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Chronic hepatitis E: a review of the literature.
In 1978, the first case of hepatitis E was identified as non-A, non-B hepatitis. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is believed to be one of the common causes of enterically transmitted acuteExpand
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Clinicopathological analysis of recurrence patterns and prognostic factors for survival after hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastasis
BackgroundHepatectomy is recommended as the most effective therapy for liver metastasis from colorectal cancer (CRCLM). It is crucial to elucidate the prognostic clinicopathologicalExpand
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Outcomes and predictors of microvascular invasion of solitary hepatocellular carcinoma
Microvascular invasion (MVI) is an important risk factor for early recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but preoperative prediction of MVI is difficult.
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Deleterious Effect of CTLA4‐Ig on a Treg‐Dependent Transplant Model
Blockade of the B7:CD28 costimulatory pathway has emerged as a promising therapy to prevent allograft rejection. However, results from the belatacept phase III clinical trial demonstrated a higherExpand
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Resection Margin with Anatomic or Nonanatomic Hepatectomy for Liver Metastasis from Colorectal Cancer
BackgroundWhen hepatectomy is used as a primary treatment for liver metastasis from colorectal cancer (CRCLM), the balance between surgical curability and functional preservation of the remnant liverExpand
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Interruption of Dendritic Cell–Mediated TIM-4 Signaling Induces Regulatory T Cells and Promotes Skin Allograft Survival
Dendritic cells (DCs) are the central architects of the immune response, inducing inflammatory or tolerogenic immunity, dependent on their activation status. As such, DCs are highly attractiveExpand
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Evaluation of postoperative antibiotic prophylaxis after liver resection: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Antibiotic prophylaxis is frequently administered after liver resection to prevent postoperative infections. However, very few studies have examined the usefulness of antibioticExpand
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Clinicopathological Risk Factors for Recurrence within One Year after Initial Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) shows a high rate of recurrence after hepatectomy; predictive factors for early recurrence would help determine optimal therapeutic and management strategies. Among 163Expand
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Surgical Outcomes and Clinical Characteristics of Elderly Patients Undergoing Curative Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to investigate the clinical characteristics and outcomes of elderly patients (≥70 years old) undergoing curative hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinomaExpand
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Reconsideration of the Indications for Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer After Initial Hepatectomy
AbstractBackground The effectiveness of perioperative adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer liver metastasis (CRLM) remains a matter of debate. Despite the lack of clear evidence supporting itsExpand
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