Mirko Barone; Massimo Ippoliti; Felice Mucilli

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 April 2024

  Intra-abdominal infections still represent a challengefor surgeons. The systemic physiopathological effects ofinfection rapidly progress, leading to sepsis and multiorganfailure, whose prognosis is often dramatic. Mortality riskstratification using scoring systems would unequivocallyaid the early identification ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
Base of skull fracture leading to pneumomediastinum and pneumo-retroperitoneum: a case report with review of literature

Garima Sharma; Sanya Vermani; Anjum Syed

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 77-79

  Objective: The presence of air within the mediastinal compartment and retro-peritoneal compartment, in the setting of trauma, can be because of visceral and skeletal injuries. However, in absence of a local site injury, an approach based on anatomical communication between various body compartments should ...  Read More

Infectious disease
Urological surgery in the time of coronavirus pandemic

Manas Sharma; Shridhar C. Ghagane; Shubhashree Muralidhar; Shashank Patil; Naina R. Nerli; Rajendra B. Nerli

Volume 6, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 98-101

  The current coronavirus pandemic forces us to realize the significance of the careful utilization of financial and health-care resources. At the same time, it is important to ensure the ability of urologists to function through this crisis to provide essential and emergency services. With regards to ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
Gastrografin-based conservative approach to small bowel obstructions: too far from a daily use

Mirko Barone; Barbara Leone; Giuseppe Cipollone; Felice Mucilli

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-2

  As known, small bowel obstruction is one of the most common emergencies in general surgery carrying a not negligible rate of morbidity and financial expenditures as far as high social impact . Peritoneal adhesions are the leading cause of intestinal obstruction up to 74% of cases. In spite of increasing ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
Giant cell tumor of patella: A case report and review of literature

Mohit Kumar Arora; Ela Madaan; Rajnand Kumar

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 47-49

  Objective: Patella is a sesamoid bone which develops in the quadriceps tendon. It is an uncommon site for neoplasms. The most common primary tumors which involve patella are benign. These include chondroblastoma, giant cell tumor (GCT) and aneurysmal bone cyst. Malignant lesions are less common in patella. ...  Read More

Adhesive small bowel obstruction: where do we stand now?

Barbara Leone; Giuseppe Cipollone; Decio Di Nuzzo; Massimo Ippoliti; Mirko Barone; Felice Mucilli

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2019, , Pages 35-36

  Adhesive small bowel obstruction (ASBO) is one of the most frequently encountered disorders in Emergency Surgery Departments worldwide without negligible hospital admission rates and social costs (1,2). Notwithstanding significant improvements in techniques and materials, intra-abdominal adhesions following ...  Read More

Comparing the early function and complications between fluoroscopic guidance and blindly insertion of permanent hemodialysis catheter

Nasser Malekpour Alamdari; Samad Shams Vahdati; Barmak Gholizadeh; Shima Nayebian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 19-22

  Objective: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a complicated kidney defect causing permanent failure in renal function in progressive stages. Hemodialysis is the most accepted treatment to maintain body’s fluid/electrolyte homeostasis at the terminal stages of the disease. Permanent hemodialysis catheter ...  Read More

Does it require to exclude cardiobiliary reflex in every acute coronary syndrome follow up patient with bedside ultrasound on emergency department

Mustafa Bolatkale; Çağdaş Can; Ahmet Çağdaş Acara; Mustafa Topuz

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2017, , Pages 40-41

   In emergency department, physicians can diagnose pulseless electrical activity, asystole, pericardial effusions, ischemic heart disease, wall motion abnormalities, valvular cardiac disease volume status or global cardiac function evaluating with electrocardiographic findings or using bedside cardiac ...  Read More

Emergency Medical Services
Surgical management of cardiac tamponade: Is left anterior minithoracotomy really safe and effective?

Mirko Barone; Marco Prioletta; Giuseppe Cipollone; Decio Di Nuzzo; Pierpaolo Camplese; Felice Mucilli

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2017, , Pages 53-58

  Objective: Cardiac tamponade is a life-threatening clinical entity that requires an emergency treatment. Cardiac tamponade can be caused both by benign and malignant diseases. A variety of methods have been described for the treatment of these cases from needle-guided pericardiocentesis, balloon-based ...  Read More

Critical Care
Intussusceptions due to trauma in a 17-month-old infant

Haleh Mousavi; Samad Shams Vahdati; Roshan Fahimi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2017, , Pages 66-67

  Invagination is a kind of intestine disease in children and it is occurred between 2 upto 14 years old. This is a report of 17 months infant with intussusception due to trauma. The patient had admitted to emergency department because of motor vehicle accident and because of abdominal pain, abdominal ...  Read More

Critical Care
A catheter malpositioned patient with pain and paresthesia

Akbar Fadaei Haghi; Rouya Shokri; Samad Shams Vahdati; Farid Eftekhar Milani; Shahrad Tajoddini

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 30-31

  We report a 54-year-old woman with the history of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who was admitted to our hospital because of volume overload. Due to long-term use of peripheral veins and arteriovenous fistula (AVF) failure, central venous catheterization was the only choice for hemodialysis. She developed ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
The value of lab findings in early diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia

Rouzbeh Rajaei Ghafouri; Saeed Shahbazi; Changiz Gholipour; Samad Shams Vahdati; Manouchehr khoshbaten; Amir Ghaffarzad; Respina Jalilian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 46-49

  Objective: Acute mesenteric ischemia (IMA) is a vascular emergency with broad variability of clinical presentations and non-specific laboratory findings. Therefore, there is a significant need for reliable serological markers of ischemia. Various laboratory studies may be performed for suspected AMI, ...  Read More

Critical Care
Association of base deficit with mortality in pediatric trauma

Maryam Ziaee; Amirhossein Mirafzal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 50-54

   Objective: To evaluate the association of base deficit (BD) with mortality in traumatized children, and to assess this association in a subgroup of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).   Methods: In this cross-sectional study performed prospectively on a convenience sample of patients ...  Read More