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  1. Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a severe intestinal disease that causes malabsorption. Long-term parental nutrition therapy induces infection and liver failure. For the surgical management of intestinal rehabili...

    Authors: Isamu Saeki, Sho Kurihara, Masato Kojima, Hiroki Ohge, Shinya Takahashi and Eiso Hiyama
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:375
  2. While the most suitable approach for treating persistent/recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) remains controversial, reoperation may be considered an effective method. The efficacy of reoperation in pat...

    Authors: Wenyu Sun, Lu Di, Lili Chen, Duanshu Li, Yi Wu, Jun Xiang, Shichong Zhou and Tuanqi Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:374
  3. Obesity has been recognized as the risk factor for postoperative complication for surgical patients. However, recent studies have showed protective effect of obesity in surgical and non-surgical patients. Our ...

    Authors: Lulu Ma, Xuerong Yu, Xisheng Weng, Jin Lin, Wenwei Qian and Yuguang Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:373
  4. Accurate assessment of preoperative tumor burden contribute to formulate a scientific surgical plan for patients with pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP). Present study aimed to assess whether the preoperative plasma...

    Authors: Jing Feng, Changhai Qi, Yiyan Lu, Hongjiang Wei, Guowei Liang, Ruiqing Ma and Mingjian Bai
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:372
  5. The clinical superiority of surgical treatment for acromioclavicular (AC) joint dislocation remains controversial. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiological outcomes of the modified Ph...

    Authors: Yu-Jui Chang, Wen-Yi Chou, Jih-Yang Ko, Hao-Chen Liu, Ya-Ju Yang and Ka-Kit Siu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:370
  6. To investigate the efficacy and clinical application advantage of omental tamponade with vascular pedicle combined with Laparoscopic fenestration for the treatment of diaphragmatic hepatic cyst.

    Authors: Zujian Wu, Yun Chen, Ye Jin, Changfeng Liu, Yusu Liu and Bing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:369
  7. It is difficult to maintain sufficient tension throughout laparoscopic anterior resection with total mesorectal excision, which causes a decline in surgical quality. We used a soft, inexpensive gauze pad band ...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Hengduo Qi, Chun Deng, Zhenyu Zhang, Zhi Guo and Xiaojun Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:368
  8. Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is a critical complication of pancreatectomy in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Recent papers reported that serum carbohydrate antigen (CA)19-9 le...

    Authors: Hiroki Sugita, Hirohisa Okabe, Daisuke Ogawa, Hiroki Hirao, Daisuke Kuroda, Katsunobu Taki, Shinjiro Tomiyasu and Masahiko Hirota
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:367
  9. Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) is commonly associated with higher complications and longer operative time. This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness, safety, and usability of a novel minimal...

    Authors: Kai-shun Yang, Chih-Wei Chen, Ru-Bin Yau, Huang-Chien Liang, Ching-Chung Ko, Jinn-Rung Kuo, Chung-Ching Chio and Sher-Wei Lim
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:366
  10. There has been increased development of robotic technologies for the accuracy of percutaneous pedicle screw placement. However, it remains unclear whether the robot really optimize the selection of screw sizes...

    Authors: Sheng-yang Du, Jun Dai, Zhen-tao Zhou, Bing-chen Shan, Feng-xian Jiang, Jing-yan Yang, Lei Cao and Xiao-zhong Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:365
  11. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma is a rare and lethal disease that accounts for 1–2% of thyroid malignancies. It is an aggressive locoregional disease with a high rate of distant metastasis, a poor prognosis, and ...

    Authors: Dilshad Hamad Mustafa, Baderkhan Saeed Ahmed, Rawand Musheer Haweizy and Azhy Muhammed Dewana
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:364
  12. Intramedullary nail (IMN) is one of the key essential minimally invasive “weapons” in orthopaedic trauma, while the distal locking is still challenging for surgeons. Although there are various inventions and t...

