abdomen

Summary

Summary: That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.

Top Publications

  1. Kim M, Hwang S, Choi Y, Oh S, Kim S, Choi G, et al. Castleman disease of the abdomen--single-center experience of 13 surgically treated patients over 11 years. Hepatogastroenterology. 2010;57:1060-3 pubmed
    ..also known as angiofollicular lymphoid hyperplasia and giant lymph node hyperplasia, which rarely occurs in the abdomen. We analyzed the clinical manifestations in 13 patients treated surgically at our center for abdominal CD lesions.
  2. Duggan M, Rago A, MARINI J, Beagle J, Peev M, Velmahos G, et al. Development of a lethal, closed-abdomen, arterial hemorrhage model in noncoagulopathic swine. J Surg Res. 2014;187:536-41 pubmed publisher
    ..We developed a novel, lethal, closed-abdomen injury model in noncoagulopathic swine by strategic placement of a cutting wire around the external iliac artery...
  3. Kreis B, de Mol van Otterloo A, Kreis R. Open abdomen management: a review of its history and a proposed management algorithm. Med Sci Monit. 2013;19:524-33 pubmed publisher
    In this review we look into the historical development of open abdomen management. Its indication has spread in 70 years from intra-abdominal sepsis to damage control surgery and abdominal compartment syndrome...
  4. Hiltebrand L, Koepfli E, Kimberger O, Sigurdsson G, Brandt S. Hypotension during fluid-restricted abdominal surgery: effects of norepinephrine treatment on regional and microcirculatory blood flow in the intestinal tract. Anesthesiology. 2011;114:557-64 pubmed publisher
  5. Iranmanesh P, Morel P, Inan I, Hagen M. Choosing the cosmetically superior laparoscopic access to the abdomen: the importance of the umbilicus. Surg Endosc. 2011;25:2578-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Although not the majority, a significant proportion of participants were sensitive about the aspect of their umbilicus. Special care should be given to identify this population and choose the appropriate minimally invasive access...
  6. van Wessem K. Possible devices to temporary cover the open abdomen: pros and cons. Acta Chir Belg. 2010;110:499-503 pubmed
    ..Even though these procedures are often life-saving, morbidity and mortality associated with an open abdomen remains high...
  7. Kuhn F, Crook D, Mader C, Appenzeller P, von Schulthess G, Schmid D. Discrimination and anatomical mapping of PET-positive lesions: comparison of CT attenuation-corrected PET images with coregistered MR and CT images in the abdomen. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013;40:44-51 pubmed publisher
    ..of this prospective study was to evaluate the performance of a single T1-weighted (T1w) fat-suppressed unenhanced MR pulse sequence of the abdomen in comparison with unenhanced low-dose CT images to characterize PET-positive lesions.
  8. Hlebowicz J, Hansson J, Lindstedt S. Microvascular blood flow response in the intestinal wall and the omentum during negative wound pressure therapy of the open abdomen. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2012;27:397-403 pubmed publisher
    Higher closure rates of the open abdomen have been reported with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) compared with other wound therapy techniques...
  9. Hwang S, Cho B, Hirai I, Kim H, Kim J, Fujimiya M, et al. Topographical anatomy of Spiegel's lobe and its adjacent organs in mid-term fetuses: Its implication on the development of the lesser sac and adult morphology of the upper abdomen. Clin Anat. 2010;23:712-9 pubmed publisher
  10. Zucchini G, Pezzilli R, Ricci C, Casadei R, Santini D, Calculli L, et al. A bizarre abdominal cystic lesion. JOP. 2010;11:480-1 pubmed
    ..Finally, radio-opaque marker should be routinely used by surgeons in order to reach a correct diagnosis in operated patients having retained gauze...

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. Kim M, Hwang S, Choi Y, Oh S, Kim S, Choi G, et al. Castleman disease of the abdomen--single-center experience of 13 surgically treated patients over 11 years. Hepatogastroenterology. 2010;57:1060-3 pubmed
    ..also known as angiofollicular lymphoid hyperplasia and giant lymph node hyperplasia, which rarely occurs in the abdomen. We analyzed the clinical manifestations in 13 patients treated surgically at our center for abdominal CD lesions.
  2. Duggan M, Rago A, MARINI J, Beagle J, Peev M, Velmahos G, et al. Development of a lethal, closed-abdomen, arterial hemorrhage model in noncoagulopathic swine. J Surg Res. 2014;187:536-41 pubmed publisher
    ..We developed a novel, lethal, closed-abdomen injury model in noncoagulopathic swine by strategic placement of a cutting wire around the external iliac artery...
