umbilicus

Summary

Summary: The pit in the center of the ABDOMINAL WALL marking the point where the UMBILICAL CORD entered in the FETUS.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Advancement flap umbilicoplasty after abdominal wall closure: postoperative results compared with normal umbilical anatomy
    S L Lee
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1168-70. 2001
  2. ncbi Painful, red umbilicus
    L Shay Richardson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45429, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:547-50. 2004
  3. ncbi Stage IV epithelial ovarian carcinoma in an 18 year old patient presenting with a Sister Mary Joseph's nodule and metastasis in both breasts: a case report and review of the literature
    Eva Kolwijck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Oncol 107:583-5. 2007
  4. ncbi Sister Mary Joseph's nodule of the umbilicus: is it always of gastric origin? A review of eight cases at different sites of origin
    F Al-Mashat
    Department of Surgery, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Indian J Cancer 47:65-9. 2010
  5. ncbi Spontaneous endometriosis in an umbilical skin lesion
    Paraskevi Chatzikokkinou
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Trieste, Ospedale Maggiore, Via Stuparich 1, I 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 18:126-30. 2009
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic transumbilical cholecystectomy without visible abdominal scars
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1125-8. 2009
  7. ncbi Transumbilical laparoscopic urological surgery: are special devices strictly necessary?
    Anibal W Branco
    Department of Urology, Cruz Vermelha Hospital and Vita Batel Hospital, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    BJU Int 104:1136-42. 2009
  8. ncbi Primary melanoma of the umbilicus appearing as omphalitis
    L Campos-Muñoz
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:322-4. 2007
  9. ncbi Reconstruction of a natural-appearing umbilicus using an island flap: case report
    Natsuko Kakudo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono, Moriguchi, Japan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:999-1002. 2006
  10. ncbi [The umbilical metastasis. Sister Mary Joseph and her time]
    D Trebing
    Hautklinik und Immunologisches Zentrum, Städtisches Klinikum Dessau, Dessau
    Hautarzt 55:186-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications240 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Advancement flap umbilicoplasty after abdominal wall closure: postoperative results compared with normal umbilical anatomy
    S L Lee
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California at Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1168-70. 2001
    ..collar height, circumference, and distance from the xiphoid with respect to the pubis (ratio of xiphoid-umbilicus distance to xiphoid-pubis distance or XU:XP) were recorded and referenced to normal umbilical anatomy in ..
  2. ncbi Painful, red umbilicus
    L Shay Richardson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45429, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:547-50. 2004
  3. ncbi Stage IV epithelial ovarian carcinoma in an 18 year old patient presenting with a Sister Mary Joseph's nodule and metastasis in both breasts: a case report and review of the literature
    Eva Kolwijck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Oncol 107:583-5. 2007
    ..The most frequent ovarian malignancy in mature women is of epithelial origin. In children and adolescents, it is very rare, and in such cases it mostly concerns tumors of low malignant potential or low stage I tumors...
  4. ncbi Sister Mary Joseph's nodule of the umbilicus: is it always of gastric origin? A review of eight cases at different sites of origin
    F Al-Mashat
    Department of Surgery, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Indian J Cancer 47:65-9. 2010
    The aim of this analysis was to evaluate our management and outcome of eight cases of Sister Mary Joseph's Nodule of the umbilicus (SMJN).
  5. ncbi Spontaneous endometriosis in an umbilical skin lesion
    Paraskevi Chatzikokkinou
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Trieste, Ospedale Maggiore, Via Stuparich 1, I 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 18:126-30. 2009
    Cutaneous endometriosis of the umbilicus is an unusual condition with unclear pathogenetic mechanisms that might be mistaken for a malignant condition. A 46-year-old woman presented with a cutaneous black mass in the umbilicus...
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic transumbilical cholecystectomy without visible abdominal scars
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1125-8. 2009
    We present a novel surgical technique for cholecystectomy utilizing three laparoscopic ports placed through the umbilicus. This new method is natural orifice transumbilical surgery (NOTUS) and describes a laparoscopic operation that can ..
  7. ncbi Transumbilical laparoscopic urological surgery: are special devices strictly necessary?
