• J. Hyun Han, T. Ho Hong, Y. Kyoung You, D. Goo Kim
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    We introduced a modified laparoscopic technique, dual-incision laparoscopic adrenalectomy (DILA), using a newly designed multichannel trocar, and we evaluated its perioperative [...]

  • . Ya-Hui Hu, . Che-Hsiung Wu, . Leay-Kiaw Er, C. Da Lin, . Ying-Buh Liu, . Shih-Chieh Chueh, . Yao-Chou Tsai
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) adrenalectomy is a promising minimally invasive technique, however, the current evidence has not confirmed its long-term effectiveness [...]

  • . Chan-Yang Hsu, . Nai-Hsin Chi, . Shoei-Shen Wang, . Yih-Sharng Chen, . Hsi-Yu Yu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    To evaluate the clinical results of patients with infective endocarditis (IE) complicated by acute cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs). A total of 44 patients with IE complicated [...]

  • . Hisanaga Horie, . Kazutomo Togashi, . Kenichi Utano, . Yasuyuki Miyakura, A. T. Lefor, . Yoshikazu Yasuda
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Patients with stage T3 or T4 rectal cancer are candidates for neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy. The aim of this study is to clarify the usefulness of circumferential tumor [...]

  • . Shikai Hong, . Shengying Wang, . Guozeng Xu, . JinLu Liu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017).

    Abstract
    Gastric cancer is the fourth most prevalent cancer worldwide. The ability to accurately predict surgery-related morbidity and mortality is critical in deciding both the timing [...]

  • . Hironori Hayashi, . Hiroyuki Takamura, . Yoshinao Ohbatake, . Shinichi Nakanuma, . Isamu Makino, . Hisatoshi Nakagawara, . Tomoharu Miyashita, . Hidehiro Tajima, . Sachio Fushida, . Tetsuo Ohta
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Issues related to small-for-size grafts in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) are highly important. The neutrophil lymphocyte ratio (NLR) has been reported to be an [...]

  • . Mohammad Golriz, . Hamidreza Fonouni, . Gani Kuttymuratov, . Majid Esmaeilzadeh, M. Rad, . Parvin Jarahian, . Thomas Longerich, . Alireza Faridar, . Sepehr Abbasi, . Arianeb Mehrabi, M. M. Gebhard
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Currently, due to lack of optimal donors, more marginal organs are transplanted. Therefore, there is a high interest to ameliorate preischemic organ preservation, especially [...]

  • . Majid Esmaeilzadeh, . Hamidreza Fonouni, . Mohammad Golriz, . Ali Majlesara, . Gani Kuttymuratov, . Frank Bergmann, . Parvin Jarahian, . Zahra Khazaeipour, . Alireza Faridar, M. Rad, . Thomas Longerich, M. M. Gebhard, . Arianeb Mehrabi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    One of the great challenges in pancreas transplantation is the ischemia reperfusion injury. It is mentioned that free oxygen and/or nitrogen radicals play a prominent role [...]

  • . Hakan Ercil, . Adem Altunkol, . Ergun Alma, M. Resit Goren, N. Can Sener, . Faruk Kuyucu, A. Karakoyunlu, . Ediz Vuruskan, . Ferhat Ortoglu, Z. Gurbuz
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    To compare the efficacy and reliability of Ho:YAG laser lithotripsy (HLL) and pneumatic lithotripsy (PL) in the treatment of bladder stones in patients with benign prostatic [...]

  • . Mustafa Emiroglu, . Semra Salimoglu, . Cem Karaali, . Ismail Sert, . Osman Gungor, . Fatma Sert, . Cengiz Aydın
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    To evaluate the long-term results of tumorectomy and concomitant bilateral oncoplastic reduction mammoplasty (ORM) for early stage breast cancer patients with macromastia [...]

  • . Patomphon Ekkarat, T. Boonpipattanapong, . Kasaya Tantiphlachiva, . Surasak Sangkhathat
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Defective defecation function, also known as low anterior resection syndrome (LARS), is a common problem after surgical treatment of rectal cancer that has a detrimental effect [...]

  • . Kazim Duman, A. Harlak, . Oner Mentes, A. K. Coskun
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

  • . Evren Dilektasli, . M.M. Ozmen, . Emre Gundogdu, . Hayrettin Dizen, . H.T. Besler, . Candan Ozogul
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    The study aims to evaluate the alterations in the brain due to oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation resulting from obstructive jaundice. Forty-one Wistar albino rats were [...]

