Journal of Surgery

Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021

  • The Unicorn Syndrom: Case of a Giant Skull Invasive Metastasis of a Pulmonary Cancer

    Maxime Rivollier, Benoit Marlier, Jean-Charles Kleiber, Stanislas Loniewski, Claude-Fabien Litre, Fabien Rivollier

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 49-52
    Received: Feb. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 05, 2021
    Published: Mar. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Tumors of cranial vault are quite uncommon but represent a major diagnostic and therapeutic issue. Skull involvements are rarely primitive tumors. Mostly, cranial vault tumors are metastases of lung, breast, thyroid, kidney and prostate cancers. These lesions often grow quickly and sometimes become infected, which raises the issue of ho... Show More
  • Standardized Postoperative Recovery Reduces in-Hospital Stay After Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

    Anna Katrine Nyman Rasmussen, Michael Hareskov Larsen, Alan Patrick Ainsworth

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 53-57
    Received: Feb. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 04, 2021
    Published: Mar. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: This study aims to examine if a standardized enhanced recovery program (ERP) could reduce the length of stay (LOS) after minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIO) compared to the earlier applied recovery program without increasing the risk of postoperative complications and readmissions. Methods: Retrospective study of patients with esopha... Show More
  • Direct Neck Lift in Massive Weight Loss Patients – Classification and Treatment Algorithm

    Ulrich Eugen Ziegler, Ruth Schaefer, Adrien Daigeler, Philip Helge Zeplin

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 58-62
    Received: Mar. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 13, 2021
    Published: Mar. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: The neck is an often-neglected part of body lift procedures after massive weight loss. The objective of this study was to classify massive weight loss patients undergoing direct neck lift procedures and provide a standardized treatment algorithm. A retrospective review of all neck lift procedures performed between January of 2012 and December of 20... Show More
  • Prospective, Observational Study to Assess a New Quick Absorbable Monofilament Suture for Skin Closure in Adults

    Petra Baumann, Frank Gumpinger

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 63-68
    Received: Jan. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: This is the first prospective, single centre study assessing the clinical outcome of a new quick, absorbable, monofilament suture for skin closure in adults after general surgical interventions. In total 50 patients were included in the study to apply Monosyn Quick suture to skin closure. Suture handling was evaluated by the surgeons using a 5-poin... Show More
  • Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer with Tibial Transverse Transport Combined with Antibiotic Bone Cement, a Case Report

    Huankai Chen, Wu Ji Li, Mok Tsz Ngai, Simin Luo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 69-73
    Received: Feb. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 15, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Diabetic foot is one of the most difficult complications of diabetes and the main cause of non-traumatic amputation, accounting for 85% of all non-traumatic amputations. [1-2], We report a case of diabetic foot ulcer treated with transverse tibial transport combined with bone cement implantation. The ulcer healed and the effect was good. Case prese... Show More
  • COVID-19 Associated Spontaneous Bowel Perforation

    Mohammed Alkatary, Hamda Al Zarooni, Salem Al Harthi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 74-77
    Received: Mar. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 19, 2021
    Published: Mar. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: The purpose of this article is to report on the newly recognized life threating gastrointestinal complications of Corona virus infection (COVID-19) in the form of bowel ischemia and ischemic bowel perforation. In a retrospective observational study at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates during the period between Ma... Show More
  • Management of Humeral Shaft Fracture by Antegrade Interlocking Intramedullary Nail

    Md. Tariqul Islam, Md. Nazibullah, Anam Ahmed Ripon, Md. Atiqur Rahman Khan, AKM Shaharul Islam

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 78-81
    Received: Jan. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 11, 2021
    Published: Apr. 01, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The humeral shaft fracture is relatively common fracture among the younger and older age groups of people followed by direct or indirect violence. Humeral shaft fractures account for approximately 3% of all fractures. We have very few data regarding issue. Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to collect information regarding the ... Show More
  • Proximal Extra-articular Tibial Fractures Associated with Soft-tissue Impairment in Geriatric Patients: Definitive Treatment by Hybrid External Fixation

    Yoann Durand, Franziska Kocher, Moritz Tannast, Daniel Petek

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 82-85
    Received: Mar. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 29, 2021
    Published: Apr. 07, 2021
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    Abstract: Fractures in the elderly population are a major increasing issue for any healthcare institution, associated with the growing life expectancy. Proximal tibial fractures affect the metaphyseal bone with or without articular extension, in 5 to 11% of all tibia fracture. Treatment options such as plate fixation, intramedullary nailing or even primary t... Show More
  • Removal of Foreign Body Aided with Various Navigation Modalities: A Case Report and Literature Review

    Peng Li, Hongyu Guan, Jing Song, Dahong Huang

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 86-92
    Received: Feb. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 09, 2021
    Published: Apr. 13, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Computerized surgical navigation (CSN) has many potential applications in foreign body (FB) removal. Case report: While playing, a 14-year-old girl was accidentally shot in the facial area with a shotgun. Removal of the superficial shots and of the left eyeball was performed at a local hospital. She was transferred to the West China Hos... Show More
  • The Effects of Patients BMI on Lumbo Pelvic Parameters in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain in Jos North Central Nigeria

    Michael Bundepuun Ode, Okpatuma Tony, Taiwo Femi Olu, Amupitan Idumagbodi, Ode Gloria Nengi, Yilleng Shem Bulus, Onche Icha Inalegwu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2021
    Pages: 93-97
    Received: Mar. 18, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 30, 2021
    Published: Apr. 13, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction. The pelvic posture is defined by measurable radiologic parameters which are related to the lumbar and sacral spine. These parameters include, pelvic tilt (PT), lumbar Lordosis (LL), Sacral slope (SS), Pelvic incidence (PI) and the Lumbosacral angle (LSA) The lumbopelvic parameters in the lower back have been noticed to be altered in p... Show More