    Anibal W Branco
    Department of Urology, Cruz Vermelha Hospital and Vita Batel Hospital, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    BJU Int 104:1136-42. 2009
    ..To evaluate the safety and feasibility of transumbilical laparoscopic surgery using conventional laparoscopic instruments and ports...
  8. ncbi Primary melanoma of the umbilicus appearing as omphalitis
    L Campos-Muñoz
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:322-4. 2007
  9. ncbi Reconstruction of a natural-appearing umbilicus using an island flap: case report
    Natsuko Kakudo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono, Moriguchi, Japan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:999-1002. 2006
    A case of successful reconstruction of the umbilicus using a depressed scar in an 11-year-old girl with a large and rigid scar spreading around the centre of the abdominal wall is presented...
  10. ncbi [The umbilical metastasis. Sister Mary Joseph and her time]
    D Trebing
    Hautklinik und Immunologisches Zentrum, Städtisches Klinikum Dessau, Dessau
    Hautarzt 55:186-9. 2004
    ..Among the numerous eponyms occurring in the dermatology and the medicine, the association with the name of a nurse represents beyond doubt a special feature...
  11. ncbi Sister Mary Joseph's nodule as a first sign of cancer of the cecum: report of a case
    Raimondo Gabriele
    Department of Surgery P Valdoni, University of Rome La Sapienza Medical School, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:115-7. 2004
  12. ncbi [Umbilical metastasis: Sister Mary Joseph's nodule]
    B Piura
    Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Harefuah 145:505-9, 550. 2006
    ..5-2 cm, although some nodules may reach up to 10 cm in size. Tumor may spread to the umbilicus through lymph ducts, blood vessels, contiguous extension, and embryologic remnants...
  13. ncbi Metastatic vs primary malignant neoplasms affecting the umbilicus: clinicopathologic features of 77 tumors
    John A Papalas
    Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Diagn Pathol 15:237-42. 2011
    ..Eighty-eight percent of malignancies originated outside the umbilicus and 12% were primary skin tumors...
  14. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: surgery without a visible scar
    R Tacchino
    Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Surg Endosc 23:896-9. 2009
    ..A single intraumbilical 12-mm incision is made, and the umbilicus is pulled out, exposing the fascia. Pneumoperitoneum is induced with the Versastep Veress access needle...
  15. ncbi The "invisible cholecystectomy": A transumbilical laparoscopic operation without a scar
    Miguel A Cuesta
    Department of Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 22:1211-3. 2008
    ..we developed, in patients with no history of cholecystitis and a normal BMI, a scarless operation through the umbilicus. The operative technique, along with the results of the first 10 patients operated in this way, are fully ..
  16. ncbi Adhesions caused by umbilical piercing
    Gary Ventolini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:281. 2003
    ..Diagnostic laparoscopy revealed an umbilical adhesion from the small bowel to the anterior abdominal wall. The patient removed the umbilical piercing but declined surgery for adhesiolysis...
  17. ncbi Choosing the cosmetically superior laparoscopic access to the abdomen: the importance of the umbilicus
    Pouya Iranmanesh
    Division of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital Geneva, 4, rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 25:2578-85. 2011
    ..The most frequent site of abdominal access is the umbilicus. Its appearance can be altered during SIL procedures...
  18. ncbi [Umbilical endometriosis without previous pelvic surgery]
    Bruno Ramalho de Carvalho
    Departamento de Ginecologia e Obstetricia, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 30:167-70. 2008
    ..to present a series of cases of umbilical endometriosis in patients in reproductive age, with no previous pelvic surgery...
  19. ncbi A comprehensive review of single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) techniques for cholecystectomy
    Ronald Scott Chamberlain
    Department of Surgery, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1733-40. 2009
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  20. ncbi Transumbilical single-port laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    Monish Aron
    Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    BJU Int 103:516-21. 2009
    ..To present the initial experience with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN) performed through a transumbilical single port...
  21. ncbi The midline umbilicus
    A Lee Dellon
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1301-2; author reply 1302. 2004
  22. ncbi Anatomical localization of the umbilicus: an Indian study
    Suhas V Abhyankar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr R N Cooper Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai, India
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1153-7. 2006
    The umbilicus is essential to the aesthetic appearance of the abdomen. However, very little has been written about the exact location of the aesthetically pleasing umbilicus as far as the Indian cosmopolitan population is concerned...
