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  1. A case of gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) coexisting with disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis (DPL) is rare. We report a case of GIST coexisting with DPL.

    Authors: Kenri Akamine, Jun Kadono, Hirofumi Otsuka, Kazuto Ueno, Takeshi Shimizu, Yuki Nagata, Teruhiko Watanabe, Masahiko Osako, Naoki Ishizaki and Mineo Tabata

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:130

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  2. Arrhythmias are known as one of the complications of lung cancer surgery, and most of them are not lethal. Life-threatening arrhythmias have been reported in the literature but in reality very rare.

    Authors: Kurumi Fukui, Shingo Ikeda, Toshiya Yokota and Tatsuhiro Hoshino

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:129

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  3. There is no definitive strategy for gastrointestinal bleeding due to left-sided portal hypertension after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for pancreatic cancer (PC) with concomitant portal vein resection (PVR).

    Authors: Hiroki Kushiya, Takehiro Noji, Daisuke Abo, Takeshi Soyama, Kimitaka Tanaka, Yoshitsugu Nakanishi, Toshimichi Asano, Toru Nakamura, Takahiro Tsuchikawa, Keisuke Okamura and Satoshi Hirano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:128

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  4. The malignant transformation of an ectopic pancreas in the duodenum is extremely rare. Herein, we report a case of an adenocarcinoma that arose from an ectopic pancreas. We also reviewed 14 cases of malignant ...

    Authors: Tsukasa Kaneko, Masanori Ohara, Kunishige Okamura, Aki Fujiwara-Kuroda, Daisuke Miyasaka, Takumi Yamabuki, Ryo Takahashi, Kazuteru Komuro, Masato Suzuoki, Nozomu Iwashiro, Mototsugu Kato, Noriko Kimura, Hiroshi Kijima, Toru Nakamura and Satoshi Hirano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:126

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  5. Florida sleeve technique was reported by Hess et al. as a new technique of valve sparing aortic root replacement without the requirement of entire aortic root wall resection and coronary artery reconstruction....

    Authors: Kosuke Saku, Satoru Tobinaga, Atsunobu Oryoji, Tomofumi Fukuda, Yasuyuki Zaima, Hiroyuki Saisho, Takahiro Shojima, Kazuyoshi Takagi, Tohru Takaseya and Hiroyuki Tanaka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:125

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  6. Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) is a risk factor for various gastrointestinal complications. In the recent decades, advances in medicine have increased the survival of ELBW infants with necrotizing enterocol...

    Authors: Takahiro Korai, Katsunori Kouchi, Ayako Takenouchi, Aki Matsuoka, Kiyoaki Yabe and Chikako Nakata

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:124

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  7. Immunoglobulin (Ig) G4-related sclerosing disease is a pathological concept proposed in Japan during the early 2000s. This lesion-forming disease may exhibit characteristics of a systemic disease but often aff...

    Authors: Banri Tsuda, Nobue Kumaki, Rie Ishida, Mari Mizuno, Kozue Yokoyama, Risa Oshitanai, Mayako Terao, Toru Morioka, Takuho Okamura, Yuki Saito, Yasuhiro Suzuki and Naoki Niikura

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:123

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  8. Carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater with distant metastases is regarded as unresectable. Systemic chemotherapy is basically the treatment of choice for such tumors.

    Authors: Yo Sato, Takanobu Hara, Yuko Takami, Yoshiyuki Wada, Tomoki Ryu, Shin Sasaki, Munehiro Yoshitomi, Seiya Momosaki, Masatoshi Murakami, Masayuki Hijioka, Toyoma Kaku, Ken Kawabe and Hideki Saitsu

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:122

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  9. Approaching from the left brachial artery is an important access route in endovascular therapy for complicated aortic and peripheral artery cases.

    Authors: Ryosuke Nishie, Naoki Toya, Soichiro Fukushima, Eisaku Ito, Yuri Murakami, Takeyuki Misawa and Takao Ohki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:121

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  10. Primary leiomyosarcoma (LMS) of vascular origin is a rare lesion, and patients with LMS of vascular origin have poorer prognoses than patients with LMS of other origins. The inferior vena cava is the most comm...

