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BACKGROUND We evaluated the efficacy and toxicity of adding oral leucovorin (LV) to S-1 when compared with S-1 monotherapy in patients with gemcitabine-refractory pancreatic cancer (PC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Gemcitabine-refractory PC patients were randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to receive S-1 at 40, 50, or 60 mg according to body surface area plus LV 25(More)
Sequential magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of 23 patients who suffered cervical spinal cord injury without bony injury was performed prospectively. The major cord injury detected by MRI was at the C3-4 disc level in 16 patients (70%). Three patterns of signal changes were observed. Enhancement of the injured cord was observed on Gd-DTPA-enhanced MRI in 10(More)
The aim of the study is to evaluate the prognostic impact of the extent of submillimeter or zero surgical margin (SubMM) area among the patients who underwent liver resection for colorectal liver metastases (CRLM).The influence of suboptimal margin width of <1 mm on long-term outcome is unclear.A total of 423 liver resections for CRLM were performed at(More)
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