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July-August 2020| Vol 53| Issue 4

Original Article

Are immature granulocytes and derivatives early predictors of acute appendicitis and acute complicated appendicitis in adults?

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the usability of immature granulocyte count (IGC), immature granulocyte percentage (IG%), and IGC to neutrophil ratio (IGC/N ratio), a...

Original Article

Modified bilateral thoracoscopy-assisted Nuss procedure for repair of pectus excavatum after previous thoracic procedure

Background: Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (PE) (Nuss procedure) was a transmediastinal procedure. Intrathoracic adhesion might increase the risks of this procedure. Patients a...

Original Article

Obesity and surgical intervention: How acquainted are we?

Background: Obesity is one of the leading causes of worry due to the vital role it plays in pathophysiology of many metabolic diseases. Even though there are various approaches taken to treat...

Original Article

Versatile rhomboid flaps in paediatric surgical practice

Background: Tension-free closure of large cutaneous defects after excision of primary pathology poses a challenge to the operating surgeon. The objective of the study was to review the use of...

Case Report

A rare case of proliferating trichilemmal tumour of mons pubis in an elderly male

Proliferating trichilemmal tumour (PTT) is a rare skin lesion arising from the isthmus region of the hair follicle, with a potential for a malignant transformation. It has a predilection for the sca...

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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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