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  1. Content type: Case Report

    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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    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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    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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  4. Content type: Case Report

    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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  5. Content type: Case Report

    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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  6. Content type: Correction

    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

  7. Content type: Case Report

    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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  8. Content type: Case Report

    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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  9. Content type: Case Report

    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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  10. Content type: Case Report

    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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  11. Content type: Case Report

    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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  12. Content type: Case Report

    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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  13. Content type: Case Report

    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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  14. Content type: Case Report

    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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  15. Content type: Case Report

    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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  16. Content type: Case Report

    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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  17. Content type: Case Report

    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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  18. Content type: Case Report

    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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  19. Content type: Case Report

    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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  20. Content type: Case Report

    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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  21. Content type: Case Report

    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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  22. Content type: Case Report

    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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  23. Content type: Case Report

    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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  24. Content type: Case Report

    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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  25. Content type: Case Report

    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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  26. Content type: Case Report

    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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  27. Content type: Case Report

    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

  28. Content type: Case Report

    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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  29. Content type: Case Report

    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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  30. Content type: Case Report

    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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  31. Content type: Case Report

    We encountered an esophageal cancer patient with a double aortic arch (DAA) who underwent radical thoracoscopic esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection. A DAA generally makes it difficult to perfo...

    Authors: Hisashi Fujiwara, Takuji Sato, Naoya Okada, Takeo Fujita, Takashi Kojima and Hiroyuki Daiko

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:80

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  32. Content type: Case Report

    Formation of a liver abscess due to gastrointestinal perforation by a foreign body is rare. In addition, there are few case reports on laparoscopic surgical treatment of a liver abscess caused by perforation o...

    Authors: Tomoaki Bekki, Nobuaki Fujikuni, Kazuaki Tanabe, Hironobu Amano, Toshio Noriyuki and Masahiro Nakahara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:79

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  33. Content type: Case Report

    We report a rare case of esophagopleural fistula (EPF) developing during the postoperative period after pulmonary resection for primary lung cancer.

    Authors: Keisuke Eguchi, Masaharu Ogura, Kazuhiko Hisaoka, Emima Bekku, Shutaro Suda, Tatsuya Shimogawara, Yoshie Kadota, Shigeshi Ono, Fumitaka Asahara, Yutaka Takigawa, Noriaki Wada, Hirotoshi Hasegawa and Junichi Matsui

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:78

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  34. Content type: Case Report

    Giant cell tumor (GCT) of the breast is scarce. We report a case of GCT of the breast which was suspected as a malignant breast tumor.

    Authors: Mitsuo Terada, Naomi Gondo, Masataka Sawaki, Masaya Hattori, Akiyo Yoshimura, Haruru Kotani, Yayoi Adachi, Madoka Iwase, Ayumi Kataoka, Kayoko Sugino, Makiko Mori, Nanae Horisawa, Yuri Ozaki and Hiroji Iwata

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:77

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  35. Content type: Case Report

    Torsion of the greater omentum is a rare cause of acute abdominal pain in adults and children. It is very difficult to make a correct diagnosis of torsion clinically because it mimics other acute pathologies; ...

    Authors: Jun Kataoka, Toshikatsu Nitta, Masato Ota, Yuko Takashima, Yuta Yokota, Kensuke Fujii, Takeshi Higashino and Takashi Ishibashi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:76

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  36. Content type: Case Report

    Rectal duplication cysts are rare gastrointestinal congenital duplicate cysts with various clinical presentations that require different management.

    Authors: Sofia Anastasiadou, Paris Tekkis and Christos Kontovounisios

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:75

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  37. Content type: Case Report

    Anatomic variants of the biliary tree present challenges to surgical management during laparoscopic cholecystectomy and affect perioperative outcomes. An aberrant right hepatic duct connecting into the cystic ...

    Authors: Keisuke Oyama, Shin Nakahira, Hisataka Ogawa, Kazuya Kato, Makoto Hasegawa, Takayuki To, Ryosuke Maki, Hoshi Himura, Hidemi Nishi, Nobuyoshi Ohhara, Jota Mikami, Yoichi Makari, Ken Nakata, Masaki Tsujie and Junya Fujita

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:74

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  38. Content type: Case Report

    Acute esophageal necrosis is defined as necrosis of the esophageal mucosa causing diffuse black pigmentation of the esophagus, the so-called black esophagus from its endoscopic findings. The prevalence is only...