  • . Sacit Coban, . Fahrettin Yildiz
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Back wall technique is usually used for hepatic artery anastomosis in living donor liver-transplantation. In this technique, two stitches are placed in the two corners of [...]

  • . Lorraine Chow, . Dacita Suen, K. Kuen Ma, . Ava Kwong
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Brain metastasis occurs in 10–15% of metastatic breast cancer patients and is associated with poor prognosis. This study aims to identify tumor characteristics of primary [...]

  • S. Ching Chan, T. To Cheung, A. C.Y. Chan, K. S.H. Chok, W. W. Sharr, J. Y.Y. Fung, C. Leung Liu, S. Tat Fan, C. Mau Lo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    One thousand liver transplantations have been performed at the only liver transplant center in Hong Kong over a period of 22 years, which covered the formative period of living [...]

  • . Kuo-Hsin Chen, . Chun-Chieh Huang, . Tiing-Foong Siow, . U-Chon Chio, . Shian-Dian Chen, . Ying-Da Chen, . Tzu-Chao Lin, . Shu-Yi Huang, . Jiann-Ming Wu, . Kuo-Shyang Jeng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Donor operation in adult living donor liver transplantation is associated with significant postoperative morbidity. To avoid laparotomy wound complications and shorten postoperative [...]

  • . Dawei Chen, Z. Fei, . Xiaojun Wang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Obturator hernia is rare type of abdominal hernia and its diagnosis usually is made intraoperatively for bowel obstruction or computed tomography (CT) scans of the abdomen. [...]

  • . Yu-Jen Cheng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Cosmetic factors are important when considering minimally invasive surgery. For cosmetic improvement, a complete thoracoscopic lobectomy is accomplished via the three-port [...]

  • . Alexia Boueil, . Hervé Guégan, . Julien Colot, . Eric D'Ortenzio, . Gilles Guerrier
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Little data on the usefulness of microbiological samples in appendicular peritonitis (AP) are available. The objectives of the study were to document the clinical value of [...]

  • . Constanze Bening, . Anjuli Sikand, L. Conzelmann, . Nicole Stumpf, C. Vahl
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    The aim of our study was to evaluate right heart contractile force in patients with diastolic dysfunction (DD) with preserved left heart ejection fraction undergoing cardiac [...]

  • . Erman Aytac, H. H. Erem, F. H. Remzi, . Emre Gorgun
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015).

    Abstract
    The Knowledge Program (TKP) allows prospective data collection during routine clinical practice. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of TKP [...]

  • . Surajit Awsakulsutthi, . Chittinad Havanond
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Anastomotic leakage is a common complication after operative reconstruction with colon interposition in corrosive esophageal injury patients. Because the underlying causes [...]

  • . Emad Abdallah, M. Abd Ellatif, S. El Awady, A. Magdy, . Mohamed Youssef, . Waleed Thabet, . Ahmed Lotfy, . Ayman Elshobaky, . Mosaad Morshed
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    To compare the efficacy and safety of both mechanical methods (clips) and electrosurgical instruments, harmonic scalpel (HS) and LigaSure (LS), for securing the cystic duct [...]

  • . Tuan-Pin Yueh, . Fong-Ying Chen, . Tsyr-En Lin, . Mao-Te Chuang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Diarrhea is part of the postlaparoscopic cholecystectomy syndrome, but is not well defined. Published reports have ignored possible associated factors such as the preoperative [...]

  • . Kosho Yamanouchi, . Shigeki Minami, . Naomi Hayashida, . Chika Sakimura, . Tamotsu Kuroki, . Susumu Eguchi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    In Graves’ disease, because a thyroid tends to have extreme vascularity, the amount of intraoperative blood loss (AIOBL) becomes significant in some cases. We sought to [...]

  • H. Akyıldız, . Erdogan Sözüer, H. Uzer, . Mehmet Baykan, B. Oz
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is a potentially life-threatening condition because of its diagnostic difficulty, operative challenges, and comorbidities a patient may have. [...]

