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Lymph Node Ratio as Prognosis Factor for Colon Cancer Treated by Colorectal Surgeons
PURPOSE: This study was designed to assess the prognostic value of the lymph node ratio in patients with colon cancer treated by colorectal specialists. METHODS: Three hundred and sixty-two Stage IIIExpand
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Rectal Cancer: Local Recurrence After Surgery Without Radiotherapy
PURPOSE This study was designed to assess the local recurrence rate and prognostic factors for local recurrence in patients undergoing curative anterior or abdominoperineal resections withoutExpand
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Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (Lynch Syndrome) in Argentina: Report from a Referral Hospital Register
PurposeThe first Argentine experience with epidemiologic, molecular, and genetic counseling data is reported.MethodsWe analyzed 43 families fulfilling Amsterdam criteria identified from a prospectiveExpand
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Colorectal Cancer Staging: Reappraisal of N/PN Classification
PURPOSE: Current American Joint Committee on Cancer and the Union Internationale Contre le Cancer TNM classification disregards location of positive nodes, discontinuing N3 category, whichExpand
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Anthropomorphic robotics
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A study of the fundamental principles upon which manipulation dexterity is based cannot help mixing robotic and neurophysiological concepts. Expand
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Management of a High-Output Postoperative Enterocutaneous Fistula with a Vacuum Sealing Method and Continuous Enteral Nutrition
A postoperative enterocutaneous fistula is one of the most complex medical problems. Its treatment may become long-lasting, wearisome, and its outcome often is disappointing. Here, we describe theExpand
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Rectal cancer
PURPOSE: This study was designed to assess the local recurrence rate and prognostic factors for local recurrence in patients undergoing curative anterior or abdominoperineal resections withoutExpand
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Single-dose oral ciprofloxacin plus parenteral metronidazole for perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in colorectal surgery.
From 1983 until 1990 our standard antibiotic prophylaxis in colorectal surgery has been 80 mg gentamicin plus 500 mg metronidazole, both administered intravenously at the beginning of anesthesia, andExpand
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[In vivo dosimetry and radiographic confirmation in radiotherapy of Hodgkin's lymphoma].
In September 1991 a protocol for quality control of large shaped irradiation fields was started in our department. In vivo dosimetry with semiconductor detectors was used to measure the absorbed doseExpand
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Cirugía paliativa del cáncer de colon
Entre enero de 1970 y diciembre de 1985 fueron tratados 603 pacientes con adenocarcinomas de colon. En 208 casos (34,4%) se efectuaron procedimientos quirurgicos paliativos. De acuerdo a la edad seExpand