Volume 29 (2023)
Volume 28 (2022)
Volume 27 (2021)
Volume 26 (2020)
Volume 25 (2019)
Volume 24 (2018)
Volume 23 (2017)
Volume 22 (2016)
Volume 21 (2015)
Volume 20 (2014)
Volume 19 (2013)
Volume 18 (2012)
Volume 17 (2011)
Volume 16 (2010)
Volume 15 (2009)
Volume 14 (2008)
Volume 13 (2007)
Volume 12 (2006)
Volume 11 (2005)
Volume 10 (2004)
Volume 9 (2003)
Volume 8 (2002)
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 ...

COMPARISON OF SURGICAL OUTCOME OF ENDOSCOPIC DACRYOCYSTORHINOSTOMY WITH OR WITHOUT FLAP

Wissam Egab Aziz; Ahmed M Al-Abbasi

Volume 27, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Page 25-29

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2021.168431

Abstract
  The goals of this study were to evaluate the results of endoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) and to compare the surgical success rates of the different procedures (with or without mucosal flap) in patients with nasolacrimal duct obstruction. This prospective study investigated the results ...  Read More ...

GLOBAL COMPARISON OF THE OUTCOME OF SURGICAL TECHNIQUES FOR SPONDYLODISCITIS

Jessica Burton; Thamer Hamdan; Bisola Ajayi; Mohsen Raza; Angelo Fragkakis

Volume 26, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Page 3-11

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.167423

Abstract
  Global comparison of The outcome of surgical techniques for spondylodiscitis   Jessica Burton@, Thamer Hamdan*, Bisola Ajayi#, Mohsen Raza$, Angelo Fragkakis&, Cristina Lupu^, Timothy Bishop%, Jason Bernard! & Darren Lui**.   @MB,ChB student. *Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at ...  Read More ...

CAESAREAN SECTION: TIME TREND AND RISK FACTORS

Rasmiya Oraibi Lafta; Husam Ali Habeeb

Volume 26, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Page 27-31

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.167509

Abstract
  The increased incidence of caesarean section has got an important issue in the recent researches in obstetrics. The evaluation of the condition and factors that make a decision for an operation still a main challenge to both doctors and patients in evaluating benefits and risk factors both pre and post-operative ...  Read More ...

DOES ANTICOAGULANT THROMBOPROPHYLAXIS INCREASE BLEEDING COMPLICATIONS IN SPINAL SURGERY AND SPINAL CORD INJURY? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Anh TV Nguyen; Sonia Tran BMed; Thamer A Hamdan; Robin Turner; Ahmed Ramadan Sadek; Darren Lui; Alexander S Montgomery

Volume 26, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Page 9-20

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.165459

Abstract
  This study is a systematic review and meta-analysis. The routine use of anticoagulants for the prevention of venothromboembolism in spinal patients is controversial and the risk benefit analysis is poorly described. The objective of this study is to collate the current evidence and quantify the risk ...  Read More ...

COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY FOR SPINAL OLIGOMETASTATIC DISEASE WITH SURGICAL AND CONVENTIONAL EXTERNAL BEAM RADIOTHERAPY DETERMINED BY LOCAL CONTROL, OVERALL SURVIVAL, PAIN RESPONSE AND TOXICITIES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.

Priyanshu Saha; Thamer A Hamdan; Bisola Ajayi; Cristina Lupu; Timothy Bishop; Jason Bernard; Darren Lui

Volume 26, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Page 21-31

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.165461

Abstract
  The aim of this study is to determine whether there is a benefit of using stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) versus surgery or conventional external beam radiotherapy (cEBRT) for spinal oligometastatic disease in terms of tumor control, pain control, toxicity and morbidity.  This systematic review ...  Read More ...

THE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF TONSILLAR FOSSA CLOSURE AFTER TONSILLECTOMY; A PROSPECTIVE STUDY

Muhanned M Al-Ali; Ahmed M Al-Abbasi; Haider Sabri Hashim; Haider K Saeed; Ali M Altaie

Volume 26, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Page 32-37

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.165463

Abstract
  The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of tonsillar fossa closure after tonsillectomy on the amount of intra-operative blood loss, post-operative pain and bleeding.  Sixty patients enrolled in this single blind case control study held at Basrah Teaching Hospital in the period from ...  Read More ...

HYPOCALCEMIA FOLLOWING THYROIDECTOMY; A PROSPECTIVE STUDY IN BASRAH, IRAQ

Rabee Hammed Qasim; Haider Kadhem Saeed; Ahmed M Al-Abbasi; Mohammed Mosa Mohammed

Volume 26, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Page 46-50

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.165483

Abstract
  This study aimed to find out the frequency of hypocalcemia in different thyroid procedures and the risk factors for its development.  One hundred thirty six patients underwent different thyroid surgeries for different thyroid diseases in the Surgical and Otolaryngology Departments of Basrah Teaching ...  Read More ...

THE ACCURACY OF ABDOMINAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE APPENDICITIS

Ali Hameed Kadhem; Shaymaa Yaqoop Khalid; Wisam Hamza Al-Sewadi

Volume 26, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Page 61-64

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.165486

Abstract
  Acute appendicitis is the most common causes of abdominal emergencies that necessitate surgical intervention. This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of abdominal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis.  This prospective study was performed in Alsadr Teaching Hospital from November ...  Read More ...

CONGENITAL INTESTINAL MALROTATION IN ADULT PATIENTS

Firas Jabir; Issam Merdan; Wissam Saoud; Hamed Laftah

Volume 26, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Page 74-80

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.165493

Abstract
   Congenital intestinal malrotation is an impaired embryological development of the gut causing incomplete rotation and attachment of the intestines to the abdominal wall.  Three cases with congenital intestinal malrotation in adult patients were reviewed regarding their presentation, diagnosis ...  Read More ...

