Gallstone Ileus in a Woman - A Case Report
Alejandro Alberto Flores-López, Víctor Hugo Solís-Reyna, Rubén García-Flores, Miguel Alejandro Solís-Vázquez and Guillermo Padrón-Arredondo
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/08/31
Prevalence of GSD has been 10-20% in developed countries, 2.5-10% in African populations, and 3.1-6.1% in Asians. Approximately 3-8% of GSD patients experience complications, including cholecystitis, gallstone ileus, pancreatitis, empyema, and gallbladder perforation. Therefore, GSD care could be expensive and place a considerable burden on the budget of health systems....
Symptomatic GERD after Sleeve Gastrectomy
Azzam S Al-Kadi
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/08/10
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) remains an effective standalone bariatric surgery. Some patients might experience gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) symptoms post LSG despite its beneficial outcome on weight loss and improving obesity morbidities. This study aims to determine the prevalence of post-LSG GERD symptoms and associated risk factors....
Post Sleeve Gastrectomy Fistula: Experimental Model in Pigs
Maria Helena Wanderley Costa Dantas, Giuliana Fulco Gonçalves, Barbara Escarllet Coutinho Seabra, Irami Araújo-Filho, PhD and Amália Cinthia Meneses do Rêgo, PhD
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/07/13
Bariatric surgery is considered the primary treatment against severe obesity, as it is effective in sustained weight loss and reduces the prevalence of associated comorbidities. However, bariatric surgery is not free of complications observed at various postoperative stages, including fistulas....
Post-Thyroidectomy Visual Loss in a Patient with Comorbidities - Case Report
Olufunmilola A OGUN, Oluwasanmi A AJAGBE and Adefemi O AFOLABI
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/07/12
We report a case of bilateral POVL in a 62-year-old female patient with multiple systemic comorbidities who had total thyroidectomy following acute respiratory obstruction from a huge compressive multinodular goitre. She had a difficult intubation complicated by cardiac arrest in the perioperative period. She noticed acute bilateral severe vision loss on the second day post-thyroidectomy....