Table of contents (Vol 12, No 11)
EDITORIAL

3D printed models of congenital heart disease: How accurate and how useful are they?
 

This editorial highlights the key findings of a recently published systematic review and meta-analysis on the accuracy and clinical value of 3D printed heart models.

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By Ivan Lau, Andrew Squlech, Zhonghua Sun

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RESEARCH

Emergency general surgery models in Australia: A cross-sectional study
 

This study provides guidance for policy makers, and for hospitals considering implementing an Aute Surgical Unit.

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By Ned Kinnear, Jennie Han, Minh Tran, Matheesha Herath, Samantha Jolly, Derek Hennessey, Christopher Dobbins, Tarik Sammour, James Moore

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Mild cognitive impairment among patients with diabetes in Tabuk City, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its relation to glycaemic control
 

This study highlights that mild cognitive impairment is prevalent among patients with diabetes mellitus and is correlated with hypertension.

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By Ahmad A Ali Fallata, Tareq Saad H Almaghrabi, Mustafa Hassan Elfarrag, Mowafaq Kalanta, Iman Mohsen Abutaleb Qisi, Hyder O Mirghani

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REVIEW

The current state of knowledge regarding thyroid-stimulating hormone lowering/suppressive therapy and its cardiovascular risks in differentiated thyroid carcinoma
 

This study assess the potential benefits and cardiovascular risks among patients on TSH suppressive therapy following thyroid surgery for differentiated thyroid carcinoma.

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By Hyder Osman Mirghani, Ibrahim Altedlawi Albalawi

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CASE STUDY

Favourable outcome of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura despite delayed presentation
 

This case illustrates the efficiency of plasmapheresis and steroid therapy even in late presentation of TTP.

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By Osama Abdulla, Manal Mohammed, Hyder O Mirghani

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Primary cutaneous adenoid-cystic carcinoma of thigh found accidentally and presenting with the clinical picture of small pigmented (dark brown) cutaneous fibroma
 

This study highlights that primary cutaneous adenoid-cystic carcinoma is a very rare neoplasm. The clinical manifestation of this type of carcinoma may imitate benign pigmented cutaneous fibroma.

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By Strahil Strashilov, Stanislav Slavchev, Vasil Nanev, Denislava Ivanova, Momchil Ivanov, Ivan Ivanov, Angel Yordanov

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