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A review of the literature pertaining to percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopic lithotomy (PTCSL) showed that more than 50% of reported patients had undergone earlier biliary surgery. A retrospective study investigated 74 patients undergoing initial PTCSL for hepatolithiasis who had undergone no prior biliary surgery or manipulation. The patients were(More)
  • H S Wu
  • 1993
A total of 1478 patients with lung cancer were operated upon at the Shanghai Chest Hospital from 1958 to 1973. The resectability was 88.6%. Up to May 1989, 128 patients with a super-long-term survival, from 15 to 31 years (md = 18.8 years) after resection, had complete data for analysis. Seventy one (55.5%) patients are still alive. The 15-year survival(More)
  • H S Wu
  • 1989
Clinical and basic investigations suggest that perioperative blood transfusions may increase cancer recurrence by nonspecific immunosuppression. Fifty-three patients with Stage I (No) lung cancer treated by surgery in the University of Chicago Medical Center from 1970 to 1986 are reported. There were 18 squamous carcinoma, 29 adenocarcinoma and 6 large cell(More)
Among 808 surgically resected lung cancer cases at Shanghai Chest Hospital during the period of January 1991 to December 1992, 140 of them (17.3%) underwent pneumonectomy (47 right, 93 left). In the 140 cases: 124 male, 16 female; aged 27-74 yrs, pre-operative abnormal EKG was found in 38 cases. Postoperatively, arrhythmia occurred in 76 cases, with an(More)
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