• wounds
  • gas gangrene a condition often resulting from dirty, lacerated wounds in which the muscles and subcutaneous tissue become filled with gas and a serosanguineous exudate. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 2017
  • Debate still continues in 2017 as to which is the best surgical procedure for the treatment of symptomatic hemorrhoids. (springer.com)
  • diabetes
  • One study reported approximately one third of those diagnosed with Fournier had alcoholism with resulting diabetes and malnutrition, while another 10% had been medical immunosuppressed either via chemotherapy, steroids, or malignancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • sudden
  • Moist gangrene is caused by sudden stoppage of blood, resulting from burning by heat or acid, severe freezing, physical accident that destroys the tissue, a tourniquet that has been left on too long, or a clot or other embolism. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • mortality
  • In 1871, he reported 2,642 cases of gas gangrene treated in hospital during the American Civil War, with a mortality rate of approximately 46% ( 6 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • tissue
  • At first, tissue affected by moist gangrene has the color of a bad bruise, is swollen, and often blistered. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Usually a line of demarcation is formed where the gangrene stops, owing to the fact that the tissue above this line continues to receive an adequate supply of blood. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • gangrene may occur in that section of tissue. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Gangrene is a type of tissue death caused by not enough blood supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • In wet gangrene, the tissue is infected by saprogenic microorganisms (Clostridium perfringens or Bacillus fusiformis, for example), which cause tissue to swell and emit a fetid smell. (wikipedia.org)
  • management
  • However, the patient was at high-risk for a surgical stoma creation in view of the CTP class B. Hence, we used a novel, self-retaining, low-profile catheter-based Stool Management Kit (SMK), Qora Aeon (Consure Medical Private Limited, India). (bmj.com)
  • Postoperative management of the surgical wound is also important for the patient's survival, along with proper nutrition. (frontiersin.org)
  • usually
  • 1-3 Faecal diversion by creation of a temporary surgical stoma is usually mandated in such cases to expedite wound healing. (bmj.com)
  • In severe cases of cholecystitis , which is usually associated with gallstones , gangrene may develop where the stones compress the mucous membrane. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • include
  • Surgical findings include presence of foul-smelling "dishwater" pus and gray, friable necrotic fascia that does not resist blunt dissection. (medscape.com)
  • case
  • Contemporary non-surgical approach for faecal diversion in a case of Fournier's gangrene -- Sheth et al. (bmj.com)
  • In this report, we describe the successful use of a novel, self-expanding, non-balloon-based indwelling intra-rectal catheter for stool diversion, in a case of Fournier's gangrene, with faecal contamination of the wound. (bmj.com)
  • approach
  • In an effort to decrease postoperative complications and to better respond to hemorrhoids pathophysiology, several procedures have emerged in the end of the twentieth century and can be considered as modern surgical approach to hemorrhoids. (springer.com)