Case Reports and Series in Surgery (Case Rep Series Surg) (ISSN 2733-2241)

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Case Reports and Series in Surgery is open access and broad scope journal covering various surgical specialties. The journal is dedicated to publishing case reports and case series in surgery and surgical techniques.

The journal accepts authentic, scholarly, innovative and clinically informative submissions to the international audience of surgeons, researchers, trainees and all clinicians in surgical domain and subspecialities. The case reports and case series must be such as to enhance the understanding of disease progression, management and clinicopathologic correlations.

CRSS covers areas of surgery such as general surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgery, trauma and orthopedic surgery, vascular surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oncosurgery, liver surgery, renal surgery, transplantation surgery, Colorectal Surgery and various other related surgical research and practice.

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In Press Volume 2, Issue 2

Repeated Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma Management: Case Report

Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis Using Factor Xa Inhibitor Concurrent with Platinum Based Chemotherapy Regimen: A Case Report

Radiation-Related Hypopharynx-Stenosis with Spared Larynx Treated by a Novel-Shaped Silicone Stent

Benign Lipoid Neoplasm or Malignant Liposarcoma in Disguise? Diagnostic Dilemmas Pertaining to Lipomatous Neoplasms of the Retroperitoneum

Anomalous Presentation of a Renal Angiomyolipoma



Department of Surgery

Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University

Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China


Dr. Ramsay is chairman of the department of anesthesiology and pain management, a position that he has held since 1989. He is also co-medical director of OR services. He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical board. He is director of anesthesia for the liver transplant program and has personally provided anesthesia for over 1000 liver transplant recipients. Dr. Ramsay is Past President of the International Liver Transplantation Society and is currently a member of their Scope Committee. He is on the Editorial Board of Liver Transplantation and has published chapters in 10 text books on various topics related to the liver including Busuttil and Klintmalm’s “Transplantation of the Liver”. He has published over 58 manuscripts related to liver transplantation in peer reviewed journals. He is a professor at Texas A & M Health Science Center and he holds a clinical professorship in anesthesiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and also in the department of periodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A & M University. In addition, Dr. Ramsay is the developer of the Ramsay Sedation Scale, a measurement designed for interpreting the depth of sedation for patients in the critical care unit. This scale has been adopted around the world. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and numerous chapters in text books. He is a member of the Sedation Analgesia Guidelines Task Force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. This group came out with new guidelines for the management of Pain, Agitation and Delirium in Adult ICU patients in January 2013. As President of Baylor Research Institute (BRI), he leads clinically relevant research efforts for Baylor Health Care System (BHCS). Since joining the organization, Dr. Ramsay has developed a successful infrastructure that has increased the number of clinical trials from 250 to more than 900 active trials today. The mission for BRI is expressed in the following statement, “To improve the medical care and well-being of our community – nationally and internationally – through innovative, clinical research that is consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Baylor Health Care System.” He executed a collaboration agreement with Roche pharma that supports very early research projects and accelerates their completion. This was a pilot project and has now been replicated at many academic centers around the world. He is currently involved in a number of clinical research projects for which he is the principal investigator. His current research includes the role of nitric oxide in ameliorating the reperfusion injury in liver transplantation. He also is a principal investigator on several NIH-funded clinical trials to improve the outcomes of trauma victims.

