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September-October 2020| Vol 53| Issue 5

Original Article

Association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and lower incidence of surgical treatment of chronic subdural hematoma: A population-based study

Background: Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common neurosurgical disease and is considered an inflammatory angiogenic entity. An association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs...


Original Article

Role of mitochondrial DNA copy number alteration in non-small cell lung cancer

Background: Mitochondrial dysfunction may involve in the progression of human non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs). We analyzed the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number, the expression level...


Original Article

Solid-predominant ground-glass opacity has a higher recurrence rate

Background: Although it is generally considered that ground-glass opacity (GGO) is less invasive and sublobar resection is adopted, recurrence still occurs in these patients. The risk factors...


Original Article

Factors affecting mortality in trauma patients with more than three rib fractures

Background: In patients with rib fractures, a higher number of rib fractures has been reported to increase the risk of mortality. This study aimed to explore the risk factors for mortality in...


Case Report

Surgical treatment of Stanford type A dissection for a patient with situs inversus

Situs inversus totalis represents a positional anomaly of fetal development, in which the heart is right sided with inverted atria, along with mirror-imaged malposition of other visceral organs. Sit...


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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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