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Report of Rare Emergency Presentations and Management of Delay Diaphragmatic Hernia in Five Cases

Diaphragmatic Ruptures (DR) is a life-threatening condition. (DR) are quite uncommon and often result from either blunt or penetrating trauma. (DR) are usually associated with abdominal trauma however, it can occur in isolation.

Published 25 May, 2017


Case Report

What is it: Malignant or Benign?

This case report is given to illustrate the extreme anatomical soft tissue aberrations that can occur secondary to a long standing wound and the methods used in diagnosing and ultimately treating this very unusual presentation.

Published 22 May, 2017


Editorial

Metastatic Spine Disease: Current Trends and Research

The last two decades has seen dramatic advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of metastatic spine disease.

Published 22 May, 2017


Case Series

Impact of Newly Emerging Alpha-Gal Allergies on Cardiac Surgery: A Case Series

The influence of alpha-gal allergies on cardiothoracic surgery is largely unknown. Allergic responses to galactose-alpha-1, 3-galactose, or “alpha-gal”, are due to antibodies against non-primate mammalian proteins and are mediated by IgE.

Published 19 May, 2017


Research Article

The Sensitivity and Specificity of Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) in the Diagnosis of Definite Ménière’s Disease Patients

Objective: this study was retrospectively reviewed the data to compare the sensitivity and specificity of cervical VEMP (cVEMP) between unilateral definite Ménière’s disease (MD) patients, vestibular migraine (VM) and control subjects.

Published 19 May, 2017


Case Report

Surgical Debridement Provided for Fast Recovery in Metaepiphyseal Haematogenous Osteomyelitis with Adjacent Subperiostal Abscess Formation in Two Children

Background: Primary metaepiphyseal haematogenous osteomyelitis (HOM) with subperiostal abscess formation at initial admission is a rare but serious condition.

Published 19 May, 2017


Editorial

Pheochromocytoma in Pregnancy

Pheochromocytoma during pregnancy remains a rare condition, occurring in 0.007% in one 22- year review of 30,426 pregnancies [1].

Published 19 May, 2017


Case Report

Neuropraxia Following Resection of a Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma

This is an 81 year old female who, on CT for evaluation of her atherosclerosis, was found to have an incidental right-sided retroperitoneal mass extending from the right renal capsule inferiorly through the inguinal canal.

Published 19 May, 2017


Case Report

Aortic Root Aneurysms in Twenty-Year-Olds: Don’t Forget to Check the Histology

When confronted with an aortic root aneurysm in a young patient, one of the most common etiologies is a connective tissue disorder (CTD, such as Marfan’s, Loeys Dietz, and Ehlers-Danlos).

Published 19 May, 2017


Case Report

A Combined Endolaryngeal Approach for Bilateral Vocal Fold Immobility: Microlaryngoscopic Submucosal Cordotomy and Endo-Extralaryngeal Triple-Suture Lateralization

Bilateral vocal fold immobility (BVFI) is a challenging clinical entity for laryngologists. The voice may be nearly normal but mostly there is a severe inspiratory deficiency.

Published 19 May, 2017


Clinical Image

Ectopic Recurrence of Craniopharyngioma

A 62-year-old, right-handed joiner, presented in 2006 with visual field disturbance. An MRI head revealed a 4 cm × 2 cm solid and cystic mass in the suprasellar cistern, separate from the pituitary gland; suggestive of a craniopharyngioma (Figure 1).

Published 19 May, 2017


Case Report

Unidirectional Barbed Sutures can be used Safely in Pediatric Gastro-Intestinal Surgery

Background: Since the sterilization of catgut in 1907, the essential structure of surgical suture has not been modified beyond the evolution of synthetic and blended sutures from that of a simple thread and needle until recently.

Published 10 May, 2017


Case Report

An Interesting Periferic Artery Disease: Case Report

A 56-year-old male patient with Fontaine stage II b, aortoiliac TASC II: Type B, the distal popliteal lesions TASC II was considered Type C lesions.

Published 10 May, 2017


Research Article

Iatrogenic Accessory Nerve Palsy after Laterocervical Lymph Node Biopsy–Clinico-Surgical Considerations on 42 Cases and Review of the Literature

Aim of the Authors is to cast a light on a very severe iatrogenic injury, with long-lasting and potentially devastating consequences for the victims and a very low level of awareness among the general surgeons, who are usually the actors of the damage.

Published 06 May, 2017


Editorial

Organ Preservation for Early Rectal Adenocarcinoma: The OPERA EuropeanTrial to Bring Robust Evidence

Surgery: cornerstone of rectal cancer treatment … BUT!
The curative treatment of rectal cancer is based on radical TME surgery.

Published 05 May, 2017


Clinical Image

Protozoan Keratitis: Clinical Image

The patient is a 69-year-old male, dentist, who was referred to the Cornea Clinic Ophthalmology Service of Centro Medico Docente la Trinidad because of pain, photophobia and blurred vision in his left eye.

Published 05 May, 2017


Research Article

Endovascular Total Arch Repair Using In Situ Laser Fenestration

Repair of the aortic arch can pose a challenge to surgeons regardless of pathology.

Published 05 May, 2017


Case Report

Complete Large Bowel Obstruction by a Rare Pelvic Mass

Background: Retroperitonialfibromatosis are extremely rare. We present a case of a big mass in the true pelvis causing complete large bowel obstruction in a 59 years male.

Published 04 May, 2017


Editorial

Expanding the Knowledge and Experience for Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowships

Traditionally, breast surgical oncology fellowships have provided a well-rounded, comprehensive exposure and experience to virtually all aspects of breast health and breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Published 04 May, 2017





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