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March-April 2020| Vol 53| Issue 2

Original Article

Effect of various analgesics combined with ropivacaine on pain, sensory-motor block and hemodynamic changes in intravenous regional anesthesia

Background: The study addressed the compared effects of adding dexmedetomidine (DEX), ketamine (KET), neostigmine (NEO), and magnesium sulfate (MS) to ropivacaine on pain relief and hemodynam...


Original Article

Accuracy and safety of pedicle screws implantation using Zeego and Brainlab navigation system in hybrid operation room

Background: Hybrid operating room (OR) allows a combination of three-dimensional (3D) robotic fluoroscopy with navigation to be performed intraoperatively for minimally invasive surgery (MIS)...


Original Article

One-year results in elderly patients with severe head injury

Background: This study explored the outcome of older adults with severe head injury after 1-year follow-up. Materials and Methods: Data were collected from the hospital medical inform...


Original Article

Follow-up of patients subject to the mild traumatic brain injury

Background: In the past decade, accidents have been one of the top 10 causes of death in Taiwan. Head trauma caused by accidents has been an issue of concern in Taiwan. Although serious long-...


Case Report

Fecaloma causing megacolon and bilateral hydronephrosis

Fecaloma is a rare complication of chronic constipation with fecal impaction, which usually is underestimated. The megacolon would be noted as a result of that the harden stool commonly obstructs th...


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Formosan Journal of Surgery, a publication of Taiwan Surgical Association, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Bimonthly print on demand compilation of issues published.

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