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  1. Case report

    Hydrodynamic rupture of liver in combat patient: a case of successful application of “damage control” tactic in area of the hybrid war in East Ukraine

    The hybrid war of Russia against Ukraine has been started in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts within the Donbas area in 2014.

    Igor Khomenko, Vitalii Shapovalov, Ievgen Tsema, Georgii Makarov, Roman Palytsia, Ievgen Zavodovskyi, Ivan Ishchenko, Andrii Dinets and Vladimir Mishalov

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:88

    Published on: 15 August 2017

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    Usefulness of three-dimensional image navigation system for evaluation of hepatic artery before living donor liver transplantation: a case report

    The evaluation of the hepatic vascular anatomy in living liver donors is increasingly being performed by three-dimensional (3D) computed tomography (CT) angiography. However, details of hepatic artery anatomy ...

    Michinori Matsumoto, Shigeki Wakiyama, Hiroaki Shiba, Yuichi Ishida, Yoshiaki Kita and Katsuhiko Yanaga

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:87

    Published on: 28 July 2017

  3. Case report

    Successful video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in prone position in patients with esophageal cancer and aberrant right subclavian artery: report of three cases

    An aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) with an associated nonrecurrent right inferior laryngeal nerve (NRILN) is a relatively rare anomaly that occurs at a frequency of 0.3 to 2.0% of the general populatio...

    Koji Shindo, Eishi Nagai, Toshinaga Nabae, Toru Eguchi, Taiki Moriyama, Kenoki Ohuchida, Tatsuya Manabe, Takao Ohtsuka, Yoshinao Oda, Makoto Hashizume and Masafumi Nakamura

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:86

    Published on: 28 July 2017

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    Recurrence with pagetoid spread arising 17 years after surgery for intramucosal rectal cancer: a case report

    Perianal Paget’s disease (pPD) is uncommon, with only about 180 cases documented in the literature. Anorectal carcinoma with pagetoid spread is even rarer.

    Taichi Matsubara, Yuta Kasagi, Kippei Ogaki, Yu Nakaji, Ryota Nakanishi, Yuichiro Nakashima, Masahiko Sugiyama, Hideto Sonoda, Hiroshi Saeki, Eiji Oki and Yoshihiko Maehara

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:85

    Published on: 26 July 2017

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    Resection of rectal cancer resembling submucosal tumor that was preoperatively diagnosed with endoscopic ultrasound-guided biopsy

    Colorectal cancer (CRC) resembling submucosal tumor (SMT; CRC/SMT) is very rare. Because its biopsy is challenging, accurate preoperative diagnosis is also very rare.

    Akimitsu Tanio, Hiroaki Saito, Keigo Ashida, Shouichi Urushibara, Manabu Yamamoto, Naruo Tokuyasu, Teruhisa Sakamoto, Soichiro Honjo, Yoshihiko Maeta and Yoshiyuki Fujiwara

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:84

    Published on: 26 July 2017

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    Hereditary breast cancer associated with Cowden syndrome-related PTEN mutation with Lhermitte-Duclos disease

    Cowden syndrome is characterized by multiple hamartomas in various tissues, including the skin, brain, breast, thyroid, mucous membrane, and gastrointestinal tract, and is reported to increase the risk of mali...

    Fuyo Kimura, Ai Ueda, Eiichi Sato, Jiro Akimoto, Hiroshi Kaise, Kimito Yamada, Mari Hosonaga, Yuko Kawai, Saeko Teraoka, Miki Okazaki and Takashi Ishikawa

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:83

    Published on: 24 July 2017

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    A case of successful conversion from everolimus to surgical resection of a giant pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor

    Although pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors generally have a far better prognosis relative to pancreatic cancer, the varied manifestations lead to treatment-related challenges. Everolimus therapy is generally re...

    Asahi Sato, Toshihiko Masui, Nao Sankoda, Kenzo Nakano, Yuichiro Uchida, Takayuki Anazawa, Kyoichi Takaori, Yoshiya Kawaguchi and Shinji Uemoto

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:82

    Published on: 20 July 2017

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    Non-functioning parathyroid carcinoma: a case report

    Non-functioning parathyroid carcinoma is a rare disease that is difficult to distinguish from other diseases based on the lack of hyperparathyroidism. This is a report of non-functioning parathyroid carcinoma ...

