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  1. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) has been recently used for the assessment of cervical lymph node metastasis (LNM) to guide surgical operation in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). However, th...

    Authors: Zhixin Yang, Xiaofeng Wang, Tao Tao, Jiali Zou, Zhu Qiu, Long Wang, Huimin Du, Ni Chen and Xuedong Yin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:325
  2. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common malignancies worldwide. The survival rate after hepatectomy as the first line of treatment for HCC depends on various factors. This study evaluated the ...

    Authors: Mansour Bahardoust, Maryam Zolfaghari Dehkharghani, Pouya Ebrahimi, Maryam Najafirashed, Safa Mousavi, Meisam Haghmoradi, Mohsen Khaleghian and Adnan Tizmaghz
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:324
  3. With increasing life expectancy, the number of elderly patients (≥ 65 years) with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has steadily increased. Hepatectomy remains the first-line treatment for HCC patients. However, ...

    Authors: Chuan-Ming Wang, Zi-Xiang Chen, Ping-Chuan Ma, Jiang-Ming Chen, Dong Jiang, Xin-Yuan Hu, Fu-Xiao Ma, Hui Hou, Jin-Liang Ma, Xiao-Ping Geng and Fu-Bao Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:323
  4. Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients undergoing surgery are at a high risk of developing surgical site infections (SSIs), which contribute to increased morbidity, prolonged hospitalization, and escalated healthcar...

    Authors: Cong Han, Wei Chen, Xiao-Li Ye, Fei Cheng, Xin-You Wang, Ai-Bin Liu, Zai-Hu Mu, Xiao-Jun Jin and Yan-Hong Weng
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:320
  5. Cannulated screw fixation is essential in treating femoral neck fractures, and the widely used freehand technique has several limitations. Therefore, we designed a new laser-positioning and navigation system a...

    Authors: Hua Gao, Zhenyu Liu, Xiaodong Bai, Gang Wang, Guoqiang Xu, Ji Ma, Yijun Wang, Jiatian Wang, Wentao Chen and Baojun Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:319
  6. Appendicolithiasis is a risk factor for perforated acute appendicitis. There is limited inpatient data on predictors of progression in appendicolithiasis-associated non-perforated acute appendicitis.

    Authors: Amir H. Sohail, Hazim Hakmi, Koral Cohen, Joshua C. Hurwitz, Jasmine Brite, Sawyer Cimaroli, Harry Tsou Jr., Michael Khalife, James Maurer and Matthew Symer
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:317
  7. Thanks to the introduction of radiomics, 3d reconstruction can be able to analyse tissues and recognise true hypertrophy from non-functioning tissue in patients treated with major hepatectomies with hepatic mo...

    Authors: Emilio Vicente, Yolanda Quijano, Hipolito Duran, Eduardo Diaz, Isabel Fabra, Luis Malave, Pablo Ruiz, Giada Pizzuti, Chiara Naldini, Giovanni De Nobili, Riccardo Caruso and Valentina Ferri
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:316
  8. Based on the current trend of increasing incidence of choledocholithiasis, it is of great significance to explore the closure method of the common bile duct during laparoscopic choledocholithotomy.

    Authors: Bo Yuan, Xuanfeng Zhang, Chenchen Kong, Cancan Zhang and Huansong Li
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:315
  9. This study aimed to examine the incidence of incisional hernia (IH) in elective laparoscopic colorectal surgery (LC) using regulated computed tomography (CT) images at intervals every 6 months.

    Authors: Toshinori Kobayashi, Hisanori Miki, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Soushi Hori, Masahiko Hatta, Yuki Hashimoto, Hiromi Mukaide, Makoto Yamasaki, Kentaro Inoue and Mitsugu Sekimoto
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:314
  10. Raynaud’s syndrome (RS), also referred to as Raynaud’s phenomenon, is a vasospastic disorder causing episodic color changes in extremities upon exposure to cold or stress. These manifestations, either primary ...

    Authors: Fengwei Yu, Yongtao Liu, Chengnian Zhang, Botao Pang, Daijie Zhang, Wei Zhao, Xuecheng Li and Weiqiang Yang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:313

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2023 23:347

  11. Early and accurate preoperative diagnosis of complicated appendicitis mandates the identification of new markers. The aim of this study is to determine whether preoperative serum sodium levels are useful for p...

