Research Article

Perineal Fistula with High Dilated Colon: One of a Special Type of Anorectal Malformations

Background: The perineal fistula with high dilated colon is a rare anomalous in the spectrum of anorectal malformations.

Published on 09 Oct, 2020


Review Article

Practical Management of Skin Lesions during COVID-19 Pandemic – IAWC International Academy of Wound Care

Chronic wounds are an important burden for all the healthcare systems in the world.

Published on 05 Oct, 2020


Research Article

Frequency of Saphenous Vein Graft Harvest Site Wound Infection in Patients with Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Background:: There is scarcity of data regarding great saphenous vein harvest site infection incidence after coronary artery bypass grafting in our geographic location, therefore we aimed to determine the exact burden of the disease so that appropriate strategies could be made if it comes out to be major public health problem.

Published on 30 Sep, 2020


Research Article

Recurrence Rate and Short-Term Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Using Pocket Creation Method vs. Laparoscopic Surgery in Management of Colonic Lateral Spreading Tumor from Surgeons' Prospective

Background: We aimed to compare the clinical outcomes of ESD using PCM versus laparoscopic surgery in management of colonic LST.

Published on 24 Sep, 2020


Case Report

Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Concomitant Coronary Artery Dissection and Intracranial Hemorrhage in a Trauma Patient

Introduction: Coronary Artery Dissection (CAD) is an uncommon complication of BCI with less than 20 cases reported in literature.

Published on 15 Sep, 2020


Research Article

Acute Pancreatitis and Its Impact in COVID-19 Pandemic - A Prospective Study

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the novel SARS-COV-2 typically presents with pulmonary symptoms and complications.

Published on 15 Sep, 2020


Editorial

Challenges in Dental Diagnoses during the Pandemics of COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019, also called COVID-19, is the latest infectious disease that has been developing rapidly worldwide and the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARSCoV-2) coronavirus 2 has strongly impacted world health systems.

Published on 02 Sep, 2020


Research Article

Awareness of Medical Leadership and Management: A Qualitative Study of Final Year Students at Two Medical Schools

Objective: The aim of this study is to explore current medical student awareness and perceptions of medical leadership.

Published on 01 Sep, 2020


Research Article

Infanta Elena University Hospital General and Gastrointestinal Surgery Performed in “COVID-Free” Hospitals during the Sars-Cov-2 Pandemic

During the worldwide pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the magnitude of which has exceeded the capacity of our hospitals, we have had to adapt our facilities to provide comprehensive care for patients with COVID-19.

Published on 25 Aug, 2020


Case Report

Mesenteric Cystic Lymphangioma in an 11-Month Infant: A Case Report

A mesenteric cyst is a cystic lesion located in the mesentery.

Published on 18 Aug, 2020



Mini Review

Access to Gastrointestinal Tract for Enteral Feeding of the Children

Tube enteral feeding is the method of choice when an oral diet is insufficient or impossible for more than seven days.

Published on 08 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Muscle Relaxation and Endotracheal Intubation: Textbook or Evidence Based? (Relaxed Study)

Anesthetists empirically perform Endotracheal Intubation (ETI) when the laryngeal muscles are supposed to be fully paralyzed, however, patients’ sensitivity to Neuromuscular Blockade Drugs (NBDs) is variable, adequate muscle relaxation does not always ensue after a routine induction dose.

Published on 08 Aug, 2020


Short Communication

Obesity, Bariatric Surgery and COVID-19: The Internist-Nutritionist's Point of View

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is believed to be transmitted by respiratory droplets from person to person [1].

Published on 04 Aug, 2020


Research Article

Endocrine Surgery Training in the United Kingdom: A Survey of Higher Surgical Trainees

Aim: To analyze the current perceptions of higher surgical trainees in the United Kingdom regarding individual exposure and experience in endocrine surgery.

Published on 30 Jul, 2020


Case Study

Cardiac Lymphoma: Case Report

We report the cases of forty five old year female who was admitted to the Emergency Department with a clinical picture of tamponnade and heart failure.

Published on 17 Jul, 2020


Research Article

Chiari Malformation-I at Tertiary Center

Introduction: Chiari malformations are one of the most controversial topics in neurosurgery today.

Published on 17 Jul, 2020


Editorial

Evidence and COVID-19: Can Wisdom Be Found in Crowds?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic challenges all of us.

