Journal of Current Surgery

jcscoverEditor-in-Chief
Paschalis Gavriilidis, MD, PhD, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Oesophagogastric surgery, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

ISSN 1927-1298 print
ISSN 1927-1301 online
Frequency: Quarterly
Journal Access: Open Access
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Highlights

  • A Retrospective Comparison Study of Ultrasonography and Computed Tomography Scan in Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in the Pediatric Population

    Ultrasonography (US) has largely become the primary diagnostic imaging modality for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis (AA) in pediatric patients. The purpose of this study was to determine and compare the diagnostic accuracy of helical computed tomography (CT) scans and graded compression US for the diagnosis of AA in the pediatric population.

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  • Gallbladder Torsion: A Rare Diagnostic Challenge

    Gallbladder torsion is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain and can be a diagnostic challenge for the general surgeon. We herein present a case of an 81-year-old man who presented with right-sided abdominal pain and signs of intra-abdominal infection.

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  • First Described Case of Gastric Volvulus Following Open Cholecystectomy

    Gastric volvulus is a rare entity with the potential to become a surgical emergency if vital vascular supply is compromised. We present a case of a patient who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy converted to open; and after multiple admissions for intractable vomiting, she was found to have a secondary gastric volvulus during subsequent exploratory laparotomy.

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  • Colonic Perforation Associated with Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Patient Receiving Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor (Pazopanib) for Recurrent Retroperitoneal Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Pazopanib, under the trade name of votrient, is a potent tyrosine-kinase growth factor receptor inhibitor used in the treatment of late-stage kidney cancer and soft tissue sarcoma. Rarely this drug has been associated with gastrointestinal perforations; however, prior studies have not shown an association with necrotizing fasciitis.

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  • Maxillofacial Fractures: A Three-Year Survey

    Maxillofacial fractures constitute a substantial proportion of trauma globally. The main causes worldwide are road traffic accidents (RTAs), falls, assaults, sports, firearm injuries and industrial trauma. The highest incidence is commonly seen in the young age group with majority being male.

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Analysis of Transfusion Volumes in the Elderly Trauma Population
Blood transfusion and old age have been independently associated with worse outcomes and higher mortality in the trauma population. Determining specific volumes and ratios of blood products for the elderly population, a special population with varied hemodynamic responses to traumatic injury, is a challenge. Full Text

Vaginal Rupture and Evisceration in a Patient With Chronic Rectocele: A Case Report and Literature Review

We present a case of a 79-year-old woman with a prolonged history of uterine prolapse and rectocele who presented with vaginal rupture with subsequent evisceration and incarceration of her small bowel mandating emergent surgery. Full Text

 

Featured Article

Treatment of Complex Extraperitoneal Appendiceal Abscesses Using a Single-Stage Laparoscopic Transabdominal Pre-Peritoneal Approach: A Description of Technique and Perioperative Care
Herein, we present a clinical case with extensive extraperitoneal collections secondary to misdiagnosed appendicitis, which was treated using a single-stage laparoscopic transabdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) approach, bypassing the need for additional interventional radiology procedures or open surgeries, which are the most commonly used approaches in similar cases. Full Text


Current Issue

 


Vol. 10, No. 3, Sept 2020

Table of Contents

Original Article

A Retrospective Comparison Study of Ultrasonography and Computed Tomography Scan in Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis in the Pediatric Population Abstract HTML PDF
Vincent Marcucci, Stephanie Yee, Roberto C. Castillo, Elias N. Fakhoury, Jamshed Zuberi 21-27
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs404

Case Report

Gallbladder Torsion: A Rare Diagnostic Challenge Abstract HTML PDF
Charalampos Seretis, Kasun Wanigasooriya, Morgan Cleasby, Raju Tirumularaju, Markos Daskalakis 28-31
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs405
Rare Presentation of a Krukenberg Tumor Abstract HTML PDF
Reshad Salam, Henrik Ghantarchyan, Stephanie Yee, Jamshed Zuberi, Essam Ahmad 32-36
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs407
A Case Report of Likely Nosocomial-Acquired COVID-19 in a Trauma Patient Abstract HTML PDF
Naina Rao, Clive Persaud, Stephanie Yee, Manrique Guerrero, Jamshed Zuberi, Robert Madlinger 37-40
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs409
Gastrobronchial Fistula: A Rare Complication Post-Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Abstract HTML PDF
Ashen Fernando, Jean Luc Francois, Nicole Majachani, Reshad Salam, Stephanie Yee, Jamshed Zuberi 41-44
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs413
Treatment of Complex Extraperitoneal Appendiceal Abscesses Using a Single-Stage Laparoscopic Transabdominal Pre-Peritoneal Approach: A Description of Technique and Perioperative Care Abstract HTML PDF
Charalampos Seretis, Fotios Seretis, Lucy Archer, Lida Lalou, Ali Mohammed Elhassan, Leo Kretzmer, Paul Lim, Kassim Zayyan 45-48
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs414
A Case of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei With a Synchronous Inguinal Hernia Abstract HTML PDF
Stephanie Yee, Tyrell Daniel, Ahmad Hlayhel, Lindsey Foran, Jamshed Zuberi, Mark Ingram 49-53
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs415
Colonic Perforation Associated with Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Patient Receiving Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor (Pazopanib) for Recurrent Retroperitoneal Renal Cell Carcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Arda Akoluk, Steven Douedi, Jaraad Dattadeen, Victoria Grille, Esther Kaufman, Edward Liu, Glenn Parker, Kenneth Nahum 54-58
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs416

Letter to the Editor

Is an “Aerosol Box” Needed in Patients Planned to Undergo Rapid Sequence Induction Before Intubation in the Operating Room? Abstract HTML PDF
Yusuke Iizuka, Yuji Otsuka, Takeshi Nakatomi, Koichi Yoshinaga, Alan Kawarai Lefor, Masamitsu Sanui 59-61
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcs418
 

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