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July-August 2019| Vol 52| Issue 4

Review Article

Chronic neuropathic pain following inguinal hernia repair

Since recurrence rates have been considerably reduced with mesh repairs, chronic pain has recently become the main concern after inguinal hernia repair (IHR), with significant impact on patient sati...


Original Article

Simultaneous or staged operation? Timing of cranioplasty and ventriculoperitoneal shunt after decompressive craniectomy

Aims: Cranioplasty and ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) are common procedures for patients who undergo decompressive craniectomy. The ideal time for these two procedures remains controversial...


Original Article

How to differentiate abdominal wall leiomyomas from desmoid tumors?

Background: Desmoid tumor and leiomyoma are abdominal wall tumors with similar clinical, radiographic, and histological features. However, differentiation between these two diseases is import...


Original Article

Mini-single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Pursuing the least invasive procedure

Background: Both mini-laparoscopic surgery and single-incision laparoscopic surgery are feasible and safe alternatives to conventional multi-incision laparoscopic surgery. Materials and M...


Case Report

Late-onset radial nerve palsy associated with conservatively managed humeral shaft fracture

Radial nerve palsy commonly associated with humeral shaft fracture, at the time of injury (primary), after manipulation (secondary), or late onset (not related to injury or manipulation). For the la...


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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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