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  1. Because the cases are quite scarce, we aimed to review cases of foreign body impaction penetrating the neck through the esophagus to analyze the characteristics of these cases. The open surgery skills of the s...

    Authors: Feng Xu, Na Shen, Danzheng Liu, Ting Zhu, Liang Xue, Xuemei Luo and Xu Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:161
  2. Hydatid disease, endemic in Mediterranean countries, primarily affects the liver, but can manifest in diverse organs. Non-hepatic and non-pulmonary cysts often pose diagnostic challenges. This study examines p...

    Authors: Cherif Mona, Mesbahi Meryam, Khedhiri Nizar, Benzarti Yazid, Amal Amara, Zaafouri Haithem, Hadded Dhafer and Ben Maamer Anis
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:160
  3. Waiting time for emergency abdominal surgery have been known to be linked to mortality. However, there is no clear consensus on the appropriated timing of surgery for gastrointestinal perforation. We investiga...

    Authors: Junghyun Lee and Chami Im
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:159
  4. This study analyses the association between hospital ownership and patient selection, treatment, and outcome of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or carotid artery stenting (CAS).

    Authors: Andreas Kuehnl, Michael Kallmayer, Bianca Bohmann, Vanessa Lohe, Rebecca Moser, Shamsun Naher, Felix Kirchhoff, Hans-Henning Eckstein and Christoph Knappich
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:158
  5. Fractures involving the posterior acetabulum with its rich vascular and neural supply present challenges in trauma orthopedics. This study evaluates the effectiveness of 3D printing technology with the use of ...

    Authors: He Zhang, Hong-Peng Guo, Rong-Da Xu, Si-Yu Duan, Hai-Rui Liang and Zhen-Cun Cai
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:157
  6. Hypoalbuminemia and anemia are commonly observed indications for one anastomosis gastric bypass (OAGB) reversal and remain significant concerns following the procedure. Sufficient common channel limb length (C...

    Authors: Elyas Mostafapour, Masoumeh Shahsavan, Shahab Shahabi Shahmiri, Noura Jawhar, Omar M. Ghanem and Mohammad Kermansaravi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:156
  7. The relationships between preoperative cervical spine range of motion (ROM) and postoperative cervical sagittal alignment (CSA), and clinical outcomes after laminoplasty (LMP) have been widely studied. However...

    Authors: Chengxin Liu, Xiangyu Li, Wei Wang, Bin Shi and Shibao Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:155
  8. Hemifacial spasm (HFS) is most effectively treated with microvascular decompression (MVD). However, there are certain challenges in performing MVD for HFS when the vertebral artery (VA) is involved in compress...

    Authors: Lei Shen, Jingyi Yang, Runqi Cheng, Chuqiao Yue, Tiansheng Wang, Songshan Chai, Yuankun Cai, Yixuan Zhou, Dongyuan Xu, Yu Lei, Mengyang Wang, Zhimin Mei, Jingwei Zhao, Xuan Dai, Bangkun Yang, Jincao Chen…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:154
  9. The objective of this study is to identify and evaluate the risk factors associated with the development of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) in elderly patients undergoing video-assisted thoracosco...

    Authors: Guang Feng, Yitong Jia, Guanxu Zhao, Fanqi Meng and Tianlong Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:153
  10. This study explored the optimal time interval between staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty (BTKA) to minimize early complications of the second TKA and maximise the long-term function of the first and seco...

    Authors: Feng Ji, Zhenguo Zhao, Lei Zhang, Tongkai Liu, Baoqiang Xu, Wei Li, Shuai Yang and Tianrui Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:152
  11. Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common complication after major surgery and can cause a variety of adverse effects. However, no large-scale national database was used to assess the occurrence and factors ass...

    Authors: Rui Liu, Ningyuan Liu, Shanlian Suo, Qinfeng Yang, Zhen Deng, Wei Fu and Min Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:151
  12. To investigate whether the mixed approach is a safe and advantageous way to operate laparoscopic right hemicolectomy.

