A case of eccrine porocarcinoma characterized by a progressive increase in the level of Ki-67 index: case report and review of literature
We report an additional case of eccrine porocarcinoma with intracranial metastases. Th... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - October 10, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Jie Shen, Xinfa Pan, Yongfu Lu, Desheng Pan, Yuehui Ma and Renya Zhan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Arterial resection and reconstruction in pancreatectomy: surgical technique and outcomes
The outcomes in patients with pancreatic or ampulla tumors remain unsatisfactory, especially with invasion into the hepatic artery (HA) or the superior mesenteric artery (SMA). In this setting, pancreatectomy ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - October 10, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Qiyi Zhang, Jingjin Wu, Yang Tian, Jixuan Duan, Yi Shao, Sheng Yan and Weilin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary hepatic leiomyoma in a Chinese female patient without underlying disease: a case report
Primary hepatic leiomyoma (PHL) is a rare manifestation of tumors in the liver; it is mainly characterized by its origin in the mesenchymal tissue. To date, the mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of this d... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - October 7, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Baoxing Jia, Zhe Jin, Pin Gao and Yahui Liu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

An unusual cause of delayed hematoma after carotid endarterectomy: a case report
Neck hematoma is a complication of carotid endarterectomy, usually occurring in the comparatively early stage postoperatively. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 18, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Yi Zhao, Zhichao Lai, Xiaojun Song, Rong Zeng, Changwei Liu, Xuebin Wang, Rui Zhang and Wei Ye Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Early outcome of Frey ’s procedure for chronic pancreatitis: Nepalese tertiary center experience
Chronic pancreatitis is a progressive and persistent inflammatory disease resulting in pancreatic insufficiency leading to diabetes and steatorrhea. Abdominal pain is the most debilitating feature and is often... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 18, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Dhruba Narayan Sah, Ramesh Singh Bhandari, Yogendra Prasad Singh, Pradeep Vaidya, Prasan B. S. Kansakar, Bikal Ghimire, Bishnu Kandel, Jayant Kumar Sah and Paleswan Joshi Lakhey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Laparoscopic vs open colorectal cancer surgery in elderly patients: short- and long-term outcomes and predictors for overall and disease-free survival
This study was to examine short-term outcomes and long-term survival for laparoscopic and open surg... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 14, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Sicheng Zhou, Xuewei Wang, Chuanduo Zhao, Qian Liu, Haitao Zhou, Zhaoxu Zheng, Zhixiang Zhou, Xishan Wang and Jianwei Liang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Surgical configurations of the pectoralis major flap for reconstruction of sternoclavicular defects: a systematic review and new classification of described techniques
The pectoralis major flap has been considered the workhorse flap for chest and sternoclavicular defect reconstruction. There have been many configurations of the pectoralis major flap reported in the literatur... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 13, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Jude Opoku-Agyeman, David Matera and Jamee Simone Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the ileum: case report and literature review
Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs) originating from the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are rare and very highly malignant disease with a poor prognosis. Poorly differentiated NECs most commonl... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 12, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Jong Eun Lee, Sung Hoon Hong, Hae Il Jung, Myoung Won Son, Tae Sung Ahn, Sun Wook Han and Jun Hun Cho Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of parathyroidectomy on tumoral calcinosis in uremic patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
In this study, we ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 11, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Jing Wang, Ming Zeng, Guang Yang, Yaoyu Huang, Buyun Wu, Jing Guo, Ningning Wang and Changying Xing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Experience of an endocrine surgeon in laparoscopic transperitoneal adrenalectomy
This study aimed to present the extensive exp... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 11, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Serkan Teks öz, Bekir Burak Kılboz and Yusuf Bükey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy analysis of two surgical treatments for thoracic and lumbar intraspinal tumours
Surgery remains the main curative option for the treatment of intraspinal tumour. The purpose of the present study was to analyze the clinical outcomes of laminoplasty with process-lamina complex replantation ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 10, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhaojun Song, Zhi Zhang, Yongjie Ye, Jiazhuang Zheng and Fandong Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Duodenal perforation nine months after accidental foreign body ingestion, a case report
