Table of contents (Vol 15, No 5)
RESEARCH

Comparison of short-term clinical outcomes between complete laparoscopic and laparoscopic-assisted total gastrectomy For Gastric Upper Cancer: A Meta analysis
 
Gastric cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the world, since 2008 because of cancer causes death in gastric cancer in the second1. Surgery is widely used as the most effective treatment for gastric cancer.
By ZHAO Hai-yuan

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Body mass in diabetes type 2 patients at the time of diagnosis – relation to visceral fat distribution
 
Adiposity is a global epidemic problem with many consequences on human’s health including diabetes mellitus type 2, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and often these conditions are found in same patients. Main cause for adiposity is todays way of life which is consisted of overeating and lack of physical activity.
By Ines Rajkovača

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Awareness of uses and side effects of antidepressants and their association with depression and social stigma among adolescents in Saudi Arabia
 
Depression is a well-known mood disorder that may affect both mental and physical aspects of health. It is mainly characterized by low mood, loss of interest, and difficulty enjoying life.
By Reema A AlAraifi, Jawaher A AlMusailhi, Shaima A AlAnqari, Ashwaq F AlFaqeer, Nada A AlZamil, Sabah N Sairafi, Noor R AlIbrahim, Kholoud S AlGhamdi

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CASE STUDY

Severe ulcerative colitis associated with coombs positive autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) response to infliximab
 
Autoimmune Haemolytic Anaemia is rarely associated with ulcerative colitis, and if they come together, this would count for only 0.2-0.7per cent of adult patient. Hence, it is a rare complication that is presented by having a positive Coombs test which account for only 1.82per cent in-patient with ulcerative colitis without any haemolytic evidence.
By Albatool Busbaih

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PRE-PRINTS

Editor’s Note
 
We are pleased to bring you the fifth issue of 2022. Along with few original papers and case studies, for this issue we decided to acknowledge the contributions during this COVID-19 pandemic.
By Rick Steves

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