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Basrah journal of surgery The Journal is An Open Access Journal indexed in DOAJ  licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0)  published biannually by University of Basrah, Iraq since 1995. From January 2023 the first issue is published from January through June and the second issue from July through  December. Once completing the requirements for publication, the article will appear online according to the belonged issue.  The edittor utilizes iThenticate to check  plagiarism and to ensure the originality manuscripts submitted...
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GIT Surgery
The Lost Art of Clinical Diagnosis

Samir Johna

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 1-3

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.145171.1065

Abstract
  This editorial focuses on the importance of the clinical diagnosis in clinical practice. While huge leaps are made in laboratory testing and imaging, physical examination remains a corner stone in medical practice allowing high quality care delivery with reasonable costs.  Read More ...

surgery
Functional treatment of Condylar Mandibular Process Fractures

Hayder Al khaqani; Ali Abbas Alshawi

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 4-11

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.139599.1051

Abstract
  Background: Mandibular fracture is one of the commonest facial skeletal injuries, the classical treatment for condylar fracture either by  close or open reduction. The purpose of this study is to prove the effectiveness of early functional rehabilitation through the effect of neuromuscular adaptation ...  Read More ...

surgery
Can Hyaluronic acid gel enhance wound healing faster than Advanced Platelets Rich Fibrin following surgical removal of impacted mandibular third molars? A Randomized Controlled Trial

Thoulfokar Shokor Alsaadi; Ahmed Fadhel Al-Quisi

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 12-24

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.141332.1055

Abstract
  Purpose: To assess the efficacy of advanced platelet-rich fibrin (A-PRF) and 1% hyaluronic acid gel (HA ) as a regenerative biomaterial for wound healing after impacted third molar extractions.Materials and methods: This study was a randomized controlled trial carried out in the oral surgery unit of ...  Read More ...

Dentistry
Identification of Posterior Superior Alveolar Artery During Direct Sinus Floor Elevation: A Cone Beam Computed Tomography Radiographic Study

ahmed ali al-marashi

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 25-32

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.141128.1054

Abstract
  Background:The study aims to present the location and course of the posterior superior alveolar artery (PSAA) using cone beam computed tomography (C.B.C.T.) imaging, which is considered as a valuable part for treatment planning in sinus augmentation procedures for dental implant treatment.Materials and ...  Read More ...

Urosurgery
Single dose of pre-operative intravenous antibiotic is sufficient for upper tract urolithiasis procedures

ERSHAD HUSSAIN GALETI; Saqib Shahab; Mriganka Deuri Bharali; Gousia Begum Sowdagar

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 33-41

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.138130.1042

Abstract
  Background: Infection is one of the major complications in endourological procedures, and may range in severity from mild fever to septic shock. A survey on postoperative antibiotic usage showed varied usage. No clear guidelines exist for the same.The objective of this study is to rationalise the usage ...  Read More ...

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Timing of administration of Tocilizumab and its effect on outcome in critically ill COVID-19 patients. A retrospective study

Singam Geetha; Noor Ul Ain Fatima; Akhya Kumar Kar; Soujanya Rani; Padmaja Durga; Lakshmi Brahmaramba

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 42-51

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.140124.1052

Abstract
  Introduction:COVID-19 infection has been implicated in millions of deaths worldwide. The respiratory distress occurs with cytokine storm around 2ndweek of symptom onset. Tocilizumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody directed against the interleukin 6(IL-6) receptor has been used at varying extents in ...  Read More ...

Dentistry
Assessment of salivary levels of 8-OHdG in patients with periodontitis and/or obesity

Muthana Samir; Suzan Ali

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 52-65

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.139530.1049

Abstract
  Background: Periodontitis is universally agreed to be an inflammatory disease that arises as a consequence of the interaction between periodontal pathogens and the host’s immune response, oxidative stress might be one of the most significant contributors to the development and progression of periodontitis. ...  Read More ...

Urosurgery
Outcomes of dorsal buccal mucosal graft urethroplasty in female urethral strictures

ERSHAD HUSSAIN GALETI; Pogula Vedamurthy Reddy; Gousia Begum Sowdagar

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 66-75

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.137608.1037

Abstract
  BACKGROUND: Female urethral strictures are rare; that is why the literature describing stricture management in women is sparse. We describe the outcomes and complications of dorsal buccal mucosa graft urethroplasty done in female patients with urethral stricture.METHODS: From January 2017 to December ...  Read More ...

