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  1. Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome denotes a mechanical duodenal obstruction between the SMA and aorta. Total parenteral or enteral nutrition is the treatment of choice. However, surgical intervention i...

    Authors: Akiharu Kimura, Nobuhiro Morinaga, Wataru Wada, Kyoichi Ogata, Akiko Morishita, Takayuki Okuyama, Hiroyuki Kato, Makoto Sohda, Ken Shirabe and Hiroshi Saeki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:163
  2. Yolk sac tumor (YST) is a germ cell tumor that is generally associated with good prognosis in children. It has been recently reported that vaginal YSTs can be cured using chemotherapy alone. Thus, minimal inva...

    Authors: Motohiro Kano, Ryoya Furugane, Keita Hogetsu, Yuji Yamada, Junnosuke Maniwa, Tamotsu Kobayashi, Naoki Hashizume, Teizaburo Mori, Eiichiro Watanabe, Masataka Takahashi, Akihiro Fujino, Yutaka Kanamori, Keita Terashima, Kimikazu Matsumoto and Akihiro Yoneda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:162
  3. Although infantile hepatic hemangioma and hepatic mesenchymal hamartoma are relatively common in benign pediatric liver tumors, coexistence of the two tumors is rare. Placental mesenchymal dysplasia is also a ...

    Authors: Shunsuke Fujii, Kyoko Mochizuki, Hidehito Usui, Norihiko Kitagawa, Sayoko Umemoto, Mio Tanaka, Yukichi Tanaka, Masako Otani, Kumiko Nozawa, Kenji Kurosawa, Masayo Kagami and Masato Shinkai
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:161
  4. Typically, in cases of adenomatous polyposis, colorectal cancer develops in the third or fourth decade of life. We report the case of a female patient with colorectal polyposis who developed adenocarcinoma at ...

    Authors: Masahiro Zenitani, Hidehito Inagaki, Hiroki Kurahashi and Takaharu Oue
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:160
  5. The treatment of locally advanced colon cancer is challenging, particularly when there is invasion of the abdominal wall. In such cases, balancing the securing of margins and sufficiently repairing abdominal w...

    Authors: Tsukasa Aritake, Akira Ouchi, Koji Komori, Takashi Kinoshita, Yusuke Sato, Ryota Nakamura, Keisuke Takanari, Hiroya Taniguchi, Kei Muro, Seiichi Kato, Tetsuya Abe, Seiji Ito and Yasuhiro Shimizu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:159
  6. The median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) is a disease in which the celiac artery is compressed by the arcuate ligament and causes stenosis. If abdominal pain or an aneurysm is observed in the head of the pa...

    Authors: Sho Ueda, Masato Maeda, Kenta Nishitani, Tada Seiichiro, Keisuke Kawamorita, Tomoyasu Takayanagi, Toshiki Kobayashi, Yosuke Hashimoto and Kei Yonezawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:158
  7. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) is increasingly used to prevent chemotherapy-associated febrile neutropenia. Generally, aortitis is not considered a side effect of G-CSF and is thought to be extr...

    Authors: Nana Matsumoto, Naoto Kondo, Yumi Wanifuchi-Endo, Tomoko Asano, Tomoka Hisada, Yasuaki Uemoto, Akiko Kato, Mitsuo Terada, Natsumi Yamanaka, Ayaka Isogai, Muneyuki Takayama, Takeshi Hasegawa, Koichi Ito, Keiji Mashita and Tatsuya Toyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:157
  8. Esophageal atresia with or without a trachea–esophageal fistula occurs due to the failure of separation or incomplete development of the foregut. Therefore, esophageal atresia is often associated with various ...

    Authors: Terutaka Tanimoto, Takuo Noda, Reisuke Imaji and Hiroshi Nouso
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:156
  9. Pegfilgrastim (PEG) is a sustained-duration pegylated form of filgrastim, a granulocyte-colony stimulating factor agent that is widely used as prophylaxis against febrile neutropenia during chemotherapy. We re...

