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Combined hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma: a clinicopathologic study of 26 resected cases.
BACKGROUND Combined hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma (cHCC-CC) is an uncommon subtype of primary liver cancer, the clinicopathological features of which have rarely been reported in detail. TheExpand
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Genetic and histological assessment of surgical margins in resected liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma: minimum surgical margins for successful resection.
HYPOTHESIS There have been few reports on the minimum surgical margins (SMs) required for successful liver resection in patients with colorectal metastases. This minimum requirement may be narrowerExpand
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Favorable indications for hepatectomy in patients with liver metastasis from gastric cancer
The prognosis of patients with liver metastasis from gastric cancer (LMGC) is dismal. The purpose of this study was to review our recent outcomes of hepatectomy for LMGC and to determine the suitableExpand
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Selection criteria for simultaneous resection in patients with synchronous liver metastasis.
HYPOTHESIS While simultaneous resection has been shown to be safe and effective in patients with synchronous metastasis, neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by hepatectomy has gradually gainedExpand
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Long‐term results of balloon‐occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric fundal varices: Hepatic deterioration links to portosystemic shunt syndrome
Background and Aims:  It is well known that a large portosystemic shunt develops during portal hypertension. In this study, we studied the long‐term effects of a large splenorenal shunt (SRS) onExpand
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Surgical resection of liver metastases of gastric cancer: an analysis of a 17-year experience with 22 patients.
BACKGROUND The justification for surgical resection of liver metastases from gastric cancer remains controversial. METHODS Twenty-two patients who underwent 26 hepatectomies for liver metastases ofExpand
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One Hundred Two Consecutive Hepatobiliary Resections for Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma With Zero Mortality
Objective:To analyze the short-term surgical outcome of hepatobiliary resections for perihilar cholangiocarcinoma in the last 5 years. Summary Background Data:Hepatobiliary resection for perihilarExpand
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Surgical Outcomes of the Mass-Forming plus Periductal Infiltrating Types of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: A Comparative Study with the Typical Mass-Forming Type of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
BackgroundThe purpose of this study was to clarify the clinicopathologic characteristics and surgical outcomes of patients with the mass-forming (MF) plus periductal infiltrating (PI) type ofExpand
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Complement factor H polymorphisms in Japanese population with age-related macular degeneration.
PURPOSE To study the frequency of five haplotypes previously reported in the complement factor H (CFH) gene for Japanese patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS Genomic DNAExpand
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The role of paraaortic lymph node involvement on early recurrence and survival after macroscopic curative resection with extended lymphadenectomy for pancreatic carcinoma.
BACKGROUND Early recurrence of invasive pancreatic cancer is common even after curative resection. To establish appropriate selection criteria for radical surgery, it is essential to identify theExpand
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