    Authors: Takuro Hirano, Hiroshi Okumura, Satoru Maeda, Mario Shimada, Akira Imakiire, Kanro Makisumi, Michiyo Higashi and Shoji Natsugoe

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:120

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  11. Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a granulomatous vasculitis and targets large vessels with predominance for the aortic arch and the cranial branches. GCA with cranial symptoms shows headache, jaw claudication, an...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Miyake, Yoshikazu Morimoto, Masaaki Taniguchi, Chihiro Yamanaka, Goro Ueno, Sakae Ejima and Chikao Yutani

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:119

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  12. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) of the lung is rare. This disease often shows neoplastic features with anaplastic lymphoma kinase positiveness as well as inflammatory features, such as steroid-respons...

    Authors: Hironosuke Watanabe, Naoya Yamasaki, Takuro Miyazaki, Keitaro Matsumoto, Tomoshi Tsuchiya, Kuniko Abe and Takeshi Nagayasu

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:118

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  13. Diagnosis of cystic tumor of the pancreas is based on the World Health Organization criteria that classify pancreatic cystadenomas into four types: intra-ductal papillary mucinous neoplasms, mucinous cystic ne...

    Authors: Shoko Yamashita, Tetsuya Ikemoto, Yuji Morine, Satoru Imura, Shuichi Iwahashi, Yu Saito, Shinichiro Yamada, Toshiaki Yoshimoto, Koichi Tsuneyama and Mitsuo Shimada

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:117

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  14. Schloffer tumor is a foreign body granuloma in the abdominal subcutaneous layer that develops due to a foreign body such as suture from several months to years postoperatively. Herein, we report a case of a ra...

    Authors: Eisuke Asano, Yumi Furuichi, Kensuke Kumamoto, Jun Uemura, Takayoshi Kishino, Hisashi Usuki, Keiichi Okano and Yasuyuki Suzuki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:116

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  15. Recent retrospective studies have shown that salvage surgery can improve survival with acceptable adverse events, and this procedure has been adapted for lung cancer. However, there are no reports demonstratin...

    Authors: Masatoshi Kanayama, Yoshinobu Ichiki, Masataka Mori, Hiroki Matsumiya, Yusuke Nabe, Akihiro Taira, Shinji Shinohara, Taiji Kuwata, Masaru Takenaka, Ayako Hirai, Naoko Imanishi, Kazue Yoneda, Eigo Ikushima, Toru Yasutsune, Yosuke Nishimura and Fumihiro Tanaka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:114

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  16. Gastric conduit ulcer after esophagectomy is not uncommon. In cases where a gastric conduit ulcer penetrates the adjacent organs, it is difficult to select a suitable treatment strategy. The treatment depends ...

    Authors: Rintaro Yoshida, Noriaki Sadanaga, Takuya Honboh, Hisashi Migita and Hiroshi Matsuura

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:113

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  17. Internal hernias and the appendicular tourniquet are two rare pathologies.

    Authors: Ismaïl Lawani, Cocou Yélinhan Patrice Houndje, Yacoubou Imorou Souaïbou, Dansou Gaspard Gbéssi, Setondji Gilles Roger Attolou, Freddy H. R. Gnangnon, Kouègnigan Sylvain Komadan, Houénoukpo Koco, Francis Moïse Dossou and Jean-Léon Olory-Togbé

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:112

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  18. Although uncommon and seldom experienced, intestinal perforation is a well-known complication of Hirschsprung’s disease (HD). A literature review revealed that the cecum, including the appendiceal base, is a s...

    Authors: Takeshi Shirai, Ryuichiro Hirose, Hiroki Kai, Kaori Inatomi, Yusuke Yanagi, Tsuyoshi Iwanaka and Akinori Iwasaki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:111

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  19. Heterotopic pancreas (HP) is a rare disease commonly found incidentally on imaging studies, at endoscopy or at autopsy and can be associated with abdominal pain, vomiting, heart burn, gastric outlet obstructio...

