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  1. Anticoagulant therapy with heparin is the first-line treatment for acute mesenteric vein thrombosis and is effective in improving outcomes. Conversely, patients with failed early anticoagulant therapy occasion...

    Authors: Ichiro Okada, Masahiro Hagiwara, Hisashi Yoneyama, Saeko Kohara and Yokobori Shoji
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:154
  2. No standard therapy for non-small lung cancer patients that have acquired resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy has been established. Some can be effectively treated by salvage surgery, though ...

    Authors: Masao Kobayashi, Soichiro Funaki, Hideki Nagata, Mitsugi Furukawa, Eiichi Morii and Yasushi Shintani
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:153
  3. Ovarian endometriomas (OEs) are rarely found in the pediatric population, especially before menstruation. We report a 6-year-old girl who was postoperatively diagnosed with OE before menstruation.

    Authors: Lynne Takada, Takafumi Kawano, Keisuke Yano, Yumiko Iwamoto, Masato Ogata, Chihiro Kedoin, Masakazu Murakami, Koshiro Sugita, Shun Onishi, Mitsuru Muto, Mari Kirishima, Akihide Tanimoto and Satoshi Ieiri
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:152
  4. Gerbode defect is an unusual abnormal communication between the left ventricle and the right atrium and is a serious complication of aortic infective endocarditis. Group B Streptococcus is an uncommon cause of in...

    Authors: Kazuki Hisatomi, Tatsuya Miyanaga, Takashi Miura and Kiyoyuki Eishi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:151
  5. The most common curative treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) is local excision. For rectal GISTs, however, local excision is difficult because of the anatomical features of the rectum. The op...

    Authors: Sanshiro Hatai, Shuntaro Nagai, Taiki Yoshida, Masaru Matsuoka, Tomohiko Shinkawa, Yasuhiro Oyama, Yoshitaka Tanabe, Daichi Kitahara, Sadafumi Tamiya, Satoshi Amada, Kazuyoshi Nishihara and Toru Nakano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:150
  6. Despite the recent developments in the treatment of advanced or recurrent gastric cancer, the median survival time remains shorter than 15 months. Herein, we report a case of postoperative gastric cancer recur...

    Authors: Erika Yamada, Kenichi Iwasaki, Edward Barroga, Toru Sakurai, Masaya Enomoto, Yota Shimoda, Junichi Mazaki, Hiroshi Kuwabara, Akihiro Hoshino, Yutaka Hayashi, Tetsuo Ishizaki and Yuichi Nagakawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:149
  7. Gastric conduit necrosis (GCN) after esophagectomy is a serious complication that can prove fatal. Herein, we report a rare case of GCN with a severe course that improved with conservative treatment.

    Authors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Shuntaro Yoshimura, Mitsuhiro Daimon, Yasunobu Sakina, Yusuke Seki, Shintaro Ishikawa, Yoshiharu Kouno, Jo Tashiro, Seiji Kawasaki and Kazuhiko Mori
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:148
  8. The rupture of splenic artery pseudoaneurysm (SAP) is life-threatening disease, often caused by trauma and pancreatitis. SAPs often rupture into the abdominal cavity and rarely into the stomach.

    Authors: Hazuki Koguchi, Keita Nakatsutsumi, Takahiro Ikuta, Akihiro Fujita, Yasuhiro Otomo and Koji Morishita
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:147
  9. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare in young people and are often detected after becoming symptomatic or at an advanced stage. Herein, we report a case of complete reduction surgery for a substant...

    Authors: Kenta Aso, Nobuyuki Takemura, Yuhi Yoshizaki, Fuminori Mihara, Fuyuki Inagaki, Kazuhiko Yamada and Norihiro Kokudo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:146
  10. Herein, we report a case of gastric antrum cancer with multiple invasions to other organs that was completely cured with laparoscopic distal gastrectomy after preoperative chemotherapy in a patient with poor g...

    Authors: Naoto Shirakami, Shingo Kanaji, Atsushi Shimada, Tomosuke Mukoyama, Ryuichiro Sawada, Hitoshi Harada, Tomonori Tanaka, Naoki Urakawa, Hironobu Goto, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Kimihiro Yamashita, Takeru Matsuda and Yoshihiro Kakeji
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:145
  11. Neoplasms derived from remnant appendix are rarely described, with most cases arising from the appendiceal “stump”. Here, we present two surgical cases of appendiceal neoplasms derived from appendiceal “tip” r...

