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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Alpha-fetoprotein-producing gastric cancer (AFPGC) is a rare type of aggressive gastric cancer (GC) with a dismal prognosis. We present a patient with AFPGC who achieved long-term survival through a multidisci...

    Authors: Takayo Ota, Katsuya Sakashita, Ryugo Sawada, Kurumi Seki, Hiroyuki Maeda, Noriko Tanaka and Toshimasa Tsujinaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:71
  27. In previously reported cases of lesser omental hernia, a rare clinical presentation, the herniated intestinal tract was passing through both peritoneal layers of the lesser omentum to herniate into the periton...

    Authors: Hirotaka Shibuya, Keita Sato, Yosuke Yamauchi, Yoshihisa Tamura, Koji Takahashi and Yasushi Asari
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:70
  28. CA19-9 is strongly expressed in malignant tumors of the digestive system and is widely used as a marker for gastrointestinal cancer. In this report, we describe a case of acute cholecystitis in which CA19-9 wa...

    Authors: Shinichiro Oinuma, Deguchi Yoshio, Syunsuke Omotaka, Takuya Terunuma, Shinya Kasagi, Hironobu Kimura, Noboru Yokoyama and Haruhiro Inoue
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:69
  29. Thymoma is associated with autoimmune diseases. Myasthenia gravis is frequently associated with thymoma, but cases of thymoma complicated by alopecia areata are very rare. In this report, we present a case of ...

    Authors: Yukino Saito, Tomohiro Yazawa, Toshiteru Nagashima, Yoichi Ohtaki, Natsuko Kawatani, Eiji Narusawa, Ryohei Yoshikawa, Nozomi Matsumura, Tatsuro Maehara and Ken Shirabe
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:68
  30. Microhepatocellular carcinoma with a gross bile duct tumor thrombus is extremely rare, making the correct preoperative diagnosis difficult.

    Authors: Takatsugu Matsumoto, Takayuki Shimizu, Shun Sato, Genki Tanaka, Takamune Yamaguchi, Kyung-Hwa Park, Yuhki Sakuraoka, Takayuki Shiraki, Shozo Mori, Yukihiro Iso, Takehiko Nemoto, Keiichi Kubota, Yumi Nozawa, Kazuyuki Ishida and Taku Aoki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:67
  31. Localized colorectal amyloidosis has a good prognosis, but cases involving bleeding or perforation may require surgery. However, there are few case reports discussing the differences in the surgical strategy b...

    Authors: Shunya Tahara, Mohei Kohyama, Atsushi Nakamitsu, Yoichi Sugiyama, Tatsuya Tazaki, Hiroyuki Taogoshi, Toshiaki Komo, Takuro Yamaguchi, Mitsuharu Ueda, Akira Ishikawa, Shinya Takahashi and Masaru Sasaki
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:66
  32. In utero intestinal volvulus with intestinal atresia is a rare and life-threatening condition that can cause torsion of the dilated bowel. The management and outcomes of this disease remain unclear.

    Authors: Chiyoshi Toyama, Yuki Segawa, Shigeo Iijima, Takeshi Murakoshi and Keigo Nara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:65
  33. Spontaneous regression (SR) of cancer occurs in 1 in 60,000–100,000 patients. This phenomenon has been reported in almost all cancer types, most commonly neuroblastoma, renal cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma...

    Authors: Shinnosuke Harata, Hiroki Takahashi, Nanako Ando, Akira Kato, Kaori Watanabe, Takeshi Yanagita, Takuya Suzuki, Hajime Ushigome, Kazuyoshi Shiga, Ryo Ogawa, Yoichi Matsuo, Akira Mitsui, Masahiro Kimura and Shuji Takiguchi
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:64
  34. Among congenital anomalies of the portal venous system, prepancreatic postduodenal portal vein (PPPV) is very rare and has only been reported to date. Herein, we report a case of PPPV identified in preoperativ...

    Authors: Masanori Akashi, Daiki Miyazaki, Kazuaki Hashimoto, Shogo Fukutomi, Shoichiro Arai, Yuichi Goto, Toshihiro Sato, Hisamune Sakai and Toru Hisaka
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:63
  35. Rectovaginal fistula (RVF) is a troublesome and refractory complication after low anterior resection (LAR) for rectal cancer. An omental flap repair was performed for the RVF caused due to Crohn’s disease and ...

    Authors: Yuta Kuhara, Hiroshi Hotei, Tatsunori Hashimoto, Shingo Seo, Ai Amioka, Naoki Murao, Aki Kuwada, Akira Nakashima, Ryutaro Sakabe and Kou Tahara
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:61
  36. Left ventricle aneurysm (LVA) as a sequela to myocardial infarction or iatrogenic injury is required surgical treatment with full median sternotomy. Herein, we report a case of successful surgical treatment of...

    Authors: Yuta Kanazawa, Shunsuke Saito, Ikuko Shibasaki, Taiki Matsuoka, Shotaro Hirota, Shouhei Yokoyama, Yasuyuki Kanno, Masahiro Tezuka, Go Tsuchiya, Taisuke Konishi, Koji Ogata and Hirotsugu Fukuda
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:60
  37. Giant mediastinal mature teratomas may cause airway obstruction or decreased venous return due to the mass effect. Preoperative stabilization of the respiratory and circulatory systems is important for periope...

    Authors: Kengo Tani, Daisuke Kimura, Tsubasa Matsuo, Yoshiaki Saito, Kageaki Taima, Shinya Kakehata, Akira Kurose and Masahito Minakawa
    Citation: Surgical Case Reports 2023 9:59
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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