    Authors: Shoko Iwahashi, Masaaki Nishi, Toshiaki Yoshimoto, Hideya Kashihara, Chie Takasu, Takuya Tokunaga, Tomohiko Miyatani, Jun Higashijima, Kozo Yoshikawa, Yuma Wada, Yoshimi Bando and Mitsuo Shimada

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:110

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  20. Approximately 65% of esophageal diverticulum cases are asymptomatic and are found by endoscopic examination. Symptomatic middle esophageal diverticulum requiring surgery is rare. In recent years, endoscopic su...

    Authors: Kentaro Yatabe, Junya Oguma, Soji Ozawa, Kazuo Koyanagi, Akihito Kazuno, Miho Yamamoto and Yamato Ninomiya

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:109

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  21. In the original publication of this article [1], the family name of an author is wrong.

    Authors: Hiroki Yamazaki, Toru Nakamura, Yoshiro Otsuki, Mitsuteru Tsuchiya, Takashi Hamano and Hiroshi Adachi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:108

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    The original article was published in Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:85

  22. Myxoglobulosis is considered a subtype of appendiceal mucinous neoplasm (AMN). Factors affecting the occurrence of myxoglobulosis include proximal appendiceal obstruction and mucosal secretion at the residual ...

    Authors: Takatsugu Fujii, Shigeo Toda, Naoko Inoshita, Kenji Tomizawa, Yutaka Hanaoka, Shuichiro Matoba and Hiroya Kuroyanagi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:107

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  23. Alpha-fetoprotein-producing gastric cancer (AFP-GC) is a relatively rare disease, with a dismal prognosis.

    Authors: Manabu Harada, Hironori Tsujimoto, Takashi Ichikura, Hiromi Nagata, Nozomi Ito, Shinsuke Nomura, Hiroyuki Horiguchi, Yoshihisa Yaguchi, Yoji Kishi and Hideki Ueno

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:106

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  24. A total of 75% of patients with Sjögren’s syndrome are complicated with pulmonary lesions, of which 12% are lymphoma and 6% are amyloid nodules; the coexistence of both is considered to be rare.

    Authors: Shuta Ohara, Kenji Tomizawa, Shigeki Shimizu, Kenichi Suda, Toshio Fujino, Akira Hamada, Takamasa Koga, Masaya Nishino, Yoshihisa Kobayashi, Katsuaki Sato, Masato Chiba, Masaki Shimoji, Toshiki Takemoto, Junichi Soh and Tetsuya Mitsudomi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:105

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  25. Biliary adenofibroma is an exceptionally rare benign liver tumor with the potential for malignant transformation. In literature, only 21 cases have been described.

    Authors: Anne-Kathrin Sturm, Thilo Welsch, Christoph Meissner, Daniela E. Aust and Gustavo Baretton

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:104

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  26. Metastatic biliary tract cancer (BTC) has poor prognosis. Recently, patients with metastatic BTC who respond well to systemic chemotherapy can be treated by radical resection or “conversion surgery.”

    Authors: Masashi Tsunematsu, Koichiro Haruki, Taro Sakamoto, Tadashi Uwagawa, Hiroaki Shiba and Katsuhiko Yanaga

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:103

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  27. The demand for laparoscopic colectomy is increasing due to greater number of elderly colon cancer patients, and it is important to evaluate existing comorbidities to ensure perioperative safety. Aortic stenosi...

    Authors: Koki Tamai, Shu Okamura, Tomohiro Kitahara, Takayuki Minoji, Hiroyuki Takabatake, Noriyuki Watanabe, Noriyuki Yamamura, Nariaki Fukuchi, Chikara Ebisui, Hideoki Yokouchi, Masaki Tsuda, Isamu Mizote and Masakatsu Kinuta

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:102

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  28. Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a myeloproliferative disorder characterized by thrombocytosis and a propensity for both thrombotic and hemorrhagic events. ET rarely occurs simultaneously with colorectal canc...

