May 2009, Volume 59, Issue 5

JCR IMPACT
FACTOR

0.781
JCR 5-YEAR
IMPACT FACTOR

0.928
H INDEX

43
SJR

0.24

Editorial

Laparoscopic Repair of Incisional Hernia: A Valid Option

Muhammad Hanif Shiwani  , Christopher G Whitfield

Incisional hernia remains a significant complication following open surgical access to the abdomen. Reported incidence varies widely, with estimates of order 10%.1 In addition, a clinically occult population is also likely to exist, with a large interplay be

Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions of Acne

Zohra Zaidi

In this modern world today, acne is still shrouded by myths. It is time to look into these myths and scientifically remove the hurdle surrounding one of the most treatable skin disorders. These myths are passed down from one family member to another, mentioned by a friend and occa

RESEARCH ARTICLES

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