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  1. The benefit of routine lymphadenectomy (LD) in improving outcomes for patients with primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) undergoing curative hepatectomy remains unclear.

    Authors: Shan Huang, Jiu-Lin Song, Bo Li, Peng-Sheng Yi and Jian Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:364
  2. This study aims to assess the effectiveness of neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in diagnosing cholecystolithiasis with cholecystitis in elderly patients. Additionally, the study s...

    Authors: Zeliang Xia, Yanyu Liu, Siyu Sun, Erbo Shan and Yanhao Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:360
  3. Obstructed defecation syndrome represents 50–60% of patients with symptoms of constipation. We aimed to compare the two frequently performed surgical methods, laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy and transperin...

    Authors: Bengi Balci, Sezai Leventoglu, Igbal Osmanov, Beyza Erkan, Yasemin Irkilata and Bulent Mentes
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:359
  4. To estimate the impact of relaxing incisions on maxillofacial growth following Sommerlad-Furlow modified technique in patients with isolated cleft palate.

    Authors: Sadam Ahmed Elayah, Min Wu, Essam Ahmed Al-Moraissi, Jiayi Yin, Karim Ahmed Sakran, Waseem Saleh Al-Gumaei, Hamza Younis, Ibtehal Almagrami, Nadia E. Alqadasy, Yang Li and Bing Shi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:358
  5. Abdominal trauma is one of the common reasons for emergency visits yet there is paucity of data about the subject in the horn of Africa. This study was aimed at determining the determinants of adverse manageme...

    Authors: Demoz Abraha, Essay Gebreyes, Eskinder Wolka, Getahun Dender, Abebe Sorsa and Joshua Muhumuza
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:357
  6. The large amount of intraoperative bleeding and the high incidence of postoperative hematuria are still common factors affecting the prostate surgery treatment effect. Our research aimed to observe the effect ...

    Authors: Zhou Fayou, Zheng Jiude, Zhang Shuxian, Shen Yajun, Xu Wei, Yu Jia, Su Fan, Xiong Yueling, Han Renrui and Tang Xiaolei
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:356
  7. In the context of esophageal cancers, lymph nodes located along the left recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) exhibit significant involvement, posing significant challenges for lymphadenectomy. The objective of thi...

    Authors: Guo Dongming, Jiang Yuequan, Zhang Qi, Xing Huajie and Wang Zhiqiang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:355
  8. This study aimed to compare whether Calcium phosphate cement (CPC) promotes the stability of osteoporotic lumbar pedicle screw by enhancer-injecters with different number of holes.

    Authors: Suochao Fu, Yu Zhang, Renkai Wang, Xiaobao Zou, Fuzhi Ai, Jianhua Wang, Xiangyang Ma, Hong Xia and Wei Lei
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:354
  9. This study aimed to compare the postoperative quality of life (PQOL) between non–small–cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who underwent video–assisted thoracoscopic sublobar resection (subsegment, segment, or w...

    Authors: Shuai Jiang, Bao Wang, Mengzhe Zhang, Zuo Liu, Zengtuan Xiao, Jialin Gong, Xiaofei Wang, Zhenning Zhang and Zhenfa Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:353
  10. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical efficacy of small plate assisted anatomical plate and traditional double plate in the treatment of Rüedi and Allgöwer II - III pilon fracture.

    Authors: Wenbin Ding, Jianing Xu, Ya Zhu, Shensheng Nian, Yifeng Lu, Miaomiao Zheng, Xiang Zhu, Zimin Wang, Fang Ji and Hao Tang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:352
  11. Orbital wall fractures can result in changes to the bony orbital volume and soft tissue. Restoring the bony orbital and intraconal fat volumes is crucial to prevent posttraumatic enophthalmos and hypoglobus. W...

    Authors: Hyung Min Hahn, Yeon Kyo Jung, Il Jae Lee and Hyoseob Lim
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:351
  12. The INFIX technique is becoming one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures for anterior pelvic ring instability injuries. The purpose of this article is to compare the clinical outcomes of modified...

