January, 2018


Case Report

Hemorrhagic Vestibular Schwannoma Presenting with Acute Facial Nerve Palsy: An Unusual Clinical Entity

Sixty six years old female presented with acute onset of Occipital headache, deviation of angle of mouth to left side, giddiness and ataxic gait of one day duration.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Case Report

Wound Clot Used to Treat Hemorrhage from Metastatic-Encased Abdominal Vasculature in a Patient with Ovarian Cancer

A 72-year-old woman with ovarian cancer, which had metastasized throughout her abdomen, experienced massive haemorrhage during surgery for bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and to remove neoplastic tissue.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Case Report

Incidental Tick Finding: A Case Report Advising Toscreenobese Outdoorsmen

After transurethral resection of bladder cancer, a male patient was scheduled for follow-up cystoscopy.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Research Article

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Immediate Breast Reconstruction with Silicone Implant and Latissimus Dorsi Flap

Purpose: Skin-sparing mastectomy followed by immediate breast reconstruction is one of the latest revolutions of surgical treatment for breast cancer.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Case Report

Single Stage Cranioplasty Following Benign Calvarial Tumor Resection using Anatomised Three Dimentional Printed Model

In prehistoric era archeological evidences suggest that cranial defect (Trephination) reconstruction was done with gold, silver and shells.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Review Article

Zone 1 Vascular Abdominal Trauma. Damage Control and Staged Management

Vascular abdominal injuries of major vessels in zone 1 abdominal cavity are the most common cause of death after penetrating abdominal trauma.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Research Article

Phyllodes Breast Tumors: A Review of a Single Saudi Institution Experience

Introduction: Phyllodes Tumors (PT) are rare fibroepithelial neoplasms, accounting for less than 0.5% of all primary breast tumors.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Case Report

Adenocarcinoma and Intestinal Duplication of the Ileum: Report of a Case Highlighting the Malignant Potential of an Uncommon Condition

Introduction: Gastrointestinal duplications are recognized, however uncommon developmental abnormalities, and may occur anywhere along the whole gastrointestinal tract, most commonly at the ileum.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Research Article

Laparoscopic Mesh Technique as Surgical Treatment for an Abdomino-Perineal Amputation Postoperative Perineal Hernia, To Flap or Not?

Perineal hernia is a rare but well-known complication after major pelvic surgery such as abdominoperineal amputation.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Editorial

Efficacy of Portable Ultrasound to Detect Pneumothorax Post-Lung Resection

Background: The role of bedside ultrasonography in detection of Pneumothorax in the acute care setting is well established.

Published 12 Feb, 2018


Editorial

Development of a Surgical Simulation Curriculum on a Limited Budget. How can we survive with Minimal Resources?

With increasing focus on safety in today’s Medicine, surgical trainees have limited time and exposure to the operating room [1].

Published 06 Feb, 2018


Editorial

Should the Combined Use of Botulin Toxin and Progressive Preoperative Neumoperitoneum be Implemented in the Treatment of Large Abdominal Wall Ventral Hernia with Loss of Domain?

The closure and refunctionalization of the abdominal wall facing of a large ventral hernia with loss of domain is one of the greatest challenges of surgeons of the abdominal wall; and there are still problems that have not been solved (Figure 1).

Published 06 Feb, 2018


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Botulinum Toxin Type A and Progressive Preoperative Pneumoperitoneum in Large Giant Inguinoescrotal Hernias

When we have great hernias outside the abdominal cavity like large groin in guinoescrotal hernias, morgagni hernias…, there turn to their home must be difficult appearing sometimes compartment abdominal syndrome (Figure 1-5).

Published 06 Feb, 2018


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Endovascular Repair of Contained Rupture of Ascending Aorta with Intramural Hematoma

A 71 year old woman with chest pain. CT scan demonstrated contained rupture of the ascending aorta with intramural hematoma (Figure 1).

Published 06 Feb, 2018


Editorial

Cell Therapy, the Future Trend for Burn Management

Burn victims represent a huge burden on the health economy.

Published 06 Feb, 2018


Editorial

Advanced Abdominal and Thoracic Malignancies. Cytoreduction and Cavity Hyperthermic Chemoperfusion Treatment

Since the end of 90’ there has been an increasing applying of peritoneal cavity chemo-Hyperthermic Perfusion (HIPEC) to treat peritoneal carcinos is from abdominal solid tumours.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Knee Pain after Joint Replacement

Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasties (TKA, THA)were major advances made in the field of orthopedics during the 20th century.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Selectivity of Alpha-Adreno Receptor Blockers, Is it Effective in Patients with BPH?

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a primary disease of elderly men [1,2].

