Journal of Surgery

Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2017

  • Anterior Segmental Decompression and Interbody Fusion for Multi-segmental Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy in the Elderly

    Guowei Zhang, Zhengbin Cai, Qiuling Liu, Zhisheng Ji, Yuhao Yang, Hongsheng Lin

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 58-61
    Received: 25 May 2017
    Accepted: 5 June 2017
    Published: 21 July 2017
    Abstract: To explore the clinical effect of anterior segmental decompression and interbody fusion in treatment of elderly patients with complex cervical spondylotic myelopathy of three segments or more, 50 patients, with titanium plate internal fixation bone fusion underwent anterior cervical decompression and multi segmental cervical spondylosis, were colle... Show More
  • Associated Risks of Obesity and/or Metabolic Syndrome with Intra-operative or Post-Operative Occurrences in Patients with Open Ventral Hernia Repair

    Maytham Hameed Al-Qanbar

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 62-67
    Received: 15 June 2017
    Accepted: 3 July 2017
    Published: 3 August 2017
    Abstract: Metabolic syndrome and obesity are increasing in incidence worldwide and they carry with them a lot of health issues that might directly affect individuals or might be associated with higher risk of surgical complications represented in this study by open ventral hernia repair. A cohort study of 132 patients admitted electively for open ventral her... Show More
  • Compound Elevated Skull Fracture: A Report of Two Cases and Literature Review

    Sale Danjuma, Kache Stephen Akau, Obadaki Abubakar Michael, Johnson Ameh, Aghadi Ifeanyi Kene

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 68-71
    Received: 23 May 2017
    Accepted: 12 June 2017
    Published: 23 August 2017
    Abstract: Elevated skull fracture unlike depressed skull fracture is rare with few cases reported in the literature. Some cases have been reported from the South-western part of Nigeria. The aim of this report is to present an unusual aetiology for compound elevated skull fracture and to highlight the need for proper imaging and careful examination under ana... Show More