Comparative study between Immunohistochemistry and Molecular method in detection of BRAF V600E mutation in papillary thyroid carcinoma

Sarah Ali Darweesh; Jasim M. Al-Diab; Sawsan S. Al-Harron; Hussam Aziz Hasson

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 76-87

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.144308.1062

Abstract
  Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common endocrine and thyroid malignancy. The (BRAF V600E) mutation is the most common mutation in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). The mutation is detected in about (60%) of the cases. Patients with BRAF mutation have been linked to aggressive clinical behavior, ...  Read More ...

surgery
PATTERN OF ACUTE APPENDICITIS IN BASRAH. IRAQ A retrospective study

Mazin A. Abdulla; Abdulsattar Ali Abdulsattar; Hussein Azher Hadi; Shahad Ali Mahamood; Hawraa Ali Raheem; Nabaa Jawad Ramadan

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 88-98

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.144641.1063

Abstract
  Background: Appendicitis is a common surgical emergency with a global incidence of approximately 233 per 100,000 population. The incidence is higher in males than in females, and it varies across seasons and countries. This study aims to throw light on the pattern of appendicitis in Basrah. IraqMethods:This ...  Read More ...

neurosurgery
Validity of Glasgow coma scale and brain computed tomography in predicting outcome of patients with acute traumatic brain injury

Thikra Abdul jebbar Hussein

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 99-112

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.137570.1053

Abstract
  Background: The most powerful independent prognostic variables were GCS and CT characteristics. Since the introduction of CT imaging, the treatment of patients with head injury has improved considerably and it has become a powerful prognostic tool for improving clinical care in TBI, significantly reducing ...  Read More ...

surgery
A prospective comparison study between lechtenstein open anterior polypropylene onlay mesh”OAPOM” and modified lechtenstein (chastan and Basrah technique)

Jasim Dager Saud; Muataz Fathullh Fadhil

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 113-122

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.144058.1061

Abstract
  Background:Lichtenstein in the 1980, employed a mesh piece to the inguinal canal`s floor. It showed superior results compared to previous tissue-based repairs. It is gold standard for open hernia repair with recurrence rate at 5 years <4%, with risk of severe chronic pain at 3 years = 6%. The Chastan ...  Read More ...

Urosurgery
R.I.R.S. (RENAL STONE DENSITY, INFERIOR POLE STONE, RENAL INFUNDIBULAR LENGTH, STONE BURDEN) SCORING SYSTEM FOR PREDICTING STONE FREE RATE FOLLOWING RETROGRADE INTRARENAL SURGERY

Vishnuvardan Reddy N; Charan Kumar G.V.; Devaraj Rahul; DHEERAJ SSS; Ram Reddy Ch

Volume 29, Issue 2 , December 2023, Page 123-133

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2023.143465.1058

Abstract
  Background: This study evaluated the accuracy of the R.I.R.S scoring system (kidney stone density, inferior pole stones, stone burden, and renal infundibular length) in predicting the stone-free rate (SFR) post RIRS. Methods: This retrospective study was conducted in 50 patients aged 18-65 years undergoing ...  Read More ...

THE EFFECT OF VARICOCELECTOMY IN IMPROVING PREMATURE EJACULATION IN PATIENTS WITH BOTH PREMATURE EJACULATION AND VARICOCELE

Adnan Odhafa Almayyahi; Firas Shakir Attar; Abdullah Yousif Altimari; Amro Usama

Volume 26, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Page 32-37

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.167511

Abstract
   Premature ejaculation (PE) is the most common sexual dysfunction in men with a prevalence rate reaching up to 75%. Varicocele is defined as elongated, dilated, and tortuous veins of the testicular pampiniform plexus. The link between PE and varicocele was demonstrated in many studies. This study ...  Read More ...

REFASHIONING OF AMPUTATION STUMP

Omer Ali Rafiq Barawi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , June 2005, , Page 116-123

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2005.55428

Abstract
  This is a prospective study was done on one hundred patients with late complications of the amputated stump between may 2001-2004 in Vincent Orthopedic center in Sulaimanya. There were eighty men and twenty women, their age range from seventeen to sixty years. Fifty patients with infected stump range ...  Read More ...

NONDISCOGENIC SCIATICA SYNDROME, A REPORT ON 41 PATIENTS.

Thamer Hamdan; Daren F. Lui; Raed Jasim Chasib

Volume 27, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Page 3-11

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2021.168420

Abstract
  41 patients with clinical features of discogenic sciatica during the last 25 years, proved later on by investigations and imaging to be a nondiscogenic in origin, The aim of the study is to inform spinal surgeons of possible differential diseases that mimic discogenic sciatica. All patients present clinically ...  Read More ...

