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Surgery and Rehabilitation

Online ISSN: 2514-5959


Surgery and Rehabilitation is an online open access journal which is dedicated to the global advancement of surgery and rehabilitation. The aim of the publication is to advance education and impact the specialty of surgery and rehabilitation through the timely delivery of clinically relevant and evidence-based research and review information.

Papers can be submitted to any discipline related to general surgery, pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, rural surgery, orthopedic surgery, urology, surgical oncology, radiology, anaesthesia, trauma services, minimal access surgery, endocrine surgery, GI surgery, ENT, colorectal surgery, after surgery, amputation, anesthesia, artificial limbs, assisted breathing, assistive devices and rehabilitation.

SRJ will feature articles that are contemporary and important to both research and clinical practice. It publishes original research, review papers, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, letters to editor, preliminary communications and technical notes, practice management updates, commentaries, statistical themes, images, emerging issues, ethical/legal topics and book reviews.

SRJ welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.srj@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by SRJ, is properly cited.

Editor in chief


Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board


Hiroshi Kawaguchi

Chief, Spine Center
Japan Community Health Care Organization
Tokyo, Japan

Ali Kilic

Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham
USA

Brett B. Clark

School of Medicine
University of Maryland Baltimore
USA


Shawn D. Safford

Section Chief
Pediatric Surgery Surgeon-in-chief
Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic Medical School
USA

Jennifer L. Sullivan

Division of Thoracic Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
USA

Hemalkumar B. Mehta

Department of Surgery
The University of Texas Medical Branch
USA


Venkatesh R Naik

Department of Pathology
Perdana University
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
Serdang, Malaysia

Colin T. Graney

Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital
USA

Justin H. Bartley

University of Colorado Hospital
Denver
USA


Jonathan J. Carmouche

Chief, Section of Spinal Surgery, Scoliosis and Pediatric Orthopaedics
Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics
Roanoke, VA, USA

Judy C. Stribling

Manager, Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center Weill Cornell Medicine
New York
USA

Jean Tchervenkov

Professor of Surgery
McGill University
USA


Erin T. Bird

Associate Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Division of Urology
Texas A&M Health Science Center
USA

Sethu Thakachy Subha

Department of Surgery/Otorhinolaryngology
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
University Putra Malaysia
Selangor, Malaysia

Keith Michael Cavaness

Associate Program Director
General Surgery Residency
Baylor University Medical Center
USA


Jason Bryant

Pediatric Anaesthesiologist
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
USA

Mohd Nazimi Abd Jabar

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Hongchuan Yu

Department of Orthopaedics
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
USA


Nikolaos Chandolias

Department of General Surgery
Albany Medical College
USA

Mohamed Saufi Bin Awang

Department of Surgery
International Islamic University Malaysia
Malaysia

Peter J. DiPasco

Director
Surgical Medical Student Clerkship
Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology
University of Kansas Medical Center
USA


Sheri L. McCord

Department Chair in General Studies
Stevens—The Institute of Business & Arts
USA

Sandy L Widder

Department of Surgery and Critical Care
University of Alberta
Alberta, Canada

Francesca Zotti

Department of Surgery Dentistry
Paediatrics and Gynecology
University of Verona
Italy


Paul Alexander Armstrong

Division of Endovascular and Vascular Surgery
University of South Florida School of Medicine
USA

Ahmad Faidzal Othman

Department of Surgery
International Islamic University Malaysia
Malaysia

Christofer Catterson

Department Chair Orthopedic Surgery
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
USA


Ronald B. Koh

Integrative Medicine and Rehabilitation
Louisiana State University
USA

Morshed Ali Salah

Senior Consultant Urology
Al Wakra Hospital/Hamad Medical Corporation
Qatar

Dixon Santana

Department of Surgery
School of Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
USA


Bramos, Athanasios

Department of Surgery
University of Toledo
USA

In Press

Volume 2, Issue 5


Complicated acute mastoiditis with temporal subdural abscess and otogenic lateral sinus thrombosis: A case report

Enrico Maria Amadei Claudio Cola

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

October 19, 2018


Images from sentinel lymph node mapping with near-infrared fluorescence during robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy for suspicious of cervical cancer

Franco Alessandri Matteo Tantari Fabio Barra Valerio Gaetano Vellone Claudio Gustavino Simone Ferrero Maria Grazia Centurioni

Image-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

October 26, 2018


Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 4


A late complication of newborn circumcision: Giant epidermal cyst

Semire Serin Ezer

Letter to Editor-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 22, 2018


A novel repair for comminuted fractures in metacarpals: Combining cyanoacrylate with demineralized bone matrix

