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  1. Laparoscopic surgery for cancer located in the transverse colon or splenic flexure is difficult because of vascular variability in this region and adjacent vital organs such as the pancreas, spleen, and duodenum.

    Authors: Toshihiro Nakao, Mitsuo Shimada, Kozo Yoshikawa, Takuya Tokunaga, Masaaki Nishi, Hideya Kashihara, Chie Takasu, Yuma Wada, Toshiaki Yoshimoto, Syoko Yamashita and Yosuke Iwakawa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:170
  2. Intussusception recurrence (IR) induced by intestinal lymphoid hyperplasia (ILH) in children is rare, and surgical treatment is the final resort if IR is refractory to medications and non-surgical intervention...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Hongyan Li, Wang Xin, Liandi Xu, Guoqing Zhang and Qingtao Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:169
  3. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a global health crisis in 2020. This pandemic also had a negative impact on standard procedures in general surgery. Surgeons were challenged to find the best treatment plans for pa...

    Authors: Mirhasan Rahimli, Cora Wex, Felix Wiesmueller, Frederike Weber, Maximilian Dölling, Alexander Rose, Sara Al-Madhi, Mihailo Andric, Roland Croner and Aristotelis Perrakis
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:168
  4. To develop and validate a prediction model to evaluate the perioperative hypoglycemia risk in hospitalized type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients undergoing elective surgery.

    Authors: Huiwu Han, Juan Lai, Cheng Yan, Xing Li, Shuoting Hu, Yan He and Hong Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:167
  5. Gynecologic patients undergoing day surgery are discharged in an intermediate stage of recovery. The quality of discharge teaching and discharge readiness are important to patients’ postsurgical outcomes, but ...

    Authors: Huaxuan You, Anjiang Lei, Xin Li, Xu Liao and Jing Chang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:166
  6. In clinical practice, acetabular posterior wall fracture combined with femoral head fracture is rare. However, with the increasing number of engineering and traffic accidents, such fractures, have increased si...

    Authors: Shichao Lian, Zhong Yang, Zongliang Hu and Weidong Mu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:165
  7. This study aimed to externally evaluate the accuracy of four predictive scores for conversion to open surgery after rectal laparoscopic resection. None of the four scores achieved external validation previously.

    Authors: Hamza Sekkat, Amine Souadka, Lise Courtot, Ali Rafik, Laila Amrani, Amine Benkabbou, Pierre Peyrafort, Urs Giger-Pabst, Elias Karam, Raouf Mohsine, Anass M. Majbar and Mehdi Ouaissi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:162
  8. With the widespread use of the posterior surgery, more and more surgeons chose posterior surgery to treat thoracic and lumbar tuberculosis. But others still believed that the anterior surgery is more conducive...

    Authors: Jincheng Qiu, Yan Peng, Xianjian Qiu, Wenjie Gao, Tongzhou Liang, Yuanxin Zhu, Taiqiu Chen, Wenjun Hu, Bo Gao, Zhihuai Deng, Anjing Liang and Dongsheng Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:161
  9. Although some factors that predict the prognosis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET) have been confirmed, the predictive value of lymph node metastasis (LNM) in the prognosis of pNETs remains conflicting...

    Authors: Zheng Zhang, Fei Wang, Zheng Li, Zeng Ye, Qifeng Zhuo, Wenyan Xu, Wensheng Liu, Mengqi Liu, Guixiong Fan, Yi Qin, Yue Zhang, Xuemin Chen, Xianjun Yu, Xiaowu Xu and Shunrong Ji
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:160
  10. Transvaginal intestinal evisceration is an extremely rare surgical emergency with potentially fatal consequences. Only a few more than 100 cases with this pathology have been described in the literature. Aetio...

    Authors: Elena Arabadzhieva, Dimitar Bulanov, Zhivko Shavalov, Atanas Yonkov and Sasho Bonev
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:157
  11. Relapsed childhood polymicrobial osteomyelitis associated with dermatophytosis has not been reported in the literature.

    Authors: Ping Kong, Youliang Ren, Jin Yang, Wei Fu, Ziming Liu, Zhengdao Li, Wenbin He, Yunying Wang, Zhonghui Zheng, Muliang Ding, Edward M. Schwarz, Zhongliang Deng and Chao Xie
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:156
  12. To investigate the effectiveness and feasibility of a novel vertebral osteotomy technique, transpedicular opening-wedge osteotomy (TOWO) was used to correct rigid thoracolumbar kyphotic deformities in patients...

    Authors: Guang Bin Zheng, Zhenghua Hong, Zhangfu Wang and Binbin Zheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:155
  13. Thoracoscopic esophagectomy has been extensively used worldwide as a curative surgery for patients with esophageal cancer; however, complications such as anastomotic leakage and stenosis remain a major concern...

