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LOCAL STEROID INJECTION OR SURGERY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME; THE POSSIBLE PREDICTIVE FACTORS FOR THE CHOICE OF TREATMENT

Avadis A Muradian

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-7

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56241

Abstract
  A total of 178 patients with 202 affected hands were studied prospectively for the management of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Eighty six patients (105 hands) were treated with local steroid injection and 92 patients (97 hands) treated by surgical decompression, the follow up period ranged from 1 to ...  Read More ...

HISTOLOGICAL DEMONSTRATION OF PAINFUL PROLAPSED INTERVERTEBRAL DISC WITH HISTOCHEMICAL DETECTION OF NERVES INGROWTH

Eman A Hashimra; Khalida K Jbara; Thamer A Hamdan

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-5

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56245

Abstract
  Microscopic study was done on surgically collected samples of prolapsed intervertebral disc. These samples were collected from patients suffered from low back pain associated with right or left leg pain. The study was focused on patients below 40 years. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used to confirm ...  Read More ...

PSEUDORECURRENCE POSTOPERATIVE RENAL STONES; RESIDUAL RENAL STONES, PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE

Ismaeel Hama Ameen

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-5

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56248

Abstract
  Removal of all stone and fragments is an important goal of every operations of renal stone. In spite of using modern techniques for stone manage still residual calculi (retained calculi) is an ever existing problem. Of a total 1059 patients with renal stone seen between 1994-2004, 557 patient under went ...  Read More ...

CLOMIPRAMINE AS DAILY DOSE IN THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH PREMATURE EJACULATION: PROSPECTIVE PLACEBO- CONTROLLED STUDY

Majid A Mohammed

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-5

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56254

Abstract
  This is prospective study to assess the use of clomipramine as daily dose to improve premature ejaculation when on demand dose fail to achieve it. The study included 38 men with premature ejaculation who fail to response to clomipramine as on demand treatment were divided into two groups: group A used ...  Read More ...

HIP FRACTURE; AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY IN ALNAJAF - IRAQ

Mohammed H Alobaidy

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-44

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56264

Abstract
  The objective of this work is to study the epidemiology of the proximal femoral fracture (hip fracture), which is regarded as abig public health problem especially in elderly. The study was conducted in the teaching hospital in Najaf between Feb.1999 till Feb.2002, for all hospitalized patients who they ...  Read More ...

OSTEOARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE JOINT IN ALNAJAF

Mohamad H AlObaidi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-5

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56265

Abstract
  A prospective study on a sample of patients living in Alnajaf,related to osteoarthritis of the knee and some factors affecting it. The objectives of this study is to find the relation between age, sex and overweight to osteoarthritis of the knee joint. Between Nov. 2000 and Nov. 2002, all the patients ...  Read More ...

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI) PATTERNS OF INTRACRANIAL MENINGIOMAS�RG

Raed H Alsa

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-15

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56269

Abstract
  Subtyping of Meningiomas into benign, atypical and malignant entities is of supreme importance in respect to treatment options of surgery, radiation therapy, or a combination of the two, in addition to that, embolization procedure for the feeding arteries is a successful consideration in most of the ...  Read More ...

RECOVERY ROOM INCIDENTS

Jasim M Salman; Salam N Asfarn

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-5

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56272

Abstract
  Monitoring of patients in the recovery room is considered the most serious part for safe anesthesia. Anesthesiologists are some times so busy in completing the list of the operations so they can not follow up thoroughly their discharged patient from the theatre. This study determines the most common ...  Read More ...

BONE MARROW NECROSIS IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE, A CLINICAL & PATHOLOGICAL STUDY

Zuhair A Al-Barazanchi; Alwan H Al-Shiwaeli

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-88

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56273

Abstract
  Zuhair A Al-Barazanchi*, Alwan H Al-Shiwaeli# *M.Sc Haematol. Consultant Haematologist, Post-graduate Supervisor & Lecturer, Laboratory Department, Basrah General Hospital. # M.Sc Haematol. Specialist Haematologist, Al-Faeha General Hospital. Bone marrow necrosis (BMN) is a rare clinical-pathological ...  Read More ...

PENILE SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA, CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURES

Issam Merdan

Volume 13, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Page 1-4

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56275

Abstract
  Penile tumors represent a difficult diagnostic and therapeutic issue to solve, mainly because of their psychological implications. The diagnosis may be delayed because many patients tend to disregard early asymptomatic lesions. Circumcision soon after birth confers almost complete immunity against carcinoma ...  Read More ...

