Journal of Surgery

Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019

  • Evaluation of a Monofile, Ultra-Long Absorbable Suture with High Elasticity for Abdominal Wall Closure Under Daily Clinical Routine MULTIMAC a Prospective Observational Study

    Petra Baumann, Florin Savulescu, Alexander Ferko, Cestmir Neoral, Moritz Nicolas Wente

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Oct. 29, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 20, 2019
    Published: Feb. 19, 2019
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    Abstract: Recent meta-analyses have shown that the application of a monofile, late-absorbable suture using a continuous suture technique with a suture-to-wound length ratio of at least 4:1 is the method of choice for the closure of midline laparotomies. Monomax, a new ultra-long term absorbable, high elastic monofilament suture, was approved in 2009 and its ... Show More
  • Jejunal Diverticulosis Is a Rather Difficult Diagnosis: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

    Georgios Delimpaltadakis, Kalliopi Strataki, Konstantinos Spiridakis, Theodoros Papadakis, Eleni Kaloeidi, Eleni Tsagkataki

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 8-13
    Received: Jan. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 01, 2019
    Published: Mar. 21, 2019
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    Abstract: Jejunal diverticulosis is most commonly an incidental intraoperative finding, while rarely can be a clinical diagnosis as demonstrated in our case and on published articles in the literature. Besides the rarity of the disease, a second factor that incommodes the preoperative diagnosis is the vague symptomatology. The case of a 72-year-old male pati... Show More
  • Treatment of Bowen’s Disease with Ingenol Mebutate: A Retrospective Study

    Montserrat Salleras, Mònica Quintana, Jorge Arandes, Ignasi Figueras

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: Jan. 25, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 15, 2019
    Published: Apr. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: Management of BD is widely variable and there is little evidence for the most appropriate treatment. Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of ingenol mebutate (IM) gel in the treatment of patients with Bowen’s disease (BD). We performed a retrospective analysis of 24 cases of biopsy-confirmed BD treated with IM. Data retrieved from the patients... Show More
  • Incidence of Pedestrian Traffic Injury in Sao Paulo Brazil

    Washington Gomes de Araujo, Rodrigo Tadashi Martines, Tamiris Pontel de Oliveira, Priscila Souza Schinzari, Jane de Eston Armond

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 19-23
    Received: Feb. 17, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 26, 2019
    Published: Apr. 18, 2019
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    Abstract: Pedestrian traffic injuries represent an important cause of mortality, and although the occurrence rates are lower than collisions between vehicles, the lethality is much higher due to the vulnerability of the pedestrians. This study characterized the victims of traffic accidents as to gender, age group, period of occurrence, association with alcoh... Show More
  • Floating Thumb with Simultaneous Carpometacarpal and Metacarpo-phalangeal Dislocation: A Case Report

    Xiang Li, Frankie Leung, Christian Fang, Tak Man Wong

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 24-27
    Received: Feb. 17, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 02, 2019
    Published: Apr. 22, 2019
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    Abstract: Double dislocation of carpometacarpal and metacarpo-phalangeal joints of thumb is also called ‘floating thumb metacarpal’. This rare injury usually presents with combined joints dislocation and collateral ligaments rupture, which may be predisposing to joint instability after closed reduction. We report a case of traumatic and chronic dislocation o... Show More
  • Retroperitoneal Mass-Lesion with Calcificaction; Cystic Lymphangioma; Case Report

    Arash Moradi, Abbas Hajian, Abdoulhosein Davoodabadi, Hosein Sadeghi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 28-30
    Received: Feb. 26, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 02, 2019
    Published: Apr. 22, 2019
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    Abstract: Lymphangioma in retroperitoneum is a rare mass-like lesion which presented histopatholigically with single or multi-cystic type and/or cavernous type; and clinically is often asymptomatic. Imaging studies was not enough to conclude exact diagnosis due to wide distribution of differential diagnosis resulted from different organ origination of tumor ... Show More