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  1. CA19-9 is a tumor marker for gastrointestinal and biliary-pancreatic adenocarcinomas; however, its association with thyroid cancer is unknown. Here, we report a case of CA19-9 producing locally advanced papill...

    Authors: Hiroki Morikawa, Takaaki Oba, Ayaka Kitazawa, Ryoko Iji, Nami Kiyosawa, Masatsugu Amitani, Tadafumi Shimizu, Toshiharu Kanai, Takeshi Uehara and Ken-ichi Ito
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:83
  2. The serum level of Krebs von den Lungen-6 (sKL-6) is a biomarker of interstitial pneumonia and has been reported to be elevated in patients with cancers. However, there have been few cases of gastric cancer (G...

    Authors: Naoe Yanagisawa, Naohiko Koide, Harunari Fukai, Yoshinori Koyama, Yuu Ogihara and Maki Ohya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:82
  3. Horseshoe lung is a rare congenital malformation in which the lung protrudes from the mediastinum to the other side. Owing to the high frequency of other fatal cardiovascular complications, it is often diagnos...

    Authors: Chihiro Kagohashi, Yasuyuki Kurihara, Mariko Hanafusa and Kenichi Okubo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:81
  4. Pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm (PDAA) is a rare, but fatal disease. However, the association between aneurysm size and the risk of rupture remains unclear. There are many options for therapeutic strategie...

    Authors: Sho Fujiwara, Keiichiro Kawamura, Yoshiyuki Nakano, Tetsuo Watanabe and Hiroshi Yamashita
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:80
  5. The development of immunohistochemical staining has revealed that gastric adenocarcinoma with the gastric phenotype can be divided into the foveolar, fundic gland, and pyloric gland phenotypes. Gastric adenoca...

    Authors: Kaiho Hirata, Shusuke Yagi, Hideki Miyazaki, Kazuhiko Yamada, Naoki Akazawa, Naoki Enomoto, Kyoko Nohara, Chizu Yokoi, Toru Igari and Norihiro Kokudo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:78
  6. In liver transplant patients with hypoplastic portal vein (PV), when the narrowed segment is extended too deep into the dorsal side of the pancreas, it is difficult and dangerous to reconstruct the interpositi...

    Authors: Shinsuke Sugenoya, Atsuyoshi Mita, Akira Shimizu, Yasunari Ohno, Koji Kubota, Yuichi Masuda, Tsuyoshi Notake and Yuji Soejima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:77
  7. Robotic-assisted surgery is steadily becoming more prominent. The majority of reports regarding port site hernias (PSHs) have involved laparoscopic procedures. Currently, it is common to suture the fascia at p...

    Authors: Changgi Ahn, Masatsune Shibutani, Kishu Kitayama, Hiroaki Kasashima, Yuichiro Miki, Mami Yoshii, Tatsunari Fukuoka, Tatsuro Tamura, Takahiro Toyokawa, Shigeru Lee and Kiyoshi Maeda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:75
  8. Pancreatic adenosquamous cell carcinoma (PASC) is a relatively rare histological type of pancreatic malignancy, and preoperative diagnosis is difficult because of its rarity. PASC accounts for 1–4% of all panc...

    Authors: Nao Kitasaki, Tomoyuki Abe, Masashi Inoue, Marino Teshima, Masataka Nakagawa, Masatoshi Kochi, Ryuichi Hotta and Kazuhiro Toyota
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:74
  9. Duodenal duplication cysts (DDC) are rare duplications of the alimentary tract. Their treatment depends on their size and location. A radical treatment is total resection, if possible. However, partial excisio...

    Authors: Yoichi Nakagawa, Hiroo Uchida, Satoshi Makita, Takahisa Tainaka, Akinari Hinoki, Chiyoe Shirota, Wataru Sumida, Hizuru Amano, Akihiro Yasui, Yoko Kano, Takuya Maeda, Daiki Kato and Yousuke Gohda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:73
  10. Docetaxel, cisplatin, and 5-fluorouracil (DCF) chemotherapy is reportedly an effective treatment strategy for squamous cell carcinoma of the anus (SCCA). However, studies regarding its use in Japanese patients...

