Hyperthermia in a pediatric patient with neuroblastoma during anesthesia: a case report
Neuroblastoma is the most common malignant extracranial solid tumor in pediatrics patients. Intraoperative hyperthermia is extremely rare in patients with neuroblastoma and can cause a series of complications.... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 5, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Chuan Wang, Wenqiong Xin and Yi Ji Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical analysis of tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration in children: a focus on external and intrinsic factors
Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration (TFBA) is a critical disease in children and is extremely dangerous, even life-threatening. The factors affecting the occurrence and prognosis of TFBA are complex. The ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Weigang Gan, Ning Xiao, Yiyuan Feng, Danmei Zhou, Juanjuan Hu, Shixi Liu and Jian Zou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of Hirschsprung ’s disease presenting as sigmoid volvulus and literature review, Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Sigmoid volvulus is an uncommon problem in children and adolescents, and is rarely considered a diagnosis in this group. A high index of suspicion is necessary to reach a diagnosis and avoid morbidity and mort... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Abay Wondimu Gosaye, Temesgen Setato Nane and Tihitena Mammo Negussie Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Site of relapse of ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas affects survival after multimodal therapy
Ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas (PDAC) remains one of the most lethal malignancies. To date, no guidelines exists for isolated resectable metachronous disease. It is still unknown, which patients may ben... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: S. A. Safi, N. Lehwald-Tywuschik, A. Rehders, G. Fluegen, L. Haeberle, V. Keitel and W. T. Knoefel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A concealed inguinal presentation of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST): a case report and literature review
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) can arise anyplace along the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The uncommon tumor location in groin area is rarely reported. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yujie Yuan, Li Ding, Min Tan, An-jia Han and Xinhua Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Usefulness and limitation of indocyanine green fluorescence for detection of peritoneal recurrence after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report
Peritoneal recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after hepatectomy occurs rarely, accounting for less than 1% of all recurrences. Reported causes of such dissemination include a history of rupture of th... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 2, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Hikaru Hayashi, Akira Shimizu, Hiroaki Motoyama, Koji Kubota, Tsuyoshi Notake, Shinsuke Sugenoya, Kiyotaka Hosoda, Koya Yasukawa, Ryoichiro Kobayashi and Yuji Soejima Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Preoperatively elevated RDW-SD and RDW-CV predict favorable survival in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma patients after curative resection
The objective of this study was to investigat... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 1, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Xingchen Li, Qichen Chen, Xinyu Bi, Jianjun Zhao, Zhiyu Li, Jianguo Zhou, Zhen Huang, Yefan Zhang, Rui Mao, Hong Zhao and Jianqiang Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Growing-rod implantation improves nutrition status of early-onset scoliosis patients: a case series study of minimum 3-year follow-up
The objective of this study is to demonstrate whether growing-rod... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - March 1, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Xingye Li, Zheng Li, Youxi Lin, Haining Tan, Chong Chen and Jianxiong Shen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Breast contracture and skin sclerosis following 20 years of polyacrylamide hydrogel migration in a patient with familial vitiligo: a case report
Breast augmentation with polyacrylamide gel (PAAG) injection was approved in China in 1998 and later banned in 2006. The ban ensued numerous complaints from patients such as pain, induration, deformation, infe... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 26, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Bin Wang, Jiaming Sun and Jing Tong Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A structured program for teaching pancreatojejunostomy to surgical residents and fellows outside the operating room: a pilot study
Pancreatojejunostomy (PJ) is one of the most difficult and challenging abdominal surgical procedures. There are no appropriate training systems available outside the operating room (OR). We developed a structu... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 25, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Kenichi Oshiro, Kazuhiro Endo, Kazue Morishima, Yuji Kaneda, Masaru Koizumi, Hideki Sasanuma, Yasunaru Sakuma, Alan Kawarai Lefor and Naohiro Sata Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Treatment with endoscopic transnasal resection of hypothalamic pilocytic astrocytomas: a single-center experience
