June, 2017


Research Article

Yttrium-90 Radioembolisation versus Transarterial Chemoembolisation for Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Retrospective Comparative Analysis According to BCLC Classification

Introduction: Transarterial Chemoembolisation (TACE) and Transarterial Radioembolisation (TARE) are therapeutic options for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Published 29 Jun, 2017


Research Article

To Evaluate the Efficacy of Non-Cultured Epidermal Cell Suspension in Cases of Stable Vitiligo

Introduction: Vitiligo is an acquired disorder of pigmentation caused by loss of epidermal melanocytes.

Published 29 Jun, 2017


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Patient with Chronic Pain and Sleep Disturbance

A 62-year-old gentleman was referred to the sleep clinic for evaluation of sleep apnea.

Published 29 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Parathyroid Adenoma/Thymoma Case Report

The coexistence of hyperparathyroidism and thymomas is relatively rare. The authors herein present a case of concomitant multiple parathyroid adenomas and a type AB thymoma, identified by Tc99m-sestimibi SPECT CT.

Published 28 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Rare Case of Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Adrenal Mimicking Adrenocortical Carcinoma

Background: Inflammatory Myofibroblastic tumors (IMT) arising from the adrenal gland are extremely rare. Until now only 5 cases have been reported in literature.

Published 28 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Necrotizing Bacterial Necrotizing Dermatitis with Necrotizing Fasciitis Anterior Cervico-Thoracic Complicating a Tooth Abscess: Clinical Case

Necrotizing bacterial dermohypodermitis with necrotizing fasciitis (DHBN-FN) is a necrotizing infection of the hypodermis, the muscular aponeurosis and secondarily the dermis.

Published 28 Jun, 2017


Review Article

Billroth and Brahms - A Unique Friendship

Theodor Billroth and Johannes Brahms were two German boys born in the early part of the 19th century.

Published 28 Jun, 2017


Perspective

Total Pancreatectomy and Intrahepatic Islet Autotransplantation: Therapy for Chronic, Painful Pancreatitis

From my perspective, it seems very odd that the surgical procedure of total pancreatectomy and autoislet transplantation (TPIAT) for patients suffering from chronic pancreatitis is almost unknown to the general medical community.

Published 28 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Cardiovascular Mortality in 6900 Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Swedish Populationbased Study

Background: Patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) are usually administered lifelong TSH suppression treatment to reduce the recurrence risk, but however concomitantly risk hyperthyroidism and consequently cardiovascular (CV) mortality as an adverse effect.

Published 20 Jun, 2017


Review Article

Vitamin D Pathway in Endocrine-Related Cancer: Literature Review

Since the seminal 1980 paper by Garland et al linking Vitamin D (VitD) to cancer, abundant studies have now shown evidence that VitD can exert a wide range of oncoprotective actions.

Published 16 Jun, 2017


Review Article

Current Preoperative Preparation of Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma Syndrome

Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are catecholamine-producing neoplasms that can cause life-threatening hemodynamic instability, particularly intraoperatively, when the tumor is manipulated.

Published 15 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Absorbable Suture as a Preferred Option for Lateral Ankle Instability Repair

Lateral ankle instability is most commonly caused by inversion ankle sprains as these disrupt the soft tissue constraints of the ankle.

Published 15 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Surgical Treatment of Peroneus Brevis Tendon Repair with and without Human Amniotic Allograft: A Comparison Study

Surgically repairing peroneus brevis tendon tears include postoperative complications such as adhesions, which is concerning given the period of postoperative immobilization.

Published 15 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Control of Mild Bleeding During VATS Lobectomy Resulting in Pulseless Electrical Activity - Proposed Mechanism

The feasibility and safety of VATS lobectomy for lung cancer is well established.

Published 14 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Massive Aortic Sac Aneurysm Following Open Surgery Treated With Percutaneous Drainage: A Case Report

A symptomatic 62 y-old male with shortness of breath and abdominal pain was found to have a rapidly enlarging aneurysm sac which has increased over 8 cm in three years on a contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan without evidence of an endoleak or extravasation.

Published 14 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Using of Chicken Eggshell in the Microneusurgical Training Model for Microdrilling of Sella Floor

Objective: Repetitive practicing of microneurosurgical techniques in experimental laboratory using real surgical instruments on training models is extremely important before starting the real surgical interventions.

Published 13 Jun, 2017


Commentaries and Perspectives

Degenerative Aneurysms of Chronic Type B Dissection Scan be Repaired with Branched Devices Either Using the True, False or Both Lumens of the Dissection

Aortic dissection is a very challenging and dynamic pathology that may present itself in many forms.

Published 13 Jun, 2017


Case Report

A Rare Complication of Nasogastric Tube Insertion: Bronchopleural Fistula

A nasogastric tube (NGT) had been inserted due to the complaints of refusal of oral nutrition and aglutition to a sixty-one years old female with schizophrenia.

Published 13 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Rat Cardiopulmonary Bypass Models to Investigate Multi-Organ Injury

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) has been an essential modality in cardiovascular surgery.

