International Journal of

Surgery Research and PracticeISSN: 2378-3397


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410152

Giant Hydronephrosis Presented as a Huge Abdominal Mass in a 22-Year-Old Male: A Case Report

López Alvarado Mariela Itzayana, Martínez Villalpando Ricardo Ismael and Carmona Flores Oscar

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/06/25

Giant hydronephrosis (GH) is defined as a dilated collecting system containing more than one liter of fluid. In this case we reported a 22-year-old man who presented acute onset abdominal pain, so an extension study: Computed tomography (CT) is performed finding a giant hydronephrosis (9037 cc)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410151

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Resection of Appendiceal Mucocele: A Single-Center Experience Case Series

Abdullah S Al-Darwish, MD, Abdullah Z Alsaif, MD, Sami AlHawassi, MD, Hisham AlKhalidi, MD, PhD, Youssuf AlSuhaibani, MD Nahar A AlSelaim, MD, MPH and Abdulrahman Al-Balla, MD

Article Type: Case Series | First Published: 2023/06/25

Appendiceal Mucocele is a rare medical condition, sometimes it is discovered incidentally but occasionally it could mimic acute appendicitis. Laparoscopic resection of appendiceal mucocele recently has been reported, but the safety and efficacy are still controversial....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410150

Postoperative Tetanus in Abdominal Surgery: Scope Review

Giuliana Fulco Gonçalves, Italo Barros Miranda, Amália Cinthia Meneses do Rêgo, PhD and Irami Araújo-Filho, PhD

Article Type: Scope Review | First Published: 2023/06/22

Postoperative tetanus is a rare, often forgotten, but potentially fatal complication of abdominal surgery. The purpose of this paper is to review the available literature on postoperative tetanus following abdominal surgery, including its incidence, risk factors, clinical features, management, and outcomes. A comprehensive search of the PubMed, Embase, Scopus, Lilacs, and Google Scholar databases was conducted using relevant keywords ("Tetanus," "abdominal surgery," "Postoperative"), and a total...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410149

Rigler Triad in Gallstone Ileus: Case Report and Literature Review

Hugo E Beyuma Mora, MD, Alejandro S Iturbide Aguirre, MD, Dulce C López Graciano, MD and Uriel H Quiroz Díaz, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 31, 2023

Gallstone ileus is an uncommon complication of calculous cholecystitis, which can lead to a gastro-intestinal obstruction. A non-specific clinical presentation is frequent. Imaging studies can present characteristic radiological signs. We present a 56-year-old female patient with constipation for the past 72 hours, colicky intermittent abdominal pain and vomiting. Plain CT-scan showed Rigler's triad. Gallstone ileus was diagnosed and laparotomy was performed with stone extraction by enterolitoto...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410148

A General Surgeon’s Guide to Post COVID-19 Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS)

Ali Baker, BMBS, Howard Tang, MD, Russel Krawitz, MBCHB, FRACS, James Molton, MD, RACP, Adrian Tramontana, MD, RACP and Justin Yeung, MD, FRACS

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 03, 2023

Presented is a literature review on Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS) which can occur following recovery from the initial phase of COVID-19 infection. Because of the predominance of gastro-intestinal symptoms MIS can mimic an acute abdomen. We present a series of two cases of MIS-A occurring over a six month period at a single institution. The rationale for this work was to highlight MIS-A as an emerging syndrome and reduce associated morbidity and mortality....

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