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One stage fistulectomy for high anal fistula with reconstruction of anal sphincter without fecal diversion.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

General surgery department, Cairo University, Egypt.

Perianal sepsis and fistula is a troublesome disease in the field of colorectal surgery in term of recurrence and fecal incontinence. The aim of our study is to evaluate the role of 'one stage complex anal fistula excision with reconstruction of anal sphincter without stool diversion' regarding fecal incontinence and recurrence. This was prospective cohort study on 175 patients of complex high peri-anal fistulae, the patients were subjected to fistulectomy and reconstruction (primary suture repair) of anal sphincter without stool diversion, the patients were followed up 1 year postoperatively after complete healing of the wound regarding their continence to stool and gases using Wexner score and recurrence of the fistula which is examined clinically and radio-logically using MRI. Read More

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February 2019
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A modified technique of biliary-enteric anastomosis with two-point interrupted eversion suture on the posterior wall: A surgeon's experience.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Key Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, Inner Mongolia Medical University, Huhhot, 010059, PR China. Electronic address:

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February 2019
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Contralateral Limberg flap reconstruction for pilonidal disease recurrence.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Memorial Oncology Group, Medstar Antalya Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Antalya, Turkey.

To identify surgical techniques applied in case of recurrence in patients with pilonidal sinus, who have undergone primary treatment with Limberg flap, and to present our cases treated with Limberg flap reconstruction prepared from the contralateral gluteal region. Nine patients with recurrence out of 219 patients who underwent Limberg flap reconstruction between 2009 and 2016 at our clinics, and 6 patients who have been referred to our clinics with total 15 recurrence after primary Limberg flap reconstruction at other institutes were included in the study. Total excision and primary repair was applied in 3 patients while 2 patients underwent excision with lay open procedures. Read More

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January 2019

Developing a clinical scoring system to differentiate deep-seated atypical lipomatous tumor from lipoma of soft tissue.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Background: Atypical lipomatous tumor (ALT) is a low-grade malignancy that frequently occurs at a subfascial anatomical location. While marginal excision is adequate for lipomas, excision with a surgical margin is suggested for ALTs. However, ALTs and lipomas are difficult to differentiate preoperatively, even with the help of imaging studies. Read More

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January 2019
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Analyzation of Endonasal Endoscopic Transsphenoidal (EET) surgery pathway and workspace for path guiding robot design.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 29. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Center for Biomedical and Robotics Technology (BART LAB), Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand. Electronic address:

Background: Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Surgery (EETS) is the standard method to treat pituitary adenoma, tumor in the pituitary gland which would affect human beings in terms of hormonal malfunction and other symptoms. This procedure provides extra minimal invasive access in severe cases. The objective of this paper is to design and develop a prototype of EET robot with navigation guidance system based on the study of EET workspace and pathway to determine a safe space for surgical tool insertion. Read More

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January 2019

"Hands" figural teaching method in hepatic anatomy: A surgeon's teaching experience.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Key Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, Inner Mongolia Medical University, Huhhot, 010059, PR China. Electronic address:

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January 2019
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Comparative liver function models for ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma: A 10-year single center experience.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Hepatic Surgery Center, Tongji Hospital of Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Background/objective: Previous studies have proposed several objective means for liver function assessment in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients; however, their efficiency in predicting survival of HCC rupture is unknown. Our study aims to confirm which is a better liver function model for ruptured HCC.

Methods: A total of 230 patients with HCC ruptures at our center were included. Read More

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January 2019

Is robotic hepatectomy cost-effective? In view of patient-reported outcomes.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Background: Robotic hepatectomy has been accepted as an alternative for patients needing surgery. However, few reports addressed the patient-reported outcomes and long-term quality of life (QoL) of patients having undergone robotic liver surgery.

