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  1. Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is frequently observed in young adults. There is no wide consensus on optimal treatment in the literature, and various procedures are used in clinical practice. The objective of t...

    Authors: Mari Odlo, Julie Horn and Athanasios Xanthoulis
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:442
  2. To compare the CT values and length of the screw tracks of traditional trajectory (TT), cortical bone trajectory (CBT), and modified cortical bone trajectory (MCBT) screws and investigate the effects on the bi...

    Authors: Dongshan Liu, Alafate Kahaer, Yixi Wang, Rui Zhang, Abulikemu Maiaiti, Xieraili Maimaiti, Zhihao Zhou, Wenjie Shi, Zihao Cui, Tao Zhang, Longfei Li and Paerhati Rexiti
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:441
  3. Difficult laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) due to acute cholecystitis (AC) increases the risk of bile duct injuries and postoperative complications. Here, we added the lateral dorsal infundibular approach as ...

    Authors: Juxian Song, Jian Chen and Shuguo Zheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:439
  4. The postoperative length of hospital stay (PLOS) is an important indicator of surgical quality. We identified perioperative factors that affect prolonged PLOS (PPLOS) after laparoscopic colorectal cancer resec...

    Authors: Hong Li, Tong-Feng Luo, Nan-Rong Zhang, Li-Zhen Zhang, Xia Huang and San-Qing Jin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:438
  5. Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) can lead to pain and loss of function of the hip joint, which places a great burden on patients and society. Surgery is the main treatment for osteonecrosis of the femo...

    Authors: Changmeng San, Yongqing Xu, Mingjun Lee, Luqiao Pu, Teng Wang, Xiangwen Shi, Siyu Lu and Qi Cheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:437
  6. In locally advanced breast cancer, axillary lymph node dissection remains a pivotal component of surgical therapy. Apart from this, it has been mostly replaced by sentinel node biopsy. Complications after axil...

    Authors: V. Wienerroither, R. Hammer, P. Kornprat, H. Schrem, D. Wagner, H. J. Mischinger and A. El-Shabrawi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:436
  7. Complete intracorporal robotic ileal ureteric replacement is challenging. We aimed to present the surgical technique of robotic ileal ureter replacement with extracorporeal ileal segment preparation for long u...

    Authors: Shubo Fan, GuanPeng Han, Zhihua Li, Xiang Wang, Xinfei Li, Shengwei Xiong, Dan Li, Jun Zhang, Chang Meng, Peng Zhang, Kunlin Yang, Xuesong Li and Liqun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:435
  8. Postoperative complications and mortality following laparotomy have remained high worldwide. Early postoperative risk stratification is essential to improve outcomes and clinical care. The surgical Apgar score...

    Authors: Bruno Chan Onen, Andrew Weil Semulimi, Felix Bongomin, Ronald Olum, Gideon Kurigamba, Ronald Mbiine and Olivia Kituuka
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:433
  9. Currently, an increasing number of robotic major hepatectomies for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are being performed. Despite the advantages of robotic surgery over laparoscopic procedures, studies comparing ...

    Authors: Linsen Liu, Yan Wang, Tianchong Wu, Jianwei Lin, Lingna Deng, Jiling Jiang and Tailai An
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:432
  10. To compare the clinical efficacy of minimally invasive percutaneous treatment by ligamentotaxis with traditional open reduction and internal fixation in the treatment of Essex-Lopresti joint depression-type di...

    Authors: Zhiguo Chen, Chongyin Fan, Jinsong Zhang, Chen Zhao, Xin Du, Wei Huang, Weidong Ni and Gang Luo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:431
  11. To compare the clinical efficacy of unilateral unstable sacral fractures (USFs) involving the lumbosacral region treated with and without robot-aided triangular osteosynthesis (TOS).

    Authors: Zhao-Jie Liu, Ya Gu and Jian Jia
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:430
  12. To perform a comparative assessment of percutaneous transfacet screws (TFS) and percutaneous bilateral pedicle screws (BPS) in oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) for the treatment of single-level degenera...

    Authors: Zhao Lang, Tenghui Ge, Jingye Wu, Qiang Yuan and Yuqing Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:429
  13. Recent improvements in systemic chemotherapy have provided an opportunity for patients with stage IV gastric cancer (GC) to undergo conversion surgery (CS). The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term ...

    Authors: Yosuke Kano, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Takaaki Hanyu, Yusuke Muneoka, Takashi Ishikawa, Masaki Aizawa, Atsushi Matsuki, Hiroshi Yabusaki, Takeo Bamba, Satoru Nakagawa, Kazuaki Kobayashi, Shirou Kuwabara, Shigeto Makino, Yasuyuki Kawachi, Tetsuya Naito, Tatsuo Tani…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:428
  14. Da Vinci robotic surgery system, a novel type of surgery, was widespread in surgical field. However, the perioperative outcomes of robotic distal gastrectomy (RDG) are still controversy, despite several observ...