    Authors: Hua Gao, Zhenyu Liu, Xiaodong Bai, Guoqiang Xu, Wentao Chen, Ji Ma, Yijun Wang, Jiatian Wang, Gang Wang and Baojun Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:363
  13. Reconstruction of the maxillary defects following tumor ablation remains to be a challenge for surgeons. Virtual surgical planning (VSP), intraoperative cutting guides and stereolithographic models provides th...

    Authors: Mohamed Salah Alwadeai, Leena Ali Al-aroomy, Mostafa Ibrahim Shindy, Ayman Abdel-Wahab Amin and Mohamed Hamdallah Zedan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:362
  14. As one of the most popular methods for treating hemorrhoidal diseases, hemorrhoidectomy with LigaSure devices has been proven to have less postoperative pain and has gained in popularity among surgeons. Howeve...

    Authors: Kung-Chuan Cheng, Ling-Chiao Song, Kuen-Lin Wu, Hong-Hwa Chen and Ko-Chao Lee
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:361
  15. Despite increasing focus on the technical performance of total mesorectal excision over recent decades, anastomotic leakage (AL) continues to be a serious complication for many patients, even in the hands of e...

    Authors: Jacob Damgaard Eriksen, Henriette Vind Thaysen, Katrine Jøssing Emmertsen, Anders Husted Madsen, Anders Tøttrup, Charlotte Buchard Nørager, Ken Ljungmann, Niels Thomassen, Conor Patrick Delaney and Lene Hjerrild Iversen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:360
  16. The surgical strategy among patients with malignancy and coronary artery disease (CAD) remains controversial. In this study, we present the experiences of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients wit...

    Authors: Ming-Kui Zhang, Han-Wen Zhang, Qing-Yu Wu, Hui Xue and Li-Xin Fan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:359
  17. Autologous split-thickness skin grafts (STSGs) remain the mainstay for treatment of large skin defects. Despite its many advantages, there exist critical disadvantages such as unfavorable scar and graft contra...

    Authors: Hyung Min Hahn, Yon Soo Jeong, Il Jae Lee, Min Ji Kim and Hyoseob Lim
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:358
  18. Limb salvage reconstruction for pelvic tumors, especially periacetabular tumors, is challenging. We combined the use of dual mobility bearing and 3D-printed hemipelvic prosthesis to improve function and reduce...

    Authors: Miao Wang, Tianze Liu, Changli Xu, Chang Liu, Bo Li, Qiujian Lian, Tongjiang Chen, Suchi Qiao and Zhiwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:357
  19. Fractures of the lateral process of the talus (LTPF) are rare and only rarely are associated ligamentous injuries. The injury mechanism is commonly considered to be similar with ankle sprains, where excessive ...

    Authors: Xiang-Yun Jin, Wei-Yuan Xiao, Tao He, Yu-Qi Dong and Chao Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:356
  20. Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the amount of primary total hip arthroscopies (THA) which in turn has increased the need for THA revision surgeries. The purpose of this study was to qu...

    Authors: Umile Giuseppe Longo, Rocco Papalia, Giuseppe Salvatore, Salvatore Maria Tecce, Alexander Jedrzejczak, Martina Marcozzi, Ilaria Piergentili and Vincenzo Denaro
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:355
  21. The stability of the Hoffa fracture fixed with a cannulated screw is limited. In the present work, we adopted two cannulated screws from anterior to posterior and posteriorly anti-gliding plate to treat 12 cas...

    Authors: Chunfu Huang, Zuchang Fu, Qingkeng Wang, Ruijin You and Feng Zhao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:354
  22. Performing additional surgery after noncurative endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for early gastric cancer is controversial. Our aims are to clarify the risk factors for lymph node metastasis (LNM) and lo...

    Authors: Shinichiro Makimoto, Yutaka Mushiake, Tomoya Takami, Hiroshi Shintani, Naoki Kataoka, Tomoyuki Yamaguchi and Shoji Oura
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:352
  23. Intravertebral cleft is common in osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture, and the bone sclerosis around the fissure brings difficulties to the surgical treatment. It is not known whether the balloon dilat...

    Authors: Nanning Lv, Xiaoxiao Feng, Haojun Liu, Xuejun Jia, Shanqin Han and Mingming Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:351
  24. To avoid skin necrosis, an 8 cm distance between the new and previous incision is recommended in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). It was hypothesized that making a new incision less than 8 cm...

