Vol 5 No 1 (2021): AJTES

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 Influence 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.

Original Articles

Barbaro I Monzon, Maria del Carmen Ortega, Jacques Goosen, Dietrich Doll, Maeyane Stephen Moeng
Emergency Room Thoracotomy (ERT): A retrospective audit of results.: Emergency Room Thoracotomy Results
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Vilson Ruci, Edvin Selmani, Agron Dogjani
Salvage Total Hip Replacement after Failed Internal Fixation of Trochanteric Fracture Femur.
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Sandesh Bharat Singh, Harsha Vardhan, Sameer Halageri, Arun K Singh, Vijay Kumar, Brijesh Mishra, D N Upadhyaya
Demographic Profile of Hand Injuries in North India: A Tertiary Care Hospital Experience.
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Saimir Kuci, Alfred Ibrahimi, Ermal Likaj, Stavri Llazo, Ervin Bejko, Marsela Goga, Selman Dumani, Ali Refatllari, Jacob Zeitani
The Benefits of early Extubation in OR and ICU after Cardiac Surgery
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Avni Uygar Seyhan, Erdal Yilmaz, Semih Korkut
Relation between Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio, Platelet to Lymphocyte Ratio and Cerebral Infarct Volume in patients with Ischemic Stroke.
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Basri Lenjani, Premtim Rashiti, Gani Shabani, Arber Demiri, Besarta Pelaj, Arban Demi, Rilind Sylaj, Erza Voca Mulaj, Dardan Lenjani
Emergency Medical Care and Management of Sports Injuries on the Football Court
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Alfred Ibrahimi, Saimir Kuci, Ervin Bejko, Stavri Llazo, Marsela Goga, Esmerilda Bulku, Jonela Burimi, Selman Dumani, Ermal Likaj, Jacob Zeitani, Edvin Prifti
Management of COVID-19 Patient in Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass.
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Review Articles

Majlinda Naço, Haxhire Gani, Monika Belba, Suzana Mukaj, Nertila Kodra, Eden Naço, Alma Llukaçaj, Arvin Dibra
Management of Frailty and its Challenges in Geriatric Patients on General Abdominal Anesthesia.
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Ilir Alimehmeti
Efficacy and Safety of AZD1222, BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 vaccines against SARS-CoV-2
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Merita Rroji, Saimir Seferi, Myftar Barbullushi
An Overview of Treatment of Crush Syndrome.
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Case Reports

Dimitar Hadzhiev, Dzhevdet Chakarov, Evgeniy Moshekov, Boris Sakakushev, Elena Hadzhieva
Incarcerated Amyand’s Hernia with Destructive Appendicitis Complicated with Myocardial Infarction. A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
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Kenan Ljuhar, Adem Zalihić, Aida Gavranović, Basri Lenjani, Premtim Rashiti, Nuhi Arslani
Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Case Report
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Ahmed Hassan Abdelmoneim, Adham Darweesh, Avin Kounsal, Abdelwahed Samir Abougazia
A case report of Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis: – A Rare Entity
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Eriselda Taulla
Acute Erythroleukemia in a Trauma Patient. A Case Report.
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Saimir Kuci, Alfred Ibrahimi, Ervin Bejko, Stavri Llazo, Marsela Goga, Ermal Likaj, Andi Kacani, Alket Collaku, Diana Dhimitri
Treatment of COVID-19 Complications at Home Conditions
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Francesk Mulita, Fotios Iliopoulos, Elias Liolis, Levan Tchabashvili, Nikolas Drakos, Christos Tsilivigkos, Ioannis Maroulis
Ulcerative Colitis: the Role of Elective and Emergency Surgery
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