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THE LEARNING CURVE OF FIRST ONE HUNDRED LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY

Jassim H Salim; Hashim S AL-Khayat

Volume 16, Issue 2 , December 2010, , Page 16-20

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2010.55435

Abstract
  Laparoscopic cholecyctectomy became gold standard for treatment of symptomatic gall stone disease. Analysis of the first hundred patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy to study the learning curve and complications. The highest number of patients underwent completed laparoscopic cholecystectomy ...  Read More ...

OPEN ABDOMEN, WHAT IS NEW IN ITS SURGICAL MANAGEMENT?

Ghassan AA Nasir

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2009, , Page 16-19

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2009.55597

Abstract
  Open abdomen is a concept that the abdomen is left open after laparotomy especially when it was done as emergency for traumatic abdomen or reopens the abdomen when signs of increase intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) causing abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). This open abdomen must be covered temporarily ...  Read More ...

IBN AL-NAFIS AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE PULMONARY CIRCULATION AND CORONARY BLOOD FLOW

Jaffar Shehatha; Abdulsalam Y Taha

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2012, , Page 17-20

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2012.64607

Abstract
  Jaffar Shehatha* & Abdulsalam Y Taha@ *MB ChB, AMC, FICMS, FRCS, FRACS, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Head of Cardiac Surgery, Suleimania Center for Heart Diseases. Adjunct Senior lecturer/ University of Western Australia, School of Surgery. @MB ChB, FIBMS (CTVS) Professor and Head of Cardio-thoracic ...  Read More ...

PORT SITE INFILTRATION OF LOCAL ANESTHETIC IN REDUCTION LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY

Ali Kadhim Nazir; Issam Merdan

Volume 20, Issue 2 , December 2014, , Page 17-22

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2014.98485

Abstract
  PORT SITE INFILTRATION OF LOCAL ANESTHETIC IN REDUCTION LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY Ali Kadhim Nazir & Issam Merdan *MB,ChB, FICMS General Surgeon, Al-Sadder Teaching Hospital, Basrah, Iraq. Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Basrah College of Medicine, Basrah University, Iraq. Abstract ...  Read More ...

COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN INTERRUPTED MATTRESS AND CONTINUOUS SUBCUTICULAR SKIN CLOSURE IN REGARDING POST-APPENDECTOMY WOUND INFECTION

Ahmed Abdul-Hadi Safar

Volume 22, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Page 17-24

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2016.111180

Abstract
  Abstract Historically, potentially infected surgical wounds, like in acute appendicitis, were recommended to be closed by interrupted skin suturing. However, this method of skin closure can leave a marked scar at the closure site after healing of the wound. On the other hand, there are no enough data ...  Read More ...

EVALUATION OF THE P53 GENE EXPRESSION IN BREAST CANCER IN RESPECT TO AGE, GRADE, STAGE AND LYMPH NODES

Haider Kahdim Abdul-Razaq; Mazin H Alhawaz; Noori H Jasim Al-Echrish

Volume 22, Issue 2 , December 2016, , Page 17-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2016.116608

Abstract
  Abstract It is previously reported that cancer prognosis is affected by mutations of P53 gene. However, the prognostic significance of P53 mutated gene detection in breast cancer is a subject demanding numerous investigations in a view of numerous facts such as presence of different tumor subtypes, ...  Read More ...

EFFICACY OF PREEMPTIVE PREINCISIONAL USE OF KETAMINE ON POSTOPERATIVE PAIN RELIEF FOLLOWING APPENDECTOMY
Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Page 18-23

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2015.102886

Abstract
  Pain, which is often inadequately treated, accompanies the surgical procedures may persist long after tissue healing. Preemptive analgesia, involves the introduction of an analgesic regimen before the onset of noxious stimuli. Previous studies have suggested that ketamine, an N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) ...  Read More ...

CIPROFLOXACIN OTIC DROPS FOR PREVENTION OF OTORRHOEA FOLLOWING MYRINGOTOMY AND VENTILATION TUBE INSERTION AMONG CHILDREN

Ammar A Selman; Ahmed A Alansary; Abdulwahab B Abdulwahab

Volume 23, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Page 18-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2017.132413

Abstract
  CIPROFLOXACIN OTIC DROPS FOR PREVENTION OF OTORRHOEA FOLLOWING MYRINGOTOMY AND VENTILATION TUBE INSERTION AMONG CHILDREN Ammar A Selman*, Ahmed A Alansary# & Abdulwahab B Abdulwahab@ *MB,ChB, Arab board candidate, ENT Dept., Basrah General Hospital. #MB,ChB, FICMS, Consultant Otolaryngologist, ...  Read More ...

