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  1. To objectively assess the safety, feasibility, advantages, and disadvantages of transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) versus conventional vaginal (CV) surgery for sacrospinous l...

    Authors: Lu Huang, Jie Yu, Yan Li, Zhao-Lin Gong, Dan Feng, Li He and Yong-Hong Lin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:24
  2. A gunshot wound to the colon is a frequent injury in armed conflicts. An example of a high-energy modern weapon is hollow-point bullets, which is associated with increased tissue damage and lethal outcome. The...

    Authors: Kostiantyn Gumeniuk, Igor A. Lurin, Ievgen Tsema, Lesia Malynovska, Maksym Gorobeiko and Andrii Dinets
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:23
  3. The kidney is the most frequently injured component of the genitourinary system, accounting for 5% of all trauma cases. Several guidelines by different societies address the management of urological trauma. Ho...

    Authors: Hiba Abdel Aziz, Nikolay Bugaev, Gerard Baltazar, Zachary Brown, Krista Haines, Sameer Gupta, Lawrence Yeung, Joseph Posluszny, John Como, Jennifer Freeman and George Kasotakis
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:22
  4. The number of older patients with multiple comorbidities in the emergency service is increasingly frequent, which implies the risk of incurring in futile surgical interventions. Some interventions generate fal...

    Authors: Camilo Ramírez-Giraldo, Andrés Isaza-Restrepo, Juan Camilo García-Peralta, Juliana González-Tamayo and Milcíades Ibáñez-Pinilla
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:21
  5. The recently developed endoscopic full-thickness resection technique requires reliable closure. The main closure methods are the purse-string suture (PSS) technique and over-the-scope clip (OTSC) technique; ho...

    Authors: Takanori Matsui, Hideki Kobara, Noriko Nishiyama, Kaho Nakatani, Tingting Shi, Naoya Tada, Kazuhiro Kozuka, Nobuya Kobayashi, Taiga Chiyo, Tatsuo Yachida, Akihiro Kondo, Takayoshi Kishino, Keiichi Okano, Shintaro Fujihara, Kunihisa Uchita, Kingo Hirasawa…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:20
  6. Radical gastrectomy has traditionally been the pillar treatment with curative intent for malignant tumors of the stomach. The safety of the laparoscopic approach for advanced gastric cancer (AGC) is still unde...

    Authors: Maritza Romero-peña, Liliana Suarez, Diego Efraín Valbuena, Carlos Eduardo Rey Chaves, Danny Conde Monroy and Raúl Guevara
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:19
  7. Self-repair of lower limb wounds has always been one of the research hotspots. Flaps and skin graft are the preferred treatment for lower extremity wound reconstruction. However, these treatments have many dis...

    Authors: Gongchi Li, Qian Shen, Pan Zhou, Hanlin Liu and Jianghai Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:17
  8. Although laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair has the advantages of less bleeding, less trauma, less pain, and fast recovery, there are several issues that need to be addressed. This...

    Authors: Guangbo Wu, Danli Shi, Min Chen, Chihao Zhang, Hongjie Li, Meng Luo and Qiang Fan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:14
  9. Controversies regarding the anatomical structure of Denonvilliers’ fascia and its relationship with surrounding fasciae have sparked a heated discussion, especially concerning whether Denonvilliers’ fascia is ...

    Authors: Yi Li, Ya-Min Zhao, Yan-Bing Ma, Jin-Song Zhou, Cong Tong and Li-Kun Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:13
  10. Inguinal hernia repair is a common procedure in surgery. Patients with cardiovascular disease have an increased operative risk for postoperative morbidity. The study aimed to identify the most beneficial surgi...

    Authors: Kamran Hajili, Alberto Vega Hernandez, Jakob Otten, Dana Richards and Claudia Rudroff
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:11
  11. The reconstruction of nonhealing lumbosacral spinal defects remains a challenge, with limited options. The aim of this article was to review the authors’ technique and experience with the modified fourth lumba...

    Authors: Runlei Zhao, Xinling Zhang, Xin Yang and Zhenmin Zhao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:10
  12. Subcuticular suture has proven to reduce superficial incisional SSI (si-SSI) in clean surgery. However, question remains regarding clean-contaminated procedures. The aim of this study is to assess if subcuticu...

    Authors: Ignacio Aguirre-Allende, Maialen Alkorta-Zuloaga, Maria Teresa Iglesias-Gaspar, Iratxe Urreta-Ballobre, Amaia García-Domínguez, Xabier Arteaga-Martin, Adolfo Beguiristain-Gómez, Miguel Ángel Medrano-Gómez, Inmaculada Ruiz-Montesinos, Ana Paula Riverola-Aso, Raúl Jiménez-Agüero and José María Enríquez-Navascués
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:9
  13. Systemic inflammation has been reported to be associated with cancer progression and metastasis. Systemic inflammation score (SIS), calculated from preoperative serum albumin level and lymphocyte-to-monocyte r...

