International Journal of Medical and Surgical Sciences, (IJMSS) is a serial and peer-review publication, ascribed by the Faculty of Health Sciences and administered by the Vice-Rector's Office for Research and Postgraduate Studies of the Universidad Autónoma de Chile. IJMSS has an international scope, is open access and uses a License Creative Commons of Recognition -Non-Commercial-without derivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). The contents are available in open access immediately after being published.

Objective: To publish original research papers within the medical and surgical sciences, on all basic scientific aspects of structure, chemistry, developmental biology, physiology and pathology of relevant tissues, microbiology, biomaterials, and behavioral sciences. In general, analytical studies are preferred to descriptive ones.

Vision: IJMSS seeks to be a space for academic discussion and multidisciplinary dialogue in the area of biomedical, medical and surgical sciences in all its aspects, which contributes to scientific communication between research peers and academics in the area.

Aimed to professionals and academics in the field of medical and surgical sciences, health administration, and related specialties.

The Journal Publishes in continuous publication schema (four issues per year), original articles, reviews, short communications and letters to the editor in English and Spanish. The IJMSS has no article processing charges (APC) or article submission charges for any of the editorial processes or publication.

e-ISSN 0719-532X

p-ISSN 0719-3904

issn: 0719-532X

Vol. 8 No. 3 (2021): September 2021


Published: 2021-05-02

Title: Variables associated with severity in COVID-19 patients.

Carlos E. Herrera Cartaya , Julio Betancourt Cervantes, Agustín Lage Dávila , Eligio E. Barreto Fiu , Lizet Sánchez Valdés , Elibet Chávez González , Armando Caballero López


Frailty as a risk factor for dementia in older adults

Yanet Pérez Mesa , Juan J. Llibre Rodríguez, Teresa Fonte Sevillano, Elaine Hernández Ulloa , Alvaro G. González Santisteban


Biological bases of cancer: a proposal of minimum contents for health schools

Juvenal Rios Leal, Valentina Zavala, Francisco Garrido, Juan Zolezzi, María Francisca Barake, Tomás Labbé, Dunja Roje, Benjamín García-Bloj


Solving the impossible. Penetrating cardiac injuries, a case series of diagnostic workup and management

Hector Vergara-Miranda, Luis Adrian Alvarez-Lozada, Josefina Belem Leyva-Alamillo, Raúl Omar Martínez-Zarazua, Lourdes Paola Chapa-Montalvo; Luis Rodrigo Gómez-Alvarez


Surgical management of ossifying fibroma in the maxilla and its challenges associated with an immediate reconstructive approach with autogenous graft, an unusual case report

Caio Fossalussa da Silva, Cristóvão Marcondes de Castro Rodrigues, Daniela Meneses-Santos, Izabella Sol, Vinícius Lima de Almeida, Jonas Dantas Batista, Cláudia Jordão Silva


Miliary tuberculosis, a clinical-radiological finding. About a case.

Donel González-Díaz, Alfredo  Herrera-González , Jorge Ortiz-Roque , Miguel Ángel del Toro-Pazos


Traumatic Recurrent Hip Dislocation Associated With Femoral Head Fracture Reconstructed With Iliac Crest Autograft

Israel Rubio-Saez, Luis Rodrigo Merino-Rueda, Javier Pallares-Sanmartin, Diego De Godos-Martinez, Aitor Ibarzabal-Gil, Juan Carlos Rubio-Suarez
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