Category General Surgery
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Ileus = absence of bowel motility; (1) dynamic ileus (2) spastic ileus (rare: porphyria or lead poisoning) (3) ischaemic ileus
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Pyloric Stenosis

Pyloric Stenosis is a medial emergency that requires urgent fluid resuscitation and resolution of biochemical abnormalities. Definitive surgical treatment can then be undertaken to restore enteral nutrition.

Chilaiditi syndrome

Chilaiditi syndrome: symptomatic hepatodiaphragmatic interposition associated with abdominal pain, nocturnal vomiting, anorexia, and abdominal distension.
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Pierre Eugène Ménétrier

Pierre Eugène Ménétrier (1859 – 1935) was a French surgeon, oncologist and pathologist. Eponymously affiliated with Maladie de Ménétrier (1888)
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Volkovich-Kocher sign

Nikolay Markianovich Volkovich (Николай Маркианович Волкович) (1858 – 1928). Eponymously linked with Volkovich-kocher sign
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William Edwards Ladd

Biography Born 8 September 1880 in Massachusetts as the sixth of seven children Graduated with an MD from Harvard Medical School in 1906 1910-1913 Assistant Visiting Surgeon to the Boston City Hospital, Infant’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital and Milton Hospital 1912…

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Ramstedt Operation

Ramstedt Operation (1912) Pyloromyotomy Surgical correction of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, involving longitudinal splitting of the hypertrophic pylorus and leaving the defect open.