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  1. Primary splenic abscess is rare and typically presents in patients who are immunocompromised. We present a case of a 47-year-old apparently immunocompetent female patient who was diagnosed with primary splenic...

    Authors: Burce Isik, Matthew G. Davey, Sarah Gaffney, Patrick J. Stapleton, Javier Mohigefer and Efthymios Koutroumanos
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:50
  2. The use of soft coagulation is becoming common in thoracic surgery. Soft coagulation provides rapid hemostasis from small vessels during surgery by dehydrating tissue and denaturing proteins, without burning t...

    Authors: Rie Shimizu, Kenichi Suda, Toshiki Takemoto, Shota Fukuda, Masato Chiba, Masaki Shimoji, Junichi Soh, Tetsuya Mitsudomi and Yasuhiro Tsutani
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:49
  3. Cardiac tamponade is a rare postoperative complication of esophageal cancer surgery, which leads to rapid hemodynamic changes and can be fatal if not treated properly and promptly. Herein, we report a case of ...

    Authors: Shu Aoyama, Yasuhiro Miyazaki, Masaaki Motoori, Masashi Hirota, Takefumi Itami, Sayaka Matsumoto, Masataka Hirano, Michihiro Aomatsu, Takasumi Goto, Mutsunori Kitahara, Yuki Ozato, Yujiro Nishizawa, Hisateru Komatsu, Akira Inoue, Yoshinori Kagawa, Akira Tomokuni…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:48
  4. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TCM) is a temporary and reversible systolic abnormality of the left ventricular apical area resembling a myocardial infarction. Cardiac rupture due to TCM is a rare but fatal complica...

    Authors: Hiroto Yasumura, Koji Tao, Ryo Imada, Yushi Yamashita, Naoki Tateishi and Tamahiro Kinjo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:47
  5. Malignant neoplasms arising from Meckel’s diverticulum are rare and an adenocarcinoma in Meckel’s diverticulum originating from ectopic pancreatic tissue is even rarer. Herein, we report a patient with an ecto...

    Authors: Shoichi Inokuchi, Kohjiro Shirabe, Satoshi Tsutsumi, Hiroomi Takayama, Takahiro Terashi, Kazuhiro Yasuda, Masahiko Ikebe, Toshio Bandoh, Junpei Wada, Shogo Urabe and Tohru Utsunomiya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:46
  6. Goblet cell adenocarcinoma is an extremely rare tumor in which the same cells exhibit both mucinous and neuroendocrine differentiation. It is considered more aggressive compared to conventional carcinoids and ...

    Authors: Keigo Nakashima, Masakazu Hashimoto, Yoshihito Kitamura, Makoto Shinohara, Mizuki Yamaguchi, Michinori Hamaoka, Masashi Miguchi, Toshihiro Misumi, Nobuaki Fujikuni, Satoshi Ikeda, Yasuhiro Matsugu, Takashi Nishisaka and Hideki Nakahara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:45
  7. Duodenal stump leakage is a serious post-gastrectomy complication, and there have been no reports on endoscopic drainage.

    Authors: Ryozan Naito, Nobuhiro Nakazawa, Dan Zennyoji, Takehiro Shimizu, Nobuhiro Hosoi, Takayoshi Watanabe, Ikuma Shioi, Yuta Shibasaki, Katsuya Osone, Takuhisa Okada, Takuya Shiraishi, Akihiko Sano, Makoto Sakai, Hiroomi Ogawa, Makoto Sohda, Toshio Uraoka…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:44
  8. Intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm (IOPN), previously classified as a subtype of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN), has been described as an independent disease by the WHO since 2019. IOPN i...

    Authors: Shinnosuke Kawahara, Naoto Yamamoto, Kota Washimi, Rei Kanemoto, Daishi Takahashi, Yuto Kamioka, Itaru Hashimoto, Mariko Kamiya, Aya Kato, Yukio Maezawa, Keisuke Kazama, Masaaki Murakawa, Sho Sawazaki, Toru Aoyama, Hiroshi Tamagawa, Takashi Oshima…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:43
  9. Duodenal tuberculosis (TB) is extremely rare, and its diagnosis is challenging owing to the lack of specific symptoms and radiological or endoscopic findings. When it leads to gastric outlet obstruction (GOO),...