Pilocytic astrocytomas (PAs) are World Health Organization (WHO) grade I tumors, which are relatively common, and are benign lesions in children. PAs could originate from the cerebellum, optic pathways, and th... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 25, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhuo-Ya Zhou, Xiao-Shu Wang, Yang Gong, Ode La Ali Musyafar, Jiao-Jiao Yu, Gang Huo, Jia-Min Mou and Gang Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early gastric cancer with an Adachi type VI (group 26) vascular anomaly diagnosed preoperatively and treated by laparoscopic surgery: a case report
It is important to understand the branching pattern of the celiac artery for a safe surgery. Various branching anomalies of the celiac artery were classified by Adachi in 1928. In Adachi ’s classification, type... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 23, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Takayoshi Kishino, Kensuke Kumamoto, Akihiro Kondo, Seiji Noge, Yasuhisa Ando, Jun Uemura, Hironobu Suto, Eisuke Asano, Minoru Oshima, Hisashi Usuki, Keiichi Okano and Yasuyuki Suzuki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in a young patient with epidermolysis bullosa: a case report
Epidermolysis bullosa is a group of rare inherited skin diseases characterized by blister formation following mechanical skin trauma. Epidermolysis bullosa is associated with increased skin cancer rates, predo... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 23, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: B. Bonaventura, D. Kraus, G. B. Stark, H. Fuellgraf and J. Kiefer Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Declarations: management of a pulmonary arteriovenous fistulae by uniportal video ‐assisted thoracoscopic surgery: a case report
A pulmonary arteriovenous fistula (PAVF) is a rare condition that is associated with pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM). Few reports have described managing PAVMs using uniportal video-assisted thorac... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 23, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: R. Li, Y. Zhou, S. Kang, F. Kong, L. Guan, Y. Zhao and X. Yin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Bowel necrosis in patient with severe case of COVID-19: a case report
In patients who are critically ill with COVID-19, multiple extrapulmonary manifestations of the disease have been observed, including gastrointestinal manifestations. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Daniel Ardian Soeselo, Wirawan Hambali and Sandy Theresia Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effect of platelet inhibition with perioperative aspirin on survival in patients undergoing curative resection for pancreatic cancer: a propensity score matched analysis
The importance of platelets in the pathogenesis of metastasis formation is increasingly recognized. Although evidence from epidemiologic studies suggests positive effects of aspirin on metastasis formation, th... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: E. Pretzsch, J. G. D ’Haese, B. Renz, M. Ilmer, T. Schiergens, R. C. Miksch, M. Albertsmeier, M. Guba, M. K. Angele, J. Werner and H. Nieß Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigate the improvement of facial skin texture with the VISIA system after total thyroidectomy
During clinical practice we have noticed that some patients with hyperthyroidism have finer skin with less wrinkles, pores, and spots after thyroidectomy, and the improvement can be observed within a few weeks... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 21, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Spencer C. H. Kuo, Faye Huang, Shun-Yu Chi, Hui-Ping Lin, Peng-Chen Chien and Ching-Hua Hsieh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Management of high-energy tibial shaft fractures using the hexapod circular external fixator
The hexapod external fixator (HEF) is increasingly used for high-energy tibial shaft fracture care as more general orthopedic surgeons are gaining expertise of this versatile device. The purpose of this study ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 21, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yanshi Liu, Jialin Liu, Maimaiaili Yushan, Zhenhui Liu, Tao Zhang, He Ma, Chuang Ma and Aihemaitijiang Yusufu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ureteral urothelial carcinoma with squamous cell carcinoma and sarcomatoid carcinoma differentiation: a case report
Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) with multiple pathological types is extremely rare in the clinic, but the recurrence rate and mortality these patients are high. At present, there is no standard... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 21, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Shangqing Ren, Hualin Feng, Yige Bao, Yi Wei, Yong Ou, Yaoqian Wang, Qian Lv, Shan Zhong, Fang Zhou, Shida Fan, Qiang Wang, Cheng Luo, Zhengjun Chen, Yu Nie and Dong Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Improved access in minimally invasive temporomandibular joint surgery through a novel endaural template
Digitally designed surgical templates for minimally invasive temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery (MITMJS) are a promising tool for improving the safety of these procedures. Given the TMJ anatomy, the templat... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Matthias Krause, Mohammad Kamal, Daniel Kruber, Dirk Halama, Thomas Hierl, Bernd Lethaus and Alexander K. Bartella Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Interdisciplinary approach in emergency revascularization and treatment for acute mesenteric ischemia
