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  1. Neurofibromatosis (NF) is an inherited disease and a benign tumor originating from nerve sheath cells. Neurofibromatosis type I (NF1) is the most common type, and most cases are characterized by neurofibromas....

    Authors: Qianqian Gao, Siwei Qu, Ning Ma, Weixin Wang, Sen Chen, Zhe Yang and Yangqun Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:157
  2. Assessment of ‘physiological stress levels’ and ‘nutritional status’ before surgery is important for predicting complications and indirect interventions on the pancreas. The aim of this study was to determine ...

    Authors: Igor A. Kryvoruchko, Plamen Staikov, Valeriy V. Boyko, Massimo Sartelli, Yulia V. Ivanova, Andrij Honcharov, Svetlana Gramatiuk and Karine Sargsyan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:156
  3. Robotic hepatectomy (RH) has gradually been accepted as it has overcome some of the limitations of open hepatectomy (OH). This study was to compare short-term outcomes in RH and OH for overweight (preoperative...

    Authors: Zhao-Yi Lin, Xiu-Ping Zhang, Guo-Dong Zhao, Cheng-Gang Li, Zhao-Hai Wang, Rong Liu and Ming-Gen Hu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:153
  4. The removal of spinal implants is needed in revision surgery or in some cases whose fracture had healed or fusion had occurred. The slip of polyaxial screw or mismatch of instruments would make this simple pro...

    Authors: Yao Zhang, Jipeng Song, Yuzheng Lu, Meng Yi, Xiaohang Xu and Lixiang Ding
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:152
  5. At present, it is not known whether hip effusion/synovitis affects the therapeutic effect of multiple drilling core decompression (MDCD) in patients with bone marrow edema syndrome of hip (BMESH). The aims wer...

    Authors: Hua-zhang Xiong, Yan-li Peng, Yu-hong Deng, Ying Jin, Ming-hong Tu and Shu-hong Wu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:151
  6. Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) seriously harm the recovery and prognosis of patients undergoing surgery. However, its related risk factors in critical patients after hepatectomy have been rarely ...

    Authors: Bin Wang, HanSheng Liang, HuiYing Zhao, JiaWei Shen, YouZhong An and Yi Feng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:150
  7. Multi-organ dysfunction syndrome and multi-organ failure are the leading causes of late death in patients sustaining severe blunt trauma. So far, there is no established protocol to mitigate these sequelae. Th...

    Authors: Roham Borazjani, Salahaddin Mahmudi-Azer, Mohammad Hossein Taghrir, Reza Homaeifar, Gholamreza Dabiri, Shahram Paydar and Hossein Abdolrahimzadeh Fard
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:148
  8. There are only a few epidemiological reports available for reference. The clinicopathological features are not clear, so there is no consensus on treating rectal multiple neuroendocrine neoplasms. This study a...

    Authors: Xiuli Zheng, Mingli Wu, Shengmian Li, Limian Er, Huiyan Deng, Shuo Guo and Zhihuan Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:147
  9. Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is the most serious complication and the main reason for morbidity and mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). Currently, there exists no flawless pancreaticojejun...

    Authors: Lihong Zhang, Xuefeng Zhu, Yongsheng Zhu, Jianjun Huang, Lide Tao and Yijun Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:146
  10. Skin flap transplantation is one of the most common tissue transplantation methods for wound repair and organ reconstruction in plastic surgery. During the transplantation process, the inflammatory response of...

    Authors: Peng Song, Yizheng Liu, Chenfei Du, Zhen Lei, Jinwei Ai, Guanghui Li and Kai Jing
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:144
  11. The Parkland Grading Scale (PGS) is an intraoperative grading scale to stratify gallbladder disease severity during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). We evaluated the usefulness of the PGS in predicting the d...

    Authors: Ya-qi Liu, Chao Wang, Xuan Cai, Zhi-xue Zheng and Jing-tao Bi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:142
  12. Solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPT) of the pancreas is a rare low-grade malignant tumor. Here, we aimed to determine the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic parenchyma-sparing pancreatectomy for SPT located i...

    Authors: Zhengdong Zou, Lu Feng, Bing Peng, Jianhua Liu and Yunqiang Cai
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:140
  13. In orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT), preserving an aberrant hepatic artery (AHA) can increase the number of arterial anastomoses and may lead to arterial-related complications. AHA includes accessory hep...

