Chylous Ascites

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Chylous Ascites

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The terms "Chylous Ascites" returned 80 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chylous ascites as a complication of left sided robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.
 

Author(s): Gaurav Pahouja, Kalpit Patel, Daniel J Ricchiuti

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The aim of the study was to present a case series of the sparsely reported complication of chylous ascites (CA) after left sided robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (RALPN), identify possible risk factors for the development of postoperative CA, and explore current recommendations ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2016

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Parenteral nutrition combined with rice soup can be a safe and effective intervention for congenital chylous ascites.
 

Author(s): Yi Cao, Weihui Yan, Lina Lu, Yijing Tao, Wei Lu, Yingwei Chen, Qingya Tang, Wei Cai

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2016 ;25(3):631-5.

 

Congenital chylous ascites in the neonatal period is a rare entity. Total parenteral nutrition (TPN), medium chain triglyceride (MCT)-based diet, octreotide and repeated paracentesis are regarded as appropriate medical treatment for congenital chylous ascites, and surgery is recommended ...

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016

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Successful management of chylous ascites: A report of two cases.
 

Author(s): Shaan E Alam, Sunny M Kar, Pran M Kar

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2016 Mar;27(2):386-90.

 

Chylous ascites consists of the accumulation of chyle in the peritoneal cavity. Diagnosis is established by cytochemical analysis of the fluid revealing fat globules and high triglyceride content. The majority of cases are caused by pathology that interferes with abdominal retroperitoneal ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2016

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The terms "Chylous Ascites" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chylous Ascites Following Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: An Unusual Complication.
 

Author(s): Georgios Galanopoulos, Theofanis Konstantopoulos, Stavros Theodorou, Ioannis Tsoutsas, Dimitrios Xanthopoulos, Elias Kaperonis, Vassilios Papavassiliou

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;12(2):119-21.

 

Chylous ascites is a rare complication after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Accumulation of chyle within the close space of the peritoneal cavity may cause severe discomfort to the patient, complicating the postoperative course. Prompt diagnosis is needed to adopt measures for ...

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2016

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Chylous ascites after liver transplant: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Amar Nath Mukerji, Esther Tseng, Andreas Karachristos, Manoj Maloo, Ashokkumar Jain

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Aug;11(4):367-74.

 

A 62-year-old man with cirrhosis, hepatitis C, and hepatocellular carcinoma, underwent a liver transplant. On day 11 after surgery, a chylous leak from a partial wound dehiscence was noted. The leak did not respond to 2 weeks of uninterrupted, fat-free clear liquid diet and 12-hour ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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Chylous ascites post open cholecystectomy after severe pancreatitis.
 

Author(s): Cherry X Cheung, Michael E Kelly, Omer El Tayeb, William C Torregianni, Paul F Ridgway

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Chylous ascites a rare complication post cholecystectomy. There are to our knowledge only 3 reported cases in the literature. We describe a case of chylous ascites post open cholecystectomy in a patient with recent severe pancreatitis. We propose a potential relationship between acute ...

Last Updated: 10 May 2012

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Chyle Leak After Pancreatic Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Postoperative Chyle Leak

 

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2017

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