  • Y. Xin Koh, T. Tay, S. Xu, C. Meng Lee, M. Teo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    We describe a series of five patients with extramammary Paget disease of the scrotum with inguinal nodal metastases. These patients underwent combined groin dissection. All [...]

  • . Yao-Ming Wu, . Rey-Heng Hu, . Hong-Shiee Lai, . Po-Huang Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Minimally invasive liver resection is feasible for select patients. The flexibility of robotic surgical instruments improves the possibility of minimally invasive liver resection, [...]

  • . Takanobu Utsumi, . Koji Kawamura, . Takashi Imamoto, . Naoto Kamiya, . Hidekazu Nagano, . Tomoaki Tanaka, . Naoki Nihei, . Yukio Naya, . Hiroyoshi Suzuki, . Tomohiko Ichikawa
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    The number of antihypertensive drug classes cannot accurately reflect the total consumption of antihypertensive drugs used to control blood pressure. The defined daily dose [...]

  • . Akira Umemura, . Keisuke Koeda, . Akira Sasaki, . Hisataka Fujiwara, . Yusuke Kimura, . Takeshi Iwaya, . Yuji Akiyama, . Go Wakabayashi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    There has been a recent increase in the use of totally laparoscopic total gastrectomy (TLTG) for gastric cancer. However, there is no scientific evidence to determine which [...]

  • . Ashok Thorat, . Chen-Fang Lee, . Tsung-Han Wu, . Kuang-Tse Pan, . Sung-Yu Chu, . Hong-Shiue Chou, . Kun-Ming Chan, . Ting-Jung Wu, . Wei-Chen Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm after liver transplantation is an uncommon but potentially lethal complication. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to avoid life-threatening [...]

  • . Wempy Supit, C. Mochtar, R. Santoso, . Rainy Umbas
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    To compare the survival outcome of various treatment modalities for organ-confined muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma of the bladder. One hundred and fifty patients with [...]

  • . Xiao-Ying Si, . Lu-Peng Wu, . Xiu-Dong Li, B. Li, . Yan-Ming Zhou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is one of the most common and distressing adverse events after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). A meta-analysis of randomized clinical [...]

  • I. Budianto, H. Lim Tan, . Yoshiaki Kinoshita, R. Tamba, . Satoshi Leiri, . Tomoaki Taguchi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014).

    Abstract
    Undescended testes is one of the most common congenital abnormalities in boys. In cases of impalpable testes, ultrasound is often used to find the testis, which frequently [...]

  • . Jiri Paral, . Petr Lochman, . Slavomir Blazej, . Michal Pavlik
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    This study compared the resistance of glued versus stapled anastomosis of the colon to intraluminal pressures at different times during healing. Forty seven female domestic [...]

  • . Antonios Panagidis, . Xenophon Sinopidis, K. Zachos, . Vasileios Alexopoulos, . Anastasia Vareli, . Anastasia Varvarigou, . George Georgiou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Perforation of the vermiform appendix in a septic neonate with an Amyands hernia resulted in the formation of a scrotal enterocutaneous fistula. In conclusion from this exceptional [...]

  • . Shigeyuki Murono, . Eriko Ishikawa, . Yosuke Nakanishi, . Kazuhira Endo, . Satoru Kondo, . Naohiro Wakisaka, . Tomokazu Yoshizaki
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) is a serious complication associated with impaired quality of life. However, a successful TEF closure is difficult owing to the high incidence [...]

  • . Atsuhiko Murata, . Keiji Muramatsu, . Yukako Ichimiya, . Tatsuhiko Kubo, . Yoshihisa Fujino, . Shinya Matsuda
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Little information is available on the relationship between hospital volume and the outcomes of laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer in patients with comorbidity. This [...]

  • M. Bahar, A. Nooghabi, . Alireza Hamid, . Ahmad Amouzeshi, . Ali Jangjoo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    There is controversy concerning the management of the remaining cavity after the evacuation of a cyst in patients who have undergone surgical operation for liver hydatidosis. [...]

  • C. Lo, . Po-Chu Lee, . Ruoh-Fang Yen, . Chiun-Sheng Huang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Inappropriate skin incisions can make sentinel lymph node dissection difficult. A knowledge of the most common locations of the hotspot in the axilla helps in planning the [...]

  • K. Lim Ng, C. Beng Chua
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Intravesical Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) has been a proven and effective immunotherapy treatment for superficial transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the bladder, especially [...]