    Nobuyasu Suganuma, Hiroyuki Iwasaki, Satoru Shimizu, Tatsuya Yoshida, Takashi Yamanaka, Izumi Kojima, Haruhiko Yamazaki, Soji Toda, Hirotaka Nakayama, Katsuhiko Masudo, Yasushi Rino, Kae Kawachi, Yohei Miyagi, Akio Miyake, Kenichi Ohashi and Munetaka Masuda

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:81

    Published on: 19 July 2017

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    A case of incisional hernia repair using Composix mesh prosthesis after antethoracic pedicled jejunal flap reconstruction following an esophagectomy

    An incisional hernia in a case of antethoracic pedicled jejunal flap esophageal reconstruction after esophagectomy is a very rare occurrence, and this hernia was distinctive in that the reconstructed jejunum h...

    Atsushi Yasuda, Takushi Yasuda, Hiroaki Kato, Mitsuru Iwama, Osamu Shiraishi, Yoko Hiraki, Yumiko Tanaka, Masayuki Shinkai, Motohiro Imano, Yutaka Kimura and Haruhiko Imamoto

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:79

    Published on: 29 June 2017

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    Successful radical resection of pancreatic head carcinoma in a patient with replaced right hepatic artery originating from posterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery: a case report

    Anatomical variations of hepatic arteries may be problematic in pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). We experienced pancreatic head cancer in a patient with rare variation of hepatic artery and performed PD successfu...

    Yusuke Sakamoto, Takahisa Fujikawa and Akira Tanaka

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:78

    Published on: 19 June 2017

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    Seven esophageal perforation cases after aortic replacement/stenting for thoracic aortic dissection or aneurysm

    Esophageal perforation after aortic replacement/stenting for aortic dissection or aneurysm is a rare but severe complication. However, its cause, standard treatment, and prognosis are unclear. We analyzed the ...

    Yoshihisa Yaguchi, Yoshimasa Kumata, Masahiro Horikawa, Takashi Kiyokawa, Tsuyoshi Inaba and Ryoji Fukushima

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:77

    Published on: 19 June 2017

  12. Case report

    Long-term survival after multidisciplinary therapy for residual gallbladder cancer with peritoneal dissemination: a case report

    Although surgical resection is the only curative treatment for gallbladder cancer (GBC), concomitant peritoneal dissemination is considered far beyond the scope of resection. We report a long-term survivor wit...

    Daisuke Kuga, Tomoki Ebata, Yukihiro Yokoyama, Tsuyoshi Igami, Gen Sugawara, Takashi Mizuno, Junpei Yamaguchi and Masato Nagino

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:76

    Published on: 14 June 2017

  13. Case Report

    A case of ruptured infective coronary artery aneurysm

    Infective coronary artery aneurysm is extremely rare and ruptured aneurysm is life-threatening. We report a case of ruptured coronary artery aneurysm, which was successfully treated by the patch closure techni...

    Kayo Sugiyama, Katsuhiko Matsuyama, Keita Maruno, Satoshi Takahashi, Masahiko Kuinose, Rena Nagashima and Hitoshi Ogino

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:75

    Published on: 7 June 2017

  14. Case Report

    A fascia lata free flap in pelvic exenteration for Fournier gangrene due to advanced rectal cancer: a case report

    Fournier gangrene due to advanced rectal cancer is a rapidly progressive gangrene of the perineum and buttocks. Emergency surgical debridement of necrotic tissue is crucial, and secondary surgery to resect tum...

    Hiroshi Sawayama, Nobutomo Miyanari, Hidetaka Sugihara, Shiro Iwagami, Takao Mizumoto, Tatsuo Kubota, Yoshio Haga and Hideo Baba

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:74

    Published on: 26 May 2017

  15. Case Report

    Biliary-duodenal anastomosis using magnetic compression following massive resection of small intestine due to strangulated ileus after living donor liver transplantation: a case report

    Despite the improvements of surgical techniques and postoperative management of patients with liver transplantation, biliary complications are one of the most common and important adverse events. We present a ...

    Ryusuke Saito, Hiroyuki Tahara, Seiichi Shimizu, Masahiro Ohira, Kentaro Ide, Kohei Ishiyama, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi and Hideki Ohdan

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:73

    Published on: 25 May 2017

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    Usefulness of PET/CT for early detection of internal malignancies in patients with Muir–Torre syndrome: report of two cases

    Muir–Torre syndrome (MTS) is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis caused by mutations in mismatch repair genes. It is characterized by the presence of at least one sebaceous skin tumor associated with inte...

