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May-June 2019| Vol 52| Issue 3

Original Article

Long-term surgical outcome of median nerve injuries

Background: Median nerve integrity is a prerequisite of normal hand function. The median nerve is a frequently injured nerve, and recent evidence indicates that nerve surgery may produce acce...


Original Article

Evaluation of risk factors for postoperative pancreatic fistula following pancreaticoduodenectomy

Background: Pancreatic fistula (PF) remains the most common and challenging complication following pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), with an incidence of 2%–28%. The primary objecti...


Original Article

Enhancing rat full-thickness skin wounds with a mixed aloe/chitosan gel

Background: Finding optimal treatment for skin wounds, especially using natural substances, has been of main focus in skin care and cosmetics. Aloe vera has been historically used in w...


Case Report

Obstructive tracheal neoplasm: Imaging and therapeutical features of pleomorphic adenoma

Primary tumor of the trachea is rare. Although most tumors in adults are malignant, various benign tumors might occur. However, pleomorphic adenoma of the trachea is extremely rare. So far, few case...


Case Report

Using donor ascending aorta for venous reconstruction in a situs inversus heart transplantation

A 66-year-old female was a case of situs inversus that developed heart failure. Heart transplantation was performed with the modified method. While we harvested the donor's heart, we left an ext...


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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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