Methods: This study presented the QoL and cost-effectiveness associated with robotic and open hepatectomy by performing a comparative survey using two standardized questionnaires (Short Form-36 and Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index). Read More

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January 2019
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A prediction model for potential intraoperative laparoscopic hemostasis in spleen-preserving No. 10 lymphadenectomy for proximal gastric cancer.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 28. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Gastric Surgery, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, No. 29 Xinquan Road, Fuzhou, 350001, Fujian Province, China; Department of General Surgery, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, Fuzhou, China; Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education of Gastrointestinal Cancer, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, China; Fujian Key Laboratory of Tumor Microbiology, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, China. Electronic address:

To identify the risk factors for intraoperative laparoscopic hemostasis during laparoscopic spleen-preserving splenic hilar lymph node dissection (LSPSD) for proximal gastric cancer (GC) and to develop and validate a model to estimate the risk of intraoperative laparoscopic hemostasis. Between January 2011 and December 2014, we prospectively collected and retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 398 patients with proximal GC who underwent LSPSD. The data were split 75/25, with one group used for model development and the other for validation testing. Read More

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January 2019
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Chemo-port occlusion due to calcium phosphate crystals: A case report.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 25. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Pathology, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea.

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January 2019

Effect of histopathologic characteristics on pseudocapsular invasion in the case of partial nephrectomy for renal tumours.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 25. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Ministry of Health, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazid Education and Research Hospital, Department of Urology, Ankara, Turkey.

Objective: It is aimed to define the existence of pseudocapsular structure on renal tumours, illuminate the relation between pseudocapsular invasion and Fuhrman grade histological type that are among histopathologic prognostic risk factors and determine the relation between surgical margin positivity and existence of pseudocapsular invasion. Sequential partial nephrectomy series and relevant pathological preparations were retrospectively reviewed in order to evaluate these issues.

Methods: The study includes 123 patients diagnosed with T1 renal tumour and treated with partial nephrectomy in between January 2007 and June 2016. Read More

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January 2019
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A comparative analysis of four different surgical methods for treatment of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Okan University, General Surgery Department, İstanbul, Turkey. Electronic address:

Objectives: Although many surgical methods have been described for sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus treatment, the best option is still controversial. We aimed to compare postoperative outcomes of these different methods in terms of advantages and disadvantages.

Methods: The records of 320 patients undergone surgery for primary or recurrent pilonidal sinus between May 2013 and May 2017 were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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January 2019
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Strategies for the management of hemodynamically unstable pelvic fractures: From preperitoneal pelvic packing to definitive internal fixation.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea. Electronic address:

Background/objective: Preperitoneal pelvic packing is useful, and favorable treatment outcomes have been reported. However, the timing of subsequent internal fixation of the pelvis is still debatable. We report the outcomes of a study on patients that underwent internal fixation after preperitoneal packing. Read More

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January 2019
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Removal of an acupuncture needle accidentally broken in the neck.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Trauma and Emergency, Southwest Hospital, Army Medical University, Chongqing, 400038, China. Electronic address:

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January 2019

The long-term prognostic difference between gastrectomy with and without preoperative chemotherapy in patients with clinical stage IV gastric cancer.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Surgery, Gachon University College of Medicine, Hambacwero 191, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, 21936, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Background/objective: The role of gastrectomy for stage IV gastric cancer (GC) has not yet been established. Thus, we aimed to compare the prognoses of patients with clinical stage IV GC who underwent gastrectomy with and without preoperative chemotherapy after precise recategorization of patients.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed a total of 92 clinical stage IV GC patients who underwent gastrectomy with or without preoperative chemotherapy between 2010 and 2016 at a single institution. Read More

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January 2019

Determination of risk factors causing hypocalcaemia after thyroid surgery.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of General Surgery, Erciyes University Medical Faculty Hospital, Turkey. Electronic address:

Objective: The most common complication after thyroid surgery is hypocalcaemia and it sometimes leads to problems that are difficult to correct in patients. The present study was aimed to determine the risk factors causing the development of hypocalcaemia after thyroid surgery.

Methods: 818 adult patients were included in the study. Read More

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January 2019
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Feasibility of laparoscopic total gastrectomy for advanced Siewert type Ⅱ and type Ⅲ esophagogastric junction carcinoma: A propensity score-matched case-control study.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The First Hospital of Jilin University, China. Electronic address:

Objective: This study aims to compare laparoscopic total gastrectomy (LTG) with open total gastrectomy (OTG) for treating advanced Siewert type Ⅱ and type Ⅲ adenocarcinoma of esophagogastric junction (AEG).

