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  1. The risk of thrombus development is considered to be increased by malignant tumors and chemotherapy. In addition, thrombosis of the ascending aorta is rare. We report a case of ascending aortic thrombectomy in...

    Authors: Noriaki Sato, Takehito Mishima, Yuka Okubo, Takeshi Okamoto, Shuichi Shiraishi and Masanori Tsuchida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:75
  2. Necrotizing fasciitis after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) has never been reported. We experienced a case of necrotizing fasciitis caused by pseudoaneurysmal hemorrhage after PD.

    Authors: Lulu Li, Kyohei Abe, Tomoyoshi Okamoto, Michinori Matsumoto, Yasuro Futagawa, Masaru Kanehira and Toru Ikegami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:74
  3. The patient was a 61-year-old woman with a history of diabetes mellitus who had undergone ileocecal resection for ascending colon carcinoma 5 years earlier, followed by a postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy wi...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Tanji, Kenei Furukawa, Yosuke Igarashi, Mitsuru Yanagaki, Koichiro Haruki, Yoshihiro Shirai, Tomohiko Taniai, Takeshi Gocho, Norimitsu Okui and Toru Ikegami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:73
  4. Early type IIIb endoleak is a very rare complication of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR).

    Authors: Satoshi Takahashi, Toshiya Nishibe, Masaki Kano, Shinobu Akiyama, Toru Iwahashi and Hitoshi Ogino
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:72

    The Correction to this article has been published in Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:93

  5. Resuscitative thoracotomy is a lifesaving procedure for trauma patients that are hemodynamically unstable. Cross-clamping of the descending thoracic aorta is an essential procedure performed during resuscitati...

    Authors: Atsushi Tanikawa, Takeaki Sato, Motoo Fujita, Chieri Tsuchiya, Ken Katsuta, Yusuke Suzuki, Kiichiro Kumagai, Yoshikatsu Saiki and Shigeki Kushimoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:71
  6. Gastric adenocarcinoma and proximal polyposis of the stomach (GAPPS) is a rare disease and characterized by a unique point mutation in the promoter 1B region of the adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene. There...

    Authors: Yosuke Iwakawa, Kozo Yoshikawa, Koichi Okamoto, Tetsuji Takayama, Takuya Tokunaga, Toshihiro Nakao, Masaaki Nishi, Chie Takasu, Hideya Kashihara, Yuma Wada, Toshiaki Yoshimoto, Shoko Yamashita and Mitsuo Shimada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:70
  7. Shanghai fever is a rare community-acquired enteric illness with sepsis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Cases of Shanghai fever in pediatric patients have been reported; however, to the best of our knowledge, t...

    Authors: Taichi Horino, Tatsunori Miyata, Mitsuhiro Inoue, Kosuke Ono, Asuka Ono, Yoshiyuki Tagayasu, Daichi Nomoto, Takao Mizumoto, Tatsuo Kubota, Nobutomo Miyanari and Hideo Baba
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:69
  8. Most cardiac myxomas occur in the atria. Myxomas arising from the heart valves are rare, and there are only a few reports of myxomas arising from the pulmonary valve. Complete resection and prevention of embol...

    Authors: Sawaka Tanabe, Keita Yano, Tae Mizunaga, Yuko Kawamura, Atsushi Takamori, Narihisa Yamada, Koichi Morioka and Takaaki Koshiji
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:68
  9. Pancreatoduodenectomy including resection of the superior mesenteric vein (SMV) is increasingly performed for right-sided pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma invading the wall of that vessel. Various venous graft...

    Authors: Yuki Takahashi, Kenichi Matsuo, Hideyuki Oyama, Ryuichi Sekine, Akihiro Nakamura, Tsuneyuki Uchida, Mikio Makuuchi and Kuniya Tanaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:67
  10. Congenital tracheal stenosis (CTS) is a rare and life-threatening airway disorder, which is often associated with cardiac malformations. Among them, neonatal symptomatic CTS with cardiac malformations has an e...