    Authors: Nami Sato, Masayuki Shiobara, Kazuo Wakatsuki, Kosuke Suda, Kotaro Miyazawa, Toshiaki Aida, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Katsunobu Tawada, Yoshiki Matsubara, Yohei Hosokawa and Shigeru Yoshioka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:42
  10. Median arcuate ligament compression syndrome (MALS) causes upper abdominal pain and at times hemodynamic abnormalities in the pancreaticoduodenal region.

    Authors: Toru Takagi, Yoshifumi Morita, Akio Matsumoto, Shinya Ida, Ryuta Muraki, Ryo Kitajima, Satoru Furuhashi, Makoto Takeda, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu and Hiroya Takeuchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:41
  11. Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) serves as a novel and effective treatment option for somatostatin receptor-positive unresectable liver metastases of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). Howev...

    Authors: Ryosuke Umino, Satoshi Nara, Noritoshi Kobayashi, Takahiro Mizui, Takeshi Takamoto, Daisuke Ban, Minoru Esaki, Nobuyoshi Hiraoka and Kazuaki Shimada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:40
  12. Aortic valve perforation is a rare complication of blunt chest trauma. We report a case of delayed aortic insufficiency presenting several months after trauma.

    Authors: Kazuki Noda, Yosuke Takahashi, Akimasa Morisaki, Yoshito Sakon, Kenta Nishiya, Goki Inno, Yukihiro Nishimoto, Yosuke Sumii, Munehide Nagao and Toshihiko Shibata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:39
  13. Organ-preserving surgery has recently gained increasing attention. However, performing the surgery for duplicated gastric and distal pancreatic tumors is difficult because of procedural complexity and concerns...

    Authors: Sunao Ito, Hiroyuki Sagawa, Kohei Fujita, Masaki Saito, Shinnosuke Harata, Shunsuke Hayakawa, Kenta Saito, Tatsuya Tanaka, Mamoru Morimoto, Ryo Ogawa, Hiroki Takahashi, Yoichi Matsuo and Shuji Takiguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:38
  14. In patients with retrosternal neo-esophageal conduit after right thoracotomy, the approach to cardiac surgery could be challenging. Particularly, in patients with infective endocarditis, there is a risk of inj...

    Authors: Shingo Tsushima, Yutaka Iba, Tomohiro Nakajima, Junji Nakazawa, Tsuyoshi Shibata, Akihito Ohkawa, Itaru Hosaka, Ayaka Arihara and Nobuyoshi Kawaharada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:37
  15. Acute pancreatitis caused by surgical procedures may occur less frequently in surgeries for aortic aneurysm involving the abdominal branch. However, in such cases, the associated mortality rate increases signi...

    Authors: Kazuhiro Yamazaki, Kenji Minatoya, Kazuhisa Sakamoto, Masafumi Kudo, Ken Fukumitsu, Takashi Kobayashi and Hideaki Okajima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:36
  16. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is the second most common primary liver cancer. Cases when found are often advanced with vascular invasion, and radical resection is often difficult. Despite curative rese...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Shimamaki, Isamu Hosokawa, Tsukasa Takayashiki, Shigetsugu Takano, Itaru Sonoda and Masayuki Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:35
  17. Concomitant multiple myeloma (MM) and other primary malignancies is rare. Therefore, the treatment outcomes of patients with these conditions have not been well discussed. Lenalidomide is an oral thalidomide a...

    Authors: Koki Tamai, Hajime Hirose, Yo Akazawa, Yukihiro Yoshikawa, Masatoshi Nomura, Hiroshi Takeyama, Masahiro Tokunaga, Mitsuyoshi Tei, Shu Okamura and Yusuke Akamaru
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:34
  18. Long tubular duplication is a rare congenital intestinal disease, that can lead to emergency situations marked by massive hemorrhage. However, preoperative diagnosis and surgical treatment are challenging. Thi...

