Journal of Surgery

Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021

  • Classification and Clinical Significance of Traumatic Posterior Cranial Fossa Fractures

    Zhang Yanping, Zhang Pan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 252-255
    Received: 28 September 2021
    Accepted: 19 October 2021
    Published: 5 November 2021
    Abstract: Objective To explore the classification and efficacy of traumatic posterior cranial fossa fractures. Methods 155 cases were diagnosed by CT examination to determine for traumatic posterior fossa fracture involving the wounded and merger, at the same time will find traumatic cerebellopontie angle syndrome, as one of the key content classification, G... Show More
  • One-Stage Hybrid Breast Reconstruction with Inflatable Saline Implants: Minimizing the Need for Major Revision Surgery

    Anna Zhou, Peter Deptula, Pooja Yesantharao, Irene Ma, Dung Nguyen

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 256-263
    Received: 3 August 2021
    Accepted: 12 August 2021
    Published: 10 November 2021
    Abstract: Autologous breast reconstruction is an appealing choice for breast cancer undergoing mastectomy. Evaluating for adequate donor tissue volume is a highly subjective process with potentials for miscommunication. It is not uncommon for patients to desire significant augmentation of their autologous breast reconstruction with delayed insertion of an im... Show More
  • A Prospective Study on Short-Term Changes in Serum Nutrient Levels After Sleeve Gastrectomy and One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB)

    Mohamed Fikry, Hesham Saad Noor, Waleed Thabet, Hosam Ghazy, Sabry Ahmed Mahmoud

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 264-270
    Received: 22 October 2021
    Accepted: 12 November 2021
    Published: 19 November 2021
    Abstract: In Egypt, sleeve gastrectomy and one anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) are popular bariatric procedures. The current study was conducted to compare between these two procedures regarding short-term weight loss, comorbidity improvement, vitamin and micronutrient changes. This prospective study included 40 cases who were divided into two equal groups... Show More
  • Microbiology of Liver Abscesses and Its Correlation with Hospital Stay

    Marcelo Jose Costa, Nuno Dias Machado, Joao Pinto-de-Sousa, Teresa Monica Rocha, Carlos Soares

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 271-276
    Received: 28 October 2021
    Accepted: 23 November 2021
    Published: 2 December 2021
    Abstract: Pyogenic liver abscess (LA) is a rare disease associated with high morbidity and mortality rates, and prolonged hospital stay. Certain microbiological agents have assumed a predominant role in Asian series, however, few studies have been published in Europe regarding the microbiological agents involved in liver abscesses and their relationship with... Show More
  • Morbidity and Mortality of Acute Mechanical Intestinal Obstruction in the General Surgery Department of the Ignace Deen National Hospital in Conakry

    Mamadou Sakoba Barry, Soriba Naby Camara, Hamidou Sylla, Aboubacar Toure, Aïssatou Taran Diallo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 277-281
    Received: 7 November 2021
    Accepted: 25 November 2021
    Published: 24 December 2021
    Abstract: The aim of this study is to assess the morbidity and mortality factors associated with acute mechanical intestinal obstruction. Acute mechanical bowel obstruction is one of the most common pathologies in emergency digestive surgery. The objective of this study was to assess mortality from acute mechanical intestinal obstruction. Materials and metho... Show More
  • Treatment of a Patient with Ossification of Ligamentum Flavum of Cervical Spine and Literature Review

    Ding Ming, Li Chao

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 282-286
    Received: 1 November 2021
    Accepted: 6 December 2021
    Published: 31 December 2021
    Abstract: Background: The ossification of ligamentum flavum occurs frequently in the thoracic vertebra, and the incidence of ossification of cervical ligamentum flavum is relatively low. It is easy to cause misdiagnosis and mistreatment due to lack of understanding in clinical practice. Object: To understand the diagnosis and treatment of cervical ossificati... Show More