Journal of Surgery

Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015

  • Developing a Scoring System to Determine Necessity and Timing of Surgical Intervention in the Treatment of Cellulitis

    Narayana Subramaniam, Bharati V. Hiremath, Balakrishna M. Naik

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 8-11
    Received: 18 February 2015
    Accepted: 7 March 2015
    Published: 13 March 2015
    Abstract: Aim: To develop a clinico-pathological scoring system to determine necessity and timing of surgical intervention in cellulitis. Introduction: Cellulitis is a major cause of morbidity, however standard plan of care and treatment guidelines are far from standardized. Our study was done to determine the clinical and pathological markers indicating the... Show More
  • The Systematic Use of Fibrin-Based Biological Adhesive to Prevent Leakage Due to Healing Defects in Rectal Anastomosis Significantly Reduces Costs

    Jesús Lago Oliver, Salvador Argudo Garijo, Mauricio Burneo Estéves, Marta Cuadrado Ayuso, Fernando Turégano Fuentes, Araceli Casado Gómez

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 12-17
    Received: 30 March 2015
    Accepted: 14 April 2015
    Published: 30 April 2015
    Abstract: Objective: To analyse hospital costs in the pre-, and intra- and post-operative periods associated with patients undergoing rectal resection with anastomosis, comparing the costs per patient with and without the use of fibrin-based biological adhesive(Tissucol Duo®). Methods: The cost analysis was designed with a subsample of 37 patients who underw... Show More