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  1. Perioperative fluid management during major abdominal surgery has been controversial. Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is a critical complication of pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). We conducted a retrospe...

    Authors: Le Zhang, Yuelun Zhang and Le Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:89
  2. Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare mesenchymal tumor that mostly arises from the pelvic and perineal soft tissues. Few studies reported its characteristics and outcomes previously due to its rarity and cha...

    Authors: Wenjie Li, Jun Chen, Enlong Zhang, Weida Chen, Yuru Hu, Chengli Miao and Chenghua Luo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:88
  3. Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is a major complication of pancreatic surgery. Drain fluid amylase concentration (DAC) is considered a predictive indicator of POPF. However, other indicators related to...

    Authors: Masahiro Fukada, Katsutoshi Murase, Toshiya Higashi, Itaru Yasufuku, Yuta Sato, Jesse Yu Tajima, Shigeru Kiyama, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura, Takao Takahashi and Nobuhisa Matsuhashi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:87
  4. The rate of postoperative morbidity, including infectious complications, is still high after major hepatobiliary pancreatic (HBP) surgery. Although surgery-related disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) ...

    Authors: Yuki Imaoka, Masahiro Ohira, Kouki Imaoka, Tomoaki Bekki, Ryosuke Nakano, Shintaro Kuroda, Hiroyuki Tahara, Kentaro Ide, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, Yuka Tanaka and Hideki Ohdan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:86

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2023 23:170

  5. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious and preventable postoperative complication. However, the predictive significance of perioperative biochemical parameters for VTE after minimally invasive colorectal ca...

    Authors: Dabin Wu, Haitao Gu, Yunhao Tang, Linglong Peng, Hang Liu, Yahui Jiang, Zhiquan Xu, Qi Wei and Yaxu Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:85
  6. Evaluate the effectiveness of posterior percutaneous full-endoscopic technique for patients with thoracic myelopathy caused by ossification of ligamentum flavum (TOLF).

    Authors: Jia-lin He, Qian Du, Wan-dong Hu, Zhi-jun Xin, Xin-xin Shao and Wen-bo Liao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:84
  7. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been considered to be a poor prognostic factor for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, few studies have focused on early HCC and the impact of CKD on survival, which shoul...

    Authors: Wu-Po Chao, Shion-Wei Chai, Po-Hsing Chiang, Ta-Chun Chou, Yi-Chan Chen and Ruey-Shyang Soong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:83
  8. Using Antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASP) to monitor the use of antibiotics can lead to improved antibiotic use and reduced costs.

    Authors: Mojtaba Shafiekhani, Mojtaba Shabani-Borujeni, Ava Karimian, Mohammad Javad MomeniTabar, Zahra Zare, Sara Arabsheybani and Afsaneh Vazin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:81
  9. The fixation method of syndesmotic injuries in ankle fractures remains controversial. The goal of the study was to compare radiographic and clinical outcomes between anterior inferior tibiofibular ligament (AI...

    Authors: Xuping Lin, Chengquan Tu, Weihuang Lin, Weina Xie, Xiaowei Guo and Qingjun Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:80
  10. Peritoneal adhesion formation is an inevitable consequence of abnormal repair of the peritoneum following different peritoneal injuries of intra-abdominal operations with the subsequent morbidity that they rep...

    Authors: Seyed Ali Malekhosseini, Behzad Alizadeh, Ahmad Hosseinzadeh, Reza Shahriarirad, Reyhaneh Naseri, Kourosh Kazemi, Alireza Shamsaeefar and Nader Tanideh
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:79
  11. As an important part of spinal fusion procedure, the selection of fusion cage size is closely related to the curative effect of the surgery. It mainly depends on the clinical experience of surgeons, and there ...

    Authors: Yang Hou, Hongyang Shi, Tianyi Zhao, Haoyang Shi, Jiangang Shi and Guodong Shi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:77
  12. In order to improve the clinical medical technology, enhance the clinical effect and improve the disease detection rate, the clinical incidence rate of atlantoaxial dislocation and vertebral body malformation ...

    Authors: Haiyi He, Xiang Li, Peng Li, Kai Zhang, Pengfei Zhang, Qiang Guo, Cheng Dong, Gaosheng Guo, Fuxiang Nie and Juan Du
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:76
  13. The efficacy of reduced-port laparoscopic surgery (RLS) for total gastrectomy remains unclear. This study focused on evaluating the short-term outcomes of RLS compared with conventional laparoscopic surgery (C...

    Authors: Wenhao Teng, Jingfu Liu, Wenju Liu, Jianping Jiang, Meimei Chen and Weidong Zang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:75
  14. This prospective randomized controlled study was designed to evaluate the effect of S-ketamine with sufentanil given intraoperatively and postoperatively on recovery of gastrointestinal (GI) function and posto...

