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published in its final form, but we are providing this version to give early visibility of the articles. 

1. Use of Botulinum Toxin Type A in Giant Ventral Postoperative Hernia

     Protasov Andrey Vitalievich, Podolskiy Mikhail Yurievich, Mekhaeel Shehata Fakhry, Kulakova Anna Leonidovna,Kulchenko Irina                       Gennadievna, Sherreen Elhariri


2. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Using Methylene Blue Dye and Intraoperative Palpation Method in Node-negative Early         Breast Cancer

     Nilesh Patil, Prafulla Kumar Das, Kalyan Panday, Kunal Goutam, Bharat Bhusan Satpathy

3. Cranial-entry Electrical Burns with Neurological Sequelae: A Case Report

      Promise Tamunoipiriala Jaja and Afieharo Igbibia Michael 

4. Clinical Outcomes of Laparoscopic Versus Open Appendectomy for Acute Appendicitis in a Resource-limited Setting 

    Mohanned Omer Abass, Yassir Altahir Abdullah, Elssayed Osman Elssayed, Abdelrahman Babekir Mhammed, Mohamed Saeed Alfaki

5. Cecal Volvulus in Malrotation at 41years 

     Kabongo Kizito Mulamba Changachanga, Mbewe Charles, Lupasha Mwila 

6. Abdominal Apoplexy: Rupture of Short Gastric Artery After Retching 

     Theiyallen Ambikapathi, Sentilnathan Subramaniam and Firdaus Hayati

7. Early Experience With Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery In Nigeria

     Olugbenga Oluseyi Olusoji, Ezekiel Olayiwola Ogunleye, Augustine Jeremai Olugbemi, Olugbenga Olalekan Ojo, Saheed Babatunde              Sanni, Oluwaseye Francis Akerele

8. Research and Training during the Pandemic 

      Juan Camilo Morales-Taborda, Anamaria Camargo-Cardenas, Esteban Gómez-Ríos, Edgar Julián Duarte-Valencia, and                                     Ivan David Lozada-Martínez 

9. Effect of Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitors in Double J Stent Removal under Local Anesthesia 

     Rulianov Rulianov, Jumadi Santoso, Aryo Teguh Abriansyah, and Safendra Siregar 

10. Correlation Between Patient Understanding of Health Information on Prostate Diseases and Health Status on                      Presentation to Hospital

       Musau Pius

11. Anatomical Branching Patterns of the Aortic Arch in Ethiopia: An Imaging-based Study

     Haile Tesfamariam, Peter Etim Ekanem, Birhane Alem, Anne Caroline Kendi Nyaga


12. Call For Emergency Action to Limit Global Temperature Increases, Restore Biodiversity, and Protect Health: Wealthy        Nations Must Do Much More, Much Faster     

      Lukoye Atwoli, Abdullah H. Baqui, Thomas Benfield, Raffaella Bosurgi, Fiona Godlee, Stephen Hancocks,  Richard Horton, Laurie                    Laybourn-Langton, Carlos Augusto Monteiro, Ian Norman, Kirsten Patrick, Nigel Praities, Marcel GM Olde Rikkert, Eric J. Rubin,                  Peush Sahni, Richard Smith, Nick Talley, Sue Turale, Damián Vázquez

13. Surgery of COVID-19-infected Patients in Africa: A Scoping Review

      Franck Katembo Sikakulya, Robinson Ssebuufu, Jorge Soria, Sonye Magugu Kiyaka, Selamo Fabrice Molen, and Patrick                                       Kyamanywa