Case Report

An Asymptomatic Esophageal Duplication Cyst

We report a case of a mediastinal mass detected incidentally during evaluation of a patient with fever of unknown origin.

Published 05 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome after Neoadjuvant Folfirinox for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

A 69-year-old woman diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma underwent 11 cycles of FOLFIRINOX. Despite some minor complications, she mostly tolerated the neoadjuvant chemotherapy therapy.

Published 05 Dec, 2016


Review Article

Surgical Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma – Choose Liver Resection or Liver Transplantation

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary malignancy in the liver. In very early/early HCC, surgical treatment is the treatment with the best outcomes.

Published 05 Dec, 2016


Research Article

The Value of Acute Phase Reactants in the Early Diagnosis of Complications following Colorectal Resection

Background: The aim was to investigate the rise of acute phase reactants; CRP, WBC, thrombocytes and cortisol, in patients with postoperative anastomotic leakage compared to patients with other infectious and noninfectious complications.

Published 05 Dec, 2016


Research Article

Efficacy and Safety of Berberex Wound Cleanser on Post-Operative Surgical Incisions

Introduction: The skin is a natural barrier against infection, and despite this continuous and impermeable natural protection, if skin is injured by blister, splinter, cut or burn, bacteria can enter the body and cause an infection.

Published 05 Dec, 2016


Surgical Technique

Stapled Bowel Anastomosis: A Technical Tip

Stapled bowel anastomosis has become an integral part of routine surgical practice. Anastomotic leak remains one of the most feared post-operative complications.

Published 05 Dec, 2016


Review Article

Low Anterior Resection Syndrome: Description, Measurement, Risk Factors

Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) is increasingly recognized as a concern after low anterior resection for the treatment of rectal cancer.

Published 05 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Primary Adrenal Dedifferentiated Leiomyosarcoma: A Low Grade Leiomyosarcoma with a High-Grade Undifferentiated Component: Case Report

Primary adrenal leiomyosarcomas are very rare tumors that have been reported in approximately 30 cases in literature.

Published 02 Dec, 2016


Research Article

Surgical Treatment of Anal Fissures: Population and Outcomes of an Ambulatory Surgical Center

Purpose: To characterize the population of patients undergoing surgical treatment of anal fissures; to assess the outcomes and complications of the procedures in an ambulatory surgical center; and to evaluate the satisfaction degree of the patients.

Published 02 Dec, 2016


Research Article

Breast Cancer in Previously Lactating Women

Background: Many studies suggest that women who breast-fed had a decreased risk of developing breast cancer (ranging from 10-64%) compared to women who never breast-fed.

Published 02 Dec, 2016


Editorial

Inconclusive but near the Truth: EORTC Adjuvant Therapy Trial for GIST

Introduction: Renal transplant patients are at a higher risk for urinary tract infections and vesicoureteral reflux is a well-known risk factor for recurrent urinary tract infections.

Published02 Dec, 2016


Research Article

Differences in Morbidity & Mortality from Traumatic Subdural Hematoma due to Ground Level Falls While on Anticoagulation

The purpose of this study is to discern the degree of increased morbidity & mortality from traumatic subdural hematomas due to ground level falls while taking anticoagulation.

Published 02 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Sporadicmesenteric Fibromatosis Presenting as Intra- Abdominal Sepsis

We report an unusual case of mesenteric fibromatosis, a desmoid tumor, mimicking a left upper quadrant abscess, presenting as sepsis and colonic pseudo-obstruction.

Published 02 Dec, 2016


Case Report

Granular Cell Tumor of the Breast in a Chinese Woman Mimicking Breast Cancer-Case Report and Literature Review

1. Granular cell tumor of the breast is rare but benign in most conditions.
2. GCTB is very easy to be misdiagnosed as primary breast cancer clinically..

Published 01 Dec, 2016


Research Article

Trend of Causes of Brain Death in Liver Graft Donors in Northern Iran; A Shift from Trauma to Cerebrovascular Events in 30 Months

Background and Objectives: Brain dead donor’s cause of death can potentially influence function of the transplanted liver and survival of transplant recipients.

Published 01 Dec, 2016



Perspective

Now and Near Future of Adjuvant Therapy for Gastric Cancer

Adjuvant chemotherapy following R0 resection of advanced gastric cancer has been performed in Japan since the 1950 [1].

Published 01 Dec, 2016


Review Article

Is Race a Prognostically Significant Factor in Survival Outcomes for Breast Cancer Among Caucasian and African-American Women?

Geriatric population is the fastest growing age group in the United States. Traditionally, high risk procedures are not offered to elderly, high risk patients.

Published 30 Nov, 2016


Research Article

Laparoscopic Choledochoduodenostomy in the Management of Obstructive Biliary Tract in the ERCP Era

Background: With the advent of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), indications for choledochoduodenostomy have been drastically reduced.

Published 30 Nov, 2016


Case Report

A Case of Lymphangioma Successfully Treated with Lymphaticovenular Anastomosis

We present a case of a 40-year-old female with cystic lymphangioma in the left upper arm. The patient presented at our outpatient clinic with pain in the left upper arm.

Published 30 Nov, 2016





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