THE PATTERN OF INDICATIONS FOR SPLENECTOMY IN BASRAH

Ali Jaffer Aliwi; Zeki A Al-Faddagh

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2011, , Page 19-24

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2011.55374

Abstract
  Splenectomy is performed rather frequently in Basrah city, it is indicated for various disorders including abdominal trauma, hematological disorders and others. This study aimed to analyze the experience in splenectomies performed in Basrah and outlining their different indications. This is a combined ...  Read More ...

5- BEST METHOD TO MINIMIZE POST APPENDECTOMY WOUND INFECTION

The late Haider T Al-Baaj; Issam Merdan; Nezar A Al-Mahfooz

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2008, , Page 19-22

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2008.55515

Abstract
  Despite numerous methods of wound care post appendectomy, no definite technique documented to be the best. Wound irrigation under pressure with syringe is regarded recently as an acceptable physical and biological way to prevent post appendectomy wound infection. This study compares the best of several ...  Read More ...

HOW TO EQUIP AN AMBULANCE‎

SALAM N ASFAR

Volume 13, Issue 2 , December 2007, , Page 19-23

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2007.56208

Abstract
  Almost four decades ago, the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of ‎Surgeons (ACS) developed a list of standardized equipment for ambulances. Since 1988, the ‎American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has published a similar list. Both of those ‎organizations collaborated on ...  Read More ...

EFFECTS OF SEX HORMONES ON PROSTATE VOLUME IN PATIENTS WITH LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS

Murtatha M Salih; Jamal A Al-Dohan; Ihsan S Mahmood

Volume 19, Issue 2 , December 2013, , Page 19-22

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2013.81514

Abstract
  Ihsan S Mahmood*, Jamal A Al-Dohan@ & Murtatha M Salih$ *,@Department of Biochemistry, $Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Basrah, IRAQ. Abstract The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between sex hormone levels and prostate volume in patients ...  Read More ...

THE OUTCOME OF ACUTE THROMBOEMBOLIC ARTERIAL OCCLUSION

Abdulkhalik Z Benyan; Fouzi A Al-Ali; Muayyad Muhammed Al- Mudhafer; Ali M Al-Singery

Volume 20, Issue 1 , June 2014, , Page 19-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2014.91006

Abstract
  The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcome of acute thromboembolic arterial occlusion of extremities regarding time, type of presentation and the management plane with subsequent complications after surgery. A retrospective study done on 260 patients were admitted to Al-Sader teaching hospital ...  Read More ...

THE EFFECT OF DEXAMETHASONE ON POST LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY NAUSEA AND VOMITING

Khalid Shakir Abdul-kareem

Volume 18, Issue 1 , June 2012, , Page 20-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2012.54968

Abstract
  Nausea and vomiting are of the main symptoms affecting patients following laparoscopic procedures with rates ranging between 5-45% in ambulatory surgery cases, they may lead to adverse effects including patients’ demoralization, increased pain level and prolonged hospital stay and so increasing costs ...  Read More ...

4- CAUSES AND INCIDENCE OF LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECYSTECTOMY CONVERSION

Adnan Y Abdulwahab; Safwan A Taha; Salam T Mutlak

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2009, , Page 20-24

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2009.55258

Abstract
  Four hundred cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomy candidates were prospectively followed at the time of surgery by obtaining a data sheet for the patient’s age, sex, time from the introduction of ports till decision of conversion and the cause of conversion if present in two years (2006 & 2007) ...  Read More ...

NON-OBSTETRIC /GYNAECOLOGIC ABDOMINAL SURGERY DURING PREGNANCY

Majeed H AlwanF

Volume 11, Issue 1 , June 2005, , Page 20-31

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2005.55415

Abstract
  Pregnancy is the only physiologic condition that is treated in the hospital environment. All other medical conditions that are treated in such a setting are pathologic. When a pregnant patient develops a pathologic condition that requires surgical intervention, it is imperative to remember that the lives ...  Read More ...

IS IT SAFE NOT TO LIGATE THE INFERIOR THYROID ARTERY DURING SUBTOTAL THYROIDECTOMY?

