August, 2020


Research Article

Procalcitonin Levels in Post TACE Inflammatory Disease

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the value of serum Procalcitonin (PCT) levels in the diagnosis of abscess and sepsis following Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization (TACE) therapy among patients with primary liver cancer.

Published 31 Aug, 2020


Case Report

Anterior Interhemispheric Transcallosal Transchoroidal Fissure Approach for Third Ventricle Hydatid Cyst: An Interesting Approach to a Rare Entity

In this case report, we describe the first case of transcallosal removal of a rare third ventricle hydatid cyst, which can be considered in the differential diagnosis of suprasellar arachnoid cysts.

Published 31 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Hybrid Strategy of Cervical Artificial Disc and Intervertebral Cage - Biomechanical Effects on the Adjacent Tissues and Implants

Background: Hybrid surgery with Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement (C-ADR) and Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) are an alternative treatment to reduce the level of increased rigidity, but biomechanical differences between strategies using one C-ADR and two ACDFs have not been thoroughly investigated.

Published 31 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Retrospective Analysis of Operative Outcome of Appendectomy

Objectives: 1. To correlate the different diagnostic features of Acute Appendicitis (AA).

Published 31 Aug, 2020


Short Communication

Impact of COVID-19 on Healing Touch of Physicians

Touch is a modality that patients and doctors feel is integral part of the consultation.

Published 24 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Novel Approach to Reduce SARS-Cov-2 Transmission during Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery

Background: This study describes a novel approach in the reduction of SARS-CoV-2 transmission during Trans-oral Robotic Surgery (TORS).

Published 24 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Amyloid Goiter in Renal Transplantation and Chronic Systemic Diseases; Literature Review with Six Case Reports

Purpose: Amyloid goiter is defined as diffuse enlargement of thyroid gland due to extensive amyloid accumulation.

Published 24 Aug, 2020


Case Report

Endobronchial Carcinoid in an 11-Year-Old Child with Indication for Pneumonectomy

We present a case of an eleven-year-old girl with one-year persistent infectious symptoms of the respiratory tract.

Published 24 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Prospective Study of Extramucosal Single Layer Interrupted Suture vs. Conventional Two Layer Repair of Intestinal Anastomosis

Background: The traditional double layered intestinal anastomosis incorporates large amount of ischemic tissue in the suture line causing luminal narrowing and fistula formations.

Published 24 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Pedal Bypass Surgery Prevents Amputation in Patients with Critical Lower Limb Ischemia - A Single Center Experience of 99 Pedal Bypass Operations

Background: Bypass surgery below the ankle is now rarely used as prevention of major amputations due to critical limb ischemia.

Published 24 Aug, 2020


Review Article

The Askin-Rosai Tumor: A Clinicopathological Review

The Askin-Rosai (A-R) tumor merely represents specific histopathological appearance of Malignant Round Blue Cell Tumor (MRBCT) originating in the bones or the soft tissues of the thoracic cavity.

Published 24 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Autoimmune Gastritis in Patients with Severe Atrophic Gastritis

Objective: Recent reports indicate that the prevalence of Auto Immune Gastritis (AIG) is increasing among patients with atrophic gastritis.

Published 17 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Total Hysterectomy: Mini-Laparoscopy vs. Single-Port Trans-Umbilical Laparoscopy?

To retrospectively analyze the clinical data of 147 patients underwent laparoscopic total hysterectomies for benign uterine diseases in at our Hospital between January 2017 and May 2018.

Published 17 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Circulating Tumor Cells Predict Prognosis of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Background: Peripheral blood Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) was detected and their prognostic significance was investigated in HCC patients undergoing hepatectomy.

Published 17 Aug, 2020


Review Article

The Role Exosomes Played on Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer (PC) is one of the human digestive malignant tumor which has a poor prognosis.

Published 13 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Monitoring an Ongoing Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Program: Adherence Improves Clinical Outcomes in a Comparison of Three Thousand Colorectal Cases

Aim: The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a newly established ERAS program in a high-volume colorectal center over time.

Published 10 Aug, 2020

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Editorial

Current Perspective of Geriatric Surgical Diseases

In the modern world, the proportion of older population is increasing day by day due to better health care systems, improved life standards, advances in medicines and reduction in mortality rate.

Published 10 Aug, 2020


Review Article

Strategies to Deliver Urology Services in the Times of COVID-19 Pandemic Based on Current Literature

COVID-19 disease was first reported in Wuhan city of China, since then this is spreading with alarming speed and had already affected more than 213 countries around the world.

Published 10 Aug, 2020


Case Series

Ortner’s Syndrome: Review of Literature and Report on Four Patients with Hoarseness

Hoarseness, commonly referred to as dysphonia, is one of the most common speech-related complaints presented to otolaryngologists.

Published 10 Aug, 2020



Research Article

Prognostic Factors for Stage IV Colorectal Cancer after Primary Tumor Resection: A Single-Institutional Retrospective Analysis

Background: The benefits of primary tumor resection without metastasectomy in patients with stage IV noncurative colorectal cancer remain controversial.

Published 10 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Step-by-Step Procedure to Test Photoelectric Dye-Coupled Polyethylene Film as Retinal Prosthesis to Induce Light-Evoked Spikes in Isolated Retinal Dystrophic Tissue of rd1 Mice

Purpose: Multielectrode array recording for electric activity in cardiac and neuronal cells has been developed as preclinical tests for drug screening.

Published 10 Aug, 2020


Research Article

The Use of Three-Dimensional Printing in Complex Cardiovascular Disease: Our 5-year Experience in Greece

Introduction: 3D-printing is revolutionizing clinical medicine.

Published 10 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Bovie’s Inferno: Understanding the Causative Agents of Intra-Operative Fire

Introduction: Fire safety is a tenant of the OR but proprietary as it pertains to hospital policy.

Published 08 Aug, 2020


Mini Review

Improving Trauma and Acute Critical Care by Applying Tactical Emerging Multi-Organizational Network Logistics in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Launching trauma centers requires effective collaboration between various specialties that is influenced by several hurdles and promoters towards complex service development.

Published 08 Aug, 2020


Research Articlet

Efficacy and Safety of Pilocarpine Hydrochloride in the Treatment of Voiding Difficulty in Patients with Detrusor Underactivity

Background and Objective: We previously examined the contractile effect of pilocarpine on pig and human isolated bladder smooth muscle.

Published 08 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Effects of Pilocarpine, a Muscarinic Receptor Agonist, on Contraction of the Pig and Human Urinary Bladder

Background and Objective: Cholinergic drugs have been considered for the treatment of underactive bladder; however, they have not been standardized due to lack of efficacy and serious side effects.

Published 08 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Ultrasound in Medical Education: Increasing Awareness for Ultrasound Applications in the Novice Learner

Objective: We aimed to assess understanding and perceived educational benefit of Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) in a surgical setting for 3rd year medical students.

Published 08 Aug, 2020


Case Report

Early and Long-Term Outcome of 150 Consecutive Open Repairs for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Objectives: Early good outcomes of Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (RAAA) have been reported.

Published 03 Aug, 2020




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