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November-December 2017| Vol 50| Issue 6

Original Article

Long-term follow-up for patients with colonic perforation due to colonoscopy: From clinical and medicolegal viewpoints

Background: This retrospective study analyzes the clinicopathologic features and medicolegal debates on this complication. Methods: There were 29 records of colonic perforations, whos...


Original Article

Pelvic fracture does not increase mortality in adult trauma patients: A propensity score analysis

Background: This study was designed to investigate the impact of pelvic fracture on the outcome of trauma patients. Methods: Detailed data of 512 and 20,159 adult patients with and wi...


Original Article

Multiple primary malignant neoplasms: Results from a 5-year retrospective analysis in a Metropolitan Hospital

Background: The high effectiveness of cancer screening and therapies resulted in the increased diagnosis of multiple primary malignancies (MPMNs) in Taiwan. The aim of the present study was t...


Case Report

Toxoplasmosis lymphadenitis of parotid gland concurrent with papillary thyroid carcinoma: A dilemma in differential diagnosis

We report a case of toxoplasmosis lymphadenitis simulating a parotid mass concurrent with a papillary thyroid carcinoma. A 55-year-old male presented symptomless masses in the left lower neck and ri...


Case Report

Ulnar nerve injury due to lateral traction device during shoulder arthroscopy: Was it avoidable?

Most of the nerve injuries reported during shoulder arthroscopy in a beach chair, or lateral position is related to inappropriate patient positioning or excess traction. The lateral decubitus positi...


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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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