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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to study the evidence on the efficacy and safety of omitting axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for patients with clinically node-negative but sentinel lymph n...

    Authors: Yu-Jia Fan, Jin-Cheng Li, De-Miao Zhu, Hai-Long Zhu, Yi Zhao, Xin-Bing Zhu, Gang Wu and Ting-ting Bai
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:209
  24. This meta-analysis aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of antibiotic treatment and appendectomy for acute uncomplicated appendicitis.

    Authors: Hongxia Xu, Shaohui Yang, Jiankun Xing, Yan Wang, Weiqiang Sun, Lingyan Rong and Huihui liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:208
  25. The powered circular stapler, which was developed with the aim of providing reliable and reproducible anastomosis, provides complete anastomosis, resulting in a reduced risk of anastomotic leakage. The aim of ...

    Authors: Masatsune Shibutani, Tatsunari Fukuoka, Yasuhito Iseki, Hiroaki Kasashima, Kishu Kitayama and Kiyoshi Maeda
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:205
  26. The aim was to investigate the characteristics, surgical management, and outcomes of asymptomatic patients with antenatally diagnosed choledochal cysts (ADCCs) and to justify the strategy of laparoscopic surge...

    Authors: Xuepeng Zhang, Jianli Jin, Tong Qiu, Jiangyuan Zhou, Guowei Che, Yi Ji and Zhicheng Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:204
  27. The treatment of common bile duct (CBD) stones with minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is more technical demanding than laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), especially in patients with history of previous abdomina...

    Authors: Wei-Juo Tzeng, Yu-Hung Lin, Teng-Yuan Hou, Shih‑Min Yin, Yu-Cheng Lin, Yueh-Wei Liu, Yu-Yin Liu, Wei-Feng Li, Chih-Chi Wang, Jacques Marescaux and Michele Diana
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:203
  28. Unplanned hospital readmissions after surgery contribute significantly to healthcare costs and potential complications. Identifying predictors of readmission is inherently complex and involves an intricate int...

    Authors: Zhao Kai Low, Lydia Liew, Vanessa Chua, Sophia Chew and Lian Kah Ti
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:202
  29. Rotator cuff tear is a common shoulder injury that often leads to serious limitations in daily life. Herein, a network Meta-analysis using frequency theory was performed to evaluate the clinical outcomes of fi...

    Authors: Tianshu You, Siyu Wu, Xiaolan Ou, Ying Liu and Xu Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:201
  30. Laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery has become the primary treatment for ventral hernias. The laparoscopic intraperitoneal on lay mesh (IPOM) plus approach for abdominal wall hernias is the most used proce...

    Authors: Haisong Xu, Wenhao Huang, Yuehua Guo, Mingyue Li, Gongze Peng and Tianchong Wu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:200
  31. Catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) has been an important therapy and seems effective in patients with splanchnic venous thrombosis (SVT) secondary to some diseases, but this intervention hasn’t been formally...

    Authors: Zongwen Zhang, Lin Gao, Zirui Liu, Gang Li, Bo Ye, Jing Zhou, Lu Ke, Zhihui Tong and Weiqin Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:199
  32. Emergency surgical airway securing techniques include cricothyrotomy, puncture, and incision. While the instruments used for these methods vary in size, no index of laryngeal morphology exists to guide instrum...

    Authors: Kaiji Suzuki, Naohito Yambe, Kentaro Hojo, Yasunori Komatsu, Masamitsu Serikawa and Akinobu Usami
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:198
  33. Vertebroplasty is the main minimally invasive operation for osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF), which has the advantages of rapid pain relief and shorter recovery time. However, new adjacent ve...

    Authors: Yadong Qian, Xiao Hu, Chen Li, Jingwei Zhao, Yanjing Zhu, Yan Yu, Ning Xie, Bin Ma, Zhili Zeng and Liming Cheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:197
  34. The Surgical Apgar Score (SAS) describes a feasible and objective tool for predicting surgical outcomes. However, the accuracy of the score and its correlation with the complication severity has not been well ...

    Authors: Victor Meza Kyaruzi, Douglas E. Chamshama, Ramadhani H. Khamisi and Larry O. Akoko
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:194
  35. Anatomical total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA) has been used to manage degenerative diseases such as primary osteoarthritis. An increase in the use of this procedure has led to several developments in humeral a...

    Authors: Myung-Sun Kim, Yeong-Seub Ahn, Sun-Ho Lee, Hyeon Jang Jeong, Young Kyu Kim and Joo Han Oh
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:193
  36. Considering the high reoperation rate in degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (DLS) patients undergoing lumbar surgeries and controversial results on the risk factors for the reoperation, we performed a syste...

    Authors: Yuzhou Chen, Yi Zhou, Junlong Chen, Yiping Luo, Yongtao Wang and Xiaohong Fan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:192
  37. Emergency laparotomy (EmLAP) is one of the commonest emergency operations performed in the United Kingdom (approximately 30, 000 laparotomies annually). These potentially high-risk procedures can be life chang...

    Authors: Hwei Jene Ng, Tara Quasim, Nicholas J. W. Rattray and Susan Moug
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:190

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