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January-February 2021| Vol 54| Issue 1

Original Article

The hemodynamic and analgesic efficacy of subcutaneous dexmedetomidine versus Marcaine 0.5% in postoperative pain management following herniorrhaphy

Background: This study addressed the comparative hemodynamic and analgesic effects of subcutaneous dexmedetomidine versus Marcaine 0.5% on herniorrhaphy scheduled patients, as well as pos...


Original Article

Postablation and α-1 blocker therapy in children with congenital obstructing posterior urethral membrane

Background: Congenital obstructing posterior urethral membrane (COPUM) or posterior urethral valve (PUV) is the most common cause of lower urinary tract obstruction in boys. Approximately one...


Original Article

Virtual reality laparoscopic simulator: Training tool for surgical trainee in Malaysia

Background: Virtual reality laparoscopic simulators were introduced to provide an optimal and safe learning environment for surgical trainees. The simulators had been validated and proven to ...


Original Article

Comparison of trans-abdominal preperitoneal repair with Lichtenstein tension-free hernioplasty: A prospective study

Background: The concept of hernial repair underwent evolution from Bassini's repair to Lichtenstein tension-free repair with the introduction of polyethylene mesh. Recently, some of the p...


Case Report

Dieulafoy's lesion in small intestine

Dieulafoy's lesion is a rare cause of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. It accounts for 0.3%–1.5% of major GI bleed. It is typically found in the stomach. Small intestinal Dieulafoy&...


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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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