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  1. In living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT), portal Y-graft interposition using the recipient’s portal vein (PV) bifurcation has been used for right lobe grafts with double PV orifices. We herein report the u...

    Authors: Munetoshi Akaoka, Koichiro Haruki, Kenei Furukawa, Shinji Onda, Shunta Ishizaki, Masashi Tsunematsu, Yoshihiro Shirai, Norimitsu Okui, Yoshiaki Tanji and Toru Ikegami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:57
  2. Small intestinal neuroendocrine tumor (NET) is uncommon, but intestinal intussusception caused by NET is even rare. We report a rare case of single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) for intestinal intussusc...

    Authors: Toshinori Sueda, Mitsuyoshi Tei, Soichiro Mori, Kentaro Nishida, Akinobu Yasuyama, Yukihiro Yoshikawa, Masatoshi Nomura, Chikato Koga, Hiromichi Miyagaki, Masanori Tsujie and Yusuke Akamaru
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:56
  3. Pleuroperitoneal communication (PPC) is a rare complication of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and often forces patients to switch to hemodialysis. Some efficiencies of video-assisted thoracic...

    Authors: Teppei Hashimoto, Toshihiro Osaki, Soichi Oka and Takahisa Fujikawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:55
  4. Exon 18 D842V, which is a point mutation from aspartic acid to valine at codon 842, is the most frequent mutation in Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Receptor alpha (PDGFRA)-mutated gastrointestinal stromal tumor (...

    Authors: Ryugo Teranishi, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukinori Kurokawa, Takuro Saito, Kazuyoshi Yamamoto, Kotaro Yamashita, Koji Tanaka, Tomoki Makino, Kiyokazu Nakajima, Hidetoshi Eguchi and Yuichiro Doki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:54
  5. Retiform hemangioendothelioma (RH) is a rare, intermediate-grade vascular tumor that often arises in the trunk and extremities. The clinical and radiological features of RH remain largely unknown.

    Authors: Kaoru Ogura, Yoko Shibasaki, Satoshi Honda, Hidetaka Akita, Nobuhiko Aoki, Ja-Mun Chong and Toru Motoi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:53
  6. Leiomyosarcoma is classified as a soft tissue sarcoma. In adults, leiomyosarcoma is the most common malignancy affecting the vascular system; however, vascular leiomyosarcoma in children is extremely rare as m...

    Authors: Kazuki Yoshizawa, Yasunari Ohno, Takashi Kurata, Yuki Takagi, Tomoko Kasai, Momoko Takizawa and Yuji Soejima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:52
  7. Chemotherapy and chemoradiotherapy are common treatments for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma with distant metastasis; however, the prognosis remains poor, and complete remission is difficult to achieve. Her...

    Authors: Tetsuro Kawazoe, Shuhei Ito, Kippei Ohgaki, Yoshihiko Fujinaka, Hiroki Funakoshi, Akihiko Otake, Huanlin Wang, Kazutoyo Morita, Fumiyoshi Fushimi and Yoichi Ikeda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:51
  8. Radiation-induced sarcoma (RIS) has a 10-year incidence of 0.2–0.27% and a poor prognosis, although the radiation should need for breast-conserving surgery. In particular, radiation-induced fibrosarcoma has be...

    Authors: Hideko Hoshina, Kouichi Kubouchi, Yutaka Tsutsumi and Hiroyuki Takei
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:50
  9. Trichobezoars are a rare medical condition, often requiring a surgical approach and commonly associated with an underlying psychiatric disorder. The Rapunzel syndrome is a rare variant of trichobezoar in the s...

    Authors: Luca Schuler, Martina Hodel and Claudia Stieger
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:49
  10. A neurofibroma is a benign tumor that arises from Schwann cells and neurofibromas occur throughout the skin of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1: Von Recklinghausen’s disease) patients. A retroperitoneal solitary...

