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  1. Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols are widely used worldwide. Recently, studies of the ERAS program in spinal surgery subspecialties have been reported. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Yun Lu, Jiang Long, Xue Leng, Yaqing Zhang, Guanzhong Wang, Jiawei Yuan, Libangxi Liu, Jiawei Fu, Minghui Yang, Yu Chen, Changqing Li, Yue Zhou, Chencheng Feng and Bo Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:259
  2. The current study aimed to investigate the incidence and risk factors for postoperative acute ischemic stroke (PAIS) in advanced-aged patients (≥ 75 years) with previous ischemic stroke undergoing noncardiac s...

    Authors: Wei Xiao, Shuyi Yang, Shuai Feng, Chunxiu Wang, Hao Huang, Chaodong Wang, Chonglin Zhong, Shubin Zhan, Dongxu Yao and Tianlong Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:258
  3. The management of bleeding is paramount to any surgical procedure. With the increased use of less invasive laparoscopic and robotic methods, achieving hemostasis can be challenging since the surgeons cannot ma...

    Authors: Mathieu D’Hondt, Edwin A. Roozen, Frederiek Nuytens, Johan Bender, Alexandre Mottrie, Kevin Bauwens and Stuart J. Head
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:257
  4. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical characteristics of ulcerative colitis (UC) patients who underwent surgery for cancer/dysplasia with those who underwent surgery for refractory disease and to d...

    Authors: Ryuichi Kuwahara, Hiroki Ikeuchi, Kurando Kusunoki, Tomohiro Minagawa, Yuki Horio, Kei Kimura, Kozo Kataoka, Naohito Beppu, Masataka Ikeda and Motoi Uchino
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:256
  5. To summarize and discuss the guiding role of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in selecting endoscopic treatments for submucosal tumors (SMTs) in the upper gastrointestinal tract.

    Authors: Jian-Hua Li, Shu-Min Qin, Tian-Wen Liu, Jun-Qian Chen and Ying-Ting Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:255
  6. To investigate the relationship between tongue fat content and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its effects on the efficacy of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) in the Chinese group.

    Authors: Bingjie Zhao, Zine Cao, Yushan Xie, Yewen Shi, Yitong Zhang, Shiyu Liu, Xi Chen, Lina Ma, Xiaoxin Niu, Yonglong Su, Yani Feng, Chunfeng Lian, Xiaoyong Ren and Haiqin Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:254
  7. We compared the outcome of radical prostatectomy (RP) with seed brachytherapy (BT) in clinically localized prostate cancer (LPCa) using two different biochemical recurrence (BCR) definitions.

    Authors: Xue-hua Zhu, Fan Zhang, Ze-nan Liu, Ji-de He, Zi-ang Li, Lu-lin Ma, Yi Huang and Jian Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:253
  8. Radical nephrectomy with thrombectomy in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and level IV thrombus extending to the right atrium (RA) offers improved survival. However, this procedure is associated with s...

    Authors: Wei He, Zixiang Cong, Yaqing Liu, Zhongshun Yao, Fajuan Cheng, Yiming Zhang and Zhihong Niu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:252
  9. Surgical management of comminuted patella fractures remains a major challenge for the surgeon. We developed a suture reduction (SR) technique to better preserve the comminuted patella. The study aimed to compa...

    Authors: Shenbo Huang, Chang Zou, Guy Romeo Kenmegne, Yijie Yin, Yixiang Lin and Yue Fang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:251
  10. Tibial shaft fractures are the most common long bone fractures requiring treatment. High-energy trauma often causes tibia bone injuries, causing severe complications and long-term disability due to inadequate ...

    Authors: Eyob Ketema, Samuel Kebede, Shikur Mohammed, Tilahun Desta and Dereje Bayissa Demissie
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:250
  11. There is no consensus regarding hernia sac management during laparoscopic hernia repair, and this systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to compare the postoperative outcomes of sac reduction (RS) and sac t...

    Authors: Mohamed Ali Chaouch, Mohammed Iqbal Hussain, Amine Gouader, Abdallah Amine Lahdhiri, Alessandro Mazzotta, Adriano Carneiro da Costa, Bassem Krimi, Faouzi Noomen and Hani Oweira
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:249
  12. Testicular torsion refers to ischemia of the testicle due to twisting or rotation of the vessels supplying the testes. It is a urologic emergency requiring a high index of clinical suspicion and prompt surgica...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, Demoz Abraha, Anthoney Ayotunde Olasinde, Ahmed Kiswezi, Selamo Fabrice Molen, Joshua Muhumuza and Herman Lule
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:248
  13. Various factors affect the survival rate of Gastric cancer (GC) patients after gastrectomy. This study aimed to investigate the effect of the number of negative lymph nodes (NLNs) removed on GC patients’ survi...

