Journal of Surgery

Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2018

  • Explanation of the 7 Clinical Questions in Japanese Gastric Cancer Treatment Guidelines of Version 4

    Zhi Zhu, Junqing Chen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 112-115
    Received: 15 July 2018
    Accepted: 8 August 2018
    Published: 5 September 2018
    Abstract: Surgery is the main treatment for curing gastric cancer, standard D2 gastrectomy and systematical therapy provides an excellent survival outcome in East Asian countries, especially Japan, Korea, and China, however, there are many clinical questions still under debate for a long time. Japanese gastric cancer treatment guidelines has produced a great... Show More
  • Fluorescence-Guided Resection of Glial Brain Tumors with Fotoditazin

    Artemii Yurievich Rynda, Dmitrii Michailovich Rostovtsev, Victor Emelijanovich Olyushin, Yliay Michaiylovna Zabrodskaya

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 116-122
    Received: 24 July 2018
    Accepted: 15 August 2018
    Published: 12 September 2018
    Abstract: Objective: the purpose of this study was to assess the usefulness and accuracy of visualization of glial brain tumors of varying degrees of malignancy when surgically removed with fluorescent control of fotoditazine. Evaluation of the edges of tumor tissue was also carried out in order to increase the degree gross total resection (GTR), and to eval... Show More
  • Grading System Based on Intra Operative Findings at Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

    Brajesh Kumar, Saurov Ghose, Vipul Krishan Sharma, Manashi Ghosh

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 123-128
    Received: 15 August 2018
    Accepted: 1 September 2018
    Published: 19 September 2018
    Abstract: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy has become the standard of care for Gall Stone Disease. There are numerous studies and scoring system which considers the pre-operative factors for conversion to open cholecystectomy but there was no scoring system which considers intra operative findings. The objective of this study was to outline the scoring system ba... Show More
  • A Retrospective Study of Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy and Receiving Peri-Operative Naloxegol or Alvimopan: Comparison of Length of Stay

    Taylor Goodstein, Bryn Launer, Sharon White, Madison Lyon, Nicholas George, Kailynn DeRonde, Michelle Burke, Colin O’Donnell, Clark Lyda, Tyree H. Kiser, Shandra Wilson

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 129-134
    Received: 27 August 2018
    Accepted: 10 September 2018
    Published: 12 October 2018
    Abstract: Alvimopan is a µ-opioid receptor antagonist used in the post-operative period to decrease rates of post-operative ileus (POI) following radical cystectomy (RC) and thereby shorten length of stay (LOS). Naloxegol is a much less expensive drug of the same class that has yet to be studied for prevention of POI in the peri-operative period. The purpose... Show More
  • Management of Pleural Empyema Using VATS with Jet-Lavage System

    Eduard Kusch

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 135-139
    Received: 23 July 2018
    Accepted: 21 September 2018
    Published: 25 October 2018
    Abstract: Pleural empyema is a serious medical condition that is treated according to the stage. Because of the protracted course of this disease, treatment is very problematic in many cases. In general, pleural empyema therapy should be early and stage-appropriate. In stage I a combination of antibiotic therapy and drainage of the infected pleural effusion ... Show More
  • Study the Incidence of Surgical Glove Perforation during Surgery and Evaluation for the Risk of Perforation and Risk of Surgical Site Infection

    Brajesh Kumar, Saurov Ghose, Gaurav Pandey, Manashi Ghosh

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2018
    Pages: 140-145
    Received: 22 September 2018
    Accepted: 8 October 2018
    Published: 30 October 2018
    Abstract: In a surgical setting there is always a possibility of cross infection between patient and surgeon and surgical gloves act as an important barrier to prevent this infection. Use of double gloves provides more effective barrier for transfer of pathogens from surgical team to patient and vice versa. This study compares the benefit of using double glo... Show More