    Authors: Takuro Matsumoto, Shinji Ohki, Akinao Kaneta, Akira Matsuishi, Yuya Maruyama, Leo Yamada, Takeshi Tada, Hiroyuki Hanayama, Yohei Watanabe, Suguru Hayase, Hirokazu Okayama, Wataru Sakamoto, Tomoyuki Momma, Zenichiro Saze and Koji Kono
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:8
  14. We investigated the usefulness of apparent diffusion coefficients (ADC) from diffusion-weighted images (DWI) obtained using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for prognosis of early hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC...

    Authors: Shinichiro Yamada, Yuji Morine, Tetsuya Ikemoto, Yu Saito, Hiroki Teraoku, Yuhei Waki, Chiharu Nakasu and Mitsuo Shimada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:6
  15. Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) following distal pancreatectomy (DP) is a serious complication. In the present study, we aimed to identify the risk factors associated with clinically relevant postopera...

    Authors: Chenchen He, Yibing Zhang, Longfei Li, Mingda Zhao, Chunhui Wang and Yufu Tang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:5
  16. Computer Assisted Design and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) have revolutionized oncologic surgery of the head and neck. A multitude of benefits of this technique has been described, but there are on...

    Authors: Leonard Simon Brandenburg, Pit Jacob Voss, Thomas Mischkowsky, Jan Kühle, Michael Andreas Ermer, Julia Vera Weingart, René Marcel Rothweiler, Marc Christian Metzger, Rainer Schmelzeisen and Philipp Poxleitner
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:4
  17. For those with a centrally located HCC, the two types of liver sectionectomy that can be performed are extended hepatectomy (EH) and central hepatectomy (CH). This meta-analysis aimed to compare the short- and...

    Authors: Edward Atef Gadallah, Beshoy Effat Elkomos, Ahmed Khalil, Fawzy Salah fawzy and Amr Abdelaal
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:2
  18. Postoperative complications of colorectal cancer mainly include infections (surgical site infection, remote infection, etc.), post-operative ileus (POI), and anastomosis leakage. POI reportedly prolongs the ho...

    Authors: Maho Sasaki, Tatsunari Fukuoka, Masatsune Shibutani, Atsushi Sugimoto, Kiyoshi Maeda and Masaichi Ohira
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:448
  19. A new technique for analgesia called pectoral nerve block is widely used in surgeries of breast cancer. Pectoral nerve block type II (Pecs II) block has less influence on immunity when compared with general an...

    Authors: Lili Yu, Xiuling Cui, Panpan Song, Chunlei Li, Haochen Zhao and Yulin Chang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:447
  20. Splenic lymphangiomas (SL) are very rare benign cystic lesions found in pediatric population. Their occurrence in adults is exceptional. Splenectomy is the common management of splenic lesions for diagnostic a...

    Authors: Boubacar Efared, Aïchatou Balaraba Abani Bako, Hama Younssa, Idrissa Boubacar, Aliou Zabeirou, Hamadou Halidou Koura, Habiba Salifou Boureima, Soumaila Amadou, Idrissa Seriba Coulibaly, James Didier Lassey and Hassan Nouhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:446
  21. Hospital-acquired disability (HAD) in patients who undergo living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is expected to worsen physical functions due to inactivity during hospitalization. The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Masatoshi Hanada, Masaaki Hidaka, Akihiko Soyama, Takayuki Tanaka, Takanobu Hara, Hajime Matsushima, Masafumi Haraguchi, Mineaki Kitamura, Motohiro Sekino, Masato Oikawa, Hiroki Nagura, Rina Takeuchi, Shuntaro Sato, Hideaki Takahata, Susumu Eguchi and Ryo Kozu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:445
  22. The treatment of soft tissue defects with exposed cartilage after tumor excision is challenging. Local flap reconstruction causes occasional scarring, especially in non-Caucasian populations. Scar treatment re...

    Authors: Yung-Hsu Lei and Shu-Hung Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:444
  23. Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is frequently observed in young adults. There is no wide consensus on optimal treatment in the literature, and various procedures are used in clinical practice. The objective of t...

    Authors: Mari Odlo, Julie Horn and Athanasios Xanthoulis
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:442
  24. To compare the CT values and length of the screw tracks of traditional trajectory (TT), cortical bone trajectory (CBT), and modified cortical bone trajectory (MCBT) screws and investigate the effects on the bi...

    Authors: Dongshan Liu, Alafate Kahaer, Yixi Wang, Rui Zhang, Abulikemu Maiaiti, Xieraili Maimaiti, Zhihao Zhou, Wenjie Shi, Zihao Cui, Tao Zhang, Longfei Li and Paerhati Rexiti
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:441
  25. Difficult laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) due to acute cholecystitis (AC) increases the risk of bile duct injuries and postoperative complications. Here, we added the lateral dorsal infundibular approach as ...

    Authors: Juxian Song, Jian Chen and Shuguo Zheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:439
  26. The postoperative length of hospital stay (PLOS) is an important indicator of surgical quality. We identified perioperative factors that affect prolonged PLOS (PPLOS) after laparoscopic colorectal cancer resec...

