Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 2, December 2022

  • The Association Between rs11568821 Polymorphism in Programmed Cell Death 1 (PD-1) and the Risk of Endometrial Cancer

    Soheila Aminimoghaddam, Roghayeh Amiri, Forough Taheri, Zeynab Nickhah Klashami, Shahla Noori Ardebili, Nafise Noroozi, Mahsa M. Amoli

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: 7 July 2022
    Accepted: 25 July 2022
    Published: 4 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ass.20221002.11
    Abstract: Background: Endometrial cancer is the second most common gynecological cancer and a leading cause of gynecologic cancer-related deaths worldwide. The aberration in the expression of programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) and its gene polymorphisms have been indicated in several human cancers. In the current study, we aimed to investigate the association be... Show More
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia and Its Effect on Comorbidities Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in Pakistani Population: A Single Center Cohort Study

    Mushtaq Ahmad, Ghulam Siddiq, Tehreem Zahid, Sumaira Gulzar, Mahnoor Zahid

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 18-21
    Received: 12 August 2022
    Accepted: 30 August 2022
    Published: 16 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ass.20221002.12
    Abstract: This single-center prospective cohort study was conducted from May 2015 to May 2020 at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan. It included all patients above the age of 18 undergoing Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery for weight loss. All patients included had a body mass index above 40 kg/m2 without co-morbidities and a body mass i... Show More
  • Patterns of Abdominal Surgical Emergencies of Patients Treated at Ambo Referral Hospital from January 1, 2018 to December 30, 2019, Oromia Regional State, Ambo, Ethiopia

    Leta Alemu Diba, Abel Ambaye Anfucho

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 22-26
    Received: 8 October 2022
    Accepted: 7 November 2022
    Published: 16 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ass.20221002.13
    Abstract: Acute abdomen is an acute onset of abdominal disease entities that require immediate surgical intervention in most of the cases. It is the commonly encountered emergency in the practice of general surgery but there was no much information regarding its magnitude in our country. Objective: This study had assessed the pattern of acute abdomen of pati... Show More