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April-June 2019| Vol 38| Issue 2

Original Article

Emergency versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis

Background Acute cholecystitis (AC) is a major complication of gallstones. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for AC has still not become routine because the timing and approach to the surgical man...


Original Article

Endovascular management of iliac vein compression syndrome: a prospective case series of 61 patients

Context Iliac vein compression syndrome (IVCS) or May–Thurner syndrome is an anatomically variable condition of venous outflow obstruction caused by extrinsic compression. The pathology...


Original Article

Feasibility of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with previous upper abdominal surgery

Background and aim There is still a considerable percentage of patients in whom laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) cannot be successfully performed and conversion to open surgery is required. ...


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Comparative study between no touch technique and conventional method in the distal radio cephalic arterio venous fistula for hemodialysis

Background The distal radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula (RC-AVF) is the gold standard for hemodialysis but has significant failure rates owing to occlusions and failure to mature. The size ...


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Drug-eluting balloon angioplasty versus bare-metal stent in treating chronic total occlusion of femoropopliteal arterial segment: a review of 1-year outcome of 90 patients with TASC C and D lesions

Background Bare-metal stent (BMS) scaffolding of superficial femoral artery occlusive lesions has been associated with high rates of late clinical failure. Maintaining the patency of recanali...


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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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