October, 2019


Research Article

Lactate and Hypocalcaemia as Possible Prognostic Factors of Mortality and Morbidity in Early Phases of Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Background: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of the most common disorders within the vast field of neurology.

Published 31 Oct, 2019


Case Report

Acute Charcot Event Secondary to Complication of Ultrasound Guided Popliteal Nerve Blockade for Double Arthrodesis: A Case Study

In this article we present a case of a 54-year-oldfemale that underwent a double arthrodesis, ankle arthroscopy, and posterior muscle group lengthening for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction and tarsal coalition of the right foot with associated arthritic changes of the ankle.

Published 31 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Ocular Biometric Changes after Trabectome Surgery

Purpose: To evaluate ocular biometric changes after trabectome surgery.

Published 31 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Short-Term Results of Ascending Aorta Wrapping: A Single Center Experience with 82 Consecutive Patients

Objectives: Moderate dilated ascending aorta can be treated with different procedures.

Published 31 Oct, 2019


Case Study

Flanged Sutureless Scleral Fixation Technique for Dislocated Sulcus IOL in Patient with High Myopia

We describe a flanged Sutureless Scleral Fixation (FSSF) technique for dislocated sulcus Intraocular Lens (IOL) in patient with high myopia.

Published 30 Oct, 2019


Case Study

Non-Caseating Granulomatous Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Presenting as Colonic Lesions: A Case Report

Background: A 81-year old male with anemia that was found on colonoscopy to have colonic lesions that cultured positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex with non-caseating granulomas on biopsy.

Published 30 Oct, 2019


Case Study

New Technology Applied to Laryngo-Tracheal Surgery

3D models can be used for preoperative planning in case of complex tracheobronchial or laryngotracheal surgery or for teaching purpose for medical student or to train surgeons, residents and fellows.

Published 30 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Transcervical Dissection of Metastatic Suprahyoid Retropharyngeal Lymph Nodes from Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma through Three Anatomical Barriers

Background: Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas (PTCs) rarely metastasize to the Suprahyoid Retropharyngeal Lymph Nodes (SRPLNs).

Published 30 Oct, 2019


Case Report

Taste and Smell Alterations in a Child after General Anesthesia: A Case Report and Literature Review

Rationale: Postoperative ageusia and anosmia is a rare disease. The pathogenesis remains unknown. Here we report a child with taste and smell Alterations after general anesthesia.

Published 30 Oct, 2019


Research Articlet

Incidence of Chronic Kidney Disease after Liver Transplantation in a Chinese Cohort

Background: Kidney dysfunction frequently occurred after Orthotopic Liver Transplantation (OLT).

Published 28 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Outcome of Bladder Preservation Techniques in Patients Undergoing Pelvic Exenteration for Locally Advanced and Recurrent Malignancies

Introduction: Pelvic exenteration is a potential curative treatment option for locally advanced primary tumors and recurrent tumors of the small pelvis.

Published 28 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Intradermal Sutures in Neurosurgery – Consecutive Series of 1322 Neurosurgical Interventions

Background: Previous reports on the techniques used to close surgical incisions in neurosurgical practice are very scarce.

Published 28 Oct, 2019


Review Article

Oral D-Mannose in the Prevention and Treatment of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: A Review

Background: The results of several studies reveal that antibiotics may promote treatment resistance by causing alterations in the intestinal flora.

Published 28 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Prognostic Value of Preoperative Blood Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Background: More and more evidence showed that the host inflammatory status is associated with prognosis of several solid tumors.

Published 28 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Experience in the Management of Poorly Functioning Obstructed Kidneys with Confirmed Pelvi-Ureteric Junction Obstruction

Background: The management of obstructed kidneys with poor relative function remains controversial.

Published 28 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Breast Augmentation Using Tumescent Technique in Asians

Background: Tumescent infiltration technique to obtain regional anesthesia and vasoconstriction of the skin and subcutaneous tissues is well adopted for several plastic surgery procedures.

Published 28 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Limb Salvage in Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Objective: To evaluate the role of plastic surgical techniques in limb salvage of extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS).

Published 21 Oct, 2019


Case Report

Toxic Shock and Shock-Like Syndrome: The Constant Threat

We present a case of concomitant Streptococcus pyogenes (GAS; Group A Streptococcus) and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) who responded to conservative therapy with adjunctive Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) and Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy.

Published 15 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Use of the Intrathoracic Tube for Repositioning Free Flap Pedicle via Transoral Approach

Background: The common site of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer including maxilla, soft palate, tongue, tonsil, buccal mucosa and mouth floor.