Mesenteric ischemia is associated with poor outcome and high overall mortality. The aim was to analyze an interdisciplinary treatment approach of vascular and visceral specialists focusing on the in-hospital o... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Alicja Zientara, Anja-Rebeka Domenghino, Igor Schwegler, Hans Bruijnen, Annelies Schnider, Markus Weber, Stefan Gutknecht and Nicolas Attigah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Resection and reconstruction of a giant primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the abdominal wall with an ultra-long lateral circumflex femoral artery musculocutaneous flap: a case report
Primitive neuroectodermal tumours are clinically rare. Here, we report a case of a large peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the abdominal wall. The defect was reconstructed with the longest lateral... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Xin Zhou, Pan You, Shuqing Huang, Xiang Li, Tongchun Mao, Anming Liu, Rongshuai Yan, Yiming Zhang, Wenlei Zhuo and Shaoliang Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A hybrid approach for chronic pancreatitis: combination of laparoscopic assisted distal pancreatectomy and open Frey procedure
The treatment of chronic pancreatitis requires a surgical approach in patients who are refractory to medical therapy. During surgical treatment, ductal decompression is required, but a pancreatectomy is necess... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Kenta Saito, Yoichi Matsuo, Goro Ueda, Kan Omi, Yuichi Hayashi, Hiroyuki Imafuji, Ken Tsuboi, Mamoru Morimoto, Ryo Ogawa, Hiroki Takahashi, Itaru Naitoh, Kazuki Hayashi, Hiromi Kataoka and Shuji Takiguchi Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Preoperative transarterial embolization of a recurrent orbital solitary fibrous tumor with significant hypervascularity: a case report
Orbital solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are rare neoplasms. Recurrent, hypervascular, malignant variations of orbital SFTs have recently been noted and can present a surgical challenge. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Xiawei Wang, Jianqin Shen, Hongguang Cui, Jianwei Pan, Xiaodong Teng, Min Yan, Shi Feng and Wei Ding Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Surgical treatment for esophageal neurofibroma: report of two cases and review of literature
Neurofibroma of the esophagus, originated from the nerve sheath cells and fibroblasts of the esophageal submucosal plexus or the intestinal intermuscular plexus, is a very rare mesenchymal tumor. Most of the c... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 17, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Zhedong Zhang, Xun Wang, Zuli Zhou, Jun Wang and Guanchao Jiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Systematic review on the rational use of amniotic membrane allografts in diabetic foot ulcer treatment
Diabetic foot ulcer is a complication with multiple aetiological factors which has a significant impact to patients ’ lives and costs to the healthcare system. The potential of human amniotic membrane to act as... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Kasun Lakmal, Oshan Basnayake and D. Hettiarachchi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reappraisal learning curve of laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass: retrospective results of one hundred and eight cases from a low-volume unit
This study aimed to reevaluate the learning curve of laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) in the modern era while considering a single surgeon ’s experience. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Hung-Chieh Lo and Sheng-Mao Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Near-infrared auto-fluorescence spectroscopy combining with Fisher ’s linear discriminant analysis improves intraoperative real-time identification of normal parathyroid in thyroidectomy
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 14, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Junsong Liu, Xiaoxia Wang, Rui Wang, Chongwen Xu, Ruimin Zhao, Honghui Li, Shaoqiang Zhang and Xiaobao Yao Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The prognostic value of external vs internal pancreatic duct stents after pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients with FRS  ≥ 4: a retrospective cohort study
This study aimed to evaluate the benefits of external and internal stents using the Fist... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 12, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yuancong Jiang, Qin Chen, Yi Shao, Zhenzhen Gao, Ming Jin, Bingqiang Gao, Bo Zhou and Sheng Yan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A modified technique of transanal specimen extraction in the laparoscopic anterior rectal resection for upper rectal or lower sigmoid colon cancer: a retrospective study
In recent years, natural orifice specimen extraction surgery (NOSES) has become a field of special interest for colorectal surgeons. Some researchers have reported transanal specimen extraction in the laparosc... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 12, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Si Yu, Yong Ji, Tedong Luo, Pengjie Xu, Zuojun Zhen and Jianzhong Deng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The gut microbiota and colorectal surgery outcomes: facts or hype? A narrative review