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Clinical Tip

Communicating Hydrocephalus in Wegener`s Granulomatosis

Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a systemic disease characterized by inflammatory changes of small and medium blood vessels were initially described by Wegener in 1936.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


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ALCAPA in a 49-Year-Old Female Presenting with an Episode of Ventricular Fibrillation

A 49-year-old female patient presented with an episode of ventricular fibrillation. ALCAPA (anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery) was diagnosed and treated with coronary artery bypass grafting.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Utility of the Enoxaparin and Diclofenac in Prevention of Postoperative Abdominal Adhesions. Experimental Study in Murine Model

Postoperative abdominal adhesions constitute a condition that occurs in more than 90% of patients undergoing abdominal surgery, and cause major morbidity as intestinal obstruction, secondary infertility and chronic abdominal pain.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Clinical Image

A Large Pulmonary Hamartoma

Pulmonary hamartomas are composed of varying amounts of cartilage, fatty, smooth muscle and fibrous tissue as they originate from mesenchymal cells [1].

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Case Series

Huge Complex Odontomas in Two Cases with Unique History and Treatment Protocols

Odontomas are one of the mixed odontogenic tumors. Complex odontomas are a subgroup of odontomas and they usually occur in posterior mandible.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Case Report

A Case of Primary and Multiple Hepatic Neuroendocrine Carcinomas

Primary Hepatic Neuro Endocrine Carcinomas (PHNECs) are extremely rare.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Research Article

‘‘Effectiveness of Suture Closure of Left Atrial Appendage to Prevent Thromboemboli in Atrial Fibrillation among Patients Undergoing Bio-Prosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement”

Objectives: Atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained arrhythmia. Patients with atrial fibrillation have a fivefold higher risk of thrombo-embolism and stroke.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Saving the Upper Limb after Mutilating Trauma

The full muscular biceps brachial rupture through strong trauma is a rare pathology reported in the literature, most of the publications displaying closed biceps brachii ruptures.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Recurrent Hiatal Hernia: Evolving Definitions and Clinical Implications

Recurrence of hiatal hernia after surgical repair remains of the most challenging problems in general thoracic surgery.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Orthognathic Surgery: A Case Report

Orthognathic surgery is a procedure that combines orthodontia and maxillofacial surgery to align skeletal problems of the jaws.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Acute Sinusitis and Implant Failure Following Novel Minimally Invasive Hydraulic Sinus Lift: A Case Report

The last decade has presented us with a variety of innovative minimally invasive methods for sinus lifting.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Management of Abdominal Wound Dehiscence Following Cesarean Section: The Case for Debridement and Immediate Primary Re-Closure

Abdominal wound dehiscence occurs in 3.6% to 29% of all obstetrics and gynecology laparotomies, producing a higher morbidity and mortality rates, increased cost of care, and lower Quality Of Life (QOL) in this population.

Published 24 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Tumor Microenvironment and Immunotherapy in Glioblastoma

Glioblastoma is the most malignant brain cancer which becomes fatal for almost all the patients within 2 years in spite of the tremendous efforts in surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy.

Published 18 Jan, 2018


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Emergency Minimally Invasive Surgery for Spontaneous Intracerebral Haemorrhage

To summarize our experience with the surgical treatment of Spontan İntracranial Hematomas (SICH) and emphasize the surgical approach.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Clinical Image

An Intracardiac Mass Derived from Coronary Sinus

An eighty-year old male patient admitted to our cardiology department with complaints of cough and progressive dispnea continuing for three months.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Clinical Image

Proximal Descending Colon Perforation Caused by Penetrating Trauma Abdomen; should it still be a Management Dilemma? A Case Report

Management of the colonic injuries has changed significantly over the past few decades. There was a time when such injuries were almost fatal.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


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Stranger Things: Clinical and Radiological Diagnosis Confirmed by Surgery

A 42-year-old woman transferred from Emergency Room (ER) to General Surgery Unit for acute abdominal pain associated with mild distension of the abdomen, nausea and 2 episodes of vomit.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Case Report

A Case of Severe Herniation Following a Posterior Component Separation

The component separation technique can be used for the management of large or complex midline abdominal wall defects resulting from infection, trauma, or complications of multiple abdominal surgeries.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Risk of Developing Cancer from Exposure to Computed Tomography Radiation in the Pediatric Population: An Opinion

The field of medicine has evolved dramatically over the past few decades, especially with the advent of advanced imaging.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Clinical Image

Anterior Fontanel Dermoid: Do not Treat CT Scans

A one and half-year-old male child presented with a swelling over frontal scalp, which was slowly growing.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Pathogenesis of Hypogastric Hernia

This is a case series of hypogastric hernia. It is common in females. Obesity and multiparity are possible predisposing factors.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Short Communication

Anatomical Parameters for Nipple Position in Males

In this paper we present anatomic parameters for nipple position in males. Large form of gynecomastia with significant ptosis, after massive weight loss, and in female to male trans sexual patients, pose a challenge to surgeon with respect to relocation of the nipple on the chest wall.

Published 22 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Obesity, Bariatric Surgery and Vitamin D

The high prevalence of obesity is a worldwide problem associated with multiple comorbidities, including cardiovascular diseases.

Published 18 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Multivisceral Pancreatic Resections: Worth the Risk?

Introduction: As mortality associated with pancreatic surgery decreases, there has been an increasing drive towards extended resections for locally advanced pancreatic cancer.

