International Journal of

Surgery Research and PracticeISSN: 2378-3397

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410141

Role of Briefing and Debriefing in Running Surgical Ward Round Effectively: A Prospective Observational Study

Muhamamd S Sajid, FRCS, Shehram Shafique, BSc, Ahmed M Malik, MRCS, Christi Swaminathan, FRCS, Parv Sains, FRCS and Krishna K Singh, FRCS

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 15, 2022

A surgical ward round (SWR) is a review of all inpatients admitted electively for investigation or an operation or acute surgical admissions. This diverse and complex cohort of surgical patients can pose significant diagnostic and management challenges and therefore, their adequate review during SWR can undoubtedly improve safety of the patients....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410140

Protection Status of Healthcare Professionals Working in the Operating Room from Surgical Smoke

Ikbal Cavdar, PhD, MSc, RN, Yasemin Ozhanli, PhD, MSc, RN, Ahmet Karaman, PhD, MSc, RN, Ayfer Ozbas, PhD, MSc, RN, Cagla Dastan, MSc, RN and Ertugrul Goksoy, MD

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 31, 2022

Despite knowledge of the dangerous components of surgical smoke and evidence-based practices to control surgical smoke, healthcare professionals continue to be exposed to surgical smoke. It is critical to determine the possible damages of surgical smoke during the operation and to minimize these damages....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410138

Acute Appendicitis Secondary to Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Case Report and Literature Review

Hugo E Beyuma Mora, MD, Diana L Labastida Ramírez, MD, Laura M Murguía Zamora, MD, Osvaldo I Guevara Valmaña, MD and Carlos H Flores Juárez, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 31, 2022

Acute appendicitis secondary to gastrointestinal Kaposi sarcoma is a rare but critical manifestation of this condition. An acute abdomen in patients with HIV-AIDS can be secondary to Kaposi sarcoma with appendiceal involvement. The timely identification of other clinical manifestations of pathologies associated with immunosuppression can lead to a promptly diagnosis. Regardless of the management of the underlying pathology, the treatment of choice for acute appendicitis is surgical. Kaposi’s s...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410137

Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Interval on Tumour Regression Grading for Rectal Cancer

Thomas Tiang, MBBS, FRACS, Ankur Sidhu, MBBS, FRACS, David Williams, MBBS, FRCPA and Andrew Bui, MBBS, FRACS

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 30, 2022

The rectum is the site of 30% of all colorectal tumours. When contemplating neoadjuvant alternatives and surgical treatments, the rectum’s position within the bony pelvis and its closeness to important tissues offer major therapeutic difficulties. Colorectal cancer survival times have improved as a result of advances in primary and adjuvant treatments. This paper aims to investigate the tumour regression grade (TRG) in rectal cancer patients, primarily if the interval of surgery after neoadjuv...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2378-3397/1410136

Whole-Body Computed Tomography for Polytrauma Patients in the Emergency Department: Recommended or Unnecessary Radiation

Akram Bolbol, Abdulhakam Ahmed, Osman EA Suliman and Abdullah Al-mater Abduraboh

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 24, 2022

Whole-body computed tomography (WBCT) is one of the standard non-invasive tests for trauma patients, to avoid the overuse of the WBCT and unnecessary radiation to the patients, a combination of evidence-based indications, approved guidelines and the clinical decision should be used. This study was done to emphasize on limitation of unnecessary WBCT following international or local criteria along with clinical assessment and decision without compromising the patient’s safety. This study was per...

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