October, 2017


Research Article

Compression Therapy may not be Necessary after Endovenous Ablation Therapy for the Treatment of Varicose Veins

Objective: Compression therapy is routinely used after endovenous saphenous ablation therapy (EVA) for the treatment of varicose veins.

Published 27 Oct, 2017


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An Easy Tip for Tendon Repair in Spaghetti Wrist Injury

Multicomponent soft tissue injuries of the wrist, also known as “Spaghetti Wrist Injuries” occur between the distal wrist crease and the flexor musculotendinous junctions involving at least three completely transected structures, including at least one nerve and often an artery [1].

Published 27 Oct, 2017


Short Communication

Artificial Arcuate Line: Surgical Creation during TEPP Hernioplasty

Level and technique of entry into the preperitoneal space during Total Extraperitoneal Preperitoneal (TEPP) hernioplasty is always a matter of dilemma, differing markedly among the experts across the globe.

Published 27 Oct, 2017


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Isolated Cervical Rib Fracture

We have had many experiences with thoracic outlet syndrome. Cervical ribs on chest roentgenograms are detected incidentally or due to the symptoms of the patients.

Published 27 Oct, 2017


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Irreducible Inguinal Hernia for more than 2 Years in a Young Man

A 23 years old engineering student presented to the surgery OPD of KLE centenary charitable hospital with the history of swelling over the left groin for more than 3 years, it used to reduce spontaneously on and off.

Published 27 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Benign Foot Drop: Large Cystic Peroneal Schwannoma

We report an exceptional case of large cystic Schwannoma of peroneal nerve causing foot drop. The clinical, radiological and electrophysiological characteristics are discussed.

Published 25 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Thoracic Spinal Cord Glioblastoma: A Case Report

We report a case of a 62-year-old female patient with paraplegia. Magnetic resonance imaging showed an intramedullary mass lesion of thoracic region.

Published 25 Oct, 2017


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Chiari Type Iii Malformation: Clinical Image

Chiari Malformation Type III (CMIII) is a very rare anomaly characterized by herniation of the infra- and sometimes supratentorial structures into a sub-occipital/upper cervical encephalocele [1].

Published 25 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Anesthetic Approach of a Patient with Plasenta Previa Totalis and Gestational Thrombocytopeny

Placenta previa is the partial or complete closure of the internal cervical os with placenta. The most characteristic clinical finding is painless vaginal bleeding after the 2nd trimester.

Published 25 Oct, 2017


Case Report

A Rare Pulmonary Adenofibroma Mimicking a Metastatic Lesion

Pulmonary adenofibroma is a rare benign soft-tissue tumor composed of epithelial and stromal components, both of which are histologically benign.

Published 25 Oct, 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 25 Oct, 2017


Review Article

Staging Videolaparoscopy and Peritoneal Cytology in the Colorectal Carcinomas for the Preoperative Selection of the HIPEC Treatment

The authors report their preliminary results about preoperative videolaparoscopy staging of colorectal cancer cases.

Published 23 Oct, 2017


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Verrucous Carcinoma Tongue

A 37-year-old gentleman presented with a 2-year history growth on the right side of the tongue with occasional pain over the growth.

Published 23 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Axillary Arch: Disorientating the Axilla!

Axilla is an anatomical region with a complex anatomy, containing the neurovascular bundle to the upper limb and its co-laterals, several critical nerves, arteries and muscles, and lymphatics.

Published 23 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Left Hepatic Lobe Herniating Through Sternotomy Incision

Introduction: Liver herniation through surgical incision is very rare. Moreover, it is exceptional for the left hepatic lobe to herniate through sternotomy incision.

Published 23 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of Clavicle in a Child: A Rare Case Report

Aneurysmal bone cyst is a benign expanding osteolytic lesion of bones and usually affects teens and young adults.

Published 20 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Aesthetica in Practice: The Flick Lift in Assisting Closure of Large Cutaneous Excisional Defects on Face

Aesthetica is a term being used to describe the aesthetic reconstruction of congenital or acquired deformity.

Published 20 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Distal Left Main Bronchial Injury after Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Report of Two Cases

We report two cases of distal left main bronchial injury following catheter based ablation for atrial fibrillation, and discuss each patient’s management.

