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    Perforation as a cause of failure in the conservative treatment of acute cholecystitis: Is percutaneous cholecystostomy a sufficient treatment?

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000080

    Published On: November 01, 2019 | Pages: 087 - 092

    Author(s): Omur Balli*
    Purpose: To evaluate the effi cacy and safety of percutaneous cholecystostomy in acute cholecystitis cases with high surgical risk that were treated conservatively and developed perforation. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Epicardial adipose tissue in a coronary artery disease patient

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000079

    Published On: October 30, 2019 | Pages: 086 - 086

    Author(s): Sibashankar Kar*
    Thick Epicardial Adipose Tissue (EAT) is not always a fi nding at operation theatre in patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG).But epicardial fat has a direct relationship with obesity and metabolic syndrome. Its presence is an independent risk factor for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Metabolism, infl ammation and postoperative time are the key to early diagnosis of anastomotic leak

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000078

    Published On: October 25, 2019 | Pages: 078 - 085

    Author(s): Daniel T Jansson, Ioannis Oikonomakis, Ida E U Hall Strand, Adrian D Meehan and Kjell S Jansson*
    Objective: The aim of the study was to fi nd laboratory samples for early diagnosis of anastomotic leak. Summary background data: Anastomotic leakage after rectal cancer surgery is a severe complication with high mortality. Outcome is highly dependent on early diagnosis. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Cutaneous syncytial myoepithelioma: A potential pitfall in the differential diagnosis of superfi cial dermal tumors

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000077

    Published On: September 13, 2019 | Pages: 074 - 077

    Author(s): Erdem Comut* and Nese Calli Demirkan
    In the spectrum of myoepithelial tumors of the skin, cutaneous myoepithelioma is composed solely of myoepithelial cells. Cutaneous syncytial myoepithelioma as a rare histological variant of cutaneous myoepithelioma has been fi rst described in the last decade. This tumor is benign and rarely shows recurrence when incompletely resected. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Closed removable thread vascular anastomosis stent (Lasheen Vascular Stent)

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000076

    Published On: August 08, 2019 | Pages: 071 - 073

    Author(s): Ahmed E Lasheen*
    Background: Vascular anastomosis is a most common and important part of many reconstructive transplant procedures. Venous anastomosis can be done by using coupling devices. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Internal urethral stent (Lasheen urethral stent) for hypospadias repair

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000075

    Published On: August 08, 2019 | Pages: 068 - 070

    Author(s): Ahmed E Lasheen*
    Background: Hypospadias is a relatively common congenital defect of the male external genitalia. There is much controversy about using of the urethral stent with hypospadias repair. Our study offers new urethral stent (Lasheen urethral stent) to facilitate repair procedure, more comfortable, and improve outcome. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    General surgery under limited conditions on the Syrian border

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000074

    Published On: August 05, 2019 | Pages: 066 - 067

    Author(s): Mustafa Senturk*
    Aim: People living in the countryside are less to have access to health care than those Living in the city center. In addition to this, when migrants are added, it becomes more diffi cult to use health services. Although 20% of the US population lives in rural areas, only 9% of physicians work in these areas, and general surgeons seem to be inadequate in small ru ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Distal foot reconstruction using distally based fi rst web fl ap: A case series

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000073

    Published On: July 31, 2019 | Pages: 061 - 065

    Author(s): Ram Mohan, Naveen Kumar*, Manoj K Jha, Umesh N and Anchit Kumar
    Background: The reconstruction of distal foot for various defects or contractures mainly over or near the toes has always been a diffi cult task. A fl ap distally based on fi rst web space is dependent upon a perforator arising from the the distal communicating artery between the fi rst dorsal and plantar metatarsal arteries, can be used for the coverage of the toe ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Peripheral facial paralysis

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000072

    Published On: July 17, 2019 | Pages: 056 - 060

    Author(s): Khalfaoui S*, El Abbassi EM
    Peripheral facial paralysis causes asymmetry of the face affecting the upper and lower territories. Its management requires the completion of an initial clinical assessment in order to specify the topography, the severity of the involvement, the etiological nature and the possible complications. The knowledge and the mastery of the anatomo-physio-pathological bases ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Antiemetic prescribing patterns for post-operative surgical patients