Michael Stephanides Angel Farinas S. Peir Johnson Matthew Thayer Wesley Thayer

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

July 18, 2018


A solitary fibrous tumor mimicking a peripheral nerve sheath tumor: Case report and review of the literature

Frederick L Hitti Jeremy E Adler Ming Zhang Matt L Kirkland William C Welch

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

July 24, 2018


An unusual case: Adult giant pyonephrosis

Ismail Selvi Ali Ihsan Arik M Sinan Basay

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

July 31, 2018


Verrucous carcinoma tongue – A clinical curiosity

Pirabu Sakthivel Smile Kajal Chirom Amit Singh

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

August 03, 2018


Archive


Volume 2

A late complication of newborn circumcision: Giant epidermal cyst

Semire Serin Ezer

Letter to Editor-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 22, 2018


A novel repair for comminuted fractures in metacarpals: Combining cyanoacrylate with demineralized bone matrix

Michael Stephanides Angel Farinas S. Peir Johnson Matthew Thayer Wesley Thayer

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

July 18, 2018


A solitary fibrous tumor mimicking a peripheral nerve sheath tumor: Case report and review of the literature

Frederick L Hitti Jeremy E Adler Ming Zhang Matt L Kirkland William C Welch

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

July 24, 2018


An unusual case: Adult giant pyonephrosis

Ismail Selvi Ali Ihsan Arik M Sinan Basay

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

July 31, 2018


Verrucous carcinoma tongue – A clinical curiosity

Pirabu Sakthivel Smile Kajal Chirom Amit Singh

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

August 03, 2018


Usefulness of anterior-half body cast using a soft brace or lumbar belt for spinal compression fracture: Toyohira orthopedic device with attachment

Katsuhiro Toda Takahiro Takayama Kanzo Amano

Short Communication-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

May 17, 2018


Septic thrombophlebitis of the sigmoid sinus after vestibular schwannoma resection: A case report and literature review

Thiago Pires Brito Henrique Furlan Pauna Renato Caleffi Pereira Raimundo Vinicius de Araujo Rego Arthur Menino Castilho Jorge Rizzato Paschoal

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

May 31, 2018


Insidious abdominal pain? consider spigelian hernia. A case report

Shiva Seetahal

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 15, 2018


A mini-review of contemporary diagnosis and management of central venous occlusion

Joshua Altschuler Matthew Janko Robert I. Hacker

Mini Review-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 22, 2018


Aggressive surgical resection of a metastatic leiomyosarcoma, a case report and brief review of literature

Kian Bagheri Afsheen Moshtaghi Ara S Klijian

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 22, 2018


High R.E.N.A.L. nephrometry score is associated with partial to total nephrectomy conversion, in treatment of renal cancer

Soares JP Costa-Matos A Toledo LGM Juveniz J Dall Oglio M

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 14, 2018


Foreign Body Inflammatory Response following Rotator Cuff Repair with Biologic Scaffold Augmentation

William J. Hill Ahmad Fashandi David R. Diduch

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 30, 2018


Inferior vena cava syndrome of uncommon aetiology

Xavier Jimenez-Guiu Antonio Romera-Villegas Santiago Riera-Batalla Francisco Javier Marti-Mestre Antoni Riera-Mestre Ramon Vila-Coll

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 30, 2018


Streamlining patient care from the emergency department to discharge: Proof of concept of an electronic neck of femur pathway

Jonathan France Alex Ward Nikhil Nanavati

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 30, 2018


Take your pick - weight loss or clothes size goal: A longitudinal exploration of outcomes in individuals following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

Jude Hancock Sue Jackson Sue Jackson

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 31, 2018


Lumbar stiffness and femoroacetabular impingement -A case control study

Alessandro Aprato Caterina Alluto Paolo Dainese Mattia Roppolo Emanuela Rabaglietti Massimiliano Gollin Alessandro Masse

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

April 23, 2018


Stroke: Prevention is better than cure. Early education is the way forward

Mohamed Saufi Awang

Letter to Editor-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

November 02, 2017


Patient responses to swallowing safety cues: A comparison of traditional face-to-face and tele-dysphagia instructional methods

Stacy Gallese Cassel Jennifer A McIlvaine

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

December 01, 2017


Osteoid osteoma like unusual cause of cervico-brachialgia

Martiniani M Meco L Procaccini R Giampaolini Specchia N

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

December 30, 2017


The protective role of acupuncture after skin graft surgery

Panagiotis Zogopoulos Vasileios Gkorgkolis Spiros Kollias Konstantinos Sagris Georgios Vretakos Dimitrios Rologis