    Authors: Peishuai Zhao, Renjie Li, Leyu Liu, Xiaopan Wang, Xiaotian Chen, Jianzhong Guan and Min Wu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:350
  13. Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy(LPD) has become the goal of lots of minimally invasive surgical centers in recent years. Postoperative pancreatic fistula(POPF) is still the barrier to attaining the above ...

    Authors: Guo-Hua Liu, Xiao-Yu Tan, Jia-Xing Li, Guo-Hui Zhong, Jing-Wei Zhai and Ming-Yi Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:349
  14. Climate change has far-reaching repercussions for surgical healthcare in low- and middle-income countries. Natural disasters cause injuries and infrastructural damage, while air pollution and global warming ma...

    Authors: Russell Seth Martins, Kostantinos Poulikidis, Syed Shahzad Razi, M. Jawad Latif, Kyle Tafuri and Faiz Y. Bhora
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:348
  15. The recently developed Hybrid Hernia Repair technique (HHR), an adaptation of the laparoscopic method, has been proposed as a potential alternative for the treatment of complex Incisional Ventral Hernias (IVH)...

    Authors: Quan Wu, Weijie Ma, Qianqian Wang, Yaqi Liu and Yaokai Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:346
  16. Pseudoaneurysm (PA) rupture after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is a life-threatening complication. Most PA cases originate from postoperative pancreatic fistulas (POPFs). Although several risk factors for POPF...

    Authors: Yoshifumi Morita, Takanori Sakaguchi, Akio Matsumoto, Shinya Ida, Ryuta Muraki, Ryo Kitajima, Satoru Furuhashi, Makoto Takeda, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu and Hiroya Takeuchi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:344
  17. The usefulness of static monitoring using central venous pressure has been reported for anesthetic management in hepatectomy. It is unclear whether intra-hepatectomy dynamic monitoring can predict the postoper...

    Authors: Shinya Ida, Yoshifumi Morita, Akio Matsumoto, Ryuta Muraki, Ryo Kitajima, Satoru Furuhashi, Makoto Takeda, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu and Hiroya Takeuchi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:343
  18. Appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical emergency and up to our knowledge no previous studies have been conducted in Saudi Arabia particularly at Qassim region and this study aimed to determine a to...

    Authors: Mohammed S. Alfehaid, Ayman M. Babiker, Abdullah Hamad Alkharraz, Hamad yousef Alsaeed, Ali Abdullah Alzunaydi, Adi Abdulaziz Aldubaiyan, Hanan Abdalla Sinyan, Bshayr K. Alkhalaf, Rakan Alshuwaykan, Rehana Khalil and Osama Al-Wutayd
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:342
  19. Video-assisted laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM) has become the standard treatment option for achalasia. While robotic surgery offering some specific advantages such as better three-dimensional (3D) stereoscop...

    Authors: Xun Jiang, Chunlin Ye, Lei Jiang, Guangxia Wei, Shaohua Dai, Yong Xi, Zhiguo Chen, Bentong Yu and Jian Tang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:341
  20. Blumgart pancreaticojejunostomy (PJ) was shown to be an effective method for pancreaticojejunostomy in open pancreaticoduodenectomy. But the original Blumgart method is involved in complicated and interrupted ...

    Authors: Chuan-zhao Zhang, Zhong-Yan Zhang, Shan-zhou Huang and Bao-hua Hou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:339
  21. Robot-assisted and endoscopic thyroidectomy are superior to conventional open thyroidectomy in improving cosmetic outcomes and postoperative quality of life. The procedure of these thyroidectomies was similar ...

    Authors: Xiaokang Fu, Yunhan Ma, Yiqi Hou, Yuan Liu and Luming Zheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:338
  22. With the development of minimally invasive technology, the trauma caused by surgery get smaller, At the same time, the specimen extraction surgery through the natural orifice is more favored by experts domesti...

