Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 1, June 2019

  • Childhood Intestine Rotation Anomalies in Aba, Nigeria

    Samuel Chidi Ekpemo, Lisa Eweputanna, Emeka Nkwo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Nov. 23, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 21, 2019
    Published: Feb. 07, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: The anomalies of rotation, migration and fixation of the intestines are of intense interest to the pediatric surgeon, as they are frequently associated with midgut volvulus which has catastrophic consequences when diagnosis is delayed or even not considered. This study evaluates the outcomes of surgical management of intestinal malrotat... Show More
  • Clinical Application Analysis of Tunneled-PICC

    Yu-Xia Yin, Lu-Ning Wang, Ming-Kun Cao, Hai-Jun Zhang

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: Dec. 16, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2019
    Published: Feb. 07, 2019
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    Abstract: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) play a critical role in the infusion of parenteral nutrition, chemotherapy and intravenous fluids for the increased safety and efficacy for long-term use. However, during the insertion and management of PICCs, there are still some PICC-related complications need to be reduced as much as possible for b... Show More
  • Surgical Treatment of Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor

    Guo Rongzeng, Yang Zhongxu, Cui Lihua, You Zehong, Du Ligong, Wang Yan, Tang Zhensheng

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 9-14
    Received: Dec. 16, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2019
    Published: Feb. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: Objective Investigating the surgical treatment for dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor. Methods A total of 12 cases (7 males, 5 females, aged 4~36 years) of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors from 2010 to 2014 in Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital were analyzed retrospectively, including 9 cases of temporal lobe tumor, 2 cases of frontal lo... Show More
  • Impact of Loco-regional Surgical Control on Survival of Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma among Patients of Hadhramout National Cancer Center

    Salah Ahmed Binziad, Abdulla Saleh Alyamani, Khalid Ahmed Baeesa, Waleed Khaled Kaleem, Adnan Abdullah Bakarman, Moutez Alyazedi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: Dec. 23, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 23, 2019
    Published: Feb. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Loco-regional surgery remains the mainstay therapy of extremity soft tissue sarcoma (ESTS) and provides the only chance of cure. Improvements of surgical technique, increased surgical experience, radiotherapy, adjuvant and neoadjuvant chemotherapy increased the survival. Aim of study: to evaluate the effect of the type of surgical inter... Show More
  • Comprehensive Analyses of Factors Associated with Postoperative Renal Global Function in Patients Treated by Partial Nephrectomy

    Takehiro Sejima, Toshihiko Masago, Tetsuya Yumioka, Shuichi Morizane, Masashi Honda, Atsushi Takenaka

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 21-28
    Received: Feb. 08, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 14, 2019
    Published: Apr. 08, 2019
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    Abstract: Study aim: To characterize the associated factors of postoperative renal global functional deterioration after partial nephrectomy (PN), comprehensive analyses were performed using multiple factors categorized as data from pre, intra and postoperative periods. Methods: Ninety-three patients underwent PN. Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) ... Show More