September, 2020


Case Report

A Suprapubic Trocar Port Site Endometriosis Metastatic to Deep Bladder and Induced Right Hydroureteronephrosis: A Case Report

Endometriosis located at the urinary tract and/or trocar port site is extremely rare.

Published 28 sep, 2020


Research Article

Usefulness of Magnetic Resonance Imaging/Ultrasound Fusion Imaging and Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Malignant Soft Tissue Tumor: A Case Report

Purpose: Achieving a balance between wide resection and function preservation is important when treating malignant soft tissue tumors; thus, tumor invasiveness must be determined precisely.

Published 28 sep, 2020


Case Report

Stump Appendicitis - An Underreported Complication of Appendectomy?

Acute appendicitis is a common cause of acute abdomen and surgical emergencies and is managed by appendectomy.

Published 28 sep, 2020


Case Series

Central Nervous Cryptococcosis and Chronic Hepatitis C: Two Case Reports and Review of the Literature

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) could be a risk factor for neuropsychiatric illness and a predisposing factor for meningoencephalitis caused by opportunistic organisms such as Cryptococcus neoformans.

Published 28 sep, 2020


Case Study

Syringocele Presenting as a Scrotal Abscess in a Child

Congenital syringocele is a rare cystic dilatation of the Cowper’s gland excretory duct.

Published 28 sep, 2020


Case Report

Laparoscopic Transabdominal Repair for Lumbar Hernia: A Familiar Procedure for a Rare Problem

Lumbar hernia is a protrusion of intraperitoneal or extra peritoneal tissues through posterior abdominal wall defect and is considered to be a rare condition.

Published 28 sep, 2020


Research Article

The Only Problem with Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Sinus Disease is not Recurrence. A Comparison between Microsinusectomy and Limberg Flap Technique

Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare Limberg Flap technique (LF) with Microsinusectomy technique (MS) for the treatment of Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Sinus disease (SPS), in terms of early postoperative outcomes.

Published 28 sep, 2020


Research Article

A Systematic Review on Gallbladder Cancer with Associated Case Vignette

Gallbladder cancer is a rare malignancy with poor prognosis due to its aggressive biology and advanced stage at presentation.

Published 18 sep, 2020


Case Report

Textiloma: Case Report of a Rarely Retained Foreign Body

Retained Foreign Object (RFO) is a collective term used to describe any object left unintentionally in the body at the end of the surgical or other interventional procedure.

Published 18 sep, 2020


Case Report

Sometimes it is not what it Seems: Animal-Type Melanoma, an Unusual Pigmented Lesion of the Scalp

Animal-type melanoma, also referred as pigmented epithelioid melanocytoma, is an unusual melanocytic tumor with striking pigment synthesis.

Published 18 sep, 2020


Research Article

Changes in the Expression of Notch and HIF-1α Signaling Molecules in Prostate Cancer Progression

Objective: To explore the expression and clinical significance of Notch and HIF-1α signaling molecules in the progression of prostate cancer.

Published 17 sep, 2020


Research Article

Short Warm Ischemic Time Prevents Early Allograft Dysfunction in Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation

Early Allograft Dysfunction (EAD) is a severe complication that may arise after liver transplantation, and the factors related to EAD have not been established.

Published 15 sep, 2020


Research Article

Comparison of Short-Term Outcomes between Endovenous 1940 nm Laser Ablation and Radiofrequency Ablation for Incompetent Saphenous Veins

Background: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) has shown faster recovery and lower pain scores compared to Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA) for treatment of varicose veins.

Published 14 sep, 2020


Case Report

Multiple Spinal Metastases from a Malignant Paraganglioma

Background: A malignant paraganglioma is a rare form of cancer that depicts varying symptomatology on presentation.

Published 14 sep, 2020


Research Article

A Prospective Audit of the Results of Wound Closure Using V-LocTM 180 Device in Full Thickness Surgical Incisions

Background: The V-LocTM 180 wound closure device system (Covidien, Mansfield, Massachusetts) is a knotless, unidirectional, barbed, self-anchoring absorbable suture that incorporates tiny barbs arranged helically on the suture strand.

Published 14 sep, 2020


Case Report

Upper Limb Congenital Gangrene ▬ 3D-Printed Prosthesis: A Case Report

Congenital gangrene at limb level is a rare event.

Published 14 sep, 2020


Review Article

Anorectal Application of 5% Lidocaine Cream Reduces Pain Prior to Periprostatic Nerve Block during Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy: Randomized, Prospective Controlled Study

Objectives: Fusion prostate biopsy using the trans-rectal approach (TRUSgBx) are performed with Periprostatic Nerve Block (PPNB) done following probe insertion and manipulation leaving these initial maneuvers uncovered in terms of pain control.

Published 14 sep, 2020


Review Article

Superior Technology of Lung Cancer Surgery: Robotic Surgery

With the effect of the developing technology in thoracic surgery, it has been possible to treat lung resections with robotic surgery in recent years.

