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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Anastomotic leakage (AL) is one of the most serious postoperative complications after colorectal anastomosis. This study aims to evaluate the feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (...

    Authors: Liang Yu, Guangliang Chen, Hua Wang, Xiaojie Wang, Zhifen Chen, Ying Huang and Pan Chi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:422
  4. Results of previous studies regarding pelvic sepsis after Hartmann’s procedure (HP) for rectal cancer have been inconsistent and few studies report the risk factors. This study aimed to investigate the inciden...

    Authors: Elin Mariusdottir, Fredrik Jörgren, Amelia Mondlane, Jens Wikström, Marie-Louise Lydrup and Pamela Buchwald
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:421
  5. At present, abdominoperineal excision with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) is one of the treatment modalities of distal rectal cancer. Our study analyzed the effects of laparoscopic extralevator abdominop...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Wang, Rui Liang, Dilimulati Yalikun, Jun Yang, Wenliang Li and Zhiyong Kou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:418
  6. Esophageal cancer is a high-mortality disease. Esophagectomy is the most effective method to treat esophageal cancer, accompanied with a high incidence of post-operation complications. The anastomosis has a cl...

    Authors: Qi-Yue Ge, Yu-Heng Wu, Zhuang-Zhuang Cong, Yong Qiang, Yan-Qing Wang, Chao Zheng and Yi Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:417
  7. Several surgical techniques for the treatment of hemorrhoidal disease (HD) have been proposed. However, the selection of the most proper technique for each individual case scenario is still a matter of debate....

    Authors: Dimitrios Symeonidis, Michail Spyridakis, Dimitrios Zacharoulis, George Tzovaras, Athina A. Samara, Alexandros Valaroutsos, Alexandros Diamantis and Konstantinos Tepetes
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:416
  8. This study was designed to investigate clinical efficiency and application indications of hepatic lobe hyperplasia techniques for advanced hepatic alveolar echinococcosis (AE) patients.

    Authors: Qiang Guo, Maolin Wang, Kai Zhong, Jialong Li, Tiemin Jiang, Bo Ran, Paizula Shalayiadang, Ruiqing Zhang, Talaiti Tuergan, Tuerganaili Aji and Yingmei Shao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:415
  9. The debate of whether to centralize hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery has been ongoing. The principal objective was to compare outcomes of a community pancreatic surgical program with those of high-volume acade...

    Authors: Jane S. Han, C. Michael Dunham, Charles E. Renner, Steven A. Neubauer, F. Nikki McCarron and Thomas J. Chirichella
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:414
  10. The present research is designed to evaluate the short-term outcome of robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (RATS) for the treatment of posterior mediastinal neurogenic tumors.

    Authors: Ziqiang Hong, Wenxi Gou, Baiqiang Cui, Yannan Sheng, Xiangdou Bai, Dacheng Jin, Yingjie Lu and Yunjiu Gou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:413
  11. To examine the benefits of interventional therapy for cicatricial constriction using a high-frequency electric knife, saccular dilatation, and cryotherapy.

    Authors: Kunying Li, Taomei Lian, Qiang Liang, Liping Zhang, Ying Chen, Jiwei Liu, Jiaping Qian and Xin Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:412
  12. Although umbilical two-port laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure for the treatment of processus vaginalis patency of children has been verified to be safe and effective, the improvements of techni...

    Authors: Yuanhong Xiao and Jing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:411
  13. During clinical practice, we have detected a few cases of neck abscesses in patients diagnosed with esophageal foreign body impaction (EFB) but without the primary inflammatory disease. However, we do not know...

    Authors: Xuewei Wang, Feng Xu, Danzheng Liu, Xuemei Luo, Xu Zhou, Xinsheng Huang and Na Shen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:410
  14. Distal duodenal resections are sometimes necessary for radical surgery, but how to restore duodenal continuity is still unclear. This study aimed at determining which style of anastomosis was more suitable for...

    Authors: Wenshuai Liu, Jiongyuan Wang, Lijie Ma, Aobo Zhuang, Jing Xu, Junyi He, Hua Yang, Yuan Fang, Weiqi Lu, Yong Zhang and Hanxing Tong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:409
  15. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) in the treatment of initially unresectable hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated hepatoce...

    Authors: Haoqi Chen, Xiaowen Wang, Wenfeng Zhu, Yang Li, Zhenyu Yu, Hua Li, Yang Yang, Shuguang Zhu, Xiaolong Chen and Genshu Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:407
  16. This retrospective study was performed to analyze the clinical effects and complications of LSFCF in the surgical treatment of DLS combined with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).

