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Progel Pleural Air Leak Sealant (CR Bard, Warwick, RI) is a US Food and Drug Administration-approved hydrogel designed for application to surgical staple lines to prevent air leak after lung surgery. This product has demonstrated efficacy in reducing intraoperative air leaks compared with standard air leak closure methods. However, the impact on chest tube duration and length of hospital stay has not been reported.
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Prolonged air leak is one of the most common postoperative complications in thoracic surgery. For elective partial lung resections, postoperative air leak lasting longer than 5 - 7 days is arbitra...
Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak still represents the main limitation of endonasal endoscopic surgery. The aim of the study is to classify the risk of postoperative leak and to propose a d...
Prospective case-control study.This study used a prospective multicenter database to investigate whether dural tear (DT) is associated with an increased rate of other perioperative complications.Few s...
Skull base defects following endonasal surgery for pituitary macroadenoma need to be addressed during the surgery to prevent serious postoperative complications like cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak. Th...
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak is a frustrating complication of skull base surgery. Published methodologies using national surgical databases to assess CSF leak have not accounted for variability betw...
The goal of this clinical research study is to compare Progel® (a type of surgical sealant that is made from human blood products) to the standard of care (talcum powder) to learn if one ...
Postoperative anastomotic leak is rare but life threatening complication after gastric cancer surgery. Early diagnosis is key to minimize other hazards which are caused by anastomotic leak...
Currently it is unclear whether postoperative chyle leak (CL) after pancreatic surgery requires treatment. Thus, the present study aims to compare dietary treatment of CL with drain remova...
This study will evaluate the impact of continuous, digital pulmonary air leak monitoring on the duration of pleural drainage after lung resection in patients with and without a pulmonary a...
This study is a randomized, controlled study, with the primary objective to demonstrate non-inferiority of Hemopatch compared to TachoSil in postoperative air leak duration after pulmonary...
A condition characterized by recurring episodes of fluid leaking from capillaries into extra-vascular compartments causing hematocrit to rise precipitously. If not treated, generalized vascular leak can lead to generalized EDEMA; SHOCK; cardiovascular collapse; and MULTIPLE ORGAN FAILURE.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).
Abdominal symptoms after removal of the GALLBLADDER. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as COLIC, bloating, NAUSEA, and VOMITING. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes JAUNDICE. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal.
Infection within the PERITONEAL CAVITY. A frequent cause is an ANASTOMOTIC LEAK following surgery.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...