Issue 3 Articles

  • July 12, 2018
    Appendiceal anomalies are extremely rare malformations that are usually found in the adult population as an incidental finding during laparotomy performed for other reasons. Presented herein is a case of perforated double appendix, which caused peritonitis in a female of child bearing age, without any co-existing pathology...
  • July 04, 2018
    Spontaneous duodenal hematoma is a rare and challenging condition, because of its nonspecific clinical and radiological presentation. It has several causes, but hematological diseases have an important role in these cases. Controversy still surrounds its therapeutic management because of the lack of clinical evidence in the literature on this subject, but conservative treatment seems to present the best results...
  • July 03, 2018
    Choledochal cysts are rare congenital dilatations of the extra and/or intrahepatic bile ducts. This disease often presents non-specific symptoms that perplex early diagnosis. We report a rare anatomical location of a choledochal cyst in a 5-year-old female patient, and it is a variant of the classical types of the hepatic duct cysts. Awareness of this type of variation in choledochal cysts would...
  • June 26, 2018
    Harold Hirschsprung, a Danish pediatrician, is credited with the first definitive description of the disease that bears his name. Over the next 30 years, poorly understood procedures that were intended to reduce sympathetic hyperactivity of the colon were reported to be, at least temporarily, successful in treating HD. Complications can be classified as either early (weeks to months) or late (months to years)...
  • June 26, 2018
    The success of chronic hemodialysis in obese patients with end – stage renal failure depends up on the presence of functional arteriovenous fistula to facilitate venipuncture and get adequate blood flow. The aim of this work is to compare between native and synthetic fistula in the arm in obese patients referred for haemodialysis access placement regarding safety and effectiveness...