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Case Report   |   Volume 2 Issue 1

What is the Short-Term Effect of a Dose of Antibiotics on Gut Microbiota in Thyroid Cancer Patients After Surgery? An Observational Clinical Study

Authors: Zengwu Yao, Yanbing Zhou, Lixin Jiang, Yifei Zhang, Jinchen Hu, Zhiliang Wei, Teng Sun, Yi Li, Xiaojie Wang, Dawei Zhao, Huiyuan Zhai, Dong Wang, Zhenbin Zhang, Miaomiao Li and Menglai Zhang

Abstract: International guidelines do not recommend routine systemic antibiotic prophylaxis in thyroidectomy patients as post-operative wound infections are rare, though many surgeons prefer to give preoperative antibiotics. However, the molecular-based short-term consequences of one dose of antibiotics on the human intestinal microbiota are rarely explored.

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Case Report   |   Volume 2 Issue 1

What Shall We Do Now? Report of Unexpected CT Finding and Its Management

Authors: Capolupo GT, Masciana G and Caricato M

Abstract: A 41-years-old patient underwent total colectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis with derivative ileostomy for a familiar adenomatous polyposis coli in June 2008. Pathologic examination of the specimen showed a pT1 N1 adenocarcinoma of the rectum. The patient underwent chemo-radiation and subsequent adjuvant chemotherapy. A stenosis of the pouch-anal anastomosis developed.

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Clinical Image   |   Volume 2 Issue 1

Common Bile Duct Elongation and Obstruction Secondary to Duodenal Intussusception and Ampullary Adenoma in a Patient with Pancreas Divisum

Authors: Arturo Torices Dardon, MD, Pierre F Saldinger, MD, FACS and Anthony Dakwar, MD

Abstract: Small bowel intussusception is an uncommon condition with cases of duodenoduodenal intussusception. (DDI) being exceptionally rare. DDI is very unusual due to the fixed position of the duodenum within the retroperitoneum. In this case, the presence of an ampullary mass caused DDI with sub mucosal elongation of the common bile duct and obstructive jaundice in a patient with pancreas divisum.

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Letter to Editor   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Pancreatic Cancer and its Treatment

Authors: Manu Mitra

Abstract: Pancreas is an organ in the human body that is located in the abdomen. It plays very vital and crucial role in transforming the food we eat into fuel for the human body's cells. It has two main functions; exocrine function that supports in digestion and other is an endocrine function that controls blood sugar. Cancer begins when cells in the body start to grow out of control. As a matter of fact, cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer and can spread to other parts of the body.

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Editorial Article   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Retroperitoneal Air Post ERCP

Authors: Aaron Kisiel, Virginia Summerour and Simon R Bramhall

Abstract: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has evolved over the years with increasing practitioner experience and technological advances. These advances have led to a safer and more satisfactory outcome for many patients, with a reduction in requirements for complex biliary surgery, shorter length of stay and more cost effective healthcare.

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Case Report   |   Volume 1 Issue 1

Small Bowel Diverticula: Usefulness of the Computed Tomography in a Non-Specific Clinical Presentation

Authors: Fabio Uggeri, Paolo A Ronchi, Enrico Pinotti, Ilaria Salemi, Luca Gianotti and Fabrizio Romano

Abstract: In the majority of cases small bowel diverticula are asymptomatic. As a result, the diagnosis is frequently incidentally made either by radiographic examination or upon laparotomy due to complications.

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Journal Details
  1. Journal: Journal of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Surgery
  2. ISO abbreviation: J Gastroenterol Res
  3. Other Title: JGHS
  4. Pub Type: Open Access