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Summary: Gauze material used to absorb body fluids during surgery. Referred to as gossypiboma if accidentally retained in the body following surgery.
Publications193 found, 100 shown here
- [Gossypiboma of the abdomen]P Karila-Cohen
Service de Radiologie, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris
J Radiol 85:17-20. 2004
- Retained surgical sponges (gossypiboma)Kamal E Bani-Hani
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Asian J Surg 28:109-15. 2005Retained surgical sponges are seldom reported due to medicolegal implications. Awareness of this problem among surgeons and radiologists is essential to avoid unnecessary morbidity...
- Retained surgical sponge (gossypiboma) after intraabdominal or retroperitoneal surgery: 14 cases treated at a single centerSedat Yildirim
Department of General Surgery, Baskent University Adana Hospital, Adana, Turkey
Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:390-5. 2006....
- Retained foreign bodies after surgeryAmy E Lincourt
Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA
J Surg Res 138:170-4. 2007..Medical errors during surgery are not well studied. To define risk factors associated with this type of error, we performed a case control analysis...
- Preventable errors in the operating room: retained foreign bodies after surgery--Part IVerna C Gibbs
UCSF Department of Surgery, Attending Surgeon, SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Curr Probl Surg 44:281-337. 2007
- Improving safety in the operating room: a systematic literature review of retained surgical spongesWenshuai Wan
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5640, USA
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:207-14. 2009Gossypibomas are surgical sponges that are unintentionally left inside a patient during a surgical procedure. To improve this patient safety indicator, anesthesiologists will need to work with operating room personnel...
- Imaging of gossypibomas: pictorial reviewAdonis Manzella
Department of Radiology, Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:S94-101. 2009..The manifestations and complications of gossypibomas are so variable that diagnosis is difficult and patient morbidity is significant...
- The frequency and significance of discrepancies in the surgical countCaprice C Greenberg
Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Ann Surg 248:337-41. 2008..To prospectively evaluate and accurately describe the rate and type of discrepancies encountered in the surgical count...
- Incidence and characteristics of potential and actual retained foreign object events in surgical patientsRobert R Cima
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Am Coll Surg 207:80-7. 2008..Incidence of retained foreign objects (RFOs) after operations is unknown, as many can go unrecognized for years. We reviewed the incidence and characteristics of surgical RFO events at a tertiary care institution during 4 years...
- Effect of an implantable gentamicin-collagen sponge on sternal wound infections following cardiac surgery: a randomized trialElliott Bennett-Guerrero
Division of Perioperative Clinical Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
JAMA 304:755-62. 2010..A large, 2-center, randomized trial in Sweden reported in 2005 that the sponge reduced surgical site infection by 50% in cardiac patients...
- Retained surgical sponges: what the practicing clinician should knowGeorge H Sakorafas
4th Department of Surgery, Athens University, Medical School, ATTIKON U Hospital, Arkadias 19 21, 115 26, Athens, Greece
Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:1001-7. 2010Retained surgical sponges (RSS) are an avoidable complication following surgical operations. RSS can elicit either an early exudative-type reaction or a late aseptic fibrous tissue reaction...
- Retained foreign bodiesCaprice C Greenberg
Department of Surgery, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Adv Surg 42:183-91. 2008
- Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgeryAtul A Gawande
Departments of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 348:229-35. 2003..Risk factors for medical errors remain poorly understood. We performed a case-control study of retained foreign bodies in surgical patients in order to identify risk factors for this type of error...
- Using a data-matrix-coded sponge counting system across a surgical practice: impact after 18 monthsRobert R Cima
Surgical Services, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:51-8. 2011..A data-matrix-coded sponge (DMS) system was evaluated and implemented in a high-volume academic surgical practice at Mayo Clinic Rochester (MCR). The primary end point was prevention of sponge RSIs after 18 months...
- Retained surgical sponges after craniotomies: imaging appearances and complicationsA K Kim
Department of Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:1270-2. 2009Imaging within 24 to 48 hours after most neurosurgical procedures is a routine practice. Nonresorbable surgical sponges have radiopaque filaments readily visible on CT scans and plain film radiographs...