Published on 17 Jul, 2020


Case Report

Gastric Volvulus: A Challenge to Diagnosis and Management

Introduction: Gastric Volvulus (GV) is a rare disease. The exact incidence of GV is unknown and patients with a chronic presentation may never be diagnosed.

Published on 07 Jul, 2020


Short Communication

Introducing the COVID-19 Surgical Huddle and Checklist: The Novel Dangers We Face Require Novel Adaptations to Our Current Safety Mechanisms

Safe surgical practice is vulnerable to errors in the evolving pandemic of COVID-19.

Published on 03 Jul, 2020


Research Article

Drinking Detergents: A Study of Accidental Ingestion of Common Household Liquids

Many readily available household liquids are known to cause significant damage to the upper aerodigestive tract with significant associated morbidity and mortality.

Published on 29 Jun, 2020


Research Article

The Relationship between Patient Mortality Post Emergency Laparotomy and Admitting Specialty

Objectives: Emergency laparotomy remains one of the most common general surgical procedures in the UK.

Published on 26 Jun, 2020


Review Article

The Role of Src-Phosphorylation at the α1-Na/K-ATPase at Caveola in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of NASH Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Overview of Published Literature

The incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) and its related mortality is increasing, becoming the 2nd and fastest-growing cause of cancer related mortality worldwide.

Published on 26 Jun, 2020


Case Report

A Rare Case of Metastatic Low-Grade Fibromyxoid Sarcoma of the Lung

Evans tumor, also known as Low-Grade Fibromyxoid Sarcoma (LGFMS) is rare form of sarcoma, occurring in the deep soft tissues of mostly young adult males.

Published on 10 Jun, 2020


Case Report

Palatal Mucormycosis in an Immunocompetent Infant

Mucormycosis in an immunocompetent patient is a rarity.

Published on 10 Jun, 2020


Short Communication

Innovative Application of Cost-Effective Neck Mobile Holder in Plastic Surgery

One of the applications of telemedicine is the audio-video recording and content sharing.

Published on 09 Jun, 2020


Case Report

A Singular Case of Anterograde Intussusception, Internal Hernia and Volvulus of the Blind Limb after Conversion Surgery to SAJI for Failed L-RYGB

Single Anastomosis Jejuno Ileal Bypass (SAJI) is an option in conversion bariatric surgery for patients with Deficient Weight Loss (DWL) or Weight Regain (WR) after Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (L-RYGB).

Published on 02 Jun, 2020


Short Communication

Prevention of Late Dislocation of the IOL in the Lens Capsule as a Stage of Anti-Glaucoma Surgery

Patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome after cataract phacoemulsification are at risk of delayed dislocation of the IOL (Intraocular Lens) into the vitreous, which requires the development of preventive measures.

Published on 02 Jun, 2020


Research Article

Using a Custom Made Titanium Sheet to Reconstruct a Collapsed Nasal Valve

Aim: The aim of the study is to introduce a new technique to correct the nasal valve dysfunction using a custom made titanium sheet.

Published on 28 May, 2020


Research Article

Impact of Open Abdominal Wound on Quality of Life in Trauma Patients

Background: Damage control surgery using Open Abdomen (OA) for intraabdominal injuries has come a long way from its initial use during wartimes in 1940 as reported by Ogilvie.

Published on 26 May, 2020


Letter to the Editor

Opie Syndrome

In the international medical literature, we did not identify the name of the acute blockade syndrome of the terminal part of the common bile duct, complicated by destructive pancreatitis.

Published on 15 May, 2020


Short Communication

Complications of Cosmetic Problem Secondary to Eyebrow Transplant in Asian Males

Eyebrows are an imperative cosmetic facial quality.

Published on 13 May, 2020


Review Article

Enhanced Recovery Program Implementation and Hospital Cost in Colorectal, Pancreatic and Liver Surgery

Enhanced Recoveries after Surgery (ERAS) programs are an evidence-based multimodal and multidisciplinary approach to perioperative care for surgical patients

Published on 13 May, 2020


Case Report

Cerebral Hyperperfusion Syndrome after Surgical Elimination of an Iatrogenic Carotid Jugular Fistula Lasting 3 Weeks Case Report

Background: Carotid jugular fistula is not a common complication of Hemodialysis access that often requires surgical repair.

Published on 13 May, 2020


Research Article

Evidence of the Impact of Stapler Choice on Clinical and Economic Outcomes in Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgeries (VATS): A Perspective from Thoracic Surgeons in China

Background: VATS lobectomies have been shown to offer benefits over open thoracotomies in terms of clinical and economic outcomes for patients and hospitals.