    Authors: Tao Sun, Yinghua Wang, Yan Liu and Zhanyu Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:427
  15. Ventral hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures performed worldwide. Despite the large volume, consensus is lacking regarding indications for repair or choice of surgical method used for re...

    Authors: Mikael Lindmark, Thyra Löwenmark, Karin Strigård and Ulf Gunnarsson
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:426
  16. Chronic pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease characterized by irreversible morphological changes due to chronic pancreatic fibrosis. The treatment goals are to relieve pain, preserve function, and prevent f...

    Authors: Juliana González, Daniela Ayala, Nicolás Caballero, Carlos Eduardo Rey Chaves, Danny Conde and Juan Carlos Sabogal Olarte
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:424
  17. To evaluate the effectiveness of surgery for recurrent distal cholangiocarcinoma and determine surgical indications based on prognostic factors for the recurrence of distal cholangiocarcinoma.

    Authors: Taro Mashiko, Toshihito Ogasawara, Yoshihito Masuoka, Shigenori Ei, Shinichiro Takahashi, Masaki Mori, Kazuo Koyanagi, Seiichiro Yamamoto and Toshio Nakagohri
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:423
  18. Anastomotic leakage (AL) is one of the most serious postoperative complications after colorectal anastomosis. This study aims to evaluate the feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (...

    Authors: Liang Yu, Guangliang Chen, Hua Wang, Xiaojie Wang, Zhifen Chen, Ying Huang and Pan Chi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:422
  19. Results of previous studies regarding pelvic sepsis after Hartmann’s procedure (HP) for rectal cancer have been inconsistent and few studies report the risk factors. This study aimed to investigate the inciden...

    Authors: Elin Mariusdottir, Fredrik Jörgren, Amelia Mondlane, Jens Wikström, Marie-Louise Lydrup and Pamela Buchwald
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:421
  20. At present, abdominoperineal excision with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) is one of the treatment modalities of distal rectal cancer. Our study analyzed the effects of laparoscopic extralevator abdominop...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Wang, Rui Liang, Dilimulati Yalikun, Jun Yang, Wenliang Li and Zhiyong Kou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:418
  21. Esophageal cancer is a high-mortality disease. Esophagectomy is the most effective method to treat esophageal cancer, accompanied with a high incidence of post-operation complications. The anastomosis has a cl...

    Authors: Qi-Yue Ge, Yu-Heng Wu, Zhuang-Zhuang Cong, Yong Qiang, Yan-Qing Wang, Chao Zheng and Yi Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:417
  22. Several surgical techniques for the treatment of hemorrhoidal disease (HD) have been proposed. However, the selection of the most proper technique for each individual case scenario is still a matter of debate....

    Authors: Dimitrios Symeonidis, Michail Spyridakis, Dimitrios Zacharoulis, George Tzovaras, Athina A. Samara, Alexandros Valaroutsos, Alexandros Diamantis and Konstantinos Tepetes
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:416
  23. This study was designed to investigate clinical efficiency and application indications of hepatic lobe hyperplasia techniques for advanced hepatic alveolar echinococcosis (AE) patients.

    Authors: Qiang Guo, Maolin Wang, Kai Zhong, Jialong Li, Tiemin Jiang, Bo Ran, Paizula Shalayiadang, Ruiqing Zhang, Talaiti Tuergan, Tuerganaili Aji and Yingmei Shao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:415
  24. The debate of whether to centralize hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery has been ongoing. The principal objective was to compare outcomes of a community pancreatic surgical program with those of high-volume acade...

    Authors: Jane S. Han, C. Michael Dunham, Charles E. Renner, Steven A. Neubauer, F. Nikki McCarron and Thomas J. Chirichella
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:414
  25. The present research is designed to evaluate the short-term outcome of robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) for the treatment of posterior mediastinal neurogenic tumors.

    Authors: Ziqiang Hong, Wenxi Gou, Baiqiang Cui, Yannan Sheng, Xiangdou Bai, Dacheng Jin, Yingjie Lu and Yunjiu Gou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:413
  26. To examine the benefits of interventional therapy for cicatricial constriction using a high-frequency electric knife, saccular dilatation, and cryotherapy.

    Authors: Kunying Li, Taomei Lian, Qiang Liang, Liping Zhang, Ying Chen, Jiwei Liu, Jiaping Qian and Xin Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:412
  27. Although umbilical two-port laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure for the treatment of processus vaginalis patency of children has been verified to be safe and effective, the improvements of techni...

