• . Young-Kyun Kim, H. Jong Chun, J. Kye Hwang, J. Il Kim, S. Dong Kim, . Sun-Cheol Park, I. Sung Moon
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Adventitial cystic disease of the common femoral vein is a rare condition. We herein report the case of a 50-year-old woman who presented with painless swelling in her left [...]

  • M. Jin Kim, H. Kyu Park, D. Won Byun, K. Il Suh, K. Yul Hur
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Bariatric surgery is an efficient procedure for the remission of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) from morbid obesity. However, in Asian countries, the mean body mass index (BMI) of [...]

  • . Yoshinobu Ichiki, . Akira Nagashima, . Manabu Yasuda, . Mitsuhiro Takenoyama
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Carcinoid tumors of the lung are rare, and account for 1% of all primary tumors of the lung. This study was undertaken to investigate the histological characteristics and [...]

  • . Yoshinobu Ichiki, . Akira Nagashima, . Manabu Yasuda, . Mitsuhiro Takenoyama, . Satoshi Toyoshima
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Catamenial pneumothorax (CP) is a rare entity of spontaneous, recurring pneumothorax in females. Although it has been known to be associated with thoracic endometriosis, varying [...]

  • . Yung-Kun Hsieh, . Chien-Hui Lee, . Yih-Sharng Chen, I. Wu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Sutureless repair is an effective procedure for acute left ventricular free wall rupture, however, it may be complicated with a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm during the [...]

  • . Christoph Holmer, . Christiane Praechter, . Lars Mecklenburg, . Markus Heimesaat, . Hayo Rieger, . Uwe Pohlen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Anastomotic insufficiency is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. A collagen fleece that supports anastomosis is effective for preventing anastomosis insufficiency. [...]

  • J. Tsu, . Chun-Ki Chan, R. Chu, . In-Chak Law, . Chi-Kwan Kong, . Pak-Ling Liu, . Fu-Keung Cheung, . Ming-Kwong Yiu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    To retrospectively review our experience of managing patients with emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN). Case notes of patients with EPN were reviewed. The patients' demographic [...]

  • . Yoichi Hisata, . Koji Hashizume, . Kazuyoshi Tanigawa, . Takashi Miura, . Tomohiro Odate, . Yuichi Tasaki, . Kiyoyuki Eishi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Infection of a vascular prosthesis after a bypass surgery is relatively rare. However, once developed, serious complications can occur, such as bleeding, sepsis, and organ [...]

  • A. Jahromi, . Lester Johnson, A. M. Youssef
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    We report a case of delayed presentation of a small bowel perforation following blunt abdominal trauma (BAT). An initial computed tomography (CT) scan revealed that the patient [...]

  • . Mustafa Girgin, G. Sami Kılınç, . Ibrahim Ozercan, B. Simsek, . Burcin Kavak, . Husnu Celik, . Bilgin Gurates, B. Hakan Kanat
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    To examine the expression of Mullerian inhibiting substance (MIS) in papillary thyroid cancer. The MIS expression was examined by studying the immunohistochemistry in deparafinized [...]

  • R. Moorjani, . Joaquin Marchena-Gomez, . Jose Casimiro-Perez, C. Roque-Castellano, . Jose Ramirez-Felipe
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Splenectomy is a common surgical procedure, but few reports focus on nontraumatic splenectomies. The aim of this study was to determine the predictors of morbidity and mortality [...]

  • . Selcuk Coskun, . Lutfi Soylu, . Mahir Sahin, . Taylan Demiray
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The most common causes of acute gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) are duodenal and type 3 gastric ulcers. However, mechanical or functional causes may also lead to this pathology. [...]

  • . Po-Ming Chow, . Jui-Shan Hsu, . Yann-Rong Su, . Yi-Sheng Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    In a case of upper ureteral stricture refractory to laser ureterotomy, laparoscopic ureteroureterostomy was performed for resection of the stricture and reanastomosis of the [...]

  • W. Chiu Dai, W. W. Sharr, K. S.H. Chok, T. To Cheung, J. Y.Y. Fung, A. C.Y. Chan, S. Ching Chan, C. Mau Lo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The suitable size of a graft is a key element in the success of liver transplantation. A small-for-size liver graft is very likely to sustain a significant degree of injury [...]

