July-August 2019| Vol 52| Issue 4
Chronic neuropathic pain following inguinal hernia repair
Since recurrence rates have been considerably reduced with mesh repairs, chronic pain has recently become the main concern after inguinal hernia repair (IHR), with significant impact on patient sati...
Simultaneous or staged operation? Timing of cranioplasty and ventriculoperitoneal shunt after decompressive craniectomy
Aims: Cranioplasty and ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) are common procedures for patients who undergo decompressive craniectomy. The ideal time for these two procedures remains controversial...
How to differentiate abdominal wall leiomyomas from desmoid tumors?
Background: Desmoid tumor and leiomyoma are abdominal wall tumors with similar clinical, radiographic, and histological features. However, differentiation between these two diseases is import...
Mini-single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Pursuing the least invasive procedure
Background: Both mini-laparoscopic surgery and single-incision laparoscopic surgery are feasible and safe alternatives to conventional multi-incision laparoscopic surgery.
Materials and M...
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Late-onset radial nerve palsy associated with conservatively managed humeral shaft fracture
Radial nerve palsy commonly associated with humeral shaft fracture, at the time of injury (primary), after manipulation (secondary), or late onset (not related to injury or manipulation). For the la...
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