Published 18 Jan, 2018


Clinical Image

Small Bowel Lipoma

71 year old man presented with 3 months of intermittent abdominal pain in the epigastrium without radiation. Episodes are not related to any food or activity and are self limited.

Published 18 Jan, 2018

Review Article

Cholecystectomy and Duodenogastric Reflux-: Reflux of Duodenal Content Induces Esophageal Carcinogenesis

Cholecystectomy is a very common operation. Cholecystectomized patients have an increased reflux of bile and pancreatic juice from the duodenum to the stomach and a greater incidence of duodenogastric reflux (DGR).

Published 18 Jan, 2018


Mini Review

Foreign Body Injuries of the Hand and High-Pressure Injection Injuries: What is the Difference? A Mini Review

In stuck type foreign body injuries, patients’ factors and characteristics of the different foreign bodyes determine the emergency and necessity of the removal of foreign bodies.

Published 18 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Eccrine Porocarcinoma of Scalp: an Unusual Malignancy of Sweat Glands

Eccrine Porocarcinoma (EPC) is a very rare malignant sweat gland tumor, first described by Pinkus and Mehregan in 1963 as Epidermotropic eccrine carcinoma.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Donuts and Safe Margins in Rectal Cancer Resection

There is no controversy in the management of upper and mid rectal cancer. Everyone will attempt an anterior or low anterior resection.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Rupture of the Left Hemidiaphragm after a Motor Vehicle Accident

Overall, blunt thoracic injuries are directly responsible for 20-25% of all deaths, and chest trauma is a major contributor in another 50% of deaths [1].

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Single Stage Cranioplasty Following Calvarial Tumor Resection Using Anatomised Three Dimentional Printed Model

In prehistoric era archeological evidences suggest that cranial defect (Trephination) reconstruction was done with gold, silver and shells.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Clinical Significance of Lipid Metabolism in Evaluating the Prognosis of Hyperlipidemic Acute Pancreatitis

Objective: To investigate the correlation between serum lipid metabolic indicators and MCTSI score in hyperlipidemic acute pancreatitis.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Successful Management of Hyaluronic Acid Infiltration Embolism in Face: A Case Report

The use of Injectable Hyaluronic Acid (HA) in wrinkle filling and facial volumization is one of the most commonly performed procedures in cosmetic dermatology practice.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Rare Presentations and Repair of Delayed Traumatic Diaphragmatic Rupture: Report of 39 Cases Over 10 Years

Background: Diaphragmatic rupture is a life threatening condition, which may be due to severe penetrating or blunt trauma to the chest or abdomen.

Published 17 Jan, 2018


Case Report

A Missed Case of a Strangulated Right-Sided Diaphragmatic Hernia Containing Perforated Small Bowelin an Elderly Patient

We present a patient who was admitted with hypoxemia and was thought to have a right-sided empyema secondary to a parapneumonic effusion.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Reverse Bilateral Latissimus Dorsi Flap Reconstruction After Extensive Mid Back Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Excision: A Case Report

Surgical resection of soft tissue sarcoma of the trunk can result in large defects requiring complex reconstruction for coverage of vital neurovascular structures and tissue defect.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Randomized Prospective Single-Blinded Study of TEP Inguinal Hernia Repair: Tacking Mesh versus Self-Fixating Mesh

Background: Totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair (TEP-IHR) offers advantages over conventional open IHR.

Published 16 Jan, 2018


Research Article

Voice Outcomes in Laryngotracheal Stenosis: Impact of the Montgomery T-tube

Objectives: Montgomery T-tubes enable patients with laryngotracheal stenosis to maintain airway patency.

Published 10 Jan, 2018


Review Article

Intestinal Anastomosis

Elective intestinal anastomosis is a frequently used surgical procedure in pediatric surgery.

Published 10 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Meniere’s Disease - A Comprehensive New Theory

Meniere’s disease is an inner ear disorder characterized by vertigo attacks with combinations of fluctuating hearing; tinnitus and aural fullness in the affected ear, named after prosper meniere.

Published 10 Jan, 2018


Clinical Image

Dentition - Changing Shifts

Dental eruption is a dynamic and complex biological and physiological process that spans over several years and includes the formation of teeth and their migration in the jaws until they erupt in the mouth in their final functional position.

Published 09 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Disruption of the Staple Line in a Patient wıth Intrathoracic Gastric Conduıt

The treatment of staple line leaks after gastric conduit remains controversial. We present a case of 59-year-old man with distal esophagous cancer.

Published 09 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Successful Surgical Treatment of a Necrotizing Fasciitis due to Klebsiella Pneumonia Following Open Prostatectomy

We report a case of early NF associated with Klebsiella pneumoniae infection in a 61-yearold man who underwent to open prostatectomy 10 days ago.

Published 09 Jan, 2018


Case Report

Infective Endocarditis: More Than a Heart

Infective endocarditis is a severe disease associated with high mortality rates.

Published 09 Jan, 2018


Editorial

Innovative Therapies: A Word of Caution

The natural impulse of the human nature is to believe what we want to believe. An example: less invasive surgery is the best.

Published 09 Jan, 2018






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