    Authors: Shan-ping Ye, Wei-jie Lu, Dong-ning Liu, Hong-xin Yu, Can Wu, Hao-cheng Xu and Tai-yuan Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:336
  23. Antiemetic and analgesic oral premedications are frequently prescribed preoperatively to enhance recovery after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. However, it is unknown whether these medications transit beyond ...

    Authors: Laurence Weinberg, Nick Scurrah, Tom Neal-Williams, Wendell Zhang, Sharon Chen, Hugh Slifirski, David S. Liu, Angelica Armellini, Ahmad Aly, Anthony Clough and Dong-Kyu Lee
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:335
  24. Spinal-pelvic sagittal balance is important for maintaining energy-efficient posture in normal and diseased states.Few reports to date have evaluated the effect of spinal-pelvic sagittal balance on clinical ou...

    Authors: Li-xian Tan, Xiao-kang Du, Run-min Tang, Li-min Rong and Liang-ming Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:334
  25. Preoperative management of Hirschsprung’s disease (HD) is currently being conducted with the goal of performing single-stage radical surgery without ileostomy.

    Authors: Yoichi Nakagawa, Hiroo Uchida, Akinari Hinoki, Takahisa Tainaka, Chiyoe Shirota, Wataru Sumida, Satoshi Makita, Kazuki Yokota, Hizuru Amano, Akihiro Yasui, Takuya Maeda, Daiki Kato and Yousuke Gohda
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:333
  26. The most common postoperative complication in malignant rectal surgery is anastomotic leakage (AL). AL after anterior or low anterior resection in rectal tumors is a fatal postoperative complication. Recently,...

    Authors: Nobuhisa Matsuhashi, Jesse Yu Tajima, Ryoma Yokoi, Shigeru Kiyama, Masahide Endo, Yuta Sato, Masashi Kuno, Hirokatsu Hayashi, Ryuichi Asai, Masahiro Fukada, Itaru Yasufuku, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura, Katsutoshi Murase, Takuma Ishihara and Takao Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:332

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  27. Microvascular decompression (MVD) is already the preferred surgical treatment for medically refractory neurovascular compression syndromes (NVC) such as hemifacial spasm (HFS), trigeminal neuralgia (TN), and g...

    Authors: Weicheng Peng, Rui Zhao, Feng Guan, Xin Liang, Bei Jing, Guangtong Zhu, Beibei Mao and Zhiqiang Hu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:331
  28. Both video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) thymectomy and robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) thymectomy have been suggested as technically sound approaches for early-stage thymic epithelial tumo...

    Authors: Long-fei Zhu, Ling-min Zhang, Chun-jian Zuo, Tian-yu Sun and Bin Jiang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:330
  29. Previous anatomical studies of the urogenital fascia (UGF) have focused on males, and there is a lack of relevant anatomical studies on the distribution of the extraperitoneal UGF in females.

    Authors: Zheqi Zhou, Bin Li, Jinsong Zhou, Yanbing Ma, Yang Zhao, Cong Tong, Hui Wang, Dian Jin, Yujie Li and Likun Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:329
  30. Elliptical excision is the most commonly used method for small benign tumour excision and primary closure. However, elliptical excision remains the topic of debate. The aim of this study was to explore the rel...

    Authors: Rifeng Zou, Feng Lin, Chunyu Hao, Dapeng Zhou, Jiulong Liang and Hongyi Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:328
  31. Expansive intracranial hematomas (EIH) following traumatic brain injury (TBI) continue to be a public health problem in Uganda. Data is limited regarding the neurosurgical outcomes of TBI patients. This study ...

