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  1. Case report

    Successful peritoneal dialysis using a percutaneous tube for peritoneal drainage in an extremely low birth weight infant: a case report

    Peritoneal dialysis (PD) for acute kidney injury (AKI) of newborns has been performed safely. AKI occurs in 8 to 24% of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants. Although PD has only been used occasionally in...

    Satoshi Yokoyama, Takayuki Nukada, Yuka Ikeda, Shigeto Hara and Akira Yoshida

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:115

    Published on: 9 November 2017

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    Synchronous primary gallbladder and pancreatic cancer associated with congenital biliary dilatation and pancreaticobiliary maljunction

    Synchronous double cancer of the gallbladder and pancreas that is associated with congenital biliary dilatation (CBD) and pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM) is extremely rare. PBM is frequently reported in A...

    Haruki Mori, Hiroya Iida, Hiromitsu Maehira, Naomi Kitamura, Tomoharu Shimizu and Masaji Tani

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:113

    Published on: 2 November 2017

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    Hand-assisted laparoscopic Hassab’s procedure for esophagogastric varices with portal hypertension

    Laparoscopic surgery for patients with portal hypertension is considered to be contraindicated because of the high risk of massive intraoperative hemorrhaging. However, recent reports have shown hand-assisted ...

    Takashi Kobayashi, Kohei Miura, Hirosuke Ishikawa, Daiki Soma, Zhengkun Zhang, Takuya Ando, Kizuki Yuza, Yuki Hirose, Tomohiro Katada, Kazuyasu Takizawa, Masayuki Nagahashi, Jun Sakata, Hitoshi Kameyama and Toshifumi Wakai

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:111

    Published on: 23 October 2017

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    Stage IV gastric cancer successfully treated by multidisciplinary therapy including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and surgery: a case report

    The prognosis of stage IV gastric cancer (GC) still remains unfavorable. Multidisciplinary approaches should therefore be considered to improve the survival of patients with stage IV GC. We report here a case ...

    Makoto Kawamoto, Hideya Onishi, Norihiro Koya, Hiroyuki Konomi, Kenji Mitsugi, Risa Tanaka, Junichi Motoshita, Takashi Morisaki and Masafumi Nakamura

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:112

    Published on: 23 October 2017

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    A long-term survivor of hilar cholangiocarcinoma with resection of recurrent peritoneal dissemination after R0 surgery: a case report

    Although hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA) has a very poor prognosis, there are cases in which long-term survival is rarely obtained by multidisciplinary treatment.

    Tatsunori Miyata, Hirohisa Okabe, Akira Chikamoto, Takanobu Yamao, Naoki Umezaki, Masayo Tsukamoto, Yuki Kitano, Kota Arima, Shigeki Nakagawa, Katsunori Imai, Daisuke Hashimoto, Yo-ichi Yamashita and Hideo Baba

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:110

    Published on: 16 October 2017

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    Right-sided Bochdalek hernia in an elderly adult: a case report with a review of surgical management

    Bochdalek hernias are one of the most common types of diaphragmatic hernia, with most cases diagnosed during the neonatal period. In contrast, diagnosis of a Bochdalek hernia in an adult is rare and is typical...

    Kazuki Moro, Mikako Kawahara, Yusuke Muneoka, Yu Sato, Chie Kitami, Shigeto Makino, Atsushi Nishimura, Yasuyuki Kawachi, Emmanuel Gabriel and Keiya Nikkuni

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:109

    Published on: 13 October 2017

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    A typical carcinoid tumor of the lung presenting with pure persistent ground-glass opacity on high-resolution computed tomography: a case report

    Pure ground-glass opacity nodules (p-GGN) on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) generally have been considering typically associated with adenocarcinoma with less invasive nature. We herein reported a ...

    Masafumi Yamaguchi, Fumihiko Hirai, Kenichi Taguchi, Ryo Toyozawa, Makoto Edagawa, Shinichiro Shimamatsu, Kaname Nosaki, Takashi Seto, Mitsuhiro Takenoyama and Yukito Ichinose

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:108

    Published on: 4 October 2017

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    Squamous cell carcinoma of the lung showing a ground glass nodule on high-resolution computed tomography associated with pneumoconiosis: a case report

    Adenocarcinoma with lepidic growth pattern presents as a ground glass nodule (GGN) on high resolution computed tomography (CT), whereas peripheral pulmonary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) usually presents as a ...

