Hemangiomas are the most common liver lesions. They are blood filled cavities lined by endothelial cells, usually supplied by the hepatic artery. The documented frequency is found to be 7% at
This is a 34-year old woman with no past medical or surgical history who presented with chronic right upper quadrant pain. A right upper quadrant ultrasound was initially obtained revealing a
There is a significant gender imbalance in academic medicine. Speaking invitations are used by faculty promotion and tenure committees as evidence of external recogniti
Intestinal atresia is a congenital malformation that occurs in 1 out of 5,000 live births, with equal incidence in males and females. One out of three infants with intestinal atresia are premature.
A 50 year/ female patient admitted in our medicine department for fever, cough with expectoration and chest pain since 5 days. She was a known case of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. She then
Insulinoma is rare functional neuroendocrine tumor. Causing symptoms due to uncontrolled secretion of insulin leading to hypoglycemia.
Surgical management is the curative ,with laparoscopic
Enteral feeding accesses are some of the most morbid surgical procedures. Misplacement, dislodgement, clogging, and wound complications are among the most common of t
The patient is a 58 yo male MEN 2A syndrome presenting with bilateral pheochromocytomas. He had previously undergone a parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism, and in undergoing a CT scan for a h
Advances in laparoscopic imaging the past decade has brought to light new achievements as major contributions to intraoperative decision during laparoscopic procedures.
Thyroid nodules one of common endocrine disorders. With increasing detection of thyroid nodules on imaging studies, the number of thyroid surgery has increased by 31% by 2006. Incidence of thyroid
Laparoscopic splenectomy is becoming the standard procedure for benign splenic disorders including hematologic diseases and hypersplenism. However, the feasibility and
Resection of hepatic malignancies in cirrhotic patients present a unique challenge to surgeons. Due to the need to preserve liver parenchyma in these cases, non-anatomic resection with close surgic
Retroperitoneal isolated psoas and iliacus hydatid cyst are rare entities and accounts for 1-3 %.
CT scan remains the investigation of choice.
Surgery is the standard mana
Some patients with pelvic inflammatory disease develop "violin string" adhesions between the anterior border of the liver and the abdominal wall. This syndrome is known as Fitz-Hugh-Curti
Bronchogenic cyts are rare congenital anomalies of ventral foregut. subdiaphragmatic bronchogenic cysts are extremely rare and accounts for 0.03 % of all retroperitoneal tumours. They behave like w
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is a rare disorder which might present as an intussusception in the emergency warranting a bowel resection if delayed treatment.
Enteroscopic polypectomy using conv
The application of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) using laparoscopic or robotic approaches for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has increased in
After the 1st laparoscopic adrenalectomy described in 1992 (Gagner), the laparoscopic lateral transabdominal approach has proved to be the one of choice. It prov
Retroperitoneal primary tumors comprise a great variety of neoplasm with different histological typologies, with insidious clinical symptoms and little specifici
General surgery among other surgical subspecialties is deemed a high legal risk specialty with one of the highest malpractice premiums in medicine. Hernia surgery is amo
Operating room (OR) time is a significant cost and source of income for hospitals. Inefficient utilization can lead to late-in-the-day starts or inability to ad
Salvage thoracoscopic esophagectomy after chemoradiation therapy is extremely difficult because of fibrotic and edematous change in mediastinal tissue. Especially
A forty-seven year old male presented with left leg pain for 3 months duration described as shooting pain. He underwent extensive testing including a CT and MRI of his pelvis demonstrating a left p
We present the preliminary findings of a study we started in our institution, Pelican Hospital in Oradea, Romania. In the past 12 months we started a study to quantify the reduction of opioid pain