The cover illustrates the single port right hemi-colectomy for the purposes of placement of the incision protective device; removal of the colon and tumour; and anastomosis. The results show that single port laparoscopic colectomy is feasible and safe procedure for the treatment of colon cancer. The cosmetic value is better (short incision confounded by umbilicus), and other outcomes are also equivalent to conventional laparoscopy.

 

To get more understanding of the method and results, please see the full article "Single port laparoscopic colectomy for colonic cancer" in pages 42-46 of this issue.

Published: 2017-12-21

The effect of the dielectric layer thickness on the negative permeability in metamaterials

Thi Trang Pham, Ba Tuan Tong, Thi Giang Trinh, Hoang Tung Nguyen, Minh Tuan Dang, Dinh Lam Vu (Author)

3-6

Removal of nickel and methylene blue from aqueous solutions by steel slag as a low cost adsorbent

Van Thuan Le, Hoang Sinh Le, Xuan Vu Tran, Thi Kieu Ngan Tran, Dang Quang Vo, Bao Chau Tran, Quoc Phu Ngo, Thi Xuan Thuy Le (Author)

7-13

Research and development of polyurea pavement marking paint

Thi Bich Thuy Nguyen, Ngoc Ly Le, Hong Chuyen Pham, Van Tai Do, Hai Ninh Tran, Dang Khoa Nguyen (Author)

21-25

Single port laparoscopic colectomy for colonic cancer

Trung Vy Pham, Nhu Hiep Pham, Huu Thien Ho, Anh Vu Pham, Hai Thanh Phan, Thanh Xuan Nguyen, Nghiem Trung Tran, Xuan Dong Pham, Tien Nhan Van, Trung Hieu Mai (Author)

42-46

Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass: preliminary results at University Medical Center of Ho Chi Minh city

Hoang Dinh Nguyen, Tuan Anh Vo, Thi Thu Trang Nguyen, Tran Viet Chuong Pham, Tam Thien Vu (Author)

47-50

Establishment of an in-house one-step real-time RT-PCR assay for detection of Zaire ebolavirus

Xuan Su Hoang, Thi Thu Hang Dinh, Van Tong Hoang, Huu Tho Ho, Tien Sy Bui, Van An Nguyen, Thai Son Nguyen (Author)

51-55

Synthesis and characterization of thermal conductivity of nanofluids based on Ag decorated-CNTs/graphene hybrid materials

Ngoc Anh Nguyen, Van Trinh Pham, Hung Thang Bui, Van Chuc Nguyen, Tuan Hong Nguyen, Ngoc Minh Phan, Ngoc Hong Phan (Author)

75-79