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January-February 2020| Vol 53| Issue 1

Original Article

A cross-sectional observation to investigate subsequent cardiovascular diseases in Taiwanese men with erectile dysfunction

Background: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is regarded as a warning of systemic disease. Controversy still exists in the relationship between ED and subsequent cardiovascular disease (CVD). This s...


Original Article

The impact of alcohol intoxication on injury severity and outcomes of adult patients with different trauma type

Background: This study was designed to investigate the impact of alcohol intoxication on injury severity and outcomes of adult patients who experienced different modes of trauma. Material...


Original Article

Different results of tracheoplasty for various tracheal diseases

Background: Tracheoplasty is a challenging surgical procedure for treating tracheal diseases. Preserving the voice and achieving normal breaths are considered favorable results. This article ...


Original Article

Kyphoplasty with an intravertebral reduction device for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures with spinal canal encroachment

Background: To compare the radiological and clinical outcomes of kyphoplasty (KP) with intravertebral reduction device (IRD) and vertebroplasty (VP) for treating osteoporotic vertebral compre...


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Acute compartment syndrome by improper postdialytic hemostasis

A 61-year-old female presented to the emergency department with unusual pain and progressive numbness along the left forearm that had developed following her dialysis session 3 hours before. Diabeti...


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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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