    Authors: Bruno Messias, Isabella Cubas, Caio Oliveira, Flavia Hashimoto, Erica Mocchetti, Tania Ichinose, Jaques Waisberg and Marcelo A. F. Ribeiro Junior
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:312
  12. The aim of these evidence-based guidelines is to present a consensus position from members of the Italian Unitary Society of Colon-Proctology (SIUCP: Società Italiana Unitaria di Colon-Proctologia) on the diag...

    Authors: Antonio Brillantino, Adolfo Renzi, Pasquale Talento, Francesca Iacobellis, Luigi Brusciano, Luigi Monaco, Domenico Izzo, Alfredo Giordano, Michele Pinto, Corrado Fantini, Marcello Gasparrini, Michele Schiano Di Visconte, Francesca Milazzo, Giovanni Ferreri, Andrea Braini, Umberto Cocozza…
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:311
  13. Since clinically relevant postoperative pancreatic fistula (CR-POPF) can cause intra-abdominal hemorrhage and abscesses, leading to surgery-related deaths after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), its preoperative p...

    Authors: Hiroto Matsui, Yoshitaro Shindo, Daisaku Yamada, Hiroyuki Ogihara, Yukio Tokumitsu, Masao Nakajima, Michihisa Iida, Nobuaki Suzuki, Shigeru Takeda, Yuki Nakagami, Shogo Kobayashi, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Tatsuya Ioka, Yoshihiko Hamamoto and Hiroaki Nagano
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:310
  14. There is no consensus on the optimal reconstruction technique after proximal gastrectomy. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively compare the surgical outcomes among esophagogastrostomy (EG) anastomos...

    Authors: Jianhua Chen, Fei Wang, Shuyang Gao, Yapeng Yang, Ziming Zhao, Jiahao Shi, Liuhua Wang and Jun Ren
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:309
  15. In pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD), the duodenum and upper jejunum responsible for iron absorption are removed, which can lead to massive hemorrhage during surgery and cause iron deficiency anemia after PD. The a...

    Authors: Eun Young Kim, Sung Eun Park and Tae Ho Hong
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:308
  16. Ankle sprain are one of the most frequent sports injuries. Some individuals will develop chronic lateral ankle instability (CLAI) after ankle sprain and suffer from recurrent ankle sprain. Current surgical tre...

    Authors: Dulei Xiang, Wenming Jin, Han Li, Gen Zhao, Bao Li, Shuyuan Du and Xinwei Liu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:307
  17. To compare short-term and long-term clinical effects of modified overlap anastomosis and conventional incision-assisted anastomosis for laparoscopic total gastrectomy.

    Authors: Chu-Ying Wu, Jian-An Lin, Qiao-Zhen Huang, Jian-Hua Xu, Wen-Jin Zhong, Wen-Gui Kang, Jin-Tian Wang, Jun-Xing Chen, Hui-Da Zheng and Kai Ye
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:306
  18. With the development of hip arthroplasty technology and rapid rehabilitation theory, the number of hip arthroplasties in elderly individuals is gradually increasing, and their satisfaction with surgery is also...

    Authors: Jianguang Sun, Lue Huang, Yali Yang and Hongxing Liao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:305
  19. Postoperative bleeding remains a life-threatening complication in thyroid surgery. The aim was to assess the efficacy of four different hemostatic agents, Collagen-Fibrinogen-Thrombin Patch (CFTP) in two sizes...

    Authors: Thomas von Ahnen, Martin von Ahnen, Sonja Militz-Müller, Anna Süß, Josefine Schardey, Stefan Schopf, Hans-Martin Schardey and Ulrich Wirth
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:303
  20. This study aimed to evaluate the efficiency of the porcine tongue for palatoplasty simulation compared to 3D-printed simulators and their surgical education role.

    Authors: Sadam Ahmed Elayah, Mohammed Qasem Al-Watary, Karim Ahmed Sakran, Yang Chao, Li Jingtao, Huang Hanyao, Yang Li and Bing Shi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:302

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Surgery 2024 24:1

  21. Surgical site infections (SSIs) represent ~ 20% of all hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients and are associated with prolonged hospital stay, admission to intensive care, and mortality. We conducte...

