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January-March 2018| Vol 6| Issue 1

Review Article

Emergency reoperations in bariatric surgery – Our experience in the first 100 cases in a private hospital in Oman

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery though growing rapidly in the past two decades has a high degree of immediate postoperative complications. We present three emergent complications in our series of first...


Original Article

Do trauma patients have to wait longer in emergency department?

Introduction: Trauma is a major health problem in Saudi Arabia and the number one cause of mortality. Tremendous effort is needed to improve the quality of care to decrease the burden of this h...


Original Article

Sharp injuries in the operative room among residents in surgical specialties: A cross-sectional study

Background and Objective: Surgical residents are at high risk of sustaining sharp injuries. Our aim is to identify predisposing factors of sustaining sharp injuries in operating rooms among su...


Original Article

Acute obstructing left-sided colonic lesions: Role of preoperative endoscopic colonic stent insertion

Background: Malignant obstruction due to left-sided colonic malignant lesions is an acute emergent situation which is always dealt with by emergent celiotomy and colostomy for salvage of patien...


Case Report

Simultaneous acute acalculous cholecystitis and acute appendicitis: A case report and literature review

While acute appendicitis and acute calculous cholecystitis are both common, acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is traditionally rare and usually encountered in the elderly or critically ill patients...


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Saudi Surgical Journal, a publication of Saudi General Surgical Society, is a peer-reviewed online journal with 3 Issues print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at  http://www.saudisurgj.org.

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