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Proposed classification of complications of surgery with examples of utility in cholecystectomy.
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Risk factors for development of complications were determined, and the classification was also used to analyze the value of a modified APACHE II as a preoperative prognostic score, which supported the relevance of the proposed classification. Expand
Recommendations for laparoscopic liver resection: a report from the second international consensus conference held in Morioka.
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The Second International Consensus Conference on Laparoscopic Liver Resections (LLR) was held in Morioka, Japan, from October 4 to 6, 2014 to evaluate the current status of laparoscopic liver surgery and to provide recommendations to aid its future development. Expand
The Accordion Severity Grading System of Surgical Complications
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Current methods for reporting the severity of complications incompletely fulfill the needs of authors of surgical studies and a new system—the Accordion Severity Grading System—is presented. Expand
Prevalence of Regulatory T Cells Is Increased in Peripheral Blood and Tumor Microenvironment of Patients with Pancreas or Breast Adenocarcinoma1
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It is concluded that the prevalence of Treg is increased in the peripheral blood as well as in the tumor microenvironment of patients with invasive breast or pancreas cancers, and may partly explain the poor immune response against tumor Ags. Expand
Diagnostic criteria and severity assessment of acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
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New criteria for the diagnosis and severity assessment of acute cholecystitis are proposed,Based on a systematic review of the literature and a consensus of experts, based on the best current available evidence. Expand
Left-sided Pancreatectomy: A Multicenter Comparison of Laparoscopic and Open Approaches
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In selected patients, LLP is associated with less morbidity and shorter LOS than OLP, and is appropriate for selected patients with left-sided pancreatic pathology. Expand
TG13 diagnostic criteria and severity grading of acute cholecystitis (with videos)
TLDR
It was judged that the severity assessment criteria of TG07 could be applied in the updated Tokyo Guidelines (TG13) with minor changes, and TG13 presents new standards for the diagnosis, severity grading and management of acute cholecystitis. Expand
Selecting the donor liver: Risk factors for poor function after orthotopic liver transplantation
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Rates of primary nonfunction and initial poor function might be reduced by avoidance of combinations of risk factors, particularly warm ischemia time. Expand
New diagnostic criteria and severity assessment of acute cholecystitis in revised Tokyo guidelines
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The proposed criteria have been adopted as new diagnostic criteria for acute cholecystitis and are referred to as the 2013 Tokyo Guidelines (TG13) with minor changes. Expand
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