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Background The incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG) has been increasing worldwide. We investigated the clinicopathological characteristics of patients with Siewert type II and III AEGs and clarified the optimal intra-abdominal lymph node dis-section in these patients. Methods This study included 132 patients with AEG who(More)
A 30-year-old man, who had been treated with craniospinal irradiation, total-body irradiation, and bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia at 20 years of age, complained of dysphagia. The patient had spike fever with leukocytosis (19,020/ll). Serum granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) level was also increased (53.7 pg/ml).(More)
We report a case of successful laparoscopic distal gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection preserving the common hepatic artery branched from the left gastric artery for advanced gastric cancer with an Adachi type VI (group 26) vascular anomaly. A 76-year-old female patient was admitted with a diagnosis of advanced gastric cancer at the anterior wall to(More)
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