Journal of Surgery

Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019

  • Management of Congenital Cystic Dilation of Common Bile Duct in Dakar (Senegal)

    Toure Alpha Oumar, Seck Mamadou, Thiam Ousmane, Sylla Mohamed, Ka Ibrahima, Gueye Mohamadou Lamine, Seye Yacine, Sarr Ibrahima Sitor, Cisse Mamadou, Dieng Madieng

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 154-157
    Received: 8 August 2019
    Accepted: 27 September 2019
    Published: 10 October 2019
    Abstract: Congenital cystic dilatation of common bile duct is a rare condition in Africa and the West. Its discovery is often fortuitous. The diagnosis is based on imagery. Our goal was to report 3 cases followed by a literature review. Three patients were received, most often for pain of the right hypochondrium. There were 2 women and 1 man aged between 16 ... Show More
  • Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Bypass Grafting in a High Risk Population - A Four Year Experience with STS Database Derived Clinical Outcomes

    John Jeffrey Tyner, Kate Jensen, Alexander Conkey Tyner, Ashley Jaravata

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 158-162
    Received: 14 July 2019
    Accepted: 5 October 2019
    Published: 24 October 2019
    Abstract: The purpose of this retrospective review was to examine the morbidity and mortality associated with the routine use of skeletonized bilateral internal thoracic arteries (BITA) in coronary bypass surgery (CABG). The current rate of BITA use is reported to be 5% in the US. The literature reflects an increased incidence of wound complications, especia... Show More
  • Gastric Cancer After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Case Report and a Systematic Review

    Lancellotti Francesco, Coupaye Muriel, Dior Marie, Calabrese Daniela

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 163-167
    Received: 29 September 2019
    Accepted: 30 October 2019
    Published: 6 November 2019
    Abstract: Background: Gastric carcinoma in the bypassed stomach after Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is rare, a few cases have been reported since 1991. The symptomatology associated is non-specific and the monitoring of a bypassed stomach is difficult. Case presentation: We present a case of a 57-year-old woman with an early cancer in the bypassed stomach ... Show More
  • Effect of Intra-Articular Injection of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder Pain in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Retrospective Study

    Akihiro Fukui, Takashi Yoshii, Hideki Yamada

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 168-179
    Received: 5 October 2019
    Accepted: 5 November 2019
    Published: 8 November 2019
    Abstract: Background: Many rheumatoid arthritis patients with joint pain refuse the indicated synovectomy, joint arthroplasty, or similar surgical procedures, opting instead to receive intra-articular injections of corticosteroid. Methodology: We evaluated the clinical benefit and safety of intra-articular injections of triamcinolone acetonide in 153 (132 fe... Show More
  • Significance of Blood Glucose Control in Severe Nursing Care of ICU

    Huang Huifang, Lu Wanxian, Shan Miaohang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 180-183
    Received: 21 September 2019
    Accepted: 28 October 2019
    Published: 9 November 2019
    Abstract: To investigate the effect of intensive blood glucose control in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nursing and analyze its clinical significance. From August 2018 to August 2019, 94 severe patients treated with ICU in our hospital were divided into two groups according to the random digital table method. 47 cases in the control group received routine nursin... Show More
  • A Prospective Study: Is Routine Pre-operative Urinalysis Mandatory in Ambulatory Operations in Children

    Roland Iheanyichuwu Osuoji, Titilola Awodesu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 184-187
    Received: 23 October 2019
    Accepted: 14 November 2019
    Published: 25 November 2019
    Abstract: There are controversies regarding pre-operative routine investigations in ambulatory operations in the paediatric age group. Routinely, patients’ packed cell volume (PCV), and genotype were the investigations done for children before surgery, but somewhere along the line, the anaesthesiologists now demand for pre-operative routine urinalysis in chi... Show More
  • Comparison of Two Predictive Scores for the Development of Incisional Hernia

    Edgard Efren Lozada Hernández, Miguel Agustín González Gonzalez, José Francisco Molina Rodríguez, Enrique Obregón Moreno, Aldo Edyair Jiménez Herevia, Martin Cano Rosas

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 188-193
    Received: 19 November 2019
    Accepted: 29 November 2019
    Published: 10 December 2019
    Abstract: Introduction: Incisional Hernia (IH) is a frequent complication of abdominal surgery, with an incidence of 10-23%, which can increase to 38% in specific risk groups. So far there is no ideal method to identify patients at high risk of developing IH, this variety in the criteria of inclusion of patients in different studies makes is very complicate ... Show More
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: An Effective Surgical Procedure for Control of Obesity: A Prospective Cohort Study

    Shailesh Kumar, Tayod Kumar Choudhary, Md Shazid Akbal

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 194-197
    Received: 15 September 2019
    Accepted: 4 October 2019
    Published: 13 December 2019
    Abstract: Obesity has come up in a big way resulting into constellation of metabolic abnormalities affecting mainly the productive age group resulting into loss of productivity of an individual as well as their nation. The conservative methods of treating obesity have been proved transient and unsatisfactory. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG) results in ... Show More
  • Transsphenoidal Endoscopic Approach in Treatment of Spontaneous Nasal CSF-leak

    Sergei Karpishchenko, Vladislav Cherebillo, Olga Vereshchagina, Nikita Puzakov, Olga Stancheva

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 198-201
    Received: 13 November 2019
    Accepted: 11 December 2019
    Published: 23 December 2019
    Abstract: Spontaneous nasal liquorrhea is a pathological condition associated with defects between the nasal cavity and the intracranial structures, which results in CSF leak from the nasal cavity. Diagnostic criteria include: anamnesis, examination of the nasal fluid, endoscopic examination of the nasal cavity, and CT - and MRI - cisternography. Conservativ... Show More
  • Sacro-coccygeal Teratoma in a Child of 6 Months: A Case Report

    Mfouou Azoo Frederic, Engbang Ndamba Jean Paul, Essola Basile, Chichom-Mefire Alain, Ngowe Ngowe Marcelin

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 202-206
    Received: 15 November 2019
    Accepted: 20 December 2019
    Published: 31 December 2019
    Abstract: Sacro-coccygeal teratoma (SCT) is a type of tumor which mostly occurs in newborn babies. The vast majority of this type of tumor is benign. That pathology can be diagnosed antenatally or at birth. Teratomas, especially those diagnosed in the neonatal period, occur most frequently in the sacrococcygeal region. Clinically in many cases, we can observ... Show More