Kwang Yeol Paik

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyze clinicopathologic and surgical features and to determine what should be an adequate extent of resection for T1 gallbladder cancers. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Simple cholecystectomy offers adequate treatment for T1a cancers; however, it remains debatable whether T1b cancers should be treated by simple(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile ducts (IPN-B) is considered an uncommon tumor. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical, radiological, and histopathological characteristics of IPN-B, and its prognosis. METHODS From October 1995 to August 2006, a retrospective analysis was made of 25 patients that(More)
The aim of this study was to review the clinical features of primary duodenal adenocarcinoma (PDA) patients and to identify factors that influence survival. The natural history of PDA and the factors that affect patient outcome remain poorly defined. The authors reviewed the medical records of 53 patients treated for PDA from January 1995 to May 2007.(More)
PURPOSE Cancer-related inflammation affects many aspects of malignancy. We confirm the effects of early postoperative systemic inflammation on cancer prognosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Six hundred consecutive patients underwent surgery for colorectal cancer from 2006 to 2009. Measurements of white blood cells, neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, and(More)
AIM Sporadic pancreatic endocrine tumors (PET) can be managed surgically with excellent outcomes. The aim of this study was to analyze surgical outcomes and factors influencing survival. METHODS Between 1995 and 2007, 96 patients with sporadic PET who underwent surgery at our institution were retrospectively reviewed for clinicopathologic variables and(More)
BACKGROUND Solid pancreatic tumors such as pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), solid pseudopapillary tumor (SPT), and pancreatic endocrine tumor (PET) may occasionally manifest as cystic lesions. In this study, we have put together our accumulated experience with cystic manifestations of various solid tumors of the pancreas. METHODS From 2000 to(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Our aim was to evaluate the predictive factors for survival and disease-free survival of patients with resected intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). METHODS Between October 1994 and 2005, 97 patients with ICC underwent curative hepatic resection. The tumors in 97 patients were reviewed retrospectively to examine the prognosis of ICC.(More)
We conducted this study to assess the safety of performing right trisectionectomy with caudate lobectomy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma by analyzing postoperative mortality and morbidity, and to evaluate the effect of such procedure on pathological curability and long-term overall survival. A retrospective clinicopathological analysis was performed for 16(More)
AIM To share our surgical experience and the outcome of limited pancreatic head resection for the management of branch duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN). METHODS Between May 2005 and February 2008, nine limited pancreatic head resections (LPHR) were performed for IPMN of the pancreatic head. We reviewed the nine patients,(More)
AIM To investigate the risk factors affecting the liver metastasis (LM) of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) after resection. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed 101 PDAC patients who underwent surgical resection at the Samsung Medical Center between January 2000 and December 2004. Forty one patients with LM were analyzed for the time of metastasis,(More)