  • S. Ching Chan, A. C.Y. Chan, W. W. Sharr, K. S.H. Chok, T. To Cheung, S. Tat Fan, C. Mau Lo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Donor right hepatectomy (DRH) was developed by master liver surgeons and has been applied in many liver transplant centers as the mainstay for adult living donor liver transplantation. [...]

  • . Yuan-Da Cheng, Y. Gao, . Heng Zhang, . Chao-Jun Duan, . Chun-Fang Zhang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    To observe the effects of intermittent one-lung ventilation (OLV) before and after surgery on the inflammatory cytokines and biomarkers of oxidative stress in serum of lung [...]

  • . Anne Chao, . Wei-Han Chou, . Chee-Jen Chang, . Yu-Jr Lin, . Shou-Zen Fan, . An-Shine Chao
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    To investigate the incidence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) on emergency department admission and the prognostic significance of SIRS in patients undergoing [...]

  • W. Cai, H. Kang, T. Hai
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Riedels thyroiditis is a rare type of chronic thyroiditis, associated with fibroinflammatory process and invasion into surrounding tissues, leading to compressive symptoms. [...]

  • . Hakan Bulus, . Numan Varol, . Adnan Tas, . Ali Coskun
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013).

    Abstract
    Chronic anal fissure is a painful condition that is associated with an increase in internal anal sphincter pressure. The main aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy [...]

  • . Hakan Bulus, . Adnan Tas, . Ali Coskun, . Metin Kucukazman
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    The prevalence of symptomatic hemorrhoidal disease is a common disease that usually needs surgery for treatment. Although conservative treatment is often enough for early [...]

  • M. I. Aslam, . Arif Pervaiz, . Rodrigo Figueiredo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Anal fissure is a common benign condition. An anorectal problem is defined as a split in the anal canal mucosa that extends from the dentate line to the anal verge. Chronic [...]

  • M. Alzoghaibi, A. M. Zubaidi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014).

    Abstract
    The proinflammatory cytokines and growth-promoting factor are essential components of the wound healing process. We hypothesized that under healthy conditions, faster healing [...]

  • Z. Ali Memon, . Saboohi Irfan, . Kanwal Fatima, M. Saud Iqbal, . Waqas Sami
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    To evaluate the usefulness of the Alvarado scoring system in reducing the percentage of negative appendectomy in our unit. A cross-sectional study was conducted, comprising [...]

  • . Hsin-Hsien Yu, . Shih-Yin Lou, . Yenn-Hwei Chou, . Hon-Man Chan, . Hwa-Tzong Chen, . Shih-Ming Huang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Hyperparathyroid crisis is a rare, critical, and potentially fatal disease. The aim of this study was to classify different clinical courses of this disease, according to [...]

  • . Ji-Kuen Yu, . Huichin Pan, . Shing-Moo Huang, . Nan-Lan Huang, . Chung-Chin Yao, . Kuang-Ming Hsiao, . Chew-Wun Wu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Our aim was to investigate the calcium content of different gallstone compositions and the pathogenic mechanisms of calcium carbonate gallstones. Between August 2001 and July [...]

  • . Cheng-Ta Yang, . Huey-Ling Chen, M. Chih Ho, S. Peng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    About 20% of biliary atresia (BA) survivors have attacks of esophageal variceal bleeding. We propose a method to evaluate the risk of esophageal variceal bleeding (EVB) using [...]

  • . Ping-Fu Yang, . Chau-Yun Chen, . Fang-Jung Yu, . Sheau-Fang Yang, Y. Ting Chen, . Li-Chun Kao, . Jaw-Yuan Wang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Meckel diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the small intestine, occurring in about 2%–4% of the population. Meckel diverticulum results from incomplete [...]

  • . Hsu-Han Wang, . Chi-Jeng Hsieh, . Kuo-Jen Lin, . Sheng-Hsien Chu, . Cheng-Keng Chuang, . Hsiao-Wen Chen, . Min-Li Hsieh, . Ta-Min Wang, Y. Chen, . Kuan-Lin Liu, . Hsin-Chien Huang, . Yu-Chao Hsu, . Yang-Jen Chiang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common disease affecting older males. As obesity becomes an increasing problem worldwide, its role in prostatic hypertrophy has been discussed [...]

  • . Masahiro Tsubaki, Y. Ito, . Masanori Fujita, . Hiroyuki Kato
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    The modified double-stapling technique (DST) with vertical division of the rectum(IO-DST) has been reported as a feasible and safe procedure for performing low anastomosis [...]

