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Concurrent colorectal malignancy and abdominal aortic aneurysm: a multicentre experience and review of the literature.
OBJECTIVES There is lack of consensus regarding concurrent vs. staged approaches, and the prioritisation of staged procedures in cases presenting with colorectal carcinoma (CRC) and abdominal aorticExpand
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Virtual reality simulation in endovascular surgical training.
BACKGROUND Shortened trainingtimes duetothe European Working Time Directive (EWTD) and increased public scrutiny of surgical competency have led to a move away from the traditional apprenticeshipExpand
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Role of surgery in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNETs) are rare. They are generally accepted to be slow-growing and have an indolent course. These tumours can be non-functioning or functioning, consisting of aExpand
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Acute limb ischemia in cancer patients: should we surgically intervene?
BACKGROUND Cancer patients have an increased risk of venous thromboembolic events. Certain chemotherapeutic agents have also been associated with the development of thrombosis. Reported cases ofExpand
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The Potency of Allospecific Tregs Cells Appears to Correlate With T Cell Receptor Functional Avidity
CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells (Treg cells) are an attractive adoptive cell therapy in mediating transplantation tolerance. T‐cell receptor (TcR) activation is critical for Treg function, suggestingExpand
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A systematic review and meta‐analysis evaluating completeness and outcomes of robotic thyroidectomy
Despite immense interest, robotic‐assisted thyroidectomy (RT) remains controversial in differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC). This systematic review and meta‐analysis compared surgical completenessExpand
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A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing outcomes between robotic-assisted thyroidectomy and non-robotic endoscopic thyroidectomy.
BACKGROUND Despite its feasibility, using the da Vinci robot in remote-access thyroidectomy remains controversial. This meta-analysis compared surgical and oncological outcomes betweenExpand
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Endovascular Repair of Para-Anastomotic Aortoiliac Aneurysms
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of endovascular stent grafts in the treatment of para-anastomotic aneurysms (PAAs) as an alternative to high-risk open surgical repair. We identifiedExpand
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Global DNA methylation is altered by neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer and may predict response to treatment - A pilot study.
AIM In rectal cancer, not all tumours display a response to neoadjuvant treatment. An accurate predictor of response does not exist to guide patient-specific treatment. DNA methylation is aExpand
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Appropriate timing for surgery after neoadjuvant chemoradiation for esophageal cancer.
  • J. Tsang, D. Tong, +6 authors S. Law
  • Medicine
  • Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of…
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Optimal interval between neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) and surgery is not elucidated for esophageal squamous carcinoma. The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of this time interval onExpand
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