    Authors: Ryozan Naito, Takuya Shiraishi, Nobuhiro Hosoi, Takayoshi Watanabe, Ikuma Shioi, Yuta Shibasaki, Nobuhiro Nakazawa, Katsuya Osone, Takuhisa Okada, Akihiko Sano, Makoto Sakai, Hiroomi Ogawa, Makoto Sohda, Ken Shirabe and Hiroshi Saeki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:71
  11. Nipple adenoma is a relatively rare benign disease. Clinically, it often presents with nipple erosions, and it should be differentiated from Paget’s disease.

    Authors: Shuko Ono, Masumi Tanaka, Yasuteru Yoshinaga, Toshihiko Satou and Mikiko Aoki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:70
  12. Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a genomic imprinting disorder caused by diverse genetic and/or epigenetic disorders of chromosome 11p15.5. BWS presents with a variety of clinical features, including overg...

    Authors: Yo Sato, Yusuke Watanabe, Takafumi Morisaki, Saori Hayashi, Yoshiki Otsubo, Yurina Ochiai, Kimihisa Mizoguchi, Yuka Takao, Mai Yamada, Yusuke Mizuuchi, Masafumi Nakamura and Makoto Kubo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:69
  13. Occupational cholangiocarcinoma is associated with exposure to organic solvents, such as dichloromethane (DCM) and 1,2-dichloropropane (DCP). This report describes a case of occupational cholangiocarcinoma det...

    Authors: Naoko Kounami, Sakae Maeda, Akihiro Kitagawa, Hideo Tomihara, Yuki Ushimaru, Nobuyoshi Ohara, Tomohira Takeoka, Mitsunobu Imasato, Ryohei Kawabata, Shingo Noura, Yumiko Yasuhara and Atsushi Miyamoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:68
  14. Among the various anomalies of the biliary system, a double common bile duct with ectopic drainage in the stomach is rare. Furthermore, ectopic bile ducts are extremely rare in gastric cancers.

    Authors: Kazuaki Hashimoto, Tsukasa Ihara, Yuichiro Maruyama, Shinichi Tomisaki and Hiroshi Harada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:67
  15. Inguinal herniation of the urinary bladder is uncommon and those descending into the scrotum are even rarer. Although open anterior repair has been used for inguinal bladder hernia, the efficacy of laparoscopi...

    Authors: Hitomi Zotani, Tetsu Yamamoto, Ryoji Hyakudomi, Kiyoe Takai, Takahito Taniura, Kazunari Ishitobi, Noriyuki Hirahara, Yoshitsugu Tajima and Masaaki Hidaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:66
  16. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the appendix are rare and are often discovered incidentally during surgery for acute appendicitis or other unrelated conditions (Modlin et al. in Gastroenterology 128:1717–1751,...

    Authors: Abdullah S. Al-Darwish, Waad Rashaid Alsubaie, Waleed AlShammari, Muath AlaSheikh and Muath AlRashed
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:65
  17. Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma (PSC) is a rare and highly malignant type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), for which the treatment of choice is surgery. For peripheral PSC growing outward and invading th...

    Authors: Yingzhi Zhao, Shaohua Xie, Haoqian Zheng, Kaixin Zhang, Xin Gao, Wenwu Liu, Wei Dai, Hongfan Yu, Qiuling Shi, Bin Hu, Qiang Li, Tianpeng Xie and Xing Wei
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:64
  18. An ectopic bile duct opening into the stomach is a rare congenital anomaly of the biliary system, and thus, there are few case reports with gastric ulcer hemorrhage. Herein, we presented a case of ectopic bile...

    Authors: Yuiko Nagasawa, Masayuki Ohta, Yuki Shitomi, Hiroshi Satoh and Masanori Aramaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:63

    The Correction to this article has been published in Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:79

  19. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) of the stomach is an uncommon mesenchymal neoplasm. We present a case of gastric submucosal tumor (SMT) where the final diagnosis was IMT.