  23. ncbi Relocating the umbilicus in abdominal surgery
    Andrew M Williams
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2528. 2006
  24. ncbi Is the umbilicus truly midline? Clinical and medicolegal implications
    Rod J Rohrich
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:259-63; discussion 264-5. 2003
    A common misconception is that the umbilicus is a midline structure. To date, an anatomical survey examining whether the umbilicus is located at the midline has not been reported...
  25. ncbi Reconstruction of a natural-looking umbilicus
    Fabio Santanelli
    Departments of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, II School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 36:183-5. 2002
    Based on the assumption that the umbilicus is a wound that has healed by second intention, we describe a method of reconstruction...
  26. ncbi Is the umbilicus truly midline?
    Larry D Florman
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1089-90; author reply 1090. 2004
  27. ncbi Anatomical localization of the umbilicus: a statistical analysis
    Stefan Danilla
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1123-4. 2007
  28. ncbi Transumbilical laparoscopic cholecystectomy utilizes no incisions outside the umbilicus
    G Piskun
    The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 9:361-4. 1999
    ..A standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy employs three trocar incisions outside the umbilicus, which are a source of potential wound complications and an undesirable cosmetic outcome...
  29. ncbi Transumbilical flexible endoscopic cholecystectomy in humans: first feasibility study using a hybrid technique
    C Palanivelu
    GEM Hospital and Postgraduate Institute, Coimbatore, India
    Endoscopy 40:428-31. 2008
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  30. ncbi Single port transumbilical (E-NOTES) donor nephrectomy
    Inderbir S Gill
    Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 180:637-41; discussion 641. 2008
    ..In a similar manner the umbilicus, an embryonic (E) natural orifice, permits abdominal access with hidden scar of entry...
  31. ncbi Single-incision transumbilical laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
    Alan A Saber
    Department of General Surgery, Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:755-8 discussion 759. 2009
    ..In this article, the senior author (AAS) presents his technique for an entirely transumbilical single-incision approach where no extraumbilical incisions are necessary...
  32. ncbi Villar's nodule: a case report and systematic literature review of endometriosis externa of the umbilicus
    Rahi Victory
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:23-32. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic endometrioid tissue excision can result in iatrogenic seeding to the umbilicus. Historical and physical findings are pathognomonic, thus justifying a formal name--Villar's nodule, after the ..
  33. ncbi Single incision transumbilical laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a first case report
    Chih Kun Huang
    Department of General Surgery, E Da Hospital I Shou University, 1, E Da Rd, Jian Shu Tsuen, Yan Chau Shiang, Kaohsiung, 824, Taiwan
    Obes Surg 19:1711-5. 2009
    ..When performed via the transumbilical route, it can make the abdominal wound scarless and cosmetically more acceptable...
  34. ncbi A modified umbilical incision for specimen extraction after laparoscopic abdominal surgery
    L Casciola
    Department of General, Vascular and Mininvasive Surgery, Spoleto Hospital, Roma, Italy
    Surg Endosc 22:784-6. 2008
    ..One advantage of laparoscopic surgery over open surgery is the absence of laparotomic incisions. This advantage is reduced when an auxiliary incision is performed to remove surgical specimens larger than the trocar...
  35. ncbi Scarless single port transumbilical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty: first clinical report
    Mihir M Desai
    Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    BJU Int 101:83-8. 2008
    ..To report the initial clinical cases of scarless, single port, transumbilical nephrectomy and pyeloplasty...
  36. ncbi Single-incision laparoscopic surgery for cholecystectomy: an evolving technique
    Andre Chow
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Marys Hospital Campus, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 24:709-14. 2010
    ..This may lead to reduced postoperative pain and improved patient cosmesis...
  37. ncbi Single-incision, umbilical laparoscopic versus conventional laparoscopic nephrectomy: a comparison of perioperative outcomes and short-term measures of convalescence
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1198-204. 2009
    ..Recent reports have suggested that single-port or single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is technically feasible...
  38. ncbi Single incision laparoscopic splenectomy: the first two cases
    Umut Barbaros
    Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1520-3. 2009
    ..Herein we report two splenectomy cases where single incision surgery (SILS) technique was performed...
