Journal of Surgery

Special Issue

Abdominal Surgery: Toward the Best

  • Submission Deadline: Sep. 01, 2015
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Aly Saber
About This Special Issue
In this special issue, we will publish various works concerning abdominal wall, gut and intra-abdominal surgeries. The effect of surgery on quality of patient's life will be studied as well as the recent trends for management. Abdominal wall surgeries regarding plastic repair, abdominal wall hernias, and groin hernia repair will be accepted for submission in the proposed special issue. Emergency and elective abdominal cases are invited for submission. General surgeons, plastic surgeons and surgical oncologists will be invited to submit their works
Lead Guest Editor
  • Aly Saber

    Port-Fouad General Hospital, Port-Fouad, Egypt

Published Articles
  • Evaluation Symptoms Indices in Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease

    Mohammed Tahir Ali , Mohammed Rifaat Ahmed , Aly Saber

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016
    Pages: 24-26
    Received: Jul. 27, 2015
    Accepted: Jul. 28, 2015
    Published: Oct. 15, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.s.2016040101.16
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    Abstract: Objectives: to determine the indexes of the symptoms among patients laryngopharyngeal reflux disease. Design: A descriptive study. Setting: Suez Canal University Hospital, Ismailia, Egypt. Patients: 178 patients with symptoms of LFRD such as:- heart burn , Hoarseness of voice , persistent cough, globus pharyngeus, throat clearing. Intervention: pat... Show More
  • Pattern of Wound Complications and Postoperative Pain in Sublay versus Onlay Mesh Repair for Ventral Hernia

    Aly Saber , Adel R. Al-Masry

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016
    Pages: 19-23
    Received: Sep. 03, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2015
    Published: Sep. 17, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.s.2016040101.15
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    Abstract: Introduction: Apart from recurrence after ventral hernia repairs, other postoperative complications like seroma formation, hematoma, cellulitis, wound infection attributed largely to extensive dissection and tissue handling. Sublay technique has several advantages such as low rate of infection from subcutaneous tissues down to the mesh as it lies q... Show More
  • Neoumbilical Reconstruction as an Adjuvant Procedure in Abdominoplasty

    Emad K. Bayumi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016
    Pages: 16-18
    Received: Sep. 03, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2015
    Published: Sep. 17, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.s.2016040101.14
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    Abstract: Introduction: Neo-umbilicus construction is usually needed post abdominoplasty and in some techniques the umbilicus needs resection after repeated abdominoplasty. There are many techniques for umbilical reconstruction and the common objective of all these techniques is to create a new umbilicus that looks natural in terms of location, size and dept... Show More
  • Role of Drainage of Preperitoneal Space in Postoperative Wound Sepsis

    Emad K. Bayumi , Aly Saber

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016
    Pages: 11-15
    Received: Aug. 14, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 15, 2015
    Published: Sep. 08, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.s.2016040101.13
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    Abstract: Introduction: The incidence of surgical site infection increases with the degree of abdominal contamination. Previous studied claimed the effectiveness of putting a negative suction drain in the subcutaneous space in prevention of wound infection and wound dehiscence in patients of peritonitis. Aim was to study the effect of drainage of preperitone... Show More
  • Effect of Honey versus Icodextrin on Adhesion Reformation after Adhesiolysis: an Experimental Study in Rats

    Aly Saber , Mohammed H. Shekidef , Aya Aly Saber

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016
    Pages: 5-10
    Received: Aug. 06, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 07, 2015
    Published: Sep. 08, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.s.2016040101.12
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    Abstract: Introduction: Although the process of de novo adhesion formation after operation has been fairly well established, adhesion reformation in a previously affected zone is still poorly understood. Honey was proved effective as an anti-adhesive agent in experimental animals. The aim of the present experimental study is to investigate the effect of HONE... Show More
  • Onlay versus Sublay Mesh Repair for Ventral Hernia

    Aly Saber , Emad K. Bayumi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Aug. 06, 2015
    Accepted: Aug. 07, 2015
    Published: Sep. 08, 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.js.s.2016040101.11
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    Abstract: Introduction: Ventral hernia repair is among the most common surgical operations performed worldwide and the two operative techniques most frequently used in case of ventral hernia are the onlay and sublay repair. However, it remains unclear which technique is superior. The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of the onlay versus sublay mes... Show More