November, 2020


Research Article

The Use of the Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator Flap in Both Autologous and Implant Based Breast Reconstruction Salvage Surgery

Introduction: Since its introduction by Angrigiani the Thoracodorsal Artery Perforator (TDAP) flap has become a popular choice in partial breast reconstruction for volume replacement.

Published 28 Nov, 2020


Research Article

COVID-19: Is it a SARS-CoV-2-Induced Dysregulated Inflammatory Response?

COVID-19 can present with various clinical manifestations, in particular from mild to severe forms.

Published 28 Nov, 2020


Research Article

Partial Resection of Spinous Process for the Elderly Patients with Thoraco-Lumbar Hypo-Lordosis Patients: Technical Report

Global sagittal imbalance with lumbar hypo-lordosis causes many problems in the elderly population and is often treated with long-segment fusion and osteotomy that may be associated with various complications and lead to wide range of rigid spines.

Published 28 Nov, 2020


Research Article

Type of Anesthesia Affects the Assessment of Gastroesophageal Junction in Patients Evaluated for Anti-Reflux Surgery

Background: This study assesses the intra-rater agreement of assigning Hill grade to pre-operative endoscopy under Intravenous Sedation (IVS) versus under General Anesthesia (GA).

Published 27 Nov, 2020


Case Report

Spinal Tuberculosis – A Case Report

Tuberculosis is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in tropical, developing countries where the access to running water and primary healthcare is difficult.

Published 27 Nov, 2020


Research Article

Routine Histopathology for Resected Gallbladder Specimens: Outcomes and Cost-Benefit Analysis at a District General Hospital, Retrospective Cohort Study

Background: Routine histopathological assessment of resected gallbladder specimens is a common practice in the UK.

Published 27 Nov, 2020



Research Article

Management of the Positive Proximal Margin during Total Gastrectomy: Dose Re-Excision Benefit all the Time? Findings of a Small-Sample Retrospective Study

Background and Objectives: Positive proximal margin during total gastrectomy suggest noncurative resection, but benefits and risks of extended resection remains controversial.

Published 27 Nov, 2020


Research Article

Perforator Based Free Lateral Thigh Flap for Coverage of Complex Extremity Defects: A Retrospective Case Series at a Tertiary Care Hospital in an LMIC

Background: The lateral thigh flap is a versatile flap that provides many advantages over other free flaps.

Published 27 Nov, 2020


Technical Note

Correction Rate: An Alternative Assessment of Epiphysiodesis for Lower Limb-Length Discrepancy

Purpose: Results in epiphysiodesis for lower limb-length discrepancy are always reported as residual discrepancy at end of growth.

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Editorial

Preventive Aortic Root Intervention for Marfan Patients - How Much Longer are we Still Waiting?

Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder affecting skeletal, ocular and cardiovascular systems with an occurrence estimated to range from 1 in 3,000 to 1 in 10,000 people [1].

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Case Report

Bilioenteric Anastomotic Stricture Post-Roux-en-Y treated by Gradual Stricture Dilation Method via PTCD – Case Report

Background: Benign anastomotic stricture after hepaticojejunostomy remains one of the undesirable complications of biliary surgery.

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Case Report

Syndrome of the Trephined: When Bone Becomes the Cure

Syndrome of the trephined may develop after decompressive craniectomy: It is an underestimated cause of neurologic deterioration which may appear either a few days or several years after decompressive craniectomy.

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Case Report

Open Surgical Repair of Femoral Artery Aneurysm: Case Report

Common femoral artery aneurysms are a rare entity, occurring in 5 out of 100,000 patients and are usually related to aneurysms in other locations.

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Clinical Image

Disseminated Blastomycosis: A Potential Cause of Death in Immunocompromised Patients

A 73-year-old female with multiple comorbidities including rheumatoid arthritis and congestive heart failure presented with worsening shortness of breath.

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Editorial

Platelet Rich Plasma as a Definitive Treatment Option in Articular and Musculoskeletal Diseases: Emerging Trend

Due to an improved understanding of the role played by growth factors in tissue healing and restoration, the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has increased tremendously in the last couple of years.

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Case Report

Surgical Management of an Intrathoracic Desmoid Tumor: A Rare Presentation

Desmoid tumor is a rare connective tissue tumor, accounting for approximately 3.5% of connective tissue tumors and 0.3% of all solid tumors.

Published 10 Nov, 2020


Editorial

The Evolution and Development of Endocrine Surgery

The evolution of endocrine surgery is a fascinating journey extending over hundreds of years.

Published 10 Nov, 2020





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