Published 13 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Myelomeningocele, Chiari & Co

Object: Before 1960 the survival rate of neural tube defects (NTD) was barely 10%. Due to continuous improvements in treatment regime, the 1-year survival rate has been raised to 87%.

Published 13 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Guide Surgery Corticotomy System (GSCS) a New Device in Orthodontic Treatment

Introduction: This article proposes an innovative diagnostic and therapeutic protocol for performing corticotomies in office under local anaesthesia with piezoelectric surgery using a surgical acrylic guide produced through software-based planning.

Published 13 Jun, 2017


Editorial

Difference of WHO Pathological Grading among Different Depths in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Its Clinical Significance

Due to the heterogeneity of malignant tumors, the distribution and arrangement of tumor cells within the same tumor is un uniform.

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Involving of Face - A Case Report and a Brief Review

The most common subtype of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. Presentation of the extra-nodal type of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma is common in stomach, bone, CNS and liver but in a very rare condition, it can happen in the maxillofacial muscles accompanying neurologic symptoms.

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Research Article

The Role of Two New Ratios as Predictive Factors of Oncologic Outcome in Stage III Colon and Intra-Peritoneal Rectal Cancer

Purpose: Aim of the study was to evaluate the role of 2 ratios as predictive factors of Overall Survival (OS) and Disease-Free Survival (DFS).

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Different Surgical Approach to Sacculer Renal Artery Aneurysm: Case Report

Renal artery aneurysms are rare and are often detected incidentally in examinations for different purposes.

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Short Communication

Do Obtained Volumes Represent the Total Volume of the Thyroid Gland?

Background: Determination of thyroid volume is required for making decisions on the extent of radioiodine therapy and for selection of patients to subject to minimally invasive thyroid surgery.

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Clinical Image

Entrapment of Swan-Ganz Catheter during Heart Surgery

The Swan-Ganz catheter (SGC) is widely used particularly during valvular surgery. Multiple complications related to its insertion, placement and removal have been recorded.

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Case Report

First Report of Intraluminal Endoscopic Negative Pressure Therapy (ENPT) for Anastomotic Prophylaxis in a Case of Tubular Resection of Cervical Esophagus

Introduction: Endoscopic Negative Pressure Therapy (ENPT) presents a novel treatment option for leaks in the upper gastrointestinum.

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Tibiotalocalcaneal Fusion as Treatment of Cerebral Palsy Patient with Failed Total Ankle Replacement

Patient selection and a thorough pre-operative musculoskeletal exam arekey in determining longterm success of total ankle replacements.

Published 12 Jun, 2017


Review Article

Atrial Myxoma: From Diagnosis to Management

The purpose of this paper is to review and discuss all the topics and issues related to the diagnosis and management of atrial myxomas.

Published 07 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Surgical Management of A Rectus Sheath Hematoma Perforating the Bladder Wall: Multidisciplinary Approach & Literature Review

The Rectus Sheath Hematoma (RSH) accounts only for less than 2% of patients presenting with acute abdominal pain.

Published 07 Jun, 2017


Review Article

Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Presacral Tumours

Presacral or retrorectal tumours (PST) s is rare lesions, which range from cysts (usually benign) to malignant masses, invading surrounding tissues in the pelvis.

Published 07 Jun, 2017


Mini Review

Deep Intramuscular Left Anterior Descending (LAD) Artery: Implications for a Young Surgeon Performing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Dissecting out a deep intramuscular Left anterior descending coronary artery (DIMLAD) is one of the most difficult aspects of coronary artery bypass surgery. About 17-20% of the patients presenting for surgical revascularization have a deep lying LAD in the interventricular septum.

Published 07 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Supernumerary Intermediate Cuneiform with Bifid First Metatarsal: A Case Report

Anatomic anomalies of the cuneiform bones are a relatively rare finding in the lower extremity.

Published 07 Jun, 2017


Research Article

Impact of Pneumoperitoneum on the Post-Operative Renal Function and Level of Acute Kidney Injury Markers: Comparison between Laparoscopic and Open Nephrectomy

Purpose: As laparoscopic surgery becomes more widespread, understanding the adverse effects of pneumoperitoneum becomes more important, especially in patients subjected to laparoscopic unilateral nephrectomy.

Published 06 Jun, 2017


Clinical Image

Continual Recurrent Solitary Pleural Fibrous Tumour

We report a 78-year-old male with repeatedly recurrent pleural fibroma which necessitated three previous surgical resections.

Published 06 Jun, 2017


Review Article

Evolution of a System to Increase Precision in the Surgical Management of Colorectal Carcinoma

Current surgical procedures for colorectal adenocarcinoma are plagued by a lack of precise information provided by preoperative imaging and the surgeon’s exploration of the surgical field using traditional techniques (i.e., inspection and palpation).

Published 06 Jun, 2017


Case Report

Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma Presenting as a Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection of the Abdominal Wall

A 46 y/o presented with a necrotizing soft tissue infection of the anterior abdominal wall. She denied recent trauma.

Published 06 Jun, 2017


Review Article

Role of Dexmedetomidine on Outcomes after Elective Cardiac Surgery

Open heart surgery is commonly performed for coronary artery disease and valvular diseases worldwide.

Published 06 Jun, 2017






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