April, 2019


Review Article

Peri-operative Cognitive Alterations and the Ageing Brain

Although uncertainties still remain about perioperative neuro-cognitive alterations, emerging literature proves promising regarding our understanding of this brain derangement.

Published 30 Apr, 2019


Case Blog

Congenital UPJ Obstruction

Ureteropelvic Junction (UPJ) obstruction is a partial or intermittent total blockage of the flow of urine that occurs where the ureter enters the kidney.

Published 23 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Interpersonal Violence – The Leading Cause of Maxillofacial Fractures

Purpose: Accident Compensation Corporation statistics show maxillofacial fracture affects 11000 people with an approximate $90 million annual cost in New Zealand (NZ).

Published 23 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Quality of Life after Kyphoplasty - Clinical and Radiological Results of Vertebral Fractures due to Osteoporosis or Cancer

Purpose: Spinal tumors and osteoporotic fractures are a common and morbid condition.

Published 23 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Impaction of Canine Tooth after Alveolar Bone Graft in Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate: A Systematic Review

Cleft Lip and Palate (CL/P) is the most common congenital facial malformation.

Published 23 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Duodenal Papilla Schwannoma: Performance of Duodenal Papilla Local Excision

Background: Schwannomas are benign neoplasms that originate from Schwann cells of the neurilemma.

Published 23 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma Masquerading as Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) is the 5th most common cancer in men and the second most common cause of death from cancer worldwide.

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Postoperative Thyroid Storm Associated with Strangulated Small Bowel Obstruction: A Case Report

A 42-year-old woman was transferred to us because of abdominal pain and vomiting.

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Imaging Criterion for Responsibility Segment of Cervical Myelopathy

Purpose: Explore the most appropriate combination of four MRI parameters (signal intensity on T2WI, cord/dura sagittal ratio, cord/dura area ratio, cord deformation ratio) as the imaging criterion for cervical myelopathy to achieve the highest sensitivity and specificity.

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Research Article

A Dyspnea as Determinant of Lower Energy Intake in Older Adult Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Background: Malnutrition is frequently observed in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Incidental Finding of Subhepatic Appendix during Open Cholecystectomy

Subhepatic appendicitis is a rare cause of right upper abdominal pain.

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Research Article

The Application of 3D Scanning Technique in the Congenital Microtia Reconstruction with Tissue Expander: A Preliminary Report

Objective: Tissue expansion technique plays an important role in microtia reconstruction surgery by creating an abundant skin envelop which is one of the most two critical factors besides the frame structure.

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Foreign Body (FB) Insertion is a Common Presentation in Emergency Surgery and Gastroenterology

Background: Foreign Body (FB) insertion is common presentation in emergency surgery and gastroenterology; there are guidelines available for management of accidental insertion of FB.

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Efficacy and Safety of Effusion Associated Lymphocytes Combined with IL-2 in Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusion

Objective: To determine the effects of Effusion Associated Lymphocytes (EALs) Combined with IL-2 in Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusion (MPE).

Published 22 Apr, 2019


Case Report

A Study of Comparison of Light Weight 3D Polyester Mesh vs. Light Polypropylene Mesh in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair

Background and Objectives: Lightweight Polypropylene mesh gives risk of recurrence, owing to overall decrease in the size of mesh and increased subjective foreign body feeling from contracture and scarring.

Published 19 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Hemopneumothorax Associated with Pneumorrhachis Following Blunt Chest Trauma: A Case Report

Introduction: Pneumorrhachis is a condition that marked by presence of air in spinal canal.

Published 19 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Colonic Ischemia after Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection Due to Pneumoperitoneum: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Inflation of CO2 during laparoscopic colorectal surgeries increases intra-abdominal pressure and pneumoperitoneum obviously effects intra-abdominal arteriovenous stream causing complications.

Published 19 Apr, 2019


Editorial

Preoperative Position Clinic: Assessing Intraoperative Position before Anesthesia

Patients are placed in the anticipated positions to allowing for adequate exposure and access during surgery after induction of anesthesia or sedation in the operating room.

Published 18 Apr, 2019


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Ischiofemoral Impingement Syndrome

A 26-year-old female presents to the Orthopedic Outpatient Clinic due to a right hip pain, radiating to the lower extremity for 3 months.

Published 18 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Mandibular Respiratory Cysts Following Orthognathic Surgery: 2 Rare Case Reports

Mandibular cysts composed exclusively of respiratory epithelium are extremely rare.

Published 18 Apr, 2019


Short Communication

Treatment by Using the Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy and the Autologous Bone Marrow Monocytes Transplantation for Raynaud’s Disease

Objective: To assay analyze effects of the Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS), the Autologous Bone Marrow Monocytes Transplantation (ABMMT) and the combination of these procedures ultimate for the patients with Raynaud’s phenomenon disease.

