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Risk Factors for Adjacent Fractures after Cement-Augmented Thoracolumbar Pedicle Screw Instrumentation

Introduction: The aim of our study was to identify factors that influence the occurrence of adjacent fractures in patients with cement-augmented pedicle screw instrumentation in spine.

Published 31 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Reported Opening Limitations as a TMD Symptom: A Clinical Report on Diagnoses and Outcome

Objective: To study diagnoses of reported mouth opening limitations and the outcome after treatment, to better understand the symptom and the prognosis.

Published 24 Jul, 2017


Research Article

The Lateral “Backdoor” Approach to Open Thyroid Surgery: A Comparative Study

Introduction: The traditionally taught technique for conventional open thyroidectomy is via a midline splitting of the strap muscles following a skin crease neck incision – midline approach (ma).

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Review Article

Surgical Management of Deep Postanal Abscess and Horseshoe Fistula of Cryptoglandular Origin – A Review

Deep post anal space abscesses and horse shoe fistulae have represented a challenging problem to both patient and surgeon over the years.

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Huge Liposarcoma of the Thigh with Decubitus Ulcers: Report of a Case

We are presenting a case of huge liposarcoma of the left thigh with decubitus ulcers in a patient aged 60 years.

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Clinical Comparison of Cortical Bone Trajectory and Percutaneous Pedicle Screw in Single-Level Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion

Object: Percutaneous pedicle screws (PPS) have been widely used for posterior fusion. However, the osteoporotic spine in aging population leads to high rates of loosening.

Published 18 Jul, 2017


Case Report

Loss of Distal Native Bile Ducting Liver Transplant Recipient with Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis in acute liver failure carries significant morbidity and mortality.

Published 17 Jul, 2017


Editorial

The Importance of Standardizing Surgical Methods for Comparison between Hospitals and Surgeon

Different surgeons are using modified surgical procedures for similar indications. Many of these procedures are based on local traditions rather than on evidence-based studies.

Published 17 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Use of Micro RNAs to Screen for Colon Cancer

Colon cancer (CC) screening is important for diagnosing early stage for malignancy and therefore potentially reduces mortality from this disease because the cancer could be cured at the early disease stage.

Published 17 Jul, 2017


Review Article

Imaging Modalities and Image Guided Biopsy Techniques for Lung Cancer Staging and Their Staging Implications for Lung Cancer-A Review for the General Surgeon

Imaging modalities in thoracic oncology continue to evolve. It is important as a community surgeon to be aware of all imaging and diagnostic tools available to diagnose potential thoracic cancer.

Published 14 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Fifteen Atypical Pulmonary Hydatidosis Lesions Mimicking Lung Cancer and Lesions

Background: Hydatid cyst disease, which is mostly caused by Echinococcus granulosus, may result in high morbidity rates particularly in endemic regions, and mortality depending on its size and on the organs where it is located.

Published 14 Jul, 2017


Research Article

Pancreatitis Associated with Parathyroidectomy

Hyperparathyroidism (HPTH) has been recognized as a rare cause of pancreatitis.

Published 14 Jul, 2017


Editorial

Ligation of Inter Sphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT) Technique for Fistula in ANO: Limitations

Recurrence and incontinence are the two major issues which the surgeon is afraid of and drives him to one or the other side in search of an ideal procedure.

Published 14 Jul, 2017





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