    Authors: Yusuke Fujii, Koya Hida, Akihiko Sugimoto, Ryohei Nishijima, Masakazu Fujimoto, Nobuaki Hoshino, Hisatsugu Maekawa, Ryosuke Okamura, Yoshiro Itatani and Kazutaka Obama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:144
  12. The incidence of sterilisation clip migration is reportedly 25%. However, less than 1% of those who experience clip migration will present with pain, an abscess, or spontaneous extrusion. Here we present a rar...

    Authors: Adil S. Lakha, Andrew Ang, Sarmad Mohammed Salih and Christopher Lewis
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:143
  13. Following the rupture of a coronary artery, a patient’s condition usually deteriorates rapidly due to cardiac tamponade. A pseudoaneurysm due to a coronary artery rupture is rare; however, when a spontaneous c...

    Authors: Masato Furui, Hitoshi Matsumura, Yoshio Hayashida, Go Kuwahara, Masayuki Shimizu, Yuichi Morita, Yuta Matsuoka, Chihaya Ito, Masato Hayama, Kayo Wakamatsu and Hideichi Wada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:142
  14. Thromboembolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) is a grave complication in individuals diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF). This condition often necessitates extensive bowel resection, cul...

    Authors: Taisuke Nakayama, Yoshitsugu Nakamura, Kusumi Niitsuma, Masaki Ushijima, Yuto Yasumoto, Miho Kuroda, Kosuke Nakamae, Naoshi Minamidate, Yujiro Hayashi, Ryo Tsuruta, Yujiro Ito, Akira Furutachi and Hiroaki Yusa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:141
  15. Absence of portal bifurcation is an extremely rare anomaly that should be recognized preoperatively, especially prior to a major hepatectomy.

    Authors: Shugo Mizuno, Yusuke Iizawa, Akihiro Tanemura, Benson Kaluba, Daisuke Noguchi, Takahiro Ito, Aoi Hayasaki, Takehiro Fujii, Yasuhiro Murata, Naohisa Kuriyama and Masashi Kishiwada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:140
  16. Pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma (PKS) is a rare vascular proliferative disease, caused by arteriovenous malformation (AVM) and chronic venous insufficiency. The lesions are characterized by purple or reddish-brownish pa...

    Authors: Yuya Tamaru, Shinsuke Kikuchi, Takayuki Uramoto, Kazuki Takahashi, Keisuke Kamada, Yuri Yoshida, Daiki Uchida, Takuya Nishio, Takeshi Yamao, Shunta Ishitoya, Mari Kishibe, Masashi Inaba, Toshihiko Hayashi, Akemi Ishida-Yamamoto and Nobuyoshi Azuma
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:139
  17. Advances in chemotherapy have increased clinical experience with conversion surgery for inoperable advanced gastric cancer. This report describes three patients with unresectable gastric cancer accompanied by ...

    Authors: Junpei Kawai, Itaru Yasufuku, Masahiro Fukada, Ryuichi Asai, Yuta Sato, Yu Jesse Tajima, Chiemi Saigo, Shigeru Kiyama, Akitaka Makiyama, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura, Katsutoshi Murase, Tatsuhiko Miyazaki and Nobuhisa Matsuhashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:138
  18. Cardiac metastasis including the right ventricle from renal cell carcinoma is rare. No standard treatment for cardiac metastasis and recurrence in renal cell carcinoma has been established.

    Authors: Keita Sasaki, Naritomo Nishioka, Mika Yamamoto, Kenichi Kato, Ryo Matsumoto, Takahiko Masuda, Ryushi Maruyama, Yoshihiko Kurimoto, Akira Yamada and Shuichi Naraoka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:137
  19. A splenic artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare pathology that occurs mainly secondary to pancreatitis, abdominal trauma, peptic ulcers, pancreatic and gastric cancers, and infections. It is best diagnosed using com...

    Authors: Mitchell H. Mirande, Dante L. S. Souza, Louis Thibodeaux and Cody Sutphin
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:136
  20. Parahiatal hernias present a hernial orifice at the diaphragm that is adjacent to the esophageal hiatus, differing from the paraesophageal type of hiatal hernias. Although diagnostic imaging has advanced in re...

    Authors: Hirotada Muramatsu, Hisashi Amaike, Rena Ogura, Kouichi Shirono and Noriyuki Kamiya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:135
  21. Curative intent surgery may be indicated for some patients with resectable early stage malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). However, sarcomatoid MPM is a highly aggressive subtype for which curative intent su...

