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Case Report | Volume 2 Issue 1
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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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.
Clinical Image | Volume 2 Issue 1
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.
Letter to Editor | Volume 1 Issue 1
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.
Editorial Article | Volume 1 Issue 1
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.
Case Report | Volume 1 Issue 1
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.