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OBJECTIVE To establish preliminarily the different diagnostic criteria for peripancreatic arterial and venous invasion in pancreatic carcinoma by comparing their multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) appearances with surgical exploration. METHODS Among 101 patients with pancreatic carcinoma examined by MDCT, 54 candidates accepting surgery were(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between pancreatic cancer (PC) and diabetes mellitus. METHODS All PC patients diagnosed and treated at Zhongshan hospital from January 1991 to December 2007 were retrospectively analyzed. During this period, 770 non-digestive tract, non-neoplastic and non-hormone-related patients matched for sex and age were(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of glutamine on splanchnic blood flow, apoptosis of pancreatic acinar and the underlying mechanism in rats with severe acute pancreatitis. METHODS Forty-eight rats were randomized into two groups: the glutamine group (n = 24) and the severe acute pancreatitis group (n = 24). Jejunotomy was performed in all rats: the(More)
OBJECTIVE Collision cancers are malignancies in the same organ or anatomical site that comprises at least two different tumor components, with no mixed or transitional area between two components. Collision cancers are very rare in the pancreas and periampullary region. The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical and pathological features and(More)
Purpose – The paper aims to develop a new method for potential relations retrieval. It aims to find common aspects between co-occurrence analysis and ontology to build a model of semantic information retrieval based on co-occurrence analysis. Design/methodology/approach – This paper used a literature review, co-occurrence analysis, ontology build and other(More)
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to determine a practical strategy for differentiating between autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) and pancreatic malignancy in order to avoid unnecessary surgical resection. METHODS Altogether, 19 patients with AIP or other pancreatic diseases underwent routine examinations including liver function test and carbohydrate antigen 19-9,(More)
Objective: To evaluate the quality of life (QOL) in elderly patients with tongue cancer who underwent immediate free flap reconstruction surgery. In addition, the efficacy of the anterolateral thigh perforator free flap (ALTFF) and the radial free forearm flap (RFFF) for reconstruction was compared in patients with glossectomy. Methods: Ninty-eight patients(More)
In 2017, following many thorough discussions, considering Chinese actual situation, more than 20 distinguished pancreatic surgeons brought about an update of the previous 2010 Chinese experts' consensus on the prevention and treatment of common complications after pancreatic surgery. Referred to the latest update of the postoperative pancreatic fistula(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinicopathological significance of the Cyclin E, p21WAF1/CIP1 and p53 expression in laryngeal carcinogenesis. METHOD The expression of Cyclin E, p21WAF1/CIP1 and p53 was examined by using immunohistochemical method in normal epithelia (20), dysplastic epithelia (40) and laryngeal cancers (60). RESULT 1. In normal(More)
Forty-day old quails were given kanamycin (KM) at a dose of 400mg/kg per day for ten days. Evoked potential thresholds induced by both click and tone burst were obtained at 1 day or 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 weeks respectively after the last injection, and compared with the thresholds of age-matched control animals. The cochlea of the animals was examined by(More)