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  1. Pancreatic fistula remains the biggest problem in pancreatic surgery. We have previously reported a new pancreatojejunostomy method using an inter-anastomosis drainage (IAD) suction tube with Blumgart anastomo...

    Authors: Osamu Shimomura, Tatsuya Oda, Yoshihiro Miyazaki, Kinji Furuya, Manami Doi, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Jaejeong Kim, Shoko Moue, Yohei Owada, Koichi Ogawa, Yusuke Ohara, Yoshimasa Akashi, Tsuyoshi Enomoto and Shinji Hashimoto
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:274
  2. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility and safety of the trans-oral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach (TOETVA) with neuroprotection techniques for the surgical management of papillary thyroid ...

    Authors: Zhen-Xin Chen, Ya-Min Song, Jing-Bao Chen, Xiao-Bo Zhang, Feng-Shun Pang, Zhan-Hong Lin, Li-Ming Yang, Bei-Yuan Cai and You Qin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:270
  3. Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an important complication of deep venous thrombosis (DVT), adversely affects patients’ quality of life. Endovascular intervention in PTS can relieve symptoms rapidly with high t...

    Authors: Rencong Chen, Ruijia Feng, Suiting Jiang, Guangqi Chang, Zuojun Hu, Chen Yao, Benyuan Jia, Shenming Wang and Siwen Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:269
  4. Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is greatly affecting the quality of life (QOL) of women. There are some surgical techniques for POP repair, for example, transvaginal mesh surgery (TVM), laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy...

    Authors: Mayuko Kusuda, Keiko Kagami, Ikumi Takahashi, Takahiro Nozaki and Ikuko Sakamoto
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:268
  5. Pneumatosis intestinalis is an abnormal presence of free air outside the lumen of the intestines in many shapes. It is classified based on its etiology to primary or secondary, it affects adults as well as inf...

    Authors: Mtanyous Chihab, Khaled Qadabashi, Huda Abbas, Maysam Attar, Ahmad Aljaber, Maden Alabd and Kusay Ayoub
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:267
  6. The objective of the study was to explore the feasibility and efficacy of computer-assisted screw inserting planning (CASIP) in the surgical treatment for severe spinal deformity.

    Authors: Yiqi Zhang, Yong Hai, Jincai Yang, Peng Yin, Chaofan Han, Jingwei Liu and Lijin Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:265
  7. Laparoscopic large hiatal hernia (LHH) repair remains a challenge despite three decades of ongoing attempts at improving surgical outcome. Its rarity and complexity, coupled with suboptimal initial approach th...

    Authors: Kheman Rajkomar and Christophe R. Berney
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:264
  8. The purpose of the current study was to compare the outcomes of temporary stoma through the specimen extraction site (SSES) and stoma through a new site (SNS) after laparoscopic low anterior resection.

    Authors: Dong Peng, Dong-Ling Yu, Xiao-Yu Liu, Wei Tao, Bing Kang, Hua Zhang, Zheng-Qiang Wei and Guang-Yan Ji
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:263
  9. To describe our initial experience with ileal ureteral replacement (IUR) for the management of ureteral avulsion (UA) during ureteroscopic lithotripsy.

    Authors: Changwei Yuan, Zhihua Li, Jie Wang, Peng Zhang, Chang Meng, Dan Li, Jingjing Gao, Hua Guan, Weijie Zhu, Boyu Lu, Zhichao Zhang, Ninghan Feng, Kunlin Yang, Xuesong Li and Liqun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:262
  10. In 2021, there is an increased global trend for sending sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) specimens for permanent section (PS) without intraoperative frozen sections (FS). This pilot study conducted in Thailan...

    Authors: Nattanan Treeratanapun, Bhoowit Lerttiendamrong, Voranaddha Vacharathit, Kasaya Tantiphlachiva, Phuphat Vongwattanakit, Sopark Manasnayakorn and Mawin Vongsaisuwon
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:261
  11. Swedish healthcare has been reorganised during the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting the availability of surgery for benign conditions. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of COVID-19 on emergency an...

    Authors: Christos Kollatos, Sarmad Hanna and Gabriel Sandblom
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:260
  12. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an extensive reorganisation of healthcare resources was necessary—with a particular impact on surgical care across all disciplines. However, the direct and indirect consequences o...

    Authors: Karl H. Hillebrandt, Simon Moosburner, Axel Winter, Nora Nevermann, Nathanael Raschzok, Thomas Malinka, Igor M. Sauer, Moritz Schmelzle, Johann Pratschke and Sascha Chopra
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:259
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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

    The original article was published in BMC Surgery 2022 22:142

  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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

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