    Authors: Ali Yeganeh, Mehdi Moghtadaei, Alireza Ghaznavi, Nader Tavakoli, Mohammad Soleimani, Sahand Cheraghiloohesara and Nima Taheri
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:350
  25. In accordance with previous reports on the utility of polyethylene glycolic acid (PGA) felt and fibrin glue for postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF), we usually perform distal pancreatectomy (DP) with a PGA...

    Authors: Keishi Kawasaki, Tatsuya Hayashi, Makoto Takahashi and Yasuhiro Morita
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:349
  26. There is no general consensus on the feasibility and safety of robotic pancreatoduodenectomy (RPD) and whether it increases surgical risks. The purpose of this study was to assess the safety, feasibility, and ...

    Authors: Wei Guo, Xiaofei Ye, Jiangfa Li, Shiliu Lu, Ming Wang, Zefeng Wang, Jianni Yao, Shuiping Yu, Guandou Yuan and Songqing He
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:348
  27. Complex ventral hernias (VHs) represent a real challenge to both general and plastic surgeons. This study aims to compare Sublay Mesh-Only Repair to Posterior Component Separation “PCS” with Transversus Abdomi...

    Authors: Mohamed Rabie, Mahmoud Abdelnaby, Mosaad Morshed and Mostafa Shalaby
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:346
  28. This retrospective study aimed to compare long-term oncological outcomes between laparoscopic-assisted colectomy (LAC) with extracorporeal anastomosis (EA) and totally laparoscopic colectomy (TLC) with intraco...

    Authors: Hiroki Hamamoto, Yusuke Suzuki, Yoshiaki Takano, Toru Kuramoto, Masatsugu Ishii, Wataru Osumi, Shinsuke Masubuchi, Keitaro Tanaka and Kazuhisa Uchiyama
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:345
  29. Mini laparotomy cholecystectomy (MLC) is an alternative surgical procedure in conditions where laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is not feasible. MLC is a simpler and easier technique compared to LC. MLC invol...

    Authors: Adeodatus Yuda Handaya, Joshua Andrew, Ahmad Shafa Hanif, Kevin Radinal Tjendra and Azriel Farrel Kresna Aditya
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:344
  30. Incidental carcinoma gall bladder and benign disease in radical cholecystectomy specimen is the cause of concern. We attempted to find out the incidence and reasons thereof in the present study.

    Authors: Kunal Bikram Deo, Mohanasundaram Avudaiappan, Sunil Shenvi, Naveen Kalra, Ritambra Nada, Surinder Singh Rana and Rajesh Gupta
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:343
  31. About 15%—40% of gastric cancer patients have peritoneal metastasis, which leads to poor prognosis. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is considered to be an effective treatment for these patien...

    Authors: Yunzi Wu, Xiaohao Zheng, Chunyang Sun, Shenghui Wang, Shikang Ding, Ming Wu, Jing Zhang, Bingzhi Wang, Liyan Xue, Lin Yang, Yantao Tian and Yibin Xie
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:342
  32. Indocyanine green (ICG) when injected intravenously into the bloodstream allows us to show stomach vascularity in real time. The aim of our study was to observe the preliminary results of the application of in...

    Authors: Giovanna Pavone, Alberto Fersini, Mario Pacilli, Michele De Fazio, Piercarmine Panzera, Antonio Ambrosi and Nicola Tartaglia
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:341
  33. Isolated iliac artery aneurysms are rare and difficult to diagnose. It is more common in males. It can be asymptomatic at diagnosis or can present with frank rupture, or symptoms caused by compression on nearb...

    Authors: Mariam Alshammari, Jumana Fatani, Ohood Alotaibi, Khalid Alhajri and Khalil Terro
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:340
  34. Liver cirrhosis is a well-known risk factor for carcinogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of the present study was to construct individual prognostic models for HCC with cirrhosis.