    Authors: Marie Todo, Hiroomi Okuyama, Ryuta Saka, Yuko Tazuke, Takayoshi Ueno and Yoshiki Sawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:66
  11. Acute arterial embolization caused by a free-floating thrombus of the false lumen after surgery for acute aortic dissection is a rare complication; hence, determining its cause may be difficult. We report a ca...

    Authors: Riha Shimizu, Makoto Sumi, Yuri Murakami and Takao Ohki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:65
  12. Calcifying fibrous tumors (CFTs) are rare benign tumors. Because CFTs sometimes relapse, radical resection with adequate margins is necessary. We report a case of ileal CFT resected using single-port laparosco...

    Authors: Kazuya Takabatake, Tomohiro Arita, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Hiroki Shimizu, Jun Kiuchi, Wataru Takaki, Hirotaka Konishi, Yusuke Yamamoto, Ryo Morimura, Atsushi Shiozaki, Hisashi Ikoma, Takeshi Kubota, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Kazuma Okamoto, Yuta Sonobe, Noriyuki Tanaka…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:64
  13. Alveolar echinococcosis (AE) is a rare parasitic disease caused by the larva of Echinococcus multilocularis. It nearly always occurs in the liver, and cardiac involvement is extremely rare. Liver resection is the...

    Authors: Yoichi Yamamoto, Yuzuru Sakamoto, Toshiya Kamiyama, Akihisa Nagatsu, Yoh Asahi, Tatsuya Orimo, Tatsuhiko Kakisaka, Hirofumi Kamachi, Takuya Otsuka, Tomoko Mitsuhashi and Akinobu Taketomi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:63
  14. Dropped gallstones during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) sometimes induce postoperative infectious complications. However, pleural empyema rarely occurs as a complication of LC.

    Authors: Aya Tokuda, Hiromitsu Maehira, Hiroya Iida, Haruki Mori, Nobuhito Nitta, Takeru Maekawa, Katsushi Takebayashi, Sachiko Kaida, Toru Miyake, Ryo Kuroda, Haruka Yamamoto and Masaji Tani
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:62
  15. Solid pseudopapillary neoplasms of the pancreas are rare. Moreover, pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) and postoperative care are not common in pediatric surgery. Herein, we report a case of PD and nonalcoholic fatty ...

    Authors: Toshio Sawai, Shogo Zuo, Taichi Terai, Satoshi Nishiwada, Kenji Nakagawa, Minako Nagai, Takehiro Akahori, Hiromichi Kanehiro and Masayuki Sho
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:61
  16. Cavitary lesions pathologically diagnosed as adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) have been rarely reported. The examination of these type of lesions is necessary for a better understanding of the mechanisms underlyin...

    Authors: Takashi Sakai, Yoko Azuma, Satoshi Koezuka, Hajime Otsuka, Atsushi Sano, Naobumi Tochigi and Akira Iyoda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:60
  17. Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)–tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) have been approved for the therapy of locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) caused by ALK rearrangement. However, its treatment ...

    Authors: Hiroshi Hashimoto, Kazuyuki Komori, Koji Kameda, Shinichi Taguchi and Yuichi Ozeki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:59
  18. In recent years, conversion surgery after chemotherapy has been considered a promising strategy for improving the prognosis of patients with stage IV gastric cancer. However, there are few reports on conversio...

    Authors: Kosuke Fukuda, Takaaki Arigami, Koki Tokuda, Shigehiro Yanagita, Daisuke Matsushita, Yota Kawasaki, Satoshi Iino, Ken Sasaki, Akihiro Nakajo, Mari Kirishima, Akihide Tanimoto, Hitoshi Tsubouchi, Hiroshi Kurahara and Takao Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:58
  19. Anal metastasis of colorectal cancer is very rare and may present synchronously or metachronously, regardless of pre-existing anal diseases. We report a case of anal fistula metastasis after completion of neoa...

    Authors: Shota Fukai, Shingo Tsujinaka, Yasuyuki Miyakura, Natsumi Matsuzawa, Yuuri Hatsuzawa, Ryo Maemoto, Nao Kakizawa and Toshiki Rikiyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:57
  20. Lymphangioma is a non-epithelial tumor marked by aggregates of abnormally dilated lymphatics. Mesenteric occurrences account for < 1% of all cases, and < 0.05% involve the gastrointestinal tract. Most are conf...

