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The Role of “Fatty Pancreas” and of BMI in the Occurrence of Pancreatic Fistula After Pancreaticoduodenectomy
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A pancreatic fatty infiltration of the pancreas over 10% constitutes a risk factor for PF after PD and age and BMI are useful preoperative predictors of the percentage of pancreatic fat.
Passenger Lymphocyte Syndrome and Liver Transplantation
The authors reviewed the passenger lymphocyte syndrome (PLS) that has appeared after transplantation. The definition, mechanism, serological, clinical features, and treatment for PLS after solid
Sister Joseph's nodule in a liver transplant recipient: Case report and mini-review of literature
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The umbilical metastasis can arise from many sites and in some cases the primary tumor may be not identified; nonetheless chemotherapy must be administrated based on patient's history, anatomical and histological findings.
Long-Term Survival After Liver Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases in Patients With Hepatic Pedicle Lymph Nodes Involvement in the Era of New Chemotherapy Regimens
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This study showed that the localization of HPLN metastases within area 1 or 2 does not anymore affect survival after CLM resection, indicating that curative intent R0 liver resection with HPLn dissection can offer the only potential cure for patients with CLM who present with H PLN involvement.
Simultaneous trans-hepatic portal and hepatic vein embolization before major hepatectomy: the liver venous deprivation technique
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Trans-hepatic LVD technique is feasible, well tolerated and provides fast and important hypertrophy of the FRL, and needs to be further evaluated and compared to portal vein embolization.
Living Related Small Bowel Transplantation: Donor Surgical Technique
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Terminal ileal resection with preservation of the ICV seems to assure fast functional recovery of the donor and has minimal postoperative complications.
Simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation for glycogen storage disease type IA (von Gierke's disease).
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Patients with end-stage renal disease secondary to GSDIa should be considered for SLKT, especially when the disease is in an early stage.
Hepatic artery complications following liver transplantation. Does preoperative chemoembolization impact the postoperative course?
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The relationship between preoperative TACE and the occurrence of histological and radiological hepatic artery complications (HAC) is described.
Targeted molecular therapies (cetuximab and bevacizumab) do not induce additional hepatotoxicity: preliminary results of a case-control study.
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The addition of beva or cetu to the neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens does not appear to increase the morbidity rates after hepatectomy for CLM.
Which method of distal pancreatectomy is cost-effective among open, laparoscopic, or robotic surgery?
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Cost-effective results of RDP seem to be similar to LDP with some better short-term outcomes, especially for non-surgical complications, which were more frequent in the ODP group.
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