Administration of a Divided Dose of Carboplatin Following Carboplatin-Induced Syndrome of Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH): A Case Report
Suguru Fujitsuka, Naoki Horikawa, Teruki Yoshida, Sae Yu, Ryosuke Kuroda, Mitsuru Tsuji, Maki Umemiya, Rei Gou, Yoshihide Inayama, Hirohiko Tani and Kenzo Kosaka
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 30, 2021
Chemotherapy-induced severe hyponatremia is a lifethreatening condition. Platinum-based agents play a key role in ovarian cancer treatment, but they are more likely to cause hyponatremia than other anti-cancer agents. The optimal strategy for treating ovarian cancer in the case of severe hyponatremia induced by the platinum agent remains unclear. We report the case of 77-year-old women with multiple peritoneal recurrences five years and eight months after surgery for ovarian clear cell carcinoma...
Robotic Resection of a Large Degenerating Leiomyoma
Cari Eckman, Andrea L Buras, Daniel K Jeong, Ardeshir Hakam and Hye Sook Chon
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 28, 2021
A 56-year-old African American, multiparous, postmenopausal woman presented with a cystic left adnexal mass found incidentally on her yearly transvaginal ultrasound to monitor fibroids. She had a known history of uterine leiomyomas for which she had not required treatment. Her only previous abdominal surgery was a tubal ligation. Pelvic examination demonstrated a mobile, nontender uterus with a large palpable left adnexal mass that was smooth and mobile. A transvaginal ultrasound demonstrated a ...
HPV Positive Oropharyngeal Cancer in Two Gynaecologists Exposed to Electrosurgical Smoke Plume
Jim Parker and Jonathan Clark
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 26, 2021
Every day thousands of health-care professionals are exposed to surgical smoke plume produced by tissue destruction during electrosurgical procedures. There has been increased awareness of the possible health hazards associated with inhalation of a range of biological contaminants that have been identified in the aerosol created. This has corresponded to an increased number of observational and experimental studies aimed at identifying the specific risks to medical personnel and ways to control ...