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Cystic lymphangioma of the adrenal gland are rarely encountered tumoural formations with no clinical expression. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult. Echography and CT scan are essential exploratory techniques. Diagnosis is histological. Usually surgical exploration is indicated due to uncertain diagnosis. We report a new case of cystic lymphangioma of the… (More)
Villous recto-sigmoidal tumors with severe fluid and electrolyte loss are rare. We report here fourteen new cases with severe electrolyte imbalance (hypokalemia, hyponatremia, renal failure). We analysed too electrolyte loss in stools and we researched electrocardiographic disorders. Finally, we reported a long-term evolution of these patients.
The authors report two cases of gallbladder volvulus. The diagnosis of this rare pathology is mainly identified preoperatively. Ultrasonographic findings include a "floating gallbladder" with thickened hypoechoic walls. The treatment is emergency cholecystectomy.
The effect of obstructive jaundice on wound healing has been investigated in an experimental study of gastric and abdominal wounds in rats following ligation and division of the common bile duct. Our study demonstrates that the obstructive jaundice does not modify the healing of gastric defect whatever the post-operative time. On the opposite, the healing… (More)
Selective endobronchial intubation occurred three times in a 38-year-old female patient undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. She weighed 58 kg and was 165 cm tall. Anaesthesia was obtained with propofol, fentanyl and vecuronium. Endotracheal intubation was carried out with a Mallinckrodt tube, size 7.5. It was attached to the cheeks with the 22 cm… (More)
One hundred twenty-six cases who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy were included in the study: 28 males and 98 females with a mean age of 44.2 years. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy was performed for uncomplicated cholelithiasis (111 cases), acute cholecystitis (10 cases), biliary pancreatitis (2 cases) and cholangitis (3 cases). The mean operative time… (More)