Foreign body ingestion is a scenario occasionally encountered in the emergency room. Pediatric and psychiatric patients are the two most common populations suffering from accidental or in some cases intentiona... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 10, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Chi Li, Chee-Chien Yong and Domelle Dave Encarnacion Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Novel biodegradable magnesium alloy clips compared with titanium clips for hepatectomy in a rat model
The use of surgical metal clips is crucial for ligating vessels in various operations. The currently available metal clips have several drawbacks; they are permanent and interfere with imaging techniques such ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 9, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Takeshi Urade, Toshihiko Yoshida, Naoko Ikeo, Kosuke Naka, Masahiro Kido, Hirochika Toyama, Kimihiko Ueno, Motofumi Tanaka, Toshiji Mukai and Takumi Fukumoto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Supervised exercise following bariatric surgery in morbid obese adults: CERT-based exercise study protocol of the EFIBAR randomised controlled trial
There is increasing evidence of weight regain in patients after bariatric surgery (BS), generally occurring from 12 to 24  months postoperatively. Postoperative exercise has been suggested to ad long-term weigh... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 5, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Emilio Villa-Gonz ález, Yaira Barranco-Ruiz, Manuel A. Rodríguez-Pérez, Alejandro Carretero-Ruiz, José María García-Martínez, Alba Hernández-Martínez, María José Torrente-Sánchez, Manuel Ferrer-Márquez, Alberto Soriano-Maldonado and Enrique G Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Effective prediction of postoperative complications for patients after open hepatectomy: a simplified scoring system based on perioperative parameters
The aim of the study was to develop a scoring system for the prediction of postoperative complications of open hepatectomy. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 5, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Long Chen, Yun-Bing Wang, Yan-Hong Zhang, Jun-Fei Gong and Yue Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prognostic significance of the controlling nutritional status (CONUT) score in patients undergoing gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In recent years, the clinical evidence of the controlling nutritional status (CONUT) score has increased in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was t... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 5, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Kosei Takagi, Piotr Domagala, Wojciech G. Polak, Stefan Buettner, Bas P. L. Wijnhoven and Jan N. M. Ijzermans Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS): ERAS APPtimize study protocol, a randomized controlled trial investigating the effect of a patient-centred mobile application on patient participation in colorectal surgery
Perioperative care in colorectal surgery is systematically defined in the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol. The ERAS protocol improves perioperative care in a multimodal way to enhance early and... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 2, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: A. Rauwerdink, M. Jansen, C. A. J. M. de Borgie, W. A. Bemelman, F. Daams, M. P. Schijven and C. J. Buskens Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

TKA with retained hardware guided by intraoperative ultrasonography – a case report
When a conservative management of gonarthrosis yields unsatisfactory results, a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is recommended as an alternative approach. The implant survival is crucial for the long-term succes... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - September 2, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Tomasz Pobo ży, Konarski Wojciech and Martyna Hordowicz Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Parathyroid identification by autofluorescence – preliminary report on five cases of surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism
Intra-operative identification of parathyroid glands is often a challenge for surgeons performing parathyroid or thyroid surgery. Parathyroid glands stimulated by near-infrared light emit autofluorescence, whi... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 28, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Carlos Serra, Lu ís Silveira, António Canudo and Manuel C. Lemos Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pancreaticoduodenectomy versus limited resection for duodenal gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis
By comparing the long-term prognostic outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) and limited resection (LR), this study aimed to investigate the optimal surgical modality for duodenal gastrointestinal stromal... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 28, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Zefeng Shen, Ping Chen, Nannan Du, Parishit A. Khadaroo, Danyi Mao and Lihu Gu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term survival after anterior approach right hepatectomy combined with inferior vena cava thrombectomy using trans-diaphragmatic intrapericardial inferior vena cava occlusion: a case report and review of the literature
