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Comparison of Clinical Results by Various Approach in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Purpose: To examine the effect of diverse incision techniques in carpal tunnel decompression on patients' postoperative pain and degree of satisfaction.

Published 31 May, 2016


Case Report

Transaxillary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement with a Self-Expanding Valve under Conscious Sedation: Case Discussion and Review of the Literature

Aortic stenosis is one of the leading causes of structural heart disease in the western world. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has become the procedure of choice for patients deemed high-risk or inoperable for traditional aortic valve replacement and is rapidly proving to be suitable for lower risk patients.

Published 30 May, 2016


Research Article

Can we enhance the Accuracy of Third Window Syndrome?

Introduction: Minor described a syndrome characterized by auditory and vestibular symptoms such as tinnitus, autophony and dizziness provoked by loud sounds or manipulation of auditory external canal.

Published 25 May, 2016


Research Article

Adrenocortical Carcinoma in Adults and Children: A Population-Based Outcomes Study involving 1,623 Patients from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Result (SEER) Database (1973-2012)

Background: Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a rare endocrine tumor, is typically aggressive in adult patients, while ACC inpediatric patients follows an unpredictable course which is poorly studied.

Published 06 May, 2016


Case Report

Duplicate Gallbladder: Overview and Management Challenges

Gallbladder (GB) anomalies are rare clinical diagnosis of biliary tract diseases. We present a case of a 42 years old female who presented with a 6 years history of intermittent right upper quadrant abdominal pain with occasional nausea and vomiting, diagnosed to have a duplicate gallbladder.

Published 27 May, 2016


Case Report

Laparoscopic Dorfundoplication Plus Roux-En-Y Diversion for Intractable Duodenogastroesophageal Reflux after Billroth Reconstruction

Background: Distalgastrectomy with Billroth I or II reconstruction may cause duodenogastroesophageal reflux and result in severe digestive even respiratory symptoms or complications, which are often refractory to medical management, then laparoscopic Dorfundoplication plus Roux-en-Y diversion can be selected.

Published 31 May, 2016


Case Report

Periorbital Emphysema due to Coughing after a Sportsrelated Facial Injury: A Case Report

Bone fractures of the face often occur due to sports injuries. However, there is no literature describing asymptomatic facial injuries. Here we report an asymptomatic facial bone fracture following a sports-related facial injury, in which periorbital emphysema was caused by coughing.

Published 05 May, 2016


Editorial

Carotid Revascularization Strategy in Presence of Concomitant Coronary Artery Bypasses Grafting or Other Cardiac Surgical Procedures

Almost 8% to 14% of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) have significant internal carotid artery stenosis requiring treatment [1].

Published 23 May, 2016


Case Report

Hybrid Approach to Complex Arch and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms in a Case of High-Risk Patient

Endovascular therapy is a less invasive alternative treatment with aortic aneurysm. However in patients with multiple aneurysms, the surgical procedures orders of operating are controversial.

Published 04 May, 2016


Case Report

A Case of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Possibly Induced by Cilostazol Administration

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a transient cardiac syndrome that involves left ventricular apical akinesis typically triggered by a significant emotional or physical stress.

Published 05 May, 2016


Editorial

Addressing the Needs of Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Though we know that more and more women are surviving breast cancer today, there continue to be approximately 39,000 who still succumb to this disease annually [1].

Published 07 May, 2016


Case Report

Surgical Management of Peroneal Nerve Injury in Complex Sports Knee Injuries

Objective: Our study analyzes 6 operative knee-level peroneal nerve lesions and foot drop patients treated at our clinic.

Published 21 May, 2016


Case Report

Operative Repair of Juxtra-Renal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with a Horseshoe Kidney Utilizing Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms in the presence of horseshoe kidney (AAA-HSK) can be technically challenging due to the variable renal arterial blood supply.

Published 14 May, 2016


Research Article

AVATS: Awake Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery in Complex Thoracic Procedures

Background: Traditionally, video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) is performed under general anesthesia with selective ventilation and endotracheal intubation.

Published 14 May, 2016


Case Report

Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis with Gross Extraarticular Extension and Intraarticular Infiltration

Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is an unusual condition of unknown etiology. It is divided into localized and diffuse forms. Once diagnosed, treatment usually consists of surgical synovectomy.

Published 12 May, 2016


Case Report

Spontaneous Hemoperitoneum Because of a Ruptured Gist without Abdominal Pain

We experienced a rare case of spontaneous hemoperitoneum because of a ruptured malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), with only abdominal bloating and no abdominal pain. GIST is a common mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract.

Published 21 May, 2016


Case Report

Anterior Debridement and Fusion Followed by 360° Fixation in Pyogenic Spontaneous Spondylodiscitis of L4-L5: Autologous Iliac Bone Strut, Anterior Titanium Screw-Rod Fixation and Posterior Pedicle Screw Fixation: A Case Report

Objective: To describe a new kind of 360° fixation in pyogenic spontaneous spondylodiscitis of L4-L5 after anterior debridement and fusion..

Published 11 May, 2016


Case Report

Postoperative Infection Caused by a Resorbable Plate used to Treat a Zygomatic Fracture

A 58-year-old female patient was referred to our division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeryby a general dental practitioner with swelling symptoms in the left cheek. Five months earlier, she had fractured her left zygomatic bone, which was fixed using a resorbable plate.

Published 12 May, 2016


Case Report

Use of a Titanium Mesh Plate with High Three-Dimensional Flexibility to Repair an Orbital Floor Fracture: Clinical Note

Orbital blowout fractures are common sequelae of facial trauma. For their treatment, it is now possible to make three-dimensional (3D) implants on the basis of computed tomography (CT) images, using rapid prototyping and to bend the implants preoperatively in the desired shape.

Published 15 May, 2016





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