    Authors: Shun-Yu Deng, Mao-Xing Liu, Pin Gao, Cheng-cai Zhang, Jia-Di Xing, Kechen Guo, Kai Xu, Fei Tan, Cheng-Hai Zhang, Ming Cui and Xiang-Qian Su
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:150
  13. Transcanal endoscopic ear surgery (TEES) reportedly requires a long learning curve and may be associated with more complications and longer operative times than microscopic ear surgery (MES). In this study, we...

    Authors: Atsushi Fukuda, Shinya Morita, Kimiko Hoshino, Keishi Fujiwara, Yuji Nakamaru and Akihiro Homma
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:149
  14. Complications after laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) are important factors affecting the prognosis of patients, especially for complex hepatobiliary diseases. The present study aimed to evaluate the value of...

    Authors: Wei-Feng Yao, Xiao-Kun Huang, Tian-Wei Fu, Lei Jin, Cheng-Fei Du, Zhen-Yu Gao, Kai-Di Wang, Mu-Gen Dai, Si-Yu Liu, Jun-Wei Liu, Cheng-Wu Zhang, Lei Liang and Dong-Sheng Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:148
  15. Surgical interventions are more effective than nonsurgical approaches in providing a cure for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). In this study, we aimed to assess the benefits of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT...

    Authors: Jie Hui Wang, Lai Lai Fan, Ying He Chen and Yi jun Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:147
  16. Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) commonly occurs after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). Risk factors for DGE have been reported in open PD but are rarely reported in laparoscopic PD (LPD). This study was designed t...

    Authors: Lingwei Meng, Jun Li, Guoqing Ouyang, Yongbin Li, Yunqiang Cai, Zhong Wu and Bing Peng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:145
  17. The mortality rate associated with open abdominal surgery is a significant concern for patients and healthcare providers. This is particularly worrisome in Africa due to scarce workforce resources and poor ear...

    Authors: Ronald Okidi, Vanusa Da Consolacao Sambo, Isaac Okello, Doris Amarachi Ekwem, Solomon Ekwang, Fiddy Obalim and Willy Kyegombe
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:144
  18. The debate surrounding factors influencing postoperative flatus and defecation in patients undergoing colorectal resection prompted this study. Our objective was to identify independent risk factors and develo...

    Authors: Shuguang Yang, Huiying Zhao, Youzhong An, Fuzheng Guo, Hua Zhang, Zhidong Gao and Yingjiang Ye
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:143
  19. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a machine learning (ML) model for predicting the risk of new osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF) in patients who underwent percutaneous vertebro...

    Authors: Sanying Cai, Wencai Liu, Xintian Cai, Chan Xu, Zhaohui Hu, Xubin Quan, Yizhuo Deng, Hongjie Yao, Binghao Chen, Wenle Li, Chengliang Yin and Qingshan Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:142
  20. The optimal approach for ensuring both complete resection and preservation of anal function in rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) remains unknown. The aim of this study was to clarify short-term and ...

    Authors: Chikara Maeda, Yusuke Yamaoka, Akio Shiomi, Hiroyasu Kagawa, Hitoshi Hino, Shoichi Manabe, Chen Kai and Kenji Nanishi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:141
  21. We investigated the real-world efficacy of adjuvant therapy for stage I lung adenocarcinoma patients with pathological high-risk factors.

    Authors: Ke Zhao, Libing Yang, Lei Liu, Guige Wang, Jiaqi Zhang, Xuehan Gao, Chao Guo, Cheng Huang, Yeye Chen and Shanqing Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:140
  22. 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
  23. Laparoscopic-assisted microwave ablation (LAMWA), as one of the locoregional therapies, has been employed to treat hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study aims to compare the efficacy and safety of LAMWA an...

    Authors: Youping Wei, Lihong Zhang, Shun Zhang, Meina Song and Changhui Ji
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:138
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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

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