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  • Condition: Primary Pancreatic Hydatid Cyst
  • Journal: BMC gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Laparotomic Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 28-year-old woman diagnosed with a primary pancreatic hydatid cyst (parasitic infection) treated with surgery and oral albendazone.
  • Condition: Retroperitoneal Echinococcosis
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 109
  • Published —
In this study, researchers sought to determine the best surgical treatment for retroperitoneal echinococcosis.
  • Condition: Hepatic Hydatid Cysts
  • Journal: The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan Sohwagi Hakhoe chi
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Resection and Albendazole
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of surgical resection combined with albendazole for treating hepatic hydatid cysts.
  • Condition: Primitive Isolated Hydatid Cyst of the Spleen
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Total Splenectomy or Spleen-Saving Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 8
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using a total splenectomy or spleen-saving surgery to treat patients with primitive isolated hydatid cyst of the spleen.
  • Condition: Hepatic Alveolar Echinococcosis
  • Journal: Parasite (Paris, France)
  • Treatment Used: Laparoscopic Hepatectomy
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic hepatectomy (LH) for hepatic alveolar echinococcosis (AE) treatment.
  • Condition: Frank Cysto-Biliary Communication with Hepatic Cystic Echinococcosis
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Double or Single T-Tube Drainage
  • Number of Patients: 51
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using a double or single T-tube drainage for Frank cysto-biliary communication in patients with hepatic cystic echinococcosis.
  • Condition: Liver and Kidney Alveolar Echinococcosis
  • Journal: Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]
  • Treatment Used: Simultaneous Combined Radical Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of undergoing simultaneous combined radical surgery for the treatment of liver and kidney alveolar echinococcosis
  • Condition: Liver Echinococcosis
  • Journal: Georgian medical news
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Puncture-Aspiration Echinococcectomy (PAIR)
  • Number of Patients: 33
  • Published —
This study evaluated the efficiency of percutaneous puncture-aspiration echinococcectomy (PAIR) in the treatment of patients with liver echinococcosis (tapeworm).
  • Condition: Hydatid Cysts
  • Journal: Kathmandu University medical journal (KUMJ)
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study described the short-term outcome of surgical treatment of patients with hydatidosis (tapeworm infection).
  • Condition: COVID-19
  • Journal: Journal of pharmacy & pharmaceutical sciences : a publication of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Societe canadienne des sciences pharmaceutiques
  • Treatment Used: Ivermectin
  • Number of Patients: 629
  • Published —
This systematic review evaluated the therapeutic potential of ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19 as add on therapy.
  • Condition: Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst Disease
  • Journal: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
  • Treatment Used: Videothoracoscopy or Thoracotomy
  • Number of Patients: 60
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using videothoracoscopy or thoracotomy to treat patients with pulmonary hydatid cyst disease.
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