Finnish surgeon] A full thickness flap of tissue taken from the middle portion of usually the lower lip and transferred to...

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Abbott, Anderson Ruffin

Dalyce Newby.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery. 1138 words.

Abbott, Anderson Ruffin (07 April 1837–29 December 1913), surgeon, was born in Toronto, Upper Canada (now Ontario), the son of Wilson Ruffin Abbott, a businessman and properties investor,...

Abdomen and trunk

Henk Giele and Oliver Cassell.

in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

May 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1117 words.

Abdominal wall reconstruction 384

Spinal closure 387

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Abdominal abscess: late complication after gastroepiploic coronary artery bypass grafting

Clinton T. Lloyd, Raimondo Ascione, Shiv Gupta and Gianni D. Angelini.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1123 words.

The gastroepiploic artery is widely used an arterial conduit during coronary artery revascularisation surgery. We report an unusual complication of a 56-year-old man who developed a late...

Abdominal actinomycosis presenting as appendicitis: two case reports and review

Ken Liu, David Joseph, Ken Lai, James Kench and Meng Chong Ngu.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Surgery. 1567 words.

Abdominal actinomycosis (AA) is a rare infection caused by filamentous Gram-positive anaerobic bacteria Actinomyces. We report two cases of adults with AA who initially presented with...

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Abdominal aorta infection by Streptococcus pyogenes

Dominique Schaakxs, Alexander Fumeaux, Ludwig K. von Segesser and Denis A. Berdajs.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 185 words.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Abdullah Jibawi, Mohamed Baguneid and Arnab Bhowmick.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery. 1817 words.

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are mostly asymptomatic and incidental findings on routine scans. The national screening programme currently offers scans to 65-year-old men. This chapter...

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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Surgical Skills. 2379 words.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

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Abdominal aortic aneurysms: fundamental concepts

Ian M. Nordon.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 14651 words.

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are found in up to 8% of elderly men yet remain asymptomatic in most until they rupture. AAA rupture and its associated physiological insult carries an...

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Abdominal aortic aneurysms: results of elective surgery

Alan Karthikesalingam and Peter Holt.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 11807 words.

The results of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair are dependent on a number of factors, including whether open or endovascular repair is selected, as well as patient-specific factors such as...

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Abdominal aortic aneurysms: results of emergency surgery

Alan Karthikesalingam and Peter Holt.

in Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 6470 words.

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) represent the endpoint of aneurysmal disease. Patients often present in extremis with hypotension and collapse. The mortality of ruptured...

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Abdominal aortic occlusion of young adults

Federico Bucci, Leslie Fiengo, Samer Hamati and Philippe Plagnol.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1192 words.

The occlusion of the infrarenal aorta is a rare event, which is potentially life threatening. We present the case of a heavy smoking, 35-year-old woman who was referred to the emergency...

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Abdominal aortic surgery

Linda Hands and Matt Thompson.

in Vascular Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 11929 words.

The second edition of Vascular Surgery has been fully revised and updated to meet the needs of the vascular surgery trainee and provides practical advice on all commonly encountered...

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Abdominal arterial conduits for CABG and GI complications

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 0 words.

Abdominal cerebrospinal fluid pseudocyst mimicking full-term pregnancy

BH Wang, L Hasadsri and H Wang.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1127 words.

Abdominal cerebrospinal fluid pseudocysts (APC) are a relatively uncommon complication of ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts, and most frequently occur in the pediatric population. Pediatric...

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Abdominal compartment syndrome

Neil Berry and Simon Fletcher.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

June 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Peri-operative Care. 3028 words.

Abdominal compartment syndrome after endovascular repair of ruptured iliac artery aneurysm

Joana Ferreira, Alexandra Canedo, Paulo Barreto and António Vaz.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

June 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1120 words.

Abdominal compartment syndrome is a possible complication after aneurysm repair and has a high mortality rate. Although there has been an increment in patient survival rates after aneurysm...

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Abdominal hernia and the unexpected final diagnosis

Jaime M Cevallos, Miguel A Moyon, Nelson E Pozo and Gabriel A Molina.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery. 1085 words.

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Mucinous neoplasm of the appendix are rare entities, among these, mucinous cystadenomas contribute to 31–34%. Cystadenomas often produce extensive...

abdominal muscles

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Four pairs of muscles (the rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique, and the transversus abdominis), often referred to as the stomach muscles, which support and protect the...

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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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