Ahmed D Chiad; Mazin H Al-Hawaz

Volume 15, Issue 2 , December 2009, , Page 20-33

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2009.55600

Abstract
  Thyroid surgeries are common operations with an extremely low mortality. It is associated with specific morbidities which are dramatically decreased due to the rapid progression in operative techniques which helped to make the thyroid surgery less feared and better understood than it once was. Inferior ...  Read More ...

SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF THE BIPOLAR RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION DEVICE FOR HEMOSTASIS IN THYROIDECTOMY IN COMPARISON WITH THE CONVENTIONAL KNOT-TYING TECHNIQUE
Volume 24, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Page 20-26

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2018.160104

Abstract
  SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF THE BIPOLAR RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION DEVICE FOR HEMOSTASIS IN THYROIDECTOMY IN COMPARISON WITH THE CONVENTIONAL KNOT-TYING TECHNIQUE Sadq Ghaleb Kadem*, Sarmad Manea Habash# & Mohammed Khalaf Raheem@ *#@MB,ChB, FICMS, Department of Surgery, Al-Shiffa General Hospital, Basrah, ...  Read More ...

The Clinical Presentation of Intussusception in Children Attending the Emergency Department at King Hussein Medical Center

Sami Abu-Rumman; Osama Al-Halasheh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , June 2003, , Page 21-22

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2003.55240

Abstract
  This is retrospective study of 103 patients who attended the Emergency Department (ED) at King Hussein Medical Center (KHMC), Amman – Jordan, during the period from 1993-1999. Data was obtained from their files regarding the clinical presentation. The mean age was 13 months with a range of 1 month ...  Read More ...

5- EVALUATION OF ENDOSCOPY BASED METHODS (HISTOPATHOLOGY, CYTOLOGY AND UREASE TEST) FOR THE DETECTION OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI

Sawsan S Al-Haroon; Sarkis K Strak; Rafid Adil Abood

Volume 15, Issue 1 , June 2009, , Page 21-24

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2009.55260

Abstract
  This study aimed to assess the accuracy of histopathology, brush cytology, and urease test in the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori and to evaluate the effect of test duration on the sensitivity and specificity of positive urease test for the detection of H. pylori. Fifty patients [25 patients with ...  Read More ...

DOES NON-PERFORATED APPENDICITIS NEED ANTIBIOTIC COVER IN CHILDREN?....

Khalaf L Hajem; Adnan Y AL-Adhab

Volume 16, Issue 2 , December 2010, , Page 21-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2010.55436

Abstract
  This is a Prospective study to evaluate the effects of whether to use antibiotics or not in the treatment of non-perforated acute appendicitis in children. One hundred & two children with acute appendicitis were operated upon by emergency open appendicectomy in AL-Sadir Teaching Hospital, Basrah Child ...  Read More ...

STUDENT'S PERCEPTION OF OBJECTIVE STRUCTURED CLINICAL EXAMINATION (OSCE) IN SURGERY AT BASRAH COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Mazin A Abdulla

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2012, , Page 21-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2012.64608

Abstract
  STUDENT'S PERCEPTION OF OBJECTIVE STRUCTURED CLINICAL EXAMINATION (OSCE) IN SURGERY AT BASRAH COLLEGE OF MEDICINE Mazin A Abdulla MB,ChB, CABS, Lecturer & Consultant Surgeon, Dept. of Surgery, Basrah College of Medicine, Basrah-IRAQ. Abstract The assessment method of OSCE gains popularity in most ...  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 ...

THE SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PENETRATING COLON INJURIES IN BASRAH GENERAL HOSPITAL

Jawed R Khersani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , June 2006, , Page 22-27

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2006.55320

Abstract
  Abstract The management of penetrating colon injuries (PCI) in the civilian population has evolved over the last three decades. The role of resection and primary ileocolic anastomosis is well accepted for right colon injuries but the controversy still exists in the injuries involving the other parts. ...  Read More ...

THERMO THERAPY FOR RETENTION IN BPH :‎ FIRST YEAR RESULT ‎

Mahmood S Abdulkareem

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2004, , Page 22-25

https://doi.org/10.33762/bsurg.2004.57530

Abstract
  Our objectives were to study and to evaluate thermotherapy for patients with retention of urine. The ‎ability of the patient to pass urine without significant post voiding residue was also studied. Eighty six ‎patients presented with urinary retention were treated by transurethral thermo therapy ...  Read More ...