June, 2019


Research Article

Postoperative Complication after Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Resection is a Prognostic Factor

Background: The relationship between the postoperative complication and prognosis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) patients who have undergone surgery has not been elucidated.

Published 28 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Endovascular Treatment of Ruptured Splenicartery Pseudo-Aneurysm Clogged by Necrosis Castings Complicating Acute Pancreatitis

The formation of pseudo-aneurysm of visceral arteries is a rare vascular complication of acute pancreatitis and the most commonly involved artery is the splenic artery.

Published 28 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Large Para Esophageal Hernia in Elderly Patients: Laparoscopic Posterior Cruroplasty and Anterior Gastropexy

Background: Para Esophageal Hernia (PEH) is a rare form of hiatal hernia, which commonly occurs in elderly people.

Published 28 Jun, 2019


Technical Report

Are Doughnuts Really Resection Margins in the Anterior Resection Operation for Rectal Cancer?

Background: Pathologic examination in patients with cancer remains crucial for postoperative treatment and prognosis prediction.

Published 27 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Vaginal Cuff Infiltration with a Local Anesthetic for Postoperative Pain after Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A Randomized Control Trial

Objectives: To assess the effect of local infiltration of anesthetic to the vaginal cuff on postoperative pain after laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Published 27 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Exposed Kidney Transplant Salvage by the Use of Allogeneic Human Cellular Dermal Matrix Graft for Disrupted Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

This article deals with a case of kidney transplant salvage following repeated post-operative wound dehiscence with extrusion and exposure of the transplanted kidney in 54 years old polymorbid patient.

Published 27 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Pancreatoduodenectomy for Presumed Malignancy with an Unexpected Final Benign Histopathology: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

Pancreatoduodenectomy (PD), commonly referred as the Whipple resection with or without pylorous preserving, is the treatment of choice for pancreatic and periampullary malignancies.

Published 24 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Exceptional Long-Term Survivor (12 Years) with Metastatic Gallbladder Cancer

We present a rare case of exceptional long-term survival (12 years) in a 78-year-old female patient presenting with stage IVb Gallbladder Carcinoma (GBC) with an unusual site of metastasis (left supraclavicular lymph node).

Published 24 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Impact of Additional Abdominal Approach to Transanal One Stage Endorectal Pull-Through in Treatment of Hirschsprung’s Disease

Objective: The Transanal One-Stage Endorectal Pull-Through (TOSEPT) procedure sometimes requires assistance by an abdominal approach to complete the operation.

Published 24 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Hormonal Therapy Confers Clinically Relevant Benefit in Breast Cancers with Low Estrogen Receptor Expression

Background: Breast tumors with low Estrogen Receptor (ER) expression cluster more closely with ER-negative tumors on a molecular level and may not derive the same benefit from hormonal therapy as ER-positive tumors.

Published 24 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Long-Term Follow-up of Salvage Surgery Following Failed Primary Surgery for Terrible Triad Injury of the Elbow: A Case Report

We present an 8-year follow-up experience and outcomes of Terrible Triad Injury of the elbow (TTI) salvage surgery after failed primary surgery.

Published 24 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Symptomatic Giant Retroperitoneal Lipomatous Lesion: a Case Series and Review of the Literature of a Rare Pathology

Adipocytic lesions are tumors of mesenchymal origin, which can be either benign (lipoma, lipomatosis, etc.) or malignant (liposarcomas).

Published 24 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Potential Autologous Stem Cell Therapy: The Challenge and Future of Complex Defect Healing?

The complex wound defect always needs a long-term clinical intervention and flap coverage, because of massive soft tissue loss with continuous sepsis and poorest granulation tissue with the impair healing process.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Right Pelvis Wall Encapsulated Fat Necrosis Mimics Malignancy Change: A Case Report

Introduction: We report one case that the patient who had sigmoid adenocarcinoma 13 years ago post left colectomy and chemotherapy therapy had one mass of encapsulated fat necrosis extremely similar to malignancy.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Clinical Image

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Septic Temporal Arteritis Secondary to Drug Misuse

A 22-year-old male with history of intravenous drug misuse was hospitalized because of fever, left-facial pain and loss of vision.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Short Communication

Voice Rehabilitations in Laryngectomy: History, Present and Future

Loss of voice is one of the serious consequences of laryngectomy patients.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Rare Involvement of Paranasal Sinuses in Sarcoidosis - Case Report and Literature Review

Sarcoidosis is a non-caseating inflammatory chronic systemic disease of unknown etiology, which may affect one or more organs.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Editorial

20 Years of Zygoma Implants: Editorial

Everything related to zygomaticim plants started to me in 1998, when a young patient showing a totally atrophied maxilla came to my office asking for an implant based therapy.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Optimal Surgical Procedure for Ovarian Metastases from Colorectal Cancer based on a Retrospective Analysis

Background and Objectives: The incidence of ovarian metastases from colorectal cancer (CROM) is 2.1% to 14.2%, and the prognosis is poor.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Editorial

Medical Education and Social Accountability of Medicine Schools

Medical education is a social process necessary to achieve universal health, but in the Region of the Americas there is a lack of studies that report on its characteristics and it is unknown if the medical schools it meets with their social function and the needs of the population.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Two Cases of Kawasaki Disease with Intestinal Obstruction

Kawasaki disease is an acute febrile multisystem vasculitis.