    Authors: Rui Zhang, He-Zhao Zhang, Tian Han, Zhi-Gang Wei, Zhi-Yong Shi and Jun Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:138
  14. Globally, bowel obstruction is the most common cause of surgical emergencies. It remains a challenge to healthcare workers in spite of improvements in management techniques. There is a lack of the study to det...

    Authors: Adisu Tafari Shama, Olana Terefa, Iyasu Gadisa, Gemechu Feyera, Getnet Tamiru, Dufera Rikitu Terefa and Emiru Merdassa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:136
  15. To prevent anastomotic leakage in patients with left-sided colorectal cancer who underwent double-stapling technique (DST) anastomosis, we investigated a new method: DST anastomosis with a polyglycolic acid (P...

    Authors: Masatsune Shibutani, Tatsunari Fukuoka, Yasuhito Iseki, Hiroaki Kasashima and Kiyoshi Maeda
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:135
  16. Recent studies have shown that near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging using Indocyanine green (ICG) may improve the efficiency of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). This study aimed to assess the effectivene...

    Authors: Qiu-hui Yang and Xiang-jian Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:133
  17. Unless an emergency surgical intervention is conducted, intestinal obstruction may result in high morbidity and mortality. In Ethiopia, the magnitude and predictors of unfavorable management outcomes in surgic...

    Authors: Fentahun Adane and Megbar Dessalegn
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:132
  18. To explore the clinical prognostic utility of the preoperative cholesterol-to-lymphocyte ratio (CLR) in outcomes for colorectal cancer liver metastasis (CRLM) patients receiving simultaneous resection of the p...

    Authors: Yiqiao Deng, Qichen Chen, Jinghua Chen, Yizhou Zhang, Jianjun Zhao, Xinyu Bi, Zhiyu Li, Yefan Zhang, Zhen Huang, Jianqiang Cai and Hong Zhao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:131
  19. This study aimed to investigate the association between the drainage quantity of pelvic drains and postoperative complications in colorectal surgery.

    Authors: Kosuke Yoshimura, Hiroki Ohge, Yusuke Watadani, Shinnosuke Uegami, Ikki Nakashima, Toshinori Hirano, Kensuke Shimbara, Hirofumi Doi and Shinya Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:130
  20. Surgical site infection (SSI) is the most common complications in spinal surgery. In SSI, non-superficial surgical site infections are more likely to result in poor clinical outcomes. It has been reported that...

    Authors: Xiaowen Liu, Yang Hou, Hongyang Shi, Tianyi Zhao, Haoyang Shi, Jiangang Shi and Guodong Shi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:129
  21. Robotic surgery (RS) has been rapidly adopted for gastric cancer and adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG). However, the utility of RS for Siewert type II/III AEG remains unclear.

    Authors: Masaaki Nishi, Yuma Wada, Kozo Yoshikawa, Chie Takasu, Takuya Tokunaga, Toshihiro Nakao, Hideya Kashihara, Toshiaki Yoshimoto and Mitsuo Shimada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:128
  22. The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of preoperative bicarbonate and lactate levels (LL) on the short-term outcomes and prognosis in elderly (≥ 65 years) patients with colorectal cancer (CRC).

    Authors: Xiao-Yu Liu, Zi-Wei Li, Bin Zhang, Fei Liu, Wei Zhang and Dong Peng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:127
  23. Radical or conservative surgical treatment for hepatic Cystic Echinococcosis (hepatic CE) is controversial. We aimed to measure the association between radical surgery (RS) versus conservative surgery (CS) and...

    Authors: Liangping Huang, Benrong Zheng, Aduo, Ouzhulamu, Xi Li and Jianchun Yao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:126
  24. Patients undergone bariatric surgery (BS) has long-term risks including decrease in diet quality, nutritional deficiencies and weight regain. This study focus on assessing dietary quality and food group compon...

    Authors: Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani, Mona Kazemi-Aliakbar, Glareh koochakpoor, Maryam Barzin, Alireza Khalaj, Majid Valizadeh and Parvin Mirmiran
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:125
  25. There is disparity in evidence on pain assessment post open hemorrhoidectomy (OH) using local anesthesia and its use in developing countries compared to developed countries. Therefore, we conducted this study ...

