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  1. Case Report

    Extragastrointestinal stromal tumor of the inferior vena cava: a case report

    Here, we present a case report of a 60-year-old female with a 5-cm tumor in the inferior vena cava (IVC) that was positive for c-kit and CD34 expression. Thus, we considered this to be an extragastrointestinal...

    Kazuhide Ko, Kimiyoshi Shimanuki, Wataru Sakamoto, Keisuke Hara and Eiji Uchida

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:53

    Published on: 19 April 2017

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    Combined small cell lung carcinoma and giant cell carcinoma: a case report

    Combined small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) is defined as SCLC combined with elements of non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC), accounting for approximately 30% of cases of SCLC. However, combined SCLC and giant...

    Tomohito Saito, Koji Tsuta, Kento J. Fukumoto, Hiroshi Matsui, Toshifumi Konobu, Yoshitaro Torii, Takashi Yokoi, Takayasu Kurata, Hiroaki Kurokawa, Yoshiko Uemura, Yukihito Saito and Tomohiro Murakawa

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:52

    Published on: 31 March 2017

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    Metastatic mixed acinar-endocrine carcinoma of the pancreas treated with a multidisciplinary approach: a case report

    Pancreatic neoplasms are usually characterized by ductal, acinar, or endocrine differentiation. Mixed exocrine and endocrine pancreatic tumours are extremely rare. Here, we report a case of pancreatic mixed ac...

    Takeo Hara, Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, Hidenori Takahashi, Keijiro Sugimura, Jeong-Ho Moon, Takeshi Omori, Norikatsu Miyoshi, Akira Tomokuni, Hirofumi Akita, Shogo Kobayashi, Masayoshi Yasui, Hiroshi Miyata, Masayuki Ohue, Masato Sakon, Yasuhiko Tomita and Masahiko Yano

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:51

    Published on: 30 March 2017

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    Agenesis of the left hepatic lobe undergoing laparoscopic hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report

    Agenesis of the left hepatic lobe is a rare anomaly. It is defined as the absence of liver tissue to the left of the gallbladder fossa. Additionally, agenesis of the left hepatic lobe accompanied by hepatocell...

    Katsunori Matsushita, Kunihito Gotoh, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Yoshihumi Iwagami, Daisaku Yamada, Tadafumi Asaoka, Takehiro Noda, Hiroshi Wada, Koichi Kawamoto, Yuichiro Doki and Masaki Mori

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:50

    Published on: 29 March 2017

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    Antegrade thoracic endovascular aortic repair using an ascending aortofemoral through-and-through wire technique for a severely tortuous aorta associated with rickets

    Severe aortic tortuosity of the access route often prevents successful complete exclusion of an aneurysm in thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR).

    Atsushi Morishita, Kazuhiko Hanzawa, Seiichiro Katahira, Takeshi Hoshino and Hideyuki Tomioka

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:48

    Published on: 24 March 2017

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    Rare localized extralobar sequestration with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation: a case report

    Extralobar sequestrations constitute a rare form of congenital pulmonary airway malformations that are difficult to diagnose. Here, we report a rare case of a localized extralobar sequestration in the right su...

    Satoshi Nagasaka, Satsuki Kina, Yoshihito Arimoto, Fumi Yokote, Tsuyoshi Uchida and Hirochika Matsubara

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:47

    Published on: 21 March 2017

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    Laparoscopic anterior gastropexy for type III/IV hiatal hernia in elderly patients

    Large esophageal hiatal hernias occur most commonly in elderly patients with comorbidities, in whom even an elective surgery cannot be performed without high risks. Although fundoplication is recommended for e...

    Shigeyoshi Higashi, Kiyokazu Nakajima, Koji Tanaka, Yasuhiro Miyazaki, Tomoki Makino, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukinori Kurokawa, Makoto Yamasaki, Shuji Takiguchi, Masaki Mori and Yuichiro Doki

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:45

    Published on: 20 March 2017

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    Uncommon features of surgically resected ALK-positive cavitary lung adenocarcinoma: a case report

    Some features found on chest computed tomography (CT), such as central tumor location, large pleural effusion, and the absence of a pleural tail, and a patient age of less than 60 years, have been suggested to...

    Shinkichi Takamori, Masafumi Yamaguchi, Kenichi Taguchi, Makoto Edagawa, Shinichiro Shimamatsu, Ryo Toyozawa, Kaname Nosaki, Fumihiko Hirai, Takashi Seto, Mitsuhiro Takenoyama and Yukito Ichinose

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:46

    Published on: 20 March 2017

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    Ruptured focal nodular hyperplasia observed during follow-up: a case report

    Focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is the second most common benign hepatic tumor and is very rarely complicated by hemorrhage or rupture. Although thought to be extremely rare, there have been several reports of...

    Masahiko Kinoshita, Shigekazu Takemura, Shogo Tanaka, Genya Hamano, Tokuji Ito, Takanori Aota, Masaki Koda, Masahiko Ohsawa and Shoji Kubo

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:44

    Published on: 17 March 2017

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    Successful surgical intervention for rectal perforation due to polyarteritis nodosa: report of a case

    Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a primary systemic necrotizing vasculitis with diffuse organ involvements, resulting in a high mortality rate due to multiple organ failure. Although the small bowel is the freque...