  39. ncbi Transumbilical single-port surgery: evolution and current status
    David Canes
    Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Eur Urol 54:1020-9. 2008
    ..Within a short span, several clinical reports have emerged in the urologic literature. As this field is poised to move forward, a complete understanding of its evolution and current status is timely...
  40. ncbi Simple technique for single incision transumbilical laparoscopic appendectomy
    Alan A Saber
    Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclide Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Int J Surg 8:128-30. 2010
    ..We herein describe our own simplified technique for single incision transumbilical laparoscopic appendectomy...
  41. ncbi Laboratory and clinical development of single keyhole umbilical nephrectomy
    Jay D Raman
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9110, USA
    Urology 70:1039-42. 2007
    ..To describe our initial experience with single keyhole nephrectomy in a porcine model and in human subjects...
  42. ncbi The umbilicus in laparoscopic surgery
    A J Voitk
    Department of Surgery, The Scarborough Hospital, Grace Division, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Endosc 15:878-81. 2001
    This study examines the factors related to infection and incisional herniation after laparoscopy at the umbilicus, as compared with those at remote sites.
  43. ncbi Is umbilical flora responsible for wound infection after laparoscopic surgery?
    Ismail Hamzaoglu
    Department of General Surgery, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:263-7. 2004
    ..Microbiological samples were taken from the umbilicus before (group 1) and after (group 2) antisepsis with povidone-iodine...
  44. ncbi Laparoscopic femoral hernia repair using umbilical ligament as plug
    Danagra Georgia Ikossi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5733, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:197-200. 2005
    ..The procedure is safe, simple, and provides excellent functional and cosmetic results...
  45. ncbi A boy with an unusual association of ventral midline anomalies including a trunk-like umbilicus
    Hilde Van Esch
    Centre for Human Genetics, Division of Clinical Genetics, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Dysmorphol 13:261-3. 2004
    ..Different diagnoses were considered in this patient, including the pentalogy of Cantrell and Donnai-Barrow syndrome. However, none can account for all the abnormalities seen...
  46. ncbi Pyogenic sacroiliitis following an infected umbilical ring
    Sari L Kives
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, University of Louisville Medical School, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:125-9. 2004
  47. ncbi Case report: MR imaging features of endometriosis at the umbilicus
    C M Hartigan
    Department of Radiology, The Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Hampstead, London NW3 2QG, UK
    Br J Radiol 78:755-7. 2005
    The radiological features of extrapelvic endometriosis at the umbilicus with large ovarian endometriomas are described. In this patient, the umbilical lesion appears as hypointense on T(1) weighted and T(2) weighted MR images...
  48. ncbi [Diagnostic image (246). A man with faecal production of the umbilicus]
    R Bergman
    Maxima Medisch Centrum, afd Chirurgie, Postbus 7777, 5500 MB Veldhoven
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1940. 2005
    A 19-year-old man with Crohn's disease presented with faecal production of the umbilicus due to an entero-urachal fistula.
  49. ncbi Scarless endoscopic surgery: NOTES or TUES
    Jiang Fan Zhu
    Surg Endosc 21:1898-9. 2007
  50. ncbi A naval surgeon's approach to the draining umbilicus
    Sean P Stroup
    Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:645-8. 2007
    ..A careful office exam and basic laparoscopic skills are all that is needed. A brief discussion and review of the literature follows...
  51. ncbi A simple technique to correct umbilicus vertical malposition
    Gal M Dini
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1973-4. 2007
  52. ncbi Discharging umbilicus
    Abdelkarim A El-Bakry
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, King Khalid University Hospital, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 23:1099-100. 2002
    ..Umbilical discharge is a symptom of varied pathology. Treatment policies of this clinical problem vary among different institutions. Our experience in the management of 44 patients with umbilical discharge is presented...
  53. ncbi Totally transumbilical laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Andrew A Gumbs
    Department of Surgery, Division of Upper GI and Endocrine Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York Presbyterian Hospital, 161 Fort Washington Ave, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:533-4. 2009
    ..Presented in this video are the steps necessary to perform a LESS cholecystectomy via a transumbilical incision with commercially available instruments...
