Issue 1 Articles
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Treated by Laparoscopic Duodenojejunostomy
Case Report
Superior Mesenteric Artery syndrome (SMA Sd) is a very rare disease. It is suspected in the case of intestinal obstruction in severely underweight patients. When conservative management fails surgery becomes needed, with laparoscopic duodenojejunostomy being the best approach....
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis in Medulloblastoma Patients: Case Report and Review of Literature
Case Report
Encephalitis caused by Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and medulloblastoma are both fairly rare disorders with relatively poor prognoses. We experienced a case of HSV encephalitis (HSE) in which the patient presented 1 year after surgical resection and radiation therapy and 1 month after chemotherapy....
Advanced Esophagogastric Cancer after Bariatric Procedure
Case Report
A 74-year-old man, non-smoker or alcoholic, underwent gastric bypass with stapled division of the stomach and Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy 20 years ago. A band was used to limit the emptying of the gastric pouch. Follow up was abandoned there are ten years, and, three months ago, he suddenly began to lose...
Postpartum Meningitis by Enterococcus Faecalis Secondary to Neuraxial Anesthesia
Case Report
Meningitis is an infrequent and serious cause of postpartum fever that requires early diagnosis and treatment to prevent serious complications and to reduce the high mortality rate. Neuraxial anesthesia is a frequently used technique in obstetrics. Meningitis is a very rare complication of neuraxial an- esthesia and enterococcus....
Preliminary Results of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Case Series on 12 Patients
Case Report
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is associated with intestinal dysbiosis and it has been suggested Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) has a positive effect on the condition. In this preliminary study, we recruited 12 IBS patients with moderate to severe diarrhea (IBS-D) and assessed the clinical outcomes of single FMT....