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  1. Ophthalmic artery aneurysm (OAA) can be secured in endovascular or microsurgical approaches. Still there are controversies in technique selection and their long term outcomes.

    Authors: Abdolkarim Rahmanian, Ehsan Mohammad Hosseini, Arman Sourani, Mohammad Jamali, Arash Saffarian, Keyvan Eghbal, Sanaz Taherpour and Mina Foroughi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:139
  2. Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSC) and robot-assisted sacrocolpopexy (RSC) using mesh are popular approaches for treating pelvic organ prolapse (POP). However, it is not uncommon that native tissue repair (NTR)...

    Authors: Toshiyuki Kakinuma, Kaoru Kakinuma, Kyouhei Ueyama, Takumi Shinohara, Rora Okamoto, Ken Imai, Nobuhiro Takeshima, Kaoru Yanagida and Michitaka Ohwada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:137
  3. A considerable number of patients are diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa) by transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). We aimed to evaluate whether radical prostatectomy (RP) brings survival benefits fo...

    Authors: Deng Lin, Le Lin, Liefu Ye, Tao Li, Yongbao Wei and Lizhi Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:134
  4. While surgery plays a crucial role in treating papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), the potential effects of subsequent TSH suppression therapy on prognosis should not be overlooked. This study aims to investiga...

    Authors: Qing Zhang, Zhen-Zhu Zhong, Tian Wu and Yuan-Qiang He
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:133
  5. To comprehensively compare the effects of open Duhamel (OD), laparoscopic-assisted Duhamel (LD), transanal endorectal pull-through (TEPT), and laparoscopic-assisted endorectal pull-through (LEPT) in Hirschspru...

    Authors: Dong Sun, Xintao Zhang, Qiongqian Xu, Yang Li, Qiangye Zhang, Dongming Wang, Weijing Mu, Peimin Hou and Aiwu Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:132
  6. Surgical resection of colorectal cancer liver metastasis (CRLM) has been associated with improved survival in these patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the usefulness of liver metastasectomy...

    Authors: Seyed Morteza Pourfaraji, Mehdi Nazari Moghadam, Ali Mohammad Moradi, Fatemeh Ojaghi Shirmard, Narjes Mohammadzadeh and Ali Jafarian
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:131
  7. Mitochondria dysfunction is one of the major causes of insulin resistance, and other countless complications of obesity. PGC-1α, and UCP-2 play key roles in energy expenditure regulation in the mitochondrial t...

    Authors: Mahsa Hatami, Mohammad Hassan Javanbakht, Neda Haghighat, Zahra Sohrabi, Rahman Yavar, Abdolreza Pazouki and Gholamreza Mohammadi Farsani
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:129
  8. During laparoscopic left hemicolectomy procedures, a previously overlooked consistently thick blood vessel within the gastrocolic ligament near the splenic hilum may contribute to post-operative bleeding compl...

    Authors: Wenjun Luo, Peng Chen, Qiang Du, Lie Yang and Zongguang Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:128
  9. The endoscopic thyroidectomy areola approach (ETAA) has been widely applied for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), but leaves scars and is not truly minimally invasive. The oral vestibular approach (ETOVA) lea...

    Authors: Yingying Liu, Fusheng Lin, Wei Yan, Ende Lin, Penghao Kuang, Xiaoquan Hong, Yizhuo Lu, Guoyang Wu and Lianghui Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:127
  10. The primary duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is a rare type of gastrointestinal tract tumor. Limited resection (LR) has been increasingly performed for duodenal GIST. However, only a few studies ...

    Authors: Longhang Wu, Miao Liu, Xianchao Lin, Congfei Wang, Yuanyuan Yang, Haizong Fang, Heguang Huang, Ronggui Lin and Fengchun Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:126
  11. We primarily aimed to evaluate whether parotid incidental lesion (PIL) in 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) for staging evaluation of patients with hepatocel...