DO PATIENT'S OUTLOOK AND MORALES INFLUENCE SURGICAL OUTCOME?

Thamer A Hamdan

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2012, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2012.64604

Abstract
  "The art of medicine consist of amusing the patient while nature cure the disease" Francois Voltaire 1697 - 1778 "Some people do have more positive outlook, but almost everyone remembers negative thing more strongly and in more details" Clifford Nass  Read More ...

WHAT IS WITHIN THE SURGEON'S CONTROL AND WHAT IS BEYOND?

Thamer A. Hamdan

Volume 19, Issue 1 , June 2013, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2013.73611

Abstract
  Thamer A Hamdan MB,ChB, FRCS, FRCP, FACS, FICS, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dean of Basrah College of Medicine, Chancellor of Basrah University, Basrah, IRAQ. The good outcome of surgery is the goal and what everybody is looking for. Sadly and particularly in our locality, the outcome is always ...  Read More ...

WHY NOT TO MAKE A SMILE ON YOUR FACE AND YOUR PATIENT'S FACE

Thamir A. Hamdan

Volume 19, Issue 2 , December 2013, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2013.81511

Abstract
  Every now and then, we face the problem of terminally ill patient or what looks incurable lesion, like disseminated malignancy. Certainly, all of us prefer not to face such a bitter reality. But sadly, this is unavoidable. Problems almost always arise from this type of patients if not from their relatives, ...  Read More ...

Medical Errors “Admit, Convince, Compensate and Avoid”

Thamir A. Hamdan

Volume 20, Issue 1 , June 2014, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2014.91003

Abstract
  edical errors can be reduced to the minimum possibly by precautions, over- consciousness and guarding against the unexpected, particularly, anatomical malformation and congenital anomalies. Sadly, it is impossible to take medical errors out of the medical dictionary even in the best centers on this ...  Read More ...

EDITORIAL

THamir A. hamadan

Volume 20, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2014.98056

Abstract
  The journey of treatment which is, sometimes short or long or even very long, starts with a step in the consultation clinic, hoping to find a wide smile, soothing words, sympathy and empathy from the treating physician  Read More ...

LOCAL PATHOLOGY AND SYSTEMIC DISEASE

Thamer A Hamdan

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Page 1-1

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2015.102883

Abstract
  LOCAL PATHOLOGY AND SYSTEMIC DISEASE Sir Zachary Cope “Distension, rigidity, vomiting and pain, are abdominal actors which often deign to act on behalf of the chest, spine or brain” Quoted from his book (The diagnosis of the acute abdomen) Thamer A Hamdan MB, ChB, FRCS, FICS, FACS, ...  Read More ...

Good Surgeon, bad surgeon, outstanding surgeon

Thamer A Hamdan

Volume 21, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2015.107871

Abstract
  urgery is a science and art which creates wound to cure another wound. It is the art of hand which is well backed by experience and good theoretical background. Surgery is definitely not a simple career and not every doctor fits to be a surgeon. It is vital for the young doctor to choose the right ...  Read More ...

DECISION BEFORE INCISION

Thamir A Hamdan

Volume 22, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2016.111177

Abstract
  D ecision making is very vital in all aspects of life, no matter how simple it is. The British use to say "it is always easy to be wise after the event". The question arises; why not to be very wise before the events? is that impossible or difficult, I think no, it is very possible for those who ...  Read More ...

CAN WE AVOID COMPLICATIONS BY GOOD PRE-OPERATIVE PREPARATION?

Thamer A Hamdan

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

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2017.132404

Abstract
  nesthesia is a journey and a good anesthesiologist should guarantee a return ticket to his patient. Like airplane, the most difficult time is the induction, and weaning from anesthesia. It is a critical balance between early detection, clinical awareness, and experience in one end, and complications ...  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 ...

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 ...

LESSONS TO BE LEARNED LESSONS TO BE AVOIDED IN THE FUTURE
Volume 24, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Page 1-2

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2018.160102

Abstract
  LESSONS TO BE LEARNED LESSONS TO BE AVOIDED IN THE FUTURE Thamer A Hamdan MB,ChB, FRCS, FICS, FACS, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chancellor of Basrah University, Basrah, IRAQ. It is a well-known fact that lucky is the one whose mistakes can be counted. There is not a single surgeon ...  Read More ...