Published 17 Jun, 2019


Case Report

A Case of Ascending Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic Insufficiency Years after TGA, Treated by Button Bentall

A 20 year old male patient, presented to our clinic complaining from effort dyspnea with history of Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) operation 20 years ago, investigations were done and he was found to have ascending aortic aneurysm (60 mm) and severe (4º) aortic insufficiency.

Published 12 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Ischemic Jejunum Stricture: Lesson from Controlling Gastro Jejunostomy Bleeding by Coli Embolization after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Case Report and Literature Review

A 72-year-old female underwent pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic carcinoma in Oct; 2016.

Published 13 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Kidney Protection by Continuous Hemodiafiltration during and Post Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Background: Although continuous hemodiafiltration may protect the kidney by removing inflammatory cytokines released during Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB), it remains rather controversial whether renal replacement therapy could also remove end-products of hemolysis that are thought to play a central role in the development of acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery with CPB.

Published 12 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Surgical Management of Bilateral Persistent Pupillary Membrane

Persistent Pupillary Membrane (PPM) represents an incomplete regression of the tunica vasculosalentis.

Published 11 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Nomograms Predict Survival Outcomes for Distant Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: A Population Based Study

Objective: To establish nomograms for Cancer-Specific Survival (CSS) and Overall Survival (OS) of patients with distant metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (pNET).

Published 11 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Single Dose of Del Nido Cardioplegic Solution in Comparison with St Thomas Hospital Solution in Mitral Valve Surgery: A Propensity Matched Comparison

Background: The aim of the study was to compare efficacy and safety of use of a single dose of Del Nido Cardioplegic solution (DN) and repeated doses of St. Thomas Hospital II cardioplegic solution (ST) in the group of patients operated due to mitral valve defect as a single or complex cardiac procedure.

Published 11 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Composite Titanium Mesh and Sternohyoid Myocutaneous Flap for Laryngotracheal Reconstruction in Two Patients with Relapsing Polychondritis

Objectives: To investigate and treat the long segment severe laryngotracheal malacia and stenosis due to relapsing polychondritis with composite titanium mesh and sternohyoid myocutaneous flap.

Published 11 Jun, 2019


Review Article

Nutritional Demand after Gastric Surgery

Incidence of gastrectomies has been increased rapidly worldwide in the last four decades.

Published 10 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Diagnostic and Predictive Importance of the Oral Exam

This article will review the importance of the oral exam, demonstrating its clinical significance in oral surgery and dentistry.

Published 10 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Red Blood Cell Distribution Width as New Biomarker in Predicting Outcomes after Aortic Valve Replacement: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Objective: Red Blood Cell Distribution Width (RDW) is a measurement of the size variation as well as an erythrocyte heterogeneity index used in combination with the mean corpuscular volume for anemia diagnosis.

Published 10 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Reimplantation Technique for Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Aortic Aneurysm in a Patient with Right Sided Aortic Arch

Bicuspid aortic valve repair is still a debated argument in cardiac surgery according complexity of the technique and the lack of long term results.

Published 10 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Hepatic Visceral Larva Migrans Treated by Hepatic Lobectomy: A Case Report

Visceral Larva Migrans (VLM) is a systemic manifestation of migration of second stage larvae of nematodes through the tissue of human viscera.

Published 10 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Endoscopic Management for Posterior Hip Pain as Deep Gluteal Syndrome (DGS)

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of endoscopic sciatic neurolysis of deep gluteal syndrome and evaluated the differences of clinical results according to pathology.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Editorial

Ten Conclusions after Ten Years Experience in Radical Endovenous Laser Therapy of Lower Extremity Varicose Veins

We have been performing the radical endovenous laser therapy, ELVeS, in the treatment of the chronic insufficiency of the saphenous veins since 2004.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Case Report

When Coronary Angiography Does Not Give You the Answer, Look More in Detail

Integrating multiple imaging modalities: A 50-year-old male presenting with refractory cardiac arrest was treated by Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and underwent Coronary Angiography (CAG) that excluded significant coronary disease.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Editorial

Time-Associated Effect of Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Behaviors and Breastfeeding

Cesarean Delivery (CD) is a surgical procedure made through mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver the baby.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Multiple Ancient Type Schwannoma of Medial Plantar Nerve: A Clinical Rarity

Multiple schwannomas, especially of Ancient type, on the plantar aspect of the foot are very rare.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery: Risk Factors Analysis about 1048 Cases

Background: In spinal deformity surgery, one of the primary goals is to avoid surgically induced neurological deficits

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Case Report: Camouflaged Parathyroid Adenocarcinoma

Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare malignancy with an increasing incidence from 3.58 to 5.73 per 10 million people according to SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) from the year of 1988-2003.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Research Article

Timing of First Surveillance Colonoscopy after Curative Resection of Colorectal Cancer

Aim: To determine the optimal time to first surveillance, to evaluate potential risk factors.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Clinical Image

Acute Abdomen after Extravasation of Parenteral Nutrition in a Preterm Neonate

A 3 weeks old preterm male infant with gestational age of 29 weeks and birth weight of 1504 gm had necrotizing enterocolitis of modified Bell’s staging IIIB and received emergent laparotomy.

Published 04 Jun, 2019


Case Report

Treatment of a Spontaneous Vertebral Artery-Vertebral Vein Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF) in a Paediatric Patient

Background: Extracranial vertebral artery AVF are extremely rare and there is no standardized treatment for such aneurysms.

Published 04 Jun, 2019





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