detorsion


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detorsion

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detortion

n
1. archaic the act of, or the state of having undergone, detorting; a twisting, perversion, or distortion
2. obstetrics the process of relieving torsion, or unnatural twists, within the body, notably those in the uterus or intestine
3. zoology the rotation of the internal organs of the larvae of certain gastropods through 90 or 180 degrees, back towards their initial position
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detorsion

n. destorsión.
1. corrección de la curvatura o malformación de una estructura;
2. corrección quirúrgica de la torsión de un testículo o del intestino.
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It was observed following detorsion that cecum was located on the left upper quadrant; ascending colon was adherent to duodenum, which was descending straight down, with Ladd's bands; and mesenteric veins were enlarged and lying anterior to duodenum towards the portal vein.
Moreover, the most recent ESPU guidelines show that there is controversy on whether to carry out detorsion and preserve the ispilateral testis, or to perform an orchiectomy in order to preserve function and fertility of the contralateral testis if symptoms duration is over 24 hours.
In the current surgical perspective, surgical procedures in cecal volvulus are hemocolectomy, detorsion, cecopexy and cecostomy operations performed with open or laparoscopic methods.
In non-gangrenous patients, detorsion was used in 14 patients, sigmoid mesopexy was applied in two, sigmoid resection with primary anastomosis in two, and sigmoid resection with colostomy in one.
The traditional treatment method is surgical removal of the ovarian tissue in the shortest possible time, without detorsion, because it may cause a thromboembolism.
It can be used for interventional purposes such as biopsy, polypectomy, treatment of gastrointestinal system bleeding, excision of foreign body, volvulus detorsion, stenotic segment dilatation, stent placement, and tumor fulguration (2).
Immediately after volvulus detorsion and suction of a liter of chylous effusion, multiple full-thickness ileal and ascending colon biopsies were obtained.
In cases without severe abdominal pain or severe intestinal necrosis, rehydration therapy with fasting, flexible endoscopic detorsion, or intubation of an endoscopic sliding tube (ST-03 40 cm, Olympus Optical, Tokyo, Japan) was performed by endoscopists using an electronic video endoscope (PCF-260AI, Olympus Optical, Tokyo, Japan).
Intraoperative finding showed that the left ovary with a black-bluish color was torsed twice, and a slight revascularization after detorsion was noted.