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000071

    Published On: July 11, 2019 | Pages: 051 - 055

    Author(s): Van N Tran1*, Brennan J Fitzpatrick1, Stefanie N Edwards2, Emily J Ferraro2, Federica Marafi oti2, Thi Nguyen2, Alia Rafhi2, On Na Lam2 and Vincent Chan2
    Background: Post-operative nausea and vomiting is a common occurrence amongst surgical patients. Anecdotal reports suggest antiemetic prescribing patterns to be an area for improvement. Aim: To report the most commonly prescribed antiemetic agents in a major tertiary teaching hospital in Australia; and to assess medication dosage and compared to the current natio ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Gallbladder Adenoumatous Polyps prevelance in Cholcystectomy in Saudi Arabia-cross sectional study

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000070

    Published On: June 04, 2019 | Pages: 047 - 012

    Author(s): Mohammad Alharbi*
    Introduction: Gallbladder polyps (GP), especially adenomatous, is quite rare. The prevalence of GP globally is variable, its importance comes from its potential to progress to gallbladder adenocarcinoma. Methods: Cross sectional study of patients who had laparoscopic cholecystectomy, March 2009-sept 2017 in a community hospital in sulayel area in Saudi Arabia, to eva ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Large Prostatic Calculus in an Alkaptonuria patient – Caught unaware

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000069

    Published On: May 17, 2019 | Pages: 045 - 046

    Author(s): Sivasankaran Nachimuthu*, Kallappan Senthil and Manickam Ramalingam
    Alkaptonuria, a metabolic disorder with urological manifestation goes unnoticed till we are aware of it. Here we present an alkaptonuric patient with difficult catheterisation was diagnosed with a large prostatic calculus and his management. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Rare primary sternal tumours – Reports of two cases

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000068

    Published On: May 13, 2019 | Pages: 043 - 044

    Author(s): Sunil Kumar Rout*, Chandrabhanu Parija and Devidutta Mohanty
    Primary tumours arising from sternum are rare. We came across two patients with primary tumours arising from sternum, one malignant (Ewings sarcoma) and the other benign in nature (giant cell tumour) which are very uncommon. After wide local excision the reconstruction was done by using autologous free rib graft in one and titanium mesh in other. In both the cases the ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Body types following obesity surgery and skin re-contouring: A secondary level of analysis

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000067

    Published On: April 05, 2019 | Pages: 036 - 042

    Author(s): Jo Gilmartin* Joan Maclean and Jill Edwards
    Purpose: To identify body types and normative transformation after obesity surgery and body re-contouring. Methods: A qualitative secondary analysis was conducted involving 20 transcripts, extracted from one primary dataset containing interview data. A model of empirically grounded type construction was employed and adapted to analyse data. Results: Four emerging b ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Vacuum-assisted foetal delivery device to remove a rectal foreign body – A novel application of the Ventouse method

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000066

    Published On: March 23, 2019 | Pages: 034 - 035

    Author(s): Basilie Teoh*, Raaj Chandra, Jacob McCormick and Ran Li
    Rectal foreign bodies (RFBs) are an unusual emergency presentation readily confirmed via clinical examination and imaging, which must be quickly removed due to the risk of rectal wall tissue damage leading to perforation and subsequent peritonitis. Several non-operative methods are described in the literature to retrieve RFBs, however removal can be especially difficu ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Pathological lumbar hernia following recurrent retroperitoneal abscess

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000065

    Published On: March 23, 2019 | Pages: 032 - 033

    Author(s): Tiffany J Cherry*, Ran Li and Rezvaneh Shakerian
    Lumbar hernias are a rare clinical presentation and are usually congenital, traumatic or spontaneous. We describe an unusual case of a pathological lumbar hernia due to recurrent retroperitoneal abscesses, likely precipitated by chronic tip appendicitis. A literature search of PubMed with the search terms “lumbar OR flank AND hernia” and “abscess” found only one simil ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Gallbladder volvulus mimicking a cardiac event – an unusual presentation