    Authors: Hiroka Kondo, Takeshi Ohki, Shimpei Ogawa, Teppei Omori, Hiromi Onizuka, Yoji Nagashima and Shigeki Yamaguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:56
  21. Protrusion of the lateral contour of the pancreatic head is a pancreatic morphological abnormality, which is known as rare shape atypia. We present a rare case of protrusion of the lateral contour of the pancr...

    Authors: Takuto Yoshida, Hideki Kawamura, Kazuhiro Mino, Yuji Konishi, Tomoya Saito, Yuichi Shimizu and Akinobu Taketomi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:55
  22. Tracheobronchial injury in children is rare but can be highly fatal in severe cases. Therefore, prompt diagnosis and treatment are required. The appropriate treatment method depends on the extent and severity ...

    Authors: Yamato Suzuki, Hisato Ishizawa, Hiroshi Kawai, Yasushi Matsuda and Yasushi Hoshikawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:54
  23. Enteric duplication is a congenital disease that occurs throughout the entire gastrointestinal tract. Although it may sometimes cause intestinal volvulus, a few reports have described cases of enteric duplicat...

    Authors: Makoto Matsukubo, Mitsuru Muto, Chihiro Kedoin, Mayu Matsui, Masakazu Murakami, Koshiro Sugita, Keisuke Yano, Shun Onishi, Toshio Harumatsu, Koji Yamada, Waka Yamada, Tatsuru Kaji and Satoshi Ieiri
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:53
  24. Brain metastasis of colorectal cancer is infrequent, and isolated brain metastases are more infrequent. Thus, when neurological symptoms, such as paralysis or disturbance of consciousness appear, there is a hi...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Tagayasu, Yuji Miyamoto, Hiroshi Sawayama, Katsuhiro Ogawa, Rikako Kato, Naoya Yoshida, Akitake Mukasa and Hideo Baba
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:52
  25. An ectopic gallbladder is a rare anomaly and can result in the misinterpretation of imaging findings and clinical confusion. Knowledge of such anomalies facilitates accurate diagnoses and prompt management. We...

    Authors: Kanako Omata, Mariko Yoshida, Kan Suzuki, Hiroshi Kawashima and Jun Fujishiro
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:51
  26. Conversion surgery, which is defined as chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy followed by radical surgery, may improve survival of patients with initially unresectable advanced biliary tract cancer, including gall...

    Authors: Yusuke Wakasa, Yoshikazu Toyoki, Tomomi Kusumi, Yuma Kameyama, Tadashi Odagiri, Hiroyuki Jin, Makoto Nakai, Kazunori Aoki, Hiroaki Kawashima and Masaaki Endo
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:50
  27. Replaced right hepatic artery (rRHA) is a common vascular variation, and combined resection of this vessel is sometimes needed for the curative resection of pancreatic head malignancy. Safe surgical management...

    Authors: Shintaro Takeuchi, Yoshiyasu Ambo, Yoshihisa Kodama, Minoru Takada, Kentaro Kato, Fumitaka Nakamura and Satoshi Hirano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:49
  28. Clostridium perfringens sepsis associated with massive intravascular hemolysis has an extremely poor prognosis. We here report a case of C. perfringens sepsis associated with massive intravascular hemolysis that ...

    Authors: Goro Takahashi, Yoshiharu Nakamura, Tomohiro Hayakawa, Takashi Ono, Kazuhiko Endo and Hiroshi Yoshida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:48
  29. Although there is no established treatment strategy for liver metastasis of leiomyosarcoma, liver resection has been reported to be effective in some cases. However, almost all liver resections performed for l...