Published 20 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Pulmonary Buerger’s Disease – Mimic of Lung Cancer

A case of a 63-year-old male patient is presented, who was operated for suspected malignancy of the lung’s right upper lobe.

Published 20 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Mycotic Aneurysm of the Ascending Aorta and Aspergillus Fumigatus Mediastinitis Early after Cardiac Transplantation

A 66-year old man after orthotopic heart transplantation developed severe infection with Aspergillus fumigates covering the entire thoracic cavity with a thick fungal turf.

Published 16 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Mangled Extremity Severity Score in Combat Casualty Care: Time to Revise

Throughout the 20th and 21st century war theaters, extremity injuries were predominating in the range of 50 to 70% [1].

Published 12 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Inflammatory Pseudotumor of Spleen: A Case Report

Introduction: Inflammatory Pseudotumor (IPT) is a rare benign disease which presents as tumor like mass mimicking malignancy.

Published 12 Oct, 2017


Review Article

Complications in Biliopancreatic Surgery

The complications of biliopancreatic surgery have a very variable range of incidence showing surgical procedures with low incidence of complications such as simple cholecystectomy and complex or very complex procedures such as pancreatic resections followed by high incidence of postoperative complications.

Published 12 Oct, 2017


Research Article

The Effect of Postoperative Ischemia on Steroid Receptors and C-Erbb-2 Levels in Breast Cancer Tissue

Background: Postoperative ischemia could affect the evaluation of steroid receptors and c-erbB-2 levels in breast cancer tissue until being fixed by formalin.

Published 12 Oct, 2017


Case Report

A Signet Ring Cell Gastric Carcinoma Case Diagnosed with Pulmonary Lymphangitic Carcinomatosis

Background: Gastric carcinoma is one of the most common malignancies encountered in adulthood.

Published 12 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Septal Hematoma Management in Peadiatric Patients

Nasal septal hematoma is a clinical condition characterized by blood accumulation within the septal space, between the cartilage and its perichondrium, most commonly occurring following trauma.

Published 12 Oct, 2017


Research Article

Caveats and Technique for the Reconstruction of Burn Contractures Using an Artificial Dermis in a Tropical Burns Centre

There is a paucity of data on the use of dermal substitutes in a tropical burns centre, as its use was previously complicated by a high infection rate in the Southeast Asian region, further hindered by high costs.

Published 05 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Endovascular Repair of Traumatic Aortic Pseudoaneurysm and Delayed Presentation of Pericardial Rupture with Cardiac Herniation in Pediatric Trauma

We present the case of a 14-year-old healthy boy who presented after being a restrained back seat passenger in a single motor vehicle accident.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Review Article

The Evolving Genetic Landscape of Hirschprung Disease: An Update and Review

Hirschsprung Disease (HD) is a developmental disorder characterized by the complete absence of ganglion cells in the distal gastrointestinal tract.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Case Report

A Rare Complication after Urethroplasty: Epidermoid Inclusion Cyst

Epidermoid İnclusion Cysts (EIC) occur as a result of the implantation of the epidermal keratinized squamous epithelial cells and sebaceous glands into the dermis and subcutaneous tissue after trauma and surgical interventions.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Case Report

An Unusual Polyp: Rectal Melanoma

Primary rectal melanoma is a rare disease that requires a high index of clinical suspicion when faced with unusual colonoscopic findings.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Case Presentation

Cribriform Morular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer: An Indication for Colonoscopy and Genetic Testing?

Papillary thyroid cancer is a common diagnosis in young patients that generally confers an excellent long term prognosis.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons: Their Role in Continuous, Comprehensive and Coordinated Healthcare

It is time to re-emphasize that in addition to providing podiatric medical and surgical care, the podiatric physician is a member of the health care team.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Incisions in the Quest to Perfection

Since the advent of minimally invasive surgery, there has been greater emphasis on incision length.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Research Article

Primary Lung Tumors in Children and Adolescents: 29 Years of Experience at a Single Institution

Purpose: Primary lung tumors in children are rare and comprise a broad range of histopathologic types.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


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Left Atrial Free Wall Myxoma

