June, 2018


Research Article

Retrograde Autologous Priming for Opposing the Adverse Effects of Extracorporeal Circulation during Open Heart Surgery

The Cardiopulmonary Bypass circuit has to be primed before implementation for releasing the air inside the system.

Published 29 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Impact of Skin Laxity on Selection of Breast Implant during Augmentation Mammoplasty

Introduction: Breast augmentation is one of the most common aesthetic surgical procedures.

Published 29 Jun, 2018


Research Article

The Mechanism of Bacterial Translocation after Major Hepatectomy in Cirrhotic Rats

This study was designed to investigate the mechanism underlying bacterial translocation after major hepatectomy in cirrhotic rats.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Review Article

Cadaveric Atlas for Orthoplastic Lower Limb and Foot Reconstruction of Soft Tissue Defects

Soft tissue deficits or non-healing wounds are a common and challenging problem faced by the lower extremity reconstructive surgeon.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Low Incidence Complication with Anteromedial Angiosome Based Approach to Total Ankle Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Analysis of 27 Cases

Background: Classical anterior approach to total ankle arthroplasty has been associated with high rate of wound healing complications.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Local Anesthesia for Surgical Repair of TF - TAVI Access - Site Lesions

Aim: We evaluated the impact of the anesthesiologic approach on the outcome of patients in need of surgical repair of the access - site after transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TFTAVI).

Published 28 Jun, 2018



Case Report

Irreducible Dislocation of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint

Dorsal dislocation of the Metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint is less common in the thumb.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Clinical Image

Extreme-Lateral Lumbar Inter Body (XLIF) Fusion plus Posterior Percutaneous Screw Fixation – A Minimally Invasive Approach to Degenerative Scoliosis

Degenerative scoliosis is defined as a spinal deformity in a skeletally mature patient with a Cobb angle of more than 10° in the coronal plain caused by progressive and asymmetric degeneration of the disc, facet joints, and other structural spinal elements typically leading to neural element compression.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Unrequited Returns in Asymptomatic Colorectal Cancer Detection

Aim: Colonoscopy has become the favored screening test for colorectal cancer.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Clinical Implications of Conversion Surgery for Initially Unresectable, Locally Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. A Single Center Experiences

Background: Recent advances in anticancer treatment for unresectable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma (PDAC) facilitate good disease control, and considering who might benefit from Conversion Surgery (CS) among those with a favorable response to induction treatment remains controversial.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Is Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia Safe in a Small-Volume Center?

Background and Aims: Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is a minimally invasive procedure for the surgical treatment of achalasia and an endoscopic alternative to open or laparoscopic Heller myotomy (HM).

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Characteristics of Primary Hyperparathyroidism Patients Based on One Saudi Center Experience

Introduction: The prevalence and presentation of the Primary Hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) geographically varies.

Published 28 Jun, 2018


Review Article

Primary Reconstruction for Thumb Amputation

Purpose: The goals of thumb reconstruction include restoration of its length, strength, position, stability, mobility, sensibility and aesthetics.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Research Article

The Hyperglycaemic Hand: A Case Report of a Continuous Partial Epileptic Seizure Revealing an Underlying Non-Ketotic Hyperglycaemia

Some abnormal hand movements, unknown to the majority of hand surgery specialists can often lead to misdiagnosis, especially when they are secondary to a medical or psychiatric condition.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Case Report

A Patient with Abdominal Pain Following Routine Colonoscopy

Herein we report a case of splenic rupture following routine colonoscopy.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Cholecystokinin-8 Treatment of Pigs with Induced Acute Pancreatitis Significantly Reduces Acinar Necrosis and Edema of Pancreatic Tissue

Objective: Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory process of the pancreas and a leading cause of hospitalization amongst gastrointestinal disorders.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Contralateral Inguinal Exploration in Males under 2 Years with Unilateral Inguinal Hernia: Is it Justified?

We noticed from literature how common inguinal hernia in pediatric patients is and that herniotomy is considered the most common procedure performed by pediatric surgeons.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Factors Influencing the Occurrence of Infectious Complications after CABG – Single Centre Study

Introduction: Infectious complications after cardiac surgery procedures may lead to catastrophic consequences for the patient.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


Case Report

Hidden in Plain Sight

We report a case of Mirrizi’s syndrome with a rare complication of a hepatico-cholecysto fistula, and share our experience and recommendation in its surgical approach in order to achieve safe and successful outcomes.

Published 20 Jun, 2018


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Thumb Malignant Melanoma

A 54-year-old man presented with a 9-month history of blackish discoloration on his right thumb. He had previously been well.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


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Successful Repair with Aorto-Patch Plasty for Supra-Valvular Aortic Stenosis

Supra-valvular aortic stenosis is a rare congenital disease that characterized by narrowing above the sinotubular junction, and causes left ventricle hypertrophy.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


Surgical Technique

Surgical Technique of Totally Extraperitoneal Repair (TEP) for an Inguinal Hernia after Operation Using a Lower Abdominal Incision

Introduction: Laparoscopic approaches: Transabdominal Preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair (TAPP) and Totally Extraperitoneal repair (TEP) are alternative to conventional treatment.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


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Bilateral Large Intrathoracic Meningoceles Associated with Neurofibromatosis Type 1-Usefulness of 3D-CT Myelogram

Symptomatic thoracic meningoceles associated with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) are rare pathology.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


Short Communication

Laparoscopic Surgery Effects Thyroid Functions

Introduction: Serum concentrations of thyroid hormones may be affected during course of nonthyroidal illnesses such as sepsis, surgery, myocardial infarction, bypass surgery, starvation, bone marrow transplantation.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


Editorial

Preventive Measures for Post Surgical Infections

After surgery deaths were come to almost zero level due to invention of Penicillin (discovered in London by Sir Alexander Fleming in September, 1928) and later, other antibiotics with better specificity to particular strain of bacteria.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


Case Report

Adrenal Cyst Presenting as Asymptomatic Hydatid Cyst

Although it is possible to found hydatid cysts in any organ of the body, especially in the liver and lungs, it rarely exists in the adrenal gland.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Off-Pump vs On-Pump Complete Coronary Revascularization: Comparison of the Effects on the Renal Damage in Patients with Non- Dialysis Dependent Renal Dysfunction

Objective: We aimed to compare off-pump technique with on-pump technique on renal function in patients with non-dialysis-dependent renal dysfunction who underwent CABG.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


Research Article

Retrospective Analysis of the Surgical Treatment of Anorectal Fistulas in a University Hospital: Surgical Results and Predictive Factors of Relapse and Anal Continence

Objective: Retrospective analysis of the patients submitted to surgical treatment of anorectal fistula in a teaching hospital, in relation to the preoperative data, procedure performed and factors predictive of relapse and anal incontinence.

Published 06 Jun, 2018


Case Report

Incidental Tick Finding: A Case Report Advising to Screen Obese Outdoorsmen

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

Published 06 Jun, 2018






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