July, 2017


Research Article

Reported Opening Limitations as a TMD Symptom: A Clinical Report on Diagnoses and Outcome

Objective: To study diagnoses of reported mouth opening limitations and the outcome after treatment, to better understand the symptom and the prognosis.

Published 24 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


Case Report

Primary Extradural Osteolytic Meningioma: A Case Report

A 35-year-old lady presented with gradually progressive painless swelling in the left frontal region which was hard anteriorly and soft posteriorly.

Published 13 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Heart Rate Variability Analysis Before and During Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

The purpose of these researches was evaluation of the high-resolution Rhythm Cardiography (ECG) possibilities for definition of an actual cardiovascular status of the operated patients with angina pectoris during carrying out of the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABGS) for a myocardial revascularization.

Published 13 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Comparison of Intraoperative Radiation Exposure for O-Arm Intraoperativect vs. C-Arm Image Intensifier in Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion

Objective: To evaluate the radiation exposures (RE) to patient and surgeon during minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery with instrumentation under the use of C-arm image intensifier or O-arm intraoperative CT.

Published 13 Jul, 2017


Editorial

Clinics in Podiatric Surgery

Significant changes have occurred in Podiatric Medicine in the past 20 years.

Published 13 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Intralenticular Ozurdex Implant: A Case Report

We present the case of a 54-year-old male with deterioration of vision in the right eye. CME due to non-infectious, intermediate uveitis was diagnosed.

Published 13 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Recognition and Management of Traumatic Massive Hemothorax: Evaluation of 67 Cases

Background: As clinical presentation of massive hemothorax, patients are usually admitted to the emergency units after thoracic trauma.

Published 13 Jul, 2017


Research Article

The Free Radial Forearm Flap versus the Pedicled Pectoralismajor Myocutaneous Flap for Quality Reconstruction of Oesophageal and Hypopharyngeal Defects and Literature Review

Background: The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of free radial forearm flap and pectoralis major flap for the reconstruction of hypopharyngo-oesophageal defects, highlighting the technical feasibility, complications, functional outcome and literature review.

Published 11 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Transverse Flatfoot is a Potential Risk Factor for Development of Varicose Veins in the Lower Extremities of Middle-Aged Women

Objectives: To evaluate the effect of transverse flatfoot on the severity of varicose veins in the lower extremities (VVLE) of middle-aged women.

Published 11 Jul, 2017


Review Article

Surgical Approaches to the Internal Carotid Artery at the Extracranial Middle Skull Base

The aims of this review are to critically review the surgical approaches to the internal carotid artery (ICA) at the skull base as reported in the literature.

Published 11 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Survival Rate Following Trans Metatarsal Amputation: A Five-Year Retrospective Review

Background: The aim of this study is to examine the five-year mortality rate, after a Tran’s metatarsal amputation (TMA), in comparison to reported mortality rates of a below-knee amputation (BKA).

Published 07 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Using Entropy in the General Anesthesia Managements

Purpose: We aimed to investigate the effects of three general anesthesic management on depth of anesthesia, anesthesic quality, agent consumption and postoperative recovery.

Published 07 Jul, 2017


Clinical Image

Mitral Stenosis in Young Adults

In the given Figure 1 severe calcification with Fibrosis in a young adult male patient with history of rheumatic heart disease.

Published 07 Jul, 2017


Case Report

A Rare Case of Tricuspid Regurgitation in the Setting of Orthotopic Heart Transplantation

A 13-year-old female was admitted to our hospital with terminal heart failure. After 50 days of extracorporeal life support, she underwent orthotopic heart transplantation (OHT).

Published 07 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Posterior Sterno Clavicular Joint Dislocation: A Case Report of a Surgical Stabilization Technique with PDSTM Cord

Dislocation of sternoclavicular joint is an uncommon injury of shoulder girdle. It generally follows a high energy collision or a sport-related trauma.