    Authors: Shoichi Tsuzaka, Yoh Asahi, Toshiya Kamiyama, Tatsuhiko Kakisaka, Tatsuya Orimo, Akihisa Nagatsu, Takeshi Aiyama, Takeyuki Uebayashi, Hirofumi Kamachi, Masatake Matsuoka, Kento Wakabayashi, Takuya Otsuka, Yoshihiro Matsuno and Akinobu Taketomi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:47
  30. Anomalous bifurcation of the right superior pulmonary vein is an important anomaly that should be recognized not only in respiratory and cardiac surgeries, but also in esophageal surgery for the safe performan...

    Authors: Naoki Kuwayama, Isamu Hoshino, Hisashi Gunji, Toru Tonooka, Hiroaki Soda, Takeshi Kurosaki, Nobuhiro Takiguchi, Yoshihiro Nabeya and Wataru Takayama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:46
  31. The major sites of distant metastases of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) are the lung and bone; metastasis to the liver is rare. Although the postoperative serum thyroglobulin (Tg) level after total thyroide...

    Authors: Minoru Kihara, Akira Miyauchi, Mitsuyoshi Hirokawa, Makoto Fujishima, Hiroo Masuoka, Takuya Higashiyama, Naoyoshi Onoda, Yasuhiro Ito and Akihiro Miya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:45
  32. Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma (BMPM) is a benign tumor that usually occurs in middle-aged females. Although several published studies have reported the occurrence of this tumor in the abdominal ca...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Oshikiri, Yohei Ozawa, On Suzuki, Masahiro Usuda and Go Miyata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:44
  33. Pygopagus is a type of conjoined twin binding at the buttocks. Some cases of pygopagus involve the fusion of the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and spinal cord. Few cases of male pygopagus have been re...

    Authors: Chiyoshi Toyama, Motonari Nomura, Yuko Tazuke, Chisato Yokota, Naoki Kagawa, Haruhiko Kishima, Akihiro Yoshimura, Takeshi Ujike, Akira Nagahara, Norio Nonomura, Tateki Kubo, Futoshi Matsui, Fumi Matsumoto and Hiroomi Okuyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:43
  34. Undifferentiated carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells (UCOGCs) is a rare subtype of pancreatic cancer (PC), and its clinicopathological characteristics are still unclear. Herein, we report a case of init...

    Authors: Yosuke Igarashi, Takeshi Gocho, Tomohiko Taniai, Tadashi Uwagawa, Ryoga Hamura, Yoshihiro Shirai, Jungo Yasuda, Koichiro Haruki, Kenei Furukawa and Toru Ikegami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:42
  35. Non-anastomotic thoracic aortic graft rupture is extremely rare and difficult to diagnose. Non-obstructive general angioscopy can help monitor the aortic intima and detect the locations of abnormal findings, w...

    Authors: Fumio Yamana, Koichi Maeda, Yuma Hamanaka, Noriko Kodani, Keitaro Domae, Masatoshi Hata, Yoshiharu Higuchi, Yukitoshi Shirakawa and Takafumi Masai
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:41
  36. Situs inversus totalis (SIT) is a rare congenital abnormality in which the thoracic and abdominal organs are reversed or mirrored from their usual positions. We herein report the first case of robot-assisted t...

    Authors: Kaoru Katano, Noriyuki Inaki, Takahisa Yamaguchi, Hiroto Saito, Mari Shimada, Shiro Terai, Koichi Okamoto, Hideki Moriyama, Jun Kinoshita, Keishi Nakamura and Itasu Ninomiya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:40
  37. Despite improvement of postoperative management, pancreatoduodenectomy still has a high rate of major complications. Therefore, careful assessment is critically important when we consider high risk surgery for...

    Authors: Yu Suyama, Koichiro Haruki, Ryoga Hamura, Masashi Tsunematsu, Yoshihiro Shirai, Tomohiko Taniai, Mitsuru Yanagaki, Kenei Furukawa, Shinji Onda, Hiroaki Shiba and Toru Ikegami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:39
  38. Mixed neuroendocrine-non-neuroendocrine neoplasm (MINEN) is a rare disease and there is scarce literature on its diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. We encountered two unusual cases of MINEN in the biliary tr...

