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November-December 2018| Vol 51| Issue 6

Original Article

Determinant factors of mortality in terminally ill patients with do-not-resuscitate orders

Background: This study aimed to profile the clinical pictures and identify the risk factors of mortality among terminally ill patients who visited the emergency department (ED) and had signed d...


Original Article

Acute pancreatitis and primary hyperparathyroidism: Effect of parathyroidectomy

Background: The association between primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and acute pancreatitis (AP) is well known. However, the causal association is disputed. Aims: The present cohort s...


Original Article

Prospective randomized control study comparing gauze-based with foam-based negative pressure wound therapy for the stage 4 pressure injuries

Background: Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has been used to accelerate the formation of granulation tissue and to promote wound closure in the treatment of difficult-to-heal wounds. Thi...


Original Article

Statistical relevance of mean hematoma density and it's internal architecture: Potential clinical application in chronic subdural hematomas

Background: The postoperative recurrence rate of chronic subdural hematomas (CSDHs) ranges from 9% to 20%, which is a serious concern for neurosurgeons. Both qualitative and quantitativ...


Case Report

Hemorrhage glioblastoma mimicks a dural-based meningioma

The so-called “dural tail sign” (DTS) is a thickening of the dura that is most often seen adjacent to a meningioma. Although the DTS is highly specific for meningioma, it has been observed...


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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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