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Malignant obstruction of gastric outlet and duodenum: palliation with flexible covered metallic stents.
PURPOSE To assess the usefulness of flexible covered metallic stents in the palliation of malignant obstruction of the gastric outlet and duodenum. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-four consecutiveExpand
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Effects of Early Oral Feeding on Surgical Outcomes and Recovery After Curative Surgery for Gastric Cancer: Pilot Study Results
BackgroundThe aim of the present study was to determine whether early oral feeding after curative resection for gastric cancer can be tolerated and whether it has an effect on recovery.MethodsFromExpand
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Stromal expression of miR-21 in T3-4a colorectal cancer is an independent predictor of early tumor relapse
BackgroundMicroRNA-21 (miR-21) is an oncogenic microRNA that regulates the expression of multiple cancer-related target genes. miR-21 has been associated with progression of some types of cancer.Expand
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Clinical Features of Abdominal Actinomycosis: A 15-year Experience of A Single Institute
This study was designed to evaluate the clinical features of abdominal actinomycosis and to assess its therapeutic outcome. We reviewed patients with abdominal actinomycosis in Seoul St. MaryExpand
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The survival rate and prognostic factors in 26 perforated colorectal cancer patients
PurposeThe treatment for perforated colorectal cancer is not easy and the prognosis for this disease is not so predictable. There are some controversies about performing radical operations becauseExpand
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The combination effect of sodium butyrate and 5-Aza-2'-deoxycytidine on radiosensitivity in RKO colorectal cancer and MCF-7 breast cancer cell lines
BackgroundThe overall level of chromatin compaction is an important mechanism of radiosensitivity, and modification of DNA methylation and histone deacetylation may increase radiosensitivity byExpand
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Effectiveness of stent placement for palliative treatment in malignant colorectal obstruction and predictive factors for stent occlusion
BackgroundSelf-expandable metallic stent (SEMS) for malignant colorectal obstruction is widely used in palliative treatment and as an alternative to surgery. The aims of this study are to evaluateExpand
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Malignant esophagogastric junction obstruction: palliative treatment with an antireflux valve stent.
The authors assessed the efficacy of an antireflux valve stent in the palliation of malignant esophagogastric junction (EGJ) obstruction after in vitro testing of the stent. Seventeen patients withExpand
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Long-term prognosis of an endoscopically treated rectal neuroendocrine tumor: 10-year experience in a single institution
Background and aim The endoscopic techniques for treating a small rectal neuroendocrine tumor (NET) are performed in most large centers; however, the endoscopic management of this condition is notExpand
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Syndecan-1 Expression Is Associated with Tumor Size and EGFR Expression in Colorectal Carcinoma: A Clinicopathological Study of 230 Cases
Background: Syndecan-1 (SDC1) is reported to modulate several key processes of tumorigenesis and has variable expression in many cancers. To date, the cause of altered expression has not beenExpand
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