Clinical Medical

Reviews and Case ReportsISSN: 2378-3656


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410183

The Unpredictably Deadly Twist: A Case of Acute Mesenteric Ischaemia after Successful Gastrectomy

Salvatore Marchese, Yassar Ahmed Qureshi and Ashish Rohatgi

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 31, 2017

A 73-year-old woman underwent total gastrectomy for cancer. Postoperative course was uneventful until day five when she felt unwell, showing distended and tender abdomen. Developed acute kidney injury and metabolic acidosis with a lactate level of 13.5 mmol/L....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410182

Brown Adipose Tissue and Disease: New Insights from Historical Data

Peter Aldiss, Patricia Burton, Shalini Ojha, Helen Budge and Michael E Symonds

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 26, 2017

At birth Perirenal Adipose Tissue (PrAT) exhibits a brown-like phenotype and then becomes phenotypically white with ageing and obesity, potentially contributing to the onset of chronic disease. Little is known about the composition of PrAT in the later years of life and whether it is modulated by different types of disease....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410181

Accidental Ingestion of a Dental Bridge

Salvatore Marchese, Rosario Vecchio and Eva Intagliata

Article Type: Clinical Image | First Published: August 26, 2017

A 44-year-old female presented at the accident and emergency service for having swallowed a dental bridge few hours before during dinner. At the time of the visit, she was completely asymptomatic and no abdominal discomfort was reported. She had no background of mental disorder or misuse of alcohol or other drugs....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410180

Cervical Subcutaneous Emphysema, Pneumomediastinum, Pneumoperitoneum and Pneumoretroperitoneum after Therapeutic Colonoscopy without Obvious Colon Perforation - A Case Report

Emese Ivany, Mark Philip Marcus and Tamas Molnar

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 23, 2017

We present a case of a 68-year-old man who underwent control colonoscopy 10 years after sigmoid resection due to a previous adenocarcinoma. An ascending colon polypectomy was performed by endoscopic mucosa resection and a sessile polyp was resected from the sigmoid colon....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3656/1410179

Endovascular Treatment of Blunt Traumatic Injury to the Brachial Artery: Case Report and Review of the Literature

RR Smeets, A Ryckx, AG Krasznai, CJJM Sikkink and LH Bouwman

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 21, 2017

Blunt traumatic injury to the subclavian, axillary or brachial artery is uncommon and could have devastating consequences. Historically open repair is performed however reports of successful endovascular treatments are increasing. A case is described of a seventy one-year-old patient with a blunt injury to his right arm after being crushed in a closing hydraulic door of a truck....

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