Journal of Surgery

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020

  • Reconstruction of Type V Hepatic Arterial in the Adult and Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipient

    John Abraham Geha, Matthew Benjamin Goss, Joseph Daniel Geha, Christine Ann O’Mahony, Nhu Thao Nguyen Galvan, Abbas Rana, Ronald Timothy Cotton, Michael Louis Kueht, John Allen Goss

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 24 November 2019
    Accepted: 3 January 2020
    Published: 13 January 2020
    Abstract: The replaced common hepatic artery (RCHA) is an uncommon arterial anomaly that, when present, makes hepatic arterial reconstruction during liver transplantation technically challenging. At our institution, the reconstruction of the recipient RCHA consists of 2 techniques that include either an infrarenal donor iliac artery aortic conduit or a direc... Show More
  • Implications of Arterial Variations in Pancreatoduodenectomy for Cancer

    Silvio Marcio Pegoraro Balzan, Vinicius Grando Gava, Érika Luiza Maschio, Victoria Lucateli Bernardi, Giana da Silva Lima, Graziela de Gasperi, Morgana Pizzolatti Marins, Vanessa Batistella Kunzler, Bruna Aparecida Fontana Costa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: 10 November 2019
    Accepted: 2 January 2020
    Published: 17 January 2020
    Abstract: Pancreatoduodenectomy for cancer is a complex surgical procedure with significant morbidity and mortality. Technical aspects of this procedure typically comprise dissection of celiac trunk, the common and the proper hepatic arteries. The presence of hepatic arterial anomalies is not uncommon and influences surgical technique. An aberrant right hepa... Show More
  • The Association Between Postoperative Recovery and Psychosocial Factors in Cancer Patients

    Saho Wada, Ryoichi Sadahiro, Yutaka Matsuoka, Yosuke Uchitomi, Ken Shimizu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: 5 January 2020
    Accepted: 20 January 2020
    Published: 4 February 2020
    Abstract: Surgery is one of the main treatments component against cancer. Although the basic principle of surgical treatment of cancer is curability, safety, and functionality, early recovery after surgery is also important. While some previous studies focus on physical recovery, there are few studies regarding the perioperative period of cancer patients and... Show More
  • A Retrospective Risk Analysis of Factors Associated with Prolonged Hospitalization in Adult Patients Undergoing Non-surgical Treatment for Appendiceal Abscess

    Masatsugu Hiraki, Toshiya Tanaka, Kohei Yamada, Eiji Sadashima, Tatsuya Manabe, Kenji Kitahara, Hirokazu Noshiro

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: 10 January 2020
    Accepted: 21 January 2020
    Published: 7 February 2020
    Abstract: Background: The aim of the present study was to investigate risk factors and predictive factors for prolonged hospitalization in adults undergoing non-surgical treatment for appendiceal abscess. Patients and Methods: A retrospective study was conducted of consecutive patients who underwent treatment following a diagnosis of appendicitis in a single... Show More
  • 013Novel Method of Substitution for Combine Through-and-through Angle of the Mouth, Fragments of Upper and Lower Lips Defect

    Igor Zaderenko, Ali Mudunov, Sergey Ivanov, Sevil Alieva, Vasiliy Tsiklauri, Alexander Kazimov, David Safarov, Alexandra Eremina, Alena Hromushina, Bulat Bektimirov, Alexander Dymnikov

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 22-27
    Received: 5 December 2019
    Accepted: 29 January 2020
    Published: 10 February 2020
    Abstract: Through-and-through defect of soft tissues of the cheek, mouth angles, upper and lower lip originate from surgical intervention of tumors of the oral cavity involving external skin, soft tissue and oral lining. The article describes an original method of one-stage reconstruction in N. N. Blokhin National Medical and Research Center of Oncology. Rus... Show More
  • Surgical Reatment of Acromioclavicular Dislocation-reconstruction of Coracoclavicular Ligament

    Wuji Li, Wenrui Wu, Xiaofei Zheng, Simin Luo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 28-33
    Received: 26 December 2019
    Accepted: 15 January 2020
    Published: 26 February 2020
    Abstract: Background: Dislocation of acromioclavicular joint is a relatively common injury, accounting for about 9% to 10% of all shoulder injuries. There are many surgical methods to treat dislocation of acromioclavicular joint, including fixation through acromioclavicular joint, intercoracoid fixation and ligament reconstruction. However, at present, more ... Show More
  • Clinical Effect of Single-Site Laparoscopy in the Treatment of Meckel's Diverticulum in Children

    Chen Jiarong, Huang Jingjing, Shi Qunfeng, Zeng Danping

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 34-37
    Received: 16 February 2020
    Accepted: 24 February 2020
    Published: 2 March 2020
    Abstract: Purpose: To observe the clinical effect of laparoscopic surgery on Meckel's diverticulum in children with (MD). Method: The clinical data of 20 children were analyzed retrospectively. All children were treated with laparoscopic surgery at single part of the umbilical cord, and the operation, clinical effects and postoperative complications were obs... Show More
  • Accuracy of Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool for the Assessment of Occult Groin Hernias

    Ajogwu Ugwu, Khurram Shahzad Khan, Kit Chow

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020
    Pages: 38-42
    Received: 29 November 2019
    Accepted: 23 December 2019
    Published: 3 March 2020
    Abstract: Groin hernias are a common reason to attend general surgical clinic with over 71,000 groin hernia repairs carried out in England in 2014/15. Diagnosis of groin hernias is primarily a clinical one, but a significant proportion of them are symptomatic and are not clinically palpable. There are a number of investigative options available which include... Show More