    Authors: Larrey Kasereka Kamabu, Godfrey S. Bbosa, Hervé Monka Lekuya, Eugene J. Cho, Victor Meza Kyaruzi, Arsene Daniel Nyalundja, Daniel Deng, Juliet Nalwanga Sekabunga, Louange Maha Kataka, Doomwin Oscar Deogratius Obiga, Joel Kiryabwire, Martin N. Kaddumukasa, Mark Kaddumukasa, Anthony T. Fuller and Moses Galukande
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:326
  32. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) has been recently used for the assessment of cervical lymph node metastasis (LNM) to guide surgical operation in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). However, th...

    Authors: Zhixin Yang, Xiaofeng Wang, Tao Tao, Jiali Zou, Zhu Qiu, Long Wang, Huimin Du, Ni Chen and Xuedong Yin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:325
  33. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common malignancies worldwide. The survival rate after hepatectomy as the first line of treatment for HCC depends on various factors. This study evaluated the ...

    Authors: Mansour Bahardoust, Maryam Zolfaghari Dehkharghani, Pouya Ebrahimi, Maryam Najafirashed, Safa Mousavi, Meisam Haghmoradi, Mohsen Khaleghian and Adnan Tizmaghz
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:324
  34. With increasing life expectancy, the number of elderly patients (≥ 65 years) with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has steadily increased. Hepatectomy remains the first-line treatment for HCC patients. However, ...

    Authors: Chuan-Ming Wang, Zi-Xiang Chen, Ping-Chuan Ma, Jiang-Ming Chen, Dong Jiang, Xin-Yuan Hu, Fu-Xiao Ma, Hui Hou, Jin-Liang Ma, Xiao-Ping Geng and Fu-Bao Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:323
  35. Laparoscopic repeat hepatectomy (LRH) has increased, but appropriate indications for LRH are unclear. This study aimed to clarify appropriate indications for LRH.

    Authors: Takashi Masuda, Yuichi Endo, Shota Amano, Masahiro Kawamura, Atsuro Fujinaga, Takahide Kawasaki, Yoko Kawano, Teijiro Hirashita, Masayuki Ohta and Masafumi Inomata
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:322
  36. Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients undergoing surgery are at a high risk of developing surgical site infections (SSIs), which contribute to increased morbidity, prolonged hospitalization, and escalated healthcar...

    Authors: Cong Han, Wei Chen, Xiao-Li Ye, Fei Cheng, Xin-You Wang, Ai-Bin Liu, Zai-Hu Mu, Xiao-Jun Jin and Yan-Hong Weng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:320
  37. Cannulated screw fixation is essential in treating femoral neck fractures, and the widely used freehand technique has several limitations. Therefore, we designed a new laser-positioning and navigation system a...

    Authors: Hua Gao, Zhenyu Liu, Xiaodong Bai, Gang Wang, Guoqiang Xu, Ji Ma, Yijun Wang, Jiatian Wang, Wentao Chen and Baojun Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:319
  38. Appendicolithiasis is a risk factor for perforated acute appendicitis. There is limited inpatient data on predictors of progression in appendicolithiasis-associated non-perforated acute appendicitis.

    Authors: Amir H. Sohail, Hazim Hakmi, Koral Cohen, Joshua C. Hurwitz, Jasmine Brite, Sawyer Cimaroli, Harry Tsou Jr., Michael Khalife, James Maurer and Matthew Symer
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:317
  39. Thanks to the introduction of radiomics, 3d reconstruction can be able to analyse tissues and recognise true hypertrophy from non-functioning tissue in patients treated with major hepatectomies with hepatic mo...

    Authors: Emilio Vicente, Yolanda Quijano, Hipolito Duran, Eduardo Diaz, Isabel Fabra, Luis Malave, Pablo Ruiz, Giada Pizzuti, Chiara Naldini, Giovanni De Nobili, Riccardo Caruso and Valentina Ferri
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:316
  40. Based on the current trend of increasing incidence of choledocholithiasis, it is of great significance to explore the closure method of the common bile duct during laparoscopic choledocholithotomy.

    Authors: Bo Yuan, Xuanfeng Zhang, Chenchen Kong, Cancan Zhang and Huansong Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:315

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