Magnitude, pattern and management outcome of intestinal obstruction among non-traumatic acute abdomen surgical admissions in Arba Minch General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia
Intestinal obstruction is defined as a blockage or partial blockage of the passage of the intestinal contents. It is a potentially risky surgical emergency associated with high morbidity and mortality. Its pat... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Mulatie Atalay, Abinet Gebremickael, Solomon Demissie and Yonas Derso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictive factors of surgical site infection after hysterectomy for endometrial carcinoma: a retrospective analysis
Surgical site infection (SSI) is a common postoperative complication. We aimed to analyze the potential risk factors of SSI in patients with endometrial carcinoma. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 14, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Lijuan Shi, Qiao Gu, Fenghua Zhang, Daoyun Li, Wenfeng Ye, Yan Zhong and Xiu Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spino cranial angle as a predictor of loss of cervical lordosis after laminoplasty in patients with cervical myelopathy
To explore the relationship between spino cranial angle (SCA) and loss of cervical lordosis (LOCL), and to determine whether SCA has the ability to predict LOCL for patients with cervical myelopathy. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 12, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Zheng Wang, Jia-Xin Xu, Zhen Liu, Ruo-Yu Li, Zhi-Wei Wang, Heng-Rui Chang, Wen-Yuan Ding and Da-Long Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy and therapeutic value of delayed surgery in patients with symptomatic old thoracolumbar fractures
To investigate the clinical efficacy and therapeutic value of posterior decompression reduction, bone grafting fusion, and internal fixation for treatment of symptomatic old thoracolumbar fractures. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 11, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Pan Li, Yunfei Huang, Zhuowen Liang, Lu Gan, Bin Wei, Zhengxu Ye, Mo Li and Zhuojing Luo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Torsion of the wandering spleen as an abdominal emergency: a case report
Wandering spleen is a rare clinical entity with a less than 0.2% reporting incidence rate. In this case, the spleen is present abnormally in the abdominal or pelvic cavity instead of its normal anatomical loca... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 9, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Matiullah Masroor and Mohammad Arif Sarwari Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery for uterosacral ligament suspension: pilot study of 35 cases of severe pelvic organ prolapse
To describe the short-term outcomes of transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) for uterosacral ligament suspension (USLS) in patients with severe prolapse. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 8, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhiying Lu, Yisong Chen, Xiaojuan Wang, Junwei Li, Keqin Hua and Changdong Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does concurrent adenoidectomy or tonsillectomy affect the graft success rate of cartilage myringoplasty in adults?
The objective of this study was to evaluate the graft success and hearing outcomes of concurrent adenoidectomy or tonsillectomy and myringoplasty. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 8, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhengcai Lou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pattern of symptom improvement following endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a common inflammation of the nose and the paranasal sinuses. Intractable CRS cases are generally treated with endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). Although the effect of ESS on CRS s... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 8, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Salma S. Al Sharhan, Mohammed H. Al Bar, Shahad Y. Assiri, Assayl R. AlOtiabi, Deemah M. Bin-Nooh, Fozia K. AlSugair, Nada F. AlRashidi, Abdulmalik S. AlSaied and Amal A. Alghamdi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bias estimation in study design: a meta-epidemiological analysis of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement
Paucity of RCTs of non-drug technologies lead to widespread dependence on non-randomized studies. Relationship between nonrandomized study design attributes and biased estimates of treatment effects are poorly... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 7, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Saerom Youn, Shannon Avery Wong, Caitlin Chrystoja, George Tomlinson, Harindra C. Wijeysundera, Chaim M. Bell, Anna R. Gagliardi, Nancy N. Baxter, Julie Takata, Lakhbir Sandhu and David Robert Urbach Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new modified Gant-Miwa-Thiersch combined with submucosal and perirectal sclerosant injection procedure for full-thickness rectal prolapse in elderly women: clinical analysis of 34 cases
Full-thickness rectal prolapse (FTRP) frequently occurs in elderly women, and more than 100 surgical procedures have been proposed to restore FTRP. The Gant-Miwa-Thiersch (GMT) procedure is the most used treat... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 5, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Jinxi Wang, Huiyu Li, Xiaoming Ma, Gang Du, Jun Ma, Xiaojing Ren, Fang Zhang, Xiushan Dong, Haoliang Zhao and Chongren Ren Tags: Research Source Type: research