    Authors: Masaya Hiyoshi, Hiroaki Nozawa, Kentaro Inada, Takayoshi Koseki, Keiichi Nasu, Yasuji Seyama, Ikuo Wada, Koji Murono, Shigenobu Emoto, Manabu Kaneko, Kazuhito Sasaki, Yasutaka Shuno, Takeshi Nishikawa, Toshiaki Tanaka, Keisuke Hata, Kazushige Kawai…

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:101

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  29. Ovarian cancer typically spreads along the peritoneum or metastasizes through the blood or lymphatic stream. The bile duct is an extremely rare site of ovarian cancer-associated metastases.

    Authors: Masahiro Shijo, Koji Fukase, Hideo Ohtsuka, Kyohei Ariake, Kunihiro Masuda, Masaharu Ishida, Masamichi Mizuma, Kei Nakagawa, Hiroki Hayashi, Takanori Morikawa, Fuyuhiko Motoi, Takeshi Naitoh and Michiaki Unno

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:100

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  30. Chronic contained rupture is a subtype of an abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture. Its diagnosis is sometimes difficult due to lack of typical symptoms. We would like to report the challenge of diagnosing chronic...

    Authors: Azuma Tabayashi, Takeshi Kamada, Akihiko Abiko, Ryoichi Tanaka and Hajime Kin

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:99

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  31. When the inferior right hepatic vein (IRHV) is present, left hepatic trisectionectomy with resection of the right hepatic vein (RHV) is theoretically possible without reconstruction of the RHV. We here report ...

    Authors: Toshihiro Suzuki, Tomoki Ebata, Yukihiro Yokoyama, Takashi Mizuno, Tsuyoshi Igami, Junpei Yamaguchi, Shunsuke Onoe, Nobuyuki Watanabe and Masato Nagino

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:98

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  32. Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS) as a primary cardiac tumor is rare, with extremely poor prognosis owing to high recurrence and invasion. We encountered a patient who presented with a primary cardiac...

    Authors: Shinji Akishima, Akito Imai, Yoshiharu Enomoto and Osamu Shigeta

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:97

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  33. The development of Castleman’s disease in the pulmonary hilum is extremely rare. Although resection of only the lesion is sufficient because of its benign nature, lobectomy or more extensive procedures perform...

    Authors: Masaya Aoki, Go Kamimura, Tadashi Umehara, Aya Harada Takeda, Yui Watanabe, Koki Maeda, Toshiyuki Nagata, Tsunayuki Otsuka and Masami Sato

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:95

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  34. Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct (IPNB) is a bile duct neoplasm characterized as a precursor lesion of cholangiocarcinoma. An invasive component is present in approximately 40 to 80% of reported...

    Authors: Mitsuru Kinoshita, Tadafumi Asaoka, Hidetoshi Eguchi, Takehiko Hanaki, Yoshifumi Iwagami, Hirofumi Akita, Takehiro Noda, Kunihito Gotoh, Shogo Kobayashi, Masaki Mori and Yuichiro Doki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:93

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  35. Traumatic diaphragmatic injury is known to present with the spectrum of symptoms, and most patients would have some symptoms due to abdominal organ herniation. Majority of injuries tend to present on the left ...

    Authors: Hassan Tavakoli, Jalal Rezaei, Seyed Amir Miratashi Yazdi and Mehdi Abbasi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:92

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  36. Primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma is a rare malignant tumor. We herein report a case of primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma that was completely resected by surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

    Authors: Kazuhisa Tanaka, Takekazu Iwata, Kai Nishii, Yukiko Matsui, Tsukasa Yonemoto, Hidetada Kawana, Makiko Itami, Shigetoshi Yoshida and Toshihiko Iizasa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:91

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  37. Collagenous colitis (CC) is a clinicopathologic syndrome characterized by chronic watery diarrhea and distinctive histopathologic features. Spontaneous perforation of CC is extremely rare, because CC is usuall...

