September, 2017


Short Communication

Percutaneous Microwave Ablation of Small Renal Cancers: A Novel Treatment Modality

The diagnosis of renal cancer (RCC) is on the rise, with a clear stage shift towards an earlier detection.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Short Communication

New Discoveries in Urology, Medicine and Physiology

May I inform your respected readers about new reported articles.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Editorial

Constipation in Indian Children

Constipation in Indian children is on increasing trend and most of it is functional; diagnosed in younger children.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Editorial

Advances of Maxillofacial Surgery

During the last two decades we tried to advance maxillofacial surgery by research through experimental surgery and advocating many surgical techniques for managements of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


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Chronic Suppurative Osteomyelitis after Exodontia

Patient MBM, 79-years-old, female, attended to the appointment complaining about lack of healing after exodontia procedure performed six months ago.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


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Hemiatrophy of the Denervated Tongue

A 69-year-old woman presented with a 4-year history of dysphagia, dysarthria, and muscle wasting of the left half of her tongue.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


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Lymphoscintigraphy and SPECT-CT Imaging: An Effective Method to Evaluate Surgical Outcomes in Lymphedema Surgery

Lymphoscintigraphy is the standardized tool for the evaluation of limb lymphedema, it is the generalized imaging technique used for its diagnosis and classification and also for pre-surgical planning.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Surgical Technique

C-Arm Drape during Spine Surgery: A Practical Technique

In spine surgery, often there is a need for intraoperative fluoroscopy through a mobile machine that may be a challenge in keeping the surgical field sterile.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Case Report

Unilateral Submandibular Gland Agenesis Associated with Sublingual Sialolithiasis Perforating the Floor of the Mouth

Introduction: Isolated unilateral submandibular gland agenesis is an uncommon disorder. Submandibular gland agenesis with sublingual sialolithiasis has never been reported.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Editorial

Surgery for Lung Cancer Invadıng Vena Cava Superıor, Aorta and Left Atrıum

Lung cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer related mortality.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


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Vertebral Cyct Hydatid Case

Cyct Hydatic (CH) is a disease with an incidence of 1-150/100.000.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Case Report

Atypical Clinical Presentation of Primary Umbilical Endometriosis

Primary umbilical endometriosis is a rare condition. Clinical presentation is usually a painful umbilical nodule or bleeding during menstruation.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Editorial

Elderly: Stay in the Hospital or Go Home

Elderly patients are uniquely vulnerable and particularly sensitive to the stresses of hospitalization and surgery/ anesthesia in ways that are only partially understood.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Review Article

Breast Reconstruction after Lumpectomy

Apart from function, beast is aesthetically and sexually a very important organ.

Published 27 Sep, 2017


Review Article

Orthoplastic Techniques in Lower Extremity Reconstruction

Lower extremity limb salvage is a costly and difficult aspect of health care.

Published 21 Sep, 2017


Case Report

Destination Therapy with the Heartware HVAD Ventricular Assist Device for Systemic Ventricular Failure with Transposition of the Great Arteries Corrected by the Mustard Procedure

Systemic ventricular failure is a recognised late consequence of the atrial switch procedure for transposition of the great arteries.

Published 21 Sep, 2017


Research Article

Charcot Cysts: A Rarely Reported Finding

Aims/Goals: Charcot arthropathy is a debilitating condition affecting the lower extremity of persons with long established peripheral neuropathy.

Published 21 Sep, 2017


Review Article

Reconstruction Optıons of Lower Lip

Lip reconstruction can generate a considerable challenge to the plastic surgeon because of their role in aesthetic balance, facial expression, speech and deglutination.

Published 21 Sep, 2017


Research Article

Peer Review Audit of Caesarean Sections in a Tertiary Hospital

We aimed to evaluate the use of a peer review audit on the indication and decision for Caesarean sections at our hospital to ensure appropriate patient selection and audit clinical quality.

Published 21 Sep, 2017


Short Communication

Spinal Cord Injury during Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating complication of thoracic aortic aneurysm repair.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Research Article

Descriptive Epidemiological, Clinical and Microbiological Features of Infective Endocarditis in Saudi Arabia

The present study describes the microbiological, clinical, echocardiographic and complications of infective endocarditis (IE) at the KAUH hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Short Communication

How Can Carotid Angioplasty (CAS) Be Made Safer and Become a True Alternative to Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)

Multiple prospective randomized trials have now documented that Tran’s femoral carotid stent/ angioplasty (CAS) with distal embolic protection carries twice the risk of procedure related stroke and death when compared to carotid endarterectomy (CEA).

