Research Article

Surgical Treatment of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Kidney Transplant Patients with Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infection: A Single Institution Review of 123 Patients

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.

Published 24 Oct, 2016


Case Report

“Apartment” Decompression for Saving Optic Nerve in Fronto-Orbital Fibrous Dysplasia: Strategy and Advantage

Background: During the past decades, surgical intervention is the primary treatment modality for fronto-orbital fibrous dysplasia involving optic nerve.

Published 24 Oct, 2016


Review Article

How Wound Healing Abnormalities Impact Clinical Care

One of the greatest clinical challenges faced by plastic surgeons is that of the chronic non-healing wound.

Published 14 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Left Renal Vein Balloon Venoplasty without Stenting for Management of Symptomatic Nutcracker Syndrome

Nutcracker Syndrome (NCS) is a rare vascular anomaly involving left renal vein outflow entrapment most commonly secondary to compression between the aorta and the superior mesenteric artery.

Published 14 Oct, 2016


Case Report

Staged Endovascular and open Surgical Management of a Ruptured Common Iliac Artery Aneurysm Presenting with Ilio-Rectal Fistula and Hemorrhagic Shock

A wide variety of clinical presentations of complicated iliac arterial aneurysms is documented; however, iliorectal fistula in this setting has not been reported previously.

Published 14 Oct, 2016


Case Report

Inadvertent Left Common Iliac Vein Catheterisation during Left Varicocoele Embolisation–A Potential Pitfall

Testicular vein embolisation has become the first line therapy in treatment of varicocoele with good technical success and low complication rate.

Published 14 Oct, 2016


Case Report

Surgical Repair of a Snuffbox Radial Artery Pseudoaneurysm

A rare case of a snuffbox radial artery pseudoaneurysm treated surgically is presented. Given the broad base, short neck and relatively large size of the pseudoaneurysm sac, compression techniques and intra-sac thrombin injection were deemed inappropriate, as they have been associated with ischemic complications within the sparse literature.

Published 14 Oct, 2016


Case Report

Combined Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement and Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Nonagenarians is Feasible

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 13 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Utilisation of Bicipital Aponeurosis for Banding to Treat the Dialysis Access Steal Syndrome (DASS) in High Flow Brachial-Cephalic Arterio-Venous Fistula: A Case Report

We present a case of 36 years old male with end stage renal failure, hemodialysed for 3 years, who developed symptomatic Dialysis Access Steal Syndrome (DASS) in his right hand due to high flow brachial–cephalic arterio-venous fistula

Published 13 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Burn Scar Regeneration with the “SUFA” (Subcision and Fat Grafting) Technique - A Prospective Clinical Study

Background: Treatment of burn scars with traditional surgical techniques is challenging due to recurrent contractures

Published 13 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Diagnostic and Prognostic Role of Stromal CD 10 and Ki 67 in Benign and Malignant Phylloides Tumor of Breast

Background: Phylloides tumors (PT) are rare fibro epithelial tumor of breast, closely resemble to breast fibroadenoma, ranging from benign to malignant tumor. PT has potential to recur and metastasize due to its stromal characteristics.

Published 05 Oct, 2016


Case Report

True Congenital Cysts of the Pancreas in the Newborn and Infant

Objectives: True congenital pancreatic cysts (CPC) are extremely rare, only 27 cysts were reported so far in children under 3 years of age. With several new cases reported here, conclusions for diagnostic work up and treatment can be drawn.

Published 05 Oct, 2016


Review Article

Management of Overwhelming Postsplenectomy Infection Syndrome

Overwhelming postsplenectomy infection (OPSI) is a rare medical emergency, mainly caused by encapsulated bacteria, shortly progressing from a mild flulike syndrome to a fulminant, potentially fatal, sepsis.

Published 05 Oct, 2016


Research Article

Perceptions of Barriers to Effective Surgical Handover: A Multi-Disciplinary Survey

Objective: We aimed to examine perceptions of barriers to effective surgical handover among Healthcare professionals at Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester.

Published 19 Sep, 2016


Case Report

Concordant VACTERL Anomalies in Identical Twins

Multiple malformation syndromes occur in less than 1/3000 live births. The birth anomalies associated with VACTERL or VATER are well documented in the literature. VACTERL in twin pregnancies has also been documented.

Published 30 Sep, 2016


Short Communication

A Novel Scissor-Handling Technique for Thoracic Surgery

The use of video-assisted lobectomy combined with a small thoracotomy or complete videoassisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy has spread worldwide. Open thoracotomy is also performed for patients with lung cancer.

Published 29 Sep, 2016


Case Report

Abscess of the Tongue Evolution and Treatment of an Emergency

The Authors present a rare case of abscess of the tongue in a 86-years-old man suffering of severe odynophagia and dysfagia, increased snoring and tongue swelling for 15 days. A contrast-enhanced computed tomography scan (CT scan) of the neck was performed disclosing a 4.2 x 3.2 x 3.8 cm sized abscess at the 2/3 posterior of the body of the tongue.

Published 29 Sep, 2016


Case Report

Primary Extracranial Meningioma of Middle Ear

The differential diagnosis of middle ear tumor is numerous and variable. In this care report, we describe a patient who presented with conductive hearing loss and was found to have a middle ear meningioma.

Published 29 Sep, 2016


Research Article

Unresectable Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: Any Limits for Radical Hepatectomy?

Introduction: Complex therapeutic strategies were developed to allow surgical resection of initially unresectable or hardly resectable colorectal liver metastases. That consists on downsizing chemotherapy, one- or two-stage hepatectomy.

Published 26 Sep, 2016





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