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  1. Palliative endoscopic stent placement may be considered in patients with malignant gastrointestinal obstruction. Stent migration is a potential complication, particularly for those placed at a surgical anastom...

    Authors: Kiwa Son, Koji Shindo, Kenoki Ouchida, Taiki Moriyama, Koji Tamura, Kinuko Nagayoshi, Yusuke Mizuuchi, Naoki Ikenaga, Kohei Nakata and Masafumi Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:121
  2. Hepatic pseudoaneurysm (HPA) is a rare complication that can occur after liver trauma and carries a high risk of rupture. HPA is usually asymptomatic until rupture, so performing routine surveillance of liver ...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Sugi, Tsunehiko Maruyama, Reiji Nozaki, Masato Kawahara, Megumi Kamoshida, Sakura Narita, Hideya Takaku, Kazuaki Azuma, Yoshiro Chiba and Tatsuya Oda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:120
  3. The prognosis of esophageal cancer (EC) with organ invasion is extremely poor. In these cases, definitive chemoradiotherapy (CRT) followed by salvage surgery can be planned; however, the issue of high morbidit...

    Authors: Tasuku Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Noma, Naoaki Maeda, Takuya Kato, Kazuya Moriwake, Kento Kawasaki, Masashi Hashimoto, Shunsuke Tanabe, Yasuhiro Shirakawa and Toshiyoshi Fujiwara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:119
  4. Intramural metastasis (IM) of esophageal cancer is classified as distant metastasis according to the Japanese Classification of Esophageal Cancer, and it is well-known to be associated with a poor prognosis. W...

    Authors: Ayako Wakasugi, Yasue Kimura, Keita Natsugoe, Tomonori Nakanoko, Kentaro Nonaka, Sho Nambara, Qingjiang Hu, Ryota Nakanishi, Mitsuhiko Ota, Eiji Oki, Yoshinao Oda and Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:118
  5. Pancreatic head resection following proximal gastrectomy jeopardizes the blood flow of the remnant stomach owing to right gastroepiploic conduit sacrifice, thereby necessitating total gastrectomy. However, owi...

    Authors: Masaru Matsumura, Masahiro Kobayashi, Satoshi Okubo, Shusuke Haruta, Rikako Koyama, Hironori Uruga, Junichi Shindoh, Tsunao Imamura, Yutaka Takazawa and Masaji Hashimoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:117
  6. Acute diaphragmatic hernia is a life-threatening condition caused by prolapse of an abdominal organ into the thoracic cavity through a defect in the diaphragm. We present herein a case of acquired diaphragmati...

    Authors: Kazuya Endo, Kentaro Hara, Koichi Nemoto, Nozomi Goto, Kazuhisa Nishina, Nozomi Funatsu, Maki Takagi, Kohdai Ueno, Atsushi Onodera and Haruhiko Cho
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:116
  7. Hyperparathyroidism in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 is attributed to the excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) from multiple parathyroid glands. This can be successfully treated thro...

    Authors: Yuko Ohara, Yuka Kadomatsu, Toyone Kikumori and Toyofumi F. Chen-Yoshikawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:114
  8. Transport with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in the hospital setting can become a challenge as well as in the out-of-hospital setting. In particular, the management of intra-hospital transport wit...

    Authors: Ignazio Condello, Giuseppe Nasso, Gaetano Contegiacomo, Carlo Solimando, Giuseppe Balducci, Domenico Scaringi, Pasquale D’Alessandro and Giuseppe Speziale
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:113
  9. With advances in breast cancer treatment, the importance of de-escalation therapy to reduce harm during the treatment of elderly patients has attracted attention in recent years. Certain patient populations ar...

    Authors: Ayaka Isogai, Haruru Kotani, Masataka Sawaki, Masaya Hattori, Akiyo Yoshimura, Ayumi Kataoka, Kazuki Nozawa, Yuri Ozaki, Yuka Endo, Akira Nakakami, Rie Komaki and Hiroji Iwata
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:112
  10. Clostridium perfringens sepsis has been reported to have a rapid onset and severe clinical outcome. We herein report a case of C. perfringens sepsis associated with massive intravascular hemolysis after left hepa...

