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BACKGROUND The increase in intra-abdominal pressure by insufflation of carbon dioxide during laparoscopy brings certain changes in function of organ systems and also leads to postoperative pain. Degree of intra-abdominal pressure is directly related with such change. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be performed at low pressure pneumoperitoneum. However,… (More)
Wegener's granulomatosis is a systemic disease that usually involves the upper respiratory tract and kidneys. We report a 47-year-old man with Wegener's granulomatosis that presented as acute pancreatitis.
Classically dengue fever presents as fever with myalgia. A patient of dengue fever presented with classical symptoms and signs of acute acalculous cholecystitis. Serology and ultrasound examination identified dengue as the aetiology. Patient was treated successfully by conservative measures.
Per cutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is one of the most common procedures performed by the gastroenterologist for various indications. The procedure is associated with complications which may be minor or major; though the better part is minor yet a high incidence of morbidity is linked to them. This review article illustrates the complications… (More)