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  1. Angiosarcoma of the breast is very rare and can be divided into primary and secondary angiosarcoma. Radiation-induced angiosarcoma (RIAS) is classified as secondary angiosarcoma. Diagnosis of RIAS is difficult...

    Authors: Yoko Suzuki, Kohei Taniguchi, Minami Hatono, Yukiko Kajiwara, Yuko Abe, Kengo Kawada, Takahiro Tsukioki, Mariko Kochi, Keiko Nishiyama, Takayuki Iwamoto, Hirokuni Ikeda, Tadahiko Shien, Naruto Taira, Masahiro Tabata, Hiroyuki Yanai and Hiroyoshi Doihara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:25

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  2. Decompression sickness (DCS) induced by extravascular and intravascular gas bubbles during decompression can present with varying manifestations, such as joint pain, numbness, cutaneous symptoms, and cardiopul...

    Authors: Satoshi Toyota, Shigeyuki Nagata, Shinichiro Yoshino, Sota Kono, Syogo Kawanami, Syohei Maeda, Erina Kuramitsu, Michihiro Ichimannda, Satoko Nagamatsu, Seiichiro Kai, Yasuro Fukuyama, Hiroyuki Orita and Daisuke Korenaga

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:24

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  3. Thoracic aortitis caused by Clostridium septicum is a rare infection with a strong association with malignancy and high mortality rate when left untreated. We report a case of surgical treatment for Stanford type...

    Authors: Kiyotoshi Akita, Yoshiyuki Takami, Kazuki Matsuhashi, Yusuke Sakurai, Kentaro Amano, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Tadahito Eda and Yasushi Takagi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:23

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  4. Rectal neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are rare, but their incidence has increased in recent years. The metastasis rate is low in cases of a tumor diameter < 1 cm or depth of invasion lower than the submucosa;...

    Authors: Yuma Hane, Takahiro Tsuchikawa, Kimitaka Tanaka, Yoshitsugu Nakanishi, Toshimichi Asano, Takehiro Noji, Yo Kurashima, Yuma Ebihara, Soichi Murakami, Toru Nakamura, Keisuke Okamura, Satoshi Takeuchi, Toshiaki Shichinohe and Satoshi Hirano

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:22

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  5. There is a very high mortality associated with a tracheoinnominate artery fistula; however, when patients survive, they often require reconstruction of the eroded tracheal defect after the bleeding has been co...

    Authors: Tyler B. Draeger, Shahriyour K. Andaz and Vanessa R. Gibson

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:21

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  6. The cholecystohepatic duct is a rare form of an aberrant hepatic duct that connects to the gallbladder. Although cholecystohepatic duct is reported to be a very rare anomaly, injury of cholecystohepatic duct d...

    Authors: Koki Maeda, Masami Tabata, Tatsuya Sakamoto, Yu Fujimura, Taijiro Takeuchi, Ryosuke Desaki, Motoyuki Kobayashi, Ichiro Ohsawa, Kenji Kato, Makoto Iwata and Takayuki Sanda

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:19

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  7. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) is an autosomal dominant disease and arteriovenous abnormalities are a well-recognized complication. There are several case reports of ruptured aneurysms; however, among them, r...

    Authors: Naoko Fukushima, Hiroaki Aoki, Shinsuke Takenaga, Kazuhiko Morikawa, Masaichi Ogawa and Katsuhiko Yanaga

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:18

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  8. Killian-Jamieson diverticulum (KJD) is a rare diverticulum arising from a muscular gap in the anterolateral wall of the proximal cervical esophagus. The first choice of treatment for KJD remains controversial ...

    Authors: Kohei Saisho, Satoru Matono, Toshiaki Tanaka, Naoki Mori, Haruhiro Hino, Masahiro Fujisaki, Masashi Nakagawa, Fumihiko Fujita and Yoshito Akagi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:17

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  9. Chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is the standard treatment for c-stage IIIB non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); however, patients who respond to CRT are at risk of developing fatal complications such as massive hemopty...

    Authors: Yuriko Yagi, Ken Kodama, Toru Momozane, Yukio Kimura, Masashi Takeda and Hiroki Kishima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:16

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  10. Stage IV advanced gastric cancer with para-aortic lymph node metastasis (PALM) is considered unresectable. Systemic chemotherapy is the treatment of choice for such tumors, while conversion surgery may be a tr...

    Authors: Yuki Katsura, Takehiro Okabayashi, Manabu Matsumoto, Kazuhide Ozaki and Yuichi Shibuya

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:14

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  11. Patients with esophagogastric junction cancer are increasing in Western and Eastern countries. Conversely, the clinical significance of surgical resection remains controversial in these patients. We report a l...