Presence of inferior vena cava tumor thrombosis (IVCTT) is an unfavorable factor to prognosis for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 28, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Yaodong Zhang, Zhengshan Wu, Ke Wang, Sheng Han, Changxian Li and Xiangcheng Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Diagnosis and management of a trapped lung or diaphragm by fractured ribs: analysis of patients undergoing rib fracture repair
This study aimed to describe the clinical presentations, diagnosis, and management of these intrathoracic pathologies. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 28, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Ying-Hao Su, Shun-Mao Yang and Huan-Jang Ko Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of L5 - S1 intervertebral disc herniation with posterior percutaneous full-endoscopic discectomy by grafting tubes at various positions via an interlaminar approach
Depending on the location of the herniated disc at the shoulder, axilla, or ventral side of the compression nerve root, various puncture sites and channel entrances were selected so that the goal of targeted r... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 28, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Weijun Kong, Taiyong Chen, Sheng Ye, Fujun Wu and Yueming Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Challenges and potential solutions to the evaluation, monitoring, and regulation of surgical innovations
As it may be argued that many surgical interventions provide obvious patient benefits, formal, staged assessment of the efficacy and safety of surgical procedures has historically been and remains uncommon. Th... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 27, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Derek J. Roberts, David A. Zygun, Chad G. Ball, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Peter D. Faris, Matthew T. James, Kelly J. Mrklas, Brenda D. Hemmelgarn, Braden Manns and Henry T. Stelfox Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Successful recognition and percutaneous coronary intervention of delayed severe multiple coronary artery dissection caused by cardiac surgery: a case report
Multiple coronary artery dissection is rare after cardiac surgery. It is difficult to recognize and is easily misdiagnosed as low output syndrome as a result of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 23, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Dengshen Zhang, Jun Shi, Jianglong Hou and Yingqiang Guo Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas and European guidelines: importance of the surgery type in the decision-making process
The European Consensus 2018 established a new algorithm with absolute and relative criteria for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreas (IPMN) management. The aim of this study was to validate... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 22, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Etienne Buscail, Thomas Cauvin, Benjamin Fernandez, Camille Buscail, Marion Marty, Bruno Lapuyade, Cl ément Subtil, Jean-Philippe Adam, Véronique Vendrely, Sandrine Dabernat, Christophe Laurent and Laurence Chiche Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of clinical outcomes of expansive open-door laminoplasty with unilateral or bilateral fixation and fusion for treating cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a multi-center prospective study
The present study evaluated the clinical outcomes and safety of expansive open-door laminoplasty, when securing with C4 – C6 lateral mass screw and fusion. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 22, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Nan Su, Qi Fei, Bing-Qiang Wang, Nan Kang, Qing-Ming Zhang, He-Hu Tang, Dong Li, Jin-Jun Li and Yong Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A meta-analysis of comparison of proximal gastrectomy with double-tract reconstruction and total gastrectomy for proximal early gastric cancer
In theory, proximal gastrectomy with double-tract reconstruction (PG-DT) was superior to total gastrectomy (TG) in hematologic and nutritional outcomes. However, its clinical effects in proximal early gastric ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 22, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Shengnan Li, Lihu Gu, Zefeng Shen, Danyi Mao, Parikshit A. Khadaroo and Hui Su Tags: Research article Source Type: research

C-reactive protein elevation ratio as an early predictor of postoperative severe complications after laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a retrospective study
In gastrectomy, postoperative elevation of C-reactive protein (CRP) is thought to be useful for predicting complications. Laparoscopic gastrectomy (LG) is less invasive than laparotomy and the elevation of CRP... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 20, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Hiroaki Tanaka, Tatsuro Tamura, Takahiro Toyokawa, Kazuya Muguruma, Naoshi Kubo, Katsunobu Sakurai and Masaichi Ohira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Severe pancreatitis complicated by abdominal compartment syndrome managed with decompressive laparotomy: a case report
Abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is an uncommon complication of severe pancreatitis. It is defined as a sustained intraabdominal pressure (IAP)  > 20 mmHg (with or without an abdominal perfusion pressure (A... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 17, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Adele Hwee Hong Lee, Wen-Shen Lee and David Anderson Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Meta-analysis of studies comparing conservative treatment with antibiotics and appendectomy for acute appendicitis in the adult