    Authors: Hong Li, Tong-Feng Luo, Nan-Rong Zhang, Li-Zhen Zhang, Xia Huang and San-Qing Jin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:438
  27. Osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) can lead to pain and loss of function of the hip joint, which places a great burden on patients and society. Surgery is the main treatment for osteonecrosis of the femo...

    Authors: Changmeng San, Yongqing Xu, Mingjun Lee, Luqiao Pu, Teng Wang, Xiangwen Shi, Siyu Lu and Qi Cheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:437
  28. In locally advanced breast cancer, axillary lymph node dissection remains a pivotal component of surgical therapy. Apart from this, it has been mostly replaced by sentinel node biopsy. Complications after axil...

    Authors: V. Wienerroither, R. Hammer, P. Kornprat, H. Schrem, D. Wagner, H. J. Mischinger and A. El-Shabrawi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:436
  29. Complete intracorporal robotic ileal ureteric replacement is challenging. We aimed to present the surgical technique of robotic ileal ureter replacement with extracorporeal ileal segment preparation for long u...

    Authors: Shubo Fan, GuanPeng Han, Zhihua Li, Xiang Wang, Xinfei Li, Shengwei Xiong, Dan Li, Jun Zhang, Chang Meng, Peng Zhang, Kunlin Yang, Xuesong Li and Liqun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:435
  30. Postoperative complications and mortality following laparotomy have remained high worldwide. Early postoperative risk stratification is essential to improve outcomes and clinical care. The surgical Apgar score...

    Authors: Bruno Chan Onen, Andrew Weil Semulimi, Felix Bongomin, Ronald Olum, Gideon Kurigamba, Ronald Mbiine and Olivia Kituuka
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:433
  31. Currently, an increasing number of robotic major hepatectomies for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are being performed. Despite the advantages of robotic surgery over laparoscopic procedures, studies comparing ...

    Authors: Linsen Liu, Yan Wang, Tianchong Wu, Jianwei Lin, Lingna Deng, Jiling Jiang and Tailai An
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:432
  32. To compare the clinical efficacy of minimally invasive percutaneous treatment by ligamentotaxis with traditional open reduction and internal fixation in the treatment of Essex-Lopresti joint depression-type di...

    Authors: Zhiguo Chen, Chongyin Fan, Jinsong Zhang, Chen Zhao, Xin Du, Wei Huang, Weidong Ni and Gang Luo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:431
  33. To compare the clinical efficacy of unilateral unstable sacral fractures (USFs) involving the lumbosacral region treated with and without robot-aided triangular osteosynthesis (TOS).

    Authors: Zhao-Jie Liu, Ya Gu and Jian Jia
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:430
  34. To perform a comparative assessment of percutaneous transfacet screws (TFS) and percutaneous bilateral pedicle screws (BPS) in oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) for the treatment of single-level degenera...

    Authors: Zhao Lang, Tenghui Ge, Jingye Wu, Qiang Yuan and Yuqing Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:429
  35. Recent improvements in systemic chemotherapy have provided an opportunity for patients with stage IV gastric cancer (GC) to undergo conversion surgery (CS). The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term ...

    Authors: Yosuke Kano, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Takaaki Hanyu, Yusuke Muneoka, Takashi Ishikawa, Masaki Aizawa, Atsushi Matsuki, Hiroshi Yabusaki, Takeo Bamba, Satoru Nakagawa, Kazuaki Kobayashi, Shirou Kuwabara, Shigeto Makino, Yasuyuki Kawachi, Tetsuya Naito, Tatsuo Tani…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:428
  36. Da Vinci robotic surgery system, a novel type of surgery, was widespread in surgical field. However, the perioperative outcomes of robotic distal gastrectomy (RDG) are still controversy, despite several observ...

    Authors: Tao Sun, Yinghua Wang, Yan Liu and Zhanyu Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:427
  37. Ventral hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures performed worldwide. Despite the large volume, consensus is lacking regarding indications for repair or choice of surgical method used for re...

    Authors: Mikael Lindmark, Thyra Löwenmark, Karin Strigård and Ulf Gunnarsson
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:426
  38. Chronic pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease characterized by irreversible morphological changes due to chronic pancreatic fibrosis. The treatment goals are to relieve pain, preserve function, and prevent f...

    Authors: Juliana González, Daniela Ayala, Nicolás Caballero, Carlos Eduardo Rey Chaves, Danny Conde and Juan Carlos Sabogal Olarte
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:424
  39. To evaluate the effectiveness of surgery for recurrent distal cholangiocarcinoma and determine surgical indications based on prognostic factors for the recurrence of distal cholangiocarcinoma.

    Authors: Taro Mashiko, Toshihito Ogasawara, Yoshihito Masuoka, Shigenori Ei, Shinichiro Takahashi, Masaki Mori, Kazuo Koyanagi, Seiichiro Yamamoto and Toshio Nakagohri
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:423

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