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  1. Dynesys stabilization (DS) is utilized to preserve mobility at the instrumental segments and prevent adjacent segment pathology in clinical practice. However, the advantages of DS method in medium and long-ter...

    Authors: Lu-Ping Zhou, Ren-Jie Zhang, Jia-Qi Wang, Hua-Qing Zhang, Jin Shang, Yang Gao, Chong-Yu Jia, Jing-Yu Ding, Lai Zhang and Cai-Liang Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:46
  2. Our study aimed to identify preoperative predictors for perioperative allogenic blood transfusion (ABT) in patients undergoing major lung cancer resections in order to improve the perioperative management of p...

    Authors: Mircea Gabriel Stoleriu, Michael Gerckens, Julia Zimmermann, Johannes Schön, Fuad Damirov, Nicole Samm, Julia Kovács, Elvira Stacher-Priehse, Christina Kellerer, Rudolf A. Jörres, Teresa Kauke, Christian Ketscher, Uwe Grützner and Rudolf Hatz
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:44
  3. Surgery is the cornerstone of the treatment for primary retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS). The purpose of this study was to establish a nomogram predictive model for predicting postoperative morbidity in primary RPS.

    Authors: Aobo Zhuang, Yangju Chen, Lijie Ma, Yuan Fang, Hua Yang, Weiqi Lu, Yuhong Zhou, Yong Zhang and Hanxing Tong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:42
  4. Intersphincteric resection (ISR) of the rectum for low-lying rectal cancer with colo-anal anastomosis was introduced years ago, allowing for bowel continuity, and avoiding permanent stomas. The colorectal unit...

    Authors: Antoinette Afua Asiedua Bediako-Bowan, Narious Naalane and Jonathan C. B. Dakubo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:39
  5. Patients with normal preoperative serum albumin still suffer from a significant reduction in serum albumin after major abdominal surgery. The current study aims to explore the predictive value of ∆ALB for AL i...

    Authors: Kang Hu, Ke Tan, Quanzhen Shang, Chao Li, Zhe Zhang, Bin Huang, Song Zhao, Fan Li, Anping Zhang, Chunxue Li, Baohua Liu and Weidong Tong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:38
  6. The aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability and advantages of intraoperative imaging using a 3D flat panel in the treatment of C1/2 instabilities.

    Authors: J.-S. Jarvers, U. A. J. Spiegl, P. Pieroh, N. von der Höh, A. Völker, C. Pfeifle, S. Glasmacher and C. E. Heyde
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:37
  7. Parathyroidectomy (PTX), an effective treatment for refractory secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, still has a high persistent rate. This study aimed to analyze the p...

    Authors: Yaoyu Huang, Jing Wang, Ming Zeng, Huiting Wan, Ningning Wang and Guang Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:36
  8. Efficient and complete debridement of intra-articular deposits of monosodium urate crystals is rarely achieved by existing arthroscopic tools such as shavers or radiofrequency ablation, while cavitation techno...

    Authors: Hanlin Xu, Shengkun Li, Ling Cao, Xiaoxia Zhu, Yu Xue, Yu Huang and Yinghui Hua
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:35
  9. Screw insertion during scoliosis surgery uses free-hand pedicle screw insertion methods. However, there is a wide variation in pedicle shapes, sizes, and morphometry, especially in scoliosis patients. CT scan ...

    Authors: Yudha Mathan Sakti, Zikrina Abyanti Lanodiyu, Mahardhika Ichsantyaridha, Sonny Wijanarko, Muhammad Riyad Filza, Taufan Taufan, Dwi Budhi Susanto, Yunus Oksikimbawan Tampubolon, Anak Agung Ngurah Nata Baskara, Aidil Akbar Nurshal, Fuad Dheni Mustofa, Annissa Rosfadilla, Rahadyan Magetsari and Tedjo Rukmoyo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:34
  10. Whether to ligate the inferior mesenteric artery at its root during anterior resection for sigmoid colon or rectal cancer is still under debate. This study compared the surgical outcomes, postoperative recover...

    Authors: Chia-Chen Hsu, Yu-Jen Hsu, Yih-Jong Chern, Bor-Kang Jong, Chun-Kai Liao, Pao-Shiu Hsieh, Wen-Sy Tsai and Jeng-Fu You
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:33
  11. Cephalosporins are the preferred antibiotics for prophylaxis against surgical site infections. Most studies give a rate of combined IgE and non-IgE penicillin allergy yet it is recommended that cephalosporins ...

    Authors: Laura Michaud, Hope H. Yen, Dale A. Engen and David Yen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:32
  12. Decreased calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) has been observed in hyperparathyroidism (HPT) without a known mechanism. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the expression of CaSR in primary (PHPT) and second...