    Authors: Takahiro Haruna, Hideyuki Takata, Satoshi Mizutani, Akira Katsuno, Ryosuke Nakata, Norio Motoda, Nobuhiko Taniai and Hiroshi Yoshida
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:48
  11. Perforated gastric ulcers are life-threatening surgical emergencies that need early diagnosis and treatment to overcome severe complications. With the rise of obesity in recent years, intragastric balloons hav...

    Authors: Gabriel A. Molina, Christian Rojas, William Aguayo, Cecilia Vivar and Jose D. Guzmán
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:47
  12. Patients on long-term dialysis are prone to hemorrhagic complications, particularly uremic bleeding, but gallbladder hemorrhage is rare, even in patients on dialysis. There have been occasional reports of a Di...

    Authors: Yuu-ichi Yano, Tomohiro Iguchi, Shota Sato, Norifumi Iseda, Shun Sasaki, Yasuhiro Abe, Tomohiro Nakayama, Takuya Honboh, Seiya Kato, Noriaki Sadanaga and Hiroshi Matsuura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:46
  13. Inferior vena cava thrombosis is a severe disease as it carries a higher risk of developing pulmonary embolism associated with a high mortality rate. The incidence of inferior vena cava thrombosis is extremely...

    Authors: Shota Maezawa, Ryota Seo, Naotaka Motoyoshi and Takashi Irinoda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:45
  14. With the improvement of optimal perioperative drug therapy for breast cancer patients, physicians now have to treat the adverse effects and comorbidities associated with long-term treatments. We report a case ...

    Authors: Yumiko Ushiyama, Yoshiya Horimoto, Toshitaka Uomori, Yumiko Ishizuka, Misato Okazaki, Hiroko Onagi, Takuo Hayashi, Junichiro Watanabe and Mitsue Saito
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:44
  15. With the improved survival rate of patients with esophageal cancer, secondary cancers, including pharyngolaryngeal cancer, have become a problem. Phanryngolaryngeal cancer surgery often requires esophagogastri...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Oshikiri, Hiroshi Okamoto, Yusuke Taniyama, Ryo Ishii, Akira Ohkoshi, Koreyuki Kurosawa, Michiaki Unno and Takashi Kamei
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:42
  16. Esophageal hiatal hernia (EHH) presenting after gastrectomy for carcinoma is a type of internal hernia and very rare. There have been no published reports on the use of hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS...

    Authors: Shingo Itamoto, Nobuaki Fujikuni, Kazuaki Tanabe, Senichiro Yanagawa, Masahiro Nakahara and Toshio Noriyuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:40
  17. Although distant metastasis in gastric cancer can be present at the time of the initial diagnosis, colonic metastasis is extremely rare. This report describes a case of simultaneous colonic metastasis of advan...

    Authors: Takafumi Shima, Asami Arita, Satoshi Sugimoto, Shoichi Takayama, Nao Kawaguchi, Yoshiro Imai, Tomohiro Kitahara, Tamaki Maeda and Junji Okuda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:39
  18. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) is the most aggressive form of thyroid carcinoma. Lenvatinib, a multikinase inhibitor, is rarely used in preoperative settings due to adverse effects including delayed wound ...

    Authors: Haruhiko Yamazaki, Katsuhiko Masudo, Sachie Kanada, Yoshiaki Inayama, Hiroyuki Hayashi, Yu Fujii and Yasushi Rino
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:38
  19. Gastrointestinal symptoms are one of the most common presentations of Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), even in children. Higher rates of complicated appendicitis have been demonstrated in the era of the COVI...

    Authors: Jun Kono, Koichiro Yoshimaru, Toshiharu Matsuura, Akihiko Tamaki, Junkichi Takemoto, Shinya Matsumoto, Taeko Hotta, Kenichi Kohashi, Yoshinao Oda and Tatsuro Tajiri
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:37
  20. Metastatic lung tumors rarely present with cystic formations. This is the first report of multiple cystic formations in pulmonary metastases from mucinous borderline ovarian tumors written in English.

