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Mar 28, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Concomitant Tirone David and Ravitch Procedure in Marfan Syndrome: A Case Report

Carlotta Brega, Wael Braham, Angelo Pisani, Elie Kantor, Pierre Mordant, Richard Raffoul
Pectus excavatum is a known manifestation of Marfan disease and, when coexisting with aortic diseases imposing surgical intervention, its treatment is performed in simultaneous surgery. We describe a 29-year old man affected by Marfan syndrome, who underwent a Tirone David intervention for Valsalva sinuses dilatation and in concomitance a Ravitch procedure was needed. The patient had already undergone an esthetical intervention fo

Sep 19, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair: Tow Centre Experience Prospective Comparative Study

Mohamed Yousef A., Mohamed Abdel Shafy Mohamed, Asmaa Gaber R., Mahmoud Salah Ahmed, Hamdy M. Husein
Background: Ventral hernia is one of the most common abdominal wall hernias. Several procedures have been used for hernia repair. During the last few decades, the open surgical approach has been the standard technique for hernia repair. During the past 10 years, laparoscopic repair of ventral hernia has become increasingly established in clinical practice and aimed to be an acceptable and successful technique. There are many techn

Jul 11, 2018Open    AccessArticle

A Modified Limberg Flap versus Z Plasty Flap Technique in Management of Recurrent Pilonidal Disease: A Comparative Prospective Study

Asmaa Gaber R., Mohamed Yousef A., Mohamed Abdel Shafy Mohamed, Abd-El-Aal A. Saleem, Hassan A. Abdallah, Hamdy M. Husein
Background: There are controversies about the etiology and management of recurrent pilonidal sinus. The numbers of techniques are testament in treating pilonidal sinus (PNS) and no single procedure is superior in all aspects. Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to compare two operative procedures (modified Limberg flap ver

Feb 23, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Higher Complication Rate Following Hip Fractures in Uremic Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Cohort Study

Yi-Hsun Yu, Yung-Heng Hsu, Ying-Chao Chou, I-Chuan Tseng, Wen-Lin Yeh, Chi-Chung Wu
The current study retrospectively reviewed the surgical outcomes following hip fractures in uremic patients undergoing long-term hemodialysis and compared the results with those of geriatric patients with osteoporotic hip fractures during 1-year period. Thirteen complications occurred among the 21 uremic patients who underwent surgical intervention for a hip fra

Aug 08, 2017Open    AccessArticle

A Novel Surgical Approach to Traumatic Intracranial Epidural Hematoma

David Shrestha, Liang Feng
Objective: Traumatic intracranial epidural hematoma is considered to be the serious complication of head injury requiring appropriate evaluation and surgical intervention. Although craniotomy provides an effective evacuation of the hematoma, there is an insufficient data to support one particular surgical treatment method. The objective of this study is to address the effectiveness of Urokinase instillation via single b

Jun 30, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction after Ross-Konno Operation

Cenap Zeybek, Mustafa Kemal Avsar, Ozgür Yildirim, Mehmet Salih Bilal
INTRODUCTION: SAM (systolic anterior motion) is defined as the dynamic motion of the anterior mitral valve leaflet to the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) during systole. In this study, we present a case which we encountered with significant left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (LVOTO) related to SAM and developed after Ross-Konno operation. METHOD: A 4-month, 6.2 kg girl underwent

Jan 05, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Goblet Cell Carcinoid Tumors of the Appendix: A Report of Two Cases, Review of a Rare Clinical Entity, and Guidelines for Treatment

Carlos Alvarez-Laso, Enedina Azcano, Juan F. Carrion, Diana Rodríguez, José R. Riera
Goblet cell carcinoid tumor is a rare clinical entity which is usually diagnosed either as acute appendicitis or advanced cancer. Its main characteristic is that the histological findings are between those of adenocarcinoma and typical carcinoid tumor of the appendix. Goblet cell carcinoid tumors appear almost exclusively in the appendix, and prognosis depends mainly on the stage and the subtype of the histological classification.

Oct 31, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Evaluation of Handmade Extra-Corporeal Loop versus Metallic Clips in Securing the Appendicular Stump in Laparoscopic Appendicectomy

Mohamed Yousef A., Abdallah M. Taha, Asmaa Gaber R., Mahmoud Abdelhameid, Mohammed A. Omar, Mohamed Abdelshafy
Introduction: Laparoscopic appendicectomy has gained popularity due to the advantages of minimal-access surgery. Inadequate closure of the appendix stump leads to intra-abdominal surgical site infection or even fecal fistula. The base of the appendix can be secured with endostapler, endoloops, metallic clips or intracorporeal ligature. Aim

Jun 13, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Applications of Nanotechnology in Reconstructive Surgery

Timothy Varghese
The objective of this review was to critically present and evaluate recent investigations into nanotechnology and it’s applications in reconstructive surgery. In addition, this review aims to looks at a plethora of applications with nanotechnology in the subject area of reconstructive surgery. The Medline and PubMed databases were searched for clinical trial and case report publications dealing with reconstructive surgeries involv

Feb 05, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Clinical Research on the Method of Huafu Zaisheng in Treating Diabetic Foot with Tendons Necrotic

Chaojun Zhu, Jing Ma, Xianzhou Liu, Xuya Lu, Qiang Xu, Zhaohui Zhang
Objective: To observe the effect of liquefying the necrotic tendons of diabetic foot and promotion of wound healing using the treatment of Huafu Zaisheng. Methods: 98 patients suffering from diabetic foot were randomly divided into Huafu Zaisheng group (35 cases), Huafu group (32 cases), Zaisheng group (31 cases), and then had eroded debridement timely for its wounds. Since then, different methods and drugs applied to deal with the wound, observe the liquefaction time and detachment time of the ...