Journal of Surgery

Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021

  • Double Pigtail to Manage Pericardial Rupture of Left Lobe Liver Abscess

    Gautam Shubhankar, Ashutosh Nagpal, Gautam Anand, Deborshi Sharma

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 149-152
    Received: May 03, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 01, 2021
    Published: Jun. 09, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.11
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    Abstract: Background: Liver abscess if left untreated can rupture into adjoining pleura, pericardium, peritoneum. Rupture into pericardium, though very rare, is a dreaded complication and worsens the prognosis. Presentation here can be nonspecific. Rupture into pericardium if associated with cardiac tamponade often requires pericardiotomy. Case information: ... Show More
  • Surgical Treatment of Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmosis Injuries Using Open Reduction Internal Fixation by Plate and Screws: A Case Series and Literature Review

    Houssemeddine Kouki, Aurélien Traverso, Thibaut Royon, Sami Abou-Khalil

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 153-158
    Received: May 10, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 01, 2021
    Published: Jun. 15, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.12
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    Abstract: Treatment of distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injuries requires an early and accurate reduction to prevent poor outcomes. Screw fixation technique remains the gold standard for syndesmosis injuries despite the increasing popularity of suture button fixation. We report the cases of three patients with acute distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injuries tr... Show More
  • Efficacy of Intra-Articular Triamcinolone Acetonide Injections for Wrist Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: A Retrospective Study

    Akihiro Fukui, Hideki Yamada, Takashi Yoshii

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 159-165
    Received: May 15, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 03, 2021
    Published: Jun. 15, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.13
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    Abstract: Background: Synovectomy, arthroplasty, and other surgical procedures are generally used to correct wrist joint destruction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methodology: We unilaterally injected 20 mg of triamcinolone acetonide and 5 mL of 1% lidocaine hydrochloride of RA patients with joints pain who refused surgery. We then evaluated th... Show More
  • A Case of Rectal Carcinoma Complicated with Adult T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma Diagnosed by an Inguinal Lymph Node Biopsy

    Mai Kuwahara, Takashi Goto, Shintaro Yamamoto, Takanobu Sugase, Naoki Inadome, Hiroshi Hojo, Kazuhiko Ibusuki, Shoji Taniguchi, Hiroshi Kawano, Hiroshi Tai, Keiko Umekita, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Rintaro Koga

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 166-169
    Received: May 21, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 04, 2021
    Published: Jun. 15, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.14
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    Abstract: Background: Recently, double cancer is no longer uncommon. It is Particularly difficult to determine whether swollen lymph nodes (LNs) indicate malignant lymphoma or metastasis of other carcinoma. We experienced a case of rectal carcinoma complicated with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL). Case presentation: We encountered a 77-year-old woman w... Show More
  • Autologous Reconstruction Following Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Achieves Equivalent Aesthetic Outcome as Natural Breasts

    Peter Deptula, Youna Choi, Nhung Tran, Danielle Rochlin, Dung Nguyen

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 170-175
    Received: Jun. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 15, 2021
    Published: Jun. 22, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.15
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    Abstract: We determined the aesthetic outcomes of autologous breast reconstruction in comparison to cosmetically altered or natural breasts. We also examined the effect of perceptions on aesthetic outcomes of breast reconstruction. Images of 10 patients (autologous breast reconstruction following bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy (NSM) (n=5), bilateral bre... Show More
  • CSF Leak Post COVID-19 Swab in a Patient with Preexisting Meningiocele

    Alzuwayed Abdullah, Algouhi Amani, Al Mahdi Mohammad, Alhedaithy Riyadh

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 176-179
    Received: May 30, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 19, 2021
    Published: Jun. 28, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.16
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    Abstract: A 45-year-old female with medical background significant for bronchial asthma, hypothyroidism, polycystic kidney disease and obesity presented to the emergency department in December 2020 with one week history of severe headache, unilateral rhinorrhea and metallic taste. Her symptoms started two days after she had nasopharyngeal swab as post travel... Show More
  • Balloon Dilatation of the Pylorus After Gastric Pull-up in a Single Centre

