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Laparoscopic versus open liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with histologically proven cirrhosis: short- and middle-term results
BackgroundLiver surgery, especially for cirrhotic patients, is one of the last areas of resistance to progress in laparoscopic surgery. This study compares the postoperative results and the 2-yearExpand
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Resection Margin and Recurrence-Free Survival After Liver Resection of Colorectal Metastases
BackgroundOptimal margin width is uncertain because of conflicting results from recent studies using overall survival as the end-point. After recurrence, re-resection and aggressive chemotherapyExpand
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Evolution of Long-Term Outcome of Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases: Analysis of Actual 5-Year Survival Rates over Two Decades
BackgroundLiver resection (LR) is the only potentially curative treatment of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM). Its outcome over the past 2 decades was studied using actual 5-year survivalExpand
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Impact of obesity on postoperative outcome of hepatic resection for colorectal metastases.
BACKGROUND Outcomes in obese patients who underwent liver resection have been analyzed, but series are heterogeneous and data are controversial. The aim of this study was to analyze short-outcome inExpand
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Liver Resection Without Pedicle Clamping: Feasibility and Need for “Salvage Clamping”. Looking for the Right Clamping Policy. Analysis of 512 Consecutive Resections
BackgroundPedicle clamping during liver resection (LR) is debated. The purpose of this study is to validate non-clamping policy across a large series of LR and to evaluate the need for salvageExpand
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Intraoperative Liver Ultrasound Still Affects Surgical Strategy for Patients with Colorectal Metastases in the Modern Era
BackgroundThe present study was designed to evaluate the role of intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS) in intrahepatic staging and the impact on surgical strategy for patients with colorectal liverExpand
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Intraoperative Detection of Disappearing Colorectal Liver Metastases as a Predictor of Residual Disease
PurposeThe aim of this study was to evaluate the intraoperative detection rate of residual liver metastases after chemotherapy and to assess the correlation between disappeared liver metastasesExpand
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Lymph Node Metastases in Patients Undergoing Surgery for a Gallbladder Cancer. Extension of the Lymph Node Dissection and Prognostic Value of the Lymph Node Ratio
BackgroundLymph node (LN) status is one of the strongest prognostic factors after gallbladder cancer (GBC) resection. The adequate extension of LN dissection and the stratification of the prognosisExpand
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Locally advanced gallbladder cancer: which patients benefit from resection?
OBJECTIVES Patients with T3-4 gallbladder cancers (GBCs) often require extended surgical procedures, and up to 30% of patients have N2 metastases. This study investigated which patients with T3-4 GBCExpand
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Nodular Regenerative Hyperplasia in Patients Undergoing Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases After Chemotherapy: Risk Factors, Preoperative Assessment and Clinical Impact
BackgroundNodular regenerative hyperplasia (NRH) is a severe form of chemotherapy-related liver injury (CALI) that may worsen the short-term outcome of liver resection (LR) for colorectal metastasesExpand
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