    Authors: Yukiko Seto, Nobuyoshi Kittaka, Azusa Taniguchi, Haruka Kanaoka, Satomi Nakajima, Yuri Oyama, Hiroki Kusama, Noriyuki Watanabe, Saki Matsui, Minako Nishio, Fumie Fujisawa, Koji Takano, Hideyuki Arita and Takahiro Nakayama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:155
  10. Esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare tumors of the gastrointestinal interstitium, and comprise less than 0.7% of all GISTs. The presentation of esophageal GIST is relatively benign, comm...

    Authors: Shohei Ohki, Naoki Enomoto, Daiki Kato, Shusuke Yagi, Hitomi Wake, Kyoko Nohara, Hideki Miyazaki, Toru Igari, Norihiro Kokudo and Kazuhiko Yamada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:153
  11. Testicular torsion (TT) is common surgical emergency that requires early diagnosis and immediate intervention within 6 h since its onset to salvage the testis. However, the decision was made only by the surgeo...

    Authors: Yumi Shirasaki, Masumi Kawashima, Takuya Kimura, Hiroaki Yamanaka, Kousuke Hatta, Joel Branch and Yasuo Matsuda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:152
  12. Primary cancer of the appendix, especially signet-ring cell carcinoma, is an uncommon disease, and it is rarely suspected before surgery. Diffuse intestinal ganglioneuromatosis that is not associated with neur...

    Authors: Ayami Sato, Yu Sato, Nobuyuki Hiruta, Takashi Oshiro, Yutaka Yoshida, Tasuku Urita, Tomoaki Kitahara, Kengo Kadoya, Taiki Nabekura, Yuki Moriyama and Shinichi Okazumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:151
  13. Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare tumor of mesenchymal origin and accounts for < 2% of all soft tissue masses. Although SFT has been identified in multiple anatomic locations and can grow anywhere in the ...

    Authors: Shoei Kuroki, Takanori Ayabe, Toshihiro Gi, Yuichiro Sato, Hiroshi Nakada and Ryo Maeda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:150
  14. Acute aortic dissection type A is among the most lethal surgical emergencies. Patients may suffer from occlusion of the aorta or its branches causing end-organ malperfusion complicating the diagnosis and worse...

    Authors: Venny Lise Kvalheim, Maria Devold Soknes, Guttorm Lysvold Jenssen and Rune Haaverstad
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:149
  15. Splenic artery aneurysms usually rupture into the free peritoneal space and rarely into the gastrointestinal tract. We report the case of a patient with a giant splenic artery aneurysm that ruptured in to the ...

    Authors: Chihiro Yoshikawa, Ichiro Yamato, Yasuyuki Nakata, Tadashi Nakagawa, Takashi Inoue, Mitsuhiro Nakatani, Daiki Nezu, Shunsuke Doi, Yasuhiro Kuroda, Kazuki Fujii, Shouhei Kishida, Midori Kamikubo and Saiho Ko
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:148

    The Correction to this article has been published in Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:216

  16. A leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is a rare tumor that mainly originates from the urinary tract and digestive system; however, non-visceral organ-derived patterns are rare. Herein, we report that a vessel-derived pleomor...

    Authors: Masaya Otabe, Tomoyuki Abe, Yusuke Sumi, Shuji Yonehara, Toshio Noriyuki and Masahiro Nakahara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:147
  17. The prevalence and incidence of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are increasing worldwide. Primary mesenteric NETs are extremely rare. Solid tumors that arise in the mesentery are typically metastatic. We present ...

    Authors: Shigemi Morishita, Shinichi Yoshida, Yasufumi Kamatani, Shinya Suzuhigashi, Masaki Kitou and Takuma Nasu
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:146
  18. General surgery for patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is infrequent, however, general surgeons also occasionally experience it. Only a few reports have described the specific perioperative managemen...

    Authors: Mariko Fukui, Kuniaki Seyama, Takeshi Matsunaga, Aritoshi Hattori, Kazuya Takamochi, Shiaki Oh, Izumi Kawagoe and Kenji Suzuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:145
  19. Delayed onset of colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM) > 5 years after primary colorectal surgery is rare. Herein, we report a case of delayed-onset CRLM that occurred 10 years after primary surgery, for which la...

