April, 2021


Research Article

Target Controlled Infusion via Smartpilot® view for Neuromonitoring in Neurosurgical Patients: A Novel Technology

Background: Intravenous anesthetic administration utilizing pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic models during Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (INM) has never been investigated.

Published 30 Apr, 2021


Case Report

A Rare Case of Female Congenital Prepubic Sinus

Congenital Prepubic Sinus (CPS) is an uncommon urogenital anomaly.

Published 14 May, 2021


Case Report

Biceps Variants and Shoulder Symptoms in Overhead Athletes

Background: Throwing athletes often present a painful shoulder due to several possible causes, including Superior Labrum Anterior to Posterior (SLAP) tears, biceps pathology, partial thickness rotator cuff tears, and “internal impingement" with an excessive external rotation, a Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit (GIRD) and a posterior-inferior capsular contracture.

Published 14 May, 2021


Review Article

Telemedicine in the Management of Cancer Health

The use of technology in the healthcare sector has recently increased during the pandemic.

Published 14 May, 2021


Case Report

Case Report: VATS Sleeve Lobectomy + Contralateral LVRS

Central lung cancer was detected in a lung volume reduction surgery candidate.

Published 14 May, 2021


Case Study

Pharmacologic Leg Pain: An Unrecognized Cause of Claudication

A 63 year-old male patient with a 10-year of chronic hypertension was well controlled on Olmetec (olmesartan medoxomil, Merck Canada Inc., Kirkland, PQ).

Published 13 May, 2021


Research Article

Quality of Life after Emergency Hartmann’s Procedure: A Single Centre Retrospective Study

Background: Hartmann’s Procedure (HP) is the resection of the recto-sigmoid colon and creation of an end colostomy.

Published 13 May, 2021


Research Article

Small Bowel Dilatation in Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Patients: Surgical Aspects and Proposal of a Treatment Algorithm

Background: Standardization of surgical indications and procedures concerning bowel dilatation in children with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) is difficult due to the variety of individual patient conditions.

Published 13 May, 2021


Research Article

Laparoscopic Distal Splenorenal Anastomosis

Introduction: Esophagogastric bleeding is the most formidable complication of the portal hypertension syndrome.

Published 13 May, 2021


Research Article

A Review of Visual and Endocrine Outcome Following Surgery for Pituitary Adenoma in a Tertiary Hospital

Background: Pituitary adenomas present with hormone and visual dysfunction requiring surgical treatment.

Published 30 Apr, 2021


Research Article

A Review of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Managed in Resource Challenged Setting

Introduction: In a resource poor setting, presentation and management of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is challenging.

Published 30 Apr, 2021


Case Series

Involvement of Adenomyosis in Refractory Abnormal Uterine Bleeding-Ovulatory Dysfunction: A Case Series

Objective: To report six cases of refractory AUB-Ovulatory Dysfunction (AUB-O) diagnosed with adenomyosis and to emphasize the clinical significance of adenomyosis in AUB.

Published 30 Apr, 2021


Clinical Image

A Case of Severe Mega Colon: Clinical Image

We describe the case of a 22 year-old male affected by congenital anal atresia that underwent repairing surgery 20 years ago.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Fetoscopic Diagnosis of Adams-Oliver Syndrome

Adams-Oliver Syndrome (AOS) is a rare congenital disorder, characterized by limb reduction defects and congenital aplasia cutis.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Visceral Aneurysm Complicated by Hemorrhagic Shock Secondary to a Mesenteric-Enteric Fistula

Background: There is a high mortality rate for aneurysms of the superior mesenteric artery, which account for 5.5% of visceral aneurysms.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Clinical Image

A Strange Case of Toothbrush Ingestion

A 45-year-old man was admitted to our surgical department from casualty, complaining of abdominal pain for 3 months.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Clinical Image

Angioleiomyoma of the Ankle: Clinical Image

Angioleiomyoma is a slow-growing benign tumor that originates from the wall of blood vessels (tunica media).

