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Indian Journal of Surgery OnlineFirst articles

01.12.2022 | Case Report

Unusual Presentation of Blastomycosis as Anterior Neck Swelling

Blastomycosis is a chronic systemic pyogranulomatous infection caused by the fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis, endemic to North America (Mazi et al. in Infect Dis Clin North Am 35(2):515–530, 2021). This is a dimorphic fungus, which exists as a …

verfasst von:
Akshara S. Prasad, Vipin V. Nair, R. Nagamahendran, Jafar Husain

01.12.2022 | Letter to the Editor

Authorship Issues Threatening the Credibility of Biomedical Science

verfasst von:
Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva

30.11.2022 | Original Article

Revision Bariatric Surgery: a Single-Center Case Series Analysis

This study assessed the feasibility and results of revisional bariatric surgery at a low-volume unit. This case series analysis was conducted from January 2017 to August 2020; the revision group comprised patients treated for weight regain …

verfasst von:
Hung-Chieh Lo, Sheng-Mao Wu

30.11.2022 | Original Article

Clinical Masquerades in Physiognomy of Sebaceous Cysts Unveiled on Histopathological Examination: a Spectrum of Cases

Sebaceous cysts are one among the most commonly encountered subcutaneous nodular lesions in clinical practice. They can form all over the body with face, neck and trunk being the favored sites. On clinical examination, they can mimic …

verfasst von:
Nidha Gaffoor, Archana Shetty, Vinayaka Nijaguna Shivayogi, Nirupama Murali

29.11.2022 | Original Article

Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound Ablative Therapy in Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: a Systematic Review

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) represent less than 3% of all primary pancreatic tumors. With the advent of advanced imaging techniques (computed tomography/magnetic resonance imaging/endoscopic ultrasonography), the proportion of …

verfasst von:
Bharath S, Ashutosh Carpenter, Sanjay Kumar Yadav, Vikesh Agarwal, Uday Somashekhar, Dhananjaya Sharma

29.11.2022 | Original Article

Reducing Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery Using Mechanical Bowel Preparation and Oral Antibiotics: a Comparative Study in the Era of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocol

Surgical site infection in colorectal surgery is prevalent compared to other surgeries due to colonic bacterial load. This has serious implication on recovery, length of stay, readmission, mortality and duration to oncological treatment. We …

verfasst von:
Geraldine Lei, Lynn Tan, Surendra Kumar Mantoo, Daniel Lee

29.11.2022 | Review Article

Tricks in End-to-End Anastomosis in Microsurgery: a Systematic Review

One of the main techniques for vascular anastomosis with end-to-side anastomosis is end-to-end vessel anastomosis. It is however sometimes difficult to achieve because vessels have different sizes and properties, which can be a cause of failure.

verfasst von:
François Saade, Alexandre Quemener-Tanguy, Laurent Obert, Sebastien El-Rifai, Camille Bouteille, François Loisel

28.11.2022 | Case Report

Chronic Testicular Ischemia in long standing inguino-scrotal hernia in elderly 

An 84-year-old white man with a history of ischemic cardiomyopathy, acute myocardial infarction, stent placement, and a pacemaker due to atrial fibrillation under dual antiplatelet therapy was the patient. The patient has a past surgical history …

verfasst von:
Hugo Alberto Luna, Ana Mariel Morales-Aguirre, José Arturo Ramírez-Muciño, Marcela Janka-Zires, Luis Gabriel Vázquez-Lavista

28.11.2022 | Review Article

Quantification and Effectiveness of Vascularized Neck Lymph Node Transfer for Lymphedema: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

This study aims to quantify the number of vascularized neck lymph nodes (VLNs) and postvascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) and summarize the safety and efficacy of neck VLNT for treatment of lymphedema. PubMed, Web of Science, Google Scholar …

verfasst von:
Ishith Seth, Gabriella Bulloch, Damien Gibson, Nimish Seth, David J. Hunter-Smith, Warren M. Rozen

Open Access 25.11.2022 | Original Article

A Novel Method of Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum (MIRPE) in Patients with Bilateral Breast Prostheses: a Report of Two Patients

The literature on minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum in patients with breast prostheses is very scarce, with only one report to date. We present two cases treated in our center in which this technique was performed without prior removal …

verfasst von:
Javier Arredondo Montero, Nerea Martín-Calvo, Carlos Bardají Pascual

23.11.2022 | Original Article

An Improved Surgical Treatment of Axillary Bromhidrosis: Multi-Mini-Incisions Shearing in Quadrants

The small-incision shear method is an effective way to eliminate axillary bromhidrosis, but the risk of complications, such as skin necrosis and hematoma, needs to be noted. To avoid these problems, we present modified multi-mini-incisions in …

verfasst von:
Jingyi Wang, Haidong Li

22.11.2022 | Images in Surgery

The Black Inguinum: What Is Behind It?