  54. ncbi [Appendectomy with a single trocar through the umbilicus: results of our series and a cost approximation]
    A Pérez Martínez
    Servicio de Cirugia Pediatrica, Osasunbidea, Navarra
    Cir Pediatr 20:10-4. 2007
    ..In our department we perform the appendectomy through a single periumbilical incision. A double channel laparoscope aids to locate and exteriorize the appendix...
  55. ncbi Single incision laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (SILS): a novel technique
    Alan A Saber
    Department of Surgery, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Michigan State University, 1000 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI, 49008, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1338-42. 2008
    ..The senior author (Saber) has developed a single umbilical incision approach to laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy...
  56. ncbi Diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting as Sister Joseph's nodule
    C Tam
    Department of Haematology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, St Andrew s Place, East Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia
    Leuk Lymphoma 43:2055-7. 2002
    ..The patient's unusual histology and pattern of disease involvement are also discussed...
  57. ncbi Cutaneous endometriosis: non-invasive analysis by epiluminescence microscopy
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:315-7. 2003
    ..Within this typical pigmentation there were small red globular structures, but more defined and of a deeper hue, which we called 'red atolls'. ELM thus revealed a distinctive pattern in cutaneous endometriosis...
  58. ncbi The two-dermal-flap umbilical transposition: a natural and aesthetic umbilicus after abdominoplasty
    Shai M Rozen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9132, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:2255-62. 2007
    The aesthetic and natural appearance of the transposed umbilicus after abdominoplasty is a key factor to the overall result and satisfaction of patient and surgeon alike...
  59. ncbi A newborn with an umbilical mass
    Donna I Meltzer
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 8461, USA
    Am Fam Physician 71:1590-2. 2005
  60. ncbi Four-triangular-skin-flap approach to umbilical diseases and laparoscopic umbilical port
    Kenitiro Kaneko
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Toyohashi Municipal Hospital, Toyohashi, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1404-7. 2004
    Surgery of umbilical pathology requires restoration of a normal umbilical appearance. Also, the umbilicus is used increasingly as the entry site during laparoscopic surgery. However, conventional approaches leave obvious scars...
  61. ncbi Umbilical endometriosis associated with umbilical hernia. Management of a rare occurrence
    Francesco Iovino
    3rd Division of Surgery, Department of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Metabolism Diseases, Second University of Naples
    Chir Ital 59:895-9. 2007
    ..The aesthetic result was considered satisfactory 6 months after the operation because of absence of hypertrophic scars and in view of the anatomical aspect of the new umbilicus. No recurrence was observed within this time frame.
  62. pmc Diffuse endometritis in the setting of umbilical endometriosis: a case report
    Kristopher J Kimball
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 549 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:49-51. 2008
    ..Umbilical endometriosis is rare and can be a challenging diagnosis in the absence of classic signs and symptoms...
  63. ncbi Traction-compression-closure for exomphalos major
    Antonino Morabito
    Neonatal Surgical Unit, St Mary s Women and Children s Hospital, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1850-3. 2006
    We present our experience with traction-compression-closure (TCC) for exomphalos major (EM) to achieve a safe and embryologically correct midline supraumbilical aesthetic closure with preservation of the umbilicus.
  64. ncbi Umbilical polyp in infants and children
    M Pacilli
    Surgery Unit, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London, UK
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 17:397-9. 2007
    ..is a rare congenital lesion resulting from the persistence of omphalomesenteric duct (OMD) enteric mucosa at the umbilicus. Exploration of the abdomen to exclude the presence of associated OMD remnants is controversial...
  65. ncbi Ultrasonographic demonstration of a type 1 omphalomesenteric duct remnant
    A Taranath
    The Lyell McEwin Health Service, Elizabeth Vale, South Australia
    Acta Radiol 47:100-2. 2006
    ..We present ultrasonographic features of a patent omphalomesenteric duct remnant in a 3-week-old boy who presented to our hospital with a non-healing umbilical lesion. Ultrasound can prove beneficial in the work-up of such cases...
  66. ncbi Urachal fistula presenting as umbilical sepsis: a rare case in an adult male
    Hisham Hurreiz
    Newham General Hospital, Glen Road, London, UK
    Med Sci Monit 12:CS44-7. 2006
    ..Urachal anomalies are rare normally presenting during childhood. They are difficult to diagnose and surgical treatment is always needed to prevent recurrence...
