December, 2017


Review Article

Bladder Augmentation Surgery in Prospective Renal Transplant Recipients - A Nephrologist Perspective

Extrapolating success of Bladder Augmentation Surgery (BAS) in pediatric renal transplant population to adult renal transplantation program could be a challenging action; but it would open up an option for adult end stage renal failure patients resulting from lower urinary tract abnormalities, who are otherwise contraindicated from transplant surgery.

Published 29 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Immediate Placement of Dental Implants after Extractions and Immediate Loading of Complete Restorations of the Maxilla, Mandible and Full-Mouth: A Retrospective Consecutive Case Series on 122 Patients and 1042 Implants with up to 8 Year Follow Up Period

Purpose: The aim of this retrospective cases series was to present results of post extraction immediate implantation and immediate loading at maxilla, mandible and full-mouth with follow-up from 1 to 8 years and to report on survival rate and prosthetic success of a total of 1042 implants.

Published 29 Dec, 2017


Short Communication

Mediastinoscopy: ‘The Rise and Fall of the Gold Standard’

Mediastinoscopy was developed as a procedure to obtain tissue for histological diagnosis of upper mediastinal masses.

Published 28 Dec, 2017


Short Communication

An Update on Chemohyperthermia for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Urothelial Carcinoma (UC), the most common type of bladder cancer, is the 4th most common cancer worldwide [1].

Published 28 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Side Docking vs. Central Docking in Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy with daVinci Si: a Randomized Study

Introduction: Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy is performed routinely with central docking.

Published 28 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Splint Designed to be used in the “Pre- and Post-Operative” Correction of Pectus Excavatum with the Nuss Procedure, Pectus Press (PP)

Pectus excavatum (PEX) is a deformity usually detected in early childhood and becomes more evident with the growth.

Published 28 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Klippel-Feil Syndrome: When Using Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy Guide, a Case Report

Klippel-Feil syndrome is a rare disease with congenital musculoskeletal condition characterized by faulty segmentation of cervical vertebrae and consists of cervical vertebra fusions with limitation of head movements, short neck and low posterior hairline.

Published 28 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Lymphoepithelial Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: A Case Report and a Sort Review

Background: We report a case of a 76-year-old woman, presented with a primary lymphoepithelial carcinoma of the parotid gland. Lymphoepithelial carcinoma (LEC) is a rare variant of undifferentiated carcinoma that accounts for less than 0.4% of all salivary gland malignancies.

Published 13 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Pathological Fractures of the Mandible: A Report of 27 Cases

Purpose: To review 27 cases of pathological fractures of the mandible.

Published 22 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Cecopexy, a Reemerging Treatment for Cecal Volvulus: Case Report and Systematic Review

Background: Cecal volvulus accounts for 25% to 40% of volvulus of the large bowel causing obstruction with varying degrees of presentation from obstructive symptoms to bowel necrosis and perforation.

Published 20 Dec, 2017



Research Article

Choosing Repair Technique for Groin Hernias with Patients’ Preferences and Recommendations of Guidelines

Background: Groin hernia is the most frequent type of abdominal wall hernias. Numerous repair techniques are in use however mesh augmentation is the most frequent.

Published 20 Dec, 2017


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Endoscopic Transesophageal Drainage of Mediastinal Abscess caused by Anastomotic Leakage after Esophagectomy

A 71-year-old male underwent salvage esophagectomy for residual cervical esophageal cancer after definitive chemo radiotherapy and reconstruction using gastric tube through the posterior mediastinal route.

Published 20 Dec, 2017


Short Communication

Role of Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Massive and Supramassive Splenomegaly

Laparoscopic splenectomy that was first introduced in 1991, with new advances in laparoscopic techniques, technologies and surgeon’s experience, has become the procedure of choice for splenectomy even in massive and supramassive spleens, although there are some controversies in few circumstances.

Published 20 Dec, 2017


Editorial

Early Enteral vs. Total Parenteral Nutrition in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Randomized Multicenter Controlled Trial (Nutri-DPC). NJEEN Needs Cautious Recommendation!

With great interest I have read the article entitled “Early Enteral Versus Total Parenteral Nutrition in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Randomized Multicenter Controlled Trial (Nutri-DPC)” by Julie Perinel et al. [1].