Healing of rectal advancement flaps for anal fistulas in patients with and without Crohn ’s disease: a retrospective cohort analysis
Surgical closure of anal fistulas with rectal advancement flaps is an established standard method, but it has a high degree of healing failure in some cases. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 5, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Claudia Seifarth, Kai S. Lehmann, Christoph Holmer and Ioannis Pozios Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis and outcomes of wrong site thyroid surgery
In thyroid surgery, wrong-site surgery (WSS) is considered a rare event and seldom reported in the literature. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Marco Raffaelli, Rocco Bellantone, Carmela De Crea, Carlo Enrico Ambrosini, Paolo Miccoli, Gabriele Materazzi, Antonio Ieni, Ettore Caruso, Daqi Zhang and Henning Dralle Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Low bone mineral density following gastric bypass is not explained by lifestyle and lack of exercise
Bariatric surgery, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) in particular, is associated with weight loss as well as low bone mineral density. Bone mineral density relies upon multiple factors, some of which are lifes... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Katharina Stevens, Hella Hultin, Per Hellman and Magnus Sundbom Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis of risk factors and prognosis of 253 lymph node metastasis in colorectal cancer patients
This study aimed to explore potential risk factors for 253 lymph node metastasis, and to identify the prognostic impact of 253 lymph node metastasis in colorectal cancer patients. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Shidong Hu, Songyan Li, Da Teng, Yang Yan, Haiguan Lin, Boyan Liu, Zihe Gao, Shengyu Zhu, Yufeng Wang and Xiaohui Du Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing quality of life between patients undergoing trans-areola endoscopic thyroid surgery and trans-oral endoscopic thyroid surgery
Compared with conventional open surgery, endoscopic thyroidectomy via the oral vestibular approach (ETVOA) and endoscopic thyroidectomy via the areola approach (ETAA) avoided scarring of the skin, which may he... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Shuang Shen, Xiaochi Hu, Rui Qu, Youming Guo, Libo Luo and Xin Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anatomical sites (Takasaki ’s segmentation) predicts the recurrence-free survival of hepatocellular carcinoma
Until now, several classification staging system and treatment algorithm for hepatocelluar carcinoma (HCC) has been presented. However, anatomical location is not taken into account in these staging systems. T... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Wei Qin, Li Wang, Beiyuan Hu, Huan Tian, Cuicui Xiao, Huanxian Luo and Yang Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Drain output volume after pancreaticoduodenectomy is a useful warning sign for postoperative complications
The drain output volume (DOV) after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is an easily assessable indicator in clinical settings. We explored the utility of the DOV as a possible warning sign of complications after PD. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Taro Fukui, Hiroshi Noda, Fumiaki Watanabe, Takaharu Kato, Yuhei Endo, Hidetoshi Aizawa, Nao Kakizawa, Masahiro Iseki and Toshiki Rikiyama Tags: Research Source Type: research

Umbilical two-port laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure for patent processus vaginalis in boys: incision-hiding and solo-like surgery
Transumbilical two-port laparoscopic percutaneous extraperitoneal closure for the treatment of processus vaginalis patency in boys has been practising recent years. The applicable instruments and skills are st... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 2, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yuanhong Xiao and Zhou Shen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Stuck fragment of totally implantable central venous access ports during removal: risk factor analysis in children
Totally implantable central venous access ports (TICVAPs) have increasingly been used in pediatric patients because they provide reliable venous access. However, many complications associated with TICVAPs have... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - June 2, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Hanna Jung, Joon Yong Cho, Yangki Seok and Youngok Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

A randomized clinical trial of technical modifications of appendix stump closure during laparoscopic appendectomy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis
Closure of the appendix stump presents the most critical part of laparoscopic appendectomy. The aim of the present study was to compare the medical outcomes and cost analysis of laparoscopic appendectomy with ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 31, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Peter Ihn át, Milan Tesař, Lubomír Tulinský, Lucia Ihnát Rudinská, Okaikor Okantey and Štefan Durdík Tags: Research Source Type: research

