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January-February 2018| Vol 51| Issue 1

Review Article

Treatment strategies for locally advanced rectal cancer with synchronous resectable liver metastasis

Approximately one-third of patients with colorectal cancer are estimated to be diagnosed with synchronous liver metastasis (LM). The only method to get cured is to achieve curative resection for bot...

Original Article

Analysis of electrical injury in a Level I southern Taiwan trauma center

Background: Electrical injuries are potentially devastating in many ways. This study aimed to profile the epidemiologic characteristics and outcome of these patients in a Level I trauma cente...

Original Article

Symptomatic hemorrhagic complications associated with dural substitutes

Background: Duroplasty has been widely used in cranial surgery when primary closure is not possible. The goal is to protect the cerebrum and thereby ensure that complications were as few as ...

Original Article

Can mechanical bowel preparation with oral antibiotics reduce surgical site infection and anastomotic leakage rates following elective colorectal resections?

Background: Surgical site infection(SSI) and anastomotic leakage are major causes of morbidity after colorectal resections. Mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) combined with oral antibiotics (...

Surgeon at Work

A noninvasive method for preoperative localization of breast microcalcifications

Wire localization of breast microcalcifications before surgical biopsy has been used for a long time. However, it causes patient's psychical trauma before operation with more cost of money and t...

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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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