- Transmural migration of retained surgical sponges: a systematic reviewYvette Zantvoord
Department of Gynaecology, Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Obstet Gynecol Surv 63:465-71. 2008Retained surgical sponges have been reported to occur after a diversity of surgical procedures, but transmural migration is a very unusual sequela...
- Imaging of retained surgical sponges in the abdomen and pelvisAngus R O'Connor
Department of Radiology, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, United Kingdom
AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:481-9. 2003
- Transmural migration of a retained laparotomy spongeJasbir S Dhillon
Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0293, USA
Am Surg 68:603-5. 2002..The patient recovered without complications. The case highlights the importance of a thorough exploration of all quadrants of the abdomen at the termination of surgical cases...
- Prophylaxis of sternal wound infections with gentamicin-collagen implant: randomized controlled study in cardiac surgeryA M Eklund
Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Jorvi Hospital, Turuntie 150, FIN 02740 Espoo, Finland
J Hosp Infect 59:108-12. 2005..Further evaluation is needed, and the results may warrant another larger, better-powered study...
- Images in clinical medicine. Gossypiboma in the pouch of DouglasMarc Possover
Hirslanden Clinic, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
N Engl J Med 359:e9. 2008
- Governing the surgical count through communication interactions: implications for patient safetyR Riley
School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
Qual Saf Health Care 15:369-74. 2006..Intermittently, the incidence of retained surgical items after surgery is reported in the healthcare literature, usually in the form of case studies. It is commonly recognised that poor communication practices influence surgical outcomes...
- Retained surgical foreign bodies: a comprehensive review of risks and preventive strategiesS P Stawicki
Department of Surgery, Division of Critical Care, Trauma, and Burn, The Ohio State University Medical Center, N 717 Doan Hall, 410 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Scand J Surg 98:8-17. 2009..Modern technological advances designed to decrease the incidence of RSFB (radio-frequency tagging of surgical sponges) and improved perioperative patient processing (multiple 'checks and balances' and better provider-to-..
- Role of CT-guided core needle biopsy in the diagnosis of a gossypiboma: case reportY L Wan
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, 5 Fusing Road, Taoyuan Hsien, Taiwan, Republic of China
Abdom Imaging 29:713-5. 2004..Computed tomographically guided biopsy targeting at the calcified area disclosed thread-like materials, thus confirming the diagnosis of gossypiboma...
- Counting difficulties: retained instruments, sponges, and needlesSarah Jackson
Harry S Truman Medical Center, Comlumbia, MO, USA
AORN J 87:315-21. 2008..Adherence to AORN recommended practices for counting and facility counting policies can protect both patients and practitioners...
- Spontaneous transmural migration of surgical spongesRajesh Godara
Department of Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, 15 11 J Medical Campus, Rohtak 124001, Haryana, India
Asian J Surg 29:44-5. 2006Postoperative retained surgical sponges or other foreign bodies are usually underreported...
- Radio frequency identification (RFID) applied to surgical spongesA Rogers
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA
Surg Endosc 21:1235-7. 2007....
- Endoscopic vacuum-assisted closure of anastomotic leakage following anterior resection of the rectum: a new methodRolf Weidenhagen
Department of Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Marchioninistr, 15, D 81377, Munich, Germany
Surg Endosc 22:1818-25. 2008..This report describes a new method of endoscopic management of large anastomotic leakage in these patients...
- Gossypiboma--"a surgeon's legacy": report of a case and review of the literatureAmbil Rajagopal
Department of Surgery, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India
Dis Colon Rectum 45:119-20. 2002..It should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any postoperative case with unresolved or unusual problems...
- Complete migration of retained surgical sponge into ileum without sign of open intestinal wallC S Silva
, Discipline of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Uberaba, MG, Brazil
Arch Gynecol Obstet 265:103-4. 2001..When opened surgical specimen it was observed an intraluminal surgical sponge that had completely migrated into the interior of the ileum and stopped next to ileumcecal valve. No fistulas or open intestinal wall were observed...
