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Relative vs. Absolute Cerebral Oximetry: does a Skin Pigmentation Effect Normal values on cardiopulmonary Support?

Abstract: Real–time cerebral oximetry has been used to monitor perfusion in the brain. Two types of oximetry devices employed at our institution are: INVOS (Covidien, Mansfield, MA)


Sclerosing Perivascular Epitheloid Cell Tumor of the Falciform Ligament in a 34-year Old Woman

Abstract: PEComas represent rare, heterogeneous mesenchymal neoplasms derived from perivascular epitheloid cells exprimating smooth muscle as well as melanocytic markers.


Phytobezoar in a Meckel’s Diverticulum Associated with Recent Adoption of a Paleolithic Diet

Abstract: A healthy 33 year old male who had three weeks ago adopted a Paleolithic, or “paleo” diet, presented with nausea and vomiting. Computed tomography identified a complete small bowel obstruction (SBO)


Distal Interphalangeal Joint (DIPJ) Soft Tissue Interpositional Arthroplasty

Abstract: Distal interphalangeal joint (DIPJ) arthritis can lead to pain, deformity, weakness or functional deficit. Traditionally, surgical management for DIPJ arthritis includes arthrodesis

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Austin Journal of Surgery is an open access, peer reviewed, scholarly journal dedicated to publish articles in all areas of basic science in surgery.

The aim of the journal is to provide a forum for surgeons, physicians, and other health professionals to find most recent advances in the areas of surgery. Austin Journal of Surgery accepts original research articles, review articles, case reports, clinical images and rapid communication on all the

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Denver Peritoneovenous Shunt Performed Under Local Anaesthesia for Intractable Ascites Following Esophagogastrectomy

Abstract We herein described a 70-year-old male patient with lower thoracic esophageal cancer (T1aN2M0, Stage II) and gastric cancer in the upper body (T1bN0M0, Stage IA), who underwent subtotal esophagectomy and proximal gastrectomy with reconstruction using

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