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Usefulness of intraoperative diagnosis of hepatic tumors located at the liver surface and hepatic segmental visualization using indocyanine green-photodynamic eye imaging.
BACKGROUND To improve the diagnostic accuracy for hepatic tumors on the liver surface, we investigated the usefulness of an indocyanine green-photodynamic eye (ICG-PDE) system by comparison withExpand
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Clinicopathological parameters associated with surgical site infections in patients who underwent pancreatic resection.
BACKGROUND/AIMS To clarify parameters associated with postoperative surgical site infection (SSI) after pancreatectomy, we examined clinicopathological and surgical records in 186 patients whoExpand
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Prognostic influence of the liver hanging maneuver for patients with hepatobiliary malignancies who underwent hepatic resections.
BACKGROUND Prognostic influences of hepatic transection by an anterior approach using the liver hanging maneuver (LHM) has not been fully clarified. METHODS We examined 233 patients who underwentExpand
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Clinical and molecular analysis of synchronous double lung cancers.
BACKGROUND Since multiple lung cancer treatment strategies differ, it is essential for clinicians to be able to distinguish between separate primary lesions and metastasis. In the present study, weExpand
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How to access photodynamic therapy for bile duct carcinoma.
BACKGROUND Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a promising treatment option for local control of remnant cancer after surgical resection or biliary stenosis by the unresectable tumor in patients with bileExpand
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Functional liver reserve parameters predictive for posthepatectomy complications.
BACKGROUND Posthepatectomy complications have markedly decreased with advances in techniques and management; however, surgical risk to patients with injured livers is still not negligible. WeExpand
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Clinicopathological characteristics of multiple primary cancers in hepatobiliary and pancreas malignancies.
AIM The present study was designed to define the clinicopathological characteristics of multiple cancers (MC) in 597 patients with hepatobiliary and pancreas (HBP) malignancies who underwent curativeExpand
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Short-Term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer in Oldest-Old Patients
Background/Aims: Oldest-old patients generally have several comorbidities, and laparoscopic-assisted colectomy (LAC) has not been performed on these patients. However, the surgical technique of LACExpand
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Associated factors with surgical site infections after hepatectomy: predictions and countermeasures by a retrospective cohort study.
BACKGROUND To clarify the factors associated with post-hepatectomy surgical site infections (SSIs), the clinicopathological data of 526 patients who underwent hepatectomy was retrospectively examinedExpand
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NX-PVKA levels before and after hepatectomy of hepatocellular carcinoma as predictors of patient survival: a preliminary evaluation of an improved assay for PIVKA-II.
Although the protein-induced vitamin K absence or antagonist-II (PIVKA-II) is used as a prognostic marker in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a newly-improved assay, NX-PVKA (PIVKA-II measured usingExpand
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