  • F. C. Torab, A. F. Hefny, . Mazen Taha, . Hassan Abou-Rebyeh, F. M. Abu-Zidan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012).

    Abstract
    Morbid obesity is a common health problem worldwide. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding has been used extensively around the world for the treatment of morbid obesity. [...]

  • B. B.T. Taw, A. C.S. Lam, F. L.Y. Ho, K. Hung, W. Lui, G. Leung
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Severe head injury is known to be a major cause of early mortalities and morbidities. Patients' long-term outcome after acute care, however, has not been widely studied. We [...]

  • S. Sun, . Heng-Wen Chou, . Jer-Shen Chen, . Chih-Yang Chan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Clot embolism remains a concern due to flushing of clot and thrombolytic agent centrally in the process of percutaneous pharmacomechanical thrombolysis (PMT) for a thrombosed [...]

  • . Somkiat Sunpaweravong, . Sakchai Ruangsin, S. Laohawiriyakamol, . Somrit Mahattanobon, . Alan Geater
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Predicting the major complications after esophagectomy is important and may help in preselecting patients who are most likely to benefit from surgery, especially in locally [...]

  • . Cheng-Jun Sui, B. Li, . Jia-Mei Yang, . Shuang-Jia Wang, . Yan-Ming Zhou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy (LDP) is a minimally invasive surgical technique. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the currently available literature and compare [...]

  • . Erdal Simsek, . Onursal Bugra
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    A primary aneurysm in the saphenous vein is very rare. This case study is based on a 55-year-old male patient who applied for general surgery with a complaint of swelling [...]

  • . Shinji Shinohara, . Takeshi Hanagiri, T. So, . Manabu Yasuda, . Masaru Takenaka, . Yoshika Nagata, . Hidehiko Shimokawa, . Makoto Nakagawa, . Hidetaka Uramoto, T. So, . Fumihiro Tanaka
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Thymomas are relatively rare tumors. In this study, we investigated the clinical features of patients who underwent surgical resection for thymoma. This study clinicopathologically [...]

  • . Kaya Saribeyoglu, . Erman Aytac, . Salih Pekmezci, . Seha Saygili, . Hafize Uzun, . Gulsen Ozbay, . Seval Aydin, H. Oktay Seymen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Clinoptilolite is a natural zeolite crystal. Cytoprotective effects of clinoptilolite have been reported. However, so far there are no data about the effects of clinoptilolite [...]

  • . Premsant Sangkum, . Wisoot Kongchareonsombat, . Suthep Patcharatrakul, . Charoen Leenanupunth, . Suchart Chaimuangraj
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    The objective of this study is to report the first case in Thailand of a single port laparoscopic nephrolithotomy in a double collecting system of a right kidney. The operation [...]

  • . Farouk Safi, . Omar Bekdache, . Suhail Al-Salam, . Mouied Alashari, . Taha Mazen, . Haytham El-Salhat
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Giant condyloma acuminatum (GCA), originally described by Buschke and Loewenstein in 1925 as a lesion of the penis, is more rarely seen in the anorectum and is characterized [...]

  • . Jaime Ruiz-Tovar, . Luis Córdoba, J. Manuel Devesa
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Fournier gangrene is a necrotizing fasciitis, arising in the genital and perineal area. This entity is still associated with a high mortality rate despite improvements in [...]

  • . Stylianos Roupakias, . Paraskevi Mitsakou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    In recent years, there has been a worldwide increase in childhood obesity. At present, pediatric surgeons manage a greater number of pediatric patients who are significantly [...]

  • . Carlos Rangel, . Gabrielle Scattolin, S. Pais-Costa, . Eduardo Vieira, . Eduardo Gaio
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombus is a rare presentation of adrenal carcinoma. Hyperladosteronism is rarely associated with it. We report a case of an aldosterone-producing [...]

  • . Yoichiro Oka, . Kouji Masumoto, . Masatoshi Nakamura, . Akinori Iwasaki
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Colonic volvulus is a rare disease in children. Delayed diagnosis of the condition can often be fatal, especially in pediatric patients with mental retardation. We herein [...]

  • . Tsuyoshi Ohno, . Keiji Inoue, . Shigeki Nagayoshi, . Toshio Fukuda, . Junji Irie
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    A 44-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with pathological nipple discharge from her left breast. Ultrasonography revealed a solid tumor beneath her left areola that [...]