    Authors: Xin Li, Yao Lu, Ling Zhang, Aiping Song, Honglei Zhang, Bo Pang, Jun Liu, Xiaoliang Sun, Haoyang Ji, Linping Huang and Meng Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:31
  13. The prognostic nutritional index (PNI) and D-dimer (DD) levels represent useful prognostic indicators in colorectal cancer (CRC); however, a combination of these indicators, namely, the PNI and DD score (PDS) ...

    Authors: Shibin Zhu, Jianyuan Yin, Qianwen Ye, Jia Xiang, Zihao Zhang and Bing Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:30
  14. Treating complex perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease patients remains a challenge. Classical surgical treatments for Crohn’s disease fistulas have been extrapolated from cryptoglandular fistulas treatment, wh...

    Authors: D. García-Olmo, M. Gómez-Barrera and F. de la Portilla
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:29
  15. Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis (SAP) is helpful in preventing patients from developing Surgical Site Infections (SSI). In Mbujimayi, the documentation on the practice of SAP is outdated and inadequate. The la...

    Authors: Hervé Tshikomba Mbuyamba, Crispin Mukendi Muamba, Séraphin Katulondi Binene and Séverin Akinja Uwonda
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:28
  16. To objectively assess the safety, feasibility, advantages, and disadvantages of transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) versus conventional vaginal (CV) surgery for sacrospinous l...

    Authors: Lu Huang, Jie Yu, Yan Li, Zhao-Lin Gong, Dan Feng, Li He and Yong-Hong Lin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:24
  17. A gunshot wound to the colon is a frequent injury in armed conflicts. An example of a high-energy modern weapon is hollow-point bullets, which is associated with increased tissue damage and lethal outcome. The...

    Authors: Kostiantyn Gumeniuk, Igor A. Lurin, Ievgen Tsema, Lesia Malynovska, Maksym Gorobeiko and Andrii Dinets
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:23
  18. The kidney is the most frequently injured component of the genitourinary system, accounting for 5% of all trauma cases. Several guidelines by different societies address the management of urological trauma. Ho...

    Authors: Hiba Abdel Aziz, Nikolay Bugaev, Gerard Baltazar, Zachary Brown, Krista Haines, Sameer Gupta, Lawrence Yeung, Joseph Posluszny, John Como, Jennifer Freeman and George Kasotakis
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:22
  19. The number of older patients with multiple comorbidities in the emergency service is increasingly frequent, which implies the risk of incurring in futile surgical interventions. Some interventions generate fal...

    Authors: Camilo Ramírez-Giraldo, Andrés Isaza-Restrepo, Juan Camilo García-Peralta, Juliana González-Tamayo and Milcíades Ibáñez-Pinilla
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:21
  20. The recently developed endoscopic full-thickness resection technique requires reliable closure. The main closure methods are the purse-string suture (PSS) technique and over-the-scope clip (OTSC) technique; ho...

    Authors: Takanori Matsui, Hideki Kobara, Noriko Nishiyama, Kaho Nakatani, Tingting Shi, Naoya Tada, Kazuhiro Kozuka, Nobuya Kobayashi, Taiga Chiyo, Tatsuo Yachida, Akihiro Kondo, Takayoshi Kishino, Keiichi Okano, Shintaro Fujihara, Kunihisa Uchita, Kingo Hirasawa…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:20
  21. Radical gastrectomy has traditionally been the pillar treatment with curative intent for malignant tumors of the stomach. The safety of the laparoscopic approach for advanced gastric cancer (AGC) is still unde...

    Authors: Maritza Romero-peña, Liliana Suarez, Diego Efraín Valbuena, Carlos Eduardo Rey Chaves, Danny Conde Monroy and Raúl Guevara
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:19
  22. Self-repair of lower limb wounds has always been one of the research hotspots. Flaps and skin graft are the preferred treatment for lower extremity wound reconstruction. However, these treatments have many dis...

    Authors: Gongchi Li, Qian Shen, Pan Zhou, Hanlin Liu and Jianghai Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:17
  23. Although laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair has the advantages of less bleeding, less trauma, less pain, and fast recovery, there are several issues that need to be addressed. This...

    Authors: Guangbo Wu, Danli Shi, Min Chen, Chihao Zhang, Hongjie Li, Meng Luo and Qiang Fan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:14
  24. Controversies regarding the anatomical structure of Denonvilliers’ fascia and its relationship with surrounding fasciae have sparked a heated discussion, especially concerning whether Denonvilliers’ fascia is ...

    Authors: Yi Li, Ya-Min Zhao, Yan-Bing Ma, Jin-Song Zhou, Cong Tong and Li-Kun Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:13
  25. Inguinal hernia repair is a common procedure in surgery. Patients with cardiovascular disease have an increased operative risk for postoperative morbidity. The study aimed to identify the most beneficial surgi...

    Authors: Kamran Hajili, Alberto Vega Hernandez, Jakob Otten, Dana Richards and Claudia Rudroff
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:11
  26. The reconstruction of nonhealing lumbosacral spinal defects remains a challenge, with limited options. The aim of this article was to review the authors’ technique and experience with the modified fourth lumba...