HEMORRHOIDAL ARTERY LIGATION WITH RECTO-ANAL REPAIR VERSUS TRADITIONAL HEMORRHOID-ECTOMY, A COMPARATIVE STUDY
Volume 24, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Page 61-66

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2018.160090

Abstract
  Hemorrhoids, are vascular structures present in the anal canal as cushions that facilitate stool control. When swollen or inflamed they are regarded as hemorrhoidal disease; sometimes they are asymptomatic specially in the internal type which are presented with painless rectal bleeding while external ...  Read More ...

TO TREAT OR TO SATISFY THE PATIENT; WHICH ONE IS THE BEST?

Thamer A Hamdan

Volume 23, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2017.141312

Abstract
  L uckily, there is increasing interest in patient satisfaction in the present days. Many writers started differentiating between the two issues; treatment or satisfaction. Patient satisfaction is a top priority and it should be the target. Perfect treatment is not always satisfactory to the patient. ...  Read More ...

Orthopeadics
Surgical Research Output from Iraq from 1996-2022: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Raju Vaishya; Abhishek Vaish

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2024.146905.1069

Abstract
  Iraq's healthcare system was once considered one of the best in the region, with extensive infrastructure and skilled medical professionals. However, decades of war, sanctions, and political instability have taken a toll on the system. We compared the research output and country ranking of Iraq in ‘Surgery’ ...  Read More ...

Orthopeadics
Ring fixators between the past and the present

Ali Bassim Almahfoodh; Husham Hasan Jassim; Mubder Abdul_Raheem Mohammed saeed

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2024.144863.1064

Abstract
  In this review paper we have discussed the evolution of ring external fixators over time and the development of newer technologies we also included review of some literature The aim of this review is to highlight the mechanical differences and the overall outcome whether following deformity correction ...  Read More ...

TO TREAT OR TO SATISFY THE PATIENT; WHICH ONE IS THE BEST?

Thamer A Hamdan

Volume 23, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2017.141312

Abstract
  L uckily, there is increasing interest in patient satisfaction in the present days. Many writers started differentiating between the two issues; treatment or satisfaction. Patient satisfaction is a top priority and it should be the target. Perfect treatment is not always satisfactory to the patient. ...  Read More ...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN HARMONIC SCALPEL HEMOSTASIS AND CONVENTIONAL HEMOSTASIS IN TOTAL AND SUBTOTAL THYROIDECTOMY

Mohammed Salim Mohammed; Jasim D Saud; Mansour Amin Mohammed; Mazin H Al-Hawaz

Volume 23, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Page 15-20

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2017.141315

Abstract
  A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN HARMONIC SCALPEL HEMOSTASIS AND CONVENTIONAL HEMOSTASIS IN TOTAL AND SUBTOTAL THYROIDECTOMY Mohammed Salim Mohammed*, Jasim D Saud#, Mansour Amin Mohammed$ & Mazin H Al-Hawaz@ *MB,ChB, Board Candidate. #MB,ChB, FICMS, CABS, Consultant Surgeon, Basrah General ...  Read More ...

COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN STAPLER AND HAND SEWING IN GASTROINTESTINAL ANASTOMOSIS

Mustafa Adnan Maatooq; ssam Merdan

Volume 23, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Page 21-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2017.141316

Abstract
  COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN STAPLER AND HAND SEWING IN GASTROINTESTINAL ANASTOMOSIS Mustafa Adnan Maatooq* & Issam Merdan@ *MB,ChB, Board candidate, Al-Sadir Teaching Hospital, Basrah. @MB,ChB, FICMS, CABS, Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, ...  Read More ...

ENDOSCOPIC BIOPSIES , CELIAC DISEASE, SEROLOGICAL TEST

Zahraa A Hashim; Sarkis K Strak; Wassan M Jazi; Sura A AL-Namil

Volume 23, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Page 34-39

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2017.141318

Abstract
  THE VALUE OF ENDOSCOPIC BIOPSIES FROM FIRST AND SECOND PARTS OF DUODENUM IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF CELIAC DISEASE IN CORRELATION WITH A SEROLOGICAL TEST Zahraa A Hashim*, Sura A AL-Namil@, Wassan M Jazi# & Sarkis K Strak$ *MB,ChB, Postgraduate board student. @MB,ChB, FIBMS, Consultant pathologist. #MB,ChB, ...  Read More ...

11- ONLAY MESH IN THE MANAGEMNT OF LARGE OR COMPLEX INCISIONAL HERNIA
Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2008, , Page 53-56

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2008.55521

Abstract
  The aim of this study is to evaluate the use of onlay mesh in the management of large or complex incisional hernia. A prospective study of 80 patients with incisional hernia operated on at al-Sadr Teaching Hospital treated with onlay mesh between Jan 2001 to Jan 2006. Thorough history and physical ...  Read More ...

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