Journal of Surgery

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017

  • Short Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Repair of Uncomplicated Groin Hernia Using Polyester Anatomical Mesh Without Fixation

    Hamdy Sedky Abdalla, Sherief Abd-Alfattah Saber, Ahmad Waheed Al-Zayady, Mohammad Hamdy Abo-Ryia, Sherif Abd-Alaziem Mustafa, Gamal Ibrahim Moussa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 86-92
    Received: Sep. 25, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2017
    Published: Nov. 06, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair of groin hernia can be performed with or without mesh fixation. Fixation can result in postoperative pain or paresthesia due to nerve entrapment. Compared to polypropylene mesh, polyester anatomical mesh (Parietex®, Covidien, Mansfield, MA, USA) has a special configuration to fit the posterior ing... Show More
  • Selective Non Operative Management of Blunt Liver Trauma: Is It Still a Challenge?

    Mohammed Abdallah Hablus, Amir Fawzy Abdelhamid, Mahmoud Mostafa Alsherief, Osama Hasan Abd-Raboh

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 93-96
    Received: Sep. 18, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 08, 2017
    Published: Nov. 10, 2017
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    Abstract: The non-therapeutic laparotomy in managing cases with blunt liver injuries is not without risks, so selective non-operative treatment in stable patients was tried in many centers and has become the standard of care of these patients The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and safety of selective non-operative management of blunt liver i... Show More
  • Short Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Repair of Uncomplicated Groin Hernia Using Polyester Anatomical Mesh Without Fixation

    Hamdy Sedky Abdalla, Sherief Abd-Alfattah Saber, Ahmad Waheed Al-Zayady, Mohammad Hamdy Abo-Ryia, Sherif Abd-Alaziem Mustafa, Gamal Ibrahim Moussa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 97-104
    Received: Sep. 17, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2017
    Published: Nov. 12, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair of groin hernia can be performed with or without mesh fixation. Fixation can result in postoperative pain or paresthesia due to nerve entrapment. Compared to polypropylene mesh, polyester anatomical mesh (Parietex®, Covidien, Mansfield, MA, USA) has a special configuration to fit the posterior inguina... Show More
  • Post-Splenectomy Portal Venous Thrombosis in Cirrhotic Patients: An Observational Clinical Trial

    Hamdy Sedky Abd Allah, Mohamad Hamdy Abo-Ryia, Sherif Abd-Al Fattah Saber

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 105-110
    Received: Sep. 22, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2017
    Published: Nov. 12, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Post-splenectomy portal venous thrombosis (PS-PVT) carries multiple threats to patients’ lives. Different variables were identified as risk factors for PS-PVT in cirrhotic patients. The aim of this study was to prospectively assess the incidence, risk factors, clinical presentation and treatment outcomes of PS-PVT in cirrhotic patients.... Show More
  • Laparoscopic Subtotal Cholecystectomy for Difficult Acute Calculous Cholecystitis

    Hamdy Sedky Abdallah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 111-117
    Received: Sep. 29, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 10, 2017
    Published: Nov. 12, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: When the critical view of safety (CVS) can't be obtained during dissection of Calot’s triangle in difficult gallbladder, conversion to open surgery or other “damage control” alternatives as cholecystostomy and subtotal cholecystectomy are recommended to prevent bile duct injury. Materials and methods: The medical records of all patients... Show More
  • Non Operative Management of Isolated Blunt Liver Trauma: A Task of High Skilled Surgeons

    Abdallah Mohamed Taha, Ahmed Mohamed Abdallah, Mostafa Mohamoud Sayed, Salah Ibrahim Mohamed, Mostafa Hamad

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 118-123
    Received: Sep. 30, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 16, 2017
    Published: Dec. 08, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Liver is the most injured organ in abdominal trauma. The management of blunt liver trauma has markedly changed in the last three decades with a significant improvement in outcomes, due to improvements in diagnostic and therapeutic aids. This study details incidence, grades, causes, types and management of blunt isolated liver trauma in ... Show More
  • Total Thyroidectomy Without Prophylactic Central Cervical Lymph Node Dissection: Is It Oncologically Safe in Patients with Early-Stage Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Tamer Abd-Elhafez El-Bakary, Mohamed Aly Mlees

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 124-129
    Received: Nov. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2017
    Published: Dec. 11, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: The necessity and the benefits of prophylactic central cervical lymph node dissection (PCLND) in clinically node negative patients with early-stage papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) remain controversial. Objective: to evaluate the safety of total thyroidectomy without PCLND in clinically node-negative early-stage PTC. Patients & Methods... Show More
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty in a Developing Country: Epidemiological, Clinical and Etiological Aspects and Indications

    Bio Tamou Sambo, Salako Alexandre Allode, Gnon Yari Jamilath Ouorou, Djifid Morel Seto, Montcho Adrien Hodonou, Haoudou Romeo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017
    Pages: 130-133
    Received: Oct. 29, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 04, 2017
    Published: Dec. 22, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Total hip arthroplasty is a prosthetic joint replacement procedure. Its indications remain dominated by hip osteoarthritis. Objective: to describe the epidemiological, clinical and etiological aspects of total hip arthroplasty and its indications in a developing country. Patients and Methods: The work was a descriptive study with retros... Show More