    Authors: Yuuko Tohmatsu, Mihoko Yamada, Shimpei Otsuka, Katsuhisa Ohgi, Ryo Ashida, Hanako Kurai, Haruna Yasui, Takashi Sugino, Katsuhiko Uesaka and Teiichi Sugiura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:111
  11. Mirizzi syndrome (MS) is a complicated form of longstanding, symptomatic cholelithiasis. According to Beltran Classification MS Type V has been introduced to describe the cholecystoenteric fistula, with or wit...

    Authors: Miltiadis Lalountas, Nikolaos Smyrlis, Stylianos Vladimiros Mouratidis and Panagiotis Makedos
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:110
  12. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, often subclinical in childhood, is reactivated during a state of cell-mediated immunodeficiency. In cases of organ damage, patients can require medical treatment for an infecti...

    Authors: Sae Kawata, Jumpei Takamatsu, Yuichi Yasue, Aya Fukuhara and Jinkoo Kang
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:109
  13. Tracheobronchial injury (TBI) is a rare but potentially life-threatening trauma that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. We present a case in which a patient with COVID-19 infection was successfully treat...

    Authors: Shoji Kuriyama, Kazuhiro Imai, Kasumi Tozawa, Shinogu Takashima, Ryo Demura, Haruka Suzuki, Yuzu Harata, Tatsuki Fujibayashi, Sumire Shibano and Yoshihiro Minamiya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:108
  14. Esophagogastric bypass is performed for esophageal strictures. Mucus retention, known as mucocele, sometimes occurs at the stricture oral side of the remnant esophagus. It is often asymptomatic and is expected...

    Authors: Takeshi Yamashita, Koji Otsuka, Satoru Goto, Tomotake Ariyoshi, Kentaro Motegi, Masahiro Kohmoto, Akira Saito, Koichiro Fujimasa, Yoshihito Sato, Rei Kato, Tetsuo Sawatani and Masahiko Murakami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:107
  15. Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder that presents as dysphagia and severely affects quality of life. An esophageal myotomy has been the golden standard for treatment. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)...

    Authors: Takuma Aoki, Soji Ozawa, Koki Hayashi, Tomofumi Ando, Yusuke Uchi, Motohide Shimazu, Hiroharu Shinozaki, Kenji Matsumoto and Nobuo Omura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:106
  16. Necrotizing fasciitis in neonates is a rare and life-threatening infection involving necrosis of the skin, subcutaneous tissues, deep fascia, and sometimes underlying muscles, with a fulminant course and high ...

    Authors: Mitsumasa Okamoto, Yudai Tsuruno and Hiroaki Fukuzawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:105
  17. Metastatic testicular cancer is rare. In particular, primary colorectal cancer rarely metastasizes to the testes. This study reports a case of testicular metastasis recurrence 9 years after the resection of a ...

    Authors: Daishi Yoshimura, Yuki Sekido, Hidekazu Takahashi, Tsuyoshi Hata, Atsushi Hamabe, Takayuki Ogino, Norikatsu Miyoshi, Mamoru Uemura, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Yuichiro Doki and Hidetoshi Eguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:104
  18. Extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type (ENKL) of the small intestine, is a disease with extremely poor prognosis. We describe treatment in a case which is novel in that it demonstrated long-term...

    Authors: Hiroshi Funaki, Naomi Nojima, Yutaka Takikawa, Kazutoshi Komori, Hajime Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Sakai, Sohsuke Yamada and Yasufumi Masaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:103
  19. Mixed neuroendocrine–non-neuroendocrine neoplasms of the ampulla of Vater are rare and heterogenous, making it difficult to achieve a definitive preoperative diagnosis. Herein, we describe a patient in whom a ...

    Authors: Kenjiro Date, Takaaki Tatsuguchi, Yuzo Shimokawa, Yusuke Niina, Daichi Kitahara, Hirotaka Kuga, Sadafumi Tamiya, Kazuyoshi Nishihara and Toru Nakano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:102
  20. Acquired tracheo-esophageal fistula (TEF) is a rare, life-threatening pathology, responsible for severe comorbidities. Its management is a real therapeutic challenge and remains controversial.