    Authors: Chiyoshi Toyama, Hiroto Mizushima, Kenichi Kinjo, Yohei Masunaga, Yasuko Fujisawa, Isao Miyairi, Yukichi Tanahashi, Satoshi Osawa and Toshio Sawai
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:33
  19. IgG4-related mastitis is an extremely rare IgG4-related sclerosing disease involving the breast that must be differentiated from breast cancer. There is currently no consensus regarding the optimal treatment s...

    Authors: Hirokazu Matsushima, Masayuki Kikuchi, Rika Miyabe, Sota Yamaguchi, Hidenori Kita, Junko Kobayashi, Takashi Ando, Koji Atsuta, Takayoshi Soga and Tsunehiro Shintani
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:32
  20. Hydrocele of the canal of Nuck (HCN) is a rare disease, and its indications for laparoscopic surgery are not well-established.

    Authors: Kenichi Nakamura, Takahiko Higashiguchi, Yuko Chikaishi, Kazuhiro Matsuo, Tomoyoshi Endo, Koji Morohara, Kenji Kikuchi, Susumu Shibasaki, Hidetoshi Katsuno, Ichiro Uyama, Koichi Suda and Zenichi Morise
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:31
  21. Nodular regenerative hyperplasia (NRH) is a rare disease that presents pathologically as diffuse hepatic nodules without fibrous septa. It is believed to be caused by vasculopathy against a background of vario...

    Authors: Kosuke Hirose, Takeo Toshima, Taro Tobo, Satohiro Kai, Masakazu Hirakawa, Satoshi Higuchi, Takashi Ofuchi, Kiyotaka Hosoda, Yusuke Yonemura, Yuichi Hisamatsu, Takaaki Masuda, Shinichi Aishima and Koshi Mimori
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:30
  22. Among a cohort of patients who underwent chest wall resection and reconstruction by rigid prosthesis, 6% required removal of the prosthesis, and in 80% of these cases the indication for prosthesis removal was ...

    Authors: Nozomu Motono, Takaki Mizoguchi, Masahito Ishikawa, Shun Iwai, Yoshihito Iijima and Hidetaka Uramoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:29
  23. Young women with NF1 are at a high risk of developing breast cancer. Although they are at risk for abdominal tumors, such as gastrointestinal stromal tumors and neuroendocrine tumors, follow-up strategies for ...

    Authors: Sho Fujiwara, Nozomi Koyamada, Koji Miyazawa, Yuriko Saiki, Akira Horii and Shukichi Miyazaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:28
  24. Advanced hepatobiliary–pancreatic cancer often invades critical blood vessels, including the portal vein (PV) and hepatic artery. Resection with tumor-free resection margins is crucial to achieving a favorable...

    Authors: Tadafumi Asaoka, Kenta Furukawa, Manabu Mikamori, Satoshi Hyuga, Tomofumi Ohashi, Iwamoto Kazuya, Yujiro Nakahara, Atsushi Naito, Hidekazu Takahashi, Jeongho Moon, Mitsunobu Imasato, Chu Matsuda, Kazuhiro Nishikawa and Tsunekazu Mizushima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:27
  25. Ampullary adenomas are premalignant lesions. However, biliary obstruction causing jaundice is rare. Duodenal intussusception secondary to an ampullary adenoma rarely occurs because of the fixed position of the...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Nojima, Hiroaki Shimizu, Mihono Hirota, Takashi Murakami, Masato Yamazaki, Kazuto Yamazaki, Kiyohiko Shuto, Chihiro Kosugi, Mikihito Mori, Akihiro Usui, Tetsutaro Sazuka and Keiji Koda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:25
  26. The gold standard treatment for locally advanced colon cancer is curative surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapy, although this approach is associated with serious concerns, such as high recurrence rates an...

    Authors: Yusuke Asada, Fumitaka Nakayama, Takashi Takenoya, Ippei Oto, Tetsuya Nakamura, Koji Osumi and Noriaki Kameyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:23
  27. Robotic pancreatectomy has been performed worldwide mainly using the da Vinci® Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA). Recently, because of the death of some patents related to the da V...

