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AIM To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for resectable colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) compared with that of resection. METHODS Between June 2004 and June 2009, we retrospectively analyzed 29 patients with resectable CRLMs; 17 patients underwent RFA, and 12 underwent hepatic resection. All of the patients were informed(More)
BACKGROUND Intersphincteric resection (ISR) has become an increasingly popular optional surgical tool for the treatment of very low rectal cancer. The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term oncological and functional outcomes of intersphincteric resection for T2 and T3 rectal cancer situated below 4 cm from the anal verge. METHODS A total of 62(More)
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common type of kidney malignancy. The pancreas is an infrequent site of metastasis in relation to any type of malignancy. However, RCC is one of the tumor types that most frequently metastasize to the pancreas. In this study, we report our experiences with two patients who underwent pancreatic resection for metastatic(More)
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