    Authors: Liangliang Xu, Fuzhen Dai, Peng Wang, Lian Li, Ming Zhang and Mingqing Xu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:339
  35. We report the 20-year experience of the largest Australian unit performing cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for ovarian cancer and reflect on learning opportuni...

    Authors: R. Farrell, W. S. Liauw and D. L. Morris
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:338
  36. Transverse patellar fractures can be fixed using various techniques. The purpose of the current study was to assess the clinical outcomes and complication rate of a combined fixation technique using cannulated...

    Authors: Yihan Li, Qingxian Tian, Kunpeng Leng and Meng Guo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:336
  37. Anastomotic leakage (AL) is one of most severe postoperative complications following low anterior resection (LAR) for rectal cancer, and has an adverse impact on postoperative recovery. The occurence of AL is ...

    Authors: Haiping Lin, Minhao Yu, Guangyao Ye, Shaolan Qin, Hongsheng Fang, Ran Jing, Tingyue Gong, Yang Luo and Ming Zhong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:335
  38. Laparoscopic-assisted repairs for pediatric inguinal hernia have gained gradual acceptance over the past decade. However, consensus about the optimal management is still lacking. The aim of this study is to co...

    Authors: Shaofeng Wu, Xiaoyu Xing, Rong He, Haiteng Zhao, Liang Zhong and Jie Sun
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:334
  39. Amputation is still the most common therapy for patients suffering from osteosarcoma in Myanmar, despite the fact that limb salvage surgery e.g. Borggreve–Van Nes-Winkelmann rotationplasty for malignant tumors...

    Authors: Laura Sommerauer, Aung Phyo, Eric Pion, Isabel Zucal, Eric Klingelhoefer, Si Thu, Than Win, Sopyay Khin, Thura Kyaw, Hein Htet Zaw, Maung Mg Htwe, Nicola Fabbri, Silke Haerteis and Thiha Aung
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:333
  40. To identify the feasibility, safety, cosmetic outcomes and patient satisfaction of immediate prosthetic breast reconstruction after removal of Polyacrylamide Hydrogel (PAAG) through a small areolar incision as...

    Authors: Dandan Guan, Qiuping Mo and Yajuan Zheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:332
  41. Bariatric surgery procedures are the most successful and durable treatment for morbid obesity. Hemorrhage represents a life-threatening complication, occurring in 1.3–1.7% of bariatric surgeries.

    Authors: Giovanna Pavone, Alberto Gerundo, Mario Pacilli, Alberto Fersini, Antonio Ambrosi and Nicola Tartaglia
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:331
  42. Adequate pain control after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for lung resection is important to improve postoperative mobilisation, recovery, and to prevent pulmonary complications. So far, no conse...

    Authors: L. N. Spaans, M. G. W. Dijkgraaf, P. Meijer, J. Mourisse, R. A. Bouwman, A. F. T. M. Verhagen and F. J. C. van den Broek
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:330
  43. Recent studies from eastern centers have demonstrate an association between inflammatory response and long-term outcomes after hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) resection. However, the prognostic impact of inflam...

    Authors: João Paulo Maciel Silva, Fabricio Ferreira Coelho, Alex Jones Flores Cassenote, Vagner Birk Jeismann, Gilton Marques Fonseca, Jaime Arthur Pirola Kruger, José Donizeti de Meira Júnior, Sérgio Carlos Nahas and Paulo Herman
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:329
  44. Chondroblastomas are rare, benign, locally aggressive lesions that appear in the epiphysis. Surgery for femoral head chondroblastoma (FHCB) is difficult. Conventional treatment with curettage via a drilled tun...

    Authors: Hirohisa Katagiri, Mitsuru Takahashi, Hideki Murata, Junji Wasa, Michihito Miyagi and Yosuke Honda
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:327
  45. Chondral delamination is the separation or debonding of the articular cartilage from the underlying subchondral bone. The hyaline cartilage has a limited capacity for healing, meaning it does not possess the i...

    Authors: Marah Mansour, Yazan Abboud, Mhd Alaa Aldin Alhaffar, Ola Souliman, Massa Haffar, Younes Mustafa, Tamim Alsuliman and Michel Samaan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:325

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