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Adnan Y Al-adab; Jasim M Ayuib

Volume 16, Issue 1 , June 2010, , Page 0-0


  Acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency. In 150 patients with acute appendicitis treated by appendectomy in AL-Sader Teaching Hospital in Basrah, a prospective study was made to study the delay prior to admission to the hospital and subsequent delay before induction of anesthesia. ...  Read More ...

The Way Patients are Managed in Fast Track Surgery

Majeed H. Alwan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Fast track surgery is a novel concept in perioperative care of patients undergoing elective surgical procedures that combines recent advances in anesthesia, new approaches to pain control, techniques that reduce the perioperative stress response and organ dysfunction, and the use of minimally invasive ...  Read More ...

Cataract Extraction under Topical-Subconjunctivital

Mohammed Z. Al-Sherifi; Salam N. Asfar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Local anaesthesia for ophthalmic surgical techniques is achieving prevalence now. Various local procedures were described in the literature including retrobulbar, peribulbar, subconjunctival and topical anaesthesia. This study endeavor to ascertain the efficacy of lidocaine topical-subconjunctival ...  Read More ...

Umbrella Mesh versus Mayo’s Repair in Primary Umbilical Hernia

Mazin H. Al-Hawaz

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Prosthetic repair has become a promising method for repairing hernias. The present study try to show the benefit of open umbrella mesh repair for umbilical hernia. This is a prospective randomised study comparing umbrella mesh and Mayo’s repair for primary umbilical hernia. Children and those who needed ...  Read More ...

Evaluation of Zinc Sulphate Therapy in Long Standing Burn Cases and its Effect on Burn Wound Healing. A Controlled Clinical Trial

Zuhair F. Fathalla

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  A clinical trial was set to demonstrate the effect of zinc salt on the local & general condition of burned patients. One Hundred cases were selected with long standing burn with generalized weakness and features of zinc deficiency and delayed burn healing. They were divided into two groups. Group one ...  Read More ...

Mesh Hernioplasty for Inguinal Hernias

N. Majeed; Wala; Nezar A. Al-Mahfooz; Wadhah M. Al-Badir

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  A prospective study was performed at Saddam Teaching Hospital in Basrah over a thirteen months period to evaluate the use of mesh hernioplasty for repairing inguinal hernias. Forty-eight patients with inguinal hernias repaired electively with mesh hernioplasty. The age distribution was (17–79) years. ...  Read More ...

Combination Medical Therapy ( -Blockade and Androgen Suppression) in the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Safwan A. Taha; Ziad Al-Naieb; Mortadha M Saleh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  This is a prospective study designed to compare the outcome of two different lines of medical therapy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), namely:  blockers alone versus  blockers and androgen suppressors in combination. One hundred patients were included in the study, which was conducted during ...  Read More ...

Breast Cancer in Babylon: Prognostic Index and Evaluation of Treatment Results

Ali Hassan Al-Timimi; Sharif Fadhil A. Al-Alawchi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in females all over the word. It represents about 34% of total malignancies among IRAQI females with high mortality rate representing 1-2% of female mortality &16% of cancer deaths in females in IRAQ. Many prognostic factors which can affect the treatment ...  Read More ...

Guarnieri Technique for Indirect Inguinal Hernia Repair

M K Mohammed

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  This paper presents a personal experience with a technique for indirect inguinal hernia repair, first described by Antonio Guarnieri et al. from Rome, Italy in 1992. Thirty patients with indirect inguinal hernia were operated upon, using this technique, from June 1995 to October 1996. The main characteristics ...  Read More ...

The Role of Dietary Regime and Drug Therapy in Prevention of Recurrent Urolithiasis

Hiwa O. Ahmed

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Recurrent urolithiasis after surgery is considered as one of the global problems in surgery. Our aim is to see the benefit of high water intake, different diet regimes and drug treatment in the prevention of this problem. A prospective study of 3 years duration (1993-1995) was carried out in Sulaimania ...  Read More ...

Day Case Adenotonsillectomy: Is it Safe?

Mohamed Ibrahim Tawalbeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  To determine the risk of complications of adenotonsillectomy if they are discharged after a short period of postoperative observation, this study was conducted. The records of all patients, 14 years of age or less who underwent tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy from July 1996 through August ...  Read More ...

Is a Hand Scrub by Soap and Water or by Betadine Mandatory before Surgery?