Review Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

Junary 15, 2018


Vocal fold medialization with autologous fat

Silvia Zapata Melissa Castillo-Bustamante Marisa Casiraghi Patricia Farias Luis Gesu Juan Di Bittonto Maria Andrea Ricardo Francisco Gabriel Errea

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

February 02, 2018


Platelet rich plasma injection for achilles tendinopathy

Luke Sammut

Review Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

February 15, 2018


Volume 1

Implant of percutaneous tricuspid valve in patient with a previous tricuspid prosthesis: A new solution for a big problem

Gil Morata E Fontaneda Heredia A Guerrero Orriach Jose L Muñoz Garcia A Raigón Ponferrada A Baena López M Fernandez Ramirez A Ramirez Fernandez M Cruz Mañas J

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

September 11, 2017


Revival of a non-deforming apicolytic thoracoplasty for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis

Antonio Salas Alfonso Delgado

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

September 14, 2017


Oral cancer rehabilitation: Requirement and responsibility of maxillofacial prosthodontist’s (MFP’s)

Jinesh A Dugad Smita Athavale Gunjan Chouksey Ravish Tongya

Review Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

September 17, 2017


Colocutanous fistula after percutanous drainage in a patient with diverticular disease

Mehmet Yildirim Savas Yakan

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

September 21, 2017


Increasing motivation and decreasing sensitivity: Dental challenge in eating disorder

Francesca Zotti

Editorial-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

October 26, 2017


Craniopharyngioma with infrasellar extension in an eight-year boy: An unusual entity

Guru Dutta Satyarthee Neetu Kochhar

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 30, 2017


Abdominal wall sarcoma: A rare tumor and surgical treatment proposed

Roriz-Silva R Furuno da Silva H Ramagem CA

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

August 19, 2017


Oral rehabilitation of a patient with ankylosing spondylitis and orofacial pain: A case report

Mohammad Hossein Dashti Roxana Hashemian Mohammad-Mehdi Imani-Emadi Arman Torbati

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

August 20, 2017


Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation (SANT): A rare entity of spleen

Mehmet Yildirim Oktay Bilgir Enver Vardar Selin Canpolat

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

August 22, 2017


Rehabilitation necessity as a function of social work: A study of Iran

Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi

Review Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

August 31, 2017


No distance between disabled people and rehabilitation engineer in high-tech era

Li Gun

Mini-Review-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

August 31, 2017


Surgical management of colorectal liver metastases

Keith Michael Cavaness

Short Communication-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

April 21, 2017


Choroid plexus carcinoma: A case report and literature review

Azhani C Chan KH Fadli M Saufi A

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

April 24, 2017


Management of cystic bony lesions at a tertiary health centre in North-West Nigeria

Oboirien Muhammad Agbo Stephen

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

May 17, 2017


Head motion invariance in three-dimensional video analysis system for the analysis of facial movement

Barbara Koneczny Nicole M. Artner Eva Gyoeri Igor Pona Tzou CH Walter G. Kropatsch

Short Communication-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

May 29, 2017


Manual therapy and barefoot run training in the treatment of a fibular stress fracture in a marathon runner: A case report

Brett B. Clark

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 11, 2017


Neural lipoma in little finger with macrodactyly

Vishal Mago Neetu Kochhar

Case Report-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

June 23, 2017


Benefits of combining neurofeedback and physical therapy for chronic pain: A case study

Mark Trullinger Deepti Pradhan Tom A. Bruns Brett B. Clark

Research Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 13, 2017


Should we take simulation out of the lab?

Jason Bryant

Short Communication Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 15, 2017


Multinodular interdigitating plantar fibroma: A case study and literature review

Colin T. Graney Marcus A. Baxter

Case Study Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 20, 2017


Tranexamic acid in adult elective orthopaedic and complex spinal surgery: A review

Zakk Walterscheid Conor O’Neill Jonathan Carmouche

Review Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

March 20, 2017


The treatment of middle-third clavicle fractures: A paradigm shift

Justin H Bartley

Opinion Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

April 03, 2017


3D world in orthodontics: Diagnosis, planning and great challenges

Francesca Zotti

Editorial Article-Surgery and Rehabilitation (SRJ)

April 20, 2017


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SRJ welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.srj@oatext.com

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Surgery and Rehabilitation is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Surgery and Rehabilitation are GBP 1290.

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