September, 2018


Research Article

Paradoxical Lower BMI and Albumin Decrease as Predictors of Mild Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury in Older Adult Patients

Aim: To test the hypothesis that demographics, Pre-Pressure Injury (PI) nutrition care are associated with severe Hospital-Acquired PI (HAPI) in older adult patients.

Published 25 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Bilioptysis with Hepatoiliobronchial Fistula: A Rare Hepatic Hydatidosis Complication

We present a case of a patient with hepatic hydatidosis who, after an episode of cholangitis, presented bilioptysis.

Published 25 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Destabilization of the Comminuted Clavicle Shaft Fracture due to Breakage of the Titanium Locking Plate: Biomechanical Analysis

Background: Implant breaking destabilizing the fracture may be caused by its structural defect, inappropriate use, or massive overloads.

Published 25 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Coronary Switch: Total Reversal of Coronary Circulation in Acute Canine Model

Fractures of the anterior calcaneal process are relatively rare accounting for 3% to 15% of all calcaneal fractures and can occur due to high or low energy trauma.

Published 21 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Closed Incision Negative Pressure Therapy for Laparotomy Wounds: A Review

Background: Open abdominal surgery is associated with high rates of wound complications.

Published 20 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Is Artificial Intelligence the Most Reliable Way to Predict Mortality After Liver Transplantation?

Introduction: Graft allocation in Liver Transplantation (LT) should be based on the greatest survival benefit to the patients awaiting transplantation.

Published 20 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Clinical Impact of the Perioperative Inflammatory Status in Pancreatic Surgery: Data from a High-Volume Center

Purposes: The inflammatory status is related to postoperative outcomes, and its response to surgical trauma is a significant determinant of surgical outcome, especially for infectious postoperative complications.

Published 20 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Postoperative Changes in Soft Tissue Balance in Mobileand Fixed-Bearing Posterior-Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty

Purpose: This prospective study was designed to evaluate the postoperative changes in soft tissue balance between Mobile- Bearing (MB) and Fixed- Bearing (FB) Posterior- Stabilized (PS) Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) with identical femoral components.

Published 20 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Isolated "Nutcracker" Fracture of the Anterior Calcaneal Process: Do We Need a More Comprehensive Classification for this Injury Spectrum? A Case Report

Fractures of the anterior calcaneal process are relatively rare accounting for 3% to 15% of all calcaneal fractures and can occur due to high or low energy trauma.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: HPVStatus and Co-Expression of Immunomodulating Receptors

Introduction: Lately, HPV-association of head and neck tumors has frequently been described in the literature, occurring not only in squamous cell carcinomas, but also in the less common neuroendocrine carcinomas (NEC) of the head and neck region.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Cancer Detection Rates and Inter-Examiner Variability of MRI/TRUS Fusion Targeted Biopsy and Systematic Transrectal Biopsy

Objectives: Software-based MRI/TRUS fusion biopsy depends on the coordination of several steps, and inter-examiner differences could influence biopsy results.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Acute Appendicitis in a Patient with Appendiceal Duplication: A Case Report

Acute appendicitis is a common pathology in emergency surgery. Some anatomic anomalies can complicate its correct diagnosis and management.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Comparison of One-Stage Versus Two-Stage Procedure for Management of Patients with Rotator Cuff Tear and Concomitant Shoulder Stiffness

Purpose: To compare the clinical outcomes of one-stage and two-stage procedure for management of patients with rotator cuff tear and concomitant shoulder stiffness.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Safety and Feasibility of Intrathoracic Chemohyperthermia after Pleural Cytoreduction: A Single-Institution Experience with 50 Patients and Literature Review

Background: Pleural malignancy treatment produces disappointing results, even with current multimodal therapeutics.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Stabbing Neck Injury with Complete Spinal Cord Transection and Neurogenic Shock: A Case Report

Penetrating neck injury is a relatively uncommon type of traumatic injury that has potential for significant morbidity and mortality.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Application of Octacalcium Phosphate and Collagen Composite for Bone Augmentation with Sinus Floor Elevation in Humans

Octacalcium Phosphate (OCP) and collagen composite (OCP/Col) was recognized as a highly osteoconductive bone substitute material based on in vitro and in vivo studies.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Distal Embolism Secondary to a Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Associated an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Acquired pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle is a rare disorder that usually occurs after myocardial infarction (MI) or after cardiac surgery.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Ileal Flap Duodenoplasty to Repair Large Duodenal Defects after R0 Resection for Malignant Tumor to Avoid a Complex Reconstruction: Experience with 6 Cases

Locally advanced malignant abdominal tumors of the right upper quadrant, as in colonic carcinomas, can lead to a major resection of the duodenal sidewall to create free resection margins (R0 resection).

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Editorial

Should We Expand Eligibility for Low-Dose CT Scans?

Lung cancer is the deadliest and the most preventable cancer related death.

Published 18 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Percutaneous Treatment of Liver Abscess – Outcomes

Introduction: Mixed bacterial flora is responsible for the development of numerous abscesses, particularly those which are a consequence of a systemic infection (septicaemia) originating from pathologies within abdominal organs or biliary ducts.