  • . P.V. Narayanan, . M.K. Balachandran
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    This case concerns a 10-year-old boy with a history of behavioral abnormality that arrived at our surgical emergency room with acute abdominal discomfort. The boy had acute [...]

  • J. Narayan Shah, S. Bir Maharjan, . Sanjay Paudyal
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy uses smaller incision and trocars that lessen the contamination and exposure of wound, resulting in less infection. However, the antibiotic prophylaxis [...]

  • S. K. Mansfield, . Roderick Borrowdale
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    The object of this study is to report a rare case of explosion during laparotomy where diathermy ignited intraperitoneal gas from a spontaneous stomach perforation. Fortunately, [...]

  • . Amin Makni, . Houcine Magherbi, . Rachid Ksantini, W. Rebai, Z. Ben Safta
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Transposition of the gallbladder to the left side without situs inversus viscerum is rare. These gallbladders are situated under the left lobe of the liver between Segment [...]

  • . Lai-Fung Li, . Yat-Hang Tse, . Siu-Lun Ho, . Kin-Wing Yan, . Wai-Man Lui
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    We report a 26-year-old man with 6 years, history of duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) with liver, peritoneum and lung metastases. He presented with left eye [...]

  • Z. Liu, Y. Qi, . Chuanzhuo Wang, . Xiaobo Zhang, . Baosheng Wang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a rare tumor. Here, we present data regarding clinical presentations, diagnoses, management, and prognosis of five cases of [...]

  • . Chen-Chiang Lin, . Shier-Chieg Huang, . Yang-Kun Ou, . Yung-Ching Liu, . Ching-Mei Tsai, . Hsin-Hui Chan, . Chen-Ti Wang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Hemiarthroplasty is recommended for treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures in physically compromised elderly patients. The objective of this study was to analyze survivalof [...]

  • . Yueh-Ming Lin, . Ching-Hua Hsieh, . Chia-I Cheng, . Boon-Lee Tan, . Hang-Tsung Liu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Septic postoperative complications are debated in patients with complicated acute appendicitis treated with laparoscopic appendectomy (LA). The aim of this study was to investigate [...]

  • . Yi-Chia Lin, . Hsin-Yi Lee, . Guang-Dar Juang, . Chung-Hsin Yeh, . Yi-Hong Cheng, . Kuang-Yu Chuo, . Hong-En Chen, . Te-Fu Tsai, T. I.S. Hwang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Standard laparoscopic adrenalectomy requires early control of the main adrenal vein, however, the small retroperitoneal working space is challenging for beginners to perform [...]

  • . Leslie Lim, . Pierce Chow, . Chow-Yin Wong, . Alexander Chung, . Yiong-Huak Chan, . Wai-Keong Wong, . Khee-Chee Soo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011).

    Abstract
    The aims of the study were to assess factors responsible for the reduction of preoperative anxiety in patients undergoing breast and abdominal surgeries. In particular, we [...]

  • S. Li Siow, T. Wei Khor, C. Hooi Chea, N. Azim
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) is an evolving concept in minimally invasive surgery. It utilizes the concept of inline viewing and a single incision that [...]

  • . Wei-Jei Lee, . Keong Chong, . Jung-Chien Chen, . Kong-Han Ser, . Yi-Chih Lee, . Jun-Juin Tsou, . Shu-Chun Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Obesity and type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are closely related and difficult to control by current medical treatment. Bariatric surgery has been proposed for inadequately [...]

  • . Taiji Kuwata, . Hidetaka Uramoto, . Fumihiro Tanaka
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    We report herein a case of an 80-year-old female patient who presented with hemosputum and a left chest tumor. Owing to her medical history and imaging findings, we strongly [...]

  • C. Goh, D. Chua, R. Wei Ho, . Chumpon Chan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Esthesioneuroblastoma is an uncommon tumor that is described widely among the Caucasians. In Singapore, we see predominantly Asian patients with esthesioneuroblastomas. From [...]

  • . Chien-Chang Kao, . Tai-Lung Cha, . Guang-Huan Sun, . Dah-Shyong Yu, . Hong-I Chen, . Sun-Yran Chang, . Cheng-Ping Ma, . Sheng-Tang Wu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    To offer an easily produced and cost-effective specimen retrieval bag that can be used to reduce the cost of laparoscopic surgery. From January 2005 to October 2009, 135 patients [...]

