Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016

  • The Necessity of Staging Laparoscopy/Thoracoscopy in Patients Undergoing Thoracolaparoscopic Oesophagogastric Resections for Malignancy

    Mohamed Salah Abdelhamid, Ayman Abouleid, Ahmad Mohamed Sadat, Ahmad Hamouda, Amir Nisar, Haythem Ali

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 9-12
    Received: 22 March 2016
    Accepted: 30 March 2016
    Published: 27 April 2016
    Abstract: The benefit of thoracolaparoscopy in the staging algorithm for patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies is considered to be valuable. The impact of modern staging modalities on the need for staging thoracolaparoscopy is unclear. Here we assess the possible role of diagnostic thoracolaparoscopy in preoperative staging of oesophagogastric ca... Show More
  • Transfixion Abdominal Injury by Impalement on Wooden Bar, a Case Report

    Oumar Taibata Balde, Abdoulaye Korse Balde, Amadou Dioulde Diallo, Soriba Naby Camara, Boubacar Diallo, Aissatou Balde, Alpha Kabinet Camara, Sneha Ballah, Ahmed Boubacar Barry, Biro Diallo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: 2 May 2016
    Accepted: 13 May 2016
    Published: 27 May 2016
    Abstract: This study aims to evaluate the immediate post-operative results of this particular case report. Accidents at the workplace are frequent in Africa due to lack of adequate protective equipment. The traumatic injuries sustained can be potentially life-threatening. Impalement injuries related to these accidents are even more rarely encountered in surg... Show More