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Robotic gastrectomy as an oncologically sound alternative to laparoscopic resections for the treatment of early-stage gastric cancers.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the comparative safety and efficacy of robotic vs laparoscopic gastrectomy for early-stage gastric cancer. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Tertiary hospital. Expand
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Rapid and safe learning of robotic gastrectomy for gastric cancer: multidimensional analysis in a comparison with laparoscopic gastrectomy.
BACKGROUND The learning curve of robotic gastrectomy has not yet been evaluated in comparison with the laparoscopic approach. We compared the learning curves of robotic gastrectomy and laparoscopicExpand
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Regression of human pancreatic tumor xenografts in mice after a single systemic injection of recombinant vaccinia virus GLV-1h68
Oncolytic virotherapy of tumors has shown promising results in both preclinical and clinical studies. Here, we investigated the therapeutic efficacy of a replication-competent vaccinia virus,Expand
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Gastric cancer and trastuzumab: first biologic therapy in gastric cancer
Gastric cancer remains difficult to cure and has a poor overall prognosis. Chemotherapy and multimodality therapy has shown some benefit in the treatment of gastric cancer. Current therapies forExpand
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The 30-year experience-A meta-analysis of randomised and high-quality non-randomised studies of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in the treatment of gastric cancer.
IMPORTANCE Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) has been used within various multimodality strategies for the prevention and treatment of gastric cancer peritoneal carcinomatosis. Expand
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Robotic distal subtotal gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer patients with high body mass index: comparison with conventional laparoscopic distal subtotal gastrectomy with D2
BackgroundMinimally invasive surgery (MIS) has emerged as a treatment of choice for early-stage gastric cancer. However, applying MIS to gastric patients with high body mass index (BMI) isExpand
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Detection of micrometastases in peritoneal washings of gastric cancer patients by the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction
BackgroundGastric cancer patients with positive (+) peritoneal cytology have a prognosis similar to stage IV patients. We studied the ability of quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chainExpand
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Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy with an intracorporeal gastroduodenostomy using a circular stapler.
w s o s d T Laparoscopic gastrectomy for the treatment of gastric cancer has gained worldwide acceptance. Although minimally invasive surgery provides several benefits that open surgery does not, theExpand
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Tumor hypoxia imaging in orthotopic liver tumors and peritoneal metastasis: a comparative study featuring dynamic 18F-MISO and 124I-IAZG PET in the same study cohort
PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to compare the uptake of two clinically promising positron emission tomography (PET) hypoxia targeting agents, 124I-iodoazomycin galactopyranoside (124I-IAZG) andExpand
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Novel oncolytic agent GLV-1h68 is effective against malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a fatal disease with a median survival of less than 14 months. For the first time, a genetically engineered vaccinia virus is shown to produce efficientExpand
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