December, 2018


Case Report

Combined Bilateral Gluteus Maximus Sliding Island Flap for Closure of a Large Sacro-coccygeal Ulcer and Girdlestone Procedure with Muscle Flap to Treat Femoral Neck Fracture Non-union and Heterotopic Ossification

Pressure sores and heterotopic ossification are both secondary sequela of spinal cord injury that can be a source of significant morbidity and health care cost.

Published 28 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Comparison of Modified Cortical Bone Trajectory Screw and Pedicle Screw for Spinal Reconstruction Surgery

Object: Cortical Bone Trajectory (CBT) is a novel instrumentation technique quickly gaining popularity that offers high screw pullout strength and thus might be a solution to the problem of screw loosening in osteoporotic spine.

Published 28 Dec, 2018


Clinical Image

Pheochromocytoma in the Etiological Evaluation of Hypertension

Pheochromocytomas are neuroendocrine tumors, secreting catecholamines from the chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla.

Published 24 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Management of Atlanto-axial Dislocation, A Case Based Approach: An Institutional Experience

Introduction: Although many different techniques have been described for management of AAD, fixed or mobile varieties, no single technique is sufficient to manage all types of AADs as anatomical variations are many a times different in patients resulting in the tailoring the procedure for the associated deformity correction.

Published 24 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Cervical Intradural Enterogenous Cyst Containing Nevus Cells: A Case Report

Introduction: Enterogenous cysts are rare developmental malformations located predominantly in the spinal canal.

Published 24 Dec, 2018


Case Report

A Rare Case Presenting with Breast Mass Pseudoangiomatous Stromal Hyperplasia

Pseudoangiomatous Stromal Hyperplasia (PSAH) is a disease resulting from benign proliferation of the breast stroma.

Published 24 Dec, 2018


Prospective

Suture and Knotting Training for Young Doctors: A Prospective Randomized Study

Training in suturing and knotting is one of the firsts practical challenges young doctors must face.

Published 24 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Appendix Diverticula - A Serious Diagnosis: Case Report and Literature Review

This is a case report of a 59-year old gentleman presenting to the surgical emergency unit with symptoms and signs suggestive of acute appendicitis.

Published 20 Dec, 2018


Short Communication

A Rare Reason for the Misdiagnosis with Colored Doppler Ultrasonography in Carotid Stenosis

Internal carotid artery stenosis is one of the common causes of preventable stroke.

Published 20 Dec, 2018


Case Report

A Management Dilemma - Submucosal Colonic Lipoma (A Case Series)

Submucosal lipoma of the colon is a rare tumour of the gastrointestinal tract with an incidence of 0.15% to 4.4%.

Published 20 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Complications of a Mini-Gastric By-Pass: Perforated Anastomotic Ulcer and Internal Hernia

Single anastomosis gastric bypass; Mini ByPass; Internal hernia; BMI.

Published 20 Dec, 2018


Case Report

An Aberrant Pancreas of the Gastric Antrum Mimicking an Ulcer

It is difficult to establish a formal diagnosis of a "cystic" mass of the digestive tract in preoperative.

Published 20 Dec, 2018


Case Report

A Case Report about Dermoid Cist: Surgical Aspects of this Rare Intraorbitary Lesion

Introduction: Intraorbital dermoid cysts are rarely diagnosed in adults, accounting for less than 0.04% to 0.06% of orbital neoplasms in the general population.

Published 20 Dec, 2018


Clinical Image

Kienbock’ S Disease: Description of a Case Imaging Article

A 59-year-old woman presented with 9 months of progressive left wrist pain with no prior history of injury.

Published 20 Dec, 2018


Clinical Image

Alar Rim Graft Insertion; Simple Approach

Placement of the alar rim graft is often performed to prevent or correct alar concavity and stability.

Published 17 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Overexpression of Long Non-Coding RNA Urothelial Carcinoma Associated 1 (LncRNA UCA1) Affects Paclitaxel (Taxol) Resistance in Colorectal Cancer Cells through the Promotion of Glycolysis

Emerging evidence demonstrates that long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have critical roles in the regulation of cancer progression.