The gut microbiota (GM) has been proposed as one of the main determinants of colorectal surgery complications and theorized as the “missing factor” that could explain still poorly understood complications. Her... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 12, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Annamaria Agnes, Caterina Puccioni, Domenico D ’Ugo, Antonio Gasbarrini, Alberto Biondi and Roberto Persiani Tags: Review Source Type: research

Single-stage posterior-only debridement, decompression and interbody fusion for the treatment of thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis complicated with psoas abscesses
To explore the clinical safety and efficacy of single-stage posterior-only debridement, decompression, allograft bone using titanium mesh and interbody fusion combined for the treatment of thoracolumbar spinal... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 12, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Wence Wu, Zhechen Li, Renqin Lin, Shenglin Wang and Jianhua Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A retrospective analysis and literature review of neoplastic appendiceal mucinous lesions
At present, the term mucocele is outdated, and mucinous appendiceal neoplasm is preferred. Mucinous appendiceal neoplasm is an uncommon pathology that occurs predominantly in middle-aged women. Its classificat... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 11, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Bel én Matias-García, Fernando Mendoza-Moreno, Ana Blasco-Martínez, José Ignacio Busteros-Moraza, Manuel Diez-Alonso and Francisca Garcia-Moreno Nisa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical indicators for the incidence of postoperative ileus after elective surgery for colorectal cancer
The occurrence of postoperative ileus leads to increased patient morbidity, longer hospitalization, and higher healthcare costs. No clear policy on postoperative ileus prevention exists. Therefore, we aim to e... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 11, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yosuke Namba, Yuzo Hirata, Shoichiro Mukai, Sho Okimoto, Seiji Fujisaki, Mamoru Takahashi, Toshikatsu Fukuda and Hideki Ohdan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of postoperative recovery of patients who underwent laparoscopic-assisted radical resection of right colon cancer with modified triangular anastomosis or tubular anastomosis: a retrospective cohort study
We compared the advantages and disadvantages of modified triangular anastomosis and tubular anastomosis for digestive tract reconstruction in patients undergoing laparoscopic-assisted radical resection of righ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 10, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Tianfang Xia, Zhenguo Pan, Jie Zhang and Guo Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Laparoscopic radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy: preliminary experience with 10 cases
The radical antegrade modular pancreatosplenectomy (RAMPS) which is a reasonable surgical approach for left-sided pancreatic cancer is emphasis on the complete resection of regional lymph nodes and tumor-free ... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 10, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Ren-Chao Zhang, Xin-Jun Gan, Wei Song, Song-Tao Shi, Hui-Fang Yu and Yi-Ping Mou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Two cases of angular pregnancy with incomplete abortion treated with hysteroscopy: a case report and review of literature
Angular pregnancy is characterized as implant medial to the uterotubal junction in lateral angular of uterine. It was a rare obstetric complication with severe complications like uterine rupture and retained p... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 9, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yin Meichen, Fei Jing, Zhai Lingyun and Zhou Jianwei Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Differences of tensile strength in knot tying technique between orthopaedic surgical instructors and trainees
Knot tying technique is an extremely important basic skill for all surgeons. Clinically, knot slippage or suture breakage will lead to wound complications. Although some previous studies described the knot-tyi... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 6, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Kengo Harato, Mitsuru Yagi, Kazuya Kaneda, Yu Iwama, Akihiko Masuda, Yosuke Kaneko, Akihito Oya, Noboru Matsumura, Taku Suzuki, Robert Nakayama and Shu Kobayashi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evidence to support a drain-free strategy in kidney transplantation using a retrospective comparison of 500 consecutively transplanted cases at a single center
Routine placement of surgical drains at the time of kidney transplant has been debated in terms of its prognostic value. (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 5, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Ahmed Farag, Jeffrey J. Gaynor, Giuseppe Serena and Gaetano Ciancio Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lessons learned from successful autologous gastrointestinal reconstruction in patients with intestinal failure: a case series
Intestinal failure (IF) is a rare but severe form of organ failure. The condition is defined as body ’s inability to absorb adequate fluids, macronutrients and minerals for growth and development, so that intra... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Kiarash Ashrafzadeh, Mojtaba Shafiekhani, Nazanin Azadeh, Maryam Esmaeili and Hamed Nikoupour Tags: Case report Source Type: research

AGLR is a novel index for the prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma patients: a retrospective study
