Journal of Surgery

Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021

  • An Assessment of Risk Factors Associated with Osteoarthritis: A Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Bangladesh

    Shamsul Alam, Erfanul Huq Siddiqui, Sheikh Forhad, Anjumun Ara, Jannat Sultana

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 98-102
    Received: Mar. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 02, 2021
    Published: Apr. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common musculoskeletal disorder which occur in different patterns. It is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide year after year. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time. OA can damage any joint that affects joints in o... Show More
  • Combination Between Surgical Excision and Pressure Therapy for Ear Keloids in a Pediatric Population: Clinical Results

    Ibrahim Cherry, Tamara Sadighi, Diane Franck

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 103-108
    Received: Apr. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2021
    Published: May 08, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: A single effective therapeutic option for ear keloids has yet to be discovered. Many treatments have been studied with variable effectiveness, side effects and complications. Pressure therapy using custom molded clip is a non-invasive treatment with minimal side effects. In the present study, the recurrence rate of a treatment protoco... Show More
  • Usefulness and Cost-effectiveness of Interval Appendectomy for Complicated Appendicitis

    Ryosuke Kita, Hiroki Hashida, Daisuke Yamashita, Hiromitsu Kinoshita, Masato Kondo, Satoshi Kaihara

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 109-113
    Received: Apr. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2021
    Published: May 14, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The management for abscess-forming appendicitis, including interval appendectomy, is controversial. Emergency surgery for abscess-forming appendicitis may lead to expanded surgery, which is associated with many perioperative complications. To prevent complications, we introduced the Interval Appendectomy protocol (IA protocol), and exam... Show More
  • The Management of Positive Axillary Nodes in Early Stage Breast Cancer: Analysis of Practice Pattern Concordance with Landmark Trials

    Danushka Seneviratne, Laura Vallow, Jinny Gunn, Tammeza Gibson, Emmanuel Gabriel, Sanjay Bagaria, Sarah McLaughlin

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 114-120
    Received: Mar. 09, 2021
    Accepted: May 05, 2021
    Published: May 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Axillary nodal dissections (ALND) were historically performed in the management of early stage, node-positive breast cancer. Since the ACOSOG Z0011 landmark study demonstrated that patients with clinically negative axillae and 1-2 positive sentinel lymph nodes could be spared the morbidity of an axillary dissection, surgeons have widely adopted the... Show More
  • Episiotomy Closure After Vaginal Delivery – A Prospective, Single Centre Study Assessing a Novel Fast-Absorbable, Monofilament Suture in Daily Practice

    Petra Baumann, Michael Weigel

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 121-127
    Received: Apr. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 29, 2021
    Published: May 26, 2021
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    Abstract: This is the first assessment on the performance of a new fast-absorbable monofilament suture for episiotomy closure under daily clinical routine. The study was designed as a prospective, single centre, observational study including 50 women. Satisfaction and pain using the visual analogue scale was rated at discharge and eight weeks post-partum. Ha... Show More
  • Abdominal Wall Closure in Autologous Breast Reconstruction: Optimizing Aesthetics

    Peter Deptula, Dung Nguyen

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 128-133
    Received: Apr. 25, 2021
    Accepted: May 07, 2021
    Published: May 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: In contrast to cosmetic abdominoplasty, abdominal flap harvest can result a high degree of morbidity to the abdominal wall. Poor abdominal wall aesthetics that can result following free flap harvest including a high abdominal incision and post-operative hernia or bulge. We report our experience in optimizing cosmesis of the abdominal do... Show More
  • Efficacy of Desarda's in Comparison to Lichenstien's Techniques for Primary Inguinal Hernia Repair Regarding to Operative and Post-operative Parameters

    Abd-El-Aal Ali Saleem, Islam Ahmed Amer, Emad Gomaa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 134-144
    Received: Apr. 20, 2021
    Accepted: May 25, 2021
    Published: May 31, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: The aim was to assess the efficacy and safety of Desarda’s no-mesh repair in comparison to Lichtenstein’s tension -free mesh repair in treatment of primary inguinal hernia. Methods: a prospective study of 80 patients suffering from unilateral primary inguinal hernia who underwent elective operation for hernia repair. The patients were o... Show More
  • Treatment of Open Book Pelvic Fractures: Comparison Between Internal and External Fixation

    Md. Zulfiqur Ali, Jibananda Halder, Nahid Sultana, Mohammad Rajib Mahmud

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2021
    Pages: 145-148
    Received: Mar. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 21, 2021
    Published: Jun. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: An open-book pelvic fracture is used to describe any fracture that significantly disrupts the pelvic ring of human body. Internal and external fixation in treating open book pelvic fractures are two broadly used treatment methods. But we have very few comparative data regarding this issue. The aim of this study was to compare both inter... Show More