    Authors: Rintaro Hamada, Yo Tsukamoto, Makoto Odaka, Mitsuo Yabe, Rintaro Shigemori, Tadashi Akiba, Naoki Toya and Takashi Ohtsuka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:36
  21. There are many reports of port site recurrence after laparoscopic surgery for various types of cancer. However, only two cases of port site recurrence after laparoscopic pancreatectomy have been reported to da...

    Authors: Takashi Aida, Ryota Iwase, Teruyuki Usuba, Yu Kumagai, Kenei Furukawa, Shinji Onda, Masaichi Ogawa and Toru Ikegami
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:35
  22. Laparoscopic surgery has reduced surgical morbidity and postoperative duration of hospital stay. Gas embolism is commonly known as a risk factor for all laparoscopic procedures. We report a case of severe cere...

    Authors: Kenji Shimizu, Masahiro Usuda, Yuta Kakizaki, Tomohiro Narita, On Suzuki and Kengo Fukuoka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:34
  23. Histiocytic sarcoma (HS) is a rare hematologic malignancy. HS of the breast is extremely rare, and we present a case of an elderly patient with breast HS.

    Authors: Toru Higuchi, Chih-Ping Li, Yuko Hirota, Yuji Hayashi, Fumio Arisawa, Ikuko Manabe, Takashi Sakurai, Akiko Adachi and Tsuyoshi Saito
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:33
  24. In patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis with concomitant severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, the treatment strategy should consider the presence of pneumonia, respi...

    Authors: Hirokatsu Hayashi, Jesse Yu Tajima, Ryoma Yokoi, Yuta Sato, Shigeru Kiyama, Takao Takahashi, Naoki Okumura, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Takashi Ibuka, Keisuke Kumada, Masahito Shimizu and Nobuhisa Matsuhashi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:32
  25. Non-obstructive intestinal ischemia (NOMI) is caused by intestinal vascular spasm and has a poor prognosis if not diagnosed and treated early. Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence imaging has been reported to ...

    Authors: Ryohei Miyashita, Masato Kitazawa, Shigeo Tokumaru, Satoshi Nakamura, Makoto Koyama, Yuta Yamamoto, Nao Hondo, Satoru Miyazaki and Yuji Soejima
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:31
  26. Synovial sarcoma is a malignant tumor that constitutes up to 10% of all soft-tissue sarcomas. The most frequent metastatic sites of synovial sarcoma are the lungs, lymph nodes, and bone, whereas pancreatic met...

    Authors: Mitsuyoshi Okazaki, Kaoru Katano, Hiroaki Sugita, Tomokazu Tokoro, Ryousuke Gabata, Satoshi Takada, Shinichi Nakanuma, Isamu Makino and Shintaro Yagi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:30
  27. Primary hepatic extranodal marginal zone B-cell mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is very rare, so it is difficult to diagnose preoperatively. And there is no established treatment for hepatic ...

    Authors: Keisuke Okura, Satoru Seo, Hironori Shimizu, Hiroto Nishino, Tomoaki Yoh, Ken Fukumitsu, Takamichi Ishii, Koichiro Hata, Hironori Haga and Etsuro Hatano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:29
  28. Hepatic lymphorrhea is a rare and serious complication of surgery for digestive tract cancers and is thought to occur as a result of lymph node dissection of the hepatoduodenal ligament. This complication resu...

    Authors: Kohei Harigane, Hiroshi Nemoto, Yoshiyuki Yoshida, Hiromasa Komori, Hideki Sarukawa, Naoki Yazawa and Taku Miyamae
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:28
  29. Ventral hernia repair (VHR) for obese patients is often associated with an increased risk of postoperative complications and hernia recurrences. Achieving preoperative weight loss is ideal before VHR; however,...

    Authors: Manabu Amiki, Yasuhiro Ishiyama, Ichitaro Mochizuki, Kazuhiro Narita, Manabu Goto and Koji Sekikawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:27
  30. An 80-year-old man presented to our emergency department complaining of a mass on the right side of his chest and pain in the right flank of his back. A chest computed tomography (CT) scan showed a relatively ...