Published on 14 Apr, 2020


Research Article

Image-Guided Percutaneous Drainage of Intra Abdominal Fluid Collections and Abscesses: A Hospital Based Prospective Study

Aim: To study demographic and clinical profile of patients presenting with intra-abdominal collections/abscesses and feasibility of image-guided percutaneous drainage as temporarizing measure or definitive treatment.

Published on 13 Apr, 2020


Case Report

Unusual Presentation of a Ganglionic Cyst in the Posterior Shoulder: A Case Report

Shoulder pain is among the top reasons for visiting an orthopedic surgeon in the United States.

Published on 11 Apr, 2020


Research Article

Microwave Ablation of Benign Breast Lesions: An Initial Study

Background: To evaluate the safety and efficiency of Microwave Ablation (MWA) in the treatment of benign breast tumors and cysts.

Published on 11 Apr, 2020


Research Article

Distribution of Available Sites for Internal Fixation of Zygomatic Complex Fractures and Its Effect on Treatment Outcome

Objective: To identify fractures sites from clinical and radiological assessment, verify fractures sites on surgical exploration, qualify fractures sites in terms of their amenability to sound internal fixation and to prepare frequency table of sites amenable for sound internal fixation and sites actually fixed out of total number of sites.

Published on 08 Apr, 2020


Research Article

VEGF, VEGFR2 and VEGFR3 Protein Expressions in GIST Tissues

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) is the most common mesenchymal tumors originating in gastrointestinal tract.

Published on 01 Apr, 2020


Surgical Technique

Focus on Laparoscopic Feeding Jejunostomy Operative Technique

The feeding jejunostomy placement is a surgical operation in which the patient is nourished through a feeding tube placed in the jejunum.

Published on 31 Mar, 2020


Case Report

A Rare Case Report of Multiple and Large Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors in a 50 Year Old Lady

Small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors are the most common type of neuroendocrine tumors and small bowel neoplasms.

Published on 31 Mar, 2020


Short Communication

Some Suggestions on the Treatment of Covid-19 Pneumonia

Dear friends, as Chinese doctor, I have some suggestions to your anti-epidemic situation on the Covid-19.

Published on 28 Mar, 2020


Research Article

Incidence and Prognosis of Duodenal Stump Leakage in Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer According to Treating Duodenal Stump

Background: Duodenal Stump Leakage (DSL) can be a feared and life-threatening complication after gastrectomy.

Published on 28 Mar, 2020


Case Report

Cholesterolosis of Gallbladder; an Unusual Cause of Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis

Cholesterolosis of the gallbladder consists in an accumulation of cholesterol esters and triglycerides in the macrophages at gallbladder wall level and may be either diffuse or polypoid in form.

Published on 25 Mar, 2020


Research Article

Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT) For Fistula-in-Ano: Feasibility and Our Experience

Background: A sphincter saving technique known as Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT) has become popular for treatment of fistula-in-ano.

Published on 25 Mar, 2020


Surgical Technique

A Simple and Quick Tendon Transfer Technique to Restore Thumb Function

Extensor Pollicis Longus (EPL), the long extensor tendon for the thumb, is one of the commonest tendons to rupture and require treatment.

Published on 20 Mar, 2020


Research Article

Urgent Peripheral ECLS as a Rescue in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock

Background: Despite vast development in the diagnosis and management of shock, cardiogenic shock, a condition with inadequate blood circulation due to primary heart failure, remains a clinical challenge with high mortality.

Published on 16 Mar, 2020


Literature Review

Nobel Laureate Surgeons

This is a brief account of the notable contributions and some foibles of surgeons who have won the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine since it was first awarded in 1901.

Published on 12 Mar, 2020



Research Article

Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection in Rectal Cancers. Does it have a Place in Era of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation?

Globally Cancer of colorectal origin is the 4th most common.

Published on 09 Mar, 2020


Research Article

Analysis of Predictive Factors for Morbidity after Hepatectomy in Elderly Patients

Background: It is controversial whether hepatectomy is safe for the elderly, particularly the extreme elderly (older than 80 years).

Published on 26 Feb, 2020


Case Report

Giant Accessory Spleen and Rotating Ectopic Kidney: A Rare Association

The accessory spleen is a congenital disability characterized by a separated ectopic splenic parenchyma.