Published 11 sep, 2020


Case Series

Treatment of Type IV Pipkin Fracture in Patients via Hip Arthroscopy- Assisted Surgery: Two Cases Report and Review of Literatures

Pipkin type IV Femoral Head (FH) fracture-dislocations are usually treated via open surgery.

Published 11 sep, 2020


Case Report

First Clinical Case of Extensive Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Abdominal Wall and Groin Area with Fatal Outcome Caused by Eggerthia catenaformis

The incidence of infections caused by the anaerobic bacterium Eggerthia catenaformis and its role as a human pathogen are mostly unknown.

Published 11 sep, 2020


Case Report

A Rare Case of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Following Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TTC) is a rare cardiac syndrome, particularly in the head and neck oncologic surgery population.

Published 11 sep, 2020


Case Report

Individual Reconstruction of an Unusual Midface Injury Caused by Glider Plane Wing

The fractures of maxilla represent a difficult problem for a maxillofacial surgeon.

Published 10 sep, 2020


Case Report

A Case Report of a Polytraumatized Patient with Severe Anterior Flail Chest

Flail Chest (FC) is a most life-threatening complication of chest blunt trauma and it is defined as the fracture of three or more consecutive ribs, resulting in a paradoxical movement of a segment of the thoracic wall during spontaneous breathing.

Published 10 sep, 2020


Case Report

Management of a Morel-Lavallée Lesion: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective on a Rare Soft Tissue Injury

The Morel-Lavallée lesion was first described in 1863 as a closed degloving injury, where the superficial tissues are separated from the deeper fascial layer by a strong shearing force, but without causing an open wound as well [1,2].

Published 10 sep, 2020


Case Report

Complex Myocutaneous and Fasciocutaneous Flap Closure of a Large Wound Defect of the Posterior Pelvis, Hip and Thigh due to a Morel-Lavallee Lesion

Lavallee lesions are closed de-gloving injuries that occur secondary to traumatic shearing forces.

Published 11 sep, 2020


Case Series

Surgical Abstention in Blunt Spleen Trauma

The preservation of a traumatized spleen protects against serious infectious complications.

Published 10 sep, 2020


Clinical Image

Calcifying Enthesitis at the MCPJ Resulting from Minor Trauma

A 39-year-old female presented acute pain and swelling of her left third Metacarpophalangeal Joint (MCPJ).

Published 07 sep, 2020


Letter to the Editor

Non-Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve – An Aberrant Encountered at Thyroidectomy

The recurrent laryngeal nerve arises from the vagus and winds around the ligamentum arteriosum on the left and the subclavian artery on the right.

Published 07 sep, 2020


Clinical Image

Non-Aberrant Large Subclavian Artery Aneurysm with Kommerell Diverticulum: Open Repair with Single-Stage Approach

A 50-year-old woman with pulsatile mass of her left neck diagnosed large left subclavian artery aneurysm and Kommerell diverticulum by computer tomography (Figure 1A and 1B).

Published 07 Sep, 2020


Clinical Image

Endoscopic Subserosal Dissection for Gastric Adenoma Associated with Severe Fibrosis

The subserosal layer is located between the muscularis propria and the serosa.

Published 07 Sep, 2020


Clinical Image

A Case of Cecal Voluvuls

A 65-year-old man presented to the Emergency Department with acute lower right abdominal pain.

Published 07 Sep, 2020


Editorial

Reopening after COVID-19 Lockdown: First 250 Cases

At the end of 2019, screen footage from a hospital in China was an exaggerated layout for many people, even for health professionals.

Published 07 Sep, 2020


Clinical Image

Mechanical Small Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Partial Uterine Ventrofixation

We report a case of a 41 year-old female who relates a history of 48 h of intense lower abdominal pain, nausea, and no vomiting.

Published 07 Sep, 2020


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Fluorescence Guided Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery

A 53 year-old male without previous medical history was seen in the outpatient clinic with a history of intermittent bloody stools.

Published 07 Sep, 2020


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Aortic Root Valve-Sparing Replacement after Ross Procedure due to Late Root Dilatation

The Ross procedure is an alternative to mechanical aortic valve replacement.

Published 07 Sep, 2020


Research Article

Effect of Laterality and Location of Deep Vein Thrombosis on Pulmonary Embolism Occurrence

Background: Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality associated with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

Published 01 Sep, 2020


Review Article

Melorheostosis: A Review Article

Melorheostosis is a benign sclerosing bone disease that affects the bone and adjacent soft tissue.

Published 01 Sep, 2020


Research Article

Robotic Complete Mesocolic Excision: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Aim: Complete Mesocolic Excision (CME) consists of the complete removal of tumor-bearing soft tissues enveloped by the mesocolic fascia and radical lymphadenectomy at the origin of feeding vessels.

Published 01 Sep, 2020




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