- Electronic tagging of surgical sponges to prevent their accidental retentionCarl E Fabian
Department of Radiology, University of Miami, FL, USA
Surgery 137:298-301. 2005The inadvertent "loss" of surgical sponges, towels, and instruments remains an unsolved problem...
- New local hemostatic treatment for postpartum hemorrhage caused by placenta previa at cesarean sectionKatrine Fuglsang
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1346-9. 2010..The results suggest that this procedure should be considered in case of bleeding after delivery in women with placenta previa...
- Unexpected autoptic finding in a sudden death: gossypibomaJessica Falleti
Department of Biomorphological and Functional Science, University Federico II of Naples, Via S Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Forensic Sci Int 199:e23-6. 2010..All the operators of the surgical team should keep in mind this terrible complication to avoid unpleasant consequences to patient and themselves...
- Retained surgical sponges, a denied neurosurgical reality? Cautionary noteG Marquardt
Neurosurgical Clinic, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Neurosurg Rev 24:41-3. 2001..report with a concededly provoking title, the authors elucidate clinical and medicolegal aspects of retained surgical sponges, with emphasis on spinal procedures...
- Gossypiboma: tales of lost sponges and lessons learnedLisa K McIntyre
Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
Arch Surg 145:770-5. 2010..To review the details surrounding cases of patients found to have retained laparotomy sponges after surgical procedures and share policy changes that have led to process improvements at one academic medical center...
- Gossypiboma: a case report and review of the literatureF KierNAN
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
Ir J Med Sci 177:389-91. 2008..However, some complications result from human error, both in the intra-operative and post-operative period. One such complication, which is frequently underreported, is the retained swab, or gossypiboma...
- Prevention of retained surgical sponges: a decision-analytic model predicting relative cost-effectivenessScott E Regenbogen
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Surgery 145:527-35. 2009New technologies are available to reduce or prevent retained surgical sponges (RSS), but their relative cost effectiveness are unknown...
- [A retained gauze as a cause of unexplained abdominal complaints]E Schelhaas
Medisch Spectrum Twente, afd Heelkunde, Postbus 50 000, 7500 KA Enschede
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:241-5. 2002..Despite all of the precautions taken during surgical procedures, retained foreign bodies continue to be a clinical problem. This can only be overcome if all the members in an operation team work together meticulously...
- Bar-coding surgical sponges to improve safety: a randomized controlled trialCaprice C Greenberg
Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Ann Surg 247:612-6. 2008..A randomized, controlled trial was performed to evaluate a computer-assisted method for counting sponges using a bar-code system...
- Retained surgical sponge with migration into the duodenum and persistent duodenal fistulaMarkus Dux
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Eur Radiol 12:S74-7. 2002..Imaging findings are presented and discussed...
- Initial clinical evaluation of a handheld device for detecting retained surgical gauze sponges using radiofrequency identification technologyAlex Macario
Department of Anesthesia and Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5640, USA
Arch Surg 141:659-62. 2006..We tested the hypothesis that this wand device has a successful detection rate of 100%, with 100% specificity and 100% sensitivity...
- Gossypiboma: its laparoscopic diagnosis and removalRajpal Singh
Department of Surgery, M G M Medical College, M Y Hospital, Indore, India
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:304-5. 2004Retained surgical sponges are an under-reported occurrence. Clinical presentation may be acute or subacute, and may follow months or even years after surgery...
- The laparoscopic cigarette spongeS S Gholami
Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Urol 166:194. 2001..It may decrease operative time and facilitate difficult laparoscopic procedures...
- Abdominal CT findings of delayed postoperative complicationsRivka Zissin
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
Can Assoc Radiol J 58:200-11. 2007
- Case series: clinical management of persistent mechanical assist device driveline drainage using vacuum-assisted closure therapySam Baradarian
Mechanical Assist Device Department, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
ASAIO J 52:354-6. 2006..It is especially useful for patients with ascites that may be draining along the driveline tract. The sites showed increased granulation, decreased drainage, and a reduced bacterial burden after having the device in place...
