Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 1, June 2022

  • Characterization of the Postoperative Cognitive Sphere of Octagenary Patients Under Regional or General Anesthesia

    Alejandro Valdés Torres, Shemanet García Cid, María Elena de la Paz Granado, Yulaimy Corrales Zamora, Niury Sunderland Tallon

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 16 November 2021
    Accepted: 14 December 2021
    Published: 12 January 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ass.20221001.11
    Abstract: Postoperative delirium is defined as an acute alteration of consciousness with signs of inattention, disorientation and memory disturbances that fluctuate over time. More and more octogenarian patients cared for in the Anesthesiology and Resuscitation service of the Morón Hospital are undergoing surgical interventions of various kinds, having to us... Show More
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Review of the Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Management

    Emma Carr, Peter Walker, Joanna Morrison

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 7-12
    Received: 3 May 2022
    Accepted: 18 May 2022
    Published: 13 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ass.20221001.12
    Abstract: Trigeminal Neuralgia has been described by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as ‘one of the most excruciating pains known to humanity’. It can have a severe and detrimental effect on the patient’s quality of life, and many feel that they cannot perform simple daily tasks or worse still consider a future, whilst suffering this intole... Show More