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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Adenomyoepithelioma (AME) of the breast is an uncommon tumor characterized by the proliferation of ductal epithelial and myoepithelial cells with the heterogeneity. Although benign AME is relatively easy to di...

    Authors: Yurika Fukudome, Yoshika Nagata, Yui Yamada, Toshihiro Saeki and Takahisa Fujikawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:214
  32. Levodopa–carbidopa intestinal gel (LCIG) treatment is an effective Parkinson’s disease (PD) treatment that requires percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy with a jejunal extension tube (PEG-J). Buried bumper synd...

    Authors: Masatoshi Nakagawa, Noboru Inoue, Shuhei Takise, Masashi Takayanagi, Tsukasa Kubo, Hiroto Muroi, Masanobu Nakajima, Shinji Morita, Takatoshi Nakamura and Kazuyuki Kojima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:213
  33. A diaphragmatic hernia is a prolapse of the abdominal organs into the thoracic cavity through a hole in the diaphragm. Traumatic diaphragmatic injuries are rare and usually occur after blunt or penetrating tho...

    Authors: Satoshi Higuchi, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukinori Kurokawa, Takuro Saito, Kazuyoshi Yamamoto, Kota Momose, Kotaro Yamashita, Koji Tanaka, Tomoki Makino, Kiyokazu Nakajima, Hidetoshi Eguchi and Yuichiro Doki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:212
  34. Since indocyanine green (ICG) accumulates selectively in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cells, it can be used to detect metastatic lesions. Lymph node metastasis of HCC is rarely observed, both simultaneously ...

    Authors: Shunsuke Furukawa, Takao Ide, Kotaro Ito, Tomokazu Tanaka and Hirokazu Noshiro
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:211
  35. Mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa (MAIVF) is a fibrous region connecting the anterior mitral leaflet (AML) and aortic valve. Pseudoaneurysm of the MAIVF is a rare condition that has been reported as a sequel...

    Authors: Kosuke Nakata, Shuji Moriyama, Jun Takaki, Masahiro Takeo, Hideki Doi, Toshiyuki Matsumura and Toshihiro Fukui
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:210
  36. CA15-3 is often elevated in breast cancer recurrence and rarely in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). We report a case of DCIS with elevated CA15-3 levels, which was diagnosed after over 2 years of follow-up.

    Authors: Mutsumi Fujimoto, Yoshie Kobayashi, Kazuya Kuraoka, Tomoyuki Yoshiyama and Hideo Shigematu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:209
  37. Thyroid storm can be complicated by liver dysfunction, which may occasionally progress to acute liver failure. We herein report a case of acute liver failure following thyroid storm that was treated with livin...

    Authors: Kantoku Nagakawa, Akihiko Soyama, Takanobu Hara, Hajime Matsushima, Hajime Imamura, Takayuki Tanaka, Michi Morita, Sakaya Kuba, Tomohiko Adachi, Masaaki Hidaka, Hisamitsu Miyaaki, Satoru Akazawa, Ichiro Horie, Motohiro Sekino, Tetsuya Hara, Shinji Okano…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:208
  38. Gastrocutaneous fistulas are a rare complication of enterocutaneous fistulas and can be caused by intestinal injury, infection, and anastomotic leakage. They are typically treated conservatively or endoscopica...

    Authors: Yuji Kobayashi, Shusuke Yagi, Kazuhiko Yamada, Daiki Kato, Naoki Enomoto, Kyoko Nohara and Norihiro Kokudo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:207
  39. There are several options for the treatment of gastrointestinal stricture, including endoscopic stent placement and bypass surgery. However, a benign stricture is difficult to manage in a reconstructed gastric...

    Authors: Koji Shindo, Kenoki Ohuchida, Tomohiro Nagasue, Taiki Moriyama, Fumika Goto, Koji Tamura, Kinuko Nagayoshi, Yusuke Mizuuchi, Naoki Ikenaga, Kohei Nakata and Masafumi Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:206
  40. Primary angiosarcomas of the breast are rare and highly aggressive. We herein report a rare case of multiple angiosarcomas detected concurrently in both breasts.

    Authors: Ryota Matsuda, Michiyo Saimura, Keisei Anan, Kento Katsuyama, Yuki Tahara, Kanako Kurata, Kohei Horioka, Mitsuhiro Nakamoto, Kenichiro Koga, Shoshu Mitsuyama, Eiichi Sato, Shinichi Wakamatsu and Sadafumi Tamiya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:205
  41. Severe scoliosis can cause reflux esophagitis, and is a risk factor for Barrett's adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. Severe scoliosis is associated with respiratory dysfunction, impaired operative tolerance, and...

    Authors: Daisuke Taguchi, Kotaro Yamashita, Kota Momose, Koji Tanaka, Tomoki Makino, Takuro Saito, Kazuyoshi Yamamoto, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukinori Kurokawa, Kiyokazu Nakajima, Hidetoshi Eguchi and Yuichiro Doki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:204
  42. A self-expandable metal stent is often placed as a bridge to elective surgical treatment of left-sided malignant obstruction of the colon because it allows for primary anastomosis without the need for a tempor...

    Authors: Taro Tanabe, Genki Tsukuda, Takahiro Hobo, Noboru Yokoyama and Haruhiro Inoue
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:203
  43. The rate of residual liver recurrence after the resection of colorectal liver metastases is high, and most cases recur within 5 years of the initial hepatectomy. Here, we report two cases of residual liver rec...

    Authors: Shotaro Yagi, Makoto Takahashi, Taiki Tsuji, Susumu Yanagibashi, Taku Higashihara, Hideo Ohtsuka, Tatsuya Hayashi, Kunio Takuma, Yasuhiro Morita, Ayano Nakazono, Haruka Okada and Masayuki Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:202
  44. A colovesical fistula (CVF) is commonly treated by resection of the intestine containing the fistula or creation of a defunctioning stoma. We herein report a case of successful fistula closure and avoidance of...

    Authors: Goro Takahashi, Akihisa Matsuda, Takeshi Yamada, Kay Uehara, Seiichi Shinji, Yasuyuki Yokoyama, Takuma Iwai, Kohki Takeda, Sho Kuriyama, Toshimitsu Miyasaka, Shintaro Kanaka, Tai Terayachi, Tetsuya Okino and Hiroshi Yoshida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:201
  45. Left-sided portal hypertension including gastric venous congestion may be caused by ligating the splenic vein during pancreaticoduodenectomy with portal vein resection or total pancreatectomy. The usefulness o...

    Authors: Sanshiro Hatai, Keizo Kaku, Shinsuke Kubo, Yu Sato, Hiroshi Noguchi, Yasuhiro Okabe, Naoki Ikenaga, Kohei Nakata and Masafumi Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:200
  46. Perforation of the pyriform sinus, included in hypopharyngeal injury, is a rare condition typically caused by iatrogenic factors. We present a case of an infant who developed deep cervical and mediastinal absc...

    Authors: Noboru Oyachi, Fuminori Numano, Tomohiro Saito, Minako Hoshiai and Keiichi Koizumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:199
  47. Oxaliplatin-based regimens are commonly used as adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery for colorectal cancer. Adverse events associated with oxaliplatin include blue liver, which is caused by sinusoidal dilat...

    Authors: Akira Dejima, Yasuji Seyama, Daisuke Nakano, Misato Takao, Soichiro Natsume, Mikiya Takao, Sakiko Nakamori, Tatsuya Kanai, Shinichiro Horiguchi and Kazushige Kawai
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:198

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