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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Acute pulmonary embolism and severe renal bleeding are two lethal postoperative complications, but there has been no report that involves both of them after mini-percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

    Authors: Feng-Qi Wang, Wan-Zhang Liu, He-Sheng Yuan, Ting Huang, Zheng-Yi Wang, Jin-Feng Pan, Ze-Jun Yan and Yue Cheng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:108
  10. The radial arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is a rare complication occurring after transradial cardiac catheterization. Patients with AVF typically present with signs of venous dilation, such as swelling or palpabl...

    Authors: Fengming Gu, Jiong Yu and Jingyi Mi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:106
  11. Most hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients in China have some degree of liver cirrhosis. The effect of cirrhosis on the long-term prognosis of HCC patients after hepatectomy is still unclear. This study aime...

    Authors: Zhaoqin Wu, Haodong Tang, Lishan Wang, Xiaoling Jin, Zhengqing Lei, Pinghua Yang and Jiahua Zhou
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:103
  12. Small intestine diverticula are rare findings that were mostly reported in the elderly population as asymptomatic findings. However, they can also present with a wide range of symptoms (bloating, early satiety...

    Authors: Marah Mansour, Yazan Abboud, Racha Bilal, Nour Seilin, Tamim Alsuliman and Fawaz K. Mohamed
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:101
  13. It is a big challenge to repair a large abdominal wall defect after tumor resection, and en bloc resection with vascularized tissue reconstruction might be an alternative to achieve an improved survival for ab...

    Authors: Weijia Huang, Hanpeng Lu, Yu-Xiao Zhang and Yinghan Song
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:100
  14. We compare the health-related quality of life (QoL) of patients with incision hernias before and after surgery with two different techniques.

    Authors: Andrija Antic, Stefan Kmezic, Vladimir Nikolic, Dejan Radenkovic, Velimir Markovic, Ilija Pejovic, Lidija Aleksic, Zlatibor Loncar, Svetlana Antic, Jelena Kovac and Ljiljana Markovic-Denic
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:99
  15. Inversion deformities caused by insufficient medial support are especially common when the PHILOS locking plate is used to treat proximal humeral fractures. Using finite element analysis, we aimed to compare t...

    Authors: Dong Li, WenXue Lv, WenMing Chen, Jing Meng, Song Liu, ZongKang Duan and Bo Yu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:98
  16. From a biomechanical point of view, pedicle screws (PS) are better than other kinds of screws for implantation in the seventh cervical vertebra (C7). However, the application of PS is limited because of the hi...

    Authors: Huan Liu, Zhi-Yong Zhou, Jia-Xu Wei, Ming Zhang, Meng Bai and Ai-Bing Huang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:96
  17. Sigmoid volvulus is a common cause of emergency surgical admission. Those patients are often treated conservatively with a high rate of recurrence. We wondered if a more aggressive management might be indicated.

    Authors: Zoe Slack, Mohamed Shams, Raheel Ahmad, Roshneen Ali, Diandra Antunes, Abhishek Dey, Mahul Patel, Amanda Shabana, Giles Bond-Smith and Giovanni D. Tebala
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:95
  18. It has been previously reported that inflow occlusion does not affect postoperative outcomes in hepatocellular carcinoma patients. However, for patients with ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma(rHCC), the effect...

    Authors: Feng Xia, Zhiyuan Huang, Elijah Ndhlovu, Mingyu Zhang, Xiaoping Chen, Bixiang Zhang and Peng Zhu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:94
  19. This study aimed to compare the prognostic significance of pre and postoperative lactate levels and postoperative lactate clearance in the prediction of in-hospital mortality after surgery for gastrointestinal...

    Authors: Min Kyu Kang, Seung-Young Oh, Hannah Lee and Ho Geol Ryu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:93
  20. Accidental ingestion of fish bone is a common cause of otolaryngological emergency. Migration of the ingested bone into the thyroid gland, however, occurs very rarely. The associated clinical presentation, sym...

    Authors: Anne Hendricks, Michael Meir, Mohammed Hankir, Christina Lenschow, Christoph-Thomas Germer, Michael Schneider, Armin Wiegering and Nicolas Schlegel
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:92
  21. Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) is relatively rare but cannot be negligible because it can cause fatal complications. Although it is reported that the occurrence rate of UEDVT has increased due to...

    Authors: Leo Yamada, Motonobu Saito, Hiroya Suzuki, Shotaro Mochizuki, Eisei Endo, Koji Kase, Misato Ito, Hiroshi Nakano, Naoto Yamauchi, Takuro Matsumoto, Akinao Kaneta, Yasuyuki Kanke, Hisashi Onozawa, Hiroyuki Hanayama, Hirokazu Okayama, Shotaro Fujita…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:91
  22. The introduction of energy devices has significantly expanded the scope of surgical expedition. The LigaSure™ vessel sealing system is a bipolar electrosurgical device, recently introduced to our practice. Its...

    Authors: Olalekan Olasehinde, Afolabi Owojuyigbe, Adekunle Adeyemo, Arinzechukwu Mosanya, Olurotimi Aaron, Funmilola Wuraola, Temitope Owoniya, Temilola Owojuyigbe, Olusegun Alatise and Adewale Adisa
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:90
  23. Over the past few decades, surgery for Hirschsprung’s disease (HD) has evolved into a minimally invasive, single-stage procedure with excellent outcomes. Intraoperative frozen section biopsy is critical for th...

