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Clinical score for predicting recurrence after hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer: analysis of 1001 consecutive cases.
OBJECTIVE There is a need for clearly defined and widely applicable clinical criteria for the selection of patients who may benefit from hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer. SuchExpand
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Liver resection for colorectal metastases.
PURPOSE More than 50,000 patients in the United States will present each year with liver metastases from colorectal cancers. The current study was performed to determine if liver resection forExpand
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An analysis of 412 cases of hepatocellular carcinoma at a Western center.
OBJECTIVE Using a large single-institution experience at a Western referral center, the authors examine partial hepatectomy as treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and relate treatment outcomes toExpand
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Lymph Node Metastasis From Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults Analysis of Data From a Prospective Database of 1772 Sarcoma Patients
To examine the natural history of lymph node metastasis from sarcomas and the utility of therapeutic lymphadenectomy, clinical histories of all adult patients identified by a prospective sarcomaExpand
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Gallbladder Cancer: Comparison of Patients Presenting Initially for Definitive Operation With Those Presenting After Prior Noncurative Intervention
ObjectiveTo compare patients with gallbladder cancer presenting for therapy with and without prior operation elsewhere to determine if an initial noncurative procedure alters outcome. SummaryExpand
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Antibodies to cachectin/tumor necrosis factor reduce interleukin 1 beta and interleukin 6 appearance during lethal bacteremia
Cytokines secreted in response to invading micro-organisms are important mediators of detrimental hemodynamic and metabolic changes in the host. To test whether cachectin/TNF plays a role inExpand
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Drainage is unnecessary after elective liver resection.
PURPOSE A prospective, randomized trial was performed to determine if intra-abdominal drainage catheters are necessary after elective liver resection. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between April 1992 andExpand
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Distal pancreatectomy: a single institution's experience in open, laparoscopic, and robotic approaches.
BACKGROUND The indications for minimally invasive (MIS) pancreatectomy have slowly increased as experience, techniques, and technology have improved and evolved to manage malignant lesions inExpand
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Long-Term Survival Is Superior After Resection for Cancer in High-Volume Centers
Background:A number of studies have demonstrated that surgical resection at high-volume centers is associated with improved short-term perioperative outcome. Whether long-term results after resectionExpand
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Utility of 18F-FDG positron emission tomography scanning on selection of patients for resection of hepatic colorectal metastases.
BACKGROUND Hepatectomy represents a standard and potentially curative therapy for hepatic colorectal metastases. However, up to two thirds of patients explored for resection are found to haveExpand
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