    Authors: Yuki Itagaki, Akira Fukunaga, Hironobu Takano, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Kohei Nishigami, Tatsunosuke Ichimura, Hiroto Manase, Masahiko Obata, Tatsuya Kato and Satoshi Hirano
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:26
  31. Segmental dilatation of the colon (SDC) is a rare disease that is characterized by an abrupt segment of dilated colon between regions of normal-sized colon. We herein report a case of SDC associated with Hirsc...

    Authors: Hideyuki Yokokawa, Mariko Yoshida, Shinya Takazawa, Mai Kutsukake, Kanako Omata, Shoko Ogawa and Jun Fujishiro
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:25
  32. Muir–Torre syndrome is an autosomal-dominant mutation in mismatch repair genes that gives rise to sebaceous tumors and visceral malignancies over time. Because colorectal and genitourinary cancers are common i...

    Authors: Tomoyuki Sugi, Osamu Shimomura, Shinji Hashimoto, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Manami Doi, Yoshihiro Miyazaki, Tsuyoshi Enomoto, Yoshimasa Akashi, Kazuhisa Araki and Tatsuya Oda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:24
  33. Ectopic gastric mucosa mainly occurs in the duodenal bulb, and its etiology is thought to be congenital straying of gastric tissues. Primary duodenal carcinoma is a rare disease; however, reports of carcinoma ...

    Authors: Ryosuke Fukushima, Norio Kubo, Shigemasa Suzuki, Naoki Yagi, Shunsaku Furuke, Takashi Ooki, Ryusuke Aihara, Akira Mogi, Yasuo Hosouchi and Ken Shirabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:23
  34. Horseshoe kidney is one of the most common congenital renal fusion anomalies and is characterized by abnormalities in the position, rotation, vascular supply, and ureteral anatomy of the kidney. When performin...

    Authors: Tadahiro Kojima, Kiyotaka Kurachi, Kyota Tatsuta, Kosuke Sugiyama, Toshiya Akai, Katsunori Suzuki, Kakeru Torii, Mayu Sakata, Yoshifumi Morita, Hirotoshi Kikuchi, Yoshihiro Hiramatsu, Atsuko Fukazawa and Hiroya Takeuchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:22
  35. Killian–Jamieson diverticulum, which is a relatively rare pharyngoesophageal diverticulum, is difficult to distinguish from Zenker’s diverticulum. Because major points of the relevant surgical procedures for t...

    Authors: Yuki Watanabe, Yusuke Taniyama, Ken Koseki, Hirotaka Ishida, Yohei Ozawa, Hiroshi Okamoto, Chiaki Sato, Michiaki Unno and Takashi Kamei
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:21
  36. Mesentero-axial gastric volvulus (MAGV) is an uncommon subtype of gastric volvulus (GV). However, reports of such cases in adult patients are very rare. We present an unusual case of idiopathic MAGV in an old ...

    Authors: Masato Kawahara, Tsunehiko Maruyama, Yoshiki Kaneko, Naoaki Konno, Hiroshi Kashimura and Tatsuya Oda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:20
  37. Tumor-produced high molecular weight insulin-like growth factor-II (big insulin-like growth factor-II) is considered to cause non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia. This paper presents a case of surgically resecte...

    Authors: Noriyuki Nishiwaki, Yoshihiro Mikuriya, Fumiaki Takatsu, Ryoji Ochiai, Tomokazu Kakishita, Naruyuki Kobayashi, Takaya Kobatake, Shinji Hato, Norihiro Teramoto, Mototsugu Nagao, Izumi Fukuda and Koji Ohta
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:19
  38. Spontaneous rapture of a germ cell tumor (GCT) metastases causing massive hemoretroperitoneum in a patient without choriocarcinoma component who has not received previous systemic chemotherapy is an exceedingl...