Published 18 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Preoperative Factors Involved in Dislocation of Mobile Bearing after Oxford Medial Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty

Objective: Mobile bearing dislocation following Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty (UKA) is one of the most common causes of revision surgery.

Published 17 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Can Simultaneous Bilateral Medial Opening High Tibial Osteotomy Satisfy Bilateral Medial Osteoarthritis Patients with Varus Alignment?

Purpose: To determine the feasibility of simultaneous bilateral High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) with early weight bearing rehabilitation for bilateral medial osteoarthritis patients with varus alignment.

Published 17 Apr, 2019


Research Article

The Rate of Deep Venous Thrombosis in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Aneurysm Repair or Open Aneurysm Repair

Objective: To examine the incidence of Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) and associated risk factors following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair procedures: Open Aneurysm Repair (OAR) and Endovascular Repair (EVAR).

Published 17 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap for Head and Neck Reconstruction: Ten Years of Experience

Introduction: When the only therapeutic possibility of head and neck cancer is a wide resection, reconstruction of the defect becomes as important as eradicating it.

Published 17 Apr, 2019


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Disseminated Cryptococcus Neoformans Infection with Liver Involvement in Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

A 30-year-old African American male presented with right upper abdominal pain and anorexia.

Published 12 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Preemptive and Preventive Analgesia in Different Paediatric Surgical Settings: A Systematic Review of Prospective Randomized Controlled Trials

The effect of preemptive and preventive analgesia in children undergoing surgical procedures has not been adequately studied.

Published 12 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Open Caudate Lobectomy for Treatment of Giant Symptomatic Giant Liver Hemangioma: A Case Report

Background: Hepatic Hemangiomas (HHs) are the most common benign liver tumors.

Published 11 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Stomach Incarcerated in an Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal hernia is a common disease in general surgery division.

Published 11 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Mesothelial Cyst of the Greater Omentum as an Uncommon Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Case Report

Mesothelial inclusion cyst is a rare benign tumour that has only 130 cases reported in the literature.

Published 11 Apr, 2019


Editorial

Effects of Qizhen-Ziyin Mixture (QZM) in the Treatment of Late Onset Hypogonadism: A Randomized Controlled Trial

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Qizhen-Ziyin Mixture (QZM) compared with Eleven Testosterone Capsule (ETC) in the treatment of Late Onset Hypogonadism (LOH), 152 patients from three hospitals, diagnosed as LOH with Kidney-Yin deficiency, were randomly divided into QZM group and ETC group during the 2-month trial.

Published 11 Apr, 2019


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The Use of Smartphone Photography in Patients with Multiple Skin Lesions

Smartphone photography is one of the most innovative methods used nowadays as an information tool [1].

Published 11 Apr, 2019



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A Lucky Penetrating Skull Injury with a Knife

A 44 year old man was referred to our department after being stabbed in the face with a knife during an aggression.

Published 05 Apr, 2019


Review Article

Parathyroid Disease: A Paradigm for Disease Management

Hyperparathyroidism is a disorder that is frequently unrecognized until the patient has an elevated serum calcium level identified on a routine physical exam.

Published 02 Apr, 2019


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Brownish Black Nodule Over Foot - A Subtle Presentation of a Grave Disorder Image

A 58-year-old male presented with 1-year history of blackish asymptomatic nodule on right sole, which initially started as pinhead sized papule and progressed to present size.

Published 02 Apr, 2019


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Detection of Medial Meniscus Posterior Root Tear with Ultrasound

Recent paper reported Medial Meniscus Posterior Root Tear (MMPRT) sometimes causes avascular necrosis and osteoarthritis, so it must be careful.

Published 02 Apr, 2019


Research Article

Factors Predicting Locoregional Recurrence after Wide Local Excision – Experience from a Tertiary Centre

Introduction: Locoregional Recurrence (LR) can still develop after breast conserving surgery despite adequate surgical margins and whole breast radiation, even with a boost to the tumour bed.

Published 02 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Surgery for a Giant Incarcerated Para-esophageal Hiatal Hernia Causing Dysrhythmia: Case Report

Paraesophageal hernias is seldom founds which presenting symptoms challenging in a spectrum from non-specific symptoms such as heartburn and regurgitation to life threatening gastric volvulus or necrosis.

Published 02 Apr, 2019


Case Report

Ankylosis of Temporomandibular Joint: Surgical Management

A child with unilateral temporomandibular joint ankylosis, micrognathia and obstructive sleep is presented.

Published 02 Apr, 2019





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