Published 14 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Change in Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms after Hysterectomy in Uterine Adenomyosis and Uterine Myoma Patients- A Prospective and Comparative Study with 1-year Follow-up

Objective: 1) To compare the different effects of adenomyosis (study group) and uterine myoma (control group) on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

Published 14 Oct, 2019



Research Article

Controversy in Antibiotic Prophylaxis during Nephrectomies: Retrospective Study about 471 Procedures

Objectives: To assess the impact of the 2010 update of the French guidelines for Antimicrobial Prophylaxis (ABP) in surgery on Surgical Site Infections (SSI) after nephrectomy.

Published 14 Oct, 2019


Case Report

Laparoscopic Resection of a Duodenal Duplication Cyst

Background: Duodenal duplications is rare disease especially in adult patients. The recommended treatment is complete surgical resection.

Published 14 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Prognostic Relevance of TERT Promoter Mutations in Tonsillar Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Association with Human Papillomavirus

Background: Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase (TERT) gene promoter mutation, leading to immortalization of cancer cells, is a potential candidate for pathogenesis and therapeutic target of Tonsillar Squamous Cell Carcinomas (TSCCs) in association with Human Papillomavirus (HPV).

Published 14 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Study of Hemorrhagic Gastroduodenal Ulcers Treated by Emergency Endoscopic Hemostasis: Comparison between the Current Situation and that before 10 Years

Objective: To conduct a comparative study of changes in terms of the endoscopic hemostasis methods used over the past 10 years and patient characteristics, in cases of Gastroduodenal ulcer treated by emergency upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in our hospital.

Published 14 Oct, 2019


Research Article

A Comparison of a Laparoscopic Kidney Transplantation Technique and an Open Approach in a Pig Model

Introduction: The expansion of laparoscopic surgery has emerged in the field of kidney transplantation as it confers multiple benefits.

Published 11 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Fast Track Anesthesia and Outcomes in Hepatopancreatobiliary Cancer Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis

Aim: To assess the feasibility of a fast-track anesthesia protocol for hepatopancreatobiliary cancer surgery.

Published 11 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Results of Posterior Fixation and Instrumentation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Objectives: The aim was to evaluate the patients treated with posterior fusion and instrumentation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis both clinically and radiologically.

Published 11 Oct, 2019



Research Article

Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells in Laryngeal Cancer Patients by Screen Cell: Comparative Pre- and Post-Operative Analysis and Prognostic Correlation: A Pilot Study

Background: The presence of Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) in metastatic breast, colorectal and prostate cancer has been investigated.

Published 04 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Patient-Derived Orthotopic Xenograft Model in Gastric Cancer: A Systematic Review

Background: Patient-Derived Xenografts (PDXs) are, so far, the best preclinical model to validate targets and predictors of response to therapy.

Published 04 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Combination of Liver Resection with Methods of Local Thermal Destruction in the Treatment of Metastases of Colorectal Cancer in the Liver

Relevance: Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is one of the most common of the detection among malignant tumors.

Published 04 Oct, 2019


Case Report

Idiopathic Giant Saccular Coronary Pseudoaneurysm in the Left Main Coronary Artery

A 70-year-old man with progressive coronary calcification was admitted to our hospital for observation.

Published 01 Oct, 2019


Case Report

Idiopathic Post-Partum Intussusception: A Case Report

Background: Idiopathic post-partum intussusception is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain and the Aetiology is unknown.

Published 01 Oct, 2019


Case Report

Glomus Tumor of the Stomach: A Case Report

Glomus tumors of the stomach are rare and hard to be diagnosed and guideline of this disease still need to be established.

Published 01 Oct, 2019


Case Report

A Rare Case of Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma in the Lung and Literature Review

Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma (HAC) is a rare type of adenocarcinoma with adenoid and hepatocytelike differentiation that occurs outside liver.

Published 01 Oct, 2019


Review Article

Complications Associated with the Use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Secondary Healing of Surgical Incisions of the Abdominal Wall

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy is currently frequently used for dealing with either non-healing or open wounds following open abdominal surgical procedures.

Published 01 Oct, 2019


Research Article

Early Hydrocortisone Use and Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity in Very Low Birth Weight Infants

Aim: To examine an association between early postnatal hydrocortisone (≤ 1 week of life) exposure and increased development of severe Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in Very Low Birth Weight Infants (VLBWI).

Published 01 Oct, 2019





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