    Authors: Haruki Mori, Toru Miyake, Tomoharu Shimizu, Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, Sachiko Kaida, Katsushi Takebayashi, Hiroya Iida, Akinori Otsuki, Osamu Inatomi, Katsuyuki Kitoh, Akira Andoh and Masaji Tani

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:90

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  38. Hunter syndrome is an X-linked disorder caused by a deficit of the lysosomal enzyme iduronate-2-sulfatase and is associated with many disorders. Patients with Hunter syndrome often develop inguinal hernias in ...

    Authors: Yoichiro Tada, Manabu Yamamoto, Teppei Sunaguchi, Chihiro Uejima, Akimitsu Tanio, Yuki Murakami, Shuichi Takano, Teruhisa Sakamoto, Soichiro Honjo, Keigo Ashida, Hiroaki Saito and Yoshiyuki Fujiwara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:89

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  39. Pulmonary carcinoma patients with low pulmonary function cannot be treated surgically because of the high risk of complications. Diaphragmatic eventration is a disease characterized by diaphragmatic paralysis ...

    Authors: Yukiko Matsui, Shigetoshi Yoshida, Takekazu Iwata, Kazuhisa Tanaka, Takayoshi Yamamoto, Kai Nishii and Toshihiko Iizasa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:88

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  40. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) induces respiratory tract and kidney granulomatous inflammation due to small-vessel vasculitis. However, gastrointestinal involvement, and especially colon perforation, i...

    Authors: Jun Iwabu, Tsutomu Namikawa, Hiroyuki Kitagawa, Toshichika Kanagawa, Junko Nakashima and Kazuhiro Hanazaki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:87

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  41. Duodenal duplication cysts in adults are rare, and a preoperative diagnosis remains difficult because clinical manifestations are nonspecific and variable. We describe a case of a duodenal duplication cyst mim...

    Authors: Sotaro Fukuhara, Saburo Fukuda, Hiroyuki Sawada, Masayuki Shishida, Sho Ishikawa, Kohata Akihiro, Azusa Kai, Yuzoh Hirata, Seiji Fujisaki, Mamoru Takahashi and Hideto Sakimoto

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:86

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  42. Uretero-arterial fistulas (UAFs) are a rare cause of hematuria and could be fatal often due to a diagnostic delay despite recent advances in the treatment modalities.

    Authors: Hiroki Yamazaki, Toru Nakamura, Yoshiro Otsuki, Mitsuteru Tsuchiya, Takashi Hamano and Hiroshi Adachi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:85

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:108

  43. Congenital XI factor deficiency is a rare disease caused by autosomal recessive inheritance. Clinically, there are few spontaneous hemorrhages, which can cause abnormal bleeding after trauma, surgery, and toot...

    Authors: Hiroka Kondo, Yasumitsu Hirano, Toshimasa Ishii, Kiyoka Hara, Shintaro Ishikawa, Takuhisa Okada, Nao Obara, Liming Wang and Shigeki Yamaguchi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:84

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  44. Following a total pancreatectomy and a total gastrectomy procedure, patients often present with nutritional and diabetes-related disorders, along with a corresponding decrease in their quality of life. Consequ...

    Authors: Kazufumi Umemoto, Toru Nakamura, Toshimichi Asano, Takahiro Tsuchikawa, Keisuke Okamura, Takehiro Noji, Yoshitsugu Nakanishi, Kimitaka Tanaka and Satoshi Hirano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:83

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  45. Inferior mesenteric arterioportal fistula (APF) is rare as only 35 case reports in the literature. We herein presented a case of simultaneously double cancer in the rectum and stomach with inferior mesenteric ...

    Authors: Kengo Kai, Koichiro Sano, Kazuhiro Higuchi, Shuichiro Uchiyama, Hideto Sueta and Atsushi Nanashima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:82

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