  • S. Li Siow, H. Mahendran, . Mark Hardin
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The traditional surgical approach to the excision of persistent urachal remnants is a lower midline laparotomy or semicircular infraumbilical incision. The aim of this study [...]

  • . Mete Karatay, . Ender Köktekir, . Yavuz Erdem, . Haydar Celik, . Idris Sertbas, M. Akif Bayar
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Intramedullary schwannomas of the spinal cord are rare tumors. They are most commonly observed in the cervical region, however, few have been described in the conus medullaris. [...]

  • G. Kara Gedik, . Oktay Sari, . Ender Köktekir, . Gökhan Akdemir
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Cerebellar mutism is a transient period of speechlessness that evolves after posterior fossa surgery in children. Although direct cerebellar and brain stem injury and supratentorial [...]

  • D. Ng, G. Tan, M. Teo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    The colon can be used for esophageal reconstruction after an esophagectomy. The development of a malignancy in the colonic interposition graft is rare, with less than 15 cases [...]

  • A. Jawas, A. F. Hefny, A. K. Abbas, F. M. Abu-Zidan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014).

    Abstract
    To evaluate the quantity and quality of published vascular surgery research articles from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries so as to identify areas for improvement. [...]

  • A. Imran Malik, . Farhana Badar, A. Ali Syed, M. Yusuf
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The aim of this study was to analyze our experience with rectal cancer patients who underwent surgical excision at our institution. Data on 112 rectal cancer patients who [...]

  • . Sung-Yu Hsu, . Wei-Jei Lee, . Keong Chong, . Kong-Han Ser, . Jun-Jiun Tsou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    It is well established that severe hypertriglyceridemia can lead to pancreatitis. At present, medical treatment for patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia and repeat pancreatitis [...]

  • . Chen-Hsun Ho, . Pin-Wen Liao, V. C. Lin, . Fu-Shan Jaw, S. Chueh, . Shiu-Dong Chung, . Shih-Ping Liu, . Yao-Chou Tsai, . Hong-Jeng Yu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    We previously reported our initial experience with laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) retroperitoneal partial adrenalectomy using a custom-made single-port device and conventional [...]

  • . Daisaku Hirano, . Ryo Hasegawa, . Tomohiro Igarashi, . Katsuhiko Satoh, . Junichi Mochida, . Satoru Takahashi, . Toshio Yoshida, . Tadanori Saitoh, . Shuji Kiyotaki, . Kiyoki Okada
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    We have performed laparoscopic adrenalectomy including retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy via a single large port (RASLP) and conventional laparoscopic adrenalectomy (CLA) [...]

  • S. Han Kim, . Eun-Sik Lee, H. Hoe Kim, . Cheol Kwak, J. Hyeon Ku, S. Eun Lee, S. Kyu Hong, C. Wook Jeong, S. Hyup Kim, J. Yeon Cho, S. Il Hwang, H. Jong Lee, S. Soo Byun
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The study presents a matched-pair analysis of robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (RALPN) versus radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to compare the perioperative incidence [...]

  • . Vivek Gupta, . Gabriel Rodrigues, . Raghunath Prabhu, . Chandni Ravi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Chronic anal fissure is a benign disorder that is associated with considerable discomfort. Surgical treatment in the form of lateral sphincterotomy has long been regarded [...]

  • . Hakan Ercil, . Adem Altunkol, . Faruk Kuyucu, N. Can Sener, . Ediz Vuruskan, . Ferhat Ortoglu, Z. Gurbuz
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    This study was conducted to evaluate clinical experience and learning curve associated with laparoscopic ureterolithotomy performed for upper ureteral stones. The medical [...]

  • . Chieh Chou, . Chao-Wen Chen, . Yi-Chia Wu, . Ko-Kang Chen, . Su-Shin Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The reliability of X-ray radiography for diagnosing nasal bone fractures (NBFs) remains controversial. Recent studies show that, for determining the orientation and location [...]

  • . Tai-Wai Chin, . Hsin-Lin Tsai, . Chin-Su Liu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    About 10 years ago, we started to correct buried penis using the technique of modified prepuce unfurling. We have made modifications in the years since our preliminary results [...]