    Authors: Konstantinos Vasiliadis, Chrysanthi Simou, Anastasios Tzotzou, Nikolaos Kalinderis, Dimitrios Valoukas, Elsa Pazarli, Paulos Drakontaidis and Christos Papavasiliou
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:18
  39. Malignant tumors with rhabdoid features are rare, highly aggressive, and some of them are characterized by SMARCB1 (INI1) loss. Although cases of rhabdoid carcinoma are extremely rare, its occurrence in the colon...

    Authors: Toshinori Kobayashi, Yuki Matsui, Hisanori Miki, Masahiko Hatta, Mitsuaki Ishida, Hironaga Satake and Mitsugu Sekimoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:17
  40. Atezolizumab plus bevacizumab therapy was recently introduced as the first line for unresectable advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but immune-related adverse events (IrAEs) due to atezolizumab are a gre...

    Authors: Shintaro Arakaki, Shinichiro Ono, Futoshi Kawamata, Shinichiro Ishino, Yasunori Uesato, Tomo Nakajima, Yukiko Nishi, Satoko Morishima, Shingo Arakaki, Tatsuji Maeshiro, Masayoshi Souri, Akitada Ichinose, Hiroaki Masuzaki and Mitsuhisa Takatsuki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:16
  41. The finding of a vermiform appendix within the peritoneal sac of an inguinal hernia is called Amyand’s hernia. The reported incidence of Amyand’s hernia and femoral hernia is 1% and 3.8%, respectively. To our ...

    Authors: Franco A. Corvatta, René M. Palacios Huatuco, Santiago Bertone and José F. Viñas
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:15
  42. Combined basilar subsegmentectomy via uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery is an extremely complex surgery. Moreover, no the existing reports describe the procedure and technique. Here, we present th...

    Authors: Satoshi Takamori, Hiroyuki Oizumi, Jun Suzuki and Satoshi Shiono
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:14
  43. Tumor embolization due to venous infiltration of breast cancer pulmonary metastases is very rare.

    Authors: Ayana Sato, Akiko Matsumoto, Saki Naruse, Yuka Isono, Yuka Maeda, Miki Yamada, Tatsuhiko Ikeda, Yuko Sasajima and Hiromitsu Jinno
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:13
  44. Inguinal endometriosis is a rare clinical disease with an unclear etiology and pathogenesis, and its diagnosis requires accurate medical history-taking and histological examination. However, surgical treatment...

    Authors: Shu Mushiake, Nao Kawaguchi, Mitsuhiro Asakuma, Koji Komeda, Tetsunosuke Shimizu, Fumitoshi Hirokawa, Tomoo Shimomura and Sang-Woong Lee
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:12
  45. Mesenteric venous thrombosis (MVT) and appendiceal diverticulitis are rare diseases. There has been no previous report on MVT complicating appendiceal diverticulitis. Herein, we report the first case of MVT co...

    Authors: Jun Ichikawa, Kosuke Toda, Haruku Fujita, Kenjiro Hirai, Hidenori Ohe and Hidekazu Yamamoto
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:11
  46. A solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) poses a diagnostic challenge, which includes both a benign and malignant etiology. A size enlargement often indicates malignancy. We herein describe a case of a solitary pulmo...

    Authors: Nao Ito, Shuhei Iizuka, Kanji Sasaki, Yoshiro Otsuki and Toru Nakamura
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:10
  47. Ischemic colitis affects the left colon in elderly individuals and localization on the right side, especially in the cecum, is rare. We report a case of gangrenous ischemic colitis localized in the cecum of a ...

    Authors: Kohei Tateno, Yoko Motegi, Hiroomi Ogawa, Kunihiko Suga, Takuhisa Okada, Katsuya Osone, Ryuji Katoh, Yasunari Ubukata, Hideyuki Saito, Keigo Hara, Makoto Sakai, Kyoichi Ogata, Makoto Sohda, Chiaki Murakami, Ken Shirabe and Hiroshi Saeki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:9

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