Like Vampires Drinking Holy Water – Part 2
How to make an accurate grading of caustic injuries and how to treat them properly... Here you can find all the answers you are looking for...
Escaping Oceanic Flight 815
Sometimes, during a cholecystectomy performed for acute cholecystitis, you may find yourself stuck in a difficult situation... Adhesions and fibrosis may prevent a safe dissection, and obtaining an adequate Critical View of Safety is quite impossible. In these cases, the bail-out procedures might be useful to avoid intra- and postoperative complications...
The Spice That Makes Things Hot
Sometimes the open abdomen and appropriate resuscitation are not enough to make patients recover from their pathological state... In these rare but threatening events, direct peritoneal resuscitation comes handy to help and fasten patients' healing.
The Awakening of the Sleeping Lion – Part 2
The initial management of patients with acute pancreatitis is quite streight-forward, but it needs to be applied correctly to help them recover...
Game of Thrombosis
Acute mesenteric ischemia often presents with unspecific signs and symptoms, making the diagnosis very tricky. On the other hand, delayed diagnosis rises the risk of extensive bowel necrosis, thus increasing morbidity and mortality. Here you can find a nice overview of AMI.