  • M. Teo, G. Tan, . Cindy Lim, C. Chia, C. Kian Tham, . Khee-Chee Soo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Compared with intravenous chemotherapy, cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) have been shown to improve survival in patients with [...]

  • . Kuo-Hsin Chen, . Shian-Dian Chen, . Ying-Da Chen, . Yin-Jen Chang, . Tzu-Chao Lin, . Tiing-Foong Siow, . U-Chon Chio, . Shu-Yi Huang, . Jiann-Ming Wu, . Kuo-Shyang Jeng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic hepatectomy and hepaticojejunostomy remain a surgical challenge despite the recent advances in minimally invasive surgery. A robotic surgical system has been [...]

  • F. Cao, J. Li, A. Li, Y. Fang, . Ya-jun Wang, F. Li
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014).

    Abstract
    Although nonoperative management for perforated peptic ulcer (PPU) has been used for several decades, the indication is still unclear. A clinicoradiological score was sought [...]

  • . Gyeong-Jo Byeon, . Hyung-Gon Je, . Hyeon-Jeong Lee, . Ji-Uk Yoon, . Joo-Yun Kim, . Sang-Wook Shin, . Kyung-Un Choi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    The overall incidence of cardiac tumor is very low, and malignant cardiac tumors account for only 25% of all cardiac tumors. Angiosarcomas are the most common type of malignant [...]

  • A. Bogdanovic, . Milan Radojkovic, R. Tomasevic, . Ivan Pesic, T. Petkovic, . Predrag Kovacevic, . Zoran Rancic
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    We report a case of a 47-year-old man with isolated pericardial hydatid cyst (without myocardial involvement) that presented as acute pericardial tamponade. After initial [...]

  • . Yusuf Bilgin, . Semih Hot, İ. Barlas, A. Akan, . Yavuz Eryavuz
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    In this prospective randomized study, our aim is to compare the short- and long-term results of harmonic scalpel hemorrhoidectomy (HSH) and stapler hemorrhoidopexy (SH) methods [...]

  • . Ali Zakaria, . Salwan Al-Obeidi, . Salam Daradkeh
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Hepatobiliary involvement by malignant lymphoma is usually a secondary manifestation of systemic disease, whereas primary non-Hodgkins lymphoma of the extrahepatic biliary [...]

  • . Jiamei Yang, . Chengjun Sui, T. Kan, B. Li, . Yanming Zhou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Massive hemorrhage and the need for blood transfusion carry a high rate of morbidity and mortality after hepatectomy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and [...]

  • . Cheng-Ta Yang, . Kao-Lang Liu, . Ming-Chieh Lin, . Ray-Hwang Yuan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    We report a case of pseudolymphoma of the liver in a 49-year-old woman without an underlying disease except for liver hemangioma. A 20-mm nodule was incidentally found in [...]

  • . Chumpon Wilasrusmee, M. Marjareonrungrung, . Suwannee Eamkong, . John Attia, . Napaphat Poprom, . Sopon Jirasisrithum, . Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Maggot wound therapy (MWT) has been used in various wounds including diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, and acute surgical wounds. However, the efficacy [...]

  • . Chen Wenwei, . Yuan Xiangzhi, . Xu Huazhi, . Yang Yirong, . Li Chengdi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    We report a rare case of left nutcracker syndrome and right ureteropelvic junction obstruction in a young woman who suffered flank pain and hematuria. The diagnosis was confirmed [...]

  • . Cihan Uras, D. Eren Böler, . Ilknur Erguner, . Ismail Hamzaoglu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) has emerged as a result of a search for “pain-less” and “scar-less” surgery. Laparoendoscopic single-site cholecystectomy [...]

  • Y. Tu, . Huabo Jiao, . Xianglong Tan, . Dadong Wang, J. Du, L. Sun, . Wenzhi Zhang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    To explore the effect of retroperitoneal laparoscopic debridement and drainage on infected necrosis in severe acute pancreatitis. This retrospective study included 18 patients [...]

  • H. Tee Yu, . Simon Tsang, T. To Cheung
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess (GFPLA) is considered to be a very severe form of PLA and carries a high mortality. Klebsiella pneumoniae is the most common pathogen responsible [...]

  • . Masaru Takenaka, . Hidetaka Uramoto, . Hidehiko Shimokawa, . Tomoko So, . Takeshi Hanagiri, . Takatoshi Aoki, . Fumihiro Tanaka
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    The use of computed tomography (CT) scans has increased the opportunities to detect small nodular shadows in peripheral lung fields. Intrapulmonary lymph nodes (IPLNs) are [...]

