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LABORATORY TESTS IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE APPENDICITIS
- Horng-ren Yang, Yu-Chun Wang, P. Chung, W. Chen, L. Jeng, R. Chen
- ANZ journal of surgery
- 1 January 2006
Background: Laboratory measurements such as leucocyte count, neutrophil percentage and C‐reactive protein (CRP) concentration are commonly used as diagnostic aids in patients with suspected acute… Expand
Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients.
BACKGROUND/AIMS We present the clinical features and outcome of 34 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma older than 70 years of age who underwent hepatic resection (elderly-HCC). Nowadays, hepatic… Expand
Lymphoepithelioma-like hepatocellular carcinoma.
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinomas (LELC) of the liver are rare. Only nine cases have been reported. All of them were considered to be cholangiocarcinoma and the majority were positive for… Expand
Impact of Concomitant Hepatolithiasis on Patients with Peripheral Cholangiocarcinoma
- Miin‐Fu Chen, Y. Jan, T. Hwang, L. Jeng, Ta-Sen Yeh
- Digestive Diseases and Sciences
- 16 March 2000
The association of hepatolithiasis (HL) and peripheral cholangiocarcinoma (PCC) has been well recognized. However, information concerning the impact of hepatolithiasis on patients with peripheral… Expand
Management of Right Colon Diverticulitis: A 10-Year Experience
BackgroundControversies abound as regards the optimal treatment for patients with diverticulitis of the right colon.MethodsThis is a retrospective review of 113 patients with a diagnosis of right… Expand
Pedunculated Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Clinicopathologic Study of 18 Surgically Resected Cases
AbstractWe present the clinical features and outcomes of 18 surgically treated pedunculated hepatocellular carcinomas (P-HCCs). Hepatocellular carcinoma is a notorious, hyperendemic disease in… Expand
Prognostic Factors after Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Noncirrhotic Livers: Univariate and Multivariate Analysis
The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients without cirrhosis who underwent hepatectomy. Between 1986 and 1998 a total of 197 men… Expand
Targeted methylation of two tumor suppressor genes is sufficient to transform mesenchymal stem cells into cancer stem/initiating cells.
Although DNA hypermethylation within promoter CpG islands is highly correlated with tumorigenesis, it has not been established whether DNA hypermethylation within a specific tumor suppressor gene… Expand
Laparoscopic appendectomy using the LigaSure Vessel Sealing System.
- Horng-ren Yang, Yu-Chun Wang, P. Chung, L. Jeng, R. Chen
- Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical…
- 18 August 2005
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic appendectomy is increasingly being employed to treat acute appendicitis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the LigaSure Vessel Sealing… Expand
Extensive retroperitoneal and right thigh abscess in a patient with ruptured retrocecal appendicitis: an extremely fulminant form of a common disease.
- Chi-Hsun Hsieh, Yu-Chun Wang, Horng-ren Yang, P. Chung, L. Jeng, R. Chen
- World journal of gastroenterology
- 21 January 2006
As a disease commonly encountered in daily practice, acute appendicitis is usually diagnosed and managed easily with a low mortality and morbidity rate. However, acute appendicitis may occasionally… Expand