Pascal Eggenspieler

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BACKGROUND Very few series have reported indications for and results of hepatectomy for isolated unique or multiple liver metastases (LM) from a noncolorectal primary. We performed a prospective analysis of 147 patients submitted to hepatectomy for LM to evaluate the results and indications for this unusual type of treatment. STUDY DESIGN Of 538 patients(More)
Frequently found in kidney, angiomyolipoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor when diagnosed in the liver and usually benign composed of proliferative blood vessels, fatty tissue and smooth muscle. We report the case of a 67-year-old woman who underwent a left hepatectomy for a 4th segment tumor unidentified after imaging and fine needle biopsy. Final(More)
The prognosis of peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC), classically treated with intravenous chemotherapy, is very poor (mean survival of 6 months). The aim of this study is to report the results of a phase II study in which PC was treated with complete cytoreductive surgery, with the residual microscopic disease treated by immediate intraperitoneal post-operative(More)
A traumatic diaphragmatic hernia is a well-known complication following abdominal trauma. It occurs in approximately 3% of abdominal injuries with a 2/1 ratio of penetrating trauma. These injuries remain undiagnosed in nearly half of the patients in the acute phase. Hence, delayed presentation, days or even years after the onset of the initial trauma, are(More)
UNLABELLED The treatment of synchronous esophageal and head and neck carcinomas is difficult. MATERIAL AND METHOD Retrospective study of 33 patients treated with esophagectomy for an intrathoracic squamous cells carcinoma discovered during pan-endoscopy for a synchronous head and neck cancer. RESULTS In 7 cases (21%) it was advanced (pT3-4) esophageal(More)
INTRODUCTION Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava is mesenchymal tumor accounting for 95% of primary tumors of the vena cava. Characteristic features include late invasion of adjacent structures and metastases, and delayed diagnosis. OBSERVATION We report a case of inferior vena cava (IVC) leiomyosarcoma (LMS) found in a 53 year-old man who complained(More)
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