September, 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


Editorial

The Siamese: A Historical Approach

The case of the Siamese Mary and Jodie, born in Manchester in 2000, generated a good number of articles in the press, and from almost every side, the general informative, that of the usual columnist, and even from criminal law, but perhaps a historical vision of a fact was missing, which has always attracted attention.

Published 30 Sep, 2019


Editorial

Intrauterine Balloon Tamponade for Severe Postpartum Hemorrhage: Retrospective and New Perspectives

Each year, approximately 14 millions of women will suffer from Post-Partum Hemorrhage (PPH) in the world [1].

Published 27 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Massive Hemothorax Draining into the Left Lung and Causing Hemoptysis

57 year old male with subpulmonar pleural effusion and hemoptysis. Left upper lobectomy 2 months before.

Published 26 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

A Severe Scrotal Gangrene and Its Adjuvant Treatment by Vacuum Sealing Drainage

A 59-year-old man was referred to the department of Urology by complaining of scrotal pain with fever for 5 days.

Published 26 Sep, 2019


Surgical Technique

Graft Telescopic Inversion Anastomosis for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Repair

The remaining dissected aorta in repair of acute type A aortic dissection was approximated with two Teflon felt strips of different widths of 7 mm and 14 mm, and the graft was anastomosed with a uniformized telescopic suture technique.

Published 26 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Asymptomatic Bacterial Biofilm Observed on an Analgesic Epidural Catheter

Pain management after blunt chest trauma with fractured ribs often requires thoracic epidural analgesia as it is known to improve patient outcomes.

Published 26 Sep, 2019


Short Communication

Scrotal Calcinosis or Calcification of Multiple Sebaceous Cysts – What’s in a Name?

Scrotal Calcinosis (SC) is a sporadic approachable disease distinguished by appearance of multiple pulmonary nodules within the standard scrotal corium.

Published 26 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Clinical Image of Tuberculous Uveitis

A 22-year-old male patient presented with decreased vision and mild pain in both eyes for 1 month.

Published 25 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Correction of Inverted Breast Nipple by Using Serdev Suture

Background: Inverted breast nipples are classified into 3 grades according to severity of inversion.

Published 25 Sep, 2019


Editorial

Recurrence of Diabetic Nephropathy in Kidney Allograft

In many countries, diabetic nephropathy is still the leading cause of chronic kidney failure which needs renal replacement therapy and renal transplantation has been well documented choice for renal replacement therapy of these patients.

Published 25 Sep, 2019


Case Report

A Case Report of Autoimmune Pancreatitis

Autoimmune Pancreatitis (AIP) is a rare disease. In clinical practice, this disease is easily misdiagnosed as pancreatic cancer.

Published 25 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Bilateral Proptosis in Lymphoma

The case is 39-years old man who presented with 2 months history of bilateral proptosis and enlargement of lacrimal gland (Figure 1), weight loss (14 kg) and sweating.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

The Role of Fluorescence Image in the Robotic Surgery

Fluorescence using indocyanine green intravenous injected the day before surgery and near infrared technology during robotic surgery are developing in two main field: the “Navigation Surgery” exploiting the concept of fluorescence guided surgery and the “Targeted Surgery” considering the labeled structures as marker of tumor diffusion.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Successful Tick Removal - Clinical Image

A 31-year-old man visited to the emergency department due to insect bite over left abdomen 6 hours ago when he climbing Taguan Mountain (located at Taitung county in southeast Taiwan).

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Case Report

A Case of Pancreas Adenocarcinoma Presented with Palatine Tonsil Metastasis

Introduction: Palatine Tonsil (PT) is very rich in its vascularization despite the tumor metastasis to this region is rare.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Case Report

Sarcomatoid Cholangiocarcinoma with Osteoclast-Like Giant Cells Developing within a Normal Liver: Report of a Case and Review of Literature

Background: Sarcomatoid transformation of primary liver tumors is rare, more so that of sarcomatoid or spindle cell Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma (ICCA) with an Osteoclast-like (OCL) giant cell component.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Case Report

A Rare Manifestation of Primary Bony Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of the Hand: A Case Report and Literature Review

Background: Primary bone non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma is an extremely rare especially in the hand and only four cases with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) of the hand have been reported in the worldwide.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Case Report

Unexpected Death after Isolation of the Innominate Vein

Venous gangrene id defined as gangrene of the limp with a patent arterial tree but with occlusion of the venous network.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Case Report

Post-Traumatic Skin Lesion Caused by Scedosporium Apiospermum in an Immunocompetent Patient: Case Report

Scedosporium apiospermum is a saprophytic filamentous fungus that can cause infections of the skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, and bones.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Case Report

Transverse Colon Tumour Masquerading as an Incarcerated Paraumbilical Hernia

We report a case of direct invasion of colonic tumour into the abdominal wall, masquerading as a strangulated paraumbilical hernia.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Editorial

How to Pick a Good Surgeon

A shoulder surgeon has a shoulder injury and requests a specific shoulder surgeon colleague to operate, but is instead sent to a regional expert shoulder surgeon with a national/international reputation, who delivers many lectures and writes many papers and book chapters.

Published 23 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Analysis of Risk Factors and Clavien-Dindo Classification System for Complications after Total Gastrectomy

Purpose: To investigate risk factors and Clavien-Dindo classification system for complications after radical total gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

Published 20 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Damage Control Surgery for Acute Mesenteric Ischemia, Bowel Perforation, and Faecal Peritonitis

Introduction: Acute mesenteric ischemia brings about a risk of mortality as high as 75%.