- Computed tomography findings of gossypibomaTzu Chieh Cheng
Department of Radiology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
J Chin Med Assoc 70:565-9. 2007..The mean size of the gossypibomas was 62 x 62 x 67 mm. Because gossypiboma is due solely to human factors and is a severe medicolegal issue, continuous education should be considered...
- Surgical counts can be risky business!Joan Porteous
Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB
Can Oper Room Nurs J 22:6-8, 10, 12. 2004..It will also highlight points to be considered when implementing new count policies...
- Sustained local application of low-dose epidermal growth factor on steroid-inhibited colonic wound healingA Ebru Sakallioglu
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
J Pediatr Surg 39:591-5. 2004..The effects of locally administered low-dose epidermal growth factor in a steroid-inhibited wound healing were investigated in a rat model...
- FDG PET CT features of an intraabdominal gossypibomaTsai Yuh-Feng
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Clin Nucl Med 30:561-3. 2005..We hope the PET CT findings in this case offer us useful adjunctive information to conventional imaging studies in the diagnosis of gossypiboma...
- [Results of vacuum sealing therapy in joint infections]M Ludemann
Orthopadische Universitatsklinik, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Germany
Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 144:602-8. 2006..This can be applied to wound treatment and infections of soft tissues, but even today there is only sparse information in this context about joint infections...
- Cost-effectiveness of routine radiographs after emergent open cavity operationsLesly A Dossett
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Surgery 144:317-21. 2008..We hypothesized that the institutional costs resulting from a RSS would make routine intraoperative radiography (IOR) more cost-effective than surgical counts in preventing RSS after emergent open cavity cases...
- Trauma: when there's no time to countDarlene Murdock
Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
AORN J 87:322-8. 2008..Foregoing surgical counts places the trauma patient at an increased risk for unintentionally retained foreign objects...
- [Vacuum therapy in dermatology: a review]Regina Renner
Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitat Leipzig
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:468-76. 2006..One explanation for the high acceptance on part of the therapists and the widespread use of the method are the excellent clinical results...
- Gossypiboma: a report of 2 casesJ M Jebbin
Department of Surgery, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Niger J Med 15:87-8. 2006Retention of surgical sponges in body cavities (gossypiboma) is preventable. It is probably under reported, may be for medicolegal reasons...
- A different intracardiac mass: retained spongeYildirim Imren
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Gazi University Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey
Echocardiography 23:322-3. 2006..We identified the retained surgical sponge by transesophageal echocardiography, which was performed because of a difficulty in weaning the patient from the cardiopulmonary bypass...
- Lost 'swab' at inguinal hernioplasty under local anaesthesiaJulie Gostling
Department of Surgery, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:161-2. 2006..Small surgical swabs should not be placed adjacent to polypropylene mesh prosthetics...
- A misplaced surgical towel - a rare cause of fever of unknown originSofia C Lourenco
Curry Cabral Hospital, Portugal
Eur J Intern Med 19:377-8. 2008..We report a case of a woman who presented with fever and weight loss three and half years after an abdominal surgery. After an extensive workup, a gossypiboma was finally discovered and removed, leading to a complete cure...
- Asymptomatic chronically retained gauze in the pelvic cavityY Imran
Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus, USM, Kubang Kerina, Kelantan
Med J Malaysia 60:358-9. 2005..A case of retained surgical gauze for 11 years, an accidental finding from a plain radiograph of a patient who had sustained proximal femoral fracture, is reported. A review of other reported cases is presented...
- Editor's note: Retained foreign bodies--why do we still allow them to occur?Michael G Sarr
Surgery 137:304-5. 2005
- [Pressure conditions under VVS-foams - an experimental in-vitro- and in-vivo-analysis]F von Lübken
Chirurgische Klinik, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Ulm
Zentralbl Chir 129:S95-7. 2004..A.C.(R) dressings. Both polyurethane and polyvinyl alcohol foams were used...
