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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. To introduce a novel technique of transvaginal extraperitoneal single-port laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (ESLS) for apical prolapse and to evaluate the feasibility and short-term outcomes of this technique.

    Authors: Zhiying Lu, Yisong Chen, Chengzhen Xiao, Keqin Hua and Changdong Hu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:25
  28. Studies have revealed that age is associated with the risk of lateral lymph node metastasis (LLNM) in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). This study aimed to identify the optimal cut point of age for a more precis...

    Authors: Huizhu Cai, Lingdun Zhuge, Zehao Huang, Shixu Wang, Ping Shi, Dangui Yan, Lijuan Niu and Zhengjiang Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:24
  29. Placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) cesarean hysterectomy is performed under conditions of shock and can result in serious complications. This study aimed to evaluate the usefulness of the “Holding-up uterus” surg...

    Authors: Jin Takahashi, Makoto Orisaka, Daisuke Inoue, Hiroshi Kawamura, Nozomu Takahashi, Hideaki Tsuyoshi, Akiko Shinagawa, Tetsuji Kurokawa and Yoshio Yoshida
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:23
  30. Among the safest procedures for anastomosis in pancreaticoduodenectomy, Blumgart pancreaticojejunostomy is associated with low rates of postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) and postoperative complications. ...

    Authors: Bo Zhou, Zhenzhen Gao, Yang Tian and Sheng Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:22
  31. Benign skin lesions in zygomatic-infraorbital regions severely influence pediatric patients’ appearance as well as mental health. Treatments are difficult for the high requirements of patients’ guardians in bo...

    Authors: Yucheng Yan, Bing Han, Cheng Gan, Jincai Fan, Liqiang Liu, Lu Zhou and Jipeng Song
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:20
  32. Few reports have performed a prognostic analysis based on bioelectrical impedance analysis in patients with radical resection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), and its usefulness in prognostic analys...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Shibata, Takeshi Sudo, Sho Tazuma, Haruki Sada, Naoki Tanimine, Norimitsu Shimada, Hirofumi Tazawa, Takahisa Suzuki, Takashi Onoe, Yosuke Shimizu, Hirotaka Tashiro, Atsushi Yamaguchi and Shinya Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:19
  33. With it becoming a global pandemic, the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) imposed public health restraints that hampered patient’s presentation to hospitals. In Lebanon, little is known about the presenta...

    Authors: Joelle Hassanieh, Nader Zalaquett, Alicia Khazzeka, Ryan El Ghazal, Mansour Riachi, Salim Habib and Ahmad Zaghal
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:18
  34. In thoracic esophagectomy, anastomotic leakage is one of the most important surgical complications. Indocyanine green (ICG) is the most widely used method to assess tissue blood flow; however, this technique h...

    Authors: Takeo Fujita, Takashi Shigeno, Daisuke Kajiyama, Kazuma Sato, Naoto Fujiwara and Hiroyuki Daiko
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:17
  35. Recent advances in treatment are expected to bring a cure to more patients with gastric cancer (GC). Focusing on the risk of death from other diseases (DOD) has become a crucial issue in patients cured of GC. ...

    Authors: Takaaki Hanyu, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Yosuke Kano, Takashi Ishikawa, Yusuke Muneoka, Yuki Hirose, Kohei Miura, Yosuke Tajima, Yoshifumi Shimada, Jun Sakata and Toshifumi Wakai
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:16
  36. The inflammatory response is thought to be a critical initiator of epigenetic alterations. The neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR), a biomarker of inflammation, is computed by dividing the number of neutrophi...

    Authors: Sarvin Es Haghi, Monireh Khanzadeh, Shirin Sarejloo, Fariba Mirakhori, Jairo Hernandez, Emma Dioso, Michael Goutnik, Brandon Lucke-Wold, Arshin Ghaedi and Shokoufeh Khanzadeh
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:15
  37. To explore the learning curve of single center laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy (LPD) and evaluate the safety and efficacy of the operation at different stages.

    Authors: Heng Wang, Xin Gao, Meng Liu, Xiaohan Kong, HongRui Sun, Zheyu Niu, Chaoqun Ma, Huaqiang Zhu, Jun Lu, Xu Zhou, Hengjun Gao, Faji Yang and Xie Song
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:14
  38. In various surgical specialties, preoperative surgical warm-up has been demonstrated to affect a surgeon’s performance and the perioperative outcomes for patients. However, the influence of warm-up activities ...

    Authors: Enjie Wang, Jun Li, Tao Hong, Zexin Xie, Yong Ge, Xiaotong Zhou and Hao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:11
  39. Increased intracranial pressure (ICP) in patients with hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage (HICH) has been associated with poor prognosis. The transsylvian insular approach (TIA) and the transcortical (TCA) ...

    Authors: Minxue Lian, Xiaolei Li, Yuangang Wang, Hongmin Che and Zhongnan Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:10
  40. Bile duct injury (BDI) is still a major worrisome complication that is feared by all surgeons undergoing cholecystectomy. The overall incidence of biliary duct injuries falls between 0.2 and 1.3%. BDI classifi...

    Authors: Mohamed Hossam El-Din Zidan, Mostafa Seif-Eldeen, Abdelhamid A Ghazal and Mustafa Refaie
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:8

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  41. To evaluate the impact of tumor size on the perioperative and long-term outcomes of liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

    Authors: Ahmed Shehta, Ahmed M. Elsabbagh, Mohamed Medhat, Ahmed Farouk, Ahmed Monier, Rami Said, Tarek Salah, Mohamed Elshobari, Amgad Fouad and Ahmed N. Elghawalby
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:7
  42. Patients with class I obesity may need metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) in the presence of obesity-associated medical problems, but MBS in this class of obesity is under debate. This study aimed to invest...

    Authors: Mohammad Kermansaravi, Rohollah Valizadeh, Masoumeh Shahsavan, Seyyed Adel Maleknia, Foolad Eghbali, Abdolreza Pazouki and Shahab Shahabi Shahmiri
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2024 24:6

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