Published 07 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Induced Pigmentary Dispersion Syndrome with a Sulcus-Fixated Square-EDGE Hydrophobic Acrylic Intraocular Lens: Case Report

A 46-year-old white male patient had right eye cataract surgery 3 years ago with a hydrophobic single-piece intra ocular lens (IOL) (AcrySof SN60WF, Alcon labs).

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Clinical Image

Preventable Breast Surgery Mishaps

Due to the infrequent occurrence of postoperative complications following breast surgery the gravity and the consequences of their occurrence are often underestimated (Figures 1-3).

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Mini Review

Spotlight on Lower Segment Caesarean Section Techniques

The principles involved in any surgical procedure should be standardized. We highlight evidence based surgical techniques for Lower segment Caesarean sections.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Intralenticular Ozurdex Implant: A Case Report

We present the case of a 54-year-old male with deterioration of vision in the right eye. CME due to non-infectious, intermediate uveitis was diagnosed.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Application of Extensor Cuff for Pre-Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Chronic Dissection of Proximal Neck

Chronic aortic dissection involving the neck of an abdominal aortic aneurysm is rare. The application of endovascular surgery in the treatment of an aneurysm with neck dissection has rarely been reported.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Case Report

A Rare Presentation: Parathyromatosis

Parathyromatosis is a rare condition which occurs after parathyroidectomy and it is a situation that is difficult to diagnose and treat in hyperparathyroidism.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Patient Age Significantly Influences Post-Esophagectomy Inpatient Mortality, Length of Stay, Hospital Charges, and Discharge Disposition

Background: There are conflicting reports on the merits of surgery in older esophageal cancer patients.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Prevalence of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Type II among Cardiac Surgery Patients

Objective: To assess the prevalence of heparin - induced thrombocytopenia type II (HIT) among suspected patients who received heparin in cardiac surgery intensive care unit at a single tertiary care hospital.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Outcome of Supraglottic Horizontal Laryngectomy

Introduction: Nowadays the main objective on treatment for laryngeal carcinomas is to achieve function preservation in addition to cancer cure.

Published 06 Jul, 2017


Surgical Technique

Intracesarean Insertion and Fixation of Frameless IUD for Immediate Postpartum Contraception

Frameless IUDs have been used for interval insertion for many years in several European countries.

Published 05 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Surgical Management of Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) and Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Premature Infants with Inguinal Hernia: Timing of Repair, Type of Anaesthesia and Postoperative Outcome

Introduction: Very low birth weight (VLBW; < 1500 g) and extremely low birth weight (ELBW; <1000 g) premature infants need special care.

Published 05 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Surgical Repair of a Pseudoaneurysm of the Ascending Aorta to Pulmonary Artery Fistula after Replacement of the Ascendan Aorta and Aortic Valve

We report the case of a patient with a pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta with right pulmonary artery fistula diagnosed after aortic valve and supra-coronary ascending aorta replacement for aortic dissection 4 years previously.

Published 05 Jul, 2017


Short Communication

Crouzon Syndrome

Crouzon syndrome is very similar with apert syndrome, except that there is no change of hands and feet, so it's easier form. Rarely can occur slight mental retardation (this finding serves to Dif. Dg.).

Published 05 Jul, 2017


Clinical Image

Germ Cell Tumors

Germ cell tumors are an assorted group of benign and malignant neoplasms derived from primordial germ cells.

Published 04 Jul, 2017


Short Communication

Atrial Fibrillation and Prophylactic Obliteration of the Left Atrial Appendage: Which is the Best Option?

Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects 2.3 million Americans and it is estimated that it causes approximately 15% to 20% of ischemic stokes [1].

Published 04 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Some Less Usual, or Never Used, Technical Resources in Rhinoplasty for Nasal Base Improvement

To achieve an equilateral and stable nasal base, many technical resources have been traditionally used that transform this vital pyramidal nasal structure into a beautiful, equilateral and stable triangle that resists pressure on the nasal tip.

Published 04 Jul, 2017






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