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27.01.2023 | Review Article

Modifications of Glasgow Coma Scale—a Systematic Review

Glasgow coma scale has been the mainstay of scoring traumatic brain injury patients for nearly five decades. It has seen several modifications based on various parameters; which include age, pupils, and brainstem reflexes. The objective of this …

verfasst von:
Jitin Bajaj, Yadram Yadav, Dhananjaya Sharma

27.01.2023 | Original Article

Mini-Open Carpal Tunnel Release in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is considered the most common nerve compression disorder of the arm and an important cause of pain, neurologic symptoms, and functional limitation of the wrist and hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a complex disorder …

verfasst von:
Muzaffar Ahmad Malla, Mir Samiullah, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Munir Farooq

26.01.2023 | Surgical Techniques and Innovations

“Modified Three-Port Technique” of Extended Totally Extra Peritoneal-Rives Stoppa (eTEP-RS) Repair for Midline Ventral Hernias

Totally extra Peritoneal-Rives Stoppa (eTEP-RS) is one of the minimal access techniques of retro muscular mesh repair for ventral hernias. While performing this procedure, there has been significant variations among surgeons in patient …

verfasst von:
Ganesh Shenoy K., Karthik A.S., Ramesh B.S., Sandeep D.

25.01.2023 | Case Report

Bronchus-First Video-Assisted Left Lower Lobectomy for Metastatic Mucinous Carcinoma of the Lung

Mucinous lung tumors often develop locoregional recurrence after surgery because tumor cells spread with mucus through the bronchus, worsening the patient prognosis. We suspect that tumor spread is encouraged by intraoperative procedures, such as …

verfasst von:
Yo Kawaguchi, Takuya Shiratori, Keigo Okamoto, Yoko Kataoka, Yasuhio Ohshio, Jun Hanaoka

25.01.2023 | Original Article

Oxidative Stress Enzyme NOX1 Is a New and Important Biomarker for Childhood Appendicitis?

Delayed appendicitis diagnosis may result in perforation and an increased risk of mortality. This study aimed to assess the diagnostic value of ischemia-modified albumin, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase 1, 2, and 4 levels in …

verfasst von:
Veli Avci, Kemal Ayengin, Zubeyir Huyut, Mehmet Tahir Huyut, Lokman Soysal, Salim Bilici

24.01.2023 | Images in Surgery

Laparascopic Adjustable Gastric Band Leading to Delayed Achalasia-Like Symptoms and Presentation

Esophageal dilation and motility disorders can happen years after laparascopic adjustable gastric band surgery. Achalasia-like is defined by persistent motility disorder after gastric band deflation. A 54-year-old woman, with medical history of …

verfasst von:
Elsa Leiritz, Farida Daho, Christophe Trésallet, Matthieu Siebert

24.01.2023 | Focus - Institution and Surgeons

Johann Friedrich August von Esmarch—the Father of First Aid Surgery

Regarded as the father of first aid and surgical haemostasis for the war wounded soldiers, Johann Friedrich August von Esmarch was one of the greatest military surgeons ever born. His contributions range from devising his own illustrated bandage …

verfasst von:
Kaushik Bhattacharya, Neela Bhattacharya

24.01.2023 | Case Report

Surgical Management of a Large, Adult-Onset Axillary Lymphangioma

Axillary lymphangiomas are congenital vascular malformations seen rarely in the adult age spectrum. We report a case where a rapidly growing, large, axillary lymphangioma in a 45-year-old man was managed successfully with surgical resection. While …

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23.01.2023 | Original Article

Genetic Polymorphism of CYP1A1 and GSTM1 Amongst Indian Tobacco Consumers with Risk Evaluation of Oral Cancer and Precancer Development

Xenobiotic metabolic enzymes CYP1A1 and GSTM1 are known to increase the risk of head and neck cancer. However, their role in the development of oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMDs) in the Indian population is uncertain. This study aimed to …

verfasst von:
Jatinder Kaur, Anubhuti Sood, Ranju Ralhan, Kamala Lakshmi, Sudhir Bahadur, Shashi Kant, S. Datta Gupta, R. M. Pandey, P. K. Julka, Priyanka R, G. K. Rath, Ravi Mehrotra, Deepika Mishra, Anurag Srivastava

