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Simultaneous Resections of Colorectal Cancer and Synchronous Liver Metastases: A Multi-institutional Analysis
BackgroundThe safety of simultaneous resections of colorectal cancer and synchronous liver metastases (SCRLM) is not established. This multi-institutional retrospective study compared postoperativeExpand
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Biofilms in the large bowel suggest an apparent function of the human vermiform appendix.
The human vermiform ("worm-like") appendix is a 5-10cm long and 0.5-1cm wide pouch that extends from the cecum of the large bowel. The architecture of the human appendix is unique among mammals, andExpand
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The extended Toronto criteria for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: A prospective validation study
The selection of liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) relies mostly on tumor size and number. Instead of relying on these factors, we used poor tumor differentiation andExpand
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Resection of noncolorectal nonneuroendocrine liver metastases: a comparative analysis.
BACKGROUND Although established for metastatic colorectal (CR) and neuroendocrine (NE) malignancies, the role of partial hepatectomy in management of metastases from other primaries (NCRNE) is notExpand
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Major liver resection in elderly patients: a multi-institutional analysis.
BACKGROUND Because of the aging United States population, increase in overall life expectancy, and rising incidence of hepatobiliary tumors, more elderly patients are considered for hepaticExpand
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Vascular surgery collaboration during pancreaticoduodenectomy with vascular reconstruction.
BACKGROUND Once thought to have unresectable disease, pancreatic cancer patients with portal venous involvement are now reported to have comparable survival after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) withExpand
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Hepatic resection for metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors in the tyrosine kinase inhibitor era
Before the advent of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), surgical resection was the primary treatment for hepatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) metastases. Although TKIs have improved survivalExpand
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Examining reoperation and readmission after hepatic surgery.
BACKGROUND Although the perioperative mortality from hepatic resection has improved considerably, this procedure is still associated with substantial morbidity and resource use. The goal of thisExpand
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Post-Operative Pharmacologic Thromboprophylaxis after Major Hepatectomy
BackgroundAlthough standard of care after most abdominal surgeries, post-operative pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis after major hepatectomy is commonly withheld due to bleeding risks. The objectiveExpand
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Pediatric injury patterns by year of age.
PURPOSE Since trauma is the leading cause of death and disability among children, understanding injury patterns may reduce morbidity and mortality through targeted prevention efforts. The purpose ofExpand
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