Case Series

Safety of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring during Indirect Decompression in Lumbar Spinal Surgery - Descriptive Report

Degenerative disease of the lumbar spine often compromises the life quality of patients. In recent decades, surgical procedures on the lumbar spine ha... Read more

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Original Article

Original Fixation Technique for Periprosthetic Humeral Fractures: Locking Plate for Lockable Stem

The prevalence of periprosthetic humeral fractures is 0.6% to 3%. These periprosthetic fractures are very challenging to treat because of the risk of ... Read more

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Case Report

A Transient Spinal Cord Ischemia Reveals a Silent Type A Aortic Dissection

Aortic dissection is a life-threatening vascular emergency that requires a prompt diagnosis and management. Isolated spinal transient ischemic acciden... Read more

10.36959/363/412

Review Article

Standardization and Safety: Evaluation of Inpatient Nurse Huddle Routines and Practices at an Academic Health Care System during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Daily safety huddles improve patient safety, worker efficiency and promote a culture of safety within a healthcare system. Huddles are most effective ... Read more

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Research Article

The Forgotten Epidemic: A Niagara Health System Initiative to Reduce Postoperative Opioid Consumption

Opioid over-prescription is a great driver in the opioid epidemic, and there is significant variability in postsurgical prescriptions. This paper desc... Read more

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Review Article

Relationship between Biliary Lithiasis and Subclinical Hypothyroidism: Myth or Truth?

With an average prevalence in the general population at 4-15% and more than 20% in the elderly, subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is the most common th... Read more

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Review Article

Comparison of the Outcomes after Endoscopic Vein Harvesting Versus Open Vein Harvesting for Coronary Bypass Surgery

Minimally invasive endoscopic vein harvesting (EVH) was first reported in 1996 as an alternative to open vein harvesting (OVH). Making coronary artery... Read more

10.36959/582/432

Research Article

Initial Experience with Robotic Surgical Exclusion of the Left Atrial Appendage

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major modifiable risk factor associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke. It is an independent predictor of mor... Read more

10.36959/582/431

Case Report

Nocto-Crypto-Eructo: A Rare Case of Persistent Nocturnal Eructation Treated with PAP Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Case Report

Eructation can be commonly seen in patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). It is also seen in functional behavioral disorder which is co... Read more

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Research Article

Verrucous Venous Malformation and Overgrowth: About Two Cases

Verrucous venous malformations (VVM), previously known as verrucous hemangiomas, are rare congenital vascular anomalies that initially appear as flat ... Read more

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