  • . Keiichiro Ishibashi, . Kensuke Kumamoto, . Kouki Kuwabara, . Naoko Hokama, . Toru Ishiguro, . Tomonori Ohsawa, . Norimichi Okada, . Tatsuya Miyazaki, . Masaru Yokoyama, . Yoshitaka Tsuji, . Norihiro Haga, . Hideyuki Ishida
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    We retrospectively evaluated the usefulness of sennoside as an agent for mechanical bowel preparation prior to elective colon cancer surgery. A total of 86 patients were given [...]

  • . Seong-Bae Hwang, . Hye-Yoon Lee, . Woo-Young Kim, . Sang-Uk Woo, . Jae-Bok Lee, . Jeoung-Won Bae, . Hoon-Yub Kim
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Preservation of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve (EBSLN) during thyroidectomy is important because its injury may lead to frequent occurrence of vocal fatigue [...]

  • . Wei-Gao Hu, E. C.H. Lai, H. Liu, . Ai-Jun Li, . Wei-Ping Zhou, . Si-Yuan Fu, . Ze-Ya Pan, . Gang Huang, Y. Lei, W. Yee Lau, . Meng-Chao Wu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Based on a large series of histopathologically confirmed hepatic angiomyolipomas, we retrospectively studied the typical diagnostic features of hepatic angiomyolipoma and [...]

  • . Chih-Chiang Hung, . Cheng-Chung Wu, . Shao-Bin Cheng, . Jiun-Yi Hsia, . John Wang, . Wing-Yiu Lui, . Fan-Ku P'eng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) occurring in pregnancy is very rare. The prognosis is usually poor because of unclear clinical presentation. A 30-year-old woman who suffered [...]

  • . Pei-Ming Huang, . Wen-Je Ko, . Pi-Ru Tsai, . Shuenn-Wen Kuo, . Hsao-Hsun Hsu, . Jin-Shing Chen, . Jang-Ming Lee, . Yung-Chie Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Massive hemothorax in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is potentially life threatening and remains a medical challenge. In this study, we present the [...]

  • . Po-Cheng Huang, . Ching-Yao Yang, . Chih-Yuan Lee, . Chi-Chuan Yeh, . I-Rue Lai, . Yong-Kwei Tsau, . Rey-Heng Hu, . Meng-Kun Tsai, . Po-Huang Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    As renal transplantation may increase survival rates and improve quality of life for children with end-stage renal disease, we investigated the long-term outcomes and prognostic [...]

  • . Chia-Chi Hsu, . Shen-Shin Chang, . Po-Chang Lee, . Sheau-Chiou Chao
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Organ transplant recipients under immunosuppressive therapy have a highly increased risk of acquiring unusual opportunistic infections. Diagnosis of the etiology of infection [...]

  • . Ming-Tai Hsing, . Hui-Ting Hsu, . Chun-Yuan Cheng, . Chien-Min Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Hypophysitis is a rare inflammatory disorder that can mimic a pituitary tumor clinically or radiologically. Furthermore, immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related systemic disease [...]

  • . Chen-Yu Hsiao, . Ho-Fai Wong, . Liang-Kuang Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Head and neck arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), including lingual AVMs, are unusual and rare. There are many treatment options including sclerotherapy, endovascular or percutaneous [...]

  • . Cheng-Maw Ho, . Anil Dhawan, R. D. Hughes, S. C. Lehec, . Juliana Puppi, . Christina Philippeos, . Po-Huang Lee, R. R. Mitry
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012).

    Abstract
    Hepatocyte transplantation is a promising alternative to liver transplantation in children with liver metabolic disorders and acute liver failure. Currently, it is difficult [...]

  • A. F. Hefny, . Michal Grivna, A. K. Abbas, F. J. Branicki, F. M. Abu-Zidan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012).

    Abstract
    To review published pediatric trauma research from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries so as to identify research fields that need to be enhanced. A MEDLINE search [...]

  • . Hironori Hayashi, . Hiroyuki Takamura, . Yukari Yamaguchi, . Yasuhiro Shoji, . Hisatoshi Nakagawara, . Hidehiro Tajima, . Ichiro Onishi, . Hirohisa Kitagawa, . Takashi Tani, . Masato Kayahara, . Tetsuo Ohta
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Recently, endoscopic and radiological procedures for various symptoms related to cirrhosis have improved. Thus, the role of Hassabs operation (gastroesophageal decongestion [...]

