Song-Soo Yang

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The occurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE), manifesting as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE), after colorectal cancer surgery in Asian patients remains poorly characterized. The present study was designed to investigate the incidence of symptomatic VTE in Korean colorectal cancer patients following surgery, and to identify the(More)
To evaluate the clinical significance of a reduction in serum carcinoembryonic antigen (s-CEA) concentration ratio from before to after preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in terms of recurrence and prognostic factors in rectal cancer patients. We retrospectively evaluated 333 rectal cancer patients who received preoperative CRT followed by surgery with(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of endoscopic submucosal resection with a ligation device (ESMR-L) on histologic complete resection for the treatment of small rectal carcinoid tumors in comparison with the treatment with endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) alone. METHODS Thirty-five patients with small rectal carcinoid tumors were enrolled(More)
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