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April-June 2020| Vol 8| Issue 2

Original Article

Timing and dose of pharmacological thromboprophylaxis in adult trauma patients: Perceptions, barriers, and experience of Saudi Arabia practicing physicians

Background: Pharmacological venous thromboembolism prophylaxis (PVTE-Px) in trauma care is challenging and frequently delayed until the postinjury bleeding risk is perceived to be sufficiently ...


Original Article

Stapled hemorrhoidopexy: A single-center 8 years' experience

Purpose: Stapled hemorrhoidopexy (SH) is associated with shorter operative time, reduced inpatient stay, less pain, and earlier return to normal activities. The present study was conducted to a...


Original Article

Clinical, laboratory, and imaging predictors of surgical exploration in nontraumatic acute abdomen

Introduction: Acute abdominal pain (AAP) accounts for a substantial proportion of patients arriving at a surgical emergency department. As AAP may be caused by both life-threatening diseases an...


Original Article

Surgeons in training in the face of COVID-19 pandemic in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia: A cross sectional study tackling capabilities, opportunities, and motivation

Background: Urgent safety measures and management protocols of COVID-19 are continuously being updated. Surgical residents, amongst other health-care professionals, need to modify their clinica...


Case Report

Primary heterotopic mesenteric ossification

Heterotopic ossification (HO) is the presence of bone in nonossifying tissue. Mesenteric HO usually results from previous abdominal trauma or surgery. This is a case report of 87-year-old lady who pre...


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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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