A strangulated internal hernia beneath the left external iliac artery after radical hysterectomy with laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy: a case report and literature review
We reported a case of acute strangulated internal hernia between the left ext... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 31, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhenxing Zhang, Gengyuan Hu, Minfeng Ye, Yu Zhang and Feng Tao Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Suspension sutures facilitate single-incision laparoscopic-assisted rectal pull-through for Hirschsprung disease
To present a surgical technique of single-incision laparoscopic-assisted endorectal pull-through (SILEP) with suspension sutures using conventional instruments for Hirschsprung disease (HD) and its long-term f... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 31, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Liem Thanh Nguyen, Anh Tho Nguyen, Quang Thanh Nguyen, Quynh Anh Tran, Hau Duc Bui and Hien Duy Pham Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

A case of iatrogenic intussusception in adults: a rare case report
Intussusception has a low incidence rate in adults. Many cases in adults are caused by tumors. Intussusception results from conditions other than tumors are uncommon. This is the first case report about intuss... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 29, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Qiang Hu, Jianfeng Shi, Yuanshui Sun and Jinfeng Shi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Auxiliary two-staged partial resection liver transplantation
A case report of two patients who underwent auxiliary liver transplantation and two staged hepatectomy was recently published in BMC Surgery. The surgical technique utilised is described as novel but has been ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 28, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: P ål-Dag Line, Silvio Nadalin and Deniz Balci Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

A novel mutation in TNFRSF11A gene causes pediatric osteopetrosis: case report
Osteopetrosis is a rare inherited bone disorder affected individual by osteoclast disfunction and increasing bone density. Surgery was taken for histological examination of the specimen and evidence of maligna... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 28, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: You Xu, Xiaoyan Yu and Mengjie Huang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical outcomes of doubled-suture Nice knot augmented plate fixation in the treatment of comminuted midshaft clavicle fracture
Free bone fragments were difficult to be fixed in many comminuted midshaft clavicle fractures, and the absence of cortical alignment in comminuted fractures had direct influence on the stability of fixation. T... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 28, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Gui Wu, Yao-qing Chen, Chun-yong Chen, Zhang-xiong Lin, Qi-yang Xie, Jun-jian Ye and Yun Xie Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anaotmical variability in the position of cystic artery during laparoscopic visualization
The laparoscopic view of extrahepatic biliary tract and cystic artery is different anatomically from open approach. Consequently iatrogenic injuries due to inadverent damage to cystic artery are not uncommon. ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 27, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Omer Fateh, Muhammad Samir Irfan Wasi and Syed Abdullah Bukhari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Robotic single-site versus multi-port myomectomy: a case –control study
This study aimed to evaluate the compatibility of robotic single-site (RSS) myomectomy in comparison with the conventional robotic multi-port (RMP) myomectomy to achieve successful surgical outcomes with relia... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 27, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: So Hyun Ahn, Joo Hyun Park, Hye Rim Kim, SiHyun Cho, Myeongjee Lee, Seok Kyo Seo, Young Sik Choi and Byung Seok Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Indications and outcomes of enterovesical and colovesical fistulas: systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis of prevalence
Entero-colovesical fistula is a rare complication of various benign and malignant diseases. The diagnosis is prominently based on clinical symptoms; imaging studies are necessary not only to confirm the presen... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 27, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Stefano Granieri, Francesco Sessa, Alessandro Bonomi, Sissi Paleino, Federica Bruno, Andrea Chierici, Ivano Massimiliano Sciannamea, Alessandro Germini, Riccardo Campi, Michele Talso, Antonio Facciorusso, Gianfranco Deiana, Sergio Serni and Christian Cots Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anesthetic effect of different doses of butorphanol in patients undergoing gastroscopy and colonoscopy
This study aimed to investigate the anesthetic effect of butorphanol with different doses in patients undergoing gastroscopy and colonoscopy. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 27, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Shun Lv, Defeng Sun, Jinglin Li, Lin Yang, Zhongliang Sun and Yan Feng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Readmission after rectal resection in the ERAS-era: is a loop ileostomy the Achilles heel?
Rectal resection surgery is often followed by a loop ileostomy creation. Despite improvements in surgical technique and development of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols, the readmission-rate aft... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 27, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Johanna Van Butsele, Gabriele Bislenghi, Andr é D’Hoore and Albert M. Wolthuis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is prophylactic lateral lymph node dissection needed for lower rectal cancer? A single-center retrospective study
The effectiveness of prophylactic lateral lymph node dissection (LLND) in treating patients with lower rectal cancer remains controversial and has not been clearly established. Therefore, we aimed to retrospec... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 26, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Hiroka Kondo, Shigeki Yamaguchi, Yasumitsu Hirano, Masayasu Aikawa, Hiroshi Sato, Kojun Okamoto, Shinichi Sakuramoto and Isamu Koyama Tags: Research Source Type: research