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Clinical Image

Endovascular Repair of a Ruptured Carotid Aneurysm

An 88-year-old man with a history of colon and prostate cancer undergoing chemotherapy.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Editorial

Learning Curve in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Short for Endless?

Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) is the third most common cancer of the urinary tract, its incidence has been increasing for some years due to improved access and quality of imaging tests, its treatment remains imminently surgical [1,2].

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Cystic Brain Metastases: A Case Report

Anal canal cancers are a rare disease with infrequent metastasis to distant organs.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Clinical Image

Neonatal Pneumopericardium and Pneumomediastinum

A 2,700-gram, gestational age of 34+3 weeks female infant, was born to a 42-year-old G3P2 mother by vaginal delivery.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Editorial

The Noninvasive Intracranial Pressure in Patients with Intracranial Hypertension

I, Nícollas Nunes Rabelo, certify that this manuscript is a unique submission and is not being considered for publication, in part or in full, with any other source in any medium.

Published 29 Apr, 2021


Letter to the Editor

COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Hippocratic Principles

Recently we celebrated the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 in New York, and despite the fact that we cope with the second wave, we can now start taking an account of what happened.

Published 22 Apr, 2021


Letter to the Editor

A Glimpse on the Future of Neurosurgery

Neurological surgery was recognized as a specialty in the early 20th century.

Published 21 Apr, 2021


Case Report

A Geriatric Patient with Bullous Pemphigoid Limited to a Surgical Intervention Area

Background: Bullous Pemphigoid (BP) is uncommon, but becomes more frequent at older age (mainly >70 y).

Published 21 Apr, 2021


Editorial

Pilomatricoma Mimicking Myelomeningocele

A 13 year-old female presented with a cervical lesion suggestive of myelomeningocele with one year of evolution.

Published 21 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Isolated Myeloid Sarcoma of Femur in an Aleukemic Child: Case Report

Myeloid Sarcoma (MS) is a tumour mass consisting of myeloid blasts, with or without maturation, occurring at an anatomical site other than the bone marrow.

Published 21 Apr, 2021


Research Article

The Predictors of Poor Outcomes of Ischemic Colitis, Including the Severity of Histopathological Features: A Four-Year Chart Review of 74 Consecutive Cases

Purpose Ischemic Colitis (IC) can be transient or it can have evolving presentations that have a profound impact on outcome.

Published 21 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Hirayama Disease - A Not So Foreign Entity: Case Report and Literature Review

Introduction: Hirayama disease, also known as juvenile muscular atrophy of the distal upper limb, is a rare disease that is characterized by an insidious-asymmetric onset of muscular atrophy and weakness in the distal upper extremities.

Published 20 Apr, 2021


Research Article

Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Emergency Department Admissions of a Hospital

Originated and detected for the first time in December 2019 in the city of Wuhan in China, the SARS-CoV-2 virus spread around the world in the following weeks [1,2].

Published 15 Apr, 2021


Research Article

The Effect of Mobile Indoor Air Cleaners on the Risk of Infection with SARS-CoV-2 in Surgical Examination and Treatment Rooms with Limited Ventilation Options

Even though the ways in which SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted are not completely understood, droplet infection from airborne particles contaminated with the virus obviously play a decisive role in human-to-human transmission [1-3].

Published 15 Apr, 2021


Research Article

Continuous Submucosal Suture for the Pharyngeal Closure after Total Laryngectomy

Introduction: Pharyngocutaneous Fistula (PCF) is the most common and severe complication following Total Laryngectomy (TL).

Published 15 Apr, 2021


Research Article

Results of Open Transthoracic Plication of Diaphragm on the Respiratory, GI and Cardiovascular Systems, and Improvement of Life Quality

Objective: In this study, we carried out experiments on 30 patients, who had unilateral nonmalignant diaphragmatic eventuation while focusing on their symptomatic status, especially degree of dyspnea, the pulmonary function, heart, GI-system, and their quality of life in a long-time followup.

