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  1. Distal common bile duct (dCBD) cancer is typical indication for pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). We aimed to retrospectively evaluate surgical outcomes and investigate prognostic factors of dCBD adenocarcinoma fo...

    Authors: Ji Hye Jung, So Jeong Yoon, Ok Joo Lee, Sang Hyun Shin, In Woong Han and Jin Seok Heo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:258
  2. Existing approaches for treating elbow fractures include lateral, medial, anterior and posterior approaches, though the anterior approach is often not chosen by surgeons to avoid damage to important nerves and...

    Authors: Qiyu Jia, Xiangxiang Li, Jing Zhan, Dongsheng Chen, Kai Liu, Yingbo Wang, Aihemaitijiang Yusufu and Chuang Ma
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:257
  3. This retrospective study aimed to investigate the short-term surgical outcomes and nutritional status of ileo-colon interposition in patients with esophageal cancer who could not undergo gastric tube reconstru...

    Authors: Junya Kitadani, Toshiyasu Ojima, Keiji Hayata, Taro Goda, Akihiro Takeuchi, Masahiro Katsuda, Shinta Tominaga, Naoki Fukuda, Tomoki Nakai, Shotaro Nagano and Hiroki Yamaue
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:255
  4. ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction remains the gold standard surgical option for patients with ACL tears. There are many fixation devices available for ACL reconstruction. Recent ACL reconstructio...

    Authors: Leena Metso, Ville Bister, Jerker Sandelin and Arsi Harilainen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:254
  5. In this study, we aimed at elucidating the postoperative survival and prognostic factors in patients with biliary neuroendocrine neoplasm (NEN).

    Authors: Bo-Hao Zheng, Cheng Zhang, Wen-Ze Wan, Wen-Tao Sun, Xi Cheng, Xiao-Jian Ni, Xiao-Ling Ni, Tao Suo, Han Liu, Sheng Shen and Hou-Bao Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:253
  6. Pneumocephalus may be responsible for post-craniotomy headache but is easily overlooked in the clinical situation. In the present study, the relationship between the amount of intracranial air and post-craniot...

    Authors: Tae Kwan Kim, Jun Rho Yoon, Yee Suk Kim, Yuna Choi, Seheui Han, Jaeuk Jung and Ik Seong Park
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:252
  7. In clinical practice, we often observed that patients who underwent total thyroidectomy due to clinically involved nodal disease (cN1a) actually had less extensive CLNM on final pathology. This study investiga...

    Authors: Kyorim Back, Jiyeon Lee, Anna Cho, Jun-Ho Choe, Jung-Han Kim, Young Lyun Oh and Jee Soo Kim
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:251
  8. Autoamputation of the appendix, i.e., complete separation of a part of the appendix without any surgical intervention, has been rarely documented in the literature in recent years. Herein, we report a case whe...

    Authors: Mingxiang Wang, Shili Ning, Yaqing Liu, Zhao Chen, Haodong Jiang, Shabnam Faiz and Fuwen Luo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:249
  9. The aim of this study is to evaluate and compare the safety and efficacy of endoscopic mucosal resection with a cap (EMR-c) with those of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for rectal neuroendocrine tumors...

    Authors: Xiuli Zheng, Mingli Wu, Huihui Shi, Limian Er, Kan Wang, Ying Cao and Shengmian Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:248
  10. Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) is a key procedure in sacral and pelvic tumor resection that provides hemorrhage control. However, few studies have been performed to capture t...

    Authors: Zhiqing Zhao, Jichuan Wang, Taiqiang Yan, Wei Guo, Rongli Yang, Xiaodong Tang and Yi Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:246
  11. To assess the clinical outcomes of preoperative three-dimensional planning followed by bifocal femoral lengthening in the treatment of posttraumatic limb length discrepancy (LLD).

    Authors: Maimaiaili Yushan, Yimurang Hamiti, Ainizier Yalikun, Cheng Lu and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:245
  12. Authors: Ali Reza Safarpour, Alimohammad Bananzadeh, Ahmad Izadpanah, Leila Ghahramani, Seyed Mohammad Kazem Tadayon, Faranak Bahrami and Seyed Vahid Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:244

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  13. The present real-world study aimed to compare the efficacy and safety between fondaparinux sodium (FPX) and low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in Chinese patients ...

    Authors: Donglin Fu, Li Li, Yifan Li, Xiaofei Liu, Hongkang Chen, Naitian Wu and Guangfeng Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:243
  14. Extralevator (ELAPE) and abdominoperineal excision (APE) are two major surgical approaches for low rectal cancer patients. Although excellent short-term efficacy is achieved in patients undergoing ELAPE, the l...