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000064

    Published On: March 21, 2019 | Pages: 029 - 031

    Author(s): Basilie Teoh*, Nicole Campbell, Paul Flanagan and Ian Campbell
    Gallbladder volvulus (GV) is a rare surgical emergency in which the gallbladder twists on its pedicle and becomes gangrenous. It most commonly presents with symptoms similar to acute cholecystitis. Investigations are seldom diagnostic, with both pathology tests and imaging often unremarkable, and as such it is often diagnosed intraoperatively. Given the potential cons ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Could neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio be a new mortality predictor value in severe burns?

    DOI Logo 10.17352/jssr.000063

    Published On: March 01, 2019 | Pages: 026 - 028

    Author(s): Ali Ciftci*, Osman Esen, M Burc Yazicioglu, M Celalettin Haksal, Cagri Tiryaki, Abdullah Gunes, Osman Civil, Mehmet Ozyildiz and Hayrunisa Esen
    Background: The aim of our study was to demonstrate if there is any relation between the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and mortality in severe burns. Methods: The records of 366 patients who were admitted to Intensive Care Unit of Burn Center of Derince Training and Research Hospital between January 2012 and December 2015 were evaluated retrospectively. The ca ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Comparision Effectiveness of Two Different Implant Surface Decontamination Methods by Surgical Treatment of Periimplantitis: A Clinical Trial

    DOI Logo 10.17352/jssr.000062

    Published On: February 26, 2019 | Pages: 019 - 025

    Author(s): Elif Oncu* and Bilge Can
    Objectives: The formation of bacterial biofilm on implant surfaces is the primary etiologic reason for peri-implantitis. The aim of this study is to present a new formulation including erythritol powder, which is widely used in air-polishing devices, and ultrasonic scaler with polyetheretherketone-coated tips, and to compare treatment effectiveness of them by comparis ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Topical Vancomycin in Cardiac surgery to reduce Sternal wound Infections: A Randomized Controlled trial at a Tertiary Cardiac Care facility

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000061

    Published On: February 05, 2019 | Pages: 015 - 018

    Author(s): Farrah Pervaiz*, Imtiaz Ahmed Chaudhry, Rehana Javaid, Hafsa Khalil, Javeria Kamran, Fatima Khattak, Rahmeen Pervaiz Khan and Afsheen Iqbal
    Objective: To determine the effectiveness of topical vancomycin in reducing the incidence of sternal wound infections (SWI) in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Study design: Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT). Material and methods: This double blinded randomized clinical trial was carried out on 276 patients scheduled for elective CABG ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Abdominal stab wound in A Pregnant woman resulting in Evisceration, Uterine Perforation and Fetal Chest Injury: A Case Report and Literature Review

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000060

    Published On: January 31, 2019 | Pages: 010 - 014

    Author(s): Ousmana Oumarou, Tchuenkam W Landry*, Njweipi C Joe, Festus T Wirwah, Bisay S Ulrich and Engbang N Jean-Paul
    Introduction: trauma is common in pregnancy; it affects one in twelve pregnancies. Abdomen represents the third anatomical region of the body most affected after the limbs and head. As pregnancy evolves, uterus increases in size and goes beyond the pelvic cavity; exposing the uterus to trauma and penetrating injuries in particular. Penetrating abdominal trauma in preg ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Impact of HCV antiviral therapy on the Liver Transplantation Waiting-List assessed by mathematical models

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2968.000058

    Published On: January 03, 2019 | Pages: 001 - 004

    Author(s): Eleazar Chaib*, Joao Luis Erbs Pessoa, Marizete Medeiros and Eduardo Massad
    In this paper we analyze, through a mathematical model, the potential impact of HCV antiviral therapy on the liver transplantation waiting list (LTWL) in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. In previous papers, we projected the size of the waiting list by taking into account the incidence of new patients per year, the number of transplantations carried out in that year, a ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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