    Authors: Takako Tanaka, Takaaki Arigami, Yoshikazu Uenosono, Shigehiro Yanagita, Daisuke Matsushita, Keishi Okubo, Takashi Kijima, Yasuto Uchikado, Yoshiaki Kita, Shinichiro Mori, Ken Sasaki, Itaru Omoto, Hiroshi Kurahara, Kosei Maemura, Sumiya Ishigami and Shoji Natsugoe

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:13

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  12. The varices after proximal or total gastrectomy are uncommon because the supplying vessels are all divided. Emergent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy is the cornerstone of first-line management for the diagnos...

    Authors: Naoki Shinno, Ryohei Kawabata, Haruna Furukawa, Seiichi Goda, Toshinori Sueda, Tae Matsumura, Chikato Koga, Shingo Noura, Junzo Shimizu, Atsuya Okada and Junichi Hasegawa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:12

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  13. Hiatal hernia is defined by the permanent or intermittent prolapse of any abdominal structure into the chest through the diaphragmatic esophageal hiatus. Prolapse of the stomach, intestine, transverse colon, a...

    Authors: Hidenori Tomida, Masahiro Hayashi and Shinichi Hashimoto

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:11

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  14. The incidence of synchronous gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors (GI-NETs) and colorectal cancer is very low.

    Authors: Shinsei Yumoto, Yuji Miyamoto, Takahiko Akiyama, Yuki Kiyozumi, Kojiro Eto, Yukiharu Hiyoshi, Yohei Nagai, Masaaki Iwatsuki, Yoshifumi Baba, Shiro Iwagami, Naoya Yoshida and Hideo Baba

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:10

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  15. Ileus is quite a common disease, but is associated with various causes. As far as we know, there have only been one case of ileus due to inverted bladder diverticulum, which is extremely rare.

    Authors: Hirotsugu Morioka, Jun Aoki, Kazuyoshi Fujino, Yuki Sugahara, Michihiro Orihata, Michitoshi Goto, Shigeru Kobayashi and Yu Okazawa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:9

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  16. A transomental hernia is defined as bowel invagination into an abnormal hiatus of the omentum. It is a rare type of internal hernia that is sometimes lethal. We herein report a case of a transomental hernia de...

    Authors: Takahiro Haruna, Akihisa Matsuda, Michihiro Koizumi, Takeshi Yamada, Seiichi Shinji, Yasuyuki Yokoyama, Goro Takahashi, Masahiro Hotta, Takuma Iwai, Keisuke Hara, Kohki Takeda and Hiroshi Yoshida

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:8

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  17. Hepatic artery thrombosis can lead to graft loss associated with severe hepatic infarction or bile duct ischemia. When anatomical hepatic artery reconstruction is impossible in liver transplantation or hepato-...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Maruya, Masaaki Hidaka, Florian Pecquenard, Alzhan Baubekov, Yuki Nunoshita, Shinichiro Ono, Tomohiko Adachi, Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Katsumi Tanaka, Shinichiro Ito, Kengo Kanetaka and Susumu Eguchi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:7

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  18. Torsion of the vermiform appendix is a rare disease with symptoms very similar to those of acute appendicitis. We herein report a case of torsion of the vermiform appendix diagnosed by intraoperative findings.

    Authors: Kosuke Endo, Masahito Sato, Kenichi Saga, Atsushi Higashio, Yoshiaki Yuba and Yoshiki Morotomi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:6

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  19. Trastuzumab (T-mab)-based chemotherapy is a standard regimen for human epithelial growth factor 2 (HER2)-positive gastric cancer. However, some patients have demonstrated a change in HER2 status after T-mab-ba...

    Authors: Hiromi Nagata, Hironori Tsujimoto, Yoshihisa Yaguchi, Keita Kouzu, Yujiro Itazaki, Yusuke Ishibashi, Satoshi Tsuchiya, Takao Sugihara, Nozomi Ito, Manabu Harada, Shinsuke Nomura, Yoshitaka Utsumi, Hideyuki Shimazaki, Yoji Kishi and Hideki Ueno

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:5

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  20. Congenital hyperinsulinism (CH) is a rare disease, characterized by severe hypoglycemia induced by inappropriate insulin secretion from pancreatic beta-cells in neonate and infant. Hirschsprung’s disease (HD) ...

    Authors: Takeshi Shono, Kumiko Shono, Yoshiko Hashimoto, Shohei Taguchi, Masanori Masuda, Kastumi Muramori and Tomoaki Taguchi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:4

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  21. Pneumoperitoneum commonly occurs as a result of a viscus perforation and usually presents with peritoneal signs requiring emergent laparotomy. Spontaneous pneumoperitoneum is a rare condition characterized by ...

    Authors: Takeshi Ueda, Tetsuya Tanaka, Takashi Yokoyama, Tomomi Sadamitsu, Suzuka Harada and Atsushi Yoshimura

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:3

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  22. Myeloid sarcoma (MS) is a solid tumor consisting of myeloid blasts or immature myeloid cells, which are unusual outside the bone marrow.