    Authors: Laura Dessard, Jacques Deflandre, Justine Deflandre, Vincent Moonen, Nicolas Delhougne and Yves Goffart
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:101
  21. Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor in childhood. Stage 4S neuroblastoma is a unique subset of neuroblastoma characterized by a favorable course and potentially low malignancy with a high...

    Authors: Kanta Jobara, Ayako Yamamori, Masato Shizuku, Nobuhiko Kurata, Yasuhiro Fujimoto, Hideki Muramatsu, Yoshiyuki Takahashi and Yasuhiro Ogura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:100
  22. The repair of large abdominal wall defects that cannot be closed primarily is quite challenging. The component separation technique (CST) is a surgical approach using autologous tissue to close large abdominal...

    Authors: Makoto Matsukubo, Mitsuru Muto, Koji Yamada, Nanako Nishida, Chihiro Kedoin, Mayu Matsui, Ayaka Nagano, Masakazu Murakami, Koshiro Sugita, Keisuke Yano, Shun Onishi, Toshio Harumatsu, Waka Yamada, Takafumi Kawano, Tatsuru Kaji and Satoshi Ieiri
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:99
  23. Although percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) offers better access to the gastrointestinal system, in patients with previous abdominal surgery, PEG can be unsuccessful. Laparoscopically assisted percutane...

    Authors: Yutaro Ohgaki, Yuji Ishibashi, Fumihiko Hatao, Ryuichiro Furuta, Noriyuki Saito, Rie Inayoshi and Yasuhiro Morita
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:98
  24. Postoperative cholangitis is a complication of biliary reconstruction during hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery. Most cases are associated with anastomotic stenosis, but there are also cases of cholangitis witho...

    Authors: Masanori Odaira, Fumiki Toriumi, Shota Hoshino, Nozomi Iwama, Yasuhiro Ito, Takashi Endo and Hirohisa Harada
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:97
  25. Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a chronic myeloproliferative disorder characterized by an elevation of platelet counts with a tendency for thrombosis and hemorrhage. The perioperative management of cardiovas...

    Authors: Motohiro Maeda, Shun-Ichiro Sakamoto, Tomohiro Murata, Atsushi Hiromoto, Kenji Suzuki and Yosuke Ishii
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:96
  26. Adenocarcinoma in an inverted Meckel's diverticulum with intussusception has not been reported to date. We discuss the clinical issues concerning this rare condition and review the relevant literature.

    Authors: Yamato Miwa, Yo Sato, Kenichiro Hirano, Eiji Sunami, Motoko Takahashi, Shin-ichi Kosugi, Takeshi Suda and Go Hasegawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:95
  27. Polyarteritis nodsa (PAN) is a rare disease characterized by acute focal inflammatory damage to small and medium arteries. PAN complicated by ruptured aneurysm is an infrequent presentation with the most affec...

    Authors: Mohamed H. El-Farra, Rayan Yahia, Aysenur Cetinkaya and Nahidh Hasaniya
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:94
  28. Treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) varies widely depending on the patient's condition. In recent years, combination therapy with immune checkpoint inhibitors has emerged as the treatment of choice due...

    Authors: Ryosuke Tsunemitsu, Motoyasu Tabuchi, Shinya Sakamoto, Kenta Ogi, Manabu Matsumoto, Jun Iwata and Takehiro Okabayashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:93
  29. Local resection is the standard treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). Laparoscopic and endoscopic cooperative surgery (LECS) is a minimally invasive surgery used to resect GISTs. Herein, we re...

    Authors: Sarah Honjo, Suguru Yamauchi, Yutaro Yoshimoto, Chen Jun, Hiroki Egawa, Akira Kubota, Kenki Tsuda, Yukinori Yube, Sanae Kaji, Hajime Orita and Tetsu Fukunaga
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:92
  30. Linea alba hernias are relatively rare types of hernias. They manifest as small protrusions situated in the linea alba between the umbilicus and xiphoid cartilage. Usually, hernia contents comprise the pre-per...