    Authors: Jin Hyung Jung, Yoon Se Lee, Young Ho Jung, Seung-Ho Choi, Soon Yuhl Nam, Hyo Jung Cho and Minsu Kwon
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:124
  12. This study introduced the modified Q-type purse-string suture duodenal stump embedding method, a convenient way to strengthen the duodenum, and compared it to the conventional one to assess its efficacy and sa...

    Authors: Longhe Sun, Wei Wang, Jiajie Zhou, Lili Ji, Shuai Zhao, Yayan Fu, Ruiqi Li, Jie Wang, Chunhua Qian, Qiannan Sun and Daorong Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:123
  13. Various studies have focused on the application of fibrin sealants (FS) in thyroid surgery. Utilizing a meta-analysis, this systematic review analyzed the findings of recent randomized controlled trials on the...

    Authors: XiaoGang Zheng, Fan Wang, Yong Cheng Su, Chao Yang Xu and Ming Zheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:122
  14. Nonoperative management of uncomplicated appendicitis is currently being promoted as treatment option, albeit 0.7–2.5% of appendectomies performed due to suspected acute appendicitis show histologically malign...

    Authors: Eliane Dohner, Fiona Joséphine Kierdorf, Rupert Langer, Markus Zuber and René Fahrner
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:121
  15. This study investigated the clinical application of the indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence navigation technique in bile duct identification during laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE) for comple...

    Authors: Wenfei Wang, Sanli Feng, Zhuang Li, Zhenyu Qiao, Liusheng Yang, Lin Han, Fei Xu, Xiangyu Dong, Minghui Sheng, Dengqun Sun and Yanjun Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:117
  16. Pancreatic ductal carcinoma (PDAC) is an extremely poor prognostic disease. Even though multidisciplinary treatment for PDAC has developed, supportive therapies, such as nutritional therapy or perioperative re...

    Authors: Shota Kuwabara, Yuta Takeuchi, Osamu Sato, Tomoko Mizota, Masaomi Ichinokawa, Katsuhiko Murakawa, Yuma Aoki, Keita Ishido, Koichi Ono and Satoshi Hirano
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:116
  17. To determine whether frailty can predict prolonged postoperative ileus (PPOI) in older abdominal surgical patients; and to compare predictive ability of the FRAIL scale, the five-point modified frailty index (...

    Authors: Xianwei Xiong, Ting Zhang, Huan Chen, Yiling Jiang, Shuangyu He, Kun Qian, Hui Li, Xiong Guo and Juying Jin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:115
  18. Emergency laparatomy is abdominal surgery associated with a high rate of mortality. There are few reports on rates and predictors of postoperative mortality, whereas disease related or time specific studies ar...

    Authors: Megbar Dessalegn, Ayenew Negesse, Tilahun Deresse, Molla Yigzaw Birhanu, Eskeziyaw Agedew and Gedefaw Dires
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:114
  19. The surgical resection of very highly migrated lumbar disc herniation (VHM-LDH) is technically challenging owing to the absence of technical guidelines. Hence, in the present study, we introduced the transfora...

    Authors: Yao Zhang, Jipeng Song, Wancheng Lin and Lixiang Ding
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:113
  20. Currently, postoperative wound infection and poor healing of total knee arthroplasty have been perplexing both doctors and patients. We hereby innovatively invented a new dressing system to reduce the incidenc...

    Authors: Pengfei Lei, Fawei Gao, Jun Qi, Zhigang Li, Da Zhong and Shilong Su
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:112
  21. Hartmann's reversal, a complex elective surgery, reverses and closes the colostomy in individuals who previously underwent a Hartmann's procedure due to colonic pathology like cancer or diverticulitis. It dema...

    Authors: Reshi Suthakaran, Ke Cao, Yasser Arafat, Josephine Yeung, Steven Chan, Mobin Master, Ian G. Faragher, Paul N. Baird and Justin M. C. Yeung
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:111
  22. The reporting of surgical instrument errors historically relies on cumbersome, non-automated, human-dependent, data entry into a computer database that is not integrated into the electronic medical record. The...