Methods: The data for this study included 872 patients with advanced Siewert type Ⅱ and type Ⅲ AEG who were candidates for undergoing total gastrectomy from January 2012 to December 2017 in Gastrointestinal Surgery Department of the First Hospital of Jilin University. After screening all the patients' data, 722 patients underwent the propensity score match (PSM) and out of them, 685 patients were selected and grouped into LTG group (n = 468) and OTG group (n = 217). Read More

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January 2019
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Predeterminative role of Onuf's nucleus ischemia on mesenteric artery vasospasm in spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A preliminary experimental study.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Ataturk University, Medical Faculty, Department of Pathology, Erzurum, Turkey.

Background: Although posttraumatic mesenteric artery ischemia is attributed to various etiologies, sacral parasympathetic network/mesenteric artery relations have not been studied so far. The primary objective of this study is to elucidate whether there is a relationship between Onuf's nucleus ischemia and mesenteric artery vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).

Methods: This study was conducted on 22 rabbits. Read More

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January 2019
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Venous thromboembolism in colorectal surgery: Incidence, risk factors, and prophylaxis.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Colorectal surgery is associated with a high risk of perioperative venous thromboembolism (VTE), and this risk is especially high following colorectal cancer resection and surgery for inflammatory bowel disease. Previous analyses of large databases have reported the incidence of postoperative VTE in this population to be approximately 1.1%-2. Read More

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January 2019

Efficacy of volumetric analysis of aorta as surveillance tool after EVAR.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 22. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Division of Vascular and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Catholic University of Korea, South Korea. Electronic address:

Objective: Compared to the diameter measurement, volume measurement of the aneurysm can be an alternative option for accurate evaluation. This study was undertaken to analyze the relationship between the diameter and the volume measurement of the aorta after EVAR.

Methods: From January 2012 to December 2016, 82 patients underwent EVAR in our institution. Read More

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January 2019

Monitoring perioperative serum albumin can identify anastomotic leakage in colorectal cancer patients with curative intent.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 16;42(2):472-473. Epub 2019 Jan 16.

Departments of Gastrointestinal and Peripheral Vascular Surgery, People's Hospital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nanning, People's Republic of China.

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February 2019
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The influence of neoadjuvant chemoradiation for lower rectal cancer on urinary function.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 7. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Background: It is unclear whether neoadjuvant chemoradiation for lower rectal cancer causes a deterioration in urinary function. This study aimed to prospectively compare the postoperative urinary function of patients with lower rectal cancer treated by surgery after neoadjuvant chemoradiation with that of patients treated with surgery alone.

Method: Urinary function was assessed before treatment and 1, 3, and 6 months after surgery by calculating the changes in the scores of the seven items of the International Prostatic Symptom Score (incomplete emptying, frequency, intermittency, urgency, weak stream, straining, and nocturia) and Quality of life index. Read More

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January 2019
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Effects of laparoscopic vs robotic-assisted mesorectal excision for rectal cancer: An update systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 2. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Cancer Research Center, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Translational Laboratory, Department of Medical Research, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Background: Controversy still surrounds clinical benefits of robotic-assisted (RS) over laparoscopic surgery (LS) despite its popularity in clinical use in terms of outcomes and complication rates. The study aims to systematically review and provide the evidence concerning the risk of conversion to open laparotomy and oncological outcomes of LS vs RS rectal cancer surgery.

Methods: The Cochrane Library (including the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials), EMBASE, PubMed, SCOPUS, and Web of Science were searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing LS and RS. Read More

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January 2019
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Mechanical strength of biliary defect closure after topical sealing: Comparison of four sealants in a porcine model.

Asian J Surg 2018 Dec 29. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany. Electronic address:

Background/objective: Biliary leakage is a potential complication of liver resection and is still a concern. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of four routinely used sealants in preventing bile leakage under pressure from an induced perforation of the gallbladder in a porcine model.