  67. ncbi Reconstruction technique for umbilical endometriosis
    E M Kokuba
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina Federal University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:37-40. 2006
    ..To present a technique for immediate umbilical reconstruction in women undergoing resection of umbilical endometriosis...
  68. ncbi Current management of umbilical abnormalities and related anomalies
    Charles L Snyder
    Department of Surgery, The Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 16:41-9. 2007
    Prenatally, the umbilicus is of paramount importance, providing the gateway between the mother and the fetus...
  69. ncbi [Abnormalities of the urachus]
    P J Bastian
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Urologie, Universitatsklinikum Bonn, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn
    Aktuelle Urol 34:55-61. 2003
  70. ncbi Assessment of the umbilical cord outside of the delivery room. Part 2
    Christine Reu Donlon
    Children s Hospital, Albany Medical Center, 43 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 2:187-97. 2002
    ..A systematic approach to the physical examination of the umbilicus is offered, with an emphasis on early detection of abnormalities...
  71. ncbi Umbilical polyps
    M Larralde de Luna
    Section of Pediatric Dermatology, , Argentina
    Pediatr Dermatol 4:341-3. 1987
    ..We consider it important to study every case in detail in order to exclude possible underlying embryologic anomalies such as Meckel's diverticulum and umbilical enteric fistula...
  72. ncbi [The wet umbilicus: maybe not an umbilical granuloma?]
    B P J van Bezooijen
    Afd Kinderurologie, VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1345-8. 2002
    Three infants, 1 girl aged 10 months and 2 boys aged 2 and 4 months, presented with a discharging umbilicus directly or shortly after birth...
  73. ncbi Surgical treatment of patent omphalomesenteric duct presenting as faecal umbilical discharge
    G Giacalone
    Department of General Surgery and Pediatrics, Imeldahospital, Bonheiden, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 104:211-3. 2004
    ..The omphalomesenteric duct was followed up to the junction with the small intestine and there resected. The abdominal wall was closed without resection of the umbilicus.
  74. ncbi Primary umbilical endometriosis--a rare variant of cutaneous endometriosis
    Munawar Hussain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13:164-5. 2003
    A case of primary umbilical endometriosis is being reported here, who presented with a dark brown nodule on the umbilicus with black pigmentation around it for the last seven months, associated with cyclical pain and bleeding from the ..
  75. ncbi Scar endometriosis developing after an umbilical hernia repair with mesh
    James Majeski
    South Med J 97:532-4. 2004
    ..The umbilical fascial defect was repaired with a primary fascia-to-fascia closure and the umbilicus was reconstructed from adjacent skin...
  76. ncbi Reconstruction of the umbilicus using a reverse fan-shaped flap
    Ryuji Masuda
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 27:349-53. 2003
    The goal of the reconstruction for umbilical absence is to obtain a natural three-dimensional appearance of the umbilicus with minimal operative scarring...
  77. ncbi The Maltese cross technique: umbilical reconstruction after dermolipectomy
    M Rogliani
    University Tor Vergata Rome, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Policlinico Casilino, Rome, Italy
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:1036-8. 2007
    A simple and easy technique for reconstruction of the umbilicus was devised, with emphasis on forming walls of the umbilicus and a depression in a caudal direction. A quite satisfactory result was obtained...
  78. ncbi Umbilical reconstruction after repair of large umbilical hernia: the "lazy-M" and omega flaps
    Gabriel Tamir
    Unit of Plastic Surgery, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
    J Pediatr Surg 39:226-8. 2004
    ..Two opposing skin flaps, an upper inverted Omega shaped flap, and a lower, lazy M-shaped flap were designed to create a deep, 3-dimensional, normal-appearing umbilicus in identical twins.
  79. ncbi Recurrent umbilical endometriosis after laparoscopic treatment of minimal pelvic endometriosis: a case report
    Jeffrey M Goldberg
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:551-2. 2007
    ..Umbilical endometriosis is extremely rare. The majority of cases occur spontaneously. There have been a few reported cases following laparoscopy but none for the treatment of pelvic endometriosis...
