Fang-Ku P’eng

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Quality of life (QOL) was evaluated in 162 patients having radical gastrectomy for cancer. The results showed that more than half of the patients had a good appetite; they consumed a normal diet and a normal volume of food. Approximately 60% of the patients had weight loss of more than 5 kg. Patients who underwent a total gastrectomy had poor tolerance of(More)
Glucocorticoid receptor (GR) was first found in the cytosol of gastric cancer tissue more than 15 years ago. At present, most gastric cancers are diagnosed at the advanced stage. To elucidate the role of GR in gastric cancer, the GR levels of the cancer tissue of 75 consecutive patients with grossly serosa-involved gastric carcinoma were determined by the(More)
The influence of high serum testosterone levels on the long-term prognosis in male patients undergoing hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains to be fully elucidated. The aim of the present study was to conduct a retrospective investigation of the impact of high serum testosterone levels on the risk of tumor recurrence and long-term prognosis(More)
An intestinal web is a rare congenital anomaly, typically reported in childhood, but often remaining asymptomatic throughout the entire life span of the individual. We report the case of a symptomatic intestinal web associated with an enteric bezoar in an adult, which to the best of our knowledge has never been documented before. A 25-year-old man presented(More)
BACKGROUND Improvements in antimetabolite drugs have prolonged the survival of patient with hematological malignancies. However, these drugs may have hepatotoxic side effects and may induce acute liver failure, chronic liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, or even hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Although liver resection remains a curative option for HCC, its role in(More)
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