Methods: Forty Landrace pigs were randomly assigned to one of five groups. Read More

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December 2018
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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery model's system idea for multi-dimensional multi-angle reduction of bile duct injury: A surgeon's experience.

Asian J Surg 2018 Dec 24. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

Key Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, Inner Mongolia Medical University, #5, Xin Hua Street, Huhhot 010059, PR China. Electronic address:

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December 2018
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Predicted weight loss result of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: Review of the first 82 consecutive patients in an Asian bariatric unit.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 7;42(1):373-378. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Background: Obesity is a great concern in developed countries such as Taiwan. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is becoming a popular and stand-alone bariatric procedure. The aim of this study is to analyze the factors that affect the weight loss outcome in our patients after LSG. Read More

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January 2019
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Multifocality related factors in papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 4;42(1):297-302. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

Department of General Surgery, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey. Electronic address:

Background: Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the main type of the well-differentiated thyroid carcinomas. Multifocality is regarded as a poor prognostic factor for PTC.

Methods: Documents of 777 patients who underwent thyroidectomy were reviewed retrospectively. Read More

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January 2019
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CT-guided tractography is a safe and complementary diagnostic tool in the management of penetrating abdominal trauma.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 7;42(1):148-154. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

University of Health Sciences, Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Research and Training Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Ankara, Turkey.

Background/objective: Despite extensive published research, the surgical approach to penetrating abdominal trauma patients is still under debate. Computed tomography-guided tractography (CTT) is an imaging modality in which water soluble iodinated contrast medium is administered into the site of the injury in the CT unit. The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of the CTT. Read More

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January 2019
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Impact of intra-peritoneal fat distribution on intra-operative bleeding volume with D2 lymphadenectomy in Chinese patients with gastric cancer.

Asian J Surg 2018 Dec 17. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Department of General Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, 200025, China. Electronic address:

Objective: To explore the quantitative measurements and evaluation of intra-peritoneal fat distribution by MDCT and its significance in predicting intra-operative bleeding volume during D2 lymphadenectomy in gastric cancer (GC) patients.

Methods: From June 2016 to September 2017, GC patients scheduled for open gastrectomy with D2 lymph-node dissection were enrolled. According to the BMI, the subjects were then classified as normal BMI(BMI<25 kg/m); overweight (BMI = 25-30 kg/m) and obese (BMI≥30 kg/m). Read More

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December 2018
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Prognostic factors predicting recurrence in invasive breast cancer: An analysis of radiological and clinicopathological factors.

Asian J Surg 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea.

Background/objective: The purpose of this study was to perform a comprehensive analysis of the radiological and clinicopathological factors that could predict recurrence of invasive breast cancer who underwent curative surgery without neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Methods: Three hundred and sixty-four consecutive women who underwent preoperative mammography, ultrasound, and breast magnetic resonance imaging for newly diagnosed invasive breast cancers and curative surgery between January and December 2010 were included. We analyzed the radiological findings of each modality and reviewed the histopathological features. Read More

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December 2018
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The Toldt fascia: A historic review and surgical implications in complete mesocolic excision for colon cancer.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 3;42(1):1-5. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

To clarify the anatomic concept of Toldt fascia, based on the literature review and the surgical anatomic dissection using laparoscopic or robotic approach. We undertook review of the historic literature and surgical videos from 250 patients with colorectal cancer operated on laparoscopically or robotically to discuss the surgical implications of Toldt fascia in complete mesocolic excision for colon cancer. Toldt fascia, sandwiched by the overlying mesothelial layer of the mesocolon and underlying mesothelial layer of the retroperitoneum, comprised loose fibrous tissues with minute vessels inside, and was contiguous from the ileocecal mesentery radix to the upper rectum. Read More

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January 2019
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Factors predicting local relapse and survival in patients treated with surgery for breast cancer.

Asian J Surg 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Calle Juan de Quesada, 30, 35001, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain; General Surgery Department, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Insular Materno Infantil, Av. Marítima del Sur, 35016, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain.

Background: Assessment of local relapse in patients treated with surgery for breast cancer.

