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Surgical Site Infection: Re-assessment of the Risk Factors.
BACKGROUND Surgical site infection (SSI) is a well-known complication of general surgery. Although overall SSI rate is relatively low, it is the most common nosocomial infection. SSI adverselyExpand
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miR-216b Targets FGFR1 and Confers Sensitivity to Radiotherapy in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Patients Without EGFR or KRAS Mutation
Objectives The success of gemcitabine plus radiotherapy is dependent on the mutation status of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) tumors in the EGFR and KRAS genes; however, radiotherapyExpand
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Factors Affecting Surgical Site Infection Rates in Hepatobiliary Surgery.
BACKGROUND There are several studies regarding risk factors affecting surgical site infections (SSIs); nevertheless, there are an insufficient number of studies focusing on risk factors for SSI inExpand
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Management of hepatorenal syndrome.
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is defined as development of renal dysfunction in patients with chronic liver diseases due to decreased effective arterial blood volume. It is the most severe complicationExpand
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Outcomes of Parathyroid Autotransplantation During Total Thyroidectomy: A Comparison with Age- and Sex-Matched Controls
ABSTRACT Purpose: To determine the effect of parathyroid autotransplantation (PA) on postoperative hypocalcemia in cases of total thyroidectomy. Materials and Methods: Cases undergoing totalExpand
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Overexpression of miR-21 Is Associated With Recurrence in Patients With Hepatitis B Virus-Mediated Hepatocellular Carcinoma Undergoing Liver Transplantation.
Liver transplantation (LT) is the best treatment option for hepatitis B virus (HBV)-mediated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Nevertheless, recurrence is the most important issue after LT. The aims ofExpand
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Anastomotic leaks at the pancreaticojejunostomy following pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients with pancreatic head adenocarcinoma increases the local recurrence rate.
INTRODUCTION In contrast to colorectal cancer patients, the effect of anastomosis leakage following pancreatic adenocarcinoma surgery on survival and recurrence rate is not clear. The present studyExpand
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Overexpression of the Long Noncoding RNA HomeoboxA Transcript at the Distal Tip Predicts Poor Prognosis in a KRAS-Independent Manner in Periampullary Region Tumors
Objectives Periampullary region tumors (PRTs) are the fifth highest cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Although recent studies have highlighted the prognostic value of the long noncoding RNAExpand
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Rupture of Hydatid Cyst of the Liver Due to Minor Abdominal Trauma: A Case Report
ABST RACT Echinococcus granulosus is the most common cause of hydatid cyst. Hydatid cyst is an infectious disease that generally occurs in the liver, followed by the lungs, although it may also beExpand
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Impact of 3'UTR variation patterns of the KRAS gene on the aggressiveness of pancreatobiliary tumors with the KRAS G13D mutation in a Turkish population.
OBJECTIVE Several studies have demonstrated the importance of mutations in codons 12, 13 and 61 and variations in the 3' untranslated region (3'UTR) of the KRAS gene, frequently observed geneticExpand
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