Three-dimensional-printed custom-made hemipelvic endoprosthesis for the revision of the aseptic loosening and fracture of modular hemipelvic endoprosthesis: a pilot study
The aims of this pilot study were (1) to assess the efficacy of 3D-printed custom-made hemipelvic endoprosthesis in restoring the natural location of acetabulum for normal bodyweight transmission; (2) to evalu... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 26, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Jie Wang, Li Min, Minxun Lu, Yuqi Zhang, Jingqi Lin, Yi Luo, Yong Zhou and Chongqi Tu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Robot-assisted sleeve gastrectomy in patients with obesity with a novel Chinese domestic MicroHand SII surgical system
A new device has been added to the Chinese MicroHand surgical robot family, developed based on the successful application of control algorithms. As a benefit of using these specialized control algorithms, the ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 25, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Weizheng Li, Kang Kong, Pengzhou Li, Guohui Wang, Beibei Cui, Liyong Zhu and Shaihong Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Application of nano-carbon and titanium clip combined labeling in robot-assisted laparoscopic transverse colon cancer surgery
Robot-assisted laparoscopic transverse colon tumor surgery requires precise tumor localization. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of nano-carbon and titanium clip combination la... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 24, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Nan Lin, Jiandong Qiu, Junchuan Song, Changwei Yu, Yongchao Fang, Weihang Wu, Weijin Yang and Yu Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diffuse neurofibroma of the chest and abdominal wall invading the diaphragm leads to diaphragmatic eventration: case report
We report a case... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 24, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Xian-shuai Li, Shu-qian He and Xian-guo Chen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Wide variation in surgical techniques to repair incisional hernias: a survey of practice patterns among general surgeons
The purpose of this research was to examine the self-reported practice patterns of Canadian general surgeons regarding the elective repair of incisional hernias. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 24, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Simon MacDonald and Paul M. Johnson Tags: Research Source Type: research

A rare case report of late-onset phytobezoar formation following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: delayed redo bariatric surgery
Phytobezoar formation is a complication of bariatric surgery and mostly occurs after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) operations. Here, we present an extremely rare case of late phytobezoar format... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Shayan Aryannezhad, Yasaman Sadeghian, Parvin Shapoori, Majid Valizadeh and Maryam Barzin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Microscopic extra-laminar sequestrectomy (MELS) for the treatment of hidden zone lumbar disc herniation: report of the surgical technique, patient selection, and clinical outcomes
The area which located at the medial pedicle, posterior vertebral body and ventral hemilamina is defined as the hidden zone. Surgical management of hidden zone lumbar disc herniation (HZLDH) is technically cha... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Chunxiao Wang, Yao Zhang, Xiaojie Tang, Haifei Cao, Qinyong Song, Jiangwei Tan, Chengzhen Jin and Hongkai Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Individualized surgery combined with radiotherapy and triamcinolone acetonide injection for the treatment of auricular keloids
Although multiple methods have been proposed to treat auricular keloids, low curative effects and high recurrence rates are currently major clinical problems. Thereinto, surgery combined with radiotherapy and ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Qiang Sun, Er-te Yu, You Zhou, Shuang Tong, Kai-jian Zhou and Shu Guo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Is unilateral transverse process-pedicle percutaneous kyphoplasty a better choice for osteoporotic thoracolumbar fractures in the old patients?
A few reports have shown that unilateral transverse process-pedicle percutaneous kyphoplasty is a good choice for patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF). However, this issue remains c... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 21, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Wu Tao, Qin Hu, Yap San Min Nicolas, Xu Nuo, Huang Daoyu, Jin Zhen, Sun Jinpeng and Liu Jun Tags: Research Source Type: research

