Albanian Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery

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Vol 5 No 2 (2021)
Published July 19, 2021

The Albanian Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery (AJTES) is the official publication of the Albanian Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ASTES) which is published twice a year. From its first year of publication in 2017, the International exposure of the Journal has expanded significantly. AJTES is an open-access magazine, valued by colleagues, which aims to promote the interest, knowledge, and quality of care in emergency and trauma operations. The journal has an Impact Factor 1,022 based on the ICR for 2020-21 and other indexes. Types of articles consist of guest editorials, original investigative reports (clinical and basic science articles), case reports/case series, review articles, systematic reviews, and Letters to the Editor. The editorial content, according to the mission statement, includes the areas of anesthesia, acute and chronic pain, perioperative medicine, and critical care. In addition, the Journal publishes practical guidelines and important standard articles for clinicians. The contributions are reviewed and selected by a distinguished group from all over Albania and the world, who also make up the Editorial Board.


Basri Lenjani, Merima Šišić, Verica Mišanović, Kenan Ljuhar, Dardan Lenjani
Challenges and Problems Affecting the Development Emergency Medical Services in Kosovo.
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Original Articles

Albana Aleksi, Monika Belba
Measures of Risk for Sepsis and Mortality in Severe Burned Patients with Stress Induced Hyperglycemia.
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Rovena Bode, Klevis Shella, Hysni Dede, Xheladin Draçini, Etmont Çeliku
Complications following T-tube and C-tube Drainage of the Common Bile Duct
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Alfred Ibrahimi, Saimir Kuci, Ervin Bejko, Stavri Llazo, Marsela Goga, Ermal Likaj, Selman Dumani, Ali Refatllari, Jacob Zeitani
Postoperative Analgesia with Remifentanil vs Morphine-Metamizole Following Cardiac Surgery
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Linu SM, Roopasree Sivam, Nikhil Paul, Mathen P George, Suresh Babu
Endotracheal Intubations in Emergency Department: A Clinical Audit at a Tertiary Health Centre in South India
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Besnik Faskaj, Monika Belba
Impact of Fluid Resuscitation Regimes in Relative Risk of Mortality in Burned Patients
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Dritan Cobani, Agron Dogjani, Arben Gjata, Kastriot Haxhirexha, Hysni Bendo
Management of Inguinal Hernia in a Tertiary Center, a two-year Retrospective Study.
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Selma Dizdar, Verica Mišanović, Refet Gojak, Sabina Terzić, Duško Anić, Hajrija Maksić, Elmedina Mrkulić, Zijo Begić, Basri Lenjani, Kenan Ljuhar
Survival Predictors of Preterm Neonates, Single-Center Experience.
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Imri Vishi, Agron Dogjani, Arben Gjata, Kastriot Haxhirexha, Hysni Bendo
Some epidemiological data about Stomach Cancer in Kosovo.
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Review Articles

Ferizate Dika-Haxhirexha, Sevdije Koxha, Ledia Qatipi, Shqiponja Turkeshi, Aulona Haxhirexha
Abdominal disturbances in children with Covid-19
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Vladimir Filaj, Erisa Kola, Ina Kola
Complications of laser Dermatologic Treatments
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Case Reports

Fedor Kovalenko, Pantelis Vassiliu, Konstantinos Degiannis, Dietrich Doll
The Complex Femoral injuries after Hippopotamus Bite.
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Andi Kacani, Saimir Kuci, Arber Aliu, Alfred Ibrahimi, Aferdita Veseli, Arben Baboci
A Huge Aneurism of Ascending Thoracic Aorta
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Dimitar Petrevski, Ivo Donevski, Antonio Andonovski, Radmila Mihajlova-Ilie, Simon Trpeski
Isolated Volar Distal Radioulnar Joint Dislocation, a Very Rare and Easily Missed Injury.
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Ahmed Hassan Abdelmoneim, Abdelwahed Abougazia, Amal Said Mahan, Amal Alobadli, Adham Darweesh
A Case Report of Mature Cystic Teratoma in a post-menopausal Woman, a Rare Entity.
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Elena Hadzhieva, Dzhevdet Chakarov, Evgenii Moshekov, Dimitar Hadzhiev, Yordan Kalchev, Kiril Atliev, Boris Sakakushev
Supralevator Abscess Complicated by Necrotic Fasciitis of Peritoneum, Genitalia, Anterior Abdominal Wall and Retroperitoneum.
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Marsela Goga, Saimir Kuci, Alfred Ibrahimi, Ervin Bejko, Stavri Llazo, Ermal Likaj, Jacob Zeitani
Perioperative Management for Surgical Repair of Ebstein's Anomaly.
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Liri Çuko, Fatmir Bilaj, Durim Çela, Arlinda Hysenj, Borana Bakeri, Adriana Babameto, Floreta Kurti, Irgen Tafaj, Etmont Çeliku
Disseminated Alveolar Echinococcosis.
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Sokol Xhepa, Saimir Kuci, Myzafer Kaci, Gentian Caco, Petrika Gjergo, Stavri Llazo, Ervin Bejko, Alfred Ibrahimi, Frenki Vila
Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Associated with Left Colon Gangrene and Neurological Disorders, a Very Rare and Life-Threatening Combination.
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