Appendectomy is considered the first treatment choice for appendicitis. However, controversy exists since conservative therapy is associated with fewer complications than appendectomy for patients with acute a... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 14, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhengyang Yang, Feng Sun, Shichao Ai, Jiafeng Wang, Wenxian Guan and Song Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Single mutidrug resistant enterobacteriacae donor-derived infection in four solid organ transplant recipients: a case report
Bacteraemia of the donor is not considered to be contraindication of organ procurement. On the other hand, infection of solid organ transplant recipients remains to be a major cause of their morbidity and mort... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 14, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Eva Kieslichova, Marek Protus, Dana Nemcova and Eva Uchytilova Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The workday of hospital surgeons: what they do, what makes them satisfied, and the role of core tasks and administrative tasks; a diary study
Many surgeons report passion for their work, but not all tasks are likely to be satisfying. Little is known about how hospital surgeons spend their days, how they like specific tasks, and the role of core task... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 14, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Eliane Holzer, Franziska Tschan, Maria U. Kottwitz, Guido Beldi, Adrian P. Businger and Norbert K. Semmer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of surgical experience and frequency of practice on perioperative outcomes in pancreatic surgery
We aimed to determine the impact of surgical experience and frequency of practice on perioperative morbidity and mortality in pancreatic surgery. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 13, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Christian Krautz, Elisabeth Haase, Moustafa Elshafei, Hans-Detlev Saeger, Marius Distler, Robert Gr ützmann and Georg F. Weber Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Laparoscopic Management of Boerhaave ’s syndrome: a case report with an intraoperative video
Boerhaave ’s syndrome involves a sudden elevation in the intraluminal pressure of the esophagus, causing a transmural perforation. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Its treatment is challengin... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 13, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Hager Aref, Tahir Yunus and Obadah Alhallaq Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Retrospective study on pattern and outcome of management of sigmoid volvulus at district hospital in Ethiopia
Sigmoid volvulus is the commonest cause of large bowel obstruction in many regions of the world. Its prevalence varies greatly geographically. In Ethiopia, the disease is the commonest cause of emergency admis... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 9, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Gersam Abera Mulugeta and Seble Awlachew Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety of esophagogastroduodenoscopy-guided forceps biopsy and the feasibility of esophagogastroduodenoscopy for evaluation of hypopharyngeal cancer
There is currently no established standard tissue sampling method for hypopharyngeal cancer. The present study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for the pretreatment evaluat... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 8, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Hyun Jun Hong, Seok-Hoo Jeong, Won Shik Kim and Yu Jin Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of age on postoperative complications especially pneumonia after gastrectomy for gastric cancer
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of patients ’ age on postoperative morbidities including pneumonia. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 8, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Chikashi Shibata, Hitoshi Ogawa, Toru Nakano, Kaori Koyama, Kuniharu Yamamoto, Munenori Nagao, Daisuke Takeyama, Kazuhiro Takami, Akihiro Yasumoto, Tomohiko Sase, Shun-ichi Kimura, Kentaro Sawada and Yu Katayose Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incisional hernia recurrence after open elective repair: expertise in abdominal wall surgery matters
Recurrence after incisional hernia repair is one of the major problems related with this operation. Our objective is to analyze the influence of abdominal wall surgery expertise in the results of the open elec... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 7, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: J. A. Pereira, A. Bravo-Salva, B. Montcus í, S. Pérez-Farre, L. Fresno de Prado and M. López-Cano Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Intraoperative detection of the remnant cystic duct during robot-assisted surgery using near-infrared fluorescence imaging: a case report
Post cholecystectomy syndrome is characterized as recurrence of symptoms as experienced before cholecystectomy. In rare cases, a remnant cystic duct is causing these symptoms and occasionally surgical resectio... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 7, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Labrinus van Manen, Quirijn R. J. G. Tummers, Akin Inderson, Abha Bhalla, Alexander L. Vahrmeijer, Bert A. Bonsing and J. Sven. D. Mieog Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Removal of a broken acupuncture needle in retroperitoneum by laparoscopy: a case report
