XXXV World Congress of the International College of Surgeons

(October 25-29, 2006, Pattaya, Thailand)






General Surgery

Reconstructive and Regenerative Plastic Surgery for Chronic Wounds
S. Akita

Postcholecystectomy Syndrome
J.M. Alvear and L. Gallone

Medical Ethics in Scientific Investigation
J.M. Alvear

Tissue Engineering for Wound Healing
Chomchark Chuntrasakul

Septic Arteritis and Vasculitis
R.A. Dieter, Jr., G.B. Kuzycz, R.A. Dieter, III. and R.S. Dieter

Update: Principles of Management for Wound Care
G. Mulder and S. Seaman

Extra-anal Approach to Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy
Colin Ng Leong Liong, April C. Roslani

Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligation Operation (HALO) Using a Doppler Ultrasound Proctoscope
C.L.L. Ng and A.C. Roslani

Evaluation of the Surgical Factor in Postoperative Pain Control
M.E. Shams and H.M. Atef

Management of the Open Abdomen
O. Khawaja and K. Sriram



Damage Control in Trauma
V.K. Mittal and Y.-J. Chang

Cardiovascular Injuries
V. Mittal and H. Bu-Ali

Early Enteral Nutrition in Trauma
K. Sriram and O. Khawaja


Laparoscopic Surgery

Technique of Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
H.G. Baladas

Endoscopic Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
S. Chantawibul

Artificial Neural Network and Expert System in Breast Cancer Treatment(A.N.N.E.S-B.C.)
D. Parmeggiani, M. Siciliano, F. Sibilio, V. Argenzio, A. Chiacchio, R. Cerqua, G. Cimmino, A. Fiore, A. Di Benedetto, A. Peltrini, M. Perrotta and U. Parmeggiani

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
R. Weiner


Urological Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery for the Varicocoele
C. Chen

Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma Extending into the Inferior Vena Cava
T. Fujioka and W. Obara

Acute Normovolemic Haemodilution and Preoperative Autologous Blood Donation for Management of Blood Loss During Radical Prostatectomy
R. Gál and B. Stibor

Diagnosis and Treatment of Superficial Bladder Tumours
W. Oosterlinck

Management of Urethral Trauma After Pelvic Fracture
W. Oosterlinck

Anterior Urethral Stricture Repair
W. Oosterlinck

Testicular Size and Hemodynamics by Doppler Ultrasound Examination in Patients with Azoospermia
T. Shinagawa, R. Konda, S. Ohmori and T. Fujioka


Plastic Surgery

Endoscopic Approach to the Deeply Lotated Foreign Body in the Face
Y. Hosoya


Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery

Suture Hook Technique for Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Severe Hyperhidrosis
M. Santini, F. Messina, G. Cavallesco, L. Velieri and G. Azzena


Organ Transplantation

Twelve Years of the Organ Donation Centre, Thai Red Cross Society
S. Nivatvongs, V. Dhitavat, A. Jungsangasom, Y. Attajarusit, S. Sroyson, S. Prabjabok and C. Pinmongkol

Surgical Outcome of Superficial or Deep Castleman Disease
C.-H. Chen, H.-C. Liu, C.-L. Liu and T.-P. Liu

Interventional Radiology Management for Kidney Graft Complications
G. Carrafiello, D. Laganŕ, G. Dionigi, C. Recaldini, M. Mangini and C. Fugazzola

Venous Reconstruction for Living Donor Liver Transplantation
M. Makuuchi and Y. Sugawara

Current Status of Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation
V. Mittal and R. Saidi

Surgical Complications and Acute Rejection May Play Some Roles in the Prognoses of Renal Transplantation Patients
J. Sugimura, S. Omori, S. Tanji, R. Konda and T. Fjioka


Surgical Oncology

Differentiated Carcinoma of the Thyroid: A Paradigm Shift in Surgical Approach
N. Dorairajan



Metastatic Testicular Tumor Requiring Post-chemotherapy Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection
K. Kato, R. Konda, W. Obara, J. Sugimura and T. Fujioka

Withholding and Withdrawing Life-sustaining Therapy in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit
I. Satinsky, P. Schwarz, F. Jaluvka, M. Mittak and A. Foltys