Editorial board

Andrea Cariat


School of Thoracic Surgery, University of Genoa


About Me

Born in Genoa 11/05/1968. Laurea in Medicine and Surgery in Genoa faculty of Medicine, on July 1992 (110/110 laude), Specialization in General Surgery, University of Genoa, Italy (1997); Doctor in Research on Hepato-biliary-pancreatic diseases of surgical interest at the University of Siena, Italy (2002); Surgeon in public Institution Hospitals from 1998 today (A.O. Chiavarese- A.O. Imperiese, A.O. Villa Scassi, A.O. 3 Genovese, A.O. IRCCS Sam Martino University of Genoa –IST). Professor at the Specialization School of Thoracic Surgery, University of Genoa, Italy. Publications articles and letters to:“New England Journal of Medicine” (impact factor 40), “Annals of Surgery” (impact factor 10), “Archives of Surgery” (impact factor 8), “CA Cancer J Clin” (impact factor 101), “The Lancet Oncology” (impact factor 13), “Cancer” (impact factor 10), Nature, "Gastroenterology" (impact factor 12), "Hepatology" (impact factor 8), "American Journal of Gastroenterology" (impact factor 2,3), “Expert opinion on Pharmacotherapeutics” (impact factor 2,4), "The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine" (impact factor 1,5), "European Journal of Surgery" (impact factor 1,5), "Ultrastructural Pathology" (impact factor 1,5), “Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology” (impact factor 1,5) "Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery", "Digestive Diseases and Sciences" (impact factor 2), “Langenbek’s Archives of Surgery” (impact factor 2), “Archives of Dermatological Research” (impact factor 2). “Oncology” (impact factor 2,3), "Tumori", "Hepato-gastroenterology", "Journal of Experimental and Clinical cancer research", "Journal of Chemotherapy", "Lymphology", "Revista do Hospital das Clinicas", “Techniques in Coloproctology", “Asian Thoracic Cardiovascular Annals”, “Indian Journal of Surgery” and others.

Peter THAN

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Stanford University

United States


Peter Than is a resident physician in general surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from the University of Florida and his MD from Brown University. His research interests include transplantation and whole organ-level tissue engineering.

Jon S. Cardinal

Department of Surgery

West Virginia University

United States


Jon Cardinal, MD FACS is an Assistant Professor and Surgery Program Director at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree at Duquesne University after which he matriculated at Georgetown University Medical School, graduating AOA. His general surgery internship and residency were completed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) followed by a one-year fellowship in hepato-pancreatic-biliary (HPB) surgery, also at UPMC. During his surgical training, Dr Cardinal actively participated in basic science research in which he investigated the molecular mechanisms responsible for sterile inflammation. Dr Cardinal joined the department of surgery at WVU in 2012 and has been the program director for the general surgery residency since 2014.

Jen-Kou Lin


Department of Surgery

Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University

Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China


Dr. Jen-Kou Lin has received his Ph.D. from National Yang-Ming University / Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan. He has been Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, 1995-2013. Currently, he is working as Director of the Department of Surgery, Veterans General Hospital. He has published over 200 scientific papers.

Guangan Hu

Research scientist

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

United States


Dr. Hu is currently a research scientist in the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT. His current research focuses on systems biology with 1) high-throughput drug screening on human macrophages for immunotherapy, 2) system biology of lung macrophages and diseases, 3) transcriptional regulation of memory CD8+ T cells. Dr. Hu obtained his PhD at Nanyang Technological University of Singapore in 2009 and then joined in Koch Institute at MIT as postdoc. Prior to his PhD, Guangan awarded his bachelor’s in bioengineering and master’s in molecular cell and biochemistry at Hubei University, China in 2003.

Xiao Fang

Department of Biostatistics

The University of Texas Medical Branch

United States

Jaime Ruiz Tovar Polo


Department of Surgery

University Rey Juan Carlos


Ekkehard Kasper

Chief Neurosurgical Oncology, Asst. Prof. Neurosurgery

BIDMC - Harvard Medical School

United States

Ali Izadpanah

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

McGill University Health Centre


Narayanan M Nair

Department of General Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Florida

United States

Dmitry Victorovich Garbuzenko

Department of Surgery

South Ural State Medical University

Russian Federation

Barry L. Fisher

Retired Associate professor of Surgery

Bariatric surgery and nutrition

United States

Fabio Camacho Alonso


Department of Oral Surgery

University of Murcia


Current Issue Volume 2, Issue 1

Hemostasis Surgery of Spontaneous Hemothorax Complicating Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Rare Case of Gallbladder Perforation in Pediatric Patient: A Pitfall in Generalized Peritonitis in Late Presented Typhoid Fever

Gallbladder Volvulus: Diagnosis and Management of a Rare Cause of Acalculous Cholecystitis

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