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Diffusion-weighted imaging in the detection of lymph node metastasis in colorectal cancer.
Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is a functional technique based on the ability to depict movement of water molecules. The magnitude of water molecule movement is expressed as apparent diffusionExpand
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Isolation of oval cells from Long‐Evans Cinnamon rats and their transformation into hepatocytes in vivo in the rat liver
Oval cells function as compensatory cells in severe liver injury and are thought to be equivalent to liver stem/progenitor cells. We isolated oval cells from the liver of Long‐Evans Cinnamon (LEC)Expand
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Jejunal Varix with Extrahepatic Portal Obstruction Treated by Embolization Using Interventional Radiology: Report of a Case
Abstract.We report a case of relapsing jejunal varix with extrahepatic portal obstruction, which was successfully treated by embolization using interventional radiology. A 79-year-old woman sufferedExpand
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Small cell undifferentiated carcinoma of the ascending colon with rapid enlargement after resection: report of a case and review of the literature.
Although adenocarcinoma represents the vast majority of neoplasms of the large intestine, small cell undifferentiated carcinoma (SCUC) also arises from the colorectum. SCUC of the colorectum isExpand
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Copper incorporation into ceruloplasmin in rat livers.
Ceruloplasmin, a blue copper oxidase found in plasma, is synthesized in hepatocytes as a single polypeptide chain consisting of a 19 amino acid leader peptide plus 1046 amino acids of mature proteinExpand
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Small Bowel Perforation Caused by Metastasis from an Extra-Abdominal Malignancy: Report of Three Cases
Abstract Small bowel perforation is rarely caused by metastasis from an extra-abdominal malignancy. This report describes three cases of small bowel perforation that occurred secondary to aExpand
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Malignant lymphoma of the transverse colon associated with macroglobulinemia.
We present an unusual case of a malignant lymphoma of the transverse colon associated with macroglobulinemia. A 73-yr-old man was incidentally discovered to have high serum gamma-globulin on aExpand
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Outcomes and Indications of Segmental Pancreatectomy
Background/Aim: To preserve pancreatic function, segmental pancreatectomy has been proposed for benign or low-malignancy tumors in the pancreatic body. Indications for the procedure, however, areExpand
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Continuous infusion of prostaglandin E1 via the superior mesenteric artery can prevent hepatic injury in hepatic artery interruption through passive portal oxygenation.
AIMS/BACKGROUND Hepatic artery interruption (HAI) causes severe ischemic liver damage, especially following hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. In order to inhibit a decrease in oxygen delivery afterExpand
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Resection of a Solitary Pancreatic Metastasis from Renal Cell Carcinoma with a Gallbladder Carcinoma: Report of a Case
Most metastatic pancreatic tumors are detected at an advanced stage and are not considered suitable for surgery; however, resection is sometimes indicated for a solitary pancreatic metastasis fromExpand
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