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Jan 20, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Outcomes and Relevant Factors Associated with Cardiac Dysfunction in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Yingrui Zhang, Hongxuan Zhang, Jun Li, Jianxiang Zhao, Han Chen, Jingqing Xu, Xiuling Shang, Rongguo Yu
Purpose: Cardiac dysfunction has been rarely reported in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study aimed to compare clinical outcomes in patients admitted in intensive care unit (ICU) with normal cardiac function versus cardiac dysfunction after TBI. Moreover, the association of risk factors and hospital mortality ICU or hospital length of stay was investigated. Methods: A retrospective study was conducted from December 2011 to April 2018 on TBI patients admitted without pre-existing...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1107071


Jan 13, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Antihypertensive Effects of Total Gastrectomy on Spontaneous Hypertensive Rats

Naoki Hashimoto
Backgrounds: Total gastrectomy (TG) played an important role in DM im-provement after curative surgery for gastric cancer (W J Surgery 2014, 58, 451-0458). The aim of the present study was to establish the effects of TG on weight loss and cardiovascular (CV) parameters in spontaneous hypertensive rats (SHR). Methods: Male SHR rats were used in the present studies. Rats were randomly assigned to either total gastrectomy (TG) or sha
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Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105994


Dec 27, 2019Open    AccessArticle

High Blood Pressure and Stroke in the City of Lubumbashi: Determinants and Socio-Demographic Characteristics, Case of the Rail Ways Company Hospital

Luhanga mulumbati Onesiphore, Ilunga Kandolo Simon, Kabamba wa Kabamba Christian, Sumba Chenge Louis, Kabyla Ilunga Benjamin, Kashindi Numbi Clément
Introduction: We conducted a cross-sectional study to describe the epide-miological and sociodemographic situation of stroke and high blood pres-sure at the Lubumbashi rail ways company hospital. Methodology: Our cross-sectional analytical study is spread over a period of one year, from January 1st to December 31st, 2018. The study population is the one having suffered from high blood pressure and stroke at the Lubumbashi railways
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105985


Sep 12, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Epidemiology of Pediatric Medical Emergencies at the Kindu Reference General Hospital (HGRK): State of Affairs and Perspectives

Aime Abdala Kingwengwe, Aubin Kasongo Ndjadi, Patricia Mishika Lukusa, Paul Makinko Ilunga, Emery Kanyinda Ibeki, Patrick Amuri Kyanga, Taylor Amury Makuburi, Delors Mulikita Kitambo, Mick Shongo Pongombo, Gray Kanteng A Wakamb, Nsimbo Assumani, Ernest Kamavuako Nlandu, Etienne Shindano Mwamba, Oscar Luboya Numbi, Stanis Wembonyama Okitotsho
The management of pediatric medical emergencies is a focus of WHO’s strategy to reduce child and adolescent morbidity and mortality worldwide. It requires the synergy of several inputs including infrastructure, equipment and a sufficiently trained staff. The aim of our study was to present the epidemiological aspects of pediatric medical emergencies at Kindu General Reference Hospital in order to facilitate the projection of the a
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105715


Jul 18, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Management of Traumatic Bile Leakage

Naoki Hashimoto
Major bile leak after blunt liver trauma (BLT) is rare but challenging. Data on endoscopic management of traumatic bile leaks are scare. We conducted a ret-rospective review to evaluate the role of Endoscopic retrograde cholangi-ography (ERCP) in the management of bile leaks following blunt abdominal trauma. In addition to a high grade injury, centrally-located liver injuries and initial TAE are also a significant risk factor for
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105556


Nov 14, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Naoki Hashimoto
Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) is occupied over 25% of bariatric procedures, which becomes the second most commonly performed bariatric procedure after RYGB. But incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) after SG was reported to be 6.5% - 40%. SG is regarded to induce or exacerbate GERD in general. Therefore preoperative manometry and GIF should be routinely per-formed. Patients with a lowe
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Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104987


Nov 21, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Use of Vasopressive Amines in a Limited Resource Country

Anna Thiam, Lidwine Alakoua, Géorges Kinda, Aimé Bama, Larissa Kagambéga, Géorges Millogo, Jonas Kologo, Nvalentin Yaméogo, André K. Samandoulougou, Patrice Zabsonré
Introduction: Vasopressive amines are frequently used in cardioology. The aim of our work was to evaluate the practical modalities of use of amines in the cardiology department of University Hospital Yalgado Ouédraogo. Patients and Methods: We conducted a prospective observational study for 6 months, from 01 June to 31 November 2013, including all patients treated with vasopressive amines. We
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104064


Jan 23, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Antibiotics-First Strategy versus Appendectomy in the Management of Acute Appendicitis

Yubin Kou, Xiaoping Chen
Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of acute abdominal disorders requiring surgery. The mainstay of treatment is an appendectomy for more than 100 years. However, symptoms of acute appendicitis confuse many other conditions making diagnosis a challenge. In addition, as with all operations, postoperative complications exist, including wound infections, intra-abdominal abscesses, ileus and adhesions. For some specific patien
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103335


Jul 28, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Characteristics and Outcome of Trauma Patients in a Mixed ICU: A Retrospective Review

Henry Y. Embu, Samuel I. Nuhu, Erdoo S. Isamade, Daniel D. Kokong, Kenneth N. Ozoilo, Daniel O. Agbo

Background: Trauma is a major public health challenge in Nigeria and many victims of trauma are brought to the hospital critically ill, thereby increasing the burden of critical illness in the country. Aim: To characterize the pattern of injuries, causes and outcome among trauma patients admitted into the general ICU of a tertiary care hospital in north-central Nigeria. Materials and Methods: All trauma admissions into the ICU of Jos University Teaching Hospit

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Open Access Library J. Vol.3, 2016
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1102819


Jan 28, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Blunt Abdominal Trauma Combined with Postoperative Atelectasis and Mediastinal Shift: A Case Report

Suya Zhang, Hongshun Xu, Yubin Kou
Blunt abdominal trauma is a frequent emergency and is also associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Spleen is the commonest organ injured. In this study, we meet a special complication after splenectomy, atelectasis and mediastinal shift, and this is the complication with hemodynamic unstable. Without bronchoscopy, the patient is told to inspire deeply by blowing balloons with pressure 8 - 10 cm H2O and recovered uneventfully.
Open Access Library J. Vol.3, 2016
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1102358


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