  80. ncbi Umbilical endometriosis
    F Frischknecht
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kantonsspital Munsterlingen, 8596 Scherzingen, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 18:347. 2004
    We report two women who presented with a recurrent, mildly painful, bluish nodule in the umbilicus. Both patients complained of local tenderness and occasional bleeding that increased during menstruation...
  81. ncbi Umbilical endometriosis, a pathology that a gynecologist may encounter when inserting the Veres needle
    Wan Tinn Teh
    Department of General Surgery, Monash University and Women s and Children s Program, Southern Health, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 86:1764.e1-2. 2006
    ..To raise awareness between laparoscopists about umbilical endometriosis and to recommend the appropriate management measure for this rare but easily treatable condition...
  82. pmc Umbilical port closure under direct vision
    V Khanduja
    Department of Surgery, Newham General Hospital, Plaistow, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 84:281. 2002
  83. ncbi [Persistence of the omphalomesenteric duct. Childhood differential diagnosis of umbilical granuloma]
    M E Sánchez-Castellanos
    Dermatóloga Pediatra Instituto Dermatológico de Jalisco Dr José Barba Rubio, Zapopan, Jalisco Mexico
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 97:404-5. 2006
    ..We report a case of persistence of the omphalomesenteric duct and review the bibliography to establish the differences between this anomaly and umbilical granuloma, which is the main differential diagnosis...
  84. ncbi Sister Mary Joseph's nodule as the first presenting sign of primary fallopian tube adenocarcinoma
    Boris Kirshtein
    Department of Surgery A, Soroka University Medical Center and Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:234-6. 2006
    ..Laparoscopy can provide crucial information with respect to the location, size, and feasibility of optimal surgical resection of the intraabdominal and/or pelvic tumors...
  85. ncbi Umbilical metastasis after laparoscopic retroperitoneal paraaortic lymphadenectomy for cervical cancer: a true port-site metastasis?
    José M Martínez-Palones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Unit of Gynecologic Oncology, Hospital Materno Infantil Vall d Hebron, Passeig Vall d Hebron 119 129, E 08035 Barcelona, Spain
    Gynecol Oncol 97:292-5. 2005
    ..We present a case of umbilical metastasis after laparoscopic retroperitoneal paraaortic lymphadenectomy for cervical cancer...
  86. ncbi Can instrument contamination lead to tumor implantation?
    Hiroshi Yano
    Surgery 131:362. 2002
  87. ncbi Trocar-site metastasis is not always due to laparoscopy
    H Hertel
    Department of Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, D-07740 Jena, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:896. 2001
    ..Therefore, tumor manifestation at the abdominal wall after laparoscopic surgery should not automatically be considered the result of iatrogenic spreading...
  88. ncbi Laparoscopic management of complicated urachal remnants
    Colin W M Cutting
    Department of Urology, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    BJU Int 96:1417-21. 2005
    ..To report our experience with a laparoscopic approach to managing symptomatic urachal anomalies...
  89. ncbi Single cannula technique and robotic telescopic assistance in infants and children who require laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Daniel J Ostlie
    Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:111-5; discussion 111-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to report the technique and document the results using a single 5-mm umbilical cannula for LNF, stab incisions for placement of the instruments, and robotic telescope assistance...
  90. ncbi Pancreatic cancer presenting as a Sister Mary Joseph's nodule: case report and update of the literature
    Vimala Yendluri
    Pancreatic Section, Gastrointestinal Oncology Division, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Pancreas 34:161-4. 2007
    Cutaneous metastasis of an occult malignancy to the umbilicus has come to be known as a Sister Mary Joseph's nodule (SMJN)...
  91. ncbi Simultaneous abdominoplasty and umbilical reconstruction using a modified C-V flap technique
    Muhammet Uraloglu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2525-6. 2006
  92. ncbi Reconstruction of umbilical hypogenesis accompanied by a longitudinal scar
    Naoshige Iida
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Akita Red Cross Hospital, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:322-5. 2003
  93. ncbi Urachal inflammatory mass mimicking an intra-abdominal tumor two years after excision of the urachal sinus in a child
    Mao Meng Tiao
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, 123, Dabi Road, Niaosung Shiang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 833, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 26:598-601. 2003
    ..Turbid urine was also a complaint. His urachal sinus and umbilicus had been removed at the age of 2 months...
