July, 2019


Editorial

The Expanding Role of High Frequency Ultrasound in the Surgical Approach of Skin Cancer

Ultrasonography is widely used in medicine. In recent years ultrasonography and especially High Frequency Ultrasonography (HFUS) has become increasingly popular amongst dermatologists.

Published 30 Jul, 2019


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Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis in Childhood: Report of Non Surgical Management of a Case

Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis (XGP) is a rare form of renal suppuration in children. Its etiopathogenesis is poorly understood [1].

Published 30 Jul, 2019


Case Report

Bowel Occlusion Secondary to Retrovesical Hydatid Cyst: Exceptional Complication for Atypical Localization

Background: Hydatid pathology is endemic in our region. Although hepatic and pulmonary sites are the most common, the parasite can implant in any part of the body.

Published 30 Jul, 2019


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Colonic Metastasis from Pancreatic Cancer: An Extremely Rare Cause of Large Bowel Obstruction

The most common pancreatic cancer spreading sites are peripancreatic lymph nodes, liver, lung and peritoneum while colonic metastasis are an exceptional finding and only few cases have been described [1-3].

Published 30 Jul, 2019


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The Intraoperative Gamma Probe for Sentinel Node Biopsy: A Critical Medical Product

Gamma probes, used for intraoperative detection of Tecnetium 99m-marked Sentinel Lymph Nodes (SLN) for several malignancies including melanoma are critical medical products from hygienic perspective.

Published 30 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Non Protein Calorie: Nitrogen Ratio (NPC/N) as a Determinant of Clinical Outcome in Critically Illness

Aim: To test the hypothesis of Non protein Calorie: Nitrogen Ratio (NPC/N) as a determinant of clinical outcome in critical illness.

Published 30 Jul, 2019


Opinion

My Journey in Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic surgery was a breakthrough in the field of surgery.

Published 29 Jul, 2019


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Simple and Easy Pancreaticojejunostomy; Invagination and Binding Method

For safe and simple pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy, we devised Invagination-and-Binding pancreaticojejunostomy, which is one of the Dunking style pancreaticojejunostomy, and have successfully performed since January 2013.

Published 29 Jul, 2019


Review Article

Great Truths are Always Simple - Acupotomy Therapy

Acupotomy therapy is a new clinical method mainly developed for the treatment of soft tissue diseases based on the acupotomy technique invented by Professor Zhu Hanzhang in 1976.

Published 21 Jul, 2019


Case Report

Case Report of III Degree of Rectal Prolapse Treated by Anal Rectum Mucosa Longitudinal Partial Resection, Rectum Bottom Joint Fixation and Anal Contraction

Give in December 2018, proctology department of the second affiliated Hospital of Anhui Chinese Medicine University treated III degrees of rectal prolapse patients by anal rectum mucosa longitudinal joint part resection for the treatment of anal contraction.

Published 29 Jul, 2019


Editorial

A Recommendation of the Treatment for Type III Acromioclavicular Joint Separation

Injuries to the Acromioclavicular (AC) joint are common in the general population [1,2] as well as in the athletes [2,3].

Published 29 Jul, 2019


Case Report

Primary Malignant Germ-Cell Tumors of the Anterior Mediastinum in Adults Report of Two Rare Cases and Review of the Literature

Introduction: Malignant germ-cell tumors are usually located in the gonads.

Published 29 Jul, 2019


Case Study

Severe Catamenial Asthma Necessitating Hysterectomy and Salpinoopherectomy

A very rare case of severe catamenial asthma with multiple intensive care admissions who was not responding to hormonal therapy is discussed.

Published 18 Jul, 2019


Case Report

Primary Intradural Extramedullary Solitary Fibrous Tumor/Hemangiopericytoma of the Thoracic Spine: Case Report

Solitary Fibrous Tumor/Hemangiopericytomas (SFT/HPC) is a rare tumor that arises from pericapillary cells.

Published 18 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Chopart Amputation for Ewing’s Sarcoma of the Metatarsal in a Pediatric Patient: Technique and Pearls

A 9-year-old female presented with non-metastatic Ewing’s sarcoma of the third metatarsal isolated to the forefoot.

Published 18 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Comparison of In Vivo Knee Kinematics between Fixed-Bearing and Mobile-Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty during Deep Knee Bending Activities

Mobile-bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is associated with high conformity and low-contact stress.

Published 18 Jul, 2019


Case Report

Pathologic Fracture of the Patella Secondary to a Gouty Tophus

Gout is a rare cause of patellar fracture, with few documented cases.