  3. Kreis B, de Mol van Otterloo A, Kreis R. Open abdomen management: a review of its history and a proposed management algorithm. Med Sci Monit. 2013;19:524-33 pubmed publisher
    In this review we look into the historical development of open abdomen management. Its indication has spread in 70 years from intra-abdominal sepsis to damage control surgery and abdominal compartment syndrome...
  4. Hiltebrand L, Koepfli E, Kimberger O, Sigurdsson G, Brandt S. Hypotension during fluid-restricted abdominal surgery: effects of norepinephrine treatment on regional and microcirculatory blood flow in the intestinal tract. Anesthesiology. 2011;114:557-64 pubmed publisher
  5. Iranmanesh P, Morel P, Inan I, Hagen M. Choosing the cosmetically superior laparoscopic access to the abdomen: the importance of the umbilicus. Surg Endosc. 2011;25:2578-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Although not the majority, a significant proportion of participants were sensitive about the aspect of their umbilicus. Special care should be given to identify this population and choose the appropriate minimally invasive access...
  6. van Wessem K. Possible devices to temporary cover the open abdomen: pros and cons. Acta Chir Belg. 2010;110:499-503 pubmed
    ..Even though these procedures are often life-saving, morbidity and mortality associated with an open abdomen remains high...
  7. Kuhn F, Crook D, Mader C, Appenzeller P, von Schulthess G, Schmid D. Discrimination and anatomical mapping of PET-positive lesions: comparison of CT attenuation-corrected PET images with coregistered MR and CT images in the abdomen. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013;40:44-51 pubmed publisher
    ..of this prospective study was to evaluate the performance of a single T1-weighted (T1w) fat-suppressed unenhanced MR pulse sequence of the abdomen in comparison with unenhanced low-dose CT images to characterize PET-positive lesions.
  8. Hlebowicz J, Hansson J, Lindstedt S. Microvascular blood flow response in the intestinal wall and the omentum during negative wound pressure therapy of the open abdomen. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2012;27:397-403 pubmed publisher
    Higher closure rates of the open abdomen have been reported with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) compared with other wound therapy techniques...
  9. Hwang S, Cho B, Hirai I, Kim H, Kim J, Fujimiya M, et al. Topographical anatomy of Spiegel's lobe and its adjacent organs in mid-term fetuses: Its implication on the development of the lesser sac and adult morphology of the upper abdomen. Clin Anat. 2010;23:712-9 pubmed publisher
  10. Zucchini G, Pezzilli R, Ricci C, Casadei R, Santini D, Calculli L, et al. A bizarre abdominal cystic lesion. JOP. 2010;11:480-1 pubmed
    ..Finally, radio-opaque marker should be routinely used by surgeons in order to reach a correct diagnosis in operated patients having retained gauze...
  11. Seidenstucker K, Munder B, Richrath P, Rybacki C, Horch R, Beier J, et al. A prospective study using color flow duplex ultrasonography for abdominal perforator mapping in microvascular breast reconstruction. Med Sci Monit. 2010;16:MT65-70 pubmed
    ..We hypothesize that color flow duplex ultrasonography is a reliable method for mapping the abdominal perforator anatomy and avoids the complications associated with other methods...
  12. Leung G. Abdominal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pseudocyst presented with inferior vena caval obstruction and hydronephrosis. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010;26:1243-5 pubmed publisher
    ..A large pseudocyst may exert a significant pressure effect, but vascular or urological symptoms are extremely rare. We report an unusual case of a CSF pseudocyst causing inferior vena caval and ureteric obstruction...
  13. Bassi C, Molinari E, Malleo G, Crippa S, Butturini G, Salvia R, et al. Early versus late drain removal after standard pancreatic resections: results of a prospective randomized trial. Ann Surg. 2010;252:207-14 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of surgically placed intra-abdominal drainages after pancreatic resections has not been clearly established. In particular, their effect on morbidity rates and the optimal timing for their removal remains controversial...
  14. Benes J, Chytra I, Altmann P, Hluchy M, Kasal E, Svitak R, et al. Intraoperative fluid optimization using stroke volume variation in high risk surgical patients: results of prospective randomized study. Crit Care. 2010;14:R118 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the influence of SVV guided fluid optimization on organ functions and postoperative morbidity in high risk patients undergoing major abdominal surgery...
