Jeong-Sun Lee

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A debate is currently ongoing about whether a large gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) should be treated by the laparoscopic approach because of the increased risk of tumor rupture during manipulation of the tumor with laparoscopic instruments and the resultant peritoneal tumor dissemination. Herein, we report a case of a large GIST of the stomach which(More)
BACKGROUND The 7th edition of the International Union Against Cancer/American Joint Committee on Cancer (UICC/AJCC) tumor-node-metastasis (TNM) classification system for gastric cancer is more detailed than the 6th edition with respect to tumor depth and lymph node metastasis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rationality of the 7th UICC/AJCC(More)
This study describes a safe and the simple method for liver retraction during various types of laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal surgeries. The technique was performed using only a 75 cm 2–0 prolene suture, which was passed through the abdominal wall with a straight needle at the two points of the epigastrium and at the pars condensa of the gastrohepatic(More)
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