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Featured Open Access Articles

Giant Left Atrial Myxoma: Cause for Position-Dependent Nocturnal Dyspnea and Cardiac Murmur (The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon Reports)

Hillebrand, Julia; Martens, Sven; Hoffmeier, Andreas

Primary tumors of the heart are rare. The majority of them are benign, the left atrial myxoma being the most frequent one. Clinical appearance varies from unapparent to life-threatening complications such as stroke, acute heart failure, or even sudden death.  Read more.

Use and Evaluation of Patient-Specific Titanium Implant for Delayed Repair of Posttraumatic Frontonasoethmoidal and Supraorbital Bone Defect (Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction Open)

Nazimi, Abd Jabar; Soh, Hui Yuh; Nabil, Syed; Nordin, Rifqah

A 53-year-old female patient was referred to us with a posttraumatic frontoorbital deformity following motor vehicle accident after 2 months of her injury. Using the virtual surgical planning software, comprehensive analysis of the deformity, and preoperative planning was simulated. The reconstruction of the defect was then determined and approximated to the skull of the reference database. Patient-specific implant is manufactured by selected laser melting of titanium powder grade 2, which yielded a highly accurate personalized implant. Read more.

Comparison of the diagnostic ability of blue laser imaging magnification versus pit pattern analysis for colorectal polyps (Endoscopy International Open)

Nakano, Arihiro; Hirooka, Yoshiki; Yamamura, Takeshi; Watanabe, Osamu; Nakamura, Masanao; Funasaka, Kohei; Ohno, Eizaburo; Kawashima, Hiroki; Miyahara, Ryoji; Goto, Hidemi

There have been few evaluations of the diagnostic ability of new narrow band light observation blue laser imaging (BLI). The present prospective study compared the diagnostic ability of BLI magnification and pit pattern analysis for colorectal polyps. Read more.

Discontinued Splenogonadal Fusion and Bilateral Empty Scrotum in an 18-Month-Old Boy (European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports)

Abokrecha, Ahmed; Almatrfi, Ameera

Splenogonadal fusion is a rare benign congenital anomaly defined as the presence of splenic tissue adherent to gonads. It was first described in 1883 by Bostroem, a German pathologist. We present a case of an 18-month-old boy who was referred as a case of bilateral empty scrotum since birth.  Read more.


Management of Multicompartmental Craniopharyngiomas: Combination of Concept, Technique, and Philosophy (Indian Journal of Neurosurgery)

Bhatoe, Harjinder S.

The term "craniopharyngioma" was coined by Frazier and Alpers in 1931 to describe the developmental tumor that arises from the cell rests of the hypophyseal duct that fails to involute during the first trimester. The sellar and suprasellar region is a site of intense and precise actions in the first trimester, wherein the formation of adenohypophysis and neurohypophysis occurs in a definite sequence. Read more.

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