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Lymph-node dissection in breast cancer
Background: Along with the ongoing modifications in treatment of primary breast cancer, the purpose and extent of lymph-node dissection has changed. The following is an overview of the current… Expand
Evaluating the role of photodynamic therapy in the management of pancreatic cancer
Background and Objective: Cancer of the pancreas constitutes one of the major causes of cancer related death throughout the world. A 5‐year survival rate of only 2% and a maximum of 20 months median… Expand
Preoperative chemotherapy in localized cancer of the esophagus with cis-platinum, vindesine and bleomycin.
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy versus surgery alone for locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the stomach and cardia: Randomized EORTC phase III trial #40954.
- C. Schuhmacher, P. Schlag, +7 authors J. Siewert
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 22 September 2016
4510 Background: Combined pre- and postoperative chemotherapy improves overall survival in operable gastric cancer, although postoperative treatment is not feasible in half of the patients. We… Expand
Setting up a decision support system with decision tables.
- V. Schwarz, P. Hohenberger, C. Köhler, P. Schlag
- Methods of information in medicine
- 1 July 1989
The aim of our study was to develop a decision support system using a conventional method which can be used as a shell for different applications. So it was necessary to find a method which allows… Expand
Sentinel lymph node biopsy progress in surgical treatment of cancer
BackgroundForty-three years after the first description of the sentinel lymph node technique in malignant tumours of the parotid by Gould, sentinel lymph node biopsy (SNLB) has become a precious tool… Expand
Functional outcome after preoperative isolated limb perfusion with rhTNFalpha/Melphalan for high-grade extremity sarcoma
Authors' reply: Treatment of oesophageal anastomotic leaks by temporary stenting with self‐expanding plastic stents (Br J Surg 2009; 96: 887–891)
Sir We commend the authors on the selection of this important topic and their approach to a serious surgical complication. However, several unanswered questions arise from this study. The authors do… Expand
Lymphatic mapping and retrieval of the sentinel lymph node in treatment of early breast cancer
Abstract. Lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy is an important step to surgical individualization of breast cancer therapy. With lymphatic mapping and minimally invasive biopsy of one or… Expand
Standardized access, display, and retrieval of medical video
- G. Bellaire, D. Steines, +4 authors P. Schlag
- Computer Science, Engineering
- Medical Imaging
- 26 May 1999
The system presented here enhances documentation and data- secured, second-opinion facilities by integrating video sequences into DICOM 3.0. Expand