    Authors: Takahiko Omameuda, Mikio Shiozawa, Yuzo Miyahara, Hiroyuki Kitabayashi, Masaru Koizumi, Satoru Kondo, Shigeo Kawai and Masaaki Kodama
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:91
  31. Neurofibroma of the breast is extremely rare, with only a few reported cases. Here, we report a case of solitary neurofibroma of the breast in a 95-year-old woman.

    Authors: Hirokazu Yamazaki, Kei Koizumi, Mana Watahiki, Daiki Takatsuka, Yuko Asano, Mana Goto, Norihiko Shiiya and Satoshi Baba
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:90
  32. There are few reports describing the unusual origin of the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA). We report a rare case of advanced sigmoid colon cancer with the IMA arising from the superior mesenteric artery.

    Authors: Kiyotaka Mizoguchi, Kinuko Nagayoshi, Yusuke Mizuuchi, Koji Tamura, Masafumi Sada, Kohei Nakata, Kenoki Ouchida and Masafumi Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:89
  33. The pectoralis major musculocutaneous flap (PMMF) is a pedicled flap often used as a reconstruction option in head and neck surgery, especially in cases with poor wound healing. However, applying PMMF after es...

    Authors: Yoko Oga, Tomoyuki Okumura, Takeshi Miwa, Yoshihisa Numata, Shigeki Matsumoto, Koji Kaneda, Nana Kimura, Mina Fukasawa, Masakazu Nagamori, Kosuke Mori, Naoya Takeda, Kenta Yagi, Miki Ito, Yasuhiro Nagaoka, Chitaru Takeshita, Toru Watanabe…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:88
  34. Late recurrence of gastric cancer at 10 years post-gastrectomy is extremely rare, and the underlying mechanism remains unclear. We report a para-aortic lymph node metastasis case that recurred 12 years postope...

    Authors: Hirokatsu Hayashi, Itaru Yasufuku, Toshiya Higashi, Wakana Chikaishi, Ryoma Yokoi, Masahiro Fukada, Yuta Sato, Ryuichi Asai, Jesse Yu Tajima, Chiemi Saigo, Akitaka Makiyama, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Naoki Okumura, Katsutoshi Murase, Takao Takahashi, Manabu Futamura…
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:87
  35. Advanced gastric cancer has an unfavorable prognosis and poor curability. Immune checkpoint inhibitors, such as nivolumab, have recently emerged as a potential solution for this aggressive disease. However, th...

    Authors: Chen Jun, Suguru Yamauchi, Yukinori Yube, Hiroki Egawa, Yutaro Yoshimoto, Akira Kubota, Kenki Tsuda, Sanae Kaji, Hajime Orita, Shinichi Oka, Shinji Mine and Tetsu Fukunaga
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:86
  36. Invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) sometimes presents with unique clinical, pathologic, and radiographic features. In this case report, we describe a patient with ILC, whose initial presentation consisted with s...

    Authors: Yukie Ito, Kimihito Fujii, Masayuki Saito, Hirona Banno, Mirai Ido, Manami Goto, Takahito Ando, Yukako Mouri, Junko Kousaka, Tsuneo Imai and Shogo Nakano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:85
  37. Malignant lymphoma rarely mimics an infected arterial aneurysm and a ruptured arterial aneurysm because of similar imaging findings, leading to misdiagnosis. The hematomas of ruptured aneurysms are radiologica...

    Authors: Yohei Ichikawa, Shinsuke Kikuchi, Hiroya Moriyama, Takamitsu Tatsukawa, Seima Ohira, Yuki Kamikokura, Yuri Yoshida, Mayumi Hatayama, Sayaka Yuzawa, Naoki Wada, Daiki Uchida, Atsuhiro Koya and Nobuyoshi Azuma
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:84
  38. Stricture formation is a long-term complication of biliary enteric anastomosis (BEA). BEA stricture often causes recurrent cholangitis and lithiasis, can significantly affect quality of life, and promote the d...

    Authors: Shinya Sakamoto, Kenta Sui, Motoyasu Tabuchi and Takehiro Okabayashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:82
  39. This is the first report on the application of the Da Vinci-compatible near-infrared fluorescent clips (NIRFCs) as tumor markers to localize colorectal cancer lesions during robotic surgery. In laparoscopic an...

