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Local control of disease related to lymph node involvement in non-small cell lung cancer after sleeve lobectomy compared with pneumonectomy.
BACKGROUND Increasing evidence has suggested that sleeve lobectomy might be a viable alternative procedure for pneumonectomy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), including patients with adequateExpand
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Good long-term outcomes after surgical treatment of simple and complex pulmonary aspergilloma.
BACKGROUND The long-term outcomes of pulmonary aspergilloma have been known to depend on the underlying lung disease. We analyzed the surgical long-term outcomes for both simple and complexExpand
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Epidermal growth factor receptor mutation in lung adenocarcinomas: relationship with CT characteristics and histologic subtypes.
PURPOSE To retrospectively identify quantitative computed tomographic (CT) features that correlate with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation in surgically resected lung adenocarcinomasExpand
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The Presence of Mutations in Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene Is Not a Prognostic Factor for Long-Term Outcome after Surgical Resection of Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Background: The presence of mutation in EGFR gene is known as a predictive marker for the response to epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment. However,Expand
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Is it necessary to resect the diseased esophagus in performing reconstruction for corrosive esophageal stricture?
OBJECTIVE The incidence of carcinoma of the esophagus among patients with chronic esophageal stricture caused by ingestion of corrosive agents is reported to be significantly higher than that of theExpand
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Surgery in thoracic esophageal perforation: primary repair is feasible.
Prompt diagnosis and effective treatment are important for thoracic esophageal perforations. The decision for proper management is difficult especially when diagnosed late. However, there is anExpand
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Comparison of robot-assisted esophagectomy and thoracoscopic esophagectomy in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to compare robot-assisted esophagectomy (RE) with thoracoscopic esophagectomy (TE) for the treatment of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). METHODS AExpand
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Nodular Ground-Glass Opacities on Thin-section CT: Size Change during Follow-up and Pathological Results
Objective To evaluate the inter-group differences in growth and the pathological results of nodular ground-glass opacities (GGOs) according to their size and focal solid portions. Materials andExpand
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Clinicopathologic analysis of programmed cell death-1 and programmed cell death-ligand 1 and 2 expressions in pulmonary adenocarcinoma: comparison with histology and driver oncogenic alteration status
Immunotherapies targeting the programmed cell death-1/programmed cell death-ligand 1 pathway have emerged as promising therapeutic strategies for lung cancer. However, the expression pattern andExpand
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Pelvic leiomyomatosis with intracaval and intracardiac extension: a case report and review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Intravenous leiomyomatosis with intracaval and intracardiac extension has been rarely described in surgical, gynecological, and radiological literatures. Complete excision of the tumor isExpand
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