    Authors: Kazuki Tomihara, Takao Ide, Kotaro Ito, Tomokazu Tanaka and Hirokazu Noshiro
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:22
  28. As laparoscopic surgery becomes more prevalent worldwide, Meckel’s diverticula are increasingly being discovered incidentally during surgery. There is no consensus on whether to follow up or resect such divert...

    Authors: Shoko Kato, Takuya Saito, Shintaro Kurahashi, Yasuyuki Fukami, Shunichiro Komatsu, Kenitiro Kaneko and Tsuyoshi Sano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:21
  29. The study introduces the application of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) in pediatric stoma closure, emphasizing the importance of enhancing aesthetics and minimizing surgical site infections (SSI).

    Authors: Yuka Kumata, Daisuke Ishii, Seiya Ishii, Keita Motoki, Naomi Ueno, Ranko Hinooka and Hisayuki Miyagi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:20
  30. Refractory pyothorax caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a challenging clinical condition; complications such as bronchopleural fistulae can further hinder its treatment. To avoid a fa...

    Authors: Masami Kuramochi, Mayumi Shinonaga and Setsuo Kuraoka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:19
  31. Pancreatic and duodenal-related complications after right colectomy carry a higher risk of mortality.

    Authors: Rika Ono, Tetsuro Tominaga, Takashi Nonaka, Yuma Takamura, Kaido Oishi, Toshio Shiraishi, Shintaro Hashimoto, Keisuke Noda, Terumitsu Sawai and Takeshi Nagayasu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:18
  32. Surgery is indicated for symptomatic epiphrenic esophageal diverticula. Based on the features of a case, thoracoscopic or laparoscopic approaches may be used. Epiphrenic diverticula are often associated with e...

    Authors: Yusuke Uchi, Soji Ozawa, Tomofumi Ando, Koki Hayashi, Takuma Aoki and Motohide Shimazu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:17
  33. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is a hereditary tumor syndrome characterized by endocrine tumors with mainly a parathyroid, pancreatic, or anterior pituitary origin. Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (L...

    Authors: Hiroto Ishida, Soichiro Funaki, Seiji Taniguchi, Eiichi Morii and Yasushi Shintani
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:16
  34. Lung abscess treatment results the treatment results improved with the development of antibiotics; however, surgical treatment is indicated when pyothorax is present, surgical treatment is indicated. When a lu...

    Authors: Yoshihito Iijima, Takaki Mizoguchi, Masahito Ishikawa, Shun Iwai, Nozomu Motono and Hidetaka Uramoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:15
  35. Liver transplantation is the definitive therapy for patients with decompensated cirrhosis. Marfan syndrome is a systemic inheritable connective tissue disease associated with fibrillin-1 gene mutations, which ...

    Authors: Takuma Ishikawa, Shinji Itoh, Takeo Toshima, Yuki Nakayama, Katsuya Toshida, Yuriko Tsutsui, Norifumi Iseda, Takuma Izumi, Shohei Yoshiya, Mizuki Ninomiya and Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:14
  36. Locally recurrent rectal cancer (LRRC) involving the upper sacrum is typically incurable, and palliative treatment is the only option for most patients, resulting in a poor prognosis and reduced quality of lif...

    Authors: K. Nagata, H. Takiyama, K. Tashiro, M. Yamadera, K. Okamoto, Y. Kajiwara, E. Shinto, Y. Kishi, S. Matsukuma, S. Yamada and H. Ueno
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:13
  37. Bronchial artery aneurysm (BAA) is a rare vascular anomaly with the potential for serious complications, such as rupture leading to hemothorax or hemoptysis. Although bronchial artery embolization (BAE) is rec...

    Authors: Yasuaki Tomioka, Eiji Yamada, Tsuyoshi Hyodo and Masahiko Muro
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:12
  38. Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) is an autosomal dominant, inherited disorder characterized by multiple hyperproliferative polyps of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly of the colon, rectum, and stomach. SM...

