Journal of Surgery

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022

  • Management of Groin Hernias in the Department of General Surgery at Boke Regional Hospital (Guinea)

    Loua Moise, Camara Keoulen, Fofana Naby, Kondano Saa Yao, Diawara Mohamed Albert, Soumaoro Labile Togba, Toure Aboubacar, Diallo Aissatou Taran

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: Nov. 09, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 27, 2021
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Groin hernia is one of the most common conditions in surgical pathology. Worldwide, more than 20 million patients undergo groin hernia repair annually with a prevalence 4.6% in Africa. The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiological, clinical and management aspects of groin hernias in the general surgery department of the ... Show More
  • Postoperative Enterocutaneous Fistula: A Severe and Desperate Complication in a Disadvantaged Surgical Setting

    Soumaoro Labile Togba, Fofana Houssein, Fofana Naby, Kondano Saa Yawo, Thea Kokolype, Toure Aboubacar, Diallo Aissatou Taran

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 4-7
    Received: Nov. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 01, 2021
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: Purpose: Digestive or gastrointestinal fistula is one of the most feared postoperative complication along with dehiscence and infection. The aim of this study was to determine the etiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects of enterocutaneous fistulas in a disadvantaged surgical setting. Methods: This was a retrospective study covering a period o... Show More
  • Fournier Gangrene and Retroperitoneal Abscess Secondary to Perforated Appendicitis: A Case Report

    Mustafa Abdullah Abbas, Maryam Tawfiq Aburezq, Amal Hassan Elsabbagh

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 8-14
    Received: Dec. 24, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 13, 2022
    Published: Jan. 20, 2022
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    Abstract: Fournier’s gangrene and retroperitoneal abscess are rare complications of late presentation of perforated acute appendicitis. This case report discusses the case of a 46-year-old male patient who presented with 5 days history of progressive abdominal pain and was admitted to our department as a case of complicated perforated acute appendicitis foll... Show More
  • Limited Excised Functional Liver Tissue in Hepatectomy for Large Hepatic Tumors Proved by a Three-Dimensional Reconstruction Technique

    Chong Huang, Yawei Fang, Wei Wang, Shuilin Dong

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 15-22
    Received: Jan. 04, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2022
    Published: Jan. 24, 2022
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    Abstract: Three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction techniques have been widely used in the preoperative evaluation of hepatectomy. Here we used a 3D reconstruction technique to estimate the remnant liver volume and clarify a clinical speculation that limited functional liver tissue would be excised in hepatectomy for large hepatic tumors. Hepatectomy simulation... Show More
  • Physiopathology, Microbics and Administration of the Pleural Space with Empyema Following Left Pneumonectomy: A Case Report and Discussion

    Colaut Flavio, Piazza Aurelio, Baldasso Francesco, Stecca Tommaso, Massani Marco

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 23-26
    Received: Dec. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2022
    Published: Feb. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: In 2016 a middle age man has been operated urgently of left pneumonectomy because of bronchiectasiae with life-threating emoptysis. The Patologist described the entire lung destroyied by a massive inflammatory process. Almost a year later from intervention patient developped broncho - pleural fistula (BPF) on the left main bronchial stump with the ... Show More
  • Delivering Urgent Elective Surgery at a COVID Clean Facility During Phase 1 of the UK Lockdown and Developing a Contingency Plan for Potential Future Waves

    Shafaque Shaikh, Lok Ka Cheung, Shanju Rai, Thenmalar Vadiveloo, David Lawrie, Abdul Qadir

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: Jan. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2022
    Published: Feb. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented disruption in the delivery of elective surgical care and fears of ongoing waves exist. Our organisation explored a model of care to enable safe delivery of urgent elective surgical care for the diagnosis of cancer across various specialties. This study presents the results of this mode... Show More
  • Palliative Surgery in Pancreatic Head Cancer at the University Hospital of Bouaké

    Mamadou Traore, Bernadette Ahou N’Dri, Ibrahim Kouakou Anzoua, Bernadin Kouame Kouakou, Ismael Kalou Leh Bi, Amos Serge Ekra, Amos Blaise Kouakou, Alassane Binate, Venance Alloka, Inza Bamba, Ezechiel Akowendo, Roger Lebeau, Bamourou Diane

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: Jan. 09, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 04, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Introduction: Cancer of the head of the pancreas is increasing in incidence. It represents 3% of all cancers and 20% of digestive cancers. Diagnosis is most often late. Indeed, 80% of these cancers are discovered at an advanced stage. In this case, the treatment is essentially palliative. The reference treatment is chemotherapy associated with endo... Show More
  • Surgical Treatment of Acute Cholecystitis in Patients over 80 Years: 10-Year Experience

    Kadir Yildirim, Ilhan Karabicak, Mahmut Fikret Gursel, Zafer Malazgirt

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 40-43
    Received: Jan. 23, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 13, 2022
    Published: Feb. 25, 2022
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    Abstract: The prevalence of gallstones ranges from 20% to 30% in patients ≥ 60 years of age whereas it is higher in individuals ≥ 90 years of age. Elderly patients with gallstones tend to develop more complications such as gallbladder hydrops, empyema or perforation. Although perioperative morbidity and mortality is slightly high in elderly patients with acu... Show More
  • Nosocomial Infections in Surgical Patients at a Central Academic Hospital in South Africa

    Hassan Nazeerah, De Oliveira Bianca, Fraser Simon, Govender Sameshan, Madzinga Maano, Mpati Nokolinah, Rahiman Fathima-Zahra, Kalla Zahra, Malebati William Khabe, Luvhengo Thifhelimbilu Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 44-51
    Received: Jan. 23, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 13, 2022
    Published: Feb. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Nosocomial infections are infections that develop after 48 hours of admission or within 30 days of discharge from a healthcare facility. The aim of the study was to investigate the rate of occurrence and types of nosocomial infections in patients admitted to the surgical wards. An audit based on records of patients who developed nosocomial infectio... Show More
  • Clinical and Biological Effects and Quality of Life After Parathyroidectomy in Patients with Hyperparathyroidism Secondary to Chronic Renal Failure

    Hadj Omar El Malki, Nisrine Hikki, Al Montacer Charif Chefchaouni, Lahcen Ifrine, Abdelkader Belkouchi, Loubna Benamar, Rabia Bayahia, Naima Ouzeddoun

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2022
    Pages: 52-56
    Received: Jan. 29, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 17, 2022
    Published: Feb. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Surgical treatment of hyperparathyroidism secondary to chronic renal failure still finds its place despite advances in dialysis and medical treatment. After a certain period of development, surgical management takes place on forms that are particularly symptomatic and resistant to medical treatment. The aim of our study is to evaluate the clinical ... Show More