  15. Rao R, Riffel P, Meyer M, Kettnaker P, Lemke A, Haneder S, et al. Implementation of dual-source RF excitation in 3 T MR-scanners allows for nearly identical ADC values compared to 1.5 T MR scanners in the abdomen. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e32613 pubmed publisher
    ..After IRB approval, diffusion-weighted (DW) images of the abdomen were obtained on three different MR systems (1...
  16. Pimentel G, Moreto F, Takahashi M, Portero McLellan K, Burini R. Sagital abdominal diameter, but not waist circumference is strongly associated with glycemia, triacilglycerols and HDL-C levels in overweight adults. Nutr Hosp. 2011;26:1125-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To correlate the sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) and waist circumference (WC) with metabolic syndrome-associated abnormalities in adults...
  17. Liu S, Gao R, He Q, Staudenmayer J, Freedson P. Improved regression models for ventilation estimation based on chest and abdomen movements. Physiol Meas. 2012;33:79-93 pubmed publisher
    ..In this paper, several improved regression models are presented, based on the measurement of chest and abdomen movements from sensor belts worn by subjects (n = 50) engaged in 14 types of physical activity...
  18. Darge K, Anupindi S, Jaramillo D. MR imaging of the abdomen and pelvis in infants, children, and adolescents. Radiology. 2011;261:12-29 pubmed publisher
    ..This article covers current techniques and strategies to perform and optimize MR imaging of the abdomen and pelvis in infants, children, and adolescents and describes important practical applications.
  19. Eller A, May M, Scharf M, Schmid A, Kuefner M, Uder M, et al. Attenuation-based automatic kilovolt selection in abdominal computed tomography: effects on radiation exposure and image quality. Invest Radiol. 2012;47:559-65 pubmed publisher
  20. Guerin B, Cho S, Chun S, Zhu X, Alpert N, El Fakhri G, et al. Nonrigid PET motion compensation in the lower abdomen using simultaneous tagged-MRI and PET imaging. Med Phys. 2011;38:3025-38 pubmed
    ..We propose a novel approach for PET respiratory motion correction using tagged-MRI and simultaneous PET-MRI acquisitions...
  21. Bilgili M. Reproductibility of apparent diffusion coefficients measurements in diffusion-weighted MRI of the abdomen with different b values. Eur J Radiol. 2012;81:2066-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To test the reproducibility of apparent diffusion coefficients (ADC) measurements of the normal liver, kidney and spleen parenchyma with different b values...
  22. Raftopoulos I, Reed J, Bergamaschi R. Circumferential resection margin involvement after laparoscopic abdominoperineal excision for rectal cancer. Colorectal Dis. 2012;14:431-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to evaluate circumferential resection margin (CRM) involvement in patients with rectal adenocarcinoma after laparoscopic abdominoperineal excision (APR)...
  23. Pajunen P, Rissanen H, Laaksonen M, Heliovaara M, Reunanen A, Knekt P. Sagittal abdominal diameter as a new predictor for incident diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2013;36:283-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) has been shown to predict the amount of visceral fat. So far no study has been published on its ability to predict diabetes occurrence...
  24. Acosta S, Bjarnason T, Petersson U, Palsson B, Wanhainen A, Svensson M, et al. Multicentre prospective study of fascial closure rate after open abdomen with vacuum and mesh-mediated fascial traction. Br J Surg. 2011;98:735-43 pubmed publisher
    Damage control surgery and temporary open abdomen (OA) have been adopted widely, in both trauma and non-trauma situations. Several techniques for temporary abdominal closure have been developed...
  25. Gheorghe A, Calvert M, Pinkney T, Fletcher B, Bartlett D, Hawkins W, et al. Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of wound-edge protection devices in reducing surgical site infection in patients undergoing open abdominal surgery. Ann Surg. 2012;255:1017-29 pubmed publisher
    ..Assess the existing evidence on the clinical effectiveness of wound-edge protection devices (WEPDs) in reducing the surgical site infection (SSI) rate in patients undergoing open abdominal surgery...
  26. Rosenkrantz A, Oei M, Babb J, Niver B, Taouli B. Diffusion-weighted imaging of the abdomen at 3.0 Tesla: image quality and apparent diffusion coefficient reproducibility compared with 1.5 Tesla. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2011;33:128-35 pubmed publisher
    ..5 Tesla (T) and 3.0T in healthy volunteers in terms of image quality, apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values, and ADC reproducibility...