A 64 year-old woman suffered a cerebrovascular infarction affecting the left cerebrum. She was hospitalized by the neurology department for right hemiplegia.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Delayed Jejunal Perforation due to Taekwondo Kick: A Rare Case

Background: One of the most frequently injured hollow organs following blunt abdominal trauma is the jejunum; however, isolated jejunal perforation is rare.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Review Article

Medical Necessity and Evidence Basis for Extra-osseous Talotarsal Joint Stabilization

Extra-Osseous Talotarsal Joint Stabilization (EOTTS) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that involves the insertion of an internal fixation device, stent, into the sinus tarsi.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Review Article

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in the 21st Century – An Update

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNETs) are rare, reported to account for less than 1-2% of all pancreatic tumors.

Published 11 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Gallbladder Carcinoma: A Reason to Worry in North and North-Eastern India

Gallbladder carcinoma is a highly aggressive malignancy with very poor survival rate but luckily it has been recorded with very low incidence in various literatures from the west [1].

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Review Article

Nebivolol: Does the Key Lie in β3 Agonism?

Beta-blockers are drugs indicated in the treatment of multiple cardiovascular pathologies.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Research Article

Antibiotics versus Appendectomy for Acute Appendicitis: A Randomized Trial

Background: Although appendectomy is the standard treatment of Acute Appendicitis (AA), we tried to determine the role of antibiotics in the management of AA and to justify if appendectomy still remains the gold standard of care.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Research Article

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Thyroid Surgeries: A Single Day versus Five Day Antibiotic Regimen

With the use of prophylactic antibiotics in surgical procedures, the rate of wound infection has been decreased significantly compared to the pre antibiotic era.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Review Article

Biomarkers of Atherosclerosis: Is the Evaluation Essential Preoperatively?

Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory condition leading to various cardiovascular as well as cerebrovascular events and Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Short Communication

Intra - Operative Celiac Plexus Block – An Invaluable Tool for Upper Abdominal Surgeries

There are many regional techniques available to the anesthetists for upper abdominal surgery and intra-operative blockade of the celiac plexus is potentially one of the most effective methods for providing pain relief.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Highlights in Pancreatic Carcinoma

Pancreatic cancer is a malignant tumor with poor prognosis.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Indeginous RV-PA Conduit –Future for Intracardia repair of Tetraology of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia

RV-PA conduit like contegra which is a xenograft from bovine IJV, has varied indications from TOF to complex congenital cardiac procedures like noorwood, Ross etc.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Conservative Management of Lower Pole Pelvi-Ureteric Junction Obstruction in Duplicated Collecting System

Duplication of collecting system is one of the most common upper urinary tract anomalies, affecting around 15% of the population.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


Research Article

Effects of Probiotics, Prebiotics and Symbiotics on Serum Cholesterol Levels

Objective: The aim of this study is to analyze the impact of probiotics, prebiotics, symbiotics on lipid metabolism in hypercholesterolemia.

Published 10 Oct, 2017


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Using the Vessel Ligature Clip to Make the Mismatched Hepatic Artery Microsurgical Anastomosis Easier and Effective

There are some specific challenges in microsurgical anastomosis of mismatched Hepatic Arteries in Living Donor Liver Transplantation.

Published 05 Oct, 2017


Case Report

Congenital Diaphragmatic Disease: An Unusual Presentation in Adulthood

Congenital Diaphragmatic Disease (CDD) is a relatively common condition that usually occurs in the neonatal period, and the diagnosis of CDD in adulthood is rare.

Published 05 Oct, 2017


Editorial

Lumbosacral Osteomyelitis and Epidural Abscess- Rare Complications of Pilonidal Sinus

Barring complications like repeating abscess in the surroundings of sacrum, pilonidal sinus usually runs a benign course.

Published 05 Oct, 2017


Short Communication

Predictors of Hypocalcaemia Following Thyroidectomy

Background & Objectives: Hypocalcaemia is a common complication following thyroid surgery, which is multifactorial.

Published 05 Oct, 2017


Research Article

Split Central Venous Sampling of Parathyroid Hormone in Non-localizing Parathyroid Tumors

One- hundred-and-fifteen patients underwent neck exploration for hyperparathyroidism at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.

Published 05 Oct, 2017






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