Surgery Clinics Journal



Surg Clin J. 2023;4(1):SCJ-04-1049 | Open Access

Venous thromboembolism mortality profile between 2010 and 2020 in the state of Bahia

Wagner Ramos Borges , Raimundo Nonato de Souza Andrade, Pedro Henrique Massi, Talita Cristina Cruz Paulino, Gustavo Novaes Lima and Isabela Pereira de Farias

Objectives: To trace the mortality profile of Venous Thromboembolism in Bahia between 2010 and 2020. Methods: This is an observational and descriptive ...

Surg Clin J. 2023;4(1):SCJ-04-1048 | Open Access

Lipoma of the Oral Cavity: A Retrospective Study Twenty Years

Coniglione F , Luciani F , Leggeri A and Polici P

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical and histological features and treatment of lipomas. Materials and ...

Surg Clin J. 2023;4(1):SCJ-04-1047 | Open Access

CDH- Rare Case in Rare Age Group with Atypical Presentation

Atul Kumar Khare

Introduction: A Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) occurs when the abdominal contents protrude into the thoracic cavity through an opening in ...

Surg Clin J. 2022;3(1):SCJ-1046 | Open Access

Isolated Chest Wall Tuberculosis Presenting as an Abscess

Maalouf H, Ghattas S, Saber T and Malek A

Lebanon is a relatively low Tuberculosis burden country but has a high proportion of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculosis involving the chest ...

Surg Clin J. 2022;3(1):SCJ-1045 | Open Access

Splenic Hydatic Cyst A Rare Topography of a Rare Disease Presentation of a Case

Navarro N, Fagundez N and Fraga S

Hydatidosis is a cosmopolitan zoonosis caused by a parasite called Echinococcus Granulosus, with humans being an accidental guest [1]. ...

Surg Clin J. 2022;3(1):SCJ-1044 | Open Access

Laparoscopic Management of Inguinal Hernia by TEP Technique - A Single Institution Experience

Vineeth S, Sudarshan PB, Selvam A, Gowtham D and Reddy B

Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the postoperative short and mid-term effects (like duration of ...

Surg Clin J. 2022;3(1):SCJ-1043 | Open Access

Giant Pulmonary Hydatid Cyst of the Middle Lobe of the Right Lung in a 13-Year-Old Girl: A Case Report

Alireza Malekzadegan and Afsaneh Poudineh

Introduction: Rupture of pulmonary hydatid cyst is an important clinical problem in native areas of Echinococcal infection. Cyst ...

Surg Clin J. 2022;2(6):SCJ-1042 | Open Access

Reduced Port Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy-Our Experience in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital

Sudarshan PB, Bubeshver VS, Agil S, Gowtham R and Reddy B

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is the gold standard procedure for removal of gallbladder. Over the years there has been newer methods of ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(6):SCJ-1041 | Open Access

Carcinoma Pancreas Presenting with Jejunal Perforation

Jawharun Nisa S, Tasmia Papa, Saravana Sundaram SM and Rekha Arcot

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Pancreatic cancers commonly present as obstructive jaundice, abdominal ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(6):SCJ-1040 | Open Access

An Interesting Case of Spindle Cell Hemangioma

Divyan Devasir, Vineeth Sridharan and V Shruthi Kamal

Spindle cell hemangioma is a uncommon tumour that usually presents as subcutaneous or deep dermal nodule that affects the extremities. ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(5):SCJ-1039 | Open Access

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anal Canal –A Series of Two Cases

Bubeshver VS, Shobana M, Rufus Ranjitsingh Edwin and Rekha A

Squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal is a rare cancer and accounts for about 75% of all cancers of the ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(5):SCJ-1038 | Open Access

Papillary Carcinoma of the Thyroid- All Lymph Nodes on Imaging are not Metastatic

Gundaram Vikram Reddy, KG Vishnu Kumar, Saravana Sundaram SN, Rufus Ranjitsingh Edwin and Arcot Rekha

Papillary carcinoma thyroid is the most common neoplasm of the thyroid gland. Dietary iodine and radiation to the head and ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(5):SCJ-1037 | Open Access

