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November-December 2019| Vol 52| Issue 6

Original Article

Demography of the remnant of omphalomesenteric duct

Introduction: Pediatric surgeons dealt with cases of omphalomesenteric duct remnants, which presented with various symptomatic patterns. Meckel's diverticulum was the most common remnant ...


Original Article

Management of postoperative ileus after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy

Introduction: The use of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for localized prostate cancer has increased in recent years. Postoperative ileus (POI) is the most common perioperative co...


Original Article

Comparison of mesh fixation and nonfixation in laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia

Introduction: Application of preperitoneal mesh method in the treatment of inguinal hernia can be regarded as one of the successful methods in this regard. However, the impact of mesh fixatio...


Original Article

Linear accelerator-based radiosurgery in treating indirect carotid cavernous fistulas

Introduction: The purpose of this study is to determine the success and complication rates of linear accelerator (LINAC)-based radiosurgery (X-knife) for indirect carotid-cavernous fistulas (...


Case Report

Slipping rib syndrome: A neglected cause of hypochondrial pain

Slipping rib syndrome (SRS) is an under-recognized cause of lower chest and upper abdominal pain. We described this rare condition in a 27-year-old female with chronic right hypochondrial pain. The ...


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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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