We present a rare and unusual finding of black discoloration of the inguinal region in a 67-year-old married female patient. She was admitted to the Emergency Department due to pain in the lower left abdomen. A black swelling, the size of a …

verfasst von:
Boris Tadic, Nikola Grubor, Milica Mitrovic, Vladimir Milosavljevic

19.11.2022 | Surgical Techniques and Innovations

Indocyanine Green Fluorescent Thoracic Duct Lymphography by Inguinal Nodal Injection Approach for Identifying Thoracic Duct and Chyle Leak: a Case Report

Near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging by indocyanine green (ICG) is a promising tool to provide a high-resolution, real-time intraoperative imaging of the thoracic duct. We presume inguinal intranodal injection of ICG is the ideal approach to …

verfasst von:
Subramanyeshwar Rao Thammineedi, Sujith Chyau Patnaik, Srijan Shuka, Syed Nusrath

Open Access 18.11.2022 | Surgical Techniques and Innovations

Two Paths of Suture Fixation for Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine Devices Under Hysteroscopy

For patients with adenomyosis who are treated with a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (LNG-IUD), is there a better way to keep LNG-IUD from falling off? This paper introduced two ways to suture fixation of LNG-IUD under hysteroscopy.

verfasst von:
JinCheng Huang, SuZhen Jiang, WenJian Zhang, Min Guo, CuiFen Li, YanYan Liu

18.11.2022 | Images in Surgery

An Unusual Cause of Dysphagia: Type II Right-Sided Aortic Arch with Kommerell’s Diverticulum

Kommerell’s diverticulum is an uncommon aortic arch anomaly. Kommerell’s diverticulum cases may be asymptomatic, symptoms of compression on the trachea or esophagus may be seen, and these cases also have a risk of spontaneous aortic rupture. In …

verfasst von:
Veysel Ayyildiz, Yener Aydin, Hayri Ogul

15.11.2022 | Images in Surgery

Abernethy Malformation with Liver SOL

Abernethy malformation is a very rare congenital vascular malformation with complete or partial shunting of portal flow to the systemic circulation which manifests with symptoms of recurrent respiratory tract infections and failure to thrive. We …

verfasst von:
Tushar Saini, Rakesh Kumar Singh, Umakant Prasad, Lajpat Agrawal

14.11.2022 | Case Report

Surgical Treatment of Madelung’s Disease: Case Report and Literature Review

Madelung’s disease is a rare clinical disease with a low incidence. The main feature of the disease is lipodystrophy, which is more common in men between the ages of 30 and 60. At present, there is no standard and effective treatment for this …

verfasst von:
Huiming Yu, Hailun Li, Pu Ye, Meng Wu

12.11.2022 | Original Article

Platelet-Rich Stroma (PRS) Injection Provides Great Improvement in Depressed Scars

Patients who have depressed scars experience both psychological and esthetic problems. However, multi-modality treatment was preferred because no single treatment is sufficient on its own. The authors hypothesize that injections of stromal …

verfasst von:
Xiaojie Liu, Zihan Wang, Wenan Zhang, Ting Shi, Yun Wang, Guanying Liu

11.11.2022 | Review Article

Efficacy of Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) in the Treatment of Varicose Veins: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Varicose veins are a common disorder for which different treatments with varied efficacy have been introduced so far. In this study, we review the results of previous studies to evaluate the efficacy of ClosureFast endovenous radiofrequency …

verfasst von:
Mohammad Karimian, Zeinab Tardeh, Younes Mohammadi, Samira Tardeh

10.11.2022 | Case Report

An Unusual Presentation of Obstructive Defecation

Anatomic or functional pelvic floor dysfunction leads to obstructed defecation syndrome which is characterized by chronic constipation leading to difficulty in evacuation. It has an adverse impact on patients’ quality of life. Herein, we present …

verfasst von:
Mizelle D’Silva, Prajesh Bhuta, Amit Maydeo