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  1. The lateral intercostal artery perforator (LICAP) flap aims at replacing the excised breast lump with axillary tissue rich blood supply. The purpose of this study is to report the initial results of a modifica...

    Authors: Islam M. Korayem, Rabie Ramadan and Haytham Fayed
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:75
  2. Nowadays, both lateral mass screw (LMS) and pedicle screw were effective instrumentation for posterior stabilization of cervical spine. This study aims to evaluate the feasibility of a new free-hand technique ...

    Authors: Jun Jiang, Chen-yu Song, Zheng-zheng Wu, Zuo-zhi Xie, Bo Shi, Tao Xu, Han Wang, Yong Qiu, Bin Wang, Ze-zhang Zhu and Yang Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:74
  3. Emergency laparotomy is a commonly performed surgical procedure that has higher post-operative morbidity and mortality than elective surgery. Previous research has identified that patients valued postoperative...

    Authors: Esha Khanderia, Ravi Aggarwal, George Bouras and Vanash Patel
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:73
  4. Robotic-assisted complete mesocolic excision is an advanced procedure mainly because of the great variability in anatomy. Phantoms can be used for simulation-based training and assessment of competency when le...

    Authors: Peter Hertz, Claus Anders Bertelsen, Kim Houlind, Lars Bundgaard, Lars Konge, Flemming Bjerrum and Morten Bo Søndergaard Svendsen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:72
  5. The most common intestinal operation in Crohn’s disease (CD) is an ileocolic resection. Despite optimal surgical and medical management, recurrent disease after surgery is common. Different types of anastomose...

    Authors: Anouck E. G. Haanappel, Vittoria Bellato, Christianne J. Buskens, Alessandro Armuzzi, Jarmila D. W. van der Bilt, Nanne K. H. de Boer, Silvio Danese, Eline M. L. van der Does de Willebois, Marjolijn Duijvestein, Daniëlle van der Horst, Gianluca Pellino, Milan C. Richir, Francesco Selvaggi, Antonino Spinelli, Andrea Vignali, Riccardo Rosati…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:71
  6. ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) protocol is now proposed as the standard of care in elective major abdominal surgery. Implementation of the ERAS protocol in emergency setting has been proposed but his e...

    Authors: Pietro Bisagni, Vera D’Abrosca, Vincenzo Tripodi, Francesca Teodora Armao, Marco Longhi, Gianluca Russo and Michele Ballabio
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:70
  7. Laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG) requires a long learning curve because of the complicated surgical procedures. Infrapyloric (No. 6) lymph node dissection (LND) is one of the difficult procedures in LG, especiall...

    Authors: Chie Takasu, Masaaki Nishi, Kozo Yoshikawa, Takuya Tokunaga, Hideya Kashihara, Yuma Wada, Toshiaki Yoshimoto and Mitsuo Shimada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:69
  8. To test the reliability and safety of a newly invented technique for minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy, intelligent pressure-controlled minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolithotomy (IPC-MPCNL).

    Authors: Zhongsheng Yang, Leming Song, Yongming Huang, Hua Chen and Ting Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:68
  9. To investigate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopy combined with choledochoscopy in the treatment of elderly patients with cholecystolithiasis complicated with choledocholithiasis.

    Authors: Jin Zhao, Xin Liu and Tao Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:67
  10. Numerous factors can influence bowel movement recovery and anastomotic healing in colorectal surgery, and poor healing can lead to severe complications and increased medical expenses. Collagen patch cover (CPC...

    Authors: Pin-Yang Huang, Meng-Che Tsai, Kee-Thai Kiu, Min-Hsuan Yen and Tung-Cheng Chang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:66
  11. As a relatively new surgical technique, the learning curve of en bloc resection of bladder tumor (ERBT) in ex vivo models remains unaddressed. This study aimed to explore the learning curve of ERBT in an ex vivo ...

    Authors: Qiu Yao, Huizhong Jiang, Hui Niu, Guangmo Hu, Xiaolong Liu and Boxin Xue
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:65
  12. Small bowel obstruction is a common condition that requires emergency surgery. Slow recovery of bowel function after surgery or the occurrence of one or more complications can exacerbate the disease and result...

    Authors: Ze-zheng Wang, Zhe-kui Liu, Wen-xing Ma, Yun-hua Wu and Xiang-long Duan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:63
  13. Hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) is one of the critical conditions after an orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) and leads to severe problems if not corrected promptly. However, multiple treatments have been propo...

    Authors: Sahar Sohrabi Nazari, Mohammad Eslamian, Erfan Sheikhbahaei, Hamidreza Zefreh, Mohammad Mehdi Lashkarizadeh, Alireza Shamsaeefar, Kourosh Kazemi, Hamed Nikoupour, Saman Nikeghbalian and Pooya Vatankhah
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:62
  14. Needle-knife papillotomy (NKP) is widely performed when biliary cannulation is difficult during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). However, its safety and efficacy in different types of duo...

