Items tagged “general surgery”

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Acute traumatic mesenteric bleed

  Diagnosis certain
Ian Bickle
Published 22 Jun 2015
95% complete
Annotated image CT
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Pilonidal sinus

Pilonidal sinuses result from skin and subcutaneous tissue infections, typically occurring at or near the upper part of the natal (gluteal) cleft of the buttocks. As such it is often also termed an intergluteal pilonidal sinus, colloquially known as jeep bottom. While it can also occur at other ...
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Circumferential resection margin

Circumferential resection margin (CRM) is a term used to denote the standard plane of excision of total mesorectal excision, used for resection of rectal cancers. The anatomic correlate is the mesorectal fascia. The distance between tumor tissue or satellite tumor deposits and the mesorectal fas...
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Internal hernia following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

  Diagnosis certain
Vikas Shah
Published 24 Jun 2015
98% complete
CT
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Calculous cholecystitis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Henry Knipe
Published 01 Jul 2015
72% complete
Ultrasound
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Acute appendicitis

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 01 Jul 2015
85% complete
Ultrasound
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Jejunoileal bypass

Jejunoileal bypass is an older form of bariatric surgery that was developed to be an improvement on jejunocolic bypass. It is no longer performed due to severe side effects. For this bypass, the proximal small bowel (jejunum) is divided ~35 cm past the ligament of Treitz, and the proximal end i...
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Biliopancreatic diversion

Biliopancreatic diversion was a development on the jejunoileal bypass type of bariatric surgery. It can be performed with or without a duodenal switch. Biliopancreatic diversion was originally described by Scopinaro in 1979 as an alternative to jejunoileal bypass surgery for morbidly obese pati...
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Roux limb

A Roux limb may be formed in multiple different gastrointestinal surgeries, including bariatric surgery, e.g. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass biliopancreatic diversion partial gastrectomy total gastrectomy partial pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure) In these procedures, the small bowel i...
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Urinary diversion

Urinary diversion is created after the removal of the urinary bladder (radical cystectomy or cystoprostatectomy, usually done to treat invasive bladder cancer). There are three main varieties: neobladder formed from a segment of ileum (i.e. ileal conduit, also known as a "Bricker conduit") th...
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Esophageal myotomy

Esophageal myotomy (or Heller myotomy) is a procedure that can be performed to treat a lower esophageal sphincter that fails to relax (e.g. achalasia). The procedure involves a longitudinal incision of the distal esophageal musculature to break the sphincter tone. A fundoplication wrap can be p...
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Rectal foreign body - wooden stick

  Diagnosis certain
David Cuete
Published 10 Aug 2015
69% complete
X-ray
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Gallstone ileus

  Diagnosis certain
Amr Farouk
Published 07 Nov 2016
90% complete
CT
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Small bowel obstruction from ileocecal valve adenocarcinoma

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 18 Aug 2015
95% complete
CT
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Small bowel intussusception

  Diagnosis certain
Kenny Sim
Published 21 Aug 2015
95% complete
CT
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Active diverticular hemorrhage

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 03 Sep 2015
95% complete
CT
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Seroma

Seromas are collections of serous fluid that usually occur as a complication of surgery, but can also be seen post-trauma. They are commonly seen as an early complication of breast surgery, where a potential space is left. Terminology Seromas are distinct from hematoma as they contain almost n...
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Ischemic gut

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 09 Sep 2015
92% complete
CT
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Midgut volvulus - ischemic

  Diagnosis certain
Foroogh Jafari Mousavi
Published 15 Nov 2015
92% complete
CT
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Traumatic bowel and abdominal aortic injuries

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 27 Sep 2015
89% complete
CT