Journal of Current Surgery

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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  • Intra-Vascular Occlusion of the Aorta for Massive Pelvic Trauma: A New Application

    Globally, trauma remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality for all age groups with uncontrolled hemorrhage as the most common form of preventable death in the trauma setting. Specifically, non-compressible torso hemorrhage in trauma patients is known to have high mortality rates.

  • Non-Communicating Bronchial Cyst Presenting as Cystic Thyroid Nodule

    IBronchial cysts are congenital sacs that result from developmental anomaly of the primitive foregut. They are mainly encountered in the mediastinum, and cervical presentation is a rarity.

  • The Value of Doppler Venous Pressure Index in Chronic Venous Disease of the Lower Limbs

    The diagnostic evaluation of chronic venous disease (CVD) of the lower limbs (LLs) is mainly based on duplex ultrasound (DUS). Invasive venous pressure measurements (VPMs) are seldom performed in specialized centers with still controversial results.

  • Laparoscopic Repair of an Abdominal Intercostal Hernia Following Blunt Trauma

    An abdominal intercostal hernia under an intact diaphragm is a rare phenomenon in which abdominal contents enter the intercostal space directly from the peritoneum through an acquired defect.

  • Acute Appendicitis Due to Metastasis of Prostatic Adenocarcinoma

    Acute appendicitis due to metastasis of prostatic carcinoma is very rare, and only five cases of metastasis of prostatic carcinoma are described in the literature.


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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


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Effect of Early Endoscopic Evaluation With Balloon Dilatation on Preventing Esophagojejunal Strictures Following Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
The present study aims to evaluate the efficacy of early endoscopic evaluation with balloon dilatation performed during non-symptomatic post-operative period with the intent of preventing benign post-operative esophagojejunal anastomotic strictures in patients who receive total gastrectomy for gastric cancer. Full Text

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Original Article

Comparison of 3% vs. 23.4% Hypertonic Saline in Traumatic Brain Injury Abstract HTML PDF
David Traficante, Dina Galaktionova, Urielle Marseille, Steven Hochman, Jamshed Zuberi, Robert Madlinger 39-44
Analysis of Transfusion Volumes in the Elderly Trauma Population Abstract HTML PDF
Manrique Alberto Guerrero, Monica Sridhar, Stephanie Yee, Jacob Miller, Jafar Haghshenas, Jamshed Zuberi, Robert Madlinger 45-50
Maxillofacial Fractures: A Three-Year Survey Abstract HTML PDF
Oluwafemi Adewale Adesina, John Chukwudumebi Wemambu, Taofiq Olamide Opaleye, Ajibola Yussuf Salami 51-56

Case Report

Vaginal Rupture and Evisceration in a Patient With Chronic Rectocele: A Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Jazmín M. Cole, Paulette I. Abbas, Aparna Kamat, Michele Curtis, Daniel J. Bonville 57-60
Two Patients With Resistant Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Portal Hypertension Treated Safely With Laparoscopic Splenectomy: A Case Series Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Mujtaba Mohamed, Alsadiq Alhillan, Ishan Patel, Arman Mushtaq, Eugene Zurkovsky, Christian Kaunzinger, Mohammad A. Hossain 61-65

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