Management of Gastric Varices with BRTO Assisted Endoscopic High-Dose Histoacryl Injection: A Case Report and Review
Gastric varices is one of the most serious complication of portal hypertension. Endoscopic injection therapy with Histoacryl is the preferred method in managing gastric variceal bleeding. Iatrogenic ectopic embolism is the most serious complication associated with Histoacryl injection in patients with co-existing gastro-renal shunt.
Background: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST) are rare, upper gastrointestinal bleeding is the most common clinical manifestation of GISTs, manifesting as hematemesis or melena. We are describing an acute surgical gastrointestinal bleeding that affecting patient stability secondary to GIST.
Early Cervical Cancer Recurred with Uterine Fundus Metastasis After Laparoscopic Fertility-Sparing Surgery: A Case Report
Recently, the safety of minimally invasive radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer caused widespread controversy. However, the safety of minimally invasive fertility-sparing surgery for early stage cervical cancer is still uncertain.
Specialty Gown for Mastectomy Patients Designed to Improve Drainage System Management, Patient Experience
– Patients report frustration with the physical management of drainage reservoirs following a procedure. The reservoirs are typically pinned to the gown. These pins can become undone, leading to fallen reservoirs or dislodged drainage tubes, tangles, harm to the patient, and significant anxiety [5, 6]. The Papilla gown uses a two-layer system to provide secure drains which are set inside of the pockets that cover up the drainage reservoirs.
Leiomyomas are benign smooth muscle tumours that may occur along the entire gastrointestinal tract. Usually occur in the small intestine. Bleeding is the most common symptom. Nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain are rarely present.