Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2021

  • Problem of the Care of Digestive Surgical Emergencies at the Visceral Surgery Department of Donka National Hospital in Conakry

    Baldé Abdoulaye Korsé, Camara Fodé Lansana, Diakité Saikou Yaya, Baldé Habiboulaye, Camara Soriba Naby, Camara Alpha Kabiné, Baldé Oumar Taibata, Diallo Amadou Dioulde, Barry Alpha Madiou, Sylla Hamidou, Doumbouya Bourlaye, Touré Ibrahima, Diakite Sandaly, Baldé Thierno Mamadou, Soumaoro Labilé Togba, Fofana Houssein, Touré Aboubacar, Diallo Aissatou Taran, Diallo Biro

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Dec. 21, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2020
    Published: Feb. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: The goal was to highlight the issue of management of digestive surgical emergencies in our department. Methods: This was a prospective study that brought together patients treated for digestive surgical emergencies over a 10-month period (January - October 2014). Results: We collected 135 patients or 21% of all abdominal surgical cond... Show More
  • Massive Splenic Infarction Secondary to Distal Pancreatectomy for a Blunt Abdominal Trauma

    Iosvany Rivero Hernández, Antonio Calvo Durán, Ana Diez Núñez, Juan Alija Castro, Vicente Vega Ruiz

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 6-9
    Received: Jan. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 06, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Massive splenic infarction is an uncommon diagnosis that is often overlooked. It is whether asymptomatic or symptomatic with abdominal pain, fever and splenomegaly. There is no consensus on which the best treatment option is, in most cases it is about deciding on conservative or surgical management according to individual patient characteristics. C... Show More
  • Management of Sub-ungual Glomus Tumor of the Finger Tips

    Nakul Kumar Datta, Ashraful Islam, Palash Kumar Aish, Monisha Datta, Suvendu Kumar Banik

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 10-14
    Received: May 03, 2021
    Accepted: May 20, 2021
    Published: May 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Glomus tumors present as painful lesions especially in colder weather, most commonly at finger tips. Glomus tumors are hamartomas that account for 1% to 5% of all soft tissue tumors of the hand. These tumors are usually benign. High-resolution magnetingresonence imaging (HR-MRI) is useful in the diagnosis of patients with subungualglomu... Show More