    Authors: Hidetoshi Shidahara, Tomoyuki Abe, Akihiko Oshita, Yusuke Sumi, Hiroshi Okuda, Manabu Kurayoshi, Shuji Yonehara, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, Hideki Ohdan, Toshio Noriyuki and Masahiro Nakahara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:144
  20. Although detachment of the implanted valve prosthesis was a well-known complication in patients with Behçet’s disease, complete detachment of an aortic bileaflet valve prosthesis has never been reported.

    Authors: Haruhiro Nagase, Takaya Hoashi, Ayumu Masuoka, Kentaro Hotoda, Koichi Toda, Akihiro Yoshitake and Takaaki Suzuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:143
  21. Foreign body ingestion is a common case in daily medical care, and it usually passes through the entire gastrointestinal tract naturally and is excreted in the feces. However, long and sharp foreign bodies may...

    Authors: Masahiro Soga, Tetsuya Tanaka, Takeshi Ueda, Yuki Kirihataya, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yasushi Okura, Masayoshi Sawai and Atsushi Yoshimura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:141
  22. Scoliosis is one of the symptoms manifested by patients with Marfan syndrome (MFS). Deformity of the thoracic cavity due to severe scoliosis may cause difficulty during cardiac surgery in terms of the surgical...

    Authors: Shun-Ichiro Sakamoto, Ryosuke Amitani, Yusuke Motoji, Takako Yamaguchi, Atsushi Hiromoto, Kenji Suzuki and Yosuke Ishii
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:140
  23. Myxofibrosarcoma is a common soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities, which occurs very rarely in the thyroid gland.

    Authors: Maria Chara Stylianidi, Lena Haeberle, Matthias Schott, Yuriko Mori, Christina Antke, Frederick Lars Giesel, Gerald Antoch, Irene Esposito, Wolfram Trudo Knoefel and Andreas Krieg
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:139
  24. There are multiple surgical procedures for resecting non-ampullary duodenal neoplasms (NADNs), and the appropriate method is selected depending on the tumor location and diagnosis. We herein report 3 cases of ...

    Authors: Shunsuke Ishida, Teijiro Hirashita, Yoko Kawano, Hiroki Orimoto, Shota Amano, Masahiro Kawamura, Atsuro Fujinaga, Takahide Kawasaki, Takashi Masuda, Yuichi Endo, Masayuki Ohta and Masafumi Inomata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:138
  25. Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) has been advocated for treating advanced liver tumors, but the devascularized ischemic area resulting from liver parenchymal ...

    Authors: Mai Ishihara, Yuki Takahashi, Kenichi Matsuo, Akihiro Nakamura, Shinji Togo and Kuniya Tanaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:137
  26. While thrombosis is a well-known complication of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, reports on intestinal necrosis due to intestinal ischemia caused by thrombosis are extremely rare. We herein repo...

    Authors: Hirotsugu Morioka, Michitoshi Goto, Haruka Tanaka, Hirotaka Momose, Kazuyoshi Fujino, Toshiaki Hagiwara, Jun Aoki, Michihiro Orihata and Kotaro Kaneko
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:136
  27. Gangrenous cholecystitis has a high risk of perforation and sepsis; therefore, cholecystectomy in the early stage of the disease is recommended. However, during the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pa...

    Authors: Yurie Yoshida, Tomohiro Iguchi, Norifumi Iseda, Kosuke Hirose, Takuya Honboh, Noriko Iwasaki, Seiya Kato, Noriaki Sadanaga and Hiroshi Matsuura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:134
  28. Liver metastasis is the most common form of distant spread of colorectal cancer. Despite oncological and surgical advances, only about 25% of patients are eligible to undergo resection. As the liver has a limi...

