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September-October 2021| Vol 54| Issue 5

Original Article

The application of image-guided video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery to bilateral pulmonary nodules resection

Background: In tradition, bilateral small pulmonary nodules are localized in a computed tomography room and operation twice for fear of complications. In contrast, image-guided video-assisted...


Original Article

Significance of telomerase reverse-transcriptase promoter mutations in differentiated thyroid cancer

Background: Telomerase reverse-transcriptase (TERT) encodes the reverse transcriptase of telomerase, and TERT promoter mutations are enriched in advanced thyroid cancer. In this study, we aim...


Original Article

Comparison of intralesional bleomycin with/without doxycycline in the primary management of pediatric lymphangiomas

Background: Although surgical excision is the treatment of choice for lymphangiomas, recently many centers are practicing intralesional sclerotherapy as the primary modality. The purpose of t...


Original Article

Geriatric nutritional risk index in screening malnutrition among young adult and elderly trauma patients

Background: The geriatric nutritional risk index (GNRI) calculated as 1.489 × albumin (g/dL) +41.7× (current body weight/ideal body weight) is useful in identifying high-risk for ma...


Case Report

Primary osteosarcoma of the breast

A 58-year-old female with a primary osteosarcoma of the breast (POB) is presented here. The diagnosis was based on the characteristic histological picture and on the immunohistochemical results. The...


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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.

Features of Manuscript Management System

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