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A limited set of human MicroRNA is deregulated in follicular thyroid carcinoma.
CONTEXT Although the pathogenesis of follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) and its relation to follicular adenoma (FA) remains unclear, detailed understanding of FTC carcinogenesis would facilitateExpand
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Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled Trial of a Bioartificial Liver in Treating Acute Liver Failure
Objective:The HepatAssist liver support system is an extracorporeal porcine hepatocyte-based bioartificial liver (BAL). The safety and efficacy of the BAL were evaluated in a prospective, randomized,Expand
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Extended drainage versus resection in surgery for chronic pancreatitis: a prospective randomized trial comparing the longitudinal pancreaticojejunostomy combined with local pancreatic head excision
OBJECTIVE To analyze the efficacy of extended drainage--that is, longitudinal pancreaticojejunostomy combined with local pancreatic head excision (LPJ-LPHE)-and pylorus-preservingExpand
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Application of Reduced‐size Liver Transplants as Split Grafts, Auxiliary Orthotopic Grafts, and Living Related Segmental Transplants
The University of Chicago program in pediatric liver transplantation continues actively to seek innovative surgical solutions to problems related to the management of children with end-stage liverExpand
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Duodenum‐Preserving Resection of the Head of the Pancreas in Chronic Pancreatitis A Prospective, Randomized Trial
ObjectiveTwo techniques of duodenum-preserving resection of the head of the pancreas were compared in a prospective, randomized trial. The technical feasibility and effects on quality of life wereExpand
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Marginal Hepatectomy in the Rat: From Anatomy to Surgery
Objective:Based on the 3-dimensional visualization of vascular supply and drainage, a vessel-oriented resection technique was optimized. The new surgical technique was used to determine the maximalExpand
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The International Position on Laparoscopic Liver Surgery: The Louisville Statement, 2008
Objective:To summarize the current world position on laparoscopic liver surgery. Summary Background Data:Multiple series have reported on the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic liver surgery. SmallExpand
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Treatment of liver metastases from neuroendocrine tumours in relation to the extent of hepatic disease
Hepatic surgery is presumed to improve survival of patients with liver metastases (LM) from neuroendocrine tumours (NET). This study identified LM‐specific variables that could be used as additionalExpand
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The Impact of 68Ga-DOTATOC Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography on the Multimodal Management of Patients With Neuroendocrine Tumors
Objective:To evaluate the impact of 68Ga-DOTATOC positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) on the multimodal management of neuroendocrine tumors (NET). Background:Establishment ofExpand
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Survival and recurrence rates after resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in noncirrhotic livers.
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma occurring in noncirrhotic livers is rare. The purpose of this article was to evaluate the outcomes and prognostic factors after hepatectomy in this setting. Expand
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