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Preoperative portal embolization to increase safety of major hepatectomy for hilar bile duct carcinoma: a preliminary report.
Extensive liver resection for hilar bile duct carcinoma with jaundice has high morbidity and mortality rates because of postoperative liver failure. To minimize postoperative liver dysfunction, aExpand
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Immune cell infiltration as an indicator of the immune microenvironment of pancreatic cancer
Background:The host immune reaction is represented by immune/inflammatory cell infiltrates. Here we systematically analysed tumour-infiltrating immune/inflammatory cells in pancreatic ductalExpand
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Extension of the frontiers of surgical indications in the treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer: long-term results.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate retrospectively the long-term results of an approach consisting of performing surgery in every patient in whom radical removal of all metastatic disease was technicallyExpand
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Whole-genome sequencing of liver cancers identifies etiological influences on mutation patterns and recurrent mutations in chromatin regulators
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. We sequenced and analyzed the whole genomes of 27 HCCs, 25 of which were associated with hepatitis B or CExpand
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Surgery for small liver cancers.
During the last 16 years, we have resected small hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) measuring 5 cm or less from 362 patients, 266 of whom also had liver cirrhosis. The operative and hospital mortalityExpand
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Prevalence of FOXP3+ Regulatory T Cells Increases During the Progression of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Its Premalignant Lesions
Purpose: Antitumor immune response changes drastically during the progression of cancers. Established cancers often escape from the host immune system, although specific immune surveillance operatesExpand
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Trans-ancestry mutational landscape of hepatocellular carcinoma genomes
Diverse epidemiological factors are associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) prevalence in different populations. However, the global landscape of the genetic changes in HCC genomesExpand
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Combined hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma: a clinicopathologic study of 26 resected cases.
BACKGROUND Combined hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma (cHCC-CC) is an uncommon subtype of primary liver cancer, the clinicopathological features of which have rarely been reported in detail. TheExpand
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Favorable indications for hepatectomy in patients with liver metastasis from gastric cancer
The prognosis of patients with liver metastasis from gastric cancer (LMGC) is dismal. The purpose of this study was to review our recent outcomes of hepatectomy for LMGC and to determine the suitableExpand
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Improved surgical results for hilar cholangiocarcinoma with procedures including major hepatic resection.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the long-term outcome of aggressive surgery incorporating hepatic resection and systematic nodal dissection for advanced carcinoma involving the hepatic hilus. SUMMARYExpand
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