    Authors: M. Edwards, S. Graziadio, J. Shore, N. D. Schmitz, T. Galvain, W. A. Danker, M. Kocaman, D. J. Pournaras, D. M. Bowley and K. J. Hardy
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:300
  22. The incidence of cervical adenocarcinoma (AC) has experienced a considerable increase in recent decades. Despite this, our understanding of the optimal management of locally advanced cervical AC remains limite...

    Authors: Xia Wang, Xiaojuan Lu, Junxing Chen, Hanjie Yi and Qiongyu Lan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:299
  23. The evidence of breast-conserving therapy (BCT) applied in centrally located breast cancer (CLBC) is absent. This study aims to investigate the long-term survival of breast-conserving therapy (BCT) in centrall...

    Authors: Ye-Wei Yuan, Peng-Cheng Liu, Fang-Fang Li, Ya-Han Yang, Wei Yang, Li Fan, De-Wu Mou, Hong-Wei Yang and Mao-Shan Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:298
  24. This study aimed to assess the effects of surgical timing and approach on operative duration, postoperative suture removal time, and postoperative recurrence rate in the management of preauricular fistula. A 1...

    Authors: Ke Li, Yan Hao, Jiuzhou Zhao, Leping Zhou, Yongyan Wu, Xianhai Zeng, Wei Gao and Xiangmin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:297
  25. The treatment of borderline resectable (BR) and locally advanced (LA) pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) has evolved with a wider application of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACHT). The aim of this study was...

    Authors: Luís Filipe Abreu de Carvalho, Filip Gryspeerdt, Niki Rashidian, Kobe Van Hove, Lambertine Maertens, Suzane Ribeiro, Anne Hoorens and Frederik Berrevoet
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:296
  26. Peptic ulcers are caused by unbalanced acid production, and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in recent decades have helped to treat peptic ulcers effectively. Meanwhile, the incidence of perforated peptic ulcer (...

    Authors: Ta-Chun Chou, Chun-Hui Lee, Ruey-Shyang Soong and Yi-Chan Chen
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:295
  27. There are few studies comparing robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) and laparoscopic-assisted surgery (LAS) in Hirschsprung’s disease (HSCR). This study aimed to compare intraoperative and postoperative outcomes be...

    Authors: Shuhao Zhang, Duote Cai, Yuebin Zhang, Tao Pan, Ken Chen, Yi Jin, Wenjuan Luo, Zongwei Huang, Di Hu, Qingjiang Chen and Zhigang Gao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:294
  28. Massive hiatal hernias may result in extraoesophageal symptoms, including iron-deficiency anaemia. However, the role played by hiatal hernias in iron-deficiency anaemia is not clearly understood. We examined t...

    Authors: Aikebaier Aili, Maimaitiaili Maimaitiming, Yiliang Li, Alimujiang Maisiyiti, Zhi Wang, Yusujiang Tusuntuoheti and Kelimu Abudureyimu
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:293
  29. Synchronous multiple early gastric cancer (SMEGC) refers to the simultaneous occurrence of two or more malignant cancer lesions in the stomach. For patients with multiple early gastric carcinomas, the choice o...

    Authors: Linsen Bao, Hengfei Gao, Lingxiao Pu, Chao Sui, Kangkang Ji, Feng Wang, Liang Tao, Min Feng and Meng Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:292
  30. Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation (PVL) for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) is a creative strategy for enlarging the future liver remnant (FLR) and increasing the tumor resectability rate. Howeve...

    Authors: Xiaoqin He, Yuefeng Zhang, Peng Ma, Zuo Mou, Wei Wang, Kaihuan Yu and Weixing Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:291
  31. Spontaneous ventilation-video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (SV-VATS) has been applied to non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients in many centers. Since it remains a new and challenging surgical technique...

    Authors: Runchen Wang, Qixia Wang, Hengrui Liang, Zhiming Ye, Jiawen Qiu, Yu Jiang, Jianxing He, Lei Zhao and Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:290
  32. STAT3 hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome (STAT3-HIES) also referred to as autosomal dominant HIES (AD-HIES) is an inborn error of immunity characterized by the classic triad of eczema, frequent opportunistic infec...

