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July-August 2018| Vol 51| Issue 4

Original Article

Chloroquine induces lysosomal membrane permeability-mediated cell death in bladder cancer cells

Background: Chloroquine (CQ) is recognized as a potent adjuvant when combined with other chemotherapies to treat cancers. However, the effects of a single treatment of CQ on bladder cancer (BC)...


Original Article

The use of perforator flaps for the reconstruction of sacral defects: Ten-year experience

Background: Despite advances in reconstruction techniques, sacral defects continue to challenge surgeons. The perforator flap preserves the entire contralateral side as a future flap donor site...


Original Article

The result of emergency cardiac intervention in resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients

Background: Arrhythmia and sudden cardiac decompensation (acute myocardial infarct or acute heart failure) are the most often causes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Emergency cardiac ...


Original Article

Laparoscopic liver resection for polycystic liver disease

Introduction: Polycystic liver disease is uncommon and usually asymptomatic. Surgery is indicated for patients with symptoms or complications. Cyst fenestration has been the main surgical optio...


Case Report

Surgical treatment for duodeno-reno-cutaneous fistula

We report the case of a 58-year-old man diagnosed as having right renal stones and who had undergone shock wave lithotripsy several times. However, residual stones persisted and resulted in pyelonephr...


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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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