HIV and the Breast - A Varied and Unique Spectrum of Lesions

Vineeth Sridharan, Pallavi Baban Kothe, Arihanth Ravichandran and Rekha A

A 37 year old female came with complaint of lump in both the breasts since one month, gradually increasing in size, ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(5):SCJ-1036 | Open Access

A Case of Complementary SmartPilot® View Monitoring in Anesthesia Management during awake Craniotomy

Inan G, Celtikci E, Aykol S and Satirlar OZ

The objective of anesthesia management during awake craniotomy is to allow patient cooperation, preserve general homeostasis, and limit anesthetic drug ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(5):SCJ-1035 | Open Access

Child Birth during Ludwig’s Angina - A Case Report

Omer Abdoun and Mohamed Elhadi

Ludwig’s angina is one of the serious life threatening conditions that can arise from odontogenic infections if not ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(4):SCJ-1034 | Open Access

Subclavian Vein Stenosis Mimicking Inflammatory Breast Cancer in a Hemodialysis Patient

Yi Slee, Marsh Amanda, Lopez-Viego Miguel and Buicko Jessica

Background: A 72-year-old female with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis through left brachial-basilic arteriovenous fistula presented with unilateral ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(4):SCJ-1033 | Open Access

Right Sided Colonic Diverticulitis: A Comprehensive Review

Melissa Kyriakos Saad and Elias Saikaly

Colonic diverticulum is defined as saccular out pouching or sac-like protrusion of the colonic wall. Its presence in the colon ...

Surg Clin J. 2021;2(4):SCJ-1032 | Open Access

Illness Cognitions and Quality of Life in Liver Transplant Patients and Relationship with Length of Stay, Comorbidities and Complications

Louis Onghena, Aude Vanlander, Frederik Berrevoet, Hans Van Vlierberghe, Xavier Verhelst, Eric Hoste and Carine Poppe

Illness cognitions regarding helplessness and acceptance are known to play a role in quality of life. Our study examines the ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(4):SCJ-02-1031 | Open Access

Anastomotic Leak in Colorectal Surgery: A Comprehensive Review

Elias Saikalyand Melissa Kyriakos Saad

Background: In colorectal surgery, and despite the vast advances in surgical techniques and devices anastomotic leak continues to ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(4):SCJ-02-1030 | Open Access

Megacolon in Primigravida during Second Trimester: A Case Report

Nighat Fatima, Uma Pothiraj Vasanth, Seema Waheed and Wafa Mohsen

Toxic megacolon is one of the fatal complications of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), including Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(3):SCJ-02-1029 | Open Access

Colorectal Metastasis Secondary to Breast Cancer

Melissa Kyriakos Saad, Imad El Hajj and Elias Saikaly

Even though colorectal metastasis from a primary breast cancer is rare, it is important for primary care providers who follow ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(3):SCJ-02-1028 | Open Access

COVID-19: A Review on Effect, Crisis, Outcome and Challenges in the Field of Dentistry

Lature Mahalaxmi and Lature Lingaraj H

With increasing risks and upcoming potential threats to the society, healthcare workers, and doctors, the pandemic may give us no ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(3):SCJ-02-1027 | Open Access

Flat Elastic Band: A Unique Material to Develop Simulated Models for Laparoscopic Suturing

Khalid Munir Bhatti, Afshan Khalid, John Wayman, Hari Prasad Avalapati, Myat Aung and Ruben Canelo

Objectives: During COVID -19 opportunities for surgical simulation have become slim. Undoubtedly, there are ways to develop home ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(3):SCJ-02-1026 | Open Access

Oral Health Care Guidelines for Gestating Patients: A Review

Prasanna Kumar Rao

Pregnancy is an important milestone in the life of female. Pregnant patients are vulnerable to common oral disease due to ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(3):SCJ-02-1025 | Open Access

Iatrogenic Disease of Success Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast: A Case Report

Melissa Kyriakos Saad, Fatme Ghandour, Imad El Hajj, Fatmeh Ghandour El Hajj and Elias Saikaly

Radiation induced angiosarcoma of the breast is considered the iatrogenic disease of success for breast conservative surgery. Its diagnosis and ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(2):SCJ-02-1024 | Open Access

