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Aortic Emergency in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome: Clinical Findings and Molecular Characterization in a Child

Loeys-Dietz syndrome, a rare autosomal dominant disorder showing the involvement of cutaneous, cardiovascular, craniofacial, and skeletal systems, presents early in life with rapidly progressive aortic aneurysmal disease.

Published 16 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Acute Type B Dissection in a Bicuspid Aortic Valve Patient during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Associated with Arch Cannulation and the Use of an End-Hole Cannula

The incidence of acute type B aortic dissection is 2.9 per 100,000. Bicuspid aortic valve diseaese is a known to increase the risk to 3.1 per 10,000. An age adjusted relative risk increase of over 8-fold.

Published 20 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Brisk Bleeding during Deployment of the Angio-Seal Vascular Closure Device: What the User Manual Doesn't Tell You

Brisk puncture site bleeding during deployment and application of traction to the Angio-Seal footplate indicates that the foot plate is not anchored correctly against the arterial wall.

Published 11 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Simplified Approach to Repair Early Pseudoaneurysm of the Left Coronary Button Following Composite Graft Because of Acute Type a Aortic Dissection

We present a simplified surgical technique performed in a 37-yr old man who presented with a pseudoaneurysm of the left coronary ostium 2 months after repair of acute type A aortic dissection by composite graft. Intraoperatively, the surgical situs showed extreme adhesions.

Published 04 Jul, 2016


Research Article

Early Complications of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty in Morbidly Obese Patients

Morbid obesity is a known risk factor for complications and failure following primary total knee arthroplasty.

Published 29 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Iatrogenic Brachial Artery Pseudoaneurysm Repair in a Patient with Prior Distal Revascularization and Interval Ligation Procedure

Distal revascularization with interval ligation (DRIL) is a proven method to resolve symptoms of ischemia related to dialysis access.

Published 12 Jul, 2016


Case Report

A Case of Paediatric Trigger Thumb Presenting Acutely Following Trauma

We report the first documented case of paediatric trigger thumb presenting acutely following trauma. We believe that this is distinct from the typical presentation.

Published 18 Jul, 2016


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A Case of Iatrogenic Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Skin Lesion Excision – Key Lessons Learnt

We present an interesting case of iatrogenic superficial temporal artery (STA) pseudo aneurysm following excision of a skin lesion in the left anterior scalp region under local anaesthesia.

Published 18 Jul, 2016


Research Article

Long-Term Outcome of Patients Following Surgery for Metachronous Pulmonary Metastases of Highly Aggressive Non-Colorectal Cancers

Background: Most epithelial tumors metastasize to the lung. In 20% of cases no involvement of other organs can be detected. In patients with resectable colorectal lung metastases, the benefit of metastasectomy has been proven.

Published 14 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Transcather Mitral Valve-in-Valve Replacement: The New Frontier in Heart Valve Therapy

Introduction: Surgical valve replacement is not always feasible in patients with severe mitral regurgitation from a failing bioprosthetic valve or severe mitral annular calcification.

Published 11 Jul, 2016


Research Article

Revised Cardiac Risk Index is an Effective Prognostic Tool for Vascular Postoperative Outcomes

Objectives: The Revised Cardiac Risk Index (RCRI) is a tool clinician's use for preoperative risk stratification and predicting the likelihood of cardiac complications.

Published 22 Jul, 2016


Research Article

Management of Large Cirsoid Aneurysms of the Scalp using Tissue Expanders, Intravascular Occlusion, and En Bloc Excision

Arteriovenous malformations of the scalp consist of abnormally connecting arterial feeding vessels and draining veins that are devoid of a normal capillary bed within the subcutaneous fatty layer of the scalp.

Published 11 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Mosaicoplasty as a Salvage Procedure after Failed Primary Treatment with Silicone Implantation for Focal Osteochondral Lesion of the Knee Joint; a Case Report

The successful treatment of chondral and osteochondral lesions of the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint is a challenge for orthopedic surgeons.

Published 18 Jul, 2016


Research Article

IL-1β and TNF-Α as a Biomarker of Recurrence in Malignant Eyelid Tumours

>Aim: To establish a correlation between cytokine levels (IL-1β, TNF-α and IL-10) and establishing them as a biomarker of recurrence in malignant eyelid tumours.

Published 28 Jun, 2016


Case Report

Synovial Cyst of the Temporomandibular Joint: A Case Report and Literature Review

Synovial cyst in the Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is rare entity but predominant in dorsum of the wrist, foot and knee.

Published 04 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor Mimicking Lateral Periodontal Cyst: A Case Report

The aim of this case report is to present a keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) mimicking lateral periodontal cyst. A 45-year-old female patient showed a well-defined radiolucent lesion between the roots of the left second premolar and left first molar.

Published 15 Jul, 2016


Review Article

Dexamethasone Hastens Migraine Resolution

Purpose: If corticosteroids are an effective abortive migraine treatment in the non-pregnant adult population, corticosteroids could be trialed for acute, severe migraine treatment in pregnancy.

Published 18 Jul, 2016


Case Report

One and a Half Syndrome Complicating Resection of Fourth Ventricular Neurenteric Cyst

Neuroenteric cysts are rare benign lesions of the central nervous system, typically occurring anterior to the brainstem. They are thought to arise from disturbances in early gastrulation.

Published 11 Jul, 2016


Case Report

Calcifying Pseudotumor of the Spine: A Case Report

Objective: To describe a case of calcifying pseudotumor of the spine and to review and discuss the significant literature above this rare clinical entity.

Published 12 Jul, 2016


Review Article

Twin Pregnancy Gestational Length Prolongation and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Reduction by Cervical Pessary with or without Vaginal Progesterone

Purpose: The purpose of this mini review is to elucidate if cervical pessary, with or without progesterone is applicable to twin pregnancies. One-quarter of preterm births (PTB) are twin pregnancies.

Published 15 Jul, 2016





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