  94. ncbi Urachal carcinoma: key points for the general surgeon
    Clay Cothren
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Am Surg 68:201-3. 2002
    ..One should be aware of this entity as early recognition and appropriate surgery provides the best opportunity for long-term survival. Herein we describe a typical case, appropriate evaluation, and review of the literature...
  95. ncbi Extragenital endometriosis--a clinicopathological review of a Glasgow hospital experience with case illustrations
    C Douglas
    Department of Surgery, Inverclyde Royal Infirmary, Greenock, Scotland, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:804-8. 2004
    ..9%) in the urinary tract and 21 (61.8%) were in other sites, including pfannenstial scar, inguinal canal, umbilicus and perineum; 52.9% presented to gynaecologists and mean time to diagnosis was 24.54 months (CI: 13.2 - 35.8)...
  96. ncbi A novel method of ninth-intercostal microlaparoscopic approach for patients with previous laparotomy
    Jun Kumakiri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:977-81. 2006
    ..To evaluate the availability of a primary laparoscopic approach for a patient with previous laparotomy and to assess postoperative adhesion to the abdominal wall....
  97. ncbi Isolated umbilical endometriosis--a rare finding
    M A Okunlola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 31:281-2. 2002
    ..There was no evidence of endometrotic deposits elsewhere. Apart from cyclical bleeding from the umbilicus, she was relatively free of any of the other signs and symptoms of Endometriosis...
  98. ncbi Umbilical endometriosis in pregnancy: a case report
    S Razzi
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Siena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 18:114-6. 2004
    ..polypoid nodule within the umbilical depression, with the typical history of monthly bleeding from the umbilicus. A nodule biopsy, testing of serum levels of CA-125 and a transabdominal ultrasound examination were performed...
  99. ncbi Primary umbilical adenomyotic lesion presenting as cyclical periumbilical swelling
    Stéphane Ploteau
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nantes, France
    Fertil Steril 88:1674-5. 2007
    ..Histological examination of these lesions confirmed smooth muscle hyperplasia that was infiltrated by numerous endometrial glands (adenomyosis)...
  100. ncbi Safe entry techniques during laparoscopy: left upper quadrant entry using the ninth intercostal space--a review of 918 procedures
    Neena Agarwala
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 3255, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:55-61. 2005
    ..Of the 918 laparoscopies, 504 patients (54.9%) were found to have involvement of their umbilicus with adhesions that could have affected the traditional umbilical primary port entry...
  101. ncbi [Bleeding caused by the trocar insertion through the umbilicus as a rare complication of laparoscopy]
    Dariusz Wydra
    II Kliniki Ginekologii i Połoznictwa w Akademii Medycznej w Gdańsku
    Ginekol Pol 74:151-4. 2003
    ..case in which bleeding from the anterior abdominal wall vessels occurred after the trocar insertion through the umbilicus. Directly after trocar removing there was insignificant bleeding from the trocar incision...

Research Grants8

  1. Anthropometric Assessment of Abdominal Obesity and Health Risk in Children and Ad
    PETER TODD KATZMARZYK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..research: 1) superior border of the iliac crest, 2) midpoint between the iliac crest and the lowest rib, 3) umbilicus, and 4) minimal waist...
  2. Pitx2 Function in Developing Mouse Brain Neurons
    Donna M Martin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In humans, PITX2 is mutated in Rieger syndrome, a multiple congenital anomaly syndrome affecting eyes, umbilicus, and teeth, with variable abnormalities in the heart, pituitary, and brain...
  3. Gastric Tube Placement in Young Children
    Marsha Ellett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results from this study will increase the safety of using gastric tubes in young children. ..
  4. INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RESEARCH ON MENTAL DISABILITIES
    Roger Stevenson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  5. A role for intrinsic tendon cells in overuse injury
    Kathleen Derwin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A role for intrinsic tendon cells in the pathogenesis of tendon overuse injury would be implied by a lower damage threshold in vital tendon. ..
  6. Clinically relevant large animal model of rotator cuff injury and repair
    Kathleen Derwin; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  7. Microarray Analysis of Wounds
    AMY COLWELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We hypothesize these genes can be used to modulate the biology of adult wound healing. This first step will form our basis for developing treatment to induce scarless healing. ..
  8. Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in Nepal
    LUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..