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Anxiety, depression and quality of life in colorectal cancer patients
BackgroundFew studies have examined psychological distress and its relationship with quality of life (QL) dimensions in colorectal cancer patients.MethodsOne hundred and twenty-eight outpatients wereExpand
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CT of internal hernias.
Computed tomography (CT) plays an important role in diagnosis of acute intestinal obstruction and planning of surgical treatment. Although internal hernias are uncommon, they may be included in theExpand
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Sentinel Node Mapping Guided by Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging in Gastric Cancer
Objective:In this study, we determined the possible usefulness of sentinel node (SN) mapping guided by indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence imaging in the management of gastric cancer. SummaryExpand
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Prospective and randomized clinical trial for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma — a comparison of lipiodol-transcatheter arterial embolization with and without Adriamycin (first cooperative
SummaryA randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the use of lipiodol-transcatheter arterial embolization (L-TAE) in the presence versus the absence of Adriamycin (ADR) for the treatment ofExpand
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Sentinel Node Mapping Guided by Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging: A New Method for Sentinel Node Navigation Surgery in Gastrointestinal Cancer
Background: Recently, gastrointestinal cancer has also been identified as a target for sentinel node navigation surgery (SNNS). This study is the first to determine the feasibility of sentinel nodeExpand
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Quality of Life after Low Anterior Resection and Temporary Loop Ileostomy
PurposeLow anterior resection has become the operation of choice for mid rectal or low rectal cancer. A defunctioning stoma is routinely created at some centers to decrease the risk of leakageExpand
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Gastric and Intestinal Phenotypic Marker Expression in Gastric Carcinomas and Its Prognostic Significance: Immunohistochemical Analysis of 136 Lesions
Objective: It is well known that both gastric and intestinal phenotypic cell markers are expressed in gastric carcinomas, irrespective of their histologic type. However, the clinicopathologicExpand
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Prospective analysis of quality of life in the first year after colorectal cancer surgery
Little is known of how the quality of life (QOL) of patients with colorectal cancer changes with time following an operation, and whether or not there are predictors of QOL after one year in thisExpand
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Delorme’s Procedure for Rectal Prolapse
AbstractPURPOSE: Clinical and physiological results of Delorme’s procedure were assessed retrospectively in patients undergoing this procedure for rectal prolapse. METHODS: A consecutive series ofExpand
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Associations of various gene polymorphisms with toxicity in colorectal cancer patients receiving oral uracil and tegafur plus leucovorin: a prospective study.
BACKGROUND To assess the predictive value of polymorphism in nine genes, primarily thymidylate synthase (TS) and orotate phosphoribosyltransferase (OPRT), which relates to 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)Expand
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