    Authors: Yunxiao Lyu, Shenjian Ye and Bin Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:61
  15. Functional role of filum terminale (FT) was not well studied though it contains structure basis for nerve impulse conduction. We aimed to explore the possible functions of the FT from the perspective of trigge...

    Authors: Yizi Cai, Rui Wang, Junlu Wang, Qijia Zhan, Min Wei, Bo Xiao, Qiang Wang and Wenbin Jiang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:60
  16. To identify the predictors for the achievement of minimal clinically important difference (MCID) in functional status among elderly patients with degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis (DLSS) undergoing lumbar de...

    Authors: Xiaofei Hou, Hailiang Hu, Peng Cui, Chao Kong, Wei Wang and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:59
  17. Unilateral biportal endoscopy (UBE)is a minimally invasive spine surgery with reduced traumatization of the posterior lumbar ligament and muscular structures. This study reports contralateral translaminar appr...

    Authors: Wei Cheng, Wenshuo Gao, Chengyue Zhu, Rongxue Shao, Dong Wang, Hao Pan and Wei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:58
  18. This updated systematic review and meta-analysis aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of perioperative corticosteroid administration versus placebo for esophageal cancer patients following scheduled esopha...

    Authors: Wan-wan Zou, Hsiao-Pei Mok, Qi-kun Zhu, Jing Luo, Song Yang, Jian-zheng Cen and Qiang Gao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:57
  19. In this study, we aimed to develop a multiparameter prediction model to improve the diagnostic accuracy of invasive adenocarcinoma in pulmonary pure glass nodules.

    Authors: Mengchao Xue, Rongyang Li, Kun Wang, Wen Liu, Junjie Liu, Zhenyi Li, Guanqing Chen, Huiying Zhang and Hui Tian
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:56
  20. Inguinal hernia repair is a common pediatric procedure. We studied postoperative recovery times in children undergoing laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with anesthesia induced by fentanyl versus sufentanil.

    Authors: Wen Chen, Hongyun Guoyang, Hui Yu and Yutong Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:55
  21. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT) has an extremely poor prognosis. A previous study proved that low-dose radiotherapy (RT) could prolong the prognosis of HCC patients with P...

    Authors: Ying Xiao, Keren Li, Ying Zhao, Shizhong Yang, Jun Yan, Canhong Xiang, Jianping Zeng, Qian Lu, Chen Zhang, Gong Li, Guangxin Li and Jiahong Dong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:54
  22. Breast cancer surgeries involving MS-TRAM/DIEP breast reconstruction has traditionally been collaborative efforts between breast surgeons and plastic surgeons. However, in our institution, this procedure is pe...

    Authors: Shunrong Li, Songliang Zhang, Xiaolan Zhang, Jingwen Yan, Shuai Wang, Luyuan Tan, Nanyan Rao, Kai Chen and Liling Zhu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:53
  23. The aim of this study was to determine if minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for rectal cancer is non-inferior to open surgery (OPEN) regarding adequacy of cancer resection in a population based setting.

    Authors: Josefin Petersson, Peter Matthiessen, Kaveh Dehlaghi Jadid, David Bock and Eva Angenete
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:52
  24. Several studies conducted worldwide revealed the magnitude of early relaparotomy and its outcome among patients undergoing laparotomy. However, there was very little evidence on the magnitude of early relaparo...

    Authors: Eyobel Amentie, Badhaasaa Beyene, Mekonnen Sisay, Muluwas Amentie Zelka and Shambel Nigussie
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:51
  25. There is no criterion to guide and evaluate the anastomosis of laparoscopic low anterior resection (LAR). We developed a new technique for precise anastomosis. This study endeavored to evaluate the effectivene...

    Authors: Bobo Zheng, Ben Wang, Zeyu Li, Yaqi Qu and Jian Qiu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:50
  26. In this study, we investigated the effect of preservation of the pulmonary branches of the vagus nerve during systematic dissection of mediastinal lymph nodes, when performing radical resection of lung cancer,...

    Authors: Wencong Huang, Jiantian Yang, Huiwen Chen, Peijian Li and Wei Wei
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:49
  27. The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body, but it is prone to injury, especially in modern times when recreational sports are growing in popularity. As a result, Achilles tendon rupture is ...

    Authors: Fabijan Čukelj jr, Dejan Blažević, Fabijan Čukelj, Srećko Sabalić, Ivan Benčić, Tomislav Ćuti, Dinko Pivalica, Bore Bakota and Dinko Vidović
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:47
  28. It’s difficult to treat segmental tibial fractures (STFs), which are intricate injuries associated with significant soft tissue damage. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical effect of hexaxial exte...

    Authors: Zhiming Zhao, Hengsheng Shu, Peng Jia, Xu Chen, Feng Guo, Yabin Liu, Bowen Shi, Guoqi Ji, Chengkuo Cai and Yidong Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:44
  29. The new-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation (NOPAF) following pulmonary resection is a common clinical concern. The aim of this study was to construct a nomogram to intuitively predict the risk of NOPAF an...

