- Meckel's diverticulitis: a rare etiology of an acute abdomen during pregnancySergio Huerta
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, 75216, USA
Curr Surg 63:290-3. 2006..The usual lesion affecting a patient with MD and a review of the literature on other unusual causes of an acute abdomen in pregnancy is presented in the following report...
- Bowel perforation from bevacizumab for the treatment of metastatic colon cancer: incidence, etiology, and managementJohn H Heinzerling
Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Curr Surg 63:334-7. 2006..Bowel perforation is a known risk factor of unknown etiology associated with the use of Avastin. In this report, the incidence, risk factors, typical presentation, and management of patients with this complication is described...
- Vitamin A deficiency in a newborn resulting from maternal hypovitaminosis A after biliopancreatic diversion for the treatment of morbid obesitySergio Huerta
UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles 90095 1742, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 76:426-9. 2002..This procedure has the theoretical advantage that patients retain normal eating capacity and lose weight irrespective of their eating habits. However, vitamin deficiencies may develop because BPD causes malabsorption...