- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Advance Access ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Articles in Press ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 543203, 3 pages
Gossypiboma Causing Mechanical Intestinal Obstruction: A Case Report
1Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mustafa Kemal University, Serinyol, 31100 Hatay, Turkey
2Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Adapazari, 54100 Sakarya, Turkey
3Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mustafa Kemal University, Serinyol, 31100 Hatay, Turkey
Received 18 September 2012; Accepted 8 October 2012
Academic Editors: H. Kawai and G. Santori
Copyright © 2012 Akin Aydogan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- Y. Zantvoord, R. M. F. Van Der Weiden, and M. H. A. Van Hooff, “Transmural migration of retained surgical sponges a systematic review,” Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, vol. 63, no. 7, pp. 465–471, 2008.
- O. V. Özkan, G. Baş, A. Akçakaya, and M. Şahin, “Transmural migration of a retained sponge through the rectum: a Case Report,” Balkan Medical Journal, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 94–95, 2011.
- R. Godara, S. Marwah, R. K. Karwasra, R. Goel, J. Sen, and R. Singh, “Spontaneous transmural migration of surgical sponges,” Asian Journal of Surgery, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 44–45, 2006.
- A. K. Sarda, D. Pandey, U. Dhir, and S. Neogi, “Postoperative complications due to a retained surgical sponge,” Singapore Medical Journal, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. e160–e164, 2007.
- A. A. Gawande, D. M. Studdert, E. J. Orav, T. A. Brennan, and M. J. Zinner, “Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgery,” New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 348, no. 3, pp. 229–235, 2003.
- A. Malik and P. Jagmohan, “Gossypiboma: US and CT appearance,” Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 503–504, 2002.
- K. W. Yeung, M. S. Chang, and J. F. Huang, “Imaging of transmural migration of a retained surgical sponge: a case report,” Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 567–571, 2004.
- J. W. Choi, H. L. Chang, A. K. Kyeong, M. P. Cheol, and Y. K. Jin, “Transmural migration of surgical sponge evacuated by defecation: mimicking an intraperitoneal gossypiboma,” Korean Journal of Radiology, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 212–214, 2006.