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To identify the clinical predictors of descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) secondary to deep neck infections (DNIs) before treatment.
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Name: The Laryngoscope
Descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) due to blunt trauma is very rare form of mediastinitis that can rapidly progress to septicemia and multi organ failure, in spite of optimal surgical manageme...
Mediastinitis is a rare but severe infection, defined as an inflammation of the connective tissues and structures within the mediastinum. Due to its proximity with vital structures, mediastinitis repr...
Mediastinitis is a well-known complication of open-heart surgery. Strictly anaerobic bacteria are rarely found in this condition, unlike in descending mediastinitis. We report the case of a mediastini...
To investigate the clinical characteristics and treatment of cervical necrotizing fasciitis. Clinical data of 61 patients were analyzed retrospectively. All patients were underwent surgical debridemen...
To study the organisms and resistance profiles in the pediatric population of patients with deep neck space infection in a developing nation so as to aid in determining relevant, appropriate and effec...
Necrotizing enterocolitis is the most common gastroenterological emergency in neonatology. Its mortality is high, ranging from 15 to 30%. Prematurity is the main risk factor for necrotizin...
Cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation (ECC) yields a deep immune system dysfunction that exposes patients to postoperative infectious complications. Among these, post-operative m...
The goal of this project is to identify neonates who are predisposed to Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC). We will determine the effectiveness of non-invasive measures as well as biochemical...
Recent studies indicate that the patients with chronic neck pain present decreased activation and weak of neck muscles, especially deep flexor and extensor muscles. Alterations of deep are...
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common gastrointestinal catastrophe affecting 10-15% of premature neonates of
A fulminating bacterial infection of the deep layers of the skin and FASCIA. It can be caused by many different organisms, with STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES being the most common.
Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.
Inflammation of the mediastinum, the area between the pleural sacs.
A gland in males that surrounds the neck of the URINARY BLADDER and the URETHRA. It secretes a substance that liquefies coagulated semen. It is situated in the pelvic cavity behind the lower part of the PUBIC SYMPHYSIS, above the deep layer of the triangular ligament, and rests upon the RECTUM.
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.