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  1. Case report

    Seven esophageal perforation cases after aortic replacement/stenting for thoracic aortic dissection or aneurysm

    Esophageal perforation after aortic replacement/stenting for aortic dissection or aneurysm is a rare but severe complication. However, its cause, standard treatment, and prognosis are unclear. We analyzed the ...

    Yoshihisa Yaguchi, Yoshimasa Kumata, Masahiro Horikawa, Takashi Kiyokawa, Tsuyoshi Inaba and Ryoji Fukushima

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:77

    Published on: 19 June 2017

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    Successful radical resection of pancreatic head carcinoma in a patient with replaced right hepatic artery originating from posterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery: a case report

    Anatomical variations of hepatic arteries may be problematic in pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). We experienced pancreatic head cancer in a patient with rare variation of hepatic artery and performed PD successfu...

    Yusuke Sakamoto, Takahisa Fujikawa and Akira Tanaka

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:78

    Published on: 19 June 2017

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    Long-term survival after multidisciplinary therapy for residual gallbladder cancer with peritoneal dissemination: a case report

    Although surgical resection is the only curative treatment for gallbladder cancer (GBC), concomitant peritoneal dissemination is considered far beyond the scope of resection. We report a long-term survivor wit...

    Daisuke Kuga, Tomoki Ebata, Yukihiro Yokoyama, Tsuyoshi Igami, Gen Sugawara, Takashi Mizuno, Junpei Yamaguchi and Masato Nagino

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:76

    Published on: 14 June 2017

  4. Case Report

    A case of ruptured infective coronary artery aneurysm

    Infective coronary artery aneurysm is extremely rare and ruptured aneurysm is life-threatening. We report a case of ruptured coronary artery aneurysm, which was successfully treated by the patch closure techni...

    Kayo Sugiyama, Katsuhiko Matsuyama, Keita Maruno, Satoshi Takahashi, Masahiko Kuinose, Rena Nagashima and Hitoshi Ogino

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:75

    Published on: 7 June 2017

  5. Case Report

    A fascia lata free flap in pelvic exenteration for Fournier gangrene due to advanced rectal cancer: a case report

    Fournier gangrene due to advanced rectal cancer is a rapidly progressive gangrene of the perineum and buttocks. Emergency surgical debridement of necrotic tissue is crucial, and secondary surgery to resect tum...

    Hiroshi Sawayama, Nobutomo Miyanari, Hidetaka Sugihara, Shiro Iwagami, Takao Mizumoto, Tatsuo Kubota, Yoshio Haga and Hideo Baba

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:74

    Published on: 26 May 2017

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    Biliary-duodenal anastomosis using magnetic compression following massive resection of small intestine due to strangulated ileus after living donor liver transplantation: a case report

    Despite the improvements of surgical techniques and postoperative management of patients with liver transplantation, biliary complications are one of the most common and important adverse events. We present a ...

    Ryusuke Saito, Hiroyuki Tahara, Seiichi Shimizu, Masahiro Ohira, Kentaro Ide, Kohei Ishiyama, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi and Hideki Ohdan

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:73

    Published on: 25 May 2017

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    Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with inferior vena cava invasion: a report of three resected cases

    Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) often infiltrates to the adjacent major vasculatures; however, direct invasion of PDAC to the inferior vena cava (IVC) is uncommon.

    Takuya Mizumoto, Tadahiro Goto, Hirochika Toyama, Keitaro Sofue, Sadaki Asari, Sachio Terai, Motofumi Tanaka, Masahiro Kido, Tetsuo Ajiki, Takumi Fukumoto and Yonson Ku

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:72

    Published on: 23 May 2017

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    Usefulness of PET/CT for early detection of internal malignancies in patients with Muir–Torre syndrome: report of two cases

    Muir–Torre syndrome (MTS) is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis caused by mutations in mismatch repair genes. It is characterized by the presence of at least one sebaceous skin tumor associated with inte...

    Yui Ishiguro, Shigenori Homma, Tadashi Yoshida, Yosuke Ohno, Nobuki Ichikawa, Hideki Kawamura, Hiroo Hata, Satoru Kase, Susumu Ishida, Hiromi Okada-Kanno, Kanako C. Hatanaka and Akinobu Taketomi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:71

    Published on: 23 May 2017

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    Transcatheter arterial embolization for intercostal arterio-esophageal fistula in esophageal cancer

    While esophageal fistula formation in the adjacent organs is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality, the management of non-aortic arterio-esophageal fistula has not been frequently reported.

    Tetsuya Tajima, Shigeo Haruki, Shinsuke Usui, Koji Ito, Akiyo Matsumoto, Akiyuki Matsuhisa and Noriaki Takiguchi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:70

    Published on: 16 May 2017

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    Primary ectopic breast cancer of the vulva, treated with local excision of the vulva and sentinel lymph node biopsy: a case report

    Primary breast cancer fairly infrequently occurs in ectopic breast tissue, and primary ectopic breast cancer of the vulva is particularly rare. Only 26 cases have been published in the English-language literat...

    Takayuki Ishigaki, Yasuo Toriumi, Ryouko Nosaka, Rei Kudou, Yoshimi Imawari, Makiko Kamio, Hiroko Nogi, Hisashi Shioya and Hiroshi Takeyama

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:69

    Published on: 16 May 2017

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    Gastric adenosquamous carcinoma producing granulocyte-colony stimulating factor: a case of a rare malignancy

    A gastric adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) that produces granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) is an uncommon malignancy with a poor prognosis. Due to the rarity of this lesion, a standard treatment for t...

