Research Article

Hybrid Hemorrhoid Artery Ligation: A Novice Technique to Treat Non Reducing Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are defined as the symptomatic enlargement and distal displacement of the normal anal cushions.

Published 08 Jul, 2019

Research Article

Novel Technique in Crohn's Surgery; End to End Single Sero-Muscular Manual Suture Excluding Mucosa

Background: An optimal method performing intestinal anastomosis in patients with Crohn’s disease has not been widely accepted yet.

Published 03 Jun, 2019

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Innovative Design of Both Dressing and Primary Packaging Can Simplify Chronic Wound Management

Time and cost associated to the care of chronic wound is a significant burden to both patients and the medical system [1-3].

Published 21 Mar, 2019

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Lymphadenectomy Guided by Indocyanine-Green (ICG) in Colorectal Cancer: A Pilot Study

Background: The Indocyanine Green (ICG) lymphography has the advantage of offering a good visualization of the lymphatic channels but there are problems in order to identify the lymphatic nodes.

Published 14 Feb, 2019

Case Report

Impending Rupture Pseudo Aneurysm of V2 of Vertebral Artery: A Successful Hybrid Approach and Outcome. A Vascular Surgeon View

Extra cranial Vertebral Artery (VA) aneurysms are very uncommon accounting for 0.5% of all aneurysms; they generally affect the most mobile segment, the V3 segment, followed by the V1 segment.

Published 16 Jan, 2019

Research Article

Animal Validation of a New Single-Incision Device for Flexible-Single-Incision-Surgery

Background: A new single-port device (FSIS-Flexible-Single-Incision-Surgery) is presented.

Published 15 Nov, 2018

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Large Retained Common Bile Duct Stones: Endoscopic, Percutaneous or Laparoscopic Treatment?

Retained Bile Duct Stones (RBDS) appear in 2% of cholecystectomized patients, therefore the risk for developing a wide range of clinical scenarios it’s always present, including acute cholangitis and pancreatitis [1,2].

Published 10 Nov, 2018


Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy in the Treatment of Patients with MEN I

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN I) is a rare autosomal dominant hereditary disorder that develops multiple tumors arising from various endocrine organs, including the parathyroid gland, endocrine pancreas and pituitary gland.

Published 28 Sep, 2018

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Modified Coronoidectomy for Assured Retrieval without Architectural Damage: A Novel Technique

Coronoidectomy is not an uncommon surgical procedure in maxillofacial practice for the management of trismus.

Published 30 Aug, 2018

Case Report

Complete Healing of Venous Leg Ulcer using a Collagen based Dressing a Case Report

Venous Leg Ulceration (VLU) is a common pathology which affects patients at any age.

Published 30 Jul, 2018


Anatomic Versus Non Anatomic Surgical Resection in Patients with HCC on Cirrhosis a Surgical Dilemma

Hepatocellular (HCC) is 1 of the 5 most common malignancies worldwide and the third most common cause of cancer related mortality with 500,000 deaths globally every year.

Published 29 Jun, 2018

Short Commentary

The Cardiac Surgery Training Using Pig Hearts and Small Pumps

It is said that it takes 10000 hours to reach a certain level in cardiac surgery [1].

Published 18 Jun, 2018

Case Report

Technical and Procedural Aspects of a Staged Repair of a Giant Post-Dissection Aneurysm by Using Endosizing-Based Endovascular Stenting Following Aortic Surgical Repair with Simultaneous Debranching Technique

We report on a giant aortic post-dissection aneurysm of the ascending and descending aorta that was removed in a staged procedure using debranching technique on extracorporeal circulation and later on treated with endovascular repair using a fitted stent after endosizing.

Published 18 Jun, 2018

Research Article

Testis-Sparing Surgery for Benign Pathologies in Children: A Report of Two Cases

Aim: The aim of this report is to describe two cases of testis-sparing surgery and to discuss the feasibility, safety and outcome of this treatment modality.

Published 30 Mar, 2018

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Pseudoaneursym of the Left Humeral Artery after an Arterial Puncture

Pseudoaneurysms of the humeral artery are rare and are usually due to traumatic or iatrogenic lesions [1].

Published 26 Feb, 2018

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Laparoscopic Closure of an Esophageal Perforation during a Heller-Dor Procedure for Achalasia

The laparoscopic Heller-Dor procedure is actually considered a therapeutic option with great durability for treating the esophageal Achalasia in patients with a low surgical risk [1,2].

Published 26 Feb, 2018

Research Article

Transvaginal Specimen Extraction after Laparoscopic Colorectal Resection: Multicentre Observational Study

Background: Complications related to abdominal wall incisions as infection, pain or incisional hernia are the most common problems in abdominal surgery.

Published 31 Jan, 2018


Surgical Treatment of Severe Hyperhidrosis

Endoscopic (trans) Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS) has evolved into an effective treatment for severe hyperhidrosis of the upper limb in the last three decades.

Published 20 Dec, 2017

Case Report

Duodenal Duplication Cyst in Children: Case Report

The gastrointestinal duplication cysts are rare congenital malformations that give some difficulties in the diagnosis because of the specific clinical presentation

Published 13 Oct, 2017

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Feasibility for Repair of Acquired Mitral Leaflet Defects in First Time and Redo Operations through a Right Minithoracotomy

CardioCel (Admedus, Malaga, Australia) patch has been used to repair cardiac defects [1].

Published 13 Aug, 2017

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Endoballoon Occlusion Catheter Insertion through the Left Subclavian Artery

A 68-year-old gentleman with history of coronary artery bypass and aortic valve surgery had progressive dyspnea affecting lifestyle.

Published 12 Aug, 2017

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Novel Use of Fan Retractor in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery

Fan Retractor (V. Mueller- BD, Franklin Lakes, NJ) has been shown to cause cardiac complication during Lapascopic Nissen Fundoplication [1].

Published 12 Aug, 2017


A Dream Comes True: Trimodal Therapy is a Valid Option for Patients with Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

In many centers, radical cystectomy is the standard treatment of non-metastatic muscle invasive bladder cancer.

Published 27 Jul, 2017


Mesh is a Useful Adjunct in Para-Esophageal Hernia Repair

Numerous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of hiatal hernia in comparison to traditional open surgery.

Published 27 Jul, 2017

Case Report

Unusual Presentation of Congenital Stenosis of Sigmoid Colon: Case Report

Colonic stenosis/atresias account only 5% to 15% of all atresias and mostly occur in ascending and transverse colon.

Published 29 Jun, 2017


The Importance of Surgical Technique

Surgery has many facets. It is science, craft and art, all at the same time. In addition, it has strong ethical and philosophical components.

Published 04 Jun, 2017


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