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  1. Transvaginal intestinal evisceration is an extremely rare surgical emergency with potentially fatal consequences. Only a few more than 100 cases with this pathology have been described in the literature. Aetio...

    Authors: Elena Arabadzhieva, Dimitar Bulanov, Zhivko Shavalov, Atanas Yonkov and Sasho Bonev
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:157
  2. Relapsed childhood polymicrobial osteomyelitis associated with dermatophytosis has not been reported in the literature.

    Authors: Ping Kong, Youliang Ren, Jin Yang, Wei Fu, Ziming Liu, Zhengdao Li, Wenbin He, Yunying Wang, Zhonghui Zheng, Muliang Ding, Edward M. Schwarz, Zhongliang Deng and Chao Xie
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:156
  3. To investigate the effectiveness and feasibility of a novel vertebral osteotomy technique, transpedicular opening-wedge osteotomy (TOWO) was used to correct rigid thoracolumbar kyphotic deformities in patients...

    Authors: Guang Bin Zheng, Zhenghua Hong, Zhangfu Wang and Binbin Zheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:155
  4. Thoracoscopic esophagectomy has been extensively used worldwide as a curative surgery for patients with esophageal cancer; however, complications such as anastomotic leakage and stenosis remain a major concern...

    Authors: Yuji Shishido, Tomoyuki Matsunaga, Masahiro Makinoya, Wataru Miyauchi, Shota Shimizu, Kozo Miyatani, Chihiro Uejima, Masaki Morimoto, Yuki Murakami, Takehiko Hanaki, Kyoichi Kihara, Manabu Yamamoto, Naruo Tokuyasu, Shuichi Takano, Teruhisa Sakamoto, Hiroaki Saito…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:152
  5. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is one of the major complications after endoscopic endonasal surgery. The reconstructive nasoseptal flap is widely used to repair CSF leakage. However, it could not be utilize...

    Authors: Chang Ki Jang, Soo Jeong Park, Eui Hyun Kim, Jin Mo Cho, Ju Hyung Moon, Kyoung Su Sung, Je Beom Hong, Jaejoon Joon Lim, Minkyun Na, Chang-Ki Hong, Tae Hoon Roh and Jiwoong Oh
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:151
  6. To evaluate the efficacy of anterior debridement and bone grafting with fusion using internal fixation (BFIF) combined with anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy in the treatment of subaxial cervical spine tuberculos...

    Authors: Haopeng Luan, Kai Liu, Yao Wang, Alafate Kahaer, Weibin Sheng, Maierdan Maimaiti and Qiang Deng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:150
  7. Laparoscopic low anterior rectal resection is the most widely used surgical procedure for middle and low rectal cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and safety of the extracorporeal...

    Authors: Yulin Liu, Peng Yu, Han Li, Lijian Xia, Xiangmin Li, Meijuan Zhang, Zhonghui Cui and Jingbo Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:148
  8. Determine whether robotic surgery is more effective than transanal and conventional laparoscopic surgery in preserving bowel and urinary function after total mesorectal excision (TME).

    Authors: Takuya Miura, Yoshiyuki Sakamoto, Hajime Morohashi, Akiko Suto, Shunsuke Kubota, Aika Ichisawa, Daisuke Kuwata, Takahiro Yamada, Hiroaki Tamba, Shuntaro Matsumoto and Kenichi Hakamada
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:147
  9. The effectiveness of hemorrhoidal artery ligation supplementation in reducing the incidence of post laser hemorrhoidoplasty bleeding has not been investigated.

    Authors: Shu Yu Lim, Retnagowri Rajandram and April Camilla Roslani
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:146
  10. Aortic dissection is one of the most common emergency condition leading to internal organs or lower limb ischemia and aortic rupture. Herein, we described a reverse “cheese wire” endovascular fenestration repa...

    Authors: Tonglei Han, Yani Wu, Chong Jin, Xiaolong Wei and Zhiqing Zhao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:145
  11. Mismatch between knee surface and prosthesis components is related to postoperative complications. Morphological differences between ethnicity and gender may affect prosthesis coverage. The purpose of this stu...

    Authors: Yiming Xu, Bin Feng, Yulei Dong, Zhibo Zheng, Yanyan Bian and Xisheng Weng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:144
  12. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cancer in women and the third most common cancer in men worldwide, with an increasing trend in its incidence in Asian countries. In the present study, we aimed...