  • . Rajat Goel, . Amit Agarwal, . Asim Shabbir, J. B.Y. So, . Shanker Pasupathy, . Andrew Wong, . Anton Cheng, . Davide Lomanto
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2005).

    Abstract
    Obesity is a major public health concern worldwide, including Singapore. Bariatric surgery has grown in popularity to combat this situation, and innovations in this field [...]

  • Y. Feng Soh, A. Kow, K. Yong Wong, B. Wang, C. Yip Chan, K. Hin Liau, C. Kiat Ho
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Application of minimally invasive techniques in the surgical management of distal pancreatic lesions is increasing. Despite this, numbers of laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy [...]

  • . Ilknur Erguner, . Erman Aytac, . Bilgi Baca, . Ismail Hamzaoglu, . Tayfun Karahasanoglu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Total laparoscopic surgery is not a new concept, but it is not preferred generally for right colectomy. The aim of the study is to evaluate the outcomes, which are related [...]

  • G. H. El-Gazzaz, S. H. Farag, M. A. El-Sayd, H. H. Mohamed
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012).

    Abstract
    The aim was to evaluate the risk of infection and hernia recurrence for patients undergoing repair of ventral hernia (VH) with prosthetic mesh during colorectal resection. [...]

  • . Lian Duan, . Xian-qiao Hu, . De-yun Feng, . Shi-yue Lei, . Guo-huang Hu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of glial cell derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF), glypican-1 (GPC-1), and matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9), and [...]

  • . Ming-Jung Chuang, . Cheng-Hsien Lu, . Min-Hsiung Cheng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Dissecting aneurysms of the intracranial carotid circulation were previously thought to occur primarily in young people presenting with cerebral infarction caused by arterial [...]

  • . Shu-Hung Chuang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) is emerging as an alternative to standard four-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (4ILC). This study presents one surgeons [...]

  • S. Ching Chan, L. Cheung Cheng, K. Lai Ho, K. S.H. Chok, W. W. Sharr, W. Chiu Dai, C. Mau Lo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Liver transplantation is a standard treatment for patients with familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) with disease progression. Given the multiorgan involvement by amyloidosis, [...]

  • . Yen-Chou Chen, . Ngian-Chye Tan, . Hung-I. Lu, . Shun-Chen Huang, . Fong-Fu Chou, . Yur-Ren Kuo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) with sternum metastasis is rarely reported. Conservative treatments always result in a poor prognosis. We report two cases of FTC presenting [...]

  • . Jian-Han Chen, . Cheng-Hung Lee, . Chang-Kuo Wei, . Shu-Mei Chang, . Wen-Yao Yin
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2013). Vol. 36

    Abstract
    Undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver (UESL) is a rare primary liver tumor. Less than 100 adult cases were reported. It has female and right lobe preponderance. [...]

  • . Wen-Tsan Chang, . Niang-Cheng Lin, . Cheng-Yuan Hsia, . Chin-Su Liu, . Hsin-Lin Tsai, . Che-Chuan Loong
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    Choledochoduodenal fistula (CDF) complicated by peptic diseases or following surgical or endoscopic approaches of the common bile duct is not uncommon. However, it usually [...]

  • . Che-Chao Chang, . Chih-Hao Tien, . Shih-Huang Tai, . Ming-Tsung Chuang, . Chun-I Sze, . Yu-Chang Hung, . E-Jian Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2014). Vol. 37

    Abstract
    Breast cancer is one of the most common origins of metastatic lesions in the central nervous system. Many patients with a breast cancer and concurrent brain tumor(s) were [...]

  • . Daphne Anthonysamy, Z. Azizi, H. Mohd Tajri
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2012). Vol. 35

    Abstract
    To determine the effect of intermittent pneumatic foot and calf compression on popliteal artery mean systolic blood flow in patients with intermittent claudication. The secondary [...]

  • . Chang Shu, . Yuanyuan Guo, . Xiao Zhou, H. Wan, . Jingqiang Yan, . Liqing Yuan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    The present study aimed to determine whether postoperative fractionated radiotherapy, at a total dose of 35 Gy, affected expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft anastomotic [...]