- [State of affairs: forgotten abdominal sponge]A Thiede
Chirurg Klinik und Poliklinik der Jul Maximilians Univ, 97080 Wurzburg
Zentralbl Chir 128:1097-8. 2003
- The versatile laparoscopic spongeW T Ng
Surg Endosc 18:1002-3; author reply 1004. 2004
- An unexpected unsuccessful weaning from cardiopulmonary bypassGabriele Via
Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, 1st Service of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Pavia, Italy
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 18:242-4. 2004
- The mistakes of surgeons: "gossypiboma"I Tacyildiz
Department of General Surgery, Dicle University, Faculty of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
Acta Chir Belg 104:71-5. 2004..To emphasize the importance of this operative iatrogenic complication, we reviewed our experience with six patients who had retained abdominal gossypibomas...
- Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 9. Risk factors for retained foreign bodies after surgeryRobin S McLeod
Can J Surg 47:57-9. 2004
- Teflon pledget reinforced fundoplication causes symptomatic gastric and esophageal lumenal penetrationElizabeth Dally
Department of Surgery, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
Am J Surg 187:226-9. 2004..The use of Teflon pledgets in Nissen fundoplications by our unit has been associated with a number of complications that has led to a change of technique in performing these operations...
- Retained surgical sponge in the thigh: report of the third known case in the limbMasato Kominami
Department of Radiology, Japan Self Defence Forces Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Radiat Med 21:220-2. 2003..Histopathological examination revealed foreign body reaction related to the retained gauze sponge. Our case, the third to our knowledge of gossypiboma in a limb, demonstrated characteristic MR imaging findings...
- Epitheloid angiosarcoma of the splenic capsula as a result of foreign body tumorigenesis. A case reportK Keymeulen
Department of General Paediatric, AZ St Jan, Brugge, Belgium
Acta Chir Belg 104:217-20. 2004..Clinical, radiological, peroperative and pathological features of this angiosarcoma add to the validity of the concept of inert foreign body tumorigenesis...
- Complications of the orbital floor and maxillary sinus 30 years after Coe-Pak misplacement in the management of pan-facial fracturesW N A Kirkpatrick
The Craniofacial Oculoplastic Service, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH, England, UK
Orbit 22:55-61. 2003..The subsequent management is discussed...
- Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgeryNarendra Pisal
N Engl J Med 348:1724-5. 2003
- Auditing and improving the sponge count processVi Farrell
Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, USA
OR Manager 19:13-4. 2003
- [Small bowel obturation ileus related to ingestion of a medical device]H Suttmann
Abteilung für Chirurgie, Klinikum Stormarn, Bad Oldesloe, Germany
Zentralbl Chir 127:720-2. 2002..A connection between the ingestion of this medical device and the penetrating inflammation of the ileocecal valve has to be suspected...
- Human factors engineering design demonstrations can enlighten your RCA teamJ Gosbee
National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48106, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 12:119-21. 2003..The team was thus able to identify design flaws and make improvements to the design of the forms and computer systems that were key to preventing such events from recurring...
- [Imaging features of retained surgical foreign bodies]D Hammoud
Service de Radiologie, , France
J Radiol 82:913-6. 2001..CONCLUSION: Ultrasonography and computed tomography are essential for the diagnosis and management of retained surgical foreign bodies after abdominal surgery...
- [Closed subfascial v.a.C.-therapy in periprosthetic hip infections]J Kelm
Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Homburg Saar
Zentralbl Chir 129:S49-52. 2004..Although the V.A.C.-therapy does not count to the primary therapy concepts of periprosthetic hip infections, it stands for an effective therapy option in exclusive cases...
- [The retained surgical sponge, an ongoing surgical problem]J N Keeman
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:245-6. 2002The retained surgical sponge seems to be an ongoing problem. Despite the fact that reports of retained surgical sponges are comparatively rare, this problem seems to be more prevalent than is generally appreciated...
