2. The Effect of Routine Maintenance Intravenous Therapy on Hemoglobin Concentration and Hematocrit during Anesthesia in Adults

Seyed Masoud Lahsaee; Sina Ghaffaripour; Hossein Hejr

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 102-107

Abstract
  Objective: To investigate the decrease in hemoglobin concentration and hematocrit during elective surgery.Methods: This was a prospective study being performed in Nemazee Hospital of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. We included a total of 50 American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) I and II patients ...  Read More

3. The Characteristics and Surgical Approach in Post-Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Single Center Experience

Farooq Ahmad Ganie; Ghulam Nabi Lone; Mushtaq Ahmed Chowdhary; Hafzulla lone

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 108-111

Abstract
  Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the surgical approach in post traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.Methods: This prospective cross-sectional study was conducted in the Department of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, Sher-i- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Kashmir, India. ...  Read More

4. Short-term Outcome of Early Tracheostomy in the Trauma Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Unit: A Comparative Study

Bijan Ziaeian; Sedigheh Tahmasebi; Hadi Niakan; Afsoun Fazelzadeh

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 112-115

Abstract
  Objectives: To compare the results of early versus late tracheostomy in trauma patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU).Methods: This was case control study being performed at a major trauma centre in Shiraz, Iran including 120 trauma patients admitted to ICU during a 2-year period and underwent ...  Read More

5. Prognostic Factors for Fournier’s Gangrene; A 10-year Experience in Southeastern Iran

Amene Sabzi Sarvestani; Mehdi Zamiri; Mehdi Sabouri

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 116-122

Abstract
  Objectives: To describe the characteristics and prognostic factors of 28 patients with Fournier’s Gangrene (FG) referred to our medical center at Southeastern Iran.Methods: This was a cross-sectional study including 28 cases of FG that were operated in Surgery department of Zahedan University of Medical ...  Read More

6. Short-term Outcome of Open Appendectomy in Southern Iran: A Single Center Experience

Shahram Paydar; Parisa Javidi Parsijani; Armin Akbarzadeh; Alireza Manafi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 123-126

Abstract
  Objectives: To evaluate the short-term outcome of open appendectomy, the rate of negative appendectomy as well as pathology reports after surgery in patients with suspected acute appendicitis.Methods: This was a retrospective cross-sectional study being performed in Nemazee hospital affiliated with Shiraz ...  Read More

Case Report
7. One Stage Emergency Pancreatoduodenectomy for Isolated Injury to Pancreatic Head Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Case Report and Review of Literature

Sumanta Kumar Ghosh

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 127-129

Abstract
  Major pancreatic injury following blunt abdominal trauma by itself is a relatively rare occurrence, and in vast majority of cases (95%) it is associated with injury to adjacent major vessels and organs; thus making isolated major pancreatic injury even rarer. While most pancreatic injuries are managed ...  Read More

Case Report
8. Profound Bradycardia following Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure; A Rare but Correctable Event

Khalil Zarrabi; Parsa Ravanfar; Azimeh Azimifar; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 130-132

Abstract
  Proximity of the vagus nerve to a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) can cause traction or entrapment of vagus nerve during surgical closure of the in rare occasions. This can lead to a life threatening postoperative bradycardia. Herein, we report a case of bradycardia caused by unexpected irritation of ...  Read More