    Authors: Ali Reza Safarpour, Alimohammad Bananzadeh, Ahmad Izadpanah, Leila Ghahramani, Seyed Mohammad Kazem Tadayon, Faranak Bahrami and Seyed Vahid Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:142

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2022 22:244

  13. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical and functional outcomes of patients with femoral and tibial critical-sized bone defect (CSBD) treated by trifocal bone transport using the Ilizarov method.

    Authors: Kai Liu, Yanshi Liu, Feiyu Cai, Chenchen Fan, Peng Ren and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:141
  14. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials was recently published in BMC Surgery that compared the use of human albumin with 6% hydroxyethyl starches 130/0.4 for cardiopulmonary bypass prime and periopera...

    Authors: Christian J. Wiedermann
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:140

    The Research to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2021 21:342

  15. Laparoscopy is widely used in pancreatic surgeries nowadays. The efficient and correct judgment of the location of the anatomical structures is crucial for a safe laparoscopic pancreatic surgery. The technolog...

    Authors: Chengxu Du, Jiaxuan Li, Bin Zhang, Wenfeng Feng, Tengfei Zhang and Dongrui Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:139
  16. Inguinal lymphadenectomy (iLAD) is effective for penile carcinoma treatment, but usually results in many complications. This study aims to clinically evaluate the feasibility and clinical significance of a lap...

    Authors: Yongkang Ma, Jianwei Hao, Huaqi Yin, Mingkai Zhu, Bao Guan, Chaoshuai Zhu, Bingqi Dong, Shiming Zhao, Zhaohong He and Tiejun Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:138
  17. Hereditary spherocytosis (HS) complicated by splenic infarction is very rare, and it is even rarer to develop splenic infarction after infectious mononucleosis (IM) as a result of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) infe...

    Authors: Zhongwu Ma, Zhejin Wang, Xiaodan Zhang and Haibo Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:136
  18. In previous studies, the difficulty of surgery has rarely been used as a research object. Our study aimed to develop a predictive model to enable preoperative prediction of the technical difficulty of video-as...

    Authors: Zixiao Wang, Yuhang Wang and Daqiang Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:135
  19. Currently, the surgical outcomes of gallbladder cancer (GBC) are not always satisfactory. The geriatric nutritional risk index (GNRI) can effectively assess nutritional status. This study intends to investigat...

    Authors: Huifang Dai and Jing Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:133

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2022 22:299

  20. Acute right-sided colonic diverticulitis (RCD) is a common disease in Asian populations for which the optimal treatment remains controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate management and evaluate l...

    Authors: Zhilong Ma, Weiwei Liu, Jia Zhou, Le Yao, Wangcheng Xie, Mingqi Su, Jin Yang, Jun Shao and Ji Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:132
  21. Postoperative ileus is one of the most common complications after diverting loop ileostomy closure. Some reports have investigated the risk factors for postoperative complications or ileus after ileostomy clos...

    Authors: Toshihiro Nakao, Mitsuo Shimada, Kozo Yoshikawa, Takuya Tokunaga, Masaaki Nishi, Hideya Kashihara, Chie Takasu, Yuma Wada, Toshiaki Yoshimoto, Syoko Yamashita and Yosuke Iwakawa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:131
  22. It is no consensus on the best management for patients with large hepatic hemangiomas. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous sclerotherapy compared to surgical resection f...

    Authors: Zepeng Lin, Xiaofeng Zhu and Jian Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:130
  23. Gallbladder hemangioma is an exceptionally rare entity, with only ten cases reported in literature hitherto. The here described case is the first report of a gallbladder hemangioma coexisting with gallstones.

    Authors: Giulia Trucco, Luigi Chiusa, Francesco Tandoi and Luca Bertero
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:128
  24. To explore the application value of free omental wrapping and modified pancreaticojejunostomy in pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD).

    Authors: Shun Deng, Jianhong Luo, Yongzhong Ouyang, Jiangbo Xie, Zhuo He, Bo Huang, Fei Bai, Ke Xiao, Bin Yin, Jinfeng Wang, Biaoming Xu and Chaohui Zuo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:127
  25. In regard to central nervous system tumour resection, preserving vital venous structures to avoid devastating consequences such as brain oedema and haemorrhage is important. However, in clinical practice, it i...