  27. Burlew C, Moore E, Cuschieri J, Jurkovich G, Codner P, Crowell K, et al. Sew it up! A Western Trauma Association multi-institutional study of enteric injury management in the postinjury open abdomen. J Trauma. 2011;70:273-7 pubmed publisher
    ..control surgery techniques has reduced mortality in critically injured patients but at the cost of the open abdomen. With the option of delayed definitive management of enteric injuries, the question of intestinal repair/..
  28. Karlsson D, Baumgardt M, Thor S. Segment-specific neuronal subtype specification by the integration of anteroposterior and temporal cues. PLoS Biol. 2010;8:e1000368 pubmed publisher
    ..Ap neurons are generated late in the thoracic 5-6 lineage, this prevents generation of Ap cluster cells in the abdomen. Thoracically, Pbx/Meis and anterior Hox genes integrate with late temporal genes to specify Ap clusters, via ..
  29. Nakata K, Choo J, Hopson M, Ueshima H, Curb J, Shin C, et al. Stronger associations of sagittal abdominal diameter with atherogenic lipoprotein subfractions than waist circumference in middle-aged US white and Japanese men. Metabolism. 2010;59:1742-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Sagittal abdominal diameter was comparable to VAT and stronger than WC in the associations with atherogenic lipoprotein subfractions for middle-aged, nondiabetic, white and Japanese men...
  30. Alford C, Hanson R. Evaluation of a transvaginal laparoscopic natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery approach to the abdomen of mares. Vet Surg. 2010;39:873-8 pubmed publisher
    To report natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) using laparoscopic and endoscopic instrumentation transvaginally into the mare's abdomen and identify structures visible using this approach.
  31. Goodman M, Pritts T, Tsuei B. Development of a novel method of progressive temporary abdominal closure. Surgery. 2010;148:799-805; discussion 805-6 pubmed publisher
  32. Yim J, Kim D, Lim S, Park M, Choi S, Lee C, et al. Sagittal abdominal diameter is a strong anthropometric measure of visceral adipose tissue in the Asian general population. Diabetes Care. 2010;33:2665-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the usefulness of SAD in predicting visceral obesity by comparing SAD to other anthropometric measures...
  33. Michaely H, Morelli J, Budjan J, Riffel P, Nickel D, Kroeker R, et al. CAIPIRINHA-Dixon-TWIST (CDT)-volume-interpolated breath-hold examination (VIBE): a new technique for fast time-resolved dynamic 3-dimensional imaging of the abdomen with high spatial resolution. Invest Radiol. 2013;48:590-7 pubmed publisher
    ..and image quality of a novel, highly accelerated T1-weighted sequence for time-resolved imaging of the abdomen during the first pass of contrast media transit using controlled aliasing in parallel imaging results in higher ..
  34. Birkholz O, Rickert C, Berger C, Urbach R, Technau G. Neuroblast pattern and identity in the Drosophila tail region and role of doublesex in the survival of sex-specific precursors. Development. 2013;140:1830-42 pubmed publisher
    ..These data establish the terminal neuromeres as a model for further investigations into the mechanisms controlling segment- and sex-specific patterning in the central nervous system...
  35. Teh I, Golay X, Larkman D. PROPELLER for motion-robust imaging of in vivo mouse abdomen at 9.4 T. NMR Biomed. 2010;23:1077-86 pubmed publisher
    In vivo high-field MRI in the abdomen of small animals is technically challenging because of the small voxel sizes, short T(2) and physiological motion...
  36. Padalino P, Dionigi G, Minoja G, Carcano G, Rovera F, Boni L, et al. Fascia-to-fascia closure with abdominal topical negative pressure for severe abdominal infections: preliminary results in a department of general surgery and intensive care unit. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2010;11:523-8 pubmed publisher
    Vacuum-assisted fascial closure (VAFC-KCI(®)) of an open abdomen is one of the latest methods.
  37. Mahantshetty U, Jamema S, Engineer R, Deshpande D, Sarin R, Fogliata A, et al. Whole abdomen radiation therapy in ovarian cancers: a comparison between fixed beam and volumetric arc based intensity modulation. Radiat Oncol. 2010;5:106 pubmed publisher
    A study was performed to assess dosimetric characteristics of volumetric modulated arcs (RapidArc, RA) and fixed field intensity modulated therapy (IMRT) for Whole Abdomen Radiotherapy (WAR) after ovarian cancer.