Published 20 Dec, 2017


Mini Review

Importance of a Dynamic Evaluation of Tibial Osteotomy for Medial Knee Osteoarthritis

High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) is a reliable procedure with proper patient selection and a precise surgical technique for patients who had the medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee with a varus deformity.

Published 20 Dec, 2017


Clinical Image

Hepatic Giant Hemagiomas; Surgery or Endovascular Treatment?

Hemangiomas are the most common primary tumors of the liver, with a prevalence ranging from 3% up to 20% being reported in the literature [1-2].

Published 20 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Treatment of Late Benign Post-Esophagectomy Tracheal-Gastric Fistula with Tracheal Stenting

We present a case of late benign tracheal-gastric fistula treated with a covered tracheal stent. The patient had a previous esophagectomy for cancer.

Published 20 Dec, 2017


Short Communication

Giant True Ossified Meningioma Removed with Surgical Ultrasonic Aspirator with Shear Wave Technology

Meningiomas are known as a benign extra-axial brain lesion, but operative modalities vary from the simple to the most challenging.

Published 20 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Survey on Patients’ Awareness of the Single Port Laparoscopy for Cholecystectomy

Introduction: Single-incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (SILC) is a relatively new procedure in the management of gall bladder disease, compared to Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (CLC).

Published 18 Dec, 2017


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Temporalis and Pterygoid Enhancement in Trigeminal Neuropathy

A 24-year old teacher developed left tongue ulcer, jaw pain and difficulty opening her mouth.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Research Article

The Rheological Properties of Blood in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

The study included 37 patients aged from 6 to 17 with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - 17 with Crohn’s Disease (CD) and 20 with Ulcerative Colitis (UC).

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Review Article

Pediatric Appendicitiıs and Its Management: A Review Article

Appendicitis is the most common surgical diagnosis for children who present with abdominal pain to the emergency department.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


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Radio Guided Surgery (RGS) in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

RGS is useful method to real time tumor localization, verification and complete excision of lymph node metastases in differentiated thyroid cancer [1].

Published 18 Dec, 2017


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Radial Free Forearm Flap-Intraoperative Dilemma Caused by the Unusual Branching of the Radial Artery

We would like to share our experience of an unusual finding that we encountered while harvesting Radial Free Forearm Flap (RFFF) on two occasions.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Editorial

Early Well Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Is Total Thyroidectomy Still Indicated?

The topic of Total Thyroidectomy (TT) in early well differentiated papillary thyroid cancer has always continued to provide ample fodder for discussion.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Pathological Response after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

Introduction: Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) represents about 5% to 15% of all invasive breast cancers and has distinct clinico-pathological features and biological behavior.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Managements and Outcome of Complicated Liver Hydatid Cysts

Background: Hydatid Disease (HD) still remains an important health problem in developing countries.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Editorial

Skin Hardness of the Foot Sole and Weight Bearing Reduce the Perceptual Representation of the Sole Mechanosensitivity Altering Posture Control

The cutaneous mechanoreceptors of the foot sole detect the changes in the application of mechanical loads on the plantar surface during gait and standing, and contribute to controlling the standing balance and postural reflexes in healthy subjects [1].

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Complications of Minimal Invasive Surgery for Rectal Cancer - A Systematic Review

Background: Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) is widely accepted as the standard surgical treatment for mid and low rectal cancer.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Editorial

Update on Peritoneal Dialysis Access Surgery

Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) has been a proven mode of renal replacement therapy for over 15 years and while its usage has risen globally, it has waxed and waned in the United States (US) with current statistics showing that only 10% of patients with ESRD are utilizing this form of dialysis [1].

Published 18 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Components Separation Technique (CST) in Reconstruction of Large and Complex Abdominal Wall Defects

Background: Wide or recurrent midline abdominal wall defects are usually challenging surgical problem.

Published 18 Dec, 2017


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Pericardial Abscess in a Cardiac Transplant Patient

Mediastinitis in immunocompromised patients may present with subtle signs and symptoms.

Published 13 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Incidence of Post Discharge Nausea/Vomiting after Ambulatory Anesthesia in Oral Surgery

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to quantify the incidence of post discharge nausea and vomiting (PDNV) in patients undergoing general anesthesia for third molar extraction and also identify any risk factors associated with PDNV.

Published 13 Dec, 2017


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Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Migrating to the Right Atrium through the Inferior Venacava (IVC)

HCC has tendency to spread into the venous system but intra-cardiac involvement is considered extremely rare with very poor prognosis.

