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Comparison of the surgical outcomes of thoracoscopic lobectomy, segmentectomy, and wedge resection for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
BACKGROUND Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has been widely used as a less invasive surgical procedure, but the resection method isExpand
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Mediastinal Nodal Involvement in Patients with Clinical Stage I Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Possibility of Rational Lymph Node Dissection
Background: The aim of this study is to elucidate the optimal candidate of selective lymph node dissection (LND) that reduces the extent of mediastinal LND according to clinical information includingExpand
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Pulmonary mucinous cystadenoma: a rare benign tumor of the lung
Pulmonary mucinous cystadenoma (PMCA) is rare, with few reported cases. This tumor is histologically characterized by a benign proliferation of mucin-producing epithelial cells and bulky mucin insideExpand
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Mediastinal lymph node carcinoma of an unknown primary site: clinicopathological examination
PurposeWe examined the clinicopathological features of four mediastinal lymph node carcinomas from an unknown primary site.MethodsFour patients with mediastinal lymph node carcinoma from an unknownExpand
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Expression of minichromosome maintenance 7 (MCM7) in small lung adenocarcinomas (pT1): Prognostic implication.
Minichromosome maintenance (MCM) proteins, essential molecules in the initiation and elongation of DNA replication, have been considered to be good indicators of cell proliferation. We examined theExpand
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Identification of Early T1b Lung Adenocarcinoma Based on Thin-Section Computed Tomography Findings
Introduction: The aim of this study was to radiologically identify early lung adenocarcinoma in clinical T1bN0M0 lung cancer, based on pathological findings and long-term prognosis. Methods: In thisExpand
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Podoplanin Expression in Cancer-associated Fibroblasts Predicts Poor Prognosis in Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung.
BACKGROUND/AIM Podoplanin is a candidate cancer stem cell marker in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Several studies have reported the prognostic value of podoplanin expression in tumor cells in lungExpand
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Geminin expression in small lung adenocarcinomas: implication of prognostic significance.
Geminin is an important molecule which plays a role in cell cycle regulation, and this has been considered to be a useful biomarker of cell proliferation. The purpose of this study was to evaluateExpand
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Advanced cancer with situs inversus totalis associated with KIF3 complex deficiency: Report of two cases
Situs inversus totalis (SIT) is a relatively rare congenital anomaly, occurring at an incidence of 1 in 10 000–50 000 live births. Although there are some case reports of SIT with the presence ofExpand
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Case of thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy for lung cancer with tracheal bronchus and a pulmonary vein variation
A 58‐year‐old woman visited our hospital with the chief complaint of an abnormal chest shadow. Chest CT showed an 18‐mm ground‐glass opacity in the right upper lobe, which became enlarged over time,Expand
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