• 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 [...]

  • . 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 [...]