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July-September 2020| Vol 39| Issue 3


“Primum non nocere” – first do no harm – in the time of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Pandemic

More than 2400 years ago, Hippocrates declared the first principle of practicing medicine: do no harm [1]. Today’s physicians interpret ‘primum non nocere’ in a more amicable, ligh...

Original Article

Predicting the risk factors of difficult laparoscopic cholecystectomy step by step

Background Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has become the gold standard in the treatment of symptomatic gallstones. It has replaced open cholecystectomy as the therapeutic modality in the t...

Original Article

Impact of intraoperative ultrasound on pancreatic tumor resectability

Background Usually, there is no intraoperative image guidance performed during abdominal exploration of pancreatic tumor. Intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS) enhances the visualization of pancre...

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Endoscopic stenting as a bridge to elective surgery versus emergency laparotomy for patients with acute malignant large bowel obstruction

Objectives To evaluate the effect of colonic decompression using endoscopic colonic stenting (ECS) followed by elective surgery versus emergency surgical intervention in cases of acute obstru...

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Oral B-blockers versus intralesional corticosteroids in treatment of infantile cutaneous hemangiomas

Aim Infantile hemangioma (IH) is one of the most common benign tumors of childhood, with an incidence of between 4 and 10%. Multiple modalities for treatment for IH were proposed, most common...

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The Egyptian Journal of Surgery, a publication of The Egyptian Society of Surgeons (ESS), is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ess-eg.org

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