    Authors: Rie Mizumoto, Masanori Tsujie, Tomoko Wakasa, Kotaro Kitani, Hironobu Manabe, Shuichi Fukuda, Kaoru Okada, Shumpei Satoi, Hajime Ishikawa, Toshihiko Kawasaki, Hitoshi Hanamoto, Masao Yukawa and Masatoshi Inoue

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:2

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  23. Abdominal massage for the resolution of constipation has been reported to be safe and recommended in some studies. It is conventionally performed for the elderly suffering from intractable constipation. Meanti...

    Authors: Shusuke Mori, Tomohiko Ai and Yasuhiro Otomo

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2020 6:1

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  24. Small bowel adenocarcinomas are rare malignant tumors that account for less than 2% of gastrointestinal malignancies. In addition, tumor incarceration in an inguinal hernia is also rare entity. We herein repor...

    Authors: Hironari Kawai, Koichiro Haruki, Naoki Takada, Toshio Iino, Masahiro Ikegami and Katsuhiko Yanaga

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:205

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  25. The use of drug-coated balloons (DCBs) with anti-proliferative agents in treating femoropopliteal lesions was approved in Japan in 2017. A better limb salvage rate or amputation-free rate of DCBs relative to p...

    Authors: Sohei Matsuura, Kota Yamamoto, Takafumi Akai, Toshihiko Isaji, Toshio Takayama and Katsuyuki Hoshina

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:204

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  26. Conventional lymphangiography cannot detect leakage sites of hepatic lymphatic vessels. Percutaneous transhepatic lymphangiography can be used to visualize leakage sites, and once the leakage site has been con...

    Authors: Masayuki Kojima, Masanori Inoue, Seiichiro Yamamoto, Toshio Kanai, Seishi Nakatsuka and Motohito Nakagawa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:203

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  27. The management of cardiac trauma requires rapid intervention in the emergency room, facilitated by a surgeon with prior experience to have good outcomes. Many surgeons have little experience in the requisite p...

    Authors: Takashi Nagata, Tomohiko Akahoshi, Michiko Sugino, Wataru Ishii, Ryoji Iizuka, Takafumi Shinjo, Yoshimitsu Izawa, Michiaki Hata and Alan Kawarai Lefor

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:202

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  28. Spontaneously ruptured large splenic cyst is a rare in children, and traditionally total or partial splenectomy has been performed for treating an emergent case. We herein present a first case with spontaneous...

    Authors: Kumiko Shono, Yoshiko Hashimoto and Takeshi Shono

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:201

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  29. Extrapleural hematoma is uncommon. However, according to the size of hematoma and/or the progression of anemia, surgical treatment to control bleeding might be necessary because a huge hematoma can cause venti...

    Authors: Soichi Oka, Kenji Ono, Kenta Kajiyama and Katsuma Yoshimatsu

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:200

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  30. The surgical strategy for congenital perineal lipoma varies depending on the size, location, and accompanying congenital anomalies, with the optimum approach remaining to be determined. We herein report a case...

    Authors: Yudai Goto, Kazuaki Takiguchi, Hirofumi Shimizu, Hayato Go and Hideaki Tanaka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:199

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  31. Although complete surgical resection of thymic carcinoma is a prognostic factor, it is not always an option for advanced tumors because of locoregional invasion. Extended surgery combined with a major blood ve...

    Authors: Hidenori Kuno, Soichiro Funaki, Kenji Kimura, Kazuo Shimamura, Keiwa Kin, Toru Kuratani, Yoshiki Sawa and Yasushi Shintani

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:198

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  32. Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) is a rare clinical entity caused mainly by extrinsic compression of the celiac axis by the median arcuate ligament (MAL). Severe celiac artery stenosis can lead to the d...

    Authors: Haruhiko Okada, Kazuhisa Ehara, Hisashi Ro, Masaki Yamada, Tetsuya Saito, Naoki Negami, Yasunori Ishido and Masahiko Sato

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:197

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  33. Continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), called “second generation LVADs,” have significantly improved the survival and quality of life outcomes. Accordingly, non-cardiac surgery in a patient w...

    Authors: Akihiko Takagi, Erina Nagai, Takeo Toda, Hayato Kosaka, Hisato Ishimatsu, Yusuke Kyoden, Takehide Akimoto, Hideyuki Kanemoto and Noriyuki Oba

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:196

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  34. Management of postoperative chylothorax usually consists of nutritional regimens, pharmacological therapies such as octreotide, and surgical therapies such as ligation of thoracic duct, but a clear consensus i...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Ishida, Jun Kanamori and Hiroyuki Daiko

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:195

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  35. When a postoperative hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm develops after massive hepatectomy, both an intervention for the pseudoaneurysm and patency of hepatic artery should be considered because occlusion of the re...