    Authors: Runlei Zhao, Xinling Zhang, Xin Yang and Zhenmin Zhao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:10
  27. Subcuticular suture has proven to reduce superficial incisional SSI (si-SSI) in clean surgery. However, question remains regarding clean-contaminated procedures. The aim of this study is to assess if subcuticu...

    Authors: Ignacio Aguirre-Allende, Maialen Alkorta-Zuloaga, Maria Teresa Iglesias-Gaspar, Iratxe Urreta-Ballobre, Amaia García-Domínguez, Xabier Arteaga-Martin, Adolfo Beguiristain-Gómez, Miguel Ángel Medrano-Gómez, Inmaculada Ruiz-Montesinos, Ana Paula Riverola-Aso, Raúl Jiménez-Agüero and José María Enríquez-Navascués
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:9
  28. Systemic inflammation has been reported to be associated with cancer progression and metastasis. Systemic inflammation score (SIS), calculated from preoperative serum albumin level and lymphocyte-to-monocyte r...

    Authors: Takuro Matsumoto, Shinji Ohki, Akinao Kaneta, Akira Matsuishi, Yuya Maruyama, Leo Yamada, Takeshi Tada, Hiroyuki Hanayama, Yohei Watanabe, Suguru Hayase, Hirokazu Okayama, Wataru Sakamoto, Tomoyuki Momma, Zenichiro Saze and Koji Kono
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:8
  29. We investigated the usefulness of apparent diffusion coefficients (ADC) from diffusion-weighted images (DWI) obtained using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for prognosis of early hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC...

    Authors: Shinichiro Yamada, Yuji Morine, Tetsuya Ikemoto, Yu Saito, Hiroki Teraoku, Yuhei Waki, Chiharu Nakasu and Mitsuo Shimada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:6
  30. Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) following distal pancreatectomy (DP) is a serious complication. In the present study, we aimed to identify the risk factors associated with clinically relevant postopera...

    Authors: Chenchen He, Yibing Zhang, Longfei Li, Mingda Zhao, Chunhui Wang and Yufu Tang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:5
  31. Computer Assisted Design and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) have revolutionized oncologic surgery of the head and neck. A multitude of benefits of this technique has been described, but there are on...

    Authors: Leonard Simon Brandenburg, Pit Jacob Voss, Thomas Mischkowsky, Jan Kühle, Michael Andreas Ermer, Julia Vera Weingart, René Marcel Rothweiler, Marc Christian Metzger, Rainer Schmelzeisen and Philipp Poxleitner
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:4
  32. For those with a centrally located HCC, the two types of liver sectionectomy that can be performed are extended hepatectomy (EH) and central hepatectomy (CH). This meta-analysis aimed to compare the short- and...

    Authors: Edward Atef Gadallah, Beshoy Effat Elkomos, Ahmed Khalil, Fawzy Salah fawzy and Amr Abdelaal
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:2
  33. Postoperative complications of colorectal cancer mainly include infections (surgical site infection, remote infection, etc.), post-operative ileus (POI), and anastomosis leakage. POI reportedly prolongs the ho...

    Authors: Maho Sasaki, Tatsunari Fukuoka, Masatsune Shibutani, Atsushi Sugimoto, Kiyoshi Maeda and Masaichi Ohira
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:448
  34. A new technique for analgesia called pectoral nerve block is widely used in surgeries of breast cancer. Pectoral nerve block type II (Pecs II) block has less influence on immunity when compared with general an...

    Authors: Lili Yu, Xiuling Cui, Panpan Song, Chunlei Li, Haochen Zhao and Yulin Chang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:447
  35. Splenic lymphangiomas (SL) are very rare benign cystic lesions found in pediatric population. Their occurrence in adults is exceptional. Splenectomy is the common management of splenic lesions for diagnostic a...

    Authors: Boubacar Efared, Aïchatou Balaraba Abani Bako, Hama Younssa, Idrissa Boubacar, Aliou Zabeirou, Hamadou Halidou Koura, Habiba Salifou Boureima, Soumaila Amadou, Idrissa Seriba Coulibaly, James Didier Lassey and Hassan Nouhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:446
  36. Hospital-acquired disability (HAD) in patients who undergo living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is expected to worsen physical functions due to inactivity during hospitalization. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Masatoshi Hanada, Masaaki Hidaka, Akihiko Soyama, Takayuki Tanaka, Takanobu Hara, Hajime Matsushima, Masafumi Haraguchi, Mineaki Kitamura, Motohiro Sekino, Masato Oikawa, Hiroki Nagura, Rina Takeuchi, Shuntaro Sato, Hideaki Takahata, Susumu Eguchi and Ryo Kozu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:445
  37. The treatment of soft tissue defects with exposed cartilage after tumor excision is challenging. Local flap reconstruction causes occasional scarring, especially in non-Caucasian populations. Scar treatment re...

    Authors: Yung-Hsu Lei and Shu-Hung Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:444

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