    Alexander Bech Rasmussen1, Betina Norman Jepsen, Frederik Hvid-Jensen, Niels Katballe, Daniel Willy Kjaer

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 180-187
    Received: Jun. 30, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 20, 2021
    Published: Jul. 29, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.17
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    Abstract: Background: The mainstay of intended curative treatment for esophagus cancer is surgery. Symptoms of gastric outlet obstruction can occur in some patients postoperatively. Some of these patients require alleviating treatment which may include balloon dilatation of the pylorus. The aim of this study was to investigate the use for balloon dilatation ... Show More
  • Bifocal Patellar Tendon Avulsion Fracture in a Child

    Elisa Mareddu, Jocelyn Corbaz, Romain Desmarchelier, Aurélien Traverso

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 188-192
    Received: Jul. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 19, 2021
    Published: Jul. 29, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.18
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    Abstract: The avulsion fracture of the patellar tendon from its proximal and distal attachment is extremely rare. Only a few cases have been described in the English literature and many aspects are still poorly understood. During our practice we came across the case of a 13 year old boy with the above mentioned lesion that we present hereby. Other than descr... Show More
  • Late Primary B Cell Cerebral Lymphoma After Kidney Transplant: A Case Report and Literature Review

    Isabella Opoku, Lin Qin Tang, Lidan Jiang, Dan Dan Wang, Xu Yueqiao, Ling Feng, Wang Ning

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 193-198
    Received: May 16, 2021
    Accepted: May 31, 2021
    Published: Aug. 02, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.19
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    Abstract: Background: Primary central nervous system post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PCNS-PTLD) is a serious and uncommon complication which can be developed months or years after a Kidney transplant. Immunosuppressive agents administered before and after transplantation to minimize the chances of allograft rejection has proved to be a double-e... Show More
  • Study on Preventive Intervention of Peri-knee Ecchymosis After Total Knee Replacement

    Dabiao Hou, Yongnan Tang, Chunhua Huang, Wenrui Wu, Hongyi Zhang, Dongbin Luo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 199-203
    Received: Jul. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 30, 2021
    Published: Aug. 09, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.20
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    Abstract: Objective: To investigate the effectiveness, controllability and safety of fresh plasma infusion in preventing ecchymosis after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Methods: Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who received the initial TKA were assigned to study group, control group, and blank control group according to APTT and PT results on the fir... Show More
  • The Intraoperative Finding of a Large Atrial Septum Defect Pre-Liver Transplantation: A Case Report

    Annette Rebel, Lauren Hampton, Zaki-Udin Hassan, Malay Shah

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 204-208
    Received: Jul. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 18, 2021
    Published: Aug. 27, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.21
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    Abstract: The case report discusses a significant discrepancy between the pre-transplant cardiac evaluation and post-induction transesophageal echocardiography, leading to aborting the surgical procedure. The transthoracic echocardiography [TTE] pre-liver transplant indicated only a minor intracardiac shunt, while the post-induction transesophageal echocardi... Show More
  • Short Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Versus Laparoscopic One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass in Super Obese Patients: Randomized Clinical Trial

    Mahmoud El Ghoneimy Abd El-Sadek, Ahmed Ibrahim Swelam, Hamdy Sedky Abdallah, Gamal Ibrahim Moussa, Osama Helmy El Khadrawy

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 209-215
    Received: Aug. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 12, 2021
    Published: Aug. 27, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.22
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    Abstract: Background: One anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) has several apparent advantages over Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB). However, symptomatic biliary reflux and its potential risks have prevented its widespread adoption. The aim of this study was to assess the short term outcomes of LOAGB in comparison to LRYGB in treatment of patients with super ob... Show More
  • A Case Report of Mesenteric Ischemia After COVID-19 Vaccination

    Sean Christopher Gaudio, Frank Eugene Gaudio

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2021
    Pages: 216-219
    Received: Jul. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 06, 2021
    Published: Aug. 31, 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20210904.23
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    Abstract: The United States has vaccinated almost 200 million citizens in the first 7 months of 2021. During that period adverse events have been described from minor complaints of redness, pain and swelling at the injection site to more serious events such as Guillain Barre Syndrome and thrombosis. As vaccination distribution continue to move forward, more ... Show More