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Results after multivisceral resections of locally advanced colorectal cancers: an analysis on clinical and pathological t4 tumors
BackgroundLocally advanced colorectal cancers are best treated with multivisceral resections. The aim of this study is to evaluate early and late results after multivisceral resections.MethodsAllExpand
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The role of group education on quality of life in patients with a stoma.
Stoma education has been traditionally given in a one-to-one setting. Since 2007, daily group education programmes were organised for stoma patients and their relatives by our stoma therapy unit. TheExpand
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Clinical evaluation of a temporary fecal containment device for non-surgical fecal diversion in perineal burns.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical results of a temporary fecal containment device (Flexi-Seal® FMS) in our burn center. METHODS All patients in whom temporary fecalExpand
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A Comparison of Nonabsorbable Polymeric Clips and Endoloop Ligatures for the Closure of the Appendicular Stump in Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A Prospective, Randomized Study
The aim of this prospective randomized trial was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of hem-o-lok ligation system in laparoscopic appendix stump closure by comparing the endoloop ligature. A total ofExpand
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Complete versus partial mobilization of splenic flexure during laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal tumors: a comparative study.
BACKGROUND The aim of the current study is to compare the results after partial and complete splenic flexure mobilization (SFM). SUBJECTS AND METHODS The records of laparoscopic and hand-assistedExpand
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Apical lymph nodes at the root of the inferior mesenteric artery in distal colorectal cancer: an analysis of the risk of tumor involvement and the impact of high ligation on anastomotic integrity
BackgroundWhat level of arterial ligation is best in left-sided colon cancer and rectal cancer remains controversial. This study aims to assess the necessity and risk of high ligation from anExpand
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Sinus Excision for the Treatment of Limited Chronic Pilonidal Disease: Results After a Medium-Term Follow-Up
PurposeWe have previously introduced a minimally invasive technique for the treatment of limited pilonidal disease. In this paper, the results for patients who had at least one year of follow-up areExpand
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Synergistic effect of multiple predisposing risk factors on the development of bezoars.
AIM To describe the clinical characteristics of patients with gastric or intestinal bezoars recently treated in our hospital. METHODS In this study, a retrospective chart review of consecutiveExpand
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Pregnancy After Liver Transplantation: Risks and Outcomes.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of liver transplant recipients who became pregnant after transplantation. METHODS The clinical data of all patients who underwent liverExpand
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Is Metastatic Lymph Node Ratio Superior to the Number of Metastatic Lymph Nodes to Assess Outcome and Survival of Gastric Cancer?
Background: The aim of this study was to determine the prognostic value of metastatic lymph node ratio (n ratio). Patients and Methods: We retrospectively analyzed 202 patients who had undergoneExpand
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