    Authors: Haoyu Zhang, Ganbin Li, Ke Cao, Zhiwei Zhai, Guanghui Wei, Chunxiang Ye, Baocheng Zhao, Zhenjun Wang and Jiagang Han
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:242
  15. The treatment of delayed complications after liver trauma such as bile leakage (BL) and hepatic artery pseudoaneurysms (HAPs) is difficult. The purpose of this study is to investigate the outcomes and manageme...

    Authors: Masaaki Kagoura, Kazuteru Monden, Hiroshi Sadamori, Masayoshi Hioki, Satoshi Ohno and Norihisa Takakura
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:241
  16. In pancreaticoduodenectomy, the pancreas-visceral fat CT value ratio and serrated pancreatic contour on preoperative CT have been revealed as risk factors for postoperative pancreatic fistulas. We aimed to eva...

    Authors: Koki Maeda, Naohisa Kuriyama, Takuya Yuge, Takahiro Ito, Kazuyuki Gyoten, Aoi Hayasaki, Takehiro Fujii, Yusuke Iizawa, Yasuhiro Murata, Akihiro Tanemura, Masashi Kishiwada, Hiroyuki Sakurai and Shugo Mizuno
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:240
  17. Regardless of the advances in surgical techniques, parastomal hernia is still an inevitable complication for many patients with low rectal cancer undergoing abdominal perineal resection (APR). Extraperitoneal ...

    Authors: Zeyu Li, Lifei Tian, Ruiting Liu, Bobo Zheng, Ben Wang, Xu Zhao, Pan Quan and Jian Qiu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:239
  18. Massive, delayed bleeding (DB) is the most common major complication of Rubber Band Ligation (RBL) for internal hemorrhoids caused by premature band slippage. In this study we modified conventional RBL to prev...

    Authors: Jiazi Yu, Jie Zhong, Tao Peng, Liangbin Jin, Leibin Shen and Mian Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:238
  19. With the growing number of patients with coexisting pulmonary and mediastinal lesions detected, reports about simultaneous video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for these concurrent diseases are still rare. T...

    Authors: Jiaheng Zhang, Yi Gao, Wenbing Zou, Wei Ping, Yunpeng Zhu, Xiangning Fu and Shengling Fu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:237
  20. Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is the anomalous and encapsulated accumulation of fluid of complex origin consisting of old blood, mostly or totally liquified and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the subdural spa...

    Authors: Hongbin Liu, Rudan Yan, Fei Xie and Seidu A. Richard
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:236
  21. It has been reported that papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) patients with lymph node metastasis (LNM) are largely associated with adverse outcomes. The present study aimed to assess the correlation between the...

    Authors: Ling Zhan, Hong-fang Feng, Xi-zi Yu, Ling-rui Li, Jun-long Song, Yi Tu, Jing-ping Yuan, Chuang Chen and Sheng-rong Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:235
  22. Several studies have discussed various methods of prepectoral direct-to-implant (DTI) breast reconstruction using an acellular dermal matrix (ADM) prosthesis to achieve full coverage. However, methods for ante...

    Authors: Hyun Ki Hong, Yun Hyun Kim, Joon seok Lee, Jeeyeon Lee, Ho Yong Park and Jung Dug Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:234
  23. Postoperative early recurrence (ER) is a major obstacle to long-term survival after curative liver resection (LR) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study aimed to establish preoperative and...

    Authors: Yanfang Zhang, Xuezhong Lei, Liangliang Xu, Xiaoju Lv, Mingqing Xu and Hong Tang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:233
  24. The traditional approach for occipital migraine surgery encompasses three separate surgical incisions in the posterior neck to decompress the greater occipital nerves (GON), lesser occipital nerves (LON), and ...

    Authors: Danielle R. Olla, Kortni M. Kemper, Amanda L. Brown and Brian A. Mailey
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:232
  25. Although there are common postoperative complications, Roux-en-Y cholangiojejunostomy is still broadly used as a standard surgical procedure for patients with biliary stricture. This study aimed to explore lon...

    Authors: Paizula Shalayiadang, Aimaiti Yasen, Abduaini Abulizi, Ayifuhan Ahan, Tiemin Jiang, Bo Ran, Ruiqing Zhang, Qiang Guo, Hao Wen, Yingmei Shao and Tuerganaili Aji
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:231
  26. Perforated peptic ulcer (PPU) is a common emergency condition requiring surgery using laparoscopy or open repair of the perforated site. The aim of this study was to assess the role of laparoscopic surgery (LS...

    Authors: Chang Woo Kim, Jong Wan Kim, Sang Nam Yoon, Bo Young Oh and Byung Mo Kang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:230
  27. Appendicitis is one of the most common causes of acute abdomen. Uncomplicated appendicitis is as an inflamed appendix without perforation, gangrene or abscess formation. Recent trials show that one can safely ...

    Authors: M. V. Gran, D. Kjønås, U. Gunnarsson, K. Strigård, A. Revhaug and E. K. Aahlin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:229
  28. To analyze the clinicopathological characteristics of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and its influence on the distribution of lymph node metastasis at each lateral level of the neck to guide p...

