Journal of Surgery

Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019

  • Factors Affecting Liver Regeneration in Donors' Grafts in Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) a Center Experience

    Morsi Mohamed, Wael Mansy, Osama Khalil, Yehia Attwa, Magdy Amin, Karim Boudjema

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 87-95
    Received: May 14, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 23, 2019
    Published: Jul. 02, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Liver regeneration for donors' graft in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), is an example for liver regeneration in normal liver. In this study we spotted the light on liver regeneration in donors after LDLT, focusing on factors affecting it. Aim: To study the impact of different factors on liver regeneration in donors of living ... Show More
  • Amyloidosis and Spontaneous Liver Bleeding: A Case Report and Literature Review

    Biying Huang, Ioannis Gkekas, Ernesto Sparellid

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 96-100
    Received: May 06, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2019
    Published: Jul. 11, 2019
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    Abstract: Liver rupture with severe liver bleeding in patients with amyloidosis is an unusual but generally difficult to deal with and potentially fatal complication in these patients. Even patients with known manifestations to the lever can present with acute lever bleeding. Here we present a case report of a 62-year-old male with systemic immunoglobulin li... Show More
  • Isolated Testicular Tuberculosis in a 9-Year-Old Boy: An Incidental Finding

    Hassan Shehu, Maryam Shehu, Oseni Momodu, Sunday Gargadi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 101-103
    Received: May 17, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 01, 2019
    Published: Jul. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: Isolated testicular Tuberculosis (TB) is a rare clinical condition. A 9-year old boy presented to the paediatric surgical clinic with a 3-month history of a painless mass in the right testis and 1-month history of low- grade continuous fever. The boy had normal anthropometry, no abnormal respiratory signs, there was a right hemiscrotal swelling wit... Show More
  • Experience of Surgical Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors at a Tertiary Hospital of Nepal

    Dhruba Narayan Sah, Ramesh Singh Bhandari, Paleswan Joshi Lakhey, Yogendra Prasad Singh, Pradeep Vaidya, Prasan Bir Singh Kansakar, Bikal Ghimire, Bishnu Prasad Kandel, Jayant Kumar Sah

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 104-109
    Received: Jun. 02, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 01, 2019
    Published: Jul. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare malignancies but a most common mesenchymal tumor. A multidisciplinary team approach is the optimal care of GIST patients after the remarkable outcomes with the development of molecular-targeted therapy. The objective is to determine the clinic-pathological spectrum and risk category of GIST along wit... Show More
  • Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy Preserving the Spleen and Splenic Vessels: An Operation Without Increased Morbidity

    Kazuhiro Suzumura, Kenjiro Iida, Hideaki Iwama, Yusuke Kawabata

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 110-113
    Received: Jun. 07, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 15, 2019
    Published: Aug. 05, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: The indications for laparoscopic spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy (LSPDP) and the associated morbidity in comparison to laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with splenectomy (LDPS) are ill-defined. Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the safety, feasibility and outcomes of LSPDP. Methods: Between January 2010 and May 2014, 13 p... Show More
  • Surgical Outcomes After Pancreaticoduodenectomy in Elderly Patients

    Kazuhiro Suzumura, Kenjiro Iida, Hideaki Iwama, Yusuke Kawabata

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 114-118
    Received: Jun. 07, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 15, 2019
    Published: Aug. 05, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is an aggressive surgery with considerable operative risks. Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety of PD in patients of≥75 years of age and to show the influence of advanced age on the mortality and morbidity associated with PD. Methods: Between July 2009 and December 2013, 131 patie... Show More