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March-April 2017| Vol 50| Issue 2

Original Article

Prognostic effects of O6-Methylguanine DNA methyltransferase promoter hypermethylation in high-grade glioma patients with carmustine wafer implants

Background: Local chemotherapy with carmustine (BCNU) wafer implantation has survival benefits for malignant glioma patients. However, available data regarding its association with O6

Original Article

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for hemorrhagic radiation cystitis

Background: Radiation cystitis with macroscopic hematuria is a frustrating clinical problem for urologists. Since 1985, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has been applied as a treatment for radi...

Original Article

Callus formation in bone fractures combined with brain injury in rat

Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the speed of bony union and the serum levels of biomarkers in the setting of bone fractures combined with brain injury.

Original Article

Neurosurgery for sinusitis-related and sinusitis-unrelated intracranial abscess

Background: Sinusitis-related intracranial abscess (ICA) is a rare but serious complication and is different from those of sinusitis-unrelated ICA. Purpose: This study aimed to analyze t...

Case Report

Invasive lobular carcinoma of breast with synchronous colon metastasis

Secondary colon malignancy is rare and has a nonspecific presentation. Breast cancer is the second most common malignancy that metastasizes to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Here, we present the cas...

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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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