    Authors: Ayano Tamaki, Yuma Tani, Hiroki Sato, Ryuichi Yoshida, Kazuya Yasui, Shigeru Horiguchi, Takashi Kuise, Yuzo Umeda, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Tomokazu Fuji, Kenjiro Kumano, Kosei Takagi, Takahito Yagi and Toshiyoshi Fujiwara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:38
  39. There are many reports of non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia in patients on maintenance hemodialysis and following cardiac surgery. However, there are few reports of non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia in patient...

    Authors: Kazuki Fujii, Tadahiko Seki, Yasuyuki Nakata, Kazuaki Atagi and Takeshi Matsuyama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:36
  40. Angiosarcomas are rare malignant tumors that arise from the endothelium of blood vessels. They occur most commonly in the skin and soft tissue, and less commonly in the breast, liver, bone, and spleen. Gastroi...

    Authors: Shinya Sakamoto, Takehiro Okabayashi, Motoyasu Tabuchi, Kenta Sui, Takahiro Murokawa and Jun Iwata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:35
  41. Radioiodine (I-131) whole-body scintigraphy (WBS) is a useful modality for identifying functionally preserved thyroid tissue and metastases from differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC); however, the specificity of...

    Authors: Takahiro Murokawa, Takehiro Okabayashi, Kazuyuki Oishi, Kenta Sui, Motoyasu Tabuchi and Jun Iwata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:34
  42. Causes of extrahepatic portal vein obstruction include abdominal surgeries such as pancreaticoduodenectomy. We improved jejunal variceal bleeding due to extrahepatic portal vein occlusion after pancreaticoduod...

    Authors: Shohei Shiozaki, Yasuhiro Matsugu, Michinori Hamaoka and Tatsuro Ishimoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:33
  43. Angiolipoma is a rare histological variant of lipoma. Angiolipoma commonly occurs in the subcutaneous tissues of the extremity and trunk. There are few reports of angiolipoma occurring in the chest wall.

    Authors: Takahiro Omori and Sho Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:32
  44. Intracholecystic papillary neoplasm (ICPN) of the gallbladder is a rare tumor and a relatively new concept. Therefore, the natural history and imaging characteristics of ICPN have not yet been fully documented...

    Authors: Yusuke Watanabe, Naoki Mochidome, Hiromichi Nakayama, Yoshitaka Gotoh, Taro Setoguchi, Shunya Sunami, Reiko Yoneda, Yurina Ochiai, Kimihisa Mizoguchi, Hirofumi Yamamoto and Takashi Ueki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:31
  45. Spontaneous rupture of a hemorrhagic hepatic cyst is extremely rare. There is no standard treatment recommended for this condition. We report two cases of hemorrhagic hepatic cysts that spontaneously ruptured ...

    Authors: Ichiya Chogahara, Akihiko Oshita, Hideki Nakahara and Toshiyuki Itamoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:30
  46. Primary pancreatic cancer with synchronous primary tumors in other organs is a rare condition, and its treatment largely depends on the progression of pancreatic cancer. Here, we describe a rare case of double...

    Authors: Takahiro Murokawa, Takehiro Okabayashi, Kenta Sui, Motoyasu Tabuchi and Jun Iwata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:29
  47. Although laparoscopic incisional hernia repair, especially laparoscopic intraperitoneal onlay mesh, is a widely used technique, it can cause serious complications, including mesh erosion, adhesive bowel obstru...

    Authors: Shusaku Honma, Keisuke Tanino, Takashi Kumode, Ryosuke Mizuno, Yugo Matsui, Siyuan Yao, Teppei Murakami, Takatsugu Kan, Sanae Nakajima and Takehisa Harada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:28
  48. Monomorphic epitheliotropic intestinal T-cell lymphoma (MEITL), a type of peripheral T-cell lymphoma, rarely involves the stomach as the primary organ. Advanced MEITL, for which there is currently no establish...

    Authors: Keiji Muramoto, Sachiko Kaida, Toru Miyake, Rie Nishimura, Katsuyuki Kito, Masanori Shiohara, Ryoji Kushima, Tomoharu Shimizu and Masaji Tani
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2022 8:27

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