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September-December 2017| Vol 5| Issue 3

Review Article

Systematic review of successful rate of body weight loss after bariatric surgery

Background: Bariatric surgery is an accepted treatment for obesity. And, only a limited number of studies were concerned with the outcome of significant weight loss following the surgery proced...


Original Article

Mechanical bowel preparation versus no bowel preparation in open colorectal surgery: A prospective study

Background: Colorectal surgery has always been a challenge for surgeons due to a large number of bacteria present in this area. Some of these bacteria may cause wound infection, anastomotic lea...


Original Article

Indications of total hip arthroplasty at a tertiary hospital in Jeddah

Objectives: The aim of this study is to determine the indications of primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) at a tertiary hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Methods: The electronic medica...


Original Article

Feasibilty of early surgical intervention for acute appendicitis in gravid patients

Background: Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical non-obstetric pathology during pregnancy. Unnecessary hesitation and hence delay in surgical intervention for acute appendicitis in pr...


Original Article

Gastrointestinal perforation peritonitis in India: A study of 442 cases

Introduction: Perforation is defined as an abnormal opening in a hollow organ or viscus. Gastrointestinal perforation is one of the common surgical emergencies in developing countries. The diag...


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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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