Published 15 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Somatotropic Axis (GH/IGF-1) and Lipid Metabolism after Bariatric Surgery in Morbidly Obese Non-Diabetic Patients

Background: Growth Hormone (GH) secretion and Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) production are markedly suppressed in morbidly obese patients.

Published 15 Jul, 2019


Short Communication

CellBlockistry: Science of Cell-Block Making as Ancillary Cytopathology Component in the Era of Minimally Invasive Techniques with Increasing Role of Molecular Pathology

Cytology specimens can be processed for preparation of paraffin embedded material called cell block/cell-block.

Published 15 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Single-Incision Laparoscopic Appendectomy (SILA) in Patients Aged Over 80 Years: A Single Centre Experience

Background: The goals of this study are to evaluate the advantage and disadvantage of singleincision laparoscopic appendectomy in super-elderly (≥ 80) patients.

Published 09 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Pulmonary Lobectomies for Benign Diseases: Results and Complications about 120 Cases

Introduction: In developed countries, lobectomy is mainly used for lung cancer.

Published 09 Jul, 2019


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Rectangular Tunneling for Anatomical Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

There have been many recent improvements in cruciate ligament surgery of the knee.

Published 09 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Intracorporeal Versus Extracorporeal Anastomosis in Laparoscopic Left Colectomy Forleft-Side Colon Cancer: A Retrospective Study

Background: Laparoscopic colectomy for colon cancer with Intracorporeal Anastomosis (IA) is a procedure that is being increasingly performed.

Published 09 Jul, 2019


Editorial

Sleeve Gastrectomy a Safe and Effective Procedure for Morbid Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus

Bariatric surgery is the only effective treatment for morbid obesity, able to offer long-term weight loss and remission or improvement of obesity co-morbidities.

Published 03 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Does the Timing of Acute Type an Aortic Dissection Surgery Impact on Immediate and Long Term Patient Outcomes? A Retrospective Single Centre Study

Introduction: Type A aortic dissection is a surgical emergency which traditionally has been treated with surgery as soon as possible.

Published 03 Jul, 2019


Case Report

Decompressive Craniectomy Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury with an Initial Glasgow Coma Scale Score of 3 or 4

Background: Decompressive craniectomy is a surgical management option for severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Published 03 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Ultra-Short-Wave Therapy Combined with Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation Modulates the Inflammatory Response after Spinal Cord Injury

Objective: To observe the effect of low-dose Ultra-Short-Wave (USW) therapy combined with Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell (BMSC) transplantation on regulating macrophage polarization after Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) to reduce the early inflammatory response, and to discuss its potential mechanism.

Published 03 Jul, 2019


Research Article

The Versatility of Double-Layered Closure Using the Pedicled Buccal Fat Pad and Reherman Buccal Advancement Flap in the Reconstruction of Oro-Antral Defects a Prospective Clinical Study

Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of double-layered closure using the Pedicled Buccal Fat Pad and Reherman flap in the closure of oro-antral defects.

Published 03 Jul, 2019


Editorial

The Inaccuracy of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy of Breast Cancer in the Era of Precision Medicine

Precision medicine plays a very important role in clinical practice. Its goal is to improveclinical efficacy and minimizes unnecessary side effects.

Published 03 Jul, 2019


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Klatskin’s Tumor Resection Aided by 3-D Modeling and Printing

Surgical management of Klatskin's tumor is technically challenging due to the variable anatomy and proximity to vital structures.

Published 01 Jul, 2019


Letter to the Editor

Survival Statistics for Glioblastomas may be Improved

Since the time of Harvey Cushing, there has been little, if any, improvement in the treatment of severe brain tumors (glioblastoma multiforme WHO IV).

Published 01 Jul, 2019


Short Communication

An Effective Treatment Pathways Study for Type-2 Diabetes

This paper cleaned, transformed and imported EMR data into OMOP CDM using distributed network and Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) tools.

Published 01 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Posterior Percutaneous Full-Endoscopic Cervical Foraminotomy as a Treatment for Cervical Osseous Foraminal Stenosis

Objective: To investigate the clinical effects of Posterior Percutaneous Full-Endoscopic Cervical Foraminotomy (P-PECF) for cervical osseous foraminal stenosis.

Published 01 Jul, 2019


Research Article

Ischemia Effect on Lean and Steatotic Liver in Rats: Evaluating Levels of Lactic Acid and Transaminases

Introduction: Major hepatic surgery includes techniques of controlled ischemia and reperfusion in order to control bleeding and minimize blood loss.

Published 01 Jul, 2019





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