January, 2019


Case Report

The Impact of β-Blocker on Coronary Flow Reserve in a Case with Coronary Artery Ectasia

A-77-year-old female presented with persistent chest pain and was referred to ER of our hospital.

Published 31 Jan, 2019


Research Article

A Novel Anatomical Locking Plate Fixation for T-Shaped Acetabular Fracture: Finite Element Analysis

Purposes: To compare the biomechanical stability of the plate and eight different kinds of internal fixation for T-shaped acetabular fracture using finite element analysis.

Published 31 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Do Cavity Shave Margins Help Breast Conserving Surgery Outcomes?

Breast conservation surgery yields positive margin with tumor in up to two-thirds of cases, often leading to re-excision.

Published 31 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Long-Term Follow-Up of Coexisting Meningioma and Intramedullary Ependymoma as a Collision Tumor in the Spinal Cord: A Case Report

Background: Meningioma and ependymoma are usually presented as intramedullary and extramedullay tumor of spinal cord, respectively.

Published 31 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Intraluminal Silastic Tube for Multiple Segment of Bowel Anastomosis in Midgut Volvulus: An Alternative Approach to Preserve Bowel Length

Short bowel syndrome is a known complication following long segment resection for intestinal ischaemia secondary to midgut volvulus and associated with much morbidity.

Published 30 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Preoperative Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Inserted in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients without Cardiogenic Shock Undergoing Surgical Coronary Revascularization

Objectives: The benefit of preoperative Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) implantation in high-risk cardiac surgery patients is still debated.

Published 30 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Reduced Early Urinary Output Volume of Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Correlates with the Durations of Hospitalization and Ventilation

Background: Urinary Output (UO) is an important observation among patients following cardiac surgery that has been linked to adverse cardiovascular events in various populations.

Published 30 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Multimodal Treatment of a Case of Synchronous Recurrent Hepatocarcinoma and Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma

Background: The treatment of simultaneous oncological diseases in patients with other severe comorbidities may be challenging.

Published 30 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Comparison of Outcomes between Axillary and Femoral Artery Cannulation for Type A Aortic Dissection Surgery

Objective: To compare the application and outcome of femoral and axillary arterial cannulation in adult type A aortic dissection surgery.

Published 30 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Impacts of the Surgical Safety Checklist on Postoperative Clinical Outcomes in Gastrointestinal Tumor Patients: A Single-center Cohort Study

Background: A 19-item Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) was published by the World Health Organization in 2008 and was proved to reduce postoperative complications.

Published 30 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Laparoscopic Lateral Pancreaticojejunostomy for Chronic Pancreatitis; a Single Operator Tertiary Center Experience from Western India

Introduction: Lateral Pancreaticojejunostomy (LPJ), has its recognized applications in the decompressive management of Chronic Pancreatitis (CP), and is recommended in patients with concomitant pain, obstructed, dilated pancreatic duct. Performing this procedure laparoscopically is technically challenging.

Published 28 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Is There an Optimal Time-Window for the Minimally Invasive Puncture Evacuation Surgery in Intracerebral Hemorrhage?

This article summarizes published studies on minimally invasive puncture evacuation surgery in cerebral hemorrhage and attempts to explore the best time point for MIPS in ICH from the perspective of pathophysiology and clinical treatment.

Published 25 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Mid-Term Result of Endovascular Intervention for Chronic Obstructive Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis

Background: The purpose of this study was to propose an emerging endovascular technique and describe results of endovascular intervention in treating chronic Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

Published 25 Jan, 2019


Case Series

Two Cases Dysgerminoma with Micrometastasis in Lymph Nodes

We reported 2 cases of micrometastasis in dysgerminoma; specify incidence of micrometastasis is unknown.

Published 25 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Sternectomy Resection for Metastasis

Papillary carcinoma is the most common malignant thyroid cancer and metastasis to sternum is extremely rare.

Published 25 Jan, 2019


Case Report

A Case of Successful Multi-Stage Open Surgical Conversion of a Secondary Aorto-Oesophageal Fistula with Endograft Infection after Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair

Background: Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (UGIB) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality accounting for approximately 56.5/100,000 hospitalizations with a mortality rate of 8.2%.

Published 25 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Heart Rhythm Conduction Disturbances in Patients Who Underwent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation – TAVI

Very few data exist on the clinical impact of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) on heart rhythm conduction disturbances and early predictors for Pacemaker (PM), Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) or Cardioverter Defibrillator resynchronization (CRT-D).

Published 24 Jan, 2019


Clinical Video

Surgical Procedure of Adenomyomectomy by Using the Modified Double-Flap Method for the Treatment of Severe Diffuse Adenomyosis

The technique of resection of adenomyotic lesions was described as follows: In brief, 12 units of pituitrin (diluted in 100 ml of normal saline) were injected.

Published 22 Jan, 2019


Clinical Image

Fallopian Tube Metastasis or Malignant Cells in Uterine Tube?

