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Abdominal compartment syndrome in trauma patients: New insights for predicting outcomes
Context: Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is associated with high morbidity and mortality among trauma patients. Several clinical and laboratory findings have been suggested as markers for ACS,Expand
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A rare case of appendicitis incarcerated in an inguinal hernia
Amyand's hernia was coined after Claudius Amyand (1660–1740), who was the first to describe the presence of a perforated appendix in a hernial sac and also was the first to perform a successfulExpand
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The modified Ravitch approach for the management of severe anterior flail chest with bilateral sternochondral dislocations: a case report
The management of flail chest continues to evolve as scientific evidence and surgical experience accumulates. Flail chest injuries that span the sternum present a rare and complicated injury patternExpand
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A Traumatic Direct Inguinal Hernia from Pelvic Ring Disruption
Introduction Pelvic fractures usually involve a high-energy traumatic mechanism and account for approximately 3% of all blunt traumatic skeletal injuries. Additional musculoskeletal injuries areExpand
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Management of pulmonary hernia through a flail segment in closed thoracic trauma using open reduction, internal fixation and pectoralis major flap reconstruction: A case report.
The present article reports on the successful management of a large flail chest with traumatic pulmonary herniation in a patient who could not be weaned from mechanical ventilation following a courseExpand
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Perforated Giant Meckel Diverticulitis in an elderly patient: Case report and review of the literature
Highlights • This case report contains the fourth documented Giant Meckel Diverticulitis without torsion case in an adult.• The case is also the first Giant Meckel diverticulum documented in anExpand
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Sampson's Artery Hemorrhage after Inguinal Hernia Repair: Second Case Reported
Sampson artery is normally obliterated in postembryonic development. In rare cases it can remain patent and complicate a routine outpatient herniorrhaphy when severed. This is the second reportedExpand
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Fusobacterium emphysematous pyomyositis with necrotizing fasciitis of the leg presenting as compartment syndrome: a case report
BackgroundFusobacterium necrophorum is a common agent of disease in humans, but the occurrence of primary infections outside the head and neck area is extremely rare. While infection withExpand
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Case 3: Abdominal Pain, Nausea, and Vomiting in a 12-year-old Girl
1. Izaskun Melania Iglesias, MD, MBA* 2. Alexander Fernandez* 3. Eduardo Smith-Singares, MD, FACS* 4. Kenneth Soyemi, MD, MPH, MBA* 5. Rosibell Arcia, MD* 1. *John H Stroger Hospital of CookExpand
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Traumatic Thoracic Duct Transection managed with Left Thoracoscopy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Context: Chylothorax is an uncommon complication after penetrating trauma to the chest and the neck. Only 25% of all chylothorax cases are related to penetrating trauma. We report such a case on aExpand