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Laparoscopic Appendectomy is a Safe and Beneficial Procedure in Pregnant Women
Background Appendectomy is the most common nongynecologic surgery performed during pregnancy. Pregnancy is no longer considered an absolute contraindication for laparoscopic procedures. LaparoscopicExpand
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Phospholipase C-delta1 and oxytocin receptor signalling: evidence of its role as an effector.
Although the oxytocin receptor modulates intracellular Ca2+ ion levels in myometrium, the identities of signal molecules have not been clearly clarified. Our previous studies on oxytocin receptorExpand
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Clinical features of gastric emptying after distal gastrectomy
Purpose Gastric emptying may influence the quality of life of patients who undergo distal gastrectomy. Little is known, however, about gastric emptying after distal gastrectomy. The aim of our studyExpand
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Bowel infarction due to intestinal mucormycosis in an immunocompetent patient
Mucormycosis is a fatal opportunistic fungal infection that typically occurs in immunocompromised patients. The classical manifestation of mucormycosis is a rhinocerebral infection, and althoughExpand
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The Value of a Laparoscopic Interval Appendectomy for Treatment of a Periappendiceal Abscess: Experience of a Single Medical Center
Background: Interval appendectomy has been known to be an effective and safe treatment for a periappendiceal abscess, but there is no study on a laparoscopic approach for the treatment of aExpand
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Preoperative CA 125 is significant indicator of curative resection in gastric cancer patients.
AIM To investigate the correlation among tumor markers, curative resection, and recurrence in gastric cancer. METHODS The patients with preoperative tumor makers [Carcinoembryonic antigen,Expand
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Long-term survival after gastrectomy and metastasectomy for gastric cancer with synchronous bone metastasis
Bone metastasis is a rare event in patients with gastric cancer, but pathologic fracture, paralysis, pain and hematological disorders associated with the bone metastasis may influence the quality ofExpand
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N-Acetyltransferase 2 유전자 다형성과 식이가 위암 발생에 미치는 영향
Purpose: According to the recent studies on the carcinogenic factors of gastric cancer in Koreans, dietary factors, such as stew, roasted fish, and fish boiled in soy with spices, salted foods, asExpand
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Impact of the availability of active cytotoxic agents on the survival of patients with advanced gastric cancer.
Several cytotoxic agents, including fluoropyrimidines, platinums, taxanes and irinotecan, are effective in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer (AGC). However, the effect of the availability ofExpand
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