Chaoji Zheng

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BACKGROUND Central lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) is common; however, prophylactic central lymph node dissection (CLND) is still controversial because of the possible increased morbidity. The purpose of this study is to determine the clinical outcome of patients with cN0 PTMC by central neck dissection. METHODS A(More)
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RATIONALE Metastases of nonthyroid malignancies to the thyroid gland are rare, and only sporadic cases have been reported in literature. We present our experience in treating patients with metastases to the thyroid gland at Peking Union Medical College Hospital. PATIENT CONCERNS The clinical data of 32 patients who presented with secondary thyroid tumors(More)
Question: A 63-year-old man was referred to our hospital with a 1-year history of repeated melena and persistent anemia requiring repeated blood transfusion and was diagnosed as gastrointestinal bleeding of unknown source. His medical history was unremarkable except for hypertension for 20 years. He denied history of hematochezia, although he lost about 10(More)
Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) remains a morbid procedure. The use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways has proven to reduce care time and post-operative complications after colorectal surgery. There is a high potential for reducing morbidity associated with PD by utilizing ERAS. Guidelines for perioperative care after PD were published in 2013,(More)
This report presents the case of a 59-year-old man with sudden severe pain in the right lower abdomen after manually reducing the right indirect inguinal hernia who had bilateral indirect inguinal hernia for 5 years. A subsequent contrast computed tomography scan with contrast of the abdomen and pelvis revealed a significant extensive retroperitoneal(More)
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