Journal of Surgery

Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022

  • Histopathological Analysis as Support for the Applicaibility of Interval Appendectmy: A Single-Center Retrospective Study

    Ryosuke Kita, Daisuke Yamashita, Koji Kitamura, Masato Kondo, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Kenji Uryuhara, Hiroki Hashida, Satoshi Kaihara

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 57-61
    Received: Feb. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2022
    Published: Mar. 03, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: The management of perforated appendicitis with abscess, including interval appendectomy, remains controversial. Materials and Methods: The study was a retrospective analysis of patients diagnosed as having perforated appendicitis with abscess who were treated in our hospital between April 2014 and December 2020. A total of 51 patients w... Show More
  • Quality Assurance in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty

    Christos Koutras, Isabel Becker, Stavros Antoniou, Hansjoerg Heep

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 62-66
    Received: Feb. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 01, 2022
    Published: Mar. 11, 2022
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    Abstract: This study aims to compare internal and external documentation methods, to assess differences in complication rates through time and the potential association of patient parameters with morbidity. Data concerning primary knee arthroplasties performed between 2004 and 2014 were prospectively collected. The Pearson’s chi-squared test or the Fisher’s ... Show More
  • Conditions Associated with Wound Healing Complications After Adjuvant Radiotherapy in Patients with Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: A Retrospective Analysis

    Sarah Hobelsberger, Fabian Lohaus, Steffen Löck, Henriette Rönsch, Julia Brütting, Friedegund Meier, Stefan Beissert, Jörg Laske

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 67-74
    Received: Feb. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 03, 2022
    Published: Mar. 11, 2022
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    Abstract: In the treatment of highly malignant skin tumors postoperative radiotherapy may be indicated after wound closure. In the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, Germany, a retrospective study of 75 patients, who received postoperative radiotherapy after wound closure, was conducted. In all 75 patients (56 male, 19 female), radical doses of i... Show More
  • Acute Bowel Obstruction Indicative of Meckel Diverticulum: About a Case at the National Hospital in Conakry

    Barry Alpha Madiou, Balde Abdoulaye Korse, Camara Soriba Naby, Camara Fode Lansana, Balde Habiboulaye, Diakite Saikou Yaya, Doumbouya Bourlaye, Toure Aboubacar, Diallo Aiisatou Taran, Diallo Biiro

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 75-77
    Received: Nov. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 07, 2022
    Published: Mar. 15, 2022
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    Abstract: The aim of this study was to contribute to the study of Meckel's diverticula in the visceral surgery department of the national hospital of donka, Rare pathology and the diagnosis is difficult to make clinically. Observation: We report here a case of Meckel's diverticulum discovered in a 22-year-old girl who consulted for an occlusive syndrome; Mec... Show More
  • Correlation Between Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis and Serological Examination: A Longitudinal Study in China

    Tongyi Zhang, Yudian Qiu, Jianhao Lin, Nan Min, Yaonan Zhang, Qingyun Xue, Qiang Wang, Liangyuan Wen

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 78-82
    Received: Feb. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 15, 2022
    Published: Mar. 23, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: The correlation between symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) and whole blood cell count (CBC) has not been well studied based on large-scale population. The purpose of this study was to analyze its correlation with serological examination, especially with CBC tests. Methods: Samples in our study was derived from China Health and Retirem... Show More
  • Surgical Site Infection at a Central Academic Hospital in Johannesburg: A One-year Audit

    Barbakh Mohamed Khaled Eyadah, Muganza Adelin, Luvhengo Thifhelimbilu Emmanuel, Nel Marietha

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 83-88
    Received: Mar. 25, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 09, 2022
    Published: Apr. 20, 2022
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    Abstract: Introduction: Surgical site infection accounts for approximately 38% of hospital-acquired infections globally and is associated with increased length of hospitalization and mortality. The aim of the study was to determine the incidence of surgical site infection, causative organisms and factors which were associated with its occurrence at a central... Show More
  • Large Locking Fusion Plate and Cable Fixation in the Treatment of Periprosthetic Femoral Fracture (PFF) After Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Dong Fei, Tong Kai, Zhang Tongren, Li Aiguo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 89-94
    Received: Apr. 07, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 21, 2022
    Published: Apr. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Objective To investigate the clinical effect of large locking fusion plate and cable fixation in the treatment of Periprosthetic femoral fracture (PFF) after total hip arthroplasty (THA). Methods Clinical data of 15 cases of PFF after THA treated with large locking fusion plate and cable fixation from June 2012 to June 2019 in our hospital were ret... Show More
  • Safety and Efficacy of Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion (OLIF) in the Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Qiang He, Jie Mei, Nianwei Yao, Weiqing Qian, Hong Yin, Xin Sun

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2022
    Pages: 95-100
    Received: Apr. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2022
    Published: Apr. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Lumbar spinal stenosis is a common degenerative disease of the elderly and adequate decompression is the most critical determinant for the surgical management of degenerative DLCS. Objective: To compare and analyse the safety and effectiveness of the oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) technique and conventional lumbar posterior lam... Show More