  • G. Sun, . Xuefeng Wang, . Jinjin Chen, R. Ma, F. Li, L. Chen, . Yingbin Xiao
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality after surgical correction of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). Transatrial/transpulmonary repair [...]

  • B. Siribumrungwong, . Kanoklada Srikuea, . Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Delayed primary (DPC) and primary (PC) wound closures have been applied in ruptured appendicitis, but results were controversial. This study aims at comparing the rate of [...]

  • . Sunita Singh, . Monika Sangwan, R. Sen, . K.N. Rattan, . Ragini Singh, M. Kala
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Solitary benign fibrous mesothelioma (BFM) is uncommon and is termed as solitary fibrous mesothelioma or localized fibrous mesothelioma. Although the most common site for [...]

  • . Yirong Sim, J. Teo, . Jabed Iqbal, W. Hoong Chan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Primary melanoma of the esophagus is a rare condition. Its diagnosis can be challenging, as its presentation is similar to that of other esophageal malignancies, especially [...]

  • . Erdal Simsek, . Kasim Karapinar, . Onursal Bugra, A. Tulga Ulus, . Ali Sarigul
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014).

    Abstract
    In this study, we have tried to demonstrate the effects of coating style used in oxygenators on various hematologic and clinical parameters. Twenty-seven patients were included [...]

  • . Yue-Dong Shi, . Fa-Zhi Qi, Y. Zhang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    The aim of this study was to investigate the proper treatment of infected median sternotomy wounds. A retrospective study was conducted to investigate the proper treatment [...]

  • A. K. Sharma, R. K. Sharma, S. K. Sharma, . Devendra Soni, T. Pratap Singh
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015).

    Abstract
    Perforation peritonitis is the most common surgery performed in an emergency. Upper gastrointestinal tract perforation is more common than lower gastrointestinal perforation. [...]

  • B. Seup Kim, H. Suk Ryu, K. Ho Kang, S. Jun Park
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Parathyroid carcinoma is a rare disease of unknown etiology. This study presents a case of parathyroid carcinoma in a patient with tertiary hyperparathyroidism. Despite a [...]

  • I. Abreu, E. P.O. Pontes, M. F.L. Tamagno, R. Sardenberg, R. Naim Younes, F. Abrão
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    This is a report of seven cases of infected thoracic wounds treated with an adapted low-cost vacuum therapy in the Thoracic Surgery Unit of Santa Marcelina Hospital. The vacuum [...]

  • . Igor Petrovic, . Goran Augustin, . Ljiljana Hlupic, . Ana Nedic, . Ivan Romic, . Mate Skegro
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors (IMTs) are rare soft-tissue tumors that can occur at virtually any anatomical site. We report the case of a 58-year-old male with an IMT [...]

  • . Sukij Panpimanmas, . Thawee Ratanachu-ek
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Cholangiocarcinoma is common in Thailand. There are many palliative treatments available for patients with unresectable tumor, such as endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography [...]

  • . Tomoko Ogawa
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    The round block technique (RBT) is an oncoplastic technique in which only the perimamillary scars remain visible. We have performed RBT in cases that require resection of [...]

  • . Tomoko Ogawa
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The Goldilocks mastectomy is a method that uses redundant mastectomy flap tissue alone to create a breast mound in female American patients with macromastia. Goldilocks mastectomy [...]

  • . Takeshi Namekawa, . Takanobu Utsumi, . Takashi Imamoto, . Koji Kawamura, . Takashi Oide, . Tomoaki Tanaka, . Naoki Nihei, . Hiroyoshi Suzuki, . Yukio Nakatani, . Tomohiko Ichikawa
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Adrenal tumors with more than one cellular component are uncommon. Furthermore, an adrenal tumor composed of a pheochromocytoma and a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor [...]

  • . Mitsuyuki Nakayama, . Fumikazu Sakamoto
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    The most proximal ostial site of the chronic occlusive superficial femoral artery is not suitable for ballooning or stenting because the deep femoral artery may be occluded [...]

