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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical characteristics and present the experience in the treatment of patients with penetrating craniocerebral injury (PCCI). METHODS The data of 7 cases with PCCI by foreign body were retrospectively studied and compared with associated literatures. The strategies of diagnosis and treatment of PCCI were analyzed. In this(More)
AIM To compare the perioperative parameters and short-term outcomes of hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy (HALC) and open colectomy (OC) for the treatment of patients with cancer of the right hemicolon. METHODS Patients who were scheduled to perform right hemicolectomy between August 2009 and December 2010 were randomized into either HALC or OC group.(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the application experience and clinical effects of hand-assisted laparoscopic radical resection for rectal cancer. METHODS The clinical data of 156 patients with rectal cancer treated with hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery between August 2009 and April 2011 were analyzed retrospectively. RESULTS The operative procedures of 156(More)
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile carriage has been considered as a potential source for the deadly infection, but its role in cancer patients is still unclear. We aimed to identify the clinical and immunological factors that are related to C. difficile carriage in Chinese cancer patients. METHODS A total of 400 stool samples were collected from cancer(More)
The coxsackie and adenovirus receptor (CAR) is considered a tumor suppressor and critical factor for the efficacy of therapeutic strategies that employ the adenovirus. However, data on CAR expression levels in colorectal cancer are conflicting and its clinical relevance remains to be elucidated. Immunohistochemistry was performed on tissue microarrays(More)
PURPOSE To demonstrate the feasibility, safety, and technical strategies of hand-assisted laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision (HAL-CME) and to compare oncological outcomes between HAL-CME and the open approach (O-CME) for right colon cancers. METHODS Patients who were scheduled to undergo a right hemicolectomy were divided into HAL-CME and O-CME(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS) with that of open surgery (OS) in total colectomy, and to evaluate the feasibility of hand-assisted laparoscopic total colectomy for colonic inertia. METHODS A total of 42 patients of colonic inertia received total colectomy from January 2001 to June 2006 were randomly(More)
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