Published 20 Sep, 2019


Case Report

The Gluteus Muscle an Unusual Localization of a Colon Cancer Metastasis: Case Report and Review of Literature

Skeletal muscle metastases are very rare events in colorectal cancer despite the fact that the well vascularized skeletal muscles comprise nearly 50% of the total human body mass.

Published 20 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Is Here any Benefit to Perform Extensive Nodal Dissection in Primary or Recurrent Forms of Breast Cancer with Supraclavicular Lymph Node Involvement?

Background: Breast oncologic surgery and especially nodal surgery has become more minimally invasive.

Published 20 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Study on Risk Factors and Prognosis of Lymph Node Metastasis of Siewert II/III Adenocarcinoma of Esophagogastric Junction

Purpose: This study aimed to explore the risk factors and prognosis of lymph node metastasis in patients with Siewert II/III AEG.

Published 17 Sep, 2019


Review Article

Fast Track Process and Oesophageal Surgery

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) guidelines and protocols have been well established and published for multiple and different surgical procedures that their implementation has led to improving patient outcomes with decreasing morbidity and hospital stay length.

Published 17 Sep, 2019


Case Report

Spontaneous Splenic Rupture Five Days after Appendectomy via McBurney Incision: A Case Report

Introduction: Spontaneous splenic rupture is an unusual and life-threatening surgical emergency.

Published 17 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Molluscum Contagiosum as Initial Presentation of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

A 52-year-old male presented with multiple pruritic skin lesions over the face and upper extremities for three months.

Published 16 Sep, 2019


Research Article

The Relationship of Facet Tropism with Disc Degeneration at L5-S1 Level

Introduction: Facet joints play an important role in spinal stability.

Published 10 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Retrospective Review on the Management of Blunt Aortic Injury at a Level I Trauma Community Hospital from 2003 to 2016

Introduction: The management of blunt aortic injury has changed dramatically over the past three decades.

Published 10 Sep, 2019


Editorial

A Novel Rehabilitative Strategy in the Treatment of Mixed Urinary Incontinence in Women: The Focused Mechano-Acoustic Vibration in Alliance with the Surgery

Female Urinary Incontinence (UI) can be treated successfully, often by combining multiple approaches as surgical therapy, pharmacological therapy and pelvic re-education as the three possible ways all well articulated within them [1].

Published 04 Sep, 2019


Case Report

Septal Myectomy for Severe Neonatal Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Caused by PTPN11 Gene Mutation: A Case Report

Noonan syndrome is rare disease with autosomal dominant genetic pattern.

Published 04 Sep, 2019


Case Report

A Simple Technique of Intra-Operative Autograft Bone Harvesting for Repair of Massive Acetabular Bone Defects

Several techniques of autograft bone harvesting have been described in the Orthopaedic literature.

Published 04 Sep, 2019


Editorial

Development of Bariatric Surgery in France Issues and Challenges

Obesity surgery has grown considerably in France: the number of interventions has increased four-fold in a decade, rising to 52,286 in 2018.

Published 04 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Comparative Study of Gastric Bypass Using Three Types of Linear Cutting Staplers

Objective: The present study analyzed the occurrence of complications among people receiving gastric bypass gastroplasty using three types of linear cutting staplers.

Published 04 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Laparoscopic Implantation of Artificial Urinary Sphincter around Prostate-Preliminary Results

Objectives: The aim of this study was to present outcomes of men urinary incontinence treatment by laparoscopic implantation of Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS).

Published 04 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gallbladder: Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Treatment

Aim and Background: The unique heterogeneous tumor originating from the neuroendocrine cells and the peptide-capable neurons is defined as the Gallbladder Neuroendocrine Neoplasm (GBNEN).

Published 03 Sep, 2019


Research Article

Alternative Approaches to Traditional Rectal Prolapse Repair in Conjunction with Vaginal Prolapse Surgery

For some patients with both rectal and vaginal prolapse, a perineal approach to combined prolapse repair with rectal fixation would improve prolapse outcomes and be less morbid than an abdominal approach.

Published 03 Sep, 2019


Review Article

Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Robotic Single Site Cholecystectomy: Can we Conclude that the Procedure is Safe?

Single-Site® technology for da Vinci® Surgical Systems has been used since 2010 for cholecystectomy.

Published 03 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Hairpin Aorta

A 68-year old female presented with generalized tonic-clonic seizures, secondary to temporal lobe edema stemming from an unruptured posterior communicating artery aneurysm.

Published 02 Sep, 2019


Clinical Image

Radio Induced Angiosarcoma

We present a 63-year-old woman with history of left breast tumour, infiltrating ductal carcinoma in 2003 and right breast neoplasm, type multifocal ductal carcinoma in 2012.

Published 02 Sep, 2019


Case Report

Nipple-Sparing Goldilocks Mastectomy for Breast Cancer in Elderly: A Case Report

Breast reconstruction represents an essential component of Breast Cancer (BC) treatment when mastectomy is indicated.

Published 02 Sep, 2019





SHARE THIS ARTICLE


Renowned Editors

MIT, John Hopkins University, Stanford University, University of Michigan...300+

Rapid Peer Review

We assure 20 days rapid peer review process

Open Access

Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of novel research

High Visibility

Published articles are easy to find on google, google scholar and other databases