    Yui Ishiguro, Shigenori Homma, Tadashi Yoshida, Yosuke Ohno, Nobuki Ichikawa, Hideki Kawamura, Hiroo Hata, Satoru Kase, Susumu Ishida, Hiromi Okada-Kanno, Kanako C. Hatanaka and Akinobu Taketomi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:71

    Published on: 23 May 2017

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    Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with inferior vena cava invasion: a report of three resected cases

    Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) often infiltrates to the adjacent major vasculatures; however, direct invasion of PDAC to the inferior vena cava (IVC) is uncommon.

    Takuya Mizumoto, Tadahiro Goto, Hirochika Toyama, Keitaro Sofue, Sadaki Asari, Sachio Terai, Motofumi Tanaka, Masahiro Kido, Tetsuo Ajiki, Takumi Fukumoto and Yonson Ku

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:72

    Published on: 23 May 2017

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    Primary ectopic breast cancer of the vulva, treated with local excision of the vulva and sentinel lymph node biopsy: a case report

    Primary breast cancer fairly infrequently occurs in ectopic breast tissue, and primary ectopic breast cancer of the vulva is particularly rare. Only 26 cases have been published in the English-language literat...

    Takayuki Ishigaki, Yasuo Toriumi, Ryouko Nosaka, Rei Kudou, Yoshimi Imawari, Makiko Kamio, Hiroko Nogi, Hisashi Shioya and Hiroshi Takeyama

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:69

    Published on: 16 May 2017

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    Transcatheter arterial embolization for intercostal arterio-esophageal fistula in esophageal cancer

    While esophageal fistula formation in the adjacent organs is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality, the management of non-aortic arterio-esophageal fistula has not been frequently reported.

    Tetsuya Tajima, Shigeo Haruki, Shinsuke Usui, Koji Ito, Akiyo Matsumoto, Akiyuki Matsuhisa and Noriaki Takiguchi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:70

    Published on: 16 May 2017

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    Gastric adenosquamous carcinoma producing granulocyte-colony stimulating factor: a case of a rare malignancy

    A gastric adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) that produces granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) is an uncommon malignancy with a poor prognosis. Due to the rarity of this lesion, a standard treatment for t...

    Kazuki Moro, Masayuki Nagahashi, Tetsuya Naito, Yu Nagai, Tomohiro Katada, Masahiro Minagawa, Jun Hasegawa, Tatsuo Tani, Naohiro Shimakage, Hiroyuki Usuda, Emmanuel Gabriel, Tsutomu Kawaguchi, Kazuaki Takabe and Toshifumi Wakai

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:67

    Published on: 11 May 2017

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    Multiple malignant epithelioid mesotheliomas of the liver and greater omentum: a case report and review of the literature

    Malignant mesothelioma commonly arises from the pleura, but can also arise from the peritoneum, pericardium, and tunica vaginalis testis. However, malignant mesothelioma of the liver is extremely rare and coex...

    Koji Minami, Hiroshi Okumura, Kiyokazu Hiwatashi, Sumika Matsukita, Tetsuro Setoyama, Kota Minamimagari, Yusuke Tsuruta, Ichiro Kanetsuki, Yoshito Ogura, Shigeho Maenohara and Shoji Natsugoe

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:66

    Published on: 10 May 2017

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    Spontaneous regression of transverse colon cancer: a case report

    Spontaneous regression (SR) of many malignant tumors has been well documented, with an approximate incidence of one per 60,000–100,000 cancer patients. However, SR of colorectal cancer (CRC) is very rare, acco...

    Keigo Chida, Kazuaki Nakanishi, Hiroki Shomura, Shigenori Homma, Atsuo Hattori, Keizo Kazui and Akinobu Taketomi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:65

    Published on: 10 May 2017

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    Successful lung-sparing resection of synchronous pleural mesothelioma and contralateral lung cancer

    Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an uncommon malignant tumor, and its synchronous occurrence with primary lung cancer is extremely rare. Here, we report the first surgical case of synchronous MPM and co...

    Naoko Imanishi, Yusuke Nabe, Masaru Takenaka, Yasuhiro Chikaishi, Koji Kuroda, Hirotsugu Noguchi, Kazuhiro Yatera and Fumihiro Tanaka

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:64

    Published on: 8 May 2017

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