Review Article

Is the Amsterdam Preoperative Anxiety and Information Scale (APAIS) a Valid Tool in Guiding the Management of Preoperative Anxiety in Adult Patients? A Literature Review

Preoperative anxiety is a common problem that affects 60-85% of patients undergoing elective surgery and results in adverse outcomes. However, health... Read more


Research Article

Dosimetric Implications of Number of Breathing Phases Used in the Definition of Internal Target Volume [ITV] in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers Using Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

Determination of intrafraction motion in stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) usually involves generating... Read more


Original Article

Pediatric Complex Appendicitis are there Predictors of Postoperative Outcomes?

The database of a tertiary pediatric medical center was retrospectively reviewed for patients pathologically diagnosed with complex appendicitis in 2... Read more


Original Article

Anesthesia-Related Risk Factors for Anterolateral Thigh Free Flap Complications in 161 Elderly Chinese Patients Who Received Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstruction

To solve the research purpose, the investigators designed and implemented a retrospective study. The study population was composed of all elderly pa... Read more


Short Note

A Renewed Call to Compassion

Hospitals are busy, often chaotic places with myriad requirements which take up nursing time - attending committee meetings, renewing certifications... Read more


Case Study

Adrenal Lesion Core Biopsy: A New Approach and an Incidental Benefit

A 79-year-old male with a history of renal cell carcinoma was referred for CT guided core biopsy of a right sided 3 cm adrenal lesion. A number of vul... Read more


Research Article

Enriched Bread Preparation of Fiber Flour from Passiflora edulis (Purple Passion Fruit)

The importance of this theme is demonstrated by the fact promote the use of parts of the food with the potential nutritional value that are usually ... Read more


Case Report

Primary Sjogren's Syndrome and the Therapeutic Response to Rituximab: Case Report

The Sjogren's syndrome (SS) is a multisystemic, progressive and chronic autoimmune disease that affects primarily the exocrine glands and is characte... Read more


Research Article

Iatrogenic Bile Duct Injury and Its Management with Intensive Care Unit Process: A Single-Center Experience

The delayed recognition of bile duct injury (BDI) and the challenges in its diagnosis lead to clinical variability. The management of BDI is complicat... Read more


Research Article

Surgical Crisis: Does the Robot Help or Hinder?

Robotic surgery is growing in popularity, but it is unclear whether the displacement of surgeon from the bedside affects outcomes when an unexpected ... Read more