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2011-07-28 00:00:59

Relief for chronic pain and natural treatment for infertility will soon be available in Northern Virginia, just south of Washington D.C. Clear Passage Physical Therapy welcomes physical therapist, Kathy Hess, to their newest clinic, opening on August 1, 2011. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 With over 1,000 babies born to women diagnosed infertile, and research published in major medical journals, Clear Passage Physical Therapy is expanding its pioneering hands-on treatment for...

2010-08-11 01:58:00

GENEVA, August 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PregLem, the Swiss specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on women's reproductive medicine, announces a world-wide, exclusive in licensing agreement for Bentamapimod, a novel, orally active, Jun Kinase Inhibitor (JNK-I AS602801) from Merck Serono for an undisclosed amount. PregLem will develop the compound for the prevention of post-surgical abdominal adhesions and endometriosis in patients with tubal ligation or comparable effective...

2010-05-09 08:49:08

Lipoma of the small intestine is a benign tumor of mesenchymal origin which is mostly found by chance during gastrointestinal investigation. Invaginations account for 2/3 of small bowel occlusion caused by up to 80% of tumors and the lipoma is the most frequent benign tumor that causes invagination in its submucous polypoid and it is in more or less scissile form. However, multiple lipomas within the intestinal duplication canal as a predominant cause of partial intestinal obstruction is an...

2009-10-26 10:21:51

Pregabalin, FDA-approved for neuropathic pain (pain caused by shingles and peripheral neuropathy), effectively reduced abdominal pain and improved sleep in women with adhesions, according to a Henry Ford study. Adhesion pain, a common complication after abdominal or pelvic surgery, currently lacks effective therapy. Adhesions can also form after infections in the bowel such as diverticulitis. "Many patients in the study went from debilitating pain to complete resolution of pain on...

2009-07-22 09:24:43

Proteus syndrome is a complex disorder associated with varied, disproportionate, asymmetric overgrowth of many body parts and unregulated adipose tissue. The overgrowth seen in Proteus syndrome is progressive and difficult to manage. Patients with Proteus syndrome require repeated treatment for the progressive overgrowth of tissue over a long period. Aggressive treatment may cause severe functional and cosmetic consequences, so surgical intervention is often delayed until it is absolutely...

2009-07-14 06:00:00

GOTHENBORG, Sweden, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaSurgics AB. successfully completes Phase I clinical study showing their novel candidate drug PXL01 is safe and well tolerated. Initially developed to prevent post-surgical adhesion formation following hand surgery the product combines the pharmacological effect of PXL01 with the physical barrier effect of the vehicle, and has the potential to be the first anti-adhesion drug on the market. 'These results provide the foundation for...

2008-08-20 18:00:51

Chewing gum following colon surgery to remove all or part of the colon may enhance recovery of intestinal function, British researchers say. Sanjay Purkayastha and colleagues at St. Mary's Hospital in London said postoperative ileus -- the inability of the intestines to pass contents -- is regarded as an inevitable response to the trauma of abdominal surgery and is a major contributing factor to postoperative pain and discomfort associated with abdominal distension, nausea, vomiting and...

2007-09-15 03:00:53

By Adams, John B Hawkins, Michael L; Ferdinand, Coville H; Medeiros, Regina S In 1861, von Rokitansky described obstruction of the third part of the duodenum by external compression of the duodenum by the superior mesenteric artery (SMA). In 1926, this entity was furthermore described by Wilke in his presentation of 75 patients with "chronic duodenal compression". In 1968, Mansberger used angiography to define anatomical measurements as the diagnostic criteria for this condition. Current...

2007-07-04 18:19:31

By Hiromura, Katsuhiko Furuhashi, Madoka; Minami, Kojiro; Miyazaki, Ken; Et al Abstract Septic shock during pregnancy is very rare but has high mortality. We report a case of septic shock in a pregnant woman with ileus, showing that severe ileus in a pregnant woman could be attributed to life-threatening septic shock and that we should give special attention to a nosocomial infection. Keywords: Septic shock, ileus, pregnancy, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia...

2004-11-26 03:00:11

A patient with anaemia was initially thought to have gastrointestinal cancer and subsequently Crohn's disease, but pathological examination revealed a much rarer condition. CASE HISTORY A woman of 66 was referred for investigation of colicky lower abdominal pain, iron deficiency anaemia and weight loss of 7 kg in the previous nine months. For much longer she had suffered from constipation. A Paget's carcinoma of the breast had been treated by mastectomy 4 years earlier but there was no...


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Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

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