    Authors: Peter F. Nichol, Mark J. Saari, Natalia Navas, David Aguilar, Rita K. Bliesner, Paige J. Brunner, Jacob C. Caceres, Madelyn Chen, Ava R. VanDommelen, Matthew Fischer, Simar Garcha, Elaf A. Ghawas, Grace R. Hackinson, Ava Hitzeman, Maria Jabbour, Amanda M. Jentsch…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:110
  23. Patent processus vaginalis (PPV) is usually observed in pediatric abdominal surgery; however, robotic single-port surgery in repairing processus vaginalis has not been reported in children. Herein, we present ...

    Authors: Geng Li, Heyun Gao, Shanzhen Yu, Yunkai Guo, Tao Hu, Yifan Liu, Guowei Du, Guangbin Huang and Wen Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:109
  24. Postoperative hypoparathyroidism caused by parathyroid injury is a problem faced by thyroid surgeons. The current technologies for parathyroid imaging all have some defects.

    Authors: Hanjie Guo, Yuxing Zhang, Saiyu Ren, Xiaodong Yang, Lei Tian, Yun Huang, Chaojun Zhang and Xiliang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:108
  25. In pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), invasion of connective tissues surrounding major arteries is a crucial prognostic factor after radical resection. However, why the connective tissues invasion is ass...

    Authors: Hirofumi Akita, Kei Asukai, Yosuke Mukai, Shinichiro Hasegawa, Takeshi Omori, Hiroshi Miyata, Masayuki Ohue, Masato Sakon, Hiroshi Wada and Hidenori Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:107
  26. Pericardial defect that occurs after intrapericardial pneumonectomy can cause many fatal complications, and closing the defect with mesh is a widely used surgical method to prevent these complications.

    Authors: Göktürk Fındık, Mehmet Çetin, Hakan Nomenoğlu, İlteriş Türk, Serdar Acemoğlu, Necati Solak and Mehmet Ali Can
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:106
  27. Most 3D-printed guiding templates require dissection of soft tissues to match the corresponding surfaces of the guiding templates. This study sought to explore the accuracy and acceptability of the novel 3D pr...

    Authors: Xingguang Tao, Fei Lyu, Kapil Sugand, Kaihua Zhou and Huixiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:105
  28. To compare the outcomes of hypospadias repair using tubularized incised plate (TIP) urethroplasty and modified TIP with lateral skin to widen the urethral plate (WTIP).

    Authors: Yingrui Xu, Yan He, Hongwei Wang, Xuemin Wu, Zhaoquan Liu, Guoqiang Du, Xiangyu Wu, Rongde Wu, Yanze Wang and Wei Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:104
  29. There is no effective consensus on the choice of internal fixation method for the Masquelet technique in the treatment of large segmental bone defects of the distal tibia. Thus, the study aimed to investigate ...

    Authors: Zhaohui Wang, Chengyou Zou, Xiaohuan Zhan, Xianhui Li, Guocai Ghen and Junqing Gao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:103
  30. Radical resection is the most effective treatment for perihilar tumors. Biliary tract reconstruction after resection is one of the key steps in this surgery. Mucosa-to-mucosa cholangiojejunostomy is traditiona...

    Authors: Yi Kuang, Ran Ji, Tao Yuan and Menggang Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:102
  31. High tumor recurrence and dismal survival rates after curative intended resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are still concerning. The primary goal was to assess predictive factors associated with dise...

    Authors: Sascha Vaghiri, Dimitrios Prassas, Onur Mustafov, Sinan Kalmuk, Wolfram Trudo Knoefel, Nadja Lehwald-Tywuschik, Andrea Alexander and Levent Dizdar
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:101
  32. Malnutrition is not uncommon among the elderly undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) and is related to increased complications. Previous studies have shown that the Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI) pred...

