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Laparoscopic versus open adrenalectomy for adrenocortical carcinoma: surgical and oncologic outcome in 152 patients.
BACKGROUND The role of laparoscopic adrenalectomy in the treatment of patients with adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is controversial. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to compare oncologic outcome in patientsExpand
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A 5-year experience with cardiopulmonary resuscitation using extracorporeal life support in non-postcardiotomy patients with cardiac arrest.
BACKGROUND Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) using extracorporeal life support (ECLS) system has been successfully used to support patients with in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA, OHCA)Expand
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Surgical treatment of substernal goiter: An analysis of 59 patients
PurposeSubsternal goiter is defined as a thyroid mass of which more than 50% is located below the thoracic inlet. In this article we report the diagnosis, symptoms, thyroid function, treatment, andExpand
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Musculoskeletal manifestations of osteomalacia: report of 26 cases and literature review.
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to describe the musculoskeletal manifestations in a selected population of 26 patients with biopsy-proven osteomalacia (OM) and provide a literature update. Expand
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KLRG1+ NK Cells Protect T-bet–Deficient Mice from Pulmonary Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma
We studied the developmental and functional mechanisms behind NK cell–mediated antitumor responses against metastatic colorectal carcinoma (CRC) in mice. In particular, we focused on investigatingExpand
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Different approaches for complete mobilization of the splenic flexure during laparoscopic rectal cancer resection
PurposeLaparoscopic resection of rectal cancer has already become the standard procedure in many hospitals. The splenic flexure mobilization (SFM) is an important preparational step. Several methodsExpand
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Assessment of Disease Behavior in Patients with Crohn’s Disease by MR Enterography
Background:Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the bowel is an increasingly used modality to evaluate patients with Crohn’s disease. The Montreal classification of the disease behavior is consideredExpand
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Completion Thyroidectomy: Effect of Timing on Clinical Complications and Oncologic Outcome in Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
BackgroundDespite improved preoperative diagnostics, incidental postoperative detection of differentiated thyroid cancer in the final histology is still common. In most of these cases, completionExpand
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Retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: Lateral versus dorsal approach
For tumours of the adrenal gland different surgical retroperitoneal approaches have been established, including the lateral and the dorsal approach. It is still unclear if the lateral or the dorsalExpand
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Hydrocaffeic acid oxidation by a peroxidase homogenate from onion solid wastes
A very large amount of phenol-polluted waters are formed from the production of olive oil (olive mill waste water, OMWW), and the main problem associated with their disposal is a viable means ofExpand
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