    Authors: Ryusei Yamamoto, Teiichi Sugiura, Yukiyasu Okamura, Takaaki Ito, Yusuke Yamamoto, Ryo Ashida, Katsuhisa Ohgi, Takeshi Aramaki and Katsuhiko Uesaka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:192

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  36. Synchronous and asynchronous multiple cancers have become more pervasive in recent years despite advances in medical technologies. However, there have been only six cases (including the present case) that unde...

    Authors: Hideki Izumi, Hisamichi Yoshii, Rin Abe, Soichiro Yamamoto, Masaya Mukai, Eiji Nomura, Tomoko Sugiyama, Takuma Tajiri and Hiroyasu Makuuchi

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:191

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  37. Meckel’s diverticulum is considered the most prevalent congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. Approximately 4% of patients are symptomatic with complications such as bleeding, intestinal obstruction...

    Authors: Hiromitsu Nagata, Hiroyasu Nishizawa, Susumu Mashima and Yasuyuki Shimahara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:190

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  38. An inguinal hernia is a common disease; however, a malignant tumor within the inguinal hernia sac is rare, and perforated colon cancer in the hernia sac is extremely rare.

    Authors: Hironori Mizuno, Hidemasa Nagai, Shingo Maeda, Hideo Miyake, Yuichiro Yoshioka and Norihiro Yuasa

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:189

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  39. A brachial artery aneurysm (BAA) is a rare condition accounting for 5% of all peripheral arterial aneurysms. More cases of true BAAs after arteriovenous fistula (AVF) closure have been reported in the past two...

    Authors: Satoshi Toyota, Kentaro Inoue, Shun Kurose, Shinichiro Yoshino, Ken Nakayama, Sho Yamashita, Koichi Morisaki, Tadashi Furuyama and Masaki Mori

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:188

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  40. Ruptured pseudoaneurysms are a rare complication of gastrectomy, but when they do develop, they are often fatal. We presented herein the first report of a case of pseudoaneurysm arising from the right inferior...

    Authors: Kaoruko Funakoshi, Yuji Ishibashi, Shuntaro Yoshimura, Ryoto Yamazaki, Fumihiko Hatao, Yasuhiro Morita and Kazuhiro Imamura

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:187

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  41. Hepatoid carcinoma (HC) is an extra-hepatic neoplasm that shares the morphological and immunohistochemical features of hepatocellular carcinoma. Pancreatic HC exists as either pure or combined type. Pure pancr...

    Authors: Takahiro Tomino, Mizuki Ninomiya, Rumi Matono, Fumiya Narutomi, Yumi Oshiro, Kenji Watanabe, Daisuke Taniguchi, Sho Nishimura, Yoko Zaitsu, Yuichiro Kajiwara, Tomoyuki Yokota, Kazuhito Minami and Takashi Nishizaki

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:186

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  42. Although cancer occurrence following surgery for biliary atresia has gradually increased, the development of cholangiocarcinoma in a native liver survivor of biliary atresia is extremely rare.

    Authors: Masaki Nio, Motoshi Wada, Hideyuki Sasaki, Hiromu Tanaka, Masatoshi Hashimoto and Yudai Nakajima

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:185

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  43. Filiform polyposis is a rare form of inflammatory polyposis, which is occasionally formed in the colon of patients with history of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is characterized by presence of several t...

    Authors: Takayuki Okuno, Takamitsu Kanazawa, Hirohisa Kishi, Hiroyuki Anzai, Koji Yasuda and Soichiro Ishihara

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:184

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  44. Paracecal hernias, also known as pericecal hernias, are an exceptionally rare type of internal hernia. We report a unique case of paracecal hernia due to membranous adhesion of the omentum to the right paracol...

    Authors: Taro Yokota, Kazuhiro Otani, Junichi Yoshida, Naoki Mochidome, Eiji Miyatake, Chihiro Nakahara, Toshiyuki Ishimitsu and Masao Tanaka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:183

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  45. The guidelines recommend pancreatic resection for grade III and IV pancreatic injuries. On the other hand, organ preservation is an important issue. Herein, we present the first case of pancreatic injury with ...

    Authors: Kenji Kandori, Wataru Ishii and Ryoji Iizuka

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:182

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  46. Authors: Keiji Matsuda, Yojiro Hashiguchi, Mitsuo Tsukamoto, Kohei Ohno, Yuka Okada, Takahiro Yagi, Yoshihisa Fukushima, Atsushi Horiuchi, Ryu Shimada, Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Tamuro Hayama, Takeshi Tsuchiya, Junko Tamura, Hisae Iinuma, Keijiro Nozawa, Yuko Sasajima…

    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2019 5:181

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