    Kazuki Moro, Masayuki Nagahashi, Tetsuya Naito, Yu Nagai, Tomohiro Katada, Masahiro Minagawa, Jun Hasegawa, Tatsuo Tani, Naohiro Shimakage, Hiroyuki Usuda, Emmanuel Gabriel, Tsutomu Kawaguchi, Kazuaki Takabe and Toshifumi Wakai

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:67

    Published on: 11 May 2017

  12. Case Report

    Spontaneous regression of transverse colon cancer: a case report

    Spontaneous regression (SR) of many malignant tumors has been well documented, with an approximate incidence of one per 60,000–100,000 cancer patients. However, SR of colorectal cancer (CRC) is very rare, acco...

    Keigo Chida, Kazuaki Nakanishi, Hiroki Shomura, Shigenori Homma, Atsuo Hattori, Keizo Kazui and Akinobu Taketomi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:65

    Published on: 10 May 2017

  13. Case Report

    Multiple malignant epithelioid mesotheliomas of the liver and greater omentum: a case report and review of the literature

    Malignant mesothelioma commonly arises from the pleura, but can also arise from the peritoneum, pericardium, and tunica vaginalis testis. However, malignant mesothelioma of the liver is extremely rare and coex...

    Koji Minami, Hiroshi Okumura, Kiyokazu Hiwatashi, Sumika Matsukita, Tetsuro Setoyama, Kota Minamimagari, Yusuke Tsuruta, Ichiro Kanetsuki, Yoshito Ogura, Shigeho Maenohara and Shoji Natsugoe

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:66

    Published on: 10 May 2017

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    Successful lung-sparing resection of synchronous pleural mesothelioma and contralateral lung cancer

    Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an uncommon malignant tumor, and its synchronous occurrence with primary lung cancer is extremely rare. Here, we report the first surgical case of synchronous MPM and co...

    Naoko Imanishi, Yusuke Nabe, Masaru Takenaka, Yasuhiro Chikaishi, Koji Kuroda, Hirotsugu Noguchi, Kazuhiro Yatera and Fumihiro Tanaka

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:64

    Published on: 8 May 2017

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    Multiple huge epiphrenic esophageal diverticula with motility disease treated with video-assisted thoracoscopic and hand-assisted laparoscopic esophagectomy: a case report

    Epiphrenic esophageal diverticulum is a rare condition that is often associated with a concomitant esophageal motor disorder. Some patients have the chief complaints of swallowing difficulty and gastroesophage...

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

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:63

    Published on: 8 May 2017

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    Simultaneous diagnosis of familial achalasia: report of two cases

    Achalasia is a rare disease with a morbidity of 1 in 100,000, for which the exact mechanism of pathogenesis has not been clarified due to the small total number of patients. We herein report on our experience ...

    Masato Hoshino, Nobuo Omura, Fumiaki Yano, Se Ryung Yamamoto, Minoru Matsuda and Katsuhiko Yanaga

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:62

    Published on: 8 May 2017

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    Surgical management of nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis in malignancy

    Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis is commonly seen on heart valves in patients with malignant or collagen diseases. The natural prognosis of nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis is reported to be poor due t...

    Daisuke Kaneyuki, Kaoru Matsuura, Hideki Ueda, Hiroki Kohno, Michiyo Kanbe and Goro Matsumiya

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:60

    Published on: 5 May 2017

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    A case of long-term survival after surgical resection for solitary adrenal recurrence of esophageal squamous carcinoma

    Esophageal carcinomas are highly malignant tumors with a high frequency of lymph node and distant organ metastasis. Treatment for recurrent tumors is generally decided on an individual basis. Although multidis...

    Nobuhiko Kanaya, Kazuhiro Noma, Tsuyoshi Okada, Naoaki Maeda, Shunsuke Tanabe, Kazufumi Sakurama, Yasuhiro Shirakawa and Toshiyoshi Fujiwara

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:61

    Published on: 5 May 2017

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    Prophylactic accessory renal artery coil embolization for prevention of type II endoleak following endovascular aneurysm repair: a case report

    Prior reports indicate that intentional coverage of the accessory renal arteries (ARAs) with a diameter larger than 3 mm during endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) increases risk of additional treatment for ty...

    Ryosuke Nishie, Naoki Toya, Soichiro Fukushima, Eisaku Ito, Yuri Murakami, Tadashi Akiba and Takao Ohki

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:58

    Published on: 27 April 2017

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    Successful hepatectomy for hepatic abscess with chronic granulomatous disease: a case report

    Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), a rare inherited disorder, is characterized by impaired ability of phagocytic cells to kill certain bacteria and fungi. Although liver abscess is a common manifestation of ...

    Ryo Muranushi, Makoto Suzuki, Kenichiro Araki, Norio Kubo, Sayaka Otake, Yutaka Nishida, Takashi Ishige, Hirokazu Arakawa, Hiroyuki Kuwano and Ken Shirabe

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:57

    Published on: 26 April 2017

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    Aortic valve replacement after coronary artery bypass grafting with the in situ right gastroepiploic artery to the occluded right coronary artery using a temporary vein graft for cardioplegia

    The operation of aortic valve replacement (AVR) after CABG is a technically challenging procedure in respect to dissection of living grafts from its surrounding tissue, myocardial protection, and so on, especi...

    Yoshifumi Fuke, Toru Yasutsune and Masato Sakamoto

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:56

    Published on: 24 April 2017

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    Anal metastasis of rectal cancer—adenocarcinoma of squamous cells: a case report and literature review

    Anal metastasis of colorectal cancer is very rare and is usually associated with a history of anal disease, including anal fistula, fissure, hemorrhoidectomy, and anastomotic injury. We report a case of rectal...

    Shun Sasaki, Masahiko Sugiyama, Yu Nakaji, Ryota Nakanishi, Yuichiro Nakashima, Hiroshi Saeki, Eiji Oki, Yoshinao Oda and Yoshihiko Maehara

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:55

    Published on: 21 April 2017

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