    Authors: Chuankai Zhang, Songsong Jiang, Jun Wang, Xianning Wu and Li Ke
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:43
  30. The selection of prophylactic antibiotics for preventing post-operative pulmonary infections in smoking patients undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic lung surgery (VATLS) is not clear.

    Authors: Guangjie Wu, Jianhua Lu, Meng Li, Dong Liu and Yan He
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:42
  31. Sciatic scoliosis can be seen in patients with lumbar disc herniation. Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) is a common surgical method for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation. The difference b...

    Authors: Jitao Yang, Haopeng Luan, Jiawei Ren, Jiyuan Tao, Weibin Sheng, Hailong Guo and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:41
  32. This study aimed to analyze the effect of surgical compliance on the survival outcome of patients with meningioma and explore the factors affecting surgical compliance.

    Authors: Shengkai Yang, Hongwei Teng, Yingdan Wang, Kangkang Ji, Weihua Chen and Hai Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:39
  33. The purpose of this study was to create a mathematical model to precalculate the acreage change in the abdominal median sagittal plane (ac-AMSP) of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) for whom two-level ...

    Authors: Wen Yin, Guohui Zheng, Wei Zhang, Yunlei Zhai, Haijiang Li, Lele Sun, Kangkang Wang, Jishi Jiang, Zikai Hua, Xilong Cui and Haiyang Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:38
  34. Obesity is a pathology and a leading cause of death worldwide. Obesity can harm multiple organs, including the heart. In this study, we aim to investigate the effect of bariatric surgery and following weight l...

    Authors: Firoozeh Abtahi, Malek Atashbarg, Mahdi Rahmanian, Nader Moeinvaziri, Mehdi Bazrafshan, Hanieh Bazrafshan, Farzaneh Moammer, Helia Bazroodi, Abdolali Zolghadrasli and Hamed Bazrafshan drissi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:37
  35. Social media is a popular resource for patients seeking medical information and sharing experiences. Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is an accepted treatment for symptomatic acetabular dysplasia with a low publ...

    Authors: Bretton Laboret, Ryan Bialaszewski, John Gaddis, Emily Middleton, Brittany Kendall, Katie Lynch, Adina Stewart and Joel Wells
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:36
  36. Abdominal surgical emergencies remain prevalent in various healthcare settings, particularly in regions with limited access to basic surgical care, such as Africa. The aim of this literature review is to syste...

    Authors: Abdourahmane Ndong, Lebem Togtoga, Mamadou Saïdou Bah, Papa Djibril Ndoye and Khadim Niang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:35
  37. Clinically relevant (CR) postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) after distal pancreatectomy (DP) are common. Endoscopic treatment (ET) has only scarcely been explored. The aim of this study was to evaluate ri...

    Authors: Stefan Linder, Marcus Holmberg, Louiza Agopian-Dahlenmark, Helena Zhao, Johan Hardvik Åkerström, Ernesto Sparrelid and Poya Ghorbani
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:33
  38. Increasing attention has been raised on the surgical option for lung cancer patients aged ≥75 years, however, few studies have focused on whether uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is safe a...

    Authors: Xingqi Mi, Zhangyi Dai, Chengwu Liu, Jiandong Mei, Yunke Zhu, Lunxu Liu and Qiang Pu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:32
  39. Due to the great heterogeneity of gastric cancer (GC), the prognosis of patients within a stage is very different. Therefore, it is necessary to identify the high risk factors for postoperative recurrence and ...

    Authors: Xiao Ma, Xiaohua Zhou, Jiaxuan Guo, Xinyu Feng, Mengmeng Zhao, Peng Zhang, Chong Zhang, Shuai Gong, Nai Wu, Yi Zhang, Xiuzhong Zhang, Zeqiang Ren and Pengbo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:31
  40. The selection of diverting ileostomy (DI) is controversial. This study aimed to explore the factors affecting the selection of diverting ileostomy (DI) following laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal ...

    Authors: Zhen Wang, Yuchen Guo, Shuang Li, Liang He, Yinquan Zhao and Quan Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:30
  41. To date, few reports have evaluated the long-term outcome of percutaneous kyphoplasty (PKP) for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) and the factors influencing the long-term outcome of this pr...

    Authors: Zihao Zhan, Ran Li, Dongming Fu, Hao Han, Yiang Wu and Bin Meng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:29
  42. To evaluate the surgical management of thyroid pathologies at the Reference General Hospital.

    Authors: A. Saidou, A. B. Djafarou, A. A. Alfari, A. Zabeirou Oudou, K. Ide, O. G. Bakou, H. Younssa, L. James Didier and R. Sani
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:28
  43. Abdominal distension is a relatively common complication in postoperative lung cancer patients, which affects patients’ early postoperative recovery to varying degrees. However, the current status of the incid...

    Authors: Yan Liu, Tingting Tang, Chunyan Wang, Chunmei Wang and Daxing Zhu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:26

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