    Authors: Hidenori Tomida, Tsuyhosi Notake, Akira Shimizu, Koji Kubota, Kentaro Umemura, Atsushi Kamachi, Takamune Goto, Shiori Yamazaki and Yuji Soejima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:132
  29. Extensive vaccination programs are being implemented worldwide for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). With the spread of vaccination, swelling of the lymph nodes after vaccination is frequently seen. We enco...

    Authors: Soichiro Sasa, Hiroaki Inoue, Tomohiro Inui, Naoki Miyamoto, Mariko Aoyama, Kazumasa Okumura, Hiroaki Toba, Takahiro Yoshida, Miki Tezuka, Chieko Hirose, Yasuyo Saijo, Hisanori Uehara, Ayumi Izumori, Masako Takahashi, Mitsunori Sasa and Hiromitsu Takizawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:131
  30. Duplication cysts close to the ileocecal valve are usually treated with ileocecal resection. However, loss of the ileocecal valve will lead to problems, especially in infants. Mucosectomy of the cyst would be ...

    Authors: Koichi Deguchi, Ryuta Saka, Miho Watanabe, Kazunori Masahata, Motonari Nomura, Masafumi Kamiyama, Takehisa Ueno, Yuko Tazuke and Hiroomi Okuyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:130
  31. The artery of Adamkiewicz (AKA) provides the major blood supply to the lower two-thirds of the spinal cord. As the AKA typically arises from a left posterior intercostal artery at the levels between 9 and 12th...

    Authors: Yukiko Nemoto, Koji Kuroda, Masataka Mori, Masatoshi Kanayama, Tiaji Kuwata, Masaru Takenaka and Fumihiro Tanaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:129
  32. Verrucous carcinoma of the esophagus (VCE) is a rare tumor that is difficult to diagnose. In most cases, biopsies show nonspecific inflammatory and hyperkeratotic changes and do not show malignant findings. Mo...

    Authors: Masashi Hashimoto, Yasuhiro Shirakawa, Shunsuke Tanabe, Takehiro Tanaka, Naoaki Maeda, Kazufumi Sakurama, Kazuhiro Noma and Toshiyoshi Fujiwara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:128
  33. Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV) due to extrahepatic portal vein obstruction is a rare vascular anomaly. Since its symptoms usually appear in childhood, most of the adult cases are detected u...

    Authors: Naohiro Hirano, Masahiro Iseki, Takanori Morikawa, Yuuichiro Umino, Shuichi Aoki, Koetsu Inoue, Shun Nakayama, Takayuki Miura, Kunihiro Masuda, Masaharu Ishida, Hideo Ohtsuka, Masamichi Mizuma, Kei Nakagawa, Kiyoshi Kume, Atsushi Masamune, Takashi Kamei…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:127
  34. Staphylococcus hominis (S. hominis) is an opportunistic pathogen that is often highly resistant to antibiotics and is difficult to treat. In patients diagnosed with an adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-producing...

    Authors: Ryuta Muraki, Yoshifumi Morita, Kyota Tatsuta, Shinya Ida, Ryo Kitajima, Amane Hirotsu, Makoto Takeda, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu, Atsuko Fukazawa, Go Kuroda, Keisuke Kakizawa and Hiroya Takeuchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:126
  35. Severely obese patients can have other diseases requiring surgical treatment. In such patients, bariatric surgeries are considered a precursor to operations targeting the original disease for the purpose of re...

    Authors: Akira Umemura, Akira Sasaki, Hiroyuki Nitta, Hirokatsu Katagiri, Shoji Kanno, Daiki Takeda, Taro Ando, Satoshi Amano, Masao Nishiya, Noriyuki Uesugi and Tamotsu Sugai
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:125
  36. According to previous reports, in patients with preoperative coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, mortality is increased if they undergo surgery within 6 weeks of diagnosis. However, the optimal timi...

    Authors: Naoki Nishie, Manabu Ohashi, Rie Makuuchi, Masaru Hayami, Satoshi Ida, Koshi Kumagai, Souya Nunobe and Takeshi Sano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:124
  37. Intrathoracic gossypiboma is a consequence of retained sponge/swap, gauzoma, muslinoma, textiloma, or cottonoid in the thoracic cavity during surgery. The thoracic cavity is of the rarest place for gossypiboma...