    Authors: Tianzhuo Zhang, Zhijie Yue, Ling Yu, Shuo Li, Yining Xie, Jin Wei, Mengge Wu, Honglei Liu and Hongyu Tan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:74
  15. This study aimed to explore the feasibility and advantages of a modified chest tube suture-fixation technique in uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery for pulmonary resection.

    Authors: Wensong Shi, Yuzhui Hu, Cuimei Wang, Guotao Chang, Huiyu Zheng, Zhiqiang Yang, Yulun Yang, Xiaogang Zhao and Xiangnan Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:73
  16. Fistula in ano is always a troublesome condition for the clinician and the patients owing to its complexity, recurrences, and high morbidity since ancient times. There is no gold standard treatment modality to...

    Authors: Chinniahnapalaya Pandurangaiah Hariprasad, Anil Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Shiv Shankar Paswan, Gupta Rohit, Shiv Kishor and Prem Kumar
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:70
  17. No study has reported on the relationship between the vasoactive-inotropic score (VIS) and the prognosis of neonates with a severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). This study aimed to identify potential ...

    Authors: Chao Liu, Jingna Li, Yandong Wei, Ying Wang, Hui Zhang and Lishuang Ma
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:69
  18. Incisional hernia is a frequent complication after loop-ileostomy closure, rationalizing hernia prevention. Biological meshes have been widely used in contaminated surgical sites instead of synthetic meshes in...

    Authors: Elisa J Mäkäräinen, Heikki T Wiik, Jyrki AO Kössi, Tarja M Pinta, Leena-Mari J Mäntymäki, Anne K Mattila, Matti VJ Kairaluoma, Pasi P Ohtonen and Tero T Rautio
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:68
  19. Cisplatin-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) is common during preoperative chemotherapy for esophageal cancer. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between AKI after preoperative chemoth...

    Authors: Shuhei Ueno, Miho Murashima, Ryo Ogawa, Masaki Saito, Sunao Ito, Shunsuke Hayakawa, Tomotaka Okubo, Hiroyuki Sagawa, Tatsuya Tanaka, Hiroki Takahashi, Yoichi Matsuo, Akira Mitsui, Masahiro Kimura, Takayuki Hamano and Shuji Takiguchi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:67
  20. Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) is a well-established surgical treatment option for various diseases of the lumbar spine, including spondylolisthesis. This study aimed to evaluate the postoperative cor...

    Authors: Stefan Aspalter, Harald Stefanits, Christoph Johannes Maier, Christian Radl, Helga Wagner, Philipp Hermann, Martin Aichholzer, Nico Stroh, Andreas Gruber and Wolfgang Senker
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:66
  21. Free flap design must fulfill different criteria to ensure functional and aesthetic reconstruction of different types of defects in different body areas. A four-dimensional planning concept was used including ...

    Authors: Tobias R. Mett, Stephanie Boetger-Bolten, Florian Bucher and Peter M. Vogt
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:65
  22. The intent of this research was to generate and investigate the D-dimer to lymphocyte ratio (DLR) capacity to forecast the risk and prognosis of colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRCLM).

    Authors: Shaolong Lu, Shipei Gong, Feixiang Wu, Liang Ma, Bangde Xiang, Lequn Li and Weizhong Tang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:64
  23. In the elderly, osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (OVCFs) of the thoracolumbar vertebra are common, and percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) is a common surgical method after fracture. Machine learning...

    Authors: Guobing Deng, Jichong Zhu, Qing Lu, Chong Liu, Tuo Liang, Jie Jiang, Hao Li, Chenxing Zhou, Shaofeng Wu, Tianyou Chen, Jiarui Chen, Yuanlin Yao, Shian Liao, Chaojie Yu, Shengsheng Huang, Xuhua Sun…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:63
  24. In patients with blunt injury due to abdominal trauma, the common cause for laparotomy is damage to the small bowel and mesentery. Recently, postoperative early enteral nutrition (EEN) has been recommended for...

    Authors: Hyunseok Jang, Sangyun An, Naa Lee, Euisung Jeong, Yunchul Park, Jungchul Kim and Younggoun Jo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:61
  25. There have been no studies concerning the complications or benefits of cholecystectomy in ovarian cancer. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the outcomes of cholecystectomy performed during various time perio...

    Authors: Joo-Hyuk Son, Su Ryeon Dong, Jisoo Kim, Jeeyeon Kim, Tae-Wook Kong and Suk-Joon Chang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:60
  26. Tracheostomy is a life-saving procedure whose outcomes may vary between hospitals based on disparities in their existing expertise. We aimed at establishing the indications, early tracheostomy-related complica...

    Authors: Daniel J. Nyanzi, Daniel Atwine, Ronald Kamoga, Caroline Birungi, Caroline A. Nansubuga, Victoria Nyaiteera and Doreen Nakku
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:59
  27. Bacterial microbiome as a putative trigger of inflammation might indicate the cascade of mouth-gut-disc axis for causing intervertebral disc (IVD) structural failures (such as IVD degeneration and endplate cha...