Current medical practice is improved with the technology, now we can get a more precise diagnostic.

Published 22 Jan, 2019


Clinical Image

A Case in Which His Own Pancreatic Juice Damaged a Patient’s Lungs through a Pancreaticopleural Fistula

A 42-year-old man was admitted with chest pain and bloody sputum.

Published 22 Jan, 2019


Research Article

First Cannulation Should Be More Than 3 Weeks after Creation of a Radial-Cephalic Arterio-Venous Fistula

Background: The KDOQI (Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative) recommends not using Arterio-Venous-Fistulas (AVFs) for Hemodialysis treatment (HD) within 1-month after creation because earlier cannulation (≤ 14 days) leads to reduced fistula survival.

Published 22 Jan, 2019

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Editorial

Surgical Options for Managements of Mandibular Disease

The mandible is unique in its shape as horse shoes or its development from maxillary process of the branchial arches and Meckel’s cartilage during intra uterine life, its cartilaginous type of bone.

Published 22 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis Presented as Post-Obstruction Pyonephrosis: A Commonly Known Malignancy in a Rare Location

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) of the renal pelvis is an extremely rare clinical entity, constituting less than 1% of all urinary tract neoplasms.

Published 17 Jan, 2019


Clinical Image

Acquired Bladder Exstrophy: A Case Report of a 53 Years Old Man

A 53-year-old male presented with protrusion of Urinary Bladder through his abdomen (Figure 1) following a motor vehicle accident.

Published 16 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Life-Threatening Pheochromocytoma Crisis Operated On Emergency Under Extracorporeal Life Support: About 4 Case Reports

Pheochromocytoma crisis may induce severe circulatory collapse, and mechanical support requirement as a bridge to recovery before pheochromocytoma surgical withdrawal.

Published 10 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Endovascular Treatment and Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Mortality Related to Abdominal Compartiment Syndrome

Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (RAAA) carries a high mortality rate of 32% to 80% in patients who survive surgery.

Published 10 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Minimally Invasive Cochlear Reimplantation Case Report and Technical Considerations

There is a growing number of individuals undergoing minimally invasive surgery for Cochlear Implantation (CI).

Published 10 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Late Arterovenous Fistula after Partial Nephrectomy in Solitary Kidney

While the vast majority of patients with renal masses present with unilateral disease, ~3% of patients are diagnosed with synchronous bilateral renal masses [1].

Published 08 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Co-Existence of Intracranial Solitary Fibrous Tumor/Hemangiopericytoma and Right Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm: A Case Report

Intracranial Solitary Fibrous Tumors (ISFTs) are rare mesenchymal neoplasms originating in the meninges and constitute a heterogeneous group of rare spindle cell tumors that include benign and malignant neoplasms of which hemangiopericytoma is nowadays considered a cellular phenotypic variant.

Published 08 Jan, 2019


Short Communication

Using Author Weighted Scheme to Show the Most Cited Scholars on Google Maps

Objective: To quantify author credits and compute the Individual Research Achievements (IRA), the most cited authors are required to present on Google Maps for comparison.

Published 08 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Incidence of Finding Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in Abdominal Computed Tomography Scans: A Single Tertiary Center Experience

Objective: The aim is to look for the incidence of the incidental Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) on routine abdominal Computed Tomography (CT scans) based on a single tertiary center at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Secretory Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: First Case Reported in Brazil

The Mammary Analogue Secretory Carcinoma or MASC was first described by Skálová et al. [2].

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Skin Carcinomas of the Centrofacial Region in Elderly

In recent years, the incidence of skin cancers, especially in the facial area, has increased due to longer life expectancy and higher exposure of sun shine.

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Editorial

Urinary Biomarkers to Reduce Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) complicates 22% to 36% of cardiac surgical procedures, doubling total hospital costs [1-4].

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Research Article

Reexcision of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Located on the Nasal Region in Elderly

For older patients, the surgery for non-melanoma skin cancer of the nose is primarily indicated for bleeding, fear, and pain.

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Research Article

The Role of Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy in the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules

Objective: Thyroid nodules are one of the most common pathologies among the general population, but there are still some challenges regarding to their treatment and follow up.

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Laparoscopic Management of a Recurrent Simple Giant Hepatic Cyst

A 29-year-old female presented to the emergency department with abdominal bloating, early satiety, anorexia, and associated postprandial discomfort localized to the epigastric region for 1.5 months.

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Case Report: Recurrent Giant Symptomatic Colonic Cyst

Defunctionalized colon is not listed in literature as a complication of colorectal surgery.

Published 07 Jan, 2019


Case Report

Collision Tumours, Meningioma and Colloid Cyst: A Rare Entity

Presence of collision tumours without any evidence of phacomatoses, genetic syndromes or any history of previous radiation to the brain is extremely rare.

Published 07 Jan, 2019





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