Journal of Current Surgery

Paschalis Gavriilidis, MD, PhD, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Oesophagogastric surgery, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK Read more...

ISSN 1927-1298 print   |  ISSN 1927-1301 online  |  Quarterly  |  Open Access   |   Aims and Scope

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The COVID-19 outbreak presents the unprecedented challenge for world public and medical practitioners and health care providers, the post COVID-19 condition (or long COVID) includes long term symptoms which may persist for months or years after SARS-CoV-2 infection. We will consider submissions related to all aspects of COVID-19 and Long COVID, and process the manuscripts in priority.
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  • Juvenile Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia: A Case Report

    Breast masses, benign and malignant, are extremely common in women. Benign breast masses have a variety of risk factors and are usually most common in women aged 30 - 40 years. Although much research has been conducted on benign breast disease and breast cancer in adult women, there remains a paucity of data on breast masses in adolescent women.

  • Complex de Garengeot’s Hernia With a Bladder Diverticulum

    De Garengeot’s hernia is a type of femoral hernia that also contains the appendix. It is a rare phenomenon and is diagnosed usually intraoperatively, during surgery aimed at reducing and repairing the symptomatic femoral hernia. In some cases the development of appendicitis can further complicate the clinical presentation.

  • Intra-Arterial Vasopressin in Post-Pancreatectomy Hemorrhage: Re-Familiarizing Current Surgical Trainees With a Once Novel Technique

    Post-pancreatectomy hemorrhage (PPH) is known to be a significant cause of post-operative morbidity. In this article we discuss the utility of intra-arterial vasopressin infusion in controlling PPH that is not amenable to more traditional methods of endoscopic or interventional radiology (IR) interventions.

  • 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.

  • 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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Preoperative Administration of Aprepitant to Prevent Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Children
Aprepitant (Emend®), a neurokinin-receptor antagonist, has seen increased use in the treatment of nausea and vomiting in various clinical scenarios. To date, there are limited data regarding its use in the pediatric population. Full Text

An Adenoneuroendocrine Collision Tumor of the Pancreas: A Case Report
Collision tumors, specifically adenoneuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas, are rare. Here we present a 57-year-old female patient with neurofibromatosis who presented with 2 months of nausea, vomiting, and epigastric pain. Full Text

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Surgical Management of Duodenal Perforation in a Patient With Gardner Syndrome and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Duodenal perforation is a rare complication of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and may be caused by direct injury from the endoscope during the procedure. This complication has a relatively high mortality rate but can be reliably managed with surgical repair. Full Text

Current Issue

Vol. 12, No. 1, Mar 2022

Table of Contents

Original Article

Preoperative Administration of Aprepitant to Prevent Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Children Abstract HTML PDF
Sarah Kukura, Natalie Slenkovich, Shabana Z. Shafy, Stephani Kim, Joseph D. Tobias 1-6
Effect of Upper Limb Warming Blanket on Body Temperature Control During Total Hip Arthroplasty and Total Knee Arthroplasty Abstract HTML PDF
Yuta Mitobe, Kenji Nakagawa, Yasuko Baba, Tomomi Yoshioka, Yuri Yamaguchi, Takeshi Itou, Kiyoyasu Kurahashi 7-14

Case Report

Perioperative Management of Hemophilia A With Recombinant VIII-SingleChain: A Case Series Abstract HTML PDF
Naoya Yamasaki, Teruhisa Fujii 15-20
Juvenile Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Sindi Diko, Lisa O’Kane, Nadra Moulayes 21-23
Innovative Utilization of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopy for Repair of Perforated Anterior Duodenal and Posterior Gastric Ulcer at a Hospital With Twenty-Four-Hour da Vinci Xi Capabilities Abstract HTML PDF
Rachel Gantz, Robert Azar, Greg Starley 24-28

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