Materials And Methods: This observational study included 673 patients treated with surgery for breast cancer between 2005 and 2010, who were monitored for a 7-year minimum follow-up period. The study was concluded on 2017 and yielded a total of 31 cases of local relapse. Read More

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December 2018
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Impact of PET scan in staging and managing primary rectal cancer.

Asian J Surg 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Surgery, University Malaya, Malaysia.

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December 2018
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Is liquid-based hyaluronic acid equivalent to sodium hyaluronate-based bioresorbable membrane to reduce small bowel obstruction in patients undergoing colorectal surgery.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 24;42(2):443-449. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

Department of Surgery, Gil Medical Center, Gachon University, Incheon, South Korea. Electronic address:

Objective: We performed a prospective randomized study to assess whether the use of sodium hyaluronate-based bioresorbable membrane (Seprafilm) and liquid-based hyaluronic acid and carboxymethyl cellulose solution (Guardix) to reduce postoperative small bowel small bowel obstruction in patients undergoing colorectal surgery. This study aimed to compare the incidence of postoperative bowel obstruction.

Methods: One hundred seven patients were assigned to the Seprafilm group and 155 were assigned to the Guardix group during the study period. Read More

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February 2019
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Short-term outcomes of robotic-assisted right colectomy compared with laparoscopic surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Gansu Province Hospital, Lanzhou, China. Electronic address:

To assess the clinical efficacy and safety of robotic-assisted right colectomy (RRC) with conventional laparoscopic right colectomy (LRC) by performing a systematic review and meta-analysis of the published studies. All published literature for comparative studies reporting preoperative outcomes of RRC and LRC were searched. We searched the databases included Cochrane Library of Clinical Comparative Trials, MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science and Chinese Biomedical Database (CBM) from 1973 to 2018. Read More

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November 2018
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Modified complex open cholecystectomy reduces the risk of bile duct injury: A surgeon's experience.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 24. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Key Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, Inner Mongolia Medical University, #5, Xin Hua Street, Huhhot, 010059, PR China. Electronic address:

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November 2018
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Evaluation of relative criteria for single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 24;42(2):470-471. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan.

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February 2019
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Revisional surgery after removal of eroded adjustable gastric bands.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 24. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Department of Surgery, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Gachon University of College Medicine, Incheon, South Korea. Electronic address:

Background: The aim of the study is to present surgical techniques and treatment outcomes for re-banding and sleeve gastrectomy as a revisional surgery after removing eroded adjustable gastric bands.

Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed to study laparoscopic re-banding or sleeve gastrectomy as revisional surgery for band erosion. Main outcome measures were success of therapeutic strategies, morbidity, body mass index, and percentage total excess weight loss before and after revision. Read More

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November 2018
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Analysis of complications and clinical outcomes in the treatment of segmental tibial fractures according to the method of internal fixation.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 21. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, South Korea. Electronic address:

Background/objective: We compared and analysed not only the clinical and radiological results of surgery but also the complications according to the definitive fixation method.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records and radiographs of all segmental tibial fracture patients treated with either intramedullary nailing or minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis between 2010 and 2017. We enrolled 69 patients. Read More

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November 2018
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5-year oncological outcomes of targeted axillary sampling in pT1-2N1 breast cancer.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 20. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Background: axillary lymph nodes dissection (ALND) has been a standard treatment in breast cancer with positive sentinel LNs. However, various short- and long-term postoperative morbidities have been reported after conventional ALND. To define the concept of targeted axillary sampling (AS) and to assess its oncological feasibility for breast cancer. Read More

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November 2018
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Longitudinal analysis of laparoendoscopic single-site adrenalectomy and conventional laparoscopic adrenalectomy regarding patient-reported satisfaction and cosmesis outcomes.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Department of Urology, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima, Japan.

Background/objective: To compare longitudinal patient-reported cosmesis of laparoendoscopic single-site adrenalectomy (LESS-A) to that of conventional laparoscopic adrenalectomy (CLA).

