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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410071

Colonic Phytobezoar Caused by Popcorn Kernels Resulting in a High Grade Large Bowel Obstruction

Lara Mckean Baste and Avery Walker

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 23, 2018

Phytobezoars are the result of ingestion of indigestible or poorly digestible substances. The stomach is the most commonly affected, with the small bowel being the next most common site. The colon is a rare location for a bezoar. We report the first case of pancolonic phytobezoar from popcorn kernels causing a large bowel obstruction....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410070

Pre-sacral Smooth Muscle Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential

Andrew Discolo, Tafadzwa P Makarawo and Rodney Kratz

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 21, 2018

This is a case of a 55-year-old male patient that was incidentally found to have a large presacral tumor. After excision it was identified to be a smooth muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential (STUMP). STUMPs are rare entities that have been identified most commonly in association with the genitourinary tract such as the uterus and prostate....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-3243.1510049

Oral Ibuprofen Interferes with Cellular Healing Responses in a Murine Model of Achilles Tendinopathy

Adam Bittermann, Shuguang Gao, Sabah Rezvani, Jun Li, Katie J Sikes, John Sandy, Vincent Wang, Simon Lee, John Holmes, Johnny Lin and Anna Plaas

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: May 21, 2018

The attempted healing of tendon after acute injury (overloading, partial tear or complete rupture) proceeds via the normal wound healing cascade involving hemostasis, inflammation, matrix synthesis and matrix remodeling. Depending on the degree of trauma and the nature of the post-injury milieu, a variable degree of healing and recovery of function occurs....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5858/1510043

Health-related Quality of Life and Muscle Functions among Pre-frail Elderly Outpatients: Stronger Correlation with Gait Speed than Handgrip Strength

Purwita Wijaya Laksmi, Siti Setiati, Tirza Z Tamin, Pradana Soewondo, Wasilah Rochmah, Nafrialdi and Joedo Prihartono

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 21, 2018

Frail elderly has an increased risk of having debilitating health outcomes that lead to poor health-related quality of life (HR-QoL). The central manifestation of frailty syndrome is the muscle functions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between muscle functions and HR-QoL among pre-frail elderly outpatients....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410079

Fibrosing Mediastinitis: A Review of Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management

Abraham O Kuranga, Andrea M Eubank and Mark R Bowling

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 14, 2018

Fibrosing Mediastinitis (FM) is a rare but increasingly recognized complication that has been mainly associated with chronic pulmonary histoplasmosis, granulomatous diseases, infections and autoimmune processes. Symptoms vary depending on compromised structures, mainly structures within the mediastinum. This review will focus on the etiology, clinical presentation and management of fibrosing mediastinitis based on multiple case series published to date....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3516/1410078

Different Perspective in Managing Airway Obstruction Secondary to Giant Tracheal Pyogenic Granuloma

YT Liew, KN Lorna Ting, AB Zulkiflee and N Prepageran

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 26, 2018

Pyogenic granuloma, or lobular capillary haemangioma is common in skin and mucosal surface such as oral cavity. It hardly occurs in tracheal mucosal, and even more rare to cause life threatening tracheal obstruction. Surgical excision is the mainstay of treatment with multidisciplinary support....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-1353/1510070

Uterine Rupture during Subsequent Pregnancy following Adenomyomectomy - Report of Five Cases and Proposal for Prevention

Masato Nishida, Yasuo Otsubo, Yuko Arai, Ryota Ichikawa, Yuzuru Kondo, Hiroya Itagaki and Miyako Sakanaka

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 19, 2018

The risk of uterine rupture is a major concern for women who become pregnant after undergoing an adenomyomectomy. The aim of this study was to investigate the mechanism of uterine rupture and improve the surgical procedure used for prevention....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410069

Arterio-colonic Fistula as a Complication of Failed Pancreatic Transplant

Mantilla N, Calata J, Trepanier JS, Tzvetanov I, Nordenstam J, Chaudhry V and Mellgren A

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 19, 2018

Arterio-enteric fistulas are rare but feared complications after failed enterically drained pancreatic transplants. Massive and abrupt gastrointestinal bleeding is the cardinal presentation as a result of pseudoaneurysm rupture into the bowel lumen. However, subclinical presentation of delayed arterio-enteric fistulas may represent a diagnostic challenge for surgeons and warrants a high index of suspicion. Endovascular techniques have evolved as an excellent option as a bridge to definitive treatment....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410068

Granular Cell Tumor Involving the Anal Sphincter: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Terrah J Paul Olson, Emily Steinhagen and Lisa M Cannon

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 19, 2018

Granular cell tumors are unusual, typically benign tumors deriving from Schwann cells. They can arise of tissues anywhere in the body and can rarely involve the perianal tissues. We discuss the case of a granular cell tumor involving the external anal sphincter....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410088

Tropical Pyomyositis: Case Report

Sylvia Rannyelle Teixeira Lima, Joao Kennedy Teixeira Lima, Antonio Leonel de Lima Junior, Indira Ravena Pereira Alves Fernandes Macedo, Jaine Dantas Peixoto, Debora Laesia Sariava Ribeiro, Maria Mirelle Ferreira Leite Barbosa and Marcia Meyrilane de Alencar Aquino

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 19, 2018

The first case of pyomyositis was described by Scriba in the 19th century, being found endemically in tropical regions. Until recently, pyomyositis was considered uncommon in the temperate zone. Currently there is an increase in the number of cases of pyomyositis in temperate climates....

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