    Authors: Yuji Shishido, Tomoyuki Matsunaga, Masahiro Makinoya, Wataru Miyauchi, Shota Shimizu, Kozo Miyatani, Chihiro Uejima, Masaki Morimoto, Yuki Murakami, Takehiko Hanaki, Kyoichi Kihara, Manabu Yamamoto, Naruo Tokuyasu, Shuichi Takano, Teruhisa Sakamoto, Hiroaki Saito…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:152
  14. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is one of the major complications after endoscopic endonasal surgery. The reconstructive nasoseptal flap is widely used to repair CSF leakage. However, it could not be utilize...

    Authors: Chang Ki Jang, Soo Jeong Park, Eui Hyun Kim, Jin Mo Cho, Ju Hyung Moon, Kyoung Su Sung, Je Beom Hong, Jaejoon Joon Lim, Minkyun Na, Chang-Ki Hong, Tae Hoon Roh and Jiwoong Oh
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:151
  15. To evaluate the efficacy of anterior debridement and bone grafting with fusion using internal fixation (BFIF) combined with anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy in the treatment of subaxial cervical spine tuberculos...

    Authors: Haopeng Luan, Kai Liu, Yao Wang, Alafate Kahaer, Weibin Sheng, Maierdan Maimaiti and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:150
  16. Laparoscopic low anterior rectal resection is the most widely used surgical procedure for middle and low rectal cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and safety of the extracorporeal...

    Authors: Yulin Liu, Peng Yu, Han Li, Lijian Xia, Xiangmin Li, Meijuan Zhang, Zhonghui Cui and Jingbo Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:148
  17. Determine whether robotic surgery is more effective than transanal and conventional laparoscopic surgery in preserving bowel and urinary function after total mesorectal excision (TME).

    Authors: Takuya Miura, Yoshiyuki Sakamoto, Hajime Morohashi, Akiko Suto, Shunsuke Kubota, Aika Ichisawa, Daisuke Kuwata, Takahiro Yamada, Hiroaki Tamba, Shuntaro Matsumoto and Kenichi Hakamada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:147
  18. The effectiveness of hemorrhoidal artery ligation supplementation in reducing the incidence of post laser hemorrhoidoplasty bleeding has not been investigated.

    Authors: Shu Yu Lim, Retnagowri Rajandram and April Camilla Roslani
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:146
  19. Aortic dissection is one of the most common emergency condition leading to internal organs or lower limb ischemia and aortic rupture. Herein, we described a reverse “cheese wire” endovascular fenestration repa...

    Authors: Tonglei Han, Yani Wu, Chong Jin, Xiaolong Wei and Zhiqing Zhao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:145
  20. Mismatch between knee surface and prosthesis components is related to postoperative complications. Morphological differences between ethnicity and gender may affect prosthesis coverage. The purpose of this stu...

    Authors: Yiming Xu, Bin Feng, Yulei Dong, Zhibo Zheng, Yanyan Bian and Xisheng Weng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:144
  21. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cancer in women and the third most common cancer in men worldwide, with an increasing trend in its incidence in Asian countries. In the present study, we aimed...

    Authors: Ali Reza Safarpour, Alimohammad Bananzadeh, Ahmad Izadpanah, Leila Ghahramani, Seyed Mohammad Kazem Tadayon, Faranak Bahrami and Seyed Vahid Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:142

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2022 22:244

  22. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical and functional outcomes of patients with femoral and tibial critical-sized bone defect (CSBD) treated by trifocal bone transport using the Ilizarov method.

    Authors: Kai Liu, Yanshi Liu, Feiyu Cai, Chenchen Fan, Peng Ren and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:141
  23. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials was recently published in BMC Surgery that compared the use of human albumin with 6% hydroxyethyl starches 130/0.4 for cardiopulmonary bypass prime and periopera...

    Authors: Christian J. Wiedermann
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:140

    The Research to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2021 21:342

  24. Laparoscopy is widely used in pancreatic surgeries nowadays. The efficient and correct judgment of the location of the anatomical structures is crucial for a safe laparoscopic pancreatic surgery. The technolog...

    Authors: Chengxu Du, Jiaxuan Li, Bin Zhang, Wenfeng Feng, Tengfei Zhang and Dongrui Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:139
  25. Inguinal lymphadenectomy (iLAD) is effective for penile carcinoma treatment, but usually results in many complications. This study aims to clinically evaluate the feasibility and clinical significance of a lap...