    Authors: Satoshi Narihiro, Syunsuke Nakashima, Mutsumi Kazi, Satoshi Yoshioka, Kazuo Kitagawa, Naoki Toya and Ken Eto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:81
  40. Amyand's hernia is defined as an inguinal hernia, containing the appendix in the hernia sac. It is a rare form of hernia. Its management is increasingly codified.

    Authors: J. C. Fouda, Philip Fernandez Owon’Abessolo, Bob Dorcas Nyanit, Junior Barthelemy Mekeme Mekeme, P. Savom, A. Ranibel, A. A. Mbassi, G. Bwelle, G. A. Bang, P. J. Fouda, Faustin Mouafo Tambo and A. Essomba
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:80
  41. Surgical resection plays a critical role in the curative therapy of patients with gallbladder cancer. However, extended resection for locally advanced gallbladder cancer is a controversial procedure because of...

    Authors: Chisato Takagi, Michio Sato, Masato Tomita, Atsushi Sugita, Toshiki Tokuda, Koki Fujiwara and Nobutoshi Ando
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:79
  42. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is an inherited connective-tissue disorder characterized by skin hyperextensibility, joint hypermobility, and tissue fragility. Intestinal perforation is one of the fatal manifestations ...

    Authors: Taichi Horino, Yuji Miyamoto, Mayuko Ohuchi, Katsuhiro Ogawa, Naoya Yoshida, Takatoshi Ishiko, Chieko Kukinaka, Rumi Sasaki, Takashi Ohba and Hideo Baba
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:78
  43. Primary pancreatic squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a rare type of pancreatic cancer, with an incidence of 5% of all pancreatic cancers. This condition is associated with a poor prognosis, and no optimal treat...

    Authors: Colin Chan-Min Choi, Yasser Arafat, Maryam Shamassi and Julian Choi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:77
  44. Schwannoma, which clinicians sometimes struggle to diagnose, is a tumor arising from Schwann cells of peripheral nerves, often in the soft tissues and rarely in the gastrointestinal tract. Pancreatic neuroendo...

    Authors: Kazunobu Suzuki, Takuya Shiraishi, Ikuma Shioi, Naoya Ozawa, Takuhisa Okada, Katsuya Osone, Takaaki Sano, Kenichiro Araki, Hiroomi Ogawa, Akihiko Sano, Makoto Sakai, Makoto Sohda, Ken Shirabe and Hiroshi Saeki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:76
  45. Acquired hemophilia A (AHA) is a rare disease characterized by a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) and the production of coagulation factor VIII inhibitors. We encountered two cases of AHA...

    Authors: Hidemasa Kubo, Ryo Ashida, Katsuhisa Ohgi, Masafumi Fukaya, Naoki Umezaki, Mihoko Yamada, Shimpei Otsuka, Katsuhiko Uesaka and Teiichi Sugiura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:75
  46. Hydrosalpinx and pyosalpinx are rare gynecologic problems during adolescence, especially in girls without a history of sexual activity. They are even rarer in women with Hirschsprung’s disease (HD). We herein ...

    Authors: Yu Sugai, Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Takashi Kobayashi, Yoshiaki Takahashi, Yuhki Arai, Toshiyuki Ohyama, Naoki Yokota, Shoichi Takano and Akiko Kobayashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:74
  47. Dedifferentiated liposarcoma (DDLPS) is a rare tumor and generally shows poor prognosis with the lung frequent metastatic site. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/...

    Authors: Yoshito Imamura, Satona Tanaka, Akihiko Yoshizawa, Ryo Sakamoto and Hiroshi Date
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:73
  48. Laryngotracheoesophageal cleft (LTEC) is a rare disease in which the larynx and trachea communicate posteriorly to the esophagus. It is often associated with other congenital malformations, particularly gastro...

    Authors: Erika Nakatani, Keita Terui, Mitsuyuki Nakata, Shugo Komatsu, Ryohei Shibata, Satoru Oita, Yunosuke Kawaguchi, Ayako Takenouchi, Sakurako Harada-Kagitani, Takashi Kishimoto, Koji Fukumoto and Tomoro Hishiki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:72

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