Sometimes it is not What it Seems: Animal-Type Melanoma, an Unusual Pigmented Lesion of the Scalp

Barreiro D, Costa C, Gullo I, Menes M, Oliveira O and Silva A

Animal-type melanoma, also referred as pigmented epithelioid melanocytoma, is an unusual melanocytic tumor with striking pigment synthesis. Although many patients ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(2):SCJ-02-1023 | Open Access

Atypical Presentations of Colorectal Cancer

Melissa Kyriakos Saad and Elias Saikaly

Colorectal cancer is a common and lethal disease. It is estimated that approximately 147,950 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(2):SCJ-02-1022 | Open Access

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on Complete Situs Inversus: About a Case, how does it Work?

Zatir S, Medjamea A, Bouazzaoui A, Lounici S, Bouchakor S, Kroumli B, Abdellaoui K and Selmani ZE

Implementation places the trocars in front of this "mirror organ effect" intra-abdominally. Preoperative diagnosis is facilitated by the ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(2):SCJ-02-1021 | Open Access

Breast Angiosarcoma in a Young Patient, Case Report

Victor E. Valdespino, Israel Lopez Matamoros, Maricruz Rivera Hernandez, German Maytorena Cordova, Argelia Camarillo Quesada and Victor Valdespino Gomez

We show a case report on primary breast angiosarcoma, clinical presentation, histopathology findings, and a brief revision about breast angiosarcoma. ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(2):SCJ-02-1020 | Open Access

Unique and Specific Antigenicity of High Grade Gliomas are Essential and Direct Derivatives of the Specific Genesis in Malignant Transformation of Neoplasms in General

Lawrence M Agius

Dimensions of non-resolution of a given high-grade glioma necessitate the identification and isolation of specific tumor antigens on the surface ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(1):SCJ-02-1019 | Open Access

The Use of Filling Treatments in Various Areas of Face, Using Hyaluronic Acid of Different Concentration, their Safety and Impact on the Appearance, Attractiveness and Patients' Quality of Life

Anna Galęba

Introduction: Fillers are substances that are injected in a specific volume either subcutaneously or deeply to the bone. ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(1):SCJ-02-1018 | Open Access

Complications of Neck Dissection

Prajwal SD and Shashidhar K

The neck dissection has remained a pivotal aspect of head and neck cancer management for over a century. During this ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(1):SCJ-02-1017 | Open Access

Prostate Enlargement (Hypertrophy): Epidemiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects at the Islamic Clinic of Ngaoundere

Ngaroua, Hamar-Wabi, Dah’Ngwa Dieudonné and Eloundou N. Joseph

Obstructive prostatic enlargement is one of the major symptoms of the male urinary tract affection in elderly subjects and affects ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(1):SCJ-02-1016 | Open Access

A Primary Sarcomatoid Hepatocellular Carcinoma and a Metachronous Gastric Hepatoid Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Case Report

Kalliouris DN, Papadopoulos N, Manesis K, Filippou D, Bistaraki A and Nikou E

Introduction: We present a case of two metachronous rare tumors, a Sarcomatoid Hepatocellular Carcinoma (SHC) and a Gastric ...

Surg Clin J. 2020;2(1):SCJ-02-1015 | Open Access

Efficacy of Self-Filling Osmotic Tissue Expander in Augmenting Keratinized Tissue around Dentulous Region: Case Report

Bhavsar AK, Prabhuji MLV, Karthikeyan BV and Mounika M

Background and objectives: Tissue expansion has revolutionized plastic surgery in the last 30 years. Till date, to the best ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(3):SCJ-01-1014 | Open Access

Regulated Oxygen-Enriched Negative Pressure Therapy (RONPT) in Lymphedema - Our Experience

Chirra Likhitha Reddy, Ravi Kumar Chittoria, Abhinav Aggarwal, Saurabh Gupta, Padma Lakshmi Bharathi Mohan, Shijina K and Imran Pathan

Lymphedema is a menacing problem in our country. There are various modalities of treatment both medical and surgical which individually ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(3):SCJ-01-1013 | Open Access