    Keiji Yoshiya, Yu Imamura, Yu Nakaji, Daisuke Taniguchi, Rinne Takeda, Koji Ando, Yuichiro Nakashima, Motohiro Shimizu, Kippei Ohgaki, Norihiro Furusyo, Takuya Matsumoto, Hiroshi Saeki, Yoshinao Oda, Eiji Oki and Yoshihiko Maehara

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:43

    Published on: 13 March 2017

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    Continuous transanal decompression for infants with long- and total-type Hirschsprung’s diseases as a bridge to curative surgery: a single-center experience

    The purpose of this study is to assess the usefulness of continuous bowel decompression using an indwelling transanal tube (ITT) for preoperative management in infants with long-segment (L)- or total (T)-type ...

    Kyoko Mochizuki, Masato Shinkai, Norihiko Kitagawa, Hiroshi Take, Hidehito Usui, Takashi Hosokawa and Kaori Yamoto

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:42

    Published on: 10 March 2017

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    Two cases of resectable pancreatic cancer diagnosed by open surgical biopsy after endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration failed to yield diagnosis: case reports

    Tumor biopsy for histological diagnosis is required preoperatively and before initiating chemotherapy or radiation therapy for patients with pancreatic cancer (Cancer of the Pancreas: Clinical Practice Guideli...

    Reishi Toshiyama, Takehiro Noda, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Yoshifumi Iwagami, Daisaku Yamada, Tadafumi Asaoka, Hiroshi Wada, Koichi Kawamoto, Kunihito Gotoh, Yutaka Takeda, Masahiro Tanemura, Eiichi Morii, Koji Umeshita, Masaki Mori and Yuichiro Doki

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:39

    Published on: 25 February 2017

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    Sebaceous carcinoma of the breast: a case report

    Sebaceous carcinoma of the breast is a distinct variant of invasive ductal carcinoma. It is rare and only several cases have been reported.

    Yuta Yamamoto, Toshitsugu Nakamura, Hiroshi Koyama, Toshiharu Kanai, Suzuko Moritani and Shu Ichihara

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:38

    Published on: 23 February 2017

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    Spontaneous torsion of the right upper lung lobe: a case report

    Pulmonary torsion is usually caused by thoracic surgery or trauma. Spontaneous pulmonary torsion caused by tumor and pleural effusion is very rare.

    Yusuke Kita, Tetsuhiko Go, Kazuhito Nii, Natsumi Matsuura and Hiroyasu Yokomise

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:37

    Published on: 22 February 2017

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    Solitary choroidal metastasis from gastric adenocarcinoma: a case report

    Metastatic choroidal carcinomas that originated from the gastrointestinal tract are extremely rare. We report a case of suspected solitary choroidal metastasis from gastric adenocarcinoma.

    Masanari Shimada, Susumu Amaya, Hiroaki Sugita, Yuichiro Furutani, Yoshinori Munemoto, Takeshi Mitsui, Toshiro Tanahashi and Yuzo Kikuchi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:35

    Published on: 21 February 2017

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    Ascending colon cancer with synchronous external iliac and inguinal lymph node metastases but without regional lymph node metastasis: a case report and brief literature review

    Lymph node metastasis to the iliac or inguinal region of colon cancer is extremely rare. We experienced a case of ascending colon cancer with synchronous isolated right external iliac and inguinal lymph node m...

    Yuki Kitano, Masafumi Kuramoto, Toshiro Masuda, Daisuke Kuroda, Kenichiro Yamamoto, Satoshi Ikeshima, Ken-ichi Iyama, Shinya Shimada and Hideo Baba

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:32

    Published on: 20 February 2017

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    Surgery for metastatic tumors of the pancreas

    Metastatic lesion of the pancreas originated from other organs is uncommon. The aim of this report was to evaluate the outcome of surgery in patients with isolated metastases to the pancreas. Nine patients und...

    Taisuke Yagi, Daisuke Hashimoto, Katsunobu Taki, Kensuke Yamamura, Akira Chikamoto, Masaki Ohmuraya, Toru Beppu and Hideo Baba

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:31

    Published on: 18 February 2017

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    Extrahepatic bile duct hepatocellular carcinoma due to recurrence of hematogenous metastasis 50 months after hepatectomy

    Recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the extrahepatic bile duct is rare with most cases diagnosed after manifesting sudden obstructive jaundice. Here, we report an extremely rare case of recurrent HCC i...

    Hiroyuki Kumata, Shigehito Miyagi, Keigo Murakami, Atsushi Fujio, Yasuyuki Hara, Chikashi Nakanishi, Naoki Kawagishi, Hironobu Sasano, Takashi Kamei and Noriaki Ouchi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:30

    Published on: 16 February 2017

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    Large primary pleural synovial sarcoma with severe dyspnea: a case report

    Synovial sarcoma is a malignant neoplasm of soft tissues. It occurs mainly in the extremities and is closely related to tendons, tendon sheaths, and bursal structures. Primary synovial sarcoma of the pleura an...

    Minoru Yamaki, Shuji Yonehara and Toshio Noriyuki

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:29

    Published on: 15 February 2017

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