    Authors: Mansour Bahardoust, Mahdieh Kheirabadi, Ghazaleh Donyadideh, Mohsen Khaleghian, Meisam Haghmoradi and Adnan Tizmaghz
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:246
  14. While outcomes after spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy (SP-DP) have been widely reported, impacts on splenic parenchyma have not been well studied. This study aimed to compare postoperative outcomes, par...

    Authors: Coralie Lete, Martin Brichard, Maria Luisa Rosa, Mike Salavracos, Catherine Hubert, Benoit Navez, Jean Closset, Martina Pezzullo and Julie Navez
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:245
  15. Gynecomastia is characterized by unusually large masses that radiate concentrically from the base of the nipple and is caused by abnormal growth of the glandular tissue of the male breast. An alternative strat...

    Authors: Mohamed Asal, Moataz Ewedah, Mahmoud Bassiony and Ahmed Abdelatif
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:244
  16. The degree of difficulty in the overall procedure and forceps handling encountered by surgeons is greatly influenced by the positional relationship of intrathoracic organs in minimally invasive esophagectomy. ...

    Authors: Koichi Okamoto, Noriyuki Inaki, Hiroto Saito, Mari Shimada, Takahisa Yamaguchi, Toshikatsu Tsuji, Hideki Moriyama, Jun Kinoshita, Isamu Makino, Keishi Nakamura, Hiroyuki Takamura and Itasu Ninomiya
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:242
  17. Esophagectomy is the gold-standard treatment for locally advanced esophageal cancer but has high morbimortality rates. Sarcopenia is a common comorbidity in cancer patients. The exact burden of sarcopenia in e...

    Authors: Amanda Park, Marina Feliciano Orlandini, Daniel José Szor, Ulysses Ribeiro Junior and Francisco Tustumi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:240
  18. Preoperative prediction of microvascular invasion (MVI) using a noninvasive method remain unresolved, especially in HBV-related in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). This study aimed to build and validate ...

    Authors: Liang Yu, Mu-Gen Dai, Wen-Feng Lu, Dong-Dong Wang, Tai-Wei Ye, Fei-Qi Xu, Si-Yu Liu, Lei Liang and Du-Jin Feng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:239
  19. To explore the impact of preoperative 3D printing on the fixation of posterior rib fractures utilizing a memory alloy embracing device of rib under thoracoscopy.

    Authors: Xuetao Zhou, Dongsheng Zhang, Zexin Xie, Yang Yang, Lei Feng, Chunjuan Hou, Menghui Chen, Zheng Liang, Guoliang Zhang and Huiqing Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:237
  20. Total intersphincteric resection (ISR) is the ultimate anus-preserving surgery for patients with ultra-low rectal cancer (ULRC), which can result in various degrees of anorectal dysfunction. Known as low anter...

    Authors: Jiankun Liao, Haiquan Qin, Zheng Wang, Linghou Meng, Wentao Wang, Jungang Liu and Xianwei Mo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:236
  21. Preventive colostomy is required for colorectal surgery, and the incidence of complications associated with ileostomy and colostomy remains controversial. This study aimed to compare the incidence of postopera...

    Authors: Zheng Ge, Xiang Zhao, Zitian Liu, Guangwei Yang, Qunzheng Wu, Xiaoyang Wang, Xiang Zhang, Zhiqiang Cheng and Kexin Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:235
  22. Although early gastric cancer is curable with local treatment, the overall survival in elderly patients did not reach 80% at five years after surgery. The major cause of death in elderly patients with early ga...

    Authors: Ayako Kamiya, Tsutomu Hayashi, Ryota Sakon, Kenichi Ishizu, Takeyuki Wada, Sho Otsuki, Yukinori Yamagata, Hitoshi Katai and Takaki Yoshikawa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:232
  23. How to reconstruct the damaged fingertip is a clinical problem. Our team propose the theory of equivalent design and use the mini toenail flap pedicled with the hallux transverse artery and toe pulp vein trans...

    Authors: Xiao Fan, Yimin Zhou, Jian Zhou, Shiyou Dai, Jinhai Liu and Kecheng Lao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:231
  24. The spleen is a responsible significant part of the immune system; after Splenectomy following trauma, the immune system changes; splenic autotransplantation can preserve the immune system after trauma and Spl...

    Authors: Hassan A. Saad, Rasha S Elsayed, Mohamed Riad, Ahmed K. El-Taher, Mohamed E Eraky and Ashraf Abdelmonem
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:230
  25. This research examines knee osteoarthritis (OA), a prevalent orthopedic disease marked by cartilage degeneration and chronic synovitis, leading to pain, restricted mobility, and eventual loss of knee function....

    Authors: Zhijia Wang, Rui Wang and Congliang Gao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:229
  26. Available guidelines describing the procedural treatment of thrombosed external hemorrhoids (TEH) rely solely on expert opinion. We aimed to compare local excision (LE) and thrombectomy (incision) in terms of ...

