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January-February 2019| Vol 52| Issue 1

Original Article

Surgical treatment of noncaustic benign esophageal stenosis

Background: Noncaustic benign esophageal stenosis is an uncommon esophageal disorder. We report herein our surgical results for this type of esophageal stenosis. Materials and Methods: ...


Original Article

Minimally invasive removal of mediastinal ectopic parathyroid glands: A single-center experience

Background: The last few years have seen the emergence of minimally invasive mediastinal parathyroidectomy. Here, we report our single-center experience with this procedure. ...


Original Article

Management of tailgut cysts in a single institute in Taiwan

Background: Tailgut cysts are rare congenital lesions that are generally located in the retrorectal regions. We performed a cases series in Taiwan to compare with others. ...


Original Article

Prophylatic efficacy of dexamethasone, ketamine and dexmedetomidine against intra- and postoperative nausea and vomiting under spinal anesthesia

Background: This study aims to compare the prophylactic effects of dexamethasone, ketamine, and dexmedetomidine versus normal saline on intra- and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) assoc...


Case Report

Neglected giant dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a rare, slow growing, intermediate to low grade malignant soft tissue neoplasm originating from the dermal layer of the skin. Scalp DFSP is even a rarer entit...


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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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