    Authors: Xiaolong Chen, Dong Xue, Ying Zhao, Peng Cui, Peng Wang, Yu Wang and Shi-bao Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:57
  28. COVID-19 pandemic has led to changes in the presentation and treatment of surgical pathologies. Therefore, we aim to describe the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the clinical presentation and management ...

    Authors: Carlos Eduardo Rey Chaves, Felipe Girón, Ricardo E. Núñez-Rocha, Elkin Benítez, Saralia Ruiz, Lina Rodríguez, Daniela Ayala, Carlos José Villamil, Valentina Galvis, Marco Vanegas, Mónica Gómez, Ricardo Nassar, Juan David Hernández, Danny Conde and María Gómez Zuleta
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:56
  29. Minimally invasive modifications of inguinal lymphadenectomy (IL), including laparoscopic IL (LIL) and robotic-assisted IL (RAIL), have been utilized for penile cancer. Comparative study is necessary to guide ...

    Authors: Mengjun Yang, Zhicheng Liu, Qi Tan, Xiaofei Hu, Yang Liu, Ling Wei, Chunyan Deng, Shikai Zhou, Nengrui Yang, Guangjie Duan, Yiming Zheng, Xuemei Li, Zhiwen Chen, Zhansong Zhou and Ji Zheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:55
  30. Roux stasis syndrome (RSS) after Roux-en-Y (RY) reconstruction significantly prolongs the hospital stay and decreases the quality of life. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the incidence of RSS ...

    Authors: Kozo Yoshikawa, Mitsuo Shimada, Takuya Tokunaga, Toshihiro Nakao, Masaaki Nishi, Chie Takasu, Hideya Kashihara, Yuma Wada and Toshiaki Yoshimoto
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:54
  31. Patients with obesity have a higher risk of complications after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We investigated the change in weight 1 and 2 years post-Bariatric Surgery (BS) in patients that had undergone both...

    Authors: Perna Ighani Arani, Per Wretenberg, Erik Stenberg, Johan Ottosson and Annette W-Dahl
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:53
  32. The diagnosis of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) by cytopathology can be challenging. This study was aimed at testing the effectiveness of this technique and at assessing possible differences in the coincidence...

    Authors: Yu Wan, Changhai Long, Yun Liu, Jieqiong Wang, Xiaoqin Tang and Shaohua Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:52
  33. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between spinal alignment and preoperative patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (DLS) and to identify ...

    Authors: Dong-Fan Wang, Xiao-Long Chen, Di Han, Chao Kong and Shi-Bao Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:48
  34. Colon conduit is an alternative approach to reconstructing the alimentary tract after esophagectomy. Hyperspectral imaging (HSI) has been demonstrated to be effective for evaluating the perfusion of gastric co...

    Authors: Anne Zimmermann, Hannes Köhler, Claire Chalopin, Boris Jansen-Winkeln, Robert Nowotny, Till Schönherr, Matthias Mehdorn, Konstantin Lukas Uttinger, René Thieme, Ines Gockel and Yusef Moulla
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:47
  35. Dynesys stabilization (DS) is utilized to preserve mobility at the instrumental segments and prevent adjacent segment pathology in clinical practice. However, the advantages of DS method in medium and long-ter...

    Authors: Lu-Ping Zhou, Ren-Jie Zhang, Jia-Qi Wang, Hua-Qing Zhang, Jin Shang, Yang Gao, Chong-Yu Jia, Jing-Yu Ding, Lai Zhang and Cai-Liang Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:46
  36. The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and feasibility of radical surgery and to investigate prognostic factors influencing in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients over the age of 80.

    Authors: Fu-Qiang Zhao, Yu-Juan Jiang, Wei Xing, Wei Pei and Jian-Wei Liang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:45

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2023 23:72

  37. Our study aimed to identify preoperative predictors for perioperative allogenic blood transfusion (ABT) in patients undergoing major lung cancer resections in order to improve the perioperative management of p...

    Authors: Mircea Gabriel Stoleriu, Michael Gerckens, Julia Zimmermann, Johannes Schön, Fuad Damirov, Nicole Samm, Julia Kovács, Elvira Stacher-Priehse, Christina Kellerer, Rudolf A. Jörres, Teresa Kauke, Christian Ketscher, Uwe Grützner and Rudolf Hatz
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:44
  38. Surgery is the cornerstone of the treatment for primary retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS). The purpose of this study was to establish a nomogram predictive model for predicting postoperative morbidity in primary RPS.

    Authors: Aobo Zhuang, Yangju Chen, Lijie Ma, Yuan Fang, Hua Yang, Weiqi Lu, Yuhong Zhou, Yong Zhang and Hanxing Tong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:42

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