Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410112
Acute Cholecystitis as an Unusual Cause of Abdominal Wall Abscess
Mehdi Hammemi, Wael Ferjaoui, Ghofrane Talbi and Mohamed Taher Khalfallah
Article Type: Surgical Image | First Published: June 29, 2020
It is about a 68-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department with a painful inflammatory swelling in the right upper abdomen and the epigastrium since 6 days. She had a medical history of obesity and type 2 diabetes. She had no surgical history. At physical examination, there is no fever with tenderness in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. She presented a lump in the right upper abdomen and the epigastrium measured 5 × 6 cm which is red and painful. Laboratory data showed wh...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410110
Evaluation of Intra-Operative Ultrasound in Assessing Clear Margin in Breast Conservative Surgery
Ahmed Shalaby, Matei Dordea, Marwa Badawi, Ashwin Rajenderia, Alyaa Shamardel and Khaled Noureldin
Article Type: Systematic Review Article | First Published: May 20, 2020
Breast conservative surgery (BCS) and oncoplastic procedures are becoming more and more popular, providing better aesthetic outcome but one of the main draw-back of these procedures is involvement of the margin and return to theatre, causing undesired economic and cosmetic outcome in addition to psychological burden on the patients. Frozen section can decrease incidence of involved margin however, it is not always available in addition to increasing the cost. Using Intra-operative ultrasound (IO...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410109
A Successful Surgical Treatment of Postoperative Hepato-Venous Fistula
Toshimitsu Iwasaki, Masataka Matsumoto, Shumpei Satoi, Yuta Yoshida, Kohei Kawaguchi, Keiko Kamei, Atsushi Takebe, Ippei Matsumoto, Takuya Nakai and Yoshifumi Takeyama
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 03, 2020
A 72-year-old man, who had been received hemodialysis for chronic kidney disease, underwent resection of hepatic bed and hepatocholedochus with satellite lymphadenectomy for incidentally identified gallbladder carcinoma after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. He developed spike fever on postoperative day (POD) 10. Computed tomography (CT) showed small fluid collection around the resection surface of liver (Figure 1). Percutaneous drainage was performed and a little fluid with serous appearance was g...