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July-August 2021| Vol 54| Issue 4

Original Article

Risk factors in delayed postoperative hematuria after transurethral prostatectomy: The role of preoperative leukocytosis and preliminary antibiotic treatment

Background: We aim to find out the risk factors of delayed postoperative hematuria and the role of preliminary antibiotic treatment in patients receiving transurethral resection of prostate o...


Original Article

The role of mechanical bowel preparation in patients undergoing elective ileostomy closure: A randomized prospective study

Background: Mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) includes cleansing of intestine from its contents by giving oral preparations before surgery to clear fecal material from bowel lumen. It had ma...


Original Article

Red blood cell distribution width - A novel marker of inflammation and predictor of complications and outcomes among surgically managed patients

Background: Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) is considered a marker of chronic inflammation and a predictor of poor outcome in seriously ill patients. This study is aimed to recognize ...


Original Article

Clinical outcome and multifidus muscle changes of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: Minimally invasive procedure versus conventional open approach

Background: Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS-TLIF) has shown to have smaller skin incision, decreased muscular dissection, and less retraction of the thecal sac,...


Original Article

Analysis of outcome in two different dressing techniques of surgical incisions at tertiary care hospital

Background: Study is conducted to compare surgical site infections (SSIs) at 30 days in early and delayed dressing removal in primary closure of clean and clean contaminated surgical incision...


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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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