- [Early treatment of sternal wound infections with vacuum assisted closure therapy reduces involvement of the mediastinum and further diminishes the need of plastic reconstructive surgery]T Fleck
Abt für Herz Thoraxchirugie, AKH Wien
Zentralbl Chir 129:S35-7. 2004
- Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgeryRichard T L Couper
N Engl J Med 348:1724-5. 2003
- ["Abdominal dressing" - a new method of treatment for open abdomen following secondary peritonitis]T Wild
Universitatsklinik fur Chirurgie, Klinische Abteilung für Allgemeinchirurgie, Medizinische Universitat, AKH Wien
Zentralbl Chir 129:S20-3. 2004..Treatment of open abdomen following secondary peritonitis is a challenge for surgery and intensive care units (ICU). The aim of this study was to compare three different concurrent treatment strategies...
- [Basics foundation and results of the vacuum therapy in the reconstructive surgery]R E Horch
Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Klinikum der Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen
Zentralbl Chir 129:S2-5. 2004..Vacuum therapy however, as an adjunctive procedure, offers significant advantages compared to conventional wound care methods, which call for further clinical and experimental studies to elucidate the basic mechanisms...
- [3 rare cases of textiloma after renal surgery. Review of the literature]Juan José Ballesteros Sampol
Servicio de Urología y Unidad Quirúrgica de Trasplante Renal, Hospital Nuestra Senora de la Esperanza, Barcelona, Espana
Arch Esp Urol 55:25-9. 2002To review the literature on textiloma or surgical sponges left during renal surgery because of the important medical-legal implications of this complication.
- Effect of mitomycin C on ciliary body and intraocular pressure with various application depths: an experimental studyAyca Sari
Gazi University, School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 33:169-75. 2005..To evaluate the effects of mitomycin C (MMC) on intraocular pressure (IOP) and ciliary body via transmission electron microscopy when applied under conjunctiva or different depths of sclera, without performing any filtering surgery...
- Quantification of intraoperative administration of mitomycin-C in filtering surgery with surgical sponge materialJ M Larrosa
Department of Ophthalmology, Miguel Servet Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain
J Glaucoma 8:46-50. 1999..4 and 0.2 mg/mL from sponge-like specimens of Spongostan film (Ferrosan, Copenhagen, Denmark) and the scleral and conjunctival impregnation in an experimental model of filtering surgery...
- Trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C in the treatment of pediatric glaucomasP A Sidoti
Department of Ophthalmology, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York 10003, USA
Ophthalmology 107:422-9. 2000..To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C (MMC) in the management of childhood glaucomas...
- Effect of mitomycin C in pterygium surgery on corneal endotheliumRahamim Avisar
Department of Ophthalmology and External Eye Disease Clinic, Rabin Medical Center, Hasharon Hospital, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
Cornea 27:559-61. 2008..To evaluate changes in endothelial cell count after pterygium surgery with 5-minute application of mitomycin C (MMC) 0.02%...
- How to build an adapted and bioactive cell microenvironment? A chemical interaction study of the structure of Ca-alginate matrices and their repercussion on confined cellsChristophe Bienaime
Laboratoire de Génie Cellulaire, UMR CNRS 6022, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, 33 rue Saint Leu, 80 039 Amiens Cedex, France
J Biomed Mater Res A 67:376-88. 2003Alginates are increasingly being used as medical materials (matrices for tissue regeneration, surgical sponges, hemostatic bandages, microbial and cell encapsulation, artificial bacterial biofilms, etc.)...
- Comparison of tear sampling techniques for pharmacokinetics analysis: ofloxacin concentrations in rabbit tears after sampling with schirmer tear strips, capillary tubes, or surgical spongesD Small
Department of Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism, Allergan Inc, Irvine, California 92612, USA
J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 16:439-46. 2000..3% solution, 3 hr after which tear samples were collected using capillary tubes (CT), surgical sponges (SS), or tear strips for 15 sec (15sTS) or 60 sec (60sTS)...