Published 17 Dec, 2018


Surgical Technique

The Fixation of the Glans Penis and Urethral Catheter to Abdominal Skin Avoids Glans Dehiscence after Distal Hypospadias Surgery

The most common complication which is found in PubMed is hypospadias fistula but there are very less publications related to Glans Dehiscence (GD) for hypospadias surgery.

Published 17 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Transanal Completion TME as Early Salvage Surgery after TEM in Rectal Cancer – A Short Report

Transanal TME (TaTME) is worldwide gaining acceptance due to obvious advantages: Better visualization of surgical planes, better preservation of anal anatomy and urogenital function.

Published 14 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Outcomes of Thyroid Surgery Performed by Senior Residents at a General Surgery Training Program: How Do We Compare?

Thyroidectomy is a commonly performed surgical procedure in that is considered to be relatively safe in the modern surgical era.

Published 14 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Use of Hip Resurfacing after Renal Transplantation: A Case Report

The prevalence of Cobalt-Chromium (Co-Cr) intoxication has increased in recent years due to the extensive use of metal hip implants.

Published 14 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Transplantation and Dialysis: Recording of Transplanted Patients Who Re-Enter in Their Hemodialysis or Peritoneal Dialysis Hospitalization Units

Objective: In the present study, we evaluated the rate of discharges of patients who had been enrolled in a type of dialysis and had re-engaged by measuring other factors, during the years 2013-2015.

Published 14 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Metastasised Sarcomatoid Carcinoma Component with a Rare BRAF K601E Point Mutation and High PD-L1 Expression

We experienced the case of a 74-year-old male with difficulty in preoperative diagnosis, but the definitive diagnosis was explicitly obtained with genetic analyses and immuno staining of programmed death-ligand 1.

Published 14 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Tracheal Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Surgery Using Percutaneous Cardiopulmonary Support

We present tracheal mucoepidermoid carcinoma surgery using percutaneous cardiopulmonary support.

Published 12 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Endovascular Repair of Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysm

Arterial Pseudoaneurysms (PA) lack all three layers of the arterial wall that include the intima, media, and adventitia [1].

Published 12 Dec, 2018


Review Article

Mycotic Aneurysm of Native Aorta and Prosthetic Grafts

Mycotic aneurysms are infective aneurysms of native aorta. Pathogenesis is by septicaemic seeding of distant site infection to susceptible atherosclerotic aortic wall.

Published 12 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Surgery in Tracheal Tumors

Background: The trachea is an anatomical structures of 10 cm to 12 cm of length in adults, which could appear just a simple conduit that brings the air to the lungs, but it is a very complex organ with a lot of functions and is supplied by many arterial branches arising from inferior thyroid artery, bronchial, intercostal arteries or direct branches from discending aorta, that create a vascular reticulum entering inside and feeding the ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelium.

Published 06 Dec, 2018


Short Communication

An Inspirational All-Around Survey on Ground Glass Opacities

In the last decade, with the advent of computed tomography screening for lung cancer, the number of Ground-Glass Opacity (GGO) nodules detected and referred for diagnosis and management has been increased.

Published 06 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Extra-Adrenal Silent Paraganglioma: An Old Foe

Extra-adrenal paragangliomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors arising from chromaffin cells located in areas where par ganglia normally occur.

Published 06 Dec, 2018


Research Article

Effect of the Intermittent Pringle Maneuver on Residual Liver Function after Hepatectomy: A Retrospective Case-Controlled Study

Background: The Pringle Maneuver (PM) interrupts the blood flow through the hepatic artery and the portal vein to help control bleeding.

Published 05 Dec, 2018



Review Article

Orthopaedic Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most commonly occurring mono neuropathy, affecting between 2% and 5% of the population and is more commonly present in women.

Published 05 Dec, 2018


Case Report

Bilateral Ectopia Lentis in Marfan’s Syndrome: a Case Report

This report is of a twelve year old Nigerian girl who presented to the Eye clinic of Federal Medical Centre, Owo, and Ondo State, Nigeria in March, 2010 on account of poor vision of five years duration.

Published 05 Dec, 2018





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