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Which One is More Effective for 15-25 Mm Renal Pelvis Stones? ESWL, F-URS, Miniperc or PNL

To compare the success of ESWL, F-URS, Miniperc and PNL for 15-25 mm renal pelvis stones in terms of Stone Free Status (SFR), Fluoroscopy Time (FT), Procedure Time (PT), Complication Rates (CR), and Cost Effectiveness (CE).

Published 11 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Electro Physiologic Recovery of the Abductor Pollicis Brevis after Contralateral Seventh Cervical Nerve Transfer in Children with Global Brachial Plexus Avulsion

The restoration of intrinsic hand muscles was a forbidden zone in the treatment of Global Brachial Plexus Avulsion (GBPA).

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Use of Intravenous Acetaminophen to Control Pain and Improve Outcomes in Thoracic Surgery

Objective: The primary objective was to assess whether the addition of IV acetaminophen (Ofirmev) to standard opioid and ketorolac pain relievers for thoracotomy, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS), and Awake Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (AVATS) patients reduced ICU length of stay (LOS), time to extubation, hospital LOS, or opioid use.

Published 11 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Anaphylactic Reactions to Isosulfan Blue Dye during Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer

Background: The sentinel lymph node biopsy is an alternative to axillary dissection for many breast cancer patients.

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Treatment of Facial Neuralgia Developed after Inferior Meatal Antrostomy by Narrowing of the Inlet with Endoscopic Cartilage Graft

Inferior Meatal Antrostomy (IMA) is a widely performed surgical technique to treat postoperative maxillary mucocele.

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Postoperative Bleeding after Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Patients on Anticoagulant Therapy, Especially Warfarin and DOAC

Background and Aims: It is controversial whether anticoagulant therapy increases the risk of bleeding after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD).

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Reversible Hyponatremia and Acute Renal Failure in Cardiac Tamponade

Background: Cardiac tamponade can be associated with hyponatremia and/or acute renal failure.

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Use of Polyethylene Glycol in Whole Bowel Irrigation and Comparing of Systemic Effects with Lactated Ringer’s Solution

Aim: Whole Bowel Irrigation (WBI) has been used for many different purposes, especially in before large bowel surgery and colonoscopy.

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Urethral Duplications in Children – A Case Series

Background: Urethral duplications are rare congenital anomalies with multiple anatomical variants.

Published 14 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Effect of Different Years of Resident Training on Complications and Stone Free Rate during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for Large Renal Stone Greater Than 20 mm: A Prospective Observational Study Using Balloon Dilator

Objective: The endoscopic management of urolithiasis has been the primary choice of treatment for upper urinary tract urolithiasis.

Published 11 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Cemented Versus Uncemented Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures: A Prospective Trial with Two Years Follow-Up

Introduction: The optimal treatment for elderly patients remains controversial regarding the use of cement when treating displaced femoral neck fractures with hemiarthroplasty.

Published 07 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Primary Ectopic Atypical Meningioma of the Middle Ear: A Case Report

Meningiomas are the second most common primary tumors of the Central Nervous System.

Published 07 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Surgical Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke with Intra-Ventricular Extension and Acute Obstructive Hydrocephalus: 12 Months Retrospective Review

Background: Some clinicians believe that the mortality/morbidity associated with Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH) associated with Intracerebral Hemorrhage (IVH) and Acute Obstructive Hydrocephalus (AOHCP) does not justify any aggressive management, others think otherwise.

Published 07 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Expression of MicroRNA-224 in Cholangiocarcinoma and Its Clinicopathological Significance

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are widely involved in the regulation of various pathological and physiological processes.

Published 06 Sep, 2018


Research Article

Modified Watson Jones Technique for Lateral Ankle Stabilization Utilizing the Split Peroneus Longus

Fourteen percent of patients require re-operation following a Brostrom anatomical augmentation.

Published 06 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Functional Outcomes with Implant-Prosthetic Rehabilitation Following Simultaneous Mandibulectomy and Mandibular Reconstruction by Fibula Graft

Aim: To evaluate the clinical outcomes and success rates of dental implant placement in vascularized fibula bone grafts used for the reconstruction of mandibular defects.

Published 06 Sep, 2018


Research Article

The Efficiency and Safety of Variable-Height Staple Technology in Pulmonary Resections

Objectives: Mechanical suturing devices are commonly used for resection of the pulmonary parenchyma.

Published 06 Sep, 2018


Case Report

Intra Operative Massive Graft Thrombosis and Failure after Heart Transplant in LVAD Assisted Patients: Report of Two Cases

Left Ventricular Assistance Devices (LVAD) is an increasingly used option for advanced heart failure patients on waiting list for cardiac transplantation (C-Tx).

Published 06 Sep, 2018


Review Article

Inclusive Approach to Pediatric Renal Transplantation

With advances in surgical techniques, organ transplantation has emerged as the established therapy for treating a variety of end stage organ failure conditions.

Published 06 Sep, 2018





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