- The calreticulin-binding sequence of thrombospondin 1 regulates collagen expression and organization during tissue remodelingMariya T Sweetwyne
Departments of Cell Biology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0019, USA
Am J Pathol 177:1710-24. 2010..b>Surgical sponges impregnated with a plasmid encoding the secreted calreticulin-binding sequence [NTD (1-35)-EGFP] or a control ..
- Quantification of surgical blood lossMarcel H Lee
Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Vet Surg 35:388-93. 2006..To compare gravimetric and colorimetric methods of quantifying surgical blood loss, and to determine if there is a correlation between preoperative hemostatic tests (buccal mucosa bleeding time [BMBT] and intraoperative blood loss)...
- Comparative efficacy and safety results of topical hemostatic powder and sterile compressed foam sponge in second intention healing following Mohs micrographic surgeryLeon Kircik
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Drugs Dermatol 9:137-40. 2010..By week 12, wound size was reduced by a median of 182 mm2 in group 1 and 161.5 mm2 in group 2. A case series of subjects treated with THP following 4-mm punch biopsies is also discussed...
- Laparoscopic retrieval of intraabdominal foreign bodiesEdward H Chin
Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 5 E 98th Street, Box 1259, New York, NY 10029, USA
Surg Endosc 21:1457. 2007..The duodenum and jejunum were repaired with laparoscopic suturing and stapling. All three patients did well after surgery. Laparoscopy can be an excellent method for abdominal foreign body retrieval...
- Effects of topical mitomycin C on the ciliary body and intraocular pressure after PRK: an experimental studyGeorge D Kymionis
Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Greece
J Refract Surg 24:633-8. 2008..To investigate the effects of the application of mitomycin C (MMC) after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) on the ciliary body and intraocular pressure (IOP) in an experimental model...
- Textiloma: an uncommon complication of posterior lumbar surgeryO Naama
Department of Neurosurgery, Mohammed V Military Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
J Neuroradiol 37:131-4. 2010..Spinal computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a mass lesion in the posterior paravertebral region...
- Nestin-driven green fluorescent protein as an imaging marker for nascent blood vessels in mouse models of cancerRobert M Hoffman
AntiCancer Inc and Department of Surgery, University of California, 7917, Ostrow Street, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
Methods Mol Biol 689:183-204. 2011..These fluorescent models can be used to study the early events of angiogenesis and to quantitatively determine efficacy of antiangiogenesis compounds...
- Metallic staples line mimicking a retained surgical spongeL Cardinale
University of Turin, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, Radiology Unit, San Luigi Hospital, 1 10043 Orbassano Torino, Italy
JBR-BTR 93:262-3. 2010The inadvertent loss of surgical sponges remains a dreadful hazard of surgery...
- Lumbar gossypibomaGulnur Erdem
Department of Radiology, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
Diagn Interv Radiol 16:10-2. 2010..With diffusion-weighted MRI, gossypiboma may be distinguished from an abscess by its low signal intensity and increased apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) as compared to high signal intensity with low ADC in cases of abscess...
- Imaging of surgical paraphernalia: what belongs in the patient and what does notK A Wolfson
Departments of Radiological Sciences, University of California Los Angeles UCLA School of Medicine, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 165 57, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6952, USA
Radiographics 20:1665-73. 2000Many radiologists are not familiar with the names of various instruments, surgical sponges, and needles that may be seen on intraoperative and postoperative radiographs...
- [Radiological diagnostics for iatrogenic retained foreign bodies after surgery]H A Wieder
Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat, Ismaningerstrasse 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
Chirurg 78:22-7. 2007Retention of surgical sponges is rare. They cause either an aseptic reaction without significant symptoms or an exudative reaction which results in early but non-specific symptoms...
- A feasibility study of high intensity focused ultrasound for liver biopsy hemostasisCheri X Deng
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7207, USA
Ultrasound Med Biol 30:1531-7. 2004..Blood loss from a biopsy site was determined using surgical sponges as absorbent applied at the site. Mean blood loss for control sites was 6.16 g (14-gauge, n = 20) and 1...