Breast Surgery

Update on Hereditary Breast – Ovarian Cancer in Latvia
A. Gardovskis, A. Irmejs, E. Miklasevics, V. Borosenko, M. Bitina, I. Melbarde-Gorkusa, A. Vanags and J. Gardovskis


Colorectal Surgery

Protocol for the Prospective Management of Acute Diverticulitis
C. Premaratne, G. Ratnasiri and W.G. Premaratne

Restorative Proctocolectomy for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Ulcerative Colitis
N.E. Samalavicius, T. Poskus and R. Samalavicius

Laparoscopic Colectomy
L.S. Sasaki


Pediatric Surgery

Immune Respose to Acute and Recurrent, Chronic Respiratory Diseases in Young Children
D. Gardovska, A. Petersons and J. Gardovskis



Injuries of the Brachial Plexus. Diagnosis, Conservative Treatment, Surgical Reconstruction, and Neurotization
H. Sakellarides



Outcomes of Oesophagectomy for Carcinoma: One Institution Experience and Analysis of 126 Patients
G. Dionigi, C. Bertoglio, L. Boni, L. Cinquepalmi, F. Rovera, M. Annoni, G. Carcano, M. Diurni and R. Dionigi

Complications After Oesophageal Resection for Primary Cancer: The Role of Blood Transfusions
F. Rovera, G. Dionigi, L. Boni, A. Imperatori, A. Tabacchi, G. Carcano, M. Diurni and R. Dionigi

A Case of Multiple Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Confirmed by Immunostaining for the Resected Material of Gastric Cancer
H. Hashida, K. Komuro, N. Iwashiro, M. Ohara, M. Ishizaka and T. Ishidate

Modified Gastrectomy Is a Recommended Surgical Procedure for Early Gastric Cancer
S. Hiraizumi

Management of Esophageal Perforation: 12 Years’ Clinical Experience
W.-C. Huang, H.-C. Liu, P.-S. Chen, C.-H. Chen and C.-J. Hunag

Three Cases of Basaloid Squamous Carcinoma of the Esophagus
H. Ishii, H. Sato and Y. Tsubosa

Comparison with the Diagnosis of Preoperative CT Examination, Endoscopy Examination and Pathological Diagnosis in the Cases of Salvage Operation for Esophageal Cancer After Definitive Chemoradiotherapy
Y. Tsubosa, H. Sato, H. Ishii and K. Kusafuka


Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery

Hemodynamic Study in Taita-No.1 Ventricular Assist Device in Laporoscopic Surgery
N.-K. Chou, Y.-W. Shau, S.-H. Chu, S.-S. Wang and J.-J. Shyu

Gallbladder Partially Antegrade Dissection in Course of Videolaparocholecystectomy
V. Neri, A. Ambrosi, A. Fersini, N. Tartaglia, C. Santacroce and T.P. Valentino

Acute Biliary Pancreatitis: Timing of the Endoscopic Sphincterotomy (ES) and Videolaparocholecystectomy
V. Neri, A. Ambrosi, A. Fersini, N. Tartaglia, C. Santacroce and T.P. Valentino

A new Treatment Procedure in Antireflux Surgery
M. Ohara, H. Hashida, M. Ishizaka, N. Iwashiro and K. Komuro


Orthopaedic Surgery

Results of an Innovative Uncemented Hip Replacement Stem that Loads the Greater Trochanter
H. Insler, J. Fetto and A. Leali


Infection & Surgical Wound

Pedicled Seromuscular Flap to Close Fistula
S. Moriura, I. Kobayashi, K. Hattori, K. Fujii, Y. Kawai and T. Matsumoto


Late Arrivals

Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring During Sutureless Total Thyroidectomy
D. Parmeggiani, N. Avenia, P. Sperlongano, M. De Falco, A. Fiore, F. Calzolari, M. Di Marzo, I. Sordelli, L. Tarantino, A. Di Benedetto, A. Marina and U. Parmeggiani

Occurrence and Predisposing Factors of Phlebitis in Patients Undergo Intravenous Therapy
M. Karimollahi and Z. Tazakori

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