    Authors: Masatoshi Kanayama, Masaru Takenaka, Katsuma Yoshimatsu, Hiroki Matsumiya, Masataka Mori, Koji Kuroda, Aya Nawata, Manabu Yasuda and Fumihiro Tanaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:134
  22. Biliary obstruction due to compression by a B-cell solid tumor occurs rarely. A few reports have described biliary reconstruction surgery for obstructive jaundice caused by Burkitt’s lymphoma. However, there a...

    Authors: Shun Watanabe, Kan Suzuki, Kei Ogino, Sumiko Irie, Yuko Kamata, Shotaro Matsudera, Masahiro Hatanaka, Kazunori Kurosaki, Makoto Ishikawa, Mayuko Okuya, Yuya Sato, Akira Yamamiya, Atsushi Irisawa, Kazuyuki Ishida, Shigemi Yoshihara and Kazuyuki Kojima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:133
  23. De Garengeot’s hernia is a rare case of a femoral hernia that contains the appendix. Here we report a case of De Garengeot’s hernia that occurred in a male patient who had a history of inguinal hernia surgery ...

    Authors: Shiro Fujihata, Hiromasa Kuzuya, Masaaki Kurimoto, Tadashi Shibata, Hirozumi Sawai and Shuji Takiguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:132
  24. Glomus tumors (GT) generally occur in the skin. However, esophageal GT, an extremely rare condition, has no established standardized treatment guidelines. Herein, we report the case of an esophageal GT success...

    Authors: Shigeki Matsumoto, Tomoyuki Okumura, Takeshi Miwa, Yoshihisa Numata, Takeru Hamashima, Miki Ito, Yasuhiro Nagaoka, Chitaru Takeshita, Ayano Sakai, Nana Kimura, Mina Fukasawa, Kosuke Mori, Naoya Takeda, Kenta Yagi, Ryo Muranushi, Takahiro Manabe…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:131
  25. Distant metastases of ovarian cancer are rarely detected alone. The effectiveness of surgical intervention for pulmonary metastases from ovarian cancer remains uncertain. This study aimed to investigate the cl...

    Authors: Saki Tsubouchi, Yo Tsukamoto, Ai Ishikawa, Rintaro Shigemori, Daiki Kato, Takamasa Shibazaki, Shohei Mori, Takeo Nakada, Makoto Odaka and Takashi Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:130
  26. Pulmonary abscess is a severe infection commonly seen in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial pneumonia, immune deficiency disease, drug-induced immunocompromised state, and congen...

    Authors: Haruaki Hino, Yuki Yasuhara, Katsutoshi Nakahata, Takahiro Utsumi, Natsumi Maru, Hiroshi Matsui, Yohei Taniguchi, Tomohito Saito, Koji Tsuta, Hidetaka Okada and Tomohiro Murakawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:129
  27. Pancreatoduodenectomy and subtotal esophagectomy are widely considered the most invasive and difficult surgical procedures in gastrointestinal surgery. Subtotal esophagectomy after pancreatoduodenectomy is exp...

    Authors: Kazuya Moriwake, Kazuhiro Noma, Kento Kawasaki, Tasuku Matsumoto, Masashi Hashimoto, Takuya Kato, Naoaki Maeda, Shunsuke Tanabe, Yasuhiro Shirakawa and Toshiyoshi Fujiwara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:128
  28. Mediastinal paragangliomas are rare. Their dangerousness may unfold during surgery, especially if hormonal activity was previously unknown. We report our experience with this case in context to the incidence a...

    Authors: Björn Lachmann, Michael Schweigert, Ana Beatriz Almeida, Stephanie Spieth, Thomas Rössel and Torsten Richter
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:127
  29. Interval appendectomy is widely recommended for patients with abscesses due to perforated appendicitis. A concomitant malignancy-related problem was reported after conservative treatment of acute appendicitis ...

    Authors: Satoru Tanoue, Yuki Ohya, Osamu Nakahara, Hirotaka Maruyama, Aritome Norifumi, Takeshi Morinaga, Tsugio Eto, Akira Tsuji, Shintaro Hayashida, Hidekatsu Shibata, Hironori Hayashi, Mitsuhiro Inoue, Kazumi Kuriwaki, Masayoshi Iizaka and Yukihiro Inomata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:126
  30. The da Vinci SP robotic surgical system received regulatory approval for use in colorectal cancer surgery in Japan in April 2023. Given the advantages of the precision of a robot and the postoperative cosmesis...

