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July-August 2022| Vol 55| Issue 4

Original Article

A combination of diosmin, hesperidin, and ruscogenin: Clinical effects in symptomatic hemorrhoidal disease

Background: Phlebotonics are made of plant extracts and synthetic compounds. Although their mechanism of action is not completely clear, they are associated with an increase in venous tone an...


Original Article

Outcomes of laparoscopic appendectomy during the level 3 alert of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in Taiwan: Experience in a referral center

Background: Emerging studies have reported an increased proportion of complicated cases of acute appendicitis and increased prehospital delay during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pa...


Original Article

Can sensory protection improve the functional outcome in delay repaired rat brachial plexus injury?

Background: Reconstruction of brachial plexus injuries (BPIs) at a delayed time point may prolong the denervation of target muscles and jeopardize the outcome. Sensory protection has been hai...


Original Article

Comparative study of oxytocin versus tranexamic acid and ethamsylate in preventing primary postpartum hemorrhage in women undergoing lower-segment cesarean section

Background: Worldwide, 21% of deliveries are by elective cesarean sections (C/S) as a procedure to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. Blood loss during C/Ss is more tha...


Case Report

Merendino procedure as an alternative to total gastrectomy in the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the gastroesophageal junction: A case series

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the alimentary canal and are postulated to have originated from the interstitial cells of Cajal. We present three pa...


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ISSN - Print: 1682-606X, Online: 2213-5413

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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