    Authors: Samuel Negash, Hanna Getachew, Dagnachew Tamirat and Tihitena Negussie Mammo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:89
  24. In contrast to open-surgery abdominoperineal excision (APE) for rectal cancer, postoperative perineal hernia (PPH) is reported to increase after extralevator APE and endoscopic surgery. In this study, therefor...

    Authors: Tatsuya Manabe, Yusuke Mizuuchi, Yasuhiro Tsuru, Hiroshi Kitagawa, Takaaki Fujimoto, Yasuo Koga, Masafumi Nakamura and Hirokazu Noshiro
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:88
  25. Robotic-assisted pancreatic surgery is limited to specialized high-volume centers and selected patient cohorts. Especially for patients with a history of previous abdominal surgeries, the standard procedure re...

    Authors: Paul Viktor Ritschl, Hannah Kristin Miller, Karl Hillebrandt, Lea Timmermann, Matthäus Felsenstein, Christian Benzing, Brigitta Globke, Robert Öllinger, Wenzel Schöning, Moritz Schmelzle, Johann Pratschke and Thomas Malinka
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:86
  26. Thoracic spinal stenosis (TSS) caused by ossification of the ligamentum flavum (OLF) is generally treated by surgical decompression. In this study, we compared the efficacy and safety of percutaneous endoscopi...

    Authors: Feng-Kai Yang, Peng-Fei Li, Chen-Tao Dou, Rong-Bo Yu and Bin Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:85
  27. Although hysterectomy is one of the most frequently performed gynaecological surgeries, there is a dearth of evidence on perioperative care. The aim of the current study was to identify sociodemographic, surgi...

    Authors: Suzanne J. Dedden, Esther V. A. Bouwsma, Peggy M. A. J. Geomini, Marlies Y. Bongers and Judith A. F. Huirne
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:84
  28. Preoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremities delays surgery in patients with femoral shaft fractures and impairs functional recovery. However, studies on preoperative DVT in patients with f...

    Authors: Weijie Yang, Qun Wei, Haicheng Wang, Kai Ding, Ming Li, Chao Li, Chunhui Liang, Yanbin Zhu and Wei Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:83
  29. Sacrocolpopexy is the gold standard treatment for apical prolapse. With the development of minimally invasive surgical techniques, the new approach of transvaginal single-port laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (TS-L...

    Authors: Junwei Li, Yizhen Sima, Changdong Hu, Xiaojuan Wang, Zhiying Lu, Keqin Hua and Yisong Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:82
  30. Management and axillary staging of breast cancer has become less invasive and more conservative, over the decades. Considering Z011, axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) can be avoided in T1-2 N0-1 breast can...

    Authors: Mahtab Vasigh, Seyed Mostafa Meshkati Yazd, Mohammadreza Karoobi, Reza Hajebi and Adel Yazdankhah Kenari
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:80
  31. Several studies have assessed various clinical variables to identify risk factors for postoperative complications in patients with acute appendicitis. However, few studies have focused on the relationships bet...

    Authors: Mikito Mori, Kazuo Narushima, Atsushi Hirano, Yoshihiko Kano, Fumihiro Chiba, Yoshihiro Edamoto and Masahiro Yoshida
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:78
  32. Humeral nonunion with significant bone loss or shortening is uncommon and poses a complex clinical problem. We present a case of humeral nonunion with a large segmental bone defect treated with the distraction...

    Authors: Qiyu Jia, Yanshi Liu, Abudusalamu Alimujiang, Jian Guo, Dongsheng Chen, Yingbo Wang, Aihemaitijiang Yusufu and Chuang Ma
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:77
  33. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has been widely used as an alternative for thoracotomy, but the reported incidence of chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) following VATS varied widely. The purpose of t...

    Authors: Yingying Zhang, Rong Zhou, Bailing Hou, Suhong Tang, Jing Hao, Xiaoping Gu, Zhengliang Ma and Juan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:76
  34. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious complication that often occurred after acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD) surgery. Previous studies proved that the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) d...

    Authors: Zhigang Wang, Min Ge, Zheyun Wang, Cheng Chen, Lichong Lu, Lifang Zhang and Dongjin Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:75
  35. The Fisch infra-temporal fossa approach (Fisch’s method), first proposed in 1970, is commonly used during internal auditory canal (IAC) surgery with an approach that advances through the middle cranial fossa. ...

    Authors: Ying Guo, Mengxing Li, Kailiang Cheng, Youqiong Li and Qingjie Ma
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:74
  36. The perioperative morbidity after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) is mostly influenced by intraabdominal complications which are often associated with infections. In patients with preoperative biliary drainage (PBD...

    Authors: Colin M. Krueger, Sophia Chikhladze, Ulrich Adam, Maciej Patrzyk, Axel Kramer and Hartwig Riediger
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:71
  37. Infectious aneurysms are rare in clinic with poor therapeutic outcomes. When artery rupture occurs, the disease tends to progress resulting in a high mortality, and there remains no ideal treatment.

    Authors: GuiFeng Sang, XiaoYan Guo, GuoLong Liu and HaiJie Che
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:70
  38. After severe trauma of lower limbs, bone, tendon or plate graft exposure is common. The traditional repair method is to use a variety of skin flap transplantation to cover the exposed part, but the wound often...

    Authors: Yong Li, Zhi-bo Zhang, Ji-song Liu, Zhu-min Wu, Xin-cheng Sun, Yu-tin Zhao and Xiang-zhou Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2022 22:69

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