ACUTE APPENDICITIS AND ASSOCIATED PATHOLOGIES IN FEMALES

Ali Hameed Kadhem; Aamena AbdulAmeer Muhsin; Wisam Hamza Al-Sewadi

Volume 26, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Page 69-73

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2020.165491

Abstract
  In females with right lower quadrant acute abdominal pain, gynecological & obstetric pathologies are the main disorders that should be eliminated from the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. This study included pathologic findings in 120 appendectomies in Al-Sadr Teaching Hospital in which exploration ...  Read More ...

THE ROLE OF QUADRICEPSPLASTY IN TREATMENT OF POST-TRAUMATIC STIFF KNEE USING JUDET PROCEDURE

Thamer A Hamdan; Khalil I Sadek; Muwafaq S Mahde

Volume 25, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Page 3-12

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2019.164508

Abstract
  The lack of knee flexion is an increasingly recognized complication especially after trauma. This is a significant challenge for both surgeon and patients. In 1956, Judet proposed a quadricepsplasty technique that allow a graded release without the disruption of the vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, ...  Read More ...

EFFECTIVENESS OF AUTOLOGOUS COSTAL CARTILAGE GRAFT IN AUGMENTATION RHINOPLASTY

MUAYED RAHEEM MEJTHAB; JABIR RAHEEM HAMEED

Volume 25, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Page 60-69

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2019.164516

Abstract
  Rhinoplasty is the most demanding aesthetic procedure that is currently shifted from ablative to conservative surgical procedures, one of these procedures is using cartilage grafts for correction and augmentation of congenital and acquired nasal deformities. The Autologous costal cartilage graft (ACCG) ...  Read More ...

IS IT NECESSARY TO INSERT A SILICONE TUBE AFTER ENDOSCOPIC ENDONASAL DACRYOCYSTORHINOSTOMY? AND FOR HOW LONG? A COMPARATIVE PROSPECTIVE STUDY

Ahmed Fadhil Hasan

Volume 25, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Page 84-88

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2019.164524

Abstract
  This study aimed to evaluate the necessity for silicone tube insertion following endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR), and the optimal time for its removal.   A prospective study was done at Al-sadr Teaching and Al-Shafaa General Hospitals in Basrah, Iraq on seventy two patients ...  Read More ...

EVALUATION OF SEPTAL EXTENSION GRAFT IN RHINOPLASTY

HUSAM M ALAAMER

Volume 25, Issue 2 , December 2019, , Page 95-100

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2019.164529

Abstract
  Septal extension graft is a unique technique for controlling nasal lengthening and tip projection, rotation, and shape by which a graft is fixed to the septum, leading to a strong and stable supporting structure. Nasal tip three-dimensional positioning is a vital and difficult component in the overall ...  Read More ...

PENETRATION OF CEFOTAXIME INTO INTERVERTEBRAL DISCS REMOVED FROM PATIENTS UNDERGOING DISCECTOMY

Thamer A Hamdan; Mohammed S hashim; Nazar S Haddad; Abdullah M Jawad

Volume 25, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Page 3-9

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2031.162890

Abstract
  The intervertebral disc is an avascular tissue, and penetration of antibiotics occurs by passive diffusion. Cefotaxime penetration has not been well studied. The aim is to investigate the penetration of cefotaxime into the intervertebral disc removed from patients undergoing discectomy. Twenty-six patients ...  Read More ...

TRANSLIMBAL INTRAOCULAR ENDOILLUMINATION DURING CATARACT SURGERY

Fareed Warid; Maha Elshafei

Volume 25, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Page 37-42

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2019.163867

Abstract
  TRANSLIMBAL INTRAOCULAR ENDOILLUMINATION DURING CATARACT SURGERY Fareed Warid* and Maha Elshafei@ * MB,ChB, CABO, FRCS-Ed, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Basrah University, Basrah, IRAQ. @MD, FRCSI, Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology, ...  Read More ...

COMBINED SURGICAL EXCISION WITH LOCAL INFILTRATION OF VERAPAMIL FOR THE TREATMENT OF KELOID; A CLINICAL STUDY

Jabir Raheem Hameed

Volume 25, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Page 48-55

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2019.163872

Abstract
  Jabir Raheem Hameed* and Ahmed Mohammed kohil@ *MB, ChB, FICMS, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Al-Sadr Teaching Hospital, Basrah. @MB, ChB, Candidate of CABMS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Al-Sadr Teaching Hospital, Basrah, IRAQ. Abstract Keloid scar is one of the most challenging ...  Read More ...

MULTINODULAR GOITER AND RISK OF MALIGNANCY, SURGERY OR FOLLOW UP ?

Ali Yousif Alwajeeh

Volume 25, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Page 61-65

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2019.163874

Abstract
  MULTINODULAR GOITER AND RISK OF MALIGNANCY, SURGERY OR FOLLOW UP ? Ali Yousif Alwajeeh@ & Abutalib Bader Al Luaibi* @MB,ChB, CABS, Consultant General Surgeon. MB,ChB, FIBMS, General Surgeon, Almawanee Teaching Hospital, Basrah, IRAQ. Abstract Nodular goiter is one of the most common presentation ...  Read More ...

IS THERE A “FREE SIZE” IN SURGICAL PRACTICE?
Volume 24, Issue 2 , December 2018, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2018.160085

Abstract
  Several parameters should seriously be considered in, almost, every pathology before drawing the line of treatment. Patients are not alike even when they are twins. Individual variation is a reality that should be taken in consideration. On top of this, comes the response to pain. The best example ...  Read More ...