Items tagged “general surgery”

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Gastro-esophageal reflux post sleeve gastrectomy

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 19 Apr 2019
94% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Perforated peptic ulcer

  Diagnosis certain
Francis Fortin
Published 06 Nov 2019
92% complete
CT
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Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction

Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is where a structural stenosis or dyskinesia of the sphincter of Oddi obstructs drainage from the common bile duct (CBD). Terminology This disorder is also known as post-cholecystectomy syndrome and suspected functional biliary sphincter disorder 1,4. Epidemiolog...
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Total pelvic exenteration

Total pelvic exenteration refers to extensive surgical resection of pelvic structures to treat locally advanced or recurrent pelvic malignancies. It is performed to obtain optimal excision of tumor radical margins which can be difficult in pelvis given proximity and often local invasion of adjac...
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Strangulating bowel obstruction

Strangulating or strangulated bowel obstruction refers to ischemia and/or infarction of an obstructed loop of bowel. It is most commonly seen in the setting of closed loop obstruction.  Epidemiology Strangulation complicates ~15% (10-23%) of bowel obstructions 1,2,4. Pathology Strangulation ...
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Panproctocolectomy

Panproctocolectomy is a surgery to remove the entire colon, rectum and anal canal. It is most frequently performed for ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) syndrome but may also be conducted for colorectal cancer and some other malignancies. The ileostomy co...
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Whipple procedure

  Diagnosis not applicable
Ayla Al Kabbani
Published 18 May 2020
41% complete
Diagram
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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery

  Diagnosis not applicable
Ayla Al Kabbani
Published 20 May 2020
44% complete
Diagram
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Nissen fundoplication

  Diagnosis not applicable
Ayla Al Kabbani
Published 21 May 2020
32% complete
Diagram
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Nissen fundoplication

  Diagnosis not applicable
Ayla Al Kabbani
Published 21 May 2020
25% complete
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Laparoscopy

  Diagnosis not applicable
Ayla Al Kabbani
Published 21 May 2020
22% complete
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Intergluteal pilonidal sinus

  Diagnosis almost certain
Maulik S Patel
Published 17 Jul 2020
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Colostomy

Colostomies are a surgically created stoma between the colon and the abdominal wall. It can be performed for both malignant and benign conditions.  Types end colostomy temporary end colostomy as part of a Hartmann procedure loop colostomy double barrel colostomy end colostomy with mucous f...
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Billroth I reconstruction

Billroth I is a type of surgical reconstruction that has been performed after partial gastrectomy, usually in the setting of tumor or ulcer resection. The key feature of a Billroth I reconstruction is the formation of an end-to-end anastomosis between the proximal remnant stomach and duodenal s...
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Anastomotic leak

  Diagnosis almost certain
Faeze Salahshour
Published 19 Sep 2020
77% complete
CT
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Broad ligament hernia

Broad ligament hernias (alternative plural: herniae) are a type of internal hernia in which small bowel passes through a congenital or acquired defect in the broad ligament. Epidemiology Broad ligament herniation is very rare and accounts for 4%-7% of all internal hernias 1. Clinical presenta...
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Supravesical hernia

Supravesical hernias (alternative plural: herniae) are a type of abdominal hernia in which viscera protrude through the supravesical fossa. Pathology Laxity with failure of the transversalis fascia and the transversus abdominis muscle are the main cause of supravesical hernias in virgin abdome...
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Internal supravesical hernia

Internal supravesical hernias (alternative plural: herniae) are a type of internal hernia in which viscera protrude into the supravesical fossa, occupying the paravesical space. Epidemiology It is a very rare condition and accounts for less than 4% of all internal herniae 4. Clinical presenta...
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Post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome

Post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome occurs during a colonoscopic polypectomy procedure when electrocoagulation injury causes a transmural burn to the colon without radiographic evidence of perforation 1,2.  Terminology  Post-polypectomy coagulation syndrome is also known as post-polypectomy ...
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De Garengeot appendicitis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Henry Knipe
Published 27 Aug 2021
77% complete
Ultrasound CT