    Authors: Ali Yalcinkaya, Ahmet Yalcinkaya, Semra Demirli Atici, Can Sahin and Sezai Leventoglu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:228

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  27. Cancer antigen-125 (CA-125), a tumor marker, has received increasing attention in recent years for its role in the cardiovascular field. However, no study has reported the association of CA-125 with early post...

    Authors: Xiaoqin Liao, Sailan Li, Xin Yan, Xin Lin, Liangwan Chen and Yanjuan Lin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:225
  28. Trans-sphincteric fistula management is very challenging and everyday new techniques are introduced to reach the safest and the most effective technique. In this study two of the most effective techniques are ...

    Authors: Philobater Bahgat Adly Awad, Basma Hussein Abdelaziz Hassan, Kerolos Bahgat Adly Awad, Beshoy Effat Elkomos and Mohamed Ali Mohamed Nada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:224
  29. At present, there is no convincing evidence-based medical basis for the efficacy of single-port laparoscopic gastrectomy. To make a high-quality comparison of the short- and long-term outcomes of single-port l...

    Authors: Guangxu Zhu, Xiaomin Lang, Shengjie Zhou, Bowen Li, Qihang Sun, Lei Yu, Qingshun Zhu, Wei Lang, Xuguang Jiao, Shengyong Zhai, Jinqiu Xiong, Yanan Fu and Jianjun Qu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:223
  30. Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) remains one of the major complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), with discrepant reports of its contributing factors. This study aimed to develop a nomogram to identify...

    Authors: Tian-Yu Li, Cheng Qin, Bang-Bo Zhao, Xiao-Ying Yang, Ze-Ru Li, Yuan-Yang Wang, Jun-Chao Guo, Xian-Lin Han, Meng-Hua Dai and Wei-Bin Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:222
  31. Tumor-node-metastasis (TNM) staging is the central gastric cancer (GC) staging system, but it has some disadvantages. However, the lymph node ratio (LNR) can be used regardless of the type of lymphadenectomy a...

    Authors: Muhammer Ergenç, Tevfik Kıvılcım Uprak, Muhammed İkbal Akın, Ece Elif Hekimoğlu, Çiğdem Ataizi Çelikel and Cumhur Yeğen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:220
  32. This study aimed to screen the impact factors for clinical symptoms of prenatally diagnosed choledochal cysts (CDCs), to warn about the occurrence of clinical symptoms and the timing of surgery.

    Authors: Dan Yang, Long Li, Mei Diao, Xianghui Xie, Anxiao Ming, Ruyue Gao and Yu Tian
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:217
  33. A laparoscopic approach generally provides several benefits in patients who undergo colon or rectal surgery without jeopardizing oncological outcomes. However, there is a paucity of studies on comparative outc...

    Authors: Hiroaki Nozawa, Kazuto Sasaki, Shigenobu Emoto, Koji Murono, Yuichiro Yokoyama, Hirofumi Sonoda, Yuzo Nagai, Shinya Abe and Soichiro Ishihara
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:216
  34. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between individual surgeon’s intraoperative nerve monitoring (IONM) practice and factors associated with vocal cord (VC) dysfunction in patients with t...

    Authors: Alexander Wilhelm, Patricia C. Conroy, Lucia Calthorpe, Willow Frye, Julie Ann Sosa and Sanziana Roman
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:215
  35. For PDAC patients undergoing resection, it remains unclear whether metastases to the paraaortic lymph nodes (PALN+) have any prognostic significance and whether metastases should lead to the operation not bein...

    Authors: Martin Sillesen, Carsten Palnæs Hansen, Stefan Kobbelgaard Burgdorf, Emilie Even Dencker, Paul Suno Krohn, Sophie Louise Gisela Kollbeck, Mogens Tornby Stender and Jan Henrik Storkholm
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:214
  36. Laparoscopic surgery has been a milestone for minimally invasive surgeries. But safe removal of large uterine tissue is a challenge for minimally invasive procedures, and there still exists concern about the d...

    Authors: Fang Zhao, Wenhui Wang, Bin Ling and Jing Liang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:213
  37. Groin hernias are a common condition that can be treated with various surgical techniques, including open surgery and laparoscopic approaches. Laparoscopic surgery has several advantages but its use is limited...

    Authors: Francesco Brucchi, Federica Ferraina, Emilia Masci, Davide Ferrara, Luca Bottero and Giuseppe G. Faillace
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:212
  38. Vacuum sealing drainage (VSD) is widely applied in complex wound repair. We aimed to compare traditional debridement and drainage and VSD in treating Fournier’s gangrene (FG).

    Authors: Ju-hua Chen, Yu-bo Li, De-gang Li, Xiao-mei Zeng, Qiu-yuan Yao, Jun Fu, Gong-he Wang and Xiao-yan Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:211
  39. It is generally expected that lumbar microdiscectomy affects radicular leg pain, but not so much local back pain. The primary objective was to evaluate if the trajectories of changes in pain severity follow si...

    Authors: Konsta Koivunen, Katri I. Pernaa and Mikhail Saltychev
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:210

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