    Authors: Seyed Alireza Mahdaviani, Soodeh Ghadimi, Mazdak Fallahi, Seyedeh Atefeh Hashemi-Moghaddam, Zahra Chavoshzadeh, Anne Puel, Nima Rezaei, Mahsa Rekabi, Zahra Daneshmandi, Kambiz Sheikhy, Abolghasem Daneshvar Kakhki, Seyed Reza Saghebi, Saviz Pejhan and Mahnaz Jamee
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:289
  33. Non-operative management has been suggested as a therapy for uncomplicated appendicitis. Notwithstanding, the risk of missing an appendiceal tumor must be considered, being the surgical piece crucial to rule o...

    Authors: Ricardo E. Núñez-Rocha, Felipe Girón, Lina Rodríguez, Daniela Camargo-Gómez, Carolina Restrepo-Bonilla, Rocío Del Pilar López Panqueva, Manuel Cadena, Ricardo Nassar, Gabriel E. Herrera-Almario and Juan David Hernández-Restrepo
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:287
  34. The Portsmouth-Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enumeration of Mortality and Morbidity (P-POSSUM) is one of the scores that is used most frequently for determining the likelihood of mortality...

    Authors: Mahmoud Magdy Alabbasy, Alaa Abd Elazim Elsisy, Adel Mahmoud and Saad Soliman Alhanafy
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:286
  35. Bipedicular/unipedicular percutaneous kyphoplasty are common treatments for OVCF, and there are no studies to show which is more beneficial for AVCF. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical e...

    Authors: Lei Liu, Feifei Song, Jie Shang, Jianwei Zhang, Chao Ma, Guangpu Liu and Meng Han
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:285
  36. The Surgical Apgar score (SAS) is a straightforward and unbiased measure to assess the probability of experiencing complications after surgery. It is calculated upon completion of the surgical procedure and pr...

    Authors: Mina Mirzaiee, Mahdieh Soleimani, Sara Banoueizadeh, Bahareh Mahdood, Maryam Bastami and Amirmohammad Merajikhah
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:282
  37. A variety of factors have been reported to affect long-term outcomes after radical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, the indicators remain controversial. The purpose of this study was to ev...

    Authors: Kozo Yoshikawa, Mitsuo Shimada, Yuji Morine, Tetsuya Ikemoto, Yu Saito, Shinichiro Yamada, Hiroki Teraoku and Shoichiro Takao
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:281
  38. Intestinal resection and a proximal stoma is the preferred surgical approach in patients with severe secondary peritonitis due to perforation of the small intestine. However, proximal stomas may result in sign...

    Authors: Pooya Rajabaleyan, Rie Overgaard Jensen, Sören Möller, Niels Qvist and Mark Bremholm Ellebaek
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:280
  39. Breast fibroadenoma is the most common benign breast tumour. This study aimed to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of endoscopic-assisted resection via a gas-less transaxillary single-port approach ...

    Authors: Jing-Yu Lu, Guo-Liang Zhang, Xiao-Jing Lin, Dar-Ren Chen, Zi-Fang Zheng, Yu Chen and Li-sheng Lin
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:279
  40. Percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage (PTGBD) is a relatively less invasive alternative treatment to cholecystostomy. However, the influence of the difficulty of delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy (...

    Authors: Ya-qi Liu, Xuan Cai, Zhi-xue Zheng, Fang-jingwei Xu and Jing-tao Bi
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:277
  41. As an emerging standard of care for portal vein cavernous transformation (PVCT), Meso-Rex bypass (MRB) has been complicated and variated. The study aim was to propose a new classification of PVCT to guide MRB ...

    Authors: Rui Tang, Guangdong Wu, Qiang Yu, Xuan Tong, Xiangfei Meng, Yucheng Hou, Xin Huang, Abudusalamu Aini, Lihan Yu, Weidong Duan, Qian Lu and Jun Yan
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:276
  42. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment and completeness of surgical resection is critical to achieve local control for retroperitoneal sarcoma (RPS). En-bloc resection of adjacent organs, including major abdomin...

    Authors: Hankui Hu, Qiang Guo, Jichun Zhao, Bin Huang and Xiaojiong Du
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:275
  43. Septic shock is one of the leading causes of mortality in intensive care units. This retrospective study was carried out to evaluate the association of clinical available factors with 28-day mortality.

    Authors: Shuiqiao Fu, Wenqiao Yu, Qinghui Fu, Zhipeng Xu, Shaoyang Zhang and Ting-bo Liang
    Citation: BMC Surgery 2023 23:274

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