Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020

  • Accuracy of Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Pediatric Abdominal Surgical Emergency: A Comparison with Intra-Operative Findings

    Chukwubuike Kevin Emeka

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Dec. 12, 2019
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2019
    Published: Jan. 06, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Pediatric abdominal surgery emergency (PASE) is a frequent reason for emergency admission and surgery in children. PASE is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries and it constitutes a significant workload of the pediatric surgeon. Ultrasound is available, affordable and accessible in most center... Show More
  • Endoscopic-assisted Transoral Approach to Parapharyngeal Space Tumours

    Ștefan Iemima, Tonu Angela, Ghiță Dragoș, Ivodii Mirela, Othieno Theresa Mary, Zainea Viorel, Rădulescu Marian, Marinescu Andreea, Hainăroșie Răzvan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 5-10
    Received: Dec. 08, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 08, 2020
    Published: Feb. 07, 2020
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    Abstract: Parapharyngeal space tumours are rare, mostly benign and present few symptoms, being difficult to diagnose it early. CT scan and MR are necessary for topographical diagnosis. Surgical resection is the best possible treatment option, but the approach remains a challenge, as there are several vital elements contained in the parapharyngeal space and, ... Show More
  • A Rare Case of Orbital Hydatid Cyst

    Nabil Albab, Ibrahim Madiq, Sarah Belghmaidi, Ibtissam Hajji, Abdeljalil Moutaouakil, El Ghali Boufrioua, Brahim Admou, Houda Kabbaj, Zakaria Aziz, Nadia Mansouri

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 11-13
    Received: Dec. 10, 2019
    Accepted: Feb. 26, 2020
    Published: Apr. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: Background: Cystic echinococcosis, also known as hydatid disease, which is mostly caused by larval stage of Echinococcusgranulosus. The orbital localization in rare and uncommon. Preoperative diagnosis is important to prevent from complications. Case information: Here we report the case of a child admitted for chronic proptosis whose investigation... Show More