Most hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients ’ liver function indexes are abnormal. We aimed to investigate the relationship between (alkaline phosphatase + gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase)/lymphocyte ratio (AGLR... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 3, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yan Liao, Rongyu Wei, Renzhi Yao, Liling Qin, Jun Li, Junxiong Yu and Weijia Liao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Wrapping the stump of the gastroduodenal artery using the ligamentum teres hepatis during laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a center ’s preliminary experience
The present study aims to assess the preliminary outcomes of the effectiveness of wrapping the ligamentum teres hepatis (LTH) around the gastroduodenal artery stump for the prevention of erosion hemorrhage aft... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 2, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Lingwei Meng, He Cai, Yunqiang Cai, Yongbin Li and Bing Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hemobilia due to Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to collateral circulation formation after liver trauma: a case report
Hemobilia due to rupture of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm and recurrent hemorrhage caused by hepatic artery collateral circulation are both rare complications after liver trauma. There have been a number of se... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 2, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Qiqi Wu, Qianling Sun and Bin Mei Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Characteristics and treatments for pediatric ordinary and incarcerated inguinal hernia based on gender: 12-year experiences from a single center
Congenital primary inguinal hernia is a common condition among children. Although much literature regarding inguinal hernia is available, large scale analysis are few, and rarely do they expand on gender diffe... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 1, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Kai Wang, Sarah Siyin Tan, Yue Xiao, Zengmeng Wang, Chunhui Peng, Wenbo Pang, Dongyang Wu and Yajun Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Laparoscopic transperitoneal adrenalectomy in the large adrenal tumor from single center experience
In this study, we compared the perioperative outcomes and complicat... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 1, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Thanasit Prakobpon, Apirak Santi-ngamkun, Manint Usawachintachit, Supoj Ratchanon, Dutsadee Sowanthip and Kamol Panumatrassamee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Wound infection following implant removal of foot, ankle, lower leg or patella; a protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial investigating the (cost-)effectiveness of 2 g of prophylactic cefazolin compared to placebo (WIFI-2 trial)
Elective implant removal (IR) after fracture fixation is one of the most common procedures within (orthopedic) trauma surgery. The rate of surgical site infections (SSIs) in this procedure is quite high, espec... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - February 1, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Fay R K Sanders, Diederick Penning, Manouk Backes, Siem A Dingemans, Susan van Dieren, Anne M Eskes, J Carel Goslings, Peter Kloen, Ron A A Math ôt, Niels W L Schep, Ingrid J B Spijkerman and Tim Schepers Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Perianal and perineal rhabdomyosarcomas: a retrospective multicenter study of 35 cases
This study was designed to analyze the clinical, diagnostic, pathological and prognostic features o... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - January 30, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Yaoyu Guo, Bang Hu, Dandan Huang, Xinhua Wang, Juan Li, Di Zhang, Xueying Li, Gong Chen and Donglin Ren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Giant right ventricular myxoma presenting as right heart failure with systemic congestion: a rare case report
Myxoma is an uncommon disease and its symptoms vary greatly depending on size, location and mobility. Right-sided myxoma, especially right ventricular myxoma, is much rarer, and the symptoms are alien and unch... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - January 29, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Chen Lu, Peng Yang and Jia Hu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Percutaneous vertebroplasty versus kyphoplasty for the treatment of neurologically intact osteoporotic K ümmell’s disease
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) and kyphoplasty (PKP) have been widely used to treat neurologically intact osteoporotic K ümmell’s disease (KD), but it is still unclear which treatment is more advantageous. O... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - January 29, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Shou-qian Dai, Rong-qing Qin, Xiu Shi and Hui-lin Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors for small bowel obstruction after open rectal cancer resection
Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is observed in around 10% of patients with prior open abdominal surgery. Rectal resection causes the highest readmission rates. The aim of this study was to investigate risk facto... (Source: BMC Surgery)
Source: BMC Surgery - January 28, 2021 Category: Surgery Authors: Kevin Afshari, Abbas Chabok, Kenneth Smedh and Maziar Nikberg Tags: Research article Source Type: research