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Case Report

Abnormal Localization by Tagged RBC Scan in a Patient with Duodenal Polyp Presenting with Gastrointestinal Bleeding

An 87-year-old man with a history of prior Billroth II surgery for bleeding peptic ulcer presents with melanic stools from outside hospital (OSH).

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Case Report

Aortic Valve Repair in Young Patient: An Alternative Approach for Aortic Valve Regurgitation

A 48 year old gentleman presented with shortness of breath on exertion underwent transthoracic echocardiogram and was found to have severe aortic regurgitation.

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Clinical Image

Co-Existing Primary Malignant Lymphoma and Adenocarcinoma of the Intestinal Tract

Synchronous occurrence of malignant lymphoma and carcinoma, both located in the intestinal tract is unusual [1].

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Review Article

Postoperative Management of Vascular Surgery Patients: A Brief Review

Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory condition leading to various cardiovascular as well as cerebrovascular events and peripheral vascular disease (PVD).

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Research Article

Detection of Anal Dysplasia by Chromoendoscopy with Narrow Band Imaging and Acetic Acid (Nbia) in 182 Patients

Anal squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL) precedes the development of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Short Communication

Surgical Guidance in Foot Surgery by Means of 3D Impression and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Background: Surgical accuracy in minimal incision foot surgery is an unexplored field. Optimal gateways and more precise surgical processes to the patients' biomechanical problems must be determined.

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Case Report

Amyloıdosıs in Colon Presentıng wıth Rectal Bleedıng in Multıpl Myeloma: A Case Report

Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignant proliferation of plasma cells that secrete monoclonal immunglobin (M protein).

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Research Article

Positive Predictive Value of Biopsy of Palpable Masses Following Mastectomy

Objective: Determine the positive predictive value (PPV) of biopsy of palpable masses following mastectomy (MX).

Published 07 Aug, 2017


Research Article

A Novel Technique for Composite Cultured Epithelial Autograft in a Patient with Extensive Burn Wounds: A Case Report

Objective: Our goal was to develop a simple, safe and affordable technique for cultured epithelial autografts (CEA) without delay to save our patients life.

Published 04 Aug, 2017


Editorial

Current Data about the Development of Hypoparathyroidism after Thyroid Surgery

Hypoparathyroidism and the resulting hypocalcemia is a common iatrogenic complication following surgical procedures to the neck, and commonly, to the thyroid gland [1,2].

Published 03 Aug, 2017


Editorial

Transplantation Surgery and Related Basic Sciences

Transplantation is an interesting treatment procedure. A patient, who has an organ failure, in need of life support devices, incompatible with life without them, and suffering from a disease severely lowering the quality of life, is treated by replacing the failing organ.

Published 03 Aug, 2017


Surgical Technique

Glasgow Coma Scale: Technique and Intepretation

The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) was designed to objectively, easily, methodically evaluate the neurological status of patients with impaired consciousness especially after traumatic brain injury.

Published 03 Aug, 2017


Research Article

The Dorso-Radial Flap. A Useful Skin Flap for Hand Reconstruction

Background: Soft tissue defects on the dorsum of the hand are challenging to reconstruct and regional options with similar characteristics are limited.

Published 02 Aug, 2017


Research Article

Risk Factors for Adjacent Fractures after Cement-Augmented Thoracolumbar Pedicle Screw Instrumentation

Introduction: The aim of our study was to identify factors that influence the occurrence of adjacent fractures in patients with cement-augmented pedicle screw instrumentation in spine.

Published 31 Jul, 2017


Research Article

The Lateral “Backdoor” Approach to Open Thyroid Surgery: A Comparative Study

Introduction: The traditionally taught technique for conventional open thyroidectomy is via a midline splitting of the strap muscles following a skin crease neck incision – midline approach (ma).

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Review Article

Surgical Management of Deep Postanal Abscess and Horseshoe Fistula of Cryptoglandular Origin – A Review

Deep post anal space abscesses and horse shoe fistulae have represented a challenging problem to both patient and surgeon over the years.

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Huge Liposarcoma of the Thigh with Decubitus Ulcers: Report of a Case

We are presenting a case of huge liposarcoma of the left thigh with decubitus ulcers in a patient aged 60 years.

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Clinical Comparison of Cortical Bone Trajectory and Percutaneous Pedicle Screw in Single-Level Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion

Object: Percutaneous pedicle screws (PPS) have been widely used for posterior fusion. However, the osteoporotic spine in aging population leads to high rates of loosening.

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Loss of Distal Native Bile Ducting Liver Transplant Recipient with Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis in acute liver failure carries significant morbidity and mortality.

Published 17 Jul, 2017


Editorial

The Importance of Standardizing Surgical Methods for Comparison between Hospitals and Surgeon

Different surgeons are using modified surgical procedures for similar indications. Many of these procedures are based on local traditions rather than on evidence-based studies.

Published 17 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Use of Micro RNAs to Screen for Colon Cancer

Colon cancer (CC) screening is important for diagnosing early stage for malignancy and therefore potentially reduces mortality from this disease because the cancer could be cured at the early disease stage.

Published 17 Jul, 2017


Review Article

Imaging Modalities and Image Guided Biopsy Techniques for Lung Cancer Staging and Their Staging Implications for Lung Cancer-A Review for the General Surgeon

Imaging modalities in thoracic oncology continue to evolve. It is important as a community surgeon to be aware of all imaging and diagnostic tools available to diagnose potential thoracic cancer.

Published 14 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Fifteen Atypical Pulmonary Hydatidosis Lesions Mimicking Lung Cancer and Lesions

Background: Hydatid cyst disease, which is mostly caused by Echinococcus granulosus, may result in high morbidity rates particularly in endemic regions, and mortality depending on its size and on the organs where it is located.

Published 14 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Pancreatitis Associated with Parathyroidectomy

Hyperparathyroidism (HPTH) has been recognized as a rare cause of pancreatitis.

Published 14 Jul, 2017


Editorial

Ligation of Inter Sphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT) Technique for Fistula in ANO: Limitations

Recurrence and incontinence are the two major issues which the surgeon is afraid of and drives him to one or the other side in search of an ideal procedure.

Published 14 Jul, 2017





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