    Yuriko Terada, Masaaki Sato, Hiroyuki Abe, Hideki Kuwano, Kazuhiro Nagayama, Jun-ichi Nitadori, Masaki Anraku and Jun Nakajima

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:107

    Published on: 29 September 2017

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    Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with complete replacement of the pancreas by serous cystic neoplasms in a patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease: a case report

    von Hippel-Lindau disease is a dominantly inherited multi-system syndrome with neoplastic hallmarks. Pancreatic lesions associated with von Hippel-Lindau include serous cystic neoplasms, simple cysts, and neur...

    Shimpei Maeda, Fuyuhiko Motoi, Shuhei Oana, Kyohei Ariake, Masamichi Mizuma, Takanori Morikawa, Hiroki Hayashi, Kei Nakagawa, Takashi Kamei, Takeshi Naitoh and Michiaki Unno

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:105

    Published on: 25 September 2017

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    Small cholangiolocellular carcinoma that was difficult to distinguish from cholangiocellular carcinoma: a case report

    Cholangiolocellular carcinoma (CoCC) is thought to be derived from hepatic progenitor cells. Because of its origin, CoCC has diverse clinicopathological and imaging findings. Here, we report a case of small Co...

    Norihiro Ishii, Kenichiro Araki, Takahiro Yamanaka, Tadashi Handa, Mariko Tsukagoshi, Takamichi Igarashi, Akira Watanabe, Norio Kubo, Shinichi Aishima, Hiroyuki Kuwano and Ken Shirabe

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:103

    Published on: 15 September 2017

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    Recurrent cerebral attack caused by thrombosis in the pulmonary vein stump in a patient with left upper lobectomy on anticoagulant therapy: case report and literature review

    Thrombus formation in the pulmonary vein stump after pulmonary resection has recently been identified as a cause of systemic thrombosis including brain infarction. However, there is limited research focusing o...

    Takahito Nakano, Mayumi Inaba and Hiroyuki Kaneda

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:101

    Published on: 11 September 2017

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    Combination therapies for primary hepatic neuroendocrine carcinoma: a case report

    Primary hepatic neuroendocrine carcinomas are extremely rare. Because of the rarity of PHNEC, its clinical features and treatment outcomes are not well understood. A proper diagnosis and the correct therapeuti...

    Richi Nakatake, Morihiko Ishizaki, Kosuke Matui, Hiroaki Yanagimoto, Kentaro Inoue, Masaki Kaibori, Yusai Kawaguchi and Masanori Kon

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:102

    Published on: 11 September 2017

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    A case of biliary atresia with pancreaticobiliary maljunction

    The pathogenesis of biliary atresia (BA) is still unknown. There are several reports on the etiology of BA, including pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM). We experienced a case of Kasai type IIIa BA with PBM,...

    Kosuke Endo, Akiko Yokoi, Yasuhiko Mishima, Akihiko Tamaki, Keiichi Morita, Yuichi Okata, Chieko Hisamatsu, Hiroaki Fukuzawa, Makiko Yoshida, Yoshinobu Akasaka and Kosaku Maeda

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:100

    Published on: 5 September 2017

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    A surgical case of radiotherapy induced esophageal perforation accompanying pyogenic spondylodiscitis: a case report

    Stereotactic body radiotherapy has been a treatment choice for lung cancer, especially in medically inoperable patients. However, the acute and late toxicity to adjacent organs have been report...

    Shuntaro Yoshimura, Kazuhiko Mori, Koichiro Kawasaki, Asami Tanabe, Susumu Aikou, Koichi Yagi, Masato Nishida, Hiroharu Yamashita, Sachiyo Nomura, Masayoshi Fukushima, Hideomi Yamashita, Yasuhiro Yamauchi and Yasuyuki Seto

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:98

    Published on: 31 August 2017

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    Benign esophageal schwannoma: a brief overview and our experience with this rare tumor

    Benign esophageal tumors are uncommon, comprising approximately 2% of esophageal tumors. Esophageal schwannomas constitute an even rarer entity, with few cases reported in the literature.