Methods: A total of 23, 15, and 9 patients underwent transumbilical LESS-A (TU-LESS), subcostal LESS-A (SC-LESS), and CLA, respectively. A questionnaire was administered asking the patient to assess wound pain (0: not painful to 10: very painful), satisfaction (0: not satisfied to 10: very satisfied), and cosmesis (0: very ugly to 10: very beautiful) on the basis of a visual analogue scale. Read More

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Operative treatment of hepatic hydatid cysts: A single center experience.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Department of Surgery, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Israel. Electronic address:

Background: Hydatid cyst is a zoonotic disease caused by Echinococcus genera. Surgery is needed in most cases. We aimed to describe our center's experience in the surgical management of hepatic hydated cysts (HHC). Read More

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November 2018
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A comparison of aesthetic outcome between tissue adhesive and subcuticular suture in thyroidectomy wound closure in a multiracial country: A randomized controlled trial.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 13. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Department of Surgery, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Electronic address:

Objectives: Monofilament sutures, both absorbable and non-absorbable, have been used for wound closure. Tissue adhesive has been used in closure of clean, low tension wounds. However, there have been very few published studies on the aesthetic outcomes in neck surgeries. Read More

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Risk factors associated with postoperative prosthetic graft patency in Leriche syndrome.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 12;42(1):235-239. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Pusan National University Hospital, Republic of Korea.

Background: In Leriche syndrome, postoperative graft thrombosis remains one of the most significant clinical challenges.

Methods: We reviewed 51 patients who underwent surgery for aortoiliac occlusive disease at our hospital from January 2007 to December 2014. The factors associated with graft patency were determined using the Cox proportional hazard model. Read More

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January 2019
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Peritoneal metastasis after emergency hepatectomy and delayed hepatectomy for spontaneous rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 9;42(2):464-469. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, 400016, PR China.

Background And Objectives: Delayed hepatectomy is the preferred approach for spontaneous rupture of resectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, delayed surgery for ruptured HCC may increase the risk of peritoneal metastasis.

Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted on the pooled data obtained from 44 HCC patients with spontaneously ruptured hemorrhage, These patients were divided into emergency group and delayed group. Read More

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Full thickness chest wall defection and lung injury by electrical burn: A 5-years-old child reconstruction case.

Asian J Surg 2019 Feb 9;42(2):474-476. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Burn and Plastic Surgery Department, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, 410011, China. Electronic address:

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Anti-cholinergic burden and patient related clinical outcomes in an emergency general surgical setting.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 10. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK; NHS Grampian, Foresterhill Road, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK.

Background/objective: The impact of medications with anti-cholinergic properties on morbidity and mortality of unselected adult patients admitted to the emergency general surgical setting has not been investigated.

Methods: All cases were identified prospectively from unselected adult patients admitted to the emergency general surgical ward between May to July 2016 in a UK centre with a catchment population circa 500,000. Prescribed medication lists were ascertained from case notes and electronic medical records. Read More

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Evaluation of anatomical landmarks for transanal total mesorectal excision based on MRI.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 9. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, 100044, PR China; Laboratory of Surgical Oncology, Laboratory of Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Research, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, 100044, PR China.

Background: Transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME) is a novel sphincter-preserving procedure for low rectal cancer. This "bottom to up" approach is unfamiliar to colorectal surgeons and the crucial anatomical landmarks also remain unclear.

Methods: Two hundred and five cases of pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) from 2015 to 2016 were reviewed. Read More

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November 2018
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Operative management of non-iatrogenic pediatric and adolescence peripheral arterial trauma: An experience from a resource challenged setting.

Asian J Surg 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Divisions of Vascular Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.

Objectives: To evaluates the management and outcome of non-iatrogenic pediatric and adolescence extremity arterial injuries in a resource-challenged setting.

Methods: A retrospective study of the surgical management for non-iatrogenic extremity arterial trauma in pediatric and adolescence during the period from January 2008 to December 2015. This study was performed in two different countries at tertiary referral university and teaching hospitals having a specialized emergency and trauma centers. Read More

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Ultrasound-assisted mark for internal jugular vein catheterization.

Asian J Surg 2019 Jan 3;42(1):422-423. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Hangzhou Hospital of TCM, China. Electronic address:

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