    Authors: Ryujiro Akaishi, Yusuke Taniyama, Tadashi Sakurai, Hiroshi Okamoto, Chiaki Sato, Michiaki Unno and Takashi Kamei

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:73

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  39. Content type: Case Report

    Recurrences after radical esophagectomy are common. The prognosis for recurrent esophageal cancer is generally poor. Recurrences usually occur between 1 and 3 years of surgery, with the duration of median surv...

    Authors: Kosuke Hirose, Hiroshi Saeki, Yuichiro Nakashima, Tomohiro Kamori, Yoshiaki Fujimoto, Tetsuro Kawazoe, Hiroya Matsuoka, Yasuhiro Haruta, Shun Sasaki, Tomoko Jogo, Qingjiang Hu, Yasuo Tsuda, Koji Ando, Eiji Oki, Ryuzo Hiratsuka, Yoshinao Oda…

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:72

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  40. Content type: Case Report

    Patients with liver metastasis from non-small lung cancer (NSCLC) usually have multiple metastases at other sites and thus rarely undergo liver surgery. We present a case involving successful resection of rapi...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Hakoda, Yasuharu Sekine, Hideo Ichimura, Kazumitsu Ueda, Shigeo Aoki, Hideyuki Mishima, Akihiro Sako, Keisuke Kobayashi, Akiko Sakata and Yukio Sato

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:71

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  41. Content type: Case Report

    Fenestration is performed in patients with bronchopleural fistula to avoid a life-threatening situation. However, usually, this procedure is required 9-cm mean length of the incision with rib resection.

    Authors: Masatoshi Kanayama, Yoshinobu Ichiki, Katsuma Yoshimatsu, Yusuke Takeda, Kasumi Kusanagi, Teruaki Ishida, Masataka Mori, Hiroki Matsumiya, Yusuke Nabe, Akihiro Taira, Shinji Shinohara, Taiji Kuwata, Masaru Takenaka, Ayako Hirai, Naoko Imanishi, Kazue Yoneda…

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:70

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  42. Content type: Case Report

    Although an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter is used for preventing pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) in patients with deep vein thrombosis, IVC filter penetration in the duodenum is a rare complication.

    Authors: Takayuki Shimizu, Keiichi Kubota, Takashi Suzuki, Takatsugu Matsumoto, Takayuki Shiraki, Yuhki Sakuraoka, Shozo Mori, Yukihiro Iso, Masato Kato, Mitsuru Ishizuka and Taku Aoki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:69

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  43. Content type: Case Report

    Solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) are uncommon mesenchymal neoplasms that present most commonly at intrathoracic sites. SFTs of the liver are rare, with only a few having been reported in the English-language lit...

    Authors: Kyohei Yugawa, Tomoharu Yoshizumi, Yohei Mano, Takeshi Kurihara, Shohei Yoshiya, Kazuki Takeishi, Shinji Itoh, Noboru Harada, Toru Ikegami, Yuji Soejima, Kenichi Kohashi, Yoshinao Oda and Masaki Mori

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:68

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  44. Content type: Case Report

    Intrahepatic arterioportal fistula (IAPF) is a rare cause of portal hypertension. Interventional radiology (IVR) is generally selected as the first-line therapeutic option. Surgical treatment for IAPF is requi...

    Authors: Hideyuki Takata, Hiroshi Makino, Tadashi Yokoyama, Hiroshi Maruyama, Atsushi Hirakata, Junji Ueda and Hiroshi Yoshida

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:67

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  45. Content type: Case Report

    Since a displaced bronchus related to the left upper lobe is an uncommon anatomical anomaly, it has a risk of being accidentally resected during left upper lobe resection unless they are identified preoperativ...

    Authors: Kazuto Ohtaka, Nozomu Iwashiro, Kazunori Watanabe, Tomoko Mizota, Ryo Takahashi, Masato Suzuoki, Kazuteru Komuro, Masanori Ohara, Kichizo Kaga and Yoshiro Matsui

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:66

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  46. Content type: Case Report

    Cholangiocarcinoma due to exposure to 1.2-dichloropropane (DCP) or dichloromethane (DCM) is classified as occupational cholangiocarcinoma. We report a case of occupational cholangiocarcinoma diagnosed 18 years...

    Authors: Masahiko Kinoshita, Yasunori Sato, Hiroko Nebiki, Yutaka Tamamori, Naomi Ishii, Takeshi Inoue, Genya Hamano, Akishige Kanazawa and Shoji Kubo

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:65

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