    Authors: Yongkang Ma, Jianwei Hao, Huaqi Yin, Mingkai Zhu, Bao Guan, Chaoshuai Zhu, Bingqi Dong, Shiming Zhao, Zhaohong He and Tiejun Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:138
  26. Hereditary spherocytosis (HS) complicated by splenic infarction is very rare, and it is even rarer to develop splenic infarction after infectious mononucleosis (IM) as a result of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) infe...

    Authors: Zhongwu Ma, Zhejin Wang, Xiaodan Zhang and Haibo Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:136
  27. In previous studies, the difficulty of surgery has rarely been used as a research object. Our study aimed to develop a predictive model to enable preoperative prediction of the technical difficulty of video-as...

    Authors: Zixiao Wang, Yuhang Wang and Daqiang Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:135
  28. Currently, the surgical outcomes of gallbladder cancer (GBC) are not always satisfactory. The geriatric nutritional risk index (GNRI) can effectively assess nutritional status. This study intends to investigat...

    Authors: Huifang Dai and Jing Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:133

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2022 22:299

  29. Acute right-sided colonic diverticulitis (RCD) is a common disease in Asian populations for which the optimal treatment remains controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate management and evaluate l...

    Authors: Zhilong Ma, Weiwei Liu, Jia Zhou, Le Yao, Wangcheng Xie, Mingqi Su, Jin Yang, Jun Shao and Ji Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:132
  30. Postoperative ileus is one of the most common complications after diverting loop ileostomy closure. Some reports have investigated the risk factors for postoperative complications or ileus after ileostomy clos...

    Authors: Toshihiro Nakao, Mitsuo Shimada, Kozo Yoshikawa, Takuya Tokunaga, Masaaki Nishi, Hideya Kashihara, Chie Takasu, Yuma Wada, Toshiaki Yoshimoto, Syoko Yamashita and Yosuke Iwakawa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:131
  31. It is no consensus on the best management for patients with large hepatic hemangiomas. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous sclerotherapy compared to surgical resection f...

    Authors: Zepeng Lin, Xiaofeng Zhu and Jian Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:130
  32. Gallbladder hemangioma is an exceptionally rare entity, with only ten cases reported in literature hitherto. The here described case is the first report of a gallbladder hemangioma coexisting with gallstones.

    Authors: Giulia Trucco, Luigi Chiusa, Francesco Tandoi and Luca Bertero
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:128
  33. To explore the application value of free omental wrapping and modified pancreaticojejunostomy in pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD).

    Authors: Shun Deng, Jianhong Luo, Yongzhong Ouyang, Jiangbo Xie, Zhuo He, Bo Huang, Fei Bai, Ke Xiao, Bin Yin, Jinfeng Wang, Biaoming Xu and Chaohui Zuo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:127
  34. In regard to central nervous system tumour resection, preserving vital venous structures to avoid devastating consequences such as brain oedema and haemorrhage is important. However, in clinical practice, it i...

    Authors: Yue Sun, Zilan Wang, Fan Jiang, Xingyu Yang, Xin Tan, Zhouqing Chen, Yanfei Liu, Yun Zhu, Zhong Wang and Gang Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:126
  35. Hemophilia is a recessive hemorrhagic disease relevant to X chromosome. In mild hemophilia cases, spontaneous bleeding is rare and the blood clotting function is normal, but severe bleeding may occur after tra...

    Authors: Xiaoying Jiang, Min Xu, Yaqing Ding, Yongqing Cao and Yibin Pan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:124
  36. Patients with colorectal tumour often present with anaemia, and up to 60% will receive red blood cells (RBC) transfusion. Some evidence suggests a correlation between RBC transfusion and worse outcomes. Since ...

    Authors: Giulia Turri, Giovanni Malerba, Gabriele Gecchele, Cristian Conti, Federica Randon, Pierluigi Piccoli, Giorgio Gandini, Domenico Girelli, Alfredo Guglielmi and Corrado Pedrazzani
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:123
  37. Pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy (PIPAC) has been introduced for palliative treatment of peritoneal surface malignancies (PSM) and is currently tested also in the neoadjuvant and prophylactic s...

    Authors: Hugo Teixeira Farinha, Daphné Mattille, Styliani Mantziari, Nicolas Demartines and Martin Hübner
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:122
  38. Procedures to treat intestinal obstruction range from minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery to more complicated open surgical procedures. It may end with high morbidity and mortality because of different rea...

    Authors: Muhaba Batebo, Bereket Loriso, Tilahun Beyene, Yosef Haile and Samuel Hailegebreal
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:121
  39. The contamination of body fluids by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 during surgery is current matter of debate in the scientific literature concerning CoronaVIrus Disease 2019. Surgical guideli...

    Authors: N. Fabbri, A. Pesce, A. Ussia, F. D’Urbano, S. Pizzicotti, S. Greco and C. V. Feo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:119

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