    Authors: Wen-qing Liu, Jing-yi Yang, Xiao-hui Wang, Wei Cai and Fei Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:228
  29. Ectopic Cushing syndrome (ECS) is a sporadic condition. Even uncommon is an ECS that derives from a carcinoid tumor of the thymus. These tumors may pose several diagnostic and therapeutic conundrums. This repo...

    Authors: Zizi Zhou, Wenxiang Chai, Longhai Yang, Yi Liu, Yao Liu, Huiyu Pan, Qiang Wu, Xiaoming Zhang and Eric Dominic Roessner
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:226
  30. Early cholecystectomy is recommended for patients with acute cholecystitis. However, emergency surgery may not be indicated due to complications and disease severity. Patients requiring drainage are usually tr...

    Authors: Anri Kaneta, Hirotaka Sasada, Takuma Matsumoto, Tsuyoshi Sakai, Shuichi Sato and Takashi Hara
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:224
  31. Repairing all nerves is challenging in cases of upper arm avulsion combined with defects in multiple nerves because the donor area for autogenous nerve transplantation is limited and the outcomes of long-segme...

    Authors: Wenquan Ding, Xueyuan Li, Hong Chen, Xiaofeng Wang, Danya Zhou and Xin Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:222
  32. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of ultrasonography-guided needle release of A1 pulley combined with corticosteroid injection by comparing it with ultrasound-guided n...

    Authors: Yan-Yan Wu, Kai Chen, Fan-Ding He, Jie-Rong Quan and Xuan-Yan Guo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:221
  33. Pneumonia is a major cause of death in the elderly population. Considering body weight loss, muscle loss, and reflux after gastrectomy, elderly patients are considered to be at very high risk for pneumonia, wh...

    Authors: Ayako Kamiya, Tsutomu Hayashi, Ryota Sakon, Kenichi Ishizu, Takeyuki Wada, Sho Otsuki, Yukinori Yamagata, Hitoshi Katai and Takaki Yoshikawa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:220
  34. Laparoscopic resection of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) is technically feasible and associated with favorable outcomes. We compared the clinical efficacy of hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery...

    Authors: Ya-Jun Zhao, Yong-Qiang Qiu, Li-Ying Zhong, Wen-Ze Zheng, Lv-Ping Zhuang, Zhong Wei and Zhong-Liang Ning
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:219
  35. For periacetabular osteotomy, traditional approaches usually have a long learning curve. We aimed to evaluate the postoperative results and complications of periacetabular osteotomy under a new double-incision...

    Authors: Chuan Li, Xianghong Zhang, Xuhan Meng, Luqiao Pu, Hongxuan Chen, Yongyue Su, Pengfei Bu, Yongqing Xu and Tang Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:217
  36. The incidence of ulcerative colitis (UC) is increasing, but there are few reports comparing elderly UC patients undergoing colectomy for elderly-onset UC (EO) and nonelderly-onset UC (NEO). The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Ryuichi Kuwahara, Hiroki Ikeuchi, Toshihiro Bando, Yoshiko Goto, Yuki Horio, Tomohiro Minagawa and Motoi Uchino
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:215
  37. Nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia (NOMI) is defined as acute intestinal ischemia because of decreased blood flow in mesenteric vessels. Only a few cases of NOMI that occur secondary to aortic dissection (AD) ha...

    Authors: Mengchao Sheng, Wei Gong, Kui Zhao, Wei Li, Aimin Qian, Liuhui Chang, Yongyou Wu, Qiang Chen, Zhengrong Chen, Xiaodong Yang, Fengyun Zhong and Chungen Xing
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:214
  38. Our aim of was to compare importance of the tumor markers (TMs) serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and carbohydrate antigen (CA) 19-9 in prediction of recurrence after curative gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

    Authors: Chikashi Shibata, Toru Nakano, Akihiro Yasumoto, Atsushi Mitamura, Kentaro Sawada, Hitoshi Ogawa, Tomoya Miura, Ichiro Ise, Kazuhiro Takami, Kuniharu Yamamoto and Yu Katayose
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:213
  39. To evaluate the feasibility and advantages of wedge resection plus transverse suture without mesentery detached approach applied to loop ileostomy closure by analyzing the surgical data and the incidence of po...

    Authors: Hai-Quan Qin, Jian-Kun Liao, Wen-Tao Wang, Ling-Hou Meng, Zi-Gao Huang and Xian-Wei Mo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:211
  40. Currently, damage control surgery (DCS) employing multiple-staged laparotomy (MSL) is a standard hemostatic approach for treating trauma patients with unstable hemodynamics attributable to massive hemoperitone...

    Authors: Masaki Matsuda and Makoto Sawano
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:210

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