    Authors: Ai Noda, Koichi Okuya, Emi Akizuki, Masaaki Miyo, Masayuki Ishii, Ryo Miura, Momoko Ichihara, Maho Toyota, Tatsuya Ito, Tadashi Ogawa, Akina Kimura and Ichiro Takemasa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:125
  31. Cases of abdominal aortic aneurysm discovered as purpura on the extremities with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) are rare. The number of currently established strategies for the control of DIC wit...

    Authors: Shinichi Tanaka and Takahiro Ohmine
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:124
  32. Gastric adenocarcinoma with enteroblastic differentiation (GACED), a rare subtype of gastric cancer, is associated with a more aggressive behavior than conventional gastric adenocarcinomas. We report a rare ca...

    Authors: Hiroshi Nakayama, Tomonori Ida, Yui Hasegawa, Atsuhiko Sakamoto, Yoko Umezawa, Yuki Inaba and Hiroshi Nakada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:123
  33. Superior mesenteric venous thrombosis (SMVT) is mostly treated with anticoagulation therapy; however, SMVT can lead to irreversible bowel ischemia and require bowel resection in the acute or subacute phase.

    Authors: Kazuto Kamohara, Yoshihiro Miyazaki, Hiromitsu Nakahashi, Kinji Furuya, Manami Doi, Osamu Shimomura, Shinji Hashimoto, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Yohei Owada, Koichi Ogawa, Yusuke Ohara, Yoshimasa Akashi, Tsuyoshi Enomoto and Tatsuya Oda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:122
  34. Malignant perineurioma is a rare malignant counterpart of perineurioma derived from perineural cells. Resection is the primary option for the treatment of malignant perineuriomas; however, patients often devel...

    Authors: Ken Kunugitani, Satoshi Ogiso, Masakazu Fujimoto, Tomoaki Yoh, Hisaya Shirai, Shinya Okumura, Hirofumi Hirao, Takamichi Ishii, Akihiko Yoshida and Etsuro Hatano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:121
  35. Complete resection of presacral epidermoid cysts is recommended due to the potential for infection or malignancy. Transsacral and transabdominal approaches have been used to treat presacral tumors. However, th...

    Authors: Naohiro Yoshida, Koki Nakamura, Takahiro Shigaki, Kenji Fujiyoshi, Kenichi Koushi, Takefumi Yoshida, Taro Isobe, Naoki Mori, Tomoya Sudo, Hisamune Sakai, Toru Hisaka, Nobuya Ishibashi, Jun Akiba and Fumihiko Fujita
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:120
  36. Follow-up is recommended for an asymptomatic unilocular hepatic cystic lesion without wall-thickness and nodular components. A few liver cystic lesions represent biliary cystic neoplasms, which are difficult t...

    Authors: Ryuichi Karashima, Kensuke Yamamura, Eri Oda, Nobuyuki Ozaki, Takatoshi Ishiko, Yasunori Nagayama, Rin Yamada, Yoshihiko Komohara, Ikuro Koba and Toru Beppu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:119
  37. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is one of the most commonly undertaken procedures worldwide for cholecystolithiasis and cholecystitis. Accessory liver lobe (ALL) is a developmental anomaly defined as an exce...

    Authors: Hirotaka Furuke, Tsuyoshi Takagi, Hiroki Kobayashi and Kanehisa Fukumoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:118
  38. Colorectal cancer can invade adjacent organs, but rarely metastasizes to the regional lymph nodes (LNs) of the invaded organ. Herein, we report a case of rectal cancer invading the ileum and metastasized to th...

    Authors: Makoto Ando, Nobuyuki Takemura, Ryo Oikawa, Yuhi Yoshizaki, Fuyuki Inagaki, Fuminori Mihara, Tomomichi Kiyomatsu, Kazuhiko Yamada and Norihiro Kokudo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:117
  39. The rectal and vaginal walls are typically sutured if severe perineal lacerations with rectal mucosal damage occur during vaginal delivery. In case of anal incontinence after the repair, re-suturing of the ana...

    Authors: Masatsugu Kojima, Toru Miyake, Soichiro Tani, Sachiko Sakai, Yusuke Nishina, Sachiko Kaida, Katsushi Takebayashi, Hiromitsu Maehira, Haruki Mori, Reiko Otake, Takashi Matsunaga, Hajime Ishikawa, Tomoharu Shimizu and Masaji Tani
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:116
  40. Mature cystic teratomas or dermoid cysts of the pancreas complicate surgical approaches because of their anatomical position and ever-growing size. Herein, we report a case of a giant mature cystic teratoma of...