Published 15 Apr, 2021


Case Report

The Mixed Epithelial and Stromal Tumor of the Kidney (MEST): A Case Report and Literature Review

Purpose: To report a rare case of renal tumor and literature review.

Published 12 Apr, 2021


Research Article

Experience of Inguinal Mesh Hernioplasty under Local Anesthesia: A 3-Year Experience in a Teaching Hospital

Background: The cost effective and less pain caused after the operation, local anesthesia has been considered as the appropriate option for repair of open hernia inguinal repairs as it helps in swift healing.

Published 08 Apr, 2021


Review Article

The Role of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Severe Acute Pancreatitis

The use of negative pressure wound therapy is a well accepted method of choice in the treatment of complicated septic wounds.

Published 08 Apr, 2021


Review Article

Subcellular Injury of ASMC is Involved in the Genesis of Refractory Hypotension during Severe Shock

The Refractory Hypotension (RH) leads to severe hypoperfusion which results in vital organ failure and death.

Published 07 Apr, 2021



Review Article

Research Progress on Target Control of Perioperative Blood Pressure in Adults

Intraoperative hypotension frequently occurs and is an essential trigger of postoperative organ dysfunction and surgical patients' mortality.

Published 07 Apr, 2021


Research Article

A Nerve Sparing Procedure for Posterior Access Thoracolumbar Fracture Surgery

Background: Treatment of thoracolumbar fractures often requires surgery, but there is no consensus as to the preferred method.

Published 07 Apr, 2021


Research Article

Neuromodulation Therapies for Intractable Angina: A Review

Background: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) are neuromodulation therapies that have shown to be effective as treatments for the care of Intractable Angina.

Published 06 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Complex Management of a Patient with Chiari Malformation, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) have been reported to be a possible triad with hereditary alpha- tryptasemia a possible unifying pathophysiologic mechanism.

Published 06 Apr, 2021


Short Communication

The Effect of Stay-at-Home Order on Orthopedic Trauma in Chicago: Experience of a Level I Trauma Center

State authorities issued the stay-at-home order to mitigate the rapid spread of the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).

Published 05 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Plexiform Fibromyxoma of the Colon: A Case Report

Introduction: Plexiform fibromyxoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor found in the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly in the gastric antrum.

Published 05 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Adult Chronic Intussusception Caused by Ileal Adenocarcinoma Treated with Ileal Laparoscopic Resection: A Case Report

Introduction: Intussusception is a clinical condition caused by the “telescopic” prolapse of a proximal part of the bowel into a distal one.

Published 02 Apr, 2021


Letter to the Editor

External Quilting Sutures to Prevent Hematomas in Facelifts

One of the major complications of facelifts is the development of hematomas in the night after the surgery.

Published 02 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Non-secreting Retroperitoneal Paraganglioma Mimicking a Para-Aortic Abscess: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Non-secreting retroperitoneal paraganglioma is a rare entity that originates in chromaffin cells of the sympathetic and parasympathetic constituent of the autonomic nervous system.

Published 02 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Polyethylene Post Fracture after Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty

The post-cam mechanism is important in posterior stabilized total knee arthroplasty.

Published 02 Apr, 2021


Clinical Image

Percutaneous Retrieval of Embolized Left Atrial Appendage Occluder Followed By Reimplantation of Different Type Device

Percutaneous closure of the Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) is a novel approach to the prevention of embolic events in patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), high risk of stroke and contraindications to long-term anticoagulation.

Published 02 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Fatherhood in Men Who Underwent Bariatric Surgery in Campina Grande – Paraíba, Brazil

Sexual functioning is an important, yet often overlooked, aspect of life quality for many individuals with obesity, especially regarding to man.

Published 02 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Manipulation to Treat Superior Cluneal Nerve Entrapment

Background and Objectives: Superior cluneal nerve entrapment syndrome is one of the causes of low back pain.

Published 02 Apr, 2021


Case Report

Sudden Blood-Filled Bulla in Oral Cavity: Case Report

Purpura is a common and non-specific clinical term, which may involve different underlying disorders.

Published 02 Apr, 2021






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