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  • Condition: Patients with Both Cardiac and Non-Cardiac Diseases
  • Journal: Beijing da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Peking University. Health sciences
  • Treatment Used: One-Stage Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 111
  • Published —
This study investigated the feasibility of one-stage cardiac and non-cardiac surgery in patients with both cardiac and non-cardiac diseases.
  • Condition: Acute Perforated Diverticulitis with Generalized Peritonitis
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Damage Control Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 256
  • Published —
The study researched the use of damage control surgery for treating acute perforated diverticulitis with generalized peritonitis.
  • Condition: Peritoneal Metastasis of Gastric Cancer
  • Journal: Journal of B.U.ON. : official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology
  • Treatment Used: Conversion Surgery After Neoadjuvant Intraperitoneal-Systemic Chemotherapy (NIPS)
  • Number of Patients: 80
  • Published —
This study explored the safety and effectiveness of conversion surgery after neoadjuvant intraperitoneal-systemic chemotherapy (NIPS) in the treatment of patients with gastric cancer with peritoneal metastasis.
  • Condition: Hypersplenism Secondary to Portal Hypertension
  • Journal: BMC gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
The study researched the effectiveness and safety of laparoscopic splenectomy for hypersplenism secondary to portal hypertension after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
  • Condition: Adnexal Torsion after in Vitro Fertilization
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Detorsion
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient that experienced adnexal torsion after in vitro fertilization.
  • Condition: Intestinal Failure (IF)
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Autologous Gastrointestinal Reconstruction
  • Number of Patients: 5
  • Published —
This case series presented experience with autologous gastrointestinal reconstruction in patients with intestinal failure (IF).
  • Condition: Preventing Colonoscopy-Associated Peritonitis in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)
  • Journal: Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Treatment Used: Oral Antibiotics
  • Number of Patients: 170
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effects of preemptive antibiotics therapy by oral administration in the prevention of colonoscopy-associated peritonitis in patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD).
  • Condition: Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Urgent-Start Peritoneal Dialysis vs. Haemodialysis
  • Number of Patients: 991
  • Published —
The aim of this study was to examine the benefits and harms of urgent-start peritoneal dialysis (PD) compared to haemodialysis (HD) initiated using a central venous catheter (CVC) in adults and children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) requiring long-term kidney replacement therapy.
  • Condition: Perforated Diverticulitis
  • Journal: Arquivos brasileiros de cirurgia digestiva : ABCD = Brazilian archives of digestive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Hartmann Procedure or Resection with Primary Anastomosis
  • Number of Patients: 21
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using the Hartmann procedure or resection with primary anastomosis to treat patients with perforated diverticulitis.
  • Condition: Meckel's Diverticulum Perforation Caused by Chicken Bone
  • Journal: Annali italiani di chirurgia
  • Treatment Used: Laparoscopic Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This case report describes an unusual case of a Meckel's diverticulum (intestinal pouch) perforation by a chicken bone in a patient with symptoms of acute appendicitis treated with laparoscopic surgery.
  • Condition: Refractory Ascites in Cirrhosis
  • Journal: Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania)
  • Treatment Used: Tunneled Peritoneal Catheter vs. Large Volume Paracentesis
  • Number of Patients: 13
  • Published —
This study assessed the use of a permanent tunneled peritoneal (PleurX) catheter vs. large volume paracentesis (LVP) in patients with cirrhosis and ascites.
  • Condition: Perforation of Ascending Colon during Implantation of Indwelling Peritoneal Catheter
  • Journal: BMC gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Emergency Laparotomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 68-year-old male who suffered a perforation of the ascending colon during implantation of an indwelling peritoneal catheter treated with emergency laparotomy.
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