- Gossypiboma: a case reportAli Aminian
Department of General Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Cases J 1:220. 2008..Retained foreign body was diagnosed radiologically and confirmed with operation. Retained foreign body should be in the differential diagnosis of any postoperative patient who presents with pain, infection, or palpable mass...
- Identification of proximal landing zone limit for proper deployment of aortic arch stentgraft after supra-aortic great vessels transpositionA R Serag
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:805-7. 2007..The technique we describe increases the accuracy of stentgraft deployment in the ascending aorta after total arch transposition. It will potentially improve the outcome...
- Ureteroappendiceal fistula due to gossypibomaOzgur Yaycioglu
Department of Urology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, Yuregir, Adana, Turkey
Urol Int 79:187-8. 2007..The patient was treated by removal of the retained sponges, appendectomy and ureteral stent insertion...
- Enzyme therapy for hyperhomocysteinemiaYuying Tan; Fiscal Year: 2005..Phase II results will lead to an IND for MEGC-PEG-rMETase for end stage renal disease patients and other patients with intractable hyperhomocysteinemia and high cardiovascular disease mortality. ..
- Clinical Study of RFID Tagged Surgical SpongesSharon Morris; Fiscal Year: 2004..These studies are essential for eventual FDA approval of these systems and eventual commercialization over a 24-month period. ..
- Clinical study of RFID Tagged Surgical Sponges and InstrumentsDAVID SZAKELYHIDI; Fiscal Year: 2007..a system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) which can automatically detect, identify, and count surgical sponges that are introduced into the patient's body during surgery...
- Hypopituitarism after Moderate and Severe Head InjuryDaniel Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2008..By diagnosing and treating both acute and chronic traumatic neuroendocrine deficiencies, this study may dramatically improvethe long-term prognosis of many TBI patients. ..
- Adenoviral GFP targeting of metastatic human tumors using multiple delivery routeHiroyuki Kishimoto; Fiscal Year: 2008..Having obtained these results, we can move forward in the Phase II grant application with experiments to bring OBP-401 to the clinic for use in cancer surgery in human patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Orthotopic models of tumor angiogenesis and blood flowMeng Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Therapeutic hair follicle-derived neurospheresMeng Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007..Human hair- follicle bulge cells will be further characterized and developed for therapeutic potential for nerve regeneration in Phase III. [unreadable]..
- Dual-color tumor-host imaging modelsMeng Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007..These models have significant commercial potential for discovery and development of stroma-targeted and anti-angiogenesis drugs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Targeted tumoricidal bacteriaMing Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2007..Future human trials of the tumor-killing bacteria can be held after the Phase I and Phase II grant periods are completed. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Inhibitors of 5alpha-reductase for acne therapyLingna Li; Fiscal Year: 2002..PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS: Liposomal 4-MA will be developed as a topical selectively targeted therapeutic for acne for which they should be a very market. ..
- Imageable tumor-targeting bacteriaMing Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Aging and the MicrovasculatureMay Reed; Fiscal Year: 2006..The results will define the key points of deficient microvascular growth in the aged and also develop the microvessel sprout model into a highly useful tool for studies of vascular growth in general. ..
- Purchase of Ventilated Caging Systems and WorkstationsDebra Hickman; Fiscal Year: 2006..We currently have 5 rooms that house rodents in ventilated filter-top caging but do not have access to a workstation. ..
- Discovery of novel fluorescent reporter genesMing Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2004..Reporters with spectral properties that can be used for whole-body imaging of tumors in the lung and their metastases will be candidates for further development for numerous applications of multi-color imaging. ..
- RHOMOCYCSTEINASE FOR HOMOCYSTEINE ASSAYYuying Tan; Fiscal Year: 2002..The tHCY enzymatic kits for these applications will be ready for commercial launch at this point. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not Available ..
- AGING AND ENDOTHELIAL CELL FUNCTIONMay Reed; Fiscal Year: 2009..The elucidation of mechanisms that regulate MMP activity in aged cells and tissues will assist the development of therapies to improve wound repair and revascularization of ischemic organs. ..