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Abdominal trauma

Graciela Bauzá and Andrew B. Peitzman.

in Trauma Intensive Care

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; General Surgery. 5323 words.

The patient with abdominal injury represents a multitude of challenges to the intensivist. Understanding injury patterns increasesthe likelihood of timely diagnosis and treatment of...

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Abdominal wall abscess containing gallstones as a late complication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed 17 years earlier

Anders Mark Christensen and Mads Mark Christensen.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1355 words.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is the preferred surgical treatment for symptomatic gallstones. The laparoscopic procedure is superior to the open approach in many aspects....

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Acute and chronic acalculous cholecystitis associated with aortic dissection

Fuyuki F. Inagaki, Yoshiaki Hara, Masako Kamei, Michio Tanaka and Masamichi Yasuno.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1399 words.

Acalculous cholecystitis is a rare but life-threatening disease, but its pathogenesis is not fully revealed yet. We experienced two acalculous cholecystitis cases associated with aortic...

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Acute appendicitis

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; General Surgery. 1945 words.

Acute appendicitis

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Acute cholecystitis presenting with massive intra-abdominal haemorrhage

Murad M. Aljiffry, Amna N. Almulhim, Mohammad H. Jamal and Mazen M. Hassanain.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1155 words.

Haemorrhagic cholecystitis is a known rare life-threatening complication of acute cholecystitis. In this case report, we describe clinical presentation and radiological findings of acute...

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Acute pancreatitis

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

in Current Surgical Guidelines

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1983 words.

Acute pancreatitis

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Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Geoffrey Stricsek, Omaditya Khanna, Alexandra Emes and James Harrop.

in Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; General Surgery; Primary Care. 5661 words.

Spinal cord injury (SCI) can be a complex injury pathology with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Care for the patient with spinal cord injury is dictated by their neurological status...

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Adenomyoma of ampulla: a rare cause of obstructive jaundice

N Kumari and M Vij.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 602 words.

Adenomyoma is a rare benign lesion occurring commonly in the fundus of the gallbladder in the biliary tract. Ampullary adenomyoma is rarer still, presenting as obstructive jaundice due to...

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Adenomyomatous hyperplasia of distal common bile duct: a case report and review of the literature

Paul Chandler, Jonathan Harris and Danny Sherwinter.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1108 words.

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Adenomyomatous hyperplasia (AH) is commonly found in the gallbladder and is considered a tumor-like inflammatory lesion arising from...

Adjuvant therapy

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

in Breast Disease Management

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2352 words.

Adjuvant therapy. Advancements in adjuvant therapy for breast cancer have contributed significantly to the reduction in breast cancer mortality. Various adjuvant therapies are available to...

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Adult day surgery analgesia

Anna Lipp and Ian Jackson.

in Day Case Surgery

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Breast Surgery. 2838 words.

Introduction - Aims of pain management after day surgery - Consequences of inadequate pain management - Patient preparation - Commonly used analgesics - Practical tips for providing...

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Alithiasic cholecystitis treated by percutaneous cholecystostomy in a patient with severe septic shock and neutropenia

N Simion.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

February 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 886 words.

Acalculous cholecystitis is a relatively rare form of cholecystitis appearing in severely ill patients. We chose the case of a young patient under chemotherapy for myeloid leukaemia who...

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An 18-year-old woman with a 34-cm metaplastic breast carcinoma

António Gomes, Vanessa Santos, Gonçalo Dias, Rita Theias Manso, Lucília Gonçalves, Margarida Coiteiro, Helena Gaspar and Antónia Nazaré.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Breast Surgery. 1239 words.

Metaplastic breast carcinomas (MBCs) are rare malignancies usually with poor prognosis. We report a case of an 18-year-old African female patient who presented with a 34-cm tumor on the...

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Anaphylaxis from intravascular rupture of Hydatid disease following liver trauma

Paul J Marriott, John Karani, Sebastian B Lucas, Peter L Chiodini and Nigel D Heaton.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1287 words.

Cystic Echinococcosis also known as cystic hydatid disease is a parasitic infection endemic in many parts of the world. Humans are accidental intermediate hosts with cysts most commonly...

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Anatomy and physiology

Robert P. Sutcliffe, Charalambos Gustav Antoniades, Rahul Deshpande, Olga N. Tucker and Nigel Heaton.

in Liver and Pancreatobiliary Surgery

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery; Anatomy. 1858 words.

Liver segmental anatomy - Hepatic artery anatomy - Liver resection planes - Liver physiology - Gallbladder anatomy - Biliary anatomy - Pancreatic anatomy - Pancreatic physiology

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Anatomy and physiology

James Harvey, Sue Down, Rachel Bright-Thomas, John Winstanley and Hugh Bishop.

in Breast Disease Management

October 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Breast Surgery; Preclinical Medicine. 1513 words.

Anatomy and Physiology. The embryology, developmental changes and normal anatomy of the breast and axilla is described along with the common abnormalities seen as a result of developmental...

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Antiepileptic Medication Use in Neurosurgical Patients

Megan Margiotta and Timothy Ambrose.

in Medical Management of Neurosurgical Patients

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; General Surgery; Primary Care. 6481 words.

When caring for neurosurgical patients, many will either be started on a new antiepileptic medication or will be continued on a regimen that had been started prior to hospitalization....

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Atypical mycobacterial infection mimicking metastatic cholangiocarcinoma

Harsh A. Kanhere, Markus I. Trochsler, John Pierides and Guy J. Maddern.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

June 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1021 words.

Mycobacterial infections are rare in developed countries. Isolated involvement of the liver and biliary tree by mycobacterial infection is extremely rare. We report a case of a 45-year-old...

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Back pain as a potential indicator of local recurrence in pancreatic cancer

Elke Tieftrunk, Ihsan Ekin Demir, Helmut Friess and Güralp O. Ceyhan.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Hepatobiliary Surgery. 1056 words.

Neural invasion (NI) and severe pain are common features in patients with pancreatic cancer (PCa). Here, we present the case of a 67-year-old patient with PCa whose pre- and postoperative...

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Barriers to Optimal Pain Management in the General Surgery Population

Anand C. Thakur.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 5195 words.

Barriers to the implementation of adequate pain control are multifactorial and encompass all caregivers. A complete list of barriers to adequate pain control would involve biopsychosocial...

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