Journal of Surgery

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018

  • Unroofing of Left Coronary Artery in a Patient with Aortic Valve Replacement

    Syed Shahabuddin, Osama Ahmed Sami, Jamal Kabeer Khanv, Shahid Ahmed Sami

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 58-60
    Received: 11 January 2018
    Accepted: 7 February 2018
    Published: 7 May 2018
    Abstract: During aortic valve replacement, coronary artery obstruction is a rare but fatal complication. It may require revision of the surgical procedure including re-implantation of the valve or additional coronary revascularization. It is more common in the presence of abnormality of coronary artery like malposition or abnormal course. We report a case of... Show More
  • Long-Term Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Health-Related Quality of Life: A Systematic Review

    Roberta Sônia Rodrigues Álvares, Maria de Fátima Haueisen Sander Diniz, Ana Luisa Bagno de Almeida, Matheus Nagib Lemos Paulo, Alline Maria Rezende Beleigoli

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 61-67
    Received: 12 March 2018
    Accepted: 8 April 2018
    Published: 9 May 2018
    Abstract: Introduction: Obese patients who seek bariatric surgery (BS) have great impairment in health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Along with weight loss, BS leads to improvement in HRQoL in the short-term. However, physical, psychological and social issues that ensue after BS might impact on HRQoL in the long-term. The aim was to systematically review ... Show More
  • Compression Therapy in the Management of Cellulitis: A Comparative Study

    Kipsang Joseph, Nangole Wanjala, Khainga Stanley

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 68-72
    Received: 31 March 2018
    Accepted: 17 April 2018
    Published: 10 May 2018
    Abstract: Cellulitis is a common condition causing significant morbidity. Conventional treatment has been mainly by the use of antibiotics, limb elevation and analgesics. There is no consensus on the role of compression therapy in the management of cellulitis. This study was a comparative study of patients who presented with cellulitis at Kenyatta National H... Show More
  • Helmet Wearing and Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Motorcyclists in Cotonou

    Iréti Fiacre Tidjani, Sègla Pascal Chigblo, Valentin Houannou, Thierry Alihonou, Eric Lawson, Penance Agbélélé, Soumaïla Madougou, Aristote Hans-Moevi Akué

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 73-77
    Received: 28 April 2018
    Accepted: 16 May 2018
    Published: 8 June 2018
    Abstract: Background: traumatic brain injury is a real health problem, especially in low-income countries. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of helmet wearing on primary injuries in motorcycle trauma. Methods: this was a cross-sectional study from 1st January to 31st December 2013. It covered all motorcycle users, admitted in emergency at Cotono... Show More
  • Carbon Dioxide Assisted Subcision in the Treatment of Adherent Localized Scars

    Georgia Lee SK

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 78-81
    Received: 19 April 2018
    Accepted: 21 May 2018
    Published: 12 June 2018
    Abstract: Modified subcision assisted with Carbon Dioxide insufflation is described in 2 patients; one with post acne scar and another with adhesion following liposuction. Both subjects have satisfactory results after 3 fortnightly sessions. The Carbon Dioxide flow controlled by the flow rate and procedurist’s maneuvering adjusted to the size and positon of ... Show More