Published on 25 Feb, 2020


Surgical Technique

Laparoscopic Assisted Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Promising Surgical Technique for Complex Stone Cases

The surgical management of urinary stone disease varies from open surgery to various minimal invasive treatment options.

Published on 24 Feb, 2020


Short Communication

Minimizing Door to Treatment Time: Creating a “Go Bag” for External Ventricular Drain Placement

Introduction: An External Ventricular Drain (EVD) is used to divert Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) away from the ventricles when there is obstruction of normal flow.

Published on 20 Feb, 2020


Research Article

Atrial Fibrillation, Immediate Surgical Results to Totally Non-Invasive Cyberheart a New Option

Introduction: In the USA atrial fibrillation is the second cause of heart disease after arterial hypertension, affecting 4 million Americans every year for many patients the heart rate control is inadequate to improve their quality of life or reduce the symptoms of heart failure, the failure in the control of the heart rate generates multiple hospitalizations and many times a great state of anxiety and depression, having a reported recurrence up to 80% in the year in this work we will present the experience of the Benetti Foundation in the surgery of atrial fibrillation and the initial experience with the CyberHeart system between 2000 and 2019, 29 patients underwent treatment for atrial fibrillation with different procedures.

Published on 20 Feb, 2020


Clinical Image

An Unusual Course of Necrotizing Pneumonia Leading to Pneumonectomy in a Child

A 13-year-old boy with a history of complicated pneumonia at the age of 20 months (Figure 1A) managed with antibiotics and chest drainage presented with hemoptysis.

Published on 14 Feb, 2020



Research Article

Bone Quality and Fracture Healing among Inhabitants of Marshes in the South of Iraq

Background: Ethnic differences in bone mass and bone fracture healing power have been reported.

Published on 13 Feb, 2020


Research Article

Solitary Meningeal Metastasis Simulating a Meningioma: About 3 Cases and Review of Literature

Meningeal metastases are rare entities in clinical practice, they are frequently observed in known cancer patients, cause of the improvement of life expectancy and diagnostic means; they represent about 8% of metastases of the Central Nervous System (CNS).

Published on 11 Feb, 2020


Case Report

Symptomatic Ectopic Middle Mediastinal Thyroid Resected by Robotic Thoracic Surgery - Case Report

A case of middle mediastinal symptomatic ectopic thyroid mass in a 63 years old female, resected successfully with robotic thoracic surgery, was presented and discussed.

Published on 11 Feb, 2020


Research Article

Spinal Instability following Multilevel Decompressive Laminectomy without Fusion for Degenerative Lumbar Canal Stenosis

Purpose: This study explores segmental instability as a possible complication of decompressive laminectomy for lumbar spinal stenosis in terms of its occurrence and its impact on functional outcomes.

Published on 10 Feb, 2020


Review Article

Fast Track and Outpatient Total Hip and Knee Replacement: A Review

There is a growing trend to have total hip or knee replacement surgery as an outpatient or with short stay.

Published on 08 Feb, 2020


Research Article

Sub-Total Cholecystectomy - An Audit of Clinical Practice in a Tertiary Referral Hospital

Introduction: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) is the gold standard operative management for symptomatic gallstone disease.

Published on 27 Jan, 2020


Case Report

Retroperitoneal Dermoid Cyst in a 55 Year Old Female: A Case Report

Introduction: Mesenteric and retroperitoneal cysts are usually rare asymptomatic lesions.

Published on 27 Jan, 2020


Research Article

The ‛CAMP’ Model – A Surgeon Led Quality Improvement Project for Collaborative Action to Maximize Productivity

Background: An ever growing and long surgical waiting list is a challenge within the NHS.

Published on 25 Jan, 2020


Case Report

Greater Omental Torsion Secondary to a Right Inguinal Hernia: A Case and Literature Review

Thirty nine year old male patient presented to the emergency department with a one week history of right iliac fossa pain and constipation.

Published on 23 Jan, 2020


Research Article

Laparoscopic Subtotal Cholecystectomy is a Safe Rescue Procedure: A DGH Experience

Introduction: Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy was developed overtime to become an important rescue procedure in hostile gallbladders.

Published on 22 Jan, 2020


Case Report

Crohn's Disease Manifesting as Acute Appendicitis: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Crohn’s Disease (CD) is one of the two clinical presentations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) which involves the GI tract from the mouth to the anus, presenting a transmural pattern of inflammation.

Published on 20 Jan, 2020





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