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Name: Internal and emergency medicine
Approximately 5% of intestinal obstruction cases are caused by internal herniation. Caecal herniation through the foramen of Winslow is considered a rare event. The management of caecal herniation rem...
Jacob Winslow (1669-1760), a celebrated anatomist in his day, made his name publishing numerous medical treatises and writing the four-volume . He gives his name to the foramen of Winslow, and is cred...
Intestinal ischaemia (II) is the most critical factor to determine in patients with adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO) because intestinal ischaemia could be reversible. The aim of this study was ...
Inguinal hernias are very common in men. We report a rare case of intestinal perforation following blunt abdominal trauma in a 80-year-old man with pre-existing inguinal hernia. A careful and serial p...
Incarcerated inguinal hernia is one of the common acute abdomen abdominal surgery, often prone to intestinal necrosis and acute peritonitis.Using traditional tension hernia reparation, the...
The purpose of this randomized study is to determine whether a type of mesh derived from a layer of pig small intestine (SIS) is of benefit in treating paraesophageal hernias versus standa...
Critical limb ischaemia (CLI) is the most serious stage of peripheral occlusive arterial disease (POAD). Despite progress in the revascularization procedures, half these patients experienc...
Efficiency of the conservative mechanical lumbosacral nerve root decompression, as an adjunct to pharmacological treatment, in the case of acute lumbosacral radiculopathy.
This study will collect data on patients undergoing hernia repair using the Bard Ventrio Hernia Patch. The study will evaluate hernia recurrence rates, operating time, quality of life and...
A pelvic hernia through the obturator foramen, a large aperture in the hip bone normally covered by a membrane. Obturator hernia can lead to intestinal incarceration and INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION.
The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the STOMACH. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of Winslow, or epiploic foramen.
A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.
An opening in the wall between the right and the left upper chambers (HEART ATRIA) of a fetal heart. Oval foramen normally closes soon after birth; when it fails to close the condition is called PATENT OVAL FORAMEN.
A groin hernia occurring inferior to the inguinal ligament and medial to the FEMORAL VEIN and FEMORAL ARTERY. The femoral hernia sac has a small neck but may enlarge considerably when it enters the subcutaneous tissue of the thigh. It is caused by defects in the ABDOMINAL WALL.