Published 20 Sep, 2017


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Histoplasmosis

The author performs a lot of navigational bronchoscopy for diagnosis and to aide in minimally invasive diagnostic wedge biopsies of suspicious sub pleural nodules.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Short Communication

Shorter Interval before Flap Division: Flap Success with Potential Benefit: A Report of 3 Cases and Review of the Literature

Interpolation flaps in cutaneous surgery have historically been performed by dividing the vascular pedicle at three weeks.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Short Communication

Advances in Plastic Surgery: From Microsurgery to Tissue Engineering and Biofabrication?

Although Plastic Surgery as a mono-speciality has not been widely academically implemented until recently it has always been an integral part of surgery.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Short Communication

Analysis and Validation of Damage Parameters for Periand Postoperative Assessment of Transplant Liver Organs

Success in standardized liver transplantation is based on immense advances in surgical techniques & an optimized, patient-adapted immunosuppressive therapy.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Short Communication

Burning Skin on Face Following the Use of Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum)

Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) is a plant-derived spice that has been traditionally used for centuries as food preservative and as medicinal plants.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


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Report a Case of Giant Thymolipoma of Mediastinum and Neck Which Initially Misdiagnosed as Liposarcoma on Core-Needle Biopsy

Thymolipomas are rare benign tumors, constituting one of the differential diagnoses of an anterior mediastinal mass.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Case Report

Is Pancreatic Incidentalomas Biopsy is Necessary during Bariatric Surgery- Three Case Reports

Background: Obesity, especially in central form and high body mass index (BMI) ≥ 25 kg/m2, lead to higher incidence of some malignancies such as pancreatic malignant tumors in this population.

Published 20 Sep, 2017


Research Article

Patients’ Evaluation of an Educational and Training Experiential Intervention (ETEI) to Enhance Treatment Decision and Self-Care Following the Diagnosis of Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Objectives: This study examines patients' evaluation of an educational and training experiential intervention (ETEI) developed to enhance muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) patients' treatment decision-making and post-treatment self-care.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


Research Article

The Experience Outcomes of the Cosmetic and Functional Surgery in Congenital Aural Atresia

In this article we presented the results obtained in functional and cosmetic surgery for congenital aural atresia (CAA) along with literature data and discussed the factors important in the success of the surgical treatment.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


Review Article

Lipomas: Review and Evaluatıon of the Literature

Lipomas are one of the commonest mesenchymal tumours in adults which are slow-growing benign soft-tissue tumors.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


Research Article

Comparison of the Computerized Tomography and Intraoperative Findings in Resection Requiring Small and Large Intestinal Ischemia

Objective: We tried to find the correlation between computerized tomography (CT) and intraoperative findings in patients with small and large intestinal ischemia.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


Editorial

Radical Pelvic Surgery: An Orphan Child is Growıng

Despite significant improvements in early detection and multimodal practices, many patients still present with primary locally advanced or recurrent pelvic malignancy only amenable to some of the most challenging operations performed upon the human body.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


Research Article

The Value of Medical Needling in Burn Scars

We aim to show that deeper needling of skin (1 mm to 3 mm depth) is a valuable tool for treating people with burn scars. Currently numerous ablative cutaneous treatments and surgical procedures are the mainstay of treating burn scars.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


Review Article

25 Years of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Lobectomy in Early Stage Lung Cancer: A Review

The development of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) was a landmark in thoracic surgery.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


Case Report

Salvage Arthrodesis of the Knee with a Vascularized Fibular Graft

Failed primary knee arthrodesis or a large skeletal defect around the knee can be difficult to treat.

Published 18 Sep, 2017


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Dual Left Anterior Descending Artery in ALCAPA: A Rare Malformation

Left main pulmonary artery was arising from Main pulmonary artery from posterior sinus and it was divided into short lad and left circumflex artery.

Published 05 Sep, 2017


Case Report

Free Radial Forearm Flap Failure due to Un- Autonomization in a 105-Year Old Patient

Age itself should not be considered a contraindication to serve as the technique of choice to treat complex reconstructive challengers in older patients.

Published 05 Sep, 2017


Case Report

A Giant Hydatid Liver Disease in a Child

Hydatidosis which is caused by the larval form of Echinococcus granulosus is a widely endemic disease in many parts of the world.

Published 05 Sep, 2017






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