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Tricks of the Trade: Low tech solutions to esophageal foreign bodies by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 21 Oct 2009 10:08pm Doxycycline pills Patients can present to Emergency Departments with esophageal foreign bodies. Recently, a patient presented with a doxycycline pill stuck in her esophagus at the mid-chest level. She was taking it for pneumonia. Despite drinking deluges of water for the past 12 hours, the pill remains stuck. You know that doxycycline is on ... Read on »
A case of systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma associated with perforation of an afferent loop after subtotal gastrectomy with Bi by Jan Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 5:53am A 50-year-old man was admitted to hospital for dysphagia. The upper gastrointestinal series revealed esophageal stricture, pyloric stenosis, and hypomotile small intestine. He was diagnosed with systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma with gastrointestinal involvement. After subtotal gastrectomy with Billroth 2 anastomosis, he had recurrent intestina ... Read on »
Breast Reconstruction Surgery - Part III - Perforator Flap Reconstruction by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:53pm The ideal breast reconstruction technique is one which allows reconstruction of a “natural”, warm, soft breast with the least impact on the patient’s body. While breast reconstruction with stem cells may not be too far off, until it becomes a reality we are limited to using the patient’s own tissue to achieve these goals. As discussed in the prev ... Read on »
A Perforated Jejunal Diverticulum by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 12:00am   Jaimini Cegla, Puja Chudasama, Tushar Agarwal and Shahid Chaudhary Department of Surgery, The Hillingdon Hospital, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3NN, UK Case report A 65-year-old lady presented with a 5-day history of watery diarrhea with no mucous or blood, anorexia and right-sided abdominal pain. She d ... Read on »
Surgical Repair of Post Perforation by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 6:51pm This patient presented without pain but presence of draining sinus tract in the buccal attached tissue over #7. The position of the draining sinus tract directly at the level of the post, normal periodontal probings and evaluation of the radiograph made me suspicious of a post perforation. (note the widened ligament to the level of the pos ... Read on »
Complications: Small Bowel Perforation by Megan and Mark H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 21 Dec 2008 7:32pm My incision and stoma after step one During the second of three surgeries (I had a three-step surgery, instead of a two-step surgery ) a complication occurred where my small bowel was perforated. Here’s what I can remember of the occurrence. Everything was fine, I even asked the surgeon to sew up my incision instead of having staples ( ... Read on »
Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction With Perforator Flaps by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:52pm So what are "perforator flaps"? Pioneered in the early 1990's, perforator flap breast reconstruction represents the state of the art in breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy. The tissue removed at the time of mastectomy may be replaced with the patient's own warm, soft, living tissue to recreate a "natural" breast. Skin, fatty ... Read on »
Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction With Perforator Flaps by Dr. C Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:53pm So what are "perforator flaps"? Pioneered in the early 1990's, perforator flap breast reconstruction represents the state of the art in breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy. The tissue removed at the time of mastectomy may be replaced with the patient's own warm, soft, living tissue to recreate a "natural" breast. Skin, fatty ti ... Read on »
Why many of the coronary perforations during PCI are benign ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 4:01pm Coronary artery  perforation is a dreaded complication of PCI. Perforations are the Interventional cardiologists ultimate worry   as they need to  manipulate their  hardware for  long periods in many complex lesions.  Especially  it is a  real threat in chronic total occlusions. Still , an important fact is ,  many of the coronary perforat ... Read on »
Root Canal Treatment Saves a Perforated Tooth by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 8:21pm 1 Comment This root canal was started in July '09. After having difficulty finding the canals, the tooth was referred to our office. Upon opening the tooth, we found a supraboney perforation on the ML surface. Canals were located using a operating microscope and the root canal completed. The ML perforation was repaired using Geristore. (Since th ... Read on »