    Authors: Teng-Yuan Hou, Yu-Hung Lin, Yueh-Wei Liu, Yu-Yin Liu, Wei-Feng Li, Ming-Chun Kuo, Szu-Wei Huang, Cheng-Hsi Yeh, Yu-Cheng Lin and Shih-Min Yin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:100
  33. Percutaneous transhepatic one-step biliary fistulation (PTOBF) is used to treat choledocholithiasis and biliary stricture. This study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ultrasound-guided PTOBF combin...

    Authors: Wu Pan, Yuhang Lu, JunJie Li, Jia Zhang and Shenglin Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:99
  34. Although laparoscopic surgery has made remarkable progress and become the standard approach for various surgical procedures worldwide over the past 30 years, its establishment in low-resource settings, particu...

    Authors: Surafel Mulatu Djote, Daniel Ahmed Muhie and Getachew Desta Alemayehu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:98
  35. To report the diagnostic and therapeutic approach for the management of abdominal masses in the General Surgery department of the Niamey General Reference Hospital (HGR).

    Authors: Saïdou Adama, Mohamed Lamine Abani Aichatou Balaraba, Zabeirou Oudou Aliou, Bako Inoussa Daouda, Ide Kadi, Younssa Hama, James Didier Lassey and Sani Rachid
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:97
  36. The anastomosis of donor and recipient hepatic arteries is standard in liver transplantations. For transplant recipients with unusable hepatic arteries, appropriate artery selection should be conducted using e...

    Authors: Warsinggih, Citra Aryanti, Julianus Aboyaman Uwuratuw, Erwin Syarifuddin, Ronald Erasio Lusikooy and Muhammad Faruk
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:96
  37. Surgical services are an essential part of a functional healthcare system, but the Lancet Commission of Global Surgery (LCoGS) indicators of surgical capacity such as perioperative workforce and surgical volum...

    Authors: Luc Kalisya Malemo, Ava Yap, Boniface Mitume, Christian Salmon, Kambale Karafuli, Dan Poenaru and Rosebella Onyango
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:95
  38. Back ground: Determining the optimal timing of postoperative oral feeding in trauma patients who have undergone abdominal surgery with small bowel and/or mesenteric injuries is challenging. The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Naa Lee, Euisung Jeong, Yunchul Park, Younggoun Jo, Jungchul Kim and Hyunseok Jang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:94
  39. Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) appears to be a promising technique for the removal of sessile serrated polyps (SSPs) ≥ 10 mm. To assess the effectiveness and safety of EMR for removing SSPs ≥ 10 mm, we con...

    Authors: Cong Ding, Jian-feng Yang, Xia Wang, Yi-feng Zhou, Hayat Khizar, Zheng Jin and Xiao-feng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:93
  40. To investigate the role of C-reactive protein (CRP), procalcitonin (PCT), and interleukin-6 (IL-6) as early predictors of infectious complications after laparoscopic gastric cancer surgery.

    Authors: Yongzhou Huang, Lei Yang, Wenchang Yang, Pei Zhou, Qi Jiang, Weizhen Liu, Yuping Yin, Xiangyu Zeng, Peng Zhang and Kaixiong Tao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:92
  41. Giant congenital melanocytic nevi (GCMN) are usually defined as nevi that exceed 20 cm in maximal diameter or 15% of the total body surface area. There have been reports of life-long malignant change risks ari...

    Authors: Ji-Young Kim, Se Yeon Lee, Yoonjin Kwak and Byung Jun Kim
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:90
  42. Inflammation is a part of tumours, and inflammatory cells can affect the proliferation, invasion, and development of tumour cells. An increasing number of peripheral blood inflammatory markers have been found ...

    Authors: Yuanyi Ding, Zining Liu, Jing Li, Wenbo Niu, Chenhui Li and Bin Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:89

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