International Journal of

Surgery Research and PracticeISSN: 2378-3397


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410056

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy - An Unexpected Finding: MALT Lymphoma in a H.Pylori-Negative Patient

Ramesh Piyumal De Silva, Sukaina Jaffar and Michael Devadas

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 23, 2017

Overweight and Obesity have been associated with an increased risk of developing a variety of gastrointestinal cancers. The increasing implementation of bariatric surgery to manage overweight and obesity would likely increase the incidental diagnosis of malignancies in patients who were previously asymptomatic or had nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410055

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy of Dual Renal Artery Kidneys: Single Center Experience

Ibrahim AlOraifi, Mansour Tawfeeq, Hamad AlHellow, Mohammed S AlQahtani, Meteb M AlBugami, Abdulwahab AlShahrani and Gelu Osian

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 07, 2017

Renal transplantation is the only cure for patients with end-stage renal disease. However, this treatment modality is not readily available for all patients. It requires a specialized center of excellence, fellowship trained surgeons and an extremely intricate network of transplantation and organ procurement organization staff....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410054

Wirsung Duct Occlusion Versus Pancreaticojejunostomy after Pancreaticoduodenectomy

Claudio F Feo, Alessandro Fancellu, Giorgio C Ginesu, Maria Laura Cossu, Antonio M Scanu, Antonio Pinna, Panagiotis Paliogiannis and Alberto Porcu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 03, 2017

Postoperative pancreatic fistula is still a cause of major morbidity after pancreaticoduodenectomy. The optimal management of the pancreatic remnant is still controversial. Our aim was to analyze the role of two different procedures in the management of pancreatic stump in a single surgical unit....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410053

Gender Differences in Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Support

Sneha Raju, Morgan Leigh Zych, Jane MacIver, FilioBillia and Vivek Rao

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 03, 2017

Studies have demonstrated gender differences in adverse events after cardiac surgery, with men experiencing more favorable outcomes. The scarce gender-focused literature in the left ventricular assist device (LVAD) population has failed to find consistent differences. It has also been suggested that women experience longer transplant wait times due to higher PRA values....

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