  • . Yuka Nagano, . Keiichi Uchida, . Mikihiro Inoue, S. Ide, . Tadanobu Shimura, . Kiyoshi Hashimoto, Y. Koike, . Masato Kusunoki
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    A 1-year-old boy with no underlying disorder presented with non-bilious vomiting since 4 days before admission. He was referred to our hospital and was diagnosed with a small [...]

  • Y. Mohd Aripin, . Naqiyah Ibrahim, . Rohaizak Muhammad
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    The anatomical orientation of structures in the axilla has not been well studied, although it is essential for a neat and safe dissection. The objective of this study was [...]

  • A. Manuel, . Santhi Kalimuthu, S. Pathmanathan, . Prepageran Narayanan, Z. Abidin, . Khairul Azmi, . Alizan Khalil
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Arteriovenous malformations are congenital lesions that may evolve with time and manifest in a plethora of presentations. They can occur as torrential epistaxis when it extensively [...]

  • . Qing-Da Meng, . Xiao-Ning Ma, H. Wei, . Rong-Hui Pan, . Wei Jiang, . Fang-Shu Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Lipomatous ganglioneuroma (LG) is a rare variant of ganglioneuroma that is histologically characterized by a mature adipocytic component admixed with a conventional ganglioneuroma. [...]

  • X. Lun Zhu, R. Gao, G. Wong, H. Tung Wong, R. Ng, Y. Yu, R. Wong, W. Sang Poon
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013).

    Abstract
    To investigate the safe displacement range of the foramen of Monro (FM) during single burr hole rigid endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) and endoscopic tumor biopsy (ETB). [...]

  • Z. Long, . Yi-Chuan Zhang, L. He, . Kuang-Biao Zhong, . Yu-Xin Tang, K. Huang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    To compare the safety and efficacy of transurethral plasmakinetic resection of the prostate (PKRP) versus transvesical prostatectomy (TVP) in the treatment of large-volume [...]

  • T. Liu, . Hongxu Liu, Y. Li
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Pectus excavatum (PE) is a common chest wall deformity. There are several surgical alternatives for the repair of PE. In our practice, the sternal turnover (STO) procedure [...]

  • K. Lim Ng, . Ouzrieah Nawawi, B. Kuan Lim, T. Ha Htun, . Norman Dublin, A. Hassan Razack
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Ureteric strictures are common and can be due to benign or malignant causes. Various surgical treatments can be used from minimally invasive endoscopic retrograde JJ stent [...]

  • S. Li Siow, H. Mahendran, . Mark Hardin, C. Hooi Chea, N. Azim
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Using laparoscopic methods for incarcerated scrotal hernias is controversial because of the perceived technical difficulties in treating such hernias. Herein, we present our [...]

  • D. L.P. Lee, . Priya Madhuvrata, M. W. Reed, S. P. Balasubramanian
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016).

    Abstract
    A mesenteric cyst is defined as a cyst that is located in the mesentery of the gastrointestinal tract and may extend from the base of the mesentery into the retroperitoneum. [...]

  • . Hung-Wen Lai, . Hwa-Koon Wu, . Shou-Jen Kuo, . Shou-Tung Chen, . Hsin-Shun Tseng, . Ling-Ming Tseng, . Dar-Ren Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Core needle biopsy (CNB) was widely used in the diagnosis of ultrasound-detectable breast lesions. We aimed at assessing the diagnostic performance differences between 14- [...]

  • . Lu-Ting Kuo, . Shao-Yu Tsai, . Chung-Yi Yang, . Long-Wei Lin
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Extracranial and meningeal seeding of glioblastoma multiforme is rare. We report herein a case of glioblastoma in a 41-year-old man who underwent surgical resection, concomitant [...]

  • R. Maitra, A. G. Acheson, . Chris Gornall, J. H. Scholefield, J. P. Williams, C. Maxwell-Armstrong
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014).

    Abstract
    Trials have shown laparoscopic colorectal surgery to be safe. We aim to analyze the long-term results from a single national training center for laparoscopic surgery, especially [...]

  • . Song-Yi Kim, . Suk-Bae Moon, S. Koo Lee, S. Kweon Hong, Y. Hee Kim, G. Bong Chae, . Sung-Bae Park
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    The gastrointestinal tract is frequently in involved light-chain (AL) amyloidosis, but significant hemorrhagic complications are rare. A 71-year-old man presented to our hospital [...]