    Authors: Yue Sun, Zilan Wang, Fan Jiang, Xingyu Yang, Xin Tan, Zhouqing Chen, Yanfei Liu, Yun Zhu, Zhong Wang and Gang Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:126
  26. Hemophilia is a recessive hemorrhagic disease relevant to X chromosome. In mild hemophilia cases, spontaneous bleeding is rare and the blood clotting function is normal, but severe bleeding may occur after tra...

    Authors: Xiaoying Jiang, Min Xu, Yaqing Ding, Yongqing Cao and Yibin Pan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:124
  27. Patients with colorectal tumour often present with anaemia, and up to 60% will receive red blood cells (RBC) transfusion. Some evidence suggests a correlation between RBC transfusion and worse outcomes. Since ...

    Authors: Giulia Turri, Giovanni Malerba, Gabriele Gecchele, Cristian Conti, Federica Randon, Pierluigi Piccoli, Giorgio Gandini, Domenico Girelli, Alfredo Guglielmi and Corrado Pedrazzani
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:123
  28. Pressurized intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy (PIPAC) has been introduced for palliative treatment of peritoneal surface malignancies (PSM) and is currently tested also in the neoadjuvant and prophylactic s...

    Authors: Hugo Teixeira Farinha, Daphné Mattille, Styliani Mantziari, Nicolas Demartines and Martin Hübner
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:122
  29. Procedures to treat intestinal obstruction range from minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery to more complicated open surgical procedures. It may end with high morbidity and mortality because of different rea...

    Authors: Muhaba Batebo, Bereket Loriso, Tilahun Beyene, Yosef Haile and Samuel Hailegebreal
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:121
  30. The contamination of body fluids by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 during surgery is current matter of debate in the scientific literature concerning CoronaVIrus Disease 2019. Surgical guideli...

    Authors: N. Fabbri, A. Pesce, A. Ussia, F. D’Urbano, S. Pizzicotti, S. Greco and C. V. Feo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:119
  31. Parastomal hernia after ileal conduit urinary diversion is an underestimated and undertreated clinical entity, which heavily impairs patients’ quality of life due to symptoms of pain, leakage, application or s...

    Authors: M. Dewulf, N. D. Hildebrand, S. A. W. Bouwense, N. D. Bouvy and F. Muysoms
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:118
  32. Robotic transanal minimally invasive surgery (R-TAMIS) is an appealing alternative to transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) and transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) for benign and early malignant rec...

    Authors: Marisa E. Schwab, Sophia Hernandez, Sarah Watanaskul, Hueylan Chern, Madhulika Varma and Ankit Sarin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:117
  33. There is still no consensus on the management of intraperitoneal anastomotic leakage after colonic surgery. Among of various treatment strategies, laparoscopic redo anastomosis for intraperitoneal leakage has ...

    Authors: Yi-Chang Chen, Tao-Wei Ke, Yuan-Yao Tsai, Abe Fingerhut and William Tzu-Liang Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:116
  34. The efficacy and safety of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) through mini-incision and posterior laminoplasty for long-level cervical spondylosis were investigated.

    Authors: Yingkai Zhang, Guangling Yang, Tianyao Zhou, Yanchao Chen, Zhenchao Gao, Weili Zhou and Yutong Gu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:115
  35. Responsible and efficient resource utilization are important factors in healthcare. The aim of this study was to investigate how total case time differs between two differently organized surgical departments.

    Authors: Johan Eriksson, Philip Fowler, Micael Appelblad, Lena Lindholm and Malin Sund
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:114
  36. Iatrogenic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Trans-arterial embolization (TAE) is an effective way to control bleeding after a ruptured aneurysm. But ...

    Authors: Ted Hsiung, Tsung-Shih Lee, Yueh-Lin Lee, Ting-Shuo Huang and Chih-Yuan Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:112
  37. Patients with giant ovarian tumor often have severe symptoms, such as abdominal distention, and the tumor tends to grow rapidly; therefore, sufficient preoperative assessments are difficult to perform. It is n...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Maeda, Nozomi Minagawa, Hirotaka Shoji, Tadayuki Kobayashi and Keiichiro Yamamoto
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:111
  38. Adequate discectomy and endplate preparation are extremely crucial steps for spinal interbody fusion. Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion MITLIF technique is safe and effective. However, ...

    Authors: Guang-Xun Lin, Chien-Min Chen, Gang Rui and Jin-Sung Kim
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:109

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