American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification as a reliable predictor of postoperative medical complications and mortality following ambulatory surgery: an analysis of 2,089,830 ACS-NSQIP outpatient cases
Seventy percent of surgical procedures are currently performed in the outpatient setting. Although the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Physical Classification ability to predict risk has been evalu... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 21, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Colin Foley, Mark C. Kendall, Patricia Apruzzese and Gildasio S. De Oliveira Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy of Ruiyun procedure for hemorrhoids combined simplified Milligan –Morgan hemorrhoidectomy with dentate line-sparing in treating grade III/IV hemorrhoids: a retrospective study
Hemorrhoids are common. Hemorrhoidectomy should typically be offered to patients whose symptoms result from external hemorrhoids or combined internal and external hemorrhoids with prolapse (grades III/IV). How... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 20, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Qiuxiang Yu, Congcong Zhi, Lansi Jia and Hui Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Safety profile of preoperative administration of low-molecular-weight heparin on minimally invasive lung cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial
Venous thromboembolism remains a common but preventable complication for cancerous lung surgical patients. Current guidelines recommend thromboprophylaxis for lung patients at high risk of thrombosis, while a ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Gu-Ha A-Lai, Ze-Guo Zhuo, Gang Li, Tie-Niu Song, Zhi-Jie Xu, Xu Shen, Peng Yao and Yi-Dan Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

High incidence of postoperative silent venous thromboembolism in ulcerative colitis: a retrospective observational study
The incidence of postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE) is high in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. We aimed to analyze the incidence and predictive factors of postoperative VTE in patients with u... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Norimitsu Shimada, Hiroki Ohge, Hiroki Kitagawa, Kosuke Yoshimura, Norifumi Shigemoto, Shinnosuke Uegami, Yusuke Watadani, Kenichiro Uemura and Shinya Takahashi Tags: Research Source Type: research

The risk factors and care measures of surgical site infection after cesarean section in China: a retrospective analysis
Surgical site infections after cesarean section are very common clinically, it is necessary to evaluate the risk factors of surgical site infections after cesarean section, to provide evidences for the treatme... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Lijun Li and Hongyan Cui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term follow-up of prophylactic mesh reinforcement after emergency laparotomy. A retrospective controlled study
Prevention of incisional hernias with a prophylactic mesh in emergency surgery is controversial. The present study aimed to analyze the long-term results of prophylactic mesh used for preventing incisional her... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: A. Bravo-Salva, N. Argudo-Aguirre, A. M. Gonz ález-Castillo, E. Membrilla-Fernandez, J. J. Sancho-Insenser, L. Grande-Posa, M. Pera-Román and J. A. Pereira-Rodríguez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Single-port thoracoscopic anatomic resection for chronic inflammatory lung disease
It is challenging to proceed thoracoscopic anatomic resection when encountering severe pleural adhesion or calcified peribronchial lymphadenopathy. Compared with multiple-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surg... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Chen-Yu Wu, Ying-Yuan Chen, Chao-Chun Chang, Yi-Ting Yen, Wu-Wei Lai, Wei-Li Huang and Yau-Lin Tseng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Laparoscopic perineal hernia repair following pelvic exenteration: a case report
Acquired perineal hernia is a rare complication following extensive pelvic surgery. Radiotherapy is also a predisposing factor. Perineal hernia can cause chronic perineal pain, bowel obstruction, urinary disor... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: M éryl Dahan, David Krief, Nicolas Pouget and Roman Rouzier Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Appendicitis during the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons learnt from a district general hospital
The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically influenced the delivery of healthcare. In line with the UK Royal Colleges ’ advice the management of acute appendicitis (AA) changed with greater consideration for non-operati... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - May 12, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Heather C. M. Pringle, Urszula Donigiewicz, Melissa-Rose Bennett, Eleanor Walker, George E. Fowler, Sunil Narang, Susan Ball and Robert M. Bethune Tags: Research article Source Type: research