Journal of Surgery

Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2013

  • Learning Curve of a Trainee Ophthalmologist in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery: A Self-Appraisal

    Emmanuel Olu Megbelayin, Ashok Rangarajan, Sreedhar Pindikura

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2013
    Pages: 63-69
    Received: Nov. 13, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Purpose: To appraise the learning pattern in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) of a trainee ophthalmologist. Setting: Sankara Eye Hospital, Pammal, Chennai, India. Design: Retrospective study. Methods: Case files of patients who underwent MSICS during the training were reviewed. Surgical complications, nucleus density, extent of superv... Show More
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Revealed by Post-Partum Respiratory Distress

    Alexandre Descloux, Ulrich Schneider, Thomas Kocher

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2013
    Pages: 70-72
    Received: Nov. 18, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Introduction: Diaphragmatic hernias occurring during pregnancy or during labor are very rare. This kind of injury or complication is mostly diagnosed with delay. Case report: A 30-year-old, primigravida woman presented an acute respiratory distress three weeks after childbirth by emergency caesarian section. The past history was uneventful till a c... Show More
  • Aetiology and Outcome of Combined Closed Trauma of the Abdomen According to the Date of Samarkand Hospital

    Mustafakulov I. B., Machmudov F. Ch., Norov M. Ch., Shakirov B. M.

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 5, December 2013
    Pages: 73-76
    Received: Aug. 28, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: General principles of aetiology and outcome of combined abdominal closed traumas have been resumed and unified. Between 2000 and 2010, 1.758 patients with combined abdominal traumas were admitted to Samarkand branch of RSCUMA, Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Of them 305 (17, 3%) patients with combined closed traumas of the abdominal organs were operated on.... Show More