    Authors: Shahab Rafieian, Matin Vahedi, Javad Sarbazzadeh, Hesam Amini and Reza Ershadi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:123
  38. Spontaneous rupture is one of the most life-threatening complications of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) effectively achieves hemostasis in patients with hemodynamic i...

    Authors: Makoto Kurimoto, Kenya Yamanaka, Masaaki Hirata, Makoto Umeda, Tokuyuki Yamashita, Hikaru Aoki, Yusuke Hanabata, Akina Shinkura and Jun Tamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:122
  39. Anomalous systemic arterial supply to the normal basal segment of the left lower lobe is a congenital abnormality of the lung, frequently and is generally diagnosed at a young age. Surgery is generally recomme...

    Authors: Motoki Ebihara, Sakashi Fujimori, Souichiro Suzuki, Takuma Yotsumoto, Shinichiro Kikunaga, Reo Ohtsuka and Shigefumi Matsuyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:121
  40. Surgery for perforated rectal cancer is technically difficult because of paralytic dilatation due to generalized fecal peritonitis, the presence of a bulky tumor, and fecal retention due to obstruction. Transa...

    Authors: Hiroya Enomoto, Katsuhito Suwa, Nana Takeuchi, Yuhei Tsukazaki, Takuro Ushigome, Tomoyoshi Okamoto and Ken Eto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:120
  41. Currently, no established standard treatment exists for metastatic anal squamous cell carcinoma. We report a case of complete response in a patient with stage IV anal squamous cell carcinoma after undergoing m...

    Authors: Katsuji Sawai, Takanori Goi, Noriyuki Tagai, Hidetaka Kurebayashi, Mitsuhiro Morikawa, Kenji Koneri, Masato Tamaki, Makoto Murakami, Yasuo Hirono and Hiroyuki Maeda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:119
  42. Liposarcoma is one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas, but is extremely rarely found in the esophagus. There have been no reports of esophageal liposarcoma together with superficial carcinoma of the esoph...

    Authors: Tomohiro Okura, Yasuhiro Shirakawa, Yuki Katsura, Takuya Yano, Michihiro Ishida, Daisuke Satoh, Yasuhiro Choda, Masanori Yoshimitsu, Nakano Kanyu, Hiroyoshi Matsukawa, Hitoshi Idani, Masazumi Okajima and Shigehiro Shiozaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:118
  43. Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic hernia (TDH) is a complication of blunt diaphragmatic injury. If missed, it could lead to critical presentations, such as incarceration or strangulation of the herniated intra-abd...

    Authors: Mayuko Kori, Hidetoshi Endo, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Nobuyasu Awano and Takuo Takehana
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:117
  44. Surgery for anal fistula cancer (AFC) associated with Crohn’s disease usually entails extensive perineal wounds and dead space in the pelvis, which is often filled with a myocutaneous flap. However, use of a m...

    Authors: Akira Komono, Gumpei Yoshimatsu, Ryuji Kajitani, Yoshiko Matsumoto, Naoya Aisu and Suguru Hasegawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:116
  45. Appendicectomy is generally a minimally invasive surgery, after which postoperative complications such as acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are rare. We describe a case of ARDS due to sepsis caused by Ba...

    Authors: Yoshinobu Fuse, Hironori Ohdaira, Teppei Kamada, Junji Takahashi, Keigo Nakashima, Yuichi Nakaseko, Norihiko Suzuki, Masashi Yoshida, Shinya Okada and Yutaka Suzuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:115
  46. Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) is a chronic, progressive liver disease associated with dyslipidemia. There is a consensus that PBC does not accelerate coronary artery disease despite high cholesterol levels...

    Authors: Siyuan Yao, Akiho Iwashita, Shintaro Yagi, Hirotoshi Watanabe, Takahiro Nishio, Yukinori Koyama, Kazuyuki Nagai, Naoko Kamo, Kojiro Taura and Etsuro Hatano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:113

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