    Authors: Taku Hattori, Yutaka Tanizawa, Tadakazu Shimoda, Yusuke Koseki, Kenichiro Furukawa, Keiichi Fujiya, Daisuke Aizawa, Takashi Sugino, Masanori Terashima and Etsuro Bando
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:62
  20. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is an extremely rare connective tissue disease characterized by subsequent ossification of skeletal muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other fibrous tissues. The ossif...

    Authors: Megumi Kobayashi, Misako Hirai, Makoto Suzuki and Akira Sasaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:61
  21. Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a genetic disorder that causes fragility of the systemic connective tissues. Of the 13 subtypes, vascular EDS (vEDS) is associated with abnormalities in collagen production, res...

    Authors: Moegi Yoshizaki, Yasuko Matsuo, Satoshi Yasuda, Shunsuke Doi, Takeshi Sakata, Minako Nagai, Kota Nakamura, Yuichiro Kohara, Shohei Toyoda, Toshihiro Tanaka and Masayuki Sho
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:60
  22. Celiac axis stenosis (CAS) is frequently observed in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). This poses challenges because of the potential disruption of the hepatic arterial blood flow.

    Authors: Susumu Doita, Hideki Aoki, Hiroki Kajioka, Kohji Tanakaya and Kenji Kawamoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:59
  23. Congenital esophageal stenosis (CES) is a rare condition. We encountered a case of esophageal cancer that developed in an adult with persistent CES. Although many studies have investigated the therapeutic outc...

    Authors: Yushi Fujiwara, Hidehiko Kitagami, Tomohiro Kikkawa, Keita Sakashita, Takaya Kusumi and Yasunori Nishida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:58
  24. Kirschner wires are widely used in trauma surgery. Their migration into the pericardium is a rare but often fatal phenomenon, requiring urgent management.

    Authors: Olivier Georges, Florence De Dominicis, Malek Ben Rahal, Jules Le Pessot, Pascal Berna, Osama Abou Arab and Christophe Beyls
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:57
  25. It has been recently recognized that pulmonary cyst may develop after pulmonary resection, causing various symptoms. Most previously reported cases were after upper lobectomy in patients with chronic obstructi...

    Authors: Satona Tanaka, Naoki Date, Yoshito Imamura, Takafumi Kabuto, Hidenao Kayawake, Hideki Motoyama, Akihiro Aoyama and Hirohi Date
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:56
  26. Combined resection of lung cancer and the thoracic aortic wall with thoracic aortic endografting has been reported. However, whether the resection and endografting should be performed simultaneously or in two ...

    Authors: Hiroaki Komatsu, Nao Furukawa, Hirotaka Kinoshita, Atsutaka Aratame, Toshio Baba and Kazunori Okabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:55
  27. Epipericardial fat necrosis (EFN) is a rare disease in which local inflammation and necrosis occur in the adipose tissue surrounding the heart, particularly epicardial fat. Few cases of EFN in which surgical r...

    Authors: Ryusei Yoshino, Masaki Nakatsubo, Nanami Ujiie, Akane Ito, Nana Yoshida, Naoko Aoki and Masahiro Kitada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:54
  28. Postoperative lymphatic leakage is a complication of ineffective conservative treatment for retroperitoneal mass. Herein, we report a case of lymphatic leakage that arose after retroperitoneal tumor resection ...

    Authors: Go Kinoshita, Koichi Morisaki, Daisuke Okamoto, Takehiko Aoyagi, Shinichiro Yoshino, Kentaro Inoue and Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:53
  29. The primary superior lumbar hernia, also called the Grynfeltt Hernia, is a rare entity; hence, a standard surgical repair method has not been established. It is important for this repair procedure not only to ...

    Authors: Ryosuke Mizuno and Shusaku Honma
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:52
  30. Conversion surgery (CS) after chemotherapy is weakly recommended as a promising tool for improving prognoses in patients with unresectable gastric cancer. Moreover, several investigators have demonstrated the ...

    Authors: Yuki Hirase, Takaaki Arigami, Yota Kawasaki, Daisuke Matsushita, Masataka Shimonosono, Yusuke Tsuruda, Ken Sasaki, Yoichi Yamasaki, Takahiko Hagihara, Hidetoshi Noma, Michiyo Higashi, Hiroshi Kurahara and Takao Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2024 10:51
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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