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Iterative Cytoreductive Surgery Associated With Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Treatment of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis of Colorectal Origin With or Without Liver Metastases
Introduction:The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of an aggressive strategy in patients presenting peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) from colorectal cancer with or without liver metastasesExpand
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Is prophylactic pelvic drainage useful after elective rectal or anal anastomosis? A multicenter controlled randomized trial. French Association for Surgical Research.
OBJECTIVE We investigated the role of drainage in the prevention of complications after elective rectal or anal anastomosis in the pelvis. Anastomotic leakage after colorectal resection is moreExpand
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Total Versus Subtotal Gastrectomy for Adenocarcinoma of the Gastric Antrum: A French Prospective Controlled Study
In a multicentric trial the postoperative mortality and the 5-year survival of elective total gastrectomy (TG) was compared with subtotal gastrectomy (SG) for adenocarcinoma of the antrum operated onExpand
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Advanced gastric cancer with or without peritoneal carcinomatosis treated with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: a single western center experience.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this article was to evaluate the role of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), associated or not to cytoreductive surgery (CS) in the treatment of differentExpand
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Omentoplasty in the prevention of anastomotic leakage after colonic or rectal resection: a prospective randomized study in 712 patients. French Associations for Surgical Research.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of omentoplasty (OP) in the prevention of anastomotic leakage after colonic or rectal resection. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA It has been proposed that OP--wrapping theExpand
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Curative resection for left colonic carcinoma: Hemicolectomy vs. Segmental colectomy
PURPOSE: This study was developed to compare median and actuarial survival after left hemicolectomyvs.left segmental colectomy. METHODS: Between January 1980 and January 1985, 270 consecutiveExpand
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Octreotide in the prevention of intra-abdominal complications following elective pancreatic resection: a prospective, multicenter randomized controlled trial.
HYPOTHESIS Prophylactic administration of octreotide acetate decreases the rate of postoperative intra-abdominal complications (IACs) after elective pancreatic resection. DESIGN Single-blind,Expand
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Risk factors for postoperative infectious complications in noncolorectal abdominal surgery: a multivariate analysis based on a prospective multicenter study of 4718 patients.
HYPOTHESIS Infectious complications are the main causes of postoperative morbidity in abdominal surgery. Identification of risk factors, which could be avoided in the perioperative period, may reduceExpand
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Can laparoscopy reduce hospital stay in the treatment of crohn's disease?
PURPOSE: The aim of this article was to investigate the safety, outcome, length of stay, and cost of hospital admission in patients with Crohn's disease who underwent laparoscopy compared with openExpand
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