    Authors: Kenya Nakamura, Koji Kubota, Akira Shimizu, Tsuyoshi Notake, Tomohiko Ikehara, Kentaro Umemura, Atsushi Kamachi, Takamune Goto, Hidenori Tomida, Yoshiyuki Takahashi, Tadanobu Nagaya, Takeji Umemura and Yuji Soejima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:11
  39. Pulmonary artery sarcomas (PASs) are rare, and complete tumor resection is often difficult at the time of detection. We encountered a case of PAS that was thought to be resectable; however, the patient had sev...

    Authors: Sakiko Sato, Hideo Ichimura, Keisuke Kobayashi, Shuntaro Kawabata, Tomoyuki Kawamura, Hisashi Suzuki, Akito Imai, Kanji Matsuzaki, Akiko Sakata, Daisuke Matsubara and Yukio Sato
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:10
  40. The sarcomatous variant of carcinoma is relatively rare in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). Sarcomatous ICC (SICC) is associated with a poorer prognosis compared with ICC. SICC is rarely diagnosed before...

    Authors: Eisho Kanemitsu, Rei Takahashi, Setsuko Nakanishi, Satoru Sueyoshi, Atsushi Kobayashi, Takao Nishimura and Hiromitsu Nagata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:9
  41. Gallbladder hemorrhage is a rare but fatal condition. The reported causes of gallbladder hemorrhage include iatrogenesis, atherosclerotic changes in the cystic arteries, acute cholecystitis or cholelithiasis, ...

    Authors: Yuichi Hirose, Yusuke Tajima, Hiroki Sakata, Toshimasa Uekusa, Kentaro Kamada, Takashi Ikehara, Izuru Matsuda, Satomi Yoneyama, Akio Hidemura and Hiroyuki Suzuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:8
  42. Liposarcoma originating from peripancreatic fat tissue is extremely rare. This case report presents a surgical case of a giant liposarcoma originating from peripancreatic fat tissue with origin identification ...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Narita, Hiroshi Kaneko, Fumiya Hasegawa, Nozomi Akao, Tomoki Kusafuka, Ryosuke Desaki, Masaomi Ogura, Takashi Hamada, Kana Asakawa and Tetsuya Murata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:7
  43. Situs inversus totalis (SIT) is a rare congenital condition that involves complete transposition (right to left reversal) of the visceral organs. Laparoscopic surgery can be challenging because of the mirror-i...

    Authors: Ryoma Yokoi, Jesse Yu Tajima, Shigeru Kiyama, Masahiro Fukada, Ryuichi Asai, Yuta Sato, Itaru Yasufuku, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura, Katsutoshi Murase, Takao Takahashi and Nobuhisa Matsuhashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:6
  44. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) is a rare stromal tumor, often found in children and young adults, and most commonly occurs in the lungs. Surgical resection is considered the standard treatment for lo...

    Authors: Sakura Hiramatsu, Ryo Ataka, Yusuke Nakayama, Miho Hirai, Ayako Hirata, Jun Takeshima, Kenjiro Hirai, Shinya Hamasu, Ikuo Aoyama and Tetsuro Hirose
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:5
  45. Intestinal Behçet's disease (BD) is often associated with ulceration that requires surgery, including perforation and abscess formation. However, no consensus has been reached on the optimal extent of resectio...

    Authors: Rika Ono, Tetsuro Tominaga, Takashi Nonaka, Yuma Takamura, Kaido Oishi, Toshio Shiraishi, Shintaro Hashimoto, Keisuke Noda, Terumitsu Sawai, Shinji Okano and Takeshi Nagayasu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:3
  46. Anti-coagulant ileus, characterized by intramural hematoma due to excessive anti-coagulant therapy, presents a diagnostic challenge. Although previously considered uncommon, recently, reporting cases of anti-c...

    Authors: Hideyuki Masui, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Yusuke Sakamoto, Shintaro Yagi and Satoshi Kaihara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:2
  47. Uncontrolled ulcer bleeding of duodenal ulcer (DU) after endoscopic therapy often needs surgery. At present, cutting the bottom of the ulcer with ligation and performing its excision-lesion are the common ways...

    Authors: Bixian Luo, Han Liu and Weihua Gong
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:1

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