Journal of Surgery

Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022

  • Clinical and Histopathological Aspects of Acute Appendicitis at the Ignace Deen National Hospital of Conakry, Guinea

    Naby Laye Youssouf Camara, Saa Yawo Kondano, Naby Fofana, Louncény Konate, Boubacar Barry, Alsény Diallo, Labilé Togba Soumaoro, Aboubacar Toure, Aissatou Taran Diallo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 101-103
    Received: Apr. 13, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 27, 2022
    Published: May 12, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.11
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    Abstract: Purpose: Acute appendicitis represents the most frequent surgical emergency in digestive surgery. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical and histological aspects of acute appendicitis at the Ignace Deen National Hospital in Conakry (Guinea). Method: This was a prospective study of a period of 6 months, from September 1 to December 31, 2... Show More
  • Postoperative Peritonitis: Frequency, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspect in the General Surgery Department of the Ignace Deen National Hospital of Conakry, Guinea

    Naby Laye Youssouf Camara, Naby Fofana, Labile Togba Soumaoro, Saa Yawo Kondano, Djouma Bailo Kante, Boubacar Barry, Alseny Diallo, Aboubacar Toure, Aissatou Taran Diallo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 104-106
    Received: Apr. 13, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 27, 2022
    Published: May 12, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.12
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    Abstract: Purpose: Postoperative peritonitis is a peritoneal infection that complicates an intraperitoneal surgical procedure within one month. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency, describe the clinical and therapeutic aspects of postoperative peritonitis. Patients and methods: This was a prospective study of descriptive type, lasting tw... Show More
  • Emergency Abdominal Digestive Surgery in Elderly: Indications and Results in the General Surgery Department of the Ignace Deen National Hospital of Conakry, Guinea

    Labile Togba Soumaoro, Saa Yawo Kondano, Naby Fofana, Mamadouba Fatou Soumah, Naby Laye Youssouf Camara, Houssein Fofana, Aboubacar Toure, Aissatou Taran Diallo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 107-110
    Received: Apr. 22, 2022
    Accepted: May 05, 2022
    Published: May 12, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.13
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    Abstract: Introduction: In an emergency, the physician has little time to explore the patient, which suggests that the diagnostic and therapeutic management is approximate, with the result that there is a certain reluctance to operate on the elderly. The purpose of this study was to determine the indications and results of abdominal digestive surgery in pers... Show More
  • Low-Cost Surveillance for Lower Extremity Fracture Union After Intramedullary Nailing – Experience on 80 Sign Patients by a Philippine Trauma Center

    Erika Paulina Stefani See, Mamer Rosario

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 111-116
    Received: Apr. 25, 2022
    Accepted: May 09, 2022
    Published: May 24, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.14
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    Abstract: There is a need to come up with low-cost strategies for assessing fracture union following surgical treatment in developing countries. We aimed to develop one by determining the optimal surveillance schedule taking into account associated factors and the diagnostic performance of the Squat & Smile (S & S) test. A total of 80 patients with lower ext... Show More
  • Duodenal Intussusception Secondary to Brunner's Gland Hamartoma: Case Report

    Adolfo Leyva-Alvizo, Jose Emmanuel Martínez-Escalante, Cristina Villar-Canton, Diana Paola Padilla-Armendariz

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 117-120
    Received: Apr. 29, 2022
    Accepted: May 12, 2022
    Published: May 24, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.15
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    Abstract: Brunner's glands are submucosal glands found in the duodenum. When they proliferate, they can lead to the formation of hamartomas, they are a rare cause of benign lesions of the duodenum. The aim of the article is to present a case of a Brunner gland hamartoma, which was surgically approached due to obstructive symptoms, in addition to showing appa... Show More
  • Iconography, Physiopathology and Spontaneous Healing of a Broncho – Pleural Fistula Following a Right Pneumonectomy for NSCLC

    Flavio Colaut, Aurelio Piazza, Tommaso Stecca, Micaela Romagnoli, Catino Cosimo, Giovanni Morana, Marco Massani

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 121-124
    Received: May 02, 2022
    Accepted: May 23, 2022
    Published: Jun. 09, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.16
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    Abstract: Bronchogenic fistula with or without empyema is considered among the most life - threatening complications in lung resections. Many proceedings to treat this kind of fistula have been described in Literature, most of them are very aggressive indeed (re - do thoracotomy, re - do bronchial anastomosis, open window thoracostomy). This is a report abou... Show More
  • Immunohistochemical Analysis of Mediastinal Lymph Node Metastasis of Lung Cancer by EBUS-TBNA

    Zhao Congxuan, Yu Tao

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 125-130
    Received: Jun. 09, 2022
    Accepted:
    Published: Jun. 09, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.17
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    Abstract: Objective: To analyze the immunohistochemical characteristics of mediastinal lymph node metastasis of lung cancer, and compare the positive expression of immunohistochemical markers in the main pathological types of lung cancer. Materials and Methods: From January 2015 to March 2019, 142 patients who underwent EBUS-TBNA examination in Cancer Hospit... Show More
  • A Case Study on Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis with Kyphosis Deformity by Two-Level Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy

    Yongchun Xiao, Gengxiong Lin, Guowei Zhang, Hua Yang, Zhisheng Ji, Hongsheng Lin

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2022
    Pages: 131-135
    Received: Jun. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 22, 2022
    Published: Jun. 30, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20221003.18
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    Abstract: Ankylosing spondylitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of sacroiliac joint and spinal attachment point. It is strongly associated with HLA-B27. About 30% of patients will develope kyphosis. It not only causes severe kyphosis, restricted mobility, ugly appearance, and human head-up disorder, but also severe kyphosis causes sleep difficult... Show More