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Hepatic arterial infusion of floxuridine in patients with liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma: long-term results of a prospective randomized trial.
PURPOSE A multicentric randomized study that compared patients who received intrahepatic arterial infusion (HAI) to a group of patients who did not receive HAI (control group) was performed forExpand
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Postoperative radiation therapy does not increase survival after curative resection for squamous cell carcinoma of the middle and lower esophagus as shown by a multicenter controlled trial. French
In 1978, postoperative radiation therapy was suggested to be an additive treatment of carcinoma of the esophagus. In 1987, we began a multicenter trial of patients with epidermoid carcinoma of theExpand
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A controlled randomized multicenter trial of pancreatogastrostomy or pancreatojejunostomy after pancreatoduodenectomy.
BACKGROUND Only 2 large (more than 100 patients) prospective trials comparing pancreatogastrostomy (PG) with pancreatojejunostomy (PJ) after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) have been reported until now.Expand
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Laparoscopic treatment of acute small bowel obstruction: A multicentre retrospective study
Background:  Laparoscopic surgery is thought to promote early recovery and quicker return to bowel function. The objective was to evaluate the rate and predictive factors of success, the causes ofExpand
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Total Versus Subtotal Gastrectomy for Adenocarcinoma of the Gastric Antrum: A French Prospective Controlled Study
In a multicentric trial the postoperative mortality and the 5-year survival of elective total gastrectomy (TG) was compared with subtotal gastrectomy (SG) for adenocarcinoma of the antrum operated onExpand
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Advanced gastric cancer with or without peritoneal carcinomatosis treated with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: a single western center experience.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this article was to evaluate the role of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), associated or not to cytoreductive surgery (CS) in the treatment of differentExpand
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Is prophylactic pelvic drainage useful after elective rectal or anal anastomosis? A multicenter controlled randomized trial. French Association for Surgical Research.
OBJECTIVE We investigated the role of drainage in the prevention of complications after elective rectal or anal anastomosis in the pelvis. Anastomotic leakage after colorectal resection is moreExpand
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Adhesive Postoperative Small Bowel Obstruction: Incidence and Risk Factors of Recurrence After Surgical Treatment: A Multicenter Prospective Study
Objective:The aim of the present study was to determine the cumulative incidence and the risk factors of recurrence in patients operated on for an adhesive postoperative small bowel obstructionExpand
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Prevalence and mechanisms of small intestinal obstruction following laparoscopic abdominal surgery: a retrospective multicenter study. French Association for Surgical Research.
HYPOTHESIS The prevalence and mechanisms of intestinal obstruction following laparoscopic abdominal surgery have not been studied extensively. DESIGN Retrospective review of cases of intestinalExpand
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Prophylactic abdominal drainage after elective colonic resection and suprapromontory anastomosis: a multicenter study controlled by randomization. French Associations for Surgical Research.
BACKGROUND Only 4 controlled trials have investigated whether prophylactic abdominal drainage was of value after colonic resection. None have been able to find any statistically significantExpand
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