23.01.2023 | Review Article

Breast Lump Should be Measured Precisely

The breast lump is the commonest presentation in clinically diagnosed breast cancer. There is a need to measure the diameter of the primary tumour accurately. In this review, we present the rationale for precise measurement of tumour size and its …

verfasst von:
Rijuta Aphale, Srineil Vuthaluru, Simran Joshi, Vuthaluru Seenu, Anurag Srivastava

23.01.2023 | Original Article

Distribution of Ectopic Thymus Tissue Present Within Extended Thymectomy

Extended thymectomy is performed to excise the ectopic thymic tissue around the thymus; however, the distribution of the ectopic thymic tissue in the adipose tissue remains unclear. This study investigated the distribution of ectopic thymic tissue …

verfasst von:
Mariko Fukui, Takuo Hayashi, Takeshi Matsunaga, Aritoshi Hattori, Kazuya Takamochi, Shiaki Oh, Kenji Suzuki

23.01.2023 | Editorial

TE Udwadia and the Indian Journal of Surgery: the Incredible Journey

Tehemton Erach Udwadia (1934–2023) is regarded as the “Father of Laparoscopic Surgery in India”. His demise recently left a void in the academic world, and his role in making the Indian Journal of Surgery a reputed and highly popular journal for …

verfasst von:
Kaushik Bhattacharya, Sandeep Kumar

21.01.2023 | Case Report

Infantile Inguinal Hernia with Uterus, Both Fallopian Tubes, and Both Ovaries as Contents: a Case Report

Indirect inguinal hernia is one of the most common congenital anomalies of infancy and childhood. In female infants, inguinal hernias mostly contain the ovary with or without fallopian tube. The presence of the uterus along with both the fallopian …

verfasst von:
Chemuru Munisekhar Reddy, H. K. Ramakrishna

21.01.2023 | Original Article

New Diagnostic Marker for Crohn’s Disease — Ileocecal Lipomatosis

Inflammatory bowel disease is one of the most common clinical conditions in industrialized countries. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition that can cause lesions from the mouth to the anus. It is a progressive disease and may cause …

verfasst von:
Hasan Börekci, Hatice Baş

19.01.2023 | Book Review

KM Harikrishnan: The Three Muscat Years

Inkfeathers Publishing, 2022
verfasst von:
Shrirang Vasant Kulkarni

19.01.2023 | Original Article

Randomised Controlled Clinical Trial of Spinal Anesthesia Versus Paravertrebral Block for Hernia Surgery

Ultrasound-guided paravertebral nerve block can provide effective somatic analgesia, which is safe and suitable for surgical patients. In this study, paravertebral nerve block was applied into open unilateral inguinal hernia repair surgery to …

verfasst von:
Pengcheng Xie, Yinglie Xu, Yiming Wu, Xiang Ao

18.01.2023 | Original Article

Acute Superior Mesenteric Artery Embolism Treated with Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy: a Single-Center Preliminary Application and Experience

Acute superior mesenteric artery embolism is a life-threatening disease, and the prognosis is very poor. Few reports described the application of percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy in acute superior mesenteric artery embolism. In this report, we …

verfasst von:
Qiyang Xu, Yi Wang, Bin Xu, Dehai Lang

18.01.2023 | Original Article

A 5–Year Follow-Up Study on Bleeding Hemorrhoids Treated with Infrared Coagulation

This prospective study aimed to evaluate early and long-term results of Infrared coagulation therapy in hemorrhoids. Between January 2017 and January 2022, 169 consecutive patients diagnosed with grades I to IV bleeding hemorrhoids were treated …

verfasst von:
Pankaja Kumar, Janardan P. Ghildiyal

18.01.2023 | Original Article

Diagnostic Value of the Variations in Internal Jugular Vein Diameter and Blood Flow Rate in Patients with Intestinal Obstruction

The objective of the study is to explore the use of internal jugular vein diameter, respiratory variability, and blood flow velocity in predicting blood volume of patients with intestinal obstruction. A total of sixty patients with acute …

verfasst von:
Wang Wei, Chen Bo, Guo Jun, Hu Chonghui, Zhang Yufan, Chen Yuanliang, Lan Zhijian

17.01.2023 | Surgical Techniques and Innovations

How to Enhance the Accuracy of the Allen’s Test with Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Video-Angiography

Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence video-angiography (ICG-VA) is a procedure that uses a near-infrared light (around 800 nm) and ICG contrast medium injected intravenously to depict tissue perfusion. It is a widely employed tool in many …

verfasst von:
Leone Giordano, Marco Familiari, Ayhan Irem, Andrea Galli