  38. DENEVE J, Shantha J, Page A, Wyrzykowski A, Rozycki G, Feliciano D. CD4 count is predictive of outcome in HIV-positive patients undergoing abdominal operations. Am J Surg. 2010;200:694-9; discussion 699-700 pubmed publisher
    ..The impact of immune status and surgical outcome in patients with HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) remains unknown...
  39. Rochet N, Kieser M, Sterzing F, Krause S, Lindel K, Harms W, et al. Phase II study evaluating consolidation whole abdominal intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in patients with advanced ovarian cancer stage FIGO III--the OVAR-IMRT-02 Study. BMC Cancer. 2011;11:41 pubmed publisher
    ..The current phase-II study succeeds to the phase-I study to further evaluate the toxicity of this new treatment...
  40. Shao Y, Zou D, Li Z, Wan L, Qin Z, Liu N, et al. Blunt liver injury with intact ribs under impacts on the abdomen: a biomechanical investigation. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e52366 pubmed publisher
    ..Liver injury may be caused by a direct impact with a certain velocity and energy on the abdomen, which may result in a lacerated liver by penetration of fractured ribs...
  41. Ichikawa T, Nakamura T, Yamawaki Y. Defensive abdominal rotation patterns of tenebrionid beetle, Zophobas atratus, pupae. J Insect Sci. 2012;12:133 pubmed publisher
    ..Pattern generation mechanisms for the abdominal rotation were discussed...
  42. DYHR J, Morgansen K, Daniel T, Cowan N. Flexible strategies for flight control: an active role for the abdomen. J Exp Biol. 2013;216:1523-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the small stability margin may increase flight agility by easing the transition from stable flight to a more maneuverable, unstable regime...
  43. Hoban D, Bouchillon S, Hawser S, Badal R, LaBombardi V, DiPersio J. Susceptibility of gram-negative pathogens isolated from patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections in the United States, 2007-2008: results of the Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends (SMART). Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010;54:3031-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Antimicrobial resistance in gram-negative bacilli isolated from patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections in the United States continues to increase...
  44. Dutta H, Thomas J, Sahewala N, Patgiri D. Fetus in fetu in a neonate: report of a case. Surg Today. 2013;43:547-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We herein report the case of a 19-day-old female who presented with a lump in the abdomen. Plain radiograph of the abdomen showed the presence of a well-formed vertebral column with long bones, and the ..
  45. Ten Broek R, Strik C, Issa Y, Bleichrodt R, van Goor H. Adhesiolysis-related morbidity in abdominal surgery. Ann Surg. 2013;258:98-106 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the incidence of bowel injury in operations requiring adhesiolysis and to assess the impact of adhesiolysis on the incidence of surgical complications, postoperative morbidity, and costs...
  46. Wang W, Yoder J. Hox-mediated regulation of doublesex sculpts sex-specific abdomen morphology in Drosophila. Dev Dyn. 2012;241:1076-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Together these transcription factors regulate numerous sex-specific characters, including pigmentation, cuticle morphology, and abdominal segment number...
  47. Krzemien J, Fabre C, Casal J, Lawrence P. The muscle pattern of the Drosophila abdomen depends on a subdivision of the anterior compartment of each segment. Development. 2012;139:75-83 pubmed publisher
    ..show how an objective definition of a segment, based on developmental compartments, can help explain the dorsal abdomen of adult Drosophila...
  48. Verdam F, Dolmans D, Loos M, Raber M, de Wit R, Charbon J, et al. Delayed primary closure of the septic open abdomen with a dynamic closure system. World J Surg. 2011;35:2348-55 pubmed publisher
    The major challenge in the management of patients with an infected open abdomen (OA) is to control septic peritonitis and intra-abdominal fluid secretion, and to facilitate repeated abdominal exploration, while preserving the fascia for ..
  49. Nash K, Feinglass J, Zei C, Lu G, Mengesha B, Lewicky Gaupp C, et al. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy versus abdominal myomectomy: a comparative analysis of surgical outcomes and costs. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012;285:435-40 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare clinical and effectiveness outcomes between robotic-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy (RALM) and abdominal myomectomy (AM)...
  50. Mentula P. Non-traumatic causes and the management of the open abdomen. Minerva Chir. 2011;66:153-63 pubmed
    The open abdomen is increasingly used for the treatment and prevention of abdominal compartment syndrome...