    Authors: Mayuko Kori, Masashi Tsunematsu, Ran Yao, Ryoga Hamura, Atsushi Yoda, Hidetoshi Endo, Takashi Horiuchi, Kyohei Abe, Takeshi Hisa and Shinji Onda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:115
  41. Colorectal cancer (CRC) often metastasizes to the liver, lungs, lymph nodes, and peritoneum but rarely to the bladder, small intestine, and skin. We here report the rare metastasis of anal cancer in the left blad...

    Authors: Masatoshi Nomura, Mitsuyoshi Tei, Takayoshi Goto, Masataka Hirano, Kentaro Nishida, Soichiro Mori, Yukihiro Yoshikawa, Koki Tamai, Takuya Hamakawa, Daisuke Takiuchi, Masanori Tsujie and Yusuke Akamaru
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:114
  42. Distal pancreatectomy with celiac axis resection (DP–CAR) represents an innovative surgical approach for locally advanced pancreatic body cancer in cases involving celiac axis invasion. However, this procedure...

    Authors: Kaito Fukuda, Ken Koyama and Yusuke Kyoden
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:113
  43. Colonic varices are a rare gastrointestinal anomaly often associated with portal hypertension. Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) in the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) region is even rarer. Diagnosis and treatment ...

    Authors: Taro Munechika, Keiichi Shiokawa, Issei Takeshita, Hisaaki Shimokobe, Kurumi Sahara, Yoshiko Matsumoto, Naoya Aisu, Gumpei Yoshimatsu and Suguru Hasegawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:112
  44. Pouch-related complications (PRCs), such as pelvic abscesses and perianal complex fistulas, can occur after ileal pouch–anal anastomosis (IPAA) in ulcerative colitis (UC). They are often difficult to treat and...

    Authors: Yusuke Izutani, Takayuki Ogino, Yuki Sekido, Mitsunobu Takeda, Tsuyoshi Hata, Atsushi Hamabe, Norikatsu Miyoshi, Mamoru Uemura, Tsunekazu Mizushima, Yuichiro Doki and Hidetoshi Eguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:111
  45. Splenectomy is indicated in cases of autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), which are refractory to medical management. In post-splenectomy, there exists a theoretical risk of AIHA recurrence, especially if an ac...

    Authors: Ryosuke Kashiwagi, Masaharu Ishida, Koichi Onodera, Shuichi Aoki, Masahiro Iseki, Takayuki Miura, Hideo Ohtsuka, Masamichi Mizuma, Kei Nakagawa, Takashi Kamei and Michiaki Unno
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:110
  46. Although the true prevalence and incidence are not clearly known, mycotic pulmonary artery aneurysm is a potentially devastating condition that leads to high mortality, over 60% if untreated. Among them, mycot...

    Authors: Hiroaki Osada, Hisashi Sakaguchi, Kazuhiro Yamazaki and Kenji Minatoya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:109
  47. Esophageal diverticulum is commonly associated with esophageal motility disorders, which can be diagnosed using high-resolution manometry (HRM) according to the Chicago classification. Although midesophageal d...

    Authors: Kaito Mihara, Shigeru Tsunoda, Tatsuto Nishigori, Shigeo Hisamori, Shintaro Okumura, Keiko Kasahara, Yusuke Fujita, Takashi Sakamoto, Tomoki Morimoto, Hiromitsu Kinoshita, Yoshiro Itatani, Nobuaki Hoshino, Ryosuke Okamura, Hisatsugu Maekawa, Koya Hida and Kazutaka Obama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:108
  48. Nivolumab combination chemotherapy has recently emerged as a potential first-line treatment for patients with unresectable or metastatic gastric cancer (GC). Further research has indicated that R0 resection by...

    Authors: Kaori Katsumata, Yosuke Morimoto, Junya Aoyama, Toru Yamada, Yusuke Katsuki, Ryo Nishiyama and Tomohisa Egawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:107
  49. Accessory scrotum is a congenital scrotal anomaly that is usually located anterior to the anus and frequently presents with a lipoma in a bead-like shape. Herein, we present an unusual case of an accessory scr...

    Authors: Souji Ibuka, Ryuta Saka, Hiroshi Sonobe, Ryo Tsukada, Shun Iwasaki and Rika Omote
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:106

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