Research Article

Perception of Healthcare Providers Regarding Breast Reconstruction “Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act “(1998) Through Evaluation of Continuing Medical Education Conference

Purpose: Studies have shown increase in breast reconstruction after the federal 1998 Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act, however, disparities in breast reconstruction remain.

Published 30 Nov, 2016


Case Report

Treatment of Bilateral Iliac Aneurysms with Gore Iliac Branch Endoprostheses: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Introduction: Bilateral common iliac aneurysms that extend to the distal portion cannot be readily treated with standard endografts.

Published 28 Nov, 2016


Case Report

Metachronous Bladder Metastasis from Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Bladder metastasis, either synchronous or metachronous, is an uncommon presentation of renal cell carcinoma.

Published 28 Nov, 2016


Research Article

Selective Lobar Pulmonary Artery Thrombolysis: A Simple and Effective Technique in the Era of Rapidly Advancing Catheter Technology

Purpose: In the current era of rapidly advancing catheter technology for treatment of acute pulmonary embolism, we present a simple yet effective technique for prompt resolution of right heart strain in a deteriorating patient with a submassive pulmonary embolism (SMPE).

Published 28 Nov, 2016


Research Article

Histological Findings from Controlled Application of a Thermal Plasma to Human Skin

Ionised gas or plasma is often described as the fourth state of matter since it can be produced from an electrically neutral gas which has been fully or partially ionised.

Published 16 Nov, 2016


Case Report

Single Lung Repair for Truncus Arteriosus: A Case Report Defining Issues

Penile metastases represent a rare clinico-pathological entity which carries an extremely grim prognosis regardless of the primary tumor site.

Published 08 Nov, 2016


Research Article

Speech Outcomes after Tonsillectomy (For Tonsillitis) in Patients with Submucous Cleft Palate

Objectives: Otolaryngologists often face a problem when they have a patient with inflammatory indications for tonsillectomy particularly in developing countries where infection is endemic and its complications are dangerous.

Published 08 Nov, 2016


Research Article

Exploring the Extended Latissimus Dorsi Myocutaneous Flap: A 55 Cadaver Study

Background: The latissimus dorsi muscle has long been a valuable muscle for reconstruction. Our study aims to determine the true anatomic origin of the latissimus dorsi muscle and identify the possibility of performing an extended musculocutaneous flap for better aesthetic outcome and avoiding the need of implant based reconstruction to add volume.

Published 02 Nov, 2016


Research Article

A Successful Nine-Step Concept to Reduce the Risk of Perineal Infections after Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum

Objective: Infections and wound healing problems after abdominoperineal resection of the rectum (APR) are common.

Published 02 Nov, 2016


Editorial

A Back to the Bottom Story of Rectal Cancer Surgery

In the early days rectal cancer surgeries were performed via the perineum [1]. Such surgery was fraught with danger, and surgical mortality was inevitably high.

Published 02 Nov, 2016


Case Report

Dieulafoy Lesion of Rectum: an Uncommon Pathology not to be Missed

Introduction: Dieulafoy lesions of the upper gastrointestinal (UGI) tract are well known. Rectal lesions are less common.

Published 02 Nov, 2016


Case Report

Unravelling the Cocoon: A Case Report, Review of the Literature, and Journey in Rediscovering Congenital Peritoneal Encapsulation

Congenital peritoneal encapsulation is an uncommon and poorly understood condition. It usually presents as a diagnostic dilemma with eventual unexpected laparotomy findings and occasional surgical misadventure.

Published 02 Nov, 2016


Case Report

Adult Onset Asthma and Periocular Xanthogranuloma: A Difficult Diagnosis

Purpose: This case report describes the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of adult onset asthma and periocular xanthogranuloma (AAPOX) in a 41 year-old male and highlights the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges of this disease.

Published 27 Oct, 2016


Case Report

Penile Metastases: A Report of 2 Cases and Literature Review

Penile metastases represent a rare clinico-pathological entity which carries an extremely grim prognosis regardless of the primary tumor site.

Published 28 Oct, 2016


Review Article

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: What has changed Over the Last Three Decades?

The surgical management of gallstone disease has undergone significant changes during the last three decades starting from open cholecystectomy to laparoscopic cholecystectomy and other minimally invasive techniques like single incision, robotic or natural orifice transluminal endoscopic cholecystectomy.

Published 26 Oct, 2016


Case Report

Cardiac Arrest in a Patient with Critical Left Subclavian Artery Stenosis

A 78-year-old female patient was admitted to our emergency room with cardiac arrest due to acute coronary syndrome. After 15 minutes of mechanical and medical cardiopulmonary resuscitation, it has obtained cardiac rhythm and 75/45 mmHg arterial blood pressure.

Published 28 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Management of Colonic Diverticulitis Tailored to Location and Severity: Comparison of Right and Left Colon

Aim: To assess optimal management of colonic diverticulitis as a function of location and disease severity, as well as factors associated with complicated diverticulitis.

Published 28 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Narrow Band Imaging Endoscopy: Novel Diagnostic Method in the Hypertrophy of Inferior Turbinates

Objectives: The narrow band imaging endoscopy (NBI) is an imaging method used by otolaryngologists for the examination of oral cavity, pharynx and larynx.

Published 26 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Radiosensitization of HT-29 Colorectal Cells and Xenografts by the Nitric Oxide Donor JS-K

Background: Nitric oxide (NO) donors have demonstrated radiosensitizing activity against colorectal cancer in vitro and in vivo.

Published 26 Oct, 2016


Case Report

Chylous Ascites in the Setting of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is one of the most frequently preformed bariatric and metabolic procedures worldwide. It can present with both early and late complications.

Published 25 Oct, 2016





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