  • . Wong-Hoi She, . Weida Day, P. Lau, . Kong-Ling Mak, A. Yip
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Primary colorectal lymphoma is a rare disease that accounts for 0.16% of colorectal malignancies. Treatments include surgical intervention with or without chemotherapy. Outcome [...]

  • . Stylianos Roupakias, . Marinos Papoutsakis, . Paraskevi Mitsakou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    A retrospective review of the literature was performed to determine the natural history, prevalence, prognosis and management of adrenal injury associated with blunt abdominal [...]

  • S. Oka, . Hidetaka Uramoto, . Takeshi Hanagiri
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Video-assisted thorascopic surgery (VATS) is a common technique for thoracic operations. Surgery with access via a single port has gradually become popular. We herein report [...]

  • K. Lyn Ng, W. Kit Cheong
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of well described connective tissue disorders in which collagen production is impaired. The surgical management of affected individuals [...]

  • . Ta-Wen Hsu, . Feng-Fan Chiang, . Ming-Cheng Chen, . Hwei-Ming Wang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    The role of pelvic exenteration in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) has not been clearly defined. This procedure carries a mortality rate of approximately 10%. The challenges [...]

  • . Yuan-Tso Cheng, . Po-Hui Chiang, . Yen-Ta Chen, . Chun-Chien Hsu, . Yao-Chi Chuang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011). Vol. 34

    Abstract
    We evaluated the efficacy and outcome of laser photoselective vaporization of prostate (PVP) in patients with voiding difficulty due to prostatic obstruction induced by advanced [...]

  • . Kun-Ming Chan, . Hong-Shiue Chou, . Ting-Jung Wu, . Chen-Fang Lee, . Ming-Chin Yu, . Wei-Chen Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2011).

    Abstract
    Liver transplantation (LT) is known to be a promising treatment for patients with liver cirrhosis associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study, however, found [...]

  • . Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado, M. E. Patrick
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2015). Vol. 2 pp. 33-36

    Abstract
    Studies looking at the association between perceived risk and simultaneous use of alcohol and marijuana are scarce. The present study has three purposes: (1) to examine the [...]

  • T. Wilcockson, . N.E.M. Sanal
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2016). Vol. 3 pp. 38-42

    Abstract
    Cannabis is now the most widely used illicit substance in the world. Previous research demonstrates that cannabis use is associated with dysfunctional affect regulation and [...]

  • A. H. Weinberger, C. Franco, R. A. Hoff, . Corey Pilver, M. A. Steinberg, . Loreen Rugle, . Jeremy Wampler, D. A. Cavallo, S. Krishnan-Sarin, M. N. Potenza
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2015).

    Abstract
    Smoking and gambling are two significant public health concerns. Little is known about the association of smoking and gambling in adolescents. The current study of high-school [...]

  • . Elisa Wegmann, . Ursula Oberst, . Benjamin Stodt, . Matthias Brand
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2017). Vol. 5 pp. 33-42

    Abstract
    Some of the most frequently used online applications are Facebook, WhatsApp, and Twitter. These applications allow individuals to communicate with other users, to share information [...]

  • . Hugh Webb, B. M. Jones, . Kathleen McNeill, L. Lim, A. J. Frain, K. J. O'Brien, D. P. Skorich, . Peta Hoffmann, . Tegan Cruwys
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2017).

    Abstract
    This study tests a social identity based mechanism for the effectiveness of plain tobacco packaging legislation, introduced in Australia in December 2012, to reduce cigarette [...]

  • A. J. Vonasch, C. J. Clark, . Stephan Lau, K. D. Vohs, R. F. Baumeister
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2017).

    Abstract
    It is widely believed that addiction entails a loss of free will, even though this point is controversial among scholars. There is arguably a downside to this belief, in that [...]

  • K. L. Venner, B. L. Greenfield, K. J. Hagler, . Jeremiah Simmons, D. Lupee, . Everett Homer, . Yvette Yamutewa, J. Ellen Smith
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2016).

    Abstract
    Although American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) have exhibited high rates of alcohol and drug use disorders, there is a paucity of substance use disorder treatment outcome [...]

  • . Kristina Sundqvist, . Ingvar Rosendahl, . Peter Wennberg
    Addictive Behaviors Reports (2015). Vol. 2 pp. 49-54

    Abstract
    While the association between problem gambling and alcohol use disorders has been studied previously, little is known about the association between risk gambling and risk [...]