  51. Yuan Y, Ren J, Zhang W, Chen J, Li J. The effect of different temporary abdominal closure materials on the growth of granulation tissue after the open abdomen. J Trauma. 2011;71:961-5 pubmed publisher
    Temporary abdominal closure (TAC) is often performed after an open abdomen to prevent postoperative complications. Reducing the time of TAC and performing a skin grafting as early as possible would improve the outcome of open abdomen...
  52. Zarzaur B, DiCocco J, Shahan C, Emmett K, Magnotti L, Croce M, et al. Quality of life after abdominal wall reconstruction following open abdomen. J Trauma. 2011;70:285-91 pubmed publisher
    Management of intra-abdominal hypertension with an open abdomen and planned ventral hernia results in decreased mortality. But, delayed abdominal wall reconstruction (DAWR) is necessary...
  53. Kim E, Cho H, Cho C, Kwak Y, Kim M, Cho Y. Abdominal computed tomography findings of malaria infection with Plasmodium vivax. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;83:1202-5 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Although abdominal CT is not an indispensable tool for diagnosis, these CT findings will help in the diagnosis of malaria in patients with fever...
  54. Andereck J, King J, HILLYER J. Contraction of the ventral abdomen potentiates extracardiac retrograde hemolymph propulsion in the mosquito hemocoel. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e12943 pubmed publisher
    ..During our analyses of hemolymph propulsion in Anopheles gambiae, we observed periodic ventral abdominal contractions and hypothesized that they promote extracardiac hemolymph circulation in the abdominal hemocoel...
  55. Lauder C, Garcea G, Strickland A, Maddern G. Abdominal adhesion prevention: still a sticky subject?. Dig Surg. 2010;27:347-58 pubmed publisher
    ..There is an ongoing need to evaluate current understanding of adhesion formation and products aimed at prevention. Failure to keep up to date with adhesion treatment may subject clinicians to a greater medico-legal risk...
  56. Takayama S, Seki T, Watanabe M, Takashima S, Sugita N, Konno S, et al. The effect of warming of the abdomen and of herbal medicine on superior mesenteric artery blood flow - a pilot study. Forsch Komplementmed. 2010;17:195-201 pubmed publisher
    In traditional Japanese and Chinese medicine, warming the abdomen with moxibustion or herbal medicines has been used for various diseases. However, the effects of these therapies on hemodynamics have not been clear...
  57. Quyn A, Johnston C, Hall D, Chambers A, Arapova N, Ogston S, et al. The open abdomen and temporary abdominal closure systems--historical evolution and systematic review. Colorectal Dis. 2012;14:e429-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Several techniques for temporary abdominal closure have been developed. We systematically review the literature on temporary abdominal closure to ascertain whether the method can be tailored to the indication...
  58. Hoenig M. MRI sagittal abdominal diameter is a stronger predictor of metabolic syndrome than visceral fat area or waist circumference in a high-risk vascular cohort. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2010;6:629-33 pubmed
    ..To determine whether sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) is associated with the metabolic syndrome independently of visceral fat area (VFA) and waist circumference (WC)...
  59. Arata M, Sugimura K, Uemura T. Difference in Dachsous Levels between Migrating Cells Coordinates the Direction of Collective Cell Migration. Dev Cell. 2017;42:479-497.e10 pubmed publisher
  60. Tolkachjov S, Fahy A, Wetter D, Brough K, Bridges A, Davis M, et al. Postoperative pyoderma gangrenosum (PG): the Mayo Clinic experience of 20 years from 1994 through 2014. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015;73:615-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Sites of postoperative PG included 7 breast (38%), 7 abdomen (38%), 1 back, 1 shoulder, 1 ankle, and 1 scrotum, witxxh breast reconstruction being the most common surgery...
  61. van Oostendorp S, Elfrink A, Borstlap W, Schoonmade L, Sietses C, Meijerink J, et al. Intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis in right hemicolectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Surg Endosc. 2017;31:64-77 pubmed publisher
    ..anastomosis with mobilization of the colon, mesenteric traction and a extraction wound located in the mid/upper abdomen with relative more post-operative morbidity compared to extraction wounds located in the lower abdomen...