    Kazuki Moro, Masayuki Nagahashi, Kotaro Hirashima, Shin-ichi Kosugi, Takaaki Hanyu, Hiroshi Ichikawa, Takashi Ishikawa, Gen Watanabe, Emmanuel Gabriel, Tsutomu Kawaguchi, Kazuaki Takabe and Toshifumi Wakai

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:97

    Published on: 31 August 2017

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    Primary colonic well-differentiated / dedifferentiated liposarcoma of the ascending colon: a case report

    Primary colonic and dedifferentiated liposarcomas are both remarkably rare. This work describes a case of primary colonic well-differentiated/dedifferentiated liposarcoma and reviews the clinical characteristi...

    Hiroshi Sawayama, Naoya Yoshida, Yuji Miyamoto, Tomoyuki Uchihara, Tasuku Toihata, Taisuke Yagi, Yukiharu Hiyoshi, Masaaki Iwatsuki, Yoshifumi Baba and Hideo Baba

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:96

    Published on: 30 August 2017

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    Successful conversion surgery for gastric cancer with multiple liver metastases treated after S-1 plus cisplatin combination chemotherapy: a case report

    Gastric cancer with multiple liver metastases have poor prognosis. Recently, stage IV gastric cancer patients who respond well to systemic chemotherapy can be treated by gastrectomy. We herein report a case of...

    Masashi Tsunematsu, Naoto Takahashi, Keishiro Murakami, Takeyuki Misawa, Tadashi Akiba and Katsuhiko Yanaga

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:95

    Published on: 29 August 2017

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    Intestinal perforation after nivolumab immunotherapy for a malignant melanoma: a case report

    Nivolumab is a monoclonal antibody against programmed death 1 and has become a standard treatment of advanced melanoma because of its durable response and survival benefits. In this report, we present a case o...

    Koji Yasuda, Toshiaki Tanaka, Soichiro Ishihara, Kensuke Otani, Takeshi Nishikawa, Tomomichi Kiyomatsu, Kazushige Kawai, Keisuke Hata, Hiroaki Nozawa, Yuri Masui, Yukako Shintani and Toshiaki Watanabe

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:94

    Published on: 25 August 2017

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    Tracheoesophageal fistula after total resection of gastric conduit for gastro-aortic fistula due to gastric ulcer

    Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) is a rare but life-threatening complication after esophagectomy. It has a high mortality rate and often leads to severe aspiration pneumonia. Various types of surgical repair pr...

    Yayoi Sakatoku, Masahide Fukaya, Hironori Fujieda, Yuzuru Kamei, Akihiro Hirata, Keita Itatsu and Masato Nagino

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:90

    Published on: 23 August 2017

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    Petersen’s hernia after living donor liver transplantation

    Hepaticojejunostomy may be used for biliary reconstruction in certain cases of liver transplantation. In this occasion, Roux-en-Y biliary reconstruction is predominantly performed. Petersen’s hernia is an inte...

    Sodai Sakamoto, Ryoichi Goto, Norio Kawamura, Yasuyuki Koshizuka, Masaaki Watanabe, Minoru Ota, Tomomi Suzuki, Daisuke Abo, Kenichiro Yamashita, Toshiya Kamiyama, Akinobu Taketomi and Tsuyoshi Shimamura

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:89

    Published on: 23 August 2017

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    Lateral lymph node metastasis in a patient with T1 upper rectal cancer treated by lateral lymph node dissection: a case report and brief literature review

    Lateral lymph node (LLN) metastasis may occur in patients with advanced rectal cancers of which the lower margins are located at or below the peritoneal reflection. However, LLN metastasis from a T1 rectal can...

    Hiroyuki Tanishima, Masamichi Kimura, Toshiji Tominaga, Shinji Iwakura, Yoshihiko Hoshida and Tetsuya Horiuchi

    Surgical Case Reports 2017 3:93

    Published on: 23 August 2017

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