    Authors: Franck Katembo Sikakulya, Robinson Ssebuufu, Xaviour Francis Okedi, Moris Baluku, Herman Lule, Sonye Magugu Kiyaka and Patrick Kyamanywa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:124
  26. Individuals undergoing bariatric surgery often have inadequate protein intake, which can cause loss of lean body mass, low level of physical activity and sarcopenia. The whey protein supplement is the most sui...

    Authors: Tatiana Souza Alvarez, Maria Carolina Batista Campos Von Atzingen and Roseli Oselka Saccardo Sarni
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:123
  27. This study aimed to compare the short-term and survival outcomes in laparoscopic low rectal cancer surgery with three different specimen extraction techniques, and whether it affects loop ileostomy closure.

    Authors: Haipeng Chen, Fei Huang, Ming Yang, Zhixun Zhao, Xu Guan, Zheng Liu, Zheng Jiang, Qian Liu, Zhaoxu Zheng and Xishan Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:122
  28. Anastomotic leakage has been reported to occur when the load on the anastomotic site exceeds the resistance created by sutures, staples, and early scars. It may be possible to avoid anastomotic leakage by cove...

    Authors: Hiro Hasegawa, Nobuyoshi Takeshita, Woogi Hyon, Suong-Hyu Hyon and Masaaki Ito
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:121
  29. The prognostic value of radical surgery (RS) and chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for cervical esophageal cancer (CEC) was estimated using the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database after 1:1 propen...

    Authors: Kang Qi, Gang Lin, Haibo Liu, Xining Zhang, Zhimao Chen and Jian Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:119
  30. Locking plates are commonly used in the treatment of comminuted metaphyseal distal femoral fractures. However, locking plates form a strong structure and promote asymmetrical callus formation, which is not con...

    Authors: Zhengwei Duan, Hao Hu, Yang Wang, Diankai Wang and Hua Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:118
  31. Prognositic nutritional index (PNI), monocyte-to-lymphocyte ratio (MLR) and platelet (PLT) are associated with tumor survival in many human malignancies. Whereas, no study combined PNI-MLR-PLT score and indica...

    Authors: Wenming Ren, Hao Zhang, Li Cheng, Yu Zhang, Chenglin Yang, Liang Nie, Congcong Yang, Peng Yao, Jie Han and Dong Zhuo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:117
  32. To analyze the effect of a new type of tension-reduced suture named “double W tension-reduced suture technique” on the abdominal scars following the da Vinci robot-assisted gastrectomy for severely obese patie...

    Authors: Wanying Chen, Tao Jiang, Ziming Zhong, Xiaodong Wang, Yang Cao, Yujing Wu, Haiyang Gai, Lianbo Zhang and Yang Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:115
  33. Neoadjuvant therapy is recommended to improve the prognosis of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). As a PD-1 inhibitor developed in China, camrelizumab is more accessible and available for Chinese ESCC...

    Authors: Rui-Qin Zhou, Jun Luo, Lin-Jun Li, Ming Du and Qing-Chen Wu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:114
  34. There are few studies on the risk factors of postoperative complications after surgical treatment of hepatic hemangioma (HH). This study aims to provide a more scientific reference for clinical treatment.

    Authors: Kai Yang, Yan Ma, Zelong Yang, Yanling Yang, Wenjie Song, Weigang Chen, Weihao Lv, Ruohan Zhang, Yong Chen and Hongyu Qiao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:111
  35. The incidence and risk factors of low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) largely variate in different studies. In addition, there is lack of study on how patients evaluate the therapeutic effect of LARS. This ...

    Authors: Jing Su, Qianhui Liu, Dagui Zhou, Xiaofeng Yang, Guiru Jia, Lijun Huang, Xiao Tang and Jiafeng Fang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:110
  36. Lung cross-section is one of the emphases and challenges in sectional anatomy. Identification of the complex arrangement of intrapulmonary tubes such as bronchi, arteries, and veins in the lungs requires the s...

    Authors: Huachun Miao, Jian Ding, Xin Gong, Jian Zhao, Huaibin Li, Kepin Xiong, Xiang Zhou, Wenhui Liu and Feng Wu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:109
  37. Postoperative orthostatic intolerance is an inability to maintain an upright position because of symptoms of cerebral hypoperfusion. It is a common problem in the early postoperative period and hinders early m...

    Authors: Negesse Zurbachew Gobezie, Nigussie Simeneh Endalew, Hailu Yimer Tawuye and Habtu Adane Aytolign
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:108

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