  62. Hutter M, Behrns K, Soper N, Michelassi F. Advanced GI Surgery Training-a Roadmap for the Future: the White Paper from the SSAT Task Force on Advanced GI Surgery Training. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017;21:755-760 pubmed publisher
    ..The goal is to train advanced GI surgeons who are competent and proficient to operate throughout the GI tract and abdomen with open, laparoscopic, and endoscopic techniques in acute and elective situations in a broad variety of complex ..
  63. Bhat K, Shovkat R, Samoon H. Abdominal haematomas and dengue fever: Two different cases of spontaneous psoas muscle haematoma and bilateral rectus sheath haematoma complicating dengue haemorrhagic fever. J Vector Borne Dis. 2015;52:339-41 pubmed
  64. Zanichelli A, Azin G, Wu M, Suffritti C, Maggioni L, Caccia S, et al. Diagnosis, Course, and Management of Angioedema in Patients With Acquired C1-Inhibitor Deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017;5:1307-1313 pubmed publisher
    ..Angioedema of the face was most common (N = 63 [82%]), followed by abdomen (N = 51 [66%]), peripheries (N = 50 [65%]), and oral mucosa and/or glottis (N = 42 [55%])...
  65. Norberg A, Rooyackers O, Segersvard R, Wernerman J. Leakage of albumin in major abdominal surgery. Crit Care. 2016;20:113 pubmed publisher
    ..The rapid fall in P-alb of more than 40 % consistently occurred during the first part of the surgical procedure, but albumin leakage progressed until 1 h after the end of surgery. After the initial drop, P-alb was stable for 72 h. ..
  66. Telisinghe P, Colombage S, Pg Hj Aliuddin P. Unintentional deaths from carbon-monoxide poisoning due to a traditional practice observed during the post-partum period. Med Sci Law. 2016;: pubmed
    ..due to carbon-monoxide poisoning as a result of a traditional practice involving the application of heat to the abdomen to facilitate uterine involution during the immediate post-partum period...
  67. Yuan Y, Yan D, Han G, Gu G, Ren J. Complement C3 depletion links to the expansion of regulatory T cells and compromises T-cell immunity in human abdominal sepsis: a prospective pilot study. J Crit Care. 2013;28:1032-8 pubmed publisher
    ..001). Complement C3 depletion was found to be linked to the expansion of Tregs during abdominal sepsis. Such depletion and associated immunosuppression should be paid close attention in the critical care. ..
  68. Dell Aquila R, Chiaramonte S, Rodighiero M, Di Loreto P, Spano E, Nalesso F, et al. The Vicenza ''Short'' peritoneal catheter: a twenty year experience. Int J Artif Organs. 2006;29:123-7 pubmed
    ..It is implanted in the lower abdomen, just a few centimeters above the pubis...
  69. Schneck E, Samara O, Koch C, Hecker A, Padberg W, Lichtenstern C, et al. Plasma DNA and RNA differentially impact coagulation during abdominal sepsis-an explorative study. J Surg Res. 2017;210:231-243 pubmed publisher
    ..For this reason, individualized therapeutic approaches in patients suffering from coagulation-associated organ dysfunction might be feasible. ..
  70. Lattuada M, Bergquist M, Maripuu E, Hedenstierna G. Mechanical ventilation worsens abdominal edema and inflammation in porcine endotoxemia. Crit Care. 2013;17:R126 pubmed publisher
    ..Mechanical ventilation with positive end-expiratory pressure increases abdominal edema and inflammation in intestine and liver in experimental endotoxemia by increasing systemic capillary leakage and impeding abdominal lymph drainage. ..
  71. Macchi V, Porzionato A, Sarasin G, Petrelli L, Guidolin D, Rossato M, et al. The Infrapatellar Adipose Body: A Histotopographic Study. Cells Tissues Organs. 2016;201:220-31 pubmed publisher
    ..IFP through histological and ultrastructural methods, comparing it with that of the subcutaneous tissue of the abdomen and of the knee...
  72. Consiglio F, Pizzamiglio R, Parodi P, De Biasio F, Machin P, Di Loreto C, et al. Suture With Resorbable Cones: Histology and Physico-Mechanical Features. Aesthet Surg J. 2016;36:NP122-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The study comprised 8 patients, each of whom received 4 sutures in the lower abdomen under local anesthesia...
  73. van der Meer S, Camps S, van Elmpt W, Podesta M, Sanches P, Vanneste B, et al. Simulation of pseudo-CT images based on deformable image registration of ultrasound images: A proof of concept for transabdominal ultrasound imaging of the prostate during radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2016;43:1913 pubmed publisher
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