Acupuncture is a famous traditional medicine in China, but the complications caused by broken acupuncture needles have been rarely reported. It seems easy to remove the foreign matters usually, but things beco... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - August 6, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhen-Hua Liu, Hai-Dong Wang, Xiao Xu and Li-Bo Man Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Missed manubriosternal dislocation in patient with thoracolumbar fracture, a case report
Spine fractures combined with sternal injury are most commonly occur in the thoracic region. Lower cervical and thoracolumbar injuries have also been reported, especially for the patients with manubriosternal ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 29, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Wei-yu Jiang, Yun-lin Chen, Nan-jian Xu, Xu-dong Hu, Chao-yue Ruan and Wei-hu Ma Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization improves the resectability of malignant breast phyllodes tumor with angiosarcoma component: a case report
A giant phyllodes tumor of the breast is a rare fibroepithelial lesion, and its treatment is controversial. Many case reports have reported performing skin graft reconstruction after tumor excision. Chest wall... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 27, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Chih-Yu Kuo, Shing-Huey Lin, Kuan-Der Lee, Sho-Jen Cheng, Jan-Show Chu and Shih-Hsin Tu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The surgical treatment strategies for thoracolumbar spine fractures with ankylosing spondylitis: a case report
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that primarily affects spine and paraspinal soft tissue. Ankylosing spondylitis is one of the causes of osteoporosis and patients with ankylosing s... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 26, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Yang Min, Gu Hui-Yun, Zhong Hou-cheng, Xie Yuan-long, Jin Wei, Cai Lin and Wei Ren-xiong Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Risk factors for neck hematoma requiring surgical re-intervention after thyroidectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we aimed to determine the risk factors associated with neck hematoma requiring surgical re-intervention after thyroidectomy. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 24, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Chunlei Fan, Xin Zhou, Guoqiang Su, Yanming Zhou, Jingjun Su, Mingxu Luo and Hui Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Suboccipital neuralgia after C1 pedicle screw insertion: do we neglect atlantooccipital joint violation? - Case report and literature review
Occipital neuralgia is one of the postoperative complications of C1 lateral mass screw insertion, which was deemed to be related with the C2 nerve root dysfunction. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 23, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Jun-Song Yang, Jing Li, Hao Chen, Peng Liu, Chu Chen, Tuan-Jiang Liu, Lei Chu and Ding-Jun Hao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Use of barbed sutures in robotic bariatric bypass surgery: a single-center case series
Surgical robots are increasingly being used in bariatric surgery. While several studies describe the safety of using barbed sutures in laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, no reports are available for robotic ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 23, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Jan Henrik Beckmann, Jan-Niclas Kersebaum, Witigo von Sch önfels, Thomas Becker, Clemens Schafmayer and Jan Hendrik Egberts Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Current approaches in the surgical treatment of liver hydatid disease: single center experience
Liver hydatid disease is a common benign condition in many countries. Compared to open surgery, laparoscopic treatment can play an important role in improving the post-operative recovery, reducing the morbidit... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 17, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Mehmet Bayrak and Yasemin Alt ıntas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coexistent papillary thyroid carcinoma diagnosed in surgically treated patients for primary versus secondary hyperparathyroidism: same incidence, different characteristics
The coexistence of hyperparathyroidism and thyroid cancer presents important diagnostic and management challenges. With minimally invasive parathyroid surgery trending, preoperative thyroid imaging becomes mor... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 16, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: Cristina Preda, Dumitru Branisteanu, Ioana Armasu, Radu Danila, Cristian Velicescu, Delia Ciobanu, Adrian Covic and Alexandru Grigorovici Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Open ventral hernia repair with a composite ventral patch - final results of a multicenter prospective study
This study assessed clinical outcomes, including safety and recurrence, from the two-year follow-up of patients who underwent open ventral primary hernia repair with the use of the Parietex ™ Composite Ventral ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - July 16, 2019 Category: Surgery Authors: F. Berrevoet, C. Doerhoff, F. Muysoms, S. Hopson, M. G. Muzi, S. Nienhuijs, E. Kullman, T. Tollens, M. Schwartz, K. Leblanc, V. Velanovich and L. N. J ørgensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research