Abdul Ghany Al-Dabbagh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  One thousand two hundred and forty swabs were taken from hands of surgeons and assistants in different theaters after vigorous scrubbing by brush with soap and water alone or betadine (as disinfectant). All swabs were cultured to assess for microorganism contamination. The study showed that there was ...  Read More ...

Factors Influencing the Management of the Flexor Tendon Injuries in the Hand

Avadis A. Muradian

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Thirty-three patients with flexor tendon injuries in 68 fingers were studied. They were 78.8% males 21.2% females. Age was range between 16 - 45 years. Patients were assigned into two zone groups; zone II & V. Twenty six fingers (38.2%) were in zone II, and 42 (61.8%) were in zone V. Primary repair was ...  Read More ...

Comparative Study on Caudal and General Anaesthesia for Patients Undergoing Anorectal Surgery

Mohd. El-Sukar; Omar S

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  The objectives of this study are to compare caudal analgesia supplemented by sedation with general anaesthesia technique and to study the relative safety and difficulties of each technique on the patient and its benefit. A prospective study on 90 patients was performed. These patients required anorectal ...  Read More ...

The Use of Diazepam on Reducing Ketamine Hemodynamic Side Effects (Heart Rate Blood Pressure) during Induction Period of Anaestheia

Kassim N.S; Rafid S.A

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  The study was designed to see the effect of diazepam 0.2mg/kg I.V. before the usual induction dose of ketamine 2 mg/kg I.V. on the cardiovascular parameters (heart rate, diastolic and systolic blood pressures). Eighty patients were scheduled for elective surgery allocated in two groups: [group A: (n=40) ...  Read More ...

The Role of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in the Diagnosis of Bone Tissue Lesions

Hassanain H. Khudair; Ahmed H.A. Al-Ahmed; Thamir A. Hamdan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  FNAC for the diagnosis of cancer has been used for over a half century to diagnose tumors of almost any organ. In bone however FNAC has not been widely applied because of concerns about its diagnostic accuracy. The present study aimed to determine the value of FNAC in the diagnosis of bone lesions.Between ...  Read More ...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck, Retrospective Study of 1011 Cases in Basrah Province

Sudad Al-Nakshabandi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Histopathological reports of 1011 patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the head and neck diagnosed in the pathology department in Basrah Saddam Teaching Hospital and in Al-Wiswasy Private Laboratory in the period 1984-2000 and in two periods 1984-1990 and 1991-2000 were retrospectively evaluated. ...  Read More ...

Three Dimensional Anatomical Study of Carpal Tunnel (Cadaveric Study)

Thamir A. Hamdan; Majeed Al-Hamdani; Zuhair F. Fathallah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  The right wrist of twenty cadavers were examined to measure the three dimensions of the carpal tunnel by using a Vernia (INOX), the cross sectional area and volume were then calculated for males and females separately. All were above 40 years. Males were found to have larger carpal tunnel than females ...  Read More ...

A Comparison of Hysterosalpingography and Laparoscopy in the Investigation of Infertility

Zainab Baker; Fouad Hamad Al-Dahhan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  A comparative study of hysterosalpingography (HSG) and laparoscopy in the Investigation of infertility is presented. Laparoscopy with permeability testing was performed in 68 patients previously investigated by HSG. Complete history of factors that may predispose to tubal occlusion was obtained. Patients ...  Read More ...

DIC; Incidence, Causes and Maternal Outcome in Basrah Maternity and Children Hospital

Muhsin Al-Sabak

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  Thirteen cases of DIC were studied retro and prospectively for the period from 1st June 1999 till 30th June 2000 in Basrah Maternity and Children Hospital, with an age range of 25-42 years and a parity range of 1-7. They were proved clinically by combined supervision of a Physician and an Obstetrician ...  Read More ...

The Effect of Short Inter Pregnancy Interval on Preterm Labour and Small Gestational Age Infant

Preterm Labour and Small Gestational Age Infant; The Effect of Short Inter Pregnancy Interval on

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  The effect of interpregnancy interval (I.PI) on birth weight and gestational age of infant was investigated in this prospective study among 250 post delivery women at Basrah Maternity and Child Hospital from the period of 1st December 1999 to 1st September 2000. Seventy five (30%) were found to have ...  Read More ...

Bone marrow necrosis in non-hodgkin’s lymphoma

Ali Abdul Zahra; Jinan G. Hasan; Zuhair A. Al-Barazanchi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , December 2002, , Page 0-0


  We describe a newly diagnosed case of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma with clinical and haematological features of bone marrow necrosis in a three-year old female who sustained a rapidly progressive and terminal course  Read More ...