Published 08 Dec, 2017


Editorial

The Treatment of Rectal Cancer in Pregnant Patient

We want to report this case that the process of diagnosis and treatment for the rectal cancer is conduct without harming the pregnancy.

Published 08 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Stomach: A Rare Case Report in a 10-Year-Old Girl

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor (IMT), also called inflammatory pseudo tumor, is a rare childhood disease that can mimic malignancy.

Published 08 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Stereological Volumetric Analysis of a Case of Bilateral Chronic Subdural Hematoma

Chronic subdural hematoma is a common entity encountered mainly in the elderly population.

Published 08 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in a Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Implanted Porcine Coronary Artery

It is not well understood how Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) with permanent metallic stents complicates an impending Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) procedure.

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Clinical Image

Clinical Image: Post-Traumatic Pseudocyst

Post-traumatic pseudocysts usually occur following blunt chest trauma [1-3]. The cases are mostly young adults and children [1-3].

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Letter to Editor

Pectus Surgery

To establish some special animal model, neonatal rodents must be experienced surgery.

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Letter to Editor

''Gut Microbiota: It is an Individual Identity Card and It’s Like Our Fingerprint. Who is Big Boss?''

I want to share my thoughts about the current topic ''gut microbiota'', the ''second brain''.

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Paranasal Aspergillus Fungal Infection in Immune Compromised and Uncontrolled Diabetic Patients: A Report of 5 Cases along with Review of Literature

Aspergillus is the most common fungal pathogen in sinus disease, with the maxillary sinus being predominantly involved.

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Editorial

Where are the Hearts?

Over 30 years ago President Reagan signed the National Organ Transplant Act (NOTA), which established the federal legal framework for the procurement, donation and transplantation of organs; the law's advocates hoped that it would end organ shortages, but today over 120,000 Americans are on waiting lists [1].

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Short Communication

Hyperbaric Oxygen in the Treatment of Radiation Proctitis and Cerebral Necrosis

Background: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment is a challenging topic for radiation side effects.

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Retrospective Descriptive Study on Non-operative Management of Epidural Haematoma in a Cohort of Patients at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

Background: Head injury resulting from trauma is the main cause of death in people younger than 45 years.

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Catamenial Pneumothorax: Presentation of an Uncommon Pathology: Review of Topic

The catamenial pneumothorax is defined as the accumulation of air in the pleural cavity that appears in women infrequently and spontaneously with various clinical presentations.

Published 06 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Reducing Infanticide in Neonatal Rodents after Surgery by Using Tissue Glue

To establish some special animal model, neonatal rodents must be experienced surgery.

Published 04 Dec, 2017


Case Report

18F-FDG-PET-CT with Little Value in Different Diagnosis between Pulmonary Malignancy and Amyloidosis

Pulmonary amyloidosis is rare and is often misdiagnosed due a lack of general awareness of the condition.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


Clinical Image

Angiomyxoid Bladder Tumour in Young Women

The bladder is an uncommon site for an aggressive Angiomyxoid tumour. We have recently managed 2 females in their 20’s.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


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Congenital or Acquired

A 22 year old man presented with chest pain, and electrocardiogram showed ST elevation inferiorly.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


Research Article

Pilot Telephone Intervention to Improve Survivorship Care in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

Background: Multimodality treatment for Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) is associated with significant impact on quality of life and underscores the importance of comprehensive survivorship care.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


Letter to Editor

Pilot Telephone Intervention to Improve Survivorship – Letter to Editor

Multimodality Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) treatment results in significant long-term side effects making coordination of care challenging.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


Editorial

The Downside of Technological Advances in the Surgical Training Environment

There is no question that sales representatives from surgical device companies are effective in convincing surgeons to use their products.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


Case Report

Surgical Revascularization of a Rosary Bead-Like Coronary Artery Aneurysm: Case Report

A 45-year-old male patient was admitted with acute coronary syndrome.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


Editorial

Pediatric Congenital Neck Masses: A Review Article

A 50-year old female presented to our unit with recurrent chest infections since childhood.

Published 01 Dec, 2017


Clinical Image

Intra-Operative View of Arterial Branch from the Aorta to the Left Lower Lobe during VATS Lobectomy for Intra-Pulmonary Sequestration

A 50-year old female presented to our unit with recurrent chest infections since childhood.

Published 01 Dec, 2017






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