Vascular Retroperitoneal and Pelvic Leiomyosarcoma A Rare Disease Requiring Complex Surgery

Sacoto Urgilez D, Rodriguez M, Romero JM, Cerdan G, Martin B and Artigas V

Retroperitoneal and pelvic LMS tumours are rare and aggressive, 27% of patients experienced local recurrence, 75% in the form of pulmonary metastases. ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(3):SCJ-01-1012 | Open Access

The Role of Genetic Mutations in Gene Mapt in Richardson Syndrome

Richardson syndrome is an uncommon degenerative neurological disorder that causes progressive impairment of balance and walking; impaired eye movement, especially ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(2):SCJ-01-1010 | Open Access

Effect of Perioperative Hypothermia on Anesthetic Outcomes

Tumay Yanaral, and Gokhan Ertugrul

Background: Perioperative hypothermia is a serious complication of general anesthesia. Prevention of perioperative hypothermia may decrease morbidity and ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(2):SCJ-01-1009 | Open Access

Indications of Hemi-Clamshell Approach: About 3 Cases and Literature Review

H Harmouchi, M Lakranbi, I Issoufou, Y Ouadnouni and M Smahi

Hemi-clamshell approach is defined by a median sternotomy associated with an anterolateral thoracotomy with possibility of a supraclavicular incision. It ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(2):SCJ-01-1008 | Open Access

Surgical Treatment Options in Lumbar Disc Herniation

Inaki Arrotegui

Correct structural anomalies of the spine. The correction of the structural anomaly that causes back pain, when that is the ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(2):SCJ-01-1007 | Open Access

Rare Case of Iatrogenic Perforation of Colon during Colonoscopy due to Incarceration of the Endoscope in Inguinal Hernia

Andrea Picchetto, Stefania La Rocca, Cristina Panetta, Laura Rossi, Antonello Trecca and Giancarlo D’Ambrosio

Colonoscopy is widely used in the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of colorectal diseases. It is generally acknowledged to be a ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(2):SCJ-01-1006 | Open Access

Application of Charlson Comorbidity Index in Burn Patients

Saurabh Gupta, Ravi Kumar Chittoria, Vinayak Chavan, Abhinav Aggrawal, Chirra Likhitha Reddy, Padmalakshami Bharathi Mohan, Shijina K and Imran Pathan

Predicting the mortality in burn patients is difficult but essential. Various scoring systems are existing to predict the mortality in ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(1):SCJ-01-1005 | Open Access

Pediatric Snowboarding Severe Abdominal Trauma: Report of Our Experience

Zampieri Nicola, Corain Massimo, Carità Enrico, Romagnoli Carlo and Camoglio Francesco Saverio

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to report our experience with abdominal trauma treated in high mountain ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(1):SCJ-01-1004 | Open Access

Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Colorectal Cancer: Fluorescence-Guided Surgery with Indocyanine Green

Annamaria Auricchio, Francesca Cardella, Andrea Mabilia, Nicoletta Basile, Silvia Erario, Giovanni Del Sorbo, Paolo Castellano, Gennaro Galizia and Eva Lieto

Peritoneal Carcinomatosis (PC) is a severe oncological condition originating from the mesothelium (primary PC) or, more frequently, from gastrointestinal or ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(1):SCJ-01-1003 | Open Access

The Effect of Diabetic Disease, Smoking and Perioperative Blood Loss on the Occurrence of Dehiscence of Laparotomy

Milorad Paunović

Background: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of diabetic disease, smoking and perioperative blood loss on ...

Surg Clin J. 2019;1(1):SCJ-01-1002 | Open Access

Beating Round the Bush!

Ahmed N. Ghanem

Having read with interest Richard Smith’s editorial based on the BMJ survey and the lively debates on “...

Surg Clin J. 2018;1(1):SCJ-01-1001 | Open Access

Anastomotic Leakage Could be Caused by Regorafenib - A Case Report

Tzu-Chi Hsu, Wen-Chun Sun and Ming-Jen Chen

A 53 years old female had an extended right hemicolectomy with anastomosis for adenocarcinoma of transverse colon with intestinal obstruction on 2008...