    Authors: Yuanhong Xiao and Jing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:411
  28. During clinical practice, we have detected a few cases of neck abscesses in patients diagnosed with esophageal foreign body impaction (EFB) but without the primary inflammatory disease. However, we do not know...

    Authors: Xuewei Wang, Feng Xu, Danzheng Liu, Xuemei Luo, Xu Zhou, Xinsheng Huang and Na Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:410
  29. Distal duodenal resections are sometimes necessary for radical surgery, but how to restore duodenal continuity is still unclear. This study aimed at determining which style of anastomosis was more suitable for...

    Authors: Wenshuai Liu, Jiongyuan Wang, Lijie Ma, Aobo Zhuang, Jing Xu, Junyi He, Hua Yang, Yuan Fang, Weiqi Lu, Yong Zhang and Hanxing Tong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:409
  30. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) in the treatment of initially unresectable hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated hepatoce...

    Authors: Haoqi Chen, Xiaowen Wang, Wenfeng Zhu, Yang Li, Zhenyu Yu, Hua Li, Yang Yang, Shuguang Zhu, Xiaolong Chen and Genshu Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:407
  31. This retrospective study was performed to analyze the clinical effects and complications of LSFCF in the surgical treatment of DLS combined with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).

    Authors: Yang Hou, Hongyang Shi, Haoyang Shi, Tianyi Zhao, Jiangang Shi and Guodong Shi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:405
  32. To perform laparoscopic gastrectomy safely, we aimed to comprehensively re-evaluate perigastric vessel anatomies using a three-dimensional angiography reconstructed from enhanced multidetector-row computed tom...

    Authors: Ichirota Iino, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Toshiyuki Suzuki, Toshiki Kawabata, Osamu Jindo, Akihiro Uno, Atsuko Fukazawa, Keigo Matsumoto, Hideto Ochiai, Takanori Sakaguchi, Hiroya Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Konno and Shohachi Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:403
  33. In rectal cancer surgery, recent studies have found associations between clinical factors, especially pelvic parameters, and surgical difficulty; however, their findings are inconsistent because the studies us...

    Authors: Wenhao Teng, Jingfu Liu, Meimei Chen, Weidong Zang and Aiwen Wu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:402
  34. Lymph node metastases often occur in advanced gastric cancer, with some patients presenting with metastases in the para-aortic lymph nodes. There are persistent Controversies about the benefit of para-aortic l...

    Authors: Pengcheng Yu, Can Hu, Yi Wang, Zhehan Bao, Ruolan Zhang, Mengxuan Cao, Yanqiang Zhang, Xiangdong Cheng and Zhiyuan Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:401
  35. Immaturity of ganglia (IG) is an extremely rare disease and always requires surgical intervention in the neonatal period, but without guidelines to choose the ideal enterostomy procedure, the timing of stoma c...

    Authors: Zhixiong Lin, Mingkun Liu, Lei Yan, Lijuan Wu, Jianxi Bai, Dianming Wu, Yifan Fang and Yu Lin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:400
  36. Biliary obstruction which is a major complication of pancreas and periampullary tumors could result in cholangitis, coagulopathies, gastrointestinal symptoms, and impaired wound healing. Pancreaticoduodenectom...

    Authors: Niloufar Bineshfar, Nasser Malekpour Alamdari, Tayebeh Rostami, Alireza Mirahmadi and Adel Zeinalpour
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:399
  37. Thrombotic popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) with acute lower limb ischemia (ALI) is a serious disease leading to amputation. The choice of emergency procedures is not clearly defined, and the difference in ther...

    Authors: Xixi Xiao, Ruijia Feng, Mingshan Wang, Hanqi Sun, Tianzhen Jing, Lianhua Su, You Fan, Zuojun Hu, Shenming Wang and Siwen Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:398
  38. In earlobe reconstruction, it is a challenging task to find a simple one-stage technique that is applicable to the variable configurations of defects and that results in a longstanding naturally appearing earl...

    Authors: Mohamed Saad Sadaka and Sherif Abou Bakr Hantash
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:396
  39. Various methods are used to reconstruct the skull after microvascular decompression, giving their own advantages and disadvantages. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of using autologous ...

    Authors: Yuankun Cai, Xiuling Zhang, Xiaobin Chen, Xuan Dai, Songshan Chai, Guo Li, Zhimin Mei, Joshua Ho, Jincao Chen, Luoqing Li and Nanxiang Xiong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:395
  40. This study aimed to assess the clinical efficacy of one-stage posterior surgery combined with anti-Brucella therapy in the treatment of lumbosacral brucellosis spondylitis (LBS).

    Authors: Haopeng Luan, Kai Liu, Xiaonan Deng, Weibin Sheng, Mardan Mamat, Hailong Guo, Huaqiang Li and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:394

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