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Repeated Pancreatectomy after Pancreatoduodenectomy
BackgroundWhen pancreatic duct dilatation is found in the patient having undergone pancreatoduodenectomy (PD), observation is chosen in most cases. Similarly, recurrent tumor in the remnant pancreasExpand
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Management of postoperative arterial hemorrhage after pancreato-biliary surgery according to the site of bleeding: re-laparotomy or interventional radiology.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Intra-abdominal arterial hemorrhage is still one of the most serious complications after pancreato-biliary surgery. We retrospectively analyzed our experiences with 15 patients inExpand
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A new in-vitro drug sensitivity test (collagen-gel droplet embedded-culture drug sensitivity test) in carcinomas of pancreas and biliary tract: possible clinical utility.
The collagen-gel droplet embedded-culture drug sensitivity test (CD-DST), a chemosensitivity test, evaluate the efficacy of anticancer drugs and to was used clinically to thus plan rationalExpand
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Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation as first‐line treatment for small hepatocellular carcinoma: Results and prognostic factors on long‐term follow up
Background and Aims:  We evaluated the prognosis and associated factors in patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC; up to 3 nodules, each up to 3cm in diameter) treated with percutaneousExpand
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Endoscopic naso-gallbladder drainage in the treatment of acute cholecystitis: alleviates inflammation and fixes operator's aim during early laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
In 1984, Kozarek first reported the use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to perform selective cannulation of the cystic duct, and since then this procedure has also beenExpand
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Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy Combined with Cementoplasty for Painful Bone Metastases: Initial Experience
The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation therapy combined with cementoplasty under computed tomography and fluoroscopic guidanceExpand
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FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography for the detection of extrahepatic metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma
Aims:  To compare the efficacy of positron emission tomography (PET) computed tomography (CT), multi‐detector helical computed tomography (MDCT) and bone scintigraphy for the detection ofExpand
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Is pancreatectomy with arterial reconstruction a safe and useful procedure for locally advanced pancreatic cancer?
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE We often encounter unresectable pancreatic cancer due to invasions of the major vessels. Vascular resection for locally advanced pancreatic cancers has an advantage in en blockExpand
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The long-term outcome of patients with bleeding gastric varices after balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration
BackgroundThe purpose of our study was to evaluate the long-term outcome and complications of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (B-RTO) in patients with hemorrhage from gastricExpand
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Limited pancreatectomy: significance of postoperative maintenance of pancreatic exocrine function.
This study attempted to clarify whether limited pancreatectomy (duodenum-preserving total pancreatic head resection [DPTPHR], or medial pancreatectomy [MP], maintain pancreatic exocrine function moreExpand
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