Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023

  • Inhalational Ethanol Therapy in COVID-19 Treatment and Prevention

    Ali Amoushahi, Elham Moazam, Pietro Salvatori

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 22-28
    Received: 16 March 2023
    Accepted: 21 April 2023
    Published: 13 July 2023
    Abstract: Background: Considering the proven anti coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and immunomodulatory effects of the ethanol, the efficacy of its administration was evaluated in this research. Because of respiratory tract entrance of virus and pulmonary involvement in COVID-19, this study was done by inhalation of nebulized ethanol. Methods: Ninety-nine symptomati... Show More
  • Dilemma in the Management of Concurrent Colonic Adenocarcinoma, Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Intestinal Tuberculosis: A Case Report

    Subhathira Manohkaran

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 29-31
    Received: 21 March 2023
    Accepted: 27 April 2023
    Published: 5 August 2023
    Abstract: Tuberculosis usually affect respiratory system. However, up to 5% can present with abdominal manifestation and one of the common locations is in the ileocecal region. Ileocaecal tuberculosis and caecal tumour can be masquerading each other in term of their clinical presentations, endoscopic features and the appearances in CT scan. There are many re... Show More
  • Research Article

    Study on Prp-Induced Chondrogenesis of Adipose Stem Cells

    Lun Liu, Bin Yang, Bin Xu

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 32-35
    Received: 27 September 2023
    Accepted: 13 October 2023
    Published: 28 October 2023
    Abstract: Background: In the field of repair and reconstruction surgery, the use of cartilage is large, but the source of cartilage is small; adipose stem cells come from a wide range of sources and can be induced to differentiate into a variety of cells under specific circumstances. By using platelet-rich plasma to induce differentiation of adipose stem cel... Show More