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Improvement in preoperative staging of gastric adenocarcinoma with positron emission tomography
Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18‐ fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) has been used to both detect and stage a variety of malignancies. The current study examined the value of PET for preoperativeExpand
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Application of minimally invasive treatment for early gastric cancer
Although various types of minimally invasive treatment have emerged as the best front‐line therapies for early gastric cancer (EGC), there have been no established indications that these attempts areExpand
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Survival benefit of metastasectomy for Krukenberg tumors from gastric cancer.
OBJECTIVE An optimal treatment strategy for ovarian metastases of gastric cancer has not been clearly established. The aim of this study was to examine the role of a metastasectomy in the managementExpand
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Surgical management and outcome of metachronous Krukenberg tumors from gastric cancer
The question of whether resection should be performed in Krukenberg tumors from gastric cancer has yet to be adequately examined. Despite some reports on the surgical treatment of Krukenberg tumors,Expand
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Predictors of long‐term survival in pN3 gastric cancer patients
Patients with pN3 gastric cancer are classified as having a stage IV disease just by virtue of having more than 15 metastatic lymph nodes according to the 5th UICC cancer staging criteria. We triedExpand
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Menetrier's disease in korea: report of two cases and review of cases in a gastric cancer prevalent region.
Menetrier's disease is a rare disease of the stomach generally described as hypertrophic gastropathy associated with hypoproteinemia. Gastric resection is still the most definitive treatment for theExpand
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Laparoscopic resection of a huge intraluminal gastric submucosal tumor located in the anterior wall: Eversion method
Although numerous operative approaches have been utilized for gastric submucosal tumors, laparoscopic wedge resection has been regarded as the treatment of choice in recent years. As widespread useExpand
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Gastric cancer surgery in cirrhotic patients: result of gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection.
AIM To explore the feasibility of performing gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy in gastric cancer patients with liver cirrhosis. METHODS A total of 7,178 patients were admitted with a diagnosis ofExpand
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Pretreatment anemia is associated with poorer survival in patients with stage I and II gastric cancer
A negative correlation between anemia and outcome has been demonstrated in various cancers treated with radiotherapy. However, it is rarely studied whether this correlation may exist in surgicalExpand
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Influence of a microscopic positive proximal margin in the treatment of gastric adenocarcinoma of the cardia.
AIM To investigate the influence of a positive proximal margin in total gastrectomy patients with gastric adenocarcinoma of the cardia. METHODS Medical records of 191 patients with totalExpand
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