International Journal of

Surgery Research and PracticeISSN: 2378-3397


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410064

Does Vitamin D Deficiency Cause Primary Hyperparathyroidism?

Rodrigo Arrangoiz, Jorge Sanchez-Garcia, Eduardo Moreno-Paquentin, David Caba Molina, Enrique Luque de Leon, Fernando Cordera, Manuel Munoz, Efrain Cruz-Gonzalez and Luis Fernando Negrete-Cervantes

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 31, 2018

Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is the third most common endocrine disease. It is caused by a single parathyroid adenoma in 85% to 90% of the cases. Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is a common finding in PHPT with an incidence varying in the literature from 53% to 77%. The aim of our study is to describe a cohort of patients with PHTP with and without VDD....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410063

Plastic Surgery Training Courses: Motivation, Money Matters and More

Anne M Collins, Jack FC Woods, Shane PO Neill, Richard P Hanson and Paul F Ridgway

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: Mach 08, 2018

The manner in which surgical training is delivered is changing. Internationally, work practice reform has challenged surgical educators to provide the same level of experience in an environment of reduced clinical contact hours. Extra-clinical training courses afford the opportunity to improve both technical proficiency and knowledge base, yet enrolment has significant implications for participants. The aim of this study was to ascertain the correlation between the perceived importance of specif...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410062

Maxium Sutureless Closed Haemorrhoidectomy for Symptomatic Haemorrhoids Grades III and IV: An Observational Cross-sectional Study

Jawad Kadhim S Al-Dhahiry

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 07, 2018

A symptomatic haemorrhoidal disease is one of the most common anorectal diseases. Haemorrhoids grades I and II can be medically treated but haemorrhoids grades III and IV are surgically treated. Although Conventional Haemorrhoidectomy Techniques (CH) are commonly used but they are associated with some major complications. Many novel techniques have been introduced to overcome these complications such as Maxium Haemorrhoidectomy (MH)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410061

Novel Description of Nash's Rectal Funnel for Drainage of Pelvic Collections Following Colorectal Surgery

O Pickering, A Leonard, A Clarke and GF Nash

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 12, 2018

The Nash rectal funnel is a soft silastic hollow apparatus which can easily be inserted through the anus to open the blown rectal cross-staples after instillation of local anaesthetic jelly (Instillagel). It is introduced on the ward with the patient in the lateral position. The wider flange is folded over your finger and introduced without discomfort. ...

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