    Authors: Yang Hou, Hongyang Shi, Haoyang Shi, Tianyi Zhao, Jiangang Shi and Guodong Shi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:405
  17. To perform laparoscopic gastrectomy safely, we aimed to comprehensively re-evaluate perigastric vessel anatomies using a three-dimensional angiography reconstructed from enhanced multidetector-row computed tom...

    Authors: Ichirota Iino, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Toshiyuki Suzuki, Toshiki Kawabata, Osamu Jindo, Akihiro Uno, Atsuko Fukazawa, Keigo Matsumoto, Hideto Ochiai, Takanori Sakaguchi, Hiroya Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Konno and Shohachi Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:403
  18. In rectal cancer surgery, recent studies have found associations between clinical factors, especially pelvic parameters, and surgical difficulty; however, their findings are inconsistent because the studies us...

    Authors: Wenhao Teng, Jingfu Liu, Meimei Chen, Weidong Zang and Aiwen Wu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:402
  19. Lymph node metastases often occur in advanced gastric cancer, with some patients presenting with metastases in the para-aortic lymph nodes. There are persistent Controversies about the benefit of para-aortic l...

    Authors: Pengcheng Yu, Can Hu, Yi Wang, Zhehan Bao, Ruolan Zhang, Mengxuan Cao, Yanqiang Zhang, Xiangdong Cheng and Zhiyuan Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:401
  20. Immaturity of ganglia (IG) is an extremely rare disease and always requires surgical intervention in the neonatal period, but without guidelines to choose the ideal enterostomy procedure, the timing of stoma c...

    Authors: Zhixiong Lin, Mingkun Liu, Lei Yan, Lijuan Wu, Jianxi Bai, Dianming Wu, Yifan Fang and Yu Lin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:400
  21. Biliary obstruction which is a major complication of pancreas and periampullary tumors could result in cholangitis, coagulopathies, gastrointestinal symptoms, and impaired wound healing. Pancreaticoduodenectom...

    Authors: Niloufar Bineshfar, Nasser Malekpour Alamdari, Tayebeh Rostami, Alireza Mirahmadi and Adel Zeinalpour
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:399
  22. Thrombotic popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) with acute lower limb ischemia (ALI) is a serious disease leading to amputation. The choice of emergency procedures is not clearly defined, and the difference in ther...

    Authors: Xixi Xiao, Ruijia Feng, Mingshan Wang, Hanqi Sun, Tianzhen Jing, Lianhua Su, You Fan, Zuojun Hu, Shenming Wang and Siwen Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:398
  23. In earlobe reconstruction, it is a challenging task to find a simple one-stage technique that is applicable to the variable configurations of defects and that results in a longstanding naturally appearing earl...

    Authors: Mohamed Saad Sadaka and Sherif Abou Bakr Hantash
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:396
  24. Various methods are used to reconstruct the skull after microvascular decompression, giving their own advantages and disadvantages. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of using autologous ...

    Authors: Yuankun Cai, Xiuling Zhang, Xiaobin Chen, Xuan Dai, Songshan Chai, Guo Li, Zhimin Mei, Joshua Ho, Jincao Chen, Luoqing Li and Nanxiang Xiong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:395
  25. This study aimed to assess the clinical efficacy of one-stage posterior surgery combined with anti-Brucella therapy in the treatment of lumbosacral brucellosis spondylitis (LBS).

    Authors: Haopeng Luan, Kai Liu, Xiaonan Deng, Weibin Sheng, Mardan Mamat, Hailong Guo, Huaqiang Li and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:394
  26. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic profoundly impacted delivery of health care. South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) experienced some of the highest cases, admissions and deaths du...

    Authors: D. Frankcombe, N. Gauri, V. Satchithanandha, Y. Liang, S. Bak, T. Suri, D. Loxley, N. Merrett and D. Kaushal
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:393
  27. Percutaneous nephrolithotripsy (PCNL) is difficult to perform for elderly patients; thus, this study aimed to assess its efficacy and safety in elderly patients aged > 70 years, note any associations between o...

    Authors: Jun Liu, Jie Gu, Wenkuan Xu, Cong Tian, Dong Pang, Nanfei Zhang, Yushan Liu, Bo Yang and Xiaobo Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:392
  28. Laparoscopic (LSC) Heller myotomy (HM) is considered the standard procedure for the treatment of achalasia. Robotic platforms, established over the last years, provide important advantages to surgeons, such as...

    Authors: Jörn-Markus Gass, Lucien Cron, Francesco Mongelli, Justyna Tartanus, Fiorenzo Valente Angehrn, Kerstin Neuschütz, Markus von Flüe, Lana Fourie, Daniel Steinemann and Martin Bolli
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:391
  29. In the treatment of peripheral early-staged lung cancer and benign lesions, segmentectomy and wedge resection are both reliable treatment methods. It is debatable that how much pulmonary function will be lost ...

    Authors: Kun-Peng Feng, Zi-Qing Shen, Chun Xu, Cheng Ding, Yu Feng, Xin-Yu Zhu, Bin Pan, Xin-Yu Jia, Jun Zhao and Chang Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:390
  30. Non-resectability is common in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) due to local invasion or distant metastases. Then, biliary or gastroenteric bypasses or both are often established despite a...

    Authors: Felix O. Hofmann, Rainer C. Miksch, Maximilian Weniger, Tobias Keck, Matthias Anthuber, Helmut Witzigmann, Natascha C. Nuessler, Christoph Reissfelder, Jörg Köninger, Michael Ghadimi, Detlef K. Bartsch, Werner Hartwig, Martin K. Angele, Jan G. D’Haese and Jens Werner
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:389
  31. This study aimed to investigate the effect of the time from diagnosis to breast cancer surgery on breast cancer patients’ prognosis.

    Authors: Doyeon An, Jihye Choi, Jaebin Lee, Jong-Yeup Kim, Seonguk Kwon, Jungeun Kim, Seunghee Lee, Seongwoo Jeon, Chungchun Lee, Suehyun Lee and Hyekyung Woo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:388
  32. A micromotion-based balanced drilling system was designed based on a locking plate (LP) and far cortical locking (FCL) concept to maintain the balance of micromotions of the cortex on both sides of a fracture ...

    Authors: Yang Wang, Qiang Zhou, Zhanchao Wang, Wei Wang, Hao Shen and Hua Lu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:387

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  33. To discuss the application of bilateral simultaneous sequential single-incision video-assisted thoracic surgery in multiple nodules in both lungs.

    Authors: Wensong Shi, Yuzhui Hu, Guotao Chang, Huiyu Zheng, Zhiqiang Yang, Xiaogang Zhao, Yulun Yang and Xiangnan Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:386
  34. Traditional minimally invasive fluoroscopy-based techniques for pedicle screw placement utilize guidance, which may require fluoroscopic shots. Computerized tomography (CT) navigation results in more accurate ...

    Authors: Carlo Alberto Benech, Rosa Perez, Franco Benech, Torrey Shirk and Brandon S. Bucklen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:385
  35. The Cortical Bone Trajectory (CBT) technique provides an alternative method for fixation in the lumbar spine in patients with osteoporosis. An accuracy CBT screw placement could improve mechanical stability an...

    Authors: Xi-nuo Zhang, Yi-qi Zhang, Yu-zeng Liu, Qing-jun Su, Li Guan, Dong-yue Li, Bao-qing Pei, Ai-xing Pan, Hong-hao Yang, Hong-tao Ding, Yong Hai and Li-jin Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:384
  36. Bronchopulmonary carcinoids (BPCs) are rare malignancies but are known to be one of the most common causes of the ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) syndrome. Surgery is the mainstay of therapy and one...

    Authors: Chao Gao, Jiaqi Zhang, Yadong Wang, Cheng Huang, Ye Zhang, Yeye Chen and Shanqing Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:383
  37. Seventy percent of ureteric injuries result from iatrogenic causes with about 75% of these diagnosed in the postoperative period. It may have fatal complications such as sepsis and or renal functional damage i...

    Authors: Mahamudu Ayamba Ali, Raymond Saa-Eru Maalman, Mawuenyo Attawa Oyortey, Yaw Otchere Donkor, Kekeli Kodjo Adanu, John Tampuori and Mathew Yamoah Kyei
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:380
  38. Although thoracic pedicle (TP) screw has gained increasingly popularity in the surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients, questions remain about the accurate selection of entry point...

    Authors: Jun Jiang, Xu Chen, Yong Qiu, Bin Wang, Ze-zhang Zhu and Yang Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:379
  39. We aimed to compare the oncological outcomes between the oblique occlusion technique and the traditional technique for robot-assisted radical nephrectomy (RARN) with inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombectomy, and ...

    Authors: Zhuo Liu, Yuxuan Li, Shiying Tang, Xun Zhao, Kewei Chen, Liyuan Ge, Guodong Zhu, Peng Hong, Bingjun Wu, Zhiying Wu, Shudong Zhang, Xiaojun Tian, Shumin Wang, Cheng Liu, Hongxian Zhang and Lulin Ma
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:377
  40. Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is one of the most common complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). There is currently no widely accepted procedure for PD to reduce the incidence of DGE. Our institution...

    Authors: Jinzhu Zhang, Shu Li, Weihua Zhu, Xisheng Leng, Jie Gao and Dafang Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:376

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