Journal of Surgery

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014

  • Left Superior Hepatectomy and Segment 6 Resection for Colorectal Cancer Metastasis Invading the Left Hepatic Vein: An Actual Parenchyma Preserving Technique

    Safak Ozturk, Mutlu Unver, Burcin Kibar Ozturk, Osman Bozbıyık, Varlık Erol, Eyup Kebabcı, Mustafa Olmez, Cengiz Aydın, Gökhan Akbulut

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 21-23
    Received: 25 February 2014
    Published: 20 March 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20140202.11
    Abstract: Introduction: Hepatic metastasis is the most common form of distant spread of colorectal cancer (CRC) with about 50% occurrence rate. Liver resection (LR) with R0 margins is the only curative treatment and is believed to have improved the long-term out-come of these patients. Because of a chemotherapeutic injury to the liver, preservation of as muc... Show More
  • A Rare Case of Transposition of Great Arteries with an Intact Septum and Aorto-Pulmonary Window

    Sanjeev Singh, Arti Singh, Deigheidy Ehab Mahrous

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 24-26
    Received: 20 January 2014
    Published: 30 March 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20140202.12
    Abstract: Transposition of the great arteries with an intact ventricular septum and aortopulmonary window is an extremely rare anatomic combination associated with high morbidity and mortality. We report a case of a 24days neonate with dextro-transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum and a large aortopulmonary window as a mechanism o... Show More
  • Lymph Node Harvest in Rectal Cancer Surgery Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy

    Kolitha Goonetilleke, Rob Church, Sarah Addison, Steve Odogwu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 27-31
    Received: 8 March 2014
    Accepted: 8 April 2014
    Published: 10 April 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20140202.13
    Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of the study is to investigate the effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiation, as well as clinicopathological features, on the yield of lymph nodes and survival in rectal carcinoma. Methods: We conducted a retrospective cohort study using an institutional database. 93 patients with rectal cancer treated with curative surgery from 200... Show More
  • Laparoscopic Treatment of Splenic Lymphangioma: A Rare Case in Adults

    Mutlu Ünver, Şafak Özturk, Varlık Erol, Eyüp Kebabcı, Kamil Pehlivanoğlu, Nihat Zalluhoğlu, Mustafa Ölmez

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 32-34
    Received: 20 March 2014
    Accepted: 9 April 2014
    Published: 20 April 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20140202.14
    Abstract: Primary benign tumors of the spleen are extremely rare and account for less than 0.007% of all tumors identified upon surgery and autopsy. The differential diagnosis is extensive and includes lymphoma, infarction, septic embolism, metastases (melanoma, breast, ovarian and lung cancer), and splenic cysts.Splenic lymphangiomas are usually benign tumo... Show More
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer Misdiagnosed as Mastitis

    W. M. Isichei, M. A. Misauno

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 35-37
    Received: 13 March 2014
    Accepted: 22 April 2014
    Published: 10 May 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20140202.15
    Abstract: Background: Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rapidly progressive disease associated with high mortality in developing countries. The patients are managed for mastitis’s first and IBC becomes a diagnosis of exclusion after failed response to appropriate antibiotic therapy. This study was aimed at evaluating the outcome of management of IBC in N... Show More