• H. Yong Jin, H. Jin Ohe, J. Kye Hwang, S. Dong Kim, J. Yong Kim, S. Cheol Park, J. Kim, Y. Sung Won, S. Seob Yun, I. Sung Moon
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Endovenous treatment is increasingly supplanting open surgery for the treatment of varicose veins. Among emerging endovenous techniques, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) with [...]

  • E. Yi, . Dongjin Kim, . Kwhanmien Kim, . Yu-Jen Cheng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

  • . Changyuan Wang, . Xiaohua Chen, X. Wei, F. Chen, Y. Wang, . Zhiyong Shen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    To investigate the factors associated with recurrence of differentiated thyroid cancer in children. We combined the clinical and pathological features to guide surgical treatment [...]

  • . Yao-Chou Tsai, S. Chueh, . Shogo Inoue
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

  • M. Khubutia, A. Pinchuk, I. Dmitriev, A. Balkarov, R. Storozhev, Y. Anisimov
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    We investigated the rate of early surgical complications after simultaneous pancreas–kidney transplantation (SPKT) and their impact on both grafts and recipient survival. [...]

  • . Amin Rahpeyma, . Saeedeh Khajehahmadi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Buccinator-based myomucosal flaps can be used as a lining in oral cavity, pharyngeal, esophageal, and nasal reconstructions. Donor site morbidity is an important factor in [...]

  • . Rajesh Malhotra, . Sushrut Babhulkar, K. Sanjib, . Andreas Clemens, . Akhil Dadi, . Rajagopalan Iyer, . Surendra Kamath, . Bharat Mody, . Satish Mutha, . Gurava Reddy, . Vikram Shah, . Vrajesh Shah, . Naresh Shetty, . Sachin Tapasvi, . Manuj Wadhwa
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    In the Re-NOVATE II study, oral dabigatran provided thromboprophylaxis after total hip arthroplasty and improved compliance postdischarge in a global population. This article [...]

  • . Yu-Chuan Lu, . Wei-Yi Huang, . Yu-Fen Chen, . Hong-Chiang Chang, . Yuan-Hung Pong, . Tsung-Hsien Shih, . Kuo-How Huang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017).

    Abstract
    To analyze the preoperative factors associated with the need for secondary surgery following primary urethroplasty. This study utilized a subset of the National Health Insurance [...]

  • Z. A.R. Jawad, . Charis Kyriakides, . Madhava Pai, . Chris Wadsworth, . David Westaby, . Panagiotis Vlavianos, L. R. Jiao
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Controversy related to endoscopic or surgical management of pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis remains. Despite improvement in endoscopic treatments, surgery remains [...]

  • . Oktay Irkörücü, . Zulfu Bayhan, . Sezgin Zeren, S. Duzgun, B. Ucar
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

  • . Tetsunori Ikegami, . Akira Kuriyama, K. Lyn Ng, W. Kit Cheong
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    We would like to heartily congratulate the authors Akira Kuriyama and Tetsunori Ikegami for the successful publication of their case report on Perforation of the colon in [...]

  • . Xizhao Huang, . Rongfang Deng, . Weifeng Tu, . Zurong Hu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Dexmedetomidine has been proposed as a novel anesthetic adjuvant. However, it remains unclear whether peripheral administration of dexmedetomidine is safe and effective to [...]

  • . Pao-Hwa Chen, . Heng-Chieh Chiang, . Yao-Li Chen, . Jesen Lin, . Bai-Fu Wang, . Meng-Yi Yan, . Chun-Chi Chen, . Hung-Jen Shih, . Jian-Ting Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    This is an initial review of the safety and efficacy of anterior preperitoneal modified Kugel (MK) mesh herniorrhaphy application without using optional onlay mesh. We retrospectively [...]

  • . Zulfu Bayhan, . Sezgin Zeren, S. Aydin Duzgun, B. Imge Ucar, H. Yumun, . Metin Mestan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Pilonidal sinus treatment includes various surgical and minimally invasive procedures, but there is still no standard treatment. Flap reconstructions and minimally invasive [...]

  • . Sanghyun Ahn, . Keun-Myoung Park, Y. Kyun Kim, J. Il Kim, I. Sung Moon, K. Chun Hong, Y. Sun Jeon, J. Yong Kim
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the technical success rates, primary patency, and complications for TASC C and D aorto-iliac lesions treated by endovascular procedures. [...]

  • . Yanming Zhou, . Jianhua Yu, L. Wu, B. Li
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Pancreatic fistula (PF) is the most common and challenging complication after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the impact of pancreaticogastrostomy [...]

  • . Yanming Zhou, . Shuncui Liu, L. Wu, T. Wan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    This study aimed to assess the available evidence on the survival of distal cholangiocarcinoma (DCC) patients following resection with curative intent and analyze the prognostic [...]

  • . Fuxian Zhang, . Hailei Li, . Gangzhu Liang, . Huan Zhang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Preliminary testing of a new biodegradable inferior vena cava filter in a canine model. The biodegradable filter consisted of two parts, a filter cone and a stent. The filter [...]

  • M. Sabuncuoglu, . Aylin Sabuncuoglu, . Ozgur Dandin, M. Benzin, . Girayhan Celik, . Isa Sozen, . Recep Cetin
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    Pilonidal sinus disease is an inflammatory disease seen in the intergluteal region, which is a commonly encountered problem in surgical practice that mostly affects young [...]

  • H. Yong Kwak, . Gianlorenzo Dionigi, . Xiaoli Liu, H. Sun, S. Uk Woo, G. Soo Son, J. Bok Lee, J. Won Bae, H. Yub Kim
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Conventional open thyroidectomy is considered as a safe surgery nowadays. However, surgeons sometimes encounter unexpected difficulty when performing thyroidectomies. The [...]

  • . Hafize Yaliniz, M. Sah Topcuoglu, . Ugur Gocen, . Atakan Atalay, . Vecih Keklik, . Yuksel Basturk, . Yasemin Gunes, . Mediha Turktan, O. Kemal Salih
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    The minimal right vertical infra-axillary thoracotomy could be a safe and cosmetic alternative to standard median sternotomy. This study reviews our results and experience [...]

  • Y. Woo Chang, H. Soo Kim, H. Yub Kim, J. Bok Lee, J. Won Bae, G. Soo Son
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Central lymph node dissection (CLND) in patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) is still controversial. The aim of this study was to examine the risk factors [...]

  • F. Wang, . Rui Zhang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the practical application and safety of the i-gel and LMA-Supreme laryngeal masks for airway management during pelvic operations in adults. [...]

  • . Yinlong Wang, . Xin Zhang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    This study investigated short-term outcomes of Lichtenstein hernia repair using self-gripping Parietex ProGrip mesh in Chinese patients with inguinal hernias. Retrospective [...]

  • . Irfan Wahyudi, . Ponco Birowo, I. Gde Sanjaya, . Rizky Fawzi, . Nur Rasyid, C. A. Mochtar
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    This study was conducted to identify the safety measures of performing clean urologic operations without administration of prophylaxis antibiotics. We conducted a double-blind [...]

  • . Mehmet Velidedeoglu, . Fahrettin Kilic, . Birgul Mete, . Mucahit Yemisen, . Varol Celik, . Ertugrul Gazioglu, . Mehmet Ferahman, . Resat Ozaras, M. Yilmaz, . Fatih Aydogan
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) is a benign rare inflammatory pseudotumor. Bilateral involvement of IGM has been reported in a few cases. To our knowledge, this study [...]

  • . Kuei-Yen Tsai, . Kee-Thai Kiu, . Ming-Te Huang, . Chih-Hsiung Wu, . Tung-Cheng Chang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic colorectal surgery has been extensively used, although mostly performed in medical centers or university hospitals. We analyzed the learning curve of laparoscopic [...]

  • . Hajime Takayasu, . Kouji Masumoto, . Takahiro Jimbo, . Naoya Sakamoto, . Takato Sasaki, . Toru Uesugi, . Chikashi Gotoh, . Yasuhisa Urita, . Toko Shinkai
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    To establish better management practices to reduce morbidities in survivors with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Of 60 patients treated for CDH at our institution between [...]

  • . Keiichi Takahashi, . Tomoko Wakasa, . Masayuki Shintaku
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the breast (SCCB) is a rare disease, with a worldwide incidence

  • . Tomoaki Taguchi, . Satoshi Ieiri, . Kina Miyoshi, . Kenichi Kohashi, . Yoshinao Oda, . Akio Kubota, . Yoshio Watanabe, . Hiroshi Matsufuji, . Masahiro Fukuzawa, . Takeshi Tomomasa
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Allied disorders of Hirschsprungs disease (ADHD) have been proposed to be the concept of the functional obstruction of the intestine with the presence of ganglion cells in [...]

  • . Shigeki Sawada, . Hiroshi Suehisa, . Tsuyoshi Ueno, . Motohiro Yamashita
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    The concept of salvage pulmonary resection after definitive chemoradiotherapy (dCRT) is not yet commonly accepted in lung cancer treatment. We report our experience of eight [...]

  • . Amin Rahpeyma, . Saeedeh Khajehahmadi, . Ali Ghasemi
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    In bilateral cleft lip/palate patients, sometimes the premaxilla is severely protruded and twisted. In such situations premaxillary osteotomy is beneficial. In this article [...]

  • . Eng-Hong Pok, . Wei-Jei Lee, . Kong-Han Ser, . Jung-Chien Chen, . Shu-Chun Chen, . Ju-Juin Tsou, . Kin-Fah Chin
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a popular stand-alone bariatric surgery, despite a paucity of long-term data. Hence, this study is to report the long-term outcome [...]

  • . Sagun Parakh, . Sivakumar Gananadha, . Robert Allen, . Desmond Yip
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Radioembolization with yttrium microspheres is an established therapeutic modality for primary and secondary hepatic malignancies, with studies demonstrating improved overall [...]

  • . Bahadır Öz, . Alper Akcan, . Ertan Emek, . Muhammet Akyüz, . Erdogan Sözüer, . Hızır Akyıldız, . Adnan Bayram, . Rıdvan Kulu, E. Ok
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) is a safe and minimally invasive operation for benign adrenal tumours. The purpose of this study was a retrospective analysis of outcomes following [...]

  • . Bahadır Öz, . Alper Akcan, E. Emek, . Muhammed Akyüz, . Erdogan Sözüer, . Hızır Akyldız, . Hüsnü Aydın
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    The aim of this study was to compare the surgical outcome of fasciocutaneous V–Y advancement flap and limberg transposition flap used to treat recurrent sacrococcygeal PSD. [...]

  • . Serdar Özkan, . Ülkü Yazici, . Ertan Aydin, . Nurettin Karaoğlanoğlu
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Diaphragm plication surgery is conducted to remove dyspnea, which results from mediastinal shift, atelectasia, and ventilation/perfusion dyssynchrony in lungs that occur because [...]

  • A. A. Mohsen, A. A. Nada, M. Y. Ibrahim, A. H. Ghaleb, M. Abou-Gabal, A. A. Mohsen, A. T. Wassef
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017).

    Abstract
    Limited animal and human studies have shown function, albeit inadequate, of implanted thyroid tissue in muscles. This work aimed to ascertain results in a larger number of [...]

  • M. Bahar, A. Nooghabi, M. Nooghabi, . Ali Jangjoo
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    There are controversies about the benefits of prophylactic antibiotics in the prevention of postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) in mesh herniorrhaphy for a long time. [...]

  • J. Li, . Zixiang Cong, . Xueman Ji, . Xiaoliang Wang, . Zhigang Hu, Y. Jia, . Handong Wang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    To investigate the clinical application value of intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) in large invasive pituitary adenoma surgery. A total of 30 patients with [...]

  • . Wei-Jei Lee, . Abdullah Almulaifi, . Keong Chong, . Wei-Cheng Yao, J. Juin Tsou, . Kong-Han Ser, . Yi-Chih Lee, . Shu-Chun Chen, . Jung-Chien Chen
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Bariatric surgery (BS) is totally different from diabetes surgery (DS) in the patient characters, goals of surgery, and management although similar in surgical procedure. [...]

  • Y. Law, Y. Che Chan, G. C.Y. Cheung, A. Ting, S. Cheng
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes in patients who underwent open infrarenal aortic aneurysm repair. Consecutive patients who underwent [...]

  • E. C.H. Lai, C. Ngai Tang
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    To report our experience in palliative hepaticojejunostomy for advanced malignant biliary obstruction by means of robotic approach Robot-assisted laparoscopic hepaticojejunostomy [...]

  • . Sheng-Fong Kuo, . Tzu-Chieh Chao, . Hung-Yu Chang, . Chuen Hsueh, . Chih-Lang Lin, . Kun-Chun Chiang, . Wen-Yu Chuang, . Yung-Chih Chen, . Jen-Der Lin
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    To investigate the influence of serum anti-thyroglobulin antibody (TgAb) on the prognosis in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) patients. In this retrospective study, the participants [...]

  • W. J. Knaus, C. H. Olson
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Noncardiac operations are being increasingly performed on patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). However, little is known on the impact of continuous-flow [...]

  • . Hideyo Kimura, . Mikimasa Ishikawa, . Toshinaga Nabae, . Taketo Matsunaga, . Soichiro Murakami, . Masahiko Kawamoto, . Tetsuro Kamimura, . Akihiko Uchiyama
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    Laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG) is increasingly used to treat gastric cancer. Simultaneously, internal hernia (IH) has been reported after LG with Roux-en-Y reconstruction (RY). [...]

  • . Ryosuke Kaku, . Koji Teramoto, . Keiko Ishida, . Tomoyuki Igarashi, . Masayuki Hashimoto, . Shoji Kitamura, . Noriaki Tezuka, . Tohru Asai, . Jun Hanaoka
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2017). Vol. 40

    Abstract
    A pulmonary tumor is occasionally detected on a chest computed tomography (CT) scan before cardiovascular surgery. In this study, we examined clinical courses of patients [...]

  • J. Ju, . Jianning Li, . Ruixing Hou
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2015). Vol. 38

    Abstract
    To summarize the characteristics of total hand degloving injury and investigate the curative effect of microsurgery. A total of 46 patients with total hand degloving injury [...]

  • Y. Jun Chai, . Jung-Woo Woo, . Hyungju Kwon, J. Young Choi, . Su-jin Kim, K. Eun Lee
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Among several minimally invasive adrenalectomy techniques, lateral transperitoneal adrenalectomy (LTA) is the procedure of choice for benign adrenal tumors, however, posterior [...]

  • . Tomoaki Ito, . Hiroshi Maekawa, . Mutsumi Sakurada, . Hajime Orita, . Tomoyuki Kushida, . Koji Senuma, . Koichi Sato
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Patients on hemodialysis (HD) who undergo abdominal surgery for gastrointestinal disease are at increased risk of postoperative complications. In this study, we retrospectively [...]

  • . Mitsuru Ishizuka, . Keiichi Kubota, . Takehiko Nemoto, . Mitsugi Shimoda, . Masato Kato, . Yukihiro Iso, . Kazuma Tago
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after surgery is frequent, and is an important factor adversely influencing the long-term survival of patients. This prospective [...]

  • . Shogo Inoue, . Mitsuru Kajiwara, . Jun Teishima, . Akio